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Idyllic Village Five Bedroom Home


Clungunford is the idyllic village location of 5 Chapel Court, surrounded by far reaching countryside.


Ready To Go House

Five Chapel Court is five bedroom, built in 2005, is light, airy and well designed, offering a spacious home.  There is a large double garage with workshop area and direct link to the reception hall.

The reception hall offers a bright welcome to the main reception rooms, a large and well balanced lounge with glazing to three aspects, an inglenook fire place with woodburner. The kitchen links to the utility room, while the dining room is situated between the two. The first floor features one en-suite bedroom, plus a further four bedrooms and family bathroom.

On the market with Balfours, Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley comments: “This is a truly ready to go house; with a garden, terrace and good parking.

“The village features a lively village hall incorporating a bar, a bowling green and club; there is the Church and a play area. Beyond is the most fabulous countryside, perfect for walking, cycling and much more. With Leintwardine and Craven Arms, both five minutes’ drive away, plus Ludlow and Church Stretton 20 minutes’ drive Five Chapel Court is a great getaway for those seeking a real rural village retreat. Of course it has the bonus that the £475,000 guide price currently has no stamp duty.” Call Balfours Estate Agents Ludlow office on 01584 707100.

If you would like further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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The Best Xmas Tree Search Is On


The search for the best dressed Christmas tree is on, with six bottles of Tanners Champagne the prize.

To be in with a chance all you have to do is upload a photo of your Christmas tree to Instagram. 

Balfours spokesman, Abigail Barker comments: “After a year full of uncertainties, we hope this will be a bit of fun. Happily we have always run this annual event remotely, so we really hope it will be something lots of families will enjoy doing – and the lucky winner will have a fridge full of fizz for this year’s much deserved festive celebrations.”

Competitors simply follow @balfours_propertyprofessionals and @tanners.wines and share your pictures. Use #balfoursbestdressed2020 to enter. Entries also accepted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Entries to be received by Friday December 18, 2020.

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Period Home - Masterclass Presentation


What do you achieve when a period home meets masterclass décor fixtures and fittings? The answer is Number One St George’s Street; a beautifully presented double fronted end of terrace period home.


Outstanding Period Family Home

A second trump card is played with its location, less than half a mile from Shrewsbury town centre, perfectly tucked away at Mountfields, just over the Welsh Bridge and within the neck of Shrewsbury’s River Severn.

Number One comes with two reception rooms a home office, private garden and garage. True to its period roots the front door is of good proportions with glazing above. The hall has rooms off to the left and right with the staircase and access to the kitchen breakfast room ahead.  Here French doors to the terrace billow light to the room which has a contemporary feel, with central island, tempered by traditional alcove for the Falcon 900 Deluxe cooker.

Both reception rooms are of true period balance with high ceilings, chimney breasts and feature fireplaces and each link to the kitchen breakfast room. A utility, cloakroom is found beyond the kitchen.

Upstairs the master-room benefits from an en-suite while two bedrooms share the family bathroom. A further flight of stairs leads to the loft, which is ideal for storage. Below stairs is the home office cellar conversion; alternatively it could be used as a fourth bedroom.

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton says:  “This is a truly outstanding period family home in a very popular location, with the river, Quarry Park, fine dining, shops and Theatre all within easy walking distance; as are a good selection of schools and the Sixth Form College.” Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury office are marketing One St George’s Street with a guide price of £460,000.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Flexi Potential at Bicton Heath


A sizeable dormer bungalow situated in the popular area of Bicton Heath, less than three miles from Shrewsbury town centre, is on the market with Balfours with a guide price of £325,000.


Huge Potential

Half Acre, Carlton Close, is a generous three bedroom living space, as currently presented. However it has the option of full planning permission to add stairs and upstairs bedrooms, plus converting part of the double garage into a utility room, should the purchaser choose.

Alistair Hilton, head of sales at Balfours, comments: “This is a great opportunity to create a bespoke home, while there are plans available, there would be opportunity to create a separate living annex as another option, subject to planning. This is a real find in this area – so close to amenities including an excellent choice of private and state schools, with Oxon Primary School in walking distance, as is Shrewsbury Hospital.”

Alistair adds: “This is a chain free sale with huge potential to create something truly bespoke and it has the added bonus of categorised development work subject to only five percent vat.” Call Balfours Estate Agents Shrewsbury office on 01743 353511.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Mediation Service Offered by Balfours


Shropshire and Mid-Wales have gained a new Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Accredited Mediator.

Balfours’ Partner, Richard Jones-Perrot BSc MRICS, has recently trained and qualified as a RICS mediator, drawing on his 23 years’ experience as a land agent working with clients in Shropshire Wales and Devon.

Richard explains: “In my field of estate, land and farm management, on occasions disputes are unfortunately inevitable. Frequently business and family are intermingled adding untold stress to protracted disputes which could potentially be very expensive.

“I see mediation as an important tool in preventing such matters from escalating to arbitration or to the court, where decisions are imposed. The mediation process is voluntary and flexible, allowing all involved to retain ownership and control costs.”

He continues: “The purpose of mediation is to clarify and prioritise issues, crystallise needs and assist parties in searching for solutions.  Once both parties agree to mediation it is my job to guide and manage controlled negotiations and to help the parties reach a consensual outcome that is acceptable to them.”

With expertise in long term strategic planning, succession planning, rural asset management and development, the mediator is a neutral third party who can bring new energy to stalled negotiations, exploring how parties can move from entrenched positions, by identifying the real issues, concerns and needs. If these situations resonate with your land related business or family, call Richard on 01743 239210 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Ludlow Georgian Gem – Inspiring Homework Residence


A six bedroom Georgian house, set within a third of an acre of gardens and within walking distance of the historic market town of Ludlow has been launched to the market by Balfours.


Exudes Character

“Grade II listed, Gravel Hill House is a wonderfully spacious property, offering a substantial family home, plus the opportunity for very agreeable homeworking, or auxiliary accommodation for a relative or guests, subject to planning,” advises Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley.

Built in the late 18th century this handsome house exudes character externally which lives up to expectations internally too. The traditional oak planked reception hall runs the depth of the house retaining an abundance of character, including the main staircase. Today the hallway opens directly into the formal dining room to achieve a wonderful space full of natural light.

From the dining room, a side entrance hall links directly to the breakfast room and kitchen, with utility and cloakroom off to the opposite side. The kitchen benefits from an Aga and features an apex ceiling flanked with character timbers.  The living room also runs the full 10 metres plus, depth of the house, boasting a large bay window and outlooks to three aspects, plus a woodburner. The study completes the generous ground floor rooms again with fireplace.

Below stairs is a wine cellar and workshop, while the first and second floor provides a selection of six bedrooms and three bathrooms, the master room being a lavishly spacious ensuite. In addition there is a seventh room on the first floor accessed via traditional back stairs.

In keeping with its roots, there is a delightful enclosed garden with mature trees, including copper beech, plus terraced area, a double garage and ample parking. Scott adds: “Presentation throughout affords inspiring 21st century living anchored by Georgian architecture. We are marketing with a guide price of £900,000.” For more information call Balfours Estate Agents Ludlow office on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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