3 bedroom town house for sale33 Corve Street, Ludlow, Shropshire
Sold STC £420,000
- Three double bedrooms
- Two reception rooms
- Splendid garden room
- Well equipped refitted kitchen
33 Corve Street, which is steeped in history, has an abundance of character features which include exposed timbers, flagstone floors, inglenook fireplaces and exposed uneven wooden floors! It is believed that the property was originally the granary of the adjacent Carmelite Friary, which stood at the north end of what is now St Leonard's church yard. It is also understood that two timber framed houses were inserted into the old stone walls, one in about 1580 and the other at around 1620. In the eighteenth century the house was a town inn, known as The Ship Inn. It is thought to have been a stone masons for about five or six generations until the 1920's.
There is a particularly impressive spacious reception hall. It has exposed floor boards, exposed ceiling and wall timbers and an access to the cellar. The sitting room exudes charm and character with a stone fireplace housing a Clearview wood burning stove. There is a feature brick wall and exposed ceiling and wall beams. The separate dining room has the original flagstone floor and a feature stone wall. The splendid inglenook fireplace houses a Clearview stove and also has a log store to the side. The kitchen was refitted by the present occupier. There are ample base and wall units and built-in appliances include a Neff double oven, a Neff hob and an extractor hood. There is also an integral dishwasher and a built-in washing machine. A door also leads into the dining room. The delightful hardwood garden room is a very useful addition. Double glazed windows run along the full width which overlook the mature and colourful rear garden. There are glazed doors leading to outside, an exposed feature brick wall and fitted ceiling blinds.
From the reception hall a wide exposed wooden staircase leads onto the first floor landing with exposed beams and timbers. There are exposed floorboards. The main bedroom is a very spacious double room with exposed wall timbers. The second bedroom has exposed floorboards and a feature fireplace (blocked off) with wooden surround. The third double bedroom has a window overlooking the garden. The bathroom has a white suite of a cast iron bath with shower above, WC and wash hand basin.
The gardens are a special feature of the house measuring about 88' x 40'. It is bordered by stone and brick walls on either side and a stone wall at the rear. It typifies an Old English market town garden and there are an abundance of mature trees, bushes, plants and lawned areas bordered by well stocked and colourful flowerbeds. There is also an attractive flagstone terrace. There is a timber shed at the rear of the garden.
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. LPG central heating. Council Tax Band D.
Directions Turn left out of Nock Deighton's Bullring office and proceed down Corve Street. At the traffic lights by Tesco, carry straight on down the road and number 33 is a stone fronted house on the left hand side.
Property ref: 121_554_4179126
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