Set within an enviable plot of 12 acres is Godstone House, an elegant detached Victorian residence showcasing generous accommodation including three reception rooms and four bedrooms, a range of outbuildings ideal for conversion and a tranquil setting within rural Leigh. Originally dating back to the 1840s, this beautifully presented detached residence sits at an elevated position overlooking panoramic countryside views, and lies within an acre of formal gardens including an orchard, kitchen garden and a range of outbuildings. A further 11acres lie adjacent to the driveway and gardens and are laid to paddocks, agricultural barns and a small private pond with pavilion style summer house. The outbuildings offer excellent potential to create a home office suite or ancillary accommodation and garaging, with plenty of potential provided throughout to tailor the accommodations to suit the next owners needs. This elegant character residence offers a unique opportunity to acquire a truly stunning home in a beautiful and tranquil countryside setting.
The interiors comprise briefly reception hall, two formal reception rooms, impressive oak framed garden room, farmhouse dining kitchen, laundry room, study, boot room and shower room to the ground floor, with steps leading down to a lower ground floor cellar ideal as a wine store or pantry. Off the first floor landing are four double bedrooms by two en suites and a family bathroom. Outside, there is ample parking beyond the gated entrance and formal gardens extend to the front and side of the property. Within the 1 acre garden plot are a fenced orchard and an established kitchen garden, with gated access leading onto 11 acres of paddock land which feature a charming pond. A range of outbuildings lie next to the property which include a double garage, brick stables and workshops, with the first floor being ideal for conversion into a home office suite or ancillary accommodation (STPP). An agricultural barn set next to the land offers excellent conversion into American stables.
Godstone House lies just outside the rural village of Leigh, an idyllic countryside setting which offers amenities including a post office, village store, a pub and a highly regarded primary school. The market town of Uttoxeter lies a short drive away and offers a range of leisure and convenience facilities including a retail park, boutique shops, restaurants, a leisure centre and supermarkets, as well as a rail station and the renowned Uttoxeter Racecourse. The property lies within the school catchment area for Oldfields Middle and Thomas Alleynes High School and there are a range of independent schools also in the area including Smallwood Manor, Denstone College and Lichfield Cathedral. The area is well served by commuter routes A50, A38 and M6 Toll providing swift access to East Midlands and Birmingham International Airports as well as towns and cities including Stoke on Trent, Birmingham and Derby.
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