Longacre Cuckoo Cage Lane, Tatenhill Common, Rangemore, Staffordshire, DE13 9RX

  • SSTC
  • £800,000 Guide Price
  • Detached Property
  • 4 bedrooms

Set within an established 0.9 acre garden plot is Longacre, an exceptional detached country home offering extensive single storey accommodation, four bedrooms and self contained annexe potential. Presenting excellent scope to remodel and update as desired, this 1970s architect-designed home showcases a wealth of spacious accommodation ideal to suit a growing family eager to reside in a truly remarkable countryside residence in this premier setting. The interiors offer endless opportunity to remodel as desired to create contemporary open plan living with ideal space for ancillary living for a dependent relative, for Air BnB style income or for conversion into a home office. A notable feature of Longacre is the 0.9 acre garden plot which enjoys idyllic countryside views to all aspects, and the property is serviced by oil fired central heating and full double glazing.

The interiors comprise briefly entrance hall, family room, breakfast kitchen, two further oversized reception rooms and utility to the main living area, with three bedrooms being serviced by a master en suite, bathroom and cloakroom. A fabulous studio/gallery offering ideal space as a further reception room, as additional bedroom space or as an addition to the annexe, and off the studio/gallery is a self contained annexe comprising an open plan living kitchen, double bedroom and shower room, also having the option for independent access from the outside. The beautifully maintained plot extends to 0.9 acre and offers ample parking and formal gardens with an area of woodland, and far-reaching views can be appreciated over the surrounding tranquil countryside.

Longacre lies in the rural Tatenhill Common, a pastoral hamlet set on the outskirts of Rangemore formed by a collection of country homes and character cottages, many of which were formerly part of the significant Bass familys 19th Century Rangemore Hall Estate. Rangemore lies around a mile from the property and is home to a Social Club, historic Church, the Byrkley Park Garden Centre and the Rangemore Primary School which feeds into John Taylor High School, both of which benefit from an Ofsted Outstanding rating. The recently opened John Taylor Free School is also around two miles from the property, and an excellent range of independent schools are also nearby including Lichfield Cathedral, Repton and Denstone. Convenience facilities can be found in local Barton under Needwood where there is a post office, Co-Op general store, pubs, cafes and boutique shops, and the centres of Burton on Trent and the cathedral City of Lichfield both offer more comprehensive shopping and leisure amenities. Longacre is well placed for access to commuter routes such as A38, A50 and M6 Toll, direct rail links to Birmingham and London are available from rail stations in Lichfield and the international airports of East Midlands, Birmingham and Manchester are also all within a convenient commute.

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Situated on a ridge of high ground commanding amazing views of the surrounding Staffordshire countryside, Rangemore lies in the heart of the ancient Needwood Forest - now the National Forest.As well as a charming parish church and primary school, Rangemore boasts having one of the finest garden centres in the area on its doorstep in Byrkley Park. The much-visited complex also contains a restaurant, homeware, seasonal gifts, a bookshop and clothing outlet.St Georges Park, staffordshire’s base for tha Football Association, also offers superb gym facilities, on site dining and a bar for members. Rangemore is also famed for its magnificent hall. Once the home of Michael Thomas Bass, head of the celebrated brewing company, it has since been... read more

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