The Old Smithy, Brockton
£350,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A charming period cottage, a former Smithy, hosting a wealth of original features with three reception rooms and three bedrooms in Brockton, Shropshire. The cottage has a range of outbuildings and detached barns across the lane that require refurbishment and a large garden. No Onward Chain.

Introduction

Number 25 is a charming period cottage, a former Smithy, which hosts a wealth of original features throughout. The cottage has three reception rooms and three bedrooms and is located in Brockton, Shropshire. The cottage has a range of outbuildings, detached barns across the lane that require refurbishment and a large garden. Located in Brockton in Shropshire, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cottage occupies a wonderful position with access to the surrounding countryside and nearby Bishops Castle.

Property description

The front door leads into the house where you find the dining room, reception space and kitchen that has a door into the living room, bedroom three and stairs to the first floor. There are exposed quarry tiles, timber beams and frame, stone walls and a large Inglenook fireplace. The kitchen has a Belfast sink and solid fuel range that supports the heating and hot water. Off the kitchen is a third bedroom or potentially study depending on your needs. The living room is off reception area and was once the Smithy, the fireplace for the Smithy is there but has ben closed up. There is a second fireplace with solid fuel stove. There is an original door leading out to the store room and then a second door that leads to a rear porch with a shower room and access to the garden.

On the first floor the landing and bedrooms have exposed floorboards, hot water tank and doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom. The main bedroom is a spacious room with windows to the front and rear and large exposed beam. The bathroom is fitted with a white three piece suite. The second bedroom has exposed floorboards, stone wall and doors leading to the store rooms and a second stair case leading to the attic.

Gardens and parking

The garden extends to approximately a quarter of an acre and is mainly laid to lawn with a sectioned off pond for the Geese and a further sectioned area of lawn. To the front of the house is an ornamental garden with space for potted plants.

Outbuildings

There are a number of store rooms off the house and garage. They are made up of stone walls and tin roof and have potential for development into further accommodation (subject to necessary permissions) or workshop. Across the lane there is a detached timber shed and then a further stone outbuilding that requires refurbishment but has potential to be restored.

Location

Brockton is a small village wrapped around a forge near Bishops Castle which is a small market town in South Shropshire in an area of outstanding natural beauty with a range of amenities to include: shops, educational and recreational services, post office, bank, garage, supermarket, petrol station and many more. Bishops Castle is located approximately 10 miles from Craven Arms and 18 miles from Shrewsbury, both offering a greater range of services and train links.

Services

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage via bio disc. Solid fuel range partial heating.

01432 507160

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