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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.

1 Frodesley House Farm Barns - Main

1 Frodesley House Farm Barns - Kitchen

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1 Frodesley House Farm Barns - Garden

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One Of Shropshire's Finest Properties For Sale With Balfours


A fine Shropshire property, commanding stunning views and excellent access to the Midlands is on the market with Balfours.

The Mount, is located nine miles east of Shrewsbury, at Cressage. It extends nearly 6,000 square feet of living space in the main house, together with a two three bedroom Coach House , swimming pool, tennis court, paddock, orchard and extensive gardens.

Impeccable Pedigree

Balfours Associate Partner, Charlie Giffard of country house sales, says: “The Mount is set within an outstanding and very private plot with a sweeping driveway, just on the outskirts of Cressage. It has been renovated and modernised to exacting standards.”

Not least is the kitchen with large granite and oak island, with Aga and range cooker, American Style fridge freezer in close proximity, while the breakfast area enjoys stunning views. There are six reception rooms, plus utility and cellar, with gym and wine storage facilities. The master suite is of generous proportions with an extensive dressing room. In total seven bedrooms benefit from four bathrooms.

Charlie Giffard adds: “Presentation and orientation is of impeccable pedigree throughout from feature fireplaces to – views and vistas to the Wrekin, Wenlock Edge and Shropshire Hills. The Coach House is of significant standing and benefits from its own vehicular entrance; it extends 1,700 square feet, again with immaculate living space, incorporating two/three bedrooms.”

Balfours are marketing The Mount, Shore Lane, with a guide price of £1,550,000, call 01743 353511.

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The Mount Swimming Pool

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Three Bedroom House Set In Its Own 21 Acres Of Land For Sale


A lifestyle changing property situated in 21 acres of its own land, with panoramic views beyond is on the market.

Three bedroomed - Hughescote, at Trefeglwys, Caersws, has the benefit of predominantly flat land and a significant range of outbuildings and barns. It is found 2.5 miles from the village of Trefeglwys, with Caersws, Llanidloes and Newtown between six and 12 miles.

This stone and timber clad house combines a traditional cottage with 21st century architecture to achieve outstanding living space: Namely an entrance hall, utility, living room, kitchen and breakfast, garden room. On the first floor the master room is en-suite, there is a shower room serving the second bedroom. The third bedroom - or studio with its gable end glazing, benefits from its own staircase access rising out of the lobby where a ground floor bathroom is found.

A Lifestyle Promise

Balfours, Charlie Giffard, country house sales comments: “This is a very well presented property surrounded by gardens and paddocks, plus an excellent array of outbuildings, many of which have been recently refurbished – and could be put to all manner of uses. These include a three bay Dutch barn – and as they are currently used, garden and farm stores, workshop, outside office, utility and wc, two bay implement store and carport.”

“For anyone seeking to work from home in such uplifting surroundings, this is a golden opportunity to make that leap,” Charlie adds. Hughescote is marketed by Balfours with a guide price of £475,000. 

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.

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Hughescote Outbuildings

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Three Triumphs For Jack


They say things happen in threes’ and for Balfours land agent, Jack Cooper, that has certainly been the case.

Having joined the firm three years ago, Jack passed his The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) earlier this summer, not long after he was promoted to an Associate in the business, and most recently he has added marriage to a momentous year.

“It has been a full-on but fantastic year, I’ve been fortunate at Balfours to have had the benefit of working on a wide range of rural estates, assisting several experienced land agents, namely Tim Perkins, Richard Jones-Perrott, and Charlie Fitzherbert-Brockholes. The APC scrutinises competence across a wide range of disciplines, is a crucial step towards taking on further responsibilities for our Clients, and gaining further experience to improve the professional services I am able to offer.”

Originally from the south of the country, Jack has tucked much experience under his belt, including serving as a Senior Midshipman at the Wales University Royal Naval Unit, and thereafter as a teacher, enabling a return to study in 2016 at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, completing a MSc in Rural Estate Management.

Swiftly moving to Shropshire to take up his position at Balfours, with his then girlfriend Alice, the couple now live near Montgomery, well placed for many of Balfours’ Clients, and enabling them to make the most of the opportunities the area has to offer.



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Home Grown Promotions


Two Shropshire based agents have been appointed Associate Partners at Balfours.

Charlie Giffard, who grew up on the Shropshire, Staffordshire border, then spent ten years cutting his teeth in the London property market, before joining the Balfours sales team, and has now been made an associate partner.

Today he manages the firms Country House sales, throughout Shropshire and its borders with Staffordshire and mid-Wales. Reflecting on his appointment he says: “Having cut my teeth in London’s residential market, you really can take on anywhere. To return to Shropshire is very rewarding on two counts: I know and understand the geography and dynamics of the counties – and of course appreciate the fantastic and diverse lifestyle properties the area can offer.

Amy Henderson MRICS FAAV, has also been appointed an Associate Partner. Amy joined Balfours seven years ago after graduating from Harper Adams. In 2014 achieved her Assessment of Professional Competence to become a member of the Rural Institute of Chartered Surveyors and in the same year passing examinations to be awarded with a fellowship of Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

Managing partner, Rory Galliers comments: “Charlie and Amy have worked hard work showing total commitment to Balfours and ultimately to our clients. Their commitment and achievements have been deservedly recognised with their new status in the business. We are also committed to bringing the next generation into the business.”


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Classic Georgian Town House For Sale In Ludlow


A classic Grade II listed Georgian town house in one of the UKs revered towns is on the market with Balfours. Mulberry House is found in Shropshire’s most southerly market town of Ludlow, which boasts a magnificent array of architecture and many cultural events and festivals.

Pleasing Symmetry

Situated in the quiet and sought after Corve Street, first impressions of Mulberry House present pleasing symmetry - true to its style with large sash windows. Step inside and the central hallway provides access to the three reception rooms and a kitchen breakfast room. A cloakroom and butler’s pantry complete the ground floor accommodation, while a cellar provides storage space.

There are four double bedrooms on the first floor, all of which have en-suite facilities, three with shower rooms and the fourth with a bathroom. Two well-proportioned rooms on the second floor are currently used as a study and library.

Balfours Ludlow sales manager, Scott Kemsley, comments: “This is truly a treasure. It has been sympathetically restored and enhanced by the current owners. It also benefits from a charming private garden to the rear featuring a Mulberry Tree. It wants for nothing, with shops and services on the doorstep, while golf and race course are both just down the road.”

He adds: “The fact that Ludlow has been voted one of the best places to live by several leading Newspapers – endorses the quality of life that can be enjoyed at Mulberry House which is marketed with a guide price of £795,000, with no upward chain.” Call Balfours on 01584 707100.

For further details please visit our Property Sales Page.


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Mulberry House Garden


Mulberry House Kitchen

Mulberry House Bedroom

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