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SSTC £399,995

Dovaston House, Annscroft, Shrewsbury, SY5 8AN

  • 3
  • 4
  • Popular village location
  • Mature character property
  • Scope to improve
  • Spacious accommodation
  • Delightful large gardens
  • Approx 0.57 acres

A substantial and highly appealing mature detached house providing spacious accommodation with scope for improvement, set with delightful large gardens in this most popular rural village. IN ALL ABOUT 0.57 ACRE.


From Shrewsbury take the Longden Road past the Priory and Meole Brace schools which leads out of town. Proceed through the village of Hook-a-Gate and continue to the next village of Annscroft. Once you enter the village, the property will be seen on the right hand side clearly identified by a Halls for sale board.


The property is situated within the popular village of Annscroft, which is surrounded by unspoilt farmland. The property itself backs on to a delightful brook with an appealing outlook beyond. The village is well placed for commuters, giving easy access to Shrewsbury and also being en route to the Meole Brace and Priory schools, whilst Shrewsbury town centre with its excellent range of amenities, including a rail service, is just a short distance thereafter. A local primary school is to be found at the nearby village of Longden.


Doveston House is a highly appealing mature detached residence providing particularly spacious and versatile accommodation which would benefit from modernisation throughout. Built during the 1800s and originally used as an Ale House known as the 'Doveston Arms'. The property has also been the village post office before becoming a purely residential dwelling. To the ground floor there are two spacious reception rooms both with fireplaces, a small number of steps lead down to a lower level which offers the kitchen, guest WC, utility room and third reception room. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, the master of which has an en-suite wash room, whilst the family bathroom benefits from a separate shower. Outside, there is driveway parking to the front which gives access to the garage/workshop. A separate driveway leads down one side of the property to the rear where an extensive and large parking area can be found. The gardens are predominantly positioned to the rear and these comprise of an extensive flagged sun terrace, with neatly maintained lawns and herbaceous borders. An arched timber bridge leads over a free flowing stream to a further large area laid to grass which is initially banked but then leads to a spacious flat section providing attractive views over farmland.


Panelled part glazed entrance door leads into:


With tiled floor. Twin timber panelled part glazed doors into:


With staircase to first floor. Built in under stair storage cupboard. Doors off and to:


With tiled fireplace housing living flame coal effect gas fire.


With fireplace with exposed brick work, slate hearth and log burning stove. Beams to ceiling.


Providing a matching range of eye and base level units comprising cupboards and drawers with work surface over, and incorporating a stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap over. Integral Bosch dishwasher, integral Hygena electric oven and grill with 4 ring electric hob over and extractor hood. Under cupboard lighting. Plate rack. Integrated fridge. Glass fronted eye level display cupboards. Additional work surface area with cupboards and drawers below. Door to Utility and door to:


Providing eye and base level storage cupboards and drawers with extensive work surface over and incorporating stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Wall mounted Glow Worm gas fired central heating boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for freezer. Part tiled walls. Part glazed access door to rear.


With seating area. Built in airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water cylinder and fitted shelving. Doors to:


With a range of built in wardrobes and door to:


With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash.


With a range of fitted bedroom furniture comprising base level storage cupboards and built in wardrobes.


With access to loft space.


Providing twin built in double wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards.


Providing a suite comprising low level WC, bidet, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage cupboards under. Corner panelled bath. Separate corner shower cubicle with mains fed shower. Part tiled walls.


The property is approached over two driveways. One provides parking for circa two vehicles to the front, whilst giving access to the garage/workshop. The other sits to the alternative side of the property and leads through ornamental iron gates to an extensive parking area for numerous vehicles and potential for those with a motor home/caravan storage.


Power and light points.


The gardens are predominantly found to the rear. These comprise a generous flagged patio/sun terrace which offers an excellent outdoor entertaining and seating area, flanked by raised herbaceous beds and borders containing a variety of shrubs and plants. External cold water tap. Steps then lead down to an attractively manicured lawn, with timber and felt summer house. Garden shed. A further array of well stocked borders. A timber bridge then leads over a free flowing stream to a large grassed area. An additional shed with power and light. The grass leads up a bank containing a variety of specimen trees and rises to a flat section which benefits from some attractive views over open farmland.


Only those items described in these particulars are included in the sale.


Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested.


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


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


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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