5 bedroom detached house for salePencombe, Herefordshire, HR7
Offers in Region of £700,000
**NO CHAIN** Fantastic Detached House Full Of History With Potential Annexe, Approximately 3713 Sq Ft And Approaching 0.9 Acres.
Breakfast Kitchen, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Inner Hall, Open Plan Study, Library and Snooker Room with Store Room/Workshop Off and Office/Studio Above, Cloakroom. Master Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 with En Suite Cloakroom, Family Bathroom, Potential Annexe/Holiday Let with Hall and Separate Entrance, Utility/Kitchen, Sitting Room, Two Double Bedrooms and Family Bathroom. Parking for Numerous Vehicles, Double Garage with Workshop Space, Extensive Front Gardens and Pleasant Rear Garden with South Facing Paved Courtyard, In All Approaching 0.9 Acres. EPC = E.
Mileages: Bromyard 4, Leominster 11, Hereford 13, Worcester 18,
London 136 (all mileages are approximate).
Situation: The Coach House sits in an elevated position on the edge of the village of Pencombe and once formed part of the estate created by the Arkwright family. Pencombe has a well-regarded primary school, public house, village hall and church. Excellent local leisure pursuits are available throughout the area which provides endless opportunities for walking, golf and riding. Nearby Hampton Court was also once owned by the Arkwright family and is a fascinating 15th century medieval castle with 1,000 acres of parkland and award winning gardens. Further opportunities for shopping, education and leisure are available in the bustling, historic town of Bromyard with regional facilities available at Hereford and Worcester.
Description: The Coach House is a fascinating and characterful detached house in a peaceful setting with wonderful views over undulating Herefordshire countryside. The property was built by the Arkwright family in 1862 as the coach house to neighbouring Pencombe Hall and was converted by a master craftsman in the 970's. Care has been taken to retain and restore original features including exposed beams and brickwork, and striking full height windows have been created in the original carriage entrances. The property has been sympathetically modernised with a contemporary kitchen and bathrooms and incorporates a potential annexe/holiday let/guest accommodation, snooker room and fitted library and several flexible office/studio spaces ideal for working from home. The spacious grounds to the front of the property afford extensive views over the surrounding farmland which are also enjoyed from all the rooms at the front of the house, while there is a sunny south facing courtyard to the rear. In addition a recently built double garage also contains workshop and storage space. Altogether The Coach House provides a fantastic, versatile property ideal for the larger family or for those wishing to work from home.
In brief the accommodation comprises:
A recently installed and very impressive portico leading into a porch with ceramic tiled floor and cloakroom off.
A generous and well-fitted dual aspect breakfast kitchen having a good range of cream units with granite worktops over providing plentiful storage, a waste disposal unit, integrated dishwasher, electric Rangemaster range oven and space for a fridge freezer. There is ample space for a breakfast table and a door leading out to the south facing rear courtyard, perfect for al fresco dining.
A comfortable, spacious double height drawing room with beamed ceiling and gallery landing over. This room features a multi-fuel burner set on a tiled hearth in a brick inglenook, handmade panelled doors and arched windows fitted in the former carriage entrance overlook the secluded rear courtyard and garden.
The formal dining room boasts wonderful views over the countryside to the front of the property.
A well-proportioned inner hall also benefits from the views to the front of the property and has useful understairs storage.
The former stable wing has been converted into a bright and spacious multi-purpose study, library and snooker room with ample built-in storage and a further good sized store room off with a range of fitted units and a door to outside.
A bespoke spiral staircase leads from the store room to a very bright and peaceful studio/office space with further plentiful mezzanine storage.
in the west wing there is potential for an annexe suitable for relatives, guests or as a holiday let and with its own separate entrance, and which comprises:
Second kitchen/utility room with a built-in bar and good range of units, electric cooker and hob, space and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge and a door to the rear courtyard.
A dual aspect study/sitting room with carriage window overlooking the secluded rear courtyard and open fire on tiled hearth.
Two double bedrooms over, both with built-in cupboards and A well-proportioned family bathroom having a bath with shower over.
Accessed from a staircase in the inner hall is a handsome wooden gallery landing over the drawing room which gives access to three further double bedrooms, one with en suite, and family bathroom, all sharing the stunning views to the front of the property over the surrounding countryside.
The master bedroom is well proportioned and has a contemporary en suite shower room with ceramic tiled floor, large shower cubicle and double hand basins.
Bedroom 2 has two useful under eaves walk in wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 also benefits from a newly refitted en suite cloakroom.
The well-presented family bathroom has a heated towel rail and bath with shower over.
Outside a sweeping gravelled driveway leads to the front of the property and provides parking for numerous vehicles. There is also a recently built large double garage with workshop supplied with light and power and storage space. The generous front garden, which includes a summer house, is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature trees and rose beds and has been designed to be easy to manage. The house is well set back in its plot which amounts to around 0.8 acres and fantastic views are afforded over the village and countryside. To the rear of the property a large central paved courtyard is south facing and has a central feature pond with fountain. There is also a lawned area with gazebo edged by mature hedging, a greenhouse, and a generous wood store to the side of the property.
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