4 bedroom detached house for sale

7 Roman Downs, Craven Arms

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Modern House
  • 3/4 Double Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
  • Immaculate Condition
  • Edge of Town Position
  • Countryside Views to Rear
  • West Facing Private Rear Garden
  • Off Road Parking, Carport and Attached Garage
  • Spacious & Flexible Accommodation
  • Open Plan Living Dining Room
  • Downstairs Bedroom & En-Suite

Full description

We all know how good the Romans were at building and design, well, Roman Downs is a property the Romans would have been proud of. With beautiful countryside views to the rear, positioned on the edge of town, this detached modern home has a carport, off road parking and an attached garage! It may not be Italy, but it could be your little piece of empire.

Property Features - - - Detached Modern House
- 3/4 Double Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
- Immaculate Condition
- Edge of Town Position
- Countryside Views to Rear
- West Facing Private Rear Garden
- Off Road Parking, Carport and Attached Garage
- Spacious & Flexible Accommodation
- Open Plan Living Dining Room
- Downstairs Bedroom & En-Suite

Overview - 7 Roman Downs is an immaculate detached house located within a private and exclusive development on the edge of the market town of Craven Arms. Offering the best of both countryside and town living, this fabulous property has delightful uninterrupted rear views to the rear overlooking the surrounding Shropshire countryside as well as being conveniently less than 0.5 miles from the town centre facilities and railway station.

A quality build completed in 2010 this efficient, light and airy home was built to fulfil the needs of modern day living and offers flexible and spacious accommodation owing to 3/4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Bedrooms one and two are found at opposite ends of the first floor and share a separate bathroom, while bedrooms three and four are located on the ground floor. Alternatively Bedroom four could be used as either a study or additional reception room. A truly universal home this superb dwelling is perfect for accommodating an elderly relative or an independent child due to the good-sized ground floor bedrooms with en-suite shower and separate bathroom. At the rear of the house the large open-plan living dining room is the hub of the property and enjoys views out over the garden and leads into the fully equipped kitchen with useful utility off. Another huge plus point to 7 Roman Downs is the overall amount of storage space in the property from fitted wardrobes, to storage cupboards and eve storage space spanning the length of entire rooms.

Outside there is no drop in quality with the property featuring a private, west facing, landscaped rear garden, an attached garage with electric garage door, off road parking on a tarmacadam driveway sheltered by a carport, lawned front gardens and a largely gravelled, really useful side storage area.

Situated within a private development with a close knit and quiet community, this wonderful house is beautifully maintained throughout by the current owners and is ready for the new purchasers to simply unpack their furniture and belongings and move straight into. Please note that in order to be able to purchase this fantastic property you must to be 50 years of age or older or have a need of care.

The Property - Approached over the front garden an entrance door opens into the spacious T-shaped hallway with separate doors off opening to not just one but three storage cupboards, two downstairs bedrooms, a bathroom and the rear living dining room. A stairwell rises up to the first floor accommodation while a window allows a side aspect. The downstairs bedrooms (bedrooms three & four) are found at the front of the house and share similar frontward aspects over the front garden. Bedroom four potentially poses as an additional reception room/study if need be, while bedroom three is another double sized bedroom with ample space for extra furnishings and benefits from a private en-suite shower room. Back from the hallway and moving towards the rear the next door opens into the downstairs family bathroom, which is installed with a matching white suite of w.c, wash basin and a panelled bath along with a heated towel rail and a window providing a side aspect. Double doors at the end of the hallway then lead into the largest room in the house, the spacious living dining room, which is a light and airy room owing to the fully glazed French doors leading out to the rear gardens, and 4 separate windows. Within this splendid room there is a feature fireplace with insert gas flame effect fire, ample space for a three-piece suite and plenty of space for a set of dining table and chairs. Further double doors lead into the fully equipped kitchen which is installed with matching wall and base cupboards with fitted worktops over and an insert stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric double oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and 4 ring gas hob with extractor hood over. The kitchen is finished with part tiled walls and a window to side. A door from the kitchen leads into the useful utility room which has matching wall and base units with worktops over, an insert stainless steel sink, part tiled walls and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door leads into the attached garage which has an electric roller shutter garage door and a further door leading out to the rear garden. The garage offers good loft storage space and also houses the 'Worcester' boiler.

On the first floor a light landing area leads off into bedrooms one and two and a separate bathroom. Bedrooms one and two are found at either end of the property with bedroom one featuring a distant rear aspect over the surrounding Shropshire countryside, while bedroom two takes look out to the front. Both rooms have a number of things in common, both have more than enough space for a double bed and additional furnishings, both have useful eve storage cupboards and both have doors leading into cupboard space with bedroom one in particular benefiting from a larger walk-in cupboard/wardrobe. The bathroom has a skylight which allows natural light to amplify into the room, part tiled walls, a chrome towel radiator and a matching white suite of w.c, wash basin and a separate panelled bath and corner shower unit.

Outside - To the front is a largely laid to lawn garden with a side tarmacadam driveway leading under the carport to the garage. A gravelled path leads through a wooden side gateway and out to the rear garden. West facing this beautiful garden has been neatly landscaped creating a splendid, colourful, child-friendly space which also poses an ideal entertaining area within the warmer months of the year. A very pleasant garden for horticultural enthusiasts to get their green fingers stuck into, the rear garden has well-defined fenced boundaries, borders stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs and a lawned area split by a paved pathway leading to a feature circular paved patio. The garden also has a useful 8' x 10' storage shed with lighting and power, an electric retractable awning sheltering over the glazed French doors leading into the living dining room and a hugely useful side gravelled area which lends to being another really useful storage area.

The Location - Described as the 'Gateway to the Marches' Craven Arms is located on the A49 and is found within the encompassing Shropshire Hills, historic manor houses, fortified castles and beautiful countryside. Offering a good range of facilities including a supermarket, doctors surgery, banks, Post office, petrol station, butchers, bakery and its own array of independent shops Craven Arms offers everything you will need for day to day living. The town also benefits from the welsh marches railway line and station, with regular trains throughout the day leading north to the county town of Shrewsbury and South to the medieval town of Ludlow and beyond. The historic tourist town of Ludlow is an architectural gem with a stunning array of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian properties. A gastronomic centre, Ludlow plays host to the annual food festival which attracts 20,000 visitors to the town. It is also home to a wonderful array of eating establishments including the famous Mr. Underhills Michelin starred restaurant. 21 miles north Shrewsbury, the birth place of Charles Darwin, 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. For lovers of the outdoors and as previously mentioned Craven Arms is a haven for nature enthusiasts and those of an active disposition. Surrounded by stunning scenic countryside with rolling hill tops as far as the eye can see the town and nearby surroundings are popular with walkers and cyclists with a variety of recreational and activity centres within the area. A little further afield you will find Church Stretton, also known as 'little Switzerland' this neighbouring town is nestled at the foot of Shropshire Hills and enjoys direct access to over 20 square miles of National Trust land known as the Long Mynd.

Accommodation List - -

Entrance Hall (T-Shaped) - 5.9m x 5.2m (max) (19'4" x 17'0" (max)) -

Bedroom Four/Study - 3.4m x 3.1m (11'1" x 10'2") -

Bedroom Three - 3.4m x 3.4m (11'1" x 11'1") -

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.7m x 1.1m (8'10" x 3'7") -

Downstairs Bathroom - 3.4m x 1.7m (11'1" x 5'6") -

Living Dining Room - 6.0m x 4.2m (19'8" x 13'9") -

Kitchen - 3.5m x 2.7m (11'5" x 8'10") -

Utility Room - 2.7m x 1.6m (8'10" x 5'2") -

Garage - 5.1m 2.5m (16'8" 8'2") -

First Floor Landing - -

Bedroom One - 4.7m x 3.9m (15'5" x 12'9") -

Dressing Room - 1.5m x 1.9m (4'11" x 6'2") -

Bathroom - 3.2m x 1.8m (10'5" x 5'10" ) -

Bedroom Two - 4.7m x 3.4m (15'5" x 11'1") -

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

Heating - Gas fired central heating.

Tenure - The property is of freehold tenure.

Council Tax - Band E.

Agents Notes - An annual service charge of £315.00 is payable for the maintenance of the communal areas.
Please note that in order to be able to purchase this fantastic property you must to be 50 years of age or older or have a need of care.

Links To Central London - Via Road - travel time is approximately 3hrs 29mins based on a 164 mile journey travelling along the M6 and then M1.
Via Rail travel time is approximately 3hrs 14min hours based on a standard transfer from Craven Arms to London Euston via Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

Nearest Airports - Birmingham Approximately 69 miles (duration: 1hr 31min via road)
Liverpool John Lennon Approximately 85miles (duration: 1hrs 55min via road)
Manchester Approximately 86 miles (duration: 1hr 54min via road)
Bristol Approximately 104 miles (duration: 2hr 22min via road)

Directions - As you enter Craven Arms from the Ludlow direction at the 'Craven Arms' public house roundabout turn left onto the B4368 signposted Knighton and Clun continue along over small mini roundabout and after approximately 100 yards turn right onto Watling Street. Proceed to brow of the hill and turn right into Roman Downs. Follow the road to bottom and the property is the last house on the left hand side.

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.

Holters Modern Estate And Lettings Agent - Tel: 01743 832436 Email: info@holters.co.uk www.holters.co.uk


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Nearest stations

  • Craven Arms (0.4 mi)
  • Broome (2.1 mi)
  • Hoptonheath (4.5 mi)
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  • Craven Arms (0.4 mi)
  • Broome (2.1 mi)
  • Hoptonheath (4.5 mi)
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Holters Estate & Letting Agents, Shrewsbury

24 St. Johns Hill Shrewsbury SY1 1JJ

01743 626060 Local call rate

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