Savills | Eaton-Upon-Tern, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2BX | Property for sale
4,547 sq ft(422.43 sq m)
Guide price £650,000

Eaton-Upon-TernMarket Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2BX

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in April 2022
  • Sought after village in the heart of the Shropshire countryside.
  • Significant outbuilding with scope for a multitude of uses.
  • Private position.
  • Well placed for a number of highly regarded schools.

An attractive period property offering enormous potential.

About this property

  • The Chestnuts is an attractive period property in need of refurbishment and updating with accommodation flowing over three floors offering enormous potential to be a wonderful family home.
    Located in a charming village surrounded by its own gardens, the property benefits from a substantial outbuilding, currently used as a workshop which could be converted to secondary accommodation, subject to the correct planning permissions.
    The front door opens to a spacious entrance hall with tiled flooring and from where the elegant, principal staircase rises to the first floor. To the left is the drawing room with a bay window overlooking the lawn. The dining room has dual sash windows and an open fireplace.
    Opposite the front door is the study and a hall leading to the farmhouse style kitchen with tiled flooring, an Aga, a walk in pantry, breakfast area and access to outside.
    To the first floor are five bedrooms and two family bathrooms.
    The second floor comprises three bedrooms, two currently used as storage rooms and a box room. These are accessed by two separate staircases.

    The Chestnuts is entered via a private, gravel driveway which sweeps across the front of the house to a separate exit.
    There is an attractive, partially walled lawn to the front with a well-established, herbaceous border. The remainder of the gardens are mainly laid to lawn which sweep around the side and to the back of the property with walled and hedge borders providing privacy. The gardens are peppered with a number of mature trees as well as an established orchard with a selection of fruit trees.
    The property benefits from a substantial, traditional built building extending to just under 1500 square feet which could, subject to the correct planning permissions, be converted to a separate dwelling. Currently used as a workshop, garaging and wood store, the building offers enormous potential for a multitude of uses including an annexe, home office, gym or provides the opportunity to be developed to a separate dwelling, subject to the correct planning permissions.

    Agent note
    Restrictive covenant: Please note that there is a covenant dating back to 1962 on the buildings at The Chestnuts. This has not been registered and the understanding is that the covenant is no longer operative.
    However, buyers must take their own legal advice on this and we would recommend that their solicitors discuss the matter with the vendors solicitor.
    Full condition survey report commissioned January 2021 is available upon request.
    The property is offered for sale by private treaty. All fixtures, fittings and garden statuary are specifically excluded unless otherwise mentioned in these sale particulars. The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This property has been a much loved family home for nearly 60 years! It is now ready for its next lucky custodian to put their own stamp on.

Tony Morris-EytonProperty agent

Local information

  • The Chestnuts is situated within the small rural village of Eaton-upon-Tern, nestled in the heart of the unspoilt North Shropshire countryside. The house has a wonderful far reaching aspect across traditional meadowland.
  • Day to day amenities such as banks, bakeries, independent shops and supermarkets including Waitrose can be found nearby in Newport. The traditional market town of Market Drayton is less than 8 miles distant and offers a range of local amenities including independent shops, markets, restaurants, the well regarded Foodhall Organic Farm, Shop & Café and the popular Festival Drayton Centre.
  • The vibrant historic county town of Shrewsbury is some 15 miles distant and has a range of high street and independent shops, well thought of restaurants and wine bars, an award winning 23 acre town park and an 800 seat theatre.
  • Leisure pursuits are excellent including a top class golf course at Hawkstone Park as well as Market Drayton Golf Course. There are numerous opportunities in the region for walking, fishing, cycling and horse riding.
  • The nearby village of Tibberton has a primary school rated Outstanding by Ofsted. There are a number of good schools in the surrounding area including the renowned Grammar School in Newport as well as number of highly regarded independent schools including Packwood Haugh and Prestfelde, Ellesmere and Wrekin Colleges and Shrewsbury School and High School.
  • Stafford train station has a regular service to London Euston in approximately 1 hour 17 minutes.
  • The A53, A41 and A49 are easily accessible and link to the national motorway network.
  • International airports include Manchester, East Midlands and Birmingham.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Telford/M54 junction 6, head towards Whitchurch on the A442, passing through Crudgington. Upon reaching Waters Upton, turn right signposted Great Bolas and Child's Ercall. Once in Great Bolas, turn left signposted Eaton-upon-Tern. Continue into the village of Eaton-upon-Tern and The Chestnuts will be on your left hand side.
  • EPC Rating = G
  • Tenure = Freehold