For Sale

Snailbeach, Shrewsbury

  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
£595,000 OIRO
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Property Features

  • Large Detached House
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Main Bedroom With Walk-In Wardrobe and Ensuite
  • Large Double Garage With Workshop Space
  • Gated Off-Road Parking
  • Impressive Far-Reaching Views
  • Three Reception Rooms Including Mezzanine Level
  • Three Bathrooms Including Two Ensuites
  • Direct Access To The Popular Eastridge Woods
  • 12 Miles Southwest Of Shrewsbury

Property Summary

Set in the idyllic surroundings of Snailbeach, Hillocks is a spacious four-bedroom detached house with far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside and direct access to the popular Eastridge Woods walking and cycling tracks.

Full Details

Hillocks was built by its current owner in 1992 and was designed to make the most of the excellent surrounding views. The property was extended in 2004 and again in 2010, maximising living and accommodation space, and allowing the potential of possible annexe living. Hillocks exhibits attractive character features including exposed beams, oak window sills, oak doors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an impressive brick turret housing a cast iron spiral staircase to a mezzanine level. A wrap-around garden offers a number of seating areas with a block paving, gated parking area and a large double garage with workshop space. There is wood frame double glazing throughout and oil-fired central heating, as well as a large boarded loft space for storage.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 13' 0" x 6' 6" (3.96m x 1.98m) Wood front door with picture window, a front aspect window, carpet flooring, one radiator, stairs leading to first floor. Access to:

KITCHEN/DINER 24' 8" x 11' 0" (7.52m x 3.35m) Hardwood oak flooring with exposed ceiling and wall beams, rear aspect window and sliding patio doors, base and wall-mounted units with tiled splash-back, a feature Stanley oil-fired oven that also controls the central heating, integral appliances include a stainless-steel sink with drainer and a dishwasher, with space for a tall fridge/freezer, and room for a large dining table. Access to:

UTILITY ROOM 8' 2" x 6' 6" (2.49m x 1.98m) Vinyl flooring with a wood stable-style door, built-in base units with laminated worktops, and space for a washing machine and dryer, one radiator. Access to CLOAKROOM with W.C. and wall mounted corner sink.

SITTING ROOM 13' 0" x 18' 1" (3.96m x 5.51m) Carpet flooring with front and rear aspect windows, feature exposed brick fireplace with inset log burner, TV point, and two radiators. Access to:

ENTERTAINMENT ROOM/BAR 14' 9" x 20' 8" into bay (4.5m x 6.3m into bay) Oak flooring with impressive double-height, floor-to-ceiling windows, and double French doors, offering views toward the Eastridge woods, a feature built-in oak bar with granite work surface, and space for a small fridge, two radiators, an exposed brick wall includes a turret with a cast iron spiral staircase set in it. The spiral staircase gives access to:

OFFICE/STUDY/HOBBY SPACE 14' 3" x 13' 3" (4.34m x 4.04m) Mezzanine level with carpet flooring with two rear-aspect skylights, built-in Sharps shelving and desk area, TV point.


LANDING Carpet flooring, two front aspect windows, and one radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 18' 1" x 15' 5" (5.51m x 4.7m) Carpet flooring with a large front aspect bay window, side aspect window, two side aspect skylights, and one radiator. WALK-IN WARDROBE with built-in storage and hanging space leads to:

ENSUITE ONE 4' 4" x 8' 8" max(1.32m x 2.64m max) Tiled floor and fully tiled walls, skylight, and rear aspect window, large walk-in mains shower, pedestal sink with mirrored storage cabinet over, W.C. and wall-mounted, stainless-steel, heated towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 0" x 11' 11" (3.35m x 3.63m) Carpet flooring with a rear aspect window, built-in double wardrobe, and one radiator.

ENSUITE 9' 5" x 6' 7" (2.87m x 2.01m) Linoleum floor with a front aspect window, paneled walls, corner mains shower unit with fully tiled surround, W.C., bidet, sink with a built-in storage surround, and a built-in dressing table.

BEDROOM THREE 13' 0" x 11' 1" (3.96m x 3.38m) Carpet flooring with a rear aspect window, built-in double wardrobe, and one radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 11' 4" x 11' 1" (3.45m x 3.38m) Carpet flooring with a rear and side aspect window, built-in double wardrobe, and one radiator.

REAR PORCH Oak-framed open rear porch, with a slabbed floor, leading to:

DOUBLE GARAGE AND WORKSHOP 18' 2" x 18' 2" (5.54m x 5.54m) Painted concrete floor with two side aspect windows, manually operated up-and-over door, large Belfast sink with water supply, and power points.

OUTSIDE The wrap-around garden offers various seating areas and, thanks to mature borders and an 8-foot rear wall, is extremely private and not overlooked. A large shed allows room for the storage of garden equipment and a block-paved, gated drive allows parking for several vehicles with further parking to the front of the property.

SERVICES Oil-fired central heating
Mains water
Mains electricity
Mains drainage
Council tax band E
Tenure - Freehold

LOCATION Snailbeach is a picturesque village, nestled in the Shropshire hills. Hillocks Cottage holds a quiet position, off of a no through road, with a backdrop of the popular Eastridge Woods, littered with walking routes and bridleways. The nearby village of Stiperstones has a local public house, with local bus routes passing through both villages, providing access to the surrounding area. There is a direct bus service available to Norbury School near Bishops Castle. Minsterley, just 2 miles from the property, has a wider selection of amenities including a petrol garage and shop, convenience store, butchers, vet, primary school, public house, hairdresser, flower shop and a takeaway. The market town of Shrewsbury is a 12-mile drive, with a broad range of local amenities as well as train links to London and Birmingham, and access to the M54.

DIRECTIONS: From Shrewsbury take the A488 south-west continuing through Hanwood and Pontesbury, until you reach Minsterley. Continue through Minsterley and at the mini roundabout take the first exit and continue into the hamlet of Plox green, where you take a left-hand turn, signposted Snailbeach. Continue on this road for almost a mile and take the left-hand turn opposite the church. Drive down this track and at the fork in the road take the right-hand track, then the property is on your left-hand side after 50 yards.

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