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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bletchley, Market Drayton

Sold STC £310,000

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Character, charm and potential are what this property's all about! Old Smithy, dating back to 1650, is a property that offers a total of three separate buildings, consisting of a three bedroom detached farmhouse, detached one bedroom barn conversion and further detached two storey barn that has been partially converted. All the work has been recently completed and there is also planning permission granted to connect the two barns to the main house. The main house boasts gorgeous features such as exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and original quarry floor tiling. The ground floor features three reception rooms and a large breakfast kitchen extension to the rear of the house whilst upstairs are three double bedrooms including a large master bedroom and there is a stylish family bathroom with corner bath and separate shower enclosure. 'The Annexe' provides excellent additional accommodation whilst currently in progress is a further characterful two storey barn designed to feature an open plan kitchen diner, lounge and first floor room with apex ceiling. Outside, the parking is situated to the rear aspect and offers a large gravelled drive with excellent space and is separated from the central garden area that features lawn and patio and there is a further lawn to the front of the house. Bletchley offers an excellent location for commuting needs, having access to the A41 close-by which enables you to get the charming farmhouse living yet with convenience of excellent road links. This fantastic family set up is one not to be missed! ***This property has the potential to be extended as there has been planning passed for a conversion of the existing stores into a residential annex and the erection of a single storey extension to the existing dwelling. For further details use the following reference under the Shropshire Council Planning Portal: NS/08/00740/FUL

The Barn 
A detached two storey building that has been partially converted and is awaiting completion and sign-off. The barn will be a three roomed property.

Room One 
15' 7'' x 12' 5'' (plus walkway) (4.75m x 3.78m plus walkway))
A hardwood door opens into the room with a walkway through to the next room which is currently designed to be the kitchen diner.

Room Two 
12' 6'' x 12' 10'' (3.81m x 3.91m)

Room Three 
8' 6'' x 6' 0'' (2.59m x 1.83m)

Barn First Floor 

Landing Area 
9' 0'' (max) x 8' 7'' (max) (2.74m (max) x 2.61m (max))
Providing an additional space through to room four.

Room Four 
12' 6'' x 9' 3'' (3.81m x 2.82m)
Having eaves storage either side.

The Annexe 

Annexe Lounge 
10' 10'' x 10' 6'' (3.30m x 3.20m)
A half glazed exterior door -pens into the lounge. The room has a pitched roof space with exposed beams to the ceiling and fitted spotlighting and is presented in a neutral colour scheme with fitted carpet. There is a side-facing window having views out to the central garden and patio area with a television aerial connection, radiator and a door through to the kitchen.

Annexe Kitchen 
10' 10'' x 6' 5'' (3.30m x 1.95m)
The room has matching base and wall units with a granite effect worktop and having an inset one and a half bowl sink unit with a chrome mixer tap. There is a built-in electric oven with an inset four burner electric hob and extractor hood above. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a freestanding fridge freezer and tiling to splash areas. Having the oil fired central heating boiler for the property and a side-facing window with views out to the patio and garden. The kitchen has ceramic tiled flooring and a radiator. A door gives access through to the inner hall area and there is high level storage above both the kitchen and bathroom area.

Ground Floor 

16' 1'' x 13' 3'' (4.90m x 4.04m)
The farmhouse style hardwood entrance door opens into the lounge. This beautiful reception room bursting with character features a large exposed brick inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove mounted upon a quarry tiled hearth and set in to the chimney breast. The room has exposed beams to the ceiling and is dual aspect having windows to the front and to the rear. There is a neutral colour scheme, fitted carpet, exposed woodwork to the walls, radiator, wall lighting and television aerial connection. Doors lead through to the inner hall and through to the snug.

The Snug 
11' 11'' x 9' 11'' (3.63m x 3.02m)
An excellent additional reception room currently used as a play room featuring exposed beam to the ceiling and beams to the walls. There is a window to the front, neutral coloured carpet, fitted spotlights to the ceiling, built-in storage and chimney breast alcove, telephone point and a radiator.

Inner Hall 
12' 0'' x 5' 7'' (max) (3.65m x 1.70m (max))
The inner hall features a staircase that rises to the first floor and having an under stairs storage cupboard. There is character exposed woodwork to the walls and a neutral coloured carpet, radiator and wall lighting. A door leads through to the dining room and stairs leads down to the cellar.

Dining Room 
16' 0'' x 8' 0'' (4.87m x 2.44m)
Another characterful room with quarry tiled flooring, feature decorative fireplace in cast iron, beams to the ceiling, front-facing window, radiator, wall lighting and a farmhouse style door through to the kitchen.

16' 9'' x 8' 8'' (5.10m x 2.64m)
This naturally bright space is fitted with a modern range of base units with white gloss fronts and a wooden worktop with an inset circular stainless steel sink unit having chrome mixer tap above. There is a built-in electric oven with an inset four burner electric hob and there is also space and plumbing for a washing machine, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a freestanding fridge freezer, tiling to splash areas, ceramic tiled flooring, exposed beams to the ceiling with a mix of inset spotlighting and fitted spotlights to the beams. The room is dual aspect having a full height side-facing window which has views out onto the small garden area and there is a set of French doors and a window to the rear aspect with views and access out to the patio and garden. There is a wall mounted heater.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
15' 1'' x 2' 6'' (plus staircase) (4.59m x 0.76m (plus staircase))
Stairs rise from the inner hall to the first floor galleried landing. The landing area has a rear-facing window with views out to the garden and is presented with a neutral coloured carpet, ceiling light, door to the storage cupboard and radiator. Doors to all first floor rooms.

Master Bedroom 
16' 3'' x 13' 3'' (4.95m x 4.04m)
Having a front-facing window, this is a large double bedroom with exposed woodwork to one wall, chimney breast, neutral coloured carpet, fitted ceiling light, radiator and television aerial connection.

Bedroom Two 
11' 8'' x 10' 2'' (3.55m x 3.10m)
Another good sized double bedroom with a front-facing window with a neutral coloured carpet, radiator, ceiling light and door to the airing cupboard.

Bedroom Three 
10' 5'' x 8' 1'' (3.17m x 2.46m)
A third double bedroom with a front-facing window, a neutral coloured carpet, ceiling light and radiator.

10' 8'' (max) x 8' 0'' (max) (3.25m (max) x 2.44m (max))
This luxurious bathroom is fitted with a white suite of low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and a corner panel bath with chrome taps. There is a walk-in shower enclosure with glass door and a wall mounted electric shower. The room features rustic style mosaic tiling to the walls and coordinating ceramic tiled flooring, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, exposed beams to the ceiling, radiator and a side-facing window.

The property benefits from a generous private parking area that provides space for several vehicles and is fenced separately from the gardens. There is a central garden with patio area and lawn with decorative planting whilst there also features a lawn that wraps around the front and side of the main house. For storage, there is a shed and there is a greenhouse too; a beautiful home with gardens to match!

Planning Permisson  
Planning permission has been granted to link the main house and substantially increase the size of the annex. For further information please contact the office.

Annexe Hall 
4' 10'' x 3' 2'' (1.47m x 0.96m)
Having a neutral coloured carpet, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and with doors through to the bedroom and bathroom.

Annexe Bedroom 
10' 10'' x 8' 2'' (3.30m x 2.49m)
A double bedroom with pitched roof with exposed beams to the ceiling and featuring a neutral coloured carpet. The room is dual aspect with a high level window to the rear and a side-facing window giving views of the garden. There is a radiator, high level storage above and fitted spotlighting.

Annexe Bathroom 
7' 0'' x 4' 10'' (2.13m x 1.47m)
The bathroom has a modern white suite of low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and a panel bath with chrome taps and a wall mounted chrome thermostatic mixer shower above with fitted glass shower screen. There is full height tiling to the walls, ceramic tiled flooring, chrome heated towel radiator, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and extractor fan.

From Eccleshall proceed along the Loggerheads road, through the villages of Pershall, Croxton and Wetwood and upon entering Loggerheads, turn left at The mini roundabout onto the A53 towards Market Drayton. Continue towards Market Drayton and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit to continue onto the A53, continue ahead at the roundabout by Muller and at the next roundabout, turn right onto the A41 towards Whitchurch/Chester. Continue along this road and take the right hand filter lane to turn right, signposted for Bletchley. After approximately 400 yards, immediately after the sharp left hand bend, the property is situated on your left hand side.

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