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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Haycock House, Cross Houses, Nr Shrewsbury

Offers in Region of £134,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculate First Floor Apartment
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Large Open-Plan Living Dining Room
  • Available with *No Upward Chain*
  • Designated Off Road Parking
  • Set within the Grand & Exclusive Development of Haycock House
  • Located in a Central Village Location
  • Easy Access to A5 Road Network and Shrewsbury Town Centre
  • Pretty Communal Gardens

Full description

Part of luxurious development and situated within the grand setting of Haycock House, this conveniently located and immaculate 2 double bedroom, first floor apartment has brilliant access links to the main roadways and Shrewsbury's town centre and found in a popular central village position.

Property Features - - - Immaculate First Floor Apartment
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Large Open-Plan Living Dining Room
- Available with *No Upward Chain*
- Designated Off Road Parking
- Set within the Grand & Exclusive Development of Haycock House
- Located in a Central Village Location
- Easy Access to A5 Road Network and Shrewsbury Town Centre
- Pretty Communal Gardens

Overview - Holters are excited to offer perspective purchasers the opportunity to buy this beautifully presented, modern 2 bedroom first floor apartment set within the grand setting of Haycock House. Located just outside the historic county town of Shrewsbury and conveniently situated within a short commute of the A5 road leading to the A49 and M42, Haycock House is found in the popular central village position of Cross Houses and was originally built as the Atcham Union Workhouse in 1793 designed by local architect John Hiram Haycock, hence the name Haycock House. In 1916, during World War I, the building became Berrington War Hospital before becoming successively a general hospital. The building was eventually used as NHS Trust admin offices and storage before being closed in 2000 and completely redeveloped with works commencing in 2001 into what is now many fabulous residential homes. Architecturally they have tried to retain a lot of the buildings attractive character which include some of the earliest cast-iron windows in the world.

Available with No Upward Chain Apartment 22, Haycock House is well maintained throughout and fits the needs of 21st century living as well as being ready for a new owner to move into at once. The property is positioned in a convenient location offering the best of both countryside and town living. Open to a range of potential purchasers, occupants within this attractive development and friendly community get to enjoy a laid-back lifestyle in a peaceful central village position which also provides a perfect and easy escape for professionals in and out of the town centre as well as being suitable to a variety of other possible buyers from buy-to-let/holiday investors, downsizing purchasers or first time buyers.

The accommodation within this delightful property is made up of an L-shaped hallway, attractive bathroom suite, 2 double bedrooms, a modern kitchen and an open-play light and airy living dining room. Outside the property enjoys largely laid to lawn communal gardens with mature decorative hedges and trees, paved pathways and paved seating areas. The apartment also benefits from designated off road parking and bike and storage facilities.

The Property - Approached across the pretty communal gardens, a door with a security code for all residents allows access into the communal entrance hall with stairs rising up to the first floor and front door to Apartment 22.

Inside an L-shaped hallway has coat and shoe storage space and separate doors off leading into the bathroom, airing cupboard, two double bedrooms, kitchen, and the open plan living dining room. The bathroom is installed with a matching white suite of w.c, wash basin with vanity unit and a panelled bath with a fitted glazed shower screen and shower above. The bathroom is finished with part tiled walls, a towel rail and a shaver point. Bedrooms one and two share similar side aspects and both have sufficient space for double beds and additional furnishings. The kitchen is fitted with matching wall and base cupboards with worktops over and an insert stainless steel sink unit, along with an integrated electric oven, fitted gas hob, extractor hood unit and space and plumbing for a washing machine and a free standing fridge/freezer. A window from the kitchen provides a side aspect. The signature room, the living dining room, is found at the rear of the apartment and is a lovely light and airy room offering a triple aspect to the rear and both sides. There is ample space for a set of dining table and chairs as well as a three piece suite and extra furnishings. 7 windows allow natural light to flood into this delightful room, while 3 electric heaters give out plenty of warmth in those chilly winter months.

The Location - Haycock House conveniently occupies a central position in the popular village of Cross Houses. The largest village in the parish of Berrington, Cross Houses is serviced by the busy shop/post office/petrol station and the popular public house The Bell, as well as a thriving Community Centre, Brompton Cookery School, a play park, and is also surrounded by beautiful countryside, perfect for anyone who likes the outdoors, walks or bike rides. The village also operates bus services for primary and secondary school attendance. Offering the best of countryside and town living the village is also found just 2.5 miles for the A5 road network.

Located approximately 4 miles north-west of Cross Houses lies the county town of Shrewsbury. The birth place of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is a vibrant and lively town with a very cosmopolitan yet traditional atmosphere. The towns 660 listed buildings are complimented by a host of trendy and sophisticated bars and restaurants, the medieval streets do however still retain many classic public houses and dining establishments. Built on the River Severn the town hosts the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show which is one of the largest and oldest horticultural shows in the country attracting over 100,000 visitors. Home to 4 shopping centres, 2 significant retail parks and countless independent retailers the town is an excellent place to enjoy some retail therapy. If you prefer to spend your time soaking up a little more culture the Theatre Severn provides many varied productions and entertainment, or perhaps a visit to the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery or Shrewsbury Castle would be more fitting. Other places of note are The Quarry a 29 acre riverside park, the largely unchanged Medieval Market place, Shrewsbury Abbey, the 9 bridges crossing the river Severn most notably the English and Welsh bridges, the Lord Hills Column the largest free-standing Doric column in the world and the Shropshire Agricultural Showground which hosts one of the countys most important agricultural shows. The town has many sporting and recreational facilities including Shrewsbury Town Football Club, who play their home games at the purpose built New Meadow stadium, Shrewsbury Rugby Club, Shrewsbury Rowing Club and Shrewsbury Motocross Club to name but a few. There are also a number of popular golf clubs in and around the town, a good selection of Gymnasiums and Health Clubs and a thriving running scene.

Around 3000 people enjoy living in the quintessential English town of Much Wenlock. Situated approximately 8 miles south-east of Cross Houses and pretty much half way between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth this medieval Town is one of the jewels in Shropshires Crown. Feeling more like a village than a town Much Wenlock is a throwback to days gone by, with a friendly and welcoming community you will instantly feel at home. Far from being a quiet backwater you will find this to be a vibrant town with a host of activities and events being hosted throughout the year. Having been a market town for over 700 years there is a rich heritage of independent retailers and specialist shops for you to explore as well as mile after mile of beautiful countryside to lose yourself in. Much Wenlock is a truly remarkable town which offers a lifestyle coveted by many and sought after universally.

Accommodation List - -

Hallway (L-Shaped) -

Bathroom -

Bedroom One - 3.18m x 2.69m (10'5" x 8'10") -

Bedroom Two - 2.79m x 2.69m (9'2" x 8'10") -

Kitchen - 2.69m x 2.39m (8'10" x 7'10") -

Living Dining Room - 6.38m x 5.69m (max) (20'11" x 18'8" (max)) -

Services - We are informed the property is connected to all mains services.

Heating - Electric heating.

Tenure - The property is of leasehold tenure with a remaining lease of 188 years from 2016. An annual ground rent of £100.00 is payable.

Service Charge & Ground Rent - An annual service charge of £1287.00 is payable for the maintenance of the exterior of the building and cleaning and maintenance of communal areas.

Council Tax - Band A.

Nearest Airports - Birmingham Approximately 58.5 miles (duration: 1hr 08min via road)
Liverpool John Lennon Approximately 72.8 miles (duration: 1hr 29min via road)
Manchester Approximately 68.6 miles (duration: 1hr 38min via road)
Bristol Approximately 116.1 miles (duration: 2hr 26min via road)
Cardiff - Approximately 123.2 miles (duration: 2hr 47min via road)

Links To Central London - Via Road - travel time is approximately 3hrs 03mins based on a 169.2 mile journey travelling along the M42 and then M40.
Via Rail travel time is approximately 3hr 04min hours based on a standard transfer to Paddington Station from Shrewsbury

Notice: The Property Misdescriptions Act - Notice: The Property Misdescription Act Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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