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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Under Offer £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sitting room, Study, Sun room, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility, WC, Workshop/store,
  • Five bedrooms, Bathroom, EPC rating F
  • Mature gardens with small copse, Parking, Garden store, Brick-built outbuilding/studio , Solar panels
  • About 1.3 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Old Rectory is an attractive period property set in mature private gardens and offers extensive accommodation arranged over two floors.

Although in need of a program of extensive restoration the house retains a host of period features including mosaic tile and parquet flooring, panelled doors, high ceiling, leaded windows, window shutters, feature fireplaces and ornate barge boards.

There are three well-proportioned reception rooms, two boasting attractive leaded bay windows along with a light and airy sun room. The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from a walk-in pantry, an adjacent utility room and a further scullery/workshop.

There are five bedrooms on the first floor along with a family bathroom.

The Old Rectory offers buyers the opportunity to restore this beautiful period house into an elegant village home.

Acton Scott is an ancient village located within the Shropshire Hills area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village boasts the renowned Acton Scott Historic Working Farm which attracts interest and visitors throughout the year, a church with medieval origins, a village hall, a gardening club and a cricket club.

The historic market towns of Church Stretton and Ludlow offer a variety of independent shops, restaurants and amenities, whilst the county town of Shrewsbury to the north offers a wider range of amenities and facilities including primary and secondary schools in both the private and public sectors.

Communications in the area are excellent with the A49 easily accessible, the motorway network can be joined at Shrewsbury and rail links are available at Church Stretton with a station on the Manchester to Cardiff line.

The property can be approached over two driveways. The rear driveway leads to the footprint of a former garage which is located close to a timber garden store and a brick built store offering further potential as a studio/ garden room.

The mature gardens encircle the property and although somewhat overgrown are a mix of lawn interspersed with herbaceous and flowering borders. There are specimen trees and a small copse area. Located at the edge of the garden are the solar panels (contact agent for tariff details).

In all the gardens and grounds amount to about
1.3 acres.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 July 2016

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