Wheat Common, Richards Castle, Ludlow

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
This delightful 3 bedroom semi-detached country cottage sitting in gardens of 0.40 of an acre enjoys a lovely rural setting with views over farmland and views over the distant hills. The garden has been featured in two notable publications and needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated. Also outside there is an excellent brick built outbuildings, large greenhouses and studio. Accommodation, beautifully presented, benefitting from double glazing, oil heating and some underfloor electric heating briefly includes: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, small Study, original Kitchen opening through into a Snug with wood burner, Main Kitchen, beautifully fitted and opening into a delightful Garden Room. On the first floor there are 3 Bedrooms and large Shower Room. EPC rating E

The property sits in a rural setting midway between the village s of Richards Castle and Ashford Bowdler and only a short drive into historic Ludlow. The property sits on the side of a lane and enjoys beautiful countryside close at hand.

Heavy oak door with matching side windows opens into

Entrance Hall

with tiled flooring


1.93m x 1.38m (6'3 x 4'6 )

having tiled flooring matching the hallway, 2 windows to front side and a suite in white of wc and wash hand basin, range of base and wall cupboards

Small Study

1.94m x 1.47m (6'4 x 4'9 )

having window overlooking the garden and tiled floor matching that of the hall

Kitchen 2

7.40m x 2.77m (24'3 x 9'1 )

having windows to both front and front side overlooking the gardens. Fitted with a range of matching units with heat resistant work surfaces, sink unit, electric hob, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor and the Worcester oil fired boiler is housed here and heats domestic hot water and radiators. There is also an integrated fridge and freezer. This rooms opens into


having window to frontage, feature fireplace with exposed brickwork, flagstone hearth and wood burning stove. To either side of the chimney breast there are useful shelved cupboards.

Kitchen 1

5.33m x 4.60m (17'5 x 15'1 )

This beautiful room has a range of modern matching units with heat resistant work surfaces, large central work station with breakfast bar and sink unit having marble work surfaces, further work surface with hob and a boiler tap facility on the sink. Integrated dishwasher and fridge and on the opposite wall, sat in a range of units is an electric oven, attractive filed flooring, room for a table and chairs and large opening into

Delightful Garden Room

4.27m x 3.60m (14'0 x 11'9 )

with full picture windows taking in the lovely view over the garden and to the surrounding countryside, there are tri-folding doors, LPG gas fired stove, 2 large roof windows letting in scores of natural light and flooring matching that of the kitchen

First Floor Landing

having window to front side and a lovely view towards Clee Hill

Bedroom 1

4.45m x 4.32m (14'7 x 14'2 )

having exposed floorboards, exposed brick and timbered features, lovely high ceilings, excellent fitted wardrobe cupboards and a window to rear elevation taking in this fantastic rural view

Bedroom 2

4.63m x 2.80m (15'2 x 9'2 )

having exposed floorboards, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and brickwork, window to front elevation and a pretty cast iron fire surround

Bedroom 3

3.07m x 1.66m (10'0 x 5'5 )

having window to side with a view towards Clee Hill

Shower Room

3.04m x 2.73m (9'11 x 8'11 )

having window to side with view towards Clee Hill, nicely fitted with a modern suite of his and hers wash hand basins, wc and large shower cubicle with multi-head shower fitted


The property is approached onto a tarmacadam driveway for 2 vehicles with greenhouse adjacent. Double opening gates then open onto the original formal driveway which used to lead down to the garage block, however this has been turned into a pretty garden area with small pond with pump fed stream but could easily be re-established if desired. The property sits in a plot of 0.40 of an acre and the current vendors have established a delightful garden which has recently been featured on English Garden and Gardens Illustrated publications. The front section of the garden is a wildlife meadow and a useful timber outbuilding (4.7m x 3.6M.) There are borders filled with roses, shrubs and perennials . Adjacent to the house is the former garage block which has double doors to frontage, personal door to side, light and power fitted and a useful granary space above. Adjoining this is a lean-to greenhouse with a stone paved seating area adjacent taking in the view over the garden to the surrounding hills. Steps then lead down to lawned gardens with Yew hedging, brick built Studio with further York stone paved seating area and right at the bottom of the garden is a boardwalk passing trees and ferns and the pathway continues round to the back of the house. Mature apple, hazel and damson tree are in various parts of the garden.


Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage, oil fired heating to radiators along with underfloor heating on the ground floor Kitchen and garden Room which is electric and there is an LPG gas fire stove in the garden room and wood burning stove in the snug. Windows are double glazed. Flood risk very low. Broadband speeds 17 46 Mbps.


The property is freehold

Local Authority:

Shropshire Council, tax band - D

Marketed by 01584 318026

Samuel Wood

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