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4 bedroom house for sale

Downton-on-the-Rock, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

Sold STC £420,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Absolutely Wonderful Eco-Friendly Home In Idyllic Woodland Setting.

Large Porch, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen/ Breakfast Room, Utility/Boot Room, Three Bedrooms, Separate One Bedroom Annexe, Outbuildings And Paddocks With Land Extending To 1 Acre. EPC = E.-

Situation: Easterley is a very unusual property occupying a stunning woodland setting approximately fifteen minutes outside Ludlow with all of its shopping, education and leisure opportunities.

Easterley is a well built, immaculately maintained timber framed, cedar clad house with an extremely low carbon footprint. It is heated by wood burners, is double glazed throughout and is extremely well insulated with sheep's wool, keeping it very warm in winter and cool in summer. Water comes from a bore hole making for no water rates and there is a water softener and pressure cylinder in the cellar.

This is a very pretty property with various outbuildings, a wonderful pole barn located in a pine copse and a small one bedroom annexe cottage in the grounds, which would make a perfect holiday let or annex for an elderly relative.

The current owners have used great imagination in making this a bright and cosy home, with the innovative use of glass and wood, making for a very light, extremely welcoming and totally secluded home.

The separate annexe cottage contains an open plan main room with an LPG gas 'wood burner', one bedroom, a galley kitchen and a shower room.

In more detail the property comprises:

Glassed in Entrance Porch: (2.89m x 2.10m (9'6" x 6'11")) With windows to both side aspects, glazed roof, built in storage cupboard.

Entrance Hall: (3.87m x 1.83m (12'8" x 6'))

Ground Floor Bedroom 3: (3.87m x 1.83m (12'8" x 6')) Double glazed windows to both aspects, wood effect vinyl flooring.

Utility/Boot Room: (3.76m x 2.11m (12'4" x 6'11") Double glazed windows to rear and side, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wash hand basin, wood effect vinyl flooring.

Bathroom: With panelled bath with electric shower over, WC, vanity wash basin, double glazed window to rear, tiled surrounds and ceramic tiled flooring.

Sitting Room: (5.07m x 5.31m (16'8" x 17'5 into bay.) A light and airy room with a double glazed square bay window with glazed roof, windows giving maximum light and views of woodland and landscape, large wood burner, solid wood flooring in parts, stairs to first floor and access to kitchen, bathroom and hall.

Kitchen/Dining Room: ( 6.24m x 3.96m (20'6" x 13') A wonderful room with fitted base units and worksurfaces, open shelving, single drainer sink unit, built in electric hob and oven, large wood burner in brick fireplace and chimney, five double glazed windows with triple aspect.

Bedroom One: (3.85m x 2.52m (12'8" x 9'8") (extra 2.03 (6'8")m Floor Space) With Velux skylight, double glazed window to side aspect, under eaves storage.

Bedroom Two: (2.99m x 2.52m (9'10" x 8'3") (extra 2.03 (6'8")m Floor Space) With double glazed window to side aspect, Velux skylight, under eaves storage.

Study/Landing: (3.08m x 2.57m (10'1" x 8'5") With two Velux skylights, laminate flooring with glass skylight in floor looking down into sitting room, built in storage cupboard.

Annexe: The annexe has been tastefully converted to create a completely self-contained one bedroom cottage with built in kitchen, shower room, light and airy living area and French doors leading out to decking. This would make a perfect holiday let, extended family accommodation or could easily be converted into a wonderful studio or office.


The gardens of Easterley are a very special feature of this property, sitting in a generous plot and offering a number of different areas with lawns, paths and a huge range of mature shrubs, bushes and flowers.

The landscaping around the main house is particularly pleasing providing various sitting areas and additional built in timber benches and table area. The garden also contains some magnificent magnolia trees and large mock orange bushes which perfume the air in summer, and many other mature shrubs and trees including beech and pine. An abundance of mature trees are in the extensive and secluded woodland garden, which also has its own separate road access and small drive. Land extending to approximately one acre.

To the side of the property there is a wooden deck and landscaped gravelled drive with space for a number of vehicles. There are a range of outdoor sheds and a wonderful pole barn ideal for storing logs and garden equipment. The surrounding landscape is home to an abundance of wildlife including hares, deer, stags and red kites making this an altogether magical country home, while still being within a very convenient distance of Ludlow.

Services: Bore hole, septic tank, mains electricity, LPG gas.

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04 August 2015


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