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5 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Martins, Oswestry


Property Description

Key features

  • Period Former Farmhouse
  • Generous Gardens
  • Useful Range Of Outbuildings
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Feature Beams
  • Vegetable Garden
  • Ample Parking Facilities

Full description

If you are looking for a character home then Griffin Farm is most certainly going to be of interest. The house dates back to the 17th Century and has all the 'quirks' that you would expect a house of this vintage to have. The house has been modernised but there is still scope for the personal stamp. In addition there is a range of outbuildings which will adapt to a variety of uses.

St Martins is a popular village within the north Shropshire countryside. There are good local amenities and the historic market towns of Ellesmere and Oswestry are some 6 and 5 miles distant. Further afield, Wrexham is around 11 miles away and Chester and Shrewsbury are approximately 23 miles away. The A5 is some 2 miles away providing easy commuting to Shrewsbury, Telford and to the south, the Midlands and to the North Chester, Liverpool and Manchester. Local schools include Oswestry School, Bellan House, Moreton Hall, Ellesmere College and Packwood Haugh Prep School is around 14 miles away.

The property itself is a refurbished 17th Century detached farmhouse which has elements dating the original to circa 15th century. The house is set within good sized gardens which are lawned, include a vegetable garden and established trees and hedges. A range of outbuildings provide scope for use and include a sizeable greenhouse and garage.

Porch - 1.78m x 1.22m (5'10 x 4'6) - With tiled flooring and timber framed double glazed windows and entrance door.

Kitchen - 4.70m x 4.57m (15'5 x 15'1) - Finished with oak flooring and walls are part tiled to the range of base cupboards and drawers. Work surfaces provide appliance space beneath. Feature recess housing the Stoves gas hob with cooker hood set into a rustic brick canopy. Oven housing unit accommodating the New World oven and grill. Larder cupboard. PVCu framed double glazed front window, feature beamed ceiling, wiring for four wall light fitments. Double panel radiator. Steps lead down to the:

Utility - 3.94m x 1.83m (12'11 x 6'5) - With laminate flooring, single drainer,one and a half basin sink unit with mixer tap above. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Stable door, PVCu framed double glazed rear window providing a pleasant rear garden view.

Inner Hall - With double panel radiator, laminate flooring.

Cloaks - With laminate flooring and finished with a two piece suite and this provides a low flush toilet and a vanity wash hand basin. PVCu framed double glazed rear window.

Dining Room - 5.77m x 4.57m (18'11 x 15'5) - Finished with an attractive oak boarded floor, feature beamed ceiling and feature brick fireplace accommodating a multi fuel burner. Wiring for four wall light fitments, double panel radiator, PVCu framed double glazed front window.

Living Room - 6.65m x 4.57m ma (21'10 x 15 max) - Again with an attractive oak boarded floor and beamed ceiling. Feature exposed brick fireplace with tiled hearth. PVCu framed double glazed French doors to front, PVCU framed double glazed side and rear windows. Double panel radiator.

Inner Hall - 2.95m x 1.85m (9'8 x 6'10) - With oak flooring, double panel radiator, PVCu framed double glazed rear window. Staircase to the first floor.

Landing - 9.09m x 3.35m narrowing to 0.91m (29'10 x 11 narro - With PVCu framed double glazed window part way up the stairs. Loft access.

Bedroom One - 4.93m x 3.40m height 3.96m (16'2 x 11'2 height 13' - With feature overhead exposed beams, PVCu framed double glazed front window. Radiator.

Bedroom Two - 4.90m x 3.25m height 2.44m (16'1 x 10'8 height 8'2 - Again with feature exposed ceiling and wall timbers, PVCu framed double glazed front window. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.67m x 3.28m height 1.83m (15'4 x 10'9 height 6'8 - PVCu framed double glazed front window, radiator. Wiring for two wall lights.

Bedroom Four - 3.33m x 2.84m height 2.46m (10'11 x 9'4 height 8'1 - PVCu framed windows to side and rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Five - 3.02m x 1.83m (9'11 x 6'9) - Approached from the landing and via steps leading down. PVCu framed double glazed rear window, sloping ceiling therefore having reduced head height. Radiator.

Bathroom - 3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12'3) - With part carpeted and part tiled flooring. A four piece suite provides a low flush toilet, wash basin, bidet and a jacuzzi bath complete with mixer tap/shower attachment. Deep built in airing cupboard, two PVCu framed double glazed rear windows, double panel radiator.

Shower Room - 2.69m x 1.83m (8'10 x 6'8) - Approached via steps leading down from the landing. Walls are tiled to the three piece suite and this provides a low flush toilet, wash basin and a shower cubicle with full body shower jets. PVCu framed double glazed rear window. Tiled flooring, radiator.

Attic Room - 4.80m x 3.66m (15'9 x 12'5) - Approached from the landing and via an aluminium pull down ladder. Velux rear window, PVCu framed double glazed side window.

Second Utility - 4.88mx 1.22m (16'x 4'8) - Approached from the side courtyard area and has a single drainer sink unit and accommodates the Potterton central heating boiler.

Outbuildings - To the side of the house there is a range of very useful outbuilding which were former cow sheds. The outbuildings presently serve as workshops/storage and could subject to the relevant consents be converted.

Barn 1 - 12.42m x 5.18m (40'9 x 17'9) - High pitch ceiling and windows to front and rear.

Barn 2 - 7.54m x 5.18m (24'9 x 17'6) - High pitch ceiling and windows to front and rear.

Office - 3.35m x 3.05m (11' x 10'6) - With oak boarded flooring, Front door and window.

Store - 3.35m x 0.64m (11' x 2'11) -

Barn 3 - 5.38m x 4.60m (17'8 x 15'10) -

Greenhouse - 10.57m x 6.40m (34'8 x 21'7) -

Outside - The house is set within attractive and productive gardens, the majority laid to lawn. There are productive fruit trees and a vegetable garde, established hedging and mature trees and views extend across open countryside. Situated within the rear garden there is a septic tank. Access is gained through a timber gate and this leads onto a large concrete hardstanding which provides extensive parking facilities. The vendors wish to point out that the location is in a farming community and therefore the lane does carry farming traffic.

Thinking Of Selling? - Jordan & Halstead is a family-owned business and we would be delighted to provide you with a FREE, NO OBLIGATION sales appraisal of your property. We offer a selection of packages geared to suite your needs. Our objective is to achieve the sale at the best possible price and in the shortest time, so that you can secure the property of your dreams.

Agents Note - Jordan & Halstead have not undertaken any surveys or tests on appliances or services connected to this property. Perspective purchasers are therefore advised to undertake their own independent tests should they consider it necessary.

Viewings - Viewings can be arranged 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We always like to give our vendors 24 hours notice for a viewing. Please call our Chester office on 01244 321080 or our Gresford office on 01978 806000.

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07 May 2014

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