5 bedroom detached house for saleCoton, Whitchurch, SY13
- Equestrian Period Property
- 6 Acres or Thereabouts
- Five Bedrooms
- Further Development Potential
- Outbuildings including Stables
- Early Inspection Advised
Oak Farm, 2 Coton, is a fine example of a period country home that has equestrian facilities to include stables, hay barn and 6 acres of paddock enclosures and gardens, or thereabouts. The property itself consists of five bedrooms, five reception rooms, could easily be divided into a main property and annexe, and has further development potential in the form of a part completed conversion that adjoins the main property. We strongly advise an early inspection.
Description - Oak farm is an extensive five bedroom period property with excellent equestrian facilities including paddocks and gardens extending in all to 6 acres or thereabouts. This fine example also has the opportunity of further development to add further accommodation to the main house, or create a separate self contained annexe for a relative or family member.
Location - Coton is a quiet and rural hamlet situated on the B5476 between the towns of Whitchurch and Wem, where a wide variety of local shops, schools and leisure facilities can be found. There is a rail link at nearby Prees, which connects to the main lines at Shrewsbury and Crewe. For larger business centres, Shrewsbury and Chester are both within daily commuting distance.
Entrance - 9'3" x 5'7" (2.82m x 1.70m) - Oak double glazed entrance door and matching window, ceramic tiled flooring, Built-in cupboards giving storage space and housing the 'Mistral' oil fired heating boiler and mains pressure water cylinder, latch door to the kitchen/breakfast room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 20'10" x 9'9" narrowing to 7'6" (6.35m x 2.97m nar - Fitted with a range of cream 'Shaker' style base, drawer and wall units, having solid timber work surfaces throughout and incorporating a ceramic one and a half bowl, single drainer sink with mixer tap. A fitted 'Rangemaster' with a five ring LPG gas hob and two electric ovens and a grill, all having a matching cooker hood above, built-in dishwasher, under unit heater, ceramic tiled floor, oak double glazed windows to three elevations, fitted spot lighting, ceiling beams and TV point, square arched opening to the dining room.
Dining Room - 12'9" x 9'10" (3.89m x 3.00m) - Having oak double glazed twin doors opening to two elevations, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, latch door to the under stairs storage cupboard, TV point, ceiling beams, latch door to the lobby.
Lobby - Oak door to the courtyard garden, stairs to the first floor, ceiling beams, latch door to the sitting room.
Sitting Room - 20'6" max x 12'6" (6.25m max x 3.81m) - A lovely room with oak double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard garden, inglenook fireplace with exposed brick and beam above, having a fitted 'Clearview' wood burning stove and concealed lighting. Fitted wall lights, oak double glazed twin doors opening onto the rear, radiator, TV point, oak flooring, latch door to the garden room and the lounge.
Lounge - 14'8" max x 12'8" min (4.47m max x 3.86m min) - Oak double glazed windows to two elevations, a stunning period cast surround to the open fireplace with mantel above, radiator, wall lights, ceiling beams, TV point.
Garden Room - 15'4" x 4'8" (4.67m x 1.42m) - Double glazed windows and doors to the garden, brick faced wall, ceiling beams, radiator, oak timber floor.
Utility Room - 19'2" x 9'8" (5.84m x 2.95m) - If the property was to be divided to create a separate annexe, this room would ideally form a lovely kitchen/breakfast room and is currently fitted with a range of cream 'Shaker' style base cupboards, with timber work surfaces, a 'Belfast' ceramic sink, plumbing for a washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, double radiator, access to roof storage, oak double glazed windows to two elevations, TV and telephone point, latch door to the inner lobby.
Inner Lobby - Ceramic tiled floor, double radiator, latch doors to all rooms.
Cloakroom - 6' x 5'3" (1.83m x 1.60m) - Fitted with a white suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, built-in cloaks and storage cupboards, extractor fan, oak double glazed window.
Study/Office - 9'9" x 8' (2.97m x 2.44m) - Oak double glazed window overlooking the courtyard garden, radiator, pine flooring, TV and telephone points, access to roof storage space.
Family Room - 19'3" x 16'5" (5.87m x 5.00m) - Oak double glazed windows, to two elevations, tall window to the front, double glazed oak door to the courtyard garden, double and single radiators, pine flooring, TV and telephone points, lobby area with latch doors to the ground floor bedrooms.
Bedroom One - 13'6" x 12'5" max 9'2" min (4.11m x 3.78m max 2.79 - Oak double glazed window, radiator, TV and telephone points, latch door to dressing area which has hanging rails and shelving, with a further latch door to the en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room - Double width shower enclosure with mains powered shower fitted, contemporary style wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC, white towel rail radiator, under floor heating, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, oak double glazed window.
Bedroom Two - 12'5" x 8'7" (3.78m x 2.62m) - Oak double glazed window and tall window overlooking the courtyard, double radiator, TV and telephone points, squared opening to the dressing area, which measures 5'10 x 5'9" and having oak double glazed window and tall window overlooking the courtyard, radiator, latch door to the en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom - Fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath with fitted mixer tap, shower attachment and curved glass splash screen, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC, towel rail radiator, fully tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan.
First Floor Landing - Two double glazed windows overlooking the garden and paddocks, exposed roof beams, two radiators, latch doors to all rooms.
Bedroom Three - 13'1" x 10'3" (3.99m x 3.12m) - Double glazed windows to two elevations having lovely distant countryside views, double radiator, walk-in wardrobe with possibility of providing en-suite facilities, TV point, access to eaves storage space which is part boarded and lit.
Bedroom Four - 13'3" min x 12'6" (4.04m min x 3.81m) - Double glazed windows to two elevations having lovely distant countryside views, double and single radiators, exposed ceiling beams, TV point.
Bedroom Five - 10'5" x 7'8" (3.18m x 2.34m) - Double glazed window having distant views, double radiator, built-in storage cupboard, exposed ceiling beam, TV point.
Family Bathroom - Four piece white suite comprising a stand alone claw foot period style bath, separate shower enclosure with mains powered shower fitted, period style wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC, period style towel rail radiator, double glazed window.
Courtyard Garden - The courtyard garden is landscaped to give flower and shrub beds and borders, gravel walk ways and wall enclosed to the front with double tall timber gates giving vehicle access from the front. We are informed that there is a capped well in this garden area, together with a large, recently installed soak away.
Annexe With Development Potential - Adjoining the property with a separate access from the courtyard, this three room annexe presents an ideal development opportunity that could either be incorporated into the main property, or be developed as separate accommodation for a relative or family member. The building has had extensive works done to the flooring and the roof structure and has been initially designed to incorporate a living area, kitchen, bedroom and wet room. The rooms currently measure 16'11" x 15'3", 15'4" x 8'6" and 15'4" x 13'3" and all have windows and doors in place to match the existing main building.
Outside - The main property and stable block is accessed via a five bar gate that opens into a sweeping drive, that in turn leads to a large parking area that is big enough to accommodate a horse box and several vehicles. Formal lawns surround the Western aspect of the property with gates leading to the outbuildings and paddocks.
Outbuildings - The outbuildings comprise five stables, all of timber construction, a feed room, a hay barn, a block enclosed muck heap and a kennel. The oil tank and gas cylinders for the range hob are located to the rear of the stables block. A half size menage area fronts the stable block.
Paddocks - The paddocks are currently divided into six enclosures of various sizes and in all measure about 5.5 acres or thereabouts. There are two natural ponds on the site, the most distant being shared with an adjoining property. There is a gate giving separate access at the top of the fields.
Directions - From Whitchurch, proceed out on the B5476 Tilstock Road, at the roundabout take the third exit and continue to follow the road through Tilstock and as you reach Steel Heath, go past the two left hand turns and as the road goes round to the left, the gated entrance to Oak Farm will be found on the right hand side.
Agents Note - We understand that the total land area is in the region of six acres or thereabouts, however purchasers must make their own enquiries as to the actual size via their solicitor.
Council Tax - The property is a band F, with the amount payable currently £2,131.52, although verification of this information can be obtained from Shropshire Council revenue services on 0345 6789002.
Tenure - We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.
Services - Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected, with private septic tank drainage. Heating is via Oil fired heating boiler None of these services have been tested.
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230
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