For Sale

2 Bedroom Character Property

Yr Hen Ysgol, Hyssington, Montgomery


£325,000 Guide Price

  • Beautiful Views of Shropshire Hills
  • Built in 1880's
  • Character and Charm in Abundance
  • Log Burning Stove
  • No Onward Chain
  • Open-Plan Accommodation
  • Picturesque Hamlet Location
  • Potential to Convert Attached Toilet Block
  • Renovated & Significantly Improved
  • Unique Old School Conversion

Nestled within the charming conservation area of Hyssington, Yr Hen Ysgol offers an idyllic rural escape amidst the Shropshire & Welsh hills. The tranquil hamlet boasts a vibrant community with a village hall, playground, and church. Nearby Churchstoke provides local amenities, while Bishops Castle and Montgomery (10-15 minute drive) offer a wealth of facilities.

The sympathetic restoration seamlessly blends modern comforts with the property's rich history. Witness this dedication in the meticulously revamped porch, now featuring a grand new oak front door and elegant limestone flooring. Stepping inside, the original school hooks remain as a charming nod to the past.

The newly fitted bathroom exudes timeless elegance with a freestanding claw bath adorned with a period mixer tap, offering a luxurious soak. A spacious shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin, and high-level traditional WC complete this haven of modern convenience, all presented with a keen eye for period aesthetics.

Throughout the property, high-quality materials are evident, including locally sourced elements to further strengthen the connection to the surrounding landscape. Farrow & Ball paints provide a sophisticated backdrop, perfectly complementing exposed original beams and stone features. Additionally, aluminium double-glazed windows with thermal break ensure energy efficiency without compromising the home's historic charm.

This meticulous renovation strikes a perfect balance between respecting the property's heritage and providing contemporary comfort, creating a truly exceptional home steeped in character and charm.

Entrance porch | kitchen/dining/family room | Boot room | Downstairs bathroom | Master bedroom | Study/bedroom 2 | Attached old toilet block with potential to convert | Landscaped garden | Off road parking

Churchstoke 3 miles, Montgomery 7 miles, Welshpool 13 miles, Shrewsbury 18 miles, Ludlow 20 miles



Council Tax Band: C (Powys County Council)
Tenure: Freehold

Entrance
Step through the charming entrance porch into a heart-warming haven. The open-plan kitchen/dining/family room boasts a vaulted ceiling & dual-aspect stone windows, flooding the space with natural light & framing idyllic garden views. A stunning stone chimney breast featuring a woodburning stove adds a touch of warmth & ambiance, perfect for cosy evenings.

Ground Floor
The kitchen itself is a culinary dream, featuring an array of cream-painted timber floor cupboards with charming beech & tiled worktops. A ceramic Belfast sink, double electric freestanding cooker with induction hob, and ample space for a dishwasher & fridge cater to your cooking needs. Gather around the spacious dining table, all while enjoying the unique character of the original stone wall & stone-framed window.

For added convenience, a newly fitted oak stable-style door in the boot room grants direct access to the landscaped garden. This practical space also leads to a newly renovated bathroom, featuring a luxurious freestanding claw bath adorned with a period mixer tap. A spacious shower cubicle, pedestal hand wash basin, and high-level traditional WC complete this modern oasis.

First Floor
Climb a unique Pear Stairs creation, featuring a locally sourced wooden handrail, to a light-filled galleried landing. Sleek glass balustrades offer unobstructed views as they guide you to the expansive master bedroom on one side and a charming study/bedroom 2 on the other.

Sunlight streams through the master bedroom's delightful circular stone window, complete with its original rope-opening mechanism. A Velux window adds to the bright and airy feel. Ample storage awaits in a large, fitted wardrobe, while tasteful Graham & Brown wallpaper complements the dramatic effect of exposed beams across the vaulted ceiling.

Across the landing, the study/bedroom 2 area invites quiet contemplation with its original stone wall, exposed beams, and vaulted ceiling. Gaze down through the glass balustrade for a unique perspective of the ground floor below.

This is a sanctuary of light and character, a perfect blend of modern style and historic charm.

Outbuilding
Beyond the main house lies an exciting opportunity: an attached old toilet block currently serving as a storage shed and gym. With positive pre-planning advice, this versatile space holds the potential to be transformed into a second bedroom or additional living accommodation, adding significant value and flexibility to your home (Subject to necessary consents).

Imagine creating a guest suite, a home office, or a playroom for the little ones - the possibilities are endless!


Outside
Stepping outside, a charming period metal school gate welcomes you to the property. The front garden boasts golden gravel and vibrant flower borders, while a gravel path leads you around the side of the house to the tranquil back garden.

Here, a sprawling lawn invites relaxation, while a wildflower bank adds a touch of natural beauty. Enjoy panoramic views of Corndon & Roundton Hill from the gravelled seating area, perfect for al fresco dining or unwinding with a good book. Conveniently tucked away are a timber log store and a garden store, ensuring everything you need for outdoor enjoyment is close at hand.

Finally, a low wooden gate leads to off-road parking with space for two vehicles, providing ample space for you and your guests.

Services
The property benefits from oil fired central heating, with a new boiler and oil tank installed in 2020. Mains electricity, water and private drainage. None of the services, appliances, central heating system, chimneys, flues and fireplaces have been checked and no warranty is given by the Agent.

Directions
From Shrewsbury, take the A488 signposted to Bishops Castle. Continue following this road through the villages of Pontesbury and Minsterley. Continue on the A488 before taking the second right hand turn signposted to Hyssington. Proceed along this road for approximately 1/2 a mile before taking a right hand turn towards Hyssington. Follow this road and Yr Hen Ysgol will be on your left hand side, opposite the Village Hall.

Important Notice
Our particulars have been prepared with care and are checked where possible by the vendor. They are however, intended as a guide. Measurements, areas and distances are approximate. Appliances, plumbing, heating and electrical fittings are noted, but not tested. Legal matters including Rights of Way, Covenants, Easements, Wayleaves and Planning matters have not been verified and you should take advice from your legal representatives and Surveyor.

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