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4 bedroom character property for sale

Mount Cottage, Weston Road, Shrewsbury, SY4

Sold STC £399,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Open Views Across Farmland
  • Kitchen, Pantry, Utility, W.C
  • Dining Room, Snug, Lounge w. Study Area.
  • Wrap Around Conservatory
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Double Garage, Store, Winter Shelter.
  • Village Location
  • In All Approx. 1.24 Acres

Full description



From Shrewsbury take the Berwick Road (B5067) heading north and travel into Baschurch, through the centre up to a crossroads at the far end of the village. Proceed straight across and then the property will be seen the second on the right.


The property is well situated amidst open farmland with some wonderful views, whilst the village of Baschurch is only a short distance away and accessible on foot if required. The village itself provides a good selection of amenities including shops, post office, farm shop, take-aways and restaurants, doctors surgery, pubs, primary school and the popular Corbet School. The property also provides ready access to a number of local towns including Shrewsbury and its excellent range of amenities,Telford via the A49 and A5/M54 motorway or alternatively north through to Oswestry and Wrexham.


This fine country property will no doubt attract a range of buyers and offers the attributes of character accommodation and a modern contemporary living. The accommodation provides an intriguing layout, adaptable to suit various needs and features three separate reception rooms with the lounge in particular boasting good proportions, which links into a wrap around 'L' shaped dining conservatory, which takes advantage of its elevated position overlooking the gardens and paddock. The kitchen is fitted with a recent electric cooker and there is a useful walk-in pantry off. The utility room is of a good size and has a separate WC adjacent. On the first floor, the master bedroom is well positioned with twin aspect windows overlooking the gardens and land, whilst benefitting from a good size en-suite bathroom. The property is provided with an oil fired central heating system and double glazed windows. Outside the gardens are well presented and attractively stocked incorporating a small vegetable garden, orchard/chicken area, modern timber store/shed and part of a natural wildlife pond. The grazing paddock lies adjacent and is offered with a purpose built timber stable and separate winter shelter.



Enclosed Porch

With tiled floor.

Entrance Lobby

With tiled floor and staircase rising to first floor landing.


13'6 x 7'6 (4.11m x 2.29m)

Measurement excludes recess. Tiled floor, attractive range of Pine faced kitchen units also to include an extensive granite effect work surface, incorporating BREAKFAST BAR with tiled splash, built in stainless steel sink unit. SLOT-IN 'CANON' ELECTRIC COOKER (ceramic hob and double oven), INTEGRATED EXTRACTOR HOOD over. Matching range of base and eye level cupboards including glazed display cabinet, space and plumbing for dishwasher, radiator, window providing a delightful aspect down the garden to the pond.

Walk In Pantry

With quarry tiled floor, extensive fitted Pine shelving.

Utility Room

9'7 x 8'10 (2.92m x 2.69m)

With tiled floor, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, telephone point, recess housing oil fired central heating boiler, external entrance door.

Separate Wc

With tiled floor, low flush WC, corner wash handbasin with tiled splash, wall mounted electric heater.


Dining Room

13'6 x 10'9 (4.11m x 3.28m)

Measurement excludes deep under stairs recess. Feature archway having exposed brickwork and light fitting. Access door to under stairs storage cupboard. Feature ornamental brick fireplace incorporating Oak beam, 2 radiators.


With exposed boarded floor, ornamental 'mirror window' feature.


10'0 x 7'9 max (3.05m x 2.36m max)

With radiator, 2 TV points and uPVC/double glazed French doors leading out to the front patio.

Study Area

10'5 x 6'10 (3.18m x 2.08m)

With radiator, telephone point, open archway through to:


22'2 x 15'8 (6.76m x 4.78m)

Measurement extends into recess. Attractive brick fireplace with hearth, Oak mantel, 3 radiators, TV point, secondary staircase rising to first floor landing. Double glazed sliding patio door leads to:

Dining Conservatory

25'4 max x 18'9 max (7.72m max x 5.72m max)

An 'L' shaped wrap around design with exposed brick plinth having uPVC double glazed windows, ceramic tiled floor, external entrance door from the front of the property. The conservatory provides beautiful views over its own land and gardens.

First Floor Landing

With 2 radiators, 2 access staircases and Pine doors leading off to:

Principal Bedroom 1

18'9 x 12'2 max (5.72m x 3.71m max)

With 2 radiators, built in wardrobe, twin window aspect over the gardens and open countryside.

En-Suite Bathroom

10'4 x 6'10 (3.15m x 2.08m)

With wood effect laminate flooring, panelled bath having tiled splash and toiletry shelf, bidet, close coupled WC, pedestal wash handbasin, further part tiled wall, 2 radiators, wall mounted mirror with light and shaver unit over.

Bedroom 2

13'5 x 7'9 max (4.09m x 2.36m max)

With radiator.

Bedroom 3

13'9 max x 9'10 (4.19m max x 3.00m)

Measurement includes recess. Radiator.

Bedroom 4

9'0 x 7'6 (2.74m x 2.29m)

With radiator, airing cupboard containing lagged copper hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving.


With panelled bath having chrome fitments, part tiled wall above with wall mounted electric 'Triton' shower unit, splash screen, close coupled WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiled splash, oval mirror fitted over with light/shaver unit, chrome ladder radiator, ceiling downlighters.


The property is approached through a gated recessed entrance onto a winding gravelled driveway which leads to the parking area. The driveway divides part way along and descends down to:

Double Garage

20'6 x 19'4 (6.25m x 5.89m)

The garage is integral to the house and is designed as a twin with a partial centre dividing wall, 2 up and over entrance doors with power and lighting and cold water tap.

Timber Store

15'7 x 7'8 (4.75m x 2.34m)

Timber and felt construction with double and single end entrance doors, power and lighting. Currently used as a music room, however, could be utilised as a workshop, studio or general storage.

The Gardens

These are an impressive feature to the property having been extensively landscaped, well stocked and are neatly presented.

Front Area

Adjacent to the driveway is a neat lawn with a specimen conifer, borders heavily stocked with flowering shrubs, whilst a bed on the alternative side of the driveway is again stocked with a selection of shrubs and specimen tree. To the front of the house is a flagged patio with a pedestrian access gate to the lane, further shrubbery beds and a small lawn which extends around to the rear where a useful size and easily manageable VEGETABLE SECTION will be found. Oil storage tank.

Rear Area

This leads off from the dining room French door with steps leading down to a neat lawn interspersed with a number of trees, specimen conifer bed and spring bulb beds. CHICKEN SHED/STORE with wired run. Soft fruit bed. Aluminium framed GREENHOUSE. At the end of this section of the gardens is a delightful POND AREA which extends to:

The Land

This is formed as a grazing paddock incorporating a corrugated iron WINTER SHELTER/STORE. There is also a STABLE (11'3 x 11'3 ) built of timber, part internal lined with rubber floor matting and corner water bowl. External weather canopy to a SMALL CONCRETED TIMBER RAILED AND GATED YARD.


Land To Rent

Additional land extending to around 2 acres, may be available to rent - subject to negotiation.

General Remarks

Fixtures And Fittings

The fitted carpets as laid, light fittings and curtains are included. Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.


Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. None of these services have been tested.

Council Details

Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council, Guildhall, Dogpole, Shrewsbury, SY1 1ER. Telephone:(01743) 281000. Council Tax Band 'F'.


We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.


Strictly by appointment through Halls, 2 Barker Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QJ. Telephone 01743 236444.

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, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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04 January 2014


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