4 bedroom barn conversion for saleAsterley Lodge, Asterley, Shrewsbury, SY5
Sold STC £335,000
- Highly desirable rural location
- Attractive views
- Spacious Accommodation
- Full of character and charm
- Garage and Driveway Parking
- Oil fired central heating
An immaculately presented and most charming barn conversion with character offering deceptively spacious accommodation with beautifully maintained gardens in this highly desirable rural location.
Directions - From Shrewsbury take the A488 road to Bishops Castle passing through the villages of Hanwood and Pontesbury. On leaving Pontesbury travel approximately 0.2 miles and take the first right turn sign posted Asterley. After approximately 1.3 miles head into Asterley and proceed past the right turning for Westbury, continue ahead and take the right turn into a small development back from the road where Asterley Lodge can be seen on the left hand side identified by a Halls for sale board.
Situation - The property is attractively situated on this small courtyard development and enjoys a convenient and quiet position in this popular hamlet approximately 2 miles from Pontesbury. Pontesbury offers an extensive range of amenities including a church, butchers, bakery, post office, shop, public houses, restaurant and primary and secondary schools. The county town of Shrewsbury has a comprehensive range of leisure, social and shopping facilities with the A5 link road providing access to the M54 motorway and on towards the national motorway network. A rail service is available in the town centre.
Description - Asterley Lodge is a beautifully presented barn conversion with charm and character. The property boasts a number of exposed wall and ceiling beams and to the ground floor offers two spacious reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen with separate utility and guest WC off. To the first floor is a most impressive open galleried landing which could be utilised as a study or further seating area. Off the landing there are four bedrooms with the master having a recently re-fitted en-suite shower room, the remaining are served by the family bathroom. Outside there is driveway parking which leads to the integral garage and the gardens which are predominantly to the rear have been beautifully designed and maintained comprising of flowing lawns, well stocked herbaceous beds and borders and a generous sun terrace/patio which at certain times of the year offers attractive views over towards Pontesford Hill and around to the Stiperstones.
Accommodation - A panelled part glazed entrance door leads into:
Entrance Hall - With exposed timbers, useful under stair store area and doors off and to:
Living Room - 18'7' x 11'4' (5.66m x 3.45m) - With beams to ceiling, brick and tiled fireplace with multi-fuel burning stove, two brick raised display recess, glazed door with side panels providing a delightful aspect and access out to the attractive rear gardens.
Dining Room - 15'4' x 11'7' (4.67m x 3.53m) - With exposed beams to ceiling, fitted shelving to recess and sliding patio doors leading out onto the rear sun terrace with attractive views.
Breakfast Kitchen - 13'8' x 12'7' (4.17m x 3.84m) - With tiled floor and providing a useful range of eye and base level units comprising of cupboards and drawers with work surface over and incorporating a one and half bowl sink unit and drainer with mixer tap over. Integral NEFF electric oven and grill with 4 ring CANDY ceramic hob unit with fitted filter hood, space for fridge freezer, access door to garage.
Utility - 9'6' x 4'6' (2.90m x 1.37m) - With tiled floor and providing a fitted worktop with storage cupboards under and incorporating a stainless steel sink unit and drainer, tiled splash, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler system.
Rear Hall - With part glazed stable door leading to rear gardens. Door to:
Guest Wc - With tiled floor and suite comprising of low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash.
From The Reception Hall - A carpeted staircase rises to a most impressive:
Galleried Landing - 13'7' x 12'3' (4.14m x 3.73m) - With a wealth of exposed timbers, attractive views over the rear gardens and out towards the Stiperstones hills and Devils Chair.
Inner Landing - Built in airing cupboard
Bedroom 1 - 18'9' x 12'11' narr.to 11'4' (5.72m x 3.94m narr.t - With beam to ceiling, access to loft space, twin built in wardrobes and door to recently re-fitted En-suite Shower Room.
Ensuite Shower Room - Modern white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage cupboards and drawers under, shower cubicle with splash screen and wall mounted electric shower, part tiled walls, shaving light.
Bedroom 2 - 11'3' x 10'3' (3.43m x 3.12m) - With exposed wall timbers, access to loft space.
Bedroom 3 - 10'3' x 7'8' (3.12m x 2.34m) - With exposed timbers.
Bedroom 4 - 10'9' x 7'8' (3.28m x 2.34m) - With twin built in wardrobes.
Bathroom - Providing a suite comprising of low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash, panelled bath with feeder shower connection, part tiled walls.
Outside - The property is approached over a generous tarmacadum driveway offering parking for numerous vehicles and providing vehicular access to the large integral garage and pedestrian access to the front of the property.
Garage - 20'1' (max) x 15'2' (max) (6.12m ( max) x 4.62m ( - With metal up and over entrance door, power and light points. Pedestrian door leading to the rear gardens.
Gardens - To the front the gardens are attractively maintained offering two sections of lawn flanking a central pathway with well stocked herbaceous beds and borders.
The majority of the gardens are located to the rear of the barn and these are a most attractive south facing feature. Sitting adjacent to the kitchen, dining and living room is an extensive paved sun terrace offering an excellent outdoor entertaining space with room for potted plants. The gardens are beautifully manicured and comprise of well designed lawns interspersed with numerous well stocked herbaceous beds and borders containing a variety of shrubs and plants. A pathway with climbing wisteria leads to the top section of garden which comprises of a lawned path and delightful generous borders together with numerous trees including Silver Birch, Rowan and Hawthorn. Further gravelled private seating area. External cold water tap. Prospective purchasers should note that the rear gardens have an attractive outlook towards Pontesford Hill around to the Stiperstones and the Devils Chair at certain times of the year.
General Remarks -
Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale. Fitted carpets are included in the sale price.
Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are understood to be connected. Oil fired central heating system. None of these services have been tested.
Local Authority - Shropshire Council, Tel: 0844 448 1644 . The property is currently registered under Council Tax Band 'E'.
Tenure - Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.
Viewings - Halls, 2 Barker Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QJ. Tel: 01743 236444.
Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.
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