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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Old School House, Chester Road, Chetwynd, Newport, Shropshire

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception Hall
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Sitting Room & Conservatory
  • Dining Room/Snug
  • Guest Cloakroom
  • Boot Room
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom
  • 3 further Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom

Full description

Old School House is a beautiful family home dating back to 1867 when originally it was the local village primary school for the children of Chetwynd and Edgmond. Echoes of the past can be found outside in the original wall that separated the boys and girls playgrounds as well as in the character features which have remained throughout including mullion windows, vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers and 300 year old wood panelling originating from Chetwynd Church. This property now offers light, well proportioned accommodation with a layout to suit modern family living.

Old School House is conveniently situated close to the popular market town of Newport having a range of independent shops, eateries and supermarkets including Waitrose. The nearby A41 is an excellent commuter link to the A519, A518 and M54 while Stafford mainline station provides regular services to Manchester, Birmingham and London Euston. The property is within the catchment area for the highly regarded secondary schools including Adams Grammar and Newport Girls High.

The property is approached over a gravel driveway with a paved pathway to the front entrance. Gardens to the front are mainly laid to lawn with mature borders of shrubs and perennials.

Stepping through the original school house door and into the reception hall having wood panelled walls, a feature stained glass window and stairs rising to a galleried landing with a vaulted ceiling.

The breakfast kitchen has a range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces over, composite sink and tiled splash backs. Integrated appliances include an electric hob with extractor over, electric oven and grill and fridge and freezer. There is plumbing and standing for a dishwasher and washing machine. A door allows access to a boot room which leads to the rear garden. From the kitchen double doors open into the dining room having dual aspect windows to the gardens. Bi folding doors can be used to create a separate seating area/snug.

Onto the sitting room with a brick built fireplace having an open fire with a tiled hearth. Dual aspect windows provide wonderful countryside views and French doors open into a conservatory which in turn opens out into the rear garden.

The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and two large roof windows allowing an abundance of natural light and views across open countryside. The en-suite consists of a corner whirlpool bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. There are three further double bedrooms all three rooms having large roof windows and two having feature windows.

The family bathroom consists of a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and W.C.

The rear and side gardens are fully enclosed making it suitable for pets and children. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and a paved patio. The detached garage has electric doors, light and power. There could be an option on the side garden (subject to planning consent) to build a single storey dwelling, a workshop or a home office.

Directions From Newport High Street continue towards Chetwynd End, past The Shell Petrol Station and continue for approx a mile. Old School House is just past Chetwynd Church indicated by our For Sale Board.

Property ref: 121_2575_3715216

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05 October 2016


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