Bowen Son and Watson with Kent Jones are favoured with instructions to offer new Marton Farm for sale by private treaty. The principal farmhouse has been subject to an extensive scheme of structural works including substantial improvements to the property's energy performance rating.
Externally the property stands in landscaped gardens, grounds and land all with stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
The sale also includes a range of brick former farm buildings which offer a host of potential future uses, together with a number of more modern buildings suitable for equine or workshop purposes.
New Marton Farm is situated in a picturesque rural location between the villages of Whittington and St Martins. The property offers the benefits of a rural location alongside proximity to local facilities and transport links. The villages of St Martins, Gobowen and Whittington contain a range of shops, a supermarket, Public Houses and amenities including Primary and Secondary Schools. Ellesmere and Oswestry provide additional amenities while easy access onto the A5 and A483 provides links to the County town of Shrewsbury and the City of Chester. Gobowen has a train station which provides services to Birmingham and Manchester.
The property itself is constructed of an attractive brick under a slate roof. A part glazed door at the side of the property leads into the porch with quarry tiled flooring and door into
Quarry tiled floor and doors off to:
16' 2'' x 12' 4'' (4.94m x 3.74m)
Fitted oak base/eye level wall units with worktops over and inset two bowl sink/drainer. Integrated 'Neff' double oven with induction hob and extractor hood. Space/plumbing for dishwasher and fridge. Quarry tiled flooring, radiator, beams to ceiling, Door into:
11' 0'' x 3' 11'' (3.35m x 1.19m)
22' 1'' x 11' 5'' (6.73m x 3.48m)
Log burner, quarry tiled flooring, fitted cupboards, radiator, stairs to bedroom five and door to:
Quarry tiled floor, part glazed door to rear & doors to:
17' 0'' x 16' 2'' (5.18m x 4.94m)
Built in store cupboards and radiator.
11' 11'' x 8' 0'' (3.62m x 2.44m)
'Worcester' gas fired boiler, quarry tiled flooring and space/plumbing for washing machine and freezer.
16' 4'' x 14' 7'' (4.99m x 4.45m) max
Feature fireplace, quarry tiled flooring, radiator, staircase to first floor, understairs storage cupboard, stairs to cellar and doors off to:
18' 0'' x 15' 11'' (5.49m x 4.86m)
Log burner, radiator, aspect onto gardens & doors to:
11' 11'' x 7' 11'' (3.62m x 2.42m)
Quarry tiled flooring & French windows to gardens.
20' 9'' x 14' 6'' (6.32m x 4.43m)
Log burner, wood flooring, radiator and TV point.
10' 8'' x 10' 8'' (3.24m x 3.26m)
Tiled floor, radiator and door to gardens.
Low level flush w.c. & wash hand basin.
First Floor Landing
Radiator, 'Velux' window and doors off to:
20' 1'' x 16' 7'' (6.13m x 5.06m)
Aspect over gardens and countryside, cast iron feature fireplace, two radiators and door to:
9' 5'' x 8' 11'' (2.87m x 2.73m)
Panel bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush w.c. Tiled floor, part tiled walls and radiator.
16' 7'' x 12' 5'' (5.06m x 3.78m)
Radiator, built in wardrobes, raised dressing area and door to:
12' 8'' x 5' 0'' (3.85m x 1.52m)
Large shower cubicle with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flush w.c. Tiled floor, part tiled walls, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
16' 7'' x 16' 2'' (5.06m x 4.92m)
15' 0'' x 16' 2'' (4.56m x 4.92m)
Feature fireplace, airing cupboard, access to loft space and radiator.
12' 3'' x 6' 2'' (3.73m x 1.88m)
12' 7'' x 8' 4'' (3.84m x 2.53m)
Corner shower cubicle with mixer shower, roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level flush w.c. and bidet. Radiator, tiled floor, extractor fan, bathroom cabinet and heated towel rail.
17' 3'' x 17' 0'' (5.26m x 5.18m) max.
Access via stairs from day room with feature fireplace, radiator, built in wardrobe and door to:
8' 0'' x 5' 4'' (2.45m x 1.62m)
Shower cubicle with mixer shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit below and low level flush w.c. Tiled floor, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
Adjacent to the property is a partially covered brick set courtyard, with original well and providing access to an External WC, Workshops and the:
20' 4'' x 6' 4'' (6.20m x 1.94m)
Externally accessed with fitted hot tub and sauna and views over the Orchard.
The property includes extensive and landscaped gardens to the side and rear with level lawns, patios, herbaceous beds.
A stone ''ha ha'' wall delineates the end of the formal gardens which lead onto grounds with a range of mature trees and moat with central island.
Vegetable beds with associated potting sheds and Greenhouse are situated adjacent to a large well stocked orchard with fruit and walnut trees.
The main yard is enclosed by an extensive range of brick outbuildings which offer great potential for a number of different uses, including conversion subject to obtaining the required consents.
To the rear of the house is a more modern range of buildings which could be used for equine, workshop or storage purposes.
A separate access leads onto a stackyard with a large Dutch barn and access to the land.
The Outbuildings are further described in the attached schedule/plan.
The property is set within approximately 13.81 acres (5.59 ha) of gardens, grounds and land.
Adjoining the yard is a gently sloping paddock laid to pasture and extending to circa 9.93 acres (4.02 ha). The land has a separate access onto the council maintained lane as well as a water supply.
We are informed that the property is connected to mains gas, electricity and water supplies. The property includes a private septic tank drainage system and also benefits from an array of solar panels located to the rear, together with SWS fast 'line of sight' broadband.
The house and outbuildings have been rewired with 3 Phase electricity connected with the potential to create vehicle charging points within the garaging.
Local Authority & Council Tax Band
Shropshire Council - 0345 678 9000. Council Tax Band - 'G'.
EPC Rating B (85)
For further details on the energy performance improvements carried out by the current owners please contact the Selling Agents
From the nearby village of Whittington, proceed out of the village on the A495 Ellesmere Road. After leaving the village take the first turning on the left hand side signposted for Hindford and New Marton. Follow the road ahead and into Hindford before turning right signposted for Lower Ridge, Old Marton and New Marton. Follow the road ahead keeping left at the next 2 junctions signposted for New Marton. Continue along this road for one mile and the property will be found on the right hand side.