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Whiston Grange, Holyhead Road, Boningale, Wolverhampton, Shropshire, WV7

Sold STC £1,100,000

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A delightful Queen Anne country residence of style and character

Albrighton Village Centre - 1.5 miles, Wolverhampton 8.5 miles, Telford - 8 miles, Birmingham - 30 miles, M54 (J3) - 3 miles, (distances approximate)

Location - Whiston Grange stands in an elevated situation enjoying magnificent views over beautiful, rolling Shropshire countryside towards The Wrekin, Wenlock Edge and The Clees. The property is close to the borders of Shropshire and South Staffordshire and within easy reach of Albrighton where there is a comprehensive range of shops and local facilities. It lies to the west of Wolverhampton which is conveniently reached via the A41 and the motorway network can be reached within five minutes via the M54 (J3). There are local rail stations not only in Wolverhampton but also in Codsall, Albrighton and Shifnal. There is a wide range of convenient schools in both sectors with Birchfield Preparatory School being particularly convenient and Wolverhampton Grammar School, The Wolverhampton Girls' High School, St Dominics High School for Girls in Brewood, Adams Grammar and The Girls High School in Newport and all of the Shrewsbury Schools being within easy access.

Whiston Grange therefore benefits from both a rural Shropshire situation and convenient access to all of the usual amenities and facilities.

Description - Whiston Grange is a typical Queen Anne residence of considerable significance which offers splendid accommodation. It retains many of the original period features with alterations and improvements carried out by the present owners to a high specification and with considerable flair and imagination. The kitchen was installed by Dayrooms and the fitted furniture in the study and several of the other internal features were by Hallidays.

This is a distinguished country house with a comfortable feel and ideal for family use.

Accommodation - The property is approached over a long entrance drive laid in tarmac which leads to a gravelled front drive with ample parking and turning space. There is an additional drive which leads to the garages and back door. It has a delightful elevation typical of its period, constructed of brick and stone with a cream painted rendered exterior and tiled roof with three dormers.

There is an ENTRANCE PORCH with a part glazed front door set between fluted surrounds which are matched by the four pairs of trellised supports which are now clad with climbing roses. The porch has a limestone tiled floor and an oak glazed door leading to the ENTRANCE HALL with a light oak display cabinet having shelves below a sunburst top and cupboards below and also a matching surround to the arch which leads to the INNER HALL. A delightful SITTING ROOM has an Adam style marble fire place with urn and swag decorations, there are display shelves with cupboards below with concealed television on a sliding shelf, a large front window, a side opening casement to the garden and two radiators behind concealing grills. The DINING ROOM has an Adam style carved pine fireplace with central basket of flowers and marble slips. There is a large front window, dado rail and two radiators being behind concealing grills with marble display tops. The DRAWING ROOM has a tiled marble fireplace with a central decorative panel and flanking urns. There is a wide and deep three sided bay window, the central part of which opens to give access to the garden, each side having four windows and a pair of bow fronted radiator grills with display tops, there is a large radiator with a display shelf above and coving. The KITCHEN was designed and installed by Dayrooms and has a glazed Belfast sink set in granite surround with space for dishwasher and cupboards above. There is a central island unit with a built in Neff oven flanked by a cupboard and with a granite top and an oil fired red four door Aga cooker set in a tiled recess with plaque rail above and which also heats the domestic hot water. There is also a Neff two ring induction hob, a cupboard with hot water cylinder, matching Bosch fridge and freezer to the side of which is a deep cupboard designed to house kitchen electrical equipment which stands on a granite shelf with further shelves above and below. There is an Amtico pine floor.

At the side of the kitchen is a BREAKFAST AREA with a deep bow window and further range of fitted cupboards and drawers. A short staircase from the end of the hall leads to the lower floor with a REAR HALL and a large FAMILY ROOM with an original combination grate, exposed ceiling truss and purlins and a back door with a further short flight of steps leading up to the kitchen. The spacious STUDY has a full length pine unit by Hallidays with central book shelves flanked by further shelves and arched display recesses on either end with carved decoration and central cornice and also with five double cupboards below and a pull out computer shelf. On the opposite side are two tall glazed opening casements and two flanking windows and there is a tiled floor. There is a CLOAKROOM with pedestal basin and wc and a LAUNDRY with glazed Belfast sink, wall cupboards and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tiled floor. Outside the back door is the BOILER ROOM with Trianco Eurostar oil fired boiler for central heating. Stairs lead down to three CELLARS with electric light and power.

A TWO RISE STAIRCASE with oak handrail leads to the large landing with built in cupboards and at the end of which is a writing area with a delightful view over the garden and pool. The PRINCIPAL BEDROOM has a miniature period style fireplace, two windows, a range of fitted wardrobes and a dressing area beyond with further wardrobes and cupboards and the ENSUITE BATHROOM has a panelled bath, vanity unit with oval basin set in marble top, wc and fully tiled shower with thermostatic control. The GUEST BEDROOM has a range of built in wardrobes and double doors leading to the ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with fully tiled shower having thermostatic control and both drench and handheld shower heads, pedestal basin with mirrored rear, wc and electric towel rail. BEDROOM THREE has a built in wardrobe and a vanity unit set in tiled surround with mirrored rear and cupboards beneath, also there are two windows. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a period style bath on claw and ball feet, pedestal basin and wc with high level flush.

A further TWO RISE STAIRCASE leads to the upper floor with landing having a range of storage cupboards and TWO FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOMS, one having built in wardrobe and vanity unit and the other having built in wardrobe and miniature Coalbrookdale fireplace, also two windows. The BATHROOM has a peninsular bath, pedestal basin, wc, large linen cupboard and exposed purlins.

Outside - The rear drive leads to an extensive parking and turning area laid in tarmac and there is a range of brick and slate GARAGES built in 2000 in period style and constructed of reclaimed brick with slate roof. The central garage has a tall arched coach house door and is joined by two further single garages and there is an adjoining WORKSHOP AND TOOL STORE.
There is a separate enclosed kitchen garden approached from the entrance drive.

The delightful grounds are a particular feature of the property with wide, sweeping lawns in front of the house with matured shrubberies, many fine trees and beyond low stone walls there is an ornamental pool with weeping willows banks of rhododendrons, water plants and a surrounding path. On the south side there is an extensive terrace and patio on two levels with fine mature wisteria, surrounding mellow stone walls, beds of lavender, an oval bed of white roses and herbaceous borders. Clematis and rose arches lead over a haha to a further lawn with many more fine matured trees. The lawn slopes up at its highest point where an octagonal SUMMERHOUSE overlooks extensive views over Shropshire countryside. There is a total area of approximately 1.86 acres. An adjoining field of almost 12 acres is available by separate negotiation.

Services - We are informed by the Vendors that mains water and electricity are connected, drainage is to a septic tank and there is partial double glazing.
COUNCIL TAX BAND H - Shropshire Council.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given on completion.
VIEWING Please contact the Tettenhall office.

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Nearest stations

  • Cosford (1.4 mi)
  • Albrighton (1.9 mi)
  • Shifnal (4.0 mi)
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15 High Street, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8QS

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15 High Street, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8QS

01902 910047 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Cosford (1.4 mi)
  • Albrighton (1.9 mi)
  • Shifnal (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Berriman Eaton, Tettenhall

15 High Street, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8QS

01902 910047 Local call rate

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