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Littlecroft, Woodhouses, Yoxall, Staffordshire

Guide price £795,000 Sold


A charming four bedroom detached cottage, presented to the highest standard, having recently undergone a scheme of refurbishment and sitting in circa 0.75 acres, with stunning rural views.

  • Utility / boot room
  • Shower room
  • Bespoke country kitchen with Aga
  • Breakfast and sitting rooms
  • Dining room
  • Garden room
  • Four bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom
  • Family bathroom
  • Substantial detached coach house
  • Generous grounds extending to circa 0.75 acres and stunning rural views



Situation
Littlecroft is situated in a rural setting, on the edge of the popular village of Yoxall. Adjacent is Wychnor Park, which is in a lovely and peaceful position amidst open farmland and surrounding
woodland, offering an unrivalled outdoor lifestyle, yet is within reach of Burton upon Trent, Lichfield, Derby and Birmingham via the A38. Local amenities can be found about 3 miles away in the
popular village of Barton under Needwood, with independent and high street shops, together with public houses and restaurants. The area provides lots of opportunities for walking, cycling and
horse riding and there are leisure facilities and a golf course close by at Wychnor Park Country Club and Spa. The property is in the catchment area for John Taylor High School in Barton under Needwood and private schools in the area include
Lichfield Cathedral School, Denstone College and Repton School. Trains to London are available from Lichfield Trent Valley and Burton on Trent railway stations.


Description
An attractive 19th century detached character cottage, offering larger than expected proportions, extending to circa 1976 sq.ft (GIA). The property has been updated in recent years and has a good range of reception rooms and a pleasant garden room. The property is set within circa 0.75 acres, with formal and informal garden areas and extensive parking provisions. There is
a substantial detached coach house, with scope to convert, subject to the necessary consents. All of which enjoys a delightful rural backdrop.


Accommodation
The property is approached from the front entrance porch, which opens to the central lobby, where stairs rise to the first floor. There is access to the four reception rooms, including the
breakfast and sitting rooms, both with feature fireplaces, and dining and garden rooms, which both have direct access to the gardens. There is a comprehensively appointed bespoke country
kitchen, with a range of base and wall units beneath solid oak work surfaces and a striking cream Aga, together with supporting appliances. The ground floor is completed with a spacious utility / boot room, with butler's sink unit and a useful downstairs shower room. Off the long first floor landing are three/four bedrooms, with the
master bedroom having an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 4/study could be utilised as a large dressing area if required, creating an impressive master suite. A modern family bathroom which has a large and useful airing cupboard with shelving and a radiator completes the first floor.
The property is a fine example of its time, with character features retained, such as fireplaces and quarry tiled floors, blended with a sympathetic refurbishment in recent years.


The Coach House
An excellent detached outbuilding, offering a variety of uses and could, with the necessary planning consents, be part converted to offer auxiliary accommodation to the main house. There is a carport with storage area, garaging and good workshop provisions. The first floor is currently utilised as storage, being fully boarded with good head height. There is light and power
throughout.


Gardens and grounds
Littlecroft is best approached from the northern corner to the rear, with intercom electric wrought iron gates opening to the sweeping drive which is fringed by matured lawned garden, broken with planted borders and a mixture of tree specimens.
There is a small orchard and pond area which provides stunning views over open countryside and being fully enclosed by hawthorn hedges and fencing. The generous front gardens, which enjoy a southerly aspect, are laid in a similar vein, being mature and completely private. There is a large patio seating area and level lawn leading to a small wooded area. Again, fully enclosed with hedged and fenced boundaries.

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