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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Sutton Bank, Coalport, Shropshire
Coalport - is a delightful small village community nestling in the Severn Gorge adjoining the River Severn; the area was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution and is steeped in heritage with the Ironbridge Gorge and museums forming part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and being a premier tourist area. The world's first iron bridge constructed in 1779 is some two miles to the west and Telford town centre with its excellent range of facilities, including the railway station and access to the M54, is some five miles to the north. Coalport is understood to have been the creation of William Reynolds, one of the 18th century Shropshire iron makers and was the home of the Coalport China Works which was world renowned for its production of china and decorative tiles. Sutton Bank - is set in delightful semi-rural surroundings on the extreme eastern edge of Coalport and comprises other individual period and more recent property.The Property - comprises a most substantial and extremely interesting detached residence understood to date in the main, from 1906 but with an earlier dwelling to the rear which has now been incorporated into the self-contained annexe. Period features include original cast iron grates, ornate plasterwork ceilings, tessellated floor tiling, period style radiators etc. Accommodation - reception hallway - with tessellated floor tiling, moulded cornice, telephone point, an open feature archway leads to theDining room - with cast iron period grate and a living flame coal effect gas fire, deep bay window feature.Superb 'L' shaped lounge - ideal for entertaining - a beautiful homely room with an abundance of character - period cast iron grate with living flame coal effect gas fire, telephone point, a beautiful ornate Wedgewood plasterwork ceiling, double glazed doors to a partly open fronted veranda. Sitting room - with log effect fire set in a brick surround, full height fitted cupboard - leading off is the cloakroom - with wc, bidet and vanity unit.Fitted kitchen - with extensive work surfaces, base and wall cupboards, stainless steel 1½ bowl sink, gas hob with cooker hood above, electric oven, plumbing and space for dishwasher, archway to the good sized breakfast room - with airing cupboard; pantry - rear lobby with store room off and leading to the large laundry room with external doors.Door from the breakfast room to extensive cellarage of 3 vaulted rooms with internal and external access and maximum ceiling height of 6' 10 - (2.08m). Stairs lead from the hall to the spacious gallery landing.Master bedroom 1 - with cast iron period grate and tiled inset - leading off is the dressing room - with built-in wardrobe. Leading off is the full en suite bath and shower room - with electric shower, vanity unit, bath, wc.Bedroom 2 - currently used as a charming first floor sitting room with dual aspect bay windows and a lovely view to The Gorge, open fireplace with tiled surround, telephone points and Broadband point, Wedgewood ceiling.Bedroom 3 - again of excellent size and with a corner period cast iron grate and corner wardrobe.Bedroom 4 - is also of excellent size and has a very distinctive original ornate cast iron period grate with a cupboard to each side. Rear landing - with built-in cupboard.Bathroom - with bath, vanity unit, wc and shower cubicle.The self-contained annexe is located to the rear and comprises Ground floor - entrance lobby - door to large fitted dining/kitchen - with extensive worktops, base and wall cupboards, 1½ bowl sink, gas hob with electric oven below, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, appliance space, exposed ceiling beams, combi gas central heating boiler; stairs to the first floor landing and the sitting room - with external access door and a pitched ceiling; bedroom 1 - has a large raised walk-in wardrobe; bedroom 2 - is 'L' shaped; shower room with shower cubicle, wc and washbasin. N.B. This annexe is ideal for a holiday let or for use by dependent relatives.Outside - to the right is a large pavioured parking area providing ample parking and access to the extensive grounds which slope upwards away from the house and with a hard cored approach to a detached garage/workshop in need of attention approx 20' x 12'. N.B. There is possible potential for a future building plot subject to appropriate planning permission and building regulations. There is a lovely view from the wooded grounds beyond looking out over The Gorge. Grounds extend to almost an acre in total.no upward chain.How to get there - from Ironbridge take the B4373 road to Madeley and Dawley and then the A442 road towards Bridgnorth; after leaving the Telford boundary turn right after about ½ mile towards Coalport and Broseley; proceed past the golf course on the right and down the bank towards Coalport - the property is on the right.Tenure - we are advised the property is freehold.Services - we are advised all mains services are connected.Local Authority - Telford & Wrekin Council, Civic Offices, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4WZ. Tel No: 01952 380000.