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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Mistletoe Cottage, Crows Nest, Shrewsbury, SY5

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Scenic location
  • Spectacular Views
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Garage and ample parking
  • Stables plus outbuildings
  • Approximately 2.08 acres

Full description

A most appealing spacious detached country house with gardens, stable block/outbuilding and land in a stunning scenic location.

All about 2.08 acres

Directions - From Shrewsbury proceed South West along the A488 through to Pontesbury. Carry on to Minsterley and at the mini roundabout take the first exit to Bishops Castle and travel for about 1 mile taking the first left turning sign posted Snailbeach. Follow this road for about 1.5 miles travelling through Snailbeach and then to Crows Nest. As the road dips follow this around a sharp right hand bend and up a bank and the property will be seen straight ahead at the top.

Situation - The property is situated in a most attractive rural locality, well known amongst tourists and equestrian enthusiasts for its scenic countryside with miles of bridle paths available. The property is in a commanding position with some wonderful views over the valley and surrounding hills. Locally Stiperstones provides a primary school, village shop, village hall and pub. The nearest shops are available in Minsterley, with a greater selection in Pontesbury which also includes a veterinary practise, medical centre and comprehensive school. Commuters will find that Shrewsbury is readily accessible, with the A5 linking through to Crewe, Oswestry and North Wales and the M54 Motorway towards the M6.

Description - This individual and spaciously proportioned detached family house offers a contemporary living environment combined with cottage style character. The accommodation layout is particularly versatile and is well suited to family living.

Outside the present garage is integral, however there is scope within the spacious parking area to create alternative garaging - subject to planning consent and thereby adapt the current garage to living accommodation. The main gardens lie to the rear and side, with patio area and being predominantly lawned with a mature orchard. An excellent stable block is positioned beyond the gardens and provides a concreted yard with a purpose built range of three excellent stables and a tack room. In addition there is a useful fodder store and a separate hay pole barn. The grazing land is immediately to the rear, being sloping and includes a small area of coppice.

Accommodation -

Storm Porch -

Entrance Hall - With tiled floor, access door to garage and door to:

Main Hall - 13'0' x 11'9' (3.96m x 3.58m) - With quarry tiled floor and part wood panelling to walls, exposed stone work, staircase to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Sitting Room - 23'9' x 12'0' (max) (7.24m x 3.66m ( max)) - With feature fireplace with exposed brick work to hearth and surround, oak mantle housing a CLEARVIEW LOG BURNING STOVE. Fitted storage cupboards with display cabinet over. Glazed doors to conservatory. Partition doors leading through to:

Office - 14'0' x 13'6' (4.27m x 4.11m) - Includes Internet hub point.

Conservatory - 24'3' x 9'3' (7.39m x 2.82m) - Timber framed construction with double glazed windows and polycarbonate roof, twin glazed french doors out to the gardens.

Utility - 15'3' x 8'6' (4.65m x 2.59m) - With wall mounted Vaillant (LPG) gas fired central heating boiler. Part tiled floors, fitted worktop with storage cupboards over, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 20'9' x 10'9' (6.32m x 3.28m) - With tiled floor and providing an attractive range of eye and base level units comprising of cupboards and drawers with work surface over and incorporating a one and half bowl ceramic Belfast style sink unit. INTEGRAL DISHWASHER, MODERN RANGE COOKER, double oven and grill and 5-ring gas hob unit over and fitted FILTERHOOD. Space for fridge freezer, feature CLEARVIEW LOG BURNING STOVE. Twin eye level glass fronted display cabinets, part tiled walls and window with superb outlook overing adjoining gardens and land with hills leading out to Long Mountain and the Callow.

Dining Room - 15'3' x 11'9' (4.65m x 3.58m) - With window with delightful aspect.

Boot Room - With tiled floor and part glazed stable style door.

Guest Wc - With tiled floor and WC and wall mounted wash hand basin, part tiled walls.

From The Reception Hall - A carpeted staircase leads to:

First Floor Landing - With velux roof light and doors off and doors to:

Bedroom 1 - 15'6' x 13'0' (max) (4.72m x 3.96m ( max)) - With access to roof space.

Bedroom 2 - 12'3' x 11'0' (3.73m x 3.35m) -

Bedroom 3 - 11'10' x 10'0' (3.61m x 3.05m) -

Bedroom 4 - 12'0' x 8'9' (3.66m x 2.67m) -

Bathroom - With vinyl tile effect flooring and providing a white suite comprising of WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bidet, panelled bath with feeder shower connection over, serving connection point.

Shower Room - With white suite comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower, part tiled walls.

Outside - The property is approached through a timber gate, onto a gravelled driveway with space for numerous vehicles. Propane gas storage tank - subject to agreement. Lean to LOG STORE.

Garage - 17'6' x 12'6' (5.33m x 3.81m) - Electric up and over remote controlled entrance door, power and light points.

The Gardens - To the rear of the house is a stepped flagged SUN TERRACE and BBQ area with well stocked shrubbery beds adjoining. A lawn leads away through a timber arch with shrubs and then linking into a useful MATURE ORCHARD with a selection of apple and pear trees. The main lawn (sloping) links off this area. Timber and felt SUMMER HOUSE, timber framed OPEN STORE. CHICKEN RUN and CHICKEN HOUSE. Beyond the garden a gated access leads to a path, down to:

The Stable Yard - Concreted with post and railed fencing. Purpose built STABLE BLOCK built by Scotts of Thrapston, built of timber beneath a pitch felted roof with WEATHER CANOPY, lighting and external water tap. The stable block comprises as follows:
TACK ROOM including galvanised 5 arm rug rack, 5 x saddle racks and bridle racks with security door.
STABLE 1 - 17'3' x 11'0' with rubber matting
STABLE 2 - 11'6' x 11'3' with rubber matting
STABLE 3 - 11'6' x 11'3' foaling box with rubber matting

Barn / Multi Purpose Barn - 31'6' x 18'9' (9.60m x 5.72m) - Built of timber underneath a corrugated asbestos roof with concreted floor and sub divided into two pony stables with fodder storage area and lighting.

Pole Barn - 18'0' x 18'0' (5.49m x 5.49m) - Built of timber frame with sheeted sides and roof with twin gates.

The Land - This is formed in a single enclosure, down to pasture and includes water tap and a small open coppice area with 2 galvanised pig arcs.


General Remarks -

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale. The fitted carpets as laid are included.

Services - Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Foul drainage is to a septic tank. Gas (propane) central heating system. None of these services have been tested.

Local Authority - Shropshire Council, T: 0844 448 1644 . Council Tax Band 'TBV'.

Tenure - Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

Viewings - Halls, T: 01743 236444.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 January 2016


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