Nr Clun, Near Clun, Shropshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached cottage with far reaching countryside views near the village of Clun in the heart of the Shropshire hills. The property has many period features and offers flexible accommodation, gardens and paddock extending to just over half of an acre, workshop and parking.


A beautiful detached four bedroom cottage located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the exquisite Shropshire countryside. This super family home is full of period features and has been run as a successful bed and breakfast for the past 10 years.

The accommodation comprises: entrance porch, kitchen/family room, dining room, living room, four bedrooms, utility/pantry, bathroom, two showers and a rear porch. It stands in attractive gardens of just over half an acre and there is a useful workshop.

Property description

Originally two cottages that have been joined together to create one beautiful home full of charm and character. There are two sets of staircases which mean you can walk from one end of the house to the other, taking you on a historic journey with many period features making this a truly interesting property. From the moment you step from the porch through the stable door, (with a feature bell) there is much to admire. In the kitchen/breakfast room is a bread oven, stone inglenook fireplace with Clearview stove, wooden flooring and characterful beams. The kitchen area has tiled flooring, base and walls units and a door through to the utility area and bathroom (which has white suite including a roll top bath). At the rear the property is the dining room, with a slate floor, oak beams, oil boiler and a door to the hallway which leads you to the living room. This houses another feature fireplace with bread oven, bay window and a slate floor, there is a separate entrance door from outside. Off the rear hallway is a cloakroom, and two separate Mira power shower rooms and a door to the garden.

From the rear hallway is the first set of staircases to the first floor and to two double bedrooms with views to the front over the surrounding countryside. From the second bedroom an interconnecting door leads into the main bedroom and onto the second landing. A wooden door takes you to the fourth bedroom with oak beams. From the small landing you can access the the second staircase down to the ground floor kitchen.

0.56 Acre gardens and paddock

Wooden gates lead onto the driveway which has parking for a number of vehicles which leads to the rear porch and a path leading up to the garden and paddock beyond which extend to 0.56 acres in total. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature tree and shrub borders with a patio area to the rear of the property which leads to some further flower beds and a greenhouse. From the top of the garden you can access the paddock which has a comprehensive vegetable patch to one side. The paddock is interspersed with some fruit trees and has a gate onto the road.


5.8m x 3.5m (19'0 x 11'6 )

There is useful workshop accessed from the drive with a pedestrian door, which has light and power.


Mains electricity, private water (bore hole), septic tank drainage and oil fired heating are connected.

Shropshire Council tax band D £1,620.00 2017/2018


The property is situated close to the pretty hamlet of New Invention, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Clun Valley and is located two miles southhwest of the small market town of Clun with everyday facilities including a post office, public houses, gift shops, hairdressers, cafes, shops, doctors surgery and a petrol station/garage. 5 miles, is the Market Town of Knighton, with supermarket, chemist, wider range of local shops, Butchers, Hotel and Churches. Nearby is Bishop's Castle and Church Stretton, both of which have a variety of shops, local businesses and services. Slightly further afield are the larger towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow. Transport links in the area are good with Craven Arms having a train station on the Manchester to Cardiff line and London being accessible in about 3 hours.

Schooling in the area is excellent in both the state and private sectors. Primary and secondary schools are found in Clun and Bishops Castle with private schooling at Bedstone, Moor Park and Shrewsbury School.


Council Tax Band D £1620

Mains water, private water, private drainage to septic tank, oil heating


From Knighton (Tref y Clawdd) proceed out of the town on the A488 signposted Clun, proceed through the village of New Invention, climb the hill for 0.5 mile and the property is located on the right hand side by a right hand turn into a small lane as indicated by our For Sale board.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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