Roger Parry & Partners

Foxleigh House, Foxleigh Drive

Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4

Offers in Region Of £575,000

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An extremely spacious, seven bedroom period detached house of great character having rooms throughout of excellent proportions and having the benefit of bath and shower room, gas-fired central heating, partial double glazing, on site parking for numerous vehicles and delightful large well stocked garden grounds.

The property occupies a very pleasant and convenient position on the outskirts of the town of Wem offering a comprehensive range of amenities and being 10 miles north of the county town of Shrewsbury. The original part of the property believes to be approximately 250 years old and the impressive front of the property is a mid-Victorian extension.

The accommodation is extremely impressive and full of character retaining many of the original features and briefly comprises: large entrance hall, large inner hall, porch, utility room/WC, impressive 22'0 drawing room, 21'0 dining room, snug/family room and 24'0 kitchen/breakfast room, large pantry, storage facilities and two staircases. The main staircase ascends to the first floor, second floor and provides access to further staircase which leads to the third floor. On the first floor are bedrooms five, six, seven and shower room. On the second floor is the master bedroom with dressing room, second bedroom and bathroom. On the third floor/attic space are bedrooms three and four. There is also space for an en-suite shower room, which has plumbing connected if required.

A delightful front entrance with stone steps and part glazed front doors with side screens and shutters providing access into:


MAGNIFICENT ENTRANCE HALL Of excellent proportions with ornate corniced ceiling, radiator, original patterned tiled flooring and two steps down leading to:



LARGE INNER HALLWAY With access from the side of the property through an impressive arched entrance into porch with patterned tiled flooring and glazed door with fan light above opening into the inner hallway also with matching patterned tiled flooring, double radiator, corniced ceiling with recess under stairs and door giving access to shallow underfloor space. Door leading through to:


UTILITY ROOM/WC With quarry tiled flooring, deep glazed sink with tiled splash, space and plumbing for washing machine, sash window to the rear and cloaks hooks.


DRAWING ROOM 22' 0" x 21' 0" max (6.71m x 6.4m) With shutters and French casement style doors leading to gardens. Ornate cornicing, fireplace with cast open fire and raised hearth, pine boarded floor, two double radiators.



DINING ROOM 21' 0" x 16' 6" (6.4m x 5.03m) With Adam style fire surround, raised hearth, ornate corniced ceiling, plaster moulding, feature architrave and bay window with opening French casement style doors and shutters, period style radiator.


SNUG/FAMILY ROOM 15' 0" x 14' 6" (4.57m x 4.42m) Plus recessed to either side of the pine fire surround with cast inset, living flame coal effect gas-fire, raised hearth and to both alcoves are glazed doors and undercupboards providing storage/book display shelving. Shutters to sash windows overlooking the side garden, TV aerial connection and period style radiator.

SUPERB FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 24' 6" x 12' 0" (7.47m x 3.66m) With sandstone flagged flooring, beamed ceiling with downlighters, four oven mains gas Aga with hot plate and two rings above, set into tiled recess with inglenook style beam above and brick surround. Large pine dresser unit with double doors and six drawers beneath, deep glazed Belfast sink with mixer taps set into range of base units with cupboards and drawers, wooden drainer, double glazed window with fitted roller blind and opening into:



LARGE UNDERSTAIRS AREA This would be suitable for fridge, freezer etc with matching sandstone flagged flooring, downlighters and large pantry style area with stone cold slab/shelving ideal for cool storage. A further door with two steps down then leads into:


EXTREMELY LARGE PANTRY With quarry tiled flooring, arched brickwork with cold slab above, further shelving, space for further fridge/freezer etc., high level pressurised Megaflow hot water cylinder with digital central heating programmer.
From the entrance hall, an extremely attractive and impressive staircase with bannister to half landing which leads to the first floor. The staircase then continues providing access to the second floor.


From the entrance hall, an extremely attractive and impressive staircase with bannister to half landing which leads to the first floor. The staircase then continues providing access to the second floor.

SECOND FLOOR NATURALLY LIT LANDING With large airing cupboard, Velux roof light and doors giving access into:

MASTER BEDROOM ONE 21' 0" x 17' 0" (6.4m x 5.18m) With built-in wardrobing, secondary double glazed original sash windows to the front and side, corniced ceiling, two radiators and door leading into:


DRESSING ROOM With further secondary double glazed window, built-in cupboards, drawers and dressing unit.


BEDROOM TWO 17' 0" x 16' 9" (5.18m x 5.11m) With corniced ceiling, pine boarded floor, recess to alcove with book/display shelving, secondary double glazed sash window overlooking the front gardens, radiator.


BATHROOM With cork tiled flooring, half tiling to walls and fitted corner bath with folding shower screen, chromium style mixer taps, shower, riser rail and head, pedestal hand basin, WC, large rectangular ornate mirror, double glazed sash window fitted roller blinds, downlighters, period style radiator and heated towel rail.



From the second floor landing, a door gives access to an enclosed staircase which leads up to attic bedrooms three and four.

BEDROOM THREE 21' 0" x 17' 0" (6.4m x 5.18m) With purlins, two radiators, cast fireplace and feature arched window with pleasant roof top views to the wooded hills beyond.


BEDROOM FOUR 17' 0" x 16' 3" (5.18m x 4.95m) With two radiators, arched window with pleasant outlook and door to:


EN-SUITE DRESSING ROOM With plumbing available for connection of bath/shower and WC if required.


FIRST FLOOR LANDING Giving access to bedroom accommodation comprising:


SHOWER ROOM With cork tiled flooring and white suite comprising: shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, mixer taps, riser rail and head, further half tiling to walls, WC, pedestal hand basin, double glazed sash window with fitted roller blind, period style radiator, downlighters, hatch to roof void.


BEDROOM FIVE 20' 0" x 12' 0" (6.1m x 3.66m) With pine boarded floor, double glazed windows to the side and rear, radiator, built-in cupboards, small fireplace.


BEDROOM SIX 12' 0" x 12' 0" (3.66m x 3.66m) With pine boarded flooring, fireplace, double glazed sash window, built-in cupboards, radiator and large recess to doorway.




NB: A second staircase from the main entrance provides separate access to bedrooms five and six, which are also accessible off the first floor landing.

BEDROOM SEVEN 21' 0" x 12' 0" (6.4m x 3.66m) With two sash windows, period style radiator, fire surround.

OUTSIDE From the council maintained Foxleigh Drive, a gravelled private driveway serving one other property, providing full vehicular and pedestrian rights of way for Foxleigh house which is accessed via metal six-bar gate onto a large tarmac driveway/parking/turning area flanked by flower and rose borders. Block built store shed with adjacent large covered utility area, two water taps.
The driveway extends around to the front of the property with parking for numerous vehicles and leading onto the good sized lawned garden area with mature specimen trees, ornamental lily pond with fountain and well stocked herbaceous beds.
All being privately screened by concrete post and timber fencing and enjoying a high degree of privacy.


Soft fruit trees and garden area extends around the other side of the property with further lawned area and also being privately screened. Also having extremely well stocked floral and herbaceous beds.
Timber span roof garden store sheds, to the rear of the property is a paved yard area with screen fencing and shrubs and leads around to the main driveway/entrance area.


EPC RATING: F For a full copy of the Energy Performance Certificate please contact agents.

Foxleigh House, Foxleigh Drive

Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4

Offers in Region Of £575,000

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