Summary of accommodation: Hall, sitting room, dining room, breakfast/kitchen, utility, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms (master bedroom with en-suite shower room) and bathroom. Oil fired central heating, double glazing, studio/workshop, garden.
A full renovation of Brookside Cottage was completed early in 2012, to an exceptionally high standard. The accommodation is full of character and is in immaculate order throughout. The property is in an attractive location in the picturesque and historic village of Cardington, standing amidst unspoiled South Shropshire Hills countryside, much of which is officially designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The region includes Wenlock Edge, the Stretton Valley, the Longmynd, the Clun Valley and the Corvedale, all offering wonderful opportunities for the keen walker or rider, being intersected by a network of footpaths and bridleways. Cardington has a church, an inn, a thriving village hall and there is a regular ‘bus service.
About 5 miles away, the country town of Church Stretton has a good range of shops together with primary and secondary schools, health centre, library, churches, inns, road/rail public transport services and recreational facilities including bowling green, golf course and leisure centre with gym and swimming pool. There are many local organisations covering a wide range of activities and interests. Approximate distances from Cardington to other local centres are Much Wenlock 10 miles, Shrewsbury 11 miles and Telford (and the M54) 18 miles.
Brookside Cottage features exposed beams and attractive fireplaces. Internal doors are in oak. Windows are double glazed and the accommodation comprises: Entrance Hall: With oak entrance door and cloak hooks.
Sitting Room: Approx 13’5” x 12’0” (4.09m x 3.66m). Tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling with heavy central rib, magnificent natural stone fireplace with raised hearth and wood burning stove, delightful window seat and shutters, 2 radiators, 4 double wall lights.
Dining Room: Approx 13’5” x 11’7” (4.09m x 3.54m) tiled floor, fireplace with beam above and wood burning stove, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, window with shutters, radiator, 3 double wall lights.
Superb Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Approx. 17’2” x 14’5” (5.23m x 4.40m).With tiled floor, range of fitted kitchen furniture having oak fronts and including base unit cupboards, drawers and wall cupboards. Granite effect work surfacing, inset single drainer deep white enamel sink, space with plumbing connections for dish washer, space for electric cooker with filter hood above, recessed ceiling spot lights and further spot lights on tracks, exposed ceiling beam, cupboard enclosing hot water cylinder, 2 windows, glazed double doors to rear garden.
Utility: One and quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap set in work surfacing with cupboard below, space and plumbing connections for automatic washing machine and space with vent for tumble dryer. Fitted broom cupboard, radiator, extractor fan, door to outside. Cloak Room: W.C. Low type flush, hand basin, radiator.
Staircase rising and turning to First Floor Landing with exposed wall and ceiling timbers and radiator. At half landing level there is access to a storage area.
Bedroom 1: Approx. 17’1” maximum x 11’0” (5.21m max. X 3.35m). Fitted carpet, windows to 2 elevations, delightful outlooks, radiator.
En-suite Shower: Non-slip Italian tile floor, corner shower cubicle with plumbed in unit, pedestal hand basin, W.C., heated towel rail, extactor fan.
Bedroom 2: Approx. 14’0” x 11’8” (4.27m x 3.56m). Oak plank floor, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, window shutters, ornamental cast iron fire place style feature (not a useable fireplace), radiator.
Bedroom 3: Approx. 14’0” maximum into recess x 11’8” (4.27m max. Into recess x 3.56m). Oak plank floor, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, window shutters, radiator.
Bathroom: Non-slip Italian tile floor, white suite of panel bath, shower cubicle with plumbed in unit, pedestal hand basin and W.C. Heated towel rail, radiator, eaves storage cupboard, wall mirror with light fitting and shaver point above, extractor fan.
Outside: Detached Studio/Workshop of substantial construction, approx. 14’6” x 12’4” (4.42m x 3.76m) with concrete floor, power and light connections, deep white sink and fitted work bench. The property is divided from the lane by ornamental gates and railings. There are external security lights with sensors. A brick effect sealed concrete driveway leads to parking area and to the front of the cottage there is a matching forecourt/seating area. The rear garden is laid to grass and is bounded at the far end by a small stream.
Rent: £1, 200 per calendar month, exclusive of Council Tax and other outgoings.
Deposit: A deposit will be required and will be lodged with the Deposit Protection Service custodial scheme.
Costs: Ingoing tenant to be responsible for cost of preparation of agreement and costs (if applicable) of references.
Fixtures, Fittings and Effects: An inventory of fixtures, fittings and effects together with a report on condition will be attached to and form part of the agreement. The house is to be let unfurnished but does have floor coverings and curtains.
Heating: Oil fired central heating.
Telephone: Telephone connected subject to transfer regulations and charges – tenant to be responsible for any transfer costs.
Satellite: A satellite dish has been fitted but the tenant will need to have the appropriate connection made.
Insurance: Landlord will insure buildings. Tenant to insure own belongings.
Outgoings: Tenant to be responsible for outgoings including council tax, water rates, heating oil, electricity and telephone etc.
General Remarks: The property is available to non smokers only and is unlikely to be suitable for pets.
Viewing: By prior appointment through Agents’ offices.
Important notice The Tenancy Agreement will be a binding legal document and prospective tenants should consider taking independent legal advice before signing it. Burtons have endeavoured to accurately describe the property but prospective tenants are urged to telephone our office (ref mwb) prior to viewing, to discuss any matters of particular importance to them, and also to confirm the availability of the property. Burtons for themselves and for the lessors of this property, whose agents they are, give Notice that these particulars are a general outline for guidance only and do not constitute all or part of an offer or contract. Intending tenants should satisfy themselves by inspection as to the correctness of the contents of these particulars. No person in the employment of burtons has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property