The Shrubbery is situated within the village of Stubwood, located 1.6 miles to the popular village of Denstone and 5 miles to the market town of Uttoxeter. 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 village of Denstone is well known for Denstone College founded by Sir Thomas Heywood in 1873. Within the village is a popular 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. The village of Rocester located just 1.1 mile away is well known for the JCB Headquarters and The JCB Academy. Golf is available at the International JCB Golf Club and also available at nearby Uttoxeter Golf Club.
The Shrubbery nestles within the village of Stubwood and enjoys a lovely rural position with special views of the Staffordshire countryside. Aesthetically the property still retains a splendid original appearance to the main aspect, whilst enjoying spacious living accommodation and modern features internally.
The property has a range of internal features sympathetic to the period of the house such as fire places, internal doors and sash windows which only add to the charm of this lovely home.
The entrance door is framed by a stone portico which leads into a welcoming reception hall featuring a delightful Minton tile floor.
The pleasant sitting room located off the left of the hall enjoys views of the garden which can easily be accessed through French doors and features a stone fireplace with log burning stove. The dining room also featuring a log burning stove, has floor length windows allowing the light to flood through, along with a solid oak floor. Continuing, the large kitchen/family room is most definitely the hub of the family home.
A central island provides useful preparation and working space but also provides seating for several people. The light filled kitchen and family room offers fitted cabinetry with integrated appliances including dish washer and a cream coloured AGA.
Access to the garden is provided by French doors within the family area of the kitchen. Leading on the utility room and guest cloakroom are located nearby with access to the outside provided by a door within the utility room.
Continuing from the hall, the oak staircase rises to a spacious landing area. Doors lead off to al the bedrooms having beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and gardens. The master bedroom offers a useful dressing area and a well-appointed en suite bathroom, whilst a family bathroom serves the remaining 4 bedrooms and bedroom 2 benefiting from an en suite shower room. All the bathrooms are well appointed and feature Old English tiling.
The loft is boarded and has an electric light.
Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through an entrance providing access to the paved driveway which leads to the double garaging and the front aspect of the property.
The garage has the convenience of electric remote control doors. Additionally, the property also has a secondary gated entrance with parking suitable for a boat, caravan or such like. The garden is laid mainly to lawn and is bounded by mature hedging with a plethora of mature trees and shrubs.
A paved patio area is positioned to the rear of the house ideal for outdoor entertaining and to admire the delightful garden. A useful outbuilding/stable is positioned to the rear aspect along with a paddock area measuring 1.85 acres or thereabouts.
House For SaleThe Shrubbery, Stubwood Lane, Denstone, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Guide price £875,000 Sold
A most delightful 6 bedroom country home with spacious accommodation of 3380 sq ft, along with detached outbuilding, mature gardens and paddock in 3 acres or thereabouts
- Larger than average open plan kitchen/family/breakfast room
- Two delightful reception rooms
- Utility room & guest cloakroom
- Master bedroom with dressing room & ensuite
- 5 further bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
- Garden & land in 3 acres or thereabouts