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Carver House, Ludford, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

5 bedroom detached house for sale

An elegant family home set in an elevated position overlooking Shropshire countryside conveniently situated on the fringe of the medieval market town of Ludlow

Character property
Modern outbuildings
Block built stables
Fringe of Ludlow
Rural views
Annexe potential

This beautiful secluded period residence is situated within easy walking distance of the popular market town of Ludlow, renowned for its local produce, history and culture. This sensational family home has exceptional views across the ambling countryside, the approach to the property is via a large tarmacadam drive which sweeps up to the property providing a driveway with ample parking for many vehicles. Standing at over 3500 square foot this is an imposing property with near unlimited potential subject to all regulations.

The House

Carver House exudes elegant charm and benefits from being South facing, allowing plenty of natural light to pour into the home.

The entrance via the main double fronted reception hall is an impressive space with wooden stairs rising from here to the first floor. One of the many reception rooms on offer is the sitting room with beautiful bay window, feature fireplace with wood burner in situ. The main reception room stands at nearly 30 foot long providing an impressive space to entertain and with feature fireplace and wood burner in place providing a homely warmth ideal for the winter months.

The open plan kitchen/breakfast room is of ample size with numerous base and wall units, and integrated appliances, a utility room is located just across the hall. Next to the kitchen is the more formal dining room with beautiful parquet flooring. The kitchen and dining room could be knocked through to create one superior show piece hub of the home, subject to the relevant permissions.

The property also remains very practical with ample storage, lobby, downstairs wc and laundry/drying room. An unusual feature is the internal courtyard which could be incorporated into the building or carry on being utilised as a wood storage area. To the rear of the property there is a space currently used as an office but could be used as a snug. Alternatively, this section of the property has the potential to be converted into an annexe with own entrance and outside space, subject to the relevant permissions.

Upstairs there is an impressive amount of space on offer with 5 substantial double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a huge landing. The West wing of the property accommodates the large master bedroom suite with double aspect windows to the side and rear providing far reaching views, ample storage and a smart en-suite shower room.

All of the remaining bedrooms are spacious, the two middle double bedrooms also have built in wardrobes and scenic views over the formal South facing garden. Bedroom 2 is light and airy coming with double aspect windows. Bedroom 3 has built in storage and is located next to the laundry/airing room which could be used in its current format or converted to a further en-suite shower room for this bedroom. From the landing you have two good sized family bathrooms both coming with wc, wash hand basin, baths and separate showers.

The attic due to the pitch of the roof is a substantial space which potentially could be converted for further accommodation if required.

Gardens & Grounds

Externally, there is a lot on offer. There are beautiful landscaped gardens to the South of the property, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked herbaceous borders and hedgerows, creating a tranquil space to enjoy. There is a large decked pergola terrace ideal for summer barbeques and al fresco dining. Another area encloses the orchard providing both cooking and eating apples.


There is a row of stables 2 single, 1 double and a 4th stable or tack room. The stables are block built, rendered, with tiled roof, hard standing concrete floor, power to each unit and concrete courtyard/turning circle provides excellent facilities. To the side of the stables you have direct access into the paddock which is approximately an acre of arable land with a gentle slope.

The impressive steel frame workshop with phase three electrics at nearly 44 foot long and 20 foot wide is a great modern space to operate a business, work on classic cars, storage or real potential to convert into a residential annex to provide further income if needed.

Attached to the workshop is a larger tiled roof building with partially constructed swimming pool, stores, changing and shower facilities and boiler room. This huge brick and tile constructed building completes the whole package ensuring that this family home can be very flexible to suit many needs.

Freehold and with Vacant Possession.

Mains electricity and water, septic tank drainage. Gas fired central heating. Services have not been tested by the agent.

Local Authority
Shropshire Council Council Tax Band G

Strictly by appointment through the sole selling agent. Nock Deighton Ludlow Office. Please contact 01584 875 555 or email:

Leave Ludlow town via Ludford Bridge, past the Charlton Arms, at the end of The High Stone wall take the first right into the driveway of Carver House.

Leave Ludlow town via Ludford Bridge, past the Charlton Arms, at the end of The High Stone wall take the first right into the driveway of Carver House.

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