6 bedroom detached house for saleMiddleton, Little Hereford, Ludlow, Herefordshire
Guide Price £1,500,000
- 4 Reception rooms, Conservatory/garden room
- Kitchen/breakfast room with Utility/pantry and Dog room/boot room
- Master bedroom ensuite with Five further bedrooms (two ensuite)
- Family bathroom and separate family shower room, attic storage and den
- Triple garage with triple carport, detached annexe, further garaging and store
- Dutch barn, Outstanding stable block, yard and manege
- Large barn/workshop with office/games/media room above
- Gardens with Orchard/kitchen garden/greenhouse and Copse
- About 26.53 acres (10.74 ha) available as a whole or in Two Lots
Believed to have Elizabethan origins, Upper House Farm is an attractive black and white timbered farmhouse which has been tastefully renovated to create a superb home, boasting a perfect mix of period features and contemporary style. Vaulted ceilings with exposed timbers, inglenook fireplaces, flagstone and wooden floors all add character and charm whilst contemporary showers and elegant bathrooms add modern comfort and stylish touches throughout.
Upper House Farm is an extremely spacious country home with excellent and flexible reception space including a cosy sitting room, an atmospheric dining room, an elegant drawing room all with fireplaces housing wood burning stoves. A further reception room is currently used as a games room/study.
The light and airy garden room adds a contemporary twist with a wall of glazing opening to the paved terrace. A wood burning stove ensures this room gives all year enjoyment of the landscaped garden and setting. At the heart of Upper House Farm is the large country kitchen/ breakfast room with ample fitted storage, an island unit/breakfast bar, an electric Aga with AIMS, a dish washer and space for American fridge/freezer. This room has plenty of space for informal dining as well as a seating area creating a fabulous open plan family room which is adjacent to the garden room. A utility room/pantry offers further storage and space for other appliances.
There are six characterful double bedrooms accessed off two staircases creating an extremely flexible living space. The master has vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers and triple aspect windows and an elegant ensuite with double ended deep copper bath and curved wall enclosing a large walk-in shower. Two other bedrooms feature beautiful ensuite bath/shower rooms whilst two bedrooms share a modern shower/wet room. There is also a stunning family bathroom with slipper bath and separate walk-in shower. The second floor is used for storage and a den but offers further potential subject to consents.
The annexe is located on the first floor of a period
barn which benefits from a private entrance and a separate garden. The annexe is accessed from external steps and comprises an open plan sitting/dining room with vaulted ceiling and triple aspect windows along with a Clearview wood burning stove. There is also a kitchen, a bedroom and shower room. The apartment is ideal as additional guest accommodation or for staff accommodation or multigenerational family living. Below the annexe are a series of stores which offer further potential subject to consents.
Little Hereford lies south of the historic market town of Ludlow which is famed for its restaurants,
independent shops, vibrant festivals and period architecture. Nearby Tenbury Wells offers a good range of local facilities and a little further afield are the cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester which provide a larger array of amenities, leisure facilities and private and public sector schools.
The surrounding countryside offers excellent recreational opportunities including many fine walks and rides. There are golf courses at Ludlow, Cleobury Mortimer and Leominster and regular racing at Ludlow, Hereford and Worcester.
Communications in the area are excellent,
the A456 links to Kidderminster and the A443
connects to Worcester, the M5, the national motorway network and the West Midlands conurbation. There are train stations at Ludlow, Kidderminster and Worcester.
The gardens are a real feature of Upper House Farm and are beautifully landscaped with a formal lawn, well stocked flowering borders, a Lilly pond, specimen trees and herbaceous shrubs all enclosed by mature hedges. An enclosed paved terrace with water feature and seating areas is a perfect entertaining space and links seamlessly with the garden room.
There is a productive kitchen garden with orchard, fruit cage and vegetable beds along with greenhouse/potting shed and an area where the current owners keep chickens and a half acre copse with a selection of indigenous trees.
Stables and Yard:
Traditional and well-designed yard with:
6 large internal Monarch stables with rubber matting, a spacious and secure tack room with hot water large feed and a rug room.
Dutch barn, ideal for hay/straw/ horse box storage.
40 x 25m Charles Britton arena.
A covered horse shower area with hot water.
Room to extend the yard.
Quiet lanes and access to bridle paths.
In the middle of Ludlow Hunt country.
30 miles from midlands motorway network
less than 30 miles from several equestrian centres and XC courses.
Garaging: Set to one side of the driveway is a detached triple garage with an adjoining triple open bay carport.
Large Barn: A large barn is currently used as a garage/workshop with pit on the ground floor and an office/media/games room with a separate WC to the first floor.
The Land: The land lies to the north of the house and is laid to grass amounting to about 9.8 acres (3.9 ha). It is divided into a number of paddocks with two field shelters and has separate gated access. Please note there is a public footpath. Lot 1 amounts to about 12.27 acres in all.
Lot Two: A field laid to grass amounts to about 14.28 acres (5.78 ha), with water and direct access from the lane. Please note lot 2 will not be sold prior to the sale of lot 1.
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