5 Bed Detached House  For Sale  Marley Green  Marbury  Shropshire  SY13  - £695,000

For Sale
TENURE: Freehold
Reference: Quote Houseladder - 224-4_100900031100


INTRODUCTION An imposing and substantial Victorian 5 bedroom residence set in gardens and grounds of approximately 3.13 acres. Marley Lodge is located in the small hamlet of Marley Green, a delightful mature residential location amidst open countryside, convenient for Nantwich, Whitchurch and neighbouring centres, and is situated at the end of a country lane offering privacy and seclusion.

The vendors have indicated that they believe the property was rebuilt in the late 1800's by Cudworth Halstead Poole, who also rebuilt The Swan Inn and several other buildings in Marbury village.

The house itself is charming and impressive with many period features retained. The accommodation opens into an entrance hall which leads to two reception rooms, being the sitting and dining room, both are of generous size, have front aspect windows with views overlooking the garden. The sitting room has an 'Adam Style' fireplace with open grate. Furthermore off the entrance hall are steps down to the cellar, which has good head clearance. The rear hall has a door into the enclosed rear yard in addition to providing access into the study/playroom and breakfast kitchen. The excellent breakfast kitchen has recently been modernised and boasts handmade bespoke free standing units, an oil fired four oven AGA and provides access into the lounge with dual aspect windows overlooking the rear garden and with an open fire. Completing the ground floor is the utility room with WC. The first rate utility room incorporates a continuation of the kitchen units and has dual access to outside.

At first floor level the landing provides access to all five bedrooms. The spacious master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, whilst the further four bedrooms are all double in size. In addition there is a family bathroom, with airing cupboard and a separate shower room.

The property, which is approached over a tarmac driveway through a brick walled entrance, has the benefit of a featured brick built stables and set in mature gardens and grounds, together with kitchen garden, orchards and paddocks.  

DIRECTIONS From Whitchurch proceed along Alport Road, heading towards Marbury. Follow the road into Marbury Village and take the first turning on the right towards Wrenbury, in front of the Swan Inn. Continue for approximately 1.3 miles and take the first turning on the right, turning into Marley Green, as indicated by our For Sale Board. The property can be found on the left handside at the end of the lane. 


ENTRANCE HALL Opening through a hardwood front door with glazed panel above, staircase rising to first floor, 'Honeywell' central heating thermostat and single radiator. Door into: 

CELLAR 16' 1" x 12' 10" (4.9m x 3.91m) Having good head height ceiling, window, power and light connected and concrete flooring. 

SITTING ROOM 17' 9" x 16' 0" (5.41m x 4.88m) Window to front aspect overlooking front garden, window to side aspect, feature 'Adam Style' fireplace with open grate, having painted wooden surround, marble back and hearth, coving, picture rail, exposed wooden floorboards and two double radiators. 

DINING ROOM 16' 10" x 15' 13" (5.13m x 4.9m) Window to front aspect overlooking front garden, coving, picture rail and double radiator. 

LOUNGE 17' 11" x 14' 0" (5.46m x 4.27m) Dual aspect windows to front and side overlooking the garden, feature brick fireplace with open grate, oak beam mantle above and tiled hearth, coving, picture rail, television point and single radiator. 

KITCHEN 12' 4" x 13' 5" (3.76m x 4.09m) Comprising bespoke handmade kitchen units, painted in light green, sink unit with inset Belfast sink, swan neck tap and granite drainer, plate rack above, free standing larder cupboard with shelving, cupboards and drawers, a cream four oven AGA with hot plate set in a brick inglenook with painted beam over, island unit with cupboards and granite top, free standing table, tongue and groove ceiling with inset down lighting, additional pendant lighting over island unit and table, bookcase with cupboard, dual aspect windows and tiled flooring. Door into: 

UTILITY ROOM 13' 6" x 11' 8" (4.11m x 3.56m) With continuation of the bespoke handmade units incorporating sink unit having inset Belfast sink with swan neck tap and granite worktop, housekeepers cupboard with drawers, two further cupboards with drawers above, space and plumbing for washing machine, 'Worcester' oil fired central heating boiler, 'Honeywell' central heating timer, window to side aspect, access to loft space, two stable doors and continuation of tiled flooring. Door into: 

WC With low level WC, obscure glazed window to side and tiled flooring. 

REAR ENTRANCE HALL 22' 4" x 8' 11" (6.81m x 2.72m) Opening with a wooden part glazed door having windows to either side, feature beamed ceiling and series of wall lights. 

STUDY/PLAYROOM 14' 1" x 10' 9" (4.29m x 3.28m) Window to side aspect and telephone point. 

STAIRS AND LANDING With four windows providing plenty of natural light and single radiator. 

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 3" x 16' 4" (5.56m x 4.98m) A spacious room having dual aspect windows, dado rail and two single radiators. Door into: 

ENSUITE BATHROOM 11' 3" x 5' 6" (3.43m x 1.68m) Comprising panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, obscure glazed window to side and double radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 14' 1" x 10' 1" (4.29m x 3.07m) With dual aspect window to front, having a range of fitted wardrobes, exposed floorboards and single radiator. 

BATHROOM 14' 1" max x 9' 3" (4.29m x 2.82m) A spacious bathroom comprising panelled bath with tiled surround and shower attachment tap, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, picture rail, obscure glazed window to front, painted floorboards and single radiator. Door into airing cupboard housing immersion tank with slatted shelving and cupboards above. 

BEDROOM 3 14' 1" x 14' 3" max (4.29m x 4.34m) Window to front aspect, picture rail, fitted shelving in alcove and single radiator. 

SHOWER ROOM Comprising enclosed shower cubicle with newly fitted electric shower and glazed shower screen, fully tiled walls, down lights, obscure glazed window to side and single radiator. 

BEDROOM 4 13' 2" x 12' 0" max (4.01m x 3.66m) Window to side aspect, picture rail and single radiator. 

BEDROOM 5 11' 4" x 9' 3" (3.45m x 2.82m) Currently being used as a dressing room. Window to rear aspect, picture rail, exposed floor boards and double radiator. 

EXTERIOR The property is approached from a private lane through a brick walled entrance with stone coping and metal five-bar gate onto the tarmac driveway which leads to the rear of the property where there is an extensive tarmac parking area.

The property is approached to the rear through a court yard with brick wall and stone coping surround giving access to a store/log shed.

The stable range adjoins the parking area and provides three stables and garden store/implement shed, outside cold water tap and there is also an adjoining garage with timber doors.  

GARDENS The principle garden area is to the front and side of the property and provides lawned areas with a number of mature trees and shrubs, and internal yew and privet hedging. To the front of the property there is a flagged terrace and steps lead to the front of the house and to one of the lawned areas.

From the tarmac parking area there is a pathway which leads to the kitchen garden with a timber framed greenhouse, lawned orchard area and enclosed chicken run with timber and wire fencing. The main garden is divided into different areas comprising an orchard containing a variety of fruit trees including apple, pear, plum, cherry and quince; an herbaceous garden with brick set circular and gravel pathways together with further flagged patio which enjoys a sunny aspect. A timber archway leads from the well-stocked rose garden to an additional garden area which provides irregular shaped lawns and walkways, mature shrubberies and herbaceous borders. The woodland area contains such mature trees as walnut, hornbeam, silver birch and flowering cherry which are underplanted with snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells. 

LAND The paddock is approached from the kitchen garden and also from the tarmac parking area and incorporates a timber and felt field shelter. A further wooded area is accessed from the paddock and this forms the rear boundary of the property. 

TENURE Freehold. This should be verified prior to legal commitment to purchase. 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water connected. Oil fired central heating. Private Drainage. 

SALE PARTICULARS AND PLAN/S The sale particulars and plan/s have been prepared for the convenience of prospective purchasers and, whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, their accuracy is not guaranteed nor, in any circumstances, will they give grounds for an action in law.
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Property Features Victorian Residence
Substantial Accommodation
4 Reception Rooms
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Stable and Garage Block
Large Gardens & Paddock
EPC Band F

Property Features Victorian Residence
Substantial Accommodation
4 Reception Rooms
5 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Stable and Garage Block
Large Gardens & Paddock
EPC Band F
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