Maythorn Cottage, Harrisons Lane, Gailey, Stafford, ST19
Full Property Description:
Maythorn Cottage stands well back from Watling Street behind a private drive with wrought iron gates opening onto the expansive driveway. The property is exceptionally well located for easy access to the wide ranging amenities afforded by Wolverhampton, Cannock and Stafford with the motorway network providing superb and easy access to Birmingham and beyond.
Maythorn Cottage was originally constructed in the 1980's and was bought by the current owners in 2002. During their tenure the principal residence has been substantially extended to greatly enhance the scope of the accommodation provided and exceptional recreational facilities have been created.
The property now benefits from a large garage with a room over, a large Koi pool, an outdoor heated swimming pool with bar and a separate, substantial leisure complex with a large recreation room, gym, conservatory, changing room and shower facilities.
The house has been well maintained and is beautifully appointed throughout with appointments of the highest calibre and two principal reception rooms which are both notable for their size. The property benefits from double glazed windows throughout and tasteful décor.
An open hacienda style PORCH with tiled floor and integrated ceiling lighting has a front door opening into the RECEPTION HALL with a fine staircase rising to the first floor and a GUEST CLOAKROOM. The LOUNGE is a particularly large main living room with a light triple aspect, French doors to the gardens and an impressive brick inglenook style fireplace with cast iron solid fuel burning stove. The DINING ROOM has glazed double doors to the hall and, again, is an unusually large room in nature with a light triple aspect. The KITCHEN has a comprehensive range of cupboards with a coordinating centre island, all with granite working surfaces, integrated appliances including two Neff combination oven and microwave ovens and one Neff steam oven, space for a range style cooker, space for an American style fridge freezer, there is an adjoining LAUNDRY and also double doors opening into the fully glazed CONSERVATORY which is a fine extra living room with delightful views over the garden and adjoining fields and farmland.
A staircase from the hall rises to the galleried landing with windows to the front. The PRINCIPAL SUITE has a large double bedroom with a light corner aspect and an extensive range of quality fitted bedroom furniture with wardrobes, chests of drawers, dressing table, bedside tables and cupboards together with a door to the large EN-SUITE BATHROOM with a stylish, modern suite with a freestanding bath, twin pedestal basins, separate shower and WC, tiled walls and mosaic relief, tiled floor and two chrome ladder towel rail radiators. The SECOND SUITE has a double bedroom with a range of fitted furniture including wardrobes, bedside tables and cupboards, far reaching views to the rear and an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with a modern white suite with a vanity unit with wash basin and cupboards beneath, WC and a corner shower cubicle with a full body shower, tiled floor, tiled walls and a chrome ladder towel rail radiator. BEDROOM THREE is a large double room in size with a light through aspect and a comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture. BEDROOMS FOUR AND FIVE are both double bedrooms in size and both have fitted bedroom furniture and the HOUSE BATHROOM has a well appointed white suite with a corner air and jacuzzi style bath, WC with concealed flush and vanity unit with wash basin, separate corner full body shower, tiled walls and chrome towel rail radiator.
The house is approached over a long driveway which is initially entered via a remote controlled electric gate, through which the neighbouring property also has access, and which continues to a separate four bar wooden gate opening into the extensive gravelled DRIVE providing ample off street parking for many vehicles. There is a DETACHED GARAGE BLOCK incorporating a four car garage with two remote controlled door, electric light and power, courtesy door to the side and a cast iron staircase rising to the first floor room, which requires some works for finishing according to individual buyers needs, which could provide a superb playroom, home office or gym and which has electric light and power together with six double glazed roof lights.
To the side of the house is a timber decked BBQ terrace with timber chalet with the shaped rear lawn beyond which includes a recently constructed Koi pool, a rear patio and beyond this the LEISURE AREA with a heated swimming pool and hot tub with surrounding paved terrace and patio with a brick and tile POOL ROOM incorporating a room ready to be converted into a sauna and a bar room together with an open fronted bar with a vaulted and raftered ceiling and a fine outlook over the paddock. There is a large LEISURE BUILDING incorporating a superbly proportioned LEISURE ROOM with a light triple aspect and French doors and windows into a large, double glazed CONSERVATORY with French doors leading to the swimming pool and pool terrace. There is a GYM with a window overlooking the rear paddock and a changing suite with a door to the pool terrace, fitted cupboards, two shower cubicles, a vanity unit with cupboards beneath, a cloakroom with WC and a changing room.
Side access from the garden leads to the level rear PADDOCK with an area of approximately 1.5 acres and ample space for the construction of a stable block or storage units.
We are informed by the Vendors that mains water and electricity are connected, the principal residence benefits from oil fired central heating with the leisure complex having an LPG central heating system and drainage is to a septic tank with a land drain servicing the paddock.
COUNCIL TAX BAND F - South Staffordshire
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall Office
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