Wykey, Ruyton XI Towns, Shrewsbury, SY4 1JA | Property for sale | Savills
5,833 sq ft(541.90 sq m)
Guide price £1,850,000(€2,109,390)

WykeyRuyton XI Towns, Shrewsbury, SY4 1JA

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Wykey House stands in beautiful landscaped gardens with a range of outbuildings.
  • Available by separate negotiation, the detached cottage and land extending to 11.8 acres.
  • Formal and informal gardens with a lake and woodland in all about 3.5 acres.
  • The area has a number of well regarded schools in the area including Packwood Haugh School and Ruyton XI Towns Primary School.
  • Fantastic location, approximately 12 miles from Shrewsbury.

A supremely elegant Georgian country house, in beautiful landscaped gardens with a range of outbuildings. Available by separate negotiation The Barn House and land extending to 11.8 acres.

About this property

  • Wykey House is a very special Georgian country house standing in gorgeous gardens, woodland and land, with lake and wildlife pools and a range of versatile outbuildings. Built in local, mellow red brick, the house has a perfectly symmetrical facade under a deep hipped roof. Beautifully presented throughout, it has light and well-balanced accommodation with an easy flow of rooms ideal for both comfortable daily living and larger scale entertaining. The three principal reception rooms are lit by deep sash windows and feature moulded cornices and striking fireplaces. These lead off the central hallway with its decorative tiled floor and a part glazed front door framing the south-facing views across the garden. Beyond is the bespoke fitted kitchen, with dining area and a comfortable sitting room with cabinet-built cupboards to either side of a stone fireplace housing a woodburning stove.

    The kitchen is complemented by a pantry off which is a secondary utility room and a staircase leading up to a playroom. Off the back hall is a large boot room with utility area. The main staircase, lit by a roof lantern, leads to the front and back landings off which lead five attractive double bedrooms and a sixth single bedroom, supported by three recently fitted bathrooms, one being en suite.

    Gardens and Grounds

    The house stands in the privacy of mature gardens, vegetable garden (with polytunnel) and orchard. and grounds with well manicured lawns, stocked borders, shrubs and roses. From the formal garden, steps lead down to a further lawn with two pools, a stream beyond and woodland to one side.

    Available by separate negotiation. A detached cottage, accessed via a separate entrance and including a walled garden, courtyard, outbuildings and land extending to approximately 11.8 acres.

    Coach House and outbuildings

    It has both ground and first floor office space which could also be converted to gym, home office, studio or further residential use if required (subject to necessary planning permission).

    A further range of outbuildings include a garage, gardens stores along with a small courtyard with potential for kennels.

    Please note that Wykey House and outbuildings are not listed.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

A superb example of a beautiful Shropshire country house

Tony Morris-EytonProperty agent

Local information

  • Wykey House is south-facing with views over unspoilt rolling countryside of North Shropshire. Located within a quiet hamlet, close to the village of Ruyton XI Towns, the house has easy access to the county town of Shrewsbury and the A5 for commuting to Midland business centres and to the north, Oswestry, Wrexham, Chester and Liverpool. Regional international airports include Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham. There is a regular rail service from Wem connecting to Crewe for travel to London.
  • Along with quiet lanes for cycling, walking and riding, there are nearby golf courses at Llanymynech and Oswestry. The area has a number of highly regarded schools both within the state and private sectors. These include the popular prep school
  • Packwood Haugh School, just two miles away, and Ruyton XI Towns Primary School. Moreton Hall, Ellesmere College, Oswestry School and Shrewsbury schools are all within easy travelling distance.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Shrewsbury take the A5 west towards Oswestry, cross the River Severn and after 6.5 miles turn right onto the B4397 towards Ruyton XI Towns. On entering the village, turn left into School Road and after passing Packwood Haugh School continue for about 1.5 miles to Wykey. Continue around a sharp left-hand bend and the entrance to Wykey House will be found after a short distance on your left hand side.
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F