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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hillside House, 23, St Marys Steps, High Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16

Sold STC £425,000

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. Turn a dream into a reality, create your own Bed & Breakfast in this spectacular location. One of the most unique locations in Bridgnorth with views over the River Severn and beyond.
Telford - 13 miles, Shrewsbury - 21 miles, Kidderminster - 14 miles, Wolverhampton - 14 miles, Stourbridge - 14 miles, Birmingham - 27 miles.
(All distances are approximate).

Hillside House is a distinctive Grade II listed detached family residence located in an elevated spot within walking distance to town and all the tourist attractions. The property dates back to the Georgian period from 1762 with later Victorian additions circa 1880. Its setting and type is rare and the extensive family accommodation comprises over four storeys. In the basement there are a number of rooms, ideal for storage or potential for gym/playroom/office. On the ground floor is the entrance hallway, breakfast kitchen, sitting room and dining room all benefiting with high ceilings and wonderful views through the period sash windows. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room, en-suites to the master and guest bedrooms. Finally the top floor comprises three further bedrooms and a shower room. Externally the property benefits with a tiered garden to the side having views over Bridgnorth, the River Severn and beyond.

Hillside House stands below St Marys Church located off East Castle Street. Access to the property is found from Castle Hill Walk which gives further access to St Marys Steps. The property is situated a short distance along on the right hand side.

Accommodation - Located off St Marys steps, Hillside House is set back behind a black wrought iron gate lead and a small private courtyard leading to the main front entrance. The RECEPTION HALL is laid with Victorian tiles and wood panelling giving access to the ground living accommodation, GUEST CLOAKROOM and storage cupboards. Staircase leads down to a further hallway giving access out into the rear garden, and a further staircase rises to the first floor landing.

The SITTING ROOM enjoys feature windows to the front aspect with beautiful views over Low Town and the River Severn, along with a feature fireplace with surround and marble hearth and inset. The DINING ROOM offers an original cast iron fireplace with sash windows to the side aspect over looking the garden. The BREAKFAST KITCHEN is fitted with a range of cream fronted units comprising base cupboards and drawers with solid oak work tops over, matching wall cupboards, sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, splash back tiling, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, space for double oven and five ring gas hob over, extractor canopy, sash window to the side aspect, tiled floor and door giving access to the BASEMENT ROOM. Steps lead down from the kitchen to a good selection of basement rooms, having exposed brick work, beams and retaining many original features. The basement also houses the central heating boiler and has lights and power connected with door giving access to the rear garden.

A turning staircase leads to the FIRST FLOOR LANDING with exposed wooden floor boards leading to TWO PRINCIPAL SUITES with EN-SUITE FACILITIES, and a THIRD DOUBLE BEDROOM and HOUSE BATHROOM. Stairs rise to the SECOND FLOOR where there are a further THREE BEDROOMS and a SHOWER ROOM.

Outside - To the rear is a beautiful lawned tiered garden enjoying views over Bridgnorth, the River Severn and beyond. The garden hosts a variety of mature shrubs and trees, planted rockery, patio terrace and a further patio seating area to the side leading to a lawned garden and a cave ideal for storage. External cold water tap and separate gated access from the garden leading onto St Marys Steps.

Services: - All main services are connected. 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: - Viewing strictly by appointment only. Please contact the BRIDGNORTH OFFICE.

Directions: - From East Castle Street in High Town, proceed to the left of St Marys Church onto the Castle Walk and bear right. At St Mary's steps on the left, proceed down a short way and the property is situated first on the right. Parking is by permit in East Castle Street - (The vendors have two permits for residents parking in East Castle Street).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Particulars but they are for general guidance only and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Areas, measurements and distances are approximate and the text, photographs and plans are for guidance only. If there is any point which is of particular importance please contact us to discuss the matter and seek professional verification prior to exchange of contracts.

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