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The Thatches, Aston, Wem,
Shropshire, SY1 1UX

3 Bedroom Thatched Cottage - FREEHOLD

Offers in the region of
£450,000

Property Description

Key Features

  • Beautiful Thatched Cottage
  •  Idyllic Location, Wonderful Views
  • Viewing Highly Recommended
  • Spacious Living/Dining Room with Log Burner
  • Full of Character & Charm
  • Conservatory
  • Recently Re-Thatched (2016)
  • Double Garage with Workshop
  • Lovely Surrounding Gardens
  •  Large Driveway

Full description

Ever dreamed of owning that perfect chocolate-box thatched cottage in that idyllic location? Well look no further as we've found it for you! Situated in the hamlet of Aston, just a mile outside of Wem, this beautiful, recently re-thatched cottage is now available for sale with Holters. 
Full of character and charm throughout, with exposed oak beams, log burner to warm you on those cold winter evenings, beautiful bespoke oak flooring & cupboards, delightful surrounding gardens and double garage with workshop - what else could you need? 
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity and book your viewing with Holters today.

The Property 

Access to the The Thatches is via the large driveway to the front of the cottage and is suitable for a good number of cars. On entering the front door to the hallway you are welcomed by a real sense of homeliness, a theme you'll be aware of through the whole of this lovely home.

The hallway, with quarry tiling provides access to the cloakroom/wc, lounge/diner, kitchen and stairs to the first floor. There is a great storage space under the stairs too. The cloakroom has a low level WC, wash basin and towel rail. On entering the large dual aspect lounge/dining room you'll notice a wonderful central fireplace which hosts the multi-fuel burner - a wonderful family room. The kitchen/breakfast room provides ample storage and work space, with a range of wall and base units with oak doors and a beautiful oak 'french dresser' style cupboard with integrated fridge & freezer. The kitchen also has integrated dishwasher, sink/drainer unit and AGA - which is used not only for cooking but also provides additional hot water. Through the sliding doors to the conservatory you'll be blown away by the stunning views - certainly a room to sit, unwind and totally relax. From the conservatory there is access to the utility room and rear garden. The utility room provides space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. 
The spacious landing to the first floor is like a room itself, with two built in oak double wardrobes and providing access to all three bedrooms and the bathroom. Both the master bedroom and bedroom 2 have exposed beams, and benefit from built in double wardrobes. Bedroom 3 with views to the front is currently used as a study. Finally, on the first floor you are thoroughly spoilt with the lovely family bathroom, comprising, jacuzzi bath, large walk-in shower, WC, two oval hand basins and towel rail - to cap it, the views over looking the open fields make this a room you'll be happy to take your time in! 
Outside, the cottage is surrounded by a sandstone wall. The garden benefits from raised flower beds, hosting a range of trees and fruit trees/bushes, shrubs, lawn, patio and slate chippings. 
The double garage with electric remote control doors has power and lighting. To the rear there is a storage room with stairs leading to the workshop above, which also benefits from eaves storage. 
A delightful home in a delightful location.

The Hamlet Of Aston 

The idyllic Hamlet of Aston with its welcoming community sits approximately 1 mile from the town of Wem.

The Town Of Wem 

The quintessential market town of Wem is located in the North of Shropshire and situated 12 miles north of the country town of Shrewsbury. Once a Saxon settlement Wem is full of charm, character and heritage and offers locals and visitors to the town a nostalgic throw back to a slower more relaxed way of life. Through the ages Wem has provided a centre for local trade and this tradition continues today. The High Street is home to many different independent shops, high street chains and local businesses and the weekly market takes place every Thursday in the Town Hall. With a thriving friendly local community Wem is jam-packed full of different social organisations and events throughout the year including WI, church and youth groups and a young farmers club just to name a few, as well as the celebrated annual carnival which the town hosts every summer. Wem offers a variety of dining establishments, hotels and public houses and has useful transport links via road and rail. The town benefits from having a well-supported Railway Station with regular main line trains to Shrewsbury and Crewe throughout the day as well as an extensive network of bus routes in and around the town and the surrounding area. Educationally the town is home to the well regarded St Peters Primary School and Thomas Adams High School and Sixth Form College. Recreationally Wem has a good selection of sporting facilities including a leisure centre, swimming pool, football club, cricket club, hockey club and bowls club to name a selection. There is also a gymnasium, thriving running scene and the popular Hawkstone Park Golf Club within the area. Further educational, recreational and sporting facilities are available in the nearby county town of Shrewsbury.

Accommodation List 

Entrance Hall 

Lounge / Dining Room - 4.85m x 8.00m (15'11" x 26'03") 

Cloakroom/Wc - 1.17m x 1.68m (3'10" x 5'06" ) 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.89m x 5.51m (12'09" x 18'01) 

Utility Room - 2.13m x 1.85m (7'00" x 6'01") 

Conservatory - 4.01m x 3.89m (13'02" x 12'09") 

First Floor Landing 

Master Bedroom - 4.45m x 4.45m (14'07" x 14'07")  

Bedroom 2 - 4.85m x 3.56m (15'11" x 11'08") 

Bedroom 3/Study - 3.89m x 1.68m (12'09" x 5'06") 

Bathroom - 3.89m x 3.81m (12'09" x 12'06" ) 

Double Garage - 7.39m x 5.77m (24'03" x 18'11")  

Workshop/Store - 4.55m x 2.84m (14'11" x 9'04") 

Tenure 

 

We are informed the property is of freehold tenure.

Council Tax 

Shropshire Council - Band F

Services 

We are informed the property is connected to mains electric, water and private sceptic tank drainage.

Heating 

The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating. 
The kitchen hosts an AGA which also provides heating for hot water.
The property benefits from double glazing

Broadband 

Enquiries via British Telecom indicates the property has an estimated broadband speed of 24MB. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries via BT or their own broadband provider.

Nearest Towns

Shrewsbury - 13.4 miles.
Much Wenlock - 24 miles.
Market Drayton - 12.8 miles
Telford - 20 miles.
Oswestry - 19.3 miles.

Notice:

The Property Misdescriptions Act - Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Holters Modern Estate And Lettings Agent 

Tel: 01743 832436

Email: info@holters.co.uk www.holters.co.uk

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