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Offers in the Region of £399,995

School Lane, West Felton, SY11 4JP

  • 3
  • 3
  • Detached country house
  • Great charm & character
  • Large gardens
  • Garage & workshop
  • Views over open countryside
  • Edge of village location

A most attractive 3 bedroom detached country house with an attached garage and most useful stone built workshop with mature gardens, in a pleasant and convenient edge of village location, enjoying lovely views over open countryside.

DESCRIPTION

Halls are delighted with instructions to offer Ivy House Farmhouse, School Lane, West Felton, for sale by private treaty.

Ivy House Farmhouse is a most attractive 3 bedroom detached country house with an attached garage and most useful stone built workshop with mature gardens, in a pleasant and convenient edge of village location, enjoying lovely views over open countryside.

The internal accommodation, which is surprisingly spacious, provides, on the ground floor, a Reception Hall, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, downstairs Cloakroom, Boot Room, Office and Boiler Room, together with three first floor Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. The ground floor accommodation is versatile and does offer potential for an independently accessed annexe, incorporating the Office, Boiler Room and attached Garage, or would be ideal for use as consulting rooms etc. The property benefits from an oil fired central heating system, double glazed windows and is presented for sale with the fitted carpets included in the purchase price.

Outside, the property is complimented by an extensive drive providing ample parking and manoeuvring space, fronted by an attached garage and a detached stone built workshop / store.

The gardens are a lovely feature of the property, being retained by original stone walling, including extensive lawns, flanked by floral and herbaceous borders with a number of fruit trees.

The sale of Ivy House Farmhouse does, therefore, provide a rare opportunity for purchasers to acquire a substantial detached country house in this convenient and popular edge of village location.

N.B.

The buildings to the north of the property are currently used for livestock/pig rearing.

SITUATION

Ivy House Farmhouse is situated set back from a quiet country lane, approximately 0.5 of a mile from the popular village of West Felton which has a good range of amenities for a village if its size. The towns of Ellesmere (6 miles) and Oswestry (6 miles), are within easy motoring distance, both of which, have an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The larger county towns of Shrewsbury (16 miles) and Chester (30 miles) are also within easy motoring distance, both of which, have a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of West Felton, with the village shop on your left hand side, turn right in to School Lane and continue out of the village passing the School on your right hand side and Ivy House Farmhouse will be situated after a short distance on your left hand side.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

A pitched front entrance porch leads to a partly glazed front entrance door opening in to a:

RECEPTION HALL

With a staircase to first floor and a door in to the:

SITTING ROOM

With a window to front elevation, attractive fireplace with inset propane gas fire with white marble surround.

6.41m x 4.27m (21'0" x 14'0")

DINING ROOM

With a double glazed window to front elevation.

4.27m x 3.05 (14'0" x 10'0")

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM

With an extensive range of kitchen units including a single drainer sink unit (H&C) with mixer tap, a range of roll topped work surface areas with base units incorporating cupboards and drawers, electric stainless steel hob unit, integrated double oven, planned space for a dishwasher, larder unit, a range of eye level cupboards including display shelving, windows to two elevations and a door leading through to the:

4.20m x 3.59m (13'9" x 11'9")

UTILITY ROOM

With a window to side elevation, planned space for a range of appliances, ceramic tiled flooring and a door in to a:

11'8'' x 7'0'' (3.56m x 2.13m)

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM

With a hand basin (H&C), WC and opaque windows to rear elevation.

REAR ENTRANCE HALL

With a window to rear elevation and a rear entrance door with a further door leading in to the:

14'0'' x 5'3'' (4.27m x 1.60m)

BOOT ROOM

With a quarry tiled floor, window to rear elevation and a door in to the:

8'8'' x 5'3'' (2.64m x 1.60m)

BOILER ROOM

With a window to rear elevation, a rear entrance door, an oil fired central heating boiler and a door in to the:

3.71m x 2.18m (12'2" x 7'2")

OFFICE

With a quarry tiled floor.

3.58m x 2.74m (11'9" x 9'0")

FIRST FLOOR LANDING AREA

With doors in to the following:

BEDROOM 1

With windows to two elevations enjoying lovely views over the gardens.

12'1'' x 12'0'' (3.68m x 3.66m)

BEDROOM 2

With window to front elevation enjoying lovely views over open countryside.

14'0'' x 10'6'' (4.27m x 3.20m)

BEDROOM 3

With a window to front elevation enjoying lovely views over open countryside and a built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

14'0'' x 10'0'' (4.27m x 3.05m)

FAMILY BATHROOM

With a white bathroom suite including a panelled bath (H&C) with tiled surround, pedestal hand basin (H&C) with tiled splash, low flush WC, large shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, ladder style radiator, built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving and a window to side elevation overlooking the gardens.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached from the adjacent country lane over a tarmacadam drive providing parking and manoeuvring space. The drive is fronted by an:

ATTACHED GARAGE

With double opening doors and a side pedestrian entrance door.

17'9'' x 8'11'' (5.41m x 2.72m)

GARDENS

The gardens are a lovely feature of the property and include, to the front, a paved pathway with raised floral and herbaceous borders, enclosed by attractive stone walling.

The principle garden area is to the side and includes extensive lawns bordered by floral and herbaceous borders with a number of fruit trees. There is a paved patio area to the rear providing a lovely space for outdoor entertaining. Adjacent to the entrance drive is a most useful stone built:

WORKSHOP / STORAGE BUILDING

With potential for a number of usages.

SERVICES

We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a private system.

TENURE

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

LOCAL AUTHORITY

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

COUNCIL TAX

The property is in Band ' E ' on the Shropshire Council Register.

VIEWINGS

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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