School Lane, Marchamley, SY4

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
The Old Manor House is a Grade II Listed detached property built in 1656 and extended in 1658. The property retains it's period features including a wealth of exposed timbers, inglenook fireplaces and original windows. There are the most amazing views across the North Shropshire countryside towards Cheshire and beyond on a clear day! The property has large landscaped gardens, summer house & garden room and a range of Victorian outbuildings.


The property is located in the un-spoilt village of Marchamley which is close to Hodnet where there is a local shop, primary school, Post office, Medical Centre with pharmacist, local pub & restaurant. The surrounding area is noted for its lovely open countryside and walks including Hawkstone Follies. A good selection of amenities can be found at Wem, including shops, schools and a rail service, alternatively there is Whitchurch to the north and Shrewsbury to the south.

There is a selection of state and private schooling Adams Grammar Shool and the girls High School in Newport, Wrekin College in Wellington, Ellesemere College, Sir John Talbot's in Whitchurch, Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and Shrewsbury School.

Commuters will find that the property is well placed with access to a number of commercial centres including Telford/M54 motorway and Wolverhampton, Chester or The Potteries.


The property comprises a rear hall with cloakroom & utility off. There is a beautiful kitchen with integrated appliances, spacious dining room with Inglenook fire place with a log burning stove. Also to the ground floor is the sitting room again with Inglenook fire place with log burner. The room also has windows on all three elevations. To the 1st floor is a spacious landing, master bedroom, guest bedroom with en suite shower room, third bedroom and spacious family bathroom. The property has been lovingly cared for by the current owners and also has oil fired central heating.

To the rear of the property is a Victorian brick built range of outbuildings which are ideal for storage. The property has a sweeping drive up to a car port and turning area. The large gardens have been landscaped to create many different areas to create sunny & shaded areas.

Accommodation Comprises

There is a main original front entrance door which opens into the dining room. However this is rarely used. There is a rear entrance stable door that opens into the

Rear Hall

Inset spot lights to the ceiling, double doors to cupboard which also houses the oil fired boiler. Latch door to

Cloakroom / Utility

Utility Area: Plumbing for washing machine with shelf above, leaded glazed window to the rear and door to

Cloakroom: White suite comprising low flush W.C, wash hand basin and leaded glazed window.


12'2'' x 10'2'' (3.71m x 3.10m)

Modern kitchen with a wide range of base and wall mounted units, extensive granite work top surfaces with an inset drainer sink unit and leaded glazed windows to the side with a view across the countryside. The kitchen has a stainless steel LPG & electric range style oven, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher.

Dining Room

18'8'' x 16'6'' (5.69m x 5.03m)

Feature sandstone Inglenook fire place with a log burning fire set on a large stone hearth. There are leaded glazed windows to the front & rear of the property and an under stairs store.

Sitting Room

18'5'' x 18'4'' (5.61m x 5.59m)

Feature sandstone Inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, leaded glazed windows to the front, side and rear of the property.

1st Floor Landing

Stairs ascend from the dining room and ascend to the 1st floor landing which has a feature exposed sandstone chimney breast and leaded glazed window to the rear. There is also a small open study/ reading area that then leads to the

Master Bedroom (front)

There is a feature fire place with log burning stove, leaded glazed window to the side and to the front with far reaching views over the North Shropshire countryside. There are two built in walk in wardrobes and wall panelling of which some is original to 1656.

Guest Bedroom Two (side)

14' max x 10'9'' (4.27m max x 3.28m)

Leaded glazed window with views and door that opens into the

En Suite Shower Room

White modern suite comprising corner shower enclosure, vanity unit with wash hand basin & low flush W.C. There is a towel radiator, inset spot lights and door to the airing cupboard.

Bedroom Three (front)

12'8'' x 7'9'' (3.86m x 2.36m)

High level leaded glazed window with views across the the adjoining countryside and beyond.

Family Bathroom

Modern white suite comprising panelled bath, walk in shower, wash hand basin, bidet and low flush W.C. There is a leaded glazed window over looking the rear garden, inset spot lights, tiled floor with underfloor heating and towel radiator.


The property is accessed off School Lane up a sweeping drive to the parking area and car port. To the front there is also a pedestrian path sculpted through a Yew Hedge that leads up to the front & side of the property. The front garden comprises lawns, mature flower borders and hedging.

To the rear of the property is a large paved seating area and a lawned area that leads to the Victorian brick built outbuilding. The large rear gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped to provide lawns, mature flower borders with a wide range of plants trees & shrubs. There is a secret garden behind the outbuildings and to the top of the garden is a summer house with patio area, large garden store shed, potting shed & composting area.

Victorian Out Buildings

These provide 4 individual store rooms with the original hot water boiler in 1 and out house in another. The others were originally used for stabling.

Garden Room

9'6'' x 9'6'' (2.90m x 2.90m)

Insulated walls, power & lighting and a paved seating area in front.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230

You can also find Halls properties at &

WH1317 080622


From Whitchurch drive south on the A49 until you get the Prees Heath roundabout. Take the 1st exit A41 and follow the road for about 2 miles and after you have driven through Higher Heath turn right sign posted Hodnet. Follow the road for about 3 miles and turn right at the grass triangle. Ignore the 1st turning in the right but follow the road straight up and after about 100 metres turn right into School Lane. Follow School Lane down for about 500 metres and The Old Manor House is located on the left hand side.

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Mains water and electricity are understood to be connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. None of these services have been tested.

Council Tax

The property is registered as a band 'F. The amount for 2022 - 2023 is £2,782. For clarification of this figure and further Council Tax enquiries contact Shropshire Council on 0345 6789002.


We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

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.

01948 663230

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