The Cottage, Church Street, Prees, Shropshire, SY13


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to acquire a spacious and beautifully presented Grade II Listed, Three/Four Bedroom Detached Country House of great character, which is set in approximately one acre and situated in the rural village of Prees, North Shropshire.

The property dates back to approx 1637 and has many original features including timber beams, wooden floors, original working pine shutters and stripped pine doors. The extensive grounds extend to approximately one acre, which includes well maintained gardens and an impressive sweeping gravel driveway. The accommodation comprises : Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Lounge, Bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast Room with Walk In Pantry, Snug, Rear Lobby, Utility, Larder/Store Room, Office/Bedroom Four, Large Cellar and Conservatory. To the first floor there are Three Double Bedrooms, Master Suite with large dressing room and bathroom, Shower Room. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating and over 3,000 sq.ft of Floor Space.


The Cottage is situated in the popular North Shropshire rural village of Prees, which provides day to day amenities including a Nursery and Primary School, Village Hall, Convenience Store, Post Office, Hairdressers, Sports/Recreation Centre and new Medical Practice. Prees is well situated for travel to Shrewsbury and Chester with the A49, A41 and M6 providing excellent links to the Midlands and the North. Prees also has a railway station on the Crewe line which links through to Manchester in approx 1hr 20mins.

The historic county town of Shrewsbury is approx 15 miles to the South and offers a wide range of independent and high street shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.

There are a number of highly regarded schools, both locally and within Shrewsbury.


Entrance Hall

Double entrance doors lead into this light and spacious entrance hall, having red and black quarry tiled floor, built in shelving, double radiator and stairs to first floor.

Lounge 16'4" x 13'6"

Two sash windows with original pine shutters having dual aspect views to front and rear gardens, open fire with marble hearth and Adam style surround, double radiator, decorative coving, picture rail and a feature built in cupboard with shelving above.

Sitting Room 13'1" x 12'5"

Having an open fire set in grate of ornate tiles, solid hearth and pine surround. The painted wooden floor and beam add to the charm. A sash window with pine wooden shutters overlooks the front of the property.

Snug 12'9" x 9'4"

With two windows, two radiators, wall light points, coving to ceiling, feature beams and door leading off to

Inner Hallway

With doors leading to Conservatory and Cellar.

Cellar 16'6" x 14'3"

This spacious Cellar is ideal for storage/wine with stairs leading down and light.

Conservatory 13'9" x 7'7"

Having ceramic tiled floor, double glazing, ceiling fan, wall mounted heater and French doors leading out on to the beautiful vast gardens.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 19'2" x 17'7"

This versatile kitchen comprises bespoke base units with walnut worktop, inset stainless steel double sink with chef style mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, Smeg range cooker with chimney extractor over, space for American fridge/freezer, central island with granite worktop, butchers block surface and cupboards under, space for microwave, red and black quarry tiled floor, windows to front and rear, ceiling beams, stainless steel shelving and double radiator. There is also a "Villager" multi fuel burner set in a brick inglenook with stone hearth and beam above, walk in pantry with useful storage space and light.

Rear Hall

Having red and black quarry tiled floor and door to rear.

Utility Room

Belfast sink with wooden draining board, double height cupboards housing plumbing and electrics for washing machine and tumble drier, base cupboards, traditional drying maid with pulley, window to rear garden, exposed beam, oil fired central heating boiler and doors to Larder/Store Room and Office/Bedroom Four.

Larder/Store Room

Quarry tiled floor, slate cold slabs and adjoining store.


With opaque window to rear and low level W.C.

Office/Bedroom Four 14'5" x 11'9"

Leaded windows to rear and side, cast iron display range, double radiator and oak effect laminate flooring.


Radiator, two storage cupboards and access to loft space.

Master Bedroom 16'5" x 12'4"

Window with original pine shutters overlooking the rear garden and countryside beyond, stripped pine door.  To either side of the chimney breast, there are attractive built-in drawer units with display shelving over, double radiator and telephone point.

Dressing Room 10'6" x 6'3"

Walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails, cupboards, drawers and shelving, radiator and two recessed halogen spotlights.

Master En Suite 13'1" x 9'7"

White suite comprising period style roll top free standing bath with claw feet, mixer taps and hand held shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and mirror over, low level W.C., wide shower cubicle with mixer unit, six recess ceiling halogen spotlights, radiator/heated towel rail, exposed timbers to one wall and window with obscure glass.

Bedroom Two 17'7" (max into eaves) x 16'0"

Dual aspect windows to front and rear, original beams, original exposed oak floor, fireplace with cast iron grate, double radiator, built-in wardrobe, airing cupboard enclosing insulated cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving.

Bedroom Three 13'1" x 10'1"

Window to front, radiator and built-in cupboard.

Shower Room

Having white suite comprising shower cubicle with tiled surround and electric shower unit, low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin with wall mirror over, half panelled walls, radiator and window with obscure glass.


The property is approached through double iron entrance gates, with a sweeping gravelled driveway leading onto a forecourt, which provides ample parking and turning area, with the drive continuing round to the side. There is a large space for the erection of a double garage (planning permission was obtained some years ago).

The property stands in delightful informal gardens and grounds, which extend to approx one acre in all, with the front garden laid to a large lawn, having a selection of mature trees and a large number of Rhododendrons.

The rear garden is also laid to a lawn, with a paved terrace to the rear of The Cottage and an attractive split level terrace set to one side of the garden and gravelled pathways. There are shrub borders and a further selection of mature specimen trees, largely surrounded by mature holly hedging and further Rhododendrons. There is a large gazebo with decked wooden flooring and mature rambling roses. Brick built Store/Log Room.Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the beautiful interior and exterior of the property, having the benefits of generously proportioned rooms, whilst retaining a wealth of period features.

Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further details. 

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01787 312401


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