3 bedroom detached house for saleThe Wintles, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9
Sold STC £349,995
- A beautifully presented detached cottage
- 3 bedrooms (optional study)
- 2 bathrooms, utility, hall
- Kitchen/dining room
- Living room, sun space
- Garden and carport
A beautifully presented detached cottage set on an award winning development of energy efficient "Eco friendly" homes. One of the original designs providing 3 bedrooms (optional ground floor study), 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/dining room, sun space, utility, hall, two parking spaces and car port. Boasting wood features throughout with vaulted ceilings, triple glazing, heat recovery system, central vacuum, solar water heating, Clearview stove and under floor heating.
General Remarks - 35 The Wintles was one of the last to be built on the original phase two of this award winning development. Constructed of timber framing with a mixture of brick and timber elevations, the cottage occupies a plot tucked away on the edge of the main body of The Wintles.
It has a fantastic internal arrangement of rooms with vaulted ceilings to the two first floor bedrooms, a good finish to the kitchen and bathrooms, a delightful living room with Clearview stove and access to the sun space/garden room with door to a covered verandah.
The accommodation is completed by the third bedroom or optional study/office, whilst outside is a garden planted with a myriad of shrubbery bushes and plants with quiet seating areas. Adjacent is parking for two cars in the front of the shared carport with loft storage.
Location - The Wintles is set on the edge of this ancient market town. Steeped in history, Bishops Castle has a vibrant community spirit and acts as an important service provider for the outlying rural areas, much of which is officially designated as being of outstanding natural beauty. The town boasts a good range of amenities including doctors' surgery, cottage hospital, primary and secondary school, a wide range of shops, mini marts, post office, pubs, churches and two breweries. A wider range of recreational, educational and employment opportunities are available in Ludlow, Newtown and Shrewsbury. These are larger towns which are within comfortable driving distance and provide access to the national motorway and railway networks.
Accommodation - Arranged over two floors, the internal accommodation is described as follows:
Entrance Hall - Engineered oak floor, timber door with central porthole, high vaulted ceiling with roof lights, staircase to galleried landing and doors to:
Living Room - 11'8" X 19'4" (3.56m X 5.89m) - Oak flooring, Clearview multi fuel stove on stone hearth, down lighting, triple glazed windows to two elevations and door into Sun Space. Under stairs storage cupboard and double doors into open plan:
Kitchen/Dining Room - 18'10" x 12'1`0" (5.74m x 3.68m) - Beautifully appointed with contemporary range of base and wall units, integrated dish washer, fridge/freezer, range of 'Corian style' work tops, stainless steel sink unit with filtered water tap, part oak and part solid tiled floors, built-in pantry cupboard, 'Neff' double oven, LPG hob and cooker hood, pastel coloured tiling, down lighting and under cupboard lighting.
Utility - 7'10" x 6'4" (2.39m x 1.93m) - Solid tiled floor, stainless steel sink unit and cupboard, plumbing for a washing machine, coat hooks and door to covered verandah and rear gardens, separate, triple glazed door off kitchen and living room into:
Sun Space - 13'6" x 6'6" (4.11m x 1.98m) - A beautiful light space with triple glazed wall and roof panels, solid tiled floor and double door to the covered decked verandah and gardens.
Off the Entrance Hall is a further door to:
Bathroom - 6'6" x 6'3" (1.98m x 1.91m) - With a white suite of WC, wash basin and bath with shower and screen above. Ladder radiator, wall mirror, shaver light and socket, part wall tiling and ceramic floor tiles.
Bedroom 3/Study - 13'3" x 10'4" (4.04m x 3.15m) - Oak floors, French windows to the rear and recessed wardrobe.
A timber staircase rises to the galleried landing with a vaulted ceiling, oak floors, large recessed storage cupboard, further under eaves storage and heat exchange cupboard.
Bedroom 1 - 16'1" x 13' (4.90m x 3.96m) - A splendid light room framed with large triple glazed window into the vaulted ceiling. Oak floors, down lighting and under eaves storage.
Bedroom 2 - 12'5" x 11'8" (3.78m x 3.56m) - Again with a vaulted ceiling, roof light and two triple glazed gable windows with delightful country views. Oak floors and under eaves storage.
Bathroom - 9'9" x 6'7" (2.97m x 2.01m) - Comprising a white suite of WC, wash basin and bath. Separate shower cubicle with mixer shower, ladder radiator, tiled floor and obscure triple glazed window.
Outside - The property is approached from the parking space and carport by a paved path to the front canopied entrance porch. A further gravelled path provides pedestrian access.
To the front, the gardens comprise several planted areas and gravelled path one side of the house to the rear. Here is found a further garden area with an abundance of shrubbery plants and a covered decked verandah which is extremely private.
Access from the rear to the boiler room (6'8" x 4'8") housing the LPG boiler, vacuum and solar heating system together with garden storage. Outside tap and two wood stores. The carport provides a covered parking area with loft storage and is taken on a annual license.
Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. An LPG gas condensing boiler in concert with the solar panels, provide hot water for domestic use and the ground floor underfloor heating. A heat recovery system operates, recycling fresh air, and all windows are triple glazed. A Clearview multi-fuel stove is installed together with a water softener and central vacuum system. There is a lot of oak floors and beams on show.
NOTE: None of the services of installations have been tested by the agents.
The Wintles - All the houses are individually crafted using natural materials, each with a unique style whilst incorporating the advantages of modern design and build methods allowing the traditional character to shine through.
Residents enjoy the glorious shared grounds with mixed woodlands and orchards and have the option to have an allotment. The vendor currently has a share in a polytunnel and the chicken rearing group. There is currently a service charge of £55 per month to cover shared areas and the use of the carport and storage.
Viewing - Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 43 Church Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5DA Telephone 01588 638755.
Council Tax - Band D
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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