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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower House, Whixall, SY13

Under Offer £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country house
  • Ext. to 8 acres
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Stabling, Walker & Arena
  • Outbuilding and Garage
  • Popular rural location

Full description

Lower House is a compact yet spacious architect designed three bedroomed detached country house, with large gardens built around fifteen years ago with purpose built excellent equestrian facilities including stabling, walker, arena, impressive multi-purpose shed and outbuildings, extending in all to 8 acres, or thereabouts, situated in a popular rural location. Further land totalling 13 acres could also be available.

Description - Halls are delighted with instructions to offer 2 Lower House, Whixall, near Whitchurch, for sale by private treaty.

Lower House is a compact yet spacious architect designed three bedroomed detached country house, with large gardens built around fifteen years ago with purpose built excellent equestrian facilities including stabling, walker, arena, impressive multi-purpose shed and outbuildings, extending in all to 8 acres, or thereabouts, situated in a popular rural location. Further land totalling 13 acres could also be available.

It has all the assets of a modern house, being easy to maintain and heat, whilst fitting comfortably into this beautiful rural setting and location. It is ideally suited for equestrian purposes providing excellent hacking on country lanes.

The internal accommodation comprises, on the ground floor, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room and Cloakroom together with three first floor double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from a LPG gas fired central heating system, double glazed windows throughout and is presented for sale with the fitted carpets included in the purchase price.

Outside, the property is complimented by a large patio area providing a pleasant space for outdoor entertaining leading on to extensive landscaped lawned gardens.

The outbuildings are a super feature of this property and have been constructed to a high standard during the present vendors occupation including brick and timber stable blocks with stabling for 10 and 2 foaling boxes, a general multi-purpose outbuilding divided into two useful areas and having concreted flooring with high level entry doors offering potential for a wide number of usages according to a purchasers individual requirements. There is a 'Monarch walker, double garage and a feed store, both having electric doors.

The land is an excellent feature of this property and is, at present, in several fenced enclosures of permanent pasture with a fenced arena with mounting block, (45m x 38m approx).

The sale of 2 Lower House does, therefore, provide an extremely rare opportunity for purchasers to acquire a substantial country home with such an excellent range of equestrian facilities and outbuildings and land situated in this popular rural location.

Location - 2 Lower House is situated in an attractive and quiet rural setting in the heart of the noted North Shropshire countryside. Whixall is conveniently situated only 5 miles, or so, from the well known North Shropshire town of Whitchurch which has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and education facilities. The county town of Shrewsbury (15 miles) is within a short drive and has a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds. There are also first class local schools within the area, being Whixall Primary and 'The Whitehouse'.



Entrance Hall - Through hardwood entrance door, turning stairs to the first floor with double glazed arched window to the front elevation on the half landing, under-stairs cupboard, radiator, doors to all principal rooms.

Sitting Room - 17'5" x 13'1" (5.31m x 3.99m) - Double glazed double doors to the rear garden, further double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations, stone surround to a 'living flame' coal effect gas fire on a tiled hearth, two radiators, TV and telephone points, double inner doors to the dining room.

Dining Room - 11'1" x 10'4" (3.38m x 3.15m) - Double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, radiator, telephone point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 16'3" x 13'0" (4.95m x 3.96m) - Fitted with a coloured composite single drainer sink with fitted mixer tap, inset into marble work surfaces which compliment a range of pine base and wall cupboards and drawer units, built-in electric oven, gas hob and cooker hood, built-in dishwasher, built-in microwave, hand made 'Amabis' tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, flush fitted spot lighting, radiator, TV point, double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations, door to the utility room.

Utility Room - 10'11" x 8'11" (3.33m x 2.72m) - Fitted with a single drainer stainless steel sink, inset into a range of base and wall units, work surfaces, tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, 'Worcester' gas heating boiler, built-in double tack cupboard with fitted saddle racks, telephone point, extractor fan, double glazed window to the front elevation, door to the side garden, door to the cloakroom.

Cloakroom - Fitted with a low level WC, pedestal wash basin, tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation.

First Floor Landing - Access to the roof space, built-in double airing cupboard.

Bedroom One - 16'4" x 14'10" to under eaves. (4.98m x 4.52m to u - Double glazed windows to the front and side elevations having lovely views, two double built-in wardrobes, radiator, TV and telephone points.

Bedroom Two - 13'0" x 10'0" (3.96m x 3.05m) - Double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations, radiator.















Bedroom Three - 11'2" x 10'8" (3.40m x 3.25m) - Double glazed windows to the front and side having views, radiator.

Family Bathroom - 8'11" x 7'1" (2.72m x 2.16m) - Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising a panelled bath, separate enclosure with electric 'Mira' shower unit fitted and having a light/extractor unit, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, hand made Amabis "Rolling Sea" tiled splash backs, shaver point, radiator, double glazed window to the rear.

Formal Gardens - The property is accessed via a timber gate which opens onto a drive that leads to the equestrian facilities and the property itself.
To the front of the property are two brick raised planting beds with three paths leading to the entrance door and side gardens which are laid to lawns.
To the rear there is a semi circular patio seating area with shaped formal lawns beyond that are surrounded by flower and shrub beds and borders. There is a greenhouse to the rear and the gardens are enclosed by hedge and timber post and rail fencing.

Equestrian Facilities - The property has fantastic equestrian facilities to include the following;

Stable Block One - Of brick construction and comprising three brick built stables measuring 15' x 12' approx, all three have concrete flooring and automatic watering. To one end of the block is a feed room that has a cloakroom, sink and plumbing for a washing machine, and to the other end is a double garage, both having electric doors and loft spaces above.

Stable Block Two - Of timber construction and having three stables and two foaling boxes, the stables measuring 14' x 12', with concrete flooring and automatic watering. The foaling boxes are larger in size being 14' x 14' and 14' x 16'7" respectively.

Stable Block Three - This block is also of timber construction and has four stables measuring 12' x 12' having earth floors.

Outbuilding - 60' x 30' overall (18.29m x 9.14m overall) - Comprising a store barn with power and light connected and includes a tractor/horse box store to the far end.

Walker - The walker is by 'Monarch' and is correctly situated with excellent visibility from the main house and stables. The unit has a timer that controls a wide walk-way that has a non slip rubber surface, the whole being covered by a fitted roof.

Arena - 45' x 38' approx (13.72m x 11.58m appro x) - The arena has high fencing, a built-in mounting block, and Martin Collins surfacing.

Paddocks - The property is being sold with eight acres of paddocks which have post and rail enclosures and a combination of fence and hedge boundaries, a field shelter and mains connected water supply.

Agents Note - There are further parcels of land totalling approximately thirteen acres, which could be available by separate negotiation. These enclosures are six and seven acres respectively, are agricultural by definition, the six acre field having a field shelter.
It should be noted that the water supply to these enclosures is supplied via the main property, and this will be disconnected should the purchasers not require the land with the property.

Directions - Exit Whitchurch on the Tilstock Road, follow the B5476 and proceed through Tilstock, passing Steel Heath continue and passing the Dog and Bull pub/restaurant on your right, take the next right signposted Whixall, after 200 yards turn right at the sign for Hollinwood, follow this lane round to the left and continue for half a mile and the property will be found on the right hand side just before the right turn into Garners Lane.

Council Tax - Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND. The property is in Band ' E ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2015/2016 is £1853.26.

Services - We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water and electricity. Drainage, we understand, is to a private system.

Tenure - The property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.

Viewing Arrangements - By appointment through Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1DW. Tel:(01948) 66 32 30.
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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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