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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Meifod, Welshpool, Powys

Sold STC £595,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A south facing early 17th Century Grade II* Listed former farmhouse, with views over
the surrounding countryside, set in its own grounds extending to about 4.5 acres in all.
This impressive house has been extended a number of times over the years to provide
extensive and flexible accommodation with a wealth of character. The wide range of
period features include impressive chimneypieces, a variety of panelling, various carved
elements and an abundance of exposed beams creating a charming country home with
much history. The house has recently undergone extensive repair by the current owners to a create a splendid family home with accommodation that briefly comprises; hall, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, inner hallway, utility room, cellar, ballroom/bedroom 5, 4 bedrooms, bathroom and a shower room.

Main Description Continued 
Accessed via a long driveway, from the village of Meifod, providing a high level of privacy yet being within easy access of the village amenities. The house sits reasonably centrally within its glorious grounds which are made up of a selection of lawns, a wild flower meadow, an area of woodland with stream’s and a vegetable garden. A selection of outbuilding’s include, a large modern workshop/garage, vented wood store and former pig sty’s currently used as a potting shed. Included as a Grade II* building as an important dated minor gentry house in Meifod, and for the quality of the interior chimneypieces and panelling.

Location 
Situated just outside the village of Meifod yet within walking distance of the village centre and amenities which include a public house, primary school, village shop/post office, village hall, bowling green, rugby club and tennis courts. The towns of Welshpool and Oswestry are about 11 miles and 16 miles away respectively with each town providing a wide range of facilities.

Hall 
Tiled floor.

Drawing Room 
Part panelled walls, feature fireplace with wood burner, views, exposed beams and floorboards.

Sitting Room 
Feature fireplace, views, part panelled walls, exposed beams and floorboards, radiator.

Dining Room 
Part panelled walls, impressive feature fireplace with wood burning stove, views.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
Double sink with drainers, space for cooker, space for fridge freezer, Italian wood burner stove which heats hot water and power’s central heating, exposed floorboards, exposed beams, under stairs cupboard.

Inner Hallway 
Large inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, tiled floor, radiator.

Utility Room 
Double sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for freezer, flagstone floor, two slate butchery slabs.

Cellar 
Power and lighting.

Landing/Study 
Exposed floorboards, loft access, seating/study area in jetty over porch.

Ballroom 
Exposed floorboards, views, part panelled walls, radiators

Shower Room 
WC, wash basin, large shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, exposed floorboards, radiator, part panelled walls, linen cupboard.

Bedroom One 
Views, radiator, double cupboard.

Bedroom Three 
Exposed beams, superb far reaching views, loft access.

Bathroom 
WC, wash basin, roll top bath, radiator with towel rail, exposed floorboards, part panelled walls, airing cupboard with water cylinder.

Bedroom Two 
Exposed beams, marvellous views, radiator.

Bedroom Four 
Currently used as a study, exposed beams, radiator.

Outside 
Approached from Meifod via a long driveway leading to a large gravel parking and turning area providing access to the modern barn and vented wood store. The gardens and grounds surround the house comprising of a variety of different spaces to enjoy the outside and to appreciate the lovely views over the surrounding countryside. There are a number of lawns, one having been a former tennis court, a wild flower meadow and a selection of mature trees stand throughout the gardens with the tree lined driveway creating a great first impression. A large patio area, ideal for al fresco dining, is located to the rear of the house looking towards the area of woodland which has a small stream running through it. The grounds also include a vegetable garden overlooking the former pond which could be reinstated. Of note are the enormous Sequoia trees which line the approach to the house.

Note 
Please note a public footpath runs through part of the grounds.

Directions 
From Welshpool proceed North on the A490 signed Llanfyllin for about 6.7 miles. At the T junction turn left signed Meifod. Follow this road into Meifod and turn right signed Community Centre. Follow this road for about 0.25 miles and turn left just before the red letter box. Follow this lane keeping left and the entrance to the property will be in front of you.

Vendor Interview 
Goetre Hall is a magnificent country house that sits in a tranquil rural setting, amongst the gentle rolling landscape of the Welsh borderland. Four years ago, the present owners were out walking, and standing on the brow of a hill, to admire the scenery, saw Goetre Hall below them. The sight had an immediate wow factor for them both, and they decided to discover more about the property. They were amazed to find it was for sale, and now say that it was almost as if they were deliberately drawn to this very special and unique home. Goetre Hall enjoys a secluded position, but is not isolated, as Meifod village is at the end of their drive. It is a friendly, much sought after village and has a variety of clubs and societies, a convenience store, pub and primary school. In twenty fifteen, it had the honour of holding The National Eisteddfod. The village is approximately seven miles from the bustling market town of Welshpool and Shrewsbury is a short drive away. The charm (truncated)

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