Barns Lane, Shrewsbury, SY4

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
UNEXPECTEDLY BACK ON MARKET. Portman House is an amazing family home that has recently been completely re furbished and enhanced with extra insulation & A rated double glazed windows. The property offers spacious accommodation on a large elevated plot in the village of Marchamley. It has a stunning kitchen & Orangery, 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms There is extensive parking to the front, garages & landscaped gardens.


The property is located in the un-spoilt village of Marchamley which is close to Hodnet where there is a local shop, primary school and local pubs & restaurants. The surrounding area is noted for its lovely open countryside and walks including Hawkstone Follies. A good selection of amenities can be found at Wem, including shops, schools and a rail service, alternatively there is Whitchurch to the north and Shrewsbury to the south.

There is a selection of state and private schooling Adams Grammar Shool and the girls High School in Newport, Wrekin College in Wellington, Ellesemere College, Sir John Talbot's in Whitchurch, Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and Shrewsbury School.

Commuters will find that the property is well placed with access to a number of commercial centres including Telford/M54 motorway and Wolverhampton, Chester or The Potteries.

Brief Description

Portman House briefly comprises spacious reception hall, cloakroom with W.C, large living room, dining room. Stunning breakfast kitchen & Orangery. There is a study & hobbies / family room & large utility. To the 1st floor is a wonderful open galleried landing, master bedroom with wooden wall panelling, hidden walk in wardrobe & en suite, There are 4 further bedrooms 2 of which have en suite bathrooms and there is a large family bathroom.

There is a wealth of exposed timbers in the property with engineered Oak flooring to most of the ground floor. The owners have added extra insulation and replaced the windows with A rated upvc double glazed casement windows.

There is ample car parking facilities, an integral garage and additional timber garage to the side of the house. There are large landscaped gardens to the front, side & rear which will enjoy the sun throughout the day and evening.

Accommodation Comprises

There is a canopied front entrance porch with step and front entrance door opening into the

Reception Hall

13'5'' x 9'2'' (4.09m x 2.79m)

Inset spots lights to the ceiling, double doors to cloaks cupboard and double glazed window to the front.


White suite comprising low flush W.C, wash hand basin, radiator and wall tiling.

Living Room

26' x 12'7'' (7.92m x 3.84m)

Feature fireplace with log burning stove and stained glass double glazed windows either side. There are picture windows to the front & rear of the property and inset spot lights to the ceiling.

Dining Room

13'2'' x 12'8'' (4.01m x 3.86m)

Double glazed French doors to the rear garden and open door way through to the kitchen & orangery.

Breakfast Kitchen

19'9'' x 11'3'' (6.02m x 3.43m)

Stunning bespoke kitchen with a wide range of base & wall mounted units, pantry cupboard & dresser style unit. There is a feature central island with integrated wine cooler and further range of cupboards, pan drawers & pull out spice unit. There is a LPG range style cooker with Highland Cattle back drop. It has a wide range of marble worktop surfaces, double Belfast style sink unit, space for an American style fridge freezer. There are inset spotlights to the ceiling, integrated dish washer and microwave oven.


13'5'' x 11'8'' (4.09m x 3.56m)

Feature exposed beams, inset spotlights, double glazed windows & French doors to the rear garden.


12'9'' max x 8' (3.89m max x 2.44m)

Wooden base and wall mounted units, granite work top surface and Belfast style sink. There is a newly installed floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler, tiled floor and windows & doors to the garden. There is a door to the laundry room which has the plumbing for the washing machine, wall shelving, tiled floor & light.


12'6'' x 9'2'' (3.81m x 2.79m)

Double glazed window to the front, wood laminate flooring, inset spot lights to the ceiling and door to the

Hobbies / Family Room

19' x 8'5'' (5.79m x 2.57m)

Double glazed French doors with ramp down to the drive ideal for a wheel chair user. It has a radiator, light points & radiator.

Galleried 1st Floor Landing

23'8' x 11'8'' (7.21m x 3.56m)

Stairs ascend from the reception hall and ascend to the galleried landing with a picture window with far reaching views towards East Shropshire. There is a door to a useful store room and door to the airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom (front)

14'2'' x 13'5'' (4.32m x 4.09m)

Double glazed picture window with views over the front garden, fields to the side and far reaching views. There is a feature wooden panelled wall with concealed sliding door to the walk in wardrobe with engineered oak flooring, shelving and hanging rails.

En Suite

11'3'' x 7'3'' (3.43m x 2.21m)

Luxury white suite comprising large walk in shower enclosure, 2 vanity units with wash hand basins, low flush W.C, radiator, double glazed window and in set spot lights to the ceiling.

Bedroom Two (rear)

13'2'' x 9'4'' (4.01m x 2.84m)

Built in single & double wardrobe, double glazed windows to the rear garden, radiator and door to

En Suite

White suite comprising shower enclosure, low flush W.C, and wash hand basin. There is a radiator and double glazed window.

Bedroom Three (rear)

12'9''x 9'4'' (3.89m x 2.84m)

Double glazed window to the rear, large single built in wardrobe and door to the

En Suite Bathroom

White suite comprises panelled bath, low flush W.C and wash hand basin. There is a double glazed window, radiator & inset spot lights to the ceiling.

Bedroom Four (rear)

12'9'' x 12'7'' (3.89m x 3.84m)

Double glazed window, laminate flooring, radiator and inset spot lights.

Bedroom Five (front)

12'7'' x 9'4'' (3.84m x 2.84m)

Double glazed windows with far reaching views, radiator and built in wardrobe.

Family Bathroom

11'3'' 9'3'' (3.43m 2.82m)

Stunning suite with feature roll top bath, large walk in shower enclosure, low flush W.C and wash hand basin. There is a double glazed window & radiator.


The property is accessed from Barns Lane to a block paved drive suitable for many cars. The front garden is laid to lawn with a flower border with a variety of plants & shrubs. The drive continues to both garages. There is a grass ramp up from the drive to the large area of garden to the side which is accessed through a wrought iron gate & arbour. The side garden is laid to lawn with raised beds ideal for herbs & veg. There is space for a greenhouse and kitchen garden if required. There are steps that lead down to the rear garden which can also be accessed from the side of the house.

The rear garden comprises of lawns, flower borders with plants trees and a number of paved patio areas. There is at the far side of the property a useful utility & open storage area for the gardens.


19' x 8'5'' (5.79m x 2.57m)

Power roller shutter door, power & lighting and door into the utility room.

Timber Garage

24' x 10' (7.32m x 3.05m)

Double doors and door to the side, power & lighting.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly through the Agents: Halls, 8 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, SY13 1DW Telephone 01948 663230

You can also find Halls properties at &

WH1294 160322


From Whitchurch drive south on the A49 until you get the Prees Heath roundabout. Take the 1st exit A41 and follow the road for about 2 miles and after you have driven through Higher Heath turn right sign posted Hodnet. Follow the road for about 3 miles and just past the turning for Hawkstone Hall and Barns Lane is located on the right hand side.

What 3 Words: coiling.landlady.player


Mains water, drainage and electricity are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested.

Council Tax

The property is registered as a band 'G'. The amount for 2022 - 2023 is £3,262.84. For clarification of this figure and further Council Tax enquiries contact Shropshire Council on 0345 6789002.


We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

01948 663230

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