The Shippon , Dodsleigh, Leigh, Stoke-On-Trent

Price: Guide Price £550,000


  • Open Plan Living Area
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Dressing Room
  • Modern Timber Stable Block
  • Approximately 3.5 Acres
  • Guide Price £550,000
  • Viewing Through Bagshaws, Uttoxeter office on 01889 562811

Full details

A substantial former barn in this splendid rural setting together with gardens and grounds amounting to approximately 3.5 Acres.


The Shippon is located off a very peaceful no through road in this very pleasant and well regarded location. The road serves just six properties, whilst the property itself lies to the south of the road and enjoys far reaching open southerly aspects.

With an infant school, public house, church and post office are available in the nearby village of Church Leigh, more comprehensive facilities and amenities are available in Uttoxeter (approximately 7 miles) and Stone (approximately 9 miles).


From Uttoxeter take the Stone Road (B5027) and follow the road through the village of Bramshall, having passed through the Hamlet of Field, take the next turn on the right towards Leigh on to Dodsleigh Lane. Follow this road for just over one mile and take the first turning on your left onto Lees Lane. Follow this lane and then the drive to the property is situated to your left after approximately 400 yards.


A particularly attractive single storey barn which has been converted to provide generous living accommodation in what is considered a splendid rural setting. Complemented by formal gardens to the front (south) of the property, there is also the benefit of the adjoining grassland and a modern timber stable block. In total the property stands in approximately 3.5 Acres.

In brief the accommodation comprises: open plan living room, large kitchen, dining room, utility room, inner hall, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite shower, two further bedrooms and main bathroom.

Stable Style Entrance Door

with glazed inserts, opening onto:

Open Plan Living Room

Lounge Area

16' 2'' x 21' 8'' (4.94m x 6.6m)

with two french doors to the front elevation, exposed A-Frame set into a volted ceiling, recessed ornamental shelving/book case, oak wood flooring and solid fuel burning stove standing on a stone hearth and two wall light points. Dividing wall and opening onto:

Kitchen Area

16' 2'' x 13' 0'' (4.94m x 3.97m)

with Belfast sink and adjacent pine wood worktops with base cupboards and drawers under including integrated dishwasher and fridge. Appliance space for a range style cooker with extractor canopy over, wall mounted cupboards and facing brick feature wall. Exposed A-Frame and oak wood flooring and window to the side.

Dining Room

8' 6'' x 12' 0'' (2.58m x 3.66m)

with full height feature window to the courtyard and recessed ceiling lights.

Utility Room

with sink, tiled floor, recessed ceiling lighting, appliance space and radiator.

Inner Hall

with Oak wood flooring with underfloor heating extending to two of the bedrooms.

Bedroom One

15' 11'' x 13' 0'' (4.84m x 3.97m)

with patio door opening onto the front of the property, fitted feature shelving to one wall, wall light point and exposed A-Frame to a volted ceiling. Oak wood flooring with underfloor heating.

Dressing Room

8' 6'' x 8' 8'' (2.59m x 2.65m)

with Oak wood flooring with underfloor heating and a range of built in wardrobe comprising two double wardrobes and mirror fronted single wardrobe, recessed ceiling light and free standing basin on a work top with cupboards under, window to side.

Shower Room

with twin sized shower cubicle, heated towel rail, W.C., tiling to walls, recess ceiling lights and oak wood flooring with under floor heating.

Bedroom Two

12' 10'' x 11' 11'' (3.9m x 3.62m)

with french doors to the front of the property, two wall light points. Oak wood flooring with underfloor heating.

Bedroom Three

10' 10'' x 12' 6'' (3.29m x 3.81m)

with radiator, oak wood flooring, sky light, wall light point and sliding patio door to enclosed private courtyard.


with shaped bath and glazed shower screen with electric shower over, wash basin set into vanity unit with cupboard and drawers under, W.C., tiling to floor, radiator and heated towel rail and sky light.


The property is approached via a private driveway giving access to a car standing/turning space and beyond to the adjacent land belonging to the property and stables. To the front and side of the property there are enclosed informal gardens with hard standing area to the side with raised flower beds. Stone balustrade borders the paved patio area extending to the front of the property beyond which lies an enclosed garden laid to grass. To the side of the property there is a brick built boiler house with oil fired boiler. To the front/side of the property there is a further gateway and driveway leading to the stable yard.

Stable Yard

with a range of modern timber stables with three loose boxes measuring approximately 3.5m x 3.5m each.

Sheep Pen

Second Stable

11' 5'' x 11' 4'' (3.48m x 3.46m)

with adjacent feed room measuring 3.52m x 2.36m. Adjacent to the stable there is a storage container.

The grounds extend predominantly to the south of the property divided principally into two enclosures together with a small pond lying to the west. overall the property stands within approximately 3.5 Acres.

General Information


Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is a private system shared with one neighbour.

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 tax band 'D'.

EPC Rating D

Tenure and Possession

The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Rights 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.


There is an unconverted barn to the west of the property which is in separate ownership and we believe there is consent for this to converted into a separate dwelling but this building will have no permanent access over the driveway to The Shippon.


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

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The Shippon , Dodsleigh, Leigh, Stoke-On-Trent

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The Shippon , Dodsleigh, Leigh, Stoke-On-Trent

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