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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Pump Cottage, Chetwynd Park Estate, Newport, TF10 8AE

Sold STC £269,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Two double bedrooms
  • Detached cottage
  • Rural location
  • Off road parking
  • Enclosed rear gardens
  • Farmhouse style breakfast kitchen
  • 27ft lounge/diner with roof light
  • Family bathroom
  • Dressing room with WC (possible conversion to bedroom 3)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Pump Cottage is pretty, detached, two bedroomed cottage, situated on the fringe of the Chetwynd Park Estate, approximately two miles from the market town of Newport.  Chetwynd Park  Estate is a select development of nineteenth century barns, and farm outbuildings which were converted to residential use, approximately 26 years ago. 

Newport is a thriving market town having many leisure facilities as well as three supermarkets and a selection of local shops, as well as some larger national stores.  The primary schools and three secondary schools within the town all have excellent OFSTED reports, with two of the secondary schools being selective. The property is situated close to the A41, providing easy access to the West Midlands, M54, M6 and the larger towns of Stafford, Telford and Shrewsbury, with their greater range of amenities.

Pump Cottage has been converted from an original 19th century sandstone and brick building, to provide stepped accommodation of great character.  The fully enclosed and private rear garden has a sunny aspect and the property also enjoys a large driveway to the front set in sweeping open gardens.

In more detail comprising:  Trellis canopied FRONT ENTRANCEwith glazed wooden front door leading into

HALL: with dado rail.  Shelved Airing cupboard with radiator.

FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN WITH L-SHAPED BREAKFAST AREA: 6.12m x 3.67m average (20’1” x 12’1”) fitted with a range of farmhouse style wooden fronted cupboards and drawers with solid wooden worktops over and complementary tiling.  Integrated fridge.  Inset ceramic Belfast style sink.  Space for range-style gas cooker.  Three front aspect windows with blinds and one side aspect window to breakfast area.  Access hatch to loft.  Panelled radiator.  Ceramic tiled floor.  Inset ceiling spotlights.

STORE ROOM: 2.70m x 2.13m (8’10” x 6’11”) created from the former garage, this room still has the original up/over metal door to one side and houses the BOSCH gas boiler.  Power and light.

P-SHAPED LOUNGE/DINER: 8.50m x 4.27m max, narrowing to 2.71m (27’10” x 14’0” narrowing to 8’10”) having dual aspect with window to the side and sliding patio doors to one end.  More light enters the room through the velux ceiling light, situated just before the room narrows to the rear.   Inglenook feature fireplace surround, with brick hearth and electric point for fire/stove.   Dado rail.  Two panelled radiators.  Laminate floor.  Centre lights with matching wall lights.

FAMILY BATHROOM:being majority tiled with complete white suite comprising panelled bath with electric Triton shower over and glass modesty screen.  Pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush WC.  Front aspect window with obscured glazing. Panelled radiator.  Extractor fan. 

The hall rises by two stairs, to 

BEDROOM TWO: 3.35m x 2.69m (10’11” x 8’9”) with front aspect window and panelled radiator.

The hall rises by a further step, having side aspect window with radiator below.

DRESSING ROOM / POTENTIAL BEDROOM THREE: 2.51m x 2.02m (8’3” x 6’7”) having WC with low level flush and wall mounted wash hand basin positioned behind a half-width stud screen wall.  Front aspect window.

BEDROOM TWO: 3.35m x 2.69m (10’11” x 8’9”) with front aspect window and panelled radiator.

BEDROOM ONE: 3.73m max x 2.98m max (12’2” x 9’9”) having front aspect window and panelled radiator.

OUTSIDE:The property is approached off Chetwynd Park over a block paved driveway providing off-road parking for several cars.  The up and over metal door still remains to the former integral garage, now converted for use as part of the kitchen and a store.

The property has a neat front garden, sweeping around the side of the cottage, laid mainly to lawn with specimen trees and well stocked borders of shrubs and perennial plants. 

The rear garden is accessed via the patio doors from the lounge area, and also via a gate and path to the side of the property.  It  enjoys a very sunny aspect, being completely enclosed by fences and hedges, fronted by borders containing mature shrubs including laurel and copper beech.  The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a large flagged sun patio and slabbed ‘stepping stones’ to the rear gate.  There is a useful summerhouse / shed.

COUNCIL TAX: We are advised by the Local Authority, Telford & Wrekin Council, the property is in Band E.

TENURE:  We are advised by the Vendor, that the property is held Freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion. 


SERVICES: We understand that mains water, electricity and are connected.  We are advised by the vendor that the residents’ management fee to cover private drainage and maintenance of common areas incurred a yearly charge of £375 in 2014.  Legal advisers to confirm current rate.

VIEWING:Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents Newport Office – 01952 812519

DIRECTIONS:Proceed out from the centre of Newport on to the Chetwynd Road, continue for approximately one mile until the T junction with the A41.  Turn left, signposted Market Drayton and then take the next turning, almost immediately right, signposted Pickstock/Knighton.  The Chetwynd Park Estate is just located after a short distance on the right hand side.  Upon entering the development Pump Cottage is the first property, located on the corner of the road, on the right hand side.




1.   While we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact our office and we will try to check the information for you.

The information in these property details is believed to be accurate but Tempertons does not give, nor does any Partner or employee have authority to give, any warranty as to the accuracy of any statement, written, verbal or visual.   You should not rely on any information contained herein.    If you wish to ask a specific question about this property, please speak to the sales advisor, who has inspected the property.

2.   Please note that we have not tested the equipment/appliances and services in the property. Interested applicants are advised to commission the appropriate investigations before formulating their offer to purchase.

3.   Our room sizes are quoted in metres on a wall-to-wall basis to the nearest one tenth of a metre.  The imperial equivalent (included in brackets and correct to within 3 inches) is only intended as an approximate guide for those not yet conversant with metric measurements.  Measurements should not be used for ordering fitments or new carpets etc.



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