Cardington House
6,441 sq ft(598.39 sq m)
Excess of £1,500,000

DogpoleShrewsbury, SY1 1ES

  • Under offer

Key features

  • A rare opportunity to purchase an exquisite townhouse within the Shrewsbury Loop.
  • Georgian elegance with the comfort for modern day family living.
  • Grade II listed with origins dating back to 1572.
  • Enchanting garden and with views over Shrewsbury town and The Severn.
  • Parking is provided for up to 4 cars including a double garage.

Wonderful Grade II Listed 7 bed town house with views across Shrewsbury and The Severn.

About this property

  • A rare opportunity to purchase an exquisite town house in the centre of Shrewsbury with quite inspiring views overlooking The Severn and Shrewsbury. Cardington House is a most imposing and significant private house occupying a prime position within Shrewsbury's historic and vibrant town centre. It is laid out over 3 floors with 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, study, a cellar complex, an attractive garden, garaging and private parking for several cars. The house provides a most intriguing blend of elegance and comfort and it is as close as you get to perfection for a town house.

    Cardington House combines the best of Georgian elegance with the comfort for modern day living. It provides both the perfect family home and is ideal for entertaining.

    Entrance Lobby: This elegant hallway has two full length curved stone steps leading up to the dining hall and principal reception rooms. The kitchen, office and back staircase leading up to the bedroom accommodation are all accessed from this entrance hall.

    Hall/Dining Hall: Featuring a quite beautiful turned staircase which provides a remarkable focal centrepiece to the house, this staircase leads to the first floor accommodation. There are floor-to-ceiling height original sash windows, which in the summer months can be fully opened onto the paved terrace and lawn.

    Oak Drawing Room: With oak panelling, most of which is original, open fire and exposed oak beams.

    Sitting Room: Feature gas fire in a notable open fireplace, original floor-to-ceiling height sash windows and shutters.

    Downstairs WC.

    Office/Sitting Room: With open working fire.

    Cellar Complex: Leading from the Entrance Lobby, there is a cellar and wine cellar beneath.

    Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 4 oven Aga, granite work surfaces, Ceran Neff hob and sink. Door leading out to Dogpole Court and to a store area. Another door leads off to the private terrace/paved garden, and there is an internal door leading to the dining hall. There is a further door leading to the larder which has quarry tiled flooring, marble cold shelf and meat hooks. This lovely family kitchen/breakfast room is well lit with natural light. granite work surfaces, Ceran Neff hob and sink. Door leading out to Dogpole Court and to a store area. Another door leads off to the private terrace/paved garden, and there is an internal door leading to the dining hall. There is a further door leading to the larder which has quarry tiled flooring, marble cold shelf and meat hooks. This lovely family kitchen/breakfast room is well lit with natural light.


    FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
    Master Bedroom Suite: The master bedroom is a generously proportioned room, with glorious views across the Severn, comprising an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and roll-top bath, as well as a dressing area.

    2 further double bedrooms: Each with en-suite bathrooms. There is an additional room on the first floor, currently used as a study.

    Laundry/Ironing Room.

    SECOND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
    A central landing area and a further 4 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms are to be found on the second floor.

    OUTSIDE
    The front of Cardington House is entered on foot from Dogpole, through an archway onto Dogpole Court, where the double front entrance doors are found to the left. By car, the rear entrance to Cardington House is accessed from Dogpole via a private driveway, through a wrought iron double gate, and where parking is provided for up to 4 cars including a
    double garage. There are then steps leading to the garden and a further terrace. From this rear entrance, visitors can see the exquisitely classic Georgian part of Cardington House, overlooking the enchanting garden and with views over Shrewsbury town and The Severn.

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Exquisite elegance in the Shrewsbury loop

Tony Morris-EytonProperty agent

Local information

  • Cardington House has medieval origins dating from circa 1572.
  • Cardington House was owned over the centuries by a number of prominent Shropshire landowners, such as the Corbets of Longnor and the Ottleys of Pitchford Hall.
  • During the 17th and 18th centuries there were wonderful formal gardens to the rear of Cardington House.
  • Indeed a copy of the original painting remains in Cardington House, which will pass to the purchaser.
  • After the Norman Conquest in 1066, Shrewsbury was fortified and part of the original inner town wall cuts through the gardens of Dogpole.

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt