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Lovely Shropshire former mill house for sale

Dating back to the 1400s, New Mills is a charming former mill house which has been extensively renovated and modernised. The property retains many period features including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace, and the first floor has a fantastic drawing room with a beech floor, large fireplace with woodburning stove and French doors which open to a balcony with enviable views.

The property combines the period with the modern, however, and the third floor landing boasts a feature glass roof and leads to the master bedroom suite which is a light and spacious are a with natural roof trusses and a walk-in wardrobe. The en-suite bathroom also features a free-standing cast iron lion’s feet bath.

The accommodation comprises a kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom, reception hall, music room/dining room, sitting room, first floor drawing room, four first floor bedrooms, family bathroom, master bedroom suite and two further second floor bedrooms.

New Mills also has a fantastic range of period outbuildings with potential for conversion, subject to the necessary planning consents. The house has over six-and-a-half acres in total with the main paddock on the opposite side of the lane from the house. Further paddocks are located to the front and the rear of the property and in addition there is a small wood and an orchard connected to the house.


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The gardens include a substantial timber decking area which currently has an outdoor Jacuzzi and the gardens are landscaped and feature many mature shrubs and hedging. There is also a small formal pond to the side of the property and a beautiful water lily pond to the rear.

Situated on a quiet lane about a mile outside Pontesby, New Mills is surrounded by wonderful countryside and has excellent views of the South Shropshire hills. The house is also just nine miles from Shrewsbury which offers a full range of services and amenities as well as good schools.
The guide price is £699,000. For further information please contact Strutt and Parker on 01743 284200 or visit

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