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SSTC £325,000

Afon Cottage, Brownhill, Ruyton Xi Towns, SY4 1LR

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  • Deceptively well proportioned cottage
  • Attractively presented
  • Partly terraced gardens
  • Grounds leading to River Perry
  • Elevated position
  • Stunning views over farmland

A deceptively well proportioned and attractively presented mature detached cottage of character, set in partly terraced gardens with extensive grounds leading onto the River Perry, whilst being in an elevated position with stunning views out to the rear onto open farmland. IN ALL ABOUT 0.8 ACRE.

DIRECTIONS

From Shrewsbury proceed north along the A5 heading along the Nesscliffe by-pass to the Shotatton crossroads. Turn right for Ruyton Xi Towns and once in the village proceed up the bank, past the church and then as the road levels out proceed along and before it dips the property will be seen on the left hand side.

SITUATION

Positioned along the village road towards the outskirts of the village, whilst being set elevated with stunning far reaching views to the rear over its own grounds and farmland beyond. The village provides a primary school, veterinary surgery and pub. The neighbouring village of Baschurch also provides a good selection of basic amenities including The Corbett School. Surrounding the village is delightful open countryside with numerous walks along country lanes. Commuters will note that Shrewsbury is readily accessible via the A5, as is Oswestry to the north. Further road links through to Telford or Wrexham.

DESCRIPTION

Afon Cottage offers an unusual and interesting three storey house which offers attractively proportioned accommodation. Leading off the ground floor is a lovely sitting room, generously sized with a distinctive inglenook fireplace and French doors leading out onto the side sun decking area. There is a separate dining room, together with a breakfast kitchen, which takes advantage of the lovely views to the rear. On the first floor there are two bedrooms which are then served by the main family bathroom. Descending down then to the lower ground floor are two further double bedrooms served by a shower room.

Outside, there is a good size parking area for a number of vehicles, whilst adjacent to the house are two separate decking areas ideal for BBQs and Al Fresco dining. The immediate garden areas are terraced and steps then wind down to the lower level land, which is informally laid out and offers a lovely wildlife area extending onto the River Perry.

RECEPTION HALL

With beamed ceiling and under stairs storage cupboard with staircase to the first floor.

11'1 x 11'1 (3.38m x 3.38m)

SITTING ROOM

With delightful exposed BRICK INGLENOOK FIREPLACE having raised DOG GRATE with canopy, brick and quarry tiled hearth. Large picture window to rear with wonderful views out over open countryside. Double glazed twin French doors lead out to the outside BBQ/Al Fresco dining area.

20'4 x 14'1 (6.20m x 4.29m)

DINING ROOM

With wood effect laminate flooring. Beamed ceiling.

11'1 x 7'10 (3.38m x 2.39m)

BREAKFAST KITCHEN

With tiled effect vinyl floor covering and fitted granite effect work top with tiled splash and built in stainless steel sink unit. Built in CERAMIC HOB UNIT with STAINLESS STEEL EXTRACTOR HOOD over and ELECTRIC LOW LEVEL BUILT IN OVEN. Good range of wood effect base and eye level cupboards with drawers. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space for American style fridge freezer. Twin window aspect - one providing wonderful views over open countryside.

16'4 x 8'6 (4.98m x 2.59m)

From the Reception Hall a staircase rises to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

With access to eaves storage space.

BEDROOM 1 (Double)

With wood effect laminate floor covering. Access to loft space.

13'9 x 15'1 (4.19m x 4.60m)

FAMILY BATHROOM

With panelled bath having a centre mixer tap and wall mounted direct feed shower unit with splash screen. Vanity unit with half inset wash hand basin and toiletry top and cupboard under. Close coupled WC with concealed cistern. Matching wall mounted cupboard with fitted mirror and down lighter. Mainly tiled walls. Chrome ladder radiator.

BEDROOM 2

With built in wardrobe.

11'1 x 7'6 (3.38m x 2.29m)

From the Reception Hall a further staircase then descends down to:

ENTRANCE HALL

With wood effect laminate flooring. Door to exterior.

BEDROOM 3 (Double)

With wood effect laminate flooring. Large picture window with wonderful views out onto open farmland.

14'5 x 8'2 (4.39m x 2.49m)

SHOWER ROOM

With tiled floor. Corner tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower unit. Close coupled WC, Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled walls.

BEDROOM 4 (Double)

With wood effect laminate flooring. Window aspect to the rear with wonderful views over open countryside.

11'5 x 7'10 (3.48m x 2.39m)

OUTSIDE

The property is approached through a twin gated entrance onto a generous size stoned parking area with ample space for a number of cars and for caravan or trailer, etc. A front boundary stone wall provides pedestrian access to the front pathway. Adjacent to the parking area is a hedging screen and trellis.

INTEGRAL GENERAL STORE

Leading away from the Lower Ground Floor is a pathway which leads to a further decking terrace, which again takes advantage of the views and provides access to a separate INTEGRAL ACCOMMODATION which comprises:

STUDIO/GYM ROOM

With wood effect laminate flooring, communicating door to:

10'9 x 6'10 (3.28m x 2.08m)

OFFICE

With telephone line, superfast broadband, mains water, storage cupboard, wood effect laminate flooring and double glazed twin doors leading out onto a decking terrace.

11'1 x 8'10 (3.38m x 2.69m)

THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS

Leading off the front pathway is an access to an enclosed and generous size AL FRESCO DINING DECKING TERRACE with trellis screening and elevated views to the rear, which provide stunning views over farmland to woodland in the distance

The main gardens are then found partly to the side of the house with terrace landscaping, pathway and steps leading down the rear bank to the main area of land, which is informally laid out being grassed with a number of mature trees including Silver Birch, Weeping Willow, Apple and others. This area then immediately joins the River Perry, which is a lovely feature, with views across onto the opposite bank and then farmland beyond. The area offers a wonderful wildlife setting,THE WHOLE EXTENDS TO APPROX 0.8 ACRE WHICH INCLUDES THE MAIN BANKED AREAS OF THE PROPERTY.

AGENTS NOTE

There was an area of Japanese Knotweed towards the fringe of the lower area of land. It is understood that this has been recently treated and relevant paperwork is being obtained concerning such works.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

Fitted carpets as laid and light fittings are included.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity, drainage and gas are understood to be connected. These have not been tested.

TENURE

Freehold. Purchasers must confirm via their solicitor.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury. Tel: 0844 448 1644. Council Tax Band 'E'.

VIEWINGS

Halls, 2 Barker Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1QJ. Tel: 01743 236444. E: shrewsbury@hallsgb.com

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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