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A delightful small holding with equestrian facilities, outbuildings, approx. 6 acres & superb rural views.
GF: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Open plan Breakfast Kitchen, Dining Room, Conservatory, Utility, Cloakroom/WC.
FF: Three double Bedrooms, one En-suite, Dressing Room & Family Bathroom.
Spacious & private Gardens with Pond & tree lined / shrub boarders.
Double Garage with foundations to build above (sub to PP), Detached Workshop, Timber Garden sheds, Two Bay Dutch Hay Barn.
Tarmac driveway with ample parking / turning for horseboxes & cars.
Prees 1.5m | Whitchurch 6m | Market Drayton 7m | Shrewsbury 16m | Chester 27m | Birmingham 50m | Manchester 55m
T he property enjoys a delightful rural location and outlook within the North Shropshire countryside, a few miles south of Whitchurch & conveniently situated for access to the A41 (1.5m) & A49 (2m). Lower Heath which has a primary school and is within short travelling distance of Prees, Whitchurch and Market Drayton where good shopping, schooling and recreational facilities are available. The larger towns of Shrewsbury, Chester and Telford are within daily commuting distance.
Hawkstone Park Golf Club, with two 18hole golf courses, set within the back drop of cliffs of the famous 18th Century Follies is approximately 3miles away.
Gale house is an exceptionally well maintained equestrian small holding (registered), having been sympathetically extended and refurbished over a period of time by the current vendors. There is scope to further extend above the brick built double garage (subject to planning permission) & we are informed by the vendors that the foundations have been laid with this in mind.
To the front of the property is a spacious lawned garden with ornamental pond offering a good degree of natural privacy & a wonderful outlook from the south facing conservatory.
The equestrian facilities & outbuildings on site mean this property will have particular appeal to those with equestrian interests or those who may wish to utilise the outbuildings and stables for their own alternative use.
The property is accessed off a quiet country lane, just off the B5065 Hodnet Road, vehicular access is via twin timber entrance gates into a spacious tarmac parking & turning area, the driveway leads through to the Stable Yard beyond the house with parking and turning space for horseboxes.
There is pedestrian access to the front and rear but the original front door to the house is accessed via a side gate through the garden & an open fronted Porch.
Accommodation (see floor plan)
Entrance Hall through main entrance door from car park with part tiled floor & part carpet, stain glass window with lead inlay, storage cupboard.
Living Room with feature brick built fireplace with timber mantle and tiled hearth, inset Yeoman Multi-fuel burner, triple aspect windows to front, side and rear, carpet, radiators.
Dining Room with feature fireplace with firebrick rear and marble facing and hearth, timber mantle, window to front garden, carpet, radiator.
Open plan Breakfast Kitchen with feature 4 oven Aga (2 ovens oil & 2 ovens electric) with an adjacent 4 ring electric induction hob, range of base and wall mounted units, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher, tiled splash backs, Belfast sink, tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed ceiling timbers, window overlooking rear paddocks and parking area & Double doors through to
South facing Conservatory/Garden Room with tiled floor, under floor heating, fan & French doors to front garden patio area.
Utility with base units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space & plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor with under floor heating, radiator, stable door.
Cloakroom with low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, window to front garden.
Tack / Store Room
Double Garage accessed from the utility, housing the oil fired central heating boiler, a double car garage with twin overhead electric doors, workshop bench, wall mounted units, power, strip lighting, polished concrete floor.
Master Bedroom with window to rear elevation overlooking paddocks and parking area, carpet, radiator, Dressing Room fitted wardrobes and vanity unit.
En-suite Shower Room with corner shower, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, door to storage area under eaves – timber floor and fully plastered.
Bedroom Two with window to front garden, walk in wardrobe, carpet, radiator.
Bedroom Three with window to front garden, carpet, radiator, access hatch to attic, space for wardrobes,
Family Bathroom with tiled floor and walls, chrome heated towel, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, fitted bath with thermostatic shower above, large window to rear overlooking paddocks. Airing Cupboard.
Gardens and Grounds
A spacious lawned garden area is situated to the front with deep borders consisting of various plants, shrubs and hedge boundary.
There is a Patio area adjacent to an ornamental pond with running water feed & gravelled area to side of property with wicket gate access to country lane & from the rear parking area.
Equestrian Facilities / Outbuildings
Three Block built Stables (3.5m x 3.5m) box profile roof cladding and canopy, concrete front with drainage. Internal strip lighting, external lighting, water and power, power to electric fencing.
Adjoining Timber built Field Shelter (4m x 3.3m) with access off to the rear paddock.
Detached Timber Framed Stable (4m x 2.9m) on a concrete pad, translucent roof light, corrugated roof sheeting.
Brick Built Outbuilding / Workshop (3m x 4.7m) currently used as a potting shed and dog washing room with concrete floor, timber roof structure and corrugated sheeting, power, water, strip lighting.
Timber Garage (4.4m x 2.7m) currently used for wood storage.
Two Bay Dutch Hay Barn (8.8m x 3.7m – approx floor to eaves height of 4m) corrugated steel sheeting and box profile roof cladding.
In all about 6 acres. The pastureland is virtually flat & is split into 4 main post and rail fenced paddocks, with mains electric fencing around & access to water. We are informed by the vendors that the paddocks are exceptionally well drained aiding winter turnout.
Heading south from Whitchurch on the A41, turn right onto the B5065 signposted Hodnet (approx 3m south of Whitchurch). After approximately 1.5m on a left hand bend turn right, doubling back on yourself onto a quiet country lane (this is yards before the turn right towards Prees Green). Continue up this road for approximately 100yards and the property is the third property on your left hand side.
Mains water & Electricity
Private drainage via a septic tank.
Double glazed throughout.
Shropshire County Council
Council Tax Band D
Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Jackson Equestrian on 01928740555.
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.