An elegant Victorian double fronted residence overlooking Cannock Chase
1st November 2019
Set at an elevated position enjoying stunning rural views is Etchinghill Lodge, an elegant double fronted Victorian home showcasing a wealth of beautiful character throughout, six superb double bedrooms and a desirable location on the outskirts of Cannock Chase.
Having been substantially renovated in the mid 2000s, improvements made to the property include a refit of the kitchen, utility and bathrooms, re-roofing, a loft conversion and restoration to many original features including ceiling roses and plasterwork, character fireplaces, parquet flooring and original architraves. The stunning Etchinghill Lodge benefits from full double glazing and mains gas central heating, and offers the perfect home for any growing family looking for the convenience of being just minutes from Cannock Chase.
The impressive family accommodation is laid over three floors and comprises entrance porch, through reception hall, three spacious reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility, boot room and cloakroom to the ground floor, with three superb double bedrooms to the first floor serviced by two en suites and a luxurious family bathroom. A fourth bedroom suite to the second floor is accessed via the main staircase, being laid to a spacious double room and en suite bathroom, with two further bedrooms (one currently used as a study) accessed via a second set of stairs. Outside, a sweeping gated driveway offers ample parking and access into a detached double garage and workshop, with south facing gardens laid to the front and side providing plenty of space to enjoy the idyllic location and stunning outlook.
The property lies within the leafy community of Etchinghill which borders scenic Cannock Chase, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering woodland walks, cycling trails, pony trekking and a number of other outdoor pursuits. The nearby market town of Rugeley offers an excellent range of shopping and leisure amenities, with the Trent & Mersey Canal running nearby by which again offers scenic walks and canal trips. Nearby is a public bus route and there are regular rail links from stations at Rugeley and Lichfield Trent Valley including direct links to Birmingham and London (in 80 minutes). Highly regarded independent schools including Lichfield Cathedral and St Bedes, and the property is ideally located for travel along the M6, A51, A5 and A38 providing swift links to commercial centres and Birmingham International Airport.