Fernhill House has been completely restored over the last 10 years to an exemplary standard. The handsome period home offers contemporary living space updated to a very high specification with air conditioning and underfloor heating throughout and a sophisticated Crestron Smart Home Automation System installed throughout the House.
Fernhill House provides elegant accommodation with a great balance of formal entertaining space and space which meets the needs of modern day family living.
Doors radiate off the reception hall to all of the principal reception rooms and stairs rise to the first floor. There is a walk-in cloaks cupboard and guest cloak room. There is a lift installed and accessed from the reception hall which travels down to the cellars and up to the first floor making access to the entire house much easier for elderly relatives.
As with all of the accommodation the study is extremely well fitted with Oak panelled walls and a large, floor to ceiling, walk-in bay window, providing plenty of light.
Of particular note is the fabulous 44″ drawing room. Elegantly decorated and with pale parquet flooring the bank of four floor to ceiling shuttered windows flood the room with light. Two ornate fireplaces, one at each end of the room adds to the character and built in book casing provides ample storage for ornaments, books etc.
The rear hall, which can also be accessed from the reception hall provides a quiet haven. The large rear door with pretty, stained glass windows to either side can be thrown open to take in the gardens and perhaps relax with a good book. There is a further store room accessed from here.
The incredibly well fitted kitchen/breakfast room has the benefit of a comprehensive range of sleek high gloss handle-less units with Corian worksurfaces over. The island unit provides ample additional work and storage space and is topped with a huge granite work top. The kitchen is fitted with a range of Gaggenau and Miele appliances. There is also a four door LPG gas Aga with an electric companion and separate induction hob with large gas burner. This room is perfect for modern family life. There is a good-sized walk-in pantry just off the kitchen but the utility room/boot room proper, is accessed from the main hallway and provides space and plumbing for large appliances, further storage and access to the gardens, a perfect spot for kicking off winter boots.
The formal dining room has a large shuttered floor to ceiling window with lovely views over the hot tub and gardens. The feature ornate fireplace creates a focal point for the room.
There is a fabulous entertaining suite, complete with home cinema, bar and pool table. Stairs down provide access to the ample sized wine cellar. And a back staircase leads directly up to the well-equipped first floor home gym and solarium.
The grand master bedroom suite is located at the rear of the house. The room enjoys a dual aspect with far reaching views over rolling countryside. There is a shuttered bay window and French doors out to the private balcony. A partition at the head of the bed conceals the fabulously well-fitted dressing room with ample fitted storage and en suite bathroom with separate bath and walk in double shower.
Bedrooms two, three, four and five all have the benefit of dressing rooms and well fitted en suite bathrooms with separate showers. Bedroom six has the benefit of a further room directly off it which is large enough to use as a study area, hobby room or conversion to an en suite bathroom depending on need.
The property also has planning permission for a leisure complex attached to the house that would be accessed through the entertaining suite.
To the front of the house is an extensive paved courtyard flanked by four heated garages, stabling and an estate workshop. Please refer to the brochure for full details of the land, offices and cottages.
Newport 3 miles, Stafford 14 miles, Shrewsbury 21 miles, M54 (J3) 11 miles (all mileages are approximate)
The property is situated on the Shropshire/Staffordshire borders, just within the County of Stafford. The market town of Newport is close by, 3 miles with excellent shops including Waitrose and Aldi, together with a number of traditional and independent shops.
The educational facilities are outstanding, with the selective Grammar School and High School being amongst some of the highest achievers in the country. In the private sector there are a number of excellent schools close by including Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury High School, Wrekin College and Denstone College. Prep schools include Yarlet Hall, The Old Hall and Birchfield.
With excellent communications by road or rail, Fernhill House is within 2 miles of the A41 leading on to the M54 and the main motorway networks. Trains from Stafford (14 miles) take 1 hour 17 minutes to London. Birmingham Airport is within an hour’s dr