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2 bedroom character property for sale

Forden, Welshpool, Powys


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Tenure: Freehold

A unique opportunity to purchase a railway station house with signal box about 5.6 miles away from Welshpool and just over 3 miles from Montgomery. The house has flexible accommodation and has lovely views over the surrounding countryside and beyond. Outside there is a good size garden which incorporates the signal box which has been thoughtfully restored over recent years. Also within the grounds is a partly completed detached double garage with room above which could make wonderful self-contained accommodation if required. This most interesting property is just over half a mile from the river Severn and is well worth viewing.


Utility8'2" x 5'3" (2.5m x 1.6m). "Worcester boiler", space and plumbing for washing machine, wall units, tiled floor.

Kitchen Breakfast room24'5" x 12' (7.44m x 3.66m). A range of matching wall and base units with work surface over, Range master cooker and extractor over, exposed brick work, radiator, heated towel rails, tiled floor, UPVC double glazed windows with lovely views to distant countryside, double glazed patio doors to outside area.

Sitting Room/Study14' (4.272m) (max) x 12' (3.663m) (max). Fireplace with original range, radiator.

Ground Floor Bedroom14'1" (4.290m) (max) x 11'11" (3.637m) (max). Radiator.

1st Floor Living Room24'5" x 11'10" (7.44m x 3.6m). UPVC double glazed windows to three elevations with lovely views of surrounding countryside, radiators, TV point.

Bedroom14'1" (4.284m) (max) x 12' (3.662m) (max). Radiator, two built in triple wardrobes, windows to two elevations.

Bathroom12'1" (3.671m) (max) x 10'10" (3.314m) (max). Feature former fireplace, corner bath, WC, wash basin, bidet, shower cubical, radiator, shelving, water cylinder, access to loft.

Detached Double Garage/Potentia19'8" x 19'8" (6m x 6m). Unfinished but with great potential for a completely self-contained annex or additional living accommodation.

Outside Approached off a council maintained highway onto a gravel parking area providing access to the detached double garage/potential annex. From the garage a lawn with mature silver birch leads to a gravel pathway adjacent to the greenhouse and vegetable plots whilst leading to steps rising up to the large decking area which has lovely views over neighbouring farmland to distant countryside. The garden is a substantial size and has been thoughtfully landscaped using former railway sleepers in places where possible. The garden is mostly lawn but also includes some flower and shrub beds, a feature pond, a well, patio area, former oil lamp hut and a brick built signal box believed to date back to about 1895.

The Signal BoxGround floor/Workshop: 16'7" (5.052m) x 9'6" (2.895m), First Floor: 16'6" (5.018m) x 9'6" (2.895m). With power and lighting.

Directions From Welshpool proceed south towards Forden. From the roundabout by Coed-Y-Dinas, stay on the road for about 3.1 miles, heading for Montgomery, then turn right signed school. Follow this road and turn right by The Railway Inn. The property is down this lane on the left.

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10 February 2012


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