Guide Price: Offers circa.
The Manor, East Wall, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6DU
Detached country house for sales
An exceptional opportunity to acquire a character farmhouse with unique development/diversification opportunities. Potentially of interest to those looking to create a smallholding or equestrian facility.
- Impressive, spacious 5 bedroom character property in need of modernisation but with the ability to create a significant and stylish dwelling
- South facing aspect and unspoilt views of the Wenlock Edge
- Scope for development (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents) of the traditional agricultural buildings to various uses; residential, equestrian, holiday lets, leisure.
- Set within approximately 3.78 acres (1.53 hectares)
- A useful range of agricultural buildings
- Approximately 15 acres of additional land available to buy by separate negotiation
- Approximately 140 acres of additional land available to rent by separate negotiation.
FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY
The Manor is located within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty, approximately 17 miles south of the town of Shrewsbury, 8 miles south-west of Much Wenlock and 5.5 miles east of Church Stretton, within the village of East Wall.
A range of local services, including schools, can be found within the nearby towns of Much Wenlock and Church Stretton, with Church Stretton train station also providing good transport links to major cities.
The Manor provides a great opportunity for its future purchaser. Having the potential to be transformed into an idyllic and private family home within a tranquil setting close to the Wenlock Edge in rural Shropshire, The Manor has the added benefit of an attractive range of traditional agricultural buildings lending themselves well to development/diversification and the creation of an additional income source. There is also the possibility of acquiring up to 15 acres of additional land by separate negotiation, possibly suiting a purchaser who is looking to live on a small holding or to create an impressive equestrian facility.
Of brick under tile construction, the house oozes character throughout, with stone mullion windows, original oak framed porch, fancy bargeboards, exposed beams, quarry tile floors, oak floor boards and numerous fireplaces. Although in need of modernisation and some remedial repair works, the house has a remarkably grand feel as it sits within approximately 3.78 acres and overlooks an impressive lawned garden to its southern elevation. Exquisite views over the Wenlock Edge only add to the uniqueness of this property.
On entering the house, the well-proportioned rooms provide flexible family accommodation as follows; Back Kitchen with doors to Pantry, Cloakroom and through to the Main Kitchen with oil fired Aga. From the main kitchen a passageway leads to the Dining Room and through to a large Hallway with main oak staircase and with doors off to the Sitting Room and Lounge, Shower Room and Conservatory extension (built in 2008). The oak staircase leads from the hallway to the First Floor where there are four good sized Double Bedrooms, a Single Bedroom, a Bathroom, Dressing Room, large Airing Cupboard and Office Room. Back stairs return to the kitchen.
Attached to the western elevation of the house is ‘The Old Cart Shed’, a traditional building of brick under tile construction and to the north a traditional L-shape two storey range of brick under tile construction, including ‘The Old Bull Pen’, ‘Pump House’, ‘Milk House’ and ‘The Old Cow House’, which together form the courtyard.
The courtyard has potential for 4/5 residential units or holiday lets subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions. Alternatively, the outbuildings provide useful space over two floors for agriculture, commercial, equine or potentially leisure uses.
Additional buildings within the farmyard include;
Dutch Barn - (13.80m x 7.40m narrowing to 23.20m x 6.50m) with corrugated steel roof, concrete panels walls to approximately 1m and box profile corrugated steel cladding, large steel sliding doors and a concrete floor.
Dutch Barn Lean-To 1 – (13.80m x 7.40m) with corrugated asbestos/fibre cement roof sheeting, concrete block and corrugated steel cladding and a concrete floor, internally divided into steel grain bunkers.
Dutch Barn Lean-To 2 – (23.20m x 6.15m) with corrugated steel pitched roof, box profile steel cladding and a concrete floor.
Cattle Shed 1 – (18.50m x 13.90m) concrete portal frame construction under corrugated asbestos/fibre cement roof sheets, part concrete block walls to three elevations and a concrete floor.
Cattle Shed 2 – (18.40m x 18.35m) steel portal frame construction under corrugated asbestos/fibre cement roof sheeting, with concrete block walls to approximately 2m and Yorkshire boarding above. Internally, a central raised concrete feed passageway and metal feed barriers.
TENURE & POSSESSION
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Mains electricity, septic tank drainage and well and borehole water supply to the house.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies together with all of the rights and obligations, easements and all wayleaves whether referred to in these particulars or not.
Strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agent.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
From Much Wenlock head south-west on the B4371 for approximately 7.4 miles before turning right. The Manor will be found on your left hand side after approximately 0.2 miles as indicated by our for sale board.