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Mayfield, Bedstone Road
Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7 0AA

4 Bedroom Detached Property - FREEHOLD

Offers in the region of
£375,000

Property Description

Property Features

  • Detached Bungalow 
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Recently Renovated Throughout to a High Standard
  • Grounds Stretching to Approx. 0.5 Acres
  • Edge of Popular Village Location
  • Large, Open-Plan Kitchen Diner
  • Available with No Upward Chain
  • Off Road Parking Over Newly Tarmaced Drive
  • Approx. 0.25 Miles from Village Train Station
  • Views Towards Surrounding Hills

Overview

Maybe Mayfield could be the dream home that you have longingly searched for?! A truly magnificent, fully refurbished, detached, 4 bedroom bungalow found on the very edge of the popular village of Bucknell which lies amidst the beautiful Shropshire countryside close to the English/Welsh border and sits in approximately 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens and enjoys views towards the surrounding rolling hills.

Built originally as a small 2 bedroom bungalow in 1962, this fabulous property has been beautifully renovated to an extremely high standard by the current owner over the past 4 years leaving quite literally no stone left un-turned. Having every last detail either renewed or upgraded from what was previously a very tired and dated property this stunning dwelling has had a complete transformation, from the central heating to the windows and doors, from the electrics to the inclusion of a large, signature rear extension almost doubling the original footprint, everything has received attention. The quality certainly does not finish inside with the vendor landscaping the gardens creating more usable and manageable garden space using wooden sleepers, as well as a newly laid tarmac front drive which now offers off road parking for at least 3 cars. To the rear of the bungalow the vendor has built a large, private patio area with glazed bi-folding doors leading back into the new kitchen diner, making this the perfect entertaining/relaxing spot within those warmer months of the year!

As mentioned Mayfield is conveniently situated right on the edge of the popular rural village of Bucknell and is found less than 0.25 of a mile from the village amenities including a shop, primary school, pub, butchers and train station which services four trains a day in each direction from Monday to Saturday on the Heart of Wales Railway Line that runs between Shrewsbury and Swansea and two services on a Sunday. Just outside Bucknell in the nearby hamlet of Bedstone is the highly-regarded, private school of Bedstone College. Rural, but by no means isolated Bucknell is centrally located just 6 miles from the border town of Knighton, 9 miles from the market town of Craven Arms and 4 miles from the much larger village of Leintwardine. Slightly further afield, historic Ludlow Town is 11 miles to the east.

Available to purchase to with no upward chain, Mayfield could be just what you are looking for if distant views, large gardens backing onto open countryside, immaculate accommodation with not a finger needed to be raised and a convenient village position close to amenities is what your after. A superb property, which any new owner/s would be proud of, Mayfield is ready for the new occupiers to simply move in the furniture and personal belongings, put their feet up, sit back and start calling this wonderful dwelling "home". A must view in our eyes!

The Property

Approached from the roadside a newly laid tarmacadam drive leads up towards the property, where a pathway off leads to the front door. Inside an entrance hall has separate doors off leading left into the sitting room and master bedroom and right into bedrooms two and three. Frontwards the hallway leads into the rear extension where the kitchen diner is located. The sitting room lies at the front of the property and offers a dual aspect over the front and side gardens, there is a fireplace which is crying out for a wood-burning stove and space for seating suite. Bedrooms two and three are very similar in size and both benefit from built-in wardrobes and space for double beds. Bedroom two has a window providing a front aspect, while bedroom three has a window to the side. Positioned on the opposite side of the hall to bedroom's two and three, the master bedroom is again a double bedroom with additional space for furnishings and a door which opens to a newly installed, private en-suite shower room. As previously mentioned, found at the rear of the of the property is the brand new extension which was added in 2015 and accommodates the showcase kitchen diner, bedroom four/study, the bathroom and a wash room. A fabulous room, the kitchen diner is the hub of the property and is swamped with natural light owing to 2 windows to the side, which frame distant views towards the surrounding hilltops and the feature, fully glazed bi-folding doors which slide back and lead out to the large rear patio area. The kitchen is installed with a bespoke range of wooden wall and base cupboards with wooden worktops over made by well known Russell Alexander and has an inset sink and space and plumbing for a dishwasher, American style fridge-freezer and a range cooker. All appliances including the Rangemaster cooker are available to purchase via separate negotiation. The kitchen is finished with part tiled walls, engineered wood flooring, spot light, under floor heating and has a breakfast bar and plenty of space for set of table and chairs. A door off the kitchen diner leads into the utility room which has underfloor heating, space and plumbing for a washing machine and has a fitted base unit with a worktop over and an inset sink, while a further separate door from the kitchen opens into the bathroom which is installed with a attractive white suite of a w.c, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, a shower unit with a fitted glazed shower screen and a free-standing bath. The bathroom is again finished to a high standard with tiled flooring and part tiled walls, a chrome heated towel radiator, underfloor heating and a window to the side.

Outside

From the road, a recently laid tarmac drive allows off road parking for at least 3 cars. The front garden is largely laid to lawn with hedged and fenced boundaries, as well as a gravelled seating area and accommodates the LP Gas tank in the bottom corner. To the right side of the property the tarmacadam drive continues all the way to rear, while to left hand side, the side garden is split between the lawn and a gravelled path which leads around the large private paved patio area found at the back of the property. Perfect for horticultural enthusiasts, the rear garden is two-tiered and landscaped using wooden sleepers creating more usable and manageable garden areas. The rear garden is largely laid to lawn and is stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and tress and a selection of flower beds and has well-defined fenced and hedged boundaries. Found at the very rear of the garden is an orchard stocked with a number of small fruit trees and has been sectioned off by the current owner using a fence to enclose chickens along with their coup. The owner is happy for the chickens to stay with the property. From the gardens, which stretch in total to approximately 0.5 acres, views towards the surrounding rolling hills are visible, while beyond the rear boundary of the garden is open countryside.

The Location

The picturesque village of Bucknell nestles in the beautiful Teme Valley in the unspoilt countryside of South Shropshire bordering the counties of Herefordshire and Powys. Set in an area designated as being of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Shropshire's hills and forest tracks are ideal for exploring and offer a great diversity of wild life to be seen. Village amenities include a shop, garage, butchers, primary school, church, two public houses (The Baron of Beef and The Sitwell Arms), a play park and a railway station on the Heart of Wales line linking Shrewsbury to Swansea. Regular buses serve the village with a services to the nearby towns of Knighton, Leintwardine and Ludlow. The market town of Knighton and historic town of Ludlow are 5 west and 12 east miles away and offer an extensive range of educational, recreational and shopping facilities.

Accommodation List - 

Entrance Hall -  

Sitting Room - 4.3m x 3.5m (14'1" x 11'5")  

Bedroom Two - 3.0m x 2.9m (9'10" x 9'6")  

Bedroom Three - 3.0m x 2.9m (9'10" x 9'6")  

Master Bedroom - 3.5m x 3.0m (11'5" x 9'10")  

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.6m x 1.6m (5'2" x 5'2")  

Bedroom Four/Study - 3.0m x 2.7m (9'10" x 8'10")  

Kitchen Diner - 6.3m x 6.2m (20'8" x 20'4")  

Bathroom - 3.0m x 2.0m (9'10" x 6'6") 

Utility Room - 1.8m x 1.2m (5'10" x 3'11") 

Heating 

LP gas fired central heating and part under floor heating.

Services 

We are informed the property is connected to mains water, drainage and electricity.

Tenure 

The property is of Freehold tenure.

Council Tax 

Shropshire Council - Band C. Charge for 2017/18 is £1,425.83.

Nearest Airports

Birmingham – Approximately 74 miles (duration: 1 hr 43 min via road)
Liverpool John Lennon – Approximately 94 miles (duration: 2 hr 19 min via road)
Manchester – Approximately 94 miles (duration: 2 hr 18 min via road)
Bristol – Approximately 98 miles (duration: 2 hr 29 min via road)
Cardiff - Approximately 969 miles (duration: 2 hr 35 min via road)

Links To Central London

Via Road - travel time is approximately 3 hrs 43 mins based on a 169 mile journey travelling along the M42 and then M40.
Via Rail – travel time is approximately 3hr 30 min hours from Bucknell Station to London Euston Station via Crewe.

Notice

The Property Misdescription Act Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Holters Modern Estate and Lettings Agent

Tel: 01743 832436

Email: info@holters.co.uk

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