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Four Bedroom Period Home In Popular Area

02/11/2017

Balfours is marketing a double fronted, end of terrace, four bed period home, within walking distance of Shrewsbury town centre.

Number 25 Belle Vue Road, Shrewsbury is found in the popular residential area just south of the English bridge. Its’ location offers easy access to shops, restaurants plus River walks to the Quarry Park, theatre and train station. The pleasing frontage of this Georgian house is set out with the symmetry of traditional sash windows, laced with wisteria with an imposing front door as the focal point.

On the ground floor the living room and dining room are each found off the entrance hall as is the staircase and downstairs cloakroom with shower. To the rear of the dining room the conservatory provides wonderful outlooks to the garden with terrace to the fore.

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, describes: “The kitchen is to be found in a hugely successful basement conversion which is light and spacious with a central island offering a perfect preparation area. On the first floor two of the four bedrooms have mezzanine style platforms which are likely to be a popular feature, particularly among the younger generation. An indulgent family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath offers another playful feature.”

Those with green fingers can take advantage, not only of the extensive tiered garden, but also the greenhouse. 25 Belle Vue is on the market with a guide price of £425,000. For more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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Waterways Anchor 17th Century Cottage

30/10/2017

Totally flexible accommodation and hugely authentic credentials are among the endearing features of Minhafren Mill.

Located in Aberbechan, the property sits some seven miles from Montgomery and is within easy reach of Welshpool and Shrewsbury.

Dating from the early seventeenth century, this black and white half-timbered property became a fulling mill in the nineteenth century, utilising the Bechan brook and adjacent canal for the manufacture and transport of goods.  Today the waterways simply add an additional layer of rural idyll and charm to the property.

Balfours’ agent, Duncan Scobie, comments: “Minhafren Mill would suit anyone seeking either a four bedroom home or a flexible two bedroom property with a one bedroom self-contained annexe.” Today the integral barn conversion, which includes a drawing room with oil-fired stove, provides a further bedroom, shower room and studio; however, this easily accessible and flexible accommodation would work as third and fourth bedrooms.

Exposed beams, a living room with Clearview log-burner and a kitchen with oil-fired Rayburn all endorse the understated charm of the Mill, highlighted by the ample supply of windows. Outside there is a large, well-stocked and private garden surrounding the property and an integral garage with room for a workshop.

Duncan adds:  “Anyone who hankers after a comfortable lifestyle without compromise will be delighted with Minhafren Mill.  We are asking for offers in Excess of £345,000.” For more information call Duncan Scobie on 01743 353511.

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Log Business Opportunity

23/10/2017

The tenancy of a green energy business has been launched to let in East Shropshire.

The Raby Estate, located under the Wrekin is looking for an operator and tenant for its log business due to restructuring. The opportunity comes with a timber stacking yard and substantial shed for the processing and drying of wood.

Not only does the business come with its own name Wrekin Logs and website, wrekinlogs.co.uk, but also with the opportunity to purchase equipment required for wood processing and a customer base of nearly 300 regular customers.

Agent, Richard Jones-Perrott of Balfours, says: “This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking their own business with an interesting and varied lifestyle.  The yard and large portal frame shed is in an excellent location with easy access to the main road network.

“Without doubt wood burners and green energy are increasing in popularity as people seek not only to enjoy the atmosphere of a real fire, but also the green credentials and spreading of energy costs. We have a loyal customer base which has grown year on year, with revenue virtually doubling in the last five years.

He adds: “The initial lease is for a three year term. The landlord has an open mind as to the rent payable and looks forward to receiving proposals from interested parties by noon on 10th November 2017.” For further information call Richard on 01743 241181.

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Five Plot Ten Acre Development

19/10/2017

An extensive plot in a prime location with outline planning permission for up to five dwellings is on the market with Balfours.

Extending to 9.7 acres, Field Cottage Development, Underhill Street, is ten minutes’ walk from Bridgnorth town centre. Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton comments: “Planning includes demolition of the cottage currently on site, providing a clear run for a good to go development in a much sought after location.

“The site extends to 9.7 acres and has the potential for facilitating equestrian and good life activities as part of the residential package; indeed there is potential for additional development subject to appropriate planning.”

He adds: “Underhill Street not only offers excellent access to Wolverhampton and the Midlands, but also to respected primary and secondary schools plus Bridgnorth’s sports and leisure facilities which are all nearby.”

The property is marketed with a guide price of £550,000. For more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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Lettings Team Has New Recruit

17/10/2017

Balfours residential letting department has appointed Bryony Davenport to its Shrewsbury based team.

Bryony, who graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a first class degree earlier this year, has taken on the role of Lettings Administrator and Negotiator. Head of lettings, Charlotte George MARLA, says: “We have had a busy year in the lettings department and Bryony has stepped effortlessly into her role, already proving to be a great asset.”

Commuting from just over the Welsh border, near Chirk, Bryony admits to loving her new job. “There is a great variety in my work; I like most liaising with clients, landlords and prospective tenants, getting to know their requirements over the phone and co-ordinating with other members of the Balfours team.

Outside office life, Bryony enjoys running and walking her dog, also travelling with a special fondness for Italy.

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Balfours Extends Residential Territory

13/10/2017

One of the region’s leading independent estate agents has appointed a key player to extend and build territory into East Shropshire and West Staffordshire. Balfours has engaged Charlie Giffard to support and develop residential sales in the region.

Charlie has more than ten years experience working in Central London property agency and ultimately managed a prestigious Fulham estate agency. Returning to home turf, he brings an equally valuable wealth of local and regional knowledge gleaned as the 30th generation to have grown-up at Chillington Hall, Codsall Wood, near Wolverhampton.

Balfours business manager, Craig Varley, says he is thrilled to welcome Charlie to the team. “We are building on our success in Shropshire and particularly our growth since moving to offices in Shrewsbury’s Square. Balfours have always operated in the area between Stafford, Wolverhampton, Bridgnorth and Telford; but the time has now come to put in place a dedicated resource to give home owners and prospective vendors in the area improved support.”

Charlie who was educated at Shrewsbury Schools and whose father is known to many as the retired Chief Constable of Staffordshire is delighted to be returning to take up the role with Balfours and to lend a hand with the Giffard family and Chillington Hall Estate. He brings with him his wife, Tessa and their two young boys.

Charlie explains: “For me representing the Balfours residential sales team so close to home is a great opportunity and the timing is perfect. It is hugely satisfying to guide vendors in their move and to help them achieve their aspirations. Moving is a challenging period in any one’s life, it is very satisfying to be there with them to ensure the whole process goes smoothly and to plan.”

Charlie welcomes residential enquiries and is happy to provide a free valuation on your home. He will be working from both a Balfours sub office at Chillington and the Balfours residential sales office in Shrewsbury’s Square. For more information call Charlie on 07833 784 120 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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