4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Bowers Bent, Cotes Heath, Stafford
If views, land and an attractive country residence is your thing then Balmain Cottage is surely a must view. Sitting in a plot of approximately 1.65 acres comprising of three separate paddock areas, a three bay stable and a good sized garden plot this property is ideal for those with equestrian interests. The residence itself includes an entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor, large living room, vast dining room, huge kitchen diner overlooking the paddock, utility room, wet room and bedroom four/study. To the first floor are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally the property is approached via a private drive leading to a large detached double garage with e... Read more
If views, land and an attractive country residence is your thing then Balmain Cottage is surely a must view. Sitting in a plot of approximately 1.65 acres comprising of three separate paddock areas, a three bay stable and a good sized garden plot this property is ideal for those with equestrian interests. The residence itself includes an entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor, large living room, vast dining room, huge kitchen diner overlooking the paddock, utility room, wet room and bedroom four/study. To the first floor are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Externally the property is approached via a private drive leading to a large detached double garage with electric up and over door and a three bay stable is set in the good sized paddock. The ample garden space is laid mainly to lawn while there is also a large driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles. Throughout the plot are some stunning views over the surrounding countryside and this property really does tick all of the boxes.
Entrance Hall (14' 1'' x 7' 5'' (4.29m x 2.26m))
Front-facing double glazed door with front-facing double glazed window beside opens to a large entrance hall flooded with light from the skylight above. Stairs lead off to the first floor. Radiator and telephone point.
Living Room (18' 9'' (max) x 14' 5'' (max) (5.72m (max) x 4.39m (max)))
This is a large reception room with exposed beams. The focal point of the room is a fantastic wood burning stove with brick built surround and wood effect mantlepiece above and tiled hearth. side and rear-facing double glazed windows flood the room with light whilst there are also two radiators and a TV point.
Dining Room (21' 3'' (max) x 9' 10'' (max) (6.48m (max) x 3m (max)))
A further large and bright reception space. The dining room has two front-facing double glazed windows with stunning rural views and a further side-facing double glazed window. An open fireplace with brick built surround having a wooden beam over and a brick tiled hearth provides another beautiful focal point to this room. There are also some exposed wooden beams. Two radiators and TV point. This room could be used for a multitude of purposes including a study, play room or dining room.
Kitchen Diner (16' 2'' (max) x 12' 8'' (max) (4.93m (max) x 3.86m (max)))
A very large room. The kitchen diner has wood fronted matching base cabinets and wall units and a one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap above is set into the worksurface. There is a tiled splashback and a fully tiled floor. Space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a cooker and fridge freezer. Some further beautiful views over the surrounding countryside can be viewed through the side-facing double glazed window and there is also a rear-facing double glazed window overlooking the rear garden. Exposed wooden beams and oil fired central heating boiler.
Laundry Room (8' 7'' x 5' 9'' (2.62m x 1.75m))
The laundry room has a front-facing stable door with glaze panel insert whilst there is also a double glazed front-facing window. Space and plumbing for a washing machine. Exposed wooden beams and a tiled floor.
Shower Room (6' 9'' x 3' 7'' (2.06m x 1.09m))
The shower room comprises of a low level flush WC, wash mounted wash hand basin with chrome hot and cold taps over and a glazed shower cubicle with Triton shower over. The walls and floor are fully tiled and there is a side-facing double glazed window.
Study / Bedroom Four (9' 10'' x 8' 5'' (3m x 2.57m))
This is a great sized fourth bedroom with rear-facing double glazed window and exposed wooden beams. Radiator.
A really bright landing space with huge front-facing skylight yielding impressive countryside views. There is an exposed wooden beam and a radiator.
Master Bedroom (13' 10'' (max with restricted head height) x 13' 8'' (max) (4.22m (max with restricted head height) x 4.17m (max)))
The master bedroom may be an irregular shaped room but it offers a huge amount of space. The front and rear-facing double glazed windows provide a dual aspect. There are also some exposed wooden beams. There is a large walk-in wardrobe space, a loft access hatch and a radiator.
A second double bedroom with front-facing double glazed window providing some attractive countryside views. Radiator.
Bedroom Three (12' 8'' (max) x 7' 4'' (max) (3.86m (max) x 2.24m (max)))
Another good sized bedroom with rear-facing double glazed window providing some further pleasant countryside views. There is also an exposed wooden beam to the ceiling and a radiator.
Bathroom (7' 3'' x 5' 4'' (2.21m x 1.63m))
The bathroom comprises a low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps over and a panelled bath again with hot and cold taps over. The bath has a tiled splashback. A door leads to the airing cupboard and there is also a rear-facing double glazed window and a radiator.
Double Garage (23' 7'' x 21' 8'' (7.19m x 6.6m))
Double electric up and over door opens to a large double garage with lighting and power. There is a large room above accessed via step ladders providing ample storage space with its own light and power.
The stable block is separated into three stables measuring 11'11" x 11'8", 11'11" x 11'8" and 13'8" x 11'9". Each stable has its own lighting and there are also some recessed ceiling spotlights in the canopy to the front. There is also a separate tack room measuring 11'9" x 6'3" which has its own lighting, power and water point.
Two wooden five bar gates open to a pebble driveway which leads to the block-paved driveway which flanks the front of the property. The attractive property sits in a good sized garden plot which is laid mainly to lawn with wood panel fence border, two hedge borders and a post and rail fence border. There is ample lighting right around the property and there is a water point to the side. The blockpaved driveway leads under a canopy between the garage and property to a rear patio area ideal for those sunny summer evenings. To the rear of the property is a good sized paddock divided into three separate areas with post and rail fencing. The paddock is surrounded by hedge borders while the views provide a stunning backdrop over surrounding Staffordshire countryside. There is a separate external electrical point alongside the paddock and set in the paddock is a stable block with three stables and a separate tack room. There is a separate access off the lane ideal for a horse box with is entered via two five bar gates leading to the paddocks.
Leave Eccleshall on the Newcastle Road A519 and proceed through the village of Slindon and enter the village of Mill Meece. Go over the railway bridge and take the next left onto Mill Meece Marsh. Continue of this road which runs parallel to the railway before taking the next left over the bridge and onto Mill Lane. At the crossroads take the right hand turning onto Church Lane and bear round to the right onto Sandy Bank. Go past Butthouse Lane on the left hand side before taking the next left at the circle of grass with the tree standing in the centre. Proceed down the track for a short distance where the property can be found on the left hand side as displayed by our for sale board.