A CHANCE to buy a period farmhouse that has views over north Shropshire and Powys hills with an extinct volcano is now available.

Bontain Farm, in Ponthen, close to Melverley, a village outside Oswestry, is a detached, period, extended farmhouse with a range of outbuildings and three acres of land.

County Times: The back of the farmhouse. The back of the farmhouse. (Image: Roger Parry & Partners.)

Bontain Farm is on the market for £350,000 with leading rural agents, Roger Parry & Partners and its location means it is within equal distance of Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Welshpool.


The property boasts views of the Breidden Hills, a group of three peaks above the river Severn.

County Times: Bontain Farm. Bontain Farm. (Image: Roger Parry & Partners.)

Clemmie Daborn, from Roger Parry & Partners, said the property is an excellent opportunity for buyers looking for a farmhouse in a good location.

“This sale offers the opportunity to purchase a wonderfully positioned farmhouse in the beautiful Shropshire countryside which is conveniently located close to many major towns,” she said.

County Times: Bontain Farm.Bontain Farm. (Image: Roger Parry & Partners.)

The three-bedroomed house provides spacious family accommodation including three reception rooms, two bathrooms, a boot room and a sun room.

The property is approached off the lane onto a drive with a large parking area. The driveway extends across the front of the property with a small, enclosed paddock to the front.

County Times: Bontain Farm. Bontain Farm. (Image: Roger Parry & Partners.)

The courtyard has a range of outbuildings including two brick outbuildings.

There is a large timber and galvanised constructed Dutch Barn which is currently split into a number of stables. There is also a block-built workshop/store.

The garden is situated to the back and is enclosed by a variety of mature hedging.

The property extends to just over three acres in total. The field has separate access off the lane via a wooden five-bar gate.

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The farmhouse is in a medium flooding area as designated by the Environment Agency.

Viewing of the smallholding is by appointment through Roger Parry & Partners. Contact Clemmie Daborn to arrange a viewing.

Or you can call 01743 791336 or email mail@rogerparry.net