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6 bedroom country house for sale

Middleton Priors, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16

Sold STC £625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • En-Suite
  • Outskirts of village
  • No Onward Chain
  • Off road parking
  • Electric gates
  • Downstairs shower
  • Aga
  • Wood burner
  • Downstairs WC
  • Wooden double glazed windows

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located in Idyllic countryside near the village of Ditton Priors within easy reach of the West Coast Mainline and Birmingham International airport, this unique detached barn conversion of almost 4,000 sq ft has been beautifully renovated whilst retaining period charm. Offering spacious 6 bedroom accommodation with large integrated annexe which offers potential separate self-contained living or office. There is a range of outbuildings and an OPTION TO PURCHASE A FURTHER 4.5 ACRES of high quality, mature grazing.

Set in a small rural hamlet near the village of Ditton Priors, Home Farm Barns is set in outstanding countryside with the house discreetly surrounded by walled gardens of just under 3/4 acre with a private entrance to an enclosed courtyard and several stone outbuildings. The house is in an ideal position close to the heart of village, yet retains a high degree of privacy. Converted around 20 years ago, this is an impressive property with excellent attention to detail that has retained the charm and character that make this a wonderful country retreat.

Accommodation - Having been extended and updated in the last 7 years, the accommodation is on two floors and includes an integrated ground floor self-contained annexe, perfect for a relative or home office. The present layout with exposed beams, flagstone floors and log burners, features a superb farmhouse kitchen and AGA as the hub of the home. There is a separate utility area, dining hall, 30ft living room, snug, family room, guest cloakroom and two ground floor bedrooms and bathroom. The first floor is accessed by three separate staircases, gallery landing areas, master bedroom with en-suite, guest bedroom 2 with en-suite and two further bedrooms with a study area.

Outside - From the lane a gated gravelled driveway sweeps around the garden into a private courtyard with ample parking and turning area. From here electrically operated gates give access from the lane. The courtyard is surrounded by period planters and is well sheltered with a beautiful Paulownia tree and fig tree. There are two stone and tile barns that provide garaging or stables. The garden is beautiful and private with an array of flowering plants and shrubs around a large lawned area. There are presently gates leading to adjoining paddocks of around 4.5 acres which are available by separate negotiation.

Location - Ditton Priors is a rural village south west of the historic market town of Bridgnorth, located at the foot of the Brown Clee Hill and surrounded by beautiful natural Shropshire countryside, giving access to many walks and activities. The village itself has a selection of local amenities including a primary school, church, post office, medical practice, convenience store and excellent butchers. There is also a petrol station, public house and a village hall, community centre and playing fields/playground.

Accommodation details:

Entrance Hallway
This 50ft (16m) long hallway has room for all manner of furniture whilst providing access to both the main accommodation, the annexe and service areas with paneled glass door to the front of the house and an oak split stable door opening onto the courtyard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
22ft 9in (6.92m) x 15ft 6in (4.73m) With large bench seat bay window and fitted bespoke units offering lots of cupboard space, built in Belfast sink, dishwasher and fridge. A four oven oil-fired Aga set in a brick alcove creates a warm and cosy room all year round. Ample space for a large table and other furniture makes this room the heart of the house.

Dining Hall
17ft 2in (5.24m) x 15ft 8in (4.78m) Located next to the kitchen, this room features a flag stone floor, double glass doors to the garden, double oak entrance doors to the courtyard and original beams. A staircase off with storage beneath provides access to the large bedroom with its own landing/seating area above the kitchen.

Living Room
Extending to 30ft 4in (9.24m) x 15ft 6in (4.73m) this beautiful room provides the ultimate in entertaining space ranging from warm and cosy at one end opening up to spacious and airy at the double height galleried end. The room has a large wood burning stove set in a feature stone fireplace, beamed ceilings, built in bookshelves, double height windows with glass doors to the garden and unique bespoke chandelier. A staircase and gallery off with storage beneath provide access to bedrooms above.

15ft 1in (4.71m) x 14ft 8in (4.47m) Located off the living room, this cosy room contains a log burning stove set in a feature fireplace and original deep-recessed slit windows along two walls.

Family Room/Office
15ft 1in (4.61m) x 14ft 7in (4.45m) This room forms part of the annexe and is of double height construction with exposed timber truss and double glass doors to the courtyard. This flexible room has been used as a sitting room, office and further bedroom accommodation.

Bedroom 6
15ft 2in x (4.63m) x 13ft 4in (4.06m) Located beyond the family room with double glass doors onto the courtyard.

First Floor

Master Bedroom
16ft 6in (5.07m) x 15ft 6in (4.73m) and accessed off the gallery, this large bedroom features vaulted ceiling, skylight windows, exposed beams and built in wardrobe.

Ensuite Bathroom 1
Accessed by steps from the master bedroom this room includes built in vanity unit and wash hand basin, flush toilet and bath with shower tap.

13ft 6in (4.1m) x 3ft 6in (1.1m) and overlooks the main living room below.

Bedroom 2
16ft 9in (5.1m) x 15ft 5in (4.71m) Accessed from the gallery this large bedroom has a built in cupboard and features vaulted ceiling, skylight windows with views over the valley.

Ensuite Bathroom 2
Accessed off Bedroom 2 this room features built in vanity unit and wash hand basin, flush toilet and bath with shower tap.

Bedroom 3
18ft (5.49m) x 12ft (3.67m) Located above the kitchen, this bedroom has its own staircase and features built-in wardrobe and skylight windows.

Outside Bedroom 3 this flexible area has skylight windows and can be used as a sitting area, study/office space or potentially a further bathroom or dressing room.

Bedroom 4
12ft 3in (3.72m) x 10ft 1in (3.08m) Accessed from its own staircase off the hallway, this double bedroom features built-in cupboards, exposed beams and skylight windows.

14ft 9in (4.51m) x 13ft (3.96m) Outside bedroom 4 this flexible area has skylight windows and can be used as a sitting area or study/office space and has additional storage space off.

Bedroom 5
11ft 1in (3.38m) x 9ft 8in (2.95m) Located off the main hallway on the ground floor and features unique reclaimed, arched stained glass windows.

Shower/boot room
11ft (3.6m) x 7ft 6in (2.3m) and 8ft (2.4m) x 5ft (1.5m) Comprises a separate toilet and shower/boot room located off the hallway on the ground floor. Facilities comprise toilet, wash hand basin and double size shower/steam room with mood lighting, radio and massage jets.

Utility Room/Kitchen 2
11ft 6in (3.5m) x 9ft 6in (2.9m) This room serves as a utility room and/or second kitchen and features built-in units with Belfast sink and large built-in airing cupboards which also house the heating systems.

The property sits in approximately 0.7 acres of grounds and benefits from glorious, uninterrupted views over open countryside. The grounds comprise:

A 90ft (27.4m) long courtyard constructed from hardcore and gravel topped hard standing. The courtyard provides secure parking for vehicles The courtyard has two access points: electric remote controlled intercom gates from the road and from a gravel driveway which encircles the main house. The courtyard features a large central Pawlonia tree with blue flowers in the spring and beautiful large leaves in the summer

Main Walled Garden
The main garden is enclosed by mature stone walling. Laid to lawn with shrub borders, the garden is easily maintained and contains some large feature trees.

Other garden areas
There is a large vegetable plot within the confines of the main property.

Further outbuildings
There are two stone buildings each 16.5ft (5m) x 16.5ft (5m) which are accessed from both the garden and paddocks. They have a concrete yard between. These buildings are used as a field shelter and straw/feed store. They could have other uses such as garaging or office/garden room/holiday lets (subject to planning permission)

There are 4.5 acres of mature pasture paddocks surrounding the property which are available by separate negotiation

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Added on Rightmove:
24 September 2016

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