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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Knockin, Near Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Offers in Region of £674,950

Property Description

Key features

  • A unique substantial and greatly improved six bedroom detached property
  • Separate superb 2 bedroom detached barn conversion
  • The property is currently a thriving bed and breakfast
  • No upward chain

Full description

A unique substantial and greatly improved six bedroom detached property with a separate superb two bedroom detached barn conversion situated within the beautiful village location of Knockin providing good access to the County Town of Shrewsbury and Market Town of Oswestry, good links to the A5 linking up with the M54 Motorway Network, Chester, Manchester and North Wales. The property is currently a thriving bed and breakfast with the house being awarded 4* from 'The Shropshire Tourism Board' and 4* for the detached barn conversion by 'Cottages 4 You'. The property boasts many original features and if the purchasers does not want to run the establishment as a B&B the property would make a superb family home with the barn offering independent living accommodation. Viewing is highly recommended by the selling agents.

The accommodation briefly comprises:
The Old Forge comprises: Reception hallway. Attractive farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room. Lounge. Dining room. Sitting room. Inner hallway. Three ground floor bedrooms one with en-suite shower room. Ground floor family bathroom. First floor landing with three further bedrooms all with en-suite shower rooms. Forecourt to the front which provides ample parking. Good size well maintained gardens.

The detached barn comprises: Modern open plan lounge/diner/kitchen. Cloakroom. Inner hallway. Bedroom 1 with adjacent shower room. First floor landing with bedroom 2 and bathroom. Gravelled courtyard adjoining local farmland. UPVC double glazing. Viewing highly recommended.

UPVC entrance door to:

Reception Hallway/Sun Room - Having UPVC double glazed roof, UPVC double glazed French doors with matching side screens giving access to rear sun terrace and gardens, quarry tiled floor, two radiators, range of wall light points, useful walk-in cloaks cupboard with shelving and walk-in pantry cupboard.

Laundry Store - With space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and oil fired central heating boiler.

From the Hallway, access via sealed unit double glazed stable style door to:

Attractive Farmhouse Style Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15'2 x 14'4 (4.62m x 4.37m) - Having a range of rustic oak style fronted wall and base units with built-in cupboards and drawers, range of fitted granite worktops with inset 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer taps over, space for dishwasher, larder cupboards, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, chimney breast with recessed tiled surround, breakfast bar with UPVC double glazed window to the front, slate tiled flooring, radiator, door to:

Lounge - 20'8 x 16'3 (6.30m x 4.95m) - This spacious room offers a wealth of character including exposed beams and timbers, chimney breast housing cast iron multi-fuel burner, two UPVC double glazed windows to the front, roof window, UPVC double glazed door to the rear sun terrace and gardens, radiators, wood effect flooring, television aerial point, telephone points, the one corner of the lounge is a feature home built bar area, access via drop down ladder to:

Large Loft Space - With limited head height, fully carpeted with light.

Inner Hallway - Having built-in store cupboard, exposed ceiling timbers, doors to bedrooms 5 & 6 and bathroom, trap door to large loft area with light.

Bedroom 5 - 15'6 x 7'5 (4.72m x 2.26m) - Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers.

Bedroom 6 - 11'9 x 6'10 (plus recess) (3.58m x 2.08m ( plus re - Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers.

Bathroom - Having a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash backs, radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the side, exposed ceiling timbers.

From the Hallway, doors to sitting room, dining room and bedroom 1

Sitting Room - 15'9 x 12'7 (4.80m x 3.84m) - Having two UPVC double glazed windows to the front, feature fireplace housing a cast iron multi-fuel burner, exposed ceiling timbers, two radiators, television aerial point.

Dining Room - 17'3 x 11'10 (5.26m x 3.61m) - Having UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, exposed ceiling timbers, range of wall light points, radiator.

Bedroom 1 - 15'3 x 11'8 (4.65m x 3.56m) - Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, radiator, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Having tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator.

From the Hallway, stairs rise to FIRST FLOOR LANDING having loft access, doors to bedrooms 2,3 & 4

Bedroom 2 - 15'7 max x 12'9 max (4.75m max x 3.89m max) - This L-shaped room has two UPVC double glazed windows to the front, exposed timbers, built-in wardrobe, radiator, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Having fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set to vanity unit, low level WC, tiled splash backs, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - 15'3 max x 11'1 max (4.65m max x 3.38m max) - Comprising UPVC double glazed window to the front, exposed ceiling timbers, two radiators, built-in wardrobe, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Having tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, velux roof window, radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 13'1 x 11'2 (3.99m x 3.40m) - Having UPVC double glazed window to the side, range of fitted bedroom furniture including his and hers wardrobes, bed head recess, further built-in wardrobe, cupboard housing hot water cylinder, radiator, access to roof space via trap door housing water tank, door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Having tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator.

Detached Barn - This is currently providing owners with additional income as part of a popular holiday home and has currently been awarded four stars by 'Cottages 4 You'. It is independent and totally self contained and benefits from solar panelling. The accommodation in greater details comprises:

Wooden entrance door to:

A Superior Open Plan Lounge/Dining/Kitchen - 29'4 x 13' max (8.94m x 3.96m max) - Comprising a range of wooden style wall and base units with built-in cupboards and drawers, work surfaces, space for washing machine and fridge, four ring LPG gas hob, oven and grill below, extractor hood over, tiled splash backs. The dining area provides space for table and chairs, glazed window to the rear garden. The lounge area comprises cast iron log burner set to a stone hearth, television aerial point, glazed window to the rear gardens.

Cloakroom - Having low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator.

Bedroom 1 - 11'6 x 11'1 (3.51m x 3.38m) - Having window overlooking the courtyard, feature exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiator.

Inner Hallway - Having radiator, door to courtyard

Adjacent Shower Room - Having a fully tiled shower cubicle with shower over, wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, glazed window to the rear.

From the open plan lounge/dining room and kitchen a feature staircase gives access to FIRST FLOOR with pleasing views over local farmland and countryside, access to:

Bedroom 2 - 12'5 x 11'8 (3.78m x 3.56m) - Having glazed window to the side, glazed roof window, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator.

Bathroom - Fitted with a 'p' shaped bath with shower over, low level WC, tiled splash backs, radiator.

Outside - The property is approached over a tarmac driveway/forecourt providing ample parking for several vehicles. To the side there is a reserved access to get to the local farmland. To the side of the property there is a land which The Old Forge has right of way over to gain access to the garden. The garden is a good size and enjoys a sunny aspect with extensive paved sun terrace adjacent to the property which is ideal for entertaining/alfresco dining. Feature sandstone garden well, extensive lawned area with well stocked beds and borders. The rear garden borders local farmland and pleasing aspect towards local countryside, gravelled pathway leads to the detached barn and to the rear of the barn there is a gravelled courtyard with outlooks over adjoining farmland. To the front there is a gravelled seating area with feature sandstone walling, floral and shrub beds, views over the gardens and countryside beyond.

Agents Note - The Old Forge is Oil fired central heating

The barn is self contained and currently has holiday use but could be used for a dependant relative if required. The Barns central heating is LPG

Directions - From Shrewsbury travel out on the A5 towards Nesscliffe, continue onto The Nesscliffe bypass and at the roundabout take the 1st exit signposted for Knockin (B4396). Travel on this road for approximately 2.3 miles and The Old Forge will be found on the left hand side next to The Bradford Arms public house.

Services - The old Forge - Mains water, electricity, drainage and oil are all available to the property. If there is a telephone installed it will be subject to British Telecom regulations.

The Barn - Mains water, electricity, drainage and LPG are all available to the property. If there is a telephone installed it will be subject to British Telecom regulations.

Tenure - We are advised that the property is freehold but this has not been verified and confirmation will be forthcoming from the vendor's solicitors during pre-contract enquiries.

Mortgage Services - We offer a no obligation mortgage service through our in house independent Financial Advisor. Telephone our office for further details 01743 357000 option 1(sales)

Disclaimer - Any areas/measurements are approximate only and have not been verified

VACANT POSSESSION WILL BE GIVEN ON COMPLETION

Agents Room - The business, fixture's and fittings can be purchased by separate negotiation.

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