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Grade II listed country house in Shropshire

Orchard House is an attractive Grade II listed Georgian property in Shropshire. It has excellent family accommodation over three floors, and period features include sash windows, high ceilings and a beautiful turned staircase.

Both reception rooms are double aspect and have views out to the gardens and the countryside beyond; the sitting room has an exposed oak floor and a feature fireplace, while the family room has French doors opening onto the rear garden. The large kitchen/breakfast room completes the ground floor accommodation, alongside a useful boot room.

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The hand-crafted staircase rises to the first floor from the sitting room: there are four bedrooms on the first floor and an elegant family bathroom with a roll-top bath. The second floor houses the master bedroom suite with a stylish sitting area which enjoys views from three sash windows.

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The cellars are accessed from outside the property, and the grounds include a series of outbuildings and storage sheds, some of which are currently used as stables. To the rear is an area of lawn encircling the house and a raised patio area to one side. The gardens are bordered by mature trees and hedges. A small paddock of around an acre sits to the side and a further paddock is available by separate negotiation. The land with the house comes to over an acre.

Lower Hayton is a hamlet located just five miles outside Ludlow in Shropshire which has an excellent range of services and amenities.

The guide price is £550,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01584 873711 or visit

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