The Shippons, Sandon Road, Cresswell, Stoke-On-Trent

Price: Offers Over £500,000


  • Country Residence
  • Grounds extending to 1.74 acres (0.7Ha) in all
  • Great scope for improvement
  • Character Features
  • Versatile Layout
  • Well Manicured Grounds
  • Natural Pond
  • Double Garage
  • No Chain
  • Enquiries to Ashbourne Office

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An imposing country residence with grounds extending to 1.74 acres (0.7Ha) in all.


An imposing 4197 Sq. ft country residence with grounds extending to 1.74 acres (0.7Ha) in all.

The accommodation is of grand proportions and offers great scope for improvement and sympathetic upgrading.

There are many character features and a versatile layout.

The well manicured grounds are lovely and neighbours open farmland with a natural pond situated to the southern rear of the garden.

Double garage and extensive gravelled forecourt with feature central island.


Reception Hall

21' 8'' x 17' 5'' (6.60m x 5.32m)

Accessed through solid timber access door to stunning Reception Hall situated centrally to the house with access via hallway to the main receptions rooms and direct access to Dining Kitchen, and cloakroom/WC, tiled floor, lovely staircase with carved polished timber rail and spindle balustrade, windows to front side and rear flooding the room with natural light.


Low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin, radiator, tiled floor, obscured glazed window to rear.

Inner Hallway

Accessed from the Reception Hall providing double door access to the Dining Room and further access to the Sitting Room which in turn leads to the Drawing Room. Continuation of tiled floor, exposed timber beams, wall lights, windows to rear.

Formal Dining Room

19' 5'' x 13' 0'' (5.92m x 3.95m)

Lovely light room with windows to front elevation and adjacent glazed double doors providing access to the front patio, feature open fireplace with exposed brick surround and Oak lintel above, exposed beams to ceiling, wall lights, radiator.

Sitting Room

17' 10'' x 12' 9'' (5.44m x 3.88m)

Delightfully appointed Sitting Room enjoying views across the gardens, having window to side and glazed double doors providing access to the patio providing a lovely area to enjoy the grounds, feature exposed brick fireplace and chimney breast with timber lintel, wall lights, built-in recessed shelving and low level cupboard storage, radiator, internal double doors through to Drawing Room.

Drawing Room

25' 3'' x 16' 8'' (7.69m x 5.09m)

A room of grandeur with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, splendidly well positioned overlooking the delightful gardens with windows to rear and glazed double doors providing external access to the rear patio, A exposed brick chimney breast and fire surround is mounted to the end wall with matching brick hearth, wall lights and radiator.

Dining Kitchen

25' 3'' x 17' 9'' (7.69m x 5.42m)

Spacious bespoke fitted Kitchen having matching wall and drawer and base units with tiled work surface over and timber trim, oil fired AGA with dual hot plate set within exposed brick chimney breast with feature arch, integrated micro wave, inset sink and drainer, plumbing for dishwasher, wall lights, good sized dining area, fully tiled floor, windows to front and rear.

Inner Lobby

Access from Kitchen with internal access to Utility Room and stairs to Hobby Room.

Utility Room

10' 5'' x 9' 4'' (3.18m x 2.85m)

Door to side providing external access to the rear courtyard, sink and drainer, fridge freezer space, built-in storage cupboards, tiled floor, internal access through to Boiler Room.

Boiler Room

Having central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, further appliance space, window to side and rear, built-in storage cupboard, tiled floor.

First Floor Hobby Room

17' 2'' x 13' 2'' (5.24m x 4.02m)

A useful and versatile space having eves storage and window with a step up to Office Area.

Office Area

9' 5'' x 9' 1'' (2.86m x 2.77m)

Port hole and Velux window providing natural light, eves storage space.

First Floor Galleried Landing

Stairs rising from the first floor with curved rail and spindle balustrade, wall lights, window to front, loft access.

Principle Bedroom

22' 7'' x 16' 1'' (6.89m x 4.91m)

Large main bedroom having window to the front and rear elevation, radiator, wall lights, three double wardrobes and single wardrobe, inset spotlight, arched doorway to En-suite Bathroom.

Principle Ensuite Bathroom

13' 9'' x 12' 11'' (4.18m x 3.94m)

Spacious bathroom fitted with oval inset panelled bath, his and hers sinks, with timed surround and cabinet storage beneath, low flush WC and bidet, port hole window to side and further window to front elevation.

Guest Bedroom

21' 9'' x 16' 3'' (6.62m x 4.95m)

A range of built-tin furniture including 3 double and 3 single wardrobes, wall lights, radiators, two windows to front.

Guest Ensuite Bathroom

A range of built-tin furniture including 3 double and 3 single wardrobes, wall lights, radiators, two windows to front.

Bedroom Three

10' 11'' x 9' 4'' (3.33m x 2.85m)

Window to front, radiator, built-in single wardrobe.

Bedroom Four

8' 5'' x 7' 6'' (2.57m x 2.28m)

Windows to rear, radiator and built-in double wardrobe

Shower Room

Comprising Double shower cubicle with shower over, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to rear, radiator, wall lights.


The property is accessed from Sandon Road along a private track. The gated access is on the right hand side and with a wide gravelled drive with ornamental island having lovely level wall and planted shrubs. The gravel drive continues to the rear of the garden along the walled garden edge. To the immediate front of the property there affords a vast amount of parking and access to the Double Garage with having to single up and over vehicular access doors, power and lighting.


There is a further courtyard garden to the west of the property with the vast majority of the grounds lying to the south being predominately lawned with shaped shrub borders. To the immediate externals are a number of patio seating area ideal to enjoy this delightful setting and views across the gardens.

At the extreme south of the grounds is a natural pond with central island and footbridge leading across with grass banking. A useful timber garden shed is situated adjacent to the pond and the gravel drive along the wall side provides easy vehicular access.

The grounds provide an excellent level of privacy and border open farmland to the south and west.

General Remarks

Tenure and Possession

The property is sold Freehold with vacant possession.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Fixtures and Fittings

Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sale particulars are included in the purchase price.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. Tax band G.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, easements and wayleaves whether or not defined in these particulars.


Strictly by appointment through the Bagshaws Office on 01335 342201 or



From the Blythe Bridge A50 island proceed towards Draycott in the Moors on the Uttoxeter Road . Continue along and then take the right hand turn toward Cresswell onto Cresswell Lane. Continue along, under the A50 and across the railway and the road becomes Sandon Road. Take the left hand turn after Rockery Close onto a private track and proceed down the track across two cattle grids and the subject property will be found near the bottom of the land on the right hand side., clearly identified by the Bagshaw's ‘For Sale’ board.


Rating G

Agents Note

Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.

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