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Offers in the Region of £650,000

Whitchurch, SY13 2QZ

  • 4
  • 4
  • 3
  • Detached Thatched Cottage
  • 4 Bedrooms & En-Suite
  • 4 Receptions
  • Adjoining Converted Barn
  • Gardens & Grounds of 1 Acre
  • Peaceful Rural Location

Sitting on a quiet country lane in the popular rural area of Coton, this magnificent detached Grade II Listed thatched property has been extended to incorporate the adjoining barn, which has been renovated to a very high standard. Parts of the main cottage are believed to date back to the 16th century and have many period architectural features. With grounds of around one acre, early inspection of this fine home is highly recommended.

DESCRIPTION

An opportunity to purchase a delightful Grade II Listed thatched cottage and adjoining converted barn, located in the popular North Shropshire hamlet of Coton, believed to date back to the 16th Century. The well presented accommodation offers immense charm and character and early inspection is highly recommended.

LOCATION

Coton is a quiet and rural hamlet situated between the towns of Whitchurch and Wem, where a wide variety of local shops, schools and leisure facilities can be found. There is a rail link at nearby Prees, which connects to the main lines at Shrewsbury and Crewe. For larger business centres, Shrewsbury and Chester are both within daily commuting distance.

THE COTTAGE ENTRANCE HALL

Externally there is an open oak porch with a tiled roof, with a period oak entrance door opening into the property. There is a leaded window to the front, tiled floor with under floor heating.

FAMILY ROOM

Leaded windows to the front and rear, a most impressive brick inglenook fireplace, with timber mantel and stone hearth. There are wall lights, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, tiled floor with under floor heating, stairs to the first floor, exposed timber framing and opening to the;

15'9" x 17'4" max, 15'5" min (4.80m x 5.28m max, 4.70m min)

DINING ROOM

Period timber door to the rear, leaded windows to the front and rear, brick fireplace housing the original bakers oven, wall lights, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, tiled floor with under floor heating.

15'9" x 11'10" max (4.80m x 3.61m max)

BATHROOM

Fitted with a white 'Heritage' suite of panelled bath, having a mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiled floor with under floor heating, extractor fan, leaded window to the rear.

7'0" x 6'10" (2.13m x 2.08m)

UTILITY ROOM

Fitted with a 'Belfast' sink inset into polished stone work surfaces, with a range of 'Shaker' base cupboards and drawer units that match the fitted kitchen, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer, oil fired central heating boiler, tiled floor with under floor heating, leaded windows to the front and rear, door to the garden room.

13'6" x 9'6" (4.11m x 2.90m)

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Doorways to the Master bedroom and bedroom four.

MASTER BEDROOM

Having original Beech door with ironmongery, leaded windows to the front and rear, period timber floor, period style radiator, exposed wall and roof timbers, original Elm door with ironmongery leads to the;

15'5" into eaves x 17'4" max (4.70m into eaves x 5.28m max)

EN-SUITE SHOWER

Fitted with a 'Heritage' suite comprising a glass enclosure housing a plumbed-in mains 'rainfall' shower, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, built-in oak airing cupboard, period style radiator with towel rail, exposed wall and roof timbers, leaded window to the side.

11'7" min x 6'9" (3.53m min x 2.06m)

BEDROOM FOUR

Leaded windows to the front and side, decorative fireplace with cast insert, period style radiator, exposed wall and roof timbers.

15'5" into eaves, x 8'6" (4.70m into eaves, x 2.59m)

GARDEN ROOM

Double glazed double doors and tall windows to the rear garden, wall lights, period style radiator, open plan to the;

9'6" x 8'4" (2.90m x 2.54m)

MUSIC ROOM

Double glazed door and tall windows overlooking the side garden area and patio, stairs to the first floor, period style radiator, door to the kitchen, double doors to the;

14'2" x 9'0" (4.32m x 2.74m)

LOUNGE

A nice light room with double glazed double doors to the rear patio and gardens, double glazed tall and standard windows overlooking the gardens, wall lights, two period style radiators, ceiling beams, TV point.

14'1" x 12'10" (4.29m x 3.91m)

KITCHEN

Fitted with a 'Belfast' sink inset into polished stone work surfaces, and having a range of 'Shaker' style cream base, drawer and wall cupboards including plate racks, glass fronted cupboards with lighting, and curved end cupboards. There is a fitted 'Rangemaster' five burner LPG fired range, tiled floor, LPG 'Worcester' heating boiler, period style radiator, double glazed windows to two elevations and a double glazed wide door to the front with lovely views of the lane.

14'12 x 8'2" (4.57m x 2.49m)

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Fitted wall light, period style radiator, ceiling beam, doors to all principal rooms.

10'10" x 5'8" (3.30m x 1.73m)

BEDROOM TWO

Double glazed 'circular' window to the side, period style radiator, ceiling beams and 'A' frame, TV point.

14'1" x 11'2" (4.29m x 3.40m)

BEDROOM THREE

Double glazed 'circular' window to the front, period style radiator, ceiling beams, TV point.

14'5" x 8'6" (4.39m x 2.59m)

FAMILY BATHROOM

Fitted with a stand alone white 'Victoria & Albert' bath having a mixer tap and shower attachment, contemporary wash basin with mixer tap, low level WC, period style radiator with towel rail, extractor fan, tiled floor, roof window.

8'0" x 6'5" min (2.44m x 1.96m min)

GROUNDS

The property is surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds which are principally lawn areas with three patio areas with outside illumination, a large natural pond area, a fruit garden with Apple, Pear, Plum and Cherry trees, and all being enclosed by hedge and fence boundaries. The grounds are approximately one acre in size.

TWIN BAY CARPORT/GARAGE STORE

The property is accessed via a gated gravelled driveway that opens into a parking area and the 'Oak Framed' twin bay carport with enclosed garage room, with double timber doors, and having power and lighting and a 'Welsh' Slate roof to match the barn.

DIRECTIONS

From Whitchurch, proceed out on the Tilstock Road, at the roundabout take the third exit and follow the road through Tilstock and Steel Heath. Passing the left turn for Prees and the railway station, continue past the Dog & Bull Pub and take the next right turn signposted Whixall and Dobson's Bridge. Follow the road and take the first right signposted Lower Houses and Stanley Green, follow the lane and as it bears to the left, turn right and continue straight on the lane and the property will be found a little way further on the left hand side.

COUNCIL TAX

The property is currently listed as a Band 'E' on the Council Tax Register with £2,174.00 Payable in the current year 2019-20. For confirmation of these figures and any other Council Tax questions, together with details from the planning office contact Shropshire Council on 0345 678 9002.

SERVICES

Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected, with drainage to a sceptic tank. Heating is via two separate systems, the cottage having oil fired boiler to under floor heating and radiators, and the adjoining Barn conversion has a LPG gas fired boiler to radiators. None of these services have been tested.

TENURE

We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230You can also find Halls properties at Rightmove & Onthemarket.comWH1086

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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