Sycamore House 5 Post Office Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7BS

  • SSTC
  • £950,000 Guide Price
  • Detached Property
  • 4 bedrooms

Enjoying an enviable position in the heart of Alrewas is Sycamore House, an exceptional Georgian detached residence benefitting from elegant formal walled gardens, a range of outbuildings including a self contained apartment affording excellent potential for refurbishment and remodelling. Dating back to the 1740s, Sycamore House has remained within the same family for the past 96 years and has a rich history within Alrewas, having formerly been owned by a local family who were butchers and drapers. The drawing room which was a later addition to the property was also utilised as a school room for some village children between the two World Wars. A detached coach house is home to a self contained one bedroom apartment as well as a range of outbuildings, and presents an ideal space for conversion into additional accommodation for the house, into a home office suite or for developing further into a separate dwelling (STPP).

The interiors to Sycamore House showcase original features and spacious rooms, with accommodation laid over two floors. The central reception hall extends to a generous size and opens into two formal reception rooms and a dining kitchen with walk in pantry. Also to the ground floor are a cloakroom and laundry room. Off the first floor landing there are three bedrooms and a fourth bedroom/master dressing room, all having fitted storage and being serviced by a family bathroom with separate WC. Outside, the property enjoys a prominent façade on Post Office Road and benefits from secure gated access into a central courtyard where there is parking and access into the garaging and an excellent range of outbuildings. An ornate gate within a brick wall leads into the elegant formal walled gardens which have been maintained in a really traditional style and extend to a generous size with privacy to all sides. This outstanding home offers excellent potential for refurbishment and remodelling to suit the next owners requirements and is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a home of this standing within this popular location.

Sycamore House enjoys a desirable position in the heart of Alrewas, a popular village set within a picturesque Conservation area beside the River Trent and associated canal network. Within walking distance from the property are a superb range of amenities including a popular butchers, traditional pubs, a Co-op, a doctors surgery, pharmacy, dentists and more. The property lies within the catchment for the All Saints primary school which feeds into the highly regarded John Taylor High and there are an excellent range of independent schools also nearby including Repton and Lichfield Cathedral. Alrewas is well placed for access to the commuter routes A38, A50, M1 and M6, rail stations at Burton on Trent and Lichfield provide regular rail links to Birmingham, Derby, Manchester and London and the International Airports of Birmingham, East Midlands and Manchester are within an easy drive.

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Set within a picturesque conservation area alongside the River Trent is the desirable village of Alrewas. This pretty Staffordshire village boasts a superb range of amenities, a well connected road network and idyllic countryside surroundings, all within a traditional village setting.The centre of the village plays host to a wide array of amenities including a Co-Op, shops, various takeaways, beauticians, a historic Church and a post office, as well as Coates’ award winning butchers and a number of traditional pubs. In addition, there is a doctors surgery, pharmacy and a private dentists. Dotted about the village are a number of pubs, some of which also serve food including The Crown, William IV and the George & Dragon, and the Royal... read more

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