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Rose Cottage, Wentnor, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9

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A detached 3 bedroom extended family home in an area of outstanding beauty with stunning views. A cottage garden, with studio, carport, large lounge with wood burner, downstairs shower room, office, 3 double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Detached stone Cottage
3 Bedrooms
Woodburning stove
Oil central heating
Office ideal for working at home with separate access.
Spectacular views
Cottage garden

Rose Cottage occupies a beautiful position on the very edge of Wentnor village and accessed by an unadopted road, with fantastic views across open fields towards the Long Mynd. There is immediate access to a network of footpaths and bridleways which can be used in this area of outstanding natural beauty, including the Shropshire Way. Viewing is highly recommended. Wentnor is a small village elevated so that there are views in most directions over the dramatic South Shropshire countryside, including The Stiperstones, Linley Hill and The Longmynd. Approximately 17 miles from Shrewsbury and Ludlow, the village has two thriving pubs, a church, a well-stocked village shop. An excellent primary school and village hall are located at Norbury, and the market towns of Church Stretton and Bishops Castle are also close at hand.

This delightful country cottage is well presented throughout, and the current owner has made many additions, with a wood burning stove while keeping the character throughout. The cottage has exposed stone walls and beams throughout.

The property is approached via the car port with ornamental gravel leading through the garden to the front door. The reception hall has tiled floor and stairs rising to the first floor. From the reception hall you will find the kitchen breakfast Room on the right-hand side. This has a range of wall and base units incorporating a 4-ring hob with double oven with extractor fan above, Belfast sink and wood drainer with window overlooking the garden. There is space for a fridge and freezer and features exposed stone walling to one wall with ample space for a kitchen table. A shower room with WC and wash hand basin. to the left and stairs leading to the first floor. There is also a useful utility with plumbing and space for a washer/dryer, fitted shelving, exposed stone walling and Worcester combination boiler.

The living/dining room has exposed ceiling timbers, stone walling, feature fireplace multi fuel stove inset to one corner with slate hearth and windows overlooking the surrounding countryside and Longmynd hills beyond. The office/sunroom has doors at either end and underfloor heating, making this room a space adaptable to many purposes. The current owner uses this as a therapy room as it has separate access, making it ideal to work from home.

The staircase rises from the entrance hall to a first-floor landing where there is loft access and a large built-in storage cupboard. Bedroom one has a feature stone walling to one aspect, built-in storage cupboard and views over the gardens and Stiperstones. Bedroom two has fitted carpet, radiator and window overlooking the surrounding hills. Bedroom three has fitted carpet, radiator, and window with beam over and enjoying views of the surrounding countryside and Longmynd hills beyond. Finishing of this area is the bathroom this has a white suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath, wooden floor, and extractor fan.

Outside the property is approached by right of way to the timber framed carport for one car, with stone side wall and concrete floor. A path leads to the front entrance door with decorative stone, with a stone boundary wall to one side and the lawned gardens to the other. There is a glazed office/studio which has double doors into the garden and a garden shed. There are raised beds and a paved sun terrace which is private and enjoys views over the gardens and beyond to the Longmynd range.

TENURE: Freehold
SERVICES: Mains Electric and Water. Septic Tank Drainage. Oil Fired Central Heating.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Shropshire Council Tax Band D

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Take the A49 north from Ludlow, then after Craven Arms turn left on the A489 signed Welshpool and Newtown. Take the right hand turn towards Wentnor just after the left turn to Bishops Castle. On reaching Wentnor continue through the village past the church, and then turn right immeditaley before The Crown Inn pub down the stoney track, and rose cottage is aprox 50 yards on your right.