An attractive period 3 bedroom detached country cottage with a number of most useful outbuildings and gardens enjoying views over open countryside, extending, in all, to around 0.5 of an acre, situated in a convenient and popular location just outside the hamlet of Welsh Frankton, between Ellesmere and Whittington.
Halls are delighted with instructions to offer Dormouse Cottage, Welsh Frankton, near Ellesmere, for sale by private treaty.
Dormouse Cottage is an attractive period 3 bedroom detached country cottage with a number of most useful outbuildings and gardens enjoying views over open countryside, extending, in all, to around 0.5 of an acre, situated in a convenient and popular location just outside the hamlet of Welsh Frankton, between Ellesmere and Whittington.
The internal accommodation, which is deceptively spacious, provides, on the ground floor, a Reception Hall, Living Room, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room and Study, together with three first floor Bedrooms, a Shower Room and a Family Bathroom. The property benefits from a oil fired central heating system, double glazed windows and doors throughout, an is presented for sale with the fitted carpets, curtains and blinds included in the purchase price.
Outside, the property is complimented by an extensive block paved drive to the side of the property providing ample parking and manoeuvring space fronted by a large detached double garage block.
The gardens are a super feature of the property and include a block paved and gravelled patio area to the rear providing ideal outdoor entertaining space, leading on to extensive lawns which provide potential for landscaping according to ones individual tastes and preferences.
There are a number of most useful outbuildings including, a substantial multi-purpose building which has previously been used as a Log Store, Feed Store and Chicken Coop. There are two garden storage sheds, a play house and a greenhouse. There is a timber octagonal summer house with surrounding decking which provides an interesting feature.
The sale of Dormouse Cottage does, therefore, provide an excellent opportunity for purchasers to acquire a surprisingly spacious detached three bedroom country cottage with a number of most useful outbuildings and large gardens, extending, in all, to just under 0.5 of an acre, enjoying lovely views to both the front and rear over open countryside.
Halls, the sole selling agents, strongly recommend an immediate inspection of the property to appreciate all that it has to offer both internally and externally.
Whilst enjoying a rural location with lovely views to the fore and rear, the nearby centres of Whittington (2 miles), Ellesmere (3 miles) and Oswestry (5 miles), provide an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The County towns also of Shrewsbury (16 miles) and Chester (25 miles) are easily accessible via the A5 trunk road which can be easily reached via Whittington.
From Ellesmere proceed on the Oswestry A495 road to the hamlet of Welsh Frankton, proceed through the hamlet and shortly after the property will be located on your right hand side, identified by a Halls for sale board.
With a covered front entrance porch and a front entrance door opening in to a:
With wood block flooring, decoratively glazed windows to front elevation, a cupboard with work surface over and an opening in to the:
With a fitted carpet as laid, an attractive exposed brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove standing on a raised tiled hearth, exposed ceiling timbers, radiators, carpeted staircase to first floor, door in to an understairs storage cupboard and arch leading through to the:
4.60m x 4.10m (15'1" x 13'5")
With a fitted carpet as laid, double glazed windows to front elevation, double glazed sliding door leading out to the rear patio area, radiators and a raised hearth.
5.80m x 5.70m (19'0" x 18'8")
With tiled flooring, double glazed windows to either side, a roll topped work surface area, exposed ceiling timber and a radiator.
6.20m x 2.10m (20'4" x 6'11")
With a Belfast sink (H&C) with mixer tap over and double cupboard below, a range of wooden work surface areas with base units incorporating cupboards and drawers, matching eye level cupboards, two with glazed fronts for display purposes etc., a Leisure Rangemaster 110 electric cooking range set within a recess with heavy oak timber over, double cupboard to one side with planned space below for an appliance, double glazed window to front elevation, planned space for an American style fridge/freezer, radiator and a door way leading through to the:
4.50m x 3.60m (14'9" x 11'10")
With a stainless steel sink unit (H&C) with swan neck mixer tap and cupboard below, roll topped work surface area to one side with planned space below for appliances, matching eye level cupboards, double glazed window to front elevation, partly glazed door leading out to the rear of the property, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers.
With a continuation of the fitted carpet as laid, double glazed window to front elevation, radiator, door in to an airing cupboard with slatted shelving.
With a fitted carpet as laid, double glazed window to rear elevation enjoying lovely views over the gardens and open countryside beyond, radiator.
3.70m x 2.80m (12'2" x 9'2")
With a fitted bathroom suite including a pedestal hand basin (H&C) with vintage style mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush WC, double glazed window to front elevation, radiator.
With a fitted carpet as laid, double glazed window to rear elevation enjoying lovely views over the gardens and open countryside beyond, radiator and a fitted storage cupboard.
4.00m x 2.40m (13'1" x 7'10")
With a fitted carpet as laid, double glazed window to front elevation and a radiator.
3.30m x 2.00m (10'10" x 6'7")
With a vintage style pedestal hand basin (H&C) with mixer tap, large corner shoer cubicle with multi-function shower, low flush WC, bidet, double glazed window to rear elevation enjoying lovely views over the gardens and open countryside beyond, radiator and partly tiled walls.
The property is approached over a block paved drive which provides ample parking and manoeuvring space to the side of the property fronted by a detached:
With two vehicular front entrance doors and a window to side elevation.
The gardens are a super feature of this property and offer great potential for landscaping according to ones individual tastes and preferences, currently comprising a block paved pathway leading to the front entrance door bordered by a gravelled front garden retained by low level brick walling and a number of maturing bushes and trees.
The rear garden includes a block paved and gravelled sitting area providing lovely space for outdoor entertaining with steps leading up to an area of extensive lawns leading to a former soft fruit garden with a metal framed greenhouse and a further garden storage shed. The lawns continue around the rear of the garage where there is a former vegetable garden area.
The gardens enjoy super views to the rear over open countryside. The gardens are further complimented by a summer house, an octagonal building surrounded by raised decked, ideal for a number of usages. There is a Worcester central heating boiler to the side of the property.
With a concrete floor, double opening doors to front with a timber play house to one side.
11' x 8' (3.35m x 2.44m)
With timber elevations under a metal sheeted roof and a concrete pathway to the front with three entrance doors leading in to a: Log Store, Feed Storage and further room which has been utilised previously as a Chicken Coop.
35' x 12' (10.67m x 3.66m)
We understand that the property has the benefit of mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a private system.
The property is said to be of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.
Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.
The property is in Band ' E ' on the Shropshire Council Register. The payment for 2018/2019 is £2,039.84.
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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