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Thatched Cottage, Hill Top, Longdon Green, Staffordshire WS15

Asking price £995,000


A distinctive & individual five bedroom spacious family home with beautiful mature gardens. Viewing by appointment only.

  • A highly presentable & characterful property
  • Spacious kitchen/dining room & utility room
  • Dining room & sitting room
  • Study & guest cloakroom
  • Superb orangery with garden views
  • 5 double bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Mature gardens & garaging



Situation
Thatched Cottage is located in Longdon Green, a delightful area of Staffordshire countryside just 5 miles from the Cathedral City of Lichfield and bordering the famous Cannock Chase. Lichfield is a thriving City with many historical connections, including Lichfield Cathedral and the birthplace of Dr Samuel Johnson. The City boasts a wealth of amenities including shops and leisure facilities. In addition, it enjoys an active social calendar including the annual Lichfield Festival, Medieval Market and Lichfield Literary Festival. The Garrick theatre offers a wide range of entertainment including both local and national touring Productions.

There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Lichfield Cathedral School, Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, Abbots Bromley School, Repton School and Denstone College.

Thatched Cottage is also well placed for the commuter. Direct services are available from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston with a fastest scheduled journey time of 1hr 14 minutes. Direct services are also available from Lichfield
Trent Valley and Lichfield City to Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham. The M6 Toll, M6, A5 and A38 are also within easy reach.


Description
Thatched Cottage is a charming and spacious detached family home which has been sympathetically restored by its current owners. It has an interesting history as it is the only medieval aisle house in Staffordshire known to exist. The property was originally three cottages, with the first floor enjoying three separate areas, whilst the ground floor area is interconnecting. The property has a wealth of period features, yet has all the benefits of modern day living. The property stands within mature gardens which the current owners have maintained beautifully. An entrance door leads into the large kitchen/breakfast room with lovely views over the rear garden. A range of bespoke cabinets and central island, with granite and solid oak work surfaces serve the kitchen, whilst a Range style cooker also compliments this room. The dining area features an ingle nook fire place and log burner which adds to the charm. Located off to the left is the laundry/boot room, and elegant dining room which features an ingle nook fireplace with log burning stove, and beams to the ceiling. Following on from the kitchen is the charming sitting room. This lovely room has an ingle nook fireplace with beams to the ceiling and provides access through to the study, guest cloakroom and the fabulous oak framed Orangery which has beautiful views of the rear garden and provides access to the outdoors.

Located in the sitting room are stairs rising to the impressive master bedroom having a magnificent vaulted ceiling with open chimney breast and built in wardrobes. The en suite bathroom comprising of a free-standing bath with mixer tap shower, low level flush WC, wash hand basin, and solid oak floor. Located in the dining area, stairs lead to a secondary landing area with doors leading off to two double bedrooms and a well-appointed bathroom which serves both rooms. Following on from the boot room stairs rise to another landing area, with doors leading off to two double bedrooms and a well-appointed bathroom serving both rooms. This third landing area could be totally self-contained and utilized as a useful granny/teenage annexe.


Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through double gates leading to
a large graveled driveway providing parking for several vehicles, whilst another access can be approached to the front of the property providing access to a detached garage.

Thatched Cottage sits within approximately 1 acre of beautifully maintained gardens to all sides bounded by mature hedging. The fore garden is laid mainly to lawn with a pretty seating area to sit and enjoy the delightful garden. Located to the left is a secluded area with a garden store, whilst nearby steps lead up to the mature rear garden with an abundance of fruit trees, shrubs, and herbaceous borders typical of a cottage garden. A summer house can be enjoyed to overlook the lawn and views of Thatched Cottage. An ornamental pond with a bridge leading across also features within the garden.

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