3 bedroom barn conversion for saleBircher, Leominster, Herefordshire
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Reception room
- Three bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
- Utility room
- Covered veranda
The Property: Originally part of Bircher Hall Estate, The Old Barn has since been converted into a spacious and welcoming family home. The property boasts an abundance of character and light throughout with excellent dining and entertaining space.
Entering through the front door is a magnificent reception hallway which has two glazed sash windows to the front elevation and above the door is an arched feature window. The reception hallway is vaulted with exposed ceiling timbers, trusses and an oak staircase leading to the galleried first floor. To the left is the country kitchen with a range of wall and base units and dual aspect windows. Located from the kitchen is a porch with ample storage space and which leads through to the utility room and covered veranda. The covered veranda offers direct views out to the garden. The annexe was used as a study but could work as overflow accommodation and has direct garden access.
The spacious reception room has a large stone chimney breast with a wooden mantle, tiled hearth and houses a wood burning stove. There are oak cased glazed windows, which also continue through the property and a wealth of exposed ceiling and wall timbers with a central beam which enhances the character. Completing the ground floor is a bathroom located off the entrance hall.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms all with built in storage and a separate family bathroom.
Location: Bircher is a small village on the north Herefordshire/south Shropshire borders, surrounded by glorious countryside and adjacent to the National Trust owned land at Bircher Common and Croft Castle which provide excellent opportunities for recreational pursuits.
Ludlow and Leominster are exceptionally pretty market towns within easy reach. The village of Yarpole is about one mile away with award winning Community Shop and Post Office, church and a public house. Ludlow has built up a deserved reputation as a culinary centre. The Cathedral city of Hereford to the south offers a wide range of facilities for educational, recreational and leisure pursuits.
The communications in the area are excellent with the A49 trunk road running through Shropshire to the north and Herefordshire to the south, a little over three miles away. The A456 which is considered one of the quickest routes by road to the west midlands conurbation and the motorway network can be picked up outside of Droitwich (M5).
Ludlow and Leominster have train stations on the Manchester to Cardiff line and London is around three hours away via Newport. There are also direct trains from Hereford to London.
There are many golf courses in the area and for racing enthusiasts there are regular National Hunt meetings at Ludlow, Hereford and Worcester.
Garden and Outbuildings: The property is located through a gate at the end of a shared drive with ample parking and a carport. The beautiful gardens have been enhanced by the current vendors, the results of their labour is simply stunning. Planted for all round interest, there is a lawn area with well stocked borders and the flowering beds are a profusion of colour. The veranda overlooks a charming cottage garden while there is a small vegetable garden to the south west side of the house. To the rear of the property, accessed from the porch or the carport there is a timber workshop with windows to the side, florescent lighting and a workbench, a wood store and the oil tank.
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