The Beam House
253.90 sq m
Guide price £695,000(€787,903)

Madeira WalkChurch Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JQ


    Key features

    • Occupies an elevated position.
    • An individual Arts and Crafts style property, built in 1905.
    • Features a stunning conservatory constructed of both wood and glass.
    • Master bedroom suite.
    • A number of terraces where stunning views can be enjoyed.

    Striking arts and crafts style house.

    About this property

    • Beam House is an individual Arts and Crafts property, designed and built in 1905 by the renowned local architect Frank Shayler for his own occupation. In fact the initials of Frank Shayler and his wife are scribed into the wall of the study which offers an interesting feature.

      The house is immaculately presented and full of character with many original features including decorative external shutters, tiled flooring and exposed beams. A terrace across the front façade, an open veranda and numerous garden terraces have been tastefully designed by the current owners to absorb the open views. The accommodation is set over four floors providing a versatile family living space with wonderful views across the Stretton Valley. The property also benefits from fibre broadband.

      The front door opens into the entrance hall with a quarry tiled floor, underfloor heating and a utility room off benefitting from fitted cupboards, units and a WC. To the right is a cosy snug with a log burner, plus a range of fitted cupboards and shelving.

      The sitting room, currently used as a home office has an attractive open fire place with brick surround, bay window with wonderful views and a door onto the front terrace. The kitchen is quaint with quarry tiled floor and underfloor heating, a curved range of units with oak worktops, an integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Range Master cooker and extractor, a breakfast bar and pantry.
      To the first floor is the stunning conservatory which is constructed of both wood and glass with underfloor heating, providing wonderful views of the gardens and countryside, French doors onto a raised terrace and a single door onto the front terrace. A study with exposed bricks and beams, and an open fire place. The drawing room boasts exposed beams, a feature fireplace with stone surround and log burner, built in book cases, a dual aspect with a bay widow with upholstered seat to take in the views and a door onto the terrace.

      On the second floor is a double bedroom with built in shelving, wonderful views of the garden and a separate shower room. The family bathroom is also on this floor with black and white tiled flooring and freestanding bath. On the third floor is the master bedroom suite with a range of fitted wardrobes, windows to both the front and rear boasting stunning views and an en suite shower room with tiled flooring and a vanity unit with wash basin. There are a further two bedrooms, a double bedroom with a fitted wardrobe and a single bedroom with built in cupboards.


      Outside
      The house has a choice of three pathways to the front door, steps or two stoned pathways accessed through either double wooden gates or a separate iron gate. Each path has spotlights and up lights onto the trees which can be switched on from the gates which lead through and around the front garden which boasts a range of trees, flowers and shrubs including rhododendrons, roses, a fig tree, azaleas and a wonderful cherry blossom tree. The property offers five parking spaces including a detached garage.

      Agent Note: There is lapsed planning permission for a large car port with a studio above which could be reinstated subject to the correct planning permission.

      The remainder of the grounds lie to the side and rear of the property including a flat garden, laid to lawn with a terrace and garden house. There is woodland to the rear, with another terrace and purpose built log store, fabulous wild flowers which can be enjoyed throughout the seasons including wonderful bluebells in spring and a private path which leads onto Trevor Hill from where you can access the golf course and walk through the woods onto the Long Mynd.

      The house benefits from a number of terraces where stunning views of the surrounding Shropshire Hills may be fully enjoyed.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Switzerland in Shropshire.

    Beccy Theodore-JonesProperty agent

    Local information

    • Beam House occupies an elevated position in Madeira Walk, a sought after private road within a conservation area, with enviable views across the Stretton Valley toward the Caer Caradoc, The Lawley and Shropshire Hills.
    • The property is within walking distance of Church Stretton town centre, approximately 0.5 miles, which offers a range of local amenities including a wide selection of shops, post office, a fabulous delicatessen and organic food shop which provide local produce, a bakery who bakes on the premises, butchers, cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants, independent clothes shops, a bank and antique shops.
    • The Yew Tree Inn provides good local ales and meals and is perfect for visitors, walkers, cyclists and riders who visit the wonderful Shropshire Hills which provide a wonderful opportunity for recreational pursuits.
    • Church Stretton is known for its highly regarded primary and secondary schools in the state sector, in fact there is a pedestrian walkway from Madeira Walk which takes you to Church Stretton primary and secondary schools and to the leisure centre and swimming pool.
    • Renowned private schools are available in Shrewsbury and Ludlow.
    • The train station is on the main Manchester to Cardiff line, approximately a 10 minute walk from Beam House, with regular services Northbound via Shrewsbury and Southbound via Craven Arms and Ludlow. This service provides a link for onwards fast train travel to London via Crewe.
    • The county town of Shrewsbury is situated approximately 14 miles North and provides access to the wider motorway network via the A5 and M54.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From Shrewsbury: Take the A49 towards Church Stretton. Turn right on to the B5477 towards All Stretton and continue into the village. Turn right signposted toward Cardingmill Valley and after approximately 150 yards turn right on to Madeira Walk. After approximately 0.3 miles, the property is on the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating = E