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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Dormington, Hereford

Sold STC £695,000

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A fine Grade 2 listed country home, former Georgian Vicarage rebuilt in 1764, which has featured on the front covers of publications such as "Country Life" and "The Perfect Country House" now for sale for the first time in 45 years. Nestled next to the village church this former vicarage proudly stands back in its sweeping drive and set in delightful mainly walled gardens extending in all to about an acre. The accommodation shows much character being arranged over three floors with Cellarage and provides 5 Bedrooms, 3 Reception Rooms along with a Kitchen/Breakfast and Utilities. Adjacent to the house is a self- contained one bedroom Flat over the Garage.
To fully appreciate the setting and quality of accommodation internal inspection is recommended.

Situation - Situated just 5 miles east of Hereford and strategically well placed for other centres such as Bromyard, Worcester, Malvern, Ross on Wye and in particular Ledbury and its motorway links via the M50/A40. The nearby villages of Bartestree and Fownhope have village shops and Mordiford and Fownhope have public houses and the latter private leisure facilities. The area is also easily accessible for some excellent primary, secondary and private schooling. There are many delightful local walks.

Accommodation: -

Canopy Porch - Leads to -

Reception Hall - With Oak floorboards, stairs to first floor. Sash windows with shutters to front with views, under stairs cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Cloakroom - With coat hooks and door through to toilet with WC low flush suite and wash-hand basin.

Drawing Room - Good sized room having marble fireplace with wood burning stove, Oak floorboards, wood paneling to dado height, old window shutters, glazed double doors to Conservatory.

Dining Room/Study Area - Having secondary glazed bay window to front with rural views, alcove fitted display cabinet and fitted bookshelves. Glazed double doors through to

Conservatory - Bespoke conservatory running across most of the rear of the house, having double glazed UPVC windows and double glazed doors and forming a delightful seating and dining area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Having a range of base and eye level units, work surface with inset Belfast style sink, dishwasher, large AGA range. Secondary glazed window to front with views, quarry-tiled flooring, walk-in larder with shelving, door to

Utility Room/Pantry - With Belfast sink, fitted cupboards.

Rear Hall - With flagstone flooring, door to outside, steps down to cellar.

Back Kitchen - Having a brick fireplace with grate and bread oven to side, plumbing for washing machine, sink, wall mounted Worcester gas central heating boiler.

Cellarage - Comprising good sized room with two further rooms off, one with cold slate slab.

From Reception Hall stairs lead to the

First Floor -

Landing - With walk-in airing cupboard, exposed beams

Cloakroom - With WC low flush suite.

Bedroom 1 - Having elm floorboards, sash rear window, door to

En-Suite Shower - With shower cubicle and wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 - Having Elm exposed boards, sash rear window, basin, fitted cupboard.

Bathroom - Comprising bath with shower over, WC low flush suite, pedestal wash hand basin. Elm exposed floor boards. Door through to

Storage Rooms - Having sloping ceilings providing excellent accessible storage.

Stairs lead from the first floor landing to the

Second Floor: -

Shower Room - With small shower cubicle with shower.

Bedroom 3 - Having Pine floorboards, exposed ceiling trusses and basin.

Bedroom 4 - Having Pine floorboards, exposed ceiling trusses and basin.

Bedroom 5/Study - With window.

The Flat: - Located above the garage is a self-contained flat offering accommodation on the first floor of Hallway, Bedroom, Living Room, Inner Hallway, Kitchen, Lobby and Bathroom. The flat is separately metered. Subject of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, the flat has been occupied for some considerable time and the current passing rent is £350 p.c.m.
The accommodation of the flat briefly comprises

Front Door Leading To - -

Inner Hallway - With stairs to

First Floor -

Bedroom - 4.45m x 3.06m (14'7" x 10'0") - Fitted wardrobes, radiator.

Lounge - 6.9m x 4.2m (22'8" x 13'9") - Windows to front and rear elevation. Exposed section of wall to show lath and plaster.

Inner Hallway - With door to small veranda

Kitchen - 3.5m x 3m (11'6" x 9'10") - With basic fitted units and Worcester central heating boiler.

Inner Lobby - With storage cupboard.

Bathroom - 2.3m x 1.7m (7'7" x 5'7") - Below the garage as previously mentioned are the

Storage Buildings - 11.1m x 5.1m (36'5" x 16'9") - Being subdivided into two sections offering Garage and Store Facilities. Also within the garden is a further stone Garden Tool Shed and outside lavatory.

Gardens - The property is approached from the roadway over a gravel driveway which leads to the garage/Coach House flat. The front gardens are laid to extensive lawns with attractive flower and feature borders. There is a large productive vegetable plot and greenhouse. To the rear of Dormington House there are extensive lawns with herbaceous borders, the rear garden is enclosed within stone walls. To the far end of the garden is the wild meadow/orchard which has an abundance of fruit trees comprising apple, pear, damson and plum and several large specimen trees of Oak, Tulip, Walnut, Sycamore and Hawthorn.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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29 April 2016


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