Savills | Holdgate, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6LW | Property for sale
4,616 sq ft(428.84 sq m)
Guide price £2,000,000

HoldgateMuch Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6LW

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in January 2022
  • Unrivalled views across the finest Corvedale countryside.
  • Fabulous entertaining rooms.
  • Set within beautiful gardens.
  • Two self contained two bedroom cottages.

A beautiful country house commanding enviable and unrivalled views across the south Shropshire countryside together with two, two bedroom cottages.

About this property

  • Holdgate House is a beautiful country residence which exudes elegance, set within approximately 7.5 acres of gardens and grounds commanding some of the finest, unspoilt views in South Shropshire. Believed to have originally been a Parsonage, the house is presented to an exemplary standard boasting high ceilings and plenty of natural light, with accommodation flowing well over three floors.
    The front door opens to an entrance hall with black and white tiled flooring and double doors which open into the main reception hall from which the elegant staircase rises to the first floor and the main reception rooms flow.
    The spacious drawing room is a particularly lovely room featuring an open fireplace with a marble surround and fender seat, decorative cornicing and tall sash windows looking out to the garden and fabulous views beyond.
    The dining room is a great room for entertaining with tall sash windows overlooking the front of the property. The family living kitchen has a lovely oak floor and is fully equipped with a range of fitted cupboards and units with granite worktops, an AGA, an integrated Neff oven, two dishwashers, fridge, freezer, wine cooler and walk in larder cupboard. The kitchen has unrivalled views across the Corvedale with French doors opening onto the garden.
    The sitting room is of good proportion with a warm, cosy feel and has fitted cupboards and bookshelves to one wall and an open fireplace with a Jetmaster system. This links to the back hallway where there is a WC, secondary staircase and door outside.
    The elegant principal staircase rises to the first floor with a tall window on the curve to allowing an abundance of natural light and spectacular, far reaching views.
    The principal bedroom suite boasts sash windows overlooking the gardens with blackout blinds, a spacious en suite bathroom and a walk in dressing room off with wardrobes fitted. There are another two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms on the first floor along with a further double bedroom, additional room currently used as a study, and a family laundry bathroom with a cupboard housing the washing machine, dryer and also a hanging drying rack.
    The attic is an ideal space for teenagers comprising a large bedroom with an apex roof, velux windows and a door into the additional roof storage space, a bathroom and living area with built in cupboards.
    Holdgate House has cellarage comprising a barrelled cellar with a separate wine room.

    Holdgate House benefits from two self-contained two bedroom cottages, garages, outhouses and stabling.
    To the back of the house is a brick built outhouse with a utility room and log store. The timber triple garage has a concreate floor and electricity connected. There are three stables with a store/tack room and concreate yard.

    Holdgate House is wonderfully private, approached by a gravelled driveway which sweeps to an ample parking area. Roses creep up the centre of the handsome façade while fragrant wisteria adorns the south face.
    The formal gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a rural outlook and beautiful borders including hydrangeas, Virginia creeper and honeysuckle. There is also a lovely walnut and fig tree. An elevated terrace overlook the garden and views beyond, ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining. Steps lead down into the garden.
    A fabulous feature is the pergola draped with wisteria with the sunken garden beneath, having lovely parterre hedging with a pool to the centre.
    To the back of the property is an orchard with a variety of fruit trees including apple, plum and pear. There is a productive kitchen garden, fruit cage and green house, housing a vine as well as an apricot and peach tree. Beyond is the old tennis court.
    Steps lead down to a chicken run and timber feed shed. The paddock can be accessed from here which is gently sloping with a mixture of hedgerow and post and rail fencing with water connected.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

For me this setting is second to none.

Peter DabornProperty agent

Local information

  • Holgate is a picturesque village situated in the heart of the rolling south Shropshire countryside with views of the Brown Clee. Much Wenlock has a thriving local community offering a wide range of activities throughout the year along with day-to-day amenities including a butcher, supermarket, public houses, restaurants, art galleries, a library and sports facilities.
  • The nearby medieval town of Ludlow is distinguished for its many fine restaurants, delicatessens, independent shops, racecourse and vibrant festivals.
  • Bridgnorth provides excellent local amenities including a range of independent shops, supermarkets including M&S, delicatessens, butchers, cafes and public houses. The town is famed for the oldest and steepest inland funicular railway which has been operating since 1892 and links the high and low towns. The county town of Shrewsbury has a more extensive range of shopping, dining and leisure facilities.
  • There are numerous opportunities in the locality for walking, cycling and riding with a network of scenic walks and bridle paths.
  • Excellent schooling is available nearby including the Corvedale CofE Primary School, William Brookes in Much Wenlock, Moor Park in Ludlow and a number of highly regarded schools in Shrewsbury including Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury High School and Prestfelde.
  • The Corvedale road links to Much Wenlock, Telford and beyond, providing access to the national motorway network via the M54. Wolverhampton train station has a direct service to London Euston with a travel time of one hour thirty eight minutes.
  • Telford train station offers a service to London Euston via Birmingham.

Additional information

  • Holdgate Cottage is a detached two bedroom bungalow of brick construction which is accessed via the main driveway with a private parking area.
  • The property comprises a kitchen/breakfast area, sitting room with a wood burning stove, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside there is a range of sheds, a garden mainly laid to lawn and pedestrian gate onto the lane.
  • Both cottages are subject to Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements. Savills has been advised both cottages are connected to mains electricity and water supplies. Both Holdgate Cottage and The Coach House share private drainage by way of a septic tank. The Purchaser must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
  • The Coach House is a detached former coach house with accommodation arranged over two floors briefly comprising a kitchen and sitting room along with two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. Outside, the property is accesses from the lane with off road, gated parking. To the back of the property is the garden which is mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous beds and a selection of fruit trees.
  • Directions: From Shrewsbury/A5, turn right onto the B4378 signed Craven Arms/Ludlow and continue on the road for approximately 6.1 miles. After the sign to Shipton, take the first turning to the left down small cut through lane onto the B4368. Turn right, then almost immediately left signed to Stanton Long/ Holdgate. Continue through Stanton Long and towards Holdgate. After the church, the driveway is on the right hand side.
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold