The Old House, Great Ryton, Dorrington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7LY

Guide Price £735,000

5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in The Old House, Great Ryton, Dorrington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7LY

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A beautifully appointed, five bedroomed Period detached country house, standing in delightful gardens and grounds of just over an acre.

The property dates from the 17th Century and incorporates many period features, whilst having been lovingly maintained and improved by the current owners. The accommodation includes the attractions of oil-fired central heating, sealed unit double glazing to most windows, exposed beams and timbers, a superb kitchen with bespoke oak units, granite worktops and electric Aga cooking range, family bathroom and three shower rooms (two en suite). Double and single garages and former stable block offer potential for conversion (subject to any necessary Local Authority Consents).

The Old House stands in a delightful peaceful setting approached off a quiet lane on the fringe of this small unspoilt village with open views to the fore over countryside. There is a public house and a village hall within the village, whilst there are village shops in the nearby villages of Dorrington and Condover. Ryton is approximately 6 miles south of Shrewsbury and a similar distance north of Church Stretton, whilst also being well placed for access onto the A5 which provides a dual carriageway link to the M54 and Telford. The property is under 1 mile away from Berriewood Farm Equestrian Center, the Condover golf club one of the best-conditioned courses in the Midlands, and the superb gliding base on the Long Mynd (an area of outstanding natural beauty).

Entrance Vestibule - 4.06m x 1.55m (13'4" x 5'1") - Quarry tiled floor
Half glazed door and windows to either side

Impressive Reception Hall - 5.44m x 4.50m (17'10" x 14'9") - Quarry tiled floor
Exposed beams, ceiling timbers and wall timbers
Corner cupboard and shelving
Understairs store cupboard.

Inner Hall - Quarry tiled floor

Cloakroom - 2.72m x 1.88m (8'11" x 6'2") - White suite with wc low type flush, pedestal wash hand basin
Fitted cupboard with shelving

Well Proportioned Drawing Room - 8.33m x 4.19m (27'4" x 13'9") - Exposed beams and ceiling timbers
Aattractive fireplace with Adam style surround and recessed dog grate
Twin alcoves with glazed display shelves and cupboards beneath
Double French doors opening onto the rear terrace and garden

Lobby Area Opening Into Dining Room - Recessed shelving
Deep built in cupboard

Access to CELLARS providing useful storage and housing an oil-fired central heating boiler

Characterful Dining Room - 4.17m x 3.78m (13'8" x 12'5") - Exposed beams, wall timbers and panelling
Beamed division to lobby area incorporating cupboards
Attractive window seat

A door from the lobby leads into an area of accommodation which could provide an ideal home office or consultancy area, at present comprising :-

Play Room - 4.45m x 3.02m (14'7" x 9'11") - Half glazed door to the fore and stable door to the rear
Fitted worktop and cupboards

Study - 4.83m x 2.54m (15'10" x 8'4") - Superb range of quality oak units incorporating desk with cupboards beneath, adjoining filing drawers
Cupboards together with book shelves, display cabinet

Impressive Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 5.18m x 4.22m (17'0" x 13'10") - Superb range of bespoke oak units with granite worktops
Electric Aga cooking range incorporating module with ceramic hob unit and ovens
Exposed beam
Feature former fireplace with adjoining cupboards

Snug - 3.48m x 3.58m (11'5" x 11'9") - Exposed beam and timbers
Built-in cupboard with arched recess incorporating display shelving over

REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY with access to a further CELLAR

Utility Room - 3.18m x 2.72m (10'5" x 8'11") - Double sink unit and cupboards
Plumbing for washing machine
Built in cupboards
Stable door opening onto rear patio

Rear Entrance Hall - 4.17m x 2.26m (13'8" x 7'5") - Fitted worktops, cupboards and drawers
Half glazed door to side entrance porch

STAIRCASE from reception hall with half landing leading to a CENTRAL LANDING 17'1" (5.21m) x 14'8" (4.47m) (maximum overall) with exposed beams and wall timbers, delightful views to the fore. Arched opening to INNER LANDING with secondary staircase to kitchen. Built in linen cupboard. Airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 5.36m x 3.81m (17'7" x 12'6") - Exposed beams and wall timbers
Arched opening to :-

Dressing Room - 3.51m x 1.73m (11'6" x 5'8") - Built in wardrobes and drawers on two walls
Superb far reaching views to the fore

Split Level Shower Room - Quality white suite
Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit
Wash hand basin with cupboards beneath, wc low type flush
Fitted toiletry cupboards.

Bedroom 5 - 3.43m x 2.82m (11'3" x 9'3") - Exposed beams and timbers
Fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing table

Bedroom 2 - 4.24m x 4.22m (13'11" x 13'10") - Exposed beam
Built-in double wardrobe

En Suite Shower Room - White suite
Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit
Pedestal wash hand basin, wc low type flush

Bedroom 4 - 4.37m x 3.96m (14'4" x 13'0") - Exposed beams and wall timbers
Fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing table
Superb views to the fore

Family Bathroom - 3.61m x 2.54m (11'10" x 8'4") - This room also has a door from the landing
Light coloured suite
Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, wc low type flush
Exposed beams and wall timbers

Bedroom 3 - 4.22m x 3.48m (13'10" x 11'5") - Built in wardrobes and drawers
Fitted shelving

En Suite Shower Room - White suite
Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower unit
Pedestal wash hand basin, wc low type flush

Outside The Property - A five-bar wooden entrance gate provides access to a tarmacadam driveway leading to a parking and turning area in front of :-

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 23'6" (7.16m) x 22'5" (6.83m) (maximum internal measurements) with twin up and over doors, power supply and fluorescent lighting.

The driveway continues to a further large parking area with ample space suitable for storing caravan/boats etc.

BRICK AND TILE FORMER STABLE BLOCK providing potential for a variety of uses such as conversion into accommodation for dependent relative etc (subject to any necessary Local Authority Consents).

ROOM 1 18'0" (5.49m) x 13'1" (3.99m) with a communicating door to :-

ROOM 2 16'10" (5.13m) x 9'02" (2.79m) door to the fore and access to loft space above.

A further GARAGE is situated to the left hand side of the house with double entrance doors.

Delightful GARDENS AND GROUNDS are beautifully set out with a large paved terrace immediately to the rear of the residence incorporating an ornamental pool and twin steps leading up to a large lawn which is interspersed with shrub borders and a selection of trees, including a mature Yew Tree, a selection of Fir Trees with an orchard area towards the back of the garden, whilst to the side there is a large ornamental fish pool set within a further lawn. The gardens are under set with spring bulbs and enjoy considerable shelter and privacy. The whole extending to just over an acre in all.

Property Features

  • A beautifully appointed Period detached country house
  • Set in Idyllic gardens and grounds of just over an acre
  • Situated in a small unspoilt village
  • Views over the Shropshire countryside
  • Superfast Fiber Broadband 70 Mbps download speed
  • Lots of original character and charm
  • Lovingly maintained and improved by the current owners
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Only six miles from Shrewsbury and Church Stretton
  • Viewing highly recommended




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