Dobsons Bridge, Whitchurch, SY13

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Roden House, built in the late19th Century, is located in a rural area and has a range of outbuildings and land extending to just over 2 acres. The property comprises a 3 bedroom detached cottage and a 1 bedroom 2 storey annexe. There is a range of outbuildings, including a garage, a large workshop and a large steel & concrete framed shed/store. There are gardens, hobby & laundry room and a large paddock. The property requires some modernisation.


The property is situated in Whixall and is within easy driving distance of Whitchurch, Ellesmere and Wem, all of which have an excellent range of local shopping, recreational and educational facilities.

Close by is the newly refurbished and improved Whixall Marina where there is a cafe & accommodation.

Brief Description

Roden House offers the new owners the opportunity to acquire a little bit of local history. The property was built in 1883 and is located a stone's throw away from the Ellesmere Canal (Prees Branch) where you can access the tow path for walking, running & cycling.

The main house comprises a boot room with shower room off, kitchen with large pantry, dining room and sitting room with log burning stove. To the 1st floor are 3 bedrooms and a family shower room. Attached to the the property via the conservatory is a 1 bedrooom 2 storey annexe with kitchen, ground floor bedroom & en-suite and a living room and small bedroom / store to the 1st floor.

Both properties have great features and include double glazed windows and oil-fired central heating systems.

Externally, for those with various hobbies, interests or for home working, there is a range of spacious outbuildings, including a double garage, large tandem garage / workshop and a large workshop / store ideal for classic cars, caravans / motor homes.

The property also has gardens and a large paddock ideal for a pony or two!

Accommodation Comprises

Double glazed entrance door opens into the conservatory which gives access to both the house and the annexe. There are double glazed windows to the courtyard and drive, tiled floor, light point and radiator.

Door to

Boot Room

10'3'' x 6'4'' (3.12m x 1.93m)

Quarry tiled floor, window and radiator.

Shower Room & Cloaks

Suite comprising shower enclosure, wash hand basin, low flush W.C and quarry tiled floor.

Door from boot room to the


14'4'' x 8'8'' (4.37m x 2.64m)

Range of base and wall mounted units, work top surfaces, lpg 5 ring hob, electric oven and drainer sink unit. There are exposed beams to the ceiling and windows to the courtyard.

Door to the


9'4'' x 5'7'' (2.84m x 1.70m)

Quarry tiled floor, window, shelving and plumbing for the washing machine.

Dining Room

14'3'' x 9'9'' (4.34m x 2.97m)

Open fire place, exposed beams, window to the front and radiator.

Sitting Room

14'5'' x 13'7'' (4.39m x 4.14m)

Feature log burning stove, exposed beams, parquet flooring and windows to the front and side.

1st Floor Landing

Stairs ascend from a small inner hall off the sitting room to the 1st floor landing where there is wood laminate flooring and a radiator.

Bedroom One

14'6'' x 10'1'' (4.42m x 3.07m)

Windows to the front & side with views over the adjoining countryside. There is also a radiator.

Bedroom Two

14'5'' x 10'1'' (4.39m x 3.07m)

Window to the front overlooking the countryside. There is also a radiator.

Bedroom Three

9'2'' min x 8'8'' min (2.79m min x 2.64m min)

Window to the side and radiator.

Shower Room

Suite comprising shower enclosure, wash hand basin, low flush W.C and window to the rear. There are double doors to the large airing cupboard & linen store.


Door from the drive and a separate door from the conservatory to the entrance hall where there is an understairs store with oil-fired boiler.


9'5'' x 6'1'' (2.87m x 1.85m)

Range of base and wall units, space for an electric cooker, drainer sink unit and space for a fridge. It has a tiled floor, radiator and windows that overlook the paddock.

Ground Floor Bedroom

14'9'' x 9'7'' (4.50m x 2.92m)

Part tiled & laminate flooring, window and side entrance door.

Door to the

En Suite Shower

9'3'' x 6' (2.82m x 1.83m)

Suite comprising shower enclosure, wash hand basin and W.C. There is a window, towel radiator, tiled flooring and linen shelving.

1st Floor Sitting Room

16'2'' x 14'9'' (4.93m x 4.50m)

Stairs ascend from the hall to the landing and sitting room. Windows overlooking the outbuildings and land, parquet flooring and radiator.

Bedroom / Store

9'3'' x 6' (2.82m x 1.83m)

Limited headroom! There is a sky light and radiator.


The property is accessed from the lane to a drive for a number of cars. The drive continues to both garages. There is an area of garden to the front & side of the house. Immediately to the rear of the property is a small courtyard area giving access to the laundry & hobby rooms. There are also solar panels to the roof of the house which heat the domestic hot water.

To the side of the tandem garage is a secret hidden garden with water feature, covered seating area and decking.

Hobbies Room

9'2'' x 6'6'' (2.79m x 1.98m)

Power, lighting & window.

Laundry Room

9'4'' x 8'8'' (2.84m x 2.64m)

Power, lighting & window.

Double Garage

18'3'' x 17'8'' (5.56m x 5.38m)

Two wooden double doors, power & lighting.

Tandem Garage / Workshop

39' 19' (11.89m 5.79m)

Built in 2000, this is a block built structure with a pitched roof. It has a single garage door, power & lighting.

Workshop & Shed

43'9'' x 20' (13.34m x 6.10m)

Steel-Framed, with concrete walls and a pitched roof. It has power & lighting, large opening door and 2 side doors. There are solar panels to the roof of the building which feed power back into the grid.


A bit further down the lane is a separate access to a small area of ground that gives access to the outbuildings and the paddock. The paddock is located directly to the rear of the buildings and is surrounded by mature hedges on two sides and a fence to the other. There is a post & wire fence marking the boundary to the outbuildings of Roden House.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230

You can also find Halls properties at

WH1318 110622


From Whitchurch drive south on the B5476 Tilstock Road for approx 6.5 miles. There is a pub on the right hand side called the Bull & Dog and just past that turn right into Post Office Lane for about 1 mile and go past the Whixall Social Centre. Follow the road for a further mile or so and turn left at the T junction. Follow the road for approx 1/2 of a mile and turn left and Roden House is on the right hand side.

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Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. The property has drainage to a septic tank. None of the services have been inspected by Halls.

Council Tax

The property is currently listed as a Band 'E' on the Council Tax Register with £2,381.76 payable in the current year 2022-23. For confirmation of these figures and any other Council Tax questions, together with details from the planning office contact Shropshire Council on 0345 678 9002.


The property is being sold with Freehold tenure, with vacant possession being granted upon legal completion.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

01948 663230

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