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Stone House, Coley Lane, Little Haywood, Staffordshire

Guide price £585,000 Sold

A wonderful and spacious 3 storey farmhouse with charm and character along with mature gardens. Situated within the popular village of Little Haywood.

  • A wealth of period features
  • Large living room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Sitting room
  • Guest cloakroom
  • Kitchen/breakfast & utility room
  • Three first floor bedrooms & bathroom
  • Three second floor bedrooms & shower room
  • Outbuildings & mature gardens

Stone House is situated within the village of Little Haywood, located 1 mile from Cannock Chase which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ideal for those with equestrian, walking or cycling interests. The village hall of Colwich and Little Haywood offer regular events including an indoor bowling club, table tennis, and fitness classes to name but a few. Three village pubs and restaurant are also situated within the village. The historical Shugborough Hall is approximately 2.6 miles away which has an extensive diary of events, parkland to explore and delightful tea rooms and shops to browse.

The neighbouring villages of Great Haywood and Colwich have a range of facilities including shops, post office, doctor’s surgery, private dentist, and chemist. There are two churches within the villages, both Church of England and

Roman Catholic, with primary schools attached. There is a farm shop in Great Haywood and canal side cafe located on the banks of the Trent and Mersey Canal, where it meets the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, at the historic Great Haywood Junction.

There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Saint Bede’s Preparatory School, Stafford Grammar School, Abbots Bromley School, Newcastle under Lyme School, Smallwood Manor and Denstone College.

Stone House is also well placed for the commuter. Direct services are available from Stafford and Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston both with a scheduled journey time of about 1hr 15 minutes. Direct services are also available from Stafford and Lichfield Trent Valley into Central Birmingham. The M6 Toll, M6, A5 and A38 are also within easy reach.

Stone House is a charming and spacious detached farmhouse which has retained a wealth of period features, whilst standing in an enviable position within its delightful mature gardens. On entering the property through a stable door, the entrance hall leads to the main living room off to the left. This delightful room retains a magnificent brick ingle nook fireplace with gas burning stove, and has a wealth of exposed timbers to the walls and ceiling. Located off the living room is the inner hallway with the sitting room, guest cloakroom and cellars. Following on from the entrance hall is the charming farmhouse kitchen, again with many exposed beams to the walls and ceiling. The kitchen with views of the courtyard garden, offers fitted cabinetry with integrated appliances including double electric oven, and electric hob. Leading on, the spacious utility room has cabinets with space and plumbing for appliances.

The inner hall gives access to the staircase which rises to the first floor landing area. Doors lead off to the three double bedrooms all having plenty of character with exposed timbers to the walls and ceilings. The family bathroom offers a fitted suite along with a separate bath and shower enclosure. An additional staircase rises to the second floor leading to a double bedroom and shower room. A larger than average bedroom which is currently used as a hobby room, leads to another charming bedroom boasting plenty of character.

Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through a driveway which leads to the main house and court yard garden. The attached barn and additional outbuilding can both be located to the side aspect, whilst the remains of a former barn creates a very interesting feature to the garden. A stone archway leads to a paved path with most of the rear garden laid mainly to lawn. An array of fruit trees adorn the far corner of the garden, whilst delicate fruit such as raspberries, gooseberries and redcurrants grow against the remains of the old barn. A range of stone walling and evergreen hedging provides the boundary. Following on from the courtyard garden, a timber gate leads to the front garden planted with mature shrubs and laid mainly to lawn.

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