Eagle House, Orleton, Ludlow, Shropshire


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  • Bedrooms: 6
For someone seeking versatile accommodation, this is an ideal property. Mainly Victorian, Eagle House has a long and interesting history. It was once one of the village shops and over the last fifty years or more it has provided a very happy home for three different families.

Orleton has proved to be one of the most popular villages being just five miles South of historic Ludlow. There is a good community spirit with a well used community hall, which hosts various activities from the numerous clubs and societies. There is a Parish Church, doctors surgery and a junior school of repute.

Eagle house has a huge amount of potential and can be used to suit a purchasers own personal requirements. With the separate annexe, known as "Blue Cross", it has the potential to derive an income from holiday lets or long term lets or it could be used as additional accommodation for a relative and for office space for anyone who works from home.

The main house has a small reception hall leading into the kitchen, which has ample base and wall units, a maple built-in dresser, a centre isle, an integral dishwasher and a Lacanche cooker, which has a gas five plate hob and electric and gas ovens. This leads to the dining room, which has French doors and glazed side panels leading to outside and a separate door in to a very useful garden room with exposed beams.

The utility room has a sink and plumbing and space for a washing machine. There is a ground floor cloaks WC with wash basin. The garden room has one wall which is fully glazed and a door leading to outside. There is a cellar with good head height.

The main sitting room has fitted bookshelves and is a particularly bright room, having a large window to the front and a glazed door leading to outside. The second sitting room has stripped pine Victorian floorboards, shutters at the sash window and a Victorian fireplace with a wood surround. There is a fourth reception or fifth bedroom also on the ground floor, which has French doors to outside and also an en-suite bathroom with a step in bath, WC and wash hand basin.

A staircase leads up to the first floor landing, which has a window overlooking the garden. The master bedroom has windows to three elevations and a splendid original Victorian fireplace as a focal point. There is an en-suite shower room with a rain shower and standard shower fitting with wash hand basin and WC. There are three further bedrooms. The main bathroom has a bath with WC and wash hand basin.

Blue Cross is a separate self contained annexe, which has the potential for bed & breakfast or guest accommodation. Presently there is ground floor office space divided into two sections. There is a self contained flat on the first floor with access on the ground floor to a shower room with WC and wash hand basin. Stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation, with a sitting room, double bedroom and kitchen. There are exposed beams throughout. Furnishings in the flat could be purchased under separate negotiation.

There is vehicular access from the village road through substantial gates on to a drive, which is suitable for parking several vehicles. Off the drive is a timber barn, which adjoins the annexe, which has its own electricity supply. Here there is enormous potential for various uses.

The gardens are a special feature of the property. Immediately to the rear is a very sheltered flag stone sun terrace ideal for al fresco eating. There are terraced flower beds containing a variety of colourful shrubs and plants, with steps leading up to a large lawn, which is completely private and dog proof. There are a variety of mature trees and shrubs, including a Canadian maple tree and a double flowering cherry tree. From the lawn there are views across the village to the countryside in the distance. There is also a wildlife pond. At the top of the garden is a small orchard area with plum, apple and pear trees.

Viewing highly recommended to fully appreciate what this property has to offer.

Tenure: Freehold.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Super fast broadband (not checked by the agent).

Local Authority: Herefordshire Council.

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