Sandboro House Farmhouse Yoxall Road, Hamstall Ridware, Rugeley WS15 3SA

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A unique and characterful, generous four bedroom detached property set within 2 acres, with potential to become an exceptional family home, making it an ideal renovation project.

Sandboro House Farmhouse is located in a beautiful rural position just outside the quaint village of Hamstall Ridware and nearby to Lichfield and Rugeley. Major arterial roads of the A515 and A51 are in close proximity, as well as train stations at Lichfield and Rugeley, offering great links to Birmingham, London and Manchester.

From the A515 at Yoxall, take the Bondfield Lane turning towards Morrey. After half a mile continue straight onto Yoxall Road. Continue on Yoxall Road for a further mile, where Sandboro House Farmhouse is located on the left hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' board.

From Abbots Bromley, follow the High Street south out of the village, following signs to Lichfield. Stay on the B5014 Lichfield Road out of the village for approximately 3 miles, until you reach a set of crossroads after passing an entrance to a large dairy farm on your right. At the crossroads take the left turn onto Blithbury Road and continue for 2 miles. In Hamstall Ridware, follow the road as it bears left past The Shoulder of Mutton public house and out of the village. Continue for a further third of a mile out of the village, following Yoxall Road as it bends around to the right, where Sandboro House Farmhouse is located on the right hand side as indicated by our 'For Sale' board.

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An ideal renovation project set in 2.09 acres (0.85 hectares). Sandboro House farmhouse boasts 263m2 (2831ft2) of accommodation over 2 storeys and accordingly offers a rare opportunity to purchase a unique and characterful detached property with superb potential. The majority of the farmhouse requires full modernisation, with some renovation works already undertaken. The accommodation currently comprises a good-sized family kitchen, with utility room off, downstairs shower room, office, dining room and two further reception rooms. Upstairs are four generous double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. The property also boasts a large lawned garden area to the front and to the rear there is a courtyard area and a number of outbuildings, sloping down to the western boundary.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 15' 10'' x 16' 8'' (4.83m x 5.08m)
With large central marble topped island, Belfast sink, feature brick fireplace and quarry tiled floor.

Verandah 5' 2'' x 14' 7'' (1.57m x 4.44m)

Boot Room 6' 6'' x 5' 1'' (1.99m x 1.56m)

Accessed from outside.

Utility Room 9' 10'' x 8' 9'' (3m x 2.67m)
Housing the oil fired Mistral boiler.

Shower Room 5' 8'' x 8' 8'' (1.73m x 2.65m)
With shower, extractor fan, tiled walls and floor

Inner Lobby 5' 8'' x 5' 1'' (1.73m x 1.55m)
With quarry tiled floor.

Dining Room 11' 11'' x 17' 2'' (3.63m x 5.23m)
With feature brick surround fireplace, exposed beams and quarry tiled floor.

Main Entrance Hall

Office 5' 9'' x 11' 8'' (1.76m x 3.56m)

Living Room 18' 1'' x 17' 3'' (5.51m x 5.27m)
With feature fireplace, exposed beams and quarry tiled floor.

Secondary Entrance Hall

Sitting Room 12' 8'' x 17' 3'' (3.85m x 5.27m)
With feature fireplace, exposed beams and a carpeted floor.

Inner Hall
With stairs leading to first floor.


Bathroom 16' 1'' x 13' 3'' (4.9m x 4.03m)
At top of stairswell.

Bedroom 1 17' 0'' x 17' 4'' (5.19m x 5.28m)

Bedroom 2 17' 3'' x 18' 10'' (5.26m x 5.74m)

Bedroom 3 13' 5'' x 17' 3'' (4.10m x 5.26m)

Bedroom 4 12' 2'' x 17' 2'' (3.7m x 5.22m)

Sandboro House farmhouse boasts a cottage style facade, with ample scope for enhancement of its character features. Around the house there is an extensive mainly grassed area with abundant potential for the discerning gardener to landscape to their chosen specifications. Access is gained to the property over the shared private driveway from Yoxall Road, with works already having commenced for a continuation of the driveway to the rear of the farmhouse.


Coal Shed 10' 6'' x 10' 2'' (3.21m x 3.10m)
Brick under tile

Store 2.12m x 2.16m (6'11" x 7'1")
Brick under tile

2nd Store 2.12m x 2.16m (6'11" x 7'1")
Brick under tile

Storage Building 6.26m x 3.48m (20'6" x 11'5")
Part tin part concrete block wall construction, with concrete floor and adjoining the Coal Shed.

Ex Poultry Shed
Distressed timber construction and situated towards the south western corner.

General Information

We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property and drainage is by way of 'Black Hat' bio disc septic tank (installed in 2018). Heating is by way of an oil fired Mistral boiler.

Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements:
Ownership of the private driveway to the farmhouse is to be retained by the vendors, shown hatched brown on the sale plan included in these particulars. A right of way over this area will be granted to the successful purchasers.

Tenure and Possession
The property is Freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

The property has obtained permission for the ‘Change of use of land from agricultural to domestic and erection of tractor and implement shed and creation of new access’, under application 18/01019/FUL, which was granted on the 25th October 2018.

On the 31st October 2012, an application for the ‘Erection of a detached double garage and creation of access drive’ 12/00979/FUL, was granted at the property.

The property advertised for sale extends to 2.09 acres, as shown edged red on the sale plan. The purchaser of will be required to erect a stock proof boundary along the points marked A – B – C on the sale plan.

Local Authority
Lichfield District Council, 20 Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6HP

Sporting, Timber and Mineral Rights
The sale includes all sporting, timber and mineral rights that exist on the

Strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws.

Council Tax
The property is believed to be within Council Tax Band F.

EPC Rating

Tim Jackson, Smith Partnership Solicitors, 45 High Street, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 1JP

Method of Sale
The property is for sale by private treaty, all enquiries should be made to
the Agents Office.