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8 bedroom country house for sale

Knockin, Oswestry, SY10

Guide Price £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful Properties
  • The Old Forge
  • The Barn / Annexe
  • Excellent Commuter Links
  • Current Bed & Breakfast
  • Quiet Village Location

Full description

A most unique opportunity to purchase a detached former Forge and detached two bedroom annexe. Located in the popular village of Knockin and borders open countryside. The Old Forge comprises; Reception Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Sitting Room, Office/Bedroom, Bathroom and Five further Bedrooms all with Ensuites. The Barn comprises, Open Plan Kitchen/Living Room, Bedroom Bathroom, First Floor Bedroom, Gardens and Grounds.

Location - The Old Forge and Barn are situated on the outskirts of the village. Knockin offers a number of basic amenities including a shop/post office, village hall, public house, church and medical centre.

Commuters will find that the village is well placed for access to the thriving market town of Oswestry to the north with road links through to Chester or alternatively south to the county town of Shrewsbury which provides further links through to Telford.

Directions - From the A5 Trunk road proceed to the A5 roundabout known as 'Mile End' and take the A483 signposted Welshpool/Newtown. Proceed and take the second turn to the left sign posted Maesbury. Continue through the village of Maesbury and through Woolston Bank until reaching a 'T' junction, turn left and continue through the village of Knockin. Proceed through the village passing the shop and Inn, the property will be viewed to the right hand side.

The Old Forge - The accommodation is warmed by oil fired central heating and comprises;

Reception Hall - 6.47m x 4.31m max (21'3" x 14'2" max) - With staircase leading to the First Floor Landing, UPVC French doors lead out to the rear elevation with side windows, quarry tiled floor, radiators. Pantry Cupboard, Utility Cupboard.

Utility - 1.65m x 2.37m (5'5" x 7'9") - Providing space for appliances.

Sitting Room - 3.95m x 4.86m (13'0" x 15'11") - With UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation, multi fuel stove, radiator.

Dining Room - 4.72m x 3.42m (15'6" x 11'3") - A dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed window to the front and side elevations, radiator.

Kitchen - 4.20m x 5.13m (13'9" x 16'10") - With base and wall units providing a good amount of cupboard storage and drawer space with granite worktops over, sink unit with drainer to the side, space for dishwasher, space for range cooker with feature splashback, integrated fridge, radiator, slate floor, UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation and to the side overlooking into Reception Hall.

Lounge - 4.85m x 6.37m (15'11" x 20'11") - A superb room with feature chimney breast, exposed timbers, multi fuel stove on a slate hearth, bar area, dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations, door leading to the rear, radiators, Access to loft space.

Inner Hallway - With radiator and airing cupboard.

Office / Bedroom Six - 4.77m x 2.16m (15'8" x 7'1") - With UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Five - 3.66m x 3.09m (12'0" x 10'2") - With UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bathroom - Comprising a three piece suite.

Bedroom Four - 3.66m x 4.59m (12'0" x 15'1") - With UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room - Comprising a three piece suite.

First Floor Landing - With radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.89m x 5.10m max (12'9" x 16'9" max) - With UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, wealth of exposed timbers, wardrobe.

Ensuite Shower Room - Comprising a three piece suite.

Bedroom Two - 3.37m x 4.76m (11'1" x 15'7") - With UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, wealth of exposed timbers, wardrobe.

Ensuite Shower Room - Comprising a three piece suite.

Bedroom One - 4.13m x 3.76m max (13'7" x 12'4" max) - With UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator, recessed wardrobe, range of fitted bedroom furniture.

The Barn - Warmed by LP Gas fired central heating, providing annexe or holiday let accommodation with solar panels.

Open Plan Kitchen Living Area - 3.96m x 8.97m (13'0" x 29'5") - Comprises;

Kitchen - With base and wall units providing a good amount of cupboard storage and drawer space with worktops over, sink unit with drainer to the side, space for appliances, fitted oven with hob over, tiled floor, boiler cupboard housing LP Gas fired boiler.

Dining Area - With double glazed window to the front elevation with window seat, radiator.

Living Area - With solid fuel stove, double glazed windows to the front and rear elevation, high level window to the side, radiator, staircase leading to Gallery Landing.

Cloakroom - Comprising a two piece suite.

Bedroom One - 3.58m x 3.36m (11'9" x 11'0") - With double glazed window to the side elevation, fitted wardrobe, radiator.

Rear Entrance Hall - With linen/cloaks cupboard, door leading out to the side elevation.

Shower Room - Comprising a three piece suite.

Gallery Landing - With exposed timbers, linen cupboard, velux roof window.

Bedroom Two - 3.58m x 3.81 max (11'9" x 12'6" max) - With velux roof window, double glazed window to the side, radiator.

Bathroom - Comprising a three piece suite.



Gardens And Grounds - The garden is a notable feature of the property providing a delightful courtyard style garden, providing an ideal outside dining and sitting area. The garden extends to a laid to lawn area which leads to a gravelled area, providing an additional parking area (access down a small lane). There are gravelled areas providing access around the Barn and to an additional sitting area overlooking fields. There is parking to the front of the property. Garden stores, greenhouse.

Commercial Purchase Information - The property is currently a thriving bed and breakfast with the house being awarded 4* from 'The Shropshire Tourism Board' and 4* for the detached barn conversion by 'Cottages 4 You'. The property has operated successfully as a bed and breakfast for a number of years and enjoys a considerable amount of repeat business. The flexibility of the layout provides for traditional B&B trading as well as a self-contained 2-bedroom annexe.

The business demonstrates a good net profit and has enabled the owners to invest in renewing the accommodation in recent years. Accounts are available to view on application to the selling agents.

The business has a website and also advertises and receives bookings through Cottages 4 You, Late Rooms and Bookings.com. The house has been awarded 4* from 'The Shropshire Tourism Board' and 4* for the detached barn conversion by 'Cottages 4 You'.

Money Laundering Regulations - The successful purchaser will be required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 came into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples; Passport/Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.

How To Make An Offer - If you are interested in buying this property, you have to view. Once you have viewed the property and decided to make an offer please contact the office and one of the team will assist further. We will require evidence of your ability to proceed with the purchase, if the sale is agreed to you.

The successful purchaser will be required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations. Appropriate examples; Passport/Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.

Viewings - By appointment through the selling agents. Halls, Oswestry Office, TEL (01691) 670320.

Local Council - Shropshire Council, Castle View, Oswestry, Shropshire. TEL; (01691) 671111

Inspected By - The property was personally inspected by:
Steven Murgatroyd B.Ed
Hayley Jackson BSc(hons) M.N.A.E.A DipDEA

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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