Gothic Heights, 81A Stubby Lane, Draycott In The Clay, Ashbourne

Price: Offers in the Region Of £349,000


  • Unique and Fascinating Former Barn
  • Offering a Good Degree of Privacy and Seclusion
  • Open Aspects to the Rear
  • Substantial Car Standing/Turning Area
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite and Two Further Bedrooms
  • Appointed to a Very High Standard
  • Viewing Essential to Appreciate the Attention to Detail
  • Contact the Uttoxeter Office on 01889 562811

Full details

A Unique and Fascinating Detached Property in a Very Pleasant Semi-Rural Setting.


The property is located on the outskirts of the village of Draycott, set well back from the road and bounded by open fields. The property enjoys a very good degree of privacy whilst being convenient for the basic facilities available within the village together with very good access to the A50 (Approximately 3 miles) whilst a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities are available in Uttoxeter (Approximately 5 miles).


From the A50 between Derby and Uttoxeter, take the A515 at Sudbury heading towards Lichfield. Proceed towards the village of Draycott and having reached the centre of the Village, turn right onto the B5017 towards Marchington. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile, where the property can be found on your left hand side opposite the turning on the right to Woodland Rise.


A quite exceptional former barn converted over 20 years ago and subsequently refurbished at considerable expense to provide a fascinating and highly individual property. The property offers a very good degree of privacy and seclusion with aspects across open fields to the side and rear.

Approached via a pair of remote controlled gates, there is a substantial area for car standing/turning, together with an elevated Patio area to the front whilst internally accommodation comprises; living room, kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite facilities, a further bathroom and second bedroom at a lower level. Whilst at First floor level there is an open plan third bedroom, together with a bridge giving access to the loft storage area.

Throughout the property is appointed to a very good standard with very specific attention being given to the style and presentation.


Entrance Door Opening Onto


11' 1'' x 8' 9'' (3.37m x 2.67m)

with one and a half bowled resin sink and mixer tap set into wood effect roll edged worktop with integrated ceramic hob with extractor canopy over and a built in oven under, tiled surrounds, built in eye level microwave, high gloss finish base cupboards and concealed drawers with matching wall mounted units, integrated concealed drawers, LED kick board lighting and wood effect flooring. Integrated dishwasher, under cupboard lighting, window to side and under floor heating.

Living Room

19' 0'' x 12' 9'' (5.78m x 3.88m)

with Gothic theme with stone effect features including stone wall effect to dado level, matching fireplace and mantel, pillared arch feature together with stone effect figurines, two ornate windows to the front with inlaid stone feature and lintel and adjacent full height window to side, winding staircase to first floor bedroom, two concealed radiators and glazed double doors opening onto;

Master Bedroom

17' 5'' x 12' 3'' (5.31m x 3.74m)

with french door to the front, recess ceiling light, facing brick feature to inner wall, facing brick fireplace with marble hearth.

En-Suite Bathroom

being very well appointed with free standing roll top bath, with chrome mixer and shower attachment, slate tiling to walls, wash basin set into molded top with mixer tap and drawers under, W.C with concealed system, coil radiator/tower rail and frosted glass sliding doors to the bedroom and frosted window to the rear.


with shaped bath with shower attachment over and shaped glazed side screen, chrome mixer tap with slate tiling to wall, W.C. and rectangular wash basin with mixer tap over and vanity unit under, full height modern radiator with integrated mirror and tiling to floor with under floor heating, built in store cupboard and linen cupboard with gas fired boiler.

Bedroom Two

12' 8'' x 9' 3'' (3.87m x 2.81m)

with window to side and built in furniture with two sets of double wardrobes, one having mirror fronted doors, matching drawers and built in cupboard, recess ceiling lights and window to rear.

Bedroom Three

12' 9'' x 10' 4'' (3.88m x 3.15m)

with spindled balustrade overlooking the main living area, window to rear and access to roof void, exposed beams and walk way to the adjacent loft storage area.


The property is approached via remote controlled electric gates, opening onto a block paved driveway with ample car standing/turning area. To the front of the property there are steps and a balustraded patio area with side access to the rear where there is a small enclosed courtyard area.

General Information


Mains water, electricity are connected. Drainage is private.

Local Authority

East Staffordshire Borough Council,

The Maltsters,

Wetmore Road,

Burton on Trent,

DE14 1LS

Tel: 01283 508000

Council Tax

The property is believed to be within council band 'D'

Tenure and Possession

The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Right of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of, all rights of way, wayleaves and easements in existence at the time of the sale.

Energy Performance Certificate

Rating F


Strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws on 01889 562811.

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