9 bedroom detached house for sale

Dymock Road, Much Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8

Under Offer £1,675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen & breakfast room
  • First floor sitting room and family room
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Garaging and Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful Grade II* Queen Anne village house

Location

Phillips House is situated in the heart of the well regarded village of Much Marcle. The village provides local amenities include two public houses, garage, village store, primary school and two churches. Within the village are attractions such as "Hellens" Jacobean manor house which is open to the public and Westons cider mill.

The property is situated in a convenient location with fast access to regional and national communications including the A40, M50 and M5.
The location is well set for easy access to enjoy the countryside of Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and the Welsh Borders. Superb fishing is found on the River Usk and there is good walking in the Malvern Hills and Brecon Beacons.

High speed trains can be taken from Ledbury, Worcester and Cheltenham railway stations with direct journeys to London Paddington. A selection of leading preparatory and public schools can be found in Cheltenham, Malvern and Worcester. Schools include Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College, Kings Worcester, Malvern College and The Elms and the Downs.

Description

Phillips House is a beautifully proportioned Grade II* Queen Anne former rectory. The house is set in a slightly elevated location with commanding views over its expansive lawns and paddocks. The house is thought to have been built in 1703 and features classic Queen architecture and period features throughout. The property has substantial cellars and useful attached garaging.
Classic Queen Anne features adorn the front facade with Flemish Bond brickwork, sash windows, prominent quoins and a hooded front door with open segmental pediment. The property has an impressive bay window and is thought to be a later addition.

The wealth of original features include exposed wooden flooring, wooden panelling, detailed cornicing, leaded light windows, sash windows and an impressive oak staircase. The ground floor has a substantial drawing and dining room and useful kitchen with large utility and larder. At first floor level there is a charming first floor sitting room, large family room and five bedrooms with two bathrooms and a shower room. Two of the bedrooms are currently used as studies.

The second floor provides a good array of large roof space bedrooms which feature chamber fireplaces and good natural light provided by the traditional dormer windows.

Outside
Phillips House is accessed via a private gated driveway which leads large parking area heading the superb lawned gardens and ha-ha.
Leading from the ha-ha to the east is an adjoining 6.3 acre paddock. To the northern side of the house is a kitchen garden with useful out building and to the west of the house is a large parterre with yew hedging to its perimeter and pedestrian gate to the village.

The formal gardens amount to approximately 2.5 acres and the paddock approximately 6.3 acres.

Square Footage: 8,242 sq ft
Acreage: 8.8 Acres

Directions

Directions: HR8 2NL

From the A449, take signs to Much Marcle with the Walwyn Arms on your right hand side. Carry on into the village passing the Memorial Hall, and Primary school. After approximately 250 yards take the next driveway on the left hand side after the turn to "Hellens" country house. Please close the gate after entering.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 May 2016

Nearest station

  • Ledbury (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest station

  • Ledbury (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Cheltenham

The Quadrangle, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1PZ

03339 873503 Local call rate

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