Barbers Estate Agents

Sold Subject to Contract - Stafford Street, Market Drayton

Offers In Region Of £300,000

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PROPERTY This Grade II Listed, imposing seven bedroom town residence is believed to date from the mid c17th and has modernised throughout whilst retaining many original architectural features. Briefly, the property comprises the main house, which has a Cellar, Lounge, Sitting/Dining Room, Kitchen, Cloak Room, two Bathrooms and seven Bedrooms. To the rear of the House is a Garage and a two storey self contained bed-sit. Outside, there is a traditionally styled frontage with iron railings and vehicular access to the rear where there is a gravelled courtyard with parking, set behind a blue brick wall with pillared and gated access. Situated on the periphery of the ancient market town of Market Drayton which has many architecturally interesting buildings, yet offers a range of amenities and facilities to meet the demands of today's lifestyles.

LOCATION Market Drayton is a popular North Shropshire market town on the Staffordshire/Cheshire borders. It is on the River Tern, between Shrewsbury and Stoke on Trent and was formerly known as Drayton in Hales and is listed in the Domesday Book. In 1245 King Henry III granted a charter for the weekly Wednesday market, giving the town its current title. The market is still held every Wednesday. The Shropshire Union Canal runs through the town and Market Drayton offers a wide variety of amenities such as schools, specialist and high street shops, supermarkets and health and leisure facilities. The larger centres of Newcastle under Lyme, The Potteries, Crewe, Stafford, Telford and Shrewsbury are all within commutable distance


ENTRANCE AND HALLWAY The property has a stone path leading to the pillared entrance and the timber door leads into the Hallway with exposed floorboards and part ceramic tiled floor. There are stairs with polished and turned balustrades leading to the upper floors and doors to;

LOUNGE 5.51m(18'1") x 5.79m(19'0") into bay With exposed timber flooring, decorative open fire with timber surround and marble slab hearth, intricate coving, two wall light points and sash bay window to the front.

CLOAKROOM 3.07m(10'1") x 2.21m(7'3") With ceramic tiled flooring, W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin.

SITTING/DINING ROOM 8.15m(26'9") max x 4.52m(14'10") 26' 9" (8m 15cm)max, narrowing to 23' 2" (7m 6cm) x 14' 10" (4m 52cm)
Having exposed timber flooring, ceiling beams and a brick faced open fireplace with dog-grate and carved wooden fender, two sash windows and a part glazed door leading to the rear courtyard. Door to:

KITCHEN 5.16m(16'11") x 3.48m(11'5") 16' 11" (5m 16cm) x 11' 5" (3m 48cm) narrowing to 9' 0" (2m 74cm)
Having ceramic tiled flooring and fitted with a range of white fronted wall and base units with beech effect worktops, tiled surrounds and comprising stainless steel single electric oven with four ring gas hob and extractor over, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge and freezer, window and door to the rear courtyard. Rear stairs lead from the Kitchen to the upper floor.

RETURNING TO THE MAIN HALL With stairs to the upper floors. The turned stairs lead to the upper floors and split to the right with a half landing having three windows, skylight and doors to:

CELLAR ROOMS With stone steps leading down and having two storerooms.


BEDROOM THREE 4.52m(14'10") x 3.28m(10'9") max With sash window to the rear.

BEDROOM FIVE 3.43m(11'3") x 3.07m(10'1") An internal room, which may be ideal as a Study and having a high level window into the landing and loft access.

BEDROOM SIX 3.02m(9'11") x 2.26m(7'5") With sash window.

BATHROOM ONE 3.56m(11'8") max x 2.57m(8'5") 11' 8" (3m 56cm)max narrowing to 10' 5" (3m 18cm) x 8' 5" (2m 57cm)
Fitted with an acrylic roll-top bath, set on a raised platform and having a pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., loft access, obscure glazed window and built in cupboard housing the "Worcester" gas central heating boiler.

RETURNING TO MAIN STAIRWAY Which continue to the first floor with doors to:

BEDROOM ONE 5.03m(16'6") x 4.06m(13'4") With sash window to the front.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.66m(12'0") x 3.20m(10'6") max 12' 0" (3m 66cm) x 10' 6" (3m 20cm)max, 9' 6" (2m 90cm)min
Having sash window to the front.

RETURNING TO THE LANDING With stairs continuing to the upper floor, with leaded window to the rear and doors to:

BEDROOM TWO 5.03m(16'6") max u eave x 3.38m(11'1") With loft access and window to the front.

BEDROOM SEVEN 3.45m(11'4") max u eave x 1.85m(6'1") 11' 4" (3m 45cm)max under eave, 8' 5" (2m 57cm)min x 6' 1" (1m 85cm)
Having a "Velux" conservation style skylight to the front.

BATHROOM TWO 3.43m(11'3") x 1.68m(5'6") Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., extractor and porthole style window to the side.


GARDENS AND PARKING The property's frontage has iron railings and a matching pedestrian gate, there is a stone block path leading to the pillared entrance and a coach style lantern.

The rear of the property is accessed via Barrowstyles Lane. The rear courtyard is set behind a blue-brick wall with a gated entrance. Decorative gravel is laid and offers ample parking and turning space and there is a block stone path from the door in the Sitting/Dining Room. In addition, there is a water tap, a gardener's w.c. and access to the Garage and self contained two-storey bedsit.

GARAGE 4.06m(13'4") x 3.15m(10'4") With double timber doors.


TWO STOREY BEDSIT Fitted with an independent central heating system. Having access door leading straight into:

KITCHEN 3.99m(13'1") x 3.12m(10'3") With two windows to the front and side and door to the inner hall with window, understairs cupboard and turned stairs to:

SITTING/BEDROOM 4.06m(13'4") max u eave x 3.33m(10'11") With window to the side.

SHOWER ROOM With a shower, wash hand basin and w.c

HOW TO FIND THIS PROPERTY Turn right out of our office in Maer Lane and take the next turning right into Smithfield Road. Bear left at the mini island and right at the next island. At the third island, turn left into Stafford Street and the property will be found on the left hand side with access to the rear gained from turning left into Barrowstyles Lane which leads to the rear of Uptons.

TENURE We are advised that the property is Freehold and this will be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitor during Pre-Contract Enquiries. Vacant Possession upon Completion.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Council Tax Enquiries, Revenues & Benefits, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury. SY2 6ND.
Tel: 0345 678 9002

SERVICES We are advised that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are available. Barbers have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings etc., or services to this property so cannot confirm that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS By arrangement with the Agents Office at Tower House, Maer Lane, Market Drayton, TF9 3SH.
Tel: (01630) 653641, (01630) 658459 or email:

METHOD OF SALE For sale by Private Treaty

DISCLAIMER PROPERTY DETAILS For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales details as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances, and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. The measurements given are approximate.