Manor House

Manor House, Brockton, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England, TF13 6JR

£950,000


For Sale

Beautiful 16th Century Manor House with excellent Equestrian facilities and approx. 17 acres.

Summary

  • GF: Ent Hall, Dining Room, Kitchen, Main Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Study, Scullery, Downstairs W.C , LGF: two cellar rooms.

  • FF: 7 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, SF: 4 attic rooms.

  • Beautiful landscaped gardens, walled driveway.

  • EQ facilities: 11 stables, tack & feed room, 4 bay carport, large area of hardstanding for parking etc. Outriding via lanes.

  • 40m x 20 Charles Britton floodlit manege, post and rail perimeter fenced.

  • Traditional outbuildings (scope for alt use – Hol. lets, Eq Tourism, res. conversion – sub. to PP)

  • Idyllic location in the Hamlet of Brockton with well renowned pub/restaurant in walking distance.
  • Approx. 17 acres (inc woodland) post and rail perimeter fenced with access for easy turnout. Lake with Motte and Bailey.
  • 17.00 Acres
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking
  • Garage

Location Map

Plans

Description

Distances (approx.)

Much Wenlock 5m | Craven Arms 12 | Ludlow 17m | Shrewsbury 17m | Birmingham 48m

Situation:
Brockton village sits in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty having many fine views over the Dale, the River Corve and the Brown Clee Hill. Brockton has a well renowned local public house, ‘The Feathers’, and a good primary school.

Much Wenlock is a few miles away which benefits from a host of independent shops, public houses and restaurants. Ludlow and Shrewsbury provide a more extensive range of amenities. There is an excellent selection of schools locally in both the private and state sector.

Communications in the area are excellent, the M54 gives access to the national motorway network beyond. International airports can be found at Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool.

The surrounding countryside offers many recreational opportunities. For the equestrian user there is access to miles of superb outriding via the local country lanes and bridleway network. Hunting is with the Wheatland Hunt. There is regular racing at both Ludlow and Hereford.

Description:
Manor House is a beautiful traditional equestrian property with approximately seventeen acres, built in the 16th century and extended in the forties. Whilst the current Vendors have undertaken various works it is thought that the property would benefit from some further modernisation’s to suit the future purchasers requirements.

There are two entrances to the house, the main entrance having a sweeping drive way leading to the front of the house and a further entrance which leads directly into the yard and stabling area, enclosed by a stone wall in a motte and bailey style. To the rear of the property is an enclosed garden with lawn, paved patio and separate paved terrace which lies in front of the Swimming pool. The property also benefits from a vegetable garden and an orchard having a variety of trees including apples, plum, pear and cherry.

Entrance Hall: (7.49m x 3.06m)

Dining Room: (5.71m x 6.56m) into bay window to front, with beamed ceiling and cornicing, stone fireplace, large wood burner, doors into kitchen and entrance hall.

Kitchen: (4.53m x 5.25m) a beautiful kitchen with beamed ceiling, ceramic tiled floor, electric four oven Aga with oak lintel above, central island, copious built in drawer and storage units with work tops over, stainless sink unit and original ledge and brace doors, one of which leads out to the rear porch.

Main Drawing Room: (5.34m x 9.54m) a beautiful light room , large central stone fire place with large wood burner, bay window to side and four further windows, beautiful French doors out to garden, 3 storage heaters.

Sitting Room: (4.99m x 4.31m) light room with beamed ceiling, brick fireplace with large wood burner, storage heater and French doors out to garden.

Study: (3.47m x 3.182m) window to side, exposed stone wall, tiled floor.

Downstairs Wash Room: (2.32 × 1.77) with window, separate W.C., wash basin, and storage.

First Floor Landing: (5.37m max x 12.06m) with large window, storage heater, oak and wrought iron balustrades.

Bedroom One: (5.42m into recess x 4.43m) with built in vanity unit, window and original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Two: (5.22m x 4.53m to include wardrobe depth) with built in wardrobes, built in vanity unit and 3 double glazed windows to side and rear and original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Three: (3.07m x 3.74m) with window, built in wardrobes, built in vanity unit and original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Four:(4.17m x 2.65m) with window to rear, built in vanity unit and original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Five: (4.79m x 2.67m) with built in vanity unit, window to side, original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Six: (2.88m x 3.90m) with two windows to side, built in shelving and original oak floor boards.

Bedroom Seven: (5.67m x 4.20m) with built in wardrobes, window to front, built in vanity unit, Jack & Jill doors to landing.

Family Bathroom One: (5.15m x 3.01m) with window to rear, airing cupboard, large corner bath, walk in shower, traditional vanity unit, heated towel rail and W.C.

Family Bathroom Two: (2.88m x 3.80m) window to front, corner bath, walk in shower, vanity unit, W.C., heated towel rail.

Second Airing Cupboard.

Attic Room 1: (4.43m x 5.51m), Attic Room 2: (5.18m x 4.44m), Attic Room 3: (5.26m x 5.66m), Attic Room 4: (4.56m x 5.12m) all having original oak floor boards, window and storage heater.

Top Landing: (5.41m x 2.66m)

Externally

Outbuildings & Equestrian Facilities
Located to the side of Manor House, with access through a separate gated entrance, are the stables and yard. There are eleven stables, tack and feed room and a four bay carport. Various other small outbuildings including sheds, dog run and kennels.

A large stone barn with stabling on ground floor level and storage at first floor level. (Potential for a range of alternative uses inc flat/grooms’ accommodation/holiday lets etc.)

Manege 40m x 20m Floodlit, post and rail perimeter fenced with silica sand and rubber surface.

Land
The land lies to the rear of the house and benefits from a separate side access. It amounts to approx. 11 acres of well fenced paddocks and approx. 5/6 acres of woodland. The perimeter of the land is stock fenced all dividing paddocks having post and rail fencing with great access for easy turnout, all with automatic water drinkers. There is also a lake with a motte and bailey.

Services

Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage, security alarm, partial double glazing, economy seven storage heating.

Local Authority:

Council tax: Band G

Postcode: TF13 6JR

EPC – E

Directions
Leave Ludlow on the a49 towards the craven arms. Take the right hand turning for Bridgforth, much Wenlock and Culmington (B4365) over the Ludlow Race Course. At the top of this road turn right onto the B4368. Take a left fork onto the B4378 to Much Wenlock. Go through the village of Shipton arriving in the hamlet of Brockton where Manor House can be found diagonally opposite The Feathers at Brockton pub. Manor House is approximately twenty seven miles from the centre of Ludlow.

Viewing: Viewing Strictly by appointment with Jackson Equestrian 01743 491979.

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.