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7 bedroom country house for sale

The Gables, Wistanstow, Shropshire

Offers in Region of £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property
  • Combines exceptional character and modern amenities
  • Bright and airy accommodation
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Three large reception rooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Luxurious kitchen
  • Private walled garden
  • Garage and parking
  • Cellar

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Gables is a substantial detached part Georgian residence set in the heart of Wistanstow village which has a thriving community and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in South Shropshire. The village has retained many local amenities which include a junior school, a community shop, a parish church and a village inn and brewery of repute.

This house is ideal for anyone looking for space. There is extensive accommodation which combines period character features with modern day facilities. It is believed the property dates back to the late 1800's and has Georgian additions.

There are three main reception rooms. The spacious drawing room is particularly light and airy having three sets of sash windows which overlook the garden. A focal point of this elegant room is the open fireplace with its marble surround. The formal dining room has a flagstone floor, a wide window with shutters and window seat, and a glazed door leading to outside. It also has exposed ceiling timbers. There is a second sitting room, divided into two sections by bookcases. French doors lead to an outside terrace.

The stunning kitchen is quite luxurious. Refurbished by the present owners it includes an extensive range of fitted units. Built in appliances include three integral ovens, a hob, a dishwasher and an oil fired aga. The kitchen leads into a breakfast area which has doors leading to outside. Also on the ground floor is a utility room, WC / cloakroom and boot room.

There are two staircases which lead up to the first floor. A most impressive feature is the spacious master bedroom suite. The main bedroom area has two large sash windows overlooking the garden and built-in wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom includes a shower, bath and wash basin and this leads into a dressing room with built-in wardrobes, cupboards and another wash basin. Also on the first floor there are five further bedrooms, one with another en-suite bathroom and four with built in wardrobes. There is a second separate shower/WC and a box room as well as a walk-in linen cupboard. Another staircase leads up to the second floor and to a spacious bedroom and storeroom.

The private walled garden is a very appealing feature. The main lawn has a circular rose bed and borders containing a variety of colourful plants. This area is flanked by some splendid Maple trees. There are further lawn areas interspersed with bushes and ornamental trees and more mature flower beds. A gate gives access to a productive vegetable garden.

As well as a detached stone built garage there is also a drive with room for parking several vehicles.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Council Tax Band G.

Property ref: 121_2795_4110771

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Added on Rightmove:
31 March 2016


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