4 bedroom detached house for saleThe Small House, Caynton, Beckbury
- Grade II Listed Georgian Country House
- Set in 8 1/2 Acres of Stunning Shropshire Countryside
- Paddocks with Equine Potential
- Secluded Location
- Barns with Development Possibilities
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms and a further Family Room
- NO UPWARD CHAIN
PLEASE NOTE POST CODE LOCATION - TF11 9JQ -The Small House is an impressive, quintessentially Georgian House of Distinction, set within a very private and secluded and completely rural setting, and including around 8 1/2 acres of its own, private, Shropshire Countryside. The property is perfect for those with equestrian needs as there are stable buildings in existence, perfect for redevelopment. The nearby sought after village of Beckbury offers a number of local amenities including a church, pub and primary school, with the larger villages of Shifnal and Albrighton providing a more extensive range of amenities, well respected Schools and shops. In addition both Villages offer a superb rail service, within 4 miles, linking to the national network. The towns of Wolverhampton, Telford and Newport are within 10 miles and provide a much wider range of amenities. NO UPWARD CHAIN
Private Gated Entrance
The Small House is set well back from the lane and is accessed and approached through private electric gates to a large gravelled parking area at the front of the house which is surrounded by mature hedging and trees. To the side of the property is a five bar gate leading to large garaging, storage and a small courtyard style garden. The extensive lawned gardens to the rear are south facing and have far reaching views across open Shropshire farmland. In addition the property has large paddocks extending South and West, along with pockets of mature woodland which also hide an interesting folly with a very interesting Cave.
Grand Period Entrance Hallway
Further Hallway View
Period Style Farmhouse Kitchen
View From Landing to Entrance Hallway
Master Ensuite Bathroom
2nd Bedroom Image
Private courtyard garden accessed from Kitchen
Garden and Paddock Images
Woodland Garden Image
Alfresco Dining Terrace overlooking the lawn
Directions From the M54, exit on junction 4 and follow signs for Shifnal. On reaching Shifnal, at the first roundabout take the third exit, following this road round the right hand bend and continuing on this road for approx 4 miles before turning right, signposted for Ryton & Beckbury. After about half a mile turn right at the T junction. Continue along this road where you will find The Small House on the left hand side after approx. half a mile.
View of the rear Elevation from the Paddock and Gardens
Paddock View Looking west
A Brief History The Small House originally formed part of Caynton Hall which was built in the early 1800's by the Yonge family on land previously belonging to the Beckbury Estate, and was subsequently sold onto the Legge family who retained the house for nearly 100 years. Having seen use as offices in recent times, it has been returned to an impressive family home by the current owner. Believed to have been used as guest accommodation for the hall, The Small House is very much its own country house, set in its own gardens and grounds with private access.
Closer view of the rear elevation
Internal Description of the Property Internally the property offers grand spacious accommodation to include 4 Bedroom with Master ensuite, 2 reception rooms & family room. From the main Entrance, the front door leads to an impressive, double height reception hall with fireplace and stairs with wrought iron banister up to a galleried landing. The wooden floors from here extend throughout the majority of the house. A cloakroom and cupboard are found off to the left, whilst to the right is the impressive drawing room with sash windows, open fire with marble surround and door leading out to the garden. The hall continues down to the family room; a more informal living space with built-in storage, and the dining room with a large sash window and door through to the loggia overlooking the gardens and paddocks. The kitchen is found to the right, fitted with cream Shaker style units, a matching 4-door Aga and double butlers sink, beyond is a utility room with WC. At the end of...
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