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Tunstall Lane, Bishops Offley, Stafford ST21

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Property description

What an astonishing view! Wrekin View is a second floor, two bedroom apartment with views that could provide inspiration to any freelancer, and are superb enough to come straight out of a John Constable painting! What a stunning spot to work from, or set up home! It offers a superb lifestyle change offering freedom, low maintenance and secure living. The superbly appointed accommodation comprises a large open plan lounge with modern kitchen and an en suite bedroom, which both look out over the gorgeous countryside view towards Shropshire and Wales. There is also a second double bedroom and a contemporary shower room. The apartment also benefits from having a number of period features, including fireplaces, sash windows and doors have been beautifully restored throughout, retaining the character of the old hall. Electric gates open to a long driveway which sweeps up to the hall, giving access to the parking area and easy maintenance garden area which belongs to this apartment. A truly inspirational view, for a quite magnificent property that must not be missed!

History
Created from a delightful rural mansion in the most tranquil of countryside settings, these spacious two bedroom apartments offer modern day living within a gracious Georgian country house. Over the past two centuries, Lea Hall has been home to one of the aristocratic Leveson-Gower family, the Meakin pottery family and Dr Francis Hickin-Northen who helped Charles Darwin's father with his home visits. During the second world war, Lea Hall was a base for the 'Land Girls'. Now you could make it your own home. Arrive at the gates of Lea Hall, drive up its long driveway to the privately positioned house which looks out over your own sensational, unspoiled view of the English countryside, leading your eye to the Wrekin on the Shropshire/Welsh Border and to the Welsh hills beyond. Rarely do such homes come onto the market and this is a unique opportunity to own one of just three lovely apartments in this beautiful house, each apartment offering this amazing view. Lea Hall is just four miles from the much sought after village of Eccleshall, ten miles from the M6 motorway and twelve miles from the county town of Stafford from which there are fast train services to London, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. Each apartment retains period features whilst offering modern facilities, two dedicated car parking spaces as well as dedicated garden space.

Entrance Hallway
A fire safe door opens directly into the entrance hallway where there are doors to both bedrooms and through to the open plan living area. The entrance hall is neutrally decorated with power supply, sensor powered lighting, mains wired smoke alarms and carpet laid to the floor.

Open Plan Kitchen Living Room - 16' 10'' x 13' 10'' (5.13m x 4.21m)
A bright and spacious living area with dual aspect windows to two sides of the property exposing views along the driveway and out to the open countryside. The room is neutrally decorated and is split into a living and a kitchen area.

Living Room
Neutrally decorated and benefitting from having an original cast iron fireplace with original surround and a long radiator. There is also a control panel for the video entry system for the electric gates at the end of the driveway.

Kitchen
The kitchen comprises matching base and wall units in a modern white high gloss finish with a dark contrasting worktop and walnut wood effect flooring. The kitchen benefits from having integrated appliances including fridge freezer, Smeg electric oven with Smeg induction hob above, Vistelle splashback and a brushed steel with glass finish extractor fan over. One of the cupboards houses the Baxi lpg boiler powering the central heating system. Inset into the worktop is a stainless steel sink with drainer and a chrome mixer tap above. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Master Bedroom - 16' 10'' (max) x 13' 9'' (5.13m (max) x 4.19m)
An original door with glazed fanlight above opens through to an additional hallway which leads through to the master bedroom which is neutrally decorated with carpet laid to the floor. A large sash window has views over the surrounding countryside and an original feature fireplace has a cast iron inset. With a large built-in storage cupboard and a door leading through to the en-suite shower room. The master bedroom also benefits from having a ceiling light, radiator, multiple power points and a television point.

En-suite - 6' 3'' x 5' 6'' (1.90m x 1.68m)
A neutrally decorated modern en-suite shower room comprising a vanity unit with wash hand basin inset having a chrome waterfall mixer tap above and a low level flush WC having a storage unit and a lit vanity unit above. The suite is completed by a corner glazed shower unit having glazed sliding doors and waterproof panelling to the walls, a thermostatic mixer shower with rainfall shower head and additional shower head attachment. The room is finished with a wood effect flooring, ceiling light and a chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two/Dining Room
A spacious second bedroom or second reception room with side facing sash window having views along the driveway. The room benefits from having an original cast iron fire place with wooden surround and has been decorated in neutral colours with carpet laid to the floor. There is a ceiling light and radiator.

Shower Room - 6' 6'' x 4' 8'' (1.98m x 1.42m)
The shower room suite comprises low level flush WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin mounted onto a vanity unit with chrome waterfall mixer tap above and a corner shower unit with waterproof panels to the walls and a thermostatic mixer shower to the side. The room is finished with a lit vanity, chrome heated towel rail, wood effect flooring and a ceiling light.

Exterior
The property benefits from having a communal entrance lobby with the flat below and door opening out into a private garden area which is currently laid to with a gravel pathway to the side providing access to the two parking spaces to the rear. The garden is divided from the neighbouring gardens by laurel hedges.

Directions
Leave Eccleshall via the Loggerheads road and just prior to leaving the market town take a left hand turn onto Kerry Lane. Proceed to the cross roads and turn right towards Bishops Offley. Proceed through Copmere and at the Star Inn pub continue into the village. At the cross roads in Bishops Offley, turn left towards Shebdon and Newport. Follow the lane to the t-Junction and turn left. Your destination is the second property on the right. The gates are clearly marked Lea Hall. At the top of the drive, keep to the left and park in one of the car parking spaces.

Tenure
The property has got a 250 year lease on it starting from 2016. There will be £50 per year payable as ground rent and the service charge is yet to be confirmed.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £278,055 Sales 71 Current average value £322,882 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £20,690 ▲ 6.85%

Property value data/graphs for ST21

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £393,531 £241 3.9 £325,712
Semi-detached £236,827 £204 3.1 £217,313
Terraced £233,590 £247 3.0 £227,642
Flats £189,393 - 1.9 £198,200

Current asking prices in ST21

Average: £356,314
Avg. current asking prices in ST21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £239,983
(6)
£271,927
(18)
£394,587
(21)
£526,089
(11)
Flats - £216,225
(4)
£277,500
(2)
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All - £230,480
(10)
£272,484
(20)
£394,587
(21)
£526,089
(11)

Current asking rents in ST21

Average: £687 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ST21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £658 pcm
(4)
£802 pcm
(1)
£1,452 pcm
(1)
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Flats £498 pcm
(3)
£689 pcm
(1)
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All £498 pcm
(3)
£664 pcm
(5)
£802 pcm
(1)
£1,452 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for ST21

Highest value in ST21
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Offley Hay £602,089
Wootton £530,428
Slindon, Stafford ST21 £508,069
Bishops Offley, Stafford ST21 £487,466
Croxton, Stafford ST21 £475,424
Highest turnover in ST21
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fox Hollow 42.9%
Usulwall Close 38.5%
School Road 36.0%
Hilcote Gardens 33.3%
Church Street 31.6%

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Nearby transport

  • Stone (Staffs) (8.3 miles)
  • Stafford (9.3 miles)
  • Barlaston (9.3 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (34.9 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (36.8 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (39.8 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (47.0 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (47.3 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (47.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Woodseaves CE Primary Academy (2.3 miles)
  • Bishop Lonsdale CofE VC Primary School (3.0 miles)
  • Cheswardine Primary School (3.7 miles)
  • Companions (4.1 miles)
  • Alleyne's High School (8.9 miles)
  • Alleyne's Academy (8.9 miles)
  • Walton Hall Academy (4.4 miles)
  • Walton Hall School (4.4 miles)
  • Adams' Grammar School (6.0 miles)
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£950 Monthly total
Mortgage
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
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Energy Gas £24 Electricity £33 Estimated energy cost £57/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 7900 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Stafford

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £146 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

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Water Supply £16 Sewerage £13 Estimated water cost £29 /mo
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