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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Criftins, Nr Ellesmere, SY12

Under Offer £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial country house
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Grass tennis court
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Ext. in all to approx.1.45 acres
  • Popular rural location

Full description

A substantial and attractively appointed 4 bedroom detached country house with a range of most useful outbuildings, lovely gardens, a grass tennis court and pony paddock situated in an extremely popular semi-rural location, in the hamlet of Criftins.

Description - Halls are delighted with instructions to offer Virginia Cottage, at Criftins, near Ellesmere, for sale by private treaty.

Virginia Cottage is a substantial and attractively appointed 4 bedroom detached country house with a range of most useful outbuildings, lovely gardens, a grass tennis court and pony paddock situated in an extremely popular semi-rural location, in the hamlet of Criftins.

The internal accommodation boasts a wealth of charm and character, whilst providing spacious and family friendly living accommodation, including, on the ground floor, a Living Room, super Kitchen/Breakfast Room opening through to a Family Room, Study, Conservatory, Utility Room and downstairs Cloakroom, together with a Master Bedroom Suite, including an Ensuite Bathroom and Dressing Room, together with 3 further first floor Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from a gas fired central heating system, double glazed windows throughout and is presented for sale with the fitted carpets included in the purchase price.

Outside, the property is complimented by an extensive parking area to the front of the house leading to a double garage and double car port with a log store and store room. The gardens are a super feature of this property and include a paved patio area providing an ideal space for outdoor entertaining, leading on to lawns and a grass tennis court, bark play area, tree house and an attractive summer house.

The sale of Virginia Cottage does, therefore, provide a very rare opportunity indeed for purchasers to acquire a lovely family home offering spacious and flexible living accommodation, presented to a high standard together with a pony paddock, in this extremely popular hamlet location.

Halls, the sole selling agents, strongly recommend an immediate inspection of the property to fully appreciate all that it has to offer both internally and externally.

Situation - Virginia Cottage is situated in a peaceful and unspoilt rural location in an area known as Criftins near to the North Shropshire lakeland town of Ellesmere, which has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The historic county towns of Shrewsbury (20 miles) to the south and Chester (25 miles) to the north are also easily accessible. There is a National Rail station at Gobowen (6 miles) and the area is conveniently placed for Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham airports. Criftins C of E Primary School is within easy walking distance of the property and there are a number of highly regarded private and state schools close by including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall and Lakelands Academy.

Directions - Proceed out of Ellesmere on the B5068 in the direction of St. Martins for approximately 2 miles, continuing through the village of Dudleston Heath and on leaving the village take your first turning left into Church Lane (signposted Criftins Parish Church). Continue for a short distance to the T-junction and turn left. Proceed along this quiet country lane and take your second turning right (unsigned) where the property will be situated almost immediately on your left hand-side identified by a Halls For Sale board.

The Accommodation Comprises: -

Ground Floor: -

Entrance Hall -

Kitchen/Dining Room - 7.6m x 7.5m (24'11" x 24'7") -

Utility Room - 3.12m x 1.75m (10'3" x 5'9") -

Cloakroom -

Sitting Room - 7.8m x 3.7m (25'7" x 12'2") -

Snug - 4.6m x 4m (15'1" x 13'1") -

Conservatory - 8.4m x 4.7m (27'7" x 15'5") -

First Floor: -

Landing Area -

Master Bedroom - 5.6m x 3.8m (18'4" x 12'6") -

Dressing Room - 3.51m x 2.05m (11'6" x 6'9") -

Ensuite Shower Room -

Bedroom 2 - 4.6m x 3.8m (15'1" x 12'6") -

Bedroom 3 - 3.7m x 2.8m (12'2" x 9'2") -

Bedroom 4 - 3.1m x 2.7m (10'2" x 8'10") -

Family Bathroom -

Outside - Outside, the property is complimented by an extensive parking area to the front of the house leading to a double garage and double car port with a log store and store room.

Gardens - The gardens are a super feature of the property and include a paved patio area providing an ideal space for outdoor entertaining, leading on to lawns and a grass tennis court, bark play area, tree house and attractive summer house.

There is a timber stable block and a pony paddock, enjoying access immediately on to an adjacent country lane ideal for those wishing to 'hack out'.

The property extends, in all, to approximately 1.45 acres, or thereabouts.

Services - We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water, gas, electricity and drainage.

Tenure - The property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.

Local Authority - Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.

Council Tax - The property is in Band ' F ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2016/2017 is £2,216.41.

Viewings - By appointment through Halls, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Tel:(01691) 622602.

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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