*Approximate distances in miles:*
Shrewsbury 2.5m | Telford 13m | Bridgenorth 14m | Whitchurch 18m | Chester 34m | Birmingham 45m
Preston House is located in Preston-on-Severn, near Uffington and forms part of the Longner Estate, 2.5m south-east of Shrewsbury. Immediately to the east of the estate is Haughmond Hill and to the south-east the adjoining Attingham Park Estate. Preston-on-Severn is a small rural hamlet that consists of several other attractive rural dwellings with Preston House being the key property in the centre of the hamlet. The property benefits from a private courtyard to the rear with turning space and parking for two or more cars. The property enjoys its rural prominence, whilst being extremely convenient to the M54 for Birmingham and the direct train from Shrewsbury to London being just 2.5hrs.
There are several highly regarded schools in the area, both primary and secondary schools. Shrewsbury being home to the prestigious Shrewsbury School and other popular prep and senior public schools like Shrewsbury High School, Shrewsbury High Prep School, Prestfelde and St Winefride's. Slightly further afield you have Packwood, Moor Park, Ellesmere and Thomas Adams which are all highly regarded and still being a commutable distance. There is also a long list of impressive state schools in and around Shrewsbury. Harper Adams University is also located a short distance away and is one of the UK’s leading land-based colleges with a wide range of courses.
For those sport enthusiasts, The Shrewsbury Club is just 3 miles away with a large range of sporting and fitness activities available, including some of the best tennis facilities in the UK. Shrewsbury Rugby Club is also just a short distance away with group sessions at all levels of competence available.
Preston House is a newly renovated and redesigned, 4-bed character property, which is part of a large former farmhouse. It has been fully refurbished to a very high standard both inside and out with great attention to detail. The property offers excellent family accommodation with its large open plan kitchen and living area, spacious sitting room, four double bedrooms with two en-suites and family bathroom.
On entering the property, you drive into a walled courtyard area which has space and turning room for 2 or more cars. From the parking area, you enter through back door into the utility room, which has ceramic, wood effect tiles on the floor, a stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for a washer and tumble dryer. There are wall and floor units on both sides with plenty of room for storage. There is also a cupboard with all of the electrics and heating system housed. Along with the units, there is also a fitted bench with room for shoes below.
The open plan kitchen / living room is a delightful room with original quarry tiled floor throughout. The living area has a raised and recessed Jetmaster log burner and room for a sofa and electric for wall mounted TV. The kitchen area has a central island with breakfast bar, wall and floor units with integrated dishwasher and ‘Belling’ Range cooker, a window over the sink overlooking the rear courtyard. There are oak mantels above both the cooker and the log burner & French doors off to a side patio and gardens.
The front door opens to a large hallway with quarry tiled floor, doors off to kitchen, sitting room, downstairs WC and stairs to first floor. The sitting room has windows to the front and side allowing in lots of natural light and a feature electric fireplace with a slate hearth and an original timber mantle and surround.
At first floor there is the master bedroom suite, with an en-suite shower room and dressing room with built in cabinetry and an outlook over the rear courtyard. Bedroom 2 & 3 are doubles with great views & excellent natural light, these share a family bathroom with shower above the bath, a towel radiator, WC and sink.
At second floor is the fourth double bedroom with a large landing joining the bedroom to the shower en-suite. This bedroom has some wonderful views from its unique elevated position.
From the kitchen, there are French doors out to a spacious patio area, surrounded by garden laid down to grass with a hedge perimeter and a large tree in the corner. The grass follows around to the front of the property. When entering through the front entrance off the road, brick steps lead you up to the impressive original front door.
Mains water and electricity
Heating provided by the neighbouring anaerobic digester site which produces renewable energy, which is metered and invoiced by Longner farm.
Private drainage via septic tank.
High speed internet available. CAT 6 and Ethernet points throughout the property
Local authority- Shropshire Council
0345 678 9000
EPC - TBC
The landlord is will to consider the conversion of a nearby outbuilding to provide a home office facility, subject to contract and separate negotiation.
*Terms and Conditions*
Term - duration is flexible and to be agreed between parties.
Rent - £1750.00 per calendar month to be paid monthly in advance.
A deposit of £2,019.00 is payable upon the signing of the agreement.
A holding deposit equal to one week’s rent £437.00 will be requested to remove the property from the market on agreeing terms between parties to place the property ‘Under Offer’ and will therefore be held for the applicant. This holding deposit will act towards the first month’s rent on occupying the property.
Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with 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.