Lawrence Court, Stokesay, Craven Arms, Shropshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Introduction Lawrence Court is a private development of four barn conversions in the historic hamlet of Stokesay, close to Stokesay Castle. The castle is one of the finest surviving moated manor houses in England. Dating back to the 13th century with St John the Baptist church in the grounds, the former chapel to the castle.

The market Town of Craven Arms is just under a mile away and has an excellent range of local facilities, historic Ludlow is just 9 miles south east.

Lawrence Court, named after Laurence of Ludlow who built the castle is on a peaceful no through lane enjoying stunning views to the surrounding countryside.

The Long Barn is an attached barn conversion which has been lovingly improved by the current owners to create a stunning country home. The south westerly facing garden is to the front of the barn, designed and landscaped to provide several garden rooms, each with its own planting theme and providing seating areas to enjoy the sun throughout the day.

Wooden lattice gates, sourced by the owners open to the gardens and a path leads up to the front of the barn.

Accommodation You enter through the Garden Room, stylishly designed and handmade in oak with double glazed windows, this is the perfect spot to enjoy the outlook over the garden and to hills beyond. With a tiled floor it opens to the Hall. This has a terracotta tiled floor and large built in storage cupboards providing cloaks hanging space and space for appliances.

Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen A stunning, light and airy, flexible living space with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Engineered oak floor and brick fireplace with log effect cast iron gas stove. With double glazed windows to the side and front and French doors opening to the gardens.

The Kitchen has been refitted by the current owners with bespoke solid wooden wall and base units with Corian worksurfaces and moulded sink. Integrated full height fridge, space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for Range style cooker with Brittania stainless steel extractor hood above. Part tiled walls and arrow slit glazed feature to the rear.

First Floor The current owners have created the first floor accommodation, thoughtfully designed, a staircase rises from the open plan Living Room up to a Mezzanine Study area with glazed panels and exposed timbers overlooking the living space. It has a wooden floor and double glazed skylight. Leading through to the Bedroom suite there are built in wardrobes with hanging rails. The Shower Room has a good sized shower cubicle with electric shower over and fixed screen, wash basin inset to vanity unit and wc. With a double glazed skylight and wooden floor.

The Bedroom is a beautiful room with two double glazed skylights, exposed timbers and fitted bedside shelves.

Utility Room With fitted storage units, inset sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. With tiled floor, glazed arrow slit feature to the rear and an airing cupboard off housing immersion heater.

Bedrooms On the ground floor are two Double Bedrooms, one is currently used as a Study and enjoys views to the rear to Stokesay Castle. The front Bedroom has two double glazed windows to the front overlooking the gardens. The Bathroom has also been refitted with a quality white suite of slipper bath on clawed feet with electric shower over. Wash basin and wc, part tiled walls, tiled floor and chrome heated towel rail. Fitted glass shelving and double glazed skylight.

Outside To the rear of the property are espalier fruit trees and at the side productive pears. The gardens face south west and are surrounded by a mature hornbeam hedge with foliage all year round provided privacy and shelter. The garden is exquisite, paved and gravelled paths lead to individual garden rooms. Planted with an abundance of David Austin roses, low box hedging, mature shrubs and climbers and clipped ornamental yew trees providing height and additional structure. There is a large paved area ideal for outdoor dining, on cooler days or for shade from the sun you can sit in the wooden Summerhouse - 3m x 2m, a lovely space with wood panelled walls and double doors with double glazed windows opening to a further paved seating area. The vendors have also planted a variety of productive fruit trees, bushes and step over fruit trees.

Garage16'5" x 13'1" (5m x 3.99m). The drive in the Courtyard is owned by The Long Barn and the two other barns enjoy a right of way. A maintenance agreement is in place for the drive. At the end of the Courtyard is the two bay open fronted garage with a useful storage area above.

EPC Rating = D

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