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3 Dukes Cottages – Smallholding over the north Shropshire border
Abigail Barker

3 Dukes Cottages – Smallholding over the north Shropshire border

A cottage with paddocks and outbuildings in the heart of the Cheshire Marches’ open countryside is on the market with Balfours. Number Three Dukes Cottages, Halghton, sits in Wales, very close to the Shropshire and Cheshire borders. This semi-detached home has three reception rooms, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and guess what? Three stables too.

Enjoying rural views, the cottage dates back to the 1750’s. Its age is reflected in the sitting room with beamed inglenook. The snug with original beams; both rooms benefit from Clearview log burners. The dining room has a dual aspect view. Which includes French doors to a terrace seating area and garden with fabulous rural views. The generous kitchen breakfast room gives direct access to the dining room and to the pantry.

Completing ground floor space is a hallway, with access to kitchen, sitting room and bathroom. Stairs ascend from the sitting room to the first floor where there are two double bedrooms, benefitting from ensuite facilities and a single bedroom.

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton explains: “Three Dukes Cottage comes with 3.4 acres, within this is a large barn, currently used as a carport, a yard with former livestock buildings, part of which has been repurposed to provide three stables and a haybarn. There is a paddock adjoining the front yard and a further paddock off the side lane. A field of just under two acres is just down the lane.

“The property is in a beautiful rural location; Whitchurch is some seven miles and Wrexham less than ten miles. The county towns of Shrewsbury and Chester are both within easy commute as are a number of state and private schools,” Alistair adds.

Balfours are marketing Three Dukes Cottage with a guide price of £550,000, for more information call 01743 353511.

Abigail Barker