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Outstanding Park House To Let

04/04/2019

A nine bedroom house with views tolandscape, once described by a renowned author as “the most beautiful park in the world,” is available to let.

Park House is a substantial and distinctive former shooting lodge, built in the mid-19th century and taking centre stage to stunning outlooks to gardens and lake, with a parkland backdrop. The nine bedroom property is nestled by hills that surround it at Brampton Bryan, tucked in the corner where north Herefordshire meets South Shropshire and Wales.

It was Sir John Betjeman’s daughter, Candida Lycett-Green in her book “England, Travels in an Un-wrecked Landscape,” who described the Park House's historic medieval deer park as “the most beautiful park in the world.”

Magnificent Views In All Directions

Now available to let through Balfours, partner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. says: “The house has magnificent views in all directions of the ancient and dramatic park. Internally its architectural roots are evident with open fireplaces, quarry tiles and wood floors plus high ceilings.”

From the entrance hall the ground floor accommodates four reception rooms, namely the drawing room, morning room, dining room and study. In addition, the kitchen is equipped with an electric Aga and fitted units, with French doors to the terrace. The larder, utility and cloakroom equip this property for country life, as does the wine cellar, the latter being found below stairs.

Ascend to the first floor and both the master room and guest rooms are equipped with en-suite and dressing room facilities. On the first floor are an additional five bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second floor offers up an additional two bedrooms with two attic rooms found in the eaves of the dramatic steep gables.

William adds: “This is an outstanding property offering a unique opportunity to live in such inspiring surroundings, yet within commuting distance of Hereford, Shrewsbury, and the Midlands. The area also provides a good selection of private and state schools.”

Park House, Brampton Bryan, is available to let at £1,950pcm, with a paddock, stables and garaging available by separate negotiation. For more information call Balfours on 01981 570727.

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Park House View

Park House entrance

Park House lake

Park House recep room

 

 

 

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Walford House Infinite Opportunity

03/04/2019

Walford House, Hodnet, will be known to those who have travelled through, the village of Hodnet, for its wonderful plate glass window full of rocking horses.

Now on the market with Balfours, in addition to generous shop space, the ground floor provides a drawing room, kitchen with linked dining room, front, rear and side halls. Two staircases lead to the first floor where there are currently four bedrooms, a bathroom and shower room, a study, plus a lounge which could be a master bedroom. The second floor comprises of a further five bedrooms and a bathroom. Yes ten bedrooms in total, should one wish.

Retained Charm

Restoration works sympathetically undertaken by the vendors to retain the total charm of this late Georgian property include: roof, windows, plumbing and wiring. Says agent, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Balfours: “Sash and crittal windows and high ceilings are given features, together with oak flooring, plus original fireplaces. A fan shaped window crowns the large front door, opening to the hallway with beautifully restored front staircase.”

Beyond the infinite commercial potential for the new incumbents of Walford House, the village enjoys amenities including the renowned country Inn, The Bear, village shop and primary school. The county towns of Shrewsbury and Chester are highly accessible, as is the motorway north and to the Midlands. Balfours are marketing Walford House with a guide price of £525,000.

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Walford House Hodnet MAIN

Walford House Hodnet SHOP

Walford House Hodnet KITCHEN

Walford House Hodnet sitting

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Cottage In Popular South Shropshire Village

02/04/2019

Deceivingly spacious, 10 Church Walk is found on a quiet lane in the pretty and sought after village of Culmington, some six miles from Ludlow.

From the front door and entrance hall, this pretty semi-detached cottage opens to a large kitchen dining room with wood stove. To the opposite side of the hallway is the living room with French doors and wood burner. The hallway also gives access to a generous boot room which could be easily converted into a downstairs bathroom. 

Beyond the kitchen is a lobby off which is found the study which could provide a flexible fourth bedroom. There are three bedrooms on the first floor, together with a family bathroom. One bedroom benefits from a basin while a chimney breast and closet provide character to another bedroom.

Possibilities For Home Working Or Hobby

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Balfours Estate Agents Ludlow sales manager, says: “Ten Church Walk also includes a garden room measuring a significant 24 square metres, with glazing to two aspects it presents many possibilities for home working or hobby; the garden room is situated within the generous garden which is predominantly down to grass, plus off road parking.”

Scott adds: “Culmington has good travel links within the area, with the A49 linking the county towns of Hereford and Shrewsbury, with Telford, Wolverhampton and the Midlands all within a commuting radius.”

10 Church Walk is marketed with a guide price of £375,000, for more information call Balfours on 01584 707100.

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10 Church Walk Main

10 Church Walk Garden

10 Church Walk Living Room

10 Church Walk Kitchen

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Dormer Perfect For Shrewsbury Life

29/03/2019

Proximity to Shrewsbury town - a mile and a half away and wonderful views to the west are just two of the assets of 18 Cedars Drive. This recently renovated dormer bungalow is a well presented, ready to go home and has no chain. It also comes with double glazing, a garage and off street parking.

The accommodation incorporates a large living room, kitchen breakfast room, dining room and cloakroom. There is a ground floor bedroom and shower room. Two good sized bedrooms occupy the first floor together with a bathroom.

Space and Wellbeing

On the market with Balfours, head of sales, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.comments: “This is a very well presented dormer bungalow, which offer a real sense of space and wellbeing. This is balanced against its proximity, situated on the Ellesmere Road, close to town centre and therefore with easy via bus, taxi, driving or even walking.

The rear garden mainly down to lawn with a patio area, therefore can be kept minimal or provide a canvas for someone seeking to personalise the space. 18 Cedars Drive is marketed with a guide price of £295,000. For more information call Alistair Hilton on 01743 353511.

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18 Cedars Main

18 Cedars Lounge

18 Cedars Kitchen

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South Shropshire Views With Five Bed Home On The Market

25/03/2019

Stunning views of open countryside in South Shropshire provide a feel good factor before crossing the threshold to Wistan View.

The five bedroom property, with one ground floor en-suite bedroom is, situated in the hamlet of Leamoor Common, half a mile from Wistanstow. Craven Arms and Church Stretton are 3 and nearly six miles respectively while Ludlow is 12 and Shrewsbury 20 miles.

The entrance hall leads to the spacious living room featuring wood burning stove, glazing to two aspects and access to the garden. To the opposite side of the hall is the kitchen breakfast room, with direct access to the dining where there is a second log burner. Beyond the dining room a conservatory maximises both the views and the south easterly aspects.

180 Degree Views

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Balfours Ludlow Estate Agents sales manager, acknowledges: “Wistan View is in a great location with magnificent 180 degree views of open countryside; it also offers a wide selection of opportunities for commuting in numerous directions for school and work, both by road and rail.”

The property benefits from a master room with en-suite Jacuzzi bath on the first floor, together with three additional bedrooms and a shower room. Gardens wrap the house, incorporating off road parking and sun terrace where Wistan View sells itself.

Wistan View is marketed with a guide price of £475,000, for more information call Balfours 01584 707100.

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Wistan View Main

Wistan View Living Room

Wistan View Side Exterior

Wistan View View

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Sundawn – Guaranteed To Brighten Everyday

22/03/2019

Sundawn is as fresh and crisp as its name suggests – this is thanks to the wow factor of westerly views from the sun lounge.

This five bedroom home which includes one ground floor bedroom and bathroom is located on the edge of Ruyton XI Towns, tucked two miles off the A5 offering easy routes to Oswestry, Shrewsbury, the Midlands and North West.

Panoramic Views

From the entrance hall is the beautifully fitted large kitchen dining room full of natural light, leading through to the sun lounge which provides panoramic views – guaranteed to brighten every day. A sitting room snug is accessed both from the sun room and an adjacent study; the study also linking back to the entrance hall. A bedroom, bathroom and utility complete the ground floor accommodation.

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a fifth bedroom and a family bathroom. While the largest bedroom enjoys a balcony with the same vista as the sun lounge, another benefits from en-suite facilities.

“This is a unique and well-presented family home; its location is convenient to a significant number of private and state schools, including a primary school and the well-respected Packwood Haugh which are both less than a mile. Other village facilities include an Inn, garage, stores, post office and vet,” explains agent, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury.

Sundawn is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £455,000. For more information call Charlie Giffard on 01743 353511.

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Sundawn Main

Sundawn Garden and View

Sundawn Kitchen

Sundawn Bedroom

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