Farmhouse enjoys a wonderfully peaceful situation, benefiting from far reaching
its own land and beyond. Nearby is the market town of Cleobury Mortimer with
of everyday facilities and amenities including independent shops, supermarkets
surgery. Locally there is a good choice of independent and state schools.
further afield is the historic town of Ludlow which is renowned for its
dining and vibrant festivals. Communications in the area are excellent with the
A4117 providing access to Kidderminster with train links to Birmingham and
surrounding countryside offers many recreational opportunities. For the
equestrian user there is access to miles of superb outriding via the local
country lanes and bridleway network. Hunting is with the Ludlow Hunt. There is
regular racing at both Ludlow and Hereford as well as golf courses at Ludlow
and Cleobury Mortimer.
Ludlow head towards Kidderminster on the A4117. On arrival at Cleobury
Mortimer, turn left off the main road at the traffic lights into Catherton
Road. Continue for approximately 2.1 miles and where the road bears sharp left
Catherton Farmhouse is located on the right denoted by the name plaque
Farmhouse is Grade II listed and is believed to date from 18th Century with
and boasts a host of period features including exposed wall and ceiling
and feature stone walls. The current owners have greatly enhanced the house
years to create a truly delightful home offering extremely flexible
over two floors.
reception rooms are located off the large entrance hall which boasts a quarry
feature fireplace housing a woodburning stove. The sitting room/study currently
garden and neighbouring countryside, whilst the drawing room has dual aspect
flooding the room with natural light. The delightful country kitchen/breakfast
aspect, with a good variety of fitted storage units, a four oven Aga along with
gas cooker. There is an adjacent utility,boot room and a cloakroom. The
well-proportioned dining/garden room has a vaulted ceiling, a Clearview
woodburning stove and French doors opening to the enclosed rear garden with
paved patio, terrace and access to the indoor swimming pool.
first floor, the master bedroom suite includes a dressing room with fitted
storage, together with an ensuite bathroom with a separate shower. There are
and a family bathroom.
Farmhouse is an attractive family home which has been tastefully and neutrally
throughout. There is planning permission for an extension to the house should
space be required.
is approached off a quiet country road through an entrance off a sweeping
driveway enclosed by a stone wall and bordered with a variety of flowering and
rear of the property is an enclosed garden with lawn, paved patio and separate
front of the pool house. There is also a tranquil raised deck area under a
the seating area is perfectly placed to enjoy far-reaching countryside views.
& Equestrian Facilities
the side and behind Catherton Farmhouse, with access through a separate
entrance, are the stables and yard. There are seven stables (with an access at
the manège) and a feed room together with three pony stables, located in a
storey stone barn, with a potting shed/store.
stone barn with full height doors provides a covered tie-up and wash down area
horses, a secure tack room and potential fora flat/grooms’ accommodation at
first floor level.
the side of the manège is an enclosed 4-bay Dutch barn along with side
lean-tos, the barn houses 2 further stables and offers scope for more.
is floodlit and measures approx. 36m x 20m with a silica sand and fibre granule
There is a separate log cabin office alongside the manège.
lies to the north of the house and benefits from its own vehicular access. It
amounts to about 8.3 acres comprising wellfenced paddocks and a well-stocked
coarse fishing lake.
vendors have erected a range of equestrian cross-country jumps around the
acres of south facing grassland located opposite the house.
Mains water and electricity; private drainage to septic tank; oil fired central
Bottled gas for 2nd cooker. Fibre optic broadband is available to the office
connected). Solar panels.
authority: Shropshire Council:
9000. Council tax: Band F.
and fittings: Only those items known as fixtures and fittings will be included
Certain items such as garden ornaments, carpets and curtains may be available
rights of way and easements:
property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves,
easements and rights
whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
note: 1) Planning permission to extend the house was granted in 1999 Reference:
neighbour enjoys a right of access over part of the
track to Lot 2.