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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hammer Hill House, Romsley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6HW

Offers in Excess of £5,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grand hall & 5 reception rooms
  • 6 en suite bedrooms
  • Two gatehouse cottages
  • Garage/office complex
  • About 28.2 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Situation

Hammer Hill House stands in a glorious elevated position within the small rural hamlet of Romsley with outstanding views over the beautiful Severn Valley. The house stands within the privacy of its own magnificent gardens and grounds behind a tall boundary wall with two attractive lodge cottages to either side of the grand electronically operated wrought iron gates. Romsley is a pretty hamlet located close to the larger village ofAlveley and convenient for the market towns of Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. The property is easily accessible to the M5, Birmingham, Worcester and other Midland business centres for daily commuting while London is approximately 125 miles. There are railway services from Birmingham International and Kidderminster. Birmingham International Airport offers regular national and international flights.



Description

Originally designed by Sir Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis, CBE, MC, known chiefly as creator of the Italianate village of Portmeirion in North Wales, Hammer Hill House is a fabulous country house of great gravitas. Built in a superb elevated position high above the Severn Valley, it commands spectacular views to The Clee and Welsh Hills and stands in beautiful landscaped gardens. The house, which has been greatly extended and completely refurbished, offers luxurious elegant living space for both comfortable family life and large scale entertaining. It has been fitted to an exceptionally high specification throughout to include a magnificent drawing room with a sprung and lit dance floor, panelled walnut dining room with fitted serving area and an impressive hall with a sweeping walnut staircase leading to the galleried landing. The bespoke kitchen has been hand painted by Christians of Nantwich and is fitted with an AGA range along with a number of appliances. The master bedroom, dressing room and bathroom suite encompass sheer luxury and grandeur, while the further bedrooms are also individually styled and fitted with en suite bathrooms and dressing rooms. A BOSE surround sound system provides entertainment throughout the house, whilst an Adapt control system operates the doors and the specialist lighting. The indoor heated swimming pool is situated, along with a hot tub and changing rooms, in a beautifully designed room easily accessed from the kitchen and opening to the garden beyond and a sheltered courtyard.

Gate Houses

Both matching, the two period gate houses are well presented and offer charming 3 bedroom accommodation suitable for staff or letting. They are complimented by private gardens to the front and back.

Garaging and Offices

The former coach house now has extensive garaging and modern office space.

Gardens, Grounds and Land

The house is approached through magnificent wrought iron electric gates opening to a sweeping tree lined driveway to the turning circle to the front of the house and into the walled coach yard to one side. The gardens and grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained with sweeping lawns, glasshouses, stocked borders and hidden pathways through wooded vistas. The house has extensive grazing land with four paddocks partially surrounded by mature woodland.

Outstanding Planning Permissions

There is outstanding planning permission for an agricultural building and erection of a detached garage.



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Directions

From Bridgnorth take the A458 towards Kidderminster travelling for approximately 7 miles. Turn left into Sham Lane sign posted to Romsley. After half a mile and on reaching the T junction turn right and continue for short distance and the gateway to Hammer Hill will be found on the right.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 April 2011

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Savills, Telford

Hall Court, Hall Park Way, Telford, TF3 4NF

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Telford

Hall Court, Hall Park Way, Telford, TF3 4NF

01952 766077 Local call rate

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