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5 bedroom town house for sale

Burway Road, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Sold STC £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious and elegant home
  • Parking for several cars
  • Private gardens
  • Adjacent to public land
  • Delightful views
  • 2 magnificent Reception Rooms
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Study
  • Cellars

Full description

Old Rectory House is the principal part of one of Church Stretton historic houses. The house is Grade II listed and is mentioned in Pevsner's Buildings of England. Situated in a peaceful and private location a short stroll from the town, it has 2 large Reception Rooms, Study, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Cellars and private Gardens. Viewing of this special property is highly recommended. EPC not required as Listed Building.

Old Rectory House is a delightful family home with light and airy rooms. It dates from the late C18th and has elegant period details including a Doric columned portico, a beautiful Helical staircase with a rotunda top light and Sash windows, many with wooden shutters. There are 2 Reception rooms looking out to a private garden with views across the town to the Stretton Hills. The principal rooms have high ceilings and fine moulded cornices , dado rails and panelled doors. On the first floor are 5 bedrooms with lovely views over Rectory Field and beyond. There are 3 Bathrooms, Linen/Box room and a Study. Accessed by external steps are the large Cellars and Wine Store.

Doric Columned Portico - With front Entrance Door and side stained glass windows which leads through to a

Reception Hall - With vaulted ceiling and a sweeping staircase to the first floor with a ceiling lantern above.

Cloakroom - With WC and Hand basin

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Wooden cupboards and an Esse gas-fired cook & heat range and a ceramic four ring hob and electric double oven below.

Utility Room - With stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine and freezer.

Doors lead from Reception Hallway to

Magnificent Sitting Room - With marble fireplace inset with a cast iron multi-fuel stove. Special ceiling plasterwork.

Butler's Pantry - With sink unit and shelving. Door then leads back out to

Family Room - Views to the Stretton Hills. Tiled fireplace with inset gas fire.

The curved staircase leads to a half Landing which continues along to the

Master Bedroom - With

En-Suite Bathroom - Panelled bath with shower over. Hand basin. WC.

Family Bathroom - Panelled bath with shower over. Hand basin. WC.


Steps lead up to the Higher Landing with doors off to

Linen/Box Room - Very useful additional room with range of linen shelves and storage, Ariston gas-fired central heating boiler and high pressure hot water cylinder. Roof light with access to rear roof.

Bedroom - With fireplace and hand basin

Bedroom - With hand basin.

Bedroom - With window onto the garden.

Bathroom - Bath with shower over, hand basin, WC. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom - With fireplace.

Study - With gas fire. Windows overlooking drive and Rectory Wood

A door leads back to the Landing.

Cellars - External steps lead down to the extensive Cellars which are divided into 2 Storerooms plus Wine Cellar.

Outside - The property is approached off Rectory Gardens by way of a private drive through an entrance gate to a large gravelled area with AMPLE PARKING and WOODSHED. A path runs through a wrought iron arch to the front of the house where there is a wide south facing TERRACE and steps leading to the lawn and a charming SUMMERHOUSE with Verandah. On the far side of the yew dividing hedge is an orchard area which leads up to a GREENHOUSE and LARGE SHED with small wooded area behind.

Tenure - We understand that the property is Freehold.

Services - We understand that the property is connected to all mains services including gas.

Directions - From Sandford Avenue proceed west into Burway Road and then take the first left into Rectory Gardens. The property will be found ahead and to your left at the start of the gravelled drive.

Local Authority - Shropshire Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6ND. Tel: 0345 678 9000

Viewing - By appointment with the agent on 01694 722723

Out Of Office Enquiries - Please contact Anthony Wood on 01588 673890

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Important Notice: We take every care in preparing our sales details. They are usually verified by the Vendor. We do not guarantee appliances, alarms, electrical fittings, plumbing, showers, etc. You must satisfy yourself that they operate correctly. Room sizes are approximate; they are usually taken in metric and converted to imperial. Do not use them to buy carpets or furniture. We cannot verify the tenure, as we do not have access to the legal title; we cannot guarantee boundaries or rights of way so you must take the advice of your legal representative. If there is any point that is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the information. Do so particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view. Please note that the majority of our photo images are taken with a wide-angle lens and flash.


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10 September 2016

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