High Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming, deceptively spacious town house, with a wealth of original character features, set in the heart of this thriving historic market town which is surrounded by lovely countryside. The property has wide-ranging appeal and offers generous accommodation comprising three bedrooms, front reception/sitting room, to the rear an open plan living room with dining Newly installed bespoke kitchen, cellar and courtyard garden. Ideally suited as a private home, retail use, or a holiday let.


This Grade II listed 16th century building forms part of what is thought to have been a wealthy merchant's house. It is full of character and offers surprisingly deceptive space, the living accommodation being arranged over three floors. In addition it has a useful cellar which was part of the former Nag's Head public house in the 18th century. It also offers a pretty courtyard garden and a central position in this thriving, well-served town.

Property description

The front door leads to a bright reception/sitting room which has previously been used as a shop. Steps lead up to the living room with dining and study areas. This room is full of character and period features including original oak wall and ceiling timbers. A fireplace provides a focal point to the room. A door from the study area leads to a useful cellar. French doors lead to a pleasant courtyard garden, providing a sitting out area, with a variety of climbers and shrubs, and a wrought iron pedestrian gate. The newly installed bespoke kitchen which overlooks the courtyard, has a range of wooden painted black wall and floor units, ceramic sink and space for range cooker. A utility area is located off the kitchen and incorporates a useful downstairs guest WC.

Courtyard garden

Outside is a very pretty courtyard garden with a wealth of shrubs and climbers and one that would make an ideal Mediterranean garden with pedestrian gate. Ideal for sitting in the evening sipping a cool white wine.


Mains electricity and water with oil fired central heating.

Shropshire Council Tax Band A.


Bishop's Castle is in the midst of the wonderful, unspoilt hill countryside of South Shropshire with several long distance footpaths running through or near the town. The town is noted for a thriving selection of independent shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes. It hosts a wide range of events, festivals and markets and is home to a community of artists, craftspeople, writers and musicians.

Bishop's Castle is within easy commuting distance of Craven Arms (10 miles) Ludlow (19 miles), Shrewsbury (21 miles), Welshpool (17 miles) and Newtown (17 miles).


From Ludlow take the A49 towards Shrewsbury and stay on this road for approximately 7 miles. Proceed through Craven Arms and after approximately a mile turn left onto the A489 marked Newtown/Bishop's Castle and Welshpool. Continue on this road until you see the B4383. Turn left onto this road and at the next junction turn left onto the A488 signposted for Bishop's Castle. Take the second turning on the right into the town. Follow this road onto the main High Street and No 21 will be found on the left.

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