A house with full green credentials within a sustainable community boasting 13 acres of communal grounds.
2 Rees Piece is a charming home within a unique ecofriendly community set around a pedestrian only green. The house was built to take advantage of green technology while still being beautifully designed and boasting large windows providing plenty of light. The house benefits from 8 photo-voltaic panels, one solar panel for the hot water, an internal hoover system, air filtration system and underfloor heating to the ground floor and bathrooms on the second floor.
The house is laid out over three floors and entered through a covered porchway into the reception hall which opens the full height of the house to take advantage of the light and heat provided through the substantial windows on the first and second floors. Off the entrance hall is a good sized living room with a Clearview log burner, wooden beams to the ceiling, wooden flooring and French doors out to the garden. The kitchen and breakfast room has a bay window with window seat, wooden flooring, built in units and a self-cleaning oven with induction hob. Also to the ground floor is a study and WC.
Wooden stairs lead up to the first floor and the spacious master bedroom with dual aspect windows and an en suite bathroom with separate shower. In the en suite is the air filtration system which acts both to clean air coming from outside and as an extractor. Also to the first floor is a further double bedroom with an en suite shower room and balcony overlooking the green. On the second floor is a studio room spanning the whole of the house, with windows filling the apex at either end and further roof windows running the length of the room. The flexible space currently provides extra sleeping areas but could be more formally split up if required.
To the rear of the house is a private cottage garden with grape vines creeping around pergolas, seating areas and a wildlife pond. Outbuildings provide a potting shed and log stores. The house also benefits from a car port with additiona storage.
2 Rees Piece is located in the first phase of The Wintles, an eco-development built over the last 15 years and set within 13 acres of communal land in the heart of the unspoilt Shropshire Hills. Within the communal grounds are allotments, an orchard, a vineyard, bee hives, chickens and pigs which are accessible to all residents.
The popular market town of Bishops Castle sits just 100yds. away by foot and offers a wide range of amenities including a museum, a theatre, cinema, swimming pool, two breweries, pubs, restaurants, cafes, a deli, a butcher, florist and a number of other shops. The town is a center for live music, arts and crafts and hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. Beautiful countryside surrounds Bishops Castle and wonderful walks, including The Shropshire Way, run through the grounds of The Wintles and beyond.
Offa's Dyke, on the Welsh border, is four miles away along the Kerry Ridgway. The medieval county town of Shrewsbury is 22 miles to the north and offers a wider range of independent shops and also renowned schools. Alternatively around 20 miles to the South is Ludlow, famed for its fine gastronomic reputation, independent shops, racecourse and vibrant festivals.
Across the border into Wales, the historic town of Montgomery is nine miles away and the coast at Aberdovey is just over an hour's drive. Travel links within the area are good with the A49 linking Hereford in the South and Shrewsbury in the North. The A5 North via Oswestry towards Chester and East via the A5/M54 to Telford, Wolverhampton and Birmingham.
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This house quite literally brings fresh air inside.Beccy Theodore-Jones