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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Plealey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Sold STC £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial and versatile 5 double bedroom detached country house
  • Grounds approaching 7.9 acres
  • Peaceful rural locations enjoying stunning views
  • 4 receptions rooms
  • 2 en suites and family bathroom
  • Double garage with a brick built double garage
  • Long sweeping driveway
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Attractive village location
  • Viewing esssential

Full description

A substantial and versatile 5 double bedroom detached country house occupying an idyllic rural position on the fringes of this most attractive south western village location, surrounded by formal gardens and grounds which are predominately positioned to the rear and approach approximately 7.9 acres or thereabouts in total. The original part of the property dates back to the 1950's and has been substantially extended and improved by the current owners and can only be fully appreciated by internal inspection. This peaceful rural location is situated between Pontesford and Longden and enjoys a beautiful elevated vista towards such notable local beauty spots as The Callow, Berwyns, Breiddens, Long Mountain, Nesscliffe and surrounding Shropshire Countryside.

The attractive village of Plealey is located approximately 6 miles south west of Shrewsbury and is only 1.2 miles east of the thriving village of Pontesbury of which local services are found, including a range of shops, public houses, post office, dentist, doctor's surgery and the Mary Webb sports centre. Pontesbury also benefits from primary and secondary schools, providing excellent education with other educational institutions at Shrewsbury and Church Stretton. Local leisure facilities are in abundance with golf courses at Arscott, Shrewsbury and Church Stretton. There are good links to the surrounding area, being approximately 4.2 miles from the A5, giving access to the M54 to the east and Chester to the north. The nearest railway station is in Shrewsbury.

Accommodation: - Reception hallway. Cloakroom. Lounge. Sitting room. Dining room. UPVC double glazed conservatory. Spacious 'L' shaped family kitchen / dining room. Utility room. First floor landing. Master bedroom with en suite shower room. Bedroom 2 with en suite shower room. Three further double bedrooms. Family bathroom. Long sweeping driveway with turning and parking area for a number of vehicles. Attached double garage. Additional brick built double garage with adjoining WC ( which has potential to be converted and extended subject to the necessary planning consents to separate self contained accommodation home office etc).Established formal gardens to front and side with an attractive feature stone wall boundary to one side and grounds approaching approximately 7.9 Acres or thereabouts in total. Planning permission was granted in 2006 for the erection of a stable block (planning ref SA/06/0191/F) enabling the grounds to be utilised for equestrian purposes if so desired. Productive vegetable garden. UPVC double glazed windows throughout. Oil fired central heating. Solar panels,.

The accommodation in greater detail comprises the following. All measurements are approximate only.

Storm Porch: - With recessed spotlights and hardwood pillars, sealed unit double glazed entrance door with matching windows side screens, giving access to:

Reception Hallway: - Having part oak flooring and original parquet flooring. 3 thermostatically controlled radiators. Wall mounted Honeywell thermostat controlled unit and alarm control panel. Under stairs store cupboard. Door from reception hallway giving access to:

Cloakroom: - Having low flush WC with hidden cistern. Wash hand basin set to vanity unit with storage cupboard below. Limestone floor. Thermostat controlled radiator. Extractor fan.

From reception hallway original part glazed wooden door with windows to side giving access to:

Rear Porch: - Having a range of glazed windows and part glazed door giving access to gardens.

From reception hallway wooden framed glazed door giving access to:

Lounge: - 23'11 x 12'10 excluding recess (7.29m x 3.91m ex c - Having engineered oak flooring. UPVC double glazed window with pleasing aspect towards the Long Mountain and The Berwyns. Further UPVC double glazed window looking into Conservatory and UPVC double glazed French Doors giving access to the gardens. 2 thermostatically controlled radiators. Coving to ceiling. A range of wall light points. From lounge wooden framed glazed double doors giving access to:

Sitting Room: - 18'7 max into bay x 11'10 (5.66m max into bay x 3. - Having UPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the gardens with further UPVC double glazed window overlooking side gardens, local farmland and Shropshire countryside beyond. 2 thermostatically controlled radiators. Log burner set to a period fireplace with tiled hearth and decorative surround. Coving to ceiling. UPVC double glazed double doors from lounge giving access to:

Upvc Double Glazed Conservatory: - 13'10 x 13'1 (4.22m x 3.99m) - Constructed on a dwarf brick wall with UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the gardens and Shropshire plain beyond. Polycarbonate roof with fitted ceiling fan and built-in light. Tiled floor. 2 wall mounted electric heaters. UPVC double glazed French doors giving access to the gardens.

From reception hallway door giving access to:

Dining Room: - 15'7 max into bay x 11'11 (4.75m max into bay x 3. - Having UPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the attractive formal gardens. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Exposed wooden flooring. Period open fireplace with tiled hearth and matching surround. Coving to ceiling.

From reception hallway wooden framed glazed door giving access to:

An Attractive 'L' Shaped Kitchen Family Dining Room - 24'9 max x 19'10 max (7.54m max x 6.05m max) - Having feature vaulted ceiling and contemporary glazed galleried walkway serviced from first floor . A comprehensive range of Limed Solid Oak Doors, eye level and base units with built-in cupboards and drawers. Glass display cabinets. Corner display shelving. An extensive range of marble fitted worktops with inset 1 1/2 stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap over. 5 ring Neff induction hob with concealed cooker extractor fan over. 1/2 bowl with mixer tap over. Bosch dishwasher. Built-in Neff double oven and Siemens combination microwave / oven. 2 built-in fridges with matching fascias. 3 thermostatically controlled wall mounted contemporary radiators. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the driveway and UPVC double glazed french doors giving access to the rear gardens with UPVC double glazed windows to side. Limestone floor. 2 electric plinth heaters. 4 electric Velux roof windows. Electric towel rail. Television aerial point. Service door to double garage. Door from Kitchen giving access to:

Utility Room: - 14'6 max reducing down to 9'0 x 12'7 max (4.42m ma - Having a range of Limed Solid Oak Doors. Eye level and base units with built-in cupboards and drawers. Marble fitted worktops with inset 1 1/2 stainless steel sink drainer unit with mixer tap over. UPVC double glazed window overlooking the driveway and gardens. Cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler. Space for washing machine and further appliances. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Limestone floor. Part glazed wooden door giving access to the driveway and front of double garage. Loft access. From utility room door giving access to:

Useful Walk-In Pantry: - Having fitted shelving. Ceramic tiled floor.

From reception hallway stairs ascend to:

First Floor Landing: - Having UPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden area. Access to part boarded loft. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Linen cupboard.

Bedroom 1: - 21'8 excluding wardrobe recess x 14'8 max (6.60m e - This 'L' shaped master bedroom has 2 UPVC double glazed windows enjoying beautiful panoramic views of the local Shropshire horizon. UPVC double French doors gives access to an enclosed sun balcony. 2 thermostatically controlled radiators. 2 1/2 built-in wardrobe with centralised shelved storage area. Telephone point. From bedroom 1 door giving access to:

En Suite Shower Room: - Having double width tiled shower cubicle with shower over and glazed shower screen. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over. Bidet. Low flush WC. Fully tiled to walls. Extractor fan and recessed spotlights to ceiling. Heated chrome style towel rail. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet.

From first floor landing there is a feature contemporary glazed galleried walk way leading over the family kitchen / dining room giving access to:

Bedroom 2 (Guest Bedroom): - 13'5 x 12'10 (4.09m x 3.91m) - Having part sloping ceilings. Eaves storage. UPVC double glazed window with a lovely open outlook over the property's grounds and beyond. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Door from bedroom 2 gives access to:

En Suite Shower Room - Having a double width tiled walk-in shower cubicle with glazed sliding shower screen and shower over. Wash hand basin with chrome style mixer tap over and built-in storage and drawers below. Low flush WC. Thermostatically controlled radiator. UPVC double glazed window. Shaver point. Heated chrome style towel rail. Eaves storage. Door from main landing to:

Bedroom 3: - 15'1 excluding wardrobe recess x 11'11 (4.60m ex c - Having 2 UPVC double glazed windows overlooking rear gardens, and having unrivalled open aspect views. 2 thermostatically controlled radiators. 2 built-in double wardrobes with eye level store cupboards above. Door from main landing to:

Bedroom 4: - 13'11 x 11'11 (4.24m x 3.63m) - Having UPVC double glazed window with pleasant views overlooking the gardens. Thermostatically controlled radiator.

Bedroom 5: - 14'7 x 8'10 (4.45m x 2.69m) - Having UPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens, local farmland and countryside beyond. Thermostatically controlled radiator. Door from main landing to:

Family Bathroom: - Having a white suite comprising: A double ended panel bath with shower over and having a glazed shower screen to side. Low flush WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled to walls. Extractor fan to ceiling. Heated chrome style towel rail. Eye level storage cupboard.

Outside: - The property is approached via an extensive sweeping gravelled driveway which gives access to the front of the property with ample turning and parking for many vehicles, access can also be gained from the driveway to the adjoining double garage. There is a further detached brick built double garage with adjoining WC which does have the potential (subject to the necessary planning consent) of extending and providing separate self contained living accommodation / home office etc, if desired. The property sits in attractive, mature formal gardens and grounds which approach approximately 7.9 Acres or thereabouts in total. The property's front garden is accessed via a gate laid mainly to lawn intersected by pathways, mature shrubbery, box hedging, flower and shrub borders. There is a raised paved patio area benefitting from far reaching tranquil views, this is an ideal area to relax and entertain family and friends. To the side of the property there is an attractive feature stone wall to one boundary. A wide selection of herbaceous plants, flowers and bushes complete the formal garden area surrounding the house. An additional side sun terrace area enjoys the shade of an electrically operated sun awning. The gravelled pathway leads to the rear garden which is laid mainly to lawn with mature beds with attractive flowers, plants, bushes etc. A secondary paved sun terrace with outside lighting point. Mature hedging and trees screen the lane and offer high levels of privacy. The large parcel of land / paddock is situated predominately to the side and rear of the property and is laid to grass for easy of maintenance. The land is easily accessed from the long formal sweeping gravelled driveway of the property which was relocated by the current owners from the original entry point of the property. Planning permission was granted in 2006 for the erection of a stable block (planning ref SA/06/0191/F) enabling the grounds to be utilised for equestrian purposes, if so desired. Productive vegetable garden.

Attached Double Garage: - 19'6 x 19'2 (5.94m x 5.84m) - Approached from the main gravelled driveway of the house there is a double garage attached to the side of the main dwelling, incorporating above bedroom two (guest bedroom) and en suite of the main house. Having 2 electrically operated up and over doors. Part glazed hardwood service door to rear. Wall mounted solar panel control unit. Concrete floor. Fitted power and light.

Log Store: - Attached to Double Garage.

Additional Detached Brick Built Double Garage: - 21'5 x 17'11 (6.53m x 5.46m) - Approached from the main gravelled driveway of the house having 2 up and over doors. 2 UPVC double glazed windows. A boarded storage area above. Adjoining WC. This additional double garage does have the potential (subject to the necessary planning consent) of extending and providing separate self contained living accommodation / home office etc, if desired .

Wc: - 7'4 x 6'5 (2.24m x 1.96m) - Having UPVC double glazed window to side. Wooden worktop with Belfast style sink and mixer tap over. High flush WC.

Services: - Mains water, electricity, septic drainage and oil 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).

Disclaimer: - Any areas/measurements are approximate only and have not been verified.

VACANT POSSESSION WILL BE GIVEN ON COMPLETION

Directions: - From Shrewsbury take the A488 road and continue through the village of Hanwood and Lea Cross. On leaving Lea Cross travel for a short distance and turn left (signposted) Plealey. Continue on this road for 0.6 of a mile and at the 'T' Junction turn left (signposted) Longden and Annscroft. Then continue for 0.4 of a mile and the property will be found on the left hand side, clearly identified by our for sale board.

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