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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Approx 5 Acres
  • Grounds and Paddocks
  • Stabling, Service Yard, Grooms Cottage (STP) (In Need of Restoration)
  • Ménage, Grounds
  • 4 Bedrooms, Garden
  • Village Position

Full description

A detached period cottage offering spacious, four bedroom accommodation together with feature exposed timbering set in gardens and grounds of approximately 5 acres. The property, which is approached by a sweeping driveway with ample parking for horse boxes, leads into a courtyard with stabling. There is the potential for a Grooms Cottage, subject to relevant planning permissions.

A detached period cottage offering spacious, four bedroom accommodation together with feature exposed timbering set in gardens and grounds of approximately 5 acres. The property, which is approached by a sweeping driveway with ample parking for horse boxes, leads into a courtyard with stabling. There is the potential for a Grooms Cottage, subject to relevant planning permissions.
The property in brief comprises a dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, spacious sitting room, workshop/study and on the first floor, bedroom one with balcony, three further bedrooms and bathroom with gas fired combination boiler. The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating and double glazing throughout.
The small equestrian property, with its ten stables and mnage, lies on the edge of the village of Marden with all its excellent local amenities, church and countryside walks, and easy access to the cathedral city of Hereford, some five miles distance.
The property provides an abundance of character including fireplaces, bay windows and exposed character timbers.
The grounds comprise:

Pasture extending to approximately 5 acres
Open field shelter on the bottom paddock

Planning permission has been granted on the existing barn in the rear courtyard for a Grooms Cottage, or a potential extension to the main accommodation.
From the main roadway, a sweeping driveway leads round to the rear courtyard with parking for a horse box and stabling on two aspects. There is a cottage in need of restoration which has planning for permitted development; four stables, cow house and feed room fronting the courtyard.
The property has an open fronted parking bay for a horse box with two adjacent stables and passageway through to a further six stables with an enclosed yard, leading to the mnage paddocks.
On the other side of the courtyard there is an outside toilet and laundry room facility, two pony stables and storage shed.
There are further stables/storage and garaging
The property is more closely described as follows:
Accessed by a uPVC double glazed door from the rear courtyard into the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 8.03m max x 2.31m approx - Ceiling lights, radiators, power points, a range of fitted storage cupboards, space, plumbing and power for white goods, space and gas connection available for a four ring gas cooker with double oven under, integrated Belfast sink with mixer tap over, linoleum flooring, space and power for large fridge freezer, skylights and uPVC double glazed window to side and rear aspects overlooking the courtyard and stabling
An open doorway leads into the

Dining Room - 4.29m x 3.35m approximately - Wall mounted lights, exposed character timbers, linoleum flooring, fitted storage cupboard, bricked fireplace with the potential to be reopened. uPVC double glazed doors lead out onto the private patio area with a swing beneath a balcony, accessed from the main bedroom
An original timber door that into the

Study - 3.58m x 2.03m - (widening to 10'1")
Lighting, work benches, screed concrete flooring and an obscure window to side.
The study is currently used as a workshop but has the potential to be converted back into further accommodation.
From the Dining Room a doorway leads through into the

Open Plan Living Room - 9.19m approx x 4.06m - Wall mounted lighting, exposed timbers, radiators, gas fireplace, bay windows with views over the private, front garden making for a wonderful space to host guests. The Living Room has a cottage feel but with large windows and high ceilings creating a light and open space.
A solid timber staircase leads up to the

First Floor Landing - Further lighting, radiators, and a doorway into the

Master Bedroom Suite - 4.22m approx x 4.11m - Ceiling lighting, radiator, power points, loft access hatch, timber flooring, exposed timbers, uPVC double glazed windows to two aspects and a door that offers access out onto the decked balcony with outside lighting and views over your own grounds and the surrounding Herefordshire countryside

Bedroom 2 - 4.17m x 3.66m - Ceiling light, radiator, power, uPVC double glazed window to side, a well proportioned double bedroom with access off the Landing

Bedroom 3 - 3.56m x 3.18m - A good size double bedroom currently used as a sewing room with lighting, power points and uPVC double glazed windows to side aspect and access into the roof space

Bedroom 4 - 2.29m x 2.13m - Lighting, radiator, power points, uPVC double glazed window to side aspect
From the Inner Landing, with further exposed timbers an obscure glass door leads into the

Family Bathroom - 2.87m x 1.96m - Ceiling light, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, linoleum flooring, rolltop bath with brass taps over and detachable shower head, fitted shower with mains shower over, uPVC double glazed windows to side aspect

Ancillary Accommodation - Over two floors with the potential for conversion to a Grooms Cottage

Services - A well with water pump is situated in the front gardens which service the equestrian facilities. Mains water, Electricity, Gas and Private Drainage.

Council Tax - Herefordshire Council - Band - D

Directions -

Viewings - Strictly by appointment. Please contact the agents on 01432 344779 before travelling to check viewing arrangements and availability.

Jackson Property - for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.

18 February 2016 - .

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