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Shrewsbury Road, Wem, Shrewsbury

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An Impressive Eight Bedroom Victorian Country Residence within Generous Grounds - Also Including a Building Plot with Full Planning Permission for a Detached Bungalow

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Market Drayton Branch
Tower House, Maer Lane, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SH
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Saturday: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Property Summary

  • Impressive Victorian Manor House
  • Including Building Plot with Full Planning Permission
  • Very Generous Surrounding Gardens with a Range of Outbuildings
  • Sitting Room, Formal Dining Room
  • Dining Kitchen, Snug, Laundry, Large Cellar
  • Eight Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms
  • Integral Double Garage, Large Garden Room, Balcony
  • Many Original Features, Newly Installed Lift, Driveway
  • Lovely Open Countryside Views
  • Energy Rating G-17

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PROPERTY The Oaklands is an impressive eight bedroom Victorian country residence and sits proud within its wonderfully generous grounds. Also including an attractive building plot with full planning permission for a detached bungalow, this is a superb and unique opportunity not to be missed! The property has retained many original features that include high ceilings, feature open fireplaces and cornicing to name but a few. As you enter via the reception hallway with two beautiful oak staircases you will find a breakfast kitchen, dining room, sitting room, a cloakroom leading into a w/c, a large garden room, utility/boot room, a multi-functional parlour, and access to both the large cellar which provides an abundance of space plus the integral double garage. To access the first floor there are two grand oak staircase's located from either side of the inner hallway - plus a newly installed lift! Then from the galleried landing area where there are four large bedrooms, a family bathroom, a modern shower room and French doors onto a lovely balcony area where views over the lawned garden can be enjoyed. Continuing onto the second floor there are four further bedrooms with bedroom five having access to the second family bathroom.

LOCATION Set in the North Shropshire Market town of Wem, having excellent rail links to Shrewsbury and Crewe, it also boasts both a primary and secondary school and a recently extended doctors surgery. Wem offers facilities for daily living as well as leisure and recreational facilities including a football and cricket club. The larger centres of Shrewsbury, Telford, Oswestry are between 11 and 25 miles approximately.


RECEPTION HALLWAY 23' 7" x 6' 2" (7.19m x 1.88m)

LAUNDRY/UTILITY 10' 10" x 8' 11" (3.3m x 2.72m)

SNUG 16' 0" x 15' 4" (4.88m x 4.67m)

ENTRANCE HALL 15' 4" x 8' 8" (4.67m x 2.64m)

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 15' 3" x 13' 1" (4.65m x 3.99m)

DINING ROOM 19' 9" x 19' 0" (6.02m x 5.79m)

SITTING ROOM 19' 11" x 17' 10" (6.07m x 5.44m)

GARDEN ROOM 25' 1" x 16' 6" (7.65m x 5.03m)

CELLAR 15' 0" x 13' 2" (4.57m x 4.01m)

CELLAR 2 19' 1" x 18' 9" (5.82m x 5.72m)

CLOAKROOM 8' 5" x 6' 9" (2.57m x 2.06m)

WC 7' 2" x 6' 11" (2.18m x 2.11m)



LANDING AREA 20' 2" x 9' 10" (6.15m x 3m)

MASTER BEDROOM 19' 11" x 15' 10" (6.07m x 4.83m)

GUEST BEDROOM 19' 10" x 15' 11" (6.05m x 4.85m)

FAMILY BATHROOM 15' 10" x 6' 10" (4.83m x 2.08m)

LANDING TWO 15' 3" x 12' 11 max" (4.65m x 3.94m)

BEDROOM THREE 15' 11" x 15' 3" (4.85m x 4.65m)

BEDROOM FOUR 15' 4" x 13' 2" (4.67m x 4.01m)

SHOWER ROOM 10' 9" x 8' 3" (3.28m x 2.51m)


BEDROOM FIVE 19' 11" x 15' 10" (6.07m x 4.83m)

JACK & JILL BATHROOM 15' 11" x 6' 10" (4.85m x 2.08m)

BEDROOM SIX 19' 10" x 16' 3" (6.05m x 4.95m)

BEDROOM SEVEN 15' 4" x 11' 0" (4.67m x 3.35m)

BEDROOM EIGHT 11' 6" x 11' 2" (3.51m x 3.4m)

EXTERNALLY The property is accessed off Shrewsbury Road to a circular drive that leads to an attached double garage. The garage is oversized and can fit two full sized cars and still has plenty of storage space and pedestrian access to the property. The main formal garden is to the south of the property and has lawned areas, a water feature, flower borders and a wide range of mature specimen trees, shrubs and plants. To the rear of the property is a range of outbuildings including a workshop, wood store and former stable block. The building plot is situated to the north of the property.

DOUBLE GARAGE 21' 7" x 20' 10" (6.58m x 6.35m)

OUTBUILDING Formally a stable block which is split into three separate rooms that provide excellent workshop/storage facility.

WORKSHOP ONE 16' 2" x 15' 11" (4.93m x 4.85m)

WORKSHOP TWO 16' 0" x 15' 11" (4.88m x 4.85m)

WORKSHOP THREE 16' 0" x 8' 2" (4.88m x 2.49m)

GARDENS The surrounding gardens include manicured lawns with a range of mature trees, a hard standing area where the detached garage and large brick outbuilding are situated. The property is approached via a sweeping driveway which also leads to the building plot.

BUILDING PLOT An attractive single building plot of approximately 0.3 acres having full planning permission, with conditions, for the erection of a detached bungalow. The plot benefits from having a fantastic walled garden which provides privacy. The designs for the plot show a spacious three bedroom property with two reception rooms, attached double garage and a layout of approximately 2245 sqft gross internal floor area.

PLANNING Shropshire Council has granted Full Planning Permission, subject to conditions, for the erection of a dwelling. Application No. 14/01216/FUL. Full Planning Permission was granted by Shropshire Council on 13th February 2015, copies of the Decision Notice are available from our office on request.

NOTE We are advised there is a Section 106 Agreement in connection with Affordable Housing Contribution (AHC).

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 electric and water are available with oil fired central heating and septic tank 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.

SERVICES TO THE PLOT We are advised that mains electricity and water are within the vicinity, to be connected at the cost of the purchaser. Septic tank to be installed. Improved shared entrance drive to be provided by the purchaser.

HOW TO FIND THE PROPERTY From Wem town centre continue on the High Street before turning left into Mill Street, at the mini roundabout turn right onto the B5476, proceed on this road where you will find the property on the left hand side after the Robinson and Young garage and just after the National speed limit sign, which can be identified by our for sale board.

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:

PROPERTY INFORMATION We believe this information to be accurate, but it 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.


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