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Lower Street, Cleobury Mortimer, DY14

Sold STC £120,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Main Hall/Room
  • Rear Office/Store
  • W.C
  • Inner Hallway
  • Prison Cell
  • Enclosed Yard
  • Outside Side Area

Full description

A rare opportunity to purchase this unique freehold mid-Victorian non-residential institution. With the possibility to convert this unique property into a residential dwelling, subject to the necessary planning permissions and consents, or to continue with its current use as an attractive and unusual commercial prospect. INSPECTION RECOMMENDED - VACANT POSSESSION

Directions - On entering the village of Cleobury Mortimer on the A4117, The Old Court House, 2a Lower Street will be found on the left hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

Location - Cleobury Mortimer is a wonderful self-contained village and a popular rural area to live, set within the beautiful south Shropshire, north Worcestershire countryside offering an array of local amenities and facilities.

Bewdley has been described as the most perfect small Georgian town in Worcestershire. With the beautiful river Severn running through. With a comprehensive range of amenities both sporting and recreational with junior and senior schools, a variety of local shops, and a doctor's surgery, Bewdley has something for everyone. Birmingham is approximately 24 miles and the cathedral city of Worcester approximately 15 miles distant which provides direct rail connections to London, Paddington and Birmingham. There is M5 motorway access via junction 5 at Wychbold and Junctions 6 & 7 to the north and south of Worcester.
Ludlow is a thriving market town - bustling with events and festivals throughout the year. Perched on a cliff above the River Teme, Ludlow is surrounded by the unspoilt and beautiful hilly countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh border country, known as the Welsh Marches. Excellent walking and cycling opportunities are right on our doorstep.

Description - Conveniently situated in the popular South Shropshire town of Cleobury Mortimer is a rare opportunity to purchase this unique freehold mid-Victorian stone property. Being unlisted there is a wonderful opportunity to convert this unique property into a residential dwelling, subject to the necessary planning permissions and consents, or to continue with its current use as an attractive and unusual commercial prospect. The Old Court House itself, constructed back in 1861, offers a wealth of character and is semi-detached, once being part of the adjoining former Police House, and with much potential currently boasts its very own prison cell.

On entering the village of Cleobury Mortimer The Old Court House is approached from Lower Street on the left hand side via a private timber pedestrian gate with tarmacadam pathway leading to the side main entrance. There is an initial original solid timber entrance door into the Old Court House and the main hall. On entering the property there is part timber, part glazed entrance lobby with glazed and timber door into the main hall.

The wonderful HALL has a particularly impressive double height vaulted and timbered ceiling with original sash windows to front and side aspects. The hall is most impressive and particularly spacious with the ability to appeal to both commercial and residential uses.

To the rear is a stepped solid wooden panel doorway into a rear OFFICE/STORE with original sash window and with further access into a CLOAKROOM with low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. The cloakroom also offers a sash window to the rear aspect.

From the main hallway a solid wooden panel door leads into a rear HALLWAY with part wooden panel, part obscure glazed door giving access to the rear enclosed yard and further access into an inner hall accessing the prison cell.

The inner hall and PRISON CELL have original flagstone floors with original brick arched ceiling and small obscure glazed window, power and lighting.

The enclosed REAR YARD measures 3.75m x 2.54m with concrete flooring and external courtesy light with high level original brick walls.

Outside - There is a small private external space to the side of the property with external courtesy lighting.

Measurements - The Main Hall 8.76m x 5.49m
Prison Cell 3.37m x 1.94m
The Inner hallway 1.88m x 1.38m
Rear Office/Store 2.49m x 1.81m
The Cloakroom 2.13m x 1.09m
Rear Yard 3.75m x 2.54m

Services - Mains water, electricity, and drainage are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested.

Tenure - Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.

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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26 February 2016


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