Property Features Stunning Period PropertyBeautiful secluded locationLandscaped gardensCourtyard of outbuildings100 acres of pasture land35 acres woodland Download Brochure Property Description Stunning period property believed to date back to the 15th century in a beautiful secluded location set in landscaped gardens with a small orchard, duck pool and folly.Courtyard of outbuildings, converted into a residential annexe, workshops, storesheds and garaging.100 acres of productive pasture and arable land35 acres of broadleafed and conifer woodlandIn total circa 141 acresDESCRIPTIONFOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY EITHER AS A WHOLE OR IN 4 LOTS Lot One - a superb family home with extensive outbuildings, landscaped garden, pastureland and woodland extending to over 29 acresLot Two - 70 acres of productive grassland and arable land with small woodland plantationsLot Three - Cawleys Coppice and Marstons Pit (32 acres with 6 acres of pastureland)Lot Four - Nannys Wood (2.36 Acres)SITUATIONUpper Monkhall is situated between the villages of Monkhopton and Bourton in beautiful unspoilt rolling countryside, just 5 miles from the historic town of Much Wenlock, which has a good range of local facilities.The M54, close to Telford, provides good vehicular access to the M6, M5, M42 and M40. Birmingham airport is about 1.5 hours travel away.Upper Monkhall is located at the end of a privately owned lane, through electronically controlled entrance gates, in a totally private location. It lies at the northern end of the Corvedale and has excellent views over the surrounding agricultural land.Much Wenlock 5 miles, Bridgnorth 7 miles, Telford 14 miles, Ludlow 19 miles(all distances approximate)LOT ONE - HOUSE, GARDEN, BUILDINGS AND 29.54 ACRES OF LANDUpper Monkhall is a detached 2 storey property, the core of which consists of an L shaped timber framed and brick structure with a single storey range extending westwards. We understand that approximately 30 years ago, it underwent a complete scheme of renovation whereby it was transformed from a semi-derelict shed and extended. The outbuildings are situated in a courtyard close to the main house. The principle range, which is immediately adjacent to the house, is original to the site and contains a residential annexe. There is a more recently constructed building, made up of reclaimed materials which comprises garaging and storage.The gardens have been cleverly landscaped and offer a range of secluded seating areas, floral and herbaceous borders, vegetable garden with raised beds, fruit orchard and a duck pool with a stone folly.HOUSEThe property has doors on all elevations. A door leading from a covered porch to the rear of the house leads directly into the Kitchen which has a tiled floor, fitted units on two levels, a Belfast sink, a 4 oven Aga and exposed beams. The kitchen is open to the tiled Conservatory/Garden Room which has double doors leading outside to a raised decked area overlooking the garden and the land. Also from the kitchen there is a door to the Utility area/Cloakroom with a WC, Belfast sink and a tiled floor with a further door to the Cellar which is accessed by steps.Steps in the kitchen lead upwards to double doors and directly into the Main Hallway which has an exposed oak floor, an under stairs cupboard, a door to a garden area and further doors to;Living Room/Drawing Room with exposed beams and large fireplace with a tiled surround and log burner and a door to the garden,Lounge with a large inglenook fireplace and a Clearview log burner, exposed beams and a door through to the Inner Hallway/Study with a fully glazed elevation, built-in shelving, exposed brick floor and steps up to a ground floor Bedroom with a log burner in the fireplace and two windows.The main staircase leads from the main hallway on the ground floor to the first-floor galleried landing area which has exposed oak floorboards, fitted wardrobes and doors to;Main Bedroom with three windows, exposed beams, hatch leading to the loft, a separate dressing room with built-in shelving and storage and an en-suite bathroom with a bath, WC and basin, Main Bathroom with a bath, WC, basin in vanity unit, airing cupboard and built-in storage, Bedroom 2, a double room with exposed frame and two windows, Bedroom 3, a large double bedroom with five windows, open fire and exposed beams.OUTBUILDINGSThey comprise two ranges, which are parallel to each other and are connected by a single storey open sided link.THE BARNThe Barn is an original farmbuilding which was probably first constructed as a stable or a cartshed and is believed to be mid to late 18th Century. It was converted to form an indoor swimming pool by previous owners of the property and more recently converted to form residential accommodation, as an annexe to the main house.The building is a single storey building and timber frame, brick and stone construction.The front door leads directly into a Living Room (34.78sqm) with exposed oak floorboards, beams, fitted shelving and a Clearview log burner. There is a door through to a separate Living Room (15.04sqm) which also has an exposed oak floor and door to the rear. Two separate staircases at either end of the building are used to access two small bedrooms on the mezzanine level (16sqm), in the roof apex. A door leads from the larger living room area to a Bathroom which has a WC, bath, shower and basin in a vanity unit.THE GARAGEAlthough it appears to have been part of the original property the garage is a recently constructed building made up of reclaimed materials taken from another site. Originally a complete farm building from a farm at Bromyard, the garage was re-erected on site and now forms three double garages with a workshop at one end and internal floor area of 76.44 sqm.LAND INCLUDED IN LOT ONE11.95 Hectares (29.54 acres) Field numbers 5160 and 6560 are adjacent to the house alongside the driveway and comprise sloping permanent pasture, used for grazing purposes. Field numbers 3864 and 3947 also lie adjacent to the house and comprise recently seeded temporary grassland, both of which are gently sloping. Part of field 3947 has been recently planted with young trees, which include fruit trees and which are established and surrounded by protective fences. There are also two pools at the centre of this field.LOT TWO28.45 Hectares (70.30 acres)Fields 3319, 6506 and 5194 lie to the south of Lot One and comprise recently sown grassland which slopes from north to south and is used for grazing as well as for mowing.Field 6375 is cropped with a cereal with a wide stewardship margin between the cropped area and the stream on the northern boundary and an area of wild bird seed on the north eastern boundary.All the grassland and arable land is extremely versatile and could be ploughed and used for arable cropping The land has access from points A to B (shown on the plan) from the Kytes Nest drivewayLOT THREE15.75 Hectares (38.92 acres)The woodland has been managed commercially and has a mix of hardwoods and softwoods. It has not only silvicultural value but also conservation and amenity value.It is approached from the Kytes Nest driveway between points A, C and D on the planLOT FOURNannys Wood It extends to 0.96 hectares (2.36 acres)It is approached from the Kytes Nest driveway via points A and C shown on the plan.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEMENon-SDA Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements will be transferred to the Purchaser(s) on completion, subject to RPA approval, as follows:Approximate Lot One 9.09 unitsApproximate Lot Two 28.29 unitsApproximate Lot Three 2.43 unitsSPORTING RIGHTSWith the exception of Marstons Pit, they are in-hand.*The Sporting Rights on Marstons Pit (2.45 acres) are reserved in favour of the Monkhopton Estate.STEWARDSHIPLots 1 and 2 are currently subject to a Mid Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme (Ref: 328716) which commenced on 1st January 2017 and expires on 31st December 2021. Full details of the option locations and prescriptions can be requested from the selling agent. The Purchaser(s) can continue the scheme or the Vendors will bring it to an early end.TENUREThe property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion.SERVICESMains Water and ElectricityPrivate Drainage SystemOil Fired Central HeatingPLANNINGThe property will be sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning, schedule resolution or notice which may be or become to be in force, subject to any road or widening improvements scheme, land charges and statutory provisions or by-laws without any obligation on the vendors to specify them.BOUNDARIESThe Purchaser(s) will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor nor their selling Agents will be responsible for defining ownership of the boundary hedges or fences.RIGHTS OF WAYThe property will be sold subject to any wayleaves, public or private rights of way, easements and covenants and all outgoings whether mentioned in the sales particulars or not.METHOD OF SALEUpper Monkhall is being offered for sale as a whole or in 4 lots. The Vendors and their Agents reserve the right to withdraw or divide the land and vary the sale method if required.VIEWINGStrictly by prior appointment with the Agents.Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.