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An impressive Four Bedroom former farmhouse with many character features. It is set in a fantastic rural location having well maintained grounds, detached Double Garage, extensive lawns and a small paddock. It is attached to a substantial 2 storey dwelling called 'The Cottage' (which is not part of this current offering).

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Whitchurch Branch
34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Property Summary

  • Period Residence with Character
  • Spacious Four Bed Family Home
  • Large Gardens
  • Double Garage, Ample Parking
  • Rural Location with Views
  • Viewings Are Essential
  • Oil Central Heating
  • EPC rating E

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Old Ifton Farm House is an impressive Four Bedroom former farmhouse, which has many character features including exposed timbers, feature fireplaces and exposed wood flooring. It is attached to a substantial 2 storey dwelling called 'The Cottage' (which is not part of this current offering). The property is set in a fantastic rural location with far reaching views having well maintained grounds with gravelled turning circle, detached Double Garage, extensive lawns and a small paddock.

LOCATION Situated just outside the popular village of St Martins which provides an excellent range of local amenities, including a supermarket, primary and secondary schools, parish church, various other shops and petrol filling stations. The larger centres of Ellesmere (8 miles) and Oswestry (6 miles) are both within easy motoring distance having a wide range of amenities. There are excellent road links via the A5/A483 providing ready access to Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool to the North and Shrewsbury, Telford and Birmingham to the South. The county town of Shrewsbury is approximately 23 miles and the Cathedral City of Chester is approximately 24 miles; both are within easy commuting distance including by rail from the nearby station in Gobowen (4 miles). There are a number of highly regarded private and state schools close by including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall, Oswestry School, Packwood Haugh, Shrewsbury School, Kings Chester, The Marches, Lakelands Academy and St Martins School which caters for primary and secondary pupils.


ENTRANCE PORCH Glazed and timber porch with quarry tile flooring.

ENTRANCE HALL Wood flooring, stairs to first floor, radiator.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 20' 2" x 17' 7" (6.15m x 5.36m) An attractive room with many exposed beams. There is a comprehensive range of base and wall units with wooden work tops over, inset sink and tall larder cupboard. Brick feature fireplace housing an oil fired Rayburn. There is an electric oven, gas hob with extractor hood over, space for dishwasher. window to rear, tiled floor, door to cellar, radiator. Door to rear.

OFFICE/UTILITY 14' 9" x 11' 5" (4.5m x 3.48m) Windows to front and side, units with sink unit, boiler, plumbing for washing machine, beams to ceiling.

LOUNGE 23' 4" x 16' 11" (7.11m x 5.16m) Windows to front and rear, Fire place housing a Clear View log burner, exposed beams, radiator.

DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 17' 1" (5.54m x 5.21m) Featuring a large fireplace housing a log burner, having an attractive Slate floor, exposed beams, radiator, storage cupboard, window to rear, French double doors to front opening onto a small courtyard.

CELLAR 18' 3" x 14' 1" (5.56m x 4.29m) max Light and power.


MASTER SUITE 16' 11" x 16' 10" (5.16m x 5.13m) excl en suite With walk in dressing room leading to Ensuite. Window to rear, fire place, feature beams, 2 radiators.

EN-SUITE 7' 1" x 6' 8" (2.16m x 2.03m) Double width shower, heated towel rail. Wash hand basin, WC and Bidet, window to front, underfloor heating.

BEDROOM TWO 19' 8" x 14' 4" (5.99m x 4.37m) Fireplace, window to rear, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 14' 10" x 14' 9" (4.52m x 4.5m) Window to side, built in cupboard, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 16' 10" x 11' 0" (5.13m x 3.35m) Window to rear, loft access, radiator.

BATHROOM 8' 0" x 7' 0" (2.44m x 2.13m) White suite comprising Bath, Wash hand basin and WC with electric shower over, window to front, heated towel rail.

ACCESS The property was the original farmhouse and the original front is approached over a gravelled courtyard of four quality residential barn conversions. Adjoining Old Ifton Farmhouse is 'The Cottage' which is a separate property also with its own independent access. The principal access to Old Ifton Farmhouse is a private driveway entrance independent of the barn conversions and the adjacent 'The Cottage' property.

OUTSIDE To the front of the Farm House there is a recently gravelled turning circle that provides excellent parking facilities. There is an attractive brick paved patio area off the Dining Room. The extensive gardens are a particular feature, mainly laid to lawn having raised vegetable beds, further patio area and greenhouse with power and water. Fenced off paddock area with chicken run. To the rear of the property (the original front) there is a lawned area within the courtyard of the neighbouring barns.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 16' 7" x 16' 10" (5.05m x 5.13m) With Two electric doors to the front, pedestrian door to the side, window to the rear. There is access to a large floored loft space with two velux roof windows.

OUTSIDE TOILET/STORAGE Wash hand basin and WC.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Council tax enquiries, Revenues & Benefit, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. Tel: 0345 678 9002

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.

VIEWING/ PRE-MARKETING SALES ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents Office at 34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB: Tel: 01948 667272 or email:

ENERGY PERFORMANCE EPC Rating E. The full energy performance certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

AGENTS NOTE Estate Agency Act 1979. The owner of this property is an employee of Barbers.

SERVICES We are advised that mains water and electricity are available, Oil central heating and Shared Private Drainage with 'The Cottage'. 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 purpose. A buyer is recommended to obtain confirmation from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

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

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering regulations all intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation.

DIRECTIONS From Whitchurch proceed on the A525 towards Wrexham turning left after approximately 3 miles signposted for Penley and Hanmer onto the A539, travelling through the village of Penley. Upon reaching Overton turning left at the Church onto Salop Road, driving along this road for approximately 4 miles turning right onto the B5069, sign posted Oswestry, travelling along this road for about 4 miles until entering the village of St Martins. Take the first turning right in to Colliery Road sign posted Ifton (opposite hairdressers). Follow this road for approximately 0.5 of a mile and the property will be situated on your right hand side after passing the neighbouring barns.

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