House For SaleKnowle Farmhouse, Lea Road, Hixon, Stafford
Guide price £950,000
A traditional three storey Georgian Staffordshire farmhouse, in a delightful rural setting, offering considerable potential to refurbish.
- Five reception rooms & a study
- Two kitchens
- Ten bedrooms
- Delightful views
- Gated driveway and ample parking
- Grounds extending to approx. 4.19 acres in all
- Paddock grazing extending to approx. 3.18 acres
- Substantial American barn with twelve stable boxes
Knowle Farmhouse is situated in an elevated position, set back from the road and surrounded by open countryside and enjoying far reaching views.
The property is located on the eastern outskirts of Hixon, one of Staffordshire’s most popular villages. It is located in the heart of the undulating Staffordshire countryside, yet is within easy reach of Abbots Bromley, Uttoxeter,
Ashbourne and Stafford and the thriving cities of Derby and Birmingham. Hixon itself has a population of approximately 2,000 and provides a range of services including public houses, schools, hairdressers and local shops. Stafford is approximately 9 miles to the east of the village and provides a range of services, including retail and leisure, as well as employment opportunities.
A traditional brick built Georgian farmhouse with the accommodation briefly comprising; to the ground floor, two kitchens, a utility room, five reception rooms including a conservatory and large sitting room with Inglenook fireplace with log burner, two guest WC’s, three staircases, two large porch areas and a study. There is a brick vaulted cellar, offering good storage. To the first floor there are seven bedrooms and two bathrooms. On the second floor there is a further three bedrooms, one with en suite and a bathroom.
Some original features have been retained such as Dado rails, quarry tiles, beams and a Hopton marble fireplace.
The extensive accommodation extends to 5681 sq ft (GIA) in all and offers flexibility for a variety of uses subject to the necessary consents.
Knowle Farmhouse is set back from the road and approached via a long shared driveway leading to courtyard areas providing ample parking. Gardens are mainly laid to lawn with established hedgerows and fenced boundaries. There are paved seating areas benefiting from views over the paddocks and countryside beyond. There is also a separate driveway providing access to the rear of the property, paddocks and stabling.
Extending to circa 4.19 acres in all, with the grazing land extending to approximately 3.18 acres. There is an American style barn with 12 stable boxes in a range of sizes with water and electricity connected.