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A Substantial Home With A Sense Of Place


This substantial five bedroom house effortlessly blends and compliments the Welsh countryside surrounding it within the pretty and peaceful hamlet of Deytheur.

Deytheur Grange is less than three miles south of Llansantffraid, where local services can be found. It is within easy commuting distance of towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Welshpool; while Chester is an hour’s drive.

Partially laced in climbers, this house beckons, breaking into a warm welcome when stepping across the threshold to the hallway. Here light plays on the parquet flooring with double doors leading to a short flight of stairs to a reception area overlooking the garden, and opening to the drawing room.

Magnificent Space For Entertaining 

A traditional fireplace is flanked by windows, while a conservatory engages with the main garden. The dining room links through double doors to the drawing room, opening up a magnificent space for entertaining – with the kitchen directly linked to the ding room and the hallway.

From the kitchen the family room links to a pergola, while the utility is also adjacent to the kitchen and provides external access. On the first floor the master suite incorporates bathroom and dressing room, the guest room is also en-suite, while an additional three bedrooms share a family bathroom with bath and shower.

Charlie Giffard, Balfours Associate Partner, Country House Sales comments: “Deytheur Grange is a substantial family home full of character; it is surrounded by a large garden and gravel forecourt; also benefitting from a double garage.” Balfours estate agents Shrewsbury are marketing the property with a guide price of £480,000, call 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Design And Conservation - Offer Enlightened Lifestyle


Outstanding Accommodation For Sale In Shrewsbury Conservation Area

The genius of 21st century design has elevated a bespoke 1960s house to the next level, in the convenient and much sought after Belle Vue conservation area.

Today Droyden House, 26 Belle Vue Gardens, boasts outstanding accommodation which maximises its south facing garden and the natural illumination that daylight provides. Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton reflects: “The vendors have undertaken a series of upgrades to achieve what is a truly uplifting three bedroom home, finished to exacting standards – and with the bonus of a delightful and most enviable south facing garden.”

The entrance hall gives access to the generous living room, the guest cloakroom, the stairs and service rooms. Beyond the living room, the sun room – is exactly that with glazing to two aspects and clever roof lights to further enrich the luminosities. 

Adjacent is the kitchen breakfast room, with a hob island and clean lines, behind which sit a full suite of electronics. French doors from the sun room lead to the terrace and the garden - a horticultural gem in its own right, where fruit trees, floral borders and a vegetable garden flourish.  This picture landscape is viewed from each of the three bedrooms, found off the upstairs landing which also leads to two bathrooms and a large walk in attic store.

A utility, pantry, side porch and workshop/garage retain services to dedicated areas, while outside there is parking for four cars. Just 12 minutes’ walk from the town centre, Droydon House is marketed with a guide price of £645,000, call Balfours estate agents in Shrewsbury on 01743 353511 for more information.

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Cottage For Sale In Idyllic Market Town


Enhanced character exudes from Thyme Cottage, a three/four bedroom cottage for sale in the charming market town of Audlem.

Testimony to this property’s popularity is its track record, attracting guests as a holiday let and generating worthwhile income through Sykes. Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, reflects: “Thyme Cottage is a very well presented property in a great location – an enchanting market town evolved from an historic village dating back to the Middle Ages.”

As a result Audlem boasts picture postcard streets and is located alongside the Shropshire Union Canal – there is a thriving social and commercial community, with amenities including restaurants, shops and schools and a multitude of other services; yet within walking and cycling distance of beautiful countryside.

A Magical Space To Escape

Character beams are to be found throughout, the reception room benefits from a bay window and woodburner. The kitchen dining room boasts wonderful outlooks to a pretty rear courtyard which offers an additional and magical space to escape.

A snug/living room with open fire is to be found on the first floor – which could equally be a fourth bedroom. There are three further bedrooms, one of which is en-suite plus a family bathroom and study.

Alistair adds: “Whether a hugely convenient home, with Crewe for trains and Manchester for flights or an investment, with excellent earning capacity. Thyme Cottage is a unique opportunity. It is marketed with a guide price of £425,000.” Call Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Equestrian Paradise Launched To Property Market


A superb equestrian facility near Presteigne with access to outstanding off-road hacking has been launched to the market.

Forest Green comes with more than sixteen acres, six stables and an attractive well maintained three bedroom property. The secluded location in the hamlet of Cascob enjoys outstanding views, maximised on the terrace where there is a 180 degree southerly panorama.

Delightful Contemporary And Spacious Living

On the market with Balfours, Scott Kemsley, Ludlow sales manager comments: “The accommodation has been modernised to provide a truly delightful contemporary and spacious living space.” This includes entrance hall, kitchen breakfast room, a large living room with dual aspect fireplace, study, cloakroom and three double bedrooms, including one en suite and a family bathroom, with potential for an annexe if desired.

Meanwhile the roomy stables, including one foaling box, are all laid with rubber matting and fitted with automatic drinkers.  In addition, the top grade facilities come with tack room, feed room, hay barn equipment store, and hot horse shower. Schooling and fitness are taken care of with an arena, cross country jumps, horse walker and of course the fabulous forest tracks accessed straight from the property, and quiet country lanes.

Scott adds: “This is a rare gem which will be of infinite joy to anyone seeking to pursue and enhance their equestrian activities.” 

Planning for a holiday chalet, now lapsed, offers an additional interest. 

Forest Green is marketed with a guide price of £695,000, call Balfours on 01584 707100.

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Festival Flourishes With Fine Flavours


A weekend of extraordinary flavours, new foodie experiences and a great time is how Balfours Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley, described Ludlow Food Festival.

Scott hailed the Festival a great success saying: “As sponsors we were able to provide hospitality tickets to some of our clients and I think it is true to say that we all had a ball.

When we are marketing or letting properties, at Balfours we are ever mindful of the important hub the kitchen and outdoor entertaining space have become – as has the proximity of a property to good local eateries. Today food and beverage excellence are part of a lifestyle package so many aspire to.”

Ludlow food fest

Pictured: Scott Kemsley is seen, far left, with clients left to right, Michael Hall, Jayne Hall, Anna Reed, Christine Hollick, Pat Taylor, Suzy Hickmet with her dog Geoffrey, Robert Reed and  Lisa Morris of Balfours.

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Spacious Barn Conversion For Sale In Shropshire


A four bedroom barn conversion with a one bedroom guest or holiday annexe, plus outbuildings and garage is on the market.

Set In The Heart Of The Countryside

Found in the popular hamlet of Frodesley, One Frodesley House Farm Barns is very well placed for Shrewsbury, Church Stretton and links to the motorway; yet in the heart of the countryside enjoying South Shropshire’s stunning scenery and idyllic walks.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley says: “This is a convenient area, with much respected primary schooling at Longnor two miles away and a choice of secondary education at Church Stretton and Much Wenlock. There is also a selection of private schools in easy commuting distance.”

The spacious accommodation includes a large entrance hall, with each of the principle rooms off. The living room boasts French doors to the terrace and garden, together with a generous Inglenook fireplace with log burner. Double doors open to the dining room, which is just across the hall from the kitchen breakfast room. Off the kitchen, the utility links through to the double garage.

On the first floor the master suite includes a dressing area and en suite bathroom, three additional bedrooms utilise the family bathroom. The annexe provides a generous living room with kitchenette and en suite bedroom. Accessed within the garden is a small brick barn, currently used as a workshop and store, however subject to planning offers further potential. Balfours are marketing One Frodesley House Farm Barns with a guide price of £495,000. For more information call 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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