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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Orleton, Ludlow, SY8

Guide Price £600,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Beautiful Georgian/Victorian, Grade II Listed, Three Storey Family House With Classical Georgian Facade, Around 5,414 Sq. Ft. In Sought After Village Location.

Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Stunning Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility room, Seven Bedrooms, Three En Suites, Two Bathrooms, Two Cloakrooms, High Ceilings, Original Sash Windows With Original Shutters, Cellar, Storage, Parking For Several Cars, Beautiful Private Gardens, Mains Water, Electricity And Drainage.

Situation: Orleton is one of the most sought after villages in the area and The Old Vicarage enjoys an enviable position at the centre of it. Orleton is surrounded by glorious countryside and offers a thriving community which includes a number of sporting and recreational activities.

Within the village is a doctor’s surgery, a 12th century church, a village hall, two excellent pubs, a post office and store and a renowned primary school.

Orelton is approximately six miles from the medieval towns of Ludlow and Leominster and 19 miles from the city of Hereford.

Description: The Old Vicarage is a classical, three storey Georgian/Victorian house built in 1837, right at the beginning of Queen Victoria’s reign. It is a wonderfully comfortable house, which has been home to the present owners for twenty years. With its grand proportions, classic entrance hall, original wooden floors, original shuttered sash windows, French doors, beautiful fireplaces and wonderful veranda to the front elevation, one could easily imagine oneself back in a much more elegant era.

In more detail, the accommodation comprises:

Entrance Hall: 8.673m x 2.044m (28'5" x 6'8") An elegant, wide entrance hall comprising oak floorboards, with oak staircase to first floor, dado rail, decorative ceiling cornice, double radiator, cupboard housing alarm system and doors to drawing room, sitting room, dining room, two cloakrooms and cellar.

There are Two Cloakrooms off the entrance hall, with WCs and pedestal wash hand basins.

Drawing Room: 5.561m x 5.104m (18'3" x 16'9") A beautiful, light room comprising oak floorboards, slate open fireplace with slate hearth, French doors with original shutters to terrace and veranda, window to side elevation with original shutters, dado rail, picture rail and two double radiators.

Sitting Room: 4.687m x 4.407m (15'5" x 14'6") Comprising windows to two elevations, one with original shutters overlooking the church, period fireplace with wood, ceramic tiles and wrought and cast iron surround, exposed central beam, alcove shelving and two double radiators.

Dining Room: 4.756m x 5.440m (15'7" x 17'170") A stunning room comprising French doors with original shutters out to terrace and veranda, fireplace with cast iron surround, copper insert and slate hearth, picture rail and two double radiators.

Entrance to Kitchen/Breakfast Room: With engineered oak floorboards, large pantry, window to rear elevation, radiator, entrance to lift and entrance to utility room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 9.699m x 3.022m (31'10" x 9'11") A fantastic recently refurbished kitchen/breakfast room with windows to rear elevation and French doors to garden, Shaker style wall and base units with laminate worktops, restored red-brick bread oven, engineered oak floorboards, stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with storage beneath and circular sink also with storage beneath, extractor hood and fan above and glass splash back, two double radiators.

Utility: Fitted wall units, Belfast sink, plumbing and power for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer and fridge. An internal window provides natural light.

Back Hall: 5.943m x 1.075m (19'6" x 3'6") With windows to rear elevation, two storage rooms, door to utility room, access to back stairs and door to outside rear elevation.

Cellar & Wood Store: Head height, with light and power, lift machinery and separate fuse boards.

From the main entrance hall, an oak staircase leads to a half landing:

Bedroom One: 4.722m x 2.896m (15'6" x 9'6") With window overlooking the church and double radiator.

En Suite Shower Room: With shower cubicle, electric power shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and extractor.

Landing: 9.029m x 4.855m (29'7" x 15'11") With large window to rear elevation, dado rai and ornate cornice, large linen cupboard, entrance to lift, access to rear staircase and to second floor.

Master Bedroom: 5.570m x 5.223m (18'3" x 17'2") A lovely, light room with large window to side elevation, wrought iron open fire with slate hearth, picture rail, double radiator and door to dressing room/walk-in wardrobe.

Dressing Room/Walk-In Wardrobe: With window to front elevation, double radiator and door to landing.

En Suite Shower Room: With fully tiled shower cubicle, Mira surface mounted shower which runs off the hot water system, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, WC, vinyl flooring and extractor.

Bedroom Three: 4.755m x 4.290m (15'7" x 14'1") With window to front elevation, airing cupboard with hot water tank and fitted immersion heater, two double radiators and en suite cloakroom with WC, pedestal wash hand basin and extractor.

Bedroom Four: 5.203m x 2.457m (17'1" x 8'1") With two windows to rear elevation, double radiator and steps up to door to landing and hallway.

Family Bathroom One: 3.888m x 2.599m (12'9" x 8'6") With large window to front elevation, panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, WC and double radiator.

Stairs lead to the second floor:

Half Landing: With window to side elevation and entrance to lift on second floor landing off which may be found:

Bedroom Five: 5.591m x 4.707m (18'4" x 15'5") With window overlooking the church and double radiator.

En Suite Shower Room: With shower cubicle, Mira power shower which runs off the hot water system, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and extractor.

Bedroom Six (currently used as a Study): 4.207m (13'10") x 2.673m (8'9") With window to front elevation, pine floorboards and small double radiator.

Bedroom Seven (currently used as a Study): 4.225m x 4.066m ((13'10" x 13'4") With window to front elevation, pine floorboards, fitted storage cupboards, cupboard housing hot water tank with fitted immersion heater and two double radiators.

Storage Room: 2.486m x 1.960m (8'2" x 6'5") With Velux window, single radiator, light and power.

Family Bathroom Two: With window to front elevation, solid oak flooring, claw-foot bath with shower attachment, fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, part tongue & groove walls, double radiator and heated towel rail.


The beautiful, private gardens of The Old Vicarage are laid mainly to lawn with lots of mature trees, flower beds, gravelled seating areas, a gate into the churchyard next door, parking for several cars and a large wooden potting shed housing central heating boiler. One of the features of this beautiful house is the wonderful veranda over a terrace to the front elevation of the house.

A viewing of this wonderful home is very highly recommended.

Agent’s Note: The Vendor is a friend of an employee of Andrew Grant LLP.

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20 August 2016


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