Carreg Y Big Farmhouse

Oswestry, SY10 7HX

£775,000
For Sale
Farm House
7 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms
3 Kitchens

An attractive period farmhouse, split into three units including a family home and two holiday cottages with scope for equestrian use.



Features

  • Farmhouse with two self-contained guest houses – currently split as follows:
  • 3-bed cottage with kitchen, living room, ensuite, family bathroom, snug, 2 x utility (office), boot
  • 2-3 bed cottage, family bathroom, sitting room, kitchen
  • 2-bed cottage with kitchen, upstairs shower room, sitting room
  • Scope to revert back to singular unit subject to PP
  • 2 stables, tack/feed store, separate secure storage with scope for alternative use
  • Approx. 2.5 acres including post and railed paddocks
  • EPC rating E


Location


Plans




Situation
Carreg Y Big Farmhouse is situated in a delightful location, within the west Shropshire Hills, approximately 3 miles from Oswestry. There are picturesque views to be enjoyed of the Shropshire rolling countryside and Welsh borders. The property is situated on "Offas Dyke" which ensures a regular flow of customers for the Holiday Cottage business.

The nearby market town of Oswestry offers an extensive variety of educational, recreational and leisure facilities with the medieval county town of Shrewsbury being within easy commuting distance via the A5. There are good road connections north to Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool via the A483/A5 and south/east to Shrewsbury, Telford & the Midlands, also via the A5. A local train station can be found at Gobowen (3.5m) and this offers direct services to Chester and Shrewsbury and also links through to Birmingham, Manchester and London. International airports are within reasonable motoring distance at both Manchester, Liverpool & Birmingham.

Good schooling is available locally at Oswestry School (4m), the well renowned Moreton Hall School (4m), Ellesmere College (11m) and Shrewsbury School (24m) with a range of highly regarded state schools also within the local area.

In addition to the excellent accommodation, the property is blessed with land and outbuildings which provides scope for equestrian use. There is outstanding out-riding from the property along miles of Forestry Commission tracks and moorland which can provide excellent fitness training. Furthermore, equestrian enthusiasts can enjoy riding at excellent equestrian venues in the region, as well as hunting with the South Shropshire and Sir Watkins Williams Wynn\'s packs. Racing enthusiasts have excellent access to the nearby Bangor on Dee and Chester Racecourses.

Description
Formerly a 7-bed farmhouse, the property is now split into three units consisting:

Carreg Y Big Farmhouse - a 3-bed traditional farmhouse with many original features throughout, including exposed ceiling timbers, exposed stone walls and fireplace. The property is entered through the front entrance door and into the:

Dining room - 4.0m x 4.0m (13\'1" x 13\'1") having twin uPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, radiator, feature stone fireplace with log burner and slate hearth, beams and spotlighting to the ceiling

Lounge - 5.0m x 4.0m (16\'4" x 13\'1") uPVC double glazed windows looking onto the garden, radiator, TV and phone points, stone fireplace and slate hearth, beams to the ceiling, door to stairs and:

Inner hallway - with painted stone walls and Quarry tiled flooring. Doors to:

Bathroom - a white suite comprising of freestanding roll top bath with handheld shower attachment, pedestal sink and low flush WC, uPVC obscured double glazed window to the rear, beams to the ceiling, vinyl flooring, integrated heated chrome towel rail and radiator, part painted wood panelling and part painted walls

Kitchen - 4.0m x 3.5m (13\'1" x 11\'5") a range of oak effect base and wall units with matching worktop over, stainless steel 1½ bowl sink and a 5-ring electric range cooker with extractor over, radiator, exposed stone walls, sloping timber clad ceiling, quarry tiled flooring and space for breakfast table and chairs

Utility - space for washing machine, dryer and fridge freezer, matching worktop over base and wall units, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, quarry tiled floor and beams to the ceiling

Boiler room - housing the central heating boiler for all the property, sloping ceiling with beam, tiled floor and rear door to the courtyard

Master bedroom - 3.1m x 3.1m (10\'2" x 10\'2") having uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect with views, radiator and built-in wardrobe

En-suite - with a white suite comprising of a quadrant shower enclosure, glass doors, electric \'TRITON\' shower, tiled walls, vinyl flooring, dual flush WC, pedestal sink and downlighting to the ceiling

Bedroom two - 5.0m x 2.8m (16\'4" x 9\'2") uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect with views and radiator

Bedroom three - 3.7m x 3.9m (12\'1" x 12\'9") uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect with views and radiator

3-bed guest accommodation

The 3-bed guest accommodation is attached to the farmhouse and has many similar features of exposed ceiling timbers and stone walling. It has its own front door and porch which leads to the:

Entrance hallway - having tiled flooring and understairs cupboard. Opening into the lounge and door to:

Kitchen - 4.7m x 4.1m (15\'5" x 13\'5") having a range of base and wall units with matching worktop over, stainless steel 1½ bowl sink and a 4 oven \'Aga\' range cooker, quarry tiled flooring, integrated dishwasher and 2 x uPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, exposed walling, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, spotlighting and beams to the ceiling. There is a stable door opening onto the rear courtyard.

Lounge - 4.7m x 3.7m (15\'5" x 12\'1") having twin uPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, double radiator, exposed stone walls and beams, TV and phone points and door to:

Stairs to first floor -

Bedroom one - 3.8m x 3.8m (12\'5" x 12\'5") having double glazed Velux window and radiator

Bedroom two/ three - 2.8m x 2.0m (9\'2" x 6\'6") having double glazed Velux window and radiator and step access into another area that is currently used as a 3rd bedroom (3.6m x 2.1m) with twin built in double wardrobes

Bathroom - having double glazed Velux window and chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor and walls, white suite comprising of panelled bath, dual flush WC and vanity sink with cupboard under, extractor


2-bed guest accommodation
Entrance door into hallway with tiled floor. Door to:

Kitchen - 3.6m x 2.6m (11\'9" x 8\'6") having uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, range of base and wall units and matching worktop over, composite sink, integrated dishwasher, double oven and grill, electric hob with extractor over, space for washing machine and fridge freezer, radiator and tiling to the floor

Bedroom two - 3.6m x 3.4m (11\'9" x 11\'1") uPVC double glazed window to the front and rear aspects and double radiator

Cloakroom - vanity unit with dual flush WC and wash basin, uPVC obscured double glazed window to the rear, extractor, Part tiled walls and tiled floor

Stairs to the first floor:

Living room - 3.7m x 3.7m (12\'1" x 12\'1") uPVC double glazed window to the front and rear aspects with views, radiator and TV point

Bedroom one - 3.4m x 3.8m (11\'1" x 12\'5") uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect with views and radiator

Shower room - having a built in shower enclosure with glass door and \'TRITON\' electric shower, Velux double glazed window, vanity dual flush WC and basin with tiled splashback, extractor and vinyl flooring


Externally
The property is approached up a front entrance drive into a side parking area. Adjacent to the gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with shrub borders either side. Within the garden is a detached stone-built garden shed / summerhouse (4.6m x 4.5m) providing good storage space, mezzanine floor, electric and water and has potential for an annex. There is original stone walling, post and wire fencing defining the boundary.

The rear courtyard has gated access from the roadway and leads to the double garage (5.7m x 5.7m) and internal workshop with power and roof storage. There is also another timber outbuilding (4.2m x 3.6m) which is currently used as a tack room and also has power and lighting.

The stable building consists of two internal loose boxes, concrete floor and open front.

Land

In all about 2.5 acres of pasture comes with the property. The land is subdivided into post and rail fenced paddocks.

Services
Mains water and electricity
Oil central heating (separate oil tank for house and facilities centre)
Private drainage via septic tank
Double glazed throughout

Local authority
Shropshire Council
Council Tax Band E

Tenure
Freehold

Directions
From Esso Garage roundabout on A483 / A5. On arriving at this Mile End Island adjacent to the Esso Services, take exit towards Oswestry Town Centre. Continue over bridge and take left fork towards Llansilin and Selattyn. Continue over traffic lights and take first right into Welsh Walls.

Continue to end of Welsh Walls and turn left towards Llansilin (B4580). Nb: Do not turn right to Selattyn at the Fire Station. Continue along B4580 to crest of hill and turn right along "Ffordd Carreg-y-big" signposted to Selattyn. Carreg-y-Big Farm can be viewed from here on the right at the base of the hill.

Viewing
Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Jackson Property on 01743 709249.

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.