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Lower Faintree Farm, Faintree, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16

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Lower Faintree Farm is located between Bridgnorth and Ludlow with views of the Clee, a quintessential, most private farmstead including a farmhouse with range of adjoining stone barns, tennis court, Dutch barns, over 13 acres of gardens and paddocks with brook border.
Bridgnorth - 5 miles, Ludlow - 14 miles, Kidderminster - 17 miles, Shrewsbury - 24 miles, Telford - 17 miles, Wolverhampton - 20 miles, Birmingham - 33 miles. (All distances are approximate).

This rare to find farm small holding occupies a glorious position, private and tranquil amidst beautiful Shropshire countryside and with views. The paddocks of over 13 acres with a stream, surround the farmhouse with a courtyard arrangements of stone barns, dutch barns and tennis court. The barns are in good condition with a home office and large party room. There is potential to create further residential accommodation or a home business. The present owners have livestock but originally had equestrian interests. There is an additional Bothy with around 2.5 acres partly converted being offered by separate negotiation (2 photographs are included within these particulars).

Location - Lower Faintree is a small rural hamlet located on the outskirts of Bridgnorth surround by glorious Shropshire countryside. The historic market town of Bridgnorth offers an extensive selection of facilities including shops, first and secondary schooling, health services, post offices and numerous pubs, cafs and restaurants. There is also a good selection of sports clubs, weekend markets and local attractions such as the Severn Valley Steam Railway, River Severn and the Cliff Railway.

Accommodation - The accommodation is well proportioned with a good flow and the farmhouse kitchen providing a welcoming hub to the main living areas. On the ground floor most rooms have flagstone floors, exposed beams and cast iron radiators. In brief the living accommodation comprises: spacious hall with inglenook fireplace, guest WC and stores off, drawing room with views to three elevations and inglenook open fire, sitting room being open plan to the farmhouse kitchen, designed and bespoke built by Dayrooms, incorporating an electric two oven AGA and double oven companion, integrated dishwasher, pantry cupboards, Belfast sink and large fridge freezer. The cream shaker style units with granite work tops include a large island with breakfast bar, ceiling down lighters and breakfast area with patio doors to a southerly facing terrace with views. The open plan design leads on to a formal dining area and beyond into a large dual aspect garden room.

The first floor landing with airing cupboard gives access to: Master bedroom with dual aspect and spiral staircase leading to the spacious en-suite bathroom. There is a further house bathroom and the landing gives access to 29ft x 18ft bedroom that has potential to be redesigned having a large luxury en-suite off and linked further bedroom. A staircase gives access to a second floor bedroom and storage space.

Outside - Entering from the track, the drive divides into two with one drive leading behind the barns to the paddocks, a concrete yard and the dutch barns. The main gated driveway leads into the formal courtyard entrance with further buildings of a triple carport and two garages/stores.

A superior range of stone barns forms a picturesque courtyard with a water feature to the front. The barns are in weather proof condition, with some more fully converted to provide good stores, a first floor office and large workshop. The total floor area is around 5780 sq.ft and with planning permission they could be converted for residential use and enjoy private gardens and access. The two adjoining Dutch barns at the rear are presently used as a livestock shelters.
Two Dutch Barns:
Barn 1 88' x 29 plus Workshop area 35' x 27' incorporating WC (approx).
Barn 2 100' x 23' with closed area at the end measuring 22' x 14' (approx).

The extensive grounds are divided into 7 fenced paddocks with a track that leads over the Winterburn Brook into a further paddock and walk up to the detached Bothy (by separate negotiation). This stone built barn (without services), was converted around 1994 has a flagstone floor, solid fuel Rayburn, log burner, Belfast sink unit and wooden stairs to a mezzanine bedroom. It's a delightful setting with far reaching views. Access could be provided from a near-by byway.

The Gardens - The farmhouse has views to the rear with an array of patio doors and windows that overlook the easterly aspect landscape and mature gardens. With fine lawns, there are planted borders for all year round colour, pools with water features, windy flagstone footpaths and external access to the CELLAR. At the rear of the barns there is a landscaped patio, elevated over the all weather surface tennis court.

Services: - We are advised by our clients that mains water and electricity are connected. The central heating is oil fired and sewage is via a private septic tank. Please note the Bothy has no services. Verification should be obtained from your surveyor.

Tenure: - We are advised the property is FREEHOLD. Verification should be sought through your Solicitor.

Council Tax: - Shropshire Council. Tax band: E.

Fixtures And Fittings: - By separate negotiation.

Viewing Arrangements: - Viewing strictly by appointment only. Please contact the BRIDGNORTH OFFICE.

Directions: - Leave Bridgnorth on the Ludlow Road (B4364). At the following Island, continue straight over onto the B4364 towards Ludlow passing the Punch Bowl and The Down Restaurant/public Houses. After passing the turning to Chetton village on your right, continue on the B4364 for a short distance before coming to a sharp right hand bend with a cottage on the left hand side. At the cottage take an immediate left turn on the bend which will take you onto a track, follow the track to the end, where Lower Faintree Farm can be found.

Directions - 52.491332, -2.506061

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