For Sale

5 Bedroom Detached House

Bryn Afon, Church Stoke, Montgomery


£525,000 Guide Price

  • Cellar
  • Exposed Beams, Original Floorboards & Inglenook
  • 18th Century Grade II Listed Timber-Framed
  • Characterful Charm
  • Self Contained 2 Bedroom Annexe
  • Income Potential
  • Picturesque Gardens
  • 2 Double Garages & Workshop
  • No Onward Chain

Bryn Afon presents a unique opportunity to own a piece of history, meticulously configured to offer contemporary living. This Grade II Listed detached property boasts an 18th-century heritage, originally constructed with a timber frame and stone. A later addition saw a Georgian brick facade added, creating a visually striking exterior.

Originally designed as a house incorporating a shop, Bryn Afon now caters to modern living needs. Cleverly reconfigured, the doorways leading to the former shop have been blocked, ensuring privacy for two distinct dwellings. The larger dwelling offers a grand and spacious layout with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Additionally, a smaller, two-bedroom property functions as a long-term rental unit.

The captivating potential lies in the flexibility Bryn Afon provides. The option exists to maintain the current configuration as separate dwellings, or reopen the doorways to create a larger living space ideal for multi-generational living or accommodating additional guests.

Bryn Afon offers the perfect blend of historic charm, flexible living spaces, and a captivating outdoor haven. Whether you seek a peaceful retreat or a versatile property for family gatherings, this remarkable property has something to offer everyone.

Porch | Breakfast room | Kitchen | Utility room | Living/dining room | 3 Double bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2 bedroom self-contained annexe | Double garage | Workshop

Montgomery 4 miles, Bishops Castle 6 miles, Welshpool 10 miles, Shrewsbury 24 miles

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

Immerse Yourself in History and Charm
Entrance to the larger dwelling is through a grand Georgian timber door adorned with a brass lion knocker. Stepping inside, a porch with original quarry tile flooring welcomes you. The hallway branches off, leading to a breakfast room on the left and a lounge on the right.

The Enchanting Interiors
The breakfast room features a 16-pane double-glazed window overlooking the front elevation. A charming fireplace with a red-tiled surround adds warmth and character. Exposed brickwork continues onto a large archway, seamlessly connecting to the open kitchen.

The kitchen exudes a quintessential country charm. Bespoke timber-painted cupboards with ornate hinges and an English dresser create a one-of-a-kind feel. The centrepiece is a captivating inglenook housing a modern electric Rangemaster. Natural and white painted stone walls complement the exposed chunky beams adorning both ceiling and walls. Completing the picture, a quarry-tiled floor flows seamlessly with the slate work surfaces. A large timber door grants access to the rear garden, while another leads to an inner hall with connections to the utility room, staircase, and a further hallway with access to a second staircase and lounge/dining room.

Functional Space with Courtyard Charm
The utility room provides ample storage with floor cupboards, a Belfast sink, and a WC. A window offers a glimpse of the charming courtyard garden.

Living and Dining in Style
The lounge embodies a sense of grandeur, yet remains incredibly inviting. A large inglenook with a stone back and brick bottom takes center stage, housing a multi-fuel stove. Quarry tiled flooring seamlessly flows into the living area, defined by timber beams separating it from the dining space. Exposed beams grace the ceiling and walls, adding further character. A beautiful 16-pane double-glazed window with window bars graces the front aspect, bathing the room in natural light.

The dining area, open yet clearly defined by timber beams, boasts original wooden flooring. A stone fireplace with an open fire and window overlooking the rear garden creates a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Ascending to Tranquil Quarters
A staircase from the hallway leads to an open landing with a skylight, where beams adorn both ceiling and walls. The bathroom, reminiscent of a French chic hotel, features a freestanding roll-top slipper bath, a free-standing oak French dresser with a marble top, and his & hers round hand basins. A corner shower, WC, and an apex ceiling complete this magnificent room.

A Selection of Tranquil Bedrooms
The first bedroom is an impressive space featuring a vaulted ceiling, exposed timber beams, and a stone wall with a fireplace. A window with a deep sill overlooks the picturesque garden, providing a tranquil escape.

Bedroom two boasts a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and a skylight to the rear, ensuring ample natural light. A window to the front offers a view of the surroundings, while a door leads to the third bedroom.

The third bedroom boasts a vaulted roof with exposed stone and brick walls. A fireplace adds a touch of character, while steps lead down to an ensuite bathroom. The bathroom features a corner bath, WC, bidet, and hand washbasin. A staircase leads to the inner hall, completing the living space.

Church View: A Complementary Dwelling
A matching front door on the east side provides a symmetrical facade. Private access to the remainder of the property is via a wrought iron fence which leads to a door for entry into 'Church View'. Upon entering, you are greeted by an open-plan kitchen, brimming with character. Quarry tile flooring and exposed beams blend seamlessly with modern conveniences. The kitchen boasts an electric oven with a 5-gas hob and extractor fan. Space and plumbing are provided for a washing machine.

Two archways lead from the kitchen into a spacious dining room with a raised multi-fuel stove on stone. The continuation of quarry tiled flooring and exposed timbers on the walls and ceiling creates a cohesive aesthetic. The staircase rises gracefully from the dining room.

A Haven for Relaxation and Exploration
The doorway from the dining room leads you into the lounge, the original shop space. Projecting windows bathe the room in natural light, creating a bright and airy feel. Original wooden flooring adds warmth, while a fireplace with a red tile surround provides a focal point. Double church doors add a touch of grandeur and lead out to a convenient double garage.

Ascending the staircase from the dining room, you arrive at a spacious and characterful landing adorned with beams stretching from ceiling to floor. Two double bedrooms offer comfortable living quarters. One bedroom boasts a large storage cupboard and eaves space, providing ample room for belongings. The family bathroom features a classic panelled bath with period mixer taps and an electric shower overhead. A WC, hand wash basin, heated towel rail, and additional built-in storage complete this functional space.

Step Outside and Embrace the Tranquillity
Beyond the walls lies a gated garden, a true haven for relaxation and exploration. Divided into distinct sections, it offers something for everyone. Off-road parking caters to several vehicles, including a dedicated space for a caravan or campervan. Two double garages provide ample storage, while a greenhouse and a goat shed, currently utilised as a workshop, offer additional functionality.

A charming patio area beckons you outdoors, inviting you to sit and admire the surroundings. A large, formal lawn area stretches across the garden, perfect for summertime activities. In the rear corner, a raised patio creates an enchanting space for al fresco dining. Following the patio, an archway covered in climbing plants leads to a secret, secluded courtyard garden. Here, a large raised pond teeming with koi carp and established water plants provides a serene ambiance. A surrounding stone wall offers privacy, creating a tranquil oasis.

A Haven for the Green-Thumbed
Adjacent to the courtyard garden lies the vegetable garden, a haven for the green-thumbed. Walled raised beds border the edges, while floor-level vegetable beds offer additional space for cultivating homegrown produce. A greenhouse stands proudly at the rear of the vegetable garden, providing the perfect environment for nurturing delicate plants.

Services
Mains water, electric and drainage. Oil fired central heating, with independent boilers for each property. LPG gas for hob in Church View.

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.

Money Laundering
To comply with Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017), the successful purchaser will be required to provide evidence of their identity upon acceptance of their offer. This typically includes a passport and/or photographic driving licence accompanied by a recent utility bill.
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