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Chapel Lane, Bronington, SY13 3HR

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  • Substantial country house
  • Attractively presented
  • Superb landscaped gardens
  • A range of useful outbuildings
  • Ext., in all, to around 5 acres
  • Popular rural location

A superbly appointed 5 bedroom country house with superb surrounding gardens, garaging and land, extending, in all, to around 5 acres or thereabouts, in a super unspoilt rural location in the heart of the unspoilt north Shropshire countryside.

DESCRIPTION

Halls are favoured with instructions to offer Old Malt Kiln, near Bronington, for sale by private treaty.

Old Malt Kiln is a superbly appointed 5 bedroom country house with superb surrounding gardens, garaging and land, extending, in all, to around 5 acres or thereabouts, in a super unspoilt rural location in the heart of the unspoilt north Shropshire countryside.

The property, which was sympathetically converted from a barn and substantially extended by the current Vendors, now provides deceptively spacious and attractively presented internal accommodation of great charm and character, at present comprising a Rear Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Study, Living Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Family Room and Reception Hall together with five first floor Bedrooms, a Shower Room and a Bathroom. The property has the benefit of double glazed windows, an oil fired central heating system and is presented for sale with the fitted carpets included in the purchase price.

Outside, the property has superb landscaped gardens comprising a most extensive vegetable and soft fruit area with greenhouse, adjacent mature lawns, all most private, together with an excellent oak framed covered patio terrace, making a lovely setting for outside dining/entertaining etc. There is a double garage block with adjacent car port and further concrete hard standing for the parking of further vehicles, together with a timber stable block, now used for storage purposes.

The land is a major feature of the property and is predominantly down to permanent pasture, divided in to convenient sized enclosures, ideal for the grazing of all kinds of livestock, if required, particularly horses. There are two areas of woodland, one of which provides a lovely feature ideal for outdoor activities.

The sale of Old Malt Kiln does, therefore, provide an excellent opportunity to purchase such a well appointed detached family house with super gardens and equestrian facilities in this unspoilt north Shropshire location, yet still within easy access of the nearby centres of Ellesmere, Whitchurch, Chester and Shrewsbury. An inspection of Old Malt Kiln is highly recommended.

SITUATION

Old Malt Kiln is outside the popular North Shropshire village of Bronington, which has a useful range of local amenities to include a local shop and primary school. It is, however, only 5 miles away from the well known North Shropshire town of Whitchurch, which has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The county towns of Shrewsbury (20 miles) and Chester (24 miles) are both within easy motoring distance and both have a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds.

DIRECTIONS

From Ellesmere proceed on the A495 through the village of Welshampton and continue in the direction of Bronington. Just before the village of Bronington, turn right signposted Chapel Lane. Continue on this lane for 0.7 mile and the property will be located on the right hand side, identified by a 'Halls' for sale board.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

A partly glazed rear entrance door opening in to a:

REAR ENTRANCE HALL

With a tiled floor, exposed ceiling timbers, work surface area with storage space below, planned space and plumbing for a washing machine, bench seat with shoe storage space below, windows to side and rear elevations and double opening doors in to a:

DINING ROOM

With an oak flooring, double glazed window to side elevation, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator and opening through to a:

4.8m x 4.3m (15'9" x 14'1")

STUDY

With a continuation of the oak flooring, exposed chimney breast with inset Clearview stove standing on a slate hearth, windows to side and rear elevations.

4.3m x 3.2m (14'1" x 10'6")

Double opening doors lead from the Dining Room in to the:

LIVING ROOM

With a continuation of the oak flooring, exposed ceiling timbers, exposed brick chimney breast with inset Clearview Vision 500 stove standing on a raised hearth, double glazed window to front elevation, radiator.

5.2m x 4.1m (17'1" x 13'5")

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM

With a quarry tiled floor, double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, a super fitted kitchen comprising a Belfast sink (H&C) with swan neck mixer tap over and cupboard below, a range of granite work surface areas with base units incorporating cupboards, matching eye level cupboards, integrated Indesit dishwasher, a Stanley oil fired stove with two hot plates set within a brick recess with heavy oak timber over (which also heats the central heating radiators), double opening doors in to an understairs storage cupboard and opening through to a:

5.2m x 3.9m (17'1" x 12'10")

FAMILY ROOM

With oak flooring, double glazed windows to side and rear elevations, vaulted ceiling, radiator, fitted dresser style unit, granite work surface area, base units incorporating cupboards, drawers and wine rack, matching eye level cupboards with glazed fronts for display purposes etc.

4.4m x 4.2m (14'5" x 13'9")

FRONT RECEPTION HALL

With a continuation of the oak flooring, an oak front entrance door (single glazed), exposed ceiling timbers, radiator and a carpeted staircase leading to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING AREA

With a window to side elevation, light tube and doors in to the following:

BEDROOM 1

With windows to side and rear elevations, exposed brick chimney breast, Velux rooflight, fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving and further single wardrobe with shelving.

5.8m x 4.3m (19'0" x 14'1")

BEDROOM 2

With a Velux rooflight, radiator, double opening doors in to a recessed storage cupboard with shelving.

4.2m x 3.3m (13'9" x 10'10")

BEDROOM 3

With double glazed windows to front elevation, exposed ceiling timber, fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, fitted dressing table with drawers below, radiator.

3.8m x 3.3m (12'6" x 10'10")

SHOWER ROOM

With a circular freestanding sink (H&C) with mixer tap over and double cupboard below, a fully tiled shower cubicle with mains fed shower, exposed wall timbers, double glazed window to front elevation, vintage style radiator/heated towel rail and low flush WC.

BATHROOM

With a circular freestanding sink unit (H&C) with mixer tap over and towel rail below, freestanding cast iron bath (H&C) with mixer tap over and shower attachment, low flush WC, double glazed window to rear elevation, vintage style radiator/heated towel rail and low flush WC.

BEDROOM 4

With exposed ceiling and wall timbers, window to front elevation, radiator, double doors in to the airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving to one side and further recessed double wardrobe with hanging rail.

3.4m max x 2.4m (11'2" max x 7'10")

BEDROOM 5

With exposed ceiling and wall timbers, window to rear elevation, radiator.

3.9m x 2.1m (12'10" x 6'11")

OUTSIDE

The gardens and grounds are a major feature of the property and there a number of most useful outbuildings including:

DOUBLE GARAGE BLOCK

Of brick and slate roof construction, with two metal up and over doors, concreted floor, power and light laid on, with an open fronted car port to one side and a concrete pad with room for parking at least 3 / 4 more vehicles.

STABLE BLOCK

Of timber construction, including three loose boxes and an open fronted fuel store to one end.

GARDENS

The gardens are a most notable feature of the property and have been landscaped with great taste and skill and now comprise a most attractively set mature shaped lawn flanked by floral and herbaceous borders and with a central circular border, well stocked with a variety of flowering shrubs and plants. There is a super oak framed covered patio area ('The Ginnery') making a lovely setting for outside dining/entertaining, with a concrete base and power and light laid on.

This area leads through to a most extensive vegetable garden with central concrete paved path, ornamental pool and a large number of beds and borders ideal for vegetable and soft fruit production including a:

GREENHOUSE

4.92m x 3.22m (16'2" x 10'7")

LAND

The land is a major feature of the property and is retained in two main blocks, one to the rear of the house and gardens and the other across the lane. The area to the rear of the land and gardens is retained in convenient sized enclosures of permanent pasture. The area to the far side of the land is an excellent level and fertile pasture field, ideal for the grazing of all kinds of livestock, if required, particularly horses. There is access through to a useful copse to one end which provides a lovely feature ideal for outdoor activities.

The property extends, in all, to around 5 acres, or thereabouts.

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

Wrexham County Borough Council, The Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY. Tel - 01978 292000.

COUNCIL TAX

The property is in Band ' F ' on the Wrexham County Borough Register. The payment for 2018/2019 is £1989.00.

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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