Shropshire Street, Market Drayton
- Extensive 5 bedrooms 4 reception rooms
- 110m long garden with development potential at rear
- Character property with lots of charm
- Ample off road parking to the front and to the rear
- Take a virtual walk around with the 3D tour
- Call now quoting reference SL0126 to view in person
- Walking distance to the centre of Market Drayton
- Planning application sought for 3/4 bedroom dwelling on the plot
- Out-house could be developed into home office or studio apartment
- Accessible by road from the back and front of plot
An exceptional period property set close to the centre of Market Drayton. The house has much charm and character and has been a much loved and happy home for the same family for 21 years.
Comprises: Entrance Hall with radiator cover and marble shelf above,
Drawing room 14.8’ x 13.1’
Complete with beautiful period style cupboards/bookcases above on either side of the period marble fireplace [with living flame gas fire] and exquisite original ceiling mouldings, ceiling rose, dado rail and picture rail.
Dining room 15' 0" x 13' 1"
The generous space has a period marble fireplace with cast iron inset housing a coal effect living flame gas fire and original oak floorboards. The Drawing Room and Dining Room and the two bedrooms above these rooms all have generous sash windows.
Cloak/Shower room 9' 10" x 6' 11"
Complete with shower cubical, sink and WC, one of the built-in cupboards houses the gas boiler.
Breakfast room 18’ x 13.5’
Sociable large family space with gally kitchen with built in dish washer, double sink and counter surface space.
Kitchen 10' 3" x 8' 8"
Cream Aga, a Neff four burner gas hob with an electric oven underneath, a built-in fridge and a walk-in larder pantry off [with recess space for a further fridge/freezer].
Inner Hallway currently used as a Study leads to the family/sitting room.
Sitting room 19.7’ into window bay x 14.1’
Clear-view wood-burner, lovely bay windows and French doors opening onto the Garden, also two electric radiators concealed behind covers and a beamed ceiling.
On the First Floor landing there is a stained glass window to the front elevation with radiator and ornate plaster dado rail and ceiling moulding.
To the front elevation on this floor are 2 large Bedrooms 15.8’ x 13.1’ and 15’ 8" x 12’ with sash windows, one En-suite with bath, basin and WC.
At the back of the house there is a further Bedroom [used as the Master by the current owners with TV point and beamed ceiling] with its own superb Bathroom/Dressing Room 18.1’ x 10.1’ at the back of the house. This dual aspect bathroom has a stained glass window, built-in period style cupboards and vanity units over the twin inset wash basins, bath and WC, a window seat providing more storage, beams/dado rail and two radiators.
To the front elevation on the Second Floor are a further 2 Bedrooms: one is 15’ 11" x 13.2’ with sash window to the front and a small window to the rear elevation, the other measures 10' 0" x 12' 0" and has fitted wardrobes along one wall and a sash window. Separate Bathroom 12.5’ x 5.7’ with a white suite comprising a bath, shower cubicle, a Triton T80 shower, pedestal wash basin and WC and a built-in linen cupboard. There is also a large walk-in dressing room/cupboard.
The house has a Cellar 14.8’ x 16’ with brick floor, power, light and electric meter and a Courtyard opening off the kitchen leading to the delightful walled Garden. Off the Courtyard [opposite the Kitchen door] is a Utility and Storage Room and a separate Coal/Wood Store. At the end of the Garden is a large Double Garage with a full height Loft Floor above.
The front of the property has a stone set driveway with a parking/turning area edged with shaped borders and an abundance of mature ornamental trees and shrubs including a fig, climbing hydrangea, magnolia, climbing roses and cherry tree. There is a blue brick pathway to one side of the house with a wrought iron entry gate which leads to the rear Courtyard and Garden. The entrance to the driveway has twin stone gate posts and clipped box hedging on either side.
The delightful walled Courtyard has stone sets and a raised brick flower bed stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs. Next to the brick-built Coal Store is the Utility room with a single drainer stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Double wrought iron gates lead from the Courtyard to the beautiful rear walled garden. A blue brick pathway leads to the bottom of the garden and to the Double Garage. There is a brick and timber Arbour halfway down the Garden big enough for a large table and chairs.
The Double Garage [fitted with an alarm] has a Loft or Workshop floor above and measures 18.9’ x 24’ [external measurements]. There are twin up and over doors and also a side door. To one side is a brick and sandstone open fronted Garden/Wood store. There are double gates leading to the road behind the house. N.B. The Double Garage could be converted into an Annex or replaced with another house for rental or sale [the Owners have applied for Planning Permission for this].
Market Drayton is a pretty market town with a Post Office and a variety of shops and supermarkets. The canal runs through the town which is surrounded by beautiful Shropshire countryside. Also, a Medical Practice and three Dental Practices. Market Drayton has several Nurseries, Primary Schools and a Secondary School. There are other secondary schools within a 20 mile radius in Newport, Newcastle, Shrewsbury, Stafford and Whitchurch. The thriving Festival Centre has a cinema and café. There are excellent Farm Shops just outside the town, including Fordhall Organic Farm, England's first community-owned farm. Among the public houses is Joules Brewery and Pub. Built in 2010, Joules brews all their beers with pure mineral water drawn from an aquifer 60m down. Market Drayton is within easy reach of Shrewsbury, Nantwich, Stafford, Whitchurch and Newcastle. Market Drayton is within a 90 minute drive of 4 airports: Birmingham, East Midlands, Liverpool, Manchester.
Call now and quote reference SL0126 and discover more of what this wonderful house has to offer.
Tenure is freehold
Shropshire Street, Market Drayton
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Prees Station8.4 miles
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