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Knowbury Hall – A Perfect Petite Estate

28/09/2020

Knowbury Hall is a beautifully restored country house in an idyllic rural setting, in one of the West Midlands most sought after areas.

 

Exceptional Property For Sale in Shropshire Village, Just Outside of Ludlow

Launched to the market by Balfours, it comes with 100 acres of permanent pasture and a full complement of traditional outbuildings, including stabling, garaging and barns, plus a two bedroom cottage.

Knowbury Hall is four miles east of Ludlow, situated on the edge of its namesake village nestled under the Clee Hill, with Shrewsbury, Hereford and the Midlands easily accessible. Boasting 180 degree views across the valley, the accommodation is well laid out with the generous entrance hall giving access to three reception rooms and a large kitchen breakfast room. The utility benefits from access from the hall and a rear door, while the study links to the conservatory. There are five bedrooms on the first floor, two en-suite, plus the family bathroom.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley, comments: “This is one of those exceptionally rare finds. A perfectly formed petite estate with all the components from stunning Georgian house with sash windows, high ceilings, cellars and wonderful gardens and grounds, but also the ancillary buildings which are such an essential component, both to service and provide privacy. Nonetheless there is also a Cider Mill – which should the new incumbents not wish to fill the cellar, has development potential.

“As a family home Knowbury Hall has much going for it, close by there is a choice of independent and state schools, golf courses and National Hunt race course, plus good rail links to the major cities,” he adds. Balfours are marketing with a guide price of £2 million; call Scott at Balfours Ludlow Estate Agents office  on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Tucked Away Rural Idyll

25/09/2020

Escape to the country really couldn’t get better than the idyllic location of Top Meadow House. It’s tucked away in a corner of North Herefordshire, yet cosy to Shropshire and the Welsh borders in the hamlet of Buckton.

 

Property For Sale in Herefordshire Boats Patchwork Panormic Views

This detached four bedroom home boasts patchwork panoramic views which are likely to be little changed since its origins in the 17th century.  Buckton is just two miles from the pretty village of Leintwardine, with a vibrant community and services including garage and renowned butcher. Ludlow is just 12 miles, with the county towns of Shrewsbury and Hereford easily accessible; as is the Midlands with excellent rail connections nearby.

The timber frame, stone and brick are a pleasure on the eye and internal character doesn’t disappoint. Beyond the porch and reception hall are the breakfast room, kitchen, with Aga, plus three reception rooms, including the garden room – with French doors to the terrace. The first floor provides a spacious master room with generous en-suite, a second en-suite room and two more bedrooms served by the family bathroom.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley, comments: “Top Meadow House is a truly charming property where beams and inglenooks are highlighted with light and space. The half-acre of gardens and grounds, terrace, lawns, garden pond, vegetable garden and a wonderful three bay cart garage with workshop, perfect for the garden and all manner of leisure pursuits.” Balfours Estate Agents Ludlow office are marketing with a guide price of £650,000, call 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Unique Principal House with Cottage and Plantsman’s Paradise

24/09/2020

One of Montgomery’s finest period residences, with striking open views to the Shropshire Hills, together with its own cottage, has been launched to the market.

 

A Plantsman’s Paradise

The Grade II* listed Clawdd Y Dre is known to date back to 1590 and so boasts a history reflecting the fabric of the house. This six bedroomed property for sale in Powys comes with a three bedroom beautifully presented cottage – ideal for family or guests.

Situated on Lions Bank, on the South Eastern ramparts of the Old Town Walls, Clawdd Y Dre is blessed with, in the words of head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, “a plantsman’s paradise.” This includes mature trees and hedging, fruit trees, an oak gazebo overlooking views stretching five miles across the valley to the Shropshire Hills.

The highlights internally include original Tudor Rose oak panelling from the dissolution of Chirbury Priory in the 1500s. Briefly the property comprises of reception hall with three principal reception rooms off, study, conservatory, adjoining kitchen and breakfast room, plus pantry. The master room is en-suite, while two additional bedrooms on the first floor share a bathroom. The second floor provides a further three bedrooms, with a third bathroom. A cellar is to be found below stairs.

Alistair adds: “This is a very unique property with much going for it. The town is vibrant, with obvious pride and opportunity for a fabulous lifestyle reflected not only in the independent shops and businesses, but the magnificent surrounding countryside spanning the border; yet only 22 miles from Shrewsbury and not much further to Ludlow, Welshpool is eight miles.”

A double garage and off street parking are part of the package which comes with a £750,000 guide price. Call Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury office on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page

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Prime Location and Perfect Presentation

23/09/2020

It doesn’t get much better for anyone seeking an immaculately presented period home within walking distance of Shrewsbury town centre, the River and Quarry Park – Six Belle Vue Gardens, offers it all.

 

Secluded Oasis to the Rear

Originally built in the 1930s this four bedroom house has been totally refurbished in the past four years, from roof to electrics and much more.  Throughout its Arts and Crafts heritage glows through with high ceilings, solid wooden floors, bay windows and original fire place surround.

Situated in a corner plot, the accommodation comprises of reception hall with two good sized reception rooms, both with bay windows a kitchen breakfast room with French doors to the terrace, utility and boot room, plus double garage. The first floor includes en-suite master bedroom which together with the second bedroom mirrors the bays below, together with a further two bedrooms and family bathroom with bath and shower.

On the market with Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury office, head of sales, Alistair Hilton comments: “Not only is the fabric of this house of great merit, but the location is spot on too, there is a good choice of both private and state primary and secondary education all within close proximity, while Shrewsbury town centre itself is half a mile to walk or cycle.

“Of course the main road network is close by too and to that end the front of the property can accommodate five cars and offers easy access to the double garage. As a corner plot private landscaped gardens wrap around to a secluded oasis at the rear,” he adds. Six Belle Vue Gardens is marketed with a guide price of £750,000, call Balfours on 01743 353511 to discuss this beuatiful house for sale in Shrewsbury.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Two Bed Refurbished Country Cottage To Let

18/09/2020

A newly refurbished two bedroom rural cottage is available to rent with Balfours residential lettings, Shropshire.

 

Exceptionally Finished Property To Let

The Burrow, Horderley sits in an idyllic rural South Shropshire location, while being just three miles from Craven Arms and seven miles from Church Stretton.

The refurbished cottage is finished to an exceptionally high standard throughout with stylish new contemporary fixtures and appliances. Throughout old beams and character have been retained and enhanced while achieving a semi-open plan design. Double glazing and a log burner ensure this to be a cosy home.

There are two bedrooms on the first floor together with the family bathroom. Outside there is a lawned area, shed, patio and parking for two cars. For more information call Balfours Residential Lettings on 01743 277069.

For further details please visit our Property Lettings Page.

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Prime Location Immense Charm

14/09/2020

Two bedroom, end of Terrace Wisteria Cottage is a jewel of a house for sale situated in a charming location within one of Ludlow’s finest residential areas.

 

Sympathetically Restored Period Features

Found on Lower Broad Street the house looks towards the River Teme and enjoys views of Whitcliffe Common. This unique grade II listed, three storey town house is indulged with many period features having been sympathetically restored.

Today the clever open plan ground floor living room and dining room are anchored by timber beams and a fireplace. Space is further enhanced by the peninsular division between the kitchen from the living space.

From the reception hall stairs ascend to the first floor bedroom, shower room and landing which provides an office space; a second flight reveals the spacious second bedroom with stunning vault ceiling, Juliet balcony and en-suite.

Agent, Scott Kemsley, Balfours Ludlow sales manager reflects: “This is by no means of cottage proportions, from large doors and sash windows to high ceilings there is immense character throughout.”

“It is the garden which reflects its title, not only the Wisteria clad wall, but the south facing garden is an oasis where cobbled bricks and gravel host an array of herbaceous and perennial plants deserving to this grade II property. There is also the added bonus of a garden studio office.” Balfours estate agents Ludlow office are marketing Wisteria Cottage with a guide price of £475,000, call 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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