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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Smithy, Tilley Village, Wem, SY4

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character detached cottage
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Excellent sized gardens
  • Rear orchard
  • Workshop & garden stores

Full description

An appealing and improved character detached village cottage with a well proportioned layout and extensive gardens backing onto farmland, conveniently located in a popular village. In all about 0.38 acre.

Directions - From Shrewsbury, continue through to Wem. On reaching the railway bridge, pass under and then turn sharp left for Tilley. Follow the road down to the village and around the first right hand bend, proceed a short distance and the property will be seen on the right hand side.

Situation - The property is pleasantly situated in the lovely old village of Tilley, which provides a pub/restaurant. The property sits in a delightful and generous size garden, which backs onto farmland. The town of Wem is within a short drive or a good walking distance and provides a good selection of shops including a supermarket, schools including the popular Thomas Adams School and a primary school, whilst leisure facilities include cricket club, bowling club, swimming pool and tennis courts. Wem also provides a rail service which links through to Manchester Piccadilly via Crewe or alternatively south to Shrewsbury. The area includes golfing at Weston Under Redcastle together with some lovely walks along the country lanes leading off from Tilley.

Description - The Smithy provides an appealing opportunity to acquire a period character cottage with a large family size garden. There is an opportunity to tastefully modernise the kitchen area, whilst recent improvements include new UPVC double glazed windows in 2014, D.P.C treatment and replastering to both reception rooms and exposing the brickwork to the sitting room fireplace. The cottage is well proportioned with the benefit of two good sized reception rooms and a generous size kitchen/diner, in addition to four bedrooms. Features worthy of note include exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers to a number of rooms, whilst the two reception rooms each provide distinctive open fireplaces. The kitchen/diner, is well fitted with cupboard space and includes an oil fired Rayburn cooker. Outside there is ample parking with scope to build a garage, subject to planning consent if required. The gardens in particular form a most attractive aspect and feature, with lovely flowing lawns having well stocked borders, ornamental pond, orchard and three very useful sheds used as workshop and stores.

Accommodation -

Porch -

Sitting Room - 16'9 x 15' (5.11m x 4.57m) - With exposed beams to ceiling and part walls, feature brick fireplace with tiled hearth, oak effect laminate flooring and staircase rising to the first floor.

Living Room - 16'8 x 11' (5.08m x 3.35m) - With exposed beams to ceiling, exposed brick fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, wooden mantle, oak effect laminate flooring, exposed brick panels, access to understairs storage cupboard.

Kitchen Diner - 21' max x 15'9 max (6.40m max x 4.80m max) - With extensive fitted worksurfaces with mainly tiled splash and built in one and half bowl single drainer sink unit, extensive pine effect faced base and eye level units including glazed double display cabinet, drawer unit and tall larder unit incorporating FRIDGE/FREEZER UNIT, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for tumble dryer. Oil fired RAYBURN RANGE COOKER which also serves the domestic hot water and central heating radiator system. Connection for electric cooker.

Rear Entrance Vestible - With external stable style entrance door from the garden.

First Floor Landing - With exposed wall beam, fitted bookshelving, recess housing factory insulated hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

Bedroom One - 17'1 x 15'4 max (5.21m x 4.67m max) - With exposed beams to one wall.

Bedroom Two - 10'11 x 10'7 (3.33m x 3.23m) -

Inner Landing - With fitted book shelving and doors leading off to:

Bedroom Three - 10'11 x 7'9 (3.33m x 2.36m) -

Bedroom Four - 9'2 x 8'6 (2.79m x 2.59m) -

Bathroom - With contour shaped bath having tiled walls above and wall mounted direct feed shower unit with splash screen and curtain, pedestal wash hand basin, close couple WC, further half tiled walls, extractor fan, attractive bamboo flooring.

Outside - The property is approached through a timber gated entrance onto a gravelled driveway which extends to a parking area with ample space for the erection of a garage (subject to any necessary planning permissions) brick and slate COAL HOUSE. Separate INTEGRAL WC with wash hand basin.

Gardens - The gardens are most deceptive in size and are laid out to enhance its many natural features. Immediately adjacent to the house is a narrow herbaceous bed with climbing plants including roses. A lawn then extends along the flank of the driveway with a good natural screen of trees against the village lane. A deep well stocked shrubbery bed then extends down the side of the lawn, which also incorporates an attractive ORNAMENTAL POND with water plants and part rockery. The lawn then extends back from the house leading in to the orchard.

Timber And Felt Workshop - 13'9 x 8'10 (4.19m x 2.69m) - With fitted split level work bench, wall mounted storage cupboards, power points and lighting. Security alarm system. Twin entrance doors.

Timber And Felt Garden Store - 11'10 x 10' (3.61m x 3.05m) - With timber twin entrance doors.

Timber And Felt Log Store -

Rear Orchard - Providing extensive lawn with a good selection of mature fruit trees including pear, cherry, damson, greengage and a selection of native trees.

General Remarks -

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale. The fitted carpets as laid are included.

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

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

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

Viewings - Strictly by appointment through Halls, Tel: 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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07 November 2016


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