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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Welshampton, Ellesmere, SY12

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Farmhouse
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Requires Modernisation
  • Outbuildings
  • 5 Acres Or Thereabouts
  • No Upward Chain

Full description

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial six bedroom period farmhouse that requires updating, together with outbuildings and land approaching six acres or thereabouts.
The property does require a fairly robust programme of refurbishment, however it will certainly be worth the effort to transform this once fine farmhouse into a beautiful family home. Early viewing is highly recommended.

Description - A rare opportunity to acquire a six bedroom period former farmhouse that requires updating, together with outbuildings and land approaching six acres or thereabouts. The substantial accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, lounge, study, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and a cellar. To the first floor there are six bedrooms, a bathroom, and a store room that currently houses a bath and wash basin.

Outside there are formal gardens, and land made up of three enclosures totalling approximately 6.091 acres or thereabouts.
A further parcel of land measuring approximately 3.5 acres could be purchased by separate negotiation. This land is shown as a darker green on the enclosed plan and will be the subject of an uplift clause.

Location - The popular North Shropshire village of Welshampton sits approximately 4 miles from the well known Shropshire Lakeland town of Ellesmere, which has excellent local shopping, recreational and educational facilities.

Other North Shropshire Towns including Wem and Whitchurch are both within easy motoring distance, as are the county towns of Shrewsbury and Chester, both of which have a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds.

Entrance Hall - Period part glazed entrance door, stairs to the first floor with door to storage cupboard below, radiator,

Cloakroom - Fitted with a WC, wash basin with tiles over, radiator, double glazed window to the side.

Lounge - 25'10" x 12'9" (7.87m x 3.89m) - Double glazed patio doors to the garden, further single glazed window to the side, two radiators, TV point, ceiling beams.

Study - 11'2" x 7'0" max (3.40m x 2.13m max) - Double glazed window to the side, radiator, ceiling beams, built-in book shelving.

Sitting Room - 11'11" x 11'10" (3.63m x 3.61m) - Double glazed window to the front, tiled surround to fireplace ( not tested ), radiator.

Dining Room - 15'3" x 11'7" max 9'2" min (4.65m x 3.53m max 2.79m min) - Double glazed window to the front, wood burning stove in fireplace, door to concealed second servants staircase to the first floor, radiator, TV point, door to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 14'5" x 9'2" (4.39m x 2.79m) - Plus area of 6'2" x 4'9".
Fitted with a stainless steel sink, base and wall cupboards, quarry tiled floor, plumbing for a washing machine, double glazed window and door to the rear garden.

Cellar - 15'0" x 8'6" (4.57m x 2.59m) -

First Floor Landing - Doors to all principal rooms.

Bedroom One - 12'1" x 11'9" (3.68m x 3.58m) - Double glazed window to the front with lovely views, radiator.

Bedroom Two - 12'10" x 11'1" (3.91m x 3.38m) - Double glazed window to the front and a single glazed window to the side, both with views, built-in wardrobes, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 12'10" x 10'3" (3.91m x 3.12m) - Single glazed window to the side, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 11'4" x 7'6" (3.45m x 2.29m) - Double glazed window to the side, radiator.

Bedroom Five - 15'0" x 6'10" (4.57m x 2.08m) - Double glazed window to the front, radiator.

Bedroom Six - 14'6" max x 7'9" (4.42m max x 2.36m) - This room has diminishing head height into the eaves space. Single glazed window to the side, built-in airing cupboard.

Main Bathroom - 8'3" x 5'7" (2.51m x 1.70m) - Fitted with a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, radiator, window to the side.

Store Room - 6'10" x 3'10" (2.08m x 1.17m) - Presently houses a bath and a wash basin.

Outside - The property is approached via a long driveway which opens into a courtyard giving ample parking. The driveway and courtyard give access to the gardens and the enclosures.

Outbuildings - The main outbuilding standing directly to the rear of the property houses a Shipon, a pig sty and small dairy room, there is a covered store attached to the rear of this building that requires refurbishment. A further brick store requires demolition, and there are timber garden stores in varying states of repair.
A particular feature is the 'potato house' which is accessed via a door in the Victorian garden wall and has a storage area with arched roof line. A brick built boiler room is attached the to main property and this houses the heating boiler.

Gardens - There are gardens mainly laid to lawns with views of countryside from varying points, the side garden is part divided from the rear by a Victorian brick wall. A former orchard area sits to the front of the property.

Land - The property is approached via a long driveway and has land in four enclosures to the front, side and rear of the property, approaching approximately six acres or thereabouts.

Directions - From Whitchurch exit on the A525 to Wrexham, turning left onto the A495 for Ellesmere, proceed for approximately seven miles and on entering the village of Welshampton, take the first left onto the B5063 signposted to Wem, follow the road for approximately half a mile passing a modern bungalow 'LibbyAnn on the right, passing the next property on the right, the driveway will be found on the right just before the row of red brick cottages, Virginia Villa's on the left hand side.

Agents Note - There is a possibility of further land being available to purchase approaching 3.5 Acres subject to negotiation. This land is shown on the plan as a darker colour and has an uplift clause attached.

Council Tax - The property is in Band F and the current amount payable for 2017/18 is £2,327.00. For further enquiries contact Shropshire Council revenue services on 0345 6789002.

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected to the property, with drainage to a private system. Heating is by oil fired boiler to radiators. None of these services have been tested.

Tenure - The property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.

Viewing Arrangements - Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230. You can also find Halls properties at and

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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17 October 2017


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