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The Hope, Dunston Heath, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 9AQ

Detached country house for sales

A unique opportunity of interest to developers or those wishing to create extended family dwellings or a buy to let development, to purchase a traditional farmhouse with excellent range of agricultural buildings with planning permission. ?

  • Grand period six bedroomed traditional farmhouse in need of refurbishment. ?
  • Outstanding range of brick built farm buildings with timber beams throughout. ?
  • Planning permission obtained for five residential dwellings, planning ref: 02/00367/COU. ?
  • Pasture paddocks may be available by separate negotiation.




The Hope is situated in a rural location in South Staffordshire on the outskirts of the two small villages of Dunston & Levedale. The town of Penkridge is approximately 2.8 miles south of The Hope with the larger county town of Stafford 4.6 miles to the north and links to the M6 and wider motorway and rail networks within a few miles.



The Hope farmhouse presents an exciting opportunity to renovate a grand farmhouse close to Stafford yet in a peaceful rural location. A particular feature of the property are the two Monkey Puzzle trees either side of the drive in the front garden. Providing extensive but potentially comfortable accommodation, and leading from the quarry tiled central hallway there are doors into the kitchen, lounge, drawing room, WC, pantry, utility and cellar. Stairs to the first floor lead to three bedrooms, bathroom, wc, airing & tank room. A further 3 rooms are located in the attic.



Outstanding range of agricultural buildings providing;

General Purpose Storage with Lean-To - Two storey brick construction under a timber truss frame with tile roof and concrete floor internally, and planning permission for development.

Livestock Shed - Steel portal frame, with part height timber panel wall, steel corrugated fibre/asbestos cement roof sheets and concrete flooring.

Dutch Barn with Lean-To - Steel truss frame building, with steel corrugated fibre/asbestos cement roof sheets and occasional plastic roof light, fitted out with stables internally.

Livestock Shed & General Purpose Storage – A dual pitch of buildings of brick construction under timber truss frame tile roofs with concrete floor internally and part having planning permission for development.

Machinery Shed with Livestock Lean-To - Steel truss frame with part-height concrete block wall to the North elevation and brick built elevation to the West.

Livestock Lean-To- Steel portal frame with brick built elevations to the North, South, East and West with concrete flooring throughout both buildings.

General Purpose & Livestock Shed - Two storey rendered brick construction under a timber truss frame with tile roof and concrete floor internally, and planning permission for development.

Livestock Shed & Workshop with Derelict Lean-To - Two storey rendered brick construction under a timber truss framed tile roof with concrete floor internally, and planning permission for development.



Planning permission was granted by South Staffordshire Council (ref: 02/00367/COU) on the 29thJuly 2002 for the change of use of the existing farm buildings to form 5 residential dwellings. A material start has been made and the planning permission secured and confirmed by South Staffordshire Council.



Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.



The farmhouse has mains electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating and septic tank Drainage. The farm buildings are connected to Three-Phase Electricity and mains water.



The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies together with all of the rights and obligations, easements and all wayleaves whether referred to in these particulars or not.



Strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agent.

From the centre of Penkridge, head north towards Stafford, taking the next left turn after crossing the River Penk. Follow the road around to the left continuing on Levedale Road under the rail bridge, bear right and after half a mile, turn right into Whittamore Lane. Continue for of a mile and The Hope will be found on the left as identified by our For Sale board.

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