4 bedroom detached house for saleAlveley, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15
Guide Price £795,000
Reception Hall, Kitchen Breakfast Room, Pantry, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Conservatory, Home Office/Second Sitting, Three Bedrooms, Family Shower Room, Master En-Suite Bedroom, Detached Double Garage With Studio Office Above, Detached Laundry House, Gravel Parking, Block Paved Parking.
LOT 2: (£300,000) Substantial Brick And Tile Stable Block (With Planning To Convert Into Ancillary Accommodation), EPC = F.
Mileages: Applecross is well placed for access to the surrounding centres of Bridgnorth (16 miles), Kidderminster (8 miles), Ludlow (26 miles), Worcester (22 miles), Birmingham (24 miles), M5 Motorway (18 miles). (All mileages are approximate).
Situation: Applecross House is a handsome property sat in an elevated position to the edge of the popular village of Alveley. It has outstanding views across the glorious topography of the Severn Valley and onto the Clee Hills beyond. The house sits within the privacy of its own mature gardens and is set towards the end of an unmade lane yet still within easy access of the centre of the village and the amenities it provides.
Alveley is a thriving village with notable pubs including the Three Horseshoes which won the best pub in Shropshire award in 2010, it has an active and friendly local community with village hall, cricket and tennis clubs, sports fields and a well-supported primary school. The village is surrounded by unspoilt rolling countryside with a number of quiet bridleways and footpath and a nearby golf courses and sailing at Chelmarsh Lake.
The historic towns of Bridgnorth (to the north) and Kidderminster (to the south) both have a range of social, cultural and retail amenities as well as supermarkets. The Cathedral Cities of Worcester and Shrewsbury are both within easy reach. There are several very well regarded schools in both the state and private sector within the catchment of Applecross House including Abberley Hall preparatory school, Malvern College, Wrekin College and Shrewsbury Schools. Alveley is easily accessible to the city of Birmingham which has an international airport and is home to the widely popular NEC exhibition centre.
Description: Applecross House has fabulous curb appeal and is approached through large wrought iron electric gates onto gravel driveway with turning circle and fork to its garaging. It also has a separate entrance which takes you to the stable yard. The house was built in the 1930's and sits within an elevated position commanding wonderful views across the valley below.
The heavyset front door with fan window above opens to the central hallway which to one side opens to the family kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen is bespoke and has floor and wall mounted fitted cream units under a black granite work surface, the integrated appliances include a twin hob, three oven AGA, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Recently the current owners opened the hall up inti the breakfast area to create this modern set up. The kitchen also benefits from a pantry and adjoining door down to a snug room.
Centrally to the house is the location of the dining room which has double doors that open up into the timber constructed conservatory which also has double doors which open out onto a patio area of the garden.
The drawing room covers the broad width of the property and benefits from dual aspect as well as double doors into the dining room, a further door to an inner corridor which passes as a store and into a bespoke fitted office. The office has wall mounted solid oak shelving, cupboards and encasements, as well as a desk area underneath the views enjoying far reaching views.
The staircase rises to the first floor where there are three principal bedrooms serviced by a large family shower room with sink and WC. The master bedroom has fitted cupboards and a door into its own recently refitted bathroom with shower, sink and WC.
To one side of the property there is an enclosed block paved parking area in front of a detached double garage which has two sets of double doors (one is currently boarded) and a rear staircase that leads up into a studio/workplace. Subject to PP this building could make an ideal ancillary accommodation.
To one corner of the courtyard is a detached laundry room which houses the gas fired boiler, and has plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as space for extra fridges and freezers.
Gardens & Grounds: Applecross House sits within beautifully kept and mature country gardens which are predominantly lawn with a wealth of mature beds and borders filled with various species of shrubs, herbaceous plants and trees. At the very top to the garden is a large elevated decking area with summer house benefitting from power and light, which really encompass the 180 degree views ahead of it.
The property comes with some wonderful equestrian facilities including the all weather manége, grazing for ponies and there is a substantial brick and tile stable block with clock tower and planning permission to convert into ancillary accommodation. When the stables were initially constructed they were built with a robust foundation and external walls to ensure any conversion will become a simple process. The stable block has its own driveway access and has extensive views beyond and is ideally situated for many equestrian facilities including the Alveley Equestrian Centre, which is a short hack and provides cross country schooling with water complex, large Olympic sized all weather arena for dressage and show jumping, as well as any additional livery requirements that you may require, it regularly has renowned equestrian teachers visit and school from the Centre.
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