The Old Vicarage

Church Hill, Ellesmere, United Kingdom
GBP|1500000GBP £1,500,000USD $2,073,097
MLS SBY210147
Web code IHMA
Status Active

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Full Baths
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An elegant, graceful and distinguished Georgian Old Vicarage with outstanding kitchen/dining/sitting room by Harvey Jones, vaulted family/games rooms, Mere views and detached double garage with gym/office all set within 1.09 acres of grounds. An elegant, graceful and distinguished Grade II listed Georgian Old Vicarage with outstanding kitchen/dining/sitting room, vaulted family/games rooms, Mere views to the upper floors and detached double garage with gym/office. This magnificent period home is a true ‘country house in town’ and is set within 1.09 acres of gardens with planning permission for a swimming pool. Sold by the Lichfield Diocese in 1982 The Old Vicarage is...

an exquisite Georgian detached property of immense calibre, poise and elegance with glorious Mere views from the first and second floor. A home of immense sophistication, located within Ellesmere, on the outskirts of Shrewsbury this elegant and gracious home has flexible accommodation across three floors. The property has been sympathetically reconfigured, extended and refurbished to an extremely high specification, featuring high ceilings, bespoke joinery, Harvey Jones hand painted kitchen, period fireplaces and refurbished sash windows resulting in a beautifully presented period home of immense quality. The wide glazed front door is under an imposing brick pillared portico entrance and opens to a half panelled vestibule with feature tiled floor. A pair of glazed internal doors then leads to the welcoming spacious hallway with stripped pine period doors leading to all ground floor rooms and a mixture of parquet, wooden boards and tiled flooring. Historically the ‘Parsons’ Parlour’ this versatile room faces the front and could be utilised as library or further sitting room and has a useful door leading to the rear corridor with further door to the front. The spacious and elegant formal drawing room has floor to ceiling sash windows to two sides with garden views, bespoke painted cabinetry to one wall, period cornicing and a feature carved oak fireplace with an inset log burner within a granite surround. The majestic dining room has dual aspect windows to the front and side, marble fireplace with hand painted cabinets and shelves above to either side. At the heart of this imposing home is the spectacular kitchen/dining/sitting room that has been divided into three distinct areas. The kitchen has been fitted by Harvey Jones with a comprehensive range of hand painted cupboards and a central island all set under contrasting granite worktops with two sinks. Appliances include a four oven AGA, dishwasher, Quooker boiling tap and freestanding fridge freezer. Flowing freely from the kitchen is the dining area with French doors opening to the terrace and garden views beyond. The sitting area features an Italian log burner and sash window with ample space for free standing furniture. Opening from the rear hallway, with full glazed crittal style windows the glazed courtyard is an incredible al fresco space for all seasons and has a useful electronic roof blind for the sunniest of days and outdoor heater for the cooler months. At the end of this rear corridor is the spectacular family/games room with vaulted ceiling and garden views. The utility room, pantry and cellar completes the downstairs accommodation. An attractive turned oak staircase leads to the first floor landing with window overlooking the rear garden. The superbly spacious principle bedroom suite comprises of a dressing room, fitted with oak wardrobes by Neville Johnson, a large shower room with double basins and marble tiling and a superb double bedroom with wide glazed window overlooking the rear lawns and period coving. On this floor there are two further double bedrooms both facing the front elevation and one with a feature fireplace with antique Delft tiles, a second dressing room with painted fitted wardrobes to one wall and a family bathroom. Stylishly designed with striking marble tiling this bathroom features a shower cubicle and a bath. To the second floor are three further double bedrooms with attractively angled ceilings and exposed beams as well as a contemporary styled shower room with oversized shower and mosaic tiling. Facing the front the study has inspirational views across to St Marys’ church and The Mere. The detached double garage is suitable for a variety of uses (subject to planning) and has a side entrance and with stairs to the first floor. The gym faces the front and this versatile space could be an ideal home office suite. The property benefits from Ethernet access at points throughout the property; has an upgraded boiler (May 2020); and remote access intruder alarm as well as networked CCTV and smoke alarms. Planning permission has been granted for the Erection of detached swimming pool/gym building; associated works to include the felling of eight trees and one hedgerow. Ref: 20/04919/FUL This property has 1.09 acres of land. Outside   Located next to St Marys Church and accessed of Church Hill the block paved driveway leads to the front of The Old Vicarage and the double garage with extensive parking. The front garden is established with hedges and mature trees, as well as benefiting from a private pathway leading to the many facilities available in the town. The rear gardens extend to 1.09 acres at The Old Vicarage and are a spectacular feature to this period residence, a tranquil oasis to be enjoyed throughout the seasons. With a back drop of mature trees there are two formal lawned areas, one is edged in Yew and the other is approached via stone steps with views to St Marys’ Church. The main terrace is tiled and offers various alfresco areas maximising all the sunny aspects of the rear garden throughout the day.

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