Nestled in the woods, this beautiful detached stone and timber clad cottage has a variety of rooms and is very versatile in its layout with three/four bedrooms, outbuildings, garaging and gardens worthy of Capability Brown. Situated in the rural hamlet of Abdon just 10 miles from Ludlow, this is the perfect country retreat.
Nestled in the woods, this beautiful detached stone and timber clad cottage has a variety of rooms and is very versatile in its layout with three/four bedrooms, outbuildings, garaging and gardens worthy of Capability Brown. Situated in the rural hamlet of Abdon just 10 miles from Ludlow, this is the perfect country retreat.Introduction
Have you ever wanted to live in a house in the woods? Have you ever wanted to be tucked away, yet close to a village atmosphere and community, then look no further, this amazing detached stone cottage, surrounded not only by its own garden, but open countryside as well, is the one you need to pick up the phone for!Property description
A quiet country track, leads you through the woods and opens out into a manicured garden and beautiful stone built cottage. The entrance porch leads to the front door where the lion announces your visit, opening into a magnificent lounge and dining room, this wonderful room with two distinct ends has beamed ceiling and walls and an inglenook with large oil burning stove, with oak beamed mantle to one end and space for a ten seat dining table at the other, with window seat inset into bay window overlooking the rear garden. This room just offers so much, and one just wants to sit with a good book, nestled by the fireplace with your feet tucked under you. From the dining end you enter the kitchen, with beamed ceiling and inset lighting , a range of floor and wall units and useful breakfast bar, from the kitchen there is a utility room or prep kitchen for the nights when visitors are due and supper for many needs to be prepared. A door to the garage is located from the utility and staircase leads to a guest suite or as is currently used an artist's studio. The studio is triple aspect with patio doors opening onto the garden, beamed ceiling and Edwardian night bathrooms of toilet and sink, the light from the windows makes this an ideal studio or home office. Garden
The gardens of Manor Farm Cottage are manicured with well stocked beds and borders. There are so many aspects to this garden, that I would need to write a gardening journal in order to tell you in detail of its hidden treasure, including a gargoyle who watches over the owners from hidden corner. There is a pond and various seating areas, the gardens are like walking around a small stately home and have to be viewed to be appreciated.Outbuildings and parking
There are two garages at the property, one is double and the other is located beside the double, and is a further single. There is a detached workshop to the right of the property as you come up the drive, all have power and light.Services
A well supplies water to the pump in the garden, electricity, oil fired central heating and septic tank are connected.
Council Tax Band F.Location
Abdon is a remote rural hamlet on the slopes of the Brown Clee Hill. The population currently stands at approx. 28 dwellings. The hamlet includes a parish church (St Margaret's), a village hall and the remains of a deserted medieval village. The hamlet is very close to the remains of an Iron Age hill fort now known as Nordy Bank, situated on the southern end of the Brown Clee. Abdon has a lively community, with regular events at the village hall. The Abdon parish registers begin in the 1560s but are only complete from 1614 on, with a gap from 1641-9.
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