Station Road, Whittington, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4DB | Property for sale | Savills
5,781 sq ft(537.07 sq m)
Guide price £650,000(€773,458)

Station RoadWhittington, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4DB


    Key features

    • An abundance of wonderful Elizabethan features throughout.
    • Thoughtfully designed, ornate garden divided into separate spaces.
    • Large heated swimming pool with changing facilities and games room.
    • Heart of a popular village with two local pubs listed among the many amenities available.
    • Approximately 3 miles from Oswestry and 2.6 miles from Gobowen station which has links to Crewe and Birmingham.
    • Oswestry has a number of well regarded schools within the state and private sector including Whittington CofE Primary School.

    A striking Grade ll listed former timber framed farmhouse in the heart of Whittington dating back to 1631, with a indoor heated swimming pool and wonderful gardens.

    About this property

    • Approached via a sweeping driveway Big House is a spectacular former farmhouse in the popular Shropshire village of Whittington, the striking Grade II listed part timber framed house dates back to 1631 and has been extended over the years into a impressive family home with plenty of space for entertaining. The property boasts wonderful Elizabethan features throughout including inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and a stunning studded oak front door.

      The imposing front door opens into the entrance hallway with the spacious reception hall off leading to a light duel aspect sitting room with beautiful parquet flooring and feature fireplace. There is a sophisticated drawing room with views over the gardens and another beautiful feature fireplace and to the front of the property a fantastic study ideal for home working.

      At the heart of the home is a incredible dual aspect kitchen divided into two distinctive areas by the breakfast bar in to kitchen area and dining room perfect for entertaining and dinner parties with a inglenook fireplace and French doors to the conservatory overlooking the gorgeous grounds. There is a second kitchen, utility room and boot room also which completes ground floor.

      On the first floor there are six bedrooms served by the family bathroom, The remarkable principal bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling, decorative beams and brick feature fireplace is located away from the other bedrooms offering privacy and views over the grounds.

      In addition to this impressive family home there is also a large heated swimming pool with changing facilities and games room linked to the main house with full length windows with views over the garden and Shropshire Countryside Beyond.

      Outside

      With views across the village to Whittington Castle, the gardens have been thoughtfully divided into two areas with an area filled with fragrant David Austin Roses and specimen trees including walnut and magnolia, From the conservatory is a paved and graveled garden ideal for al fresco dining, The remaining gardens feature a small orchard, garden pond with feature rocks, waterfall and footbridge leading to a summer house. At the bottom of the garden is a further summer house which could be ideal to provide further home office space or a space to simply sit and enjoy the wonderful surroundings.

      The Sweeping driveway leads to space for parking multiple vehicles with wrought iron gates opening to the rear driveway to a courtyard offering further parking and access to the detached garage and workshop.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    For me this home exudes character with the benefit of all the local amenities a family could want on the doorstep.

    Peter DabornProperty agent

    Local information

    • Situated within the pretty village of Whittington that benefits from an active local community with a church, community hall, two public houses, Post Office and village shop. Further amenities can be found in the nearby market towns of Oswestry and Ellesmere.
    • There are a number of highly regarded schools in the area in both the state and private sectors, to include The Marches, Oswestry School, Lakeland Academy, Ellesmere College and Moreton Hall. The County town of Shrewsbury offers a further range of recreational, leisure and schooling facilities.
    • The A5 provides easy access to the south via Shrewsbury and Telford and to the north via Wrexham and Chester beyond. There are regular train links from the nearby village of Gobowen to Wrexham, Chester, Shrewsbury, Birmingham and London. Regional airports include Birmingham International, Liverpool and Manchester International.

    Additional information

    • Mains gas, electricity and water.
    • Swimming pool is heated by gas.
    • Viewings: strictly by appointment only.
    • Local Authority: Shropshire County Council
    • Council Tax band; F
    • Tenure Freehold
    • Grade II listed.
    • Directions: Follow your sat nav to SY11 4DB What3words: stung.vowing.houseboat
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F