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Saltwell, Prolly Moor, Wentnor, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9

4 bedroom detached house for sale

£925,000Guide Price

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A charming period home, elegantly improved, sitting in approximately 2.32 acres in a beautiful and private rural setting. It features a paddock with stables and tack room, as well as a barn with a double carport, single garage, and annex potential above. Situated on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Well-presented 4-bedroom property
Approximately 2.4 acres
Stables and Tack room
Outbuilding with annex potential
Far reaching rural views
Enchanting private gardens

Saltwell is a wonderfully spacious detached rural property surrounded by its own private gardens sitting in approximately 2.32 acres of land. Situated on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers stunning views of the Longmynd and local countryside. Saltwell has been much improved by the current owners to combine its period features, creating a truly elegant character property.

Being situated near Wentnor, a small rural hilltop village west of Church Stretton and the Long Mynd, which boasts two pubs, well known locally for their food, as well as a parish Church and village shop. There is a highly regarded primary school in the nearby village of Norbury, just two miles away. The nearest town is Bishops Castle, a thriving market town with a great community spirit. There are a mix of independent shops and plenty of local inns and eateries. Bishops Castle also has both junior and secondary schools.

This well-presented stone cottage was previously extended to provide spacious living areas, including a utility, cinema room and conservatory, whilst preserving its character features. There are 4 bedrooms including the principal suite, which boasts a private balcony overlooking the land and scenic countryside.

Entering the property into the hall, to your right you will find the large well-fitted kitchen/breakfast room. Featuring the original exposed stone walls, the kitchen is equipped with walnut units, granite worktops, limestone flooring and integrated appliances. The kitchen opens out into a living dining room, suitable for a large dining table and seating area. Walking through the featured stone wall into the original cottage you will find the snug. A cosy room centered with a log burning fire set on a slate heart, with two useful cupboards either side.

The current owners have greatly improved the living spaces with herringbone wooden flooring throughout the hall and living rooms. The main living room which is part of the open plan kitchen is incredibly bright and spacious with large windows overlooking the garden. Featuring a log burning stove set in an open brick fireplace and stone hearth. Double doors here take you outside and stairs from here rise to the first floor and the principal suite.

Into the study, a room suitable for a range of uses, with much room for freestanding furniture with a large understairs storage cupboard. The boot room is situated just off the study and has a range of wall and base units for storage, hard wood surfaces, a sink and a door to the garden.

Back into the main hallway there is the second living room, currently used as a cinema room with ample space for furniture. The vendors have made this into a cosy living space with carpet throughout. There is a window to the front and conservatory to the side pouring light into the room. Additionally, a downstairs toilet is accessible from the living room fitted with a hand wash basin and W/C.

The utility comprises of a range of modern base, wall and floor to ceiling units. There is space and plumbing for washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and worktops with a sink.

Upstairs the property comprises or 4 bedrooms, of which 3 are double rooms suitable for a range of bedroom furniture with newly fitted carpets throughout. The 4th bedroom is the principal suite, with a tall, vaulted ceiling, dressing room and ensuite shower room. The largest of the 4 bedrooms and benefits from a balcony which has been greatly improved by the current owners to provide expansive views over the beautiful countryside.

The family bathroom is also found on the first floor. This has been fully renovated by the current owners to provide a modern and stylish suite fitted with a walk-in shower, bath, W/C and hand wash basin with drawers. There is additional floor space for free standing furniture.

The property is located to the end of a private driveway which leads you through the beautiful gardens. As you approach the property there are a series of outbuildings. These include a garage with double doors and a separate stable door. Two stables and a tack room, the tack room could also become a third stable. Both are fitted with electrics. Closer to the property is the barn with a double car port and garage. Stairs to the side of the car port provide access to the upstairs conversion which has been made into a large room with windows to the rear, looking out over the neighboring fields. This room has potential to become an annexe or would be perfect as an office to work from home.

The residence is surrounded by the scenic gardens that consist of 2 paddocks, a paved area for seating and mature gardens with an orchard. This idyllic setting provides a truly magical and enchanting atmosphere where all you can hear is the sound of the stream and birds, with spectacular views of the Shropshire countryside. Surrounded by mature gardens and an orchard, the land spans approximately 2.4 acres.

Idyllic gardens, mature trees and an orchard area, which slope down to a truly magical stream, and paddocks. The whole extending to about 2.32 acres.

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. From Bishops Castle - take the B4383 on the north side of the town and continue to a T-junction, turn left and then very quickly right for Newton, carry on and take the first turning right for Norbury. Follow this road for about 2 miles, taking the second turning right for Wentnor and just before the pub 'Inn on the Green', turn right and travel to Wentnor. At the T-junction turn left, proceed past the pub and then take the right turning for Prolley Moor. Follow this road and then down a steep bank to a crossroads and turn right signed 'Asterton'. Take the first right turning down an access road to the end and the entrance will be seen on the right.