This 400-year-old Leek home is new on the market for £600,000
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By Jack Lenton
1st Nov 2022 | Property of the Week
Looking for a new home in the Leek area, or just feeling a bit nosey?
Then look no further than our Property Of The Week features, which showcase the most interesting homes for sale right now on our Leek Nub News Property page.
This week's listing is a four bedroom house at Abbey Green Road, Leek.
The property is on the market now for £600,000 with John German, with even more homes being available to look around on our own Property page.
Here's what's been said about it...
Character, character and more character - plus a wealth of retained original features, charm and history. This Grade II listed home dates back to 1612, the Stuart period, and provides extremely spacious and well-proportioned accommodation. It enjoys a lovely position adjacent to a small working dairy farm and has a good sized garden overlooking fields.
Situated on the rural outskirts of the picturesque market town of Leek in the Churnet Valley combining views over the surrounding farmland with easy access to the wide range of amenities found in the town.
For sale with no upward chain involved, viewing of this unique residence is highly recommended to appreciate its fabulous amount of character and features, room dimensions, views, tranquillity combined with convenience, exact position and the sympathetic work done by the current owners.
Accommodation - An extremely impressive and imposing entrance porch has a stone arch and quarry tiled floor with a solid timber door opening to the hall. It also has a beautiful tiled floor leading to a second lobby area and a door leading to the main living room, an extremely generous sized room with a focal stone fireplace, dual aspect windows and some fabulous timber beams and large pillars.
The lobby leads to the downstairs WC that also houses the freestanding central heating boiler and has space for a washing machine. A door leads to the separate dining room which extends to the full depth of the property having a feature fireplace and dual aspect windows.
A further hall at the rear of the property has a timber door to the outside and doors to the remaining ground floor accommodation plus a useful under stairs cupboard/pantry. A door also leads to the stairs rising to the first floor.
The delightful sitting room could easily be used as a study, having an inset shelving unit and a window overlooking the garden.
Also overlooking the garden is a breakfast room which has a serving hatch to the fitted kitchen that has a range of base and eye level units with work surfaces and inset sink unit set below a window, space for an electric cooker plus plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer.
To the first floor the long landing has a wonderful beamed wall plus two rear facing windows and a walk-in airing cupboard. Original latch doors open to the four large bedrooms, each easily able to accommodate a double bed and further furniture, with exposed beams and views over the garden and surrounding farmland. The master bedroom has a further dressing room which could easily be used as a nursery depending on requirements.
Completing the accommodation is the fitted family bathroom which has a white period style suite incorporating a ball and claw bath with an electric shower and fitted glazed screen above plus complementary tiled splash backs.
Outside - To the front is a gravelled seating area and good sized garden laid to lawn which is enclosed to three sides by a mixture of hedges and fencing. There is a shed and views over the surrounding countryside and farmland.
To the rear is a hardstanding area (please note the neighbouring property does have pedestrian access over this area).
The property is approached along a long drive with post and rail fencing and trees providing a hugely impressive introduction to the property and views over the farmland. This leads to allocated off road parking spaces (please note there is a 10% contribution towards any required maintenance to this drive).
To view this character residence please contact John German Uttoxeter office.
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