A "PERFECTLY situated" grade II listed farmhouse with 140 acres of land is up for sale in south Shropshire.

Informal tenders are being invited by regional auctioneers Halls for the grassland farm, which is being sold as a whole or in lots with a guide price of nearly £2.2 million.

Hall Farm at Picklescott, near Church Stretton is described by Halls as “a perfectly situated and well-presented property, located in a very popular rural village”.

The property includes a five-bed farmhouse, believed to date back to the late 16th century, which boasts features including exposed timbers and an original bread oven. 

The house, which has a guide price of £695,000, has a garden room, which leads to a well-kept, half-acre garden, kitchen and breakfast room with an inglenook fireplace, internal hallway, lounge with an inglenook fireplace and Clearview log burner, dining room, top pantry, utility and cloakroom with WC.

Two staircases lead to five bedrooms, a shower room, dressing room and bathroom.

The front lawn slopes towards a stream and has a wicket gate leading to a small patch of grassland. To the rear, there is a brick and timber-clad range, double doors to a garage and an open-fronted cart shed

The land itself is divided into lots, offering plenty of flexibility to purchasers.

With a guide price of £360,000, lot two comprises the traditional farm buildings, which include a U-shaped range of brick and stone barns around a central concrete yard and ‘The Bull Shed’, a separate Grade II listed, timber framed building.

The buildings have full planning permission for conversion into three homes and a five-bay carport.

The four remaining lots comprise permanent grassland and woodland ranging from nearly 10 acres to 51.5 acres, with guide prices from £100,000 to £400,000.

Potential buyers must complete and return the tender form to Louise Preece or David Giles at Halls’ Battlefield head office in Shrewsbury by 12 noon on Monday, November 27. Viewing is by appointment with Halls on Tel: 01743 450700.