A beautifully appointed and tastefully extended period detached country cottage with many original features, landscaped gardens and garaging, in a sought after village and an area renowned for its natural beauty. IN ALL ABOUT 0.3 ACRE.
From Shrewsbury take the A49 south from Shrewsbury and pass through Dorrington. Then after about 1 mile turn left signed Longnor. Proceed into the village, the property is located on the left hand side and is the fifth property from the village school.
The property is attractively situated within the sought after village of Longnor. Positioned adjacent to open farmland at the rear. The village offers a primary school, whilst further basic amenities can be found at Dorrington approximately 1.5 miles away. The surrounding area is known for its farmland beauty with the scenic area of the Lawley and Cae Caradoc Hill close by. This area offers some wonderful walks towards Cardington. The property is also well situated for access to the town of Church Stretton, which offers a rail service and Shrewsbury with its excellent and varied shopping centre, social facilities and leisure pursuits. Commuters have ready access to the commercial centres around Shrewbury, Telford and Wolverhampton, or alternatively south towards Ludlow.
Caradoc Cottage typifies the style and mood of a stunningly beautiful period cottage, which has been sympathetically improved, whilst combining contemporary fittings with traditional character and a wonderful rear extension.
The accommodation is particularly well presented with a good standard of decor throughout, whilst having been notably improved including the replacement of a number of windows in a handmade oak lattice double glazed design. The ground floor WC, En-suite and Bath/Shower rooms having been refitted, numerous internal doors replaced and include a selection of oak and pine with handmade nail and a new log burner. On a grander scale the property was extended in 2018 to provide 2 storey additional accommodation inlcuding a lovely open plan living/dining/kitchen flooded with natural light and opening onto the rear garden. In addition the drainage has been replaced including new run off, the cold water supply has been renewed with a new connection and the gardens have been extensively relandscaped.
The accommodation is completed by a versatile layout allowing prospective purchasers to change their living style between winter and summer. Outside, there is a good parking area to the front together with garaging. The gardens are a particular feature to the property and incorporate many interesting features with stone walling, patio areas, neat lawns and abundantly stocked borders.
PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS ARE URGED TO TAKE A FULL INTERNAL INSPECTION IN ORDER TO APPRECIATE THE QUALITY OF THIS FINE PROPERTY.
With heavy oak panelled front entrance door and feature stain glass window.
With old quarry tiled floor. Beamed ceiling and understairs store. Staircase with feature window rising to the first floor.
With quarry tiled floor. Pedestal wash hand basin and splash. Close couple WC. Beamed ceiling.
Semi open plan with beamed ceiling. Exposed brick fireplace with arched head and quarry tiled hearth including CLEARVIEW WOOD BURNER. Bay window. From the dining area a French door leads to:
With quarry tiled floor. Exposed brick chimney breast. Wrap around UPVC double glazed windows with twin French doors to the rear seating area and garden.
With deep brick and sandstone INGLENOOK FIREPLACE, oak beam and CLEARVIEW WOOD BURNER. Extensive fitted book shelving.
With quarry tiled floor and tiled range recess housing gas (LPG) 2 OVEN AGA COOKER. Solid oak worktops with tiled splash and range of base, drawer and wall cupboards incorporating oak shelving.
Bespoke solid hardwood white shaker style fitted kitchen supplied by Bliss Kitchens comprising of range of base and drawer units with GRANITE WORKTOP, inset ceramic one and a half sink unit, matching granite up-stand and cill, built-in electric SMEG touch control CERAMIC HOB UNIT with granite splash back and MIELLE STAINLESS STEEL EXTRACTOR HOOD, INTEGRATED SIIEMENS DISHWASHER. Matching unit containing INTEGRATED SIEMENTS FRIDGE/FREEZER, centre built-in AEG ELECTRIC OVEN with drawers and cupboard above, larder unit. Ample space for generous size dining table, limestone floor and secondary staircase to fourth bedroom with useful cupboard beneath. Ceiling downlighters. Oak beam to living area with lantern light to ceiling and down-lighters. Large picture window and hardwood twin French doors to garden.
Leading off the Breakfast Room, with quarry tiled floor. Ample space for boots and coats. Boiler cupboard housing the gas fired (LPG) central heating BOILER. Large double and single full height storage cupboards.
With quarry tiled floor. Tiled cold slab and fitted shelving.
With quarry tiled floor. Fitted granite work top with built-in Belfast sink and cupboards below. Stable style rear entrance door.
Quarry tiled floor. Fitted work top with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer under. Coat rack.
Built-in airing cupboard containing lagged hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving.
With exposed old oak wall beams. Access to roof space.
With tiled floor. Enamelled period roll top/claw foot bath with period brass mixer tap and shower attachment. Period vanity unit with granite work top and inset sink unit. Mahogany cupboard under. Close coupled WC. Walk-in tiled shower cubicle with direct feed shower unit.
With oak flooring. A selection of built-in wardrobes and storage cupboard.
With expose boarded floor and beams to ceiling.
With twin window aspect over the rear garden.
With old boarded floor. Tiled panelled 'L' shaped bath, with tiled walls and wall mounted electric shower unit with splash screen. Walnut vanity unit with half inset wash hand basin and toiletry top. Cupboards under. Close coupled WC. Chrome ladder radiator. Access to loft space.
Leading from the Kitchen the secondary staircase arises to:
With two oak beams. Window aspect over the rear garden and farmland adjacent. Built-in wardrobe.
With oak flooring. Tiled shower cubicle with direct feed wall mounted shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled splash. Close coupled WC. Chrome ladder radiator.
Tarmacadam driveway with front parking area. Timber twin gates give access on to an additional gravelled parking area adjacent to:
Timber framed, with tiled roof and two pairs of timber entrance doors. External cold water tap.
15'9 x 16'3 (4.80m x 4.95m)
To the side of the garage is an ornamental gravelled area with pathway, together with an open fronted LOG STORE. LPG gas storage tank. Brick and tile GARDEN STORE.
These have been extensively landscaped to form a beautiful feature. To the front is a winding block paviour pathway with climbing roses to the front elevation. In addition, this area has an ornamental gravelled area with box hedging, raised stone floral bed and a lawn. The area extends around the side with further brick and natural stone walling linking to beautifully stocked rockery and further stone walling with steps rising to lawn, which extends from the side to the rear and incorporates a number of flowering specimen and various fruit trees. There is a yew hedge dividing the area together with further extensively planted specimen shrubbery beds, miniature conifers and walling support. Second brick and tiled STORE. Rear cold water tap.
Fitted carpets as laid and most light fittings are included in the sale.
Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Foul drainage to a septic tank. Gas (LPG) central heating system.
Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury. Tel: 0844 448 1644.
Freehold. Purchasers must confirm via their solicitor.
Halls, 2 Barker Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1QJ. Tel: 01743 236444. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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