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Sold Subject to Contract - Farm House
Top Farmhouse, Sutton, Newport, TF10 8DQ

Offers In Region Of £600,000

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Steeped in character, this impressive 5-Bedroom former Farmhouse offers you flexible Family accommodation with 4 Reception Rooms, large Kitchen and a Master Bedroom with En Suite. The property is set within approximately 0.7 of an acre of gardens and paddock - with useful outbuildings - and is just two miles from Newport with adjacent access to the A519.

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30 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AQ
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Property Summary

  • Amazing Former Farmhouse Steeped In Character
  • Set Within Approx 0.7 of An Acre of Gardens and Paddock
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Farmhouse Kitchen, Utility, Cellar
  • Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Five Bedrooms, Master Ensuite
  • Large Family Bathroom
  • Detached Barn Ideal for Conversion to Office Working Space or Annex, Several Outbuildings
  • Parking for Several Cars
  • Energy Rating F-23

Property Full Details

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Full of original features, including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace, this lovely Family Home offers you spacious, flexible accommodation with no less than four Reception Rooms and five Bedrooms!

Top Farmhouse originally formed part of the Aqualate Estate and it's heritage shines through the original features and spacious room sizes throughout. Set on a plot of approximately 0.7 acres (set mainly to Gardens and a Paddock), the property is within the village of Sutton yet with great access to Newport and Eccleshall as it's just off the A519.

The spacious accommodation just oozes character, and to the ground floor is the Entrance Hall, Lounge, Sitting Room, Library, Playroom, superb Dining Room, farmhouse Kitchen, Utility, ground floor Shower Room and Cellar. To the first floor there are three large Bedrooms with a central Office, En-suite to Master Bedroom and very large Family Bathroom - and stairs lead up to the second floor accommodation of two further Bedrooms.

Externally, adjoining the courtyard is a Detached Barn which could be converted to form further annex accommodation or make an incredible Home Office space - plus several further outbuildings and parking for a number of cars.

Such a lovely property - with that magical mix of great heritage and options for development - rarely come on the market, so please call our Newport Office on 01952 820239.

LOCATION Situated in the popular village of Sutton approximately 3 miles from Newport Town Centre with its High Street stores smaller specialised shops and indoor market. The more comprehensive shopping, leisure and employment facilities offered by Telford Town Centre are approximately 12 miles distance. The property is situated close to the A519 providing good access to the West Midlands road network, in particular, the M6 to the North and the M54 to the South. The property is within easy commuting distance by car of Telford, Stafford, Cannock, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury.

ACCOMMODATION Front door with glazed panels leading to:

MAIN ENTRANCE HALL With radiator, oak staircase, under stairs store, exposed timber to ceiling and door to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 2" x 16' 5" into inglenook (5.23m x 5m) With ornate inglenook fireplace having metal cowl over open fire with beam over and brick hearth, exposed timbers to ceiling, stained wood bookcasing, radiator and overlooking the front of the property.

LIBRARY AND SIDE LOBBY: 9' 6" x 9' 1" (2.9m x 2.77m) With radiator, full height library shelving to two walls, door to side garden and parking area.

SNUG/SITTING ROOM: 17' 1" into bay x 13' 6" (5.21m x 4.11m) With large original wooden sash bay window, attractive fireplace having fitted Parkray solid fuel stove, exposed timbers, radiator and door to:

PLAY ROOM: 14' 7" x 11' 0" (4.44m x 3.35m) With dual aspect windows, brick built settle, radiator and door to side courtyard.

DINING ROOM: 21' 0" x 13' 1" max (6.4m x 3.99m) With inglenook style fireplace having brick chimney; sides and hearth to open fire, a range of built-in original cabinets, exposed timbers to high ceiling, window seat and radiator.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM: 9' 9" x 7' 4" (2.97m x 2.24m) With radiator, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, shower cubicle having shower curtain and shower.

CELLAR: 12' 0" x 11' 1" (3.66m x 3.38m) With raised brick settles, power points and light.

INNER LOBBY With door to side courtyard and onwards to:

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN: 17' 0" x 16' 4" (5.18m x 4.98m) With a good range of fitted units comprising base cupboards and drawers, peninsular breakfast bar with further cupboards, double Neff electric oven, built-in larder fridge, recessed two oven oil fired Aga with two hotplates, exposed timbers to high ceiling, ceramic tiled flooring, boiler control unit and door to:

UTILITY: 7' 4" x 6' 9" (2.24m x 2.06m) With stainless steel sink and pluming for automatic washing machine.

STAIRS: Rising from the Main Entrance Hall to the first floor landing with wood panelled walls.

BEDROOM ONE: 14' 7" x 13' 5" (4.44m x 4.09m) With radiator and black leaded fireplace having pine surround.

ENSUITE: 13' 9" x 11' 0" (4.19m x 3.35m) With loft access, built-in wardrobes with airing cupboard, hot water cylinder with separate timer control, Jacuzzi bath unit, vanity wash hand basin with a range of cupboards and drawers below and to the side, low level wc and period cast iron fireplace with stone surround.

BEDROOM TWO: 17' 9" x 12' 7" (5.41m x 3.84m) With black leaded fireplace, range of built-in wardrobes, part wood panelled walls, exposed timbers and radiator.


OFFICE/GAMES ROOM/SECOND LOBBY: 15' 7" x 13' 5" (4.75m x 4.09m) With loft access, radiator and black leaded ornate fireplace having pine surround.

BATHROOM: 15' 7" x 8' 5" (4.75m x 2.57m) With steps, panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, bidet, shower cubicle, tiling to walls, fitted wall mirrors and dressing table with tiled surface.

BEDROOM THREE: 18' 0" x 16' 9" (5.49m x 5.11m) Accessed via the Office and having radiator and built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving

SECONDARY STAIRS With access to:

ATTIC BEDROOM ONE: 15' 1" x 12' 6" (4.6m x 3.81m) With radiator and two roof access points.

ATTIC BEDROOM TWO: 13' 0" x 9' 6" (3.96m x 2.9m) With radiator.

OUTSIDE The property is approached off a lane adjacent to the A519. Access via ornate cast iron double gates to driveway. To the front of the property there is cobblestone meandering pathway, shaped lawn, deep cultivated borders and high boundary hedge. The side gardens have planting and rockery to a large parking area with sandstone wall boundary, small lawned area, further sandstone walling, paving, steps and pathway leading to greenhouse, borders, vegetable garden and access back to the main gardens. To the side of the Double Garage is a wooden gate giving access to the side courtyard with blue brick paviour pathway and sitting, cobblestone yard area (central to this is a fountain water feature), bin and log storage area, cold store, metal gate leading to road and high sandstone brick wall boundary. To the side of the detached barn is a brick paviour double width pathway surrounded by sandstone walls with steps up through wrought iron gate to the rear garden, brick built and tiled garden shed and paved area, lawn, sandstone walling and five bar gate leading to small paddock.

SANDSTONE BUILT SINGLE STOREY STABLE STORE: 16' 5" x 10' 9" (5m x 3.28m) With timber frame, brick flooring, double doors to end and single door to the other.

BARN DETAILS The main outside structure being the attractive brick Coach House barn; this would be ideal for conversion to an office work space or Annex. with a tiled roof, power and lighting to all areas, with adjacent water supply. At present used as a double garage, workshop and possible stabling. All under a marine plywood first floor with exposed timber columns and beams.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 17' 2" x 16' 0" (5.23m x 4.88m) With twin metal up and over doors, power and lighting. Plus electric isolating unit for all sheds and septic tank.

BOILER ROOM With Potterton oil fired central heating boiler and electric light. To the side of this is an oil storage tank.

BARN ROOM ONE: 17' 2" x 16' 3" (5.23m x 4.95m) Used as workshop with built in timber workbench, front and rear access and light, normal power and two single phase electrical isolators for wood work machines.

BARN FIRST FLOOR AREA Exposed timber frame structure with lighting and power.

WORKSHOP ROOM TWO: 25' 0" x 10' 1" (7.62m x 3.07m) With outside tap.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is to be confirmed. The full Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is available for this property upon request.

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.

SERVICES We are advised that the property has Oil Central Heating, Septic Tank Drainage, mains Water and Electricity. 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. Warning, in the event of the property having LPG or Oil Central Heating, the residual fuel will be charged to the purchaser separately.

DIRECTIONS The property is just 2.5 miles from our office on Newport High Street. Head north along the High Street and head out of town keeping the Church on your Right and the Shell Garage on your right - and then bear right on Forton Road. At the roundabout, go straight over on Eccleshall Road A519 and go through the village of Forton. When you get to Sutton, at the crossroads turn left signposted Fernhill and the property is situated immediately on the right hand side.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16 3AQ. Tel: 01785 619000

VIEWING/PRE-SALES MARKETING ADVICE By arrangement with the Agents' Office at 30 High Street, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7AQ. Tel: 01952 820239 Email:

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.

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.

METHOD OF SALE Private Treaty


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