3 bedroom detached house for saleCraven Arms, Shropshire, SY7
Offers in Region of £499,900
- Superb Converted Barn
- Detached, 3 Double Beds
- Dining Room, Sitting Room
- Living Room / Kitchen
- En-Suite, Family Bathroom
- Morning Room, Wet Room
- Large Useful Outbuilding
- Set In Around 1 Acre
- A Further 4 acres available by separate negotiation
Full descriptionA superb family home converted to an exceptional standard in a glorious south facing elevated position with outstanding far reaching views along the Clun Valley. Set in around 1 acre of pasture and gardens and comprising 3 double bedrooms, en-suite, family bathroom, wet room, open plan living room kitchen with high vaulted ceiling, dining room, sitting room, morning room, hall and utility. Outbuilding and almost 4 acres of additional land available.
Meadow Barn is an outstanding example of a traditional timber framed barn which has been converted to a particularly high standard by an experienced quality builder as his own home. It now provides spacious and characterful accommodation which also caters to the demands of modern living. It has a number of environmental features not least of which is the ground source heat pump which provides the heating and hot water.
Quality constantly seems to have been the watchword of the current owners as they have tirelessly carried out their ambitious plans and created a beautiful living space complimented by the idyllic rural setting. The Southerly views which stretch East and West along the beautiful Clun Valley are really quite breathtaking.
Of particular note is the area of land which extends to around 1 acre. Again, this is South facing and there are a further 4 acres which would be available seperately. Presently the land is predominantly grass with vegetable and fruit garden.
Situation - The property is set in the Clun Valley in a picturesque but not isolated setting. The popular settlement of Clun about 3 miles away provides primary school, shops, village hall, church and public houses. The towns of Bishops Castle, Craven Arms, Ludlow and Shrewsbury provide a comprehensive range of services and access for the national road and rail networks.
Features - This individual dwelling has a number of features worth mentioning, which include the delightful open plan living area and kitchen which has a high vaulted ceiling with exposed timber trusses together with a wealth of other original ceiling and wall timbers.
There are some quality marble floor tiles to kitchen, utility and bathroom areas and laminate floors to most other rooms. An eco-friendly and cost efficient ground source heat pump provides the hot water to run the ground floor under floor heating and domestic hot water.
The house is approached over a private hardcore track to the large gravelled parking area with steps down to the entrance door and to the
Hallway / Morning Room - 7.92m x 3.35m (26'0" x 11'0") - Laminated floor, brush foot mat. Open plan staircase with storage cupboard, bank of double glazed units overlooking the grounds with views along the Clun Valley. Wall light points, French window onto stone paved terrace, exposed wall timbers, two doorways to open plan living room and kitchen areas.
Living Room - 4.60m x 3.84m (15'1" x 12'7") - Laminated floor, raised fireplace inset with a multi fuel stove. High vaulted ceiling with exposed wall timbers and trusses, wall light points, open plan to
Kitchen - 4.60m x 4.04m (15'1" x 13'3") - Complete with good quality contemporary units comprising a deep stainless steel sink, wood block work surfaces to three walls, built-in base and wall cupboards. A six ring 'Rangemaster' LPG/electric cooking range with stainless steel extractor. Integrated dishwasher, an island unit with stainless steel sink unit, base cupboard and breakfast bar. Courtesy tiling and recessed lighting. High vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses and galleried landing above. Marble floor tiles and access to rear yard.
Sitting Room - 4.60m x 3.84m (15'1" x 12'7") - Laminated floors, exposed ceiling beams, multi fuel stove on tiled hearth, two pendant light points. Gable end glazing with views towards Springhill.
Dining Room - 4.62m x 3.99m (15'2" x 13'1") - Laminated floor, windows to two elevations, exposed ceiling trusses and two pendant light points.
Utility - 4.52m x 3.78m (14'10" x 12'5") - (inc wet room)
Marble tiled floor, stainless steel sink unit with wood block surfaces, cupboards and plumbing for washing machine. Timber door to outside.
Pantry - With tiled floor, shelving and natural ventilation.
Wet Room - Solid tiled floor and tiled shower with glazed screen. WC., and basin with lit mirror above.
Staircase rises to the first floor:
Gallery Landing - Which overlooks the kitchen and living room, traditional timber trusses and exposed wall timber, laminate flooring. Rooflights, wall lights and with space for office/study use, two radiators and storage cupboard.
Master Bedroom - 4.98m x 4.11m (16'4" x 13'6") - A stunning room with the entire gable wall comprising double glazed units which have long range views over the land and the Clun Valley. Laminated floor, exposed wall timbers and beams, built-in wardrobe, and two radiators.
En-Suite Shower Room - Marble flooring, contemporary white sink and WC., towel radiator, lit mirror, enclosed tiled shower cubicle with sliding door, rooflight and exposed wall timbers.
The extended landing has further glazed units to the rear with doors off to
Bedroom 2 - 3.76m x 3.58m (12'4" x 11'9") - With high ceiling, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, window with wonderful views over the land and beyond along the Clun Valley. Laminate floor, fitted wardrobe, wall lighting and radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 4.14m x 3.18m (13'7" x 10'5") - Again with fantastic country views to the front. Vaulted ceiling with exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Laminate floor, rooflight, fitted wardrobe, wall lights and radiator.
Family Bathroom - With a cushioned floor covering, matching contemporary white suite of WC., basin and bath. Towel radiator, lit shaving mirror, vanity cupboard and exposed wall timbers.
Outside - Immediately to the front of the house is a stone flagged path with low retaining wall which leads to a good size stone terrace, ideal for sitting out and enjoying the full extent of the panoramic view over the undulating countryside of the Clun Valley.
Adjoining the terrace is a large gravelled forecourt, parking and turning area. Adjacent to the drive is a timber and galvanised iron SHED (60' x 30') which offers excellent storage and workshop space and which could be developed further. To the rear of the house is a gravelled yard area.
The Land - In all, the property extends to around 1 acre with a Southerly aspect and dramatic long range views.
Additional Land - A further pasture paddock is available for sale subject to separate negotiations which extends to almost 4 acres. This area is currently not fenced out from the 1 acre and offers excellent grazing potential for all types of livestock including horses. Gently sloping, this lower level has been planted with several fruit trees including apple, plum, pear, cherry and apricot. A 34' polytunnel and 74' cane fruit frame are erected with a number of vegetable beds and a ring of strawberry plants. A gazebo and garden shed are also located here with a number of planted young trees.
The Directions - From Clun proceed West on the B4368 towards Newcastle for about 1 1/2 miles and take the right turn signposted for Whitcott Keysett. At the end of this lane turn left at the T junction and continue West again towards Newcastle. After about 1/2 a mile turn right at the sign for Meadow Barn over a cattle grid and proceed up this hardcored bank and continue through the gate for Meadow Barn. Follow this private track to the front of the house.
Services - Mains electricity and water are connected. A private drainage system is installed. An LPG hob range is currently installed. A ground source heat pump provides hot water for heating and domestic use.
Note: None of the services or installations have been tested by the agents.
Local Authority - Shropshire Council (Southern District) Stone House, Corve Street, Ludlow. SY8 1DG. Telephone: 0345 678 9000.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents: Halls, 43 Church Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5AD. Telephone: 01588 638755.
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