The Old Forge, Rowton, Halfway House, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
14th Century Character property set within 0.95 Acres of garden grounds. Entrance Hall with Shower Room, Kitchen, Dining/Living Room, Sitting Room. 4/5 Double Bedrooms (1 En-suite), Family Bathroom. Oil fired heating and partly double glazed. Mature garden grounds with patio, garden room and utility room.. Double garage and ample car parking space with private driveway. Conveniently located to Shrewsbury, Welshpool and the Midlands. Energy efficiency rating = 20 (G) NO FORWARD CHAIN

The Old Forge is a characterful and charming 14th Century property with mature garden grounds within easy commutable distance of Shrewsbury and only a short walk from Rowton Castle Country Club. The property has been extended and improved by the current vendor who is offering the property with No Forward Chain.

The property is approached via its own private drive which opens to a large parking and turning area with direct access the the garage. The house is immaculately presented with original features throughout whilst benefiting from oil fired central heating.

The Accommodation includes an entrance hall with shower room, Kitchen, Open dining/living room and large sitting room. On the first floor there are 4/5 bedrooms (One room provides access to another) and a family bathroom all accessed off the main landing area with airing cupboard. Access from the outside, there is also a lean to garden room and laundry room.

Constructed of stone and brick under a slate roof, with Accommodation in more detail comprises:-

Panelled and glazed door to:-

Entrance Hall

Quarry tile floor. Exposed ceiling and wall beams.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle with electric 'Triton' shower and folding door, vanity wash basin and low level w.c. Electric wall mounted heater.


4.37m x 2.95m max, 2.61m min (14'4 x 9'8 max, 8'7 min)

Large double stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Bespoke custom built oak base, drawer and wall cupboards with built-in fridge, electric 'Caple' oven and gas 'Caple' hob with extractor over. 'Gorenje' dishwasher. Wall display unit. Inglenook with 'Stanley'. Hatch to dining room. Stable door to garden. Ceiling spot lights. Quarry tile floor.

Dining/Living Room

7.09m max, 2.82m min x 4.81m max, 2.81m min (23'3 max, 9'3 min x 15'9 max, 9'3 min)

Inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth and brick surround. 'Clearview' multi-fuel stove. Exposed ceiling wall beams. Exposed stone wall. Built in display unit. TV point . Wall light points. 2 radiators. Carpet as laid.

Passageway through into :-

Sitting Room

8.09m x 4.58m (26'7 x 15'0 )

Feature inglenook fireplce with open fire with oak bressumer over. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Wall light points. Ceramic tile floor. Radiator. French doors to garden. Mezzanine area over the second half of the room. Window seat.

Inner Hall

With understairs storage area and radiator.

Stairs leads to First Floor Landing . Carpet as laid. 2 radiators. Exposed beams. Loft trapdoor area. Airing cupboard with lagged cylinder, water storage tank and linen storage. Immersion switch. Storage room.

Bedroom 1

4.90m x 3.43m (16'1 x 11'3 )

Carpet as laid. Built-in storage cupboards. Vanity wash basin. Radiator. Wall light points.

Bedroom 2

4.57m x 4.14m (15'0 x 13'7 )

Accessed via Bedroom 1. Carpet as laid. Exposed ceiling beams. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator. Wall light points.

En-suite Shower Room

With tiled shower with electric 'Triton' shower unit and low level w.c.

Bedroom 3

4.59m x 3.06m (15'1 x 10'0 )

Carpet as laid. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator. Exposed wall beam and wall light points. Loft trapdoor access.


With corner bath with shower attachment, vanity wash basin with mixer tap and marble surface, low level w.c and bidet. Exposed ceiling beams. Radiator.

Bedroom 4

4.78m max, 3.85m min x 3.99m (15'8 max, 12'8 min x 13'1 )

Carpet as laid. Exposed ceiling beams. 2 radiators. Vanity wash basin. Wall light points. Double walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 5

5.11m x 3.14m (16'9 x 10'4 )

Carpet as laid. Radiator. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Wall light point.


Double Garage

6.16m x 5.16m (20'3 x 16'11 )

With power and lighting. Workbench and storage shelving.

Lean-to Garden Room

With power and lighting.

Laundry Room

With 'Belfast' sink and plumbing for washing machine.

The property is surrounded by mature garden grounds, extending to 0.95 acres or thereabouts. There are a number of sweeping lawns with orchard areas and a private drive with large parking and turning area.

There is a patio to the front of the house, with access to the garden room and sitting room.

Vegetable plot with raised beds.

To the rear of the property there is a feature arch with access to the double garage and the courtyard which houses the oil tank and a purpose built dog/cat kennel, whilst also giving access to the laundry room.




Mains water, electricity and drainage. None of the services, appliances, central heating system, chimneys, flues and fireplaces have been checked and no warranty is given by the Agents.


Council Tax Band 'G' (Shropshire County Council)

Energy Performance Certificate

A full EPC is available on request or by following the link below:-


STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT through the Selling Agents.


All interested parties are respectfully requested to negotiate direct with the Selling Agents.

Route Directions

From Welshpool, proceed North on the bypass to the Buttington Cross roundabout, taking the third exit signposted Shrewsbury the A458. Proceed for approximately 9 miles before turning left signposted Alberbury and Four Crosses. The property will be found immediately on the left hand side along its own private drive.

Morris Marshall & Poole with Norman Lloyd

01938 554818 (6358'3 1820270'0 )

BEJ - 4/9/18 Price Amended 26/6/19


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