5 bedroom detached house for saleHopesay, Shropshire
Guide Price £799,950
- Main House: Drawing room, Dining room, Snug, Kitchen/dining room, Breakfast room, Five bedrooms, Two bathrooms, First floor WC, Utility, Cloakrooms/WC
- Coach House: Kitchen, Dining room, Reception room, Conservatory, First floor reception room, First floor kitchenette, Three bedrooms, Two bathrooms
- Two garages, Store
- About 1.3 acres
Full descriptionAn impressive country home with an additional three bedroom coach house in the sought after village of Hopesay, on a quiet country lane.
Fern Hill House has been a much loved family home for the past twenty years and the Coach House provides for a versatile arrangement of living. The main house boasts extensive room proportions, high ceilings, ornate cornicing and windows that allow an abundance of natural light into the house and frame the views. It has a wonderful sense of charm with a homely feel throughout; something not easy to achieve in such a spacious property.
A fan light above the front door opens to an expansive entrance hall off which the main reception rooms are found. Either side of the main hall is the drawing room and the dining room.
The drawing room has a lovely bay window, a large wood burning stove and ample entertaining space. The dining room further boasts a bay window and separate double doors leading out to the patio. There is a separate snug room with an attractive fireplace, perfect for the winter evenings days. To the rear of the property and with views out over the garden is the kitchen/dining room comprising an Aga, separate cooker and a range of wall and base mounted units. The kitchen has ample dining space and there is also a breakfast room with dual aspect windows from which to enjoy the view. A separate utility room offers additional storage and space for other appliances. There is also a cloakroom/WC and pantry.
The first floor of the main house boasts a stunning master bedroom with a large bay window and high ceilings. There are four further bedrooms, a family bathroom, separate shower room and additional WC.
The Coach House is a substantial property in its own right and stretches to almost 2000sqft. previously used as ancillary accommodation for the family, it could also be used for a variety of options subject to the usual consents. The property is currently laid out with a kitchen on the ground floor and a kitchenette on the first floor, there are also two separate staircases which allow for the property to be dived into two units (STPP). On the ground floor there is a kitchen, dining room and a separate reception room, which could be utilised as a bedroom, along with a bathroom and a conservatory. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, a reception room, kitchenette and bathroom.
Fern Hill house is situated in Hopesay, a conservation area and within the same parish as Aston-on-Clun, one mile away, which has a garage, store and a public house.
Close-by is the market town of Craven Arms which provides a wider range of facilities including a supermarket and local shops, doctor's surgery, primary schools and a railway station on the Manchester to Cardiff line. The popular historic market town of Ludlow is just a short distance south on the A49 and the county town of Shrewsbury lies to the north.
The property lies within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The surrounding countryside is beautiful with wonderful walks on the doorstep including The Shropshire Way. Nearby is Church Stretton with The Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The property is located off a quiet country lane and accessed through a cast iron gate leading onto the drive and parking area. There is a garage adjoining the main house and a further garage adjoining the Coach House. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn and with a range of mature and established borders. A patio is located to the side and rear of the breakfast room and also next to the dining room. The garden is arranged so that the Coach House could have its own private area, shielded from the remaining garden. To the rear of the property is a separate paddock and in all there are about 1.3 acres.
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