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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Winterbourne, Watling Street North, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing, well maintained detached house
  • Large gardens nearly half an acre
  • Large double garage with workshop area
  • gas central heating
  • Superb conservatory
  • Views of the Church Stretton Hills
  • Within easy walking distance from Town Centre
  • Hall, porch, 2 reception rooms
  • Breakfast room, kitchen, utility, cloaks/wc
  • 4 bedrooms, one en-suite and main bathroom

Full description

Watling Street North is located on the eastern side of the Stretton Valley and is a popular residential area which leads to small country lanes and onwards to the Caer Caradoc Hill and open walking countryside. The town centre is within easy walking distance. Winterbourne lies on the western side of the road in delightful well established landscaped gardens extending to almost half of an acre which are a delightful feature. It stands in a slightly elevated position enjoying panoramic views of the Stretton Valley and Long Mynd range of hills.

Winterbourne is an imposing and attractive detached house dating from around the 1920/30s. It was traditionally constructed of brick with rendered elevations under a tiled roof and within the past twenty years has been extended with large double garage, porch and conservatory. The interior offers a great deal of character and has also been refurbished over recent years. It benefits from secondary-glazing and gas central heating from the Rayburn stove/boiler in the breakfast room.

The Accommodation comprises hall, reception hall, sitting room, conservatory, dining room, breakfast room, kitchen, utility room cloakroom/wc, internal access to the large double garage, landing, main bedroom with en-suite bath/shower room, 3 further bedrooms and bathroom.

The Property is approached over a large tarmac forecourt providing ample parking space and turning area. The gently terraced and sloping gardens include lawns areas intersected with paths and steps, variety of flowering shrubs and trees, fruit trees, floral borders and established boundary hedgerows.

Church Stretton lies amidst the South Shropshire Hills midway between Shrewsbury (13 miles) and Ludlow (14 miles) along the A49 road. It can claim to be one of the most beautifully situated towns in England and attracts walkers and country lovers from all over the UK. It is a really thriving community with societies, clubs, public houses and restaurants. It has a population of around 4,000 and being a popular market and tourist town it offers excellent shopping facilities including supermarkets, specialist shops, ladies and men's fashion shops and banks. There are churches, excellent education and recreational facilities, the 'Mayfair' community centre together with good health care, bus and rail communications. Telford lies within easy commuting distance where the M54 gives easy access to the West Midlands and Birmingham.
Directions: From the Agent's office proceed towards the A49, over the railway bridge straight across the traffic lights onto Sandford Avenue. Turn first left into Watling Street North and the property lies on the left hand side.


Outer Open PORCH with light and wooden front door with side window to:

ENTRANCE HALL (2.68m x 2.43m approx) (8'9" x 7'11" approx) with red tiled floor, feature brick arch, side window, built in cloaks cupboard, 2 wall lights, 2 power points and inner partly glazed door with side window to:

RECEPTION HALL (4.89m x 2.41m approx) (16' x 7'11" approx) with black and white marble effect tiled floor, radiator, picture rail, 6 power points, telephone point. Balustrade staircase with fitted carpet, handrail and two half landings to first floor.

SITTING ROOM 4.99m x 5.09m into bay window approx) (16'4" x 16'8" into bay window approx) with fitted carpet, 3 radiators, ceiling coving, picture rail, tv point, wood surround fireplace with tiled inset, slate hearth and open grate with picture light over. 4 wall lights, 6 power points side window and bay window with French window to:

CONSERVATORY (4.98m x 4.40m max) (16'4" x 14' max) part brick and uPVC double glazed with double French window to balcony and steps descending to rear garden. Ceramic tiled floor, 5 power points and French window to dining room.

DINING ROOM (5.10m into bay window x 3.81m approx) (16'9" into bay window x 12'6" approx) with wood boarded floor, ceiling coving, picture rail, 2 wall lights, 2 radiators, side windows, 6 power points and ceiling centre rose.

BREAKFAST ROOM (3.66m x 3.32m approx) (12' x 10'10" approx) with wood laminate floor, dado rail, picture rail, front window, 4 down lighters, radiator, tv point, 6 power points, recessed floor to ceiling crockery cupboard and tiled recess with gas fired Rayburn range providing heating for the central heating and hot water, wooden mantel over and light. Door returning to reception hall and door to:

KITCHEN (3.68m x 3.23m max) (12' x 10'7" max) with wood laminate floor, fluorescent strip lighting, side window and radiator. Range of built in cupboards to 3 walls comprising 9 floor cupboards including drawers, laminate work surfaces, 3 bowl stainless steel sink unit, range of matching wall cupboards, integrated New World 4 ring gas hob with cooker hood over, electric New World double oven, ample power points. Walk-in PANTRY with quarry tiled floor, shelving, window, power point and light a deep storage cupboard with power point, shelving and light.
Arched door from Kitchen to:

UTILITY ROOM (3.17m x 1.81m approx) (10'5" x 5'11" approx) with vinyl flooring, stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under, space for tumble drier and washing machine, back entrance door.
CLOAKROOM with vinyl flooring, white suite comprising wash basin, low level flush wc, tiled splash backs, radiator, extractor fan and window.

Internal door to:

GARAGING (7.49m x 4.33m approx) (24'6" x 14'2" approx) plus workshop (3.37m x 2.14m approx) (11' x 7' approx) with twin double entrance doors (one automatic), 3 windows, power and lighting and WORKSHOP RECESS (3.37m x 2.14m)(11' x 7') back door to rear path and gardens.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with fitted carpet, window, 2 power points, picture rail, radiator, ceiling hatch with pull down ladder to the part boarded roof space with light.

MAIN BEDROOM (3.64m x 3.77m approx) (11'11" x 12'4" approx) with fitted carpet, radiator, window, picture rail, 2 wall lights, telephone point, double wardrobe with cupboard over, original fireplace and 4 power points. Door to:

EN SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM (3.18m x 1.79m approx) (10'5" x 5'10" approx) with fitted carpet, white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachments, half tiled walls, low level flush wc, bidet, fully tiled shower, wash basin, radiator, wall light, 2 power points, window, shaver point and extractor fan.

BATHROOM with fitted carpet, white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, wash basin, low level wc, shaver point, wood panelled walls, extractor fan and 3 down lighters

BEDROOM 2 (3.81m x 3.65m approx) (12'6" x 11'11" approx) with fitted carpet, radiator, window, picture rail, 2 wall lights, double wardrobe with cupboard over, original fireplace and 4 power points.

BEDROOM 3 (3.78m x 3.68m approx) (12'5" x 12' approx) with fitted carpet, radiator, window, picture rail, 2 wall lights, double wardrobe with cupboard over, original fireplace and 4 power points.

BEDROOM 4 (3.12m x 2.42m approx) (10'3" x 7'11" approx) with fitted carpet, 4 power points, radiator, window, picture rail, built in Airing Cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and cupboards over.

SERVICES We understand all mains services are connected.

COUNCIL TAX Band 'F' Tax payable 2016/17 ~ 2,390.36

LOCAL AUTHORITY Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND
Telephone 03456 789000

WATER AUTHORITY Severn Trent Water, Shelton, Shrewsbury SY3 8BJ
Telephone 08457 500500

VIEWING By appointment through WRIGHTS ESTATE AGENTS telephone 01694 722237
Office opening hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Saturday 9am to 1pm

FINANCE SUPPORT We are local agents for the Yorkshire Building Society and can arrange appointments for purchasers requiring mortgages.

Wrights have prepared these sale particulars to help you choose a property. Care has been given in the preparation of these particulars but Wrights hereby give notice that Wrights have not tested any equipment, fitting or services and so cannot verify they are in working order. Details of Tenure can only be confirmed by inspection of the Title Deeds, a matter for a Solicitor. All dimension included in these details are approximate.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 May 2016


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