Dream Homes in Shropshire, April 2010
PUBLISHED: 15:15 14 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:02 20 February 2013
Shropshire Life Property in association with homes24.co.uk
Where: Kings Barn is in a superb semi-rural setting at Farmcote, 4.5 miles east of Bridgnorth. The village of Claverley is just two miles away and offers an excellent range of amenities including a village school, doctors surgery, pharmacy, church and pubs.
What: A magnificent Grade II* listed country house in an accessible location with large grounds and outbuildings. Kings Barn is believed to be a former hunting lodge of King Henry on his travels. The property originated around 1430 and was extended in 1671.
Inside: The many period features include original oak doors, wooden paneling, leaded windows and exposed beams. An original priest hole can be accessed from the attic. There are three reception rooms, six bedrooms, two bathrooms and three attic rooms.
Outside: There is a good range of outbuildings which include a brick and tile four bay carport and stable block. The 2.6 acres of grounds are landscaped and surround the house on all sides with beautiful box hedging and a superb range of trees including sycamore, silver birch, pine and oak.
Agents: Strutt and Parker, tel: 01743 284200.
Where: Wood Farm is located between the villages of Boraston and Knighton on Teme, four miles from Tenbury Wells and Cleobury Mortimer.
What: A 203-acre productive mixed farm set in a beautiful South Shropshire location.
The farm includes a 17th century four bedroom house and modern, portal framed farm buildings.
Outside: Bordered by the Trapnell and Corn brooks and with good, natural water supplies, the land comprises 198 acres of arable and pasture, including an old fruit orchard and four acres of amenity woodland.
Agents: Halls, Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury, tel: 01743 284777.