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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Wood, Maesbrook

Sold STC £372,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period property set in 1.75 acres
  • Gardens, established vegetable plots and paddocks
  • Four bedrooms with fifth bedroom/study
  • Rayburn solid fuel heating plus Economy 7
  • Adjoining countryside in a quiet location
  • A variety of amenities in nearby Knockin

Full description

A delightful period property set in 1.75 acres of gardens, established vegetable plots and paddocks. Originally a small detached period cottage, having been considerably extended to provide an extremely spacious four to five bedroomed home with the benefit of Rayburn solid fuel central heating plus Economy 7 electric night storage heating. The property occupies a delightful rural position adjoining open countryside in a quiet location about three quarters of a mile down a country lane yet easily accessible to the main road within a few minutes. There are a variety of local amenities in the nearby village of Knockin. The property is only about 12 miles north west of the county town of Shrewsbury and about five miles south east of the market town of Oswestry. The spacious accommodation briefly comprises: covered entrance porch, hall, main reception hall, family room/study, sitting room with multi fuel stove, very large L-shaped kitchen/dining room, utility room and ground floor shower room with WC, on the first floor are four bedrooms plus an office/fifth bedroom and good size family bathroom. Externally there are ample brick and timber store sheds, a Dutch barn and garage. Viewing highly recommended. NO CHAIN

Covered Entrance

With brick and tile flooring, outside lighting point, stable doors providing access into:

Entrance Hall

With pine panelled ceiling, lighting point and pine doors enclosing cloaks cupboard. A further door then leads off into:

Ground Floor Shower Room/Utilty Room

6'8 x 6'6 (2.03m x 1.98m)

With tiled floor, laminate work surface with space and plumbing beneath for automatic washing machine. Three piece white suite comprising; corner fitted walk-in shower cubicle with Triton electric shower unit, low level WC, pedestal hand basin. Further tiled splash areas, radiator and window to rear.

Main Reception Hall

12' x 7'2 (3.66m x 2.18m)

With two double glazed windows to the side, pine panelled ceiling, electric night storage heater and opening into:

Study/Family Room

15'6 x 9'10 (4.72m x 3.00m)

With double radiator, two windows to the front, exposed beam ceiling, telephone point, fitted book shelving and opening into:

Sitting Room

15' x 12' (4.57m x 3.66m)

Including inglenook style fireplace with chimney breast and recess, housing multi fuel stove on raised tiled hearth, with book shelving to alcove and to the right of the fireplace is a second staircase. Beamed ceiling, windows overlooking the delightful gardens with stable door to exterior and TV aerial connection.

L-Shaped Kitchen/Dining Room

Dining Area

12'4 x 10'6 overall (3.76m x 3.20m overall)

Including very large built-in under stairs storage cupboard, window overlooking rear gardens, telephone extension point, opening into:

Kitchen Area

18' x 10'3 (5.49m x 3.12m)

Having ceramic tiled floor, extensive ranges of laminate work surfaces with attractive under cupboards and drawers incorporating single drainer bowl and a quarter stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for cooker and fitted Rayburn MF cooking and water heating range on raised tiled hearth which also supplies radiators in six rooms, upright shelved matching larder unit, space for fridge freezer, tiled splash areas and three windows.

Secondary Utility/Preparation Room

10'2 x 5'9 (3.10m x 1.75m)

Also with ceramic tiled floor, laminate work surfaces, pine under cupboards and drawers, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, matching double wall cupboard with corner shelving unit, tiled splash area, window to front and stable doors to exterior, florescent strip light and cloaks hooks.

Main Staircase

With handrail ascends to;

Naturally Lit First Floor Landing

With double doors providing access to built-in airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and immersion heater with Economy 7 feature with boost for hot water and large hatch providing access to the roof space.
At the other end of the landing is the secondary staircase which descends back down to the Sitting Room.

Bedroom 1 (Front)

14' x 10'6 (4.27m x 3.20m)

Window to front and side, radiator, plus full range of fitted wardrobing.

Bedroom 2 (Rear)

10'8 x 7'5 (3.25m x 2.26m)

Exposed timbers and window overlooking the rear gardens.

Bedroom 3 (Front)

10' x 10'1 maximum overall (3.05m x 3.07m maximum

Exposed timbers, further hatch to roof space, window to front and electric night storage heater.

Bedroom 4 (Rear)

13' x 10'3 (3.96m x 3.12m)

Plus recess to doorway, with double glazed window overlooking the gardens, electric night storage heater.

Office/Bedroom 5 (Rear)

10'3 x 5'11 (3.12m x 1.80m)

With radiator, double glazed window overlooking rear garden and telephone extension point.

Family Bathroom

Three piece white suite comprising; panelled bath with fully tiled surround, shower screen and Triton Ivory electric shower unit, low level WC pedestal hand basin. Laminate tile effect floor covering, further tiled splash areas, radiator, window to side and recess housing glazed shelving with cupboard above and storage below.



Grass verge to front of property and vehicular access is over a splayed gravelled entrance via metal five bar style gate providing vehicular access into an extremely large gravelled parking/turning/hard standing area giving access to large corrugated steel Dutch barn providing storage for timber and further materials and also giving vehicular access to:


15' x 9'externally (4.57m x 2.74m x ternally)

Timber and corrugated iron span roof single garage building.
To the side of the property is a covered area with paving and concrete base providing further log storage and external meter cupboard and outside security light.
To the other side of the property is stone walling with inset wrought iron wicket gate providing pedestrian access over a large concreted forecourt which gives access to the Porch and Main Entrance, outside lighting point and service door then providing access into:

Former Shippon Currently Workshop/Storage

25'3 x 14' internally (7.70m x 4.27m internally)

Stone built and corrugated iron span roof, with two service doors one to either end, power and lighting supply and concrete floor.


Located immediately to the rear of the property is a large paved patio/sun terrace, outside water tap, further outside lighting point, opening on to the large lawned gardens with variety of flowering shrubs and trees, rose and herbaceous bed, pergola with vine, fruit trees and gates and fencing leading into two very good sized productive vegetable plots, further timber garden store shed (former chicken coop) and large brick built and corrugated span roof former pig sties, now providing garden storage building for lawn mower, tools etc. From the gravelled parking and turning area, further vehicular access to the side of the garaging and via gate provides access into two large grassed paddocks being bounded by hedging, fencing and mature trees and also divided by mature hedging and tree line.

NB: There is a stock proof fence completely around the exterior of the paddocks and dividing gate. The paddocks adjoin delightful open countryside and the whole amounting in all to 1.75 acres or thereabouts.

Epc Rating: F

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Important notice to all prospective purchasers - Property Misrepresentations Act 1991
Any central heating, electrical, plumbing installation or other appliances mentioned in these details have not been tested. Pre-contract surveys are advised prior to exchange of contracts. All measurements are approximate.

Whilst Parry Lowarch endeavour to provide prospective clients with accurate yet informative sales particulars, descriptions of many features of any given property are of a subjective and personal nature. We advise prospective purchasers to contact us to discuss the property's suitability prior to viewing, particularly if travelling a distance to view.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 August 2013


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