The Ferns is situated in the sought-after location of Brocton close to the county town of Stafford and within the area of Cannock Chase, a natural area of outstanding beauty. Cannock Chase comprises a mixture of natural woodland and plantation for the whole family to explore and enjoy. Birches Valley Forest Centre within Cannock Chase offers a wide range of activities which include woodland walks, bike trails, and live music events during the summer time. On the north-eastern edge of Cannock Chase is Shugborough Hall, ancestral home of the Earls of Lichfield which offers an extensive diary of events, parkland to explore and delightful tea rooms and shops to browse. The town of Stafford offers a whole range of amenities such as shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities.
The Ferns is well place for access to the regional road network with the M6 providing direct access to the M6 Toll, and is also well placed for the M42 and M1. Train services run to London from Stoke on Trent, Derby, Stafford and Birmingham International. Birmingham Airport is approximately 37 miles and East Midlands Airport is approximately 41.4 miles.
There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Saint Bede's Preparatory School, Lichfield Cathedral School, Stafford Grammar School and Walton High School.
The Ferns is a recently refurbished 5 bedroom family home. The property stands within approximately 1.35 acres of mature garden and grounds. An entrance door leads into the spacious reception hall with doors leading off to the ground floor accommodation. Located to the right is the dining room with views of the front garden, whilst adjacent is the well-appointed study, again with views of the garden. Following on from the left is the delightful sitting room with French doors providing access to the rear garden, and featuring a multi fuel burning stove. Off the sitting room is the guest cloakroom, shower room and ground floor bedroom, whilst a stair case rises to a landing area where a good size double bedroom with well-appointed en-suite and dressing area is situated. The kitchen/breakfast room and utility oom located off the hall offers a range of cabinets and central island, and features a Rangemaster range style cooker, instant hot water tap, built-in coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, wine cooler and American fridge freezer. Following on from here is the light filled Orangery creating a pleasant family area connected to the kitchen with access to the rear garden.
The indoor leisure complex is connected to the main house from the reception hall, comprising of a heated swimming pool, sauna, built in music system, shower room and changing area. There is ample space around the pool for relaxation and has two full length sliding doors benefiting the leisure complex with natural light and also providing access to the garden.
Stairs rising from the reception hall lead to a spacious landing area. Doors lead off to the additional four double bedrooms and larger than average master bedroom. All accompanied by five well-appointed bathrooms.
Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through double gates leading to a large gravelled driveway providing parking for several vehicles. The Ferns sits within beautifully maintained gardens to all sides bounded by mature hedging. The fore garden is laid mainly to lawn with an array of mature trees and pretty planting. To the rear of the property is a delightful patio area used for outdoor entertaining and substantial lawned area. A path leads down to a further lawned area with a delightful summer house. Beyond this is a paddock with two stables and a tack room surrounded by the Staffordshire countryside.
House For SaleThe Ferns, 6, Broc Hill Way, Brocton, Stafford ST17
Offers in the Region of £920,000
A recently refurbished 5 bedroom property within the heart of Cannock Chase, a natural area of outstanding beauty. Viewing advised.
- Newly refurbished detached property within an AOB
- Beautiful newly fitted kitchen/breakfast room
- Splendid Orangery with garden views
- Indoor swimming pool & sauna
- Spacious sitting room, dining room & study
- Four double bedrooms & larger than average master bedroom
- Five well-appointed bathrooms
- Paddocks & stabling