- original parts dating back to 16th century
- long discreet private drive approach
- 3 reception rooms
- magnificent 25' dining kitchen
- utility and guests cloakroom
- master bedroom with en suite
- guests bedroom with en suite
- 3 further bedrooms
- pool room with heated swimming pool
- self contained 2 bedroom coach house
- detached double garage
- canalside setting with mooring
Much improved and cleverly extended by the present owners, Churchdale Cottage represents a rare opportunity to acquire a very substantial family home in this unique canalside setting on the edge of Rugeley. With over 200 feet of canal frontage the property enjoys a beautiful location with outstanding views to the front across the canal and adjacent countryside. The lovely gardens include a large 30 feet heated swimming pool. There is also a detached double garage and ample parking. The present owners have a moored narrowboat with mooring rights available subject to usual British Waterways requirements.
with revealed beams to ceiling, radiator, stairs leading off, built-in store cupboard.
22' 2" x 13' 3" (6.76m x 4.04m) with stone mullion leaded window to front, four radiators, bow window to rear, feature inglenook fireplace with wooden pillared surround, quarry tiled hearth with stone open grate and side mullioned window.
19' 7" x 11' 6" (5.97m x 3.51m) having feature brick inglenook fireplace with heavy beam over and open grate with original bread ovens, beams to ceiling, double radiator, glazed double French doos to rear garden.
10' x 9' 6" (3.05m x 2.90m) with double glazed window, radiator, door to outside.
STUNNING FAMILY BREAKFAST KITCHEN
25' x 18' 2" (7.62m x 5.54m) superbly equipped with granite work surfaces, natural wood base cupboards and drawers, matching glazed display cabinets, inset Belfast sink, built-in double oven with five ring gas hob and concealed extractor, space for large fridge/freezer, tiled splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, ceramic floor tiling, leaded stone mullion windows to rear and side, feature brick fireplace with blue brick hearth and open grate, double radiators, door to:
with pre-formed work surface space, single drainer sink unit, base natural wood cupboards and drawers, tiled splashbacks, radiator, ceramic floor tiling, door to LAUNDRY AREA with plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, work surface, radiator, boiler cupboard housing the Worcester gas central heating boiler with hot water system.
FITTED GUESTS CLOAKROOM
having square pedestal wash hand basin, matching close coupled W.C., extractor fan, ladder type radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
having Velux skylight and radiator.
13' 9" x 13' 7" (4.19m x 4.14m) with two double built-in wardrobes, stone mullion windows to front and side, air-conditioning unit, radiator.
LUXURY EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
having large tiled shower cubicle, vanity surface with wash hand basin, close coupled W.C., ceramic floor and wall tiling, Velux skylight, ladder type radiator.
13' 4" x 13' 1" (4.06m x 3.99m) with double doored built-in wardrobe, radiator, leaded stone mullion window to front and windows to side.
LUXURY EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
having a quadrant shower cubicle, close coupled W.C., vanity unit with wash hand basin and cupboard and drawer space below, ceramic floor and wall tiling, ladder type radiator, leaded stone mullion window to front.
13' 6" x 12' 2" (4.11m x 3.71m) with two double built-in wardrobes, built-in linen store, radiator, window to rear.
12' 10" x 9' 3" (3.91m x 2.82m) with leaded stone mullion window to front, radiator, double built-in wardrobe.
13' 3" x 8' 10" (4.04m x 2.69m) with leaded stone mullion window to front, radiator.
13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m) presently unfitted but prepared ready for the installation of a bathroom suite which can be left to future owners choice or installed by the present owners.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
19' x 17' 4" (5.79m x 5.28m) with double entrance doors, fluorescent light and power points, window to rear.
50' x 30' max (15.24m max x 9.14m) housing the 33' x 14' x 5' deep(10'06m x 4.27m x 1.52m deep) swimming pool with roman steps. Part of the pool room slides back to create a lovely open-air area, and a separate boiler room housing the pump and heating equipment.
The property has a long driveway approach off Wolseley Road leading to the property where there is an extensive driveway. The gardens are set to lawn with a most attractive seating area with tiled pitched roof and raised decked flooring. The Trent and Mersey canal runs to the full width of the plot with mooring adjacent. The present owners have a narrowboat available for hire which is moored adjacent to the property. Beneath the original Coach House, which has now been converted, there are three arched storage areas ideal for housing general garden equipment, or conversion subject to planning approval.
approached from Rishworth Avenue and having double glazed door and side screen to:
RECEPTION HALL with laminate flooring, radiator, built-in boiler cupboard housing a Ferroli gas central heating boiler.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 17'6" x 7'9" (5.33m x 2.36m) with pre-formed work surface, base cupboards and drawers, single drainer sink unit, built-in refrigerator and freezer, built-in electric oven with four ring gas hob and extractor hood, plumbing for washing machine, ceramic floor tiling, radiator, access to loft space, double glazed windows to rear, glazed double doors to:
SITTING ROOM 12'7" x 10'11" (3.84m x 3.33m) with radiator, laminate flooring, access to loft space and UPVC double glazed French doors to outside.
BEDROOM ONE 9'3" x 8'11" (2.82m x 2.72m) with sliding doored wardrobes, laminate flooring, UPVC double glazed window and radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 12'3" x 6' (3.73m x 1.83m) with two Velux skylights, radiator and laminate flooring.
BATHROOM with panelled bath with tiled surround and mixer shower fitted over, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled W.C., ceramic floor tiling, Velux skylight and chrome ladder type radiator.
OUTSIDE There is a patio area with retaining wall and raised border. There is a double gated entrance onto Rushworth Avenue and a parking area.