High Street, Bishop's Castle

£200,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming, deceptively spacious town house, with a wealth of original character features, set in the heart of this thriving historic market town which is surrounded by lovely countryside. The property has wide-ranging appeal and offers generous accommodation comprising 3 bedrooms, front reception/sitting room, to the rear an open plan living room with dining and study areas, 2 bath/shower rooms, kitchen, cellar and courtyard garden. Ideally suited as a private home, retail use, or a holiday let.

Introduction

This Grade II listed 16th century building forms part of what is thought to have been a wealthy merchant's house. It is full of character and offers surprisingly deceptive space, the living accommodation being arranged over three floors. In addition it has a useful cellar which was part of the former Nag's Head public house in the 18th century. It also offers a pretty courtyard garden and a central position in this thriving, well-served town.

Property Description

The front door leads to a bright reception/sitting room which has previously been used as a shop. Steps lead up to the living room with dining and study areas. This room is full of character and period features including original oak wall and ceiling timbers. A fireplace provides a focal point to the room. A door from the study area leads to a useful cellar. French doors lead to a pleasant courtyard garden, providing a sitting out area, with a variety of climbers and shrubs, and a wrought iron pedestrian gate. The bright kitchen, which overlooks the courtyard, has a range of painted wall and floor units, stainless steel sink and electric cooker. A downstairs bathroom provides a neutral suite with bath, wash basin and toilet.

The first floor landing leads to a double bedroom which has lovely views to the Welsh hills, a single bedroom with walk in wardrobe, and a shower room including a wash basin and toilet.

On the second floor is a double bedroom with wonderful original timbering. The room provides fitted cupboards and has views towards the Long Mynd to the east and the Welsh hills to the west.

Services

Mains electricity and water with oil fired central heating. Shropshire Council Tax Band A.

Location

Bishop's Castle is in the midst of the wonderful, unspoilt hill countryside of South Shropshire with several long distance footpaths running through or near the town. The town is noted for a thriving selection of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. It hosts a wide range of events, festivals and markets and is home to a community of artists, craftspeople, writers and musicians.

Bishop's Castle is within easy commuting distance of Craven Arms (10 miles) Ludlow (19 miles), Shrewsbury (21 miles), Welshpool (17 miles) and Newtown (17 miles).

Agents Note

To the rear of the property there is a right of way on foot and for vehicular access over and along the yard belonging to the adjacent property and the lane to Union Street. This access does not provide parking.

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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