2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Forton, Montford Bridge, Shrewsbury

Sold STC £169,000

Property Description

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An attractive two double bedroomed semi-detached country cottage of character, believed in part to date back about 200 years, and having the benefit of oil fired central heating, mainly UPVC double glazing, two good reception rooms and very large lawned cottage style gardens with superb timber insulated workshop/studio room, and further brick and slate storage building.

The property which has extremely large garden together with parking for two vehicles and provision for creating parking for numerous other vehicles and garaging if required, subject to the usual consents.

It occupies a truly delightful rural position with lovely countryside views and only about 4 1/2 miles from the county town of Shrewsbury with all attendant amenities.

The accommodation briefly comprises, entrance porch, living room, dining room, kitchen, rear porch with large pantry, and on the first floor, landing, two bedrooms, and four piece bathroom including separate shower and w/c.

INSPECTION HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Double glazed front door providing access into:

Entrance Porch - With single glazing and a UPVC opaque double glazed door, provides access into:

Dining Room - 13'6 X 12'7 (4.11m X 3.84m) - Including staircase in corner with understairs cloaks cupboard, double radiator, UPVC double glazed window with delightful country views, exposed beams, central heating thermostat, attractive fireplace ornamental recess with electric coal effect stove, and telephone point, opening into:

Living Room - 13'6 X 12'10 (4.11m X 3.91m) - With attractive cast open fireplace with raised tiled hearth, wooden mantle shelf attached above, four wall lighting points, UPVC double glazed window with similar delightful views, and double radiator.

Kitchen - 10' x 9' (3.05m x 2.74m) - With ceramic tiled floor, radiator, ranges of laminate work surfaces with under cupboards and drawers, incorporating single drain stainless steel sink unit, tiled splash area, double glazed window with magnificent country outlook, range of matching eye level wall cupboards with corner shelving, hatch to roof void, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for refrigerator, oil fired central heating boiler which heats the domestic hot water and supplies the radiators, together with Honeywell digital programer, and part glazed door provides access to:

Rear Entrance Porch - Opening into very good sized walk-in shelved pantry, with single glazed window to side.

From the dining room, a naturally lit staircase ascends to the small first floor landing with Velux double glazed roof light and hatch to roof space and door providing access into:

Bedroom 1 - 13'10 x 12'9 (4.22m x 3.89m) - With UPVC double glazed window to front with delightful views, double radiator, slightly reduced head rooms to the side of the purlins and doors providing access to large airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and slatted shelving.

Also access from the landing is:

Bedroom 2 (Front) - 12'11 x 8' (3.94m x 2.44m) - With double radiator, UPVC double glazed window with similar views and small hatch providing access to roof space.

Family Bathroom - With four piece white suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC and corner fitted tiled shower cubicle, with glazed screen and pivot door, and fitted Triton T70 electric shower unit with riser rail head and soap tray, mosaic tile effect tiled floor covering, Velux double glazed roof light, and radiator.

From the council maintained road, the property is approached over a long private unmade driveway with full vehicular and pedestrian rights of way, and there are currently two off road parking spaces with the property which could be increased substantially, and/or permission of the erection of garaging if required, subject to the usual planning consents.
From this entrance area there is an extremely large lawned garden which includes gravelled areas, oil fuel storage tank, extremely well stocked floral and herbaceous beds, apple and damson trees and a variety of other specimen trees.
This extremely large cottage style garden area is bounded and privately screened by established hedging.

Studio/Workshop - 13'9 x 7'6 (4.19m x 2.29m) - Located within the garden area is a large timber span roof, fully insulated studio/workroom, with windows, full electrical power and lighting supply, work bench, and secure door to the front.

Located adjacent to the parking area is a brick and slate original building with small chimney, which is currently divided into two sections which could be restored to provide excellent workshop/storage facilities.
There is pedestrian access to the front of the property over a gravelled and concreted driveway belonging to next door and serving the adjacent property but there are full pedestrian rights.
There is also a timber side security gate which provides access over a concrete pathway with concrete post and timber screen fencing around to the rear of the property with door giving access to the rear porch.

Epc Rating: E - For a full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) please contact Agents.

Viewing Note: - Viewings to be arranged strictly through agents. Please park vehicles on the official parking area just before the small brick and slate outbuilding.

Important notice to all prospective purchasers - Property Misrepresentations Act 1991
Any central heating, electrical, plumbing installation or other appliances mentioned in these details have not been tested. Pre-contract surveys are advised prior to exchange of contracts. All measurements are approximate.

Whilst Parry Lowarch endeavour to provide prospective clients with accurate yet informative sales particulars, descriptions of many features of any given property are of a subjective and personal nature. We advise prospective purchasers to contact us to discuss the property's suitability prior to viewing, particularly if travelling a distance to view.

Parry Lowarch for themselves, and the vendor of this property whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute in any part an offer or contract. All statements herein are made without responsibility on the part of Parry Lowarch, or the vendor, and must not be relied upon as a statement or representative of fact. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection, or otherwise, as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.


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27 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Shrewsbury (4.5 mi)
  • Yorton (6.6 mi)
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Roger Parry & Partners, Shrewsbury

44 High Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1ST

01743 626053 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Shrewsbury (4.5 mi)
  • Yorton (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roger Parry & Partners, Shrewsbury

44 High Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1ST

01743 626053 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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