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Wytheford Forge, Shawbury, Shrewsbury

  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
£399,950 OIRO
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Property Features

  • No upward chain
  • Period property
  • Two double bedrooms
  • Country style kitchen
  • Cottage garden with direct access to the River Roden
  • Parking for at least two cars
  • 2.2 miles from Shawbury
  • 8 Miles from Shrewsbury

Property Summary

A rare opportunity to purchase a former blacksmiths forge, with origins dating back to 1642, and an attractive riverside garden. The property comes with no upward chain.

Full Details

Number two holds a fantastic position with a large riverside garden, fishing rights to the River Roden and countryside views. The property exhibits many original features including exposed beams, feature windows and stripped oak floors and cottage style doors. Tucked away in a charming rural location with a short drive to local amenities in the village of Shawbury. Also a short traveling distance from the larger towns of Shrewsbury, Telford, Newport & Market Drayton.


ENTRANCE HALL Carpet flooring with a composite, glazed front door. Access to the living room, snug/study and stairs to first floor.

LIVING ROOM 12' 4" x 13' 1" (3.76m x 3.99m) Carpet flooring with a front aspect secondary glazed window. A brick built iglenook fireplace has an inset multi-stove set on a quarry tile hearth. TV aerial point and radiator.

KITCHEN 10' 5" x 8' 5" (3.18m x 2.57m) Tiled floor with a rear aspect uPVC double glazed window and a stable style door onto communal courtyard. Base and eye level units with quartz worktops which include a sunken Belfast sink, integral electric oven and four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over and an integral fridge freezer. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, and one radiator.

SNUG/STUDY 7' 9" x 8' 2" (2.36m x 2.49m) Possible use as a study or snug, or even a single bedroom. Stripped oak floor with dual aspect, secondary glazed, windows. one radiator.

DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOM 11' 6" x 4' 8" (3.51m x 1.42m) Continued stripped oak flooring with a side aspect, frosted, secondary glazed window. A sunken bath includes an integrated shower with foldable screen and built-in storage units include an integrated hand wash basin and w.c. One radiator.

STAIRS TO:

LANDING Carpet flooring and one radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 8" x 13' 1" (3.25m x 3.99m) Large double bedroom, with carpet flooring and a front aspect feature window with rural views. Two large double wardrobe with overhead storage, one radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 8' 2" x 12' 10" (2.49m x 3.91m) Double bedroom with a carpet flooring and three feature windows with rural views including the view of the river Roden, field and a tranquil pool . built-in cupboard containing a Worcester Bosch combi-boiler, one radiator.

OUTSIDE The attractive cottage style garden is laid to lawn with flowering beds and fruit trees and enclosed by mature hedging. Across the shared access drive, there is further garden space with direct access to the River Roden, as well as excellent views of neighbouring countryside. Outside storage includes a modern potting shed, two small storage shed, a greenhouse and a summerhouse. There is a gravelled parking area as well as a further parking/turning space.


SERVICES LPG central heating (private)
Mains water
Mains electricity
Septic tank (private)
Council Tax Band: C
Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION Wytheford is a small hamlet on the outskirts of Shawbury, and attractive village in the heart of Shropshire. Shawbury has a selection of local amenities including a school, a doctors surgery, two public houses, a local Co-oprative, several takeaways, a renowned butchers. The village has direct bus links to the surrounding area including Telford, Newport & Market Drayton.

DIRECTIONS: From Shrewsbury take the A53 signposted Shawbury. Continue into Shawbury taking the third right hand turn, approximately 100 meters after the Co-oprative. Continue down the B5063 (Wytheford Road) until you reach a a fork in the road. take the right hand fork and the property is on your right after approximately 100 meters.

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