Idyllic rural smallholding on the market in South Shropshire
Published June 10th, 2014
A 13.8-acre smallholding with three bedroom country home and buildings set in an idyllic rural location is on the market in South Shropshire with Berrys.
Gilberrie Grove, Wall under Heywood, Church Stretton occupies a private position with stunning views over the South Shropshire Hills and has a guide price of £495,000.
The property is accessed off the quiet lane known as Gilberries Lane and is approximately five miles from Church Stretton and nine miles from Much Wenlock. It has primary schools nearby at Rushbury and Church Preen and Secondary education facilities in both Church Stretton and Much Wenlock. A sixth form college is located a short distance away in Ludlow. The property is well located for independent schools including Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury High School, Concorde College and Bedstone College.
“Gilberrie Grove is a charming three bedroom country cottage that with some modernisation will make a stunning family home,” said Philip Robinson, agency manager for Berrys at Shrewsbury.
“It really is the ideal rural retreat being set in glorious countryside with its own private driveway and surrounding land and excellent views across the hills.
“It has great opportunities for equine enthusiasts too as it adjoins a public bridleway with fantastic access to the south Shropshire hills and rural roads. The general purpose agricultural building could easily be converted to provide stabling facilities, subject to planning consent,” he said.
The accommodation briefly provides: entrance porch; reception hall with stairs to first floor; kitchen with two windows and solid fuel Aga; dining room; hallway with stairs to first floor; sitting room; rear entrance hall (off kitchen) used as a utility room with separate cloakroom providing access to the rear garden.
On the first floor there is a landing, three bedroom (two with views to the front of the property) and a bathroom with bath with shower over, wash hand basin and w.c.
The property sits beside a large well maintained garden that overlooks the surrounding land and hills and has a range of timber and block garages and outbuildings that, subject to planning consent and conversion, could provide additional living space or offices.
The land is accessed off the driveway and comprises five grass fields that surround the house with mature hedgerow boundaries extending to approximately 13.80 acres.
A general purpose steel framed agricultural building (9.0m x 7.6m) provides livestock housing and storage with the potential for stabling and other uses.
“This is an excellent property that will make a solid investment and we have already had a lot of interest,” Mr Robinson added.
Offers will be considered for the house only.
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the agent, Berrys, telephone: 01743 271697 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org