Property Features Handsome country houseRange of outbuildings with PPFirst class surrounding farmlandExt. to approx 16 acresFurther land availableSuper rural location Download Brochure Property Description A most attractive and substantial detached period country house offering potential for refurbishment with a traditional range of farm buildings (with planning permission for conversion) and land extending to around 16 acres situated in a super rural location. **Further land available by separate negotiation**.DESCRIPTIONHalls are delighted with instructions to offer Dudleston Grove at Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere for sale by private treaty.Dudleston Grove has been in the Morgan family for over 100 years and is a most attractive and substantial detached period country house offering potential for refurbishment, a traditional range of farm buildings with planning permission and land extending to around 16 acres situated in a super rural location. **Further land available by separate negotiation**.The property is situated in a super unspoilt rural location, yet is still convenient to the nearby villages of Dudleston Heath and St Martins, which have good day to day local amenities and is, also, within easy motoring distance of the larger towns of Ellesmere (3 miles) and Oswestry (9 miles), both of which, have a wider range of amenities of all kinds. For those looking to commute, the county towns of Shrewsbury (20 miles) and Chester (27 miles) are, also, easily reached via the A5.The handsome farmhouse offers spacious and versatile internal accommodation of great charm and character which retains many original features and offers great potential for modernisation and refurbishment in to a first class residence of great style.Outside, there are attractive surrounding gardens, predominantly down to lawns, together with a tarmacadam forecourt area which has room for parking and manoeuvring a good number of vehicles.The farm buildings are worthy of note and are situated a short distance from the residence but have a separate vehicular access. They have full Planning Permission for conversion in to two residential dwellings.The land is a major feature of the property and is retained in convenient sized enclosures of grass, ideal for the grazing of all kinds of livestock, particularly horses.The property extends, in all, to nearly 16 acres, or thereabouts, with a further 64 acres available by separate negotiation.NB.This package is delineated in blue on the attached plan. The additional land is delineated in red.OUTSIDEThe farmhouse is approached off the council maintained country lane over a cattle grid, then over a private hardcored drive with further cattle grid on to a tarmacadam forecourt area, which leads to two sides of the House and has room for parking and manoeuvring a good number of vehicles.GARDENSThe gardens are an attractive feature of the property and briefly comprise a mature shaped lawn to the front bordered by maturing hedging and trees for privacy. The lawn leads alongside the house where there is a paved patio terrace making a lovely setting for outside dining/entertaining/bbqs etc. This leads on, in turn, to a further shaped lawn flanked by a raised floral garden which includes an ALUMINIUM FRAMED GREENHOUSE and TIMBER GARDEN SHED.SITUATIONDudleston Grove is situated in a peaceful rural location, just outside the village of Dudleston Heath, approximately 3 miles from the well known north Shropshire Lakeland town of Ellesmere, which has an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities. The town is, also, within easy motoring distance of the larger centres of Oswestry (9 miles) and the county towns of Shrewsbury (20 miles) and Chester (27 miles), all of which, have a more comprehensive range of amenities of all kinds.RECREATIONThere are a wide range of recreational activities available in the area, to include Golf Courses at Oswestry, Chirk, Mile End and The Brow. Regular horse racing meetings are held at Bangor-on-Dee and Chester. The area also boasts a wide variety of dining pubs and restaurants.SCHOOLSThere is an excellent range of local state schools together with well known private senior schools to include Shrewsbury School, Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall and the King's and Queen's Schools in Chester.THE FARM BUILDINGSThere is an extensive range of traditional farm buildings, served by concreted yards, and has a separate vehicular access, to include:A TRADITIONAL TWO STOREY RANGEPrincipally of solid brickwork elevations under a part slated and part corrugated asbestos roof with a single storey brick and corrugated sheet roofed FORMER SHIPPON to one end.A TWO BAY MACHINERY STORAGE SHEDOpen fronted, principally of corrugated iron construction, with an attached brick and corrugated asbestos roofed FORMER SHIPPON to one end.A LOOSE HOUSING SHEDPrincipally of block, concrete and corrugated asbestos roofed construction.9m x 6m (29'6" x 19'8")A STABLE BLOCKPrincipally of block, timber and corrugated asbestos roofed construction, divided in to 3 loose boxes.13.5m x 5m (44'3" x 16'5")THE LANDThe land is a major feature of Dudleston Grove and is retained in convenient sized enclosures of permanent pasture, ideal for the grazing of all kinds of livestock, if required, particularly horses and extends to just under 16 acres (outlined in blue on the attached plan) with further land available by separate negotiation (outlined in red on the attached plan).PLANNING PERMISSIONWe understand that Full Planning Permission was granted on the farm buildings on 15th January 2009 for proposed conversion of two agricultural buildings in to two dwellings with associated access and amenity area', the application number was 08/02029/FUL.Furthermore, a completion certificate was provided by Shropshire Council Building Control on 24th January 2012, detailing that the installation of a septic tank, spreader system and drainrun had been inspected'.The application number for this was 11/04653/OTHBNO.Further correspondence from Mark Perry, Senior Planner of Shropshire Council, confirmed that the works detailed does constitute the commencement of the development and that the Planning Permission numbered 08/02029/FUL has been secured'. A copy of the Planning Permission and Completion Certificate are available from the agents, if required.TENURE & POSSESSIONWe understand that Dudleston Grove is of freehold tenure and vacant possession will be given on completion of the purchase.SERVICESWe are informed the Dudleston Grove has a mains water and electricity supply. Drainage is to a private system. We understand that a British Gas supply pipe runs through the land from south to north. There is an oil fired central heating system.However, no services of any kind have been tested in any way.LOCAL AUTHORITIESWe have established that the subject property lies within the administrative jurisdiction of the following:Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND.Severn Trent Water Limited, Shelton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.COUNCIL TAXWe understand that Dudleston Grove is in Council Tax Band F ' on the Shropshire Council register.SPORTING & MINERAL RIGHTSWe understand that the Sporting Rights and Mineral Rights are in hand and will pass with the property.The purchasers will be required to ensure that they comply with the cross compliance requirements until December 2018 and indemnify the vendors for any losses they incur as a result of the purchasers failure to do so.The vendors will make their best endeavours to transfer an appropriate number of non SDA Entitlements to the purchasers, on completion of the purchase, subject to RPA approval.BOUNDARIES, ROADS & FENCESThe purchaser (s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the vendor nor the agent will be responsible for defining the ownership of the boundary fences and hedges.TOWN & COUNTRY PLANNINGThe property notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars of sale, is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning scheme or agreement, resolution or notice, which may or may come to be in force and also subject to any Statutory Provision or Bye-Law, without obligation on the part of the vendor to specify.RIGHTS OF WAY, COVENANTS & EASEMENTSThe property will be sold subject to any wayleaves, public or private rights of ways, easements and covenants, and all outgoings whether mentioned in these sale particulars or not.FIXTURES & FITTINGSAll fitted carpets and curtains are included in the purchase price.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.