Ellesmere Library Fullwood House, Victoria Street, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 0AA

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Auction sale - Monday 11th December 2017


Sold for £175,000

Upon the instructions of

  • Freehold
  • Period former library building with residential over
  • Suited to a variety commercial and residential uses
  • Vacant possession


7th December at 11am



Ellesmere is a historic market town located in north Shropshire at the junction of the A495 with the A528, some 15 miles north of Shrewsbury. Ellesmere has a wealth of Georgian and half timbered buildings, and together with the Mere (lake) one of nine in the vicinity, attracts many tourists including those fishing and sailing, to the area. The property lies in the town centre occupying a prominent position fronting Victoria Street, facing a large public car park.


Fullwood House is a prominent and attractive detached period property with a main building arranged over ground and two self contained upper floors and side extension over ground and first floors. Until recently the ground floor was the towns library, with multi let residential over. The property has painted rendered elevations, an attractive portico front entrance and bowed rear elevation. The property will benefit from the use of seven dedicated parking spaces to the right of the building (hatched green on the plan below)




The vacant ground floor may suit a variety of residential or commercial uses. Any proposals are subject to planning and other consents as the property is Grade 11 Listed and lies within the Ellesmere Conservation Area.


Refer to the legal documentation

Energy Performance Certificate

See website

Address Floor Use Accommodation
Fullwood House Ground First Second Former library with six rooms Residential Residential Internal depth 32ft (10m) Internal width 54ft (16.5m) Six rooms & 2 bathrooms* 3 rooms, bathroom*
* Not inspected internally


Seller's solicitor

Shropshire County Council

Sarah Musgrove

01743 252703


* Guide price

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* Reserve price

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