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3 bed cottage for sale

£369,950

Fair Oak, Eccleshall, Stafford ST21

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Property features

  • Detached Sandstone Cottage with Wealth of Charm and Character
  • Porch, Bespoke Kitchen, Dining Room and Lounge with Beamed Ceilings
  • Third Bedroom or Optional Third Reception Room
  • Two Double Bedrooms, Vintage style Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Gardens to Three Sides Extending to Approximately Two Thirds Of An Acre
  • Driveway Parking to Side
  • Picturesque Rural Location, Must Be Viewed to Appreciate

Property description

A magnificent rural detached sandstone cottage with a wealth of charm and character and beautiful gardens extending to approximately two thirds of an acre. It is a rare and pleasing find when a traditional sandstone cottage is renovated to incorporate the advantages of modern living whilst remaining true to its heritage. Sympathetically modernised combined with a stunning location creates a highly desirable property in a popular geographical area.

The accommodation retains many original features and in brief consists of an entrance porch/boot room, bespoke oak fitted kitchen, two reception rooms with the dining room and lounge having exposed beams to the ceiling and brick fireplaces. Bedroom three/third reception room. The ground floor shower room compliments the property with a vintage style high level w.C. And matching wash hand basin. Staircase to first floor has a feature stone wall leading to the landing with access to two double bedrooms. Outside, the property is approached through a five bar wooden gate to a gravel parking area and gardens to three sides of the property including a well stocked cottage garden, vegetable and fruit plot and woodland area with generous size lawn as well as a greenhouse, summerhouse, garden shed, coal bunker and wood store.

The historic town of Eccleshall is just five miles away with an attractive and thriving main street, offers a wide range of facilities, amenities and both independent and specialist shops. Market Drayton is a small market town approximately eight miles away, offering many local amenities including specialist and high street shops, supermarkets, schools, health centre, several dental surgeries and leisure facilities including swimming pool, gym and cinema. There is also a popular weekly street market. The larger towns of Telford, Shrewsbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stafford are all within easy commutable distance.

The accommodation in detail comprises

Entrance Porch/Boot Room (5' 2'' x 3' 1'' (1.57m x 0.94m))

Slate effect tiled floor, double glazed door and side panel, double glazed window to side, wall light and coat hook.

Breakfast Kitchen (15' 8'' x 8' 4'' (4.77m x 2.54m))

This bespoke room is fitted with solid oak wall and base units, with granite work surfaces and tiled splash backs, inset Belfast style sink set in a pine base unit with matching granite work surface and drainer and Ariston water heater beneath. Concealed space for washing machine and dryer and room for fridge freezer. Induction hob with chimney extractor hood above, double oven and grill in a tower unit, electric duo heater and two double glazed windows to side elevation. Terracotta quarry tile floor.

Dining Room (16' 4'' x 13' 1'' (4.97m x 3.98m))

Having feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth and living flame electric stove, electric duo heater, beams to the ceiling and four double glazed windows providing lots of natural light. Telephone point, shelving in alcove and under stairs cupboard.

Lounge (12' 5'' x 11' 7'' (3.78m x 3.53m))

Having a multi fuel burner with brick surround and tiled hearth, beams to ceiling, electric duo heater and television point. Double glazed feature window to the front, further double glazed window and double glazed French doors leading to outside with a window to each side.

Inner Hall

Half panelling to one wall with double glazed feature window and smoke detector.

Shower Room

Vintage style blue and white high level W.C. With a matching pedestal wash hand basin. Corner shower cubicle with electric Triton shower. Tiled walls and floor, double glazed window and chrome ladder heated towel rail. Loft access and airing cupboard housing Ariston water heater.

Bedroom Three / Reception Room (12' 6'' x 11' 2'' (3.81m x 3.40m))

Four double glazed windows, telephone point and electric duo heater.

Stairs To First Floor Landing

Exposed sandstone wall, electric duo heater, smoke detector, coat hooks and double glazed feature window.

Bedroom One (12' 9'' x 11' 10'' (3.88m x 3.60m))

Double glazed window to front and rear, feature fireplace with cast iron grate. Two pine wardrobes and pine bedroom furniture included in the sale. Telephone point and electric wall heater.

Bedroom Two (12' 7'' x 10' 2'' plus wardrobes (3.83m x 3.10m))

Fitted bedroom furniture in alcoves, double glazed window and electric wall heater.

Outside

Extending to approximately two thirds of an acre this beautiful well kept garden has something for everyone. Large lawn area planted with specimen trees including Silver Birch, Ash, Oak and Rowan to name a few. Selection of fruit bushes and trees, compost heap and vegetable plots. Additional lawn and cottage style garden with block paved pathway, well stocked shrubs and flowers beds. Block paved terrace enclosed with decorative picket fencing and a gated access. Brick base greenhouse, garden shed, summer house, Arbor garden seat, coal bunker and wood store. Pedestrian access gate, post box, two outside lights and security lighting. Five bar gate leading to a gravel parking area.

Services

Mains water and electricity connected. Drainage to private septic tank and soak away.

Central Heating

Electric heaters to all rooms as listed.

Glazing

Timber framed double glazing (except porch, which is cream uPVC).

Council Tax

Band 'C' amount payable £1,472.74 2018/19. Stafford Borough Council.

Tenure

We are advised by the Vendor that the property is freehold.

Measurements

Please note that the room sizes are quoted in feet and inches and the metric equivalent in metres, measured on a wall to wall basis. The measurements are approximate.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment through Follwells.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £305,349 Sales 105 Current average value £332,648 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,467 ▲ 1.98%

Property value data/graphs for ST21

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £400,103 £252 3.9 £360,602
Semi-detached £243,583 £225 3.1 £202,237
Terraced £233,376 £258 3.0 £202,603
Flats £194,706 £200 1.9 £219,833

Current asking prices in ST21

Average: £416,435
Avg. current asking prices in ST21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £130,000
(1)
£242,000
(5)
£273,956
(15)
£461,864
(24)
£513,767
(11)
Flats - £199,990
(5)
- - -
All £130,000
(1)
£220,995
(10)
£273,956
(15)
£461,864
(24)
£513,767
(11)

Current asking rents in ST21

Average: £762 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in ST21
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £776 pcm
(1)
£693 pcm
(1)
£761 pcm
(4)
£949 pcm
(1)
£1,699 pcm
(2)
Flats £527 pcm
(2)
£651 pcm
(3)
- - -
All £610 pcm
(3)
£662 pcm
(4)
£760 pcm
(4)
£949 pcm
(1)
£1,698 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for ST21

Highest value in ST21
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Offley Hay £588,645
Wootton £549,703
Slindon, Stafford ST21 £532,107
Bishops Offley, Stafford ST21 £497,839
Croxton, Stafford ST21 £484,806
Highest turnover in ST21
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Fox Hollow 35.7%
Spring Hollow 35.3%
Hatton Manor 33.3%
School Road 32.0%
Church Street 31.6%

What Zoopla users think of Eccleshall

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 84% (18 ratings)

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Community & safety
  • currently 4.5 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
Parks & recreation
  • currently 4.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
  • currently 4.5 stars
Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
Transport & travel

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Nearby transport

  • Stone (Staffs) (8.0 miles)
  • Barlaston (8.2 miles)
  • Wedgwood (8.4 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (32.1 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (37.0 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (39.3 miles)
  • Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal (44.4 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (44.6 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (44.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Hugo Meynell CofE (VC) Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Cheswardine Primary and Nursery School (3.5 miles)
  • All Saints CofE (C) First School (3.5 miles)
  • Alleyne's Academy (8.7 miles)
  • City of Stoke-On-Trent Sixth Form College (10.6 miles)
  • KICKSTART (14.9 miles)
  • The Grove School (5.6 miles)
  • Walton Hall Academy (5.8 miles)
  • Madeley High School (7.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,471 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 36,995
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,331 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £11/mo (£129/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy

Gas £46 Electricity £49 Estimated energy cost £95/mo

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Energy costs explained

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: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £19 Sewerage £15 Estimated water cost £34 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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