Habberley, Pontesbury


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  • Bedrooms: 4
4/5 Bedrooms, Quality Outbuildings, Tennis Court, Garage / Office (Partially Built), Indoor School, 13 Stables plus Accommodation for a Further 15 Horses, Horse Exerciser, Dressage / Exercise Arena, Approximately 16 Acres (6.47 ha) of Woodland, Approximately 62 Acres (25.09 ha) of Pasture

Situation: Lower Vessons Farm is situated in a stunning, elevated, rural position on the outskirts of the village of Habberley which enjoys a church and a public house. Extensive local amenities are available in Pontesbury including shops, a post office, public houses, primary and secondary schools and a medical centre. The county town of Shrewsbury, with its historic town centre, offers an array of facilities and amenities including thriving shopping, restaurants and a selection of independent and state schools. Communications in the area are good with the A5 linking to the M54 to Telford, Wolverhampton and Birmingham. Shrewsbury is on the main Manchester to Cardiff railway line. Regional International Airports are at Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham. Extensive walks and rides are available throughout the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Lower Vessons Farm is a charming Grade II Listed 4/5 bedroom farmhouse, set in an outstanding rural position. The accommodation is arranged over three floors. On the ground floor there is an entrance hall, living room with log burner leading to a conservatory. The hub of the house is the open-plan kitchen / breakfast room with Aga. There is also a study room, summer room, utility, WC and boot room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, a family bathroom and a roof terrace. The second floor includes the fourth bedroom with wet room and a separate sitting room. This could be used as a fifth bedroom or the whole floor as a guest annex.

Gardens: Lower Vessons Farm is approached via a long private driveway, leading up to the house, passing through the rolling landscape. The gardens surround the property. To the front of the house the gardens have been landscaped to include a water feature and rockery area with some planting. The south facing terrace area boasts far reaching views to the hills. This leads down to the tennis court.

The Land:

The land is ring fenced and includes approximately 16 (6.47 ha) acres of woodland and 62 acres (25.09 ha) of permanent pasture totalling 78 acres (31.56 ha).


There are a variety of outbuildings, all of which are situated to left of the main house with two access routes leading off the main driveway. There are two large steel portal framed buildings. The first is used as an indoor school and the second includes nine stables, a tack room and an adjoining hay barn. There is also an open fronted Dutch Barn and an open fronted livestock shed. There are 13 stables in total, plus accommodation for a further 15 horses.

Direct access is available from the outbuildings to the surrounding pasture land and a horse walker. There is a dressage / exercise arena south of the driveway.

Directions: From Shrewsbury, take the A488 through Hanwood on to Pontesbury. In Pontesbury, take the left turn signposted 'Habberley 2 miles'. Proceed along the lane to Habberley. Once in the village, take the second right and follow the lane for about a mile. The lane which joins the private driveway to Lower Vessons is on the right-hand side. Proceed along the lane/drive to the end (approx 0.25 miles).Acreage:78.41

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