Hopton Castle, Hopton Heath, Craven Arms

£490,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Surrounded by history, this updated and extended five bedroomed family home started life as a single storey cottage built in the 1800's and the roof was raised to make a two storey house in the 1950's. In the mid 1980's the north wing of the house was added to the property and it benefits from being updated and refurbished throughout, gardens surrounding, plenty of parking and picturesque surroundings.

Introduction

This superb family home has been decorated and restored throughout and is set in approximately just under half an acre. Benefiting from views of both Hopton Castle to the front and the church to the rear, five bedrooms, three reception rooms with an eat-in--kitchen, dining room, utility, bathroom, wet room and gardens surrounding.

Property Description

On walking through the front door the stairs rise in front of you with an amazing view from the window up to the forest, letting in plenty of light, under the stairs there is a useful study area, and feature wall. The door to the lounge is located on the right and leads into a beautiful well lit room with a wood burning stove, wooden mantel over and original bread oven, with a cupboard to the side. Stone steps lead around the bread oven to a snug, with the curved brickwork of bread oven forming an unusual feature with a door leading to the outside. From the lounge there is a door into the dining room with two large picture windows with deep recesses over looking the rear garden, with a further door to a very modern and up dated kitchen with dual aspect views to the rear and front, original stone wall to the right of the kitchen offers a fascinating feature the kitchen has clean lines and retro shelving deep pan drawers and a large larder cupboard. Built in double oven and microwave with large induction hob and a stylish wooden breakfast bar. The kitchen provides a wonderful entertaining space, a door leads off to the utility which offers plenty of storage, and a downstairs bathroom. First floor there are 3 doubles and two good singles, with a modern wet-room at the rear of the property, all with great views looking out.

Gardens and Parking

Entering the property via a gravelled driveway with a further gated area offering additional parking for approximately six cars. The grounds extend to just under an acre with a stream bordering the garden to the left hand boundary. The garden benefits from log stores, sheds and a wooden built folly with views out. There is garden surrounding the property, made up of well stocked beds and borders a herb garden with different views from each and every angle, to include a trickling pond with a gate to the river bank.

Location

Hopton is situated halfway between Knighton and Craven Arms set in the English countryside of Shropshire, with its own train station with trains running to Craven Arms and Shrewsbury. The nearest town is Craven Arms which is a small market town in South Shropshire with a number of shops, a supermarket and many commercial/light industrial businesses. Also the village of Leinwtwardine being within close proximity offering a well stocked village shop, petrol filling station, garage, local family butchers, nursery and primary schooling, library and an active community centre. It also boasts the Lion Hotel and nearby Jolly Frog, which are both excellent restaurants and the Sun Inn which is a community pub holding various regular events.

For families the location allows you to qualify for either schooling at Ludlow or Church Stretton, which both come highly recommended .Hopton Woods is an ideal location for both walking and cycling.

Services

Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating and private drainage. Broadband and telephone lines connected to the property.

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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