Yew Tree Farm House Wootten Lane, Eccleshall, Stafford
950,000 - SSTC

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Lovett&Co are pleased to offer for sale this character five bedroom farmhouse set on a substantial plot of over 1.5 acres in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside with stunning views of the surrounding fields and farmland stretching as far as Cannock Chase to the south. The property is being offered with no onward chain.

The original farmhouse dates back to 1842 but has undergone an extensive refurbishment including central heating system and insulation making the property extremely economical for a building of its age and size.

Also included on the plot is a double garage with annexe kitchen, shower room, living area and bedroom, equestrian paddock covering approximately of an acre with space to build a stable house, plus an outbuilding with potential to replace with a further three bedroom dwelling.

The principle building offers spacious living accommodation with a number of large reception rooms plus grand entrance hallway and landings, four double bedrooms on the first floor with family bathroom and master bedroom en-suite. The whole of the top floor can be used as a dedicated living area ideal for extra family members to reside, guest floor or as a perfect place to give teenagers some extra space, it features: a double bedroom, bathroom, large dressing area/bedroom and living room with kitchenette. Alternatively the top floor would be an ideal work space for anyone who works from home.

Externally there is a gated entrance and parking for numerous vehicles in front of the paddock, surrounding gardens, further driveway leading to the main building, private rear garden and two courtyards. The annexe above the garage also has a gated garden area.

The property is located down a small countryside lane with just a handful of other properties approximately 1 mile outside of the sought after rural village of Eccleshall which offer local amenities including: post office, bank, small supermarket, doctor surgery, and chemist, bakery and butchers. There are also local cricket, rugby and golf clubs as well as a top class fishery very close by. The primary schools are of a very high standard with excellent OFSTED reports.

There are good road links to the main towns of Stafford and Stone which lie about 8 miles away and are close to the M6 motorway. Here there is the main rail link direct to all major cities such as London (1 hr 30 mins to Euston), Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. The picturesque Shropshire countryside is only a few miles away which has major road links to the Welsh coast.

The property has been re-skinned in hand made Staffordshire reclaimed bricks. This not only adds to the charm of the property but also by creating insulated cavity walls gives it a higher improved insulation. It has also been totally re-wired, new plumbing, new concrete floors, double glazed windows and is heated via an oil fuelled central heating system with two large oil tanks, there is also a septic tank for sewerage.

Internally the property features solid oak flooring throughout with the exception of the hallway and kitchen areas which feature terracotta flagstone flooring. Character features include the exposed oak beams and pillars, the cast iron fireplaces which can seen throughout the house plus the stunning Inglenook fireplaces in the sitting room and kitchen.


This grand entrance hall features a turned timber staircase, exposed beams and terracotta flagstone flooring, two radiators, ceiling wall lights, opening through to the inner hallway with a further radiator, wall light and terracotta flagstone floor. There are doors of the hallway to all of the ground floor accommodation with the exception of the sun room.


5.79m (19' 0") x 5.18m (17' 0")

A large main reception room with feature cast iron open grate fireplace set in a brick chimney breast with tiled hearth, bay window to the front, solid oak flooring and exposed oak beams, radiators, ceiling and wall lights, French doors to the secluded rear courtyard.


6.45m (21' 2") x 4.22m (13' 10")

Located off the kitchen and accessing the conservatory this room features a stunning Inglenook fireplace with multi fuel burning stove, exposed oak beams and solid oak flooring, radiators, wall lights points, windows to the front and side.


6.71m (22' 0") x 4.44m (14' 7")

A stunning farmhouse style kitchen with spacious breakfast/dining area, it features a range of handmade solid wood base cabinets and wall units with cupboards, drawers and glazed display cabinets, single bowl recessed Belfast sink with antique style mixer tap set underneath a solid granite worksurface with matching splashback, Rangemaster electric range cooker with double oven, grill, plate warmer, four ring hob, griddle and hotplate and illuminated extractor fan above, integrated Bosch dishwasher and Indesit fridge. The centrepiece of the room is the Villager multifuel burning stove set in an exposed brick inglenook with paved base plus the exposed beams, ceiling spotlights and terracotta flagstone flooring.


5.77m (18' 11") x 2.74m (9' 0")

Accessed from the kitchen through a wide opening and from the sitting room via French doors it features two ceiling skylights, full length windows to all side, oak flooring, radiator and further French doors to the garden.


3.66m (12' 0") x 3.51m (11' 6")

French doors opening out to the secluded terrace and rear facing window, feature exposed beams and pillars, radiator, solid oak flooring and wall lighting.


3.66m (12' 0") x 3.10m (10' 2")

Range of solid wood farmhouse style units, Belfast sink and mixer tap, space for washing machine and dryer, exposed beam, radiator and terracotta flagstone flooring door to the garden and substantial storage pantry with shelving and light.


2.51m (8' 3") x 0.81m (2' 8")

Suite comprising: low level WC, wash hand basin, window and terracotta flagstone flooring.


With two main areas, the first from the ground floor staircase and the second with the staircase up to the second floor area, both features solid oak flooring, light points and doors to the four main bedrooms and family bathroom.


4.57m (15' 0") x 4.19m (13' 9")

Two built in wardrobes, solid oak flooring, radiators, wall lights, windows to the front and side, door to the en-suite.


4.57m (15' 0") x 4.19m (13' 9")

Four piece suite comprising: free standing roll top bath, shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, wash hand basin and W/C, exposed beams, radiator, light points and window to the front.


5.16m (16' 11") x 4.60m (15' 1")

Solid oak flooring, light points, radiator, windows to both the front and rear, cast iron fireplace set into a brick chimney breast.


6.02m (19' 9") x 3.61m (11' 10")

Front and rear facing windows, period cast iron fire surround set in a brick chimney breast, exposed beams, wall lights and two radiators.


4.60m (15' 1") x 4.32m (14' 2")

Rear and side facing windows, large double fitted wardrobe, light points, exposed beams and radiator.


4.01m (13' 2") x 2.92m (9' 7")

Luxuriously appointed family bathroom with a five piece suite comprising of glazed tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, freestanding roll top bath with antique style mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with separate taps, bidet and traditional Victorian style high flush WC, window to the front, exposed beam, wall lights, extractor fan and exposed floorboards.


The second floor area would be ideal for a number of use including: guest level, annexe, teenager living level or work for a home business. The landing itself is set in the centre piece of the floor with doors of each side to the living room, bathroom, dressing room and bedroom.


9.17m (30' 1") x 3.43m (11' 3")

This large space features a good sized living area with velux skylight, space for lounge furniture (or office furniture) and opening to the kitchenette.


4.24m (13' 11") x 3.43m (11' 3")

Pitched ceiling and two rear facing skylights, exposed beams, radiator and exposed floorboards.


4.19m (13' 9") x 3.58m (11' 9")

Two side facing skylights and a rear facing porthole window, two storage cupboards, exposed beams, radiator and exposed floorboards.
2.95m (9' 8") x 2.90m (9' 6")
Three piece suite comprising a freestanding roll top bath with antique style mixer tap with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC, side facing skylight and front facing porthole window, exposed beams, extractor fan, radiator and exposed floorboards.


5.54m (18' 2") x 5.46m (17' 11")

A double garage with twin opening remote controlled up and over door, light and electric sockets, plus the annexe accessed to the rear with separate fenced garden area.


Ground floor entrance leading into the fully equipped kitchen, with further door to the rear to the shower room, staircase to the living room and door of the living room to the bedroom. Again, this would be perfect for an extra family member, potential AirBnB rental, or to run a home office from.


Set off the main entrance is a separate fenced area with lawn garden and gravel parking area the existing barn building has potential to demolish and replace with a three bedroom dwelling (subject to planning permission). Alternatively the building could be renovated or converted into a stable building to service the horse paddock.


Please contact us on 01543 889410 if you would like to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.


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Key Features

  • Character five bedroom detached farmhouse
  • Substantial plot of over 1.5 acres
  • Set in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside with stunning views
  • Double garage with annexe kitchen, shower room, living area and bedroom
  • Equestrian paddock covering approximately of an acre
  • Outbuilding potential to develop
  • Top floor guest level with living quarters, bedrooms and bathroom


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