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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bredenbury, Herefordshire, HR7

Offers in Excess of £1,100,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An immaculately presented and classic period home which has a second character house within its grounds which extend in all to 15 acres.

Main House: Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Study/Library, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Boot Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom With En Suite Shower Room And Dressing Room, Four Further Bedrooms (Two En Suite), Family Bathroom, Double Garage, Landscaped Gardens, Woodland And Pasture.
Separate House: Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Large Mezzanine Landing Area, Two Bedrooms, Bathroom, Parking And Communal Garden. In All Around 15.1 Acres. EPC Main House = F. EPC Cottage = C.

DESCRIPTION
An impressive period house, partly gothic in style, originally built in the early 1800's and sympathetically extended over the years. The property is well-maintained and tastefully decorated, being surrounded by its own gardens and grounds and is approached by a tree-lined drive of cherry trees. There is ample
accommodation on the ground and first floors to meet the needs of the growing or larger family, as well as a two/three bedroomed cottage ideal for staff, parents or guests. The property retains many
original character features, including moulded ceiling cornices, stained glass windows, parquet flooring and has been skilfully updated with
additions, including a handmade white oak kitchen, oak staircase and contemporary bathrooms. The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property and include an orchard, rose garden, woodland and large wildflower meadow suitable for use as paddocks.

Key features of the accommodation include:
• A south and west facing Drawing Room with a gas fire set in a marble fireplace and a bay window seat.
• Very generously proportioned Dining Room, ideal for entertaining, with wooden floor and stained glass windows with shutters.
• Elegant Sitting Room, having original parquet flooring, decorative moulded ceiling cornices and French doors to the garden.
• Study/Library, having a gas fire set in a slate fireplace, original built-in carved bookshelves and a large bay window.
• Dining Kitchen, with extensive fitted handmade American white oak furniture with granite worktops, double ceramic sink with waste
disposal, gas-fired Aga, separate Miele electric oven with combination microwave and grill, built-in dishwasher and fridge-freezer.
• Laundry/Utility Room, with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
• Good-sized Boot Room, with built-in shelves and cupboards.
• Two Cellars.
• A fine oak staircase leads to the Galleried Landing on the first floor.
• The dual-aspect Master Bedroom has wonderful south and west-facing views, a feature archway to a Dressing Room with extensive fitted oak
wardrobes and an En Suite Bathroom, with an American white oak vanity unit with twin bowls, floor-to-ceiling tiling, large shower unit with body jets and overhead soaker and a low flush WC.
• Bedrooms Two and Three share a Family Bathroom with attractive Delft tiling, a panelled bath, vanity unit and WC. Bedroom Three is
particularly large and has a bay window. Both bedrooms have original fireplaces.
• Bedroom Four has an En Suite Bathroom with a hand painted wooden floor, roll top bath, vanity unit and low flush WC.
• Bedroom Five has an En Suite bathroom with an airing cupboard. Both the bedroom and bathroom have original fireplaces.
• There is access from the first floor to two areas of loft space, one of which has particularly good head height and which are useful for storage.
There is a separate Cottage, which can have a separate access making it ideal for staff, guests or relatives. In brief, the accommodation within
the cottage comprises:
• Ground Floor Workshop.
• Sitting Room, with exposed brick walls, ceiling beams, flagstone floor (currently carpeted) and feature fireplace with stone columns.
Breakfast Kitchen, fi tted with a good range of units, gas hob and electric oven, Belfast sink and space for all appliances, atop a flagstone floor.
• To the fi rst floor, a large Mezzanine Landing Area is suitable for use as a third bedroom and there are Two Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom, having a bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and airing cupboard.
• There are parking facilities and a communal garden, which is mainly laid to lawn.
• The gardens and grounds which surround the house are a particular feature of the property and incorporate many mature specimen trees,
including oak, beech, pine, horse chestnut and yew, along with a magnificent copper beech. The Japanese flowering cherry trees on the drive are a particular feature, especially when they flower.
There is a large stone paved terrace to the west of the house, accessible from the sitting room. Around the lawns are found an ornamental pool, rose garden with an Old English David Austin roses, a wildlife pond with small maturing
orchard, with apple trees and vegetable garden with greenhouse and a summer house. There is a woodland area planted with many interesting
trees including fruiting cherry trees and oak. Beyond the woodlands there is a large duck pond and a large wildfl ower meadow with daffodils,
bluebells and other wildflowers along with a variety of mature trees, and which is suitable for use as paddocks, having access to the road.
SERVICES
Mains gas and electricity are connected. Mains water and there is also a private water supply to which re-connection would be required. Private
drainage. The vendors have indicated that they receive broadband at the property.
LOCAL AUTHORITY
Herefordshire County Council - 01432 260000 - www.herefordshire.gov.uk
AGENTS' NOTE 1
Please note that the cottage forms part of Brockington Grange Mews and is attached.
The cottage is rated separately for Council Tax and
has its own water, gas and electricity supplies.
There is a small charge payable for maintenance of the communal garden.
AGENTS' NOTE 2
Covenants and restricted covenants apply to the cottage. Details are available upon request. Prospective purchasers are encouraged to make
their own enquiries via their solicitors.
AGENTS' NOTE 3
Some of the furniture could be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation.
AGENTS' NOTE 4
Some photos were taken in 2012.


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