5 bedroom detached house for sale

Gobowen, Oswestry, SY11

£595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Grade II Listed 5 Bedroom Detached Residence
  • Standing in Gardens and Grounds extending in all to 6.23 acres (2.52 ha)
  • Pleasant Location on the edge of the popular village of Gobowen
  • Potential renovation
  • Spacious kitchen with original quarry tiles and an oil Nobel cooker
  • Barrel-vaulted brick cellar
  • Stunning Jacobean open-well staircase rising from ground floor to attic

Full description

Bowen Son & Watson are delighted with instructions to offer for sale a Grade II detached country residence in an idyllic location near Oswestry.

Great Fernhill Farmhouse, an 17th Century building built circa.1595 is part of the Fernhill Estate just on the outskirts of Whittington set within 6.235 aces (2.523ha). Particular features to this property are the two imposing chimney breasts to its eastern elevation and the carved joists which wrap around the whole building and appear on all elevations. This type of detail exaggerated wealth and status of the English gentleman that it was originally built for William Albany, who was thought to be a London Merchant Taylor.

Great Fernhill Farmhouse contains a wealth of traditional features including exposed beams, tiled floors and fireplaces.

Gobowen 1.1 miles, Whittington village 2.9 miles, Oswestry 3 miles, Shrewsbury 19.9 miles (all distances area approximate)


Location 
Gobowen 1.1 miles, Whittington Village, 2.9 miles, Oswestry 3 miles, Shrewsbury 19.9 miles (All distances are approximate)

Entrance Hall 
with quarry tiled floor and doorway off to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
21' 5'' x 15' 3'' narrowing to 10'4''(6.52m x 4.64m narrowing to 3.14m)

Utility Room 
13' 7'' x 12' 8'' (4.15m x 3.87m)

Boiler Room 

Sun Room 
22' 8'' x 8' 3'' (6.91m x 2.52m)

Shower Room 

Drawing Room 
17' 5'' x 18' 6'' (5.31m x 5.65m)

Office 
19' 1'' x 9' 0'' (5.81m x 2.74m)

Living Room 
16' 7'' x 13' 5'' (5.05m x 4.10m)

Staircase to First floor and landing 
Staircase off 1st floor landing to the attic rooms.

Bedroom One 
16' 7'' x 13' 9'' (5.06m x 4.18m)

Bedroom Two 
19' 3'' x 14' 1'' (5.87m x 4.30m)

Bedroom Three 
14' 4'' x 15' 8'' (4.38m x 4.77m)

Family Bathroom 
15' 1'' x 7' 0'' (4.60m x 2.14m)

Bedroom Four 
15' 2'' x 12' 9'' (4.62m x 3.88m)

Bedroom Five 
18' 3'' x 12' 8'' (5.57m x 3.87m)

Attic Room One 
16' 7'' x 9' 8'' (5.06m x 2.94m)

Attic Room Two 
15' 4'' x 16' 2'' (4.68m x 4.92m)

Attic Room Three 
10' 0'' x 12' 1'' (3.05m x 3.68m)

Attic Room Four 
15' 6'' x 17' 3'' (4.72m x 5.26m)

Gardens 
A gravelled pathway leads around the side of the property from the turning and parking area to the gardens. The gardens themselves are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature shrubs and trees. There is an orchard to the side of the property and a gravelled entertaining area to the rear. The boundaries comprise part timber fencing and part red brick walls. From the gardens there are wide ranging views out over open countryside with small spinneys and patches of mature woodland completing this most idyllic location. Bordering the parking area there is one brick and slate outbuilding which could be used as a workshop or for storage and connected to the property there is a lean-to store building with separate coal/log store.

Services 
The farmhouse is connected to a mains water and electricity supply. Drainage is to a private system located on the property.

Local Authority 
Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Tel: 0345 678 9000

EPC Rating 
'F' (32)

Council Tax Band 

Directions 
From Oswestry proceed north east on the B5069 towards Gobowen. At the roundabout take the third exit towards the Orthopaedic Hospital and continue along the road until reaching a cross roads. At the junction turn right onto the B5009 towards Whittington; the entrance to Great Fernhill Farm can be found on the left hand side after approximately 100 metres.

NB 
Neighbour has access over driveway

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 October 2018

Nearest stations

  • Gobowen (0.9 mi)
  • Chirk (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Old Town Hall, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0EP

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Nearest stations

  • Gobowen (0.9 mi)
  • Chirk (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bowen Son & Watson, Ellesmere

Old Town Hall, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0EP

01691 595000 Local call rate

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