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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Hoarwithy, Hereford

Offers in Region of £350,000

Property Description

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Three bedroom semi-detached cottage in village location having superb elevated views over the surrounding countryside and River Wye.

An opportunity to purchase an extended semi-detached cottage having an elevated position with beautiful views across the River Wye. The property, which has not been on the market for some 40 years, has been beautifully presented by the current owners and offers accommodation comprising reception hall, kitchen giving access to a split-level vaulted dining room and a separate lounge having exposed beams and stone fireplace with open fire. All of these rooms enjoy beautiful views across the surrounding countryside and the River Wye. Also to the ground floor of the property is a shower room and bedroom three. Stairway gives access to the two principle bedrooms. Externally is a detached single garage with rear access to a split level guest room/studio, stairway to level two bedroom area.

Special mention must be made of the landscaped gardens of approximately one acre which have been planted by the present owners, offering a variety of conifers and deciduous trees together with clematis, hardy geraniums, day lilies, oriental poppies and foxgloves. There is also a woodland garden and informal pond. Various seating areas throughout the gardens enjoy views of the distant countryside and River Wye. Lying within the gardens is a professionally constructed design room/studio two (approximately 19ft), presently used as a craft room, having been insulated, heated and with double glazed windows. Additionally within the gardens is a garden shed at the upper level and a wood store by the lower woodland garden parking area. The property has a driveway leading to a garage together with a further area of off road parking and storage area for additional vehicles.

We strongly recommend your earliest internal viewing of both the property and its gardens in order to fully appreciate the accommodation and richly planted gardens and woodlands. 

The property enjoys a semi-rural location lying along the Hoarwithy to Carey road which runs parallel to the River Wye. The property has  a southerly facing aspect to the front with views to the River Wye and the benefit of river walks. The village of Hoarwithy offers a local public house and access to the A49 Hereford Road leading to Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. From Ross-on-Wye there are communication links via the A40 and M50 trunk routes leading to South Wales and The Midlands with intercity trains being accessible at both Hereford and Gloucester. 

Double glazed front door to: 

9'2" x 9'0" (2.79m x 2.74m)
Double glazed window to two aspects, built-in storage cupboards with over head storage, ceramic tiled floor, further built-in storage cupboard with electrical appliance storage space, feature wood cladded ceiling. Door to: 

12'0" x 10'10" (3.66m x 3.3m)
Painted distressed pine units comprising double drainer sink unit with cupboards under, corner cupboards, peninsular unit incorporating three drawers and cupboards, further base unit, unit housing fridge with storage over and under, louvre fronted double cupboard with shelving, matching range of wall units including extractor hood, cooker space, space and plumbing for automatic dishwasher. Continuation open walkway to dining room with
deep recessed double glazed window enjoying views towards the river. Louvre doors to lounge.

13'9" x 10'9" (4.19m x 3.28m)
Triple aspect double glazed windows with views to both the gardens and river, vaulted ceiling, built-in book and display shelving, electric radiator. 

21'8" x 10'8" (6.6m x 3.25m)
Two deep recessed double glazed windows to front enjoying views towards the river, door to front, feature beamed ceiling, decorative stone fireplace surround with a Jetmaster open fire and having display to recess, spotlights to ceiling, louvred door to the rear hallway, stairway to first floor landing. 

Built-in airing cupboard and door to: 

10'5" x 8'0" (3.18m x 2.44m) currently used as a study
Built-in wardrobe, built-in shelving and storage, double glazed window to rear courtyard, electric radiator. 

Tiled shower cubicle, low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed obscure window to rear courtyard, electric radiator. 

Approached via turned stairway from lounge. Doors to half landing. 

11'0" x 10'0" (3.35m x 3.05m)
Collared ceiling, deep recessed double glazed window with distant views towards the river and surrounding countryside, electric radiator. 

11'6" x 7'9" (3.51m x 2.36m) 
Deep recessed double glazed window to front with river views, electric radiator, built-in wardrobe. 

8'2" x 6'9" (2.49m x 2.06m)
Panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., electric towel radiator, spotlights to ceiling, double glazed window to rear. 


16'0" x 8'0" (4.88m x 2.44m) 
Roller door, power and light, stairway to the rear of the property to the annexe which is over the garage. 


8'0" x 6'0" (2.44m x  1.83m)
Electric radiator, Velux window, window to side and front. Stairway to: 

10'0" x 8'0" (3.05m x 2.44m) 
Double glazed window to rear, window to front, walk-in cupboards with louvre doors. 

The property is approached via a driveway having double gates leading to a continuation driveway to the front courtyard and garage. Pathway leads to the front of the property with banked gardens leading down to the road, laid predominantly to mature shrubbery and planting with hedgerow, pathway leading to the front door. The property stands in gardens and woodland of approximately one acre which have been beautifully landscaped by the present owners to which we strongly recommend your earliest views to appreciate. The gardens all year round colour with various pathways leading around the gardens, richly planted terraced garden with superb views towards the River Wye. Varied collection of conifers, shrubs and deciduous trees together with clematis, hardy geraniums,  day lilies, oriental poppies and foxgloves. Pathway leads into the woodland garden area with an informal pond with water lilies, hellebores, bluebells, daffodils and snowdrops. Mature specimen trees located around the garden include a Chinese water fir, handkerchief tree and cornus kousa, various areas of woodland grass to include wildflowers. Cabin/workshop and further workshop having power and light, potting shed. Parking area is to the front of the garage and the driveway with further double access gateway leading into the woodland garden giving additional parking. 

19'0" x 12'0" (5.79m x 3.66m)
Professionally crafted having a vaulted ceiling, insulation, electric radiator and double glazed window, Velux window. Initial reception area opening into the main craft area which has been fitted to all sides with wood fronted storage cupboards with worktops over, three work stations in front of the windows.  

We are advised FREEHOLD to be verified through your solicitor. 

From our offices in Ross-on-Wye leave via the A49 turning left at Bridstow as signposted to Hoarwithy. Continue along this road into the village of Hoarwithy and turn right to Kings Caple and How Caple. Turn immediately left as signposted to Carey and The Cottage of Content. Proceed along this road to find the property located on the left hand side directly on the Hoarwithy village boundary.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 February 2016


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