Wanfield Hall

Woodcock Heath, Kingstone, Staffordshire, England, ST14 8QR

£1,500,000


For Sale

A superbly situated country house with annex, offices, fantastic equestrian facilities, extensive outbuildings & approximately 33 acres.

Summary

  • GF: 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, utility, boot room, 3 x WC’s.

  • F & SF: Master bedroom with en-suite bath & dressing room, 5 further bedrooms, family bathroom & shower room.

  • Ground floor offices with self-contained 2 bed flat above. Attractive mature gardens, raised seed beds, greenhouse.

  • Superb eq. facilities & outbuildings offer tremendous scope for a range of equine use.

  • 10 brick stables, 5 young stock pens, tack & feed rooms, wash bay & heated rug room.

  • 60m x 20m floodlit outdoor arena; sand turn out pen.Multiple versatile outbuildings, 2 kennels, 80m rifle range.

  • Twin gated entrance driveways, extensive yard and parking areas.
  • Approx. 32.82 acres, principally grass paddocks, small amount of woodland. Fishing rights.
  • 32.82 Acres
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Garage
  • Ancillary Accommodation

Location Map

Plans

Description

Distances
Uttoxeter 5m | Stafford 11m | Stone 13m| M6 J14 15m | Birmingham Airport 28m | Birmingham 34m | Manchester 64m |

Situation
Wanfield Hall stands in a rural but easily accessible location close to the village of Kingstone with its church, village hall, primary school and popular pub, the Shrewsbury Arms. Within 5 miles is the
town of Uttoxeter with its Waitrose, further shops and amenities including its famous race course
and golf course. The county town of Stafford is 14miles from where there is a regular main line train
service to London (Euston 1hr 20 mins).

Wanfield Hall is well placed for road, train and air travel with the M6 junction14 being 15 miles, the
A50 just 5 miles and regional International airports at Birmingham (28 miles) and East Midlands and
Manchester airports both are within an hour’s drive.
For equestrian enthusiasts there are a number of good equestrian attractions locally including Field House Equestrian Centre (approx. 7 miles), Eland Lodge Equestrian Centre (approx. 8 miles), Staffordshire County Showground (approx. 8 miles), Uttoxeter Racecourse (5m), local packs are the Meynell and South Staffordshire, North Staffordshire, Atherstone or Quorn.

Description
Wanfield Hall is a fine south facing country house standing in the total privacy of its beautiful gardens and grounds. It is complemented by an excellent range of versatile outbuildings including stables and equestrian amenities, with well-maintained post and railed paddocks and fields extending to about 32.82 acres.

The house, which is Grade II listed, dates back to the 17th Century with a part timber frame and double gabled front façade. It enjoys well laid out accommodation ideal for both easy to manage everyday living and more formal entertaining. The front door opens to the hall off which is the drawing room with its impressive fireplace, connecting to a large conservatory for further entertaining space. The attractive dining room is conveniently located by the spacious living kitchen, bespoke fitted in a traditional style with an AGA range, and a breakfast area with views over the pretty gardens to the rear. A side hall gives access to the side of the house and the family sitting room with the back hall, utility, boot room and versatile office space beyond.

Upstairs, the master bedroom enjoys a well fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom, while there are two delightful bedrooms with far reaching views to the front of the house served by a family bathroom. To the second floor there are three further bedrooms and a shower room.

Self-contained Flat
The flat has a separate access to the side of the house with a staircase leading up to an open plan kitchen/sitting room. It has two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a shower room and bathroom.

Equestrian Facilities & Outbuildings
To the rear of the house there is a range of versatile outbuildings and an attractive traditionally designed stable yard served by its own separate entrance and driveway with electric gates. These well planned equestrian facilities combined with ample turnout will appeal to professional or lifestyle equestrian users, alternatively the extensive barns provides excellent storage, garage and yard space for a host of other uses. The facilities / outbuildings in brief comprise:
• 10 loose boxes
• Tack room, feed room, heated rug room, hot water wash box
• 5 Bay open front young stock barn
• Outdoor arena, 60m x 20m, silica sand and rubber surface, with floodlights, post and rail perimeter fenced.
• Sand school /lunging ring; 2 kennels.
• L shaped open front vehicle machinery store barn
• Large general purpose central barn and further detached open front barn and tool store.
• Hardstanding track to the immediate paddocks.

Gardens and grounds
Wrought iron electric gates open to a driveway which leads between mature woodland to one side and post and railed paddocks to the other.
There is a wide gravel sweep to the side of the house and a circular drive to the front with ample parking.

The house stands in the complete privacy of its beautiful and well stocked gardens, sweeping lawns, woodland and well-maintained paddocks and meadowland extending to 32.82 acres.
There is grazing land with frontage to the River Blythe with fishing rights, some wildlife pools and woodland with an 80m shooting range.

Services
Mains electricity & water. Private drainage via septic tank.
Council Tax: Band G
Local Authority: Staffordshire County Council.
Listing: Grade II listed.

Directions
From Stafford take the A518 towards Uttoxeter. Continue along this road for approximately 7 miles and upon reaching the junction, turn left signposted Stone. Proceed along this road, taking the first turning left to Uttoxeter. Follow this road for approximately 5 miles before taking the right hand turning shortly after the “Castlewood Café”. At the T-junction turn right and continue for about 1.5miles before branching left. The entrance to Wanfield Hall can be found after a short distance on your left hand side.

Joint Selling Agents:
Strutt & Parker, Shrewsbury Office.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with Jackson Property on 01743709249 or 01948 666695

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.