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25/10/2019

High ceilings and generous glazing are hallmarks of Victorian architecture. Number 127, Bell Vue Road is no exception and the appeal of this spacious semi-detached is sealed with its location, just a short walk from Shrewsbury’s town centre, river walks and the quarry park.

Victorian Features Throughout

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, reflects: “The vestibule and hallway each have exquisite period tiled flooring – and create a welcoming first impression, indeed Victorian features are perfectly presented throughout; the exception being a kitchen extension which achieves a pleasing contemporary twist with natural light billowing in from both sheek oak framed glazing to the patio and garden, plus skylights.”

A broad opening links the kitchen to the dining room – here similar outlooks to the walled garden are viewed through traditional elegant glazing. A doorway from the dining room returns to the hall, where the sitting room is accessed – true to its period, a well-balanced delight.

The master bedroom with en-suite is found on the first floor, together with a second bedroom and bathroom. The second floor offers up a further two bedrooms with a shared shower room. The lower ground provides a third reception room, ideal as a games room, studio, or spare bedroom, together with a study, utility and bathroom. 127 Belle Vue, which includes private parking, is for sale with Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury with a guide price of £685,000, call 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

127 BVR Main

127 BVR Rear View

127 BVR Entrance

127 BVR Kitchen

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Limited Edition Contemporary Home For Sale In Church Stretton

22/10/2019

An enviable location with views across the township of Church Stretton to the surrounding hills is on the market. Number 3 The Donkey Patch is a truly contemporary four bedroom home, where a wrap round balcony ensures opportunities to take pleasure from this panoramic feast.   

Designed to maximise its location’s topography, porch and entrance hall offer a welcome and access to each of the ground floor rooms, namely the kitchen, breakfast room, sitting room and study. Both the breakfast room and the sitting room benefit from direct access to the balcony. While glazing is well appointed throughout – the sitting room also benefits from a sleek fitting wood burning stove.

Enviable Views

A lower ground floor comprises a utility, large garage, store room, entrance hall and wc, there is a further wc on the ground floor. Four bedrooms and three bathrooms are to be found on the second floor, two of which are en-suite. The master-room optimises those enviable views, while offering a very secluded space.

Balfours Ludlow Estate Agents sales manager, Scott Kemsley, comments: “This is truly a limited edition location, made more unique as a contemporary home which delivers the opportunity of a high standard of living and well-being.

Church Stretton has a great array of individual shops and restaurants, plus a railway station in walking distance. Add to this the outstanding walking, golf and other sporting opportunities and you have something very special. We should be grateful that the donkey wasn’t too stubborn about moving on! 3 Donkey Patch is marketed with a guide price of £715,000, call Balfours on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

3 The Donkey Patch Main

3 The Donkey Patch View

3 The Donkey Patch Kitchen

3 The Donkey Patch Living Room

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Accountant’s Dedication Rewarded

17/10/2019

Balfours has appointed Laura McIver-Driscoll to deputy head of accounts.

The promotion comes two years after Laura qualified as an accountant while working fulltime for the land agency at its New Windsor House office, Shrewsbury, while studying online with Bangor University.

Laura is delighted that her six years with Balfours has been rewarded: “I love my job – it has many challenges and this year is no exception with HMRC transition to digital tax. These days understanding and operating electronic accounting data isn’t enough – patience and a sense of humour are essential assets too.”

Business manager, Craig Varley, acknowledges: “The promotion recognises Laura’s drive and dedication, not only during her four year’s initial training to qualify as Chartered Certified Accountant, but since then she has played an integral part within the accountancy team. That has included working closely with head of accounts, Ian Williams to successfully take on new clients amid the hugely challenging digital transition.”

Laura adds: “No two days and no two clients are the same which, for me, makes the work both fascinating and rewarding.” 

 

Laura McIver Dris

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Character, Potential And Options Offers Home For Sale In Shifnal

14/10/2019

A unique characterful property tucked away off the main street in the village of Kemberton, three miles from Shifnal is on the market. Garden House is a delightful treasure dating back to 1713, currently provides three bedrooms and has the potential to extend, or create a second property.

Sought After Village Location

Kemberton is one of east Shropshire’s most sought after villages with a raft of amenities including rail services to London Euston. The M54 also offers excellent links to the Midlands and the North including three major airports.

Balfours estate agent, Charlie Giffard, comments: “This is a truly charming property full of character and enormous potential. The large barn attached is a great open canvas, it has full planning permission for four extra bedrooms incorporated within The Garden House – of course there is also the potential of homework space.”

First impressions of the L shaped property delight the eye across the landscaped frontage. Wow factors are to be found with the floor to ceiling, gable glazing to the dining room. A reception hall provides the welcome linking to the sitting room, with an open plan drawing room beyond. The kitchen is found directly across the hallway while the dining room is opposite.

Ascend the stairs and a vaulted walk designed into the eaves and bathed in light leads to the bedrooms. These comprise of the master room with en-suite, plus two additional bedrooms and a generous family bathroom.

Charlie adds: “True to its name The Garden House has a delightful country garden nearly spanning the length of the property and incorporating a Laburnum walk and a bamboo gazebo with seating for up to nine people. There is also a paddock which would be perfect for a pony, or simply extra leisure space.”

The whole is marketed with a guide price of £625,000, for more information call Balfours estate agents Shrewsbury on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

Garden House Main

Garden House paddock

 

Garden House hall

Garden House garden

Garden House kitchen

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Character Development for Sale in Sought after South Shropshire Village

08/10/2019

A unique and substantial heart of village development of up to ten houses in the heart of South Shropshire has been launched to the market by Balfours Estate Agents Ludlow office.

Clungunford Farm House, together with a one bedroom annex, three bedroom detached barn conversion, two barns with planning permission and outline planning for five additional new build houses, has great potential as a superb residential development project.

Idyllic Village Setting

Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley says: “The five bedroom farmhouse is a half-timbered house with immense character, this together with the annex is in need of renovation, or possible division subject to planning.

The whole is in an idyllic village setting, with Leintwardine and Craven Arms some four miles each, while Ludlow and Church Stretton are 11.5 miles and Shrewsbury 25 miles. Clungunford has a vibrant village hall incorporating bowling green and play area. Primary schools are to be found at Leintwardine, Clunbury and Stokesay, private and secondary education are to be found at Ludlow and Bucknell.

Scott adds: “The charm recognised by Houseman in his poem “Clunton and Clunbury, Clungunford and Clun are the quietest places under the sun,” remains very apparent today, consequently this is a much sought after area surrounded by a mosaic of beautiful countryside.” Balfours are marketing the Clungunford Farmhouse development with a guide price of £1,200,000. Call Balfours on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

Clungunford Farm House Main

Clungunford FH 2

Clungunford FH 3

Clungunford FH 4

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Stretton Valley Property With Panoramic Landscape

04/10/2019

Uplifting one hundred and eighty degree views across the Church Stretton valley and the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are enjoyed from The Croft.

Excellent Access Yet Wonderfully Tucked Away

This three bedroom house for sale in Shropshire is set in a generous quarter of an acre plot, off Clive Avenue, on the outskirts of Church Stretton. Its location at the end of a no through road ensures that privacy is not compromised and provides ample parking.

On the market with Balfours Estate Agents in Ludlow, sales manager Scott Kemsley comments: “This is a stunning location, which offers excellent accessibility to major trunk roads and the local train station, yet is wonderfully tucked away, while overlooking a panoramic landscape. Church Stretton is a vibrant town with many local amenities, while Shrewsbury and Ludlow are each less than half an hour away.”

A traditional hallway gives access to two of the three reception rooms and the kitchen. The living and family rooms each boast angled bay windows maximising views with a wow factor. While the dining room adjacent to the kitchen provides access to the terrace and glazing to three aspects.

The ground floor also has a utility/shower room and downstairs cloakroom. There are three bedrooms on the first floor together with a family bathroom with a separate wc. There is an additional large downstairs family room offering potential flexible accommodation for a multitude of purposes including a third reception room or a downstairs bedroom for a relation, guest quarters or perhaps even the opportunity for Bed and Breakfast.  

The Croft is on the market with a guide price of £550,000, call 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

 

The Croft Main

The Croft Rear

The Croft Breakfast Room

The Croft Bedroom

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