Old Rectory set in 53 acres

PUBLISHED: 17:25 07 July 2009 | UPDATED: 15:13 20 February 2013

panorama on to the lush gradens and cottage of the old rectory

panorama on to the lush gradens and cottage of the old rectory

Spectacular views of the Shropshire hills

Spectacular views of the Shropshire hills

Where: The Old Rectory at Woolstaston, Church Stretton.

What: An exceptional country house on the side of the Long Mynd with spectacular views over the Stretton Hills.

Inside: The drawing room has traditional features including shutters, an open fireplace with marble hearth, and decorative cornicing. The dining room is equally well-proportioned with an open fireplace, French doors and views towards the Caradoc. A sitting room provides a very cosy room, with an open fireplace and a door leading through into the study. The kitchen/ breakfast room has a range of oak fitted units with four-oven Aga. A fine oak staircase with an oak wainscot rises to the first floor landing. The master bedroom with en suite bathroom is a superb room with beautiful views. Two further bedrooms benefit from en suite bathrooms with three further bedrooms served by the family bathroom. On the second floor there is further accommodation which can be used as a staff flat with a large landing providing access to an open plan kitchen, sitting room and dining room, double bedroom and bathroom. The former Coach House has been adapted internally to provide a gallery/ party room. Rectory Cottage is a detached property with a sitting room, conservatory, dining room, fitted kitchen, two bedrooms, and bathroom.

Outside: The gardens have been impressively landscaped with borders interspersed with specimen trees. An Astroturf tennis court is adjacent to the main lawn, while on the opposite side of the drive lays a post and railed paddock and field shelter. A pool with a small island lies beyond the paddock. The property sits in about 53 acres.


Price: £1.85million.

Agent: Strutt and Parker, tel: 01743 284200. www.struttandparker.com

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