6 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Lea Hall The Lea  Lea Cross  Shrewsbury  Shropshire  SY5   - £750,000

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A stunning 6 bedroom three storey period residence, tucked away in the idyllic south west Shropshire countryside. The property occupies an imposing, elevated south facing position on the fringe of this small hamlet, enjoying stunning views of the South Shropshire Hills including the picturesque Pontesford Hill and The Stiperstones range beyond.

This much loved and impressive family home has been finished to a very high standard, whilst retaining much of its period charm. The wrap-around garden is delightful with spectacular views. The beautiful bespoke conservatory makes a wonderful addition to this enchanting property.

Lea Hall is just a short drive from the county town of Shrewsbury and the pretty village of Pontesbury, which provides an excellent range of facilities including a family run deli and general stores providing high quality, mostly locally sourced produce. There are also excellent Public Houses and eateries with other local facilities including a Doctors Surgery, Florist and DIY store. Excellent state and independent schools are within easy reach, as is access to the A5 and M54. The local countryside is regarded by many as the most scenic part of the county with delightful country walks, equestrian and other country pursuits all being available nearby.

This property is truly something special.

Principle Reception Room - 6.57 x 4.84 (21'6" x 15'10") - The ENTRANCE PORCH leads to the reception area, opening into the PRINCIPLE RECEPTION ROOM with 2 large stone mullion windows, creating a lovely sense of light and space, moulded ceiling cornice, an ornamental fireplace and beautiful recessed glazed display cupboard. The views from this room are delightful, a fabulous room for entertaining.

Sitting/Dining Room - 4.84 x 4.23 (15'10" x 13'10") - This room has a lovely feel of grandeur, with a pretty open fireplace, cast-iron grate and tiled hearth including an elegant surround, decorative moulded ceiling cornice and picture rail. This room lends itself beautifully to a formal dining room, sitting room or play room.

Cellar - 4.74 x 4.11 and 4.74 x 4.15 (15'6" x 13'5" and 15 - Access from the main reception area to INNER HALLWAY. Access to extensive CELLARAGE with excellent headroom comprising of two rooms with brick paved floors. One half is used as the owners workshop and the other for storage. This would also make a great studio/games room

Family Room - 4.82 x 3.61 (15'9" x 11'10") - This charming space has a very welcoming feel with a stone mullion window overlooking the idyllic side garden. Perfect for a cosy night in.

Large Fully Fitted Breakfast Kitchen - 5.74 x 4.08 (18'9" x 13'4") - This airy, light farmhouse style kitchen has an extensive range of units with pleasing granite work surfaces and an extensive range of high quality units including a peninsular unit/island incorporating breakfast bar, 11/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit, glazed china cabinets and a recess housing Britannia 6 burner double gas hob and electric oven cooking range, integrated appliances including a Bosch dishwasher and tall fridge. There is also the added benefit of under floor heating.

Utility Room - 3.72 x 2.62 (12'2" x 8'7") - A short flight of stairs leads from the kitchen to an excellent UTILITY ROOM with a range of fitted units and plumbing installed for appliances.

Bolier Room - 3.81 x 1.29 (12'5" x 4'2") - Adjacent to this, but accessed from the inner hall, is the BOILER ROOM with a Camray oil-fired central heating boiler. This was renewed approx. 3 years ago. This space also doubles as a boot room and excellent storage

Ceramic tiled floor with door to:- REAR ENTRANCE PORCH With ceramic tiled floor and double doors leading to the quintessential English country garden.

Impressive Large Conservatory - 6.93 x 3.94 (22'8" x 12'11" ) - Opening from the kitchen via double doors is the impressive, bespoke and very LARGE CONSERVATORY providing a fantastic space for family living and entertaining with a high glazed roof with gable feature, ceramic tiled floor and double doors leading to the delightful gardens. There is also a fitted air conditioning unit and under floor heating.


Owners Favourite Room: The conservatory is my favourite part of the house, It really lends itself to family gatherings and entertaining as its such a wonderfully light, bright and open space. Its the real heart of the home.

The PRINCIPAL STAIRCASE has an elegant balustrade of oak with mahogany handrail leading to the MAIN LANDING with moulded ceiling cornice and delightful views across the open fields. Leading to: -

Bedroom 1 - 4.87 x 4.22 (15'11" x 13'10" ) - A large double, light and airy with two windows soaking up the beautiful open views. Recess with built in cupboards and drawers.

Bedroom 2 - 4.87 x 4.23 (15'11" x 13'10") - Again, a large and airy room with beautiful open views, moulded cornice and picture rail.

REAR LANDING with additional downstairs STAIRCASE off which leads:-

Bedroom 3 - 4.69 x 4.25 (15'4" x 13'11") - Another very well proportioned room, with window overlooking side garden and views of the distant hills.

Family Bathroom - With a white suite comprising corner panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc, tiled walls. Airing cupboard.

Master Suite - 5.89 x 4.28 (19'3" x 14'0") - The stunning master bedroom is a particularly atmospheric room with dual storey height ceiling, exposed beams, two windows and two Velux roof lights. Light, bright and truly lovely.

En Suite Shower Room - A great size, with a white suite comprising large corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush wc and tiled walls.

Storage Room - Further STAIRCASE leads to a spacious SECOND FLOOR LANDING with a Velux roof light and fitted bookshelves. Door to useful STORAGE ROOM also containing the water storage tanks. This room could equally be converted into a shower room if desired to serve bedrooms 6 and 7.

Bedroom 5 - 5.12 x 4.46 (16'9" x 14'7") - Once again, a light and bright space, currently used as an office with built in desk, exposed beams and timbers. This would also make a great double bedroom.

Bedroom 6 - 4,43 x 3.89 (13'1",141'0" x 12'9") - Currently used as music room with exposed beams and timbers. Access to further loft storage. This would also make a great double.

Study/Bedroom 7 - A spacious and pretty room, with recessed light, currently used as a study but could also be used as a double bedroom.

Cloakroom - adjoining CLOAKROOM hand basin and there is space for the installation of a shower or bath if desired.

A few short steps down and you are back to the inner hall way and kitchen entrance.

Outside The Property - To the front and side of the property are raised GARDENS taking full advantage of the lovely much sought after Shropshire views. The gardens are laid to extensive lawns with gravelled paths, flower and shrub beds and climbing shrubs, including a spectacular Wisteria on the front elevation. A newly laid tarmacadam driveway leads to the side of the property with ample parking and turning area, including lawned area which could provide further parking or space for garaging/outbuildings if desired.

A paved patio extends around the side and rear of the house; also accessed from the conservatory with brick retaining walls and flower beds. Paved steps lead to further extensive lawns with pergola walkway with established climbing shrubs, well stocked flower and shrub borders, a CEDAR WOOD GREENHOUSE and a further paved patio/barbeque area. To the side the property adjoins open countryside. There is a further area with TIMBER GARDEN STORE/WORKSHOP and a LOG STORE with a raised herb bed. Once again incorporating picturesque views.

Owners Comments - We will miss this house terribly when we leave, but its time for another family to fill it and love it. We have had almost twenty very happy years here and we will take with us some wonderful memories.

How To Get There - When approaching from Shrewsbury take the A488 (Pontesbury/Bishops Castle Road) and proceed through the village of Hanwood and after approx. a further half mile turn right opposite the Lea Cross Tandoori Restaurant and continue towards Edge, Nox and Hinton. Proceed for about 400 yards up into the hamlet of Lea, taking the first turn on the right into a concrete driveway which leads past Lea Hall Farm and then directly to Lea Hall itself.

Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating. LPG tank.
Shropshire Council, Shrewsbury Tel 0345 678 9000. We understand the house is not a listed building.

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Property Features


A stunning 6 bedroom three storey period residence

The local countryside is regarded by many as the most scenic part of the county

Finished to a very high standard

Wrap-around garden is delightful with spectacular views

Beautiful bespoke conservatory makes a wonderful addition

Excellent state and independent schools are within easy reach

The property occupies an imposing, elevated south facing position

Lea Hall dates to the 1850s and has many quirky and beautiful features

This property is truly something special

Viewing Highly Recommended









Property Features


A stunning 6 bedroom three storey period residence

The local countryside is regarded by many as the most scenic part of the county

Finished to a very high standard

Wrap-around garden is delightful with spectacular views

Beautiful bespoke conservatory makes a wonderful addition

Excellent state and independent schools are within easy reach

The property occupies an imposing, elevated south facing position

Lea Hall dates to the 1850s and has many quirky and beautiful features

This property is truly something special

Viewing Highly Recommended


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