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This beautiful 16th Century historic Manor House is set on the edge of the picturesque village of Lapley on the Staffordshire/ Shropshire borders. The Manor is in a rural setting on the edge of the village of Lapley, with an outlook across rolling countryside and yet within easy reach of major transport links. This listed Grade 2 Manor, dating back to the Elizabethan period, is on the site of an early Priory of the Abbey at Rheims France, established by a Franciscan Order of Black Monks, in the 12th Century, and provides spacious, versatile living accommodation both within the original Manor and the adjoining Victorian annex. The Manor House has been carefully and thoughtfully restored over recent years and has an abundance of charm and character throughout and internally comprises of a glazed porch with an original studded oak door opening in to the attractive dining/hallway with York stone fireplace and wood burning stove. The kitchen is spacious and modern and has an Oil fired Aga and an original Bread Oven that is still operational. There is a good sized dry cellar that has been professionally tanked and offers an ideal temperature for storing wines. The drawing room has a stunning inglenook fireplace and original carved oak beams that leads to the study and Annex, which houses a contemporary sitting room and re-fitted modern Galley kitchen offering an interesting and contrasting feeling to the house. The Manor first floor accommodation has three double bedrooms and family bathroom, with the master bedroom benefitting from an ensuite bathroom. The annex further provides a large bedroom with contemporary bathroom. The annex can be self sufficient in terms of services to the main house.
Georgian style double doors to entrance porch having quarry tiled floor, cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and the original door to dining hall.
Dining hall having beautiful quarry tiled floor, exposed original beams, superb York stone fire surround with matching inset and hearth housing cast iron wood burner, half wood panelled walls, radiator, door leading to the dining/kitchen, stairs off to the first floor landing and door to living room.
Guest wc comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, splash back tiling and radiator.
18' 6'' x 18' 5'' (5.65m x 5.61m) (Width- into inglenook)
A spacious and characterful lounge having exposed beams, radiator, breakfast hatch to dining/kitchen, beautiful inglenook fireplace with slate tiled hearth housing large cast iron multi-fuel wood burner, large oak beam and door to the inner lobby.
Gothic style arched stain leaded glass to the rear elevation, built in storage cupboard with shelving, door to annex and door to the study.
10' 4'' x 6' 9'' (3.14m x 2.06m)
Having fitted shelving, radiator and window to the front elevation.
13' 10'' x 15' 11'' (4.21m x 4.86m) (MAX-Length)
A spacious and light modern and contemporary style refitted kitchen having wall mounted units, wood worktop, double ceramic style bowl sink with contemporary style chrome mixer tap, contemporary style base units, part granite worktop housing a double oven Arga into chimney breast with oak beam, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher, original bread oven, access to part loft space, built in cupboard, ceramic tiled floor which is part under floor heated, windows to three elevations, tv point and recently fitted wall mounted central heating boiler, controlled with HIVE.
Part gallery landing with exposed beams, built in storage cupboard, access to loft space, doors off the bedrooms and bathroom.
12' 7'' x 17' 2'' (3.84m x 5.23m)
A spacious double bedroom with half vaulted ceiling and exposed original beams, having two windows to two elevations, radiator and door to en-suite.
En-suite comprising corner shower, circular wash hand basin with contemporary style chrome mixer tap and vanity unit under, low level wc, chrome towel radiator, splash back tiling, tiled floor and spotlights.
9' 3'' x 12' 8'' (2.83m x 3.87m)
A third double bedroom having built-in double wardrobe and dresser with overhead storage, radiator and window to the rear elevation.
A refitted suite comprising of wash hand basin set into top with vanity under, dual flash low level wc, P shaped bath with curved glass shower enclosure housing MAINS shower, wood flooring, ceramic tiled walls, chrome towel radiator, two windows to two elevations.
Door leading to entrance lobby having tiled floor, glazed door to kitchen.
4' 4'' x 16' 11'' (1.31m x 5.16m)
Having wood worktop and double ceramic sink drainer with chrome mixer tap, modern base units, space and plumbing for appliances, splash back tiling, ceramic tiled floor, door to the side elevation, towel radiator, recently fitted HIVE controlled combi boiler, dual aspect windows to the front elevations enjoying rural views and door to siting/dining room and outside.
20' 7'' x 16' 3'' (6.27m x 4.96m)
A substantial and light beautifully presented recently modernised room having brick built fire surround with slate hearth housing cast iron wood burner and oak beam, coving, two radiators, stairs off to the first floor landing, two secondary windows to two elevations and door leading to the inner hall leading to main house.
Having built-in cupboard with hanging rail.
7' 5'' x 13' 3'' (2.26m x 4.03m) (MAX)
A spacious and light double bedroom having radiator and window to the side elevation.
A spacious modern and contemporary refitted shower room having walk-in shower with curved glass shower screen housing a MAINS shower, exposed original beams, circular wash hand basin with contemporary style mixer tap and drawer under, dual flush low level wc, towel radiator, down lights, splash back tiling, built-in cupboard and window to the front elevation.
The property is approached via a five bar gate and long sweeping driveway leading to a large parking area. The large private gardens are beautifully maintained, garden pond, summer house, well stocked beds and seating area's. A large portion of the garden was landscaped by David Austin Roses. Please note there is a bridal path that runs through the grounds.
14 Salter Street
Tel: 01785 223344
4 Crown Bridge
Tel: 01785 715555