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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The White House, Great Ness, Shrewsbury, SY4

Offers in Region of £339,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful conservation village
  • Many period features
  • Listed Grade II attached property
  • Generous gardens
  • Various outbuildings
  • Oil fired central heating

Full description

A handsome Listed Grade II attached village house of immense character with pretty gardens in a sought after locality.

Directions - From Shrewsbury proceed along the A5 to the roundabout to the start of the Nesscliffe bypass/dual carriage way and take the 3rd exit leading up to Nescliffe. At the top of the bank turn right on the cross roads for Great Ness. Continue along this road and into the village and the property will be seen on the left hand side.

Situation - The property is attractively postioned towards the fringe of this desirable and pretty hamlet, which is a conservation area and offers access to some lovely walks, particularly around Nesscliffe Hill. The neighbouring village of Nesscliffe, provides a selection of amenities, including petrol station/convenience store, pub/restaurants and primary school. The village of Baschurch offers a greater variety of amenities, including the popular Corbet school. Shrewsbury is readily accessible and offers an excellent shopping centre, restaurants and social facilities together with a rail service. Commuters will find that ready access can be gained to the A5, which links through to the M54 motorway to Telford. To the north lies Oswestry with commuter links to North Wales and Chester.

Description - The White House offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a truly individual and attractively proportioned listed Grade II period village house of immense character and charm. The house is part half timbered with distinctive external architectural features including part timber framing, partially on a stone plinth which is linked to an adjoining property. The property is believed to date back to the early 17th century with later additions. The entrance to the house offers an imposing and well balanced facade with tall sash windows.

The interior provides a wealth and variety of period features including quarry tiled and oak floors, exposed wall and ceiling beams, a selection of period fireplaces including a wonderful inglenook with log burner, oak staircase and an exposed wattle panel to the kitchen. The rooms are generally well proportioned and clearly depict the varied ages and extensions. The accommodation is based on three levels in addition to the useful basement cellar. The second floor accommodation is quite adaptable, with the option to use bedroom 4 as a living room if required. The kitchen provides an exposed brick range fireplace and chimney breast, together with a tall mono pitched ceiling.

Outside the gardens are quite lovely being cottage in style including lawn, terraced beds being well stocked, together with a parking area, which could provide space for a construction of a garage - subject to planning consent. In addition are a selection of out houses including a good workshop, together with an old greenhouse which requires repair.

Accommodation -

Reception Hall - With a step down to quarry tiled floor area, OLD SERVANTS BELL BOARD ( partially in use) Access door to:

Cellar - 12'9' (max) x 16'8' (max) (3.89m ( max) x 5.08m ( - Chamber with mainly brick/cobbled floor, oil fired central heating boiler.

Lounge - 15'7' ext. to 17'4' x 14'8' (4.75m ex t. to 5.28m - With beam to ceiling, feature period cast iron fireplace with decorative wood surround.

Sitting Room - 14'4' x 11'6' (4.37m x 3.51m) - With period cast iron fireplace and decorative wood surround.

Dining Room - 17'11' x 11'9' (5.46m x 3.58m) - Exclusive of DEEP INGLENOOK FIREPLACE with exposed brickwork, oak beams and MORSO MULTIFUEL STOVE, which is also linked to the central heating/domestic hot water systems, quarry tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling, half timbered wall. Access doors to two walk in storage cupboards.

Ktichen - 14'1' x 13'10' (4.29m x 4.22m) - With feature exposed brick RANGE fireplace extending to the chimney breast with solid fuel RAYBURN RANGE COOKER also linked to the central heating and domestic hot water systems. Wood effect work surfaces with tiled splash and built in single drainer sink unit, built in GAS LPG HOB UNIT with INTEGRATED EXTRACTOR HOOD over. Electric low level double oven, space for dishwasher, INTEGRATED REFRIDGERATOR, range of base and eye level cupboards with space for microwave oven, exposed beams to ceiling, feature part half timbered wall with exposed wattle and daub panels, low level cupboard access.

Utility - With fitted stainless steel sink units and tiled splash back, base and eye level cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, rear entrance.

Shower/Wc - With wash hand basin and tiled splash back, cupboard under, low flush WC, tiled shower cubicle with direct feed shower unit.

From The Reception Hall - An attractive oak staircase with part timbered wall rises to the first floor landing.

Bedroom 1 - 15'6' x 11'11' ext. 14'8' (4.72m x 3.63m ex t. 4.4 - With feature exposed oak boarded floor, oak period leaded window feature. Two door to: WALK IN STORE/WARDROBE.

Ensuite Store/Dressing Room - 15'4' x 3'6' (4.67m x 1.07m) - With side window aspect. This room may provide scope as an en-suite shower room - subject to further investigation.

Bedroom 2 - 14'4' x 12'0' (4.37m x 3.66m) - With exposed old oak boarded floor, period cast iron fireplace, door giving access to:

Walk In Store/Wardrobe - With side window. This room may provide scope as an en-suite shower room - subject to further investigation.

Bedroom 3 - 16'9' x 10'0' ext. to 12'0' (5.11m x 3.05m ex t. t - With feature half timber wall, period cast iron fireplace.

Bathroom - Having tiled walls above and mixer tap with shower attachment, close coupled WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash, ceiling beams, airing cupboard containing insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater.

From The First Floor Landing - Further staircase with oak work and understairs cupboard rises to

First Floor Landing - With part exposed floorboards, VELUX double glazed roof light.

Bedroom 4/Living Room - 15'5' x 14'10' narrowing to 12'1' (4.70m x 4.52m n - Period fireplace. Two doors give access to: STORAGE CUPBOARDS

Bedroom 5 - 18'3' x 8'6' (5.56m x 2.59m) - This room is currently divided into two bedroom areas by a dividing partition and would work well as a bedroom with teenagers TV/work area.

Study/Hobbies Room - 8'7' x 8'5' (2.62m x 2.57m) - With oak beam, VELUX double glazed roof light.

Outside - Shared driveway entrance leading onto a gravelled parking area with space for a number of vehicles with space also for the erection of a garage - subject to necessary planning consents.

A sandstone wall extends across part of the frontage to the property with an ornamental iron pedestrian gate to one side, whilst on the alternative side of the frontage are wrought iron railings with a gate leading onto a cobbled path and the old front entrance door. To the side is an attractive flagged walk way with steps to the parking area and bounded in part by well stocked herbaceous beds incorporating a number of flowering shrubs. A metal arch with wisteria leads to:

Main Rear Garden - This forms an interesting feature to the property with various landscaped areas, being spilt level with sandstone terracing, shaped lawn and path, numerous herbaceous and spring bulb beds and a deep raised shrubbery bed at the bottom of the garden, which also includes a selection of herbaceous plants. On a raised level there is a VEGETABLE GARDEN AREA.

Outhouse - There are various outhouses, some of which are in need of repair and include


General Remarks -

Fixture And Fittings - Fitted carpets as laid, light fittings and curtains are included in the sale.

Services - Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Oil fired central heating. Drainage to a septic tank. None of these services have been tested.

Local Authority - Shropshire Council. Tel: 0844 448 1644 . Council Tax Band 'F'.

Tenure - We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment through 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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01 September 2016


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