A 4 bedroom farmhouse in Basford, Staffordshire with a holiday cottage and equestrian facilities set in approximately 15.7 acres of gardens and land.
Oldfield Farm is a superb property offering a farmhouse with spacious family accommodation all set within a private position with a long drive flanked by fields. In addition to the farmhouse, Oldfield Farm has a three bedroom holiday cottage and equestrian facilities including a range of outbuildings and a manage. The property is surrounded by fields, all in a ring fence extending to approximately 15.73 acres.
Oldfield Farm: The farmhouse is believed to date from circa 1850 in parts. The front door opens into an entrance hall providing access to both the drawing room and sitting room. The drawing room is a light and spacious room with windows to three sides. This space has reclaimed wooden flooring and an LPG stove set in a brick fireplace. The sitting room has a lovely fireplace with a multi-fuel burner and reclaimed oak doors which can be opened up to make the room open plan to the adjacent dining room which also has an open fireplace. The inner hall has access to the rear porch and a cellar. The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units with a Stanley range. Off the kitchen is a spacious walk-in pantry with built in shelving. The utility room is off a rear hall and has a cloakroom.
Stairs from the inner hall lead to the first floor landing. The master suite comprises a double bedroom with an en suite shower room and storage cupboard. There are three further double bedrooms, one with built in wardrobes. There is also a family bathroom comprising a bath with shower over, W.C. and wash basin.
Holiday Cottage: Adjacent to the farmhouse is a detached brick and tile barn which has been converted to provide a three bedroom property. This is currently used for holiday lets and offers an opportunity for prospective purchasers to continue this venture if desired. It briefly comprises a spacious reception hall with cloakroom off, kitchen/dining room with fitted units and a sitting room with brick fireplace and wood-burning stove. Stairs lead from the reception hall to the first floor which comprises three double bedrooms, shower room and a bathroom. To the front of the barn is an area of lawn which can be utilised by guests.
Outside: Oldfield Farm is approached via a long private drive flanked by hedges and fields beyond. The drive leads to the farmhouse, holiday cottage and courtyard of barns providing ample off road parking. The drive then continues round to the right and provides access to the manege. The grounds comprise lawned garden, a patio and a variety of shrubs and mature trees. Behind the outbuilding is also a substantial vegetable garden. Beyond the formal gardens are four fields surrounding the property and extending to approximately 14 acres.
Outbuildings and equestrian facilities: The outbuildings are set in a courtyard formation and comprise two stone and tile barns which were fully restored by the current owners in 2002. They comprise one barn with three internal 12ft x 12ft stables, a lean-to tack room and storage above, and a further barn with one loose box and a workshop. Steps lead from the workshop to a first floor storage area. Adjacent to one of the barns is a three bay car port with a pole barn behind offering useful hay and implement storage. There are also the former pig stys which are used as a log store. The buildings all have mains water and electricity connected. Beyond the outbuildings is a sand and PVC granule Maple Arenas manege which has post and rail fencing surrounding it. The outbuildings offer an excellent opportunity for an incoming purchaser to create additional holiday lets or ancillary accommodation subject to planning consent.
Main House: Entrance hall; drawing room; sitting room; dining room; kitchen/breakfast room; pantry; utility; cloakroom; master bedroom with en suite shower room; three further bedrooms; family bathroom.
Holiday Cottage: Entrance hall; sitting room; kitchen/dining room; three bedrooms; two bath/shower rooms.
Range of stone and tile outbuildings comprising stabling for four horses and tack room, storage areas and a workshop; three bay car port with hay storage behind; log store; manege; gardens and land extending to approximately 15.73 acres.
EPC rating - G
Oldfield Farm is situated in a beautiful rural location on the edge of Basford, surrounded by open countryside and with fantastic views over the Staffordshire Moorlands and towards Cheshire. The property is located approximately 2 miles to the east of the village of Cheddleton which has a variety of shops, a post office, two churches and three public houses. The larger conurbations of Leek and Ashbourne with the wide variety of shops and transport links are also within a short drive.
Schools in the local area include Painsley Catholic College, St Edward’s CE First School, Cheddleton, St Edward’s C of E Academy and Leek and Westwood College. There are also a number of independent schools including Denstone College, Abbotsholme School and Newcastle under Lyme School.