Property Features Substantial Georgian townhouseVery well presentedWalking distance to town centreLarge walled gardensParking & Car portViews over the Mere Download Brochure Property Description No upward chain. A substantial Grade II* Listed 6 bedroom Georgian Townhouse of great charm and character standing in attractively landscaped walled gardens enjoying views over the Mere, situated a short walk from the town centre.DESCRIPTIONHalls are delighted with instructions to offer 17 Church Street, Ellesmere, for sale by private treaty.17 Church Street is a substantial Grade II* Listed 6 bedroom Georgian Townhouse of great charm and character standing in attractively landscaped walled gardens enjoying views over the Mere, situated a short walk from the town centre.The property offers very well presented period accommodation, with a number of original features including open fireplaces, high ceilings with ornate coving to a number of rooms, deep sash windows (many of which with their original shutters), and an impressive staircase with a galleried landing.The spacious accommodation includes, on the ground floor, a Cloakroom, Drawing room, Dining room, Sitting room, Kitchen and Pantry fitted with a bespoke range of cupboards, granite and walnut worktops with fitted appliances.On the first floor, a galleried landing provides access to three Bedrooms including a large Ensuite Bathroom with freestanding bath (including Jack and Jill doors) and a separate WC. There are three second floor Bedrooms, a Family Bathroom and a Shower Room.The Cellars provide a useful storage space and there is a most useful Laundry/Storage Room to the rear which is ideal for continuation of it's current usage or does have potential for use as a Garage or conversion in to an Office etc.Outside, the property is complimented by a gravelled drive, accessed through an electrically operated entrance gate, leading to a cobbled car parking area fronted by a double car port.The gardens are a super feature of the property, having been designed by RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winner Richard Lucas, including an attractively set decked sitting area, providing a lovely space for outdoor entertaining, areas of lawn flanked by well stocked borders and a gate leading directly to the Mere-side path.The sale of 17 Church Street does, therefore, provide a very rare opportunity for purchasers to acquire a superb period townhouse enjoying views over the mere within a short walk of the town centre.SITUATION17 Church Street is situated a short distance from the centre of the popular and well known historic north Shropshire lakeland town of Ellesmere enjoying views over the Mere itself. Ellesmere has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The larger towns, however, of Oswestry (8 miles), the county town of Shrewsbury (16 miles) and the city of Chester (25 miles) are also within easy motoring distance, all of which have a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds. The area is extremely well served by both state and private schools including Packwood Haugh, Moreton Hall, Ellesmere College and Shrewsbury School. Recreational facilities in the area include golf courses at The Brow, Oswestry, Mile End, Hawkstone Park and Hill Valley. Racing is available nearby at Bangor-on-Dee and Chester.DIRECTIONSFrom Halls' Ellesmere Office, in the centre of the town, with the offices on your left hand side, proceed to the roundabout and take your third exit in the direction of Shrewsbury. Proceed for approximately 150 yards and the property will be situated on your left hand side, identified by a Halls for sale board. The access drive is positioned to the right hand side of the house (if looking from the road) which leads to a parking and turning area at the rear adjacent to the gardens.CELLARS5.37m x 4.07m (17'7" x 13'4")DRAWING ROOM5.49m x 4.14m (18'0" x 13'7")DINING ROOM5.54m x 3.13m (18'2" x 10'3")SITTING ROOM5.55m x 4.93m (18'3" x 16'2")KITCHEN3.84m x 3.80m (12'7" x 12'6")A door leads from the Rear Entrance Porch in to the:LAUNDRY/STORAGE ROOMIdeal for continuation of it's current usage or potential for use as a Garage or conversion in to an Office etc.3.88m x 3.14m (12'9" x 10'4")BEDROOM 14.74m x 4.64m (15'7" x 15'3")ENSUITE BATHROOMWith a Jack & Jill arrangement giving direct access to the landing area.BEDROOM 25.65m x 3.08m (18'6" x 10'1")BEDROOM 35.63m x 4.10m (18'6" x 13'5")BEDROOM 45.65m x 4.25m (18'6" x 13'11")BEDROOM 55.57m x 4.14m (18'3" x 13'7")BEDROOM 65.68m x 3.11m (18'8" x 10'2")OUTSIDEA vehicular access from Church Street leads alongside the property, through an electrically operated entrance gate, to a cobbled parking and manoeuvring area fronted by a double car port.GARDENSThe gardens are a super feature of the property, having been designed by RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winner Richard Lucas, including an attractively set decked sitting area, providing a lovely space for outdoor entertaining enjoying views over the Mere. Attractively shaped lawns bordered by well stocked floral and herbaceous borders lead down to a gate providing direct access to the Mere-side path.LISTINGWe are informed that the property is Grade II* listed (a copy of the listing is available upon request) and is situated in the Conservation area of Ellesmere.SERVICESWe understand that the property has the benefit of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.TENUREThe property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.LOCAL AUTHORITYShropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Band ' G ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2018/2019 is £2962.27.VIEWINGSBy 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.