A charming extended Duke of Sutherland cottage situated on Lilleshall Hill
Rock CottageRock Cottage was originally built around the 1830's by the Duke of Sutherland Estate tucked into the rocky hillside with far reaching views. The property has been totally renovated and extended by the present owners to create a beautifully presented family home which retains its period integrity and charm. The front door opens to a cosy sitting room with a fireplace flanked by fitted display cupboards. An archway opens to the dining room with French windows opening to the sheltered paved terrace and garden beyond. The elegant drawing room has an open fireplace, fitted cupboards and far-reaching views. The bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room is well designed with under floor heating and includes an extensive range of fitted cupboards, appliances including a drinks fridge, and granite worktops. Beyond is the fitted utility room with a door to the garden and a paved area for al fresco dining. The staircase leads up from the kitchen to the landing off which is a study and four bedrooms. The principal bedroom has an en suite shower room and the family bathroom has a shower cubicle and bath. Both have under floor heating. OutsideThe property is approached through double gates to a parking area in front of the detached double garage with electric up and over door. The garden extends round the house with a paved pathway and terrace, a lawn extends up to a striking rocky bank with shrubs. To one side is a green house and to the other a charming children's Wendy House.
The house is situated on a quiet lane in the centre of the village, leading up to the beautiful Lilleshall Hill with its walks to the famous monument above. The village is noted for its excellent amenities including two community halls, a primary school, nearby pubs and a range of sports facilities including a cricket club, tennis courts and cycling routes. Lilleshall Hall National Sports Centre has a golf course, gymnasium and squash courts while also being a centre of sports excellence. The nearby market town of Newport has a Waitrose, Lidl and Aldi supermarkets along with bespoke shops. The area is noted for its highly regarded schools, both within the state and private sectors, including Thomas Telford, Wrekin College, Newport Grammar and Girls High, and a range of schools and colleges in Shrewsbury. Stafford and Telford have stations offering regular mainline services to Birmingham and London. The M54 from Telford joins the National motorway network for onward travel and Birmingham Airport.