Bridgnorth Property of the Month
Yew Tree Cottage, Astley Abbotts, Bridgnorth
Believed to date back to 1640, yew tree cottage is brimming with original character and charm which has been sympathetically preserved by the current owners whilst carrying out a full schedule of renovation to this delightful grade II listed home. The property is fitted with a wealth of high end fitments, complemented by a host of period features which include exposed beams and timbers throughout.
This four bedroom detached home offers excellent family living and is set within approx. 1.5 acres of garden and paddock beyond, offering a superb backdrop to the beautiful property.
Astley Abbotts is a picturesque hamlet located just a couple of miles from the historic market town of Bridgnorth. This sought after semi-rural hamlet is within easy access of Ironbridge, Telford and the West Midlands conurbation. The area is close to beautiful wooded walks, the River Severn and provides an ideal balance of town and country life.
The property is approached via a gated gravelled driveway which offers ample off road parking and leads to the main entrance.
An enclosed vestibule leads into a practical dining hall having feature woodburning stove and character fireplace surround with oak mantle above. Laid with oak flooring which continues into a spacious living room which offers triple aspect views of the surrounding gardens. A real wow factor is the hydraulic door which opens to reveal a set of steps leading down to the half sunken cellar which has been converted into the properties very own bar with bespoke beer barrel bar and solid ash worktop, making it a great place for entertaining. Alternatively this could make an ideal home office or study.
The kitchen is fitted with a generous amount of fitted base units with solid wood worktops and an inset ceramic sink. Completed by a large walk in pantry which has been fully fitted out with shelving. The oil fired Aga is inset with an attractive surround with storage either side. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge, freezer and Neff oven and induction hob with extractor hood over. Glazed double doors to the rear open out to a lovely patio terrace.
The kitchen is finished with LED lighting and tiled flooring which continues into the fitted utility/ boot room with base unit, inset ceramic sink and supplies for an automatic washing machine. The guest cloaks offers a white low level WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
On the first floor, the landing with exposed floorboards, high ceilings and skylight leads to four well-proportioned bedrooms, each with their own character features and charm. The master bedroom offers an unspoilt view to the rear and offers high ceilings, built in wardrobe and a luxury en-suite shower room.
The house bathroom is laid with high gloss porcelain floor tiles, and offers a stylish classic suite comprising freestanding bath with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, chrome heated towel rail and a tiled inset cubicle with mains shower.
Externally, the property is set within a substantial garden plot which is mainly laid to lawn and bordered at the front by an attractive brick garden wall. Paving continues from the front to the rear for ease of access and leads to a large patio which enjoys a south-westerly aspect. There is also a useful built in store which is very practical and houses the oil fired central heating boiler.
The gravelled driveway affords generous off road parking for numerous vehicle and leads to an open fronted oak framed car port, with pitch tiled roof and electric power and light.
Watch below as Andrew Ainge, Branch Principal at our Bridgnorth Office, showcases this beautiful cottage.
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