A handsome period village house with great potential standing in generous grounds in need of renovation.
Believed to date back to the early 17th century, Old House is a handsome Grade II listed village property with a wealth of period features. The house is now in need of renovation and provides a unique opportunity with great potential.In its existing layout, Old House provides two generous reception rooms found to the front, south-facing elevation. The drawing room has a parquet floor, beamed ceiling, and fireplace with oak lintel. The adjacent dining room, which leads into the kitchen, has a further fireplace and views over the front gardens. A kitchen, utility room and W.C. with quarry tiled floors are found to the rear of the house.Two separate staircases rise to the first floor, accessing two double bedrooms and a family bathroom off a central landing area.Garden and GroundsThe property stands in just over a third of an acre of grounds, with substantial rear gardens offering great potential. There are areas on either side of the property which could, subject to the necessary permissions, provide space for off road parking or extension to the existing curtilage. There are two brick outbuildings, one workshop/ garden store and a pair of former pig stys.Agents notesThe property is within a conservation area. The property is Grade II Listed.The vendors have undertaken a condition survey report which is available to interested parties on request.ServicesSolid fuel heating, mains drainage and electricity. The vendor is unsure as to the mains gas connection.
Old House is found in the centre of the delightful village of Knockin, with its array of amenities and services including a public house, post office/ shop, village hall, Church, and cricket club. The nearby market towns of Shrewsbury and Oswestry provide an excellent range of shops and further amenities. The area is noted for its independent schools, including Packwood Haugh Prep School, Moreton Hall, Oswestry School, Ellesmere College along with Chester and Shrewsbury schools.The location allows access to Chester and the north-west via the A5 and to the south, Shrewsbury, Birmingham and the Midlands via the A5/M54. Regional airports include Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham.Shrewsbury 13 miles, Welshpool, 14 miles, Oswestry 5.5 miles, Chester 32 miles, Liverpool Airport 55 miles.(Distances and time approximate).Directions (Postcode SY10 8HJ)From Shrewsbury take the A5 towards Oswestry. At the roundabout beyond the dual carriageway by-passing Nesscliffe, take the first exit onto the B4396. Travel for 5.4 miles and into the village of Knockin. Old House is found on the right-hand side, in the centre of the village, opposite the Bradford Arms.W3W: bonnet.canoe.bungalows