*Offers in excess of: £460,000*
*Wrexham 8 miles; Chester 20 miles; Shrewsbury 23 miles; Liverpool 45 miles; Manchester 60 miles*.
The sale of Trotwood Cottage, by Private Treaty, offers a rare opportunity to purchase a residential small holding which has been substantially improved by the current owners to create an ideal lifestyle equestrian property in a quiet rural location, benefitting from onsite equestrian facilities & miles of excellent outriding. The holding is based around a charming property which dates from 1913 but has been sympathetically restored and extended to create a four bedroom property with views over the surrounding countryside. Outside the property has a delightful garden and patio area. A purpose built storage block houses four loose boxes, tack room and store. Whilst a flood lit manege and three paddocks enclosed by post and rail fences complete this excellent equestrian property.
Trotwood Cottage occupies an enviable position in the Maelor countryside on the Welsh border. The nearby village of Overton-On-Dee is a thriving centre with excellent local amenities including an excellent primary school, post office, village stores, church, medical centre and pharmacy and a number of individual shops. The property is also well placed for access to the larger towns of Shrewsbury and Wrexham and the cities of Chester and Liverpool. Local stations at Ruabon and Wrexham offer direct services to Birmingham and Manchester whilst Crewe station (30 miles) offers a direct rail link to London. The area is well served by a number of excellent state and independent schools including Ellesmere College, Moreton Hall and the Maelor school, Penley. The area is renowned for its safe hacking routes, horse racing at nearby Bangor-On-Dee (3 miles) and Chester Racecourses and Hunting with the Wynnstay hunt.
The front door opens into a spacious reception hall where there are stairs to the first floor and a door to utility room. The utility room has a stable door to outside and fitted floor units incorporating a sink and space for laundry appliances and a freezer.
From an inner lobby a cloakroom and the rear of the property can be reached. At the heart of the house is a bespoke fitted kitchen incorporating a dishwasher, twin fridges and a Belfast sink. A range style cooker is set into a recess beside which is a breakfast bar. Adjoining the kitchen is an adaptable conservatory, currently used as a dining room, which has three double doors opening to the gardens. Beyond the kitchen is the sitting room which has double doors to outside and views across the gardens and paddocks beyond. On the first floor the master bedroom has lovely far reaching views across open countryside and a modern en suite shower room with steam room/multi-jet shower cubicle, WC and contemporary washbasin. There are three further bedrooms, served by the family bathroom.
*Gardens & Grounds*
A five bar gate opens to a sweeping gravel drive with a parking and turning area to the front of the house. A garden, mainly laid to lawn has shrub borders and a paved seating and BBQ area which is separated from the adjoining land by a post and rail fence. There is a secondary entrance to the stable yard, allowing for Horse Box access / parking.
Accessed from a second rear entrance gate & enabling ample Horse box access and parking, a path leads to a 38m x 26m flood lit Manege and the stable block. The stable block consists of a Tack Room, open fronted Store and 4 Stables. The land has been separated into Three Paddocks by post and rail fences.
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating and private draining.
The property is Council Tax band E with an annual charge of £1,408.39 from April 2011.
Wrexham County Borough Council 01978 292000 or www.wrexham.gov.uk
From the A483 Wrexham bypass take J1 and follow signs for Whitchurch on the A539. At the T junction with the A528 turn right and continue into Overton. Once leaving the village turn left into Cloy Lane take your first left into Cae Dyah Lane and the property will be found after a short distance on the right.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the selling Agents Jackson Equestrian Ltd.
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.