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SSTC £475,000

Derryvale, 4, Cound Moor, Cound, SY5 6BB

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  • Charming Cottage
  • Attractive gardens
  • Wildlife area and brook
  • Outhouse range & garage
  • Sought after locality
  • NO UPWARD CHAIN

A charming and beautifully presented detached country cottage with attractive gardens including a wildlife area running down to a brook, outhouse range and garaging, set in a sought after and really pretty rural locality. IN ALL ABOUT 0.5 ACRE. NO UPWARD CHAIN

DIRECTIONS

From Shrewsbury take the A458 Bridgnorth road to Cross Houses and then after about 1.5 miles turn right for Cound. Follow this lane through to Upper Cound and then left at the junction. Continue for at least 2 miles until reaching Cound Moor, follow the lane to the far end of the hamlet and the property will be seen last on the right.

SITUATION

The property occupies an enviable location on the outskirts of this small pretty hamlet, set off a country lane. The property is set back with lovely commanding views to the rear, partly over woodland. A good range of amenities can be found either at Much Wenlock or alternatively at Shrewsbury, where there is an excellent shopping centre, social and leisure facilities together with a rail service. There are some excellent walks in the area, together with cycle routes.

DESCRIPTION

Derryvale offers a charming and deceptively spacious detached country cottage, sitting on the fringe of this pretty South Shropshire hamlet. The cottage itself enjoys numerous individual features including exposed stonework and beams, including a versatile accommodation layout particularly to the ground floor. The accommodation is well proportioned and enjoys two very good sized reception rooms and a rear garden room which takes advantage of the beautiful rear aspect. The kitchen has ample space for a breakfast table and is well fitted with cupboard space and includes a RANGE COOKER. There is also a useful ground floor bathroom/cloaks. On the first floor the principal bedroom includes an old cast iron fireplace and access to an adjoining sun balcony overlooking the front garden. The remaining three bedrooms are then served by a generous size bath/shower room. Outside, the property has a double garage together with a brick outbuilding range which has been previously used as an external office and separate hobbies room. The gardens are particularly interesting with formal lawned areas to the front and side and part of the rear. Off the gardens is a beautiful sloping area of land which has been laid out naturally with spring flowers, a range of specimen trees with a winding pathway leading down towards a brook at the bottom, all of which is set against a woodland back drop. Approx 0.5 acres.

ACCOMMODATION

Enclosed Porch with mainly wrap around UPVC windows and sliding entrance door leading to:

ENTRANCE HALL

Quarry tiled floor.

CLOAKS/BATHROOM

With attractive tiled floor. Panelled bath having tiled splash. Low flush WC. Vanity unit with wash hand basin with cupboard under. Tiled splash.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN

Country style with extensive solid hardwood worktops with built in BELFAST STYLE SINK UNIT. Comprehensive range of cream painted base and eye level cupboard units including glazed display units. Inset ELECTRIC STOVES, MODERN RANGE COOKER (5 RING INDUCTION HOB, OVERHEAD STAINLESS STEEL EXTRACTOR HOOD, GRILL, 2 OVENS and WARMING OVEN). Feature exposed oak beam and cladding. Integrated FRIDGE/FREEZER UNIT. Space and plumbing for washing machine. LARDER UNIT. Space and connection for dishwasher. Wall mounted plate rack.

DINING ROOM

With Quarry tiled floor. Beamed ceiling. Feature exposed ornamental stone fireplace (sealed) with oak beam. Useful under stairs storage cupboard.

GARDEN ROOM

With attractive tiled floor. Extensive and oak effect UPVC double glazed windows (2 way action) and French door. Exposed brickwork.

SITTING ROOM

With wood effect laminate flooring. Decorative coving. Feature brick INGELNOOK FIREPLACE with oak beam and raised hearth with wood burning stove. Bow window and small alcove.

HALLWAY

Leading off the Dining Room is a hallway with Quarry tiled floor and staircase rising to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

With exposed boarded flooring (part oak). Beamed features.

BEDROOM 1

With painted boarded flooring. Period cast iron fireplace. Twin window access to balcony with timber balustrade overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM 2

With exposed beam wall feature. Built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 3

With access to loft space.

BEDROOM 4

With beautiful old oak boarded floor and exposed beams to one wall.

BATH/SHOWER ROOM

With tiled floor. Oak panelled bath. Tiled splash. Pedestal wash hand basin with matching splash and fitted mirror over. Walk in tiled shower cubicle with direct feed shower unit. Close coupled WC. Ladder radiator.

OUTSIDE

Approached through ornamental iron twin entrance gate onto tarmacadamed/concreted driveway/parking area.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE

Built of sectional concrete. Sheet corrugated roof with two up and over entrance doors.To the side of the driveway is an additional grass concrete and gravelled parking area, possibly suitable for the parking of a caravan.

15'9 x 16'1 (4.80m x 4.90m)

OUTBUILDING RANGE

Built of brick, timber clad with a tiled roof and comprising: OPEN FRONTED BIN STORAGE AREA, OFFICE - 14'4 x 10'4 narrowing to 5'5 - 'L' shaped with power points and lighting, HOBBIES ROOM/WORKSHOP - 11'2 x 8'10 - with tiled floor, power points and lighting, vaulted beamed ceiling.

THE GARDENS

The property is set in lovely cottage style gardens laid to a good size lawn in the front with well stocked shrubbery bed, including a number of trees. A pathway with steps extends down to the front RANDOM PAVED PATIO, with a circular stone edged bed and additional raised beds, with spring bulbs, rose and climbing plants, lawn lies to the side with a timber arch with climbing roses and flowering cherry tree amongst others.

A path then extends around to the rear passing a modern oil storage tank. There is a further smaller lawn with ornamental fish pond and a LEAN-TO COVERED AREA with partial brick floor and cold water tap. From this area an arch with climbing plants then gives access into a sloping parcel of land which runs down to a brook. The land has a series of pathways extending around and the land is predominantly grassed incorporating an abundance of bluebells, together with a selection of specimen and native trees. This area has formed a lovely natural area to the property and has a rather charming aspect onto a woodland backdrop.

AGENTS NOTE

The Vendor is retaining land adjoining Derryvale to build an attractive small lodge style dwelling with separate access. For further information go to Shropshire Council Planning Website ( http://shropshire.gov.uk/planning/applications/viewing-planning-applications) Planning reference: 18/04845/FUL. The Vendor will also require to lay a drainage pipe to the brook and make good, for the purpose of clean water discharge.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS

Fitted carpets as laid and most light fittings are included in the sale. Only those items described in these particulars are included in the sale.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Foul drainage is to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating system. None of these services have been tested.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

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

TENURE

Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

VIEWING

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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