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Shropshire country house with fishing

The Fishpools is an outsanding country property sitting in magnificent gardens with fishing pools, paddocks and woodland.

Bought in 2006 from the surrounding estate, the property has been updated by its present owners to provide excellent family accommodation including the breakfast kitchen with an open fireplace, dining hall with beamed ceiling and fireplace, and a comfortable sitting room which provides very fine views of the gardens. Double doors lead from there to the conservatory, which has been ideally positioned to take advantage of the rose garden. The cellar and study are both accessed from the inner hall. The first floor has four large bedrooms including the master suite.

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Outside, the charming gardens are full of deep flower borders and have spring fed ponds and a summerhouse. The rose garden lies to the rear together with the orchard and the vegetable garden while the fishing pools are very picturesque, and well-stocked with trout. A barn still has eight stables and a feed room, and currently houses the chicken pen. Paddocks and woodland make up the 17 acres which comprise the property in total.

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The Fishpools sits in an elevated position to the eastern side of Pontesford Hill and nearby Pontesbury and Hanwood villages offer shops, a post office pubs and schools. Shrewsbury is just eight miles. 

The guide price is £1m. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01743 284 200 or visit

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