The most expensive house for sale in Shropshire

Penylan Hall near Oswestry is the highest-priced house currently listed for sale in the county with Rightmove.

This gorgeous Georgian grade II listed property is set in gardens and 11.06 acres of parkland.

One of the most expensive houses to hit the Shropshire property market in some time, Penylan Hall offers an amazing amount of living space. There are several reception rooms on the ground floor, along with a library and garden room. On the first floor, there are seven bedrooms, plus a further bedroom on the second floor. Adding even more scope, there’s also a separate coach house with two bedrooms.

Penylan Hall has a guide price tag of £2,950,000 and is for sale through Knight Frank estate agents.

Let’s take a closer look at this stunning property.

Location

Penylan Hall stands on the edge of the beautiful Welsh Marches, just half a mile from Oswestry, and has fantastic views over open countryside. The house stands in partly wooded grounds and parkland. The A5 is three miles away, providing access to Shrewsbury, which is 18 miles away, and it’s 27 miles away from Chester, and 50 miles from Liverpool.

History of Penylan Hall

While the house is mainly Georgian, it was extended in the Regency period when Italianate Villa-style elements were added. It’s now been restored and completely renovated to a very high standard to provide light, attractive accommodation with fine period features.

Accommodation

The approximate internal floor area measures 11,232 square feet. An elegant hall leads to the main reception rooms which have high moulded ceilings, original fireplaces, and sash windows. The dining room and morning rooms are connected by a Regency garden room and doors open onto a south-facing terrace and gardens. The library has been fitted with bookshelves and cupboards and is currently used as an office. There is also a drawing room, morning room, sitting room, playroom, boot room, and cellar.

In the bespoke fitted kitchen, there’s a four-oven Aga along with electric ovens, two fridges, a utility room, and a pantry. There is access from the kitchen to an inner courtyard which can be used as an outside dining area.

The main staircase leads to a galleried landing lit by a roof lantern. On the first floor, there are seven bedrooms and five bathrooms. The main bedroom has a hidden dressing room and ensuite bathroom where views of the amazing countryside can be enjoyed from a sunken bath. A separate staircase leads to the second floor where there’s a further bedroom, an ensuite bathroom, and a snug. For anyone needing yet more room, there is also attic space.

Coach House Cottage

This building has a host of potential uses. It has its own separate access and could be used for living accommodation or flexible office space. It has a central dining area with a fireplace, a sitting room, and two bedrooms.

Gardens and grounds

The house is accessed via electric gates and over a gravel driveway. The spectacular gardens are designed to create separate `rooms’ in the grounds. They feature herbaceous borders, box hedging, topiary, lawns, and mature trees.

Fabulous views can be seen across Shropshire from the south-facing terrace which is ideal for outdoor entertaining. A further raised terrace area makes an ideal spot for outside dining. Beyond the main garden is a fenced, informal garden area. The surrounding 11 acres of land consist of mature woodland, parkland, and permanent grassland ideal for grazing horses or livestock.

Key information

Penylan Hall has mains drainage, oil-fired central heating and is in Council Band H.

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