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Brook Lane, Endon Offers in the Region Of £825,000

  • Four bedroom/four reception room Stately Grade II listed building
  • Seeped in history and overflows with imposing architectural features.
  • Recorded as the oldest house in Endon
  • Spectacular panoramic views of the churnet valley.
  • Spacious double garage was also added together with a large studio
  • Landscaped gardens include a Georgian Parterre with a central three tier Italian fountain and matching urns with spherical yews.
  • Oak beamed ceilings and two important historic cruck beams
  • Mullioned windows and grand open fireplaces are just some of many references to the Tudors.
  • Two cellars
  • Space for five vehicles at the front of the house and further four plus the garages at the rear.

A combination of Tudor charm & Georgian elegance Sutton House a stately grade II listed building built by the Sutton family during the last few years in the reign of Henry VIII is seeped in history and overflows with imposing architectural features. Recorded as the oldest house in Endon this unique house together with its outstanding gardens is found nestled into the Endon Village hillside below Church Lane. Its dominant position affords spectacular panoramic views of the churnet valley. Sutton House was last purchased in 2006 needing a complete renovation. A full professional team was engaged to redevelop and refurbish the house and grounds to rejuvenate this outstanding dwelling and to provide modern facilities for its new owners. A spacious double garage was also added together with a large studio with a glass wall entrance and a window view over open country being built above. The house was rewired and included a comprehensive fire and intruder detection system. The restoration included the creation of the landscaped gardens include a Georgian Parterre with a central three tier Italian fountain and matching urns with spherical yews.The house and gardens are floodlit and can be seen from the A53. Designed for low maintenance the gardens are dominated by a french strip lawn fringed with ornamental silver birch trees. The North side enjoys a deep ornamental goldfish pond with a further sun trap lawn beyond. A long pergola over gravel is complete with a summer table leading to a small Chinese style garden outhouse. The lane side garden hosts a local landmark listed yew tree estimated to be several hundred years old. Oak beamed ceilings are in abundance with the two important historic cruck beams creating the A frames being a feature enjoyed from several viewpoints. Mullioned windows and grand open fireplaces are just some of many references to the Tudors. An original hand made oak staircase leads from the Kitchen to the Tudor wing master bedroom with its grand four poster bed. The house was improved in the 17C with the addition of a large central dining room and further developed in the 18C adding a grand Georgian drawing room with an elegant Adams style fireplace, high sash windows and lit with twin chandeliers. The wing has a second oak staircase to the luxurious first floor Georgian master bedroom suite. There are two cellars the first being below the library to store wine and provide domestic storage. This cellar has its own mullioned window whilst the larger high ceiling Georgian cellar sitting exactly below the drawing room and is on the same scale favours twin mechanical fanlights. The Tudor wing has a third floor garret used as a fifth bedroom currently in use as an office. There is space for five vehicles at the front of the house and further four plus the garages at the rear. NOTE: Photographs provided by vendor.


Brook Lane
Endon ST9 9EZ
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: WB003060

Georgian Ground Floor Staircase & Entrance Hall

23' 0'' x 5' 11'' (7.0m x 1.8m)

Accessed from the main door at the garden entrance. Minton tiled to steps to landing leading to the ground floor toilet which has a decorative French vanity unit. Quarry tiled floor. Original stone wall with stone blanked mullion window kept as a feature originally an outside wall.

Library

12' 10'' x 12' 6'' (3.9m x 3.8m)

With arched fireplace and a French Godin pot stove within a stone and old brick corner wall. The room features unusually high mullioned windows 1.5m x 1.5m The library is complete with decorative bookshelves above double door cupboards which also have pull out reading shelves.

Dining Room

21' 4'' x 14' 9'' (6.5m inclusive of bay x 4.5m)

The room is spacious and comfortably supports a twelve seater dining room table and service cabinets. An inglenook fireplace is presided over with giant oak beam, built in china cabinet, oak corner cabinet, wooden floors. Sash windows in bay. A long decorative radiator cover protects two parallel double radiators. The walls are provided with a number of elegant bronze picture lights.

Kitchen

18' 1'' x 16' 1'' (5.5m x 4.9m)

Oak beamed Inglenook with hand carved stone open fireplace. Wide expanse of mullioned windows over work tops. Wattle & daub walls with varied russet coloured floor tiles. 16c access doors from porch via rear stone patio. The beams support a number of variable position spotlight tracks. A gate phone is set in the wall. Apart from the open fire heating is also available from under worktop central heating powered fan heater plus a small cast iron radiator at the bottom of the stairs

Pantry

9' 2'' x 8' 2'' (2.8m x 2.5m)

Built in storage cupboards with washer & dryer facilities. Floor tiled as kitchen. Powered for ice maker freezers and fridges.

Kitchen Cellar

9' 2'' x 8' 2'' (2.8m x 2.5m)

Contains cold water services, twin combination boilers and gas meter. Accessed from kitchen hallway, Mullioned windows. White painted stone walls. Fully shelved

Henry Viv Bedroom

16' 9'' x 18' 1'' (5.1m x 5.5m)

Full height of a cruck A- frame to one wall. Wide early 16C oak floor boards. Mullioned windows. Four poster bed. Curtains and bed fabrics designed in the style of Vivienne Westwood by Eve Cullen-Cornes. Large central brass chandelier.

Henry Viv Bathroom

12' 2'' x 9' 10'' (3.7m x 3.0m)

Extended window overlooking the drive. Roll top bath lions claw feet & brass tap and shower fittings. Ceiling down-lighters and original oak floorboards.

Henry Viv Garret (Spare Bedroom)

22' 8'' x 12' 2'' (6.9m x 3.7m)

Upper view of both A-Frames & rafters. Mullioned window & Pine floor. Currently used as an office.

French Bedroom (Chambra Francois)

13' 1'' x 9' 10'' (4.0m x 3.0m)

Original oak door uniquely modelled into the A-Frame. Fully beamed ceiling. Mullion window. Cast iron radiator. Oak floor boards. Recessed wardrobe with downlighter. Picture lights.

Ensuite Bedroom

13' 5'' x 11' 2'' (4.1m x 3.4m)

Original oak door modelled into the A-Frame. Fully beamed ceiling. Mullion window. Cast iron radiator. Oak floor boards. Recessed wardrobe with downlighter. Picture lights. Panelled door to ensuite including power shower toilet and inset sink. Half tongue and groove paneling. Oak floorboards. Timber framed window. Stone arched fireplace.

Georgian Master Bedroom

15' 1'' x 11' 2'' (4.6m x 3.4m)

Two sash windows with modern double radiators below with designer covers. A built in display cabinet with lower store cupboard. Wide handbag & shoe store. Georgian glass chandelier. Georgian doors with antique brass door furniture. Wall to wall carpet. Security panic switch.

Georgian Suite Corridor

11' 6'' x 3' 7'' (3.5m x 1.1m)

Double level wardrobe with panelled doors to one side 3.5m x 0.9m

Georgian Bathroom

11' 10'' x 8' 2'' (3.6m x 2.5m)

Single sash window with double radiator below designer covered. Jacuzzi jet bath, decorative french vanity sink & cupboard. Jacuzzi brand toilet. Towel rail. Double downlighter over panel above the bath.

Georgian Drawing Room

22' 8'' x 15' 9'' (6.9m x 4.8m)

Three high sash windows with designer covered double radiators below. Twin dimmable chandeliers and dimmable bronze picture lights around the walls. Central feature of a high standing Adams style fireplace with decorative panels and elevated mantle shelf. The chimney breast is flanked either side with matching cupboards. The floor is dark oak.

Georgian Cellar (Room One)

12' 6'' x 11' 2'' (3.8m x 3.4m)

Accessed via a stone spiral staircase from the front hall. High ceilings with a mechanical fanlight in both which can be fully opened for access. Two double radiators in each room. Laminated floor throughout. Fully serviced with lighting and power.

Georgian Cellar (Room Two)

10' 10'' x 11' 2'' (3.3m x 3.4m)

Garden Room

11' 2'' x 12' 10'' (3.4m x 3.9m)

Two double doors provide access to the drive and gardens. The floor is ceramic tiles. The room has a built in television and CD player with dropdown shelf behind louvered shutters when not in use.

Double Garage

20' 4'' x 20' 4'' (6.2m x 6.2m)

Accessed directly from the rear of the house the garages are larger than most offering substantial storage if required. The garage provides an independent distribution board that supplies the garden lights and pond filters etc.

The Studio

21' 0'' x 12' 10'' (6.4m x 3.9m)

Although immediately above the garages the studio is accessed by way of stone steps onto a wide patio deck. A floor to ceiling glass wall and doorway provides access to the pine floored studio. There are three skylights plus an opening window at the far end offering views of the valley. The studio is well lit with several plug points. There are alternative steps at the rear of the studio behind the garages.

Useful Links

https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/101038086-sutton-house-endon-and-stanley#.XpnJ6lNKiN8 https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/staffs/vol7/pp175-186


Brook Lane
Endon ST9 9EZ
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: WB003060

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Brook Lane
Endon ST9 9EZ
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: WB003060
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