Attractive Staffordshire farmhouse in need of renovation and modernization, set within 3.5 acres of attractive countryside.
Podmore House occupies a delightful position in rural Staffordshire surrounded by rolling countryside.
Good local amenities are available in the highly regarded market town of Eccleshall, just under six miles distant. Eccleshall offers a range of local shopping, public houses and eateries, library, post office, small supermarket, bank and medical centre as well as providing a thriving community with numerous social and sporting clubs.
There are a number of well regarded state and public schools in the surrounding area including Eccleshall Pre-school and a well-supported primary school in the nearby village of Standon. St Dominics Priory School, Alleynes High School, Stafford Grammar School and Newcastle under Lyme School are all within easy reach.
Podmore House offers the opportunity for rural living with the convenience of excellent transport links nearby. Junctions 14 and 15 of the M6 motorway are a short drive providing links to all Midland business centres, north to Manchester and south to Birmingham.
The County town of Stafford has superb inter-city rail link service to London with fastest travel time at one hour, fifteen minutes.
Podmore House is a traditional Staffordshire red brick period farmhouse, with a pretty principle façade, located in an idyllic countryside setting with about 3.5 acres of gardens and paddocks and has huge potential for modernisation. The house does require updating however offers enormous potential to be a wonderful family home.
Accommodation is laid out over three floors including a large farmhouse kitchen with quarry tiled floor and an open scullery off, a formal drawing room with a dual aspect and wood burning fire, a further reception room with views of the front lawn and a WC with shower. From the kitchen a rear hallway leads to a play room with home office above, and continues to the cellar which comprises of two rooms with brick, arched roofs.
The principle staircase rises to the first floor to four double bedrooms, including a spacious master bedroom with exposed beams and a family bathroom. A further stair case from the landing which leads to the attic, consisting of three large rooms which could be used for multiple uses including further accommodation. There is also a secondary staircase which is accessed off the kitchen.
Podmore House is approached from the lane over a gravelled driveway with ample parking.
There are two separate garages attached to the main dwelling, an enclosed log store and the former brick built piggery with an enclosed rear courtyard which lend themselves to exciting, further improvements subject to the correct planning permissions.
There are three paddocks including an orchard and further paddock accessed from the driveway. There is a single paddock with a pool which has gated access from the lane. In all extending to approximately 3.5 acres.
Photos taken: May 2017
Brochure prepared: January 2020
The property is not currently furnished. Since these photos were taken in 2017, they may not represent the property as it is now.
We would recommend you call us to discuss Podmore House, before arranging a viewing.
Square Footage: 5176 sq ft
Acreage: 3.54 Acres
From Eccleshall: Take the B5026towards Loggerheads. In the village of Wetwood, take the right-hand turn by the village hall. After a quarter of a mile, take the first left turn followed by the first right. Continue for one mile and the property is found on the right hand side.