27th August 2019
Chocolate box cottage has all the ingredients of a dream home
You could soon be living in a dream thatched cottage in a beautiful Shropshire village if you’re the winning bidder in SDL Auctions’ online auction.
With an irresistible combination of features including a thatched roof, beamed ceilings, log burner, range cooker, beautiful gardens, countryside location – as well as a separate annexe in the grounds – the Grade II listed Weavers Thatch, Kenley, Shrewsbury is just a few clicks away from being yours.
The property is offered for sale via conditional online auction by SDL Auctions in partnership with Belvoir with a guide price of £450,000, ending at noon on Wednesday 4 September.
Jason Lee, national sales director at SDL Auctions, expects the property to attract a great deal of interest.
He said: “Both buildings are packed with character and make the most of their original features, using stone, tiles and oak throughout. There have been modern additions to the main cottage but these are sympathetic to the style and character of the building, so blend in beautifully. I can see this property appealing to a family buyer who wants to escape to the countryside, or an investor looking for a holiday let in a beautiful part of the country.”
Believed to date back to the 15th century, the main cottage has a thatched roof on the oldest part of the property, with some interesting architectural features such as a rounded bread oven on the back wall.
The oak front door opens out into a tiled hallway/dining room with low beams and log burner, through to a fully fitted kitchen with range cooker and breakfast bar. The recently extended large living room has a modern gas feature fire, exposed wooden roof trusses and underfloor heating. At the other end of the ground floor are a dining room and snug with wood burner, WC, cloak/boot room and shower.
Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, a store room and a bathroom which successfully blends old and new with its modern suite featuring a corner bath and its charming exposed beams.
Providing further accommodation for a dependant, occasional visitors or as a cosy holiday let, across the garden is a converted stone building comprising a living kitchen and shower room on the ground floor, with a bedroom upstairs.
Both homes sit within beautiful grounds which extend to just under an acre, with lawn, flowerbeds, borders, ponds and parking for several vehicles. Surrounded by open fields, the garden has outstanding rural views across to Wenlock Edge.
Local amenities can be found at nearby Acton Burnell and Much Wenlock, which both have a post office and a convenience store. There are larger supermarkets 20 minutes’ away in Shrewsbury, Shropshire’s historic county town.
Jason added: “This chocolate box cottage has everything you could want and is a wonderful opportunity to live the country life in a beautiful part of Shropshire. Whoever buys this cottage really will be living the dream.”
Weavers Thatch Kenley, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, has a guide price of £450,000 and is currently offered for sale via conditional online auction by SDL Auctions in partnership with Belvoir. The auction ends at noon on Wednesday 4 September. For more information about the property, please call Belvoir on 01743 242 000.