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Old Bricket Babbinswood,Whittington, Oswestry

6 bedroom House - Detached


This property is marketed by Richmond Harvey (Oswestry) Ltd,
27 Cross Street,
SY11 2NF

Telephone: 01691 654 222

Key Features
  • Substantial Six Bedroom House
  • Rural Village Location
  • Flexible Home with Potential for Separate Annex
  • Breakfast Kitchen and Utility
  • Spacious Lounge & Dining/ Sitting Room
  • Master Bedroom with En Suite
  • Family Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
  • Extensive Rear Garden
  • Oil Fired Central Heating & Double Glazing Throughout
  • EPC Rating E


A substantial 6 bedroom detached family home situated in a stunning village location with separate adjoining accommodation which is currently used as play room and bedroom however has the added potential, with minor modification, for use as self contained one bedroom annex. The property has uPVC double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating. The flexible accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance Lobby, Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining/ Sitting Room, Large Kitchen, Utility, To the first floor is the, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Three further Bedrooms and adjoining accommodation with either Two further bedrooms and Shower room however could be reinstated as Lounge, Kitchen, Bedroom & Shower Room. Outside are extensive gardens surrounding the property with a dual entrance driveway, Double garage. EPC Rating E.


The property is situated in the hamlet of Babbinswood which offers convenient access to the larger village of Whittington. This historical village is based around its famous castle but also retains a large number of amenities including shop, post office, public houses and an excellent primary school. Easy access onto the A5/A483 provides direct routes to the larger towns of Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Wrexham and the city of Chester. The nearby village of Gobowen has a train station which provides direct services to Birmingham and Manchester.

Entrance Lobby

With part timber and part glazed entrance door, uPVC double glazed windows, wall mounted electric radiator, downlighting to the ceiling and tiling to the floor.

Entrance Hall

Having polished wood block flooring, radiator and understairs storage cupboard.

Cloaks WC

With white suite including low flush WC and wash basin, extractor, vinyl flooring and coving to the ceiling.

Spacious Lounge

Dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, feature fireplace with 'Charnwood' multi fuel log burner, TV and satellite points, two radiators, coving to the ceiling and polished wood block flooring. Door to:

Dining/ Sitting Room

uPVC double glazed french doors leading onto patio area and garden, two radiators, coving to the ceiling and fitted carpet.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room

Consisting of a range of fitted wall and base units with complimentary work surface over, matching breakfast bar, integrated appliances including 'Hotpoint' double oven, 'Indesit' dishwasher, 'Siemens' electric hob and extractor over, Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink, With uPVC double glazed bay window to the rear, part tiled walls and radiator, tiling to the floor and store cupboard.

Utility Room

uPVC double glazed window and door to the rear, base and wall units and matching worktop with inset stainless sink unit and mixer tap, tiled splash back, space and plumbing for USA style fridge freezer, space for washing machine and dryer, extractor and tiling to the floor, Door into garage, Door and stairs to:

Stairs to First Floor

With part glazed door to the side of property.

Spacious Landing

Providing access to all rooms, uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect and loft access.

Master Bedroom

Having uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, Full length fitted units and dressing table. Door to:

En Suite

With glass fronted shower enclosure, mixer shower over and tiling to the walls, white low flush WC and hand basin, Tiling to the floor.

Bedroom Two

Having uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, Full length fitted units, radiator and TV point.

Bedroom Three

With uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator, fitted carpet and TV point.

Bedroom Four

Having uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator and fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising of panelled corner bath, shower enclosure with 'Triton' electric shower over and tiled surround, pedestal sink and low flush WC, integrated shaving point and lighting unit, radiator, extractor, part tiled walls, vinyl flooring and uPVC double glazed window to the rear.

Stairs from Utility to:

Bedroom Five

Having uPVC double glazed french doors onto the balcony overlooking rear garden and fields beyond, uPVC double glazed window to the rear, Full length fitted units, radiator and TV point, Two wardrobes and fitted carpet.

Bedroom Six/ Living Room

'L' shaped room, Two uPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, Two radiators, TV, Satellite and Telephone points and fitted carpet. Opening into:

Office/ Study

With fitted worktop and currently used as computer/ game room. Previously used as kitchen area and the vendors have indicated that all services are still in place and capped off.

Shower Room/ WC

Having tiled shower enclosure with glass door and electric shower, White suite including low flush WC and pedestal sink with tiled splashback, Extractor, Integrated Light/ shaving point, Heated towel rail and vinyl flooring.

Double Garage

With two up and over garage doors opening into large area including 'Worcester' oil boiler and doorway into the utility.


The dual entrance driveway leads to the front of the property and double Garage providing ample off road parking for 5/6 vehicles. The rear Garden can be accessed on either side of the property and backs onto fields beyond.


A brick built garden wall with dual entrance to the property and paved parking area for 5/6 vehicles and access to the double garage. There is a central paved and graveled area with further graveled areas to the borders, extending to the side of the property and rear. The rear garden can be gained either side of the property however one side has the benefit of a removable fence for wider accessibility.

Rear Garden

There is a paved patio entertaining area extending to large lawn area which contain a small number of specimen fruit trees at the top. There is a wendy house and shed (10' x 8') and oil storage tank. The boundary of the property consists of timber and concrete post and gravel board and also hedging.


From Oswestry take the Whittington Road (B4580) out of town and at the roundabout junction with the A5 continue straight ahead, second exit, towards Whittington onto the A495. Upon entering the village proceed over the level crossing and continue along before reaching the junction. Turn right onto the B5009 and continue until you enter Babbinswood where the property will be seen on the left hand side identified by our 'for sale' board.


EPC Ratings

Stamp Duty Calulator

The listed price of this propery is £399,950, with stamp duty payable of: £9,997.5

0% on £125,000
2% on £125,000 = £2,500
5% on £149,950 = £7,497.5
Total Stamp Duty = £9,997.5

“Thank you so much for everything and may we extend our thanks to the team also. Great service from day one and we are very happy.”

Sean & Tracey

“All of the staff at Richmond Harvey were very helpful and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble.”

Mr G & Mrs F

“Your service was far above my expectations in relation to other experiences I have had with other agents when buying and selling property. Richmond Harvey kept me informed throughout the process and were always fast to answer any questions I had about the sale.”

Mr & Mrs S

“As the buyer we have been pleasantly surprised by the services we received from the staff at Richmond Harvey. Nothing has been too much trouble. We were kept updated by the process and had a pleasant experience. ”

Mr & Mrs N

“Thank you again for all of your help selling Mum & Dad's bungalow”

Mrs W, St Martins

“Mum is delighted everything has gone through smoothly especially as the sale price was in excess of suggested asking price given by other agents.”

Mr T, Llanymynech

“Excellent service when purchasing my property. My only criticism was not having biscuits with the coffee in the office ”

Mr T, Gobowen