Standford Bridge, Newport

Offers In The Region Of £450,000

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Country Cottage With Character

Willow Cottage is a charming three bedroomed extended sandstone built cottage of character set in about 2 acres of established gardens and mature woodland. Approached via a shared 5 bar gate and a driveway the front of the house overlooks a lovely banked lawn and River Meese. There are also gardens to one side set out to formal lawn and borders. The woodland extends to one side of the property and is divided by the shared driveway to Rock Hollow. The accommodation briefly provides three living rooms, a kitchen, breakfast room and utility on the ground floor with three bedrooms and a bathroom above. There is an integral garage which would lend itself to further living accommodation, subject to planning permission and building regulation approval.

Standford Bridge is set back off the A41 and comprises a small number of detached individual properties, one of which is Willow Cottage. Newport, located about 4 miles away, is a thriving market town, with a selection of highly regarded primary and secondary schools, two of which are selective, as well as a library, extensive leisure facilities and a range of shops including independent retailers and well known supermarkets. The property is also within easy commuting distance of Stafford, Telford and Shrewsbury with their wider range of amenities and mainline train stations. The A41, about half a mile distant, provides direct access to the M54 and Wolverhampton.

Sandstone framed canopied front Porch with overhead light and quarry tiled floor.


having panelled radiator. Beamed ceiling. Lead patterned window to rear garden. Cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelf.


with inset wash hand basin with under cupboard. Beamed ceiling. uPVC framed double glazed window. Electric panel heater. W.C. with low level suite.

Dining Room (7.51 x 2.40)

with two panelled radiators. Beamed ceiling. Three double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden.

Lounge (4.89 x 3.61)

having an ornamental sandstone fireplace. Panelled radiator. Beamed ceiling. Lead patterned window to the front.

Sitting Room/Snug/Study (2.75 x 3.61)

having sandstone fireplace with open grate and ornamental matching surround. Double panelled radiator. Beamed ceiling. uPVC framed double glazed window to the front.

Kitchen & Breakfast Room (1.87 x 3.65 & 2.76 x 2.76)

fitted with oak panelled fronted units of cupboards and drawers having work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Matching wall cupboard with display shelving and under lighting. Belling electric oven with cupboard above and below. Belling five ring LPG gas hob set in a tiled recess with cupboards beneath and extractor above. Lead glazed window with secondary glazing. Radiator.

Servery (1.46 x 2.40) with oak fronted units of cupboards and drawers including a glass fronted display cabinet, double and single wall mounted cupboard and wine rack with underlighting. Shelved Pantry with power points.

Dining Area having double panelled radiator and door to

Garden Room/Boiler Room (2.13 x 2.88)

which houses Mistral oil fired boiler.

Utility (3.13 x 2.52)

having stainless steel sink and drawers with base cupboards and drawers, work surface and plumbing for a washing machine. Double wall Cupboards. Electric panel heater. uPVC framed double glazed window. External door to rear garden.

A staircase from the lounge rises to a Landing having panelled radiator, airing cupboard (shelved with immersion heater) and access to the roof space.

Bedroom One (3.18 x 4.91)

having two fitted double wardrobes, Double panelled radiator. uPVC framed double glazed windows overlooking the side garden, front lawn and river Meese.

Bedroom Two (2.63 x 3.72)

having two built-in double wardrobes. Panelled radiator. Dressing table with wall light over. uPVC framed double glazed window to the side uPVC framed double glazed window to the front overlooking lawn and river Meese.

Bedroom Three (2.40 x 3.62)

having fitted double wardrobe with panelled radiator. uPVC framed double glazed windows.

Family Bathroom

half tiled with panelled bath and tiled surround. Tiled cubicle with shower and screen door. Pedestal wash hand basin. W.C. with low level suite. Double panelled radiator. Wall cabinet with mirror and vanity light having shaving point. uPVC framed patterned double glazed window.

Integral Garage (2.90m x 5.16m) having an existing doorway from the hall, with the possibility of providing additional accommodation if required (subject to all necessary approvals). Double doors, power and lighting.


The property has a delightful setting which must be inspected to be appreciated and includes gardens to front, side and rear featuring several lawns having inset flower beds and borders interplanted with ornamental shrubs and trees. The lawn to the front of the cottages sweeps down to the River Meese, which together with a large area of adjoining woodland, also having an extensive river frontage. A small log cabin is included and a further grassed area which could form a small paddock if required.

Additional Information

COUNCIL TAX: We are advised by the Local Authority, Telford & Wrekin Council, that the property is in Band F.


TENURE: We are advised by the Vendor, that the property is held Freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

NOTE: There is a right of way over the driveway giving access to Rock Hollow, a residential property situated a short distance to the west. A public footpath runs across the property from the front gate, a short distance up the driveway and across a section of garden to a style.

SERVICES: We understand that mains water and electricity are connected. Septic tank drainage.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment with the Agents. Tel: 01952 812519 Email:

DIRECTIONS: From Newport drive north along A41 for about 4 miles turning right before crossing the bridge over the River Meese. The property is almost immediately on the right hand side and has a name plate on the five barred entrance gate.

Agents Notes

1. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, if you wish to ask a specific question about this property, please speak to the sales advisor who has inspected the property and we will try to check the information for you.

The information in these property details is believed to be accurate but Tempertons does not give, nor does any Partner or employee have authority to give, any warranty as to the accuracy of any statement, written, verbal or visual. You should not rely on any information contained herein.

2. Please note that we have not tested the equipment/appliances and services in the property. Interested applicants are advised to commission their own appropriate investigations before formulating their offer to purchase.

3. Our room sizes are quoted in metres on a wall-to-wall basis to the nearest one tenth of a metre. The imperial equivalent is only intended as an approximate guide for those not yet conversant with metric measurements. Measurements should not be used for ordering fitments, new carpets or furniture etc.

4.The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and potential purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

5. AML Regulations: to ensure compliance with the latest Anti Money Laundering Regulations, all intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation.

HOMEBUYERS SURVEYS AND VALUATIONS undertaken by Chartered Surveyors with considerable experience in preparing a wide range of surveys and valuations, to suit all requirements. Details of fees given without obligation.

PROPERTY LETTING – Tempertons have considerable experience in the Letting and Management of all types of residential property. Further details given without obligation.

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