For Sale - Marchamley, Shrewsbury

Offers In Region Of £590,000

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PROPERTY Hampnett House provides an excellent opportunity to purchase a most impressive modern family residence originally designed by an architect for their own occupation. This splendid detached house, located on a quiet lane in Marchamley village, provides spacious, adaptable living accommodation and also benefits from stunning countryside views and superb gardens. The property briefly includes a welcoming reception hallway, lounge, dining room with Minstrels Gallery, conservatory overlooking the beautiful rear garden, sitting room, spacious kitchen, utility room, large galleried landing, three double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. Externally there is an extensive gravelled driveway, detached double garage and the aforementioned gardens surrounding. All in all, a discreet yet outstanding village property in an enviable location.

LOCATION Located in the delightful North Shropshire village of Marchamley which is situated just 1 mile north of the historic village of Hodnet which has good range of local amenities including primary school, church, doctors surgery, sports club, convenience store and the Bear Inn pub /restaurant. The market towns of Market Drayton, Wem and Whitchurch are between 7 - 10 miles away and the larger centres of Shrewsbury and Telford can be found within 16 miles. For commuting, the property is conveniently located for Chester, the North West and the West Midlands, and, with the fast train service from Stafford, London can be reached within 2 hours. Airports are available at Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. Schooling, both state and private, is easily accessible, with Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury High School and Wrekin College nearby. Hawkstone Park Golf Club and Hawkstone Follies can also be found just 2 miles away.


STORM PORCH with quarry tiled area and step leading to the front entrance door with stained glass leaded windows either side opening into;

RECEPTION HALLWAY 14' 8" x 9' 7" (4.47m x 2.92m) with two radiators, ceiling spotlights and doors to;

LOUNGE 17' 0" x 14' 10" (5.18m x 4.52m) with an impressive feature fireplace with arched brick surround and a LPG stove set on a quarry tiled hearth, ceiling beam and spotlights, radiator, timber door to side elevation and log store, two windows overlooking the rear garden and door leading to;

CONSERVATORY 12' 3" x 10' 4" (3.73m x 3.15m) This Victorian style conservatory is of Upvc wood grain effect and brick construction, with a wall mounted heater, ceramic tiled floor and sliding door to the rear garden.

DINING ROOM 15' 2" x 11' 6" (4.62m x 3.51m) an excellent room for entertaining with sloping ceilings, the Minstrels Gallery above and brick arched display alcoves and window looking into the lounge. Two radiators, three windows and ceiling spotlights complete this wonderful room.

RETURNING TO THE HALLWAY an inner hallway with radiator and storage cupboard leads to;

SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 10' 9" (4.17m x 3.28m) With two windows to the front, an arched window to the kitchen, wall mounted electric fire and radiator

KITCHEN 13' 9" x 11' 6" (4.19m x 3.51m) This is a high quality Keller kitchen and includes a wide range of wall, drawer and base units with a large glass fronted display cabinet. The integrated appliances are all Siemens and include an electric halogen hob, extractor fan, double electric oven, dishwasher and fridge. A cream Rayburn also provides additional cooking facilities plus central heating and hot water. Also including a sink, tiled surrounds, feature beams, two windows overlooking the rear garden and a door to;

UTILITY ROOM 10' 8" x 6' 10" (3.25m x 2.08m) with wall and base units, space and plumbing for washing machine, window, arched timber door to the rear elevation and boot store, radiator, sink and ample storage for any additional appliances.

RETURNING TO THE HALLWAY a magnificent timber staircase leads to the first floor with a feature window overlooking the rear garden and stunning views beyond and incorporates a display area. The stairs continue on to;

GALLERIED LANDING AREA a wonderful seating area with exposed brick wall, window overlooking the front elevation, radiator, ceiling spotlights, loft hatch with ladder leading to the boarded loft space, glazed door to;

MINSTRELS GALLERY a charming feature of this lovely home which currently provides a wonderful library and reading area overlooking the dining room with ceiling spotlights and skylight window.

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 0" x 14' 10" (5.18m x 4.52m) this spacious room has been designed to maximise the views and daylight with two dormer windows to appreciate the stunning views beyond plus an unusual corner ceiling window. There are three radiators and wash hand basin to complete this spacious room.

INNER LANDING a brick archway leads to this useful space with an airing cupboard and doors to;

BEDROOM TWO 13' 9" x 11' 6" (4.19m x 3.51m) with window overlooking the rear, skylight window and radiator

BEDROOM THREE 13' 10" x 10' 9" (4.22m x 3.28m) with dormer window to the front, additional window to the side and radiator

BATHROOM With a timber panelled bath with telephone style shower tap attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, radiator, extractor fan, tiled surrounds, glass shelf and skylight window.

SHOWER ROOM with corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, radiator, extractor fan and skylight window.

FRONT GARDEN The property is approached via gravelled driveway with plenty of parking and leads to a detached double garage. The front has also benefitted from thoughtful planting and provides further seating areas to enjoy the sunshine all year round. With access to both elevations where you will find a useful log store with power and shelving, a boot store area and a well screened oil tank all surrounded by lawn areas and raised borders.

OUTSIDE Hampnett House stands in approximately 0.5 acre total grounds.The beautiful gardens of Hampnett House are a delight and an absolute credit to the current owners. They have created several areas sweeping from the large rear patio at the top of the house towards the extensive lawns with ornamental pond. A rose trellis archway and a privet hedge lead you onto a further extensive range of mature shrubs, conifers, a cut flower bed and herb garden. Beyond is a vine covered timber arbour where you discover the formal clipped box hedge garden close to the orchard which has an array of bountiful fruit trees including plums, pears and apples. There is an allotment area and well established fruit cages to complete this gardeners delight. Surrounded by a mature established hedge of holly, laurel and conifer which provides privacy and finished off with a greenhouse and timber shed plus a place to hide at the very bottom and enjoy the extensive views .

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 21' 1" x 19' 2" (6.43m x 5.84m) Substantially constructed of brick with hipped tile roof. Twin electric remote controlled up and over doors, power and light.

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

FLOOR PLAN Not to scale.

SERVICES We are advised that mains electricity and water are available. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating and hot water provided by an Aga Rayburn Twin Head system with an additional immersion heater system. 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.

DIRECTIONS Leave Market Drayton via the A53 towards Shrewsbury,go straight over Tern Hill roundabout at the junction with the A41 and then turn first right and continue into the centre of Hodnet village. Turn right opposite The Bear Inn onto the A442 road for Marchamley /Whitchurch. As you enter Marchamley go past the hall on the left hand side and then turn left immediately before the grass triangle in the road. Proceed along this road and bear round to the left past the turning for School Lane and continue along for another 100 metres where you will find the property on the left hand side.

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.

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty.

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

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

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.


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