This substantial family home is situated within the highly regarded residential area of St. Johns Road occupying a substantial plot with beautiful established gardens. The property enjoys an enviable position with views to the rear of Rowley Park, and has the benefit of having the county town of Stafford within easy reach offering a range of amenities including shops, leisure facilities, pubs and restaurants. The property is well placed for access to the regional road network with junctions 13/14 of the M6 being within easy reach and providing a link to the M6 Toll, M42, and M1. Stafford inter-city mainline railway allows for a fast commute into London and other major cities.
There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Leasowes Primary School, Walton High School, Blessed William Howard Catholic High School, Stafford Grammar and Denstone College.
St. Johns Road is a handsome and spacious detached family home retaining many original features and stands within approximately 0.8 acres of delightful gardens. An entrance door leads to the reception hall with a guest cloakroom off to the left and a useful study off to the right. On entering the welcoming reception hall, a pleasant garden room with access to the conservatory, overlooks the beautiful garden allowing a pleasant place to sit and enjoy the lovely views. Off to the left, the spacious sitting room features a splendid open fire, and enjoys beautiful garden views through a large bay window. The kitchen offers fitted cabinetry with integrated appliances including electric oven, hob with extractor over. The dining area has the benefit of overlooking the gardens, whilst off the kitchen the useful utility room has cabinets with space and plumbing for appliances. Continuing, the rear hall allows access to the garden office, walk in larder, cinema room and two points of access to the outside. Following on, the plant room is accessed from the rear hall, alongside the fabulous indoor swimming pool with changing facilities. The pool room having sliding doors leading onto a patio area allowing enjoyment of warmer days during the summer months.
From the hallway, an original oak staircase rises to a spacious landing area. Doors lead off to the four double bedrooms all having lovely views of the gardens. The master bedroom benefits from an adjacent well-appointed shower room and enjoys garden views from a rear balcony. The second bedroom benefits from an en suite shower room and can also access the balcony shared by the master bedroom. Two further bedrooms are served from a family bathroom. A spacious and useful dressing room is also incorporated into the first-floor accommodation. The second-floor accommodation is accessed by a spiral staircase leading to the bedroom/studio area, with a large store room and walk in wardrobe available.
Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through a double entrance providing access to the driveway having parking for several vehicles The fore garden is laid mainly to lawn with herbaceous borders, whilst the rear of the garden can be accessed from both sides of the property. The extensive, beautifully planted and maintained rear garden is filled with a wealth of mature trees, evergreens and shrubs providing lots of interest. Gravel paths line many interesting borders filled with a plethora of plants and shrubs, whilst secluded and interesting areas can be used to sit and enjoy the views. Directly from the rear of the property a stone terraced overlooks the beautifully maintained lawns and enjoys an ornamental pond.
Approaching the rear of the garden, an extensive vegetable garden of raised beds and fruits trees are conveniently situated near to an aluminium greenhouse along with a timber framed greenhouse, and a range of garden stores. A versatile and useful timber cabin is situated to the far corner of the garden.
Selling with no upward chain, a fabulous 1920's family home situated within the highly regarded area of St. Johns Road. Occupying a substantial plot with beautiful established gardens.
- Substantial family home
- Four reception rooms
- Five bedrooms with three bathrooms
- Well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room
- Splendid indoor swimming pool
- Mature and established gardens of 0.8 acres
- Close to local amenities