5 bedroom detached house for sale

Aymestrey, Leominster, Herefordshire

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An immaculate Five Bedroom executive house currently run as a successful B&B. Built to a very high standard for the previous owners, all rooms are double en-suites, three of them of extremely generous proportions, set in extensive landscaped gardens and grounds extending to over one and a half acres, making it suitable for those interested in keeping a few animals. The Kitchen was extensively refurbished this year to the highest specification and the reception rooms are opulent and of Baronial proportions. There is extensive oak panneling throughout and all of the double glazed leaded windows, the sitting room floor, the ballustrading and all of the doors are solid oak. There is parking for a dozen cars as well as an integral double garage. Situated in one of the most sought after villages in the area, with a charming pub within walking distance. Nearby is the historic town of Ludlow with its reputation as a gastronomic and cultural centre. EPC D.

Entrance Hall 
5.7m x 2.4m
You approach the house via the large gravel turning area and enter through the solid oak front door across a stone flagged terrace. The Entrance Hall gives you an indication of the opulence of Mount Pleasant Lodge, you will be struck by the oak panelling and balustrading on the stairs. An impressive chandelier and matching wall light with a huge bay window to the side with a ledge large enough to relax in. Leading off the Entrance Hall are doors to:

Drawing Room 
9.4m x 5.8m
You enter the room and descend a small set of carpeted steps down into the oak floor sitting area. There is another of the huge bay windows in this room, with a ledge large enough to use as a seating area. The stand out feature of this huge room is the magnificent stone inglenook fireplace with a wood burner and two recessed display plinths.The remainder of this split-level room is on the upper level and has ample room for formal dining, with enough space for an eight seater dining table and chairs. Feature chandelier and matching wall lights and high-spec wallpaper enhance the feeling of elegance. The clever use of lighting makes this an enchanting room to unwind in. Double glass doors lead through to the Garden Room beyond.

Garden Room 
6.0m x 4.3m
This is a splendid area to sit in, and has a colonial feel from the overhead fan. With a tiled floor and oak framed double glazed windows to all sides providing calming views of the magnificent gardens. Double French doors provide easy access to the garden, bespoke blinds provide shade in the summer and there is underfloor heating for the cooler months, making this room an adaptable space all year round.

Kitchen Dining Room 
6.8m x 3.5m
This room has been recently refurbished with bespoke cabinetry to the highest specification, with all new electrical appliances still under guarantee. The work surfaces are quartz, a white speckled effect background flecked with bright recycled glass. The cook has a choice of either the 2 oven Aga or a five gas ring, 3 electric oven Smeg range cooker, with glass extractor above and black glass splashback and wine cooler. Feature under cupboard lighting and a vast range of wall and floor units, stone flagged floor and white ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer which looks out over the rear terrace. An imposing farmhouse chimney surrounds the Aga area incorporating utensil racks and spotlights above. Large double glazed French doors open out into the rear terrace. This large and superbly equipped room is the heart of the house and must be seen to be appreciated.

Utility Room 
4.4m x 2.3m
This room would be a decent main kitchen in any other setting, and includes a further sink and drainer, with mixer tap, space and plumbing for separate washing machine and dryer, and additional space for multiple other white goods such as freezer or larder fridge. There are doors leading to the useful rear porch with covered wood store and terrace beyond, garage and one of the two downstairs cloakrooms.

Double Integral Garage 
5.5m x 5.4m
With direct access from the Utility, large double hinged doors with brass furniture and space for two cars, the floor is lined making this eminently suitable for a games or hobby area, or perhaps a workshop. There is plenty of built in cupboard and storage space and direct access to the gardens as well through the additional single side door. Currently used for storage, this room could be adapted for any number of uses depending upon your needs and forms an integral part of the fabric of the house.

Cloakroom 
2.4m x 2.1m
Another handy downstairs cloakroom, with w.c., sink, luxurious wallpaper, mosaic splashbacks and door to a large understairs cupboard.

Study 
3.2m x 2.5m
A useful and private study, located at the end of the Hallway with plenty of light.

Landing 
6.8m x 3.7m
The landing is a vast space and the luxurious feel continues with oak panelling, exposed oak beams and balustrading and a heavy wool carpet. The area is large enough for additional storage and seating for reading or to admire the view over the front garden. Built-in eves cupboards provide substantial storage, plus another walk-in wardrobe cupboard (originally equipped as a sauna!. A feature chandelier and wall lights finish off this area of the house, which has corridors off in both directions to the bedroom accommodation.

Bedroom 1 
6.1m x 4.2m
This is the largest of the double en-suite rooms. With a solid wooden floor, large bay window with seat and storage beneath and to the sides. Chandelier light, half-timber framed walls, built in wardrobe / vanity unit and inset feature small alcove above the bed. The luxurious en-suite shower room is equipped with double shower cubicle and tiled surround with mosaic pattern runner throughout, Burlington w.c. and pedestal sink with chrome mixer, lit mirror with incorporated shaver point, chrome heated ladder towel rail, inset spotlights, extractor and good quality flooring.

Bedroom 2 
5.8m x 3.5m
A large, King en-suite room, with built-in wardrobe / vanity unit, window overlooking the rear garden and space for additional furnituree. The luxurious en-suite shower room is again equipped with double shower cubicle and tiled surround, Burlington w.c. and sink, good quality flooring, spotlights, ladder chrome heated towel rail and extractor

Bedroom 3 
7.0m x 3.1m
This double bedroom has pendant light with en-suite shower room. Continental in style, divided by a modesty curtain to the shower room area but otherwise open-plan. Wood effect floor to the shower room, recessed spotlights, sink with built-in cupboard, tiled shower cubicle, half tongue and groove panelling, w.c. and built-in shelving. There is an out of use door that could provide access to the walk in cupboard if required in the future.

Bedroom 4 
5.1m x 3.8m
Currently accommodation for the owners of the house and comprises wooden floor and feature wallpaper, this is a smaller double than the other bedrooms and is served by a Jack and Jill shower room.

Bedroom 5 
3.6m x 3.4m
Again a smaller double, with a wooden floor, pendant light, loft access and served by the Jack and Jill shower room.

Jack & Jill Shower Room 
2.4m x 1.2m
Shower cubicle with overhead rose and riser, w.c., sink, recessed spotlights and extractor, the room itself has floor and wall tiles laid throughout.

Garden 
The gardens surrounding Mount Pleasant Lodge are equal in splendour to the house and versatile depending upon your requirements. There is gravelled parking for a dozen cars or more when needed for entertaining, but comfortably six on a day-to-day basis. The gardens have been extensively landscaped and to the rear are split into a stone lined terrace with patio to the lower part and lawns to the higher tier. There are very well-defined boundaries throughout providing plenty of privacy, and a stunning range of mature trees, shrubs, plants and wild flowers. There is clever lighting nearer to the house and along the driveways for atmospheric evenings, and the front lawns are bounded by a stone wall with views directly to the village Church beyond the road. Beyond the formal garden is an area of sloping wild meadow extending the plot to in excess of one and a half acres, with further mature trees and flowers. The current owners use this as additional wild garden but on occasi (truncated)

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  • Leominster (6.2 mi)
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01584 544003 Local call rate

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