Park House is an elegant and charming Grade II listed 18th Century Manor, situated in unspoilt countryside of the Shropshire borderlands. Available as two separate lots. (Lot 2 £110,000)
Park House enjoys a peaceful rural location with simply magnificent and far reaching views over its own gardens, woodland and pasture land, of Roundton Hill and the Long Mynd in the distance. The house is listed Grade II and was built in approximately 1790. It is a former Rectory, which benefitted from Queen Anne's ecclesiastical Bounty. Later in about 1840 the original brick was augmented by the current striking stone casing. The result is a spacious, private, secluded and elegant family house of remarkable charm and character which incorporates many attractive period features, not least of which are fine oak floors and a classic Georgian oak staircase. The tall panelled windows within their original casing are also notable and attractive features of the house. The garden and grounds, which sweep down and completely surround the property, provide a worthy setting for a house of this quality and include a most useful courtyard of outbuildings and ante-rooms, as well as an additional separate 3-bedroom Coach House with its own garden and courtyard.
LOT 1 - Park House and Coach House;
An impressive stone portico Entrance Porch in Victorian neo-gothic style leads into the Reception Hall and Lobby oak floor and oak Georgian staircase leading to first floor accommodation. All reception rooms lead off the reception hall. There is a lobby to the right of the main door, which currently acts as an ante-room or office, with a downstairs cloakroom/WC leading off Drawing Room at the far end of the reception hall is the elegant and spacious drawing room. The windows allow in a profusion of natural light and look out over the delightful gardens. There are French windows leading outside as well as a large bay window with original wood panel surround, built in book shelving, open fireplace with marble surround, traditional radiators and moulded ceiling cornices. Study/Sitting Room a restful room with small ecclesiastical window and additional large window with nine window panels. An open fire and oak flooring. Kitchen and back kitchen area there is a series of useful rooms which make up the rear of Park House and which have the potential to be renovated into a large modern reception dining kitchen. At present several smaller rooms comprise: the kitchen, back kitchen, laundry room, flower room with tall built-in original Victorian cupboards, a study and the boiler room. Kitchen this room functions very well as a family kitchen and has large window, base and wall mounted units, a 4 door oil fired Aga oven (used for cooking only). A buyer may wish to modernise the kitchen area to provide a spacious live-in family area. Cellar and Traditional Wine Cellar with stone bins The cellars are immensely useful, used mainly for storage. Upstairs-The wonderful oak Georgian staircase leads to the spacious landing area with oak floor, and from where all the bedrooms and bathrooms lead off. There is also the rear passageway, with access to a further series of useful rooms. Also leading from the landing is the linen room containing the original cupboards. Principal Bedroom This lovely room has oak flooring and a double aspect, overlooking the sweeping gardens and woodland. There are built in wardrobes, in a spacious dressing room leading off the master bedroom. Bedrooms and Bathrooms There are a further five bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities, and three further bathrooms. The second bedroom has truly delightful views and an original open fireplace.
Outside -The gardens which surround and shelter the house are bordered by woodland on the southern side. In addition there is an adjoining field and top paddock which could accommodate extra stabling if required. The gardens include lawns, grass terraces, and a beautifully fragrant rose garden, as well as a productive kitchen garden with a lovely apple orchard. Two intersecting streams run through the gardens. The total land area is approximately 13 acres.
The Coach House formerly provided the stabling to Park House and has been renovated into a comfortable residence. There is an entrance hall leading to 3 rooms on the ground floor, plus a spacious reception room with an adjoining area which provides scope for a kitchen to be installed. Upstairs there are 3 en suite bedrooms.
Lot 2 Stables and Land
Immediately across the lane from Park House, there are 17 acres of land comprising 3 well-fenced fields with water, 9 acres of woodland (with bluebells in abundance in the Spring) a stream and a delightful track for walking.
There is a Dutch barn, 3 stable boxes and ample hard standing/ parking.
Exquisite countryside.Tony Morris-Eyton