Mile End House is a wonderful Georgian gem on the edge of historical Ludlow offering an exclusive country living experience with breath-taking uninterrupted views over the Clee Hills. Set in private gated gardens of an acre, this four bedroom, two bathroom home boasts handcrafted period features and has been totally refurbished to the highest standards. Mile End also has the added advantage of a separate two-storey Victorian cottage annexe, two-storey garage and workshop and parking for around 20 cars, all nestled in Shropshire's finest countryside on the doorstep of the Mortimer Forest. Country living at its very best.
Mile End House is a wonderful Georgian gem on the edge of historical Ludlow offering an exclusive country living experience with breath-taking uninterrupted views over the Clee Hills. Set in private gated gardens of an acre, this four bedroom, two bathroom home boasts handcrafted period features and has been totally refurbished to the highest standards. Mile End also has the added advantage of a separate two-storey Victorian cottage annexe, two-storey garage and workshop and parking for around 20 cars, all nestled in Shropshire's finest countryside on the doorstep of the Mortimer Forest. Country living at its very best.Property Description
The electronic gates open to breath-taking views over the Clee Hills and beyond revealing a beautifully refurbished double-fronted Georgian family home snuggled in an acre of garden, boasting bespoke handcrafted period features. Walk up the steps and open the front door into a flagstone hallway with stairs rising to the first floor. Through the left hand door is the open plan dining room, kitchen and snug. The triple-aspect warm and inviting kitchen looks like something out of Country Living with a two oven black Aga and central island creating a TV style kitchen, it's easy to imagine spending happy hours of cooking as the countryside views lighten your heart. The quiet snug at the end of the kitchen is set in two glass arched windows that frames the Clee Hill and is ideal for quiet reflection and a cup of coffee as you read the latest Country Life. From the snug there is a glazed Georgian style door to the utility area with space for coats and muddy boots which leads through to the Nest-operated boiler room and guest cloakroom with a characterful original Thomas Crapper toilet! A further door opens onto the gravelled side entrance with door to the cottage and workshop opposite.
Accessed from the hallway and kitchen, the triple aspect drawing room will not fail to make you stop and stare at the private views and gardens beyond, through the wall of floor to ceiling glass offering views from every angle. Large glass doors give access to the landscaped patio and gardens beyond.
Stairs to the first floor reveal four double bedrooms and two bathrooms, the master having an en-suite, a range of wardrobes and is capable of taking an American-sized empress bed. There are doors opening onto your private balcony with far reaching views across the Teme valley and beyond. Bedroom two has the benefit of a jack and jill shower room, enjoying dual aspect views, the picture window to rear aspect is perfect for lying in bed and witnessing first-hand the ever changing seasons. Bedroom three is a spacious relaxing double with walk-in wardrobed dressing area and bedroom four is the smallest of the doubles with views over the wishing well side patio area. The airy landing has been laid out as a further quiet space.The Cottage/ Annexe
The Victorian two-storey cottage with feature cast iron fireplaces has a myriad of uses for elderly relatives, au-pair or teenage children and is currently used as a characterful home office. The two-storey double garage with electric up and over door is accessed via a separate gated driveway entrance, and the ground floor workshop is a perfect hobbyists or man cave retreat.Garden
The garden is a children's delight as there are secret spaces to make camps, trees to hang swings from, all this while parents while away the hours relaxing on sun loungers whilst watching the sunsets over the hills or entertaining on the many patios. Or for cottage-gardeners or if keeping chickens is your dream, there's ample room for greenhouses and vegetable patches with sunny gardens to spoil you for choice.Parking
The driveway is extensive with ample parking for visitors and is capable of housing at least twenty cars.Location
This remarkable property sits at the foot of the 2500 acre Mortimer Forest, a dream for all countryside lovers, an original Saxon hunting forest. Mile End House marks the official mile post from the heart of the Buttercross town centre. Walk out of the gates and within 5-6 minutes you will find yourself in the magical Ludlow whirl of entertainment, culinary sophistication and artisan shops, all in the stunning shadow of Ludlow Castle. Great places to explore and relax on romantic winter evenings, making memories with family and friends.
The Town is renowned for its bistros, wine bars and shabby chic gin and coffee houses and has long been a training ground for Michelin Star chefs.
The historic town is littered with beautiful churches and over 500 heritage listed timber framed buildings. The house is perfectly located for access to award-winning independent schools, nurseries, leisure facilities, race and golf courses all at ones fingertips.
And for the commuter, located off the A49 and the direct Cardiff to Manchester railway line, Ludlow is well connected for Birmingham and London centres.Services
Mains gas, mains electric, mains water.Directions
From Ludlow, go over Ludford Bridge, and proceed on Overton Road for 0.7 miles, where the property can be found on the left hand side.
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