3 bedroom detached house for saleShrewsbury, Shropshire
Sold STC £260,000
- A delightful two bedroom cottage with attached Granny annexe
- Large extended gardens with scope for further development, subject to planning permission
- Idyllic rural location
- Stunning views across south Shropshire
- Oil fired central heating
A most delightful and improved two bedroom cottage with an additional one bedroom annexe offering scope for development as a Granny annexe. With large attractive gardens extending to 0.34 of an acre, the plot could be further developed for building purposes, subject to the necessary planning permission. Boasting stunning views across the south Shropshire landscape, the property is positioned on the main road through Bentlawnt, a small village approximately 4.5 miles south west of Minsterley and 14 miles south west of the county town of Shrewsbury. Motorway networks are accessible via the M54 which connects to the M6 and, there are also excellent road links to the A49, A5 and A458. A popular tourist location and positioned on the edge of the Shropshire Hills, the area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. A post office and general store is managed and operated from the property by the current owners, which would be dissolved upon completion of sale.
Rateable Value - Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries, we have made non verbal enquiries to the Local Authority and have been informed as follows:
rateable value 2014/15 is £1550.00, Rates payable 2014/15 id £230.00
The accommodation in brief: Two bedroom cottage comprising: Lounge. Kitchen/diner. Ground floor bedroom. First floor landing. Further double bedroom. Impressive re-fitted bathroom. The one bedroom annex comprises: Entrance porch. Hallway. Lounge. Kitchen. Rear entrance. Bedroom. Bathroom. The post office comprises: Shop area with rear and first floor store rooms. Outside there is a large garage with adjoining workshop. Coal store. Paved patio area. Large enclosed rear garden extending to approximately 0.34 acres. Oil fired central heating combined with solid fuel Parkray heating.
Two Bedroom Cottage - Entrance door to;
Lounge - 15'3 x 12' (4.65m x 3.66m) - Having UPVC double glazed window with pleasing outlook to the rear over the gardens and countryside, radiator, open fire, exposed ceiling beams, further glazed window to the front, door to and stairs rising to:
Kitchen/Diner - 15'9 max x 12' (4.80m max x 3.66m) - The kitchen comprises a range of replaced wall and base units with built-in cupboards an drawers, range of fitted worktops with inset four ring electric hob and 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer unit, oven, space for washing machine, Stanley Range cooker, part feature exposed stone wall, timbers to ceiling, recessed spot lights, two UPVC double glazed windows with pleasing outlook over the rear gardens and local countryside.
From the lounge, door to:
Ground Floor Bedroom 2 - 14'11 x 11'10 (4.55m x 3.61m) - Having UPVC double glazed window with pleasing outlook over the rear gardens and local countryside, further UPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator, book shelf,
First Floor Landing - Having radiator, exposed timbers to ceiling, two UPVC double glazed windows, doors to master bedroom and impressive re-fitted bathroom.
Bedroom 1 - 14'6 excluding recess x 11'10 (4.42m ex cluding re - Having two UPVC double glazed windows with pleasing aspect to the front and rear, built-in wardrobes, two exposed ceiling timbers, radiator.
Impressive Re-Fitted Bathroom - 15' max x 8'6 (4.57m max x 2.59m) - Having large shower cubicle with curved shower screen. 'P' shaped panelled bath, two wash hand basins set to vanity unit with storage below, UPVC double glazed window with pleasing outlook the the rear gardens and local countryside, radiator, vinyl flooring, recessed ceiling spot lights, loft access.
From the Lounge, stairs descend to:
One Double Bedroom Annex - Having separate entrance from the rear gardens
Porch - Further part glazed door gives access to:
Hallway - Having exposed ceiling timbers, doors to:
Cloakroom - Having low level WC, radiator.
From the Hallway, door to:
Bathroom - Having panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, part tiled walls, exposed ceiling beams, vinyl floor covering.
From the Hallway, door to:
Inner Hallway - Having storage cupboard, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, access to:
Lounge - 15' x 11'9 (4.57m x 3.58m) - Having exposed beams to ceiling, glazed window to the rear, Parkray solid fuel burner, arch to a
Side Entrance - Having glazed door to the side of the annex, glazed window to the side, radiator, telephone point, part glazed door gives access to:
Kitchen - 9'9 x 5'7 (2.97m x 1.70m) - Having a range of fitted cupboards, space for cooker, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space for washing machine, radiator, loft access, sealed unit double glazed window to the side, vinyl floor covering.
From the side entrance, door to:
Bedroom - 10'3 x 9'4 (3.12m x 2.84m) - Having radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the rear.
Post Office And General Store - Access can be gained from the main road,
General Stores/Post Office Comprises: - Door to entrance area with arch leading to:
General Store/Post Office - 32'6 max x 13' max and 11'10 including post office - Door to:
Ground Floor Store Room - 18'10 x 7'10 max (5.74m x 2.39m max) - Comprising fitted worktop with stainless steel sink and drainer unit over, two back doors to the rear, UPVC double glaezd window
From the General Store stairs rise to:
First Floor Store Room - 15'5 x 13'2 (4.70m x 4.01m) -
Outside - To the side of the general store there is a paved forecourt area which could provide off street parking, access from road to:
Spacious Garage - 20'2 x 12'4 (6.15m x 3.76m) - Having double doors to the front, fitted power and light, service door to the side
Attached Workshop - 12'9 x 10' (3.89m x 3.05m) - Having fitted power and light. Adjacent to this is a
Coal Store - 12'3 x 9'3 max having fitted power (3.73m x 2.82m -
There is access to an extremely large rear garden which is divided into two sections. To the right hand side there is a large tiered lawn garden area with a variety of mature specimen shrubs, plants bushes and trees with double gates to the rear. This section of garden is fully enclosed. To the left hand side there is a further large garden area comprising further lawned garden, garden pond, greenhouse (in need of attention), brick built garden store and timber shed. A variety of fruit trees, mature conifers, shrubs, plants and bushes. Again this section of garden is fully enclosed. Subject to necessary planning permission, the grounds offer opportunity for development.
Directions - From Shrewsbury travel through the villages of Hanwood, Pontesbury, Minsterley, Plox Green, Wagbeach. On entering Hope continue for approximately 0.2 of a mile and turn right signposted for Bentlawnt and Hope school. Continue on this road for approximately 0.3 of a mile and turn left signposted for Bentlawnt and Hemford. Continue for a further 0.2 of a mile and the property will be on the left hand side clearly identified with our for sale board.
Services - Mains water, electricity and septic drainage are all available to the property. If there is a telephone installed it will be subject to British Telecom regulations.
Tenure - We are advised that the property is freehold but this has not been verified and confirmation will be forthcoming from the vendor's solicitors during pre-contract enquiries.
Mortgage Services - We offer a no obligation mortgage service through our in house independent Financial Advisor. Telephone our office for further details 01743 357000 option 1(sales)
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