A superior Grade II listed village house and detached barn, offering tremedous character
The Old School House is a classic timber-framed and rendered house dating from the 17th century, with the interior featuring wonderful irregular timber beams, flagstone flooring and impressive original fireplaces. The history running through the property is palpable. There are three superb reception rooms on the ground floor, each of which is well proportioned with stunning period features. There is a splendid wood-panelled reception hall, while the drawing room and dining room both feature substantial stone-built inglenook fireplaces, fitted with woodburning stoves. There is also a comfortable sitting room, while the kitchen and breakfast room has a dual aspect with panoramic windows, taking in views across the garden and River Redlake. The kitchen has attractive wooden units and granite worktops, as well as a central island and an electric Aga. There are three bedrooms on the first floor, including the principal bedroom, which has an open en suite bathroom with a freestanding rolltop bathtub. There is a family bathroom, and the fourth bedrrom is currently used as a study.
Local Authority: Shropshire Council Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Council Tax: Band E
Fixtures and Fittings: Only items known as fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale. Certain items such as garden ornaments, carpets and curtains may be available by seperate negotiation.
Wayleaves, rights of way and easements: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
The property has a large Grade ll Listed detached barn, which provides plenty of storage or workshop space and lots of potential subject to necessary consents. Between the house and barn, gates open onto a gravel parking area, with space for several vehicles. The layout of the property creates a wonderful private courtyard. The garden includes paved and gravel terrace areas, with border flowerbeds, all overlooking the beautiful river. A footbridge crosses the river to a further garden which includes an area of lawn and a large vegetable garden, with raised beds and a greenhouse.
Bucknell is a small, rural village on the edge of the stunning Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Some everyday amenities are available in Bucknell, including a post office and a village pub, while larger shops and leisure facilities, including supermarkets, can be found in Ludlow. There is a primary school in the village, while further schools can be found at Bedstone, Lucton, Clunbury and Wigmore. The village has its own train station, offering services between Shrewsbury and Swansea. The breathtaking countryside surrounding the village offers superb walking, cycling and riding routes.
From Ludlow, head North on the A49. After about a mile and a half, in Bromfield, turn left on to the A4113 and continue for six and a half miles, before turning right to stay on the A4113, following the sign for Bucknell. After a further three miles, turn right onto the B4367 and after crossing the railway track, turn left. Follow the road to the right and pass the primary school, before taking the next right-hand turn, in front of the church. You will find the property on your left-hand side after approximately 150 yards. What3words: pardon.pupils.branchingRead all
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Sitting room, dining room and drawing room
- Principal bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- Two further bedrooms and a family bathroom
- Large detached barn
- Landscaped gardens
- Riverside setting
- Virtual Viewing
- Map & Street View
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