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Tudor Cottage, Leamoor Common, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7

5 bedroom detached house for sale

£750,000Guide Price

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A unique detached country cottage which has been much improved by the current vendors, occupying a rural position with large garden and a number of external buildings. No onward chain.

Versatile accommodation
Plot extending to approximately 0.8 acres
Large private garden
Driveway parking
Large double garage
Numerous external buildings including home office/gym
Sought after location

Situated in an enviable location less than a mile from the small village of Wistanstow is this beautiful black and white character home which offers a perfect blend of traditional character and modern comfort. It also has the benefit of offering versatile and flexible accommodation depending on a buyer's needs. There are spectacular country views from the property towards Wenlock Edge and Flounders folly tower, and it backs onto open fields.

Wistanstow has a thriving community and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in South Shropshire. The village has retained many local amenities which include a primary school, a community shop, a parish church and a charming village hall. There are excellent private and state schools in the area.

The nearby market town of Craven Arms, is just two miles away with the main Manchester to Cardiff trainline with connections to Birmingham and London. There is also access to a regular Shrewsbury to Ludlow bus route. The market town of Ludlow is just 9 miles south, Shrewsbury approximately 20 miles north and nearby Church Stretton offers excellent walking routes including the Long Mynd.

From the approach to the property, you are immediately impressed by the size of the house. A private driveway to the frontage offers ample parking for a number of vehicles. At the rear of the garden is a further gated parking area with a large double garage and carport.

A pathway from the drive leads you to a porch and on into the hallway. The modern kitchen has been beautifully appointed and is fitted with an excellent range of wall and floor units with granite worktop over. A central breakfast bar with storage beneath offers space for more informal dining with room for bar stools beneath. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster oven, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. The kitchen opens into a breakfast room which forms part of a more recent extension, with space for a large table and a snug area with multi-fuel stove in situ. Double doors open out onto the rear patio, allowing plenty of light in and giving views out over the large rear garden.

An inner hallway from here gives access to a boot room with door to outside, the first set of stairs leading to the first floor and bathroom comprising bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.

The dining room is well proportioned with a window to the rear elevation, period beams and red brick inglenook fireplace. Double doors open out into the large sunroom, with tiled floor, windows all the way round and covered roof ensuring it can used year-round. A door from here gives access to outside. The living room again has many period features including beams and inset fireplace with woodburning stove in situ. Windows to the front and rear elevation allow plenty of light in. A door from here leads to the second set of stairs to the first floor.

Another door leads into a utility room which has plenty of space for appliances and further storage, a door gives access into another lobby and then to outside.

The staircase from the living room leads to two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The first bedroom which has plenty of built in storage and window to the front elevation. The second bedroom is currently used as an office, but again offers plenty of storage.

The further three double bedrooms are all accessed via the staircase by the kitchen. Bedrooms three and four look out over the front elevation and bedroom four benefits from a connected dressing room with cupboards and built in storage. Bedroom five has built in storage, with plumbing in the adjacent WC with wash hand basin if you wanted to add an ensuite shower room. It enjoys looking out over the garden and rural aspect beyond.

The layout of the house offers flexibility in terms of usage and could work for multigenerational living.

Outside, to the rear of the property is a large patio area offering a perfect space for entertaining during the summer months. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and is bordered by mature hedges and trees ensuring privacy. In the centre of the garden is a pond which attracts wildlife. There is also a vegetable garden and fruit cage.

External buildings include a detached wooden cabin which is used currently as a home office, gym and store but offers versatility in usage. To one end of this is a large wood store. There are also a further useful sheds and to the rear of the garden a large detached double garage with car port.

From Ludlow take the A49 north towards Craven Arms, after you have passed through the town take the A489 signposted Newtown and Bishops Castle. Turn immediately right under the railway bridge and follow this road for approximately a mile. Tudor Cottage will be found on your left hand side.