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4 bedroom detached house for sale
Island Terrace Kington
- 4 Bedrooms
- Dining Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Downstairs Cloakroom
- Good sized established gardens
- Detached Garage
- Extensive Parking
The property occupies a unique location just off Bridge Street offering good access to the town centre with its range of shops and businesses. The historic market town of Kington benefits from a supermarket, library, doctors' surgery, primary and secondary schools and leisure facilities together with the golf club at Bradnor which is renowned as the highest 18-hole course in England. The surrounding area affords superb opportunities for outdoor activities, notably walking on Hergest Ridge, Bradnor Hill and Offa's Dyke. Further amenities can be found in the larger town of Leominster (15 miles) and the cathedral city of Hereford (20 miles) - distances are by road and approximate.
A recessed porch with light leads into the spacious Reception Hall with wooden flooring, an understairs storage cupboard and oak doors leading off to all of the downstairs rooms. To the right are the separate Lounge and Dining Room with sliding doors in between allowing for a more open-plan layout. Both reception rooms have a solid fuel fireplace and windows to side aspect enjoying a pleasant outlook; the Lounge also having a second window overlooking the rear garden and the Dining Room having French windows leading out onto a rose terrace. The well appointed Kitchen/Breakfast Room is at the rear with a large window overlooking the gardens, range of fitted cupboards incorporating plate and wine racks, 1.5 bowl sink unit, practical tiled flooring, spaces for larder fridge and dishwasher and a superb oil-fired Aga range forming an impressive feature. Leading off from the Kitchen is a walk-in Pantry with fitted shelves and plumbing for a washing machine. Other ground floor rooms include a Study with telephone and power points and a Downstairs WC/Cloakroom.
A split staircase with a large window featuring decorative coloured glass leads up from the Reception Hall to a spacious Landing with hatch to roof space and an airing cupboard. The are four bedrooms, three of which are doubles, with the two largest having windows to dual aspect. The master has a wash hand basin whilst bedrooms 2 and 3 have built-in wardrobes. The Bathroom has a fitted suite comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and WC along with tiled splashbacks and a heated towel rail.
The property occupies a unique location with the approach on foot or by car being over a small bridge over an original mill stream. A tarmac forecourt to the front provides an ample parking/turning area with access to the Detached Garage having an electrically-operated door, power and lighting. Double gates adjacent to the garage lead into an inner courtyard which would be an ideal space for a caravan or motorhome and includes a stone store shed, with a covered passageway with door into the kitchen providing two further secure store rooms. Beyond the courtyard is a patio area giving way to the good-sized rear garden which is laid predominantly to lawn with well-stocked shrub and floral borders. On the opposite side of the house is a further patio area with rose beds enjoying a pleasant outlook over a neighbouring paddock and with a gate leading out to the front. The River Arrow runs beyond the rear boundary.
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas-fired central heating along with an oil-fired Aga. Council Tax Band E - Herefordshire Council.