Kempton, Lydbury North

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
This beautiful Grade II listed country house has been refurbished from top to bottom by the current owners, and offers 5 bedrooms 3 bathrooms and a very large drawing room and dining room together with eat-in-kitchen. Nestled in the hamlet of Kempton, with 3.65 acres of garden, meadow land which is adjacent to the river Kemp which gives the owners the benefit of single bank fishing rights. There are also stables and a paddock.


This delightful country house has been lovingly refurbished for 2023 and provides an incredible rural retreat in a picturesque setting within the Shropshire Hills. This wonderful detached Grade II listed family home offers five bedrooms three bathrooms and a magnificent drawing room. Landscaped gardens, triple garage and paddocks together with river meadows boarded by the river Kemp are the icing on an already beautiful family home.

Property Description

Make your way down the private driveway to this idyllic house with beautiful mature gardens. Head into the farmhouse through the east-side front door and enter the porch area which is used as a boot room.. At the end of the inner hall is a cloakroom with Belfast sink on legs, wooden work surfaces, beamed walls and half vaulted ceiling Accessed off the inner hall is a large farmhouse kitchen with bespoke floor and wall units with matching dresser and open shelving to display your kitchen ornaments. There is a two-oven, oil Rayburn and further under counter double electric oven, integrated dishwasher and space for free-standing American style fridge freezer. There is enough room to easily accommodate a family size table. Its perfect for informal dining where you can sit back and take in the views of the fields and hills. The back door opens to views of the garden letting light flood in. Marble work surfaces finish off this wonderful kitchen. From the kitchen is a door to the large dining hall with heavily beamed ceiling with good height, large inglenook fireplace with oak mantle over and an inset Clearview wood burner. Alternatively, this room could be used as snug with sofas and dining table. The first staircase leads up from the kitchen and takes you up to three bedrooms, one king-size and two doubles. Enjoy the views of the rolling hills from the king-size room which has high ceilings with beams, built in storage and an en-suite shower room. There is a further family bathroom.

The main entrance porch on the west-side of the property has a stone flagged floor and is large enough to be used as an office / working space with beautiful views of the garden. This porch provides access through to the stunning sitting room. This large room enjoys a beamed ceiling and walls, a further large inglenook with inset Clearview log burner and wrap-around views of the manicured gardens. The second set of stairs leads from the sitting room to the first floor, which could provide ideal accommodation for multi-generational living or visiting guests. The landing leads to two further bedrooms with beams and high ceilings, one king-size and one twin, along with the shower room.

This charming country house offers traditional features combined with recent refurbishment work to provide a truly unique family home.


There are several outbuildings with the property. A detached brick built utility room is located close to the kitchen and provides a large space to house the utility room including plumbing for a washing machine and WC. A barn to the side of the front entrance provides stabling and log shed.

Gardens and parking

There is a barn-style triple garage split into a double and single unit. The sweeping gravel driveway provides ample parking around a central flower bed.


The beautifully landscaped, mature gardens wrap round the house and provide multiple areas for you to relax in a serene and picturesque setting. The secret garden is ideal for hide-and seek or just to sit quietly with a book whilst the crazy world outside carries on without you. The grounds include a paddock and meadow area leading down to the River Kemp; in total the property has 3.65 acres.


Tenure - Freehold

Mains electricity

Mains Water

Septic Tank

Council tax band - F = £2,646 Per Annum

Oil Rayburn for heating and hot water.


The quaint hamlet of Kempton lies on the River Kemp and embodies the quintessential English countryside experience. For keen hikers, the Offas Dyke Path is easily accessible in nearby Knighton (12 miles) and mixes beautiful scenery with historic hill forts. Mountain bikers and road cyclists can ride at Hopton Woods and The Long Mynd. Just 2.2 miles away is the impressive Walcot Hall, once home to Clive of India. Today it operates as a wedding venue and hosts many events accessible to the public throughout the year. Be sure to visit Ludlow (12 miles), famous for its imposing 11th century castle. Enjoy the striking architecture whilst visiting one of the town's many independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The eclectic Bishops Castle is 5.2 miles away with an array of interesting boutiques, and The Hundred House pub in Purslow is within a mile.


Take the A49 towards Shrewsbury at the craven Arms roundabout take the first exit towards Clun follow this road you will eventually go round a sharp right hand bend follow this road past the Kangaroo pub go down the hill until you see the Hundred Inn at this staggered crossroads turn right towards Kempton follow this road for just over a mile keep going do not turn off road house will be found in the right about 500 yards after passing the right hand turn

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