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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Smestow Gate Farm, Smestow Road, Swindon, Dudley, South Staffordshire, DY3

Offers in Region of £450,000

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Period old farmhouse within half an acre and enjoying rural views. Four bedroom, two bathroom, three reception rooms, kitchen and useful range of outbuildings.


Wombourne - 1.8 miles, Wolverhampton - 7 miles, Dudley - 6.7 miles, Stourbridge - 6.9 miles, Bridgnorth - 10.5 miles, Telford - 16.1 miles, Birmingham - 16.6 miles. (All distances are approximate).

Location - Lying between the villages of Trysull, Wombourne and Swindon, this is a most convenient location for commuting to the West Midlands conurbation. The area has an abundance of footpaths and bridleways, including the Staffordshire Worcestershire Canal tow paths. Both Swindon and Trysull have good Primary Schools and a selection of Public Houses with amenities in Swindon village and the larger village of Wombourne.

Description - Extended in 2006, this former farmhouse has origins pre the Victorian period. Some beam work remains exposed and the property now presents a four bedroom two bathroom layout with three receptions room, kitchen and interesting basement room with a cellar beyond. There is mains gas central heating and the majority of the windows are UPVC double glazed with decorative dado rails and coving to most rooms. Outside there are large gardens of around half an acre and a useful range of outbuildings. This is a private location within a rural landscape, yet remains ultra-convenient for the major road network into the West Midlands.

Accommodation - Entering from the front into a CENTRAL HALL, the fitted KITCHEN lies to the left with farmland views and is fitted with a range of painted units incorporating a Belfast sink, granite work tops, fitted table and services for a dishwasher, gas cooker and washing machine. The split level LOUNGE has a fitted log effect gas fire, bay window to the front, decorative wrought iron work with steps to the lower level having exposed beams and access to the UPVC CONSERVATORY which leads to the garden and has a tiled floor. The formal DINING ROOM features a Coalbrookdale style fire grate and laminate flooring leading into the SITTING ROOM/STUDY with a log burner, fitted floor to ceiling book shelves, stained glass internal window and exposed wooden flooring. A rear passage way gives access to a side porch and includes a concealed trap door to the basement.

On the first floor there is a SPACIOUS LANDING with access to the four bedrooms and bathroom comprising; MASTER BEDROOM leading to a separate DRESSING ROOM with the EN-SUITE beyond comprising: Roll top bath, Mira shower over, WC, hand basin and laminate flooring with colour co-ordinated tiling. The SECOND BEDROOM enjoys views and a range of fitted wardrobes, the THIRD BEDROOM has wooden flooring, fitted shelving and leads to useful eaves storage space whilst BEDROOM FOUR has a window to the side of the property. The HOUSE BATHROOM is fitted with a shower, WC and hand basin and has tongue and groove panelling with extensive tiling.

Outside - Steps from the side porch lead to the gated driveway which provides good parking and turning area in front of the ORIGINAL FARM BUILDINGS with space for parking two cars . Included in this structure are a lockable store and a further store at the rear. There is a modern BASEMENT ROOM that has been used as a workshop housing the gas boiler and with light, telephone socket and electric connected. Beyond is access to the CELLAR. The private gardens extend around the house with a mature selection of trees and shrubs including a fruit orchard and a series of lawned areas. The greenhouse is included in the sale.

Services - We are advised all main services are connected. The central heating is gas.

Tenure - We are advised the property is FREEHOLD vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax - South Staffordshire District Council. BAND: F

Fixtures And Fittings - Items may be available by separate negotiation

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Viewing - Contact the WOMBOURNE OFFICE

Directions - From Wombourne take the B4176 Bridgnorth Road. At Smestow Gate crossroads turn left towards Swindon. The farmhouse is the first property on the left on the bend with the driveway to the left. Parking is available in front of the gate.

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