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One of Minsterley’s most picture perfect timber framed houses has been launched to the market by Scott Kemsley of Balfours.

The four bedroom grade II listed home comes with garden and a large barn providing garaging and significant internal space.

Says Scott: “Brook House is a gem of a property which dates back to the 17th century and has been thoughtfully and extensively restored optimising wonderful period features, whilst ensuring lifestyle comforts. It is also situated in the heart of the village within walking distance to the primary school, village store, public house and petrol station.”

The ground floor comprises three reception rooms - a bespoke kitchen diner, utility and cloak room and bathroom. On the first floor the master bedroom benefits from en-suite facilities, while fitted wardrobes feature in one of the three other bedrooms.

“Among Brook House’s period features are an inglenook fireplace, oak floorboards and exposed studwork and beams. A very precious bit of heritage is to be found in the dining room, which has a naïve painting showing,” Scott adds.

Outside, in addition to the barn, there is a large garden and parking for up to five cars. Pontesbury is just 1.5 miles, while Shrewsbury and Telford are 10 and 24 miles respectively. Brook House is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £340,000. For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01743 353511.

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Brook House main

Brook House garden terrace

Brook House Kitchen

Brook House Sitting Room


Thursday, 22 June 2017 16:10

New two and three bedroom homes launched

The anticipated latest phase of the popular Orchid Meadows development at Minsterley is launched to the market by Balfours this week. Four two bedroom and eight three bedroom new homes are now available within Orchid Meadows 29 new homes

Balfours agent, Scott Kemsley, says: “These are beautifully presented properties opening up a fabulous opportunity, to live in the popular village of Minsterley where there is a full complement of services including primary school, plus secondary school in neighbouring Pontesbury. Shrewsbury is less than ten miles away, with easy links to the bypass and trunk roads to the Midlands and the north.”

Built by Clutton Homes, the semi-detached two bedroom “Bolton” design provides two spacious reception rooms on the ground floor, namely the lounge and kitchen dining room. There is also a ground floor wc. "People today want spacious, near open plan living – the Bolton home achieves that for a two bedroom home with each room being more than four metres by four metres,” says Scott.

The three bedroom “Lancaster” design achieves the same principle of spacious living with the lounge offering more than 20 square metres of space. On the first floor, there is the added bonus that the master room is en-suite, still leaving only two rooms to share the family bathroom.

Scott adds: “We are thrilled to be marketing the Clutton Homes, where quality modern fittings and craftsmanship achieve a contemporary fresh finish.”

Balfours are marketing the two and three bedroom homes with a price guide of £145,000 to £170,000. For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01743 353511.




Friday, 23 June 2017 16:06

Child’s Ercall, Shropshire


A contemporary five bedroom country house with a 1 acre (0.4 ha) paddock with views of the wonderful countryside and distant views of the Wrekin.

Friday, 23 June 2017 16:04

Dorrington, Shropshire


A striking three storey four bedroom Grade II Listed property with versatile outbuildings.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:50

Fitz, Shropshire


A level 8 acres (3.24 ha) of field suitable for grazing or arable crops with river frontage.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 10:48

Minsterley Shropshire


A chain-free modernised cottage with lots of light above Minsterley benefitting from views of the Welsh Hills with garage, garden, paddock, ponds and copse.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 10:25

Mint finish accomplished

Mint presentation and mint condition - 1 Minton Court is aptly named. This outstanding new build, five bedroom home is found south west Shrewsbury, in St Andrew’s Road, walking distance from Radbrook Green shops.

On the market with Balfours, head of sales, Alistair Hilton enthuses: “1 Minton Court represents an exceptionally high standard of 21st century smart fittings, from CCTV and alarm system, to underfloor heating, Sky and a standalone rainwater harvesting system.  The approach is fresh too, with Danish timber aluminium-clad windows sealed with Danish timber.”

Internally the property achieves wow factor with a contemporary finish to fixtures and fittings. The kitchen successfully blends sleek with dynamic to provide a spacious area for making family meals feel special. There is no compromise within the three bathrooms, two en-suite and the family bathroom, design and craftsmanship speak for themselves.

There are four bedrooms on the first floor, one en-suite with fitted wardrobes, plus a family bathroom. The second floor provides a spacious dedicated whole floor suite, with large bedroom en-suite bathroom and walk-in dressing room, which could be a second study or mini gym.

Returning to the ground floor, a generous entrance hall provides access to four reception rooms, the sitting room and dining room each benefitting from French doors to the terrace and landscaped garden.

Alistair adds: “We are delighted to be marketing 1 Minton Court, it is so well presented it cannot fail to impress. Its’ proximity, just over two miles from Shrewsbury town centre, places it in a hugely sought after area. The location is within minutes of Shrewsbury’s bypass network and comes with a double garage and visitor parking.”

Balfours are marketing 1 Minton Court with a guide price of£565,000. For more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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Minton Front

Minton Kitchen

Minton Lounge

Minton Bedroom

Friday, 16 June 2017 16:31

Tide of change after half a century

The Boat House, a captivating three bedroom home, is launched to the market for the first time in half a century.

It is situated on the edge of Wroxeter village, in a secluded spot, with stunning outlooks to the River Severn found at the bottom of the garden. The entrance to The Boat House is opposite St Andrew’s Church in the village, a handsome drive sets the scene.

This pretty property with a mop hat roof provides two reception rooms, each with bay window views out to the River Severn. The entrance hall boasts parquet flooring and glazing to two aspects. There is a cloakroom off and stairs to the three bedrooms on the first floor, together with a family bathroom. The fitted kitchen includes integrated appliances, an abundance of storage in the walk in pantry and is located adjacent to the dining room.

“You can’t fail to be wooed by the idyllic location of which The Boat House is a part,” says Duncan. Wroxeter, formerly called Vericonium was the fourth largest city in Roman Britain, “they obviously had an eye for location,” Duncan says adding that Shrewsbury and Much Wenlock are just six and seven miles, while Telford and the M54 are ten miles.”

The Boat House comes with a large garden including greenhouse, ample parking and a three bay garage with terrace top.

There is also the possibility to fish from the River bank of The Boat House, marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £500,000. For more information call Duncan Scobie on 01743 353511.

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Boat House Main

Boat House River Severn

Boat House Garage and Driveway

Boat House Dining Room

A rural village development site, with outline planning for 25 homes is on the market at £875,000.

Set in the heart of Tilstock village, two and a half miles from Whitchurch and within commuting distance of the major road network north and to the midlands, together with the county towns of Shrewsbury, Chester and Stafford. The area provides an excellent network of amenities including schools and shops.

Head of sales, Alistair Hilton of Balfours, says: “The development which extends to more than a hectare is found to the rear of the vicarage, in a good location with village life, including primary school, public house and Church all being in walking distance, as is open countryside.

“Outline planning is well designed, achieving National Policy Planning Framework and incorporating an excellent mix of two three and four bedroom homes, including four affordable homes. Garden space and off road parking is included for each dwelling, combined with generous open spaces, resulting in a well-thought-out and desirable development.”

For more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 14:46

Nestled away Lodge in the limelight

A large detached Georgian town house with parking and garage in the sought after area of Belle Vue has been launched to the market by Balfours.

The welcome at Belle Vue Lodge, 55 Trinity Street, Shrewsbury, is to a large entrance hall with three reception rooms and cloak room off, together with stairs to the first floor and cellar. As it is used today the dining room and living room are linked by double glazed doors, the whole extending nearly 11 metres.

An imposing character fireplace is the focal point of the sitting room, incorporating a large mantle mirror. Natural light is issued from two aspects and includes French doors leading out to the rear terrace and garden.

Beyond double doors, is a second reception room of similar dimensions, currently used as a dining room. The breakfast room has glazing to two aspects and links through to the kitchen with separate pantry. There are four bedrooms on the first floor served by a family bathroom with shower and bath, plus additional separate wc. An additional bedroom is to be found on the second floor.

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, says: “For anyone seeking the convenience of the county town with its many associated amenities and a good sized family home, which could successfully be configured to provide home work space too, Belle Vue Lodge is a great opportunity.” It has charming mature gardens, a recently built garage and parking for three cars. I would recommend early viewing.”

Belle Vue Lodge is marketed with a guide price of £495,000, for more information call Alistair Hilton at Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Belle Lodge Front

Belle Lodge Rear

Belle Lodge Lounge

Belle Lodge breakfast room

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