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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Brown Moss, Whitchurch

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Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Detached Cottage
  • Idyllic Rural Location Within a Nature Reserve
  • 4.5 Acres of Land
  • Lounge, Dining Room
  • Conservatory, Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility, Cloakroom, Bathroom
  • Stableblock, Garage, Workshop
  • Two Paddocks
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Ash View Cottage is a nicely presented four bedroom detached cottage situated in an sought after idyllic rural location with grounds extending to approximately 4.5 acres including a stable block, further outbuildings, two paddocks, large gardens and orchard. The accommodation which has oil fired central heating, comprises: Entrance Porch/Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Conservatory, Utility, Cloakroom. To the first floor there are Four Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. The property also benefits from double glazing throughout. 

LOCATION The property is situated in Brown Moss which is a Nature Reserve having an abundance of wild life and lovely woodlands and small lakes. The North Shropshire town of Whitchurch is 2 miles away and is a busy, historical market town which sits on the Shropshire/Cheshire/Clwyd borders and benefits from a variety of local independent shops, schools, three large supermarkets and other major retailers. The renowned Hill Valley Hotel, Golf and Spa is located on the outskirts of the town which offers great recreational facilities. Whitchurch train station is on a direct line between Crewe and Shrewsbury with onward connections to Manchester, Birmingham and London plus other major cities. The larger centres of Chester, Shrewsbury, Telford, Wrexham and Crewe are all within 16 to 22 miles approximately.  

ENTRANCE HALL Having a wooden front door with leaded glass feature leads to hall, windows to either side, stairs to first floor. 

LOUNGE 12' 9" x 11' 9" (3.89m x 3.58m) With multi fuel burner housed in a feature brick inglenook fire place with tiled hearth. Dual aspect indows to front and side, timber ceiling beams. 

DINING ROOM 12' 9" x 8' 8" (3.89m x 2.64m) An attractive open fire set in brick inglenook with green tiled hearth and inset wooden beam over. Part glazed serving hatch to kitchen, radiator, dual aspect windows to front and side, timber ceiling beams. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 6" x 9' 9" (5.03m x 2.97m) Having a range of base and wall units, stainless steel inset sink, space for freestanding cooker with extractor hood over, built in under counter wine rack, space for dishwasher, fridge, freezer. Wall mounted boiler, timber ceiling beams, tiled floor, radiator, double doors lead to: 

CONSERVATORY 13' 4" x 10' 6" (4.06m x 3.2m) Tiled floor, two roof vents, two radiators, French doors leading onto garden patio. 

UTILITY ROOM 6' 7" x 6' 6" (2.01m x 1.98m) With stainless steel sink, wall cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine, side entrance door, stable door to kitchen. 

CLOAKROOM White wash hand basin and WC, window to rear, radiator. 


LANDING Access to loft, radiator. 

BEDROOM ONE 12' 9" x 11' 9" (3.89m x 3.58m) Feature cast iron fire place, timber ceiling beams, window to front and radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 9" x 8' 9" (3.89m x 2.67m) Feature cast iron fire place, timber ceiling beams, airing cupboard with shelves for storage, window to front and radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 9' 9" x 7' 8" (2.97m x 2.34m) Dual aspect windows to side and rear, radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 9" x 7' 8" (2.97m x 2.34m) Window to rear, radiator. 

BATHROOM 7' 4" x 6' 2" (2.24m x 1.88m) Comprising white bath, wash hand basin, WC, shower cubicle with mains shower, tiled floor, radiator and window to rear. 

OUTSIDE The property is located down a no through lane which both Ash View Cottage and the neighbouring property have a right of access. This is currently maintained by both properties. The property is accessed through a timber five bar gate which leads directly on a gravelled drive with ample parking for several vehicles. 

GARDENS The property boasts extensive grounds including large gardens, borders with shrubs and plants, fish pond with rockery, herb garden, soft fruits border which has raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and rhubarb. There is a raised patio area surrounded by gravel paths. The patio surrounding the conservatory is edged by a dwarf wall and a step up to the lawn. There is an area of raised brick borders and a lovely feature is a cast iron water pump which is housed above a covered 40ft well. Hen house. The pergola which runs along the side of the house has a well established grape vine and wisteria. 

STABLE BLOCK/GARAGES 50' 4" x 16' 9" (15.34m x 5.11m) This is of brick construction with slate roof and concrete floor, and is currently divided into four sections. There are two stables which are currently being used as workshops, one of which includes fitted workbenches, both have light and power and wooden doors, a secure garage with light only and wooden door, and an open fronted garage with lighting. 

GARDEN/IMPLEMENT STORE 12' 7 " x 10 ' 6" (3.84m x 3.2m) Dwarf brick wall with metal cladding walls and roof. 

ORCHARD The Orchard at the rear of the property has many fruit and nut trees including apple, pear, cherry, plum and walnut. 

GENERAL GARAGE Triple bay open garage made of metal cladding walls and roof situated in field, ideal for tractors and farm implements. 

LAND The plot extends to approximately 4.5 acres which comprises of gardens, an orchard and two parcels of pasture land which would be ideal for equestrian purposes. 

BROWN MOSS We are advised the property has Common Rights on Brown Moss which include: fishing rights, permission to graze 7 cows, gather sand, gravel and wood. The Defra Holding number is 35/270/0312. Brown Moss is one of Shropshire's most interesting sites for plants, with over 200 species of wild plants, including the rare Floating Water Plantain. With its marshes, pools, heathland and woodland, a great variety of wildlife and waterfowl flourish here, including great spotted woodpeckers, jays, and common and great crested newts. In the summer, large numbers of froglets can be seen making a mass exodus from the pools, whilst dragonflies are glimpsed hunting around the ponds and woodland edges. There are several reasonably level, well defined circular walks and a family-friendly route has been designed at the site. Because of its wildlife interest, Brown Moss is designated as a Local Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Area of Conservation and RAMSAR site of 80 acres.

TENURE We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during the Pre- Contract Enquiries. Vacant possession upon completion. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. Council Tax enquiries, Revenues and Benefit, Tel: 0345 678 9002 

SERVICES We are advised that mains electric and water are available. Private drainage and oil fired central heating. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc or services to this property, so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor. 

ENERGY PERFORMANCE The EPC for this tbc. The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request. 

DISCLAIMER PROPERTY DETAILS For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales details as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances, and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. The measurements given are approximate. 

DIRECTIONS From Whitchurch proceed towards Nantwich on the B5398, at the roundabout take the second exit onto the A525, at the next roundabout take first exit onto Ash Road, continue for approximately one mile. Turn right at signpost for Brown Moss, continue past the semi detached properties on the left, once past the 'Brown Moss' wooden sign, take first turn right and the property will be located on the right. 

VIEWING/PRE SALES MARKETING ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents Office at 34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB: Tel: 01948 667272 or 

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty. 

WH16068 070416  

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09 April 2016


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