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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Athlone, 13 Forton Road, Newport, Shropshire

Sold STC £369,950

Property Description

Key features

  • No Upward Chain
  • Sitting Room & Dining Room
  • Modern Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Study/Snug
  • Four Bedrooms and Bathroom
  • Cloakroom and Boiler Room/Pantry
  • Courtyard and Gardens
  • Driveway and Garage
  • Character Features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Athlone is a well-presented detached Victorian home with off street parking and a garage situated within 0.5 mile of Newport High Street.

Believed to have been the home of the manager for the the local creamery, Athlone is a detached Victorian Villa built in 1855. The property has been extended and later modernised by our clients and blends modern fixtures and fittings with original character features. Many of the rooms are double aspect and benefit from double glazing

Accommodation is set over two floors and comprises three reception rooms and a large kitchen/breakfast room off a central entrance hall. The sitting room and dining room are front aspect and both feature exposed ceiling beams, and picture rails. The sitting room has a gas coal effect fireplace and the dining room a brick open fireplace. Both rooms have exposed timber floors.

The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of cream shaker style units with wooden worksurfaces and a butler sink. The study/ snug is accessed from the kitchen and leads to a traditional boiler room/pantry ideal for storage.

On the first floor are three large double bedrooms, a further single bedroom and family bathroom. The first floor hall gives direct access onto the rear garden.

Outside the property is approached via a drive way with parking for several vehicles leading to a garage. The front garden is enclosed by a hedge and wrought iron gate with well stocked borders and a mature magnolia tree. A path leads to a secluded paved courtyard garden with raised beds and fig tree. Steps lead to a rea garden enclosed by timber fencing and predominantly laid to lawn. Three are a number of fruit trees including apple, cherry, and plum as well as soft fruit plants and a variety of herbs.

Newport is a popular Market town located in Shropshire close to the Staffordshire border. It is well served for commuting by the A41 and A518. The M6 is 13 miles away at Junction 12 and the M54 9 miles away at Junction 3. Stafford Station, 12 miles away has regular direct services to Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and London. The town is well served with both private and state schools as well as a selective Grammar School System.

From Newport High Street proceed north into Lower Bar and crossing the roundablout into Chetwynd End. Turn right into the B5062 signposted to Eccleshall. Proceed along for a short distance and 13 can be found on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 April 2018

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