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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Almeley, Hereford

£850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Country Residence in Quiet Village Position
  • Panoramic Views over Unspoilt Countryside
  • Approx 8 acres of Grounds/Paddocks
  • 7 Double Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room, 3 Reception Rooms
  • Double Garage, Separate Outbuildings/Potential Stabling
  • Large Cellar
  • Cottage Potential (Subject to building regulations)

Full description

A detached, period (1860) freehold residence, together with extensive outbuildings accompanied by approximately 8 acres of gardens and paddocks. The property lies on the edge of the village of Almeley with panoramic views over the unspoilt countryside.

The property in brief comprises a Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room with lined chimney for an aga, Rear Porch, Utility, Cloakroom, Cellar and Double Garage with biomass split log boiler and back up oil fired boiler, which is extremely cost effective. On the first floor a period staircase leads up to the Landing, Bedroom 1 with En-Suite, Bedroom 2, Family Bathroom, Bedroom 3 and second Family Bathroom, Bedroom 4 and on the second floor, Landing, Bedroom 5 with En-Suite and Bedroom 6 with adjoining Shower Room. There is also a Playroom offering the potential for another bedroom.

Outside there is an adjoining stable which could be converted into a cottage subject to building regulations (plans available). There are a range of barns, workshops and stables, with all necessary services connected, approached by private driveway with gravel sweep and turning area in front of the main residence, vehicular access to the rear where there is a forecourt in front of the barns and double garage.

The property, which is accompanied by gardens and grounds extending to approximately 8 acres with formal gardens, vegetable section, pasture, and orchard divided into a number of paddocks, is more closely described as follows:

Approached by a private gravelled driveway to the ample parking turning circle and forecourt, a stone pathway leads up to the covered

Entrance Porch - Ceiling light and large farmhouse character doorway with double glazed insert to the feature

Reception Hall - 7.16m x 2.18m - Ceiling lights, radiators, power points, pine timber flooring, a doorway to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and a doorway to the

Sitting Room - 4.88m maximum x 4.14m - (widening to 16'10" into bay doors)
Ceiling light with ceiling rosette, radiators, power points, television point, fireplace with stone hearth, tiled surround and wooden mantelpiece over, timber frame bookshelves, pine flooring, original feature single glazed sash window to front aspect, coved ceiling and doors with curtains and hanging rails over that lead out to the side patio and large gardens

Living Room - 7.98m x 4.27m - Ceiling lights, ceiling rosette, radiators, power points, inset fireplace with hearth and wooden mantle over with iron surround, coved ceiling, curtains and railings and timber frame triple aspect sash windows and a door that leads through into the

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.71m x 3.05m - (widening to 15'10" approximately)
Ceiling lights, ceiling spotlights, radiator, power points, a range of matching base and wall units, inset ceramic single sink single drainer with mixer tap over, solid timber work surfaces, space and gas connection for six ring hob and double oven or aga unit, tiled surround with extraction fan over, quarry tiled flooring, half tiled surround, coved ceiling, timber frame sash window to rear aspect, and an open archway that leads to the

Rear Porch - 2.64m x 1.09m - Wall mounted lights, quarry tiled flooring, timber frame double glazed window to side aspect, velux light and a timber door that leads out to the rear parking forecourt and barns

Double doors with obscure glass windows lead through into the

Dining Room - 4.17m x 3.73m - (16'9" into bay window)
Ceiling light, ceiling rosette, radiators, power points, coved ceiling and timber frame bay window to side aspect

A doorway leads back through to the Reception Hall.

From the Kitchen/Breakfast Room a doorway leads through into the

Utility Room - 3.35m x 2.34m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, power points, space and power for washing machines, fridge freezers, double door storage cupboards, tiled flooring, timber frame double glazed windows to side aspect and a doorway that leads into the

Downstairs Cloakroom - 1.47m x 1.37m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, half tiled surround, tiled flooring, timber frame double glazed window to side aspect

From the Utility Room a doorway leads out to the

Timber Frame Double Garage - Comprising Two Parts

Part 1 - 5.23m approx x 4.75m - (widening to 18'10")
Lighting, power points, solid concrete floor and housing for the dual purpose Split Log Gaselle Boiler. A door leads out to the rear patio and gardens and an open doorway leads through to

Part 2 - 5.49m x 4.19m - Ceiling lighting, power points, solid concrete floor and double doors that lead out to the rear parking forecourt

From the Kitchen/Breakfast Room a doorway with stairwell leads to the

Cellar - Part 1 153 x 1210
Lighting

Part 2 85 x 70

From the Reception Hall, a character staircase leads up to the L shaped

First Floor Landing - 8.84m x 2.21m - (widening to 14'10" x 4'6")
Ceiling spotlights, radiator, power points, timber frame sash window to the decked balcony benefitting from fantastic views over the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. A doorway leads into the

Master Bedroom Suite - 4.83m x 4.19m - Ceiling lights, ceiling rosette, radiators, power points, feature fireplace with hearth and surround, dual aspect timber frame sash windows to front and side aspects and a doorway that leads into the

Agents Note: The fireplace is not in working order

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.24m x 1.98m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, tiled surround, fitted shower cubicle with electric Triton shower over, pine flooring

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m x 4.11m - Ceiling lights, ceiling rosette, radiator, power points, television point, solid pine flooring, coved ceiling and timber frame sash window to side aspect

Family Bathroom - 3.15m x 2.21m - Ceiling spotlights, radiators, low flush WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, tiled flooring, 3/4 tiled surround, bath with taps over and mirror, Triton electric shower, timber frame partially obscured, glass sash window to rear aspect

Bedroom 3 - 4.17m x 2.64m - (widening to 9'11")
Ceiling lights, ceiling rosette, radiator, power points, feature fireplace with hearth and surround, and timber frame sash window to side aspect

Agents Note: The fireplace is not in working order

Family Bathroom 2 - 3.71m x 2.06m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over, bath with taps over, half tiled surround, solid pine flooring and partially obscured glass timber frame sash window to side aspect

Bedroom 4 - 4.29m x 3.81m - Ceiling light, ceiling rosette, radiators, power points, coved ceiling, solid pine flooring, timber frame sash windows to dual aspects (front and side)

From the First Floor Landing a stairwell with a feature banister leads up to the

Second Floor Landing - Ceiling spotlights, exposed timbers and a doorway that leads into

Bedroom 5 - 4.78m x 3.84m - Ceiling light, radiator, power points, feature fireplace with heath and surround, fitted sliding door storage cupboards in the eaves, timber frame windows to front aspect with fantastic, expansive countryside outlooks and door into the

Agents Note: The fireplace is not in working order

En-Suite Bathroom - 2.13m x 1.78m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, tiled flooring, fitted shower cubicle with electric shower over, full tiled surround

Bedroom 6 - 4.78m maximum x 3.84m - Ceiling light, radiator, power points, fitted storage cupboards in the eaves, sliding door storage cupboards, exposed timbers, velux light and a door that leads into an adjoining

Shower Room - 2.08m x 1.78m - Ceiling spotlights, radiator, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with taps over, tiled flooring, fitted shower cubicle with electric shower over, full tiled surround

Playroom/Bedroom 7 - 6.12m x 4.29m - Ceiling lights, radiators, power points, television point, fitted double door storage cupboard, exposed timbers, timber frame windows to side aspect with views over the village green

Outside - Attached to the main accommodation is an adjoining cottage with the potential to be converted into a separate annexe. The property is in full standing order and does not need planning permission but would need to comply with building regulations. The extremity of the building stands at approximately 31'8" x 14'6" and has electric supply available, doors to dual aspect and a staircase. The accommodation is over two floors with a solid timber frame pitched roof and timber flooring. Plans are available.

There is outside lighting to the ample parking forecourt, accessed by timber gates with gravelled driveways leading up to the further paddocks and fields. The variety of outbuildings include

Potential Stable Block - 13.41m x 3.58m - For four loose boxes, with lighting, solid concrete flooring, four individual doors

The second outbuilding is of a stone and timber construction with clad aesthetic and comprises

Workshop - 3.61m x 3.38m - With electricity supply

Garden Store Room - 7.01m x 3.66m - Electricity supply and double doors making for a good space to store all necessary gardening equipment

There is a Further Store measuring 12'10" x 4'0"

Double doors provide access to the

Stone Barn - 12.24m x 5.87m - Steeped in character featuring a timber clad aesthetic, high pitched roof and timber frame

Agents Note: This offers the potential for conversion, subject to planning permission and building regulations

In total, there is approximately 8 acres of gardens, grounds and paddocks available. The grounds have fantastic views over the surrounding countryside and offer paddocks suitable for equestrian and possible smallholding usage.

There is a plethora of fruit trees with many apple trees, great for harvesting, large vegetable plots, a greenhouse, garden shed and a separate double gated entrance to the rear driveway/track.

Services - Mains Electric, Water and Private Drainage

Hot Water from a Worcester/Bosch Oil fired combination Boiler.

The full wet central heating system is heated from either a "Mescoli" split log boiler or the Oil fired combination boiler, simply changed from one system to the other by means of 4 manual valves and a pump switch.

Each radiator, apart from 2 by-pass radiators are controlled by thermostatic valves and each of the three floors are zoned and controlled by individual time clocks.

Rights Of Way - The property is accessed by a private driveway of which Spearmarsh House benefits from a right of way.

Council Tax - Herefordshire Council - Band G - £ 2612.99 payable 2015/16

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

Directions - Upon reaching the village of Almeley, proceed right past the village hall on the road running adjacent to the village green. The property can be found on the right hand side in a reserved position, accessed by private driveway with a named gateway.

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.

27 October 2015 -


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