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Arrive in style via the formal entrance's electric double wrought iron gates and note the private woodland area, fantastic water feature and extensive parkland style gardens which extend to a paddock.
This gorgeous manor house with a rich history dating back to1906 enjoys an enviable rural location on the outskirts of Hilderstone.
The prestigious property boasts a wealth of elegant Victorian and neo-Georgian features and its numerous wow factors include; a panelled reception hall complete with inglenook fireplace, a hand crafted double staircase which sweeps majestically to the first floor's galleried landing, beautifully preserved original wooden flooring (concealed beneath freshly laid carpet) in the hall, drawing room and snooker room, deep bays and French windows throughout plus fabulous architectural trimmings.
The front of the house features a gorgeous sun terrace which enables access to the garden room plus several of the delightful reception rooms but we'll start our tour in the pretty stone porch before entering the magnificent reception hall with its wood panelled walls, impressive inglenook fireplace complete with seating area and delightful views of the water feature and gardens, beautifully framed by impressive windows.
The orangery styled living/dining kitchen with ample space for a large dining table features a plethora of bespoke painted units, gleaming granite work surfaces, an Aga oven plus ceramic hob and an eye catching island unit. French doors open onto the courtyard.
There's plenty of space and scope for more formal entertaining in the delightful dining room with its fabulous feature fireplace and full height windows either side. Why not serve pre-dinner drinks in the elegant drawing room with its superb bay window overlooking the gardens?
Magnificent 8 bedroom family residence on a 2.6 acre plot with breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside and two coach houses.
The sitting room offers stylish ambiance for comfortable day-to-day living and features a splendid wood and stone fireplace, delightful square bay and French doors opening to the terrace. A second door gives easy access to the gorgeous garden room which also leads onto the terrace and the superior wood panelled snooker room.
The opulent living room with its full height windows offers plenty of space to relax around the fabulous fireplace and French windows enable easy access to the drive and gardens.
The conservatory style spa features a decked floor and houses a luxurious hot tub with room for eight people. There's an incorporated music system and French doors which open onto the gardens.
When it's time to knuckle down, head to the study. A side hall gives access to the ground floors spacious shower room and well fitted out utility room.
Time to head up the grand sweeping staircase to the first floor's galleried landing and enjoy the delightful views of the gardens and surrounding countryside before admiring the eight double bedrooms and two luxurious family bathrooms.
The master bedroom with its extensive bay window delivers wonderful views of the parkland and beyond. There is an inter-connecting door to bedroom seven which would be the ideal space for a fabulous nursery enhanced by excellent views.
Bedroom two benefits from a comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture which is currently using as a dressing room to serve the master bedroom, whilst bedroom three boasts a lavish bay area.
Bedrooms four and six are located at the rear and offer spectacular views whilst bedroom five which is accessed via a side landing.
Bedroom eight with its trio of windows and external door leading to outside steps is currently used as a gymnasium. This room would also be well suited as a teenage annexe area or home office.
The lavish L-shaped family bathroom with its gorgeous tiled floor features a free standing claw footed roll top bath with traditional mixer tap shower, his-n-her wash basins, full width mirror cupboards, low flush W.C and bidet.
A superb second bathroom also boasts a glamorous roll top bath as well as an independent steam shower cubicle complete with seat, a pedestal wash basin and low flush W.C.
The property is completed by two coach houses each with upper and lower floors providing excellent workshop/storage facilities.
Semi-detached coach house one has immense potential for conversion into an independent annexe and whilst planning permission would be required, it is highly likely to be granted.
In addition to extensive parking for numerous vehicles there is a double garage with remote controlled door and an open bay tractor store.
Location - The manor house is conveniently close to the pretty canal town of Stone and nearby Stafford which boasts a superb range of shops, stores and supermarkets plus a general hospital and university. Junctions 13 and 14 of the M6 provide direct access into the national motorway network. . Birmingham city centre 42 miles . Manchester city centre 52 miles . London (Euston) can be reached in under 1? hours . Birmingham International Airport 52 miles . Manchester Airport 49 miles