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Offers in the Region of £159,995

Lower Hordley, Ellesmere, SY12 9BH

  • 2
  • Period 2 bedroom cottage
  • Well presented
  • Great charm & character
  • Parking
  • Gardens
  • Popular hamlet location

** NO CHAIN **A very well presented period two bedroom semi-detached single storey cottage of great character, formerly the school rooms, with parking and gardens, situated in the popular hamlet of Lower Hordley.


Halls are delighted with instructions to offer The Old School Cottage, Lower Hordley, near Ellesmere, for sale by private treaty.

The Old School Cottage is a very well presented period two bedroom semi-detached single storey cottage of great character, formerly the school rooms, with parking and gardens, situated in the popular hamlet of Lower Hordley.

The internal accommodation, which has been improved and very well maintained by the current vendor, provides a Reception Hall, Lounge/Dining Room, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from an oil fired central heating system (housed in the adjoining brick built outbuilding), predominantly double glazed windows and is presented for sale with the newly fitted carpets included in the purchase price.

Outside, the property is complimented by a part cobbles path and gravelled parking area providing parking space for at least three vehicles.

The gardens are an attractive feature of the property and include a good sized lawned garden bordered by maturing bushes and trees which afford a great deal of privacy.

The sale of The Old School Cottage does, therefore, provide a rare opportunity for purchasers to acquire a most interesting period bungalow situated in this popular hamlet location.

Halls, the sole selling agents, strongly recommend an immediate internal inspection to fully appreciate the characterful accommodation, excellent gardens and lovely hamlet location.


The Old School Cottage is situated in the rural North Shropshire hamlet of Lower Hordley. The well known North Shropshire Lakeland town of Ellesmere is only approximately 4 miles away which has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. However the larger centres of Oswestry (8 miles) and Shrewsbury (14 miles) are both within easy motoring distance and offer a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds.


From Ellesmere proceed along Birch Road passing Blackwater Marina, continue over the canal bridge and turn left signposted 'Hordley'. Proceed on this road for approximately 5 miles and The Old School Cottage will be located on your left hand side just before the T-junction in Lower Hordley.


A front entrance door with glazed side panel opening in to a:


With a fitted carpet as laid, large airing cupboard and storage space with freezer (to be included in the sale) and plumbing for a washing machine, a radiator and a door in to the:


With a double glazed window to front elevation, half wall panelling, ceiling coving, attractive fireplace, fitted carpet as laid, door to the front of the property and an open archway leading through to the:

5m x 4.1m (16'5" x 13'5")


With a fitted kitchen including a stainless steel sink unit (H&C) with swan neck mixer tap and cupboard below, a range of roll topped work surface areas with base units incorporating cupboards, a fridge, a dishwasher, a Beko electric cooker with extractor hood over (cooker, fridge and dishwasher to be included in the sale), matching eye level cupboards, double glazed window to side elevation and a breakfast bar area.

A further door leads from the Reception Hall in to:


With a double glazed window to front elevation, radiator and half wall panelling.

4.8m x 3m (15'9" x 9'10")


With a double glazed window to front elevation, radiator and half wall panelling.

3.4m x 3m (11'2" x 9'10")


With a white heritage style suite with a pedestal hand basin (H&C), low flush WC, panelled bath (H&C) with shower over and glass screen and a double glazed opaque window to rear elevation.


Directly to the front of the property is a gravelled parking area providing parking for a number of vehicles. A high level pedestrian gate leads to a gravelled area to one side of the property providing an ideal space for sitting out/entertaining etc., with steps leading up to a good sized area of lawn bordered by high level hedging and maturing trees affording a great deal of privacy.


We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water, electricity and drainage.


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


Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.


The property is in Band ' B ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2017/2018 is £1225.08.


By appointment through Halls, The Square, Ellesmere, Shropshire. Tel:(01691) 622602.

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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