Berghill Lane, Babbinswood, Whittington, Oswestry


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An Impressive Georgian style property set in landscaped gardens with countryside views. The property briefly comprises: Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, 2 Reception Rooms, Conservatory, Study, Kitchen, Utility, Master Bedroom(En-suite) & Dressing Room, Two further bedrooms and Family Bathroom. The property also benefits from a Double Garage, Outbuildings, solar energy and off road parking.

General Remarks

Bowen Son & Watson are favoured with instructions to offer 'Sweet Briar' for sale by private treaty. This impressive country property stands in gardens and grounds of just under 0.5 of an acre and is surrounded by countryside views. The present owners have maintained the property to a high standard with some attractive georgian features throughout.

The property benefits from Solar Energy which is owned by Sweet Briar There are two systems water and electric. The electric photovoltaic system benefits from the government payback scheme until 2037.

Viewing is highly recommended.


The property is situated in the picturesque hamlet of Babbinswood which offers convenient access to the larger village of Whittington. This historical village is based around its famous castle but also retains a large number of amenities including shop, post office, a number of public houses and an excellent primary school. Easy access onto the A5/A483 provides direct routes to the larger towns of Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Wrexham and the city of Chester. The nearby village of Gobowen has a train station which provides direct services to Birmingham and Manchester.

Entrance Porch

8' 9'' x 5' 6'' (2.66m x 1.67m)

Tiled floor. UPVC double glazed window to side elevation, attractive arch window above door, double timber glazed door leading into:

Reception Hall

15' 6'' x 12' 0'' (4.73m x 3.66m)

Staircase to First Floor Landing, under stairs cloaks hanging area with storage space. Attractive coving, matching wall lights.

Cloak Room

Tile floor, low level wc, stone wash hand basin on Victorian style washstand with fitted wall mirror and spot lighting above. Slimline electric wall heater.


15' 5'' x 12' 2'' (4.7m x 3.7m)

Dual aspect sash style windows overlooking front and side gardens. Attractive fireplace with tiled surround and timber mantle over, built-in cupboards, telephone point.


15' 1'' x 9' 5'' (4.59m x 2.87m)

Tile floor, range of matching wall cabinets and base units with worktop surface above, ceramic sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, 'Belling Country Chef' dual fuel range cooker with double oven and 8 burners, integrated refrigerator and dishwasher,Feature open fireplace, downlighting to ceiling..

Utility Room

12' 7'' x 10' 4'' (3.83m x 3.14m)

Base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Fully tiled walls, space and plumbing for appliances, tile floor, radiator, door leading into Garage. Step down to area with Walk in Pantry with cold plate, shelving and light.

Boiler Room

Housing floor mounted oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating needs, hot water tank, base units providing storage space.

Side Entrance

Fully tiled walls, quarry tiled floor, UPVC door to parking forecourt.

Dining Room

15' 0'' x 9' 3'' (4.57m x 2.83m)

Two sash windows overlooking open countryside, serving hatch through to kitchen.

Spacious Lounge

25' 0'' x 14' 3'' (7.61m x 4.34m)

A triple aspect room with sash windows overlooking the rear garden, 'Living Flame' gas fire with marble inset set on a slate hearth with ornate surround, double opening doors leading through to Conservatory.

Fully Glazed Double Doors into Conservatory

12' 9'' x 10' 10'' (3.89m x 3.30m)

Wood effect flooring, triple glazed polycarbonate roof, ceiling fan/light, velux roof window, double doors to rear garden.

Staircase from Reception Hall to First Floor & Landing Area

Matching wall lights, store cupboard, access to roof space via ladder, UPVC double glazed double doors leading out to Balcony with south facing views over the open countryside.


South facing views of open countryside.

Master Suite

15' 5'' x 13' 11'' (4.70m x 4.25m)

Dual aspect windows overlooking front garden and open countryside views, built-in walk in wardrobe with shelves and hanging rail.

Dressing Room

11' 6'' x 6' 1'' (3.50m x 1.86m)

Comprising double wardrobes with hanging rail and storage space, bidet.

Ensuite Bathroom

Matching suite with pedestal wash hand basin, dual and low flush wc, panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

15' 3'' x 12' 0'' (4.65m x 3.65m)

Dual aspect windows, range of fitted bedroom furniture providing a good amount of hanging and storage space.

Bedroom Three

14' 11'' x 12' 9'' (4.55m x 3.88m)

Dual aspect windows fitted bedroom furniture.

Separate WC

Tile effect flooring, wash hand basin and dual and low flush WC, spotlighting.

Family Bathroom

Matching suite comprising: low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, panel bath with electric shower over.

Gardens and Grounds

The property is approached off Berghill Lane via electrically operated wrought iron entrance gates onto the driveway which provides ample parking and turning space. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn for ease of maintenance with mature hedging and fencing to the boundary complemented by well stocked borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. Various seating areas around the property with a peaceful side terrace area along with a pond. Two timber sheds.

Double Garage

21' 4'' x 17' 4'' (6.49m x 5.29m)

With two 'up and over' doors to front elevation.

Office Building

Container building with sink and shower with heating, water and electric supply. two doors and three windows. Currently used and set up as a kennel.


The property is understood to be freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority

Shropshire Coucil, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Tel: 0345 6789000.

Viewing and Further Information

Viewings are strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agent's Ellesmere Office. For further information or to book a viewing please contact Ellesmere Office on (01691) 611534.


From the Oswestry bypass take the A495 into Whittington. Continue into the village and at the 'T' junction turn right towards Babbinswood. On leaving Babbinswood take the turn right onto Berghill Lane and after a short distance the property can be found on the left as indicated by the agent's For Sale board.

Arrange viewing 01691 622534

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