6 bedroom detached house for sale

Loran House, 53 Watergate Street, Ellesmere

Sold STC £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well appointed three storey period Town House
  • Occupies a prominent position close to Town Centre
  • Characterful property retains many original features
  • Fully Fitted Kitchen, Lounge/Dining Room, Sitting Room
  • Sun Room, 3 Cellars, 6 Bedrooms, Split Level Attic Room & 3 Bathrooms
  • Detached Garage, Off road parking, private gardens, EPC Rating D '58'

Full description

Shrewsbury 18 miles, Wrexham 12 miles, Whitchurch 12 miles, Chester 27 Miles

Loran House Is a substantial and well appointed period town house which occupies a prominent position close to the Town Centre, Mere and Creamore Gardens. The characterful property retains many original features yet provides spacious and flexible living accommodation which briefly comprises: Spacious Reception Hall, Fully Fitted Kitchen, Lounge/Dining Room, Sitting Room, Sun Room, 3 Cellars, 6 Bedrooms Split level Attic Room and 3 Bathrooms. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, a detached garage, ample off road parking with spacious and private gardens. Viewing is highly recommended

Please Note: the exterior and internal photographs shown on these sale particulars were taken prior to the property being placed on the open market. Internal furnishings are no longer in the property.


General Remarks 
Bowen Son and Watson are delighted to bring to the market Loran House in Watergate Street, Ellesmere. The property is believed to date back to the 17th Century and comprises a substantial three storey town house with a wealth of period features. These include an oak spindle, inglenook fireplace, attractive pattern tile flooring along with oak flooring and beams to many rooms. Although situated close to the town centre this property has the benefit of private gardens and a parking/turning area with access to the garage. The walled gardens incorporate attractive lawns with a raised decked area which offers an ideal outdoor entertaining space. Loran House is a property which must be viewed to appreciate the charm and character of this most individual residence.

Location 
The property is positioned within easy walking distance of the town centre and local amenities. The picturesque mere and gardens are close by along with the canal and surrounding countryside. Ellesmere offers a range of shopping and recreational facilities with excellent primary, junior and secondary schools in the town including the renowned Ellesmere College. The town is well located for access to the larger centres of Oswestry, Wrexham, Shrewsbury and the City of Chester. Transport links to the A5 and motorway network beyond give easy access to the North/South of the country and border countries of Wales. The nearby village of Gobowen has a train station with direct services to shrewsbury, Chester, Birmingham and other commercial.

Accommodation 
The property is constructed of rendered brick under a pitched slate roof with an approach though large double wrought iron gates onto the gravel driveway providing a parking and turning area. A separate entrance from Watergate Street leads to the:

Entrance Porch 
A covered external entrance porch with steps and side railings leading to the entrance door into:

Reception Hallway 
Large spacious hallway with impressive oak spindle staircase, polished pattern tile floor, exposed beams, dado rail and radiator. Step down to:

Inner Hallway 
With continuation of tiled flooring, built-in storage cupboards and part glazed door into:

Side Hall 
With radiator, cloaks rail and door off to corridor giving access to both Watergate Street and the rear gardens. From the inner hallway a door leads into:

Utility room 
Vinyl wood effect flooring, onyx style roll top work surfaces with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a pulley airer/dryer, wash hand basin and a recessed fitted storage cupboard, Door into:

Separate W.C. 
With low flush W.C. Door from Inner Hallway leads into:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
19' 4'' x 12' 5'' (into bay) (5.89m x 3.78m)
Well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with Oak Flooring which overlooks the garden giving a light and open fell to the room. Fully fitted kitchen with matching base and eye level cupboards (two of which are glass fronted for display purposes), marble effect work tops and partly tiled surround. Circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap and cupboards beneath, 'Indecit' electric oven with 4 ring hob and 'Rangemaster' extractor fan, space for American style fridge/freezer, space and pluming for dishwasher, 'Worcester' gas fired boiler, double radiator and coving to ceiling. A glazed door then leads through to:

Sitting Room 
11' 10'' x 11' 9'' (3.60m x 3.58m)
Oak flooring, picture rail, coving to ceiling, radiator and built-in alcoves housing extensive shelving.

Sun Room 
10' 1'' x 9' 5'' (3.07m x 2.87m)
Tiled flooring, centre light/fan, air exchanger, power and light facilities with double doors leading out to decked area and extensive rear gardens.

Access to Cellars 
From the Reception Hall a staircase leads down to the Cellars which have power and light laid on

Cellar One 
18' 8'' x 12' 2'' (5.69m x 3.71m)
Vaulted ceiling and door to a store room.

Cellar Two 
14' 5'' x 13' 9'' (4.39m x 4.19m)
Steps and door down to:

Cellar Three 
12' 2'' x 11' 10'' (3.71m x 3.60m)
Vaulted ceilings and shelving.

Staircase to First Floor 
The feature oak carpeted staircase rises from the reception hall to a:

Half landing 
Internal window with leaded lights and continuing to landing one with door to:

Bedroom One 
16' 9'' x 14' 0'' (5.10m x 4.26m)
Coving to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, TV point and door leading from landing one into:

Bathroom 
Spacious bathroom with exposed wood flooring, radiator and suite comprising a panel bath with tiled surround, separate shower cubicle, low level flush w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and vanity cupboard below.

Bedroom Two/Dressing Room 
13' 11'' x 7' 7'' (4.24m x 2.31m)
Radiator and TV point. From half landing area further stairs lead to:

Main Landing 
With large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Smoke alarm and door off to:

Bedroom Three 
14' 5'' x 14' 4'' (4.39m x 4.37m)
Picture rail, coving to ceiling, radiator and telephone point.

Family Bathroom 
12' 2'' x 9' 7'' (3.71m x 2.92m)
A most attractively appointed bathroom with suite comprising a tile panelled bath with tiled surrounding walls, enclosed tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and vanity cupboard below. Low level wc, heated towel rail and exposed beams to ceiling.

Bedroom Four 
14' 6'' x 10' 5'' (4.42m x 3.17m)
Radiator,recessed shelving and exposed beams to ceiling. The staircase continues from second floor landing to a further:

Half Landing 
With attractive exposed wall timbers and partly glazed door to:

Split Level Attic Room 
17' 5'' x 11' 3'' (5.30m x 3.43m)
With two windows, radiator, spotlights to ceiling and under eaves storage area. There is potential to adapt the space to suit a number of usages including as an office, playroom or studio. The second floor half landing leads up to the:

Main second floor landing 
Providing access to:

Bedroom Five 
14' 8'' x 14' 5'' (4.47m x 4.39m)
Victoria style fire grate, radiator and exposed beams to walls/ceiling.

Bedroom Six 
Radiator, under eaves storage area, exposed beams to ceiling and doorway through to dressing room.

Second floor bathroom 
Pine panelled bath with shower attachment and partly tiled surround to walls. Radiator, pedestal hand wash basin with tiled splash back, low level flush wc, exposed beams to ceiling, roof light and storage cupboard.

Outside 
The rear entrance to Loran House is approached from Talbot Street through large double gates onto the gravel driveway providing a turning and parking area. The private gardens are enclosed by a brick wall with patio areas and good size lawns with borders housing a variety of shrubs and plants. There is an enclosed play area with playhouse and an archway with steps leading down to a cobbled passageway which provides pedestrian access through another door onto Watergate Street.

Garage 
16' 11'' x 15' 11'' (5.15m x 4.85m)
Up and over door, power/light facilities laid on and side pedestrian door.

Tenure 
We are informed that the property is Freehold subject to vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority 
Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury

Council Tax 
The current council tax band is 'E'

EPC Rating 
The property has been assessed and rated at Band 'D' (58)

Viewings 
All viewings are strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agent's Ellesmere Office (01691) 622534

Please Note 
the exterior and internal photographs shown on these sale particulars were taken prior to the property being placed on the open market. Internal furnishings are no longer in the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Gobowen (6.1 mi)
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Old Town Hall, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0EP

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Old Town Hall, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0EP

01691 595000 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Gobowen (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bowen Son & Watson, Ellesmere

Old Town Hall, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0EP

01691 595000 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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