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Peatswood, Market Drayton

  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Acreage: 3.1
£950,000 OIRO
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Property Features


Property Summary

An amazing Grade II Listed, mid 18th century farmhouse with later Edwardian additions providing a remarkable home all set in abundantly stocked gardens and adjoining woodland and pony paddock extending to approximately 3.1 acres or thereabouts.

Full Details

Accommodation briefly comprises entrance porch, spectacular reception hall, drawing room, dining room, family room, farmhouse kitchen with substantial larder/store room, side hallway gives access to cloakroom and large utility/boot room. Large cellar with adjoining wine store.

On the first floor a grandiose split level landing accesses six large double bedrooms including master bedroom with en-suite and two family bathrooms. There is also a further large landing area and two attic rooms on the second floor. The property has the benefit of a Grade II Listed barn which incorporates a double carport, separate garage/workshop, three traditional large stables and a tack room with three large first floor rooms above. There is also a large brick built garden store and six bay former piggery.

The gardens are of particular note laid to lovely lawns with well stocked flower and shrub borders which lead into the adjoining woodland incorporating two small potential paddocks. The property is just a few minutes' drive from the centre of Market Drayton and also providing easy access to the Potteries and Shrewsbury.


COVERED ENTRANCE PORCH 8' 6" x 5' 0" (2.59m x 1.52m) Leading to:

RECEPTION HALL 32' 0" x 9' 9" (9.75m x 2.97m) With original coloured quarry tile flooring, impressive staircase leading to gallery landing with vaulted ceiling and skylight above, moulded cornice, original sash window to the side overlooking gardens with original shutters.

Reception hall leads to:

DRAWING ROOM 22' 6" x 16' 10" (6.86m x 5.13m) With strip wooden flooring, feature fireplace with log burner inset and carved wood surround, original coving, striking full length windows to one wall with original shutters overlooking gardens with views over fields beyond, further window to the front.

From Reception hall:

FEATURE ARCHWAY Leading to built in cupboard and further book shelving set to one corner, giving access to:

DINING ROOM 13' 6" x 13' 0" (4.11m x 3.96m) With strip wooden flooring, window overlooking gardens to the side, range of book shelving set to either side of original chimney breast.

From Dining Room, archway leads through to:

FAMILY ROOM 16' 8" x 15' 0" (5.08m x 4.57m) With brick built open fireplace with raised quarry half and mantle, feature beams, window to the side with original shutters, service door leading back through to kitchen/breakfast room.

Family room also gives access to:

CELLARAGE 16' 3" x 14' 0" (4.95m x 4.27m) Consisting of one large full height cellar room with brick paved flooring and built in coal slab wine cellar alongside.

Entrance hall leads through to:

LARGE FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 24' 4" x 16' 0" (7.42m x 4.88m) With range of units comprising, sink unit set into wood surface with extensive range of cupboards and draws under, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Further matching units to opposite wall with built in oven four oven Aga Range (oil fired) set to feature arch window to the rear and to the side. Door to built in storage cupboard with original quarry tile flooring.

From Kitchen/Breakfast Room door to:

LARGE LARDER/STORE 17' 2" x 10' 3" (5.23m x 3.12m) With original brick pane flooring and slate coal slabs, extensive range of shelving, Belfast sink set to one corner, window to the rear.

From Reception hall glazed door leads to:

SIDE HALLWAY 14' 0" x 6' 0" (4.27m x 1.83m) With original brick flooring and cloak rack set to one side giving access to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM With WC and wash basin and plate glass window to the side also giving access to:

LAUNDRY/BOOT ROOM 17' 6" x 10' 2" (5.33m x 3.1m) With oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating, hot water cylinder, Belfast sink with plumbing for washing machine, original brick paved flooring, glazed and wooden service door to the rear.

From Reception hall Spectacular staircase leads to:

Large feature split level, gallery landing with coved cornice, further range of steps give access to principal bedroom and descend down to further secondary landing area.

REAR PORCH 9' 0" x 6' 8" (2.74m x 2.03m)

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM Including en-suite shower room 21' 6" x 17' 0" (6.55m x 5.18m) With original cast iron fireplace with marble surround, coved cornice large window to the side overlooking gardens with lovely views over countryside beyond. Door to en-suite shower room with shower cubicle with electric shower, wash basin and WC window to the front.

BEDROOM TWO (SIDE) 17' 4" x 17' 2" (5.28m x 5.23m) With original cast iron fireplace set to chimney breast and window to the side.

FAMILY BATHROOM ONE 10' 2" x 7' 4" (3.1m x 2.24m) With white suite comprising panel bath, fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, bidet and WC with window overlooking gardens.

Main landing gives access to the remainder of the bedroom accommodation comprising:

BEDROOM THREE (SIDE) 17' 4" x 14' 0" (5.28m x 4.27m) With window to the side and door to built in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM FOUR (FRONT) 17' x 16' 8" (5.18m x 5.08m max) With vanity wash basin set to one corner with draw unit under, two windows to the front overlooking fields and countryside.

BEDROOM FIVE (FRONT) 17' 8" x 13' 5" (5.38m x 4.09m) With built in storage cupboard, windows to the front and side (Presently being used as study.)

BEDROOM SIX 15' 4" x 10' 2" (4.67m x 3.1m) With vanity wash hand basin with draw units under and built in wardrobe alongside, double glazed window overlooking garden to the side with lovely views over the countryside beyond.

FAMILY BATHROOM TWO With enamel bath with shower attachment, WC and wall mounted wash hand basin.

From landing area, enclosed staircase gives access to:

SECOND FLOOR LANDING 18' 0" x 11' 0" (5.49m x 3.35m) With six eaves storage compartments. Landing area gives access to two further attic rooms.

ATTIC ROOM ONE 14' 6" x 10' 10" (4.42m x 3.3m) With window overlooking gardens with elevated views over the fields and countryside, with built in wardrobe and central dressing table this room has been used as a bedroom in the past but some upgrading would be required to bring it back in to use.

ATTIC ROOM TWO 17' 0" x 17' 0" (5.18m x 5.18m) Providing amazing storage with lots of feature beams and a window to the front. With potential to convert to further bedroom.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS These extend to approximately 3.5 acres or thereabouts and are laid to magnificent formal gardens, woodland, with some small paddock areas incorporated. The gardens are of particular note, laid to extensive terraced lawns with well stocked flower and shrub borders together with a variety of specimen trees. The woodland situated to the side of the property, part of which could be felled to provide further paddock area.

OUTSIDE FRONT The property is approached via a private tarmac driveway which gives access to the farmhouse and adjoining barn conversions. Access to the farmhouse is situated to the rear of the property via two five bar gateways leading onto large gravel parking and turning area with lawns and flowerbeds surrounding.

There are a range of extensive outbuildings, these consist of a:


DOUBLE CARPORT 24' 0" x 18' 0" (7.32m x 5.49m)


LARGE GARAGE/WORKSHOP 18' 0" x 16' 8" (5.49m x 5.08m) External enclosed staircase gives access to three first storey rooms:

ROOM ONE 31' 0" x 17' 8" (9.45m x 5.38m)

ROOM TWO 18' 0" x 11' 5" (5.49m x 3.48m)

ROOM THREE 18' 0" x 6' 0" (5.49m x 1.83m)

FORMER PIGGERY Consisting of six open front bays providing useful storage with bedding units behind and former feed corridor. There is also a large brick built garden store.

DIRECTIONS: From the Market Drayton bypass take the Newcastle Road back in towards the centre of Market Drayton continue on past the Grove School taking the next turning left onto Great Hales Street then the next turning left onto Beresford Road. Follow the road under the canal bridge and continue out of Market Drayton along the lane for approximately just under a mile the private drive to the Hills Farm is situated on the left hand side. Continue on down the lane and as you get to the bottom The Hills Farm is situated on the right hand side.

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