3 bedroom cottage for saleBakers House, Bromley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15
Sold STC £485,000
A Quintessential Grade II listed residence dating back to the late 16th Century having been sympathetically restored by the current owners making this a fantastic family home. Bakers House presents a wealth of characterful and charming living accommodation whilst retaining many historical features. Surrounded by well maintained, mature cottage gardens. This elevated position boasts glorious panoramic Shropshire views. Bakers House also includes an orchard, pond and a range of useful outbuildings offering the opportunity for further development as a separate annexe (STPP).
Location - Bromley is a small hamlet located just under 2 miles from the historic market town of Bridgnorth easily accessible from both the Bridgnorth Road (A454) and the Telford Road (A442). Many of the local properties and farms are still owned and managed by the Apley Estate.
Enjoying rural views, there are also numerous walks and bridleways through delightful countryside. Bridgnorth Town is located only 2 miles away providing a fantastic range of facilities including a diverse selection of shops along with larger supermarkets, healthcare, hospital, cafes, pubs and restaurants. There is also a good selection of schooling for all age groups together with a leisure centre, and a range of sports clubs including golf, cricket hockey, tennis and rowing clubs, making this an ideal town for families. Bridgnorth Town is steeped with history and is home to many exciting attractions including the Severn Valley Railway and the funicular Cliff Railway. Further afield are the more comprehensive towns of Telford, Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.
Accommodation - This most unique property offers modern living within a beautiful setting and offers charming flexible accommodation. Entering via the entrance hall with its guest cloakroom, the DINING HALL offers a superb entertaining space with exposed beams, wooden floors and an inglenook fireplace with log burner. An inner lobby leads through to the LOUNGE with its historical painted beams (believed to date back to the trow boats of the River Severn) and a large inglenook fireplace with an inset log burner, feature windows and a built-in store cupboard. There is a FAMILY BREAKFAST KITCHEN fitted with a range of units, Belfast style sink and complementary work tops. Built-in appliances include a dishwasher, oven, electric hob with extractor unit over and a Rayburn which fires the central heating system. There is a separate PANTRY and a family seating area which enjoys views over the garden. Leading off the kitchen is a CONSERVATORY which offers another pleasant seating area and takes advantage of views to the garden and beyond.
A beautiful turning staircase rises from the dining hall to a SUPERB GALLERIED LANDING AREA which offers great flexibility and is currently used as a STUDY AREA and is laid with original oak floor boards with far reaching elevated views to the front. There is a FABULOUS MASTER BEDROOM which has en-suite facilities including a free standing roll top bath. There are TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS and a FAMILY BATHROOM which has a corner bath and separate shower.
Outside - Bakers House stands in wrap around landscaped country gardens being well established hosting a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees, together with lawned gardens, feature borders, fruit orchard and seating areas encompassing the open outlook over the surrounding countryside. A gravelled driveway provides ample parking. Access to the front entrance is either via a side gate or by way of sandstone steps leading from the driveway and up through the garden. Positioned to the rear is a small selection of useful outbuildings to include a large store (originally the garage), log store, utility and store room.
Services: - We are advised by our client that mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage via a private septic tank. Verification should be obtained from your surveyor.
Tenure: - We are advised by our client that the property is FREEHOLD. Verification should be obtained by your Solicitors.
Council Tax: - Shropshire Council. Tax Band: G.
Fixtures And Fittings: - By separate negotiation.
Viewing Arrangements: - Viewing strictly by appointment only. Please contact the BRIDGNORTH OFFICE.
Directions: - Leaving Bridgnorth on the A454 Bridgnorth Road via the Hermitage towards Wolverhampton. At the island turn left and continue to follow the lane which will take you into the hamlet of Bromley. Continue around the sharp left hand bend where Bakers House is a short distance along on the left identified by our for sale board.
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