OOZING CHARACTER: A beautiful grade II listed detached former School House offering generous accommodation with plenty of off road parking.
Entrance Porch, 3 Reception Rooms. Kitchen, Downstairs WC, 4 Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, En-Suite Shower/WC, Loft Room, Driveway, Gardens, Outbuildings, Timber Detached Garage, Energy Rating: Exempt (Listed Building).
Coalport is a delightful small village community nestling in the Severn Gorge adjoining the River Severn; the area was at the heart of the Industrial Revolution and is steeped in heritage with the Ironbridge Gorge and museums forming part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and being a premier tourist area. The world’s first iron bridge constructed in 1779 is some two miles to the west and Telford town centre with its excellent range of facilities, including the railway station and access to the M54, is some five miles to the north. Coalport is understood to have been the creation of William Reynolds, one of the 18th century Shropshire iron makers and was the home of the Coalport China Works which was world renowned for its production of china and decorative tiles.
Is believed to have originally been built in the mid 19th century and has many character features throughout including ornate windows, exposed beams and wood burning stove. The accommodation comprises an entrance porch which leads to the large formal dining room which has a staircase ascending to the first floor, inset wood burning stove set within a brick fireplace, access to kitchen and further reception room. The kitchen has a traditional feel with a range of pine base and wall units and access to a side porch which gives access to the cloakroom/wc. The second reception room gives access to the third reception room which has a door leading to the driveway and has been used previously as a ground floor bedroom (the current vendors have advised us that they will remove the shower room to restore the use of the room to a reception room).
On the first floor there is a galleried landing area with built-in airing cupboard, access to four bedrooms and family bathroom/wc. The family bathroom/wc has a white suite comprising corner bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and the benefit of an en-suite shower room. One of the further bedrooms has a door leading to a staircase which ascends to the loft room.
The main garden is situated to the rear (front of the former school house) which is landscaped and has a decked area enjoying splendid views over the garden, laid lawn with a number of inset shrubs and trees and inset pond/water feature. There is a number of outbuildings, detached timber garage and large gravelled driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles.
How to get there – from Ironbridge proceed along Waterloo Street; at the Free Bridge bear left along The Lloyds and proceed along where the property is on the right hand side indicated by a Nick Tart for sale board.
Tenure – we are advised the property is Freehold.
Services – we are advised mains electricity, gas and water services are connected. Septic tank drainage.
Council Tax – Band F (Buyers should be aware that improvements carried out by the seller may affect the property’s council tax banding following a sale).A property information questionnaire is available at any ti
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