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Building Plot, The Old Laundry, Shrewsbury, SY4

Sold STC £274,950
2 ac.

Property Description

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  • 2.1 acres (0.84 hectares)

Key features

  • Rare country building plot
  • P.P. for superior residence
  • Opportunity to build "Grand-Designs" style
  • Proposed house - Approx 2916 sq ft
  • Victorian walled kitchen garden
  • Total area approx 2.07 acres

Full description

A rare and substantial building plot with full planning permission for a superior individual detached country residence including area of coppice and a Victorian walled kitchen garden in the wonderful surroundings of Petton Hall and open farmland - in all about 2.07 acres

Directions - From Shrewsbury proceed north along the A528 Ellesmere Road, bearing left at Harmer Hill, immediately after the Bridgwater Arms. Continue through the village of Burlton and take the next turning left signposted Petton. Follow this lane, up to a group of properties and proceed around a sharp right hand bend. Continue on and take the first right turning onto a private driveway. Follow this through to Petton Hall and immediately ahead is a stoned driveway. Follow this to the left and then the property will be seen on the right hand side amidst an area of coppice.

Situation - The site is most attractively located amidst the grounds and converted outbuildings to Petton Hall, which now form a variety of individual country residences. The site itself is positioned on the fringe adjoining open farmland to the west. A number of quiet country lanes lead away from the Hall grounds, offering country walks. Local amenities include the popular Burlton Inn. Burlton also includes a childs day nursery, whilst nearby at the village of Cockshutt is a shop, primary school, post office, pub, church and village hall. More comprehensive amenities can be found either at Ellesmere, Wem or alternatively to the south, the county town of Shrewsbury. Commuters will find that ready access can be gained on the Ellesmere road onto the A49, through to the A5 and then onto the M54 motorway through to Telford or north via Ellesmere to Wrexham and Chester.

Description - The Old Laundry provides a rare opportunity in todays market to acquire a unique site with Full Planning Permission (extant planning permission - valid) for replacement of the existing dwelling with an imaginatively designed and substantial two storey residence (Subject to Conditions). The proposed house has been designed by Architects Arrol and Snell Ltd, to provide a superior home, thoughtfully planned for contemporary living, whilst incorporating sustainable construction techniques and green technologies, all carefully landscaped.

The proposed residence is to comprise of the following:-

Porch and Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hall, Cloaks/WC, Lounge with centre fireplace to Dining Room - (Prospective outline of future garden room), Living Breakfast/Kitchen, Boot Room, Childrens Room, Study, Utility Room, Separate WC. First Floor Landing, Library, 4 Bedrooms, 2 En Suite Shower Rooms and Family Bathroom. The gross internal floor area is estimated at about 271 SQ MTRS (2916 Sq Ft) - including the attached double garage. The grounds surrounding the house should provide for some attractive and sympathetic landscaping. THE SITE AS A WHOLE EXTENDS TO ABOUT 2.07 ACRES.

General Remarks -

Planning Permission - Full Planning Permission was granted by Shropshire Council for 'Erection of replacement two storey dwelling' - APPLICATION NO. 12/03631/FUL - dated 20 December 2012. This consent is extant (valid) as works on site constitute commencement of the development, a supporting letter is available. A copy of PLANNING CONSENT, DESIGN AND ACCESS STATEMENT, SITE PLANS - existing and proposed, ARCHITECTS DESIGN PLANS FOR ELEVATIONS AND FLOOR LAYOUTS, GENERAL SPECIFICATION OF MATERIALS AND FINISHES, together with other relevant documents are available at the Agents office by appointment, or via email request. Alternatively consents and plans are available through - Go to Planning Applications - On Line Planning Register - Public Access.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are understood to be connected to the site. None of these services have been tested. Prospective purchasers should undertake their own investigations to satisfy themselves as to their suitability.

Local Authority/Utilities - SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. Tel: 0345 678 9000 or 0345 678 9004. email:

SEVERN TRENT WATER LTD, Customer Relations, PO Box 5310, Coventry, CV3 9FJ. Tel: 0800 707 6600.

Boundaries - The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries/fences and neither the Vendor nor the Agents will be responsible for defining the ownership of the boundary fences or hedges, however they will provide whatever assistance they can into ascertaining ownership.

Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not. A public footpath presently crosses the site. A bridle path also crosses far Northern corner of the site. The vendor will be pleased to discuss these.

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

Viewing - Halls, 2 Barker Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QJ. Telephone 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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