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5 bedroom country house for sale

Old Gaol Road, Montgomery, SY15

£499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Former Stable Block
  • Parking & Garage
  • Gardens To 1 Acre
  • Period Features
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Village Location
  • Viewing Essential

Full description

A superb Victorian Gentleman's residence offering a wealth of character, original features and a wonderful warm and friendly atmosphere. The accommodation briefly comprises: Storm Porch, Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Study / Snug, Dining / Breakfast Room, The Old Pantry, Rear Lobby, Cloakroom, Kitchen, Scullery, Rear Porch / Boot Room, Wine Store, Galleried Landing, 4 Bedrooms, Rear Landing, Shower Room, Bathroom, Bedroom 5/ Study. OUTSIDE - Mature landscaped gardens of approx 1 acre surrounding the property, Decked Patio Area, Former Stable Block now an Office, Former Wood Shed now a Gym, Lean to Wood Store, Garage and Ample Parking

Plas Du comprises a superb Victorian Gentleman's residence built of a pleasant red brick construction under a pitched slated roof and it offers a wealth of character, original features and a wonderful warm and friendly atmosphere. Plas Du is a renowned house throughout the town and has been home to a number of Town doctors over the years.
The spacious and adaptable accommodation provides for storm porch, Reception Hall, elegant drawing room with feature fireplace, study / snug, dining breakfast room with log burner, the old pantry has patio doors opening out to the gardens, rear lobby, cloakroom, kitchen with range cooker and granite worktops, scullery, rear porch / boot room and wine store. The upstairs is accessed via an attractive galleried landing and leads to the 4 generous sized bedrooms some with original feature. There is a rear landing leading to a shower room, bathroom and bedroom 5 / study.

Outside the property benefits from a long sweeping driveway providing ample parking and turning space and giving access to the garage and further outbuildings. The former stable block has now been converted and is currently used as a stand alone office and the former wood shed has been transformed into a Gymnasium, however these buildings offer scope for conversion into further living or office accommodation, subject to Local Authority Planning Consents. The property enjoys mature landscaped gardens which surround it on all sides and extend to approximately 1 acre, as well as incorporating both an elevated paved patio area along with a decked BBQ area.
Halls recommend early inspection of this fabulous property to fully appreciate its grandeur and spacious accommodation along with its gardens, grounds and delightful location.

Situation

Hidden away in its own grounds Plas Du occupies a prime location within the popular and historical town of Montgomery and is within easy walking distance of all the town centre amenities.
Montgomery is a most attractive and picturesque town with a wealth of history to its name. A striking hall mark of Montgomery is an eleventh century castle which towers over the town and provides a most impressive panoramic view of the local countryside. The town caters for all local needs and includes a Doctors Surgery, Convenience Store, a renowned Hardware Store, Post Office, Banks, Hairdressers, Gourmet Restaurant and several Public Houses. There are also numerous craft shops as well as a pleasant Arts orientated Tea Room.

The Directions

From Welshpool proceed to the Sarn Y Bryn Caled roundabout. Take the second exit signposted A490 (Churchstoke). Continue passing through the village of Forden and straight ahead onto the B4388 to Montgomery. Proceed into Montgomery and at the first junction next to the Limes Indian Restaurant proceed towards the town centre (up the hill). After only a short distance from the junction turn left into Gaol Road and the property can be found approximately 150 yards down on the left hand side.

The accommodation in more detail provides :

Storm Porch

With original decorative tiled flooring, exposed cast columns and timber and glazed front access door leading through to :-

Reception Hall

With original patterned decorative tiled floor, staircase rising off up to first floor with original panelling, coved ceiling, light point, power point, telephone point, carved architrave to doors, access to rear lobby and door leading through to :

Drawing Room

5.49m into bay x 3.63m max (18'0 into bay x 11'11

With exposed polished floor boards, double Sash windows to front elevation, Sash window to side elevation, coved ceiling, picture rail, telephone point, television point and feature cast iron fireplace with granite hearth and decorative wooden surround housing a gas coal effect fire.

Study / Snug

5.23m into bay x 3.78m (17'2 into bay x 12'5 )

With double Sash windows to front elevation, Sash window to side elevation, exposed floor boarding, picture rail, telephone point, television point and feature open fireplace with stone hearth, surround and mantle.

Dining Room

3.02m x 2.41m (9'11 x 7'11 )

With windows to rear and side elevations, exposed floor boarding, picture rail, telephone point, and small inglenook fireplace with brick hearth housing cast iron log burner.

The Old Pantry

3.02m x 2.41m (9'11 x 7'11 )

With double timber and glazed patio door opening out to the rear gardens, original glazed window to rear elevation, exposed painted beam with original meat hooks, television point, telephone point, double panelled radiator, door to storage room and door leading through to :

Rear Lobby

With original cloaks hanging hooks, decorative tiled flooring, door to useful understairs storage cupboard and door leading through to :

Cloakroom

With low level flush W.C., wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and light point.

Kitchen

3.81m x 3.33m (12'6 x 10'11 )

Affording a range of fitted base and wall solid wood units providing ample cupboard storage and drawer space with granite work tops over, under unit lighting, Belfast sink with mixer tap, integral fridge, quarry tiled floor, original window to side elevation, recess inglenook with tiled back and plate rack over housing leisure range cooker with gas hobs and hot plate, space and plumbing for dishwasher, telephone point, decorative tiling to some walls, glass fronted display cabinets, spot lighting to inglenook and door leading through to :

Scullery

3.68m x 3.05m (12'1 x 10'0 )

With quarry tiled flooring, original windows to side elevation, timber and glazed rear access door, range of fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, space and vent for tumble drier, oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating needs and storage shelving.

Rear Porch / Boot Room

With tiled flooring, windows to side elevation, opaque glazed door leading out to rear elevation and door leading to wine store.

Via staircase in Reception Hall rising off up to :

Galleried Landing

With carpet as laid, light point and window to front elevation overlooking the grounds.

Bedroom 1

4.27m x 3.81m (14'0 x 12'6 )

With window to front elevation, television point, telephone points, double panelled radiator and original cast iron fireplace with hand painted tiled surround and hearth.

Bedroom 2

4.55m x 3.81m (14'11 x 12'6 )

With window to front elevation, television point, double panelled radiator and coved ceiling.

Bedroom 3

3.81m x 3.86m (12'6 x 12'8 )

With window to side elevation, television point, double panelled radiator, exposed floor boards and original recessed storage cabinet.

Bedroom 4

3.81m x 3.63m (12'6 x 11'11 )

With window to rear elevation enjoying views over the rear gardens, television point, telephone point, double panelled radaitor and cast iron fireplace with decorative hand painted tiles with quarry tiled hearth.

Rear Landing

With carpet as laid, window to side elevation, light point, airing cupboard with immersion heater and slatted shelving and storage cupboard.

Shower Room

Affording a matching three piece suite in white comprising fully tiled double shower cubicle with glazed screens housing power shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flush W.C., fully tiled walls, exposed wooden floor boards, inspection hatch to loft space, wall mounted mirror, light and shaver point, double panelled radiator and light point.

Family Bathroom

Affording a matching three piece suite in white comprising low level flush W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower attachment, exposed wooden floor boards, window to side elevation, fully tiled walls, two wall mounted mirrors, light & shaver point, double panelled radiator.

Bedroom 5 / Study

4.06m x 2.67m (13'4 x 8'9 )

With carpet as laid, window to rear elevation enjoying superb rural views, inspection hatch to loft space, light point, power points, double panelled radiator and picture window to side elevation overlooking the gardens.

Outside

The property is approached off the Council maintained Gaol Road via a timber gated and gravel driveway which leads to the front and side of the property and provides ample parking and turning space and gives access to the garage.

Detached Garage

With

Former Stable Block

Now converted and used as an office and further living accommodation.

Former Wood Shed

Now used as a gym.

N.B

Both these buildings offer a wealth of opportunities to provide an assortment of further living accommodation.

Gardens

The gardens are a most notable feature and surround the property on all sides, being both mature and landscaped. They are predominantly laid to lawn for ease of maintenance and enjoy a variety of ornamental trees, shrubs, bushes and a number of herbaceous beds. They offer a private oasis yet only a stone's throw away from the Town Centre.
There is an elevated random paved patio area with access from the Dining Room which leads down to a further terraced lawn with mature borders.
In the lower garden there are further lawns and an attractive decked BBQ area along with a garden pond and a wealth of mature stock trees including willow, silver birch, ash, rowan and evergreen. The gardens are neatly enclosed by fence and mature hedging and provide a safe environment for both children and pets.

Services

Mains water, electricty, gas & drainage are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested by Halls. Oil Central Heating. Broadband available.

Tenure

We understand from the vendor(s) that the property is Freehold, confirmation of this should be sought by the prospective purchasers solicitor.

Local Authority

Powys County Council, Neuadd Maldwyn, Severn Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7AS.
Telephone: (01938) 552 828

Tax Banding

The property is in band 'G '.

Viewing

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, Old Coach Chambers, 1 Church Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7LH. Telephone (01938) 555 552 Fax (01938) 554 891

Website

Please note that all of our properties can be viewed on our website www.hallsgb.com and also on www.rightmove.co.uk. Our e-mail address is welshpool@halls.to

The property is approached off the Council maintained Gaol Road via a timber gated and gravel driveway which leads to the front and side of the property and provides ample parking and turning space and gives access to the garage.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Welsh Bridge, 1 Frankwell, Shrewsbury, SY3 8LA. Registered in England 06597073.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 April 2011

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Halls Estate Agents, Welshpool

1 Church Street, Welshpool, SY21 7LH

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