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Sandford, Whitchurch

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A rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful and unique character property, situated in an idyllic waterfront setting. A former watermill, this charming property dates back to 1727 and has been sympathetically converted into an absolutely stunning home that retains many character features.

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Whitchurch Branch
34 High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1BB
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Property Summary

  • Stunning Former Watermill
  • Character Features, Grade II Listed
  • Beautifully Renovated to the Highest Standard
  • Impressive Gardens, Ample Parking
  • Wonderful Entrance Hall with Original Watermill
  • Superb Lounge/Diner, Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Three Double Bedrooms, Fantastic Garden Room
  • Versatile Mezzanine Level off Bedroom Two
  • Gym/Office
  • Family Bathroom

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION The sale of The Old Mill House provides a rare opportunity to acquire a truly beautiful and unique character property, situated in an idyllic waterfront setting and presented to the very highest of standards. A former watermill, this charming Grade II Listed property dates back to 1727 and is steeped in history. It has been sympathetically converted into an absolutely stunning home that retains many character features including the original mill wheel that is displayed in the reception hall. There are outstanding views across Sandford Pool to the rear and Bailey Brook runs adjacent to the property with a large natural pond providing a haven for wildlife. A particular feature are the beautiful and spacious gardens with well maintained lawns, paved seating areas and well stocked borders and flower beds filled with a wide variety of established shrubs, plants and trees. The extensive accommodation has exposed timbers and brickwork throughout and all the rooms have excellent proportions. The ground floor comprises Entrance Porch, Cloakroom, Reception Hall, generous Lounge/Dining Room having feature fireplace with wood burning stove, lovely Kitchen/Breakfast Room, impressive Garden Room with vaulted ceiling and full width glazed doors onto the gardens. The first floor boasts Three Double Bedrooms, including the Master Suite with separate dressing area. The second bedroom has a fantastic multi use mezzanine level, currently used as a study but it could have a variety of uses. A good size Family Bathroom with modern suite completes the accommodation. Viewings are highly recommended to truly appreciate the quality, breadth and scope of this unique property.

LOCATION The property is situated in Sandford and is approached over a long driveway off the A41. It is situated approximately 5 miles from the busy market town of Whitchurch which sits on the Shropshire/Cheshire/Clwyd borders and benefits from a variety of local independent shops, schools, three large supermarkets and other major retailers. The renowned Hill Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa is located on the outskirts of the town which offers great recreational facilities. Whitchurch train station is on a direct line between Crewe and Shrewsbury with onward connections to Manchester, London and Birmingham plus other major cities. Market Drayton is situated approximately 7 miles away and also offers facilities for daily requirements. The larger centres of Chester, Shrewsbury, Telford, Wrexham and Crewe are all within 16 to 26 miles approximately.

ENTRANCE PORCH Tiled floor, radiator.

CLOAKROOM With WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, tiled floor, radiator, window to front.

ENTRANCE HALL The original mill wheel is beautifully displayed in this impressive entrance hall which has tiled floor, staircase to first floor and useful storage cupboard.

LOUNGE/DINER 22' 5" x 18' 2" (6.83m x 5.54m) Having feature fireplace housing wood burning stove, exposed timbers and brickwork, French doors opening onto the garden, tiled floor, two radiators, two windows to rear and window to side.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 6" x 12' 3" (5.03m x 3.73m) A charming kitchen/breakfast room having a comprehensive range of base and wall units with granite worktops, Belfast sink, space for range cooker with extractor fan over, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for American style fridge/freezer, central island unit, part tiled walls, tiled floor.

GARDEN ROOM 15' 6" x 12' 4" (4.72m x 3.76m) This impressive room provides a wonderful family space with beautiful vaulted ceiling, full width sliding glazed doors opening onto the garden, tiled floor, contemporary radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Having vaulted ceiling, window to rear with beautiful views across the lake, radiator, exposed timbers.

MASTER BEDROOM 19' 3" x 10' 3" (5.87m x 3.12m) With vaulted ceiling, separate dressing area with built in wardobes, exposed timber beams, window to rear with lovely views across Sandford Pool, shower cubicle with mains fed mixer shower, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, separate WC, window to side aspect, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 16' 1" x 13' 3" (4.9m x 4.04m) Having window to rear aspect with views over the water, vaulted ceiling, exposed timber beams, radiator. This bedroom also has a fantastic multi use mezzanine level, currently used as a study but it could have a variety of uses.

BEDROOM THREE 11' 4" x 7' 5" (3.45m x 2.26m) Wood effect flooring, radiator, exposed timbers, built in storage, two windows to front aspect overlooking the garden.

GYM/STUDY 10' 9" x 8' 2" (3.28m x 2.49m) Radiator, exposed ceiling beam.

FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 4" x 7' 5" (3.45m x 2.26m) Modern suite comprising freestanding bath, WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, walk in shower with mains fed mixer shower, exposed ceiling beam, heated towel rail, extractor fan, tiled floor, part tiled walls.

OUTSIDE The property is approached over a shared driveway leading to a spacious gravel area providing plenty of parking space for several vehicles, including a caravan/motorhome if required. There are outstanding views across Sandford Pool to the rear and Bailey Brook runs adjacent to the property with a large natural pond providing a haven for wildlife. A particular feature are the beautiful and spacious gardens with well maintained lawns, paved seating areas and well stocked borders and flower beds filled with a wide variety of established shrubs, plants and trees.

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.

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

SERVICES We are advised that mains electricity and water are available. LPG central heating. Private drainage. 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.

PROPERTY INFORMATION We believe this information to be accurate, but they cannot be guaranteed. The fixtures, fittings, appliances and mains services have not been tested. If there is any point which is of particular importance please obtain professional confirmation. All measurements quoted are approximate. These particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE This property is exempt from having an energy performance certificate as it is Grade II Listed.

HOW TO FIND THE PROPERTY From Whitchurch proceed on the A41 towards Newport, continue on for approximately 3.5 miles and the shared driveway for the property can be found on the left hand side past the turning for Prees and just past the black and white property on the right.

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

METHOD OF SALE For Sale by Private Treaty.

AML REGULATIONS To ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering Regulations all intending purchasers must produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation. To avoid delays in the buying process please provide the required documents as soon as possible. We may use an online service provider to also confirm your identity. A list of acceptable ID documents is available upon request.

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