An exquisite country home in a prime location set in extensive mature grounds of approximately 3.5acres with more land available.
This magnificent country home is steeped in family history having been built by the current familyâ€™s ancestors in 1918. This home was designed and built by William Ireland (WI) and inspired by Canadian homes seen on his travels in the early 1900â€™s. This home has since been passed down through the generations and now provides a rare opportunity for the next family to make it their home. With unrivalled views of rolling countryside, south facing elevation and well proportion accommodation throughout, this property must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Internally the property comprises of very versatile accommodation throughout with all windows making the most of the breath-taking views surrounding this country home. To the ground floor is an entrance hall, kitchen breakfast room with pantry, utility room and WC, drawing room and sun room. To the first floor is a drawing room with incredible wood panelling and double doors leading to the wrap around balcony, master suite with door leading to a separate private balcony, four further bedrooms, two bathrooms.
Externally the property is situated in approximately 3.5 acres, with the ability to purchase a further 2.3 acres, approximately, by separate negotiation. This home enjoys a sweeping driveway with a tiered garden centre piece, exceptional landscaped gardens with a variety of exotic plants from the familyâ€™s travels, detached garage/workshop, ample off-road parking, an orchard, tennis court (in need of repair), disused quarry with shed and a paddock with a detached stable block. The stable block is in need of remedial repair before it could be utilised. There are multiple spacious balconies from the first floor allowing you to enjoy the surrounding countryside and southerly aspect.
Set within the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bucknell is a picturesque English village close to the borders of Wales and Herefordshire. The local village, situated only 0.6miles from the property offers an array of amenities including a post office, primary school, general store, butchers, pubs, a church and a train station on the â€œHeart of Walesâ€ line. There is a local comprehensive school situated in Wigmore or Bedstone College, a local independent school with boarding facilities. There is an array of walking, mountain biking, fishing and cycling around the area and good public transport to Ludlow and beyond. There is easy access to the M5, A49 and other major routes whilst Bucknell Station provides travel between Shrewsbury and Swansea with further onward connections.
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