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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hay On Wye, Hereford

Sold STC £498,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Stone Property
  • Close to Amenities and Town Centre
  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Character Features Throughout
  • Well Appointed Farmhouse Style Kitchen
  • Sitting Room, Study
  • Master Bedroom En-Suite
  • Double Garage/Workshop
  • Private Rear Gardens with Beautiful Views
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Full description

An attractive and well appointed former granary conversion, less than a mile from Hay, offering recently extended character four/five bedroom accommodation with the benefit of charming south west facing rear garden enjoying distant views.

The Wain House is a former granary building situated on a small, high quality development of period stone barns that were converted approximately 15 years ago. The houses have the benefit of a courtyard setting, but The Wain House has its own private rear garden enjoying south westerly views with sunsets. The property has been converted to retain as much character as possible and there are striking features including natural stone walls, revealed beams and timbers, and high quality internal fittings which give the house a special appeal.

The property is situated less than a mile from the edge of Hay-on-Wye and is well placed for its amenities and with good access onto the main road network. Hay-on-Wye sits at the north eastern tip of the Brecon Beacons National Park in an area of high scenic value, just below the Black Mountains in the Wye Valley. It is famous for its secondhand bookshops and annual literary festival in the spring. It contains a number of restaurants, boutique shops, antique shops, a cinema and has a host of activities. Brecon (13 miles) and Hereford (23 miles) offer more in the way of shopping facilities with good rail and dual carriageway communications from Abergavenny, approximately 25 miles to the south.

The Wain House has charming accommodation, more in the style of a period house than a barn conversion and the new rear extension with its bi-fold doors and views over the garden is a particular feature.

The property in more detail comprises:

Reception Hall - Double front door - one half glazed, wood flooring, staircase to first floor, understairs cupboard providing good storage, radiator

Sitting Room - 5.74m x 5.31m (18'10" x 17'5") - Stone fireplace with gas fire in the style of a wood burner, French doors to the south west facing rear garden with further window south west, two windows north east, beamed ceiling, wood flooring, three radiators, door to:

Study - 3.00m x 2.69m (9'10" x 8'10" ) - Window south west, radiator

Side Hallway - External door, large recess for coats and hats
From the Side Hallway there is a

Cloakroom/Shower Room - Providing good ground floor facilities including tiled shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, radiator

Farmhouse Style Kitchen - 5.26m x 4.14m (17'3" x 13'7") - Window north east with extensive fitted floor and wall units to an attractive design with built-in oven with gas hob, enamel sink, wood laminate worktops, etc, Ashwood flooring, two radiators, wide opening leading to a most attractive:

Garden/Dining Room Extension - 5.05m x 3.66m (16'7" x 12' ) - Full length bi-fold doors to the south east and south west affording extensive views over the gardens to open countryside beyond and enjoying sunshine for much of the day. There is a reflective water feature which provides an attractive backdrop and the bi-fold doors open onto extensive patio areas

First Floor Landing - with doors to

Bedroom 1 - 5.41m x 3.81m (17'9" x 12'6" ) - A double height room with exposed beams providing great character with fitted wardrobe, glazed door north east to the external stone granary steps, window south west, radiators, door to:

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.45m x 2.54m (11'4" x 8'4") - Having been recently completely re-fitted with radiator, chrome electric towel rail, panelled bath, pedestal hand basin, low flush WC, ceramic tiled floor, airing cupboard, further large walk-in storage cupboard

Bedroom 2 - 5.41m x 3.71m (17'9" x 12'2" ) - Windows south west and north east, fitted cupboard, radiator

Bedroom 3/Dressing Room - 1.91m x 1.60m (6'3" x 5'3) - Window south west, radiator

Family Bathroom - 3.56m x 2.11m (11'8" x 6'11") - Three pieces suite of high quality, fixtures and fittings, double ended luxury bath with step up, pedestal hand basin, low flush WC, ceramic floor tiles, radiator, window north east

Second Floor - via an attractive turned staircase to a:

Landing Area - opening to:

Bedroom 4 - 4.80m x 3.71m (15'9" x 12'2") - Being a large double with windows south west, Velux roof light north east, exposed beams, two radiators

Bedroom 5/Study - 3.99m x 3.00m plus 1.80m x 1.45m (13'1" x 9'10" pl - Two Velux roof lights. This room is currently open to the bedroom below providing a minstrels gallery type feature, but could easily be fully enclosed to provide a fifth bedroom

Double Garage/Workshop - 6.60m x 5.26m (21'8" x 17'3" ) - Attached to the house and could easily be incorporated into it. It has a pair of individual doors to the front. Part of the garage has been converted into a Utility Area (4m x 2.51m) with a stainless steel single drainer sink unit, various fitted cupboards and worktops, laundry area, plumbing for washing machine, etc, and is the location of a new gas fired central heating boiler (new in 2013) which has a storage loft over. The garage is currently partly divided into two and provides a wonderful studio or hobby area.

A gravelled path leads to the rear gardens which are a particular feature of the property. Here there is a large south facing garden with patio areas near to the house, an attractive and flood lit water feature, various gravel paths and beds, a large expanse of lawn culminating in an attractive wooded wildlife area with a spacious Garden Store. Beyond is vehicular access which provides the benefit of further parking and access to the rear. The garden enjoys a pleasant sunny evening aspect with distant views towards the Brecon Beacons and the adjoining countryside

Services - We are informed that the property is connected to mains electricity, gas and water. Private drainage system.

Heating - Gas fired condensing boiler (new in 2013)

Council Tax - Band G

Directions - Proceed out of Hereford on the A438 Brecon Road. After approximately 10 miles turn left to stay on the A438. Continue for approximately 3 miles then turn left onto Whitney Bridge/B4350. From Hay proceed south west towards Glasbury and Brecon on the B4350 and within a mile of the town, on the right hand side, the barns will become evident. Park in the visitor space and walk down to the property which is the second on the left.

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.

16 August 2016 -


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