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Price £420,000

Royle Farm Cottage, 2, Caldwell Road, Drakelow, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 9TU
4 Bedroomed Detached House

Key Features

  • Superb rural location
  • Spacious detached residence
  • Generous lawns and paddock
  • Excellent detached double garage
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Intruder alarm system installed
  • Reception hall, guest cloakroom and sitting room
  • Dining room, dining kitchen and utility
  • Master bedroom with en-suite
  • Three further bedrooms and family bathroom



Beautifully situated is this modern executive style four bedroom detached residence, set within generous lawns and paddock land with views over open countryside. Oil fired centrally heated and double glazed with an attractive open porch leading through to reception hallway, guest cloakroom, sitting room with double oak doors leading to a dining room which overlooks the rear garden and surrounding countryside beyond. There is a well appointed farmhouse style kitchen with ample space for dining table and utility off. To the first floor is a master bedroom with full en-suite bathroom with separate shower, two further double bedrooms, a single bedroom currently used as a study and a family bathroom.

Outside, the true feature of the sale is the generous sized lawns and adjacent paddock land along with a good sized driveway providing ample parking and leading to a detached double garage.


Royle Farm Cottage sits on Caldwell Road just outside the hamlet of Drakelow in a stunning rural location surrounded by open countryside. Close by are countryside walks, Rosliston Garden Centre with its tea shop and Rosliston Forestry Centre with its visitors centre and park. The village of Rosliston itself is only a short drive away and offers schooling, doctors and a Co-op. The location allows for excellent commuting along the A38, A444 and the A511 for further onward travel to Lichfield, Ashby de la Zouch, Burton upon Trent and Swadlincote.



Provides access to:


Having tiled flooring, stairs to first floor landing and door leading to:

GUEST CLOAKROOM  -  1.26m x 1.76m (4'2" x 5'9")

Having window to front aspect, w.c and glass wash hand basin set on an oak vanity unit with tiled surrounds. Radiator and ceiling light point.

SITTING ROOM  -  3.92m x 5.12m into chimney breast (12'10" x 16'10" into chimney breast)

The focal point of the room is an attractive timber fire surround with inset electric fire. Window to front aspect offering views over surrounding countryside. Exposed timbers to ceiling, ceiling light points, radiator and double oak doors leading through to:

DINING ROOM  -  3.94m x 3.72m (12'11" x 12'2")

Having a radiator, two ceiling light points and French doors overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond. Oak door to:

DINING KITCHEN  -  4.05m x 4.24m (13'3" x 13'11")

Fitted with a range of solid pine base cupboards and drawer units with complementary wall mounted cabinets over. Work preparation surfaces are inset with a stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and side drainer with mixer tap over and tiled surrounds. Set within a chimney breast is space for a Rangemaster Leisure electric stove. Provision for American style fridge/ freezer, tiled flooring, radiator, window overlooking the rear garden, French doors leading out onto the drive and paddock beyond, ceiling light points, decorative pelmet lighting, a useful under stair storage cupboard and ample space for dining table. Door to:

UTILITY AREA  -  2.32m x 1.963m (7'7" x 6'5")

Again fitted with a matching range of solid pine base and wall units. Work preparation surfaces are inset with a stainless steel sink with tiled surrounds. Plumbing for washing machine, further appliance space, ceiling light point, radiator, tiled flooring and a door leading out onto the side driveway.


LANDING  -  1.88m x 4.81m (6'2" x 15'9")

Having window overlooking rolling countryside to the front. Ceiling light points, loft access point and airing cupboard housing linen storage. Doors leading off to:

MASTER BEDROOM  -  3.90m x 3.45m (12'10" x 11'4")

With window to front aspect overlooking countryside. Built-in wardrobes with oak doors. Radiator, ceiling light point and door to:

SPACIOUS EN-SUITE BATHROOM  -  2.06m x 3.87m (6'9" x 12'8")

Fitted with a panelled bath, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and large walk-in shower with dual head. Window to side aspect, recess ceiling down-lights and chrome heated towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO  -  3.18m x 3.93m (10'5" x 12'11")

Having window to rear aspect, built-in double wardrobe with oak doors, radiator and ceiling light point.

BEDROOM THREE  -  2.89m x 4.25m (9'6" x 13'11")

Having ceiling light point, radiator and window to rear aspect.

BEDROOM FOUR  -  2.28m x 3.06m (7'6" x 10'0")

Having window to side aspect, radiator and ceiling light point.

FAMILY BATHROOM  -  1.70m x 2.27m (5'7" x 7'5")

Fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with period style mixer taps over and shower attachment with glazed side screen, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Window to front aspect, tiled surrounds and chrome heated towel rail.


To the front the property is set back from the road behind a hedge with a post and rail fence leading to a small fore garden with an adjacent block paved driveway leading down the side of the property, flanked to one side by the paddock and leading to a large detached garage with twin up and over doors, power and lighting.

A gate leads through to the private rear garden incorporating terraced area for entertaining, shrubbed borders and generous sized lawns.


The adjacent paddock belonging to the property does have a right of way along the right hand edge.


South Derbyshire District Council - Band F


Strictly by appointment through Scargill Mann & Co - Burton office (ACB/DLW March 2018)/A

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