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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Ridge, Ellesmere, SY12

Offers in Region of £259,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive barn conversion
  • Immense charm & character
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Elevated position
  • Superb views
  • Easily accessible location

Full description

A stylish Grade II Listed 2 bedroom barn conversion of immense charm and character set in an elevated position with lawned gardens, enjoying lovely views over open countryside, situated in a rural, yet accessible, location between Ellesmere and Whittington.

Description - Halls are delighted with instructions to offer The Old Mill at The Ridge, for sale by private treaty.

The Old Mill is a stylish Grade II Listed 2 bedroom barn conversion of immense charm and character set in an elevated position with lawned gardens, enjoying lovely views over open countryside, situated in a rural, yet accessible, location between Ellesmere and Whittington.

The internal accommodation, which was converted to a particularly high standard in 2010, provides, on the ground floor, a Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Living Room and ground floor Wet Room, together with two first floor Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from an array of exposed ceiling and wall timbers providing super features throughout together with the modern conveniences of under floor heating (served by an air source heating system) and double glazed windows.

Outside, the property is complimented by a surprisingly large lawned garden enjoying super elevated views over open countryside. There is ample car parking space adjacent to the property.

The sale of the The Old Mill does, therefore, provide an extremely rare opportunity for purchasers to acquire a superbly presented and stylish barn conversion which has been converted to an extremely high standard ensuring that the original features have been retained whilst implementing modern conveniences and enjoying an excellent rural, yet accessible, location.



Situation - The Old Mill is located within the small rural hamlet of The Ridge, in the heart of the noted North Shropshire countryside. The nearby village of Whittington offers a Post Office, Village Hall, Shop, Primary School and a number of country Public Houses. The Market towns of Ellesmere (3 miles) and Oswestry (5.5 miles) offer a more comprehensive range of amenities whilst easy access onto the A5/A483 provides direct access to the County town of Shrewsbury and the historic City of Chester as well as the motorway network beyond. The nearby train station at Gobowen offers a direct rail link to Birmingham and Manchester.

Directions - From Ellesmere continue out of the town on the A495 towards Oswestry. Continue through the village of Welsh Frankton and shortly after leaving the village take the first right turning. Continue along this lane bearing right where the road forks. After approximately 1/4 of a mile the property will be found on the left hand side identified by a Halls 'For Sale' board.

The Accommodation Comprises: - With an oak entrance door opening in to a:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.207m x 4.806m (17'1" x 15'9") - With a tiled floor and a fully fitted kitchen comprising a stainless steel sink unit (H&C) with mixer tap over, a range of granite work surface areas with base units incorporating cupboards and drawers, an integrated Beko washing machine, an integrated Bosch dishwasher, a range of matching eye level cupboards, windows to front and rear elevations, door in to under stairs storage cupboard, exposed brick walling, exposed ceiling timbers, carpeted staircase to first floor and an opening through to a:

Inner Hallway - With a continuation of the tiled flooring and an oak door in to a:

Ground Floor Wet Room - With a pedestal hand basin (H&C), low flush WC, mains fed shower and chromium heated towel rail/radiator.

A further oak door leads from the Inner Hallway in to the:

Living Room - 5.25m x 3.618m (17'3" x 11'11") - With wood flooring, exposed brick walling, two sets of double opening doors leading to the side patio area, enjoying lovely views over open countryside beyond, a cast iron 'Clearview' wood burning stove standing on a raised hearth, double glazed window to side elevation, exposed ceiling timber and a carpeted staircase rising to the:

First Floor Bedroom 1 - 5.364m x 5.255m (17'7" x 17'3") - (Slightly sloping ceilings to either side) With exposed timbers and double glazed windows to side and rear elevations enjoying lovely views over the gardens and open countryside beyond.

A second staircase rises from the Kitchen/Breakfast Room to a:

First Floor Landing Area - With a fitted carpet as laid and an oak door leading in to a:

Bathroom - With a tiled floor, freestanding bath with central mixer tap (H&C), hand basin (H&C) with mixer tap and double cupboard below, low flush WC, partly tiled walls and exposed ceiling timbers.

A further door leads from the landing area in to:

Bedroom 2 - 5.284m x 2.869m (17'4" x 9'5") - (slightly sloping ceilings to either side) With double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, exposed ceiling and wall timbers and Velux roof light.

Outside - The property is approached from a small country lane to a gravelled parking area where there is designated parking for at least 2 vehicles.

Gardens - To the side of the property is an attractively set paved patio area enjoying lovely views over open countryside and leading on to a good sized area of lawn with potential for landscaping according to one's individual tastes and preferences. A wrought iron gate leads to a paved pathway which leads to the parking area. Directly to the front of the property is a gravelled courtyard area with central raised floral bed.

The gardens enjoy super views towards Rodneys Pillar (Breidden Hills) to the south and the Welsh Hills to the west.

Services - We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water and electricity. Drainage, we understand, is to a private system. The property has the benefit of an Air Source central heating system.

Tenure - The property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.

Local Authority - Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.

Council Tax - The property is in Band ' C ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2016/2017 is £1,363.93.

Viewings - By appointment through Halls, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Tel:(01691) 622602.

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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