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True To Name - Brook House Myddle


Found at the centre of Myddle, Brook House, benefits from the many advantages of village life, including primary school, gastro pub, shop and village hall.

This four bedroom, chain free house is located equidistance, some nine miles from Shrewsbury and Ellesmere, beyond the village is open countryside with opportunity for great walks. The entrance hall provides access to the living room with bay window, with open plan to the dining room and conservatory overlooking the rear garden.

The kitchen can be accessed from both the entrance hall and the dining room. It is equipped with fitted units, a pantry and links directly to the utility room. A rear entrance hall links between the utility room and shower room. There are four good sized double bedrooms on the first floor, three with extensive fitted wardrobes. The rooms are serviced by a family bathroom with shower and bath.

Sought After Location

Agent, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Balfours comments: “This is a delightful property in a sought after village. There is a large integral garage, which with appropriate consents could become part of the living accommodation.” In addition there is a workshop and greenhouse, plus ample driveway space. To the rear of the house the terrace area links directly to the conservatory with the gardens beyond offering mature trees and a large lawn and, true to its name it is adjacent to the brook.

Balfours are marketing Brook House with a guide price of £385,000.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Brook House garden

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Brook House kitchen



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A Guide To The Property Market


A Shropshire agent has welcomed the release of two official guides on how to buy and sell homes in England and Wales.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., head of sales at Balfours says the guides, released by the government, provide the prospective vendor and purchaser with invaluable information on how to approach and undertake what for most is one of the most important transactions they will make.

He says: “Buying or selling a home is a hugely momentous event. It has many aspects, from the practical, to the financial and of course, the emotional. As agents we are there to advise our clients on the sale and we like to think we serve them well. However by then, the vendor has already made the decision to sell and selected an agent. This is an independent step by step guide.

He continues: “Most people are in the property market on an infrequent basis over a number of years, during that time regulations are likely to have changed. For example land registry fees and the stamp duty rates are likely to be different, plus of course the relatively recent introduction of EPCs.”

Arming consumers with the right sort of questions to ask will make them much more informed. This will include gathering the right team around them, from more obvious agent, solicitor and mortgage lender to insurance cover, building regulations completion certificates to warranties for damp and subsidence to name but a few.

“When the background work has not been fully organised it leaves the door open to hesitation – when things can unexpectedly unravel which is disappointing for all parties concerned. At Balfours we know that clients who have prepared all the paperwork are much more likely to secure a swift and easy sale,” adds Alistair.

“The guidance can be downloaded at alternatively call in to Balfours’ office in Shrewsbury or Ludlow, where they will be pleased to provide a free copy of the 20 page booklets.

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Wellington Three Bed Cottage


An exciting first time buyer opportunity is to be found in Mill Cottage, on the market with a guide price of £200,000. This is a chain free, three bedroom home tucked away at the end of a private lane.

A truly charming double fronted property, the generous accommodation comprises of entrance hall, off which two reception rooms are found to either side, while the kitchen is to the end of the hallway and the stairs in the adjacent lobby. The living room opens to a dining area with direct access to the kitchen and also features French doors to the garden. Beyond the fitted kitchen is a conservatory with store room and cloakroom off.

Character Fireplaces

The first floor gives rise to three double bedrooms, two with character fireplaces in the footprint of the reception rooms below. There is a family bathroom with bath and shower. Head of sales at Balfours, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., says: “This is a truly charming property with huge potential to improve; it is located in the heart of Wellington. The property is set in its own garden plot, awaiting makeover and comes with garage and off street parking, plus store and garden store.”

For more information call Balfours on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Mill Cottage garden

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Pasture Land For Sale


Balfours has launched to the market pasture land extending more than 11 acres, in the heart of the countryside.

The field is found two mile north of Wentnor and a mile south of the hamlet of The Bridges. Church Stretton and Bishop’s Castle are five and seven miles respectively.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., comments: “The field is well fenced with good roadside access and would be ideal for a local farmer or budding rural entrepreneur. It is situated in idyllic surrounds with the Long Mynd to the west. A stream runs on along part of the bottom edge with a slice of woodland, providing shelter and water for livestock.

Offers are invited, for more information call Balfours on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Village Property With Stunning Views


Stunning views and a village location are features of a three/four bedroom house launched to the market by Balfours in mid-Wales.

Stone built Groesffordd, is situated in Llangynog, a pretty village with two public houses and the River Eirth running through. There is easy access to Bala, 13 miles away, while Oswestry and Welshpool are 18 and 20 miles respectively, Shrewsbury is 32 miles.

The welcome is through the conservatory to the hallway. The dining room and living room are mirror reflections of each other, either side of the hallway; each enjoys a fireplace and large bay window ensuring lots of natural light. The kitchen/breakfast room, also accessed from the hall is to the rear of the house. From the kitchen an inner lobby leads to the downstairs cloakroom and back door.

Boiler Room Offers Potential

There are three double bedrooms on the first floor, a fourth bedroom is found beyond the third bedroom and has a Jack and Jill link to the bathroom. A good sized boiler room, integral to the house, but currently accessed externally, offers potential. The house is surrounded by garden, with a generous partially stepped rear garden, a large garage with additional parking.

Agent, Charlie Giffard of Balfours says: “Groesffordd is a well presented property, in a charming village location with fabulous walking country and tourist attractions close by.” Groesffordd is marketed by with a guide price of £200,000, call Balfours on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Ludlow Apartment For Sale In Key Location


An apartment in one of Ludlow’s finest residential areas, close to the town centre and rich in the cultural amenities of this medieval market town is on the market.

Number 10B Broad Street, offers open plan living with two bedrooms, it is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £150,000. The first floor property is accessed via a shared entrance into the apartment’s reception hall, off which the open plan kitchen, dining, living room, is found; with the two bedrooms and bathroom at the opposite end of the hall.

Character Feel

Beams combined with contemporary lighting provide a character feel to the open plan area, while granite worktops and integrated appliances, including a dishwasher and fridge, elevate the apartment’s appeal. The two bedrooms share a family bathroom.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. comments: “Apartments in such a key location are hard to come by, it would be ideal as a permanent residence; a potential buy to let investment, or a second home. Given its proximity not only to town centre amenities but also to the race course, golf course and great outdoors of South Shropshire, there is a much going for it.” For more information call Balfours on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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