Ruyton Xi Towns, Shrewsbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An excellent opportunity to purchase this Registered Smallholding consisting of an attractive detached period country house, gardens, woodlands with river frontage and meadow lands extending to approximately 11 acres.

The property itself is constructed of a mixture of local sandstone and brick and provides spacious living accommodation on the ground floor with a host of original features.

A decoratively carved staircase leads to the first floor with 3 large Bedrooms and Bathroom with the 4th Bedroom accessed off a separate staircase.

An excellent Veranda overlooks the well maintained gardens and Orchard. As well as a number of Outbuildings/Garage adjoining the main house there is a large Workshop and a former Workshop base which both have the potential for a number of future uses.

The property benefits from around 5.34 acres of gently sloping meadow land which leads onto 4.92 acres of Woodland containing a host of native trees along with frontage onto the River Perry and associated Fishing Rights.


The Gables is situated in picturesque rolling countryside yet conveniently located just outside the historic village of Ruyton XI Towns. The village itself has an excellent range of local amenities, including Shop, Post Office, Primary School and Public House. Easy access onto the A5 provides a direct link to the market town of Oswestry and the County town of Shrewsbury which both provide a far wider range of shops and facilities. The property is also well placed for access to Chester, Telford and Wolverhampton as well as the motorway network beyond. Nearby train stations at Shrewsbury and Gobowen provide direct mainline links.


The property is approached over a garden path leading to Entrance Porch with climbing Wisteria above leading to the front door with stained glass inset into:


12' 7'' x 8' 1'' (3.84m x 2.47m)

Pitch pine staircase leading to first floor landing, quarry tiled floor and radiator.

Door into:


18' 0'' x 14' 8'' (5.49m x 4.46m)

With a continuation of the quarry tiled floor, an open fire place with decorative pine surround and tiled inset and hearth. Exposed beams to ceiling and oak double glazed window sashes.

Door form Hallway into:

Dining Room

10' 6'' x 12' 6'' (3.21m x 3.81m)

Exposed beams to ceiling, quarry tiled floor, oil fired Rayburn providing domestic hot water and central heating.

Opening into:


12' 5'' x 9' 2'' (3.78m x 2.79m)

Fully fitted kitchen with base units and oak worktop over, quarry tiled floor, integrated grill and oven with 4 ring induction hob above and extractor hood over.

Door into:


6' 4'' x 5' 10'' (1.93m x 1.79m)

Quarry tiled floor, raised cold slab.

Off kitchen into:

Rear Hall

With quarry tiled floor, smoke alarm, partly glazed door to the rear.

Off the Hall into:

Family Room/Snug

11' 9'' x 12' 5'' (3.59m x 3.78m)

Wood burner set in recess chimney breast, quarry tiled floor uPVC French windows leading to stained glass doors to veranda.


12' 5'' x 12' 5'' (3.78m x 3.79m)

Exposed Chimney breast, quarry tiled floor, radiator.

Door into vestibule leading into:


11' 10'' x 6' 11'' (3.6m x 2.12m)

Timber conservatory with brick base, quarry tiled floor, patio doors to outside.

Off the Study to:

Shower Room

9' 3'' x 6' 6'' (2.81m x 1.99m)

Shower cubicle with mixer shower, which can be heated by the solar panels, low level flush W.C. wash hand basin with vanity cupboard below, partly tiled surround and flooring, shaver point and smoke alarm.

Off the Main Hall to first floor landing.

Master Bedroom

17' 10'' x 14' 8'' (5.44m x 4.46m)

A spacious master suite with dual aspect oak framed sash windows providing light and extensive views over the properties land. There is also an original cast fireplace with tiled inset.

Family Bathroom

16' 0'' x 10' 7'' (4.88m x 3.23m)

Bathroom suite comprising pine panel bath with shower cubicle with mixer shower, low level flush W.C., wash hand basin with pine vanity cupboard below. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 2

12' 5'' x 12' 0'' (3.78m x 3.65m)

Original cast fireplace, radiator and views across open countryside to the West.

Bedroom 3

13' 7'' x 12' 5'' (4.13m x 3.79m)

With views over the orchard and radiator.

Door to 2nd staircase landing with stairs to ground floor and door into

Bedroom 4

9' 4'' x 12' 6'' (2.85m x 3.8m)

With views over vegetable gardens. Radiator.


The gardens of this property are on of its most notable features. A large Veranda provides a link between the house and the gardens and an excellent seating area. The majority of the gardens are laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. There is also a well stocked vegetable garden.

Adjoining the main gardens is a large Orchard with a wide variety of fruit trees.


Adjoining the main house is an small outbuilding housing the oil tank. Also adjoining the property are:

Storage Shed (3.65m x 2.24m)

Garage (4.3m x 3.69m)


30' 7'' x 12' 4'' (9.33m x 3.75m)

At present it is used as a Workshop with light and power laid on. This building has a host of potential future uses (subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents). There are also 4 kW of solar panels on the roof. To the side of the Workshop are the bases of 2 former farm building which also has a number of potential future uses.

Meadow Land

Leading away from the property is a well maintained block of meadow land extending to around 5.34 acres, divided into a number of conveniently sized paddocks. The land is in good heart, well fenced and offers a host of agricultural, equine and amenity uses. Gates lead into the:


The woodlands have been planted by the current owners and contain a host of tree species including Lime, Ash, Maple, Cherry, Walnut and Birch. A number of rides through the wood provide excellent paths and lead down to the River Perry which forms the border of the woodland on the Eastern side. The property benefits from fishing rights along the River Perry which contains Chub, Roach, Dace, Perch and Trout. There is also a grass slipway providing access for recreational use of the river.


We are informed that the property is Freehold subject to Vacant Possession upon completion


We are informed that the property has mains electricity and water. The property is connected to a private drainage system. There is an Oil fired central heating system. The solar panels on the roof provide hot water for the shower room. The solar panels on the workshop are connected to the national grid and benefit from the feed in tariff.

Wayleaves, Rights of Way and Easements

The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. We are informed that part of the land is crossed by a public footpath.


From the A5 take the B4397 at Shotatton Crossroads signposted to Ruyton XI Towns. Continue into the village before taking the first turning left at the memorial onto School Road. Continue past Packwood Haugh School and the property will be found on the right identified by the Agents board.

Arrange viewing 01691 652367

Bowen Son & Watson - Oswestry

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