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7 Church Street, Bishops Castle,
Shropshire, SY9 5AA

7 Bedroom Detached House - FREEHOLD

Offers in the region of
£500,000

Property Description

Property Features

  • A Detached Grade II Listed Property
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 En-Suite Shower Rooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Useful Cellar and Separate Laundry Room
  • Town Centre Location
  • Private Off Road Parking
  • Pretty Rear Garden
  • EPC Exempt

The Property

Holters are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful detached 18th century townhouse which is located right in the heart of Bishops Castle. Run as a Guest House since 1946, the property now offers self catering accommodation in this popular tourist destination. Whilst the property could be bought to use in the same vein, equally it could be a fabulous family home, in fact it could easily be both. Whatever the reason for purchase, one lucky buyer will be the proud new owner of one of the most eye catching properties in this beautiful market town.

Upon arrival the first thing you will notice is the charming street scene, an array of period properties and the historic church make for a lovely setting. Outside, 7 Church Street has ample off road parking for multiple vehicles, a range of small outbuildings and an outside WC, as well as a delightful tiered garden, which is a real suntrap, weather permitting of course. Speaking of sunshine, it is worth noting that the property has solar panels on the rear which supplements the hot water supply.

Offering generous accommodation set over three floors, not including the very useful cellar, this substantial property has all the space you could ask for. On the ground floor you will find three reception rooms, all of which are well proportioned and interchangeable to suit your lifestyle. Period features such as fireplaces and exposed beams are found throughout and give a sense of the history of the property. To the rear of the property is the breakfast kitchen which is fitted with an array of matching wall and base units and has space for all the modern appliances and a dining table and chairs. To the far end is the first of seven bedrooms, which is complete with an en-suite shower room.

The first floor is made up of four further double bedrooms and three en-suite shower rooms, one of which serves two of the bedrooms. Also on the first floor is the useful laundry room which houses the central heating boiler, hot water cylinder and has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Completing the accommodation are two further double bedrooms on the second floor, both of which also have en-suite shower rooms.

The Town

Surrounded by the beautiful and unspoiled Shropshire Hills and countryside you will find the small market town of Bishops Castle, which was listed in the Sunday Times 'Best Places to Live'. Packed full of amenities, this quirky, individual and popular town has many things to offer to couples, families and people looking to retire. Bishops Castle is an all-rounder with something to suit everyone. The town has a natural draw for musicians, artists, crafters and photographers, so there are often a variety of events and entertainment that take place to reflect this. From blues and roots festivals, to classical concerts at the nearby Walcot Hall. A summer carnival will keep the youngsters entertained, and there are also two ale trails for the beer connoisseur. In day to day living terms the town offers all the convenience you would need of, three supermarkets, a high street bank, clothes shops, a post office, a butcher, a deli, a bookshop, cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, and pubs. If you have friends visiting there will be plenty to show them, in the form of the local museum, frequent evening entertainment, two breweries including the countries oldest licenced brewery that also offers tours, bed and breakfasts and a hotel to ease any accommodation concerns. If sports are more your thing, there is a leisure centre, a football team, a rugby team, a lawn tennis club, a bowling club and a cricket team. Bishops Castle also has a primary school and a secondary school with a 6th form college, a medical centre, dentists, hairdressers and beauticians. Bishops Castle is 20 miles from Ludlow, 21 miles away from Shrewsbury, 13 miles away from Church Stretton and 6 miles away from Clun.

Accommodation List

Entrance Hall

Cellar

Living Room - 6.53m x 4.46m (21'5" x 14'7")

Store 

Breakfast Kitchen - 6.96m x 3.10m (22'10" x 10'2") 

Porch 

Dining Room - 4.57m x 4.33m (14'11" x 14'2") 

Rear Hall 

Sitting Room - 4.47m x 4.40m (14'7" x 14'5") 

Ground Floor Bedroom - 3.92m x 3.66m (12'10" x 12'0") -

En-Suite -

First Floor Landing -

Laundry Room - 5.06m x 1.54m (16'7" x 5'0") 

Bedroom - 4.67m x 4.50m (15'3" x 14'9") 

En-Suite 

Bedroom - 4.46m x 3.75m (14'7" x 12'3") 

En-Suite 

Bedroom - 4.40m (max) x 3.92m (14'5" (max) x 12'10") 

Bedroom - 4.01m x 2.62m (13'1" x 8'7") 

Second Floor Landing

Bedroom - 5.31m x 4.55m (17'5" x 14'11") 

En-Suite 

Bedroom - 4.70m x 4.50m (15'5" x 14'9") 

En-Suite 

Tenure

We are informed the property is of freehold tenure

Council Tax

Shropshire Council Band D

Services And Heating

We are informed the property is connected to mains electricity, water and drainage. The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating.

Broadband

Enquiries via British Telecom indicates the property has an estimated fibre broadband speed of 80MB. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries via BT or their own broadband provider.

Nearest Towns

Ludlow - 19.5 miles
Knighton - 13 miles
Newtown - 16.5 miles
Church Stretton - 13 miles
Welshpool - 17 miles
Shrewsbury - 21.5 miles

Money Laundering Regulations 

We will require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

Consumer Protection 

Consumer protection from unfair trading regulations 2008 - 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.

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