Savills | Fair Oak, Eccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6PW | Property for sale
4,132 sq ft(383.88 sq m)
Guide price £925,000

Fair OakEccleshall, Stafford, ST21 6PW


    Key features

    • Wonderful rural village location.
    • Recently renovated to a high standard including a bespoke fitted kitchen.
    • Property benefits from renewable energy systems including solar panels, solar water heating and an air source heat pump.
    • Separate spa and office.
    • Stabling and paddocks extending to about 4.9 acres of post and railed paddocks with mains water connected.

    An attractive village property with equestrian facilities.

    About this property

    • Situated in an elevated position, The Freemasons is a wonderfully presented family home dating back to around 1640 which was previously the village pub, The Freemason Arms. The property has been painstakingly restored to a high standard retaining wonderful original features and presents stylish, modern-day living benefitting from renewable energy systems including solar panels, solar water heating and an air source heat pump.

      The property is entered through an oak framed porch where double oak doors open into a porch area. An attractive stain glassed door opens to the reception hall to reveal the elegant staircase.

      To the right is the open plan living kitchen with a bespoke Katrina Kitchen, handcrafted from solid wood incorporating marble worktops, built in plate and wine racks, an integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, island with a gas hob and an electric AGA with a bespoke AGA pan cupboard. A great feature of the room is the bell board which is in working order. The kitchen opens to a snug area with by folding doors outside and links to the utility room with fitted cupboards and access outside.

      The reception rooms flow well with underfloor heating throughout powered by the air source heat pump. These comprise the drawing room with exposed beams, oak flooring and a wood burning stove; the study with built in book shelves and cupboards, an impressive inglenook style open fire place and a ‘secret door' hidden in the bookcases which links to the dining room which features exposed beams and a wood burning stove.

      There are two cloak cupboards and a W/C which complete the ground floor.

      The staircase rises to the first floor to a galleried landing from which the six bedrooms flow. To the left of the staircase is the impressive principle bedroom suite which boasts oak flooring and a dual aspect, a walk in wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom with electric underfloor heating, twin sinks, a freestanding oval bath and a separate shower. There is a further double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a family bathroom with oak floorboards, a freestanding bath and a separate shower.

      To the right of the staircase are four more double bedrooms including a guest suite with an ensuite shower room and the Jack and Jill bathroom. There is also a door which leads to the upper garden.


      Outside

      The Freemasons is approached via a private drive to an ample tarmacadam parking area. There is a large terrace to the front of the property with herbaceous borders and a gravel path sweeps around the property. A path leads up to the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a partially walled borders.

      To the back of the garden is the recently converted leisure/office building which is a fantastic addition to the property. The spa room includes a living area, kitchenette with a fridge, sauna and shower room, with an office next door. Three sets of byfolding doors which open onto a decking area where there is a hot tub and fine views over the garden.

      The equestrian facilities are opposite the house and include a row of four brick built stables with a concreate yard, a garage with a utility area well suited as a feed/equipment room, a WC and an open fronted hay/machine store with steps rising to a first floor room.

      The land extends to about 4.9 acres of post and railed paddocks with mains water connected.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    To be able to have your own separate spa/office, a beautiful home, stables and land, what more could you ask for?

    Beccy Theodore-JonesProperty agent

    Local information

    • Situated in the attractive village of Fair Oak surrounded by rolling countryside, The Freemasons occupies an idyllic rural location on the Shropshire/Staffordshire borders.
    • Good local amenities are available nearby in the highly regarded town of Eccleshall which lies approximately 6 miles distant, offering a range of local shops, public houses and eateries, a library, a post office, small supermarket and medical centre. The village has a thriving community with numerous social and sporting clubs.
    • To the west lies the Shropshire town of Newport, which has a wider range of high street shops, banks, bakeries, a selection of independent shops and major supermarkets including Waitrose.
    • The county town of Stafford lies to the south east and provides a comprehensive range of shopping, leisure and social facilities as well as a superb inter-city rail link service with a regular services to Manchester and London Euston, with a fastest travel time to the Capital in one hour, seventeen minutes.
    • There are a number of renowned schools in the area both in the state and private sector including Hugo Meynell CofE Primary School at Loggerheads and Bishop Lonsdale CofE Academy, Yarlet and Edenhurst Preparatory Schools, Newport Grammar and Newport Girls High School and Stafford Grammar School.
    • Road communications are excellent with the M6 (J14) only approximately 7.5 miles distant. To the west, the A519 links to the A41 allowing excellent access to Telford, Shrewsbury and Chester via Whitchurch.
    • The regions International airports include Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Newport: Take the Eccleshall road (A519). Take the 1st road on the left onto Shay Lane signposted to Seaford and Adbaston and continue for about 5 miles. Proceed straight over the crossroads and Onto Langot Lane. Continue straight into the village of Fair Oak and The Freemasons is immediately on your right hand side. Please be aware that Sat-nav does not take you directly to the property.
    • EPC Rating = E