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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Pontesbury Hill Road, Pontesbury, Shrewsbury

Offers in Region of £325,000

Property Description

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An attractive and deceptively spacious, charming, three/four bedroom detached cottage of great character parts of which are believed to date back to the seventeenth century and having the benefit of: central heating, part uPVC sealed unit double glazing, conservatory, double garage and large superbly stocked gardens. There is also planning permission for an extension to the ground floor of the property which will almost double the floor area.

The property which is full of character retains many of its original features and occupies a very pleasant slightly elevated position within walking distance of the village which is approximately 8 miles south west of the county town of Shrewsbury. In the village there is a wide range of local amenities including: school, shop, doctors, library, public houses, restaurants, dentist, doctors surgery and church. There is also a regular bus service to Shrewsbury.

The accommodation is worthy of a full inspection and briefly comprises: large reception hall, living room, dining room, very large study/bedroom four, kitchen, utility room, separate WC, rear porch, conservatory and on the first floor which is approached off two separate staircases provides access into three good sized bedrooms and a recently refitted family bathroom with WC.


Covered entrance with oak double glazed front door providing access into:

Extremely Spacious Reception Hall - 11'0 X 8'9 (3.35m X 2.67m) - With beamed ceiling, telephone point, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens, cupboard, Honeywell central heating programmer, Drayton thermostat. Further under stairs store cupboard and Herringbone wood block floor.

Sitting Room - 12'6 X 12'0 (3.81m X 3.66m) - Measured into superb inglenook style fireplace with wood burner inset and bread oven exposed pegged timbers, superb oak strip flooring, uPVC double glazed window to the front, TV aerial connection, double radiator and opening into:

Conservatory - 10'11 X 7'6 (3.33m X 2.29m) - With double radiator, power and lighting points, double glazed windows with opening lights and poly-carbonate roof and double glazed French casement doors leading out onto the rear patio and delightful rear gardens, vinyl tile effect floor covering.

Superb Study/Bedroom Four - 12'9 X 12'0 (3.89m X 3.66m) - With exposed beams and pegged timbers to wall and ceiling, uPVC double glazed window to the front, double radiator, wall lighting points, double and single glazed windows to the rear and superb oak strip flooring, oak staircase then ascends to:

First Floor Bedroom Three - 13'10 X 12'8 (4.22m X 3.86m) - With some reduced headroom, pegged timbers, exposed purlins, uPVC double glazed window to the front, double radiator, wall mounted hand basin, ornamental inset fireplace, book shelving, hatch to roof space, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, original oak flooring.

From the hallway staircase leads to bedroom one, two and family bathroom. This also provides access on the ground floor to:

Dining Room - 11'10 X 10'0 (3.61m X 3.05m) - With oak wood strip flooring, two uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens, telephone point, beamed ceiling, double radiator, large recessed fireplace with central brick chimney breast with open fire grate, raised hearth and inglenook style beam above, built in cupboards and passageway leading through to:

Kitchen - 14'9 X 9'0 (4.50m X 2.74m) - Including large separate walk-in pantry with comprehensive shelving, vinyl tile effect floor covering, extensive ranges of solid wood work surfaces with under-cupboards and drawers, extensive tiled splash areas, matching wall cupboards, inset single drainer bowl and a quarter sink unit with chromium style mixer taps, free standing bottled gas cooker, extractor canopy with light, roller blind, shelving unit, breakfast area with built in seating, double radiator, wood framed double glazed window.

Utility Room - 11'10 X 4'3 (3.61m X 1.30m) - With matching tile effect flooring, radiator, wood framed double glazed window to the side, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with under-cupboards, tiled splash areas, plumbing for automatic washing machine, hatch to roof space, built in shelved store cupboard. Door to:

Separate Low Level Wc Suite - With matching flooring, opaque wood framed double glazed window.

Large Single Glazed Rear Porch - With matching tile effect flooring, polycarbonate roof, power and lighting points, space and plumbing for dishwasher and glazed door leading to rear gardens.

From the reception hall a staircase ascends via quarter landing with built in book shelving to:

Naturally Lit First Floor Landing - With uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear gardens to the centre of the village of Pontesbury and the church. Double doors provide access into:

Large Built-In Airing Cupboard - With factory lagged cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving.

Bedroom One - 13'6 X 11'6 (4.11m X 3.51m) - Including built-in wardrobing with hanging rails and shelving, decorative fireplace, further built-in wardrobing, uPVC double glazed window to the side and rear with similar magnificent views, double radiator, hatch to roof space and exposed purlins.

Bedroom Two - 12'3 X 10'5 (3.73m X 3.18m) - Having radiator, built in cupboard, uPVC double glazed window to the front and hatch to roof void.

Family Bathroom - With ceramic tiled flooring, modern three-piece white suite comprising: panelled bath with tiled surround, shower screen, mixer taps and shower mixer unit with riser rail and head, low level WC, surface having inset contemporary matching hand basin with mixer taps and vanity cupboards and drawers beneath. Further half tiling to remaining walls, hatch to roof space, shelf with large mirror above, shaver point, opaque uPVC window and heated radiator/towel rail.

Outside - The property is divided from the road by natural stone walling and established hedging with vehicular access over a gravelled driveway providing parking for several vehicles and leading to the:

Attached Double Garage - 17'2 X 17'0 (5.23m X 5.18m) - With twin up and over doors, power and lighting supply and rear glazed door to exterior with oil fuel storage tank.

There is a separate access via double opening wooden gates to the large delightfully stocked rear gardens which are predominantly laid to large lawns, with external meter cupboard and outside water tap, paved area and concrete pathway with screen hedging, leading to brick built workshop and adjoining store

The extensive gardens include a wide variety of ornamental and fruit trees, soft fruit section, large well stocked floral beds and shrubbery and are very well screened and bounded by established hedging and enjoying delightful views towards the church.

Agents Note: - There is planning permission for a large rear extension to almost double the floor area of the ground floor of the property. Contact agents for more information.

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

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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Added on Rightmove:
11 November 2016


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