March: Property of the month – Plot 318

First time buyers and savvy investors will be lining up to view this stunning one-bedroom apartment, at the prestigious Leighton Park development in Shrewsbury.

This bright, sunny apartment in Bicton Heath has the perfect blend of new and old, as it is based in the charming Heritage Buildings, which date back to 1845. Located in the South Wing of the development, the property still retains many of its period features, including stylish high ceilings and large sash windows. It stands in the beautiful parkland setting that Leighton Park has become famous for, and owners will be able to take a short stroll to the site’s popular bowling green and cricket pavilion.

The apartment also has superb contemporary features, including a fitted kitchen and bathroom, while the generous double bedroom benefits from fitted wardrobes. The large open-plan kitchen diner is perfect for modern living – and guest will certainly be impressed when they see the bright, spacious living room area, which has plenty of space for a dining table as well as a chill-out area with sofas and TV.

This converted property benefits from carpets and flooring being fitted throughout, and so is ready to move into. Being based on the ground floor means it is easy to transfer shopping straight into the apartment, and there is a bus stop just outside the development for those who want a quick trip into the town centre.

The luxury apartment is located just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Shrewsbury, with its many high street stores, quirky independents and boutique shops. Some of these are tucked away in shuts and passages, which are the crooked medieval alleyways that criss-cross the centre of this beautiful market town.

Shrewsbury has plenty to interest visitors including the world’s oldest flower show and sell-out shows at the popular Theatre Severn. There is the chance to enjoy dinner in restaurant rooms that pre-date the Wars of the Roses, or take a stroll down the cobbled streets and find cafes, delis and charming restaurants. From a classic cocktail to a craft beer, there is a busy nightlife in Shrewsbury for those who want to enjoy the many pubs and bars in the town.

By foot or by boat, exploration of the River Severn is a must, as is the castle which dates back to 1070, and the churches that dominate Shrewsbury’s famous skyline.  Walk along the river and you will come to The Quarry, which is Shrewsbury’s stunning, 29-acre parkland. At the heart of the Quarry is the Dingle, which is a floral masterpiece created by world-renowned gardener Percy Thrower, who served as Parks Superintendent for 28 years. It’s a delightful sunken garden landscaped with alpine borders, brilliant bedding plants, shrubbery and charming water features.

Owners of this apartment will be able to enjoy spacious and easily managed accommodation in a beautiful setting, close to a stunning town. PLOT 318 is priced at £144,950, with a help to buy option for £115,960.

For more information on the apartment contact the Shropshire Homes team on 01743 368766