A substantial 4 bedroomed farm house, 1 bedroomed cottage, 3 bedroomed holiday barn, further outbuildings and set within 6 acres of land.
Shayside Farm lies a short distance from the village of Warslow and enjoys delightfully open views across the adjoining countryside. Local shopping facilities are available at Hartington, which is about 3 miles, whilst the village of Warslow has its own public house and school. It is ideally located within easy travelling distance from the market town of Leek, the spa town of Buxton and the market town of Ashbourne which between them provide an interesting and wide variety of shops, restaurants and recreational facilities.
Superb Walking Opportunities
Located on the doorstep are superb walking opportunities over the hills along Dovedale, which spans the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire and was declared a National Nature Reserve back in 2006.
In addition there are many other leading tourist attractions in the area including Alton Towers, Carsington Water, Ilam Country Park not to mention the country houses of Chatsworth, Haddon Hall and Hardwick Hall to name but a few.
Road connections are excellent with Stoke on Trent and Sheffield within commuting distance whilst the A50 (M1/ M6 link) lies only 10 miles south of Ashbourne providing fast access to many midland towns including Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Birmingham. The international airports of Manchester, East Midlands and Birmingham are all accessible within about 1½ hours travelling time.
Being constructed of stone under a tiled roof, the farmhouse was significantly extended to add a very impressive living room and 2 further bedrooms. During that time the electrics and plumbing have all been renewed and the spacious accommodation more particularly comprises:
Part glazed door leading to the sitting room.
15' 10'' x 12' 0'' (4.82m x 3.65m)
Open fire having cast surround with tile inset and hearth, wooden surround and mantle, sash window to front elevation, exposed maple flooring, centre light fitting, stairs to first floor, radiator.
15' 3'' x 12' 0'' (4.64m x 3.65m)
Being recently re-fitted and having range of fitted floor and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps set in granite top with tiled surround, solid fuel Rayburn used for winter hot water, sash window to front and windows to two other elevations, painted beams to ceiling, access to rear porch.
Rear Entrance Porch
With oak flooring.
11' 9'' x 11' 9'' (3.59m x 3.59m)
With oak flooring, sash window, central light fitting, radiator.
Having fitted worktop with tiled surround, cupboards over and plumbing for washing machine under, full length cupboard, tiled floor, central light fitting, radiator.
With WC and wall mounted hand basin, radiator, cupboard opening to Alpha wall mounted central heating boiler.
Reception Room (L Shaped)
22' 10'' x 13' 6'' (6.97m x 4.11m) and 3.72m x 1.58m (12'2" x 5'3")
Fabulous light and airy room with Clear View wood burning stove set in stone surround, stone hearth and wooden mantle over, French doors with glazed windows to side opening onto garden, fitted bookcase with cupboard under, 3 double wall lights, 1 single wall light, 3 radiators, windows to 3 elevations.
On the first floor
with large airing cupboard.
19' 3'' x 11' 1'' (5.88m x 3.37m)
Including en suite. Windows to 2 elevations, 2 radiators.
having shower cubicle, fitted unit housing basin with light over and WC, recessed lighting, extractor, radiator.
15' 3'' x 11' 11'' (4.65m x 3.63m)
Original cast fireplace, windows to 2 elevations, fitted wardrobes, dressing table and cupboards over bed.
12' 9'' x 11' 11'' (3.88m x 3.63m)
Original cast fireplace, sash window to front elevation, cupboard over stairs.
13' 7'' x 11' 3'' (4.13m x 3.43m)
Windows to 2 elevations, 2 radiators
11' 9'' x 8' 6'' (3.59m x 2.59m)
Fully fitted with separate shower cubicle, bath, low level WC, bidet, pedestal hand basin, fitted dressing table with mirror over having built in hairdryer and shaving point, recessed lighting, extractor fan, tiled walls and floor, fitted Denon radio and CD player.
Planning consent was granted to convert a single storey stone barn into ancillary living accommodation, although in latter years the cottage has been let as a holiday unit.
Sitting Room - Cottage
14' 10'' x 7' 11'' (4.51m x 2.42m)
Stable door to yard, radiator, steps down lead to the kitchen.
Kitchen - Cottage
7' 11'' x 7' 1'' (2.42m x 2.15m)
With stainless steel sink set in laminate top with matching wall and floor units, quarry tiled floor, radiator.
Bedroom - Cottage
8' 11'' x 7' 11'' (2.71m x 2.42m)
Shower Room - Cottage
7' 11'' x 5' 11'' (2.42m x 1.81m)
Having tiled shower cubicle, WC, hand basin in unit with fitted mirrors surround, tiled floor, radiator.
Boiler Room - Cottage
Adjoining this barn is a boiler room with plumbing for washing machine, radiator and Alpha wall mounted central heating boiler.
Shay Side Barn
Shay Side Barn is converted into a holiday cottage and has enjoyed a high level of demand throughout the year. Being extremely well presented, the Barn offers the following accommodation.
Hallway - Barn
With doors to the front and rear, tiled floor, stairs to first floor with under stairs store. 3 radiators.
Cloakroom - Barn
With low level WC, wall mounted hand basin with mirror over, tiled floor, radiator.
Sitting Room - Barn
17' 11'' x 14' 0'' (5.47m x 4.26m)
Electric wood burner style stove set in stone fireplace and hearth with wooden mantle over. Wall lights, 2 radiators.
Kitchen/Dining Room - Barn
17' 11'' x 11' 2'' (5.47m x 3.41m)
Stainless steel sink unit set in laminate worktop with tiled surround and range of fitted cupboards under. Integrated LPG gas hob and electric oven. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Wall mounted Glow worm condensing central heating boiler. Tiled floor, 3 radiators.
On the first floor
Galleried Landing - Barn
with access to loft space.
Bedroom 1 - Barn
11' 8'' x 11' 7'' (3.56m x 3.54m)
Exposed Beam, radiator.
En Suite - Barn
having shower cubicle, low level WC, hand basin with mirror and shaver point above, recessed lighting, radiator.
Bedroom 2 - Barn
13' 6'' x 8' 9'' (4.12m x 2.67m)
Exposed beam, radiator.
Bedroom 3 - Barn
13' 6'' x 8' 10'' (4.12m x 2.69m)
Exposed beam, radiator.
Family Bathroom - Barn
Having fitted suite comprising bath, low level WC, hand basin and separate shower cubicle. Fitted electric hairdryer. Tiled floor and walls. Airing cupboard.
The property is approached through stone gate posts on to a gravelled driveway which terminates in a concrete and cobbled area in a courtyard with the barns, holiday cottage and house. Adjoining the two storey holiday barn are a range of single storey buildings comprising:
9' 1'' x 17' 2'' (2.76m x 5.23m)
with double timber doors. In an L shape to this is a former cow shed.
Former Cow Shed (Unconverted)
25' 7'' x 17' 5'' (7.81m x 5.32m)
17' 5'' x 9' 0'' (5.32m x 2.74m)
with glazed units and double doors to the front. Electric Heating.
The gardens to the house comprise a flagged patio to the front. Leading through an arch in the mature hedge can be found a paved garden with raised borders and water feature. This area has a stunning outlook over the surrounding countryside.
The property extends in total to approximately 6 acres, as clearly identified on the plan. Included are 3 paddocks, the 2 to the front of the house being separated by the Warslow brook and having a line of established mature trees. The land benefits from separate roadside access.
Tenure & Possession
The property is freehold and vacant possession will be granted upon completion.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Septic tank sewerage, LPG central heating, with each property having its own separate boiler.
Council Tax Band
The property is in Council Tax band E
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6HQ. Telephone: 01538 483483
The Farmhouse EPC Rating F
The Barn EPC Rating E
The Cottage EPC Rating E
Rights of Way, Wayleaves & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in these particulars.
Fixtures & Fittings
Only those items referred to in the particulars are included within the purchase price. The vendors have indicated that they are willing to include the contents of Shayside Cottage and Shayside Barn (with the exception of personal items) to allow any purchaser to continue with the holiday cottages.
Directions from Leek Town Centre
Take the A523 out of Leek heading towards Ashbourne, After about 4 miles you will reach a crossroads, where you take a left turn onto the B5053 signposted Onecote. Follow the road for a couple of miles, passing through the village of Onecote and then on towards Warslow. The property is situated on the right hand side of the road just after a right hand bend before you reach the village of Warslow, identifiable by the Bagshaws For Sale sign.
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