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3 bedroom detached house for sale

St Bega, Shay Lane, Forton, Newport, TF10 8DA

Sold STC £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Bedrooms
  • Detached house
  • Country village location
  • Integral garage and off road parking
  • uPVC double glazed conservatory
  • Sunny aspect, private gardens
  • Off road parking
  • Downstairs Cloaks/WC
  • Two reception rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

St Bega is a well presented detached property, standing in an elevated position on Shay Lane, in the country village of Forton.  The property has beautifully maintained gardens to the front and rear, enjoying a sunny aspect.

Forton is a pretty village, less than two miles from the centre of the market town of Newport.  Two of its notable buildings are the  14<sup>th</sup> Century All Saints Church and the thriving Swan public house, a former coaching inn, well renowned for its excellent food.  Close by is the highly regarded pre-school Forton Nursery.  Newport offers a wealth of local amenities,
including a range of supermarkets, leisure facilities and schools of high repute.  The property is located close to the A519, allowing easy access to Stafford and Telford, with their greater range of amenities, mainline railway stations and links to the M6 and M54. 

The accommodation benefits from uPVC replacement double glazed
windows and oil fired central heating.  An internal viewing is recommended.

A fully glazed door opens from a recessed open porch with quarry tiled step and overhead light into:

HALLWAY: with panelled radiator and telephone point.  Useful understairs storage cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.

LOUNGE: 4.25m into Bay x 3.88m (14’0” x 12’9”) this exceptionally light room has a dual aspect, with a side facing window complementing the front Bay window.  The room is made even brighter by glazed doors and a partially glazed wall adjoining the hallway, allowing light to flood in from the stairs.  A feature marble effect fireplace with wooden surround houses a traditional open fire grate, currently hidden from view by an electric fire.  Coved ceiling, TV aerial point, panelled radiator, wall lighting.

DINING ROOM: 3.05m x 2.95m (10’0” x 9’8”) with fully glazed door opening to the rear garden, with side windows.  Coved ceiling.  Serving hatch into kitchen.  Panelled radiator.

KITCHEN: 3.28m max x 2.95m (10’9” x 9’8”) having a range of wooden fronted base and wall units of cupboards and drawers to all walls, with contrasting worktops and complementary tiling.  Inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap.  Integrated fridge/freezer.  Floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler.  Space for electric cooker.  Space and plumbing provision for washing machine.  Shelved Pantry.  Vinyl floor.  Door and window opening into

uPVC DOUBLE GLAZED CONSERVATORY: 3.15m x 2.55m (10’4” x 8’4”) with door opening into rear garden.

CLOAKS / WC: accessed off the first stair turn, having a side aspect window.  WC with low level suite and wall-inset wash hand basin.

Turned stairs rise from the hallway to the first floor LANDING having access hatch to loft space.  Shelved Airing Cupboard housing hot water cylinder (with additional immersion heater).

BEDROOM ONE: 4.88m x 3.00m (16’0” x 9’10”) this dual aspect room has a picture window to the rear and smaller window to the side.  Two built-in double width wardrobes with sliding doors, hanging rails and shelves.  A further single width built-in shelved storage cupboard has an access door to storage space in the eaves.  Two panelled radiators.

BEDROOM 2: 4.58m x 2.45m (15’0” x 8’0”) being full depth with windows to both front and rear aspect.  Built-in double width wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf and additional storage cupboard over.   Two panelled radiators. 

BEDROOM 3 (currently used as a STUDY): 2.58m max x 2.12m (8’6” x 7’0”) with rear aspect window.  Built-in single width wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves.  Panelled radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM: with complete white suite comprising
panelled bath, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin.  High level front aspect window. Partially tiled.

OUTSIDE:  Accessed off Shay Lane over a gravelled driveway leading to a crazy paved area in front of the integral Garage, the front garden is of the open plan style laid chiefly to a raised, neatly shaped lawn with side border and specimen shrubs.  Bounded to one side with mature neatly kept hedges and to the other with fencing, crazy paved paths lead along both sides of the house to the rear garden (one side housing the oil tank screened to the front by trellis).

INTEGRALGARAGE: 4.72m x 2.35m (15’6” x 7’9”) having metal up and over door with courtesy door into rear store / workshop.   Power and light.

STORE / WORKSHOP: 2.65m x 2.55m (8’9” x 8’4”) having the potential to be converted to a utility room (subject to appropriate
consents and approvals).  Power and light.  Door and window opening to rear garden.  Side door opening into Conservatory.

The pathway from the side of the house opens into a beautifully landscaped REAR GARDEN.  This sunny aspect garden is privately enclosed by well trimmed hedges to one side, with fencing the other and trellis to the rear.  The garden is arranged over several levels, with a large crazy paved patio adjacent to the house.  A brick wall is topped with flower borders containing a mix of shrubs and annuals.  The crazy paved pathway travels up the side of the garden to the rear boundary where another patio / seating area is situated, together with a Summerhouse / Shed (currently set up as an office).  The main lawns are neatly shaped and there are several specimen trees providing colour and shade.

COUNCIL TAX:We are advised by the Stafford Local Authority, the property is Band E.

TENURE:  We are advised by the Vendors, that the property is held Freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

SERVICES: We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected.  Oil fired central heating.

VIEWING:Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents Newport Office – 01952 812519

DIRECTIONS:From Newport, proceed in a north-easterly direction for approximately 1 mile, along the A519, to the village of
Forton.  At the crossroads, just before the Swan public house, turn left into Shay Lane.  St Bega can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.




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        The information in these property details is believed to be accurate but Tempertons does not give, nor does any Partner or employee have authority to give, any warranty as to the accuracy of any statement, written, verbal or visual.   You should not rely on any information contained herein.  If you wish to ask a specific question about this property, please speak to the sales advisor who has inspected the property.

2.     Please note that we have not tested the equipment/appliances and services in the property. Interested applicants are advised to commission the appropriate investigations before formulating their offer to purchase.

3.     Our room sizes are quoted in metres on a wall to wall basis to the nearest one tenth of a metre. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets and correct to within 3 inches) is only intended as an approximate guide for those not yet conversant with metric measurements. Measurements should not be used for ordering fitments or new carpets etc.

HOME BUYERS SURVEYS AND VALUATIONS undertaken by CHARTERED SURVEYORS with considerable experience in preparing a wide range of surveys and valuations to suit all requirements.  Details of fees given without obligation.

PROPERTY LETTING – TEMPERTONS have considerable experience in the Letting and Management of all types of residential property.  Further details given without obligation.

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