Stables Cottage forms part of The Lightoaks Estate, a Georgian villa believed to have been built between 1823 and 1827, having a wealth of historic and architectural importance, the estate is situated on the edge of the village of Oakamoor.
The picturesque village lies within The Churnet Valley, and with the Peak District only a few miles away. The village benefits from a village hall, a public house, and The Holy Trinity Church which serves the community with a calendar of events and services.
For those who enjoy walking and cycling there are plenty of routes in and around the area, with a popular route from Oakamoor to Denstone passing through the beautiful countryside of Dimmingsdale. Oakamoor is located 2.3 miles of the popular village of Alton.
The village of Alton offers a village shop, a range of public houses and the popular theme park Alton Towers which is located close by. The village of Rocester located just 9.2 miles away is well known for the JCB Headquarters and The JCB Academy.
Stables Cottage is well placed for access to the regional road network with the A50 being within easy reach (at Uttoxeter) and providing a link to the M42, M1 and M6. Train services run to London from Stoke on Trent, Derby, Lichfield and Birmingham International. Regular train services also run from Uttoxeter station.
There is an excellent range of schooling within the area including Denstone College, Abbotsholme School, Abbots Bromley School for Girls, Thomas Alleynes School in Uttoxeter and Painsley Catholic College in Cheadle. The Valley Primary School is also located within the village.
Stables Cottage is a stylish and unique family home designed to a high specification, Porcelanosa kitchen and Porcelanosa bathrooms have been fitted throughout to achieve a modern stylish look, but still retaining the charm and character of the former stable, whilst plantation shutters have been fitted to most of the windows.
The entrance door leads to the reception hall with the kitchen and breakfast room located directly off the hall, whilst the remaining ground floor accommodation is located off to the left. The kitchen, still retaining period features has all the benefits of a well appointed kitchen. With a range of modern cabinets and work surfaces the light filled room also incorporates an oven, combination microwave oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler and the convenience of a hot water tap.
The original brick tiled floor makes a unique feature, whilst French doors lead out to the paved patio and pretty garden beyond. Leading from the kitchen is the utility room and guest cloakroom.
The cosy sitting room situated off the hall provides access to the outside, whilst the adjacent inner hall and open study provides access leading out to the private court yard.
The secondary sitting room/bedroom has the benefit of a log burning stove and a well-appointed en suite shower room. Located in the hall is a useful under stairs cupboard. Stairs from the hall rise to a very pleasant landing area with the first of the charming bedrooms located off to the left.
The light filled room with full height ceiling overlooks the courtyard through windows framed by original shutters, whilst served by an excellent en suite shower room. Further on is a double bedroom served by a well-appointed bathroom, with the master bedroom following on, again with views of the courtyard, full height ceiling and excellent en suite shower room. All of the 3 bedrooms benefit from bespoke fitted wardrobes.
Grounds and gardens
The property is approached through electronically
controlled gates giving access to the driveway where private parking is provided for up to 4 cars. There is also access to the rear of the garden.
The property is approached from a private courtyard. The superb garden to the rear of the property is laid mainly to lawn, with mature trees and pretty topiary hedging and the addition
of the paved patio area providing lots of interest and a place to enjoy the surroundings of The Lightoaks Estate. External lights are provided to the front and rear of the property.