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Extensive Detached House For Sale In Shropshire


An individually designed detached home for sale, with extensive living space, plus an annexe above a triple garage, is on the market with Balfours.

Dovecote Grange is set in three quarters of an acre in the highly sought after village of Bratton, close to Wellington in Shropshire. Key amenities are to be found nearby, these include the local primary school with outstanding Ofsted, local GP surgery, plus the Princess Royal Hospital little more than two miles away. A wide range of local shops, a popular public house and major roads are also within a short distance.

Large Bespoke Home In Popular Village

Of significant proportions the property provides eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms over two floors. The ground floor enjoys a large welcoming hall, with double doors to the main lounge a double aspect room with bay window and French doors, plus a large inglenook fireplace with woodburning stove.

The kitchen is the heart of this home, designed in French style with bespoke island and units, a professional cooker, plus pantry and utility.  There are a further four reception rooms namely, the dining room, sitting room, garden room and study; below stairs a wine cellar is to be found.

Commenting on Dovecote Grange, Alistair Hilton, head of residential sales at Balfours says: “This is a very well presented and extensive family home. It also has tremendous possibility to double up for homework and indeed has been run as a bed and breakfast; the additional flexibility of the two bedroom annexe adds to its potential.” Dovecote Grange is marketed with a guide price of £850,000, call Balfours on 01743 353511.

For further information please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Town House Charm With Flexi Space


Shropshire Townhouse For Sale With Charm and Flexi Space

Appeal exudes from this charming grade II listed property for sale in Oswestry town centre. This flexi four or six bedroom home, with or without a self-contained flat, has an abundance of features.

The entrance hall of Ty Gwyn, 57 Willow Street, opens to a sitting room and library; these are two of the three reception rooms, each with feature fireplace. The sitting room with open timber frame revealing the staircase behind.

To the rear of the house are the open plan kitchen and living room, with French doors to the garden. Ground floor accommodation also provides a utility, conservatory and wc.  Ascend to the first floor where there are three/four bedrooms with three en-suites. True decadence is to be found in the master bedroom which enjoys its own roof terrace.

Rise again and currently the second floor is configured as a self-contained flat, however this could be reinstated to two separate rooms should the purchaser wish. Agent This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. adds: “This is a gem for anyone seeking to buy a town house, which even accommodates garage and parking.”

Ty Gwyn, is marketed with a guide price of £425,000. Call Shropshire Estate Agents Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Delightful Victorian Property With Benefits


A playful mix of charming features, offering flexible living space makes Donbard House a unique find. This early Victorian property siting at the end of a driveway flanked with shrubs belies its proximity to Shrewsbury town centre.

Donbard House, 40 Belle Vue Gardens, currently provides four bedrooms within the main house. In addition at the bottom of the garden is a Victorian Summer House, with full planning to restore to create a one bedroom annex. Within the third of an acre plot is also the coach house, garden workshop and outside wc.

Step inside and a welcoming hall has natural light billowing through a bay window. The ground floor comprises of the living room, kitchen and conservatory/dining room. There is also a utility/wc and an additional reception room, currently used as a bedroom.

A study is to be found on the lower ground floor – set-up for and conducive to a calm and undisturbed environment. The first floor comprises of the master room with en-suite and a pair of fitted wardrobes, two more bedrooms and a family bathroom.  

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton comments: “Donbard House has great integrity, character and wonderfully flexible space. It is well presented internally and has a most delightful south facing garden. As one of Shrewsbury’s most sought after locations, it offers a generous choice of state and private schools, the county town is within an easy walk and many major cities in commuting distance.”

Donbard House is marketed with a guide price of £625,000, call Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Georgian House Of Distinction


One of Shropshire’s rare grade I listed houses has been launched to the market by Balfours.

The Wardens House, Weald Moor Park, comes with exquisite Georgian period features and is finished to exacting standards. The four bedroom home sits in its own large landscaped gardens with views to rolling countryside.

Agent Charlie Giffard, of Balfours, comments: “The external architecture is perfectly balanced and pleasing to the eye, sitting seamlessly within its grounds. Step inside and the internal finish more than achieves the grade I credentials.”

A generous reception hall sits as a central avenue to the ground floor with a stunning oak staircase set back and funnelling natural light to play on the panelling and extravagantly deep coving of the hall. Two formal reception rooms are of mirror image proportions either side of the hall, each with glazing to two aspects and a period fireplace centre stage to the third aspect.

The kitchen and conservatory are successfully designed to create a classic open plan living space, with French doors to two aspects. Meanwhile the sunroom sits across the way and is currently used as a study. To the rear of the house a ground floor bedroom comes with an en-suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe, French doors to the garden.

Three further bedrooms are on the first floor, the master bedroom with en-suite facilities while two additional double bedrooms enjoy the family bathroom. A cloakroom and well-proportioned utility complete the internal accommodation.

The gardens incorporate a large terrace, with the majority of the garden laid to lawn providing magnificent easily managed open spaces and views. Charlie adds: “With Wellington just four miles, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Wolverhampton and Birmingham, all easily commutable, the latter being just 37 miles, The Wardens House offers a house with a huge presence and proximity. Furthermore there is an unrivalled choice of private and state schooling within the locality.”

The Wardens House is marketed with a guide price of £850,000. Call Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Lettings Appointment For Balfours


Balfours has appointed a new lettings negotiator to its head office at New Windsor House, Oxon, Shrewsbury.

Paula Wells, who is MARLA* qualified brings with her considerable knowledge and experience of the local market. Paula reflects:  “It is great to join Balfours residential lettings department. There are different challenges every day, dealing with a variety of processes. For me happy landlords – equates to real job satisfaction.”

Head of lettings Charlotte George adds: “Paula comes to us with a great track record, she has a comprehensive understanding of the increasing legislation and challenges relating to letting property and we welcome her to the team.”

Paula, who emigrated from South Africa 17 years ago and settled, now enjoys living just north of Shrewsbury,   while also making time to visit her home in France. Her spare time incorporates keeping fit and cooking. She has two sons, one embarking on college and the other with a focus in music.

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Balfours Inspire Magazine


Balfours are delighted to introduce their new Estate Agency Magazine.

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