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Jacobean Town House - Spacious Accommodation


A stunning grade II listed town house, The Great House, Knighton, is on the market with a guide price of £350,000 by Balfours.

Dating to the early 1600s, The Great House is a Jacobean timber framed house, boasting many original features, including timber beams and panelling. Within generous accommodation are four reception rooms, four bedrooms and two bathrooms, a boot room and a cellar.

Agent Scott Kemsley says: “The Great House offers so much, not only its period features, but the well-proportioned and sensitively renovated rooms.” The reception hall has a wood burning stove within its huge inglenook and an oak staircase of great heritage. Ground floor accommodation also provides a sitting room, dining room, study, kitchen and boot room.

The first floor boasts an oak panelled drawing room, plus four bedrooms and two bathrooms, with accommodation accessed from two staircases. Situated just 100 metres from Knighton’s town centre The Great House enjoys a south facing garden and terrace. “This is an opportunity for residential use, or a home business, including a boutique hotel or eatery/cafe, subject to planning,” Scott adds.

Further afield the lively and creative hub of Ludlow is 18 miles away, while the county town of Shrewsbury is some 37 miles. Over the Welsh border, Newtown is 14 miles. There is an excellent choice of state and independent schools, including Bedstone College which is nearby.

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Town House Charm With Flexi Space


Appeal exudes from this charming grade II listed house 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 Charlie Giffard adds: “This is a gem for anyone seeking a town house, which even accommodates garage and parking.”

Ty Gwyn, is marketed with a guide price of £425,000.

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Historic Grade II Listed Farmhouse For Sale


A substantial grade II listed farmhouse dating back to the mid-17th century near Oswestry is the perfect project for long or short term remodelling.

Found at the end of its own extensive driveway, Great Fernhill Farmhouse sits in more than an acre of its own land with additional land available by separate negotiation.

“This is a sizeable farmhouse of huge potential and with much charm and character intact, including a stunning Jacobean open-well staircase rising from ground floor to attic, carved sprocketed eaves to the main building, generous ledged and braced doors, original quarry tile floors,” explains Alistair Hilton, head of sales Balfours.

The ground floor comprises of reception hall, three reception rooms, a large kitchen, conservatory and utility – all of good proportions. Two store rooms are externally accessed. There are five bedrooms on the first floor with a family bathroom. The size of the first floor rooms would enable remodelling to provide additional bathrooms and en-suite facilities; similarly on the second floor five attic rooms have vast potential.

“The farmhouse has full oil central heating and although it is perfectly liveable as it is, it could benefit from a full makeover. This would give the new incumbent the opportunity to apply their personal tastes to a truly special canvas – and to do so at their own pace,” adds Alistair. Great Fernhill Farmhouse is marketed with a guide price of £550,000.

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Five Bedroom Home With Flexibility And Fabulous Views


A generous five bedroom home with opportunity to create an annex or open plan living is on the market in North Shropshire.

Little Crickett, at Frankton, two and a half miles from Ellesmere is launched to the market by Charlie Giffard of Balfours. “This is a charming house with fabulous rural views and much flexibility,” says Charlie.

Currently it provides three reception rooms, a kitchen breakfast room and rear kitchen, entrance hall and rear hallway - each with staircases, a conservatory and cloakroom. On the first floor not only are there five bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room, but also a computer room and a small study.

A drive with ample parking laced by generous gardens and with backdrop of glorious countryside provides a warm welcome to Little Crickett. There is a garage and store integral to the property.

Charlie adds: “The gardens offer a great open space; this is a fabulous location with Oswestry, Wrexham and Shrewsbury all within commuting distance. Furthermore there is an excellent choice of state and private schools within a ten mile radius. Little Crickett is marketed with a guide price of £480,000.

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Pure Potential Farmhouse And Barn


A development opportunity comprising of an imposing farmhouse and barns with planning consent, situated in a prime location, with easy access to the Midlands has been launched to the market by Balfours with a guide price of £625,000.

Whiteladies Farmhouse, Codsall Wood, also comes with a paddock and three stables. It is accessed via a long sweeping drive, to where it occupies a prime position looking west over Shropshire.

The farmhouse extends to nearly 4,750 square feet, offering huge potential to create a truly spectacular family home. Currently there are three main reception rooms, a kitchen, utility, pantry and downstairs cloakroom. The first floor provides four bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, plus a family bathroom. There are a three attic rooms and below stairs are two generous cellar rooms. 

Agent, Charlie Giffard of Balfours, comments: “This is a rare opportunity to purchase a whole steading with great potential and with planning consent in place for a set of L shaped barns covering 1400 square feet, ideal for extended family. While the property enjoys open countryside it is some two miles from Cosford and its train station, also two and a half miles from the M54; Telford and Wolverhampton are each ten miles away.

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Coach House Equestrian Retreat


Coach House comes with two acres, two stables and significantly it offers easy access to riding in stunning open countryside and the wonderful Shropshire Hills.

The four bedroom home at Sutton, near Stanton Lacy, is set over one floor. Full of natural light the rooms are fresh and spacious, with a large open living and dining room complemented by the kitchen breakfast room which enjoys south east facing French doors. A generous utility and front porch complete the day space.

The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room, while three additional double bedrooms share the family bathroom; bedrooms two and three both have French doors.

Balfours sales manager at Ludlow, Scott Kemsley comments: “This property will have strong appeal to all those equestrian. It provides two stables and a tack/feed room; there is also a double garage. The land is configured into several paddocks, so actually could be enjoyed by a small holder too.”

Ludlow lies six miles south, boasting excellent high street shops, an abundance of culture, plus bars and restaurants of high repute, while wide range of independent and state schools are in easy reach; not forgetting Ludlow’s race and golf courses too.  Coach House is marketed with a guide price of £595,000.

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