Cross End, Prees


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
AJ Reid are delighted to offer this spacious detached cottage which has bags of character including a wealth of beams and original features to make it an ideal family home.

Originally thought to have been constructed circa 1650 as 3 Alms cottages, this unique, converted property now provides good-sized, spacious rooms and is located in the older part of the village with the church and primary school.

It has 4 comfortable double bedrooms, whilst the light and airy landing is virtually another reception room.

Downstairs, the kitchen/breakfast room has been recently refitted, creating a functional modern look, boasting the charm of original beams with a delightful country feel, created by the new range style cooker, nestled in the original inglenook fireplace recess.

This larger than average cottage sits on a good-size plot with a very pleasant private rear garden including ever green native oak, fruit trees, shrubs and old variety roses, as well as productive raised beds with new greenhouse.


The village itself has shops, post office, doctor, hairdresser, village hall, railway station and primary school. There is a club house within the recreational ground, which also incorporates a bowling club, along with cricket and football fields.

It is well placed for travel by car into nearby Whitchurch, Wem and Shrewsbury.

Spacious Entrance Hall

12' 5'' x 9' 4'' (3.78m x 2.84m)

Front and rear facing double glazed windows, open tread staircase to first floor, beamed ceiling, wood block parquet floor and 2 double radiators.

Sitting Room

23' 9'' x 15' 9'' (7.23m x 4.80m)

A splenid room for entertaining! Double glazed box bow window, 2 further side facing double glazed windows, uPVC double glazed french double doors leading to rear garden, exposed brick fireplace incorporating log burning stove on quarry tiled hearth, 3 wall light points, beamed ceiling and 2 double radiators.

Dining Room

14' 4'' x 10' 10'' (4.37m x 3.30m)

Beamed ceiling, wood block parquet floor, rear facing double glazed window, feature stone fireplace and double radiator.

Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room

15' 4'' x 10' 10'' (4.67m x 3.30m)

Comprising of new wall and undercounter cabinets, large pan drawer, full-size larder, pull-out bin and microwave cupboard. Traditional inglenook with original oak beam housing STOVES 'range' induction cooker. Matching large island breakfast bar with pleasant outlook. Integral dishwasher and oak laminate flooring with solid English oak skirting boards.

Utility Room/Cloakroom

7' 4'' x 5' 4'' (2.23m x 1.62m)

Corner wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, 2 front facing double glazed windows and beamed ceiling.

Impressive Landing

18' 8'' x 15' 3'' (5.69m x 4.64m)

and 15' 4" X 4' 3" (4.67m x 1.29m) Split level with access to 2 of the bedrooms and the bathroom. Exposed timber beams, 3 double radiators, loft access hatch, rear and 2 front facing double glazed windows.

Master Bedroom

15' 9'' x 13' 1'' (4.80m x 3.98m)

narrowing ro 11' 7" (3.53m) Fitted wardrobes with matching bedside chests, overhead linen cupboards, dressing table and chests of drawers. 2 side facing double glazed windows and double radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room

8' 2'' x 5' 9'' (2.49m x 1.75m)

White suite comprising shower cubicle with mains mixer shower unit, close coupled WC and wash hand basin inset in vanity unit with cupboard and drawers below. Side facing double glazed window, fully tiled walls, recessed ceiling spotlights and chrome towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom 2

15' 9'' x 11' 5'' (4.80m x 3.48m)

2 Side facing double glazed windows and double radiator.

Bedroom 3

15' 5'' x 11' 4'' (4.70m x 3.45m)

Front and rear facing double glazed windows, exposed roof purlins and double radiator.

Bedroom 4

13' 2'' x 10' 7'' (4.01m x 3.22m)

Rear facing double glazed window, radiator, storage shelves and wardrobe recess with hanging rail and curtain.

Family Bathroom

11' 1'' x 6' 1'' (3.38m x 1.85m)

Panelled corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC and separate fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit, pine panelled walls, part timber panelled walls, side facing double glazed window and airing cupboard having slatted linen shelves and lagged hot water cylinder.


Block paved and gravel driveway provides off-road parking for several cars and leads to the garage.

Easily managed front and side gardens with shrubbery, conifers and tall Beech hedge.

Neatly tended large rear garden with steps leading up to the raised lawn having mature trees, fruit trees, bushes, shrubs3 raised vegetable beds, metal garden storage shed and aluminium greenhouse.

Lower garden area with paved patio area to the side of the house, log store, external boiler and sandstone steps to the upper lawn.

Large Single Garage

18' 9'' x 11' 8'' (5.71m x 3.55m)

narrowing to 8' 6" (2.59m) Light, power, double glazed window, connecting door to garden and metal up-and-over door.


Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Central Heating

Oil fired boiler to radiators and also supplying hot water.

Legislation Requirement

To ensure compliance with the latest Anti-Money Laundering regulations, buyers will be asked to produce identification documents prior to the issue of sale confirmation.


Leave Whitchurch on the A41, signposted for Wolverhampton. Follow the dual carriageway and at the large roundabout turn right along A49. Follow the road for just under 2.5 miles and turn right into Whitchurch Road, signposted for Prees. After about half a mile, in the centre of Prees, turn left at the crossroads into Church Street and continue on past the church. Just before the turning into Lacon Street, turn right into Cross End just after the village school where the property can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.

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AJ Reid - Whitchurch

23 Green End, Whitchurch, Shopshire, SY13 1AD

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