10 bedroom detached house for saleMarket Drayton, TF9
Guide Price £575,000
- Detached Period Home
- 10 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
- 3.25 Acres Or Thereabouts
- Retains Many Period Features
- Requires Modernisation
Aychley Farmhouse is a most interesting three storey detached period property, that dates back to 1865. This spacious home currently boasts ten bedrooms and four reception rooms, and whilst a robust programme of improvement is required, much of its original character together with many of the early architectural features remain intact. We strongly advise early inspection to appreciate what is on offer here.
Description - Halls are delighted with instructions to offer Aychley Farmhouse, for sale by private treaty.
Aychley Farmhouse is a most interesting three storey detached period property, that dates back to 1865. This spacious property currently boasts Ten Bedrooms, Four Reception Rooms, and whilst a robust programme of improvement is required to bring this once fine family home back to its former glory, the property still retains much of its original character and has many of the early architectural features still in tact, including the servants call bells that still work!
Outside this fine property sits within grounds of 3.25 acres or thereabouts, and are divided into formal gardens and a paddock. The adjoining outbuilding could be utilised to create even more space, subject to the usual consents being obtained.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a spacious period home being offered to the market with no upper chain, and therefore we strongly advise early inspection to appreciate what is on offer here.
Location - The property is situated just off the A41 to Wolverhampton. Market Drayton is the nearest town and enjoys a range of local amenities. For a wider choice of shopping, schooling and leisure facilities the towns of Whitchurch, Shrewsbury, Telford and Newcastle under Lyme are within driving distance.
Outside Front - The property is approached via a driveway that leads to the entrance porch and continues around to the side of the property and exits again onto a shared driveway utilised by the impressive barn conversions to the rear.
To the front of the property is a formal garden area that is laid to lawn with natural hedge and tree screening the property from the road to the front. There is further gated access to the A41 dual carriageway directly to the front of the property.
The covered entrance porch has a period arched door that opens into the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall - The spacious entrance hall with period staircase to first floor, has the original 'Minton' style tiled floor, period timber doors open into all major rooms, radiator.
Front Lounge - 15'9" x 15'9" (4.80m x 4.80m) - Bay windows to the front and side, fireplace with log burner, high ceiling with period coving.
Drawing Room - 17'11" x 15'9" (5.46m x 4.80m) - Bay window to the front, brick fireplace, high ceiling with period coving.
Family Room/Office - 15'10" x 10'11" (4.83m x 3.33m) - Window to the side, currently used as an office.
Dining Room - 17'11" x 15'8" (5.46m x 4.78m) - Bay window to the rear, fireplace with log burner, high ceiling with period coving.
Kitchen - 17'5" x 17'3" max (5.31m x 5.26m max) - Fitted with a sink unit, inset into a range of matching base and wall units with work surfaces throughout, range cooker, tiled splash backs, window to the side, door to the rear kitchen/utility, open arch to the snug.
Snug - 12'3" x 10'11" (3.73m x 3.33m) - Window to the rear, door to the stairs that lead to the rear servants landing.
Rear Kitchen/Utility - 16'10" x 11'6" (5.13m x 3.51m) - Fitted with a sink inset to work surfaces, base cupboards, door to the side enclosed courtyard with a part covered walk-way to the outbuilding.
Store Room - Ideal for coat hanging and storage, door to the cloakroom.
Cloakroom - Fitted with a WC and wash basin, window to the side.
First Floor Landing - Spacious split level landing with window to the front, period timber doors to all principal rooms accessed from this area, roof light window, door to the stairs to the attic rooms, timber floors.
Bedroom One - 15'10" x 15'10" (4.83m x 4.83m) - Window to the front, fireplace.
Bedroom Two - 18'1" x 15'11" (5.51m x 4.85m) - Window to the rear, fireplace.
Bedroom Three - 15'10" x 10'11" (4.83m x 3.33m) - Window to the side, fireplace.
Bathroom - Large room with a bath, wash basin, window to the side, connecting door to Bedroom four, door to the landing.
Bedroom Four - 15'6" x 13'9" (4.72m x 4.19m) - Window to the side, fitted book shelving, door to the rear servants landing, door to the en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room - Window to the side, shower cubicle and wash basin.
Rear Servants Landing - Window to the rear, door to the stairs that lead up to the Former Coachman's room/Bedroom seven. Door to the Former Maids Room/Bedroom eight. Stairs down to the Snug/Kitchen.
Former Maids Room - 10'11" x 8'4" (3.33m x 2.54m) - Window to the rear.
Former Coachmans Room - 15'6" x 10'11" (4.72m x 3.33m) - High window to the rear.
Bedroom Five - 15'11" x 7'11" (4.85m x 2.41m) - Window to the side.
Bedroom Six - 17'11" x 15'10" (5.46m x 4.83m) - Bay window to the side and window to the front, fireplace.
Cloakroom - Window to the rear, WC.
Second Floor - Landing area, doors to three attic rooms.
Attic Room One - 15'0" x 8'10" (4.57m x 2.69m) - Window to the side.
Attic Room Two - 16'2" x 9'3" (4.93m x 2.82m) - Window to the side.
Attic Room Three - 11'9" x 10'7" (3.58m x 3.23m) - Window to the side.
Outside Grounds - The property has a garden area to the side which requires cultivation, hedge and tree boundary to the paddock.
Outbuilding - There is a useful outbuilding attached via a covered walkway past the courtyard garden and this could be incorporated into the main property subject to the usual consents being obtained.
Paddock - The paddock itself is around three acres or thereabouts and has natural hedge and fence boundaries and a field shelter/store.
Important Agents Note - The side access road is sold with the property but retains a right of way for all purposes across it. The rear access road does not come with the property, however the property enjoys a right of way for domestic and equestrian vehicles to the rear access drive of the property and to the access gate to the paddock incurring just 1/8th maintenance costs.
Any purchasers should ask their legal representative to check and verify the details of this arrangement prior to exchange of contracts.
Directions - Leave Whitchurch on the A41 signposted Wolverhampton. From the roundabout continue for approximately 4.5 Miles and on reaching the dual carriageway, the property will be found after a quarter of a mile on the left hand side as indicated by the FOR SALE board.
Council Tax - For Council Tax details, contact Shropshire Council on 0345 6789002.
Services - Private water supply with its own meter and a mains electricity supply are understood to be connected. Drainage is to a septic tank and is believed to be close to the property, a right of access will be granted for repair or renew of the system if required. Any work undertaken should be left in a condition prior to commencement. None of these services have been tested. Heating is by oil fired central heating. Again, not tested.
Tenure - We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230
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