4 bedroom cottage for saleThe Old Post Office, Wroxeter, Shrewsbury, SY5 6PH
Offers in Region of £410,000
This unique and charming black and white cottage, is believed to date back to the late 15th Century. This property boasts a wealth of period features including; inglenook fireplaces, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, hardwood floors and quaint windows. The accommodation briefly includes; entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, inner hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is a private courtyard providing ample parking. Good sized and well presented cottage gardens. Separate office, garage, garden room and sun room. This as a whole, could be adapted and altered into several other uses (subject to any necessary planning permissions). The property also benefits from sealed unit double glazing and oil fired central heating.
The property occupies a fantastic location on the outskirts of the historic village of Wroxeter, which is located approximately 7 miles east of Shrewsbury. Wroxeter is also conveniently situated within easy access to Shrewsbury, Telford and Ironbridge.
A charming, period, four bedroom, detached Grade II Listed cottage.
Inside The Property -
Entrance Hall - Tiled floor
Sitting Room - 4.58m x 4.57m (15'0" x 15'0") - Feature Inglenook fireplace with a grate inset and built in original bench seating to alcove
Exposed wall and ceiling timbers
Dining Room - 4.58m x 2.63m (15'0" x 8'8") - Brick built fireplace with a wooden surround
Ceramic tiled floor
Exposed wall and ceiling timbers
Inner Hallway - Ceramic tiled floor
Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 4.57m x 2.00m (15'0" x 6'7") - Wide range of matching wall and base oak units and granite working surface
Integrated electric ceramic hob with extractor hood over, double oven
Larder unit. Dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor
Door to rear garden
From the inner hallway STAIRCASE rises to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING with stripped wooden flooring, exposed timbers, built in storage cupboard with shelving and access to the roof space.
Bedroom 1 - 4.58m x 3.56m (15'0" x 11'8") - Exposed timbers
Bedroom 2 - 3.34m x 3.64m (10'11" x 11'11") - Wealth of exposed brickwork and timbers
Range of built in shelving
Window to the front enjoying outlook over fields
Bedroom 3 - 4.05m x 2.99m (13'3" x 9'10") - Exposed timbers
Bedroom 4 - 1.52m x 4.57m (5'0" x 15'0") - Exposed timbers to one wall
Window overlooking rear garden
Bathroom - White suite comprising; panelled bath with shower attachment. Heritage wash hand basin with a wrought iron stand and tiled splash, wc
Outside The Property -
The property is approached through a five bar wooden entrance gate onto a cobbled courtyard, providing ample parking and turning space. The courtyard is enclosed by attractive stone walling to the front. A separate pedestrian pathway leads to the formal reception area with raised flower beds set to either side and an outside lighting point.
There are a range of further buildings that could be adapted and converted into other uses, for example a Granny annexe, or holiday let, etc. (subject to the necessary planning consents).
Detached Office - 4.17m x 2.34m (13'8" x 7'8") - Set to one corner of the courtyard with a canopy and outside light, telephone point, power and lighting point. There is a side service door and a window overlooking the courtyard.
Garden Room - 4.88m x 3.96m (16'0" x 13'0") - Terracotta tiled floor, power points, feature ceiling beams and a log burner. Useful storage cupboard. Service door to the side and to the garage.
Sun Room - 3.35m x 2.34m (11'0" x 7'8") - Terracotta tiled floor. Double glazed leaded windows overlooking the garden. Lighting and power points
Garage - 5.03m x 3.05m (16'6" x 10'0") - Double wooden doors, concrete floor, power and lighting points.
This area also has space and plumbing for white goods, a wall mounted sink and a shower cubicle
Door to an INTEGRAL WC
The REAR GARDEN is a particular feature of this property and can be accessed from the courtyard through stable style double doors. There is a large paved patio area, which extends the width of the property with a pleasant covered seating area set to one wall. From here, stone steps lead up to a large well maintained lawned area with cobbled pathways, an extensive range of flower and shrub borders and further gravelled and paved areas set to one corner.
A pathway then leads to a further lawned area situated to the rear of the garage, which is accessed through a small picket wooden gateway, again, surrounded by well stocked flower and shrub borders. The gardens are maintained to a particularly high standard and have a wealth of specimen plants and trees and offer a large degree of privacy and seclusion. Another particular feature is the steps which lead up to the roof garden, situated above the garage and garden room, where outstanding views of surrounding fields and the countryside can be enjoyed.
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