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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel Cottage, Marston, Pembridge, Leominster, Herefordshire

Offers in Region of £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Many original features
  • Dates back to the 1600's
  • Two reception rooms/four bedrooms
  • Adjoining timber barn with potential
  • Lovely mature gardens
  • Detached timber cabin

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This lovely historic black and white cottage is believed to date back to the mid-1600's. It was extended in the 1930's and now has extensive accommodation which is full of character, exposed beams and other original features. Marston is a little hamlet which is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in North Herefordshire. It is just two miles away from the popular village of Pembridge which is on the black and white village trail. Adjoining the cottage is a timber barn which has huge potential for various uses. The property stands in mature cottage style gardens.

The main sitting room has plenty of natural sunlight. A focal point is the fireplace with a wood burner set on a tiled hearth. The formal dining room has exposed wall and ceiling timbers and a special feature are leaded windows which are set in the division between this room and the sitting room. Double glazed doors lead into a bespoke garden room which leads to outside. The kitchen has hand-built pine units and a Belfast sink. It also has a exposed timbers and an oil fired Aga. There is a downstairs WC and wash hand basin and a ground floor bathroom with a white suite comprising cast iron bath and wash basin. There are two staircases which lead up to the first floor. The master bedroom enjoys lovely country views from its windows. As well as an en-suite bathroom with a cast iron bath and WC there is a wash basin in the bedroom. On this side of the cottage is the second bedroom with windows at either end and a ceiling which rises into the apex of the roof. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers. A second staircase leads to two connecting bedrooms. Both have ceilings rising into the apex of the roof and also a wealth of exposed beams.

The adjoining barn is timber built and has huge potential for development, subject to necessary planning permission. Within the barn is a lined enclosed study area with fitted shelving and an electricity supply. Also within the barn is a garage, a workroom and a store.

The gardens are a special feature. The main garden area is predominantly lawned and there are various flowerbeds containing a variety of mature and colourful plants, shrubs and bushes. There are various trees one of which is a large mature magnolia. There are also fruit trees which include apple, damson, pear and fig. Within the garden is a detached timber cabin. This is a particularly useful room and could be used as a studio/study/office.

Marston is about two miles from Pembridge village which has a thriving community and a well used village hall. It also has a primary school, a parish church, two village inns, a bakers, a store and antique shop.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains gas, water, electricity and septic tank drainage. Gas central heating. Council Tax Band F.

Directions Proceed out of Ludlow via Ludford Bridge and turn right onto the Richards Castle road. Carry on through Richards Castle and Orleton and follow the signs to Presteigne. Just before Bircher village turn left and carry on into Kingsland. Take the next turning left and turn right opposite Leominster Car Auctions. Take the next right and follow the signs to Eardisland and Pembridge. Carry on through Pembridge, look out for the Water Gardens and take the next right turn signposted Marston. Carry on into the village and Chapel Cottage is on the left hand side.



Property ref: 121_554_4122494


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15 September 2016

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