House For Sale

Riversholme, High Street, Rocester, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Offers in the Region of £650,000


Superb period property with bed & breakfast facilities. Nine bedrooms & nine bathrooms. 6258 sq ft of accomodation. Within convenient close proximity to JCB Headquarters. No chain

  • Wonderful opportunity to acquire a substantial period property
  • Please note listing price at £695,000 includes VAT
  • Currently operated as a bed & breakfast business
  • Commercial kitchen with utility room
  • 9 bedrooms
  • 9 well appointed bathrooms
  • Close proximity to JCB Headquarters
  • Integral one bedroom/one bathroom apartment
  • Parking facilities to the front and rear
  • Viewings by appointment only



Situation
Riversholme is situated within the village of Rocester 4 miles north of the market town of Uttoxeter and 8 miles close to the Derbyshire town of Ashbourne. The village of Rocester is well known for the JCB Headquarters, The JCB Academy, and the International JCB Golf Club, with the village offering good local amenities to include two village shops, restaurant, public house,, village hall, St Michaels Church and hairdressers.

The town of Uttoxeter offers a range of supermarkets, shops, leisure and dining facilities as well as a cinema, bowling alley, ice rink and the popular Uttoxeter race course.
The nearby village of Denstone is well known for Denstone College founded by Sir Thomas Heywood in 1873. Within the village is a public house, tennis club, primary school, farm shop with a range of independent shops, and church.

There is also a village hall offering a whole range of activities and clubs to include yoga and amateur dramatics. For those who enjoy walking and cycling there are plenty of routes in and around the area, with a popular route from Denstone to Oakamoor passing through the beautiful countryside of Dimmingsdale and the picturesque village of Alton.
Riversholme is well placed for access to the regional road network with the A50 being within easy reach (at Uttoxeter) and providing a link to the M42, M1 and M6. Train services run to London from Stoke on Trent, Derby, Lichfield and Birmingham International. Regular train services also run from Uttoxeter station.

There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Dove CofE First School, Ryecroft Middle School both in Rocester, All Saints EC First School, Denstone College, Abbotsholme School, Abbots Bromley School for Girls, Thomas Alleynes School in Uttoxeter and Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle.


Description
Riversholme situated within the village of Rocester enjoys a convenient village location off the high street. The property originally part of an estate believed to have been built in 1839 has been converted into a boutique hotel in recent years and retains many lovely features throughout. The property has the potential to be used for a variety of purposes subject to planning.

The current planning use is C1 Hotel having been a hotel and restaurant and more recently providing a bed and breakfast service. Prior to this use it was a large residential property. A change of planning use will be required if the property is to be converted back into a residential dwelling. The property is elected for VAT purposes. Purchasers should therefore, be aware that VAT is applicable to the purchase price agreed. As the property is elected for VAT purposes, purchasers should take professional advice as to th etax implications of conversion to residential use.

The lower ground floor accommodation is entered through the rear of the property through to a reception area with the main living accommodation comprising of a large dining area portioned into several areas with the commercial kitchen, utility room and pantry close by. A useful office is also located on the lower ground floor along with a boiler room and guest toilets. Stairs rise to the ground floor accommodation which can also be accessed from the front aspect of the property.

Four large bedrooms all served by well-appointed en suite facilities can be located from the principle corridor along with an integral apartment comprising of a sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and office. The apartment may also be accessed from a separate entrance from the front aspect of the property. The first floor also offers four principle bedrooms all served by excellent en suite facilities with a useful laundry room close by. A further staircase leads to an attic room having eaves storage.


Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through a drive way off the high street with parking to the front and rear of the property.

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