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Classic frontage cocoons contemporary appeal

31/03/2017

The best of both worlds is to be found in this classic double fronted period terrace house, which belies its internal presentation and contemporary appeal.

Number One St George’s Street is found in the quiet Mountfields area, near Frankwell. The town centre, the Quarry Park and River Severn – with glorious walks, are all close-by, plus a good selection of private and state schools within walking distance.

This period home makes no compromises on layout, from the reception hall the living room and dining room, are to either side, each with their traditional fireplaces and each with access to the kitchen breakfast room.

Wow factor is on the menu in the kitchen breakfast room: A central island provides both storage and worktop including the kitchen sink, while the cooker is recessed into the old fireplace. French doors to the patio provide a perfect outlook from the breakfast table – and of course on a sunny morning, croissants alfresco are only a step away on the patio.

Stairs ascend from the hall to three bedrooms, including one en-suite and a family bathroom. Beyond the patio is a garage. The A5 can be easily accessed, linking to the Midland’s road network; alternatively it is a short walk to the railway station with direct links to Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and London.

Number One is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £379,995, for more information call Alistair Hilton, head of sales at Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Assets and appeal of country contemporary

31/03/2017

Privacy, panoramic views and a swimming pool, pile on the appeal at Shotton Farm, near Halfway House. Key features don’t stop there. This four bedroom family home has a two bedroom guest or extended family annex, two acres, two offices with kitchenette and a double garage.

Located equi-distance, ten miles from Shrewsbury and Welshpool in the hamlet of Pecknall, Shotton Farm is found beyond a long private drive in an elevated position with fabulous views over the beautiful Breidden Hills and the Marches border country west of Shrewsbury.

Balfours agent Scott Kemsley, acknowledges: “This is a unique contemporary house, very well presented maximising its location. Both the kitchen breakfast room and the master bedroom maximise the views with 180 degree glazing. There are four reception rooms, plus reception hall, utility, pantry and freezer room. There is also a fabulous large snooker room.”

On the first floor two double rooms are en-suite and a further two bedrooms share the family bathroom. The annex comprises of hall, open plan living room with kitchenette, shower room and two bedrooms. Says Scott: “The total footprint at Shotton Farm, incorporating a double garage and two good sized offices account for 482 square metres.”

Balfours are marketing Shotton Farm with a guide price of £875,000, for more information call Scott Kemsley on 01743 353511.

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Shotton Farm Pool

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Two bedroom cottage no chain

30/03/2017

A truly traditional and unspoilt two bedroom cottage, set in nearly a quarter acre, is on the market with Balfours.

Holly Cottage is located less than 8 miles from the M6, in the pretty hamlet of Sugnall, under three miles from the popular market town of Eccleshall and some ten miles from Newport, Stafford and Market Drayton. Overlooking an unspoilt rural landscape, the property is accessed via a gravel driveway.

The dining, reception hall leads to the living room and kitchen.  The living room has a traditional fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with a good selection of storage cupboards and worktop; beyond is the utility which gives another useful space for storage and household services. There is also a brick garden store.

There are two first floor bedrooms, one has a pretty fireplace, both share a bathroom across the landing. Exposed internal timber framework and beams endorse this traditional cottage which is presented freshly decorated throughout.

Agent, Duncan Scobie, of Balfours says: “This is a fabulous cottage, both unspoilt and in a great location for anyone wishing to enjoy the countryside with wonderful rural walks, including Sugnall Walled Garden, close by; Yet with easy access to the motorway network and London via Stafford station.

Balfours are marketing Holly Cottage with a guide price of £225,000, with no upward chain. For more information call Duncan Scobie on 01743 353511.

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Prime location - prestigious apartment

29/03/2017

Prime location and refined living, best describe qualities of this one bedroom apartment within a Shrewsbury landmark listed building.

Number Six, Kingsland Bridge Mansions is located in a conservation area - within a short walk of Shrewsbury town centre – and even closer to the Quarry Park and River Severn. Accessed from the ground floor main Mansion entrance hall, the apartment also enjoys its own private hallway with all rooms off.

The main accommodation is a fabulous semi open plan set of rooms with the kitchen dining room divided by a gallery and two steps down to the sitting room area.

The living room is true to its architectural calibre with high ceilings, an abundance of natural light thanks to sash window and French doors to a charming balcony. From the balcony a wonderful vista reveals itself of the landscaped courtyard with lawns – a true sanctuary, but without the horticultural commitment in this shared space.

On the market with Balfours, head of sales, Alistair Hilton comments: “This is a prestigious and well-presented apartment, achieving a superb living space in the heart of the town. All amenities, from commerce to retail and from leisure to restaurants within walking distance, though the property does come with a parking space.

Six Kingsland Mansions is marketed with a guide price of £240,000, for more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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Lifestyle home and steading

29/03/2017

Seven and a half acres, of picturesque paddocks and garden surround Llanerch Farm, located some two miles from Church Stoke, near Hyssington a village nestled between Montgomery and Bishops Castle.

The four bedroom farmhouse provides a traditional farmhouse kitchen breakfast room with kitchen island and two oven Aga with combined central heating boiler. Ground floor space also incorporates a good sized entrance hall with cloakroom, dining room, living room and utility. Both the dining room and the living room have log burners, the dining room has French doors to the garden, while the living room has glazing to two aspects, ensuring an abundance of natural light.

The four bedrooms on the first floor are configured with one ensuite and a family bathroom. Outside there is a separate office, double garage, dutch barn and stables together with other outbuildings. The farmhouse is surrounded by mature gardens, with paddocks beyond.

Agent Scott Kemsley of Balfours, says: “This is a fabulous property and location for anyone who enjoys a rural lifestyle.  Wonderful walks and rides are on the doorstep throughout the renowned Marches area including Offa’s Dyke. Yet the unspoilt character market towns of Montgomery and Bishops Castle are each only some seven miles away, with Shrewsbury and Ludlow some 20 miles.”

LLanerch Farm is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £570,000. For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01743 353511.

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Bond on the Edge

27/03/2017

An impeccable James Bond style country house, with its own, skyfall private runway and helicopter access set within 44 acres has been launched to the market by Balfours.

Edge Farm is located 40 miles west of Birmingham, at East Wall, the stunning contemporary country house, built in 2014, also provides storage barns totalling 14,500 square feet, a three car garage, brick barn with planning consent for office or leisure use, plus stables under construction.

Agent, Duncan Scobie of Balfours, “Edge Farm wants for nothing, it is located in a fabulous private location between Church Stretton and Much Wenlock, yet only 40 miles from Birmingham. Residential accommodation extends to 9,000 square feet over four levels and 21st century technology fully embraced.”

A spectacular kitchen breakfast family room incorporating bi-fold walls of glass provides the hub with a further three reception rooms, plus a hugely generous reception hall. Each of the three bedrooms on the first floor is accessed off the gallery landing; all are en-suite with the master suite incorporating a dressing room.

There are a further four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the second floor. While the utility is on the groundfloor, the basement provides for a laundry room, plant room, plus spacious media and games rooms, office and store.

Edge Farm, East Wall, is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £2m, for more information call Duncan Scobie on 01743 353511.

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