Sold STC

Hookagate, Shrewsbury

  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
£450,000 OIRO
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Property Features

  • No upward chain
  • 4 acre smallholding
  • Detached three bedroom bungalow
  • Direct access to the Rea Brook
  • Excellent views
  • Sun terrace
  • Large paddock with woodland
  • Quiet village location
  • Three miles South-West of Shrewsbury
  • Close to train and road links

Property Summary

A truly unique opportunity to acquire a smallholding within three miles of Shrewsbury. Redhill house is located on a large plot comprising a three-bedroom bungalow requiring modernisation, a large garden with direct access to the Rea Brook and a nearly four-acre paddock with access onto the Rea Brook and woodland.
Located in the village of Hookagate, the property is three miles South-West of the historic market town of Shrewsbury, with direct train links to London and Birmingham and road links including the A5 and M54.

Full Details

ENTRANCE HALLWAY Carpet flooring and a front door with frosted glazing. There is an airing cupboard and access to the living room, bedroom one, and the shower room.

LIVING ROOM 15' 5" x 11' 10" (4.7m x 3.61m) Parquet flooring with a large aluminium frame rear window providing pleasant views of the Rea Brook and surrounding countryside. An original gas fire heats a rear back boiler and there is one radiator.

CENTRAL HALLWAY Continued parquet flooring with large wooden framed single glazed rear aspect windows and a glazed door onto the sun terrace. There is access to the kitchen, the bathroom and bedrooms two and three as well as a storage cupboard and a loft space. There is one radiator.

KITCHEN 10' 3" x 9' 10" (3.12m x 3m) Tile flooring with a side aspect window providing pleasant views down to the paddock and woodland. There are fitted wall and base units in need of some modernisation. There is one radiator.

REAR PORCH 3' 8" x 8' 7" (1.12m x 2.62m) Tiled floor with glazed rear door to drive, plumbing for a washing machine and a side aspect window. Attached pantry with shelving including marble work surface.

BEDROOM ONE 12' 0" x 11' 5" (3.66m x 3.48m) Carpet flooring with a large aluminium frame rear window providing pleasant views of the Rea Brook and surrounding countryside as well as a high level window for privacy. Glazed door to the sun terrace and one radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 8' 9" x 13' 7" (2.67m x 4.14m) Carpet flooring with a rear aspect double glazed uPVC window providing pleasant views of the Rea Brook and surrounding countryside as well as a high level window for privacy. There is one radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 9' 1" x 13' 6" (2.77m x 4.11m) Carpet flooring with a rear aspect double glazed uPVC window providing pleasant views towards the paddock.

SUN TERRACE The South facing sun-terrace is a great place to entertain, and benefits from pleasant views as well as the sun for most of the day. There is currently a tiled floor, in need of repair, and a cast iron railing. It can be accessed from the inner hallway as well as bedroom one.

OUTSIDE Surrounding the property, an attractive garden meets the bank of the Rea Brook with many excellent places to sit and entertain. There are fantastic views of surrounding countryside across the brook and far-reaching views across the paddock. A gated driveway sits at the end of a private lane and offers parking for several cars. There is further access to an additional parking are at the entrance of the paddock, with the potential of driving into the paddock itself.

The paddock covers just under four acres with gently sloping land down to the bank of the Rea Brook. The land is ideal for grazing and has been used in the past for arable farming. At the higher end of the paddock, woodland provides excellent shade and shelter for livestock with two garages that could be converted into stables, and a private walking path/bridleway back down to the house.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP 8' 10" x 13' 7" (2.69m x 4.14m) Lockable double doors with a concrete floor, rear aspect uPVC double glazed window and an electricity and lighting supply

LOCKABLE STORAGE 11' 9" x 11' 7" (3.58m x 3.53m) Lockable door with external tap, electricity and lighting.

SERVICES Mains gas
Mains water
Mains electricity
Private drainage -septic tank
Council tax band - D
Tenure - Freehold

LOCATION Red Hill House is located on the outskirts of the Shropshire village of Hook-a-gate, three miles South-East of the historic market town of Shrewsbury. Amenities in the village include a popular public house and an Outstanding Ofsted rated children's nursery. Shrewsbury has a wide range of both boutique shops as well as many national high street stores, with direct train links to Crewe, Birmingham and London. The nearby M54 and A5 provides access links to other main thoroughfares including the M6 and M56.

DIRECTIONS: From Shrewsbury take the Longden Road South-West. Cross the Roman Road, taking the second exit at the roundabout and continue past the Meole Brace and Priory School. Continue until you pass over a motorway bridge taking a sharp right turn and, after approximately 50 meters, there is a layby on your left. Double back on yourself to access the unadopted road to Redhill House.

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