Red Abbey Barns, Alberbury

£850,000 OIRO
Ref DOQ-26047737

Property Summary

Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Alberbury, Shropshire, this exquisite 18th-century barn conversion seamlessly blends historic charm with modern luxury.
5 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms
4 Receptions

Property Features

  • 18th Century Stone Barn conversion
  • Five double bedrooms | Five En-Suite bathrooms
  • Interconnecting Annexe | Garden room
  • Cinema room | Seperate dining area
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast room
  • Underfloor Heating | Top floor office
  • First-floor reception room | Panoramic views
  • Utility room | Downstairs WC | Boiler Room
  • Double Carport | Electric garage
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Full Details

Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Alberbury, Shropshire, this exquisite 18th-century barn conversion seamlessly blends historic charm with modern luxury. Boasting five double bedrooms and five en-suite bathrooms, including an annexe interconnecting through an oak and glass garden room to the main home, this residence offers unparalleled space and versatility. Red Abbey Barns was tastefully converted to a dwelling in 2015 by a local developer.Upon arrival through the electric gates, you are greeted by the timeless allure of the property's historic exterior, showcasing outstanding craftsmanship with original stone walls and rustic oak beams that exude character and charm. Step inside to discover a wealth of living space, including three reception rooms including a cinema room that provide the perfect setting for both intimate gatherings and grand entertaining. One of the reception rooms on the first floor provides floor-to-ceiling panoramic views across the countryside.The heart of the home is the spacious kitchen/breakfast room, where gourmet meals are prepared amidst the backdrop of bespoke cabinetry, premium appliances, and ample countertop space. A separate utility room and downstairs WC are conveniently positioned next to the kitchen area.The oak and glass garden room interconnects the annexe to the main home and offers a tranquil retreat, flooded with an abundance of natural light south facing position and overlooking the lush surroundings, creating an idyllic setting for relaxation or enjoying the beauty of the changing seasons.Upstairs, the sleeping quarters are equally impressive, with four generously sized double bedrooms arranged over two floors providing luxurious comfort and privacy for all. Each bedroom is accompanied by its own elegantly appointed en-suite facility and walk-in wardrobes, offering convenience and sophistication for residents and guests alike, in addition to the two double bedrooms on the top floor there is generous landing space which is currently used as a home office by the current owners.The annexe seamlessly interconnected to the main home, offers additional living space and flexibility, making it ideal for multi-generational living, guest accommodation, a home office or the opportunity for a business income.Outside, just under 1 acre of south-facing enchanting grounds provide a sanctuary of serenity, with manicured gardens, mature trees, and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. A large private patio area offers the perfect spot for outdoor dining or simply basking in the tranquillity of nature.The double oak framed carport and garage which features a security alarmed remote Garage door and security bollards, also has the full loft space fully boarded/insulated with electrics and water.This is a fantastic versatile space for tonnes of storage or as a small conversation project to another property/ office or home gymLocation:Red Abbey Barns lies just 9 miles (20-minute drive) West of Shrewsbury.This is a truly beautiful location with most of Alberbury Parish dating back to the Anglo-Saxon Era and being in a designated conservation area.The village has a cricket club and a community village hall which hosts meetings of the Women's Institute and the Young Farmers' AssociationThe rural location of the property lends itself to idyllic countryside views from all aspects of the home to the West, the Welsh mountains and to the East the Shropshire plains and in the distance The Wrekin the highest hill in Shropshire.The medieval market town of Shrewsbury, the birthplace of Charles Darwin, has a wide variety of both high street and independent shops along with a plethora of leisure facilities. There are multiple highly regarded junior and senior schools around Shrewsbury and throughout the county such as Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury High School and Ellesmere, just to name a few. Given the location of the property, with proximity to the B458, both Shrewsbury and Welshpool are easily accessible. Nearby motorway networks and rail links mean that there is accessible transport to all major towns and cities with 5 railway lines meeting at Shrewsbury railway station.Nearby airports include Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool.Don't miss the opportunity to experience the timeless elegance and exceptional craftsmanship of this 18th-century barn conversion.Schedule your viewing today and discover the epitome of country living in Shropshire.Sellers insight "This property has been amazing for us over the years giving us the perfect versatile living we required with our multigenerational family.We love walks over Loton Park seeing the deer and the views up to The Windmill pub.For us, it’s going to be tough to find as good a location as Red Abbey Barns is situated with Shrewsbury town, Welshpool, Oswestry and the shopping complex of Meole Brace all being a short drive away but being able to come back to our idyllic rural surroundings away from all the everyday hustle and bustle."The information below is provided by the sellers of Red Abbey Barns:-Full conversation and restoration works were carried out using traditional building methods.-We have done a lot of upgrades over the years, newly decorated neutral interior, -and replaced new flooring throughout the ground floor.-Traditionally repaired and Restored all 32 Oak Window Frames and added additional draft excluding to windows and doors.-Landscaped Gardens front and back-Full internal and external light upgrade to energy efficient bulbs-Security - Perimeter alarmed and hard wired CCTV cameras which can be viewed on Smart phone-StarLink fast Internet installed-Full entertainment installed throughout the house with wall mounted Televisions, including a state of the art Cinema room with Benq surround sound and projector.-Throughout the barns there are original features maintained from the solid oak beams, with the original markings dating back to the 18th Century to exposed original feature brickwork.-Upgraded 4 of the en-suite bathrooms-With Burlington and Grohe bathroom furniture-Beautiful Ironmongery externally and internally in solid black cast iron, this features on the Guttering, down pipes, external and internal doors and windows-There are two Cotswold gravel drives one on the front of the property which can accommodate parking for 3 vehicles and then an extensive rear wrap around Cotswold gravel drive which can accommodate parking for a further approx 8 vehicles as well as secure parking in the garage and double carport which we have installed cast iron security bollards.-The Entrance and Laundry room is the oldest part of the building and has the unique original feature of the Drying Kiln, this is a favourite part of the barn for us with exposed original brick work and architecturally beautiful curved plaster work aswell as being a really good practical working space.-All windows are fitted with neutral insulation blinds.-Every window has a view over far reaching fields with ancient oak trees with notable views of the Welsh Mountains / Rodneys Pillar and Nescliff Woods.-Removed septic tank and installed a Sewage treatment plant was installed 2 years ago this was installed and maintained by Mayglothling and turns the water waste from the barn into 99.99% uncontaminated water back into the River Severn.The property is ideal for a family / multigenerational living and business potential having used the annex previously as an AirB&B, it was successfully booked out for the full Loton Park Hill Climb season 2023 fetching circa £150 per night.EPC- TBC

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