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5 bedroom farm house for sale

Rowlestone, Hereford

Withdrawn from Market £690,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Porch & Entrance Hallway
  • Triple Aspect Sitting/Dining Room
  • Double Aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Garden Room/Utility
  • Five Bedrooms (one offering annexe potential)
  • Ground Floor Shower Room & First Floor Family Bathroom
  • Mezzanine Gallery Leading To Reading Area
  • Basement Cellar
  • Land Extending to approximately 9 Acres Encompassing An Ancient Orchard & Outbuildings
  • Gently Sloping Pasture Field Leading To The Cwm Brook

Full description

WITH 9 ACRES OF LAND and situated in a scenic rural idyll, surrounded by fields and enjoying a stunning vista across open countryside, is this simply superb Grade II Listed 17th Century Farmhouse, affording over 3,300 sq ft of living accommodation arranged over three floors, having been completely restored and sensitively renovated by the current owner to an exceptionally high standard to include hand crafted oak framed windows with individually made leaded lights,oak doors and bespoke cabinets, magnificent vaulted ceilings, exposed roof trusses and stop-chamfered beams. Sitting in a plot of approximately 9 acres incorporating formal gardens with an orchard adjoining the Cwm Brook.

Spacious Triple Aspect Master Bedroom with 'A' frame vaulted ceiling 
21' 6'' x 17' 8'' (6.55m x 5.38m)
21' 6 into the chimney breast recess x 17' 8 (6.55m x 5.39m) A superb bedroom affording enormous potential for dressing and en-suite facilities if so desired, two oak framed windows to the front and rear aspects affording views to the pond and over the garden towards open countryside and beyond and mullioned window to the side aspect, exposed roof trusses and rafters and galleried landing over, fireplace with cast iron surround and grate on a stone flagged hearth, exposed timbers to the walls, two radiators, oak latched door, walk-in wardrobe (to landing) with hanging rail and shelving. A staircase leads from the master bedroom to:

Double Aspect Bedroom Four with vaulted 'A' frame ceiling 
22' 9'' x 13' 0'' (6.93m x 3.96m)
Oak framed eyebrow window to the front aspect overlooking the pond, exposed purlins and roof trusses, velux window to the rear, radiator, latched cupboard offering en-suite potential and opening into:

Eaves Loft 
13' 0'' x 9' 6'' (3.96m x 2.89m)

An open 'A' framed galleried walkway with exposed roof trusses and rafters suspended above the master bedr... 

Reading Room 
13' 0'' x 7' 9'' (3.96m x 2.36m)
With painted stone walls, velux window to the rear aspect, room for sitting or as a small bedroom/nursery to suit.

From the entrance hallway, a latched door opens into: 

Ground Floor Shower Room 
Walk in shower with thermostatic shower mixer, wash hand basin, low level WC, partly tiled walls, oak framed window, tiled floor.

From the entrance hallway on oak door leads to: 

Basement Cellar 
18' 6'' x 11' 10'' (5.63m x 3.60m)
With part flagstone floor.

First Floor 

Spacious light filled landing 
Oak framed window and sill to the rear aspect overlooking the garden and countryside beyond, exposed timbers to the ceiling, airing cupboard with oak door housing hot water cylinder.

Agent's Introduction 
It is understood that Pwll-yr-hunt was at one time a rural hostelrie patronised by people travelling the Pudding Street route, which in years gone by continued across the River Monnow and into Wales. In those early times, the four buildings which form the group, were under the same ownership. The largest and the smallest, which are now offered for sale being the hostelrie and its associated Cider Mill in which fruit from a considerable acreage of surrounding orchards was converted into Cider and Perry. The other two buildings in the group; and which are now dwellings in separate ownership, were apparently a drinking house and overnight stabling. Pudding Street no longer forms a through route, now terminating at a farmstead a little further on. This individual property is situated in an unspoilt rural environment approached via the quaintly named and little used thoroughfare known as ?Pudding Street?. Pwll-yr-Hunt is located about ½ mile from Rowlestone village which...

Open Storm Porch 
With reclaimed timber posts and stone surrounds, inset feature post box, stone flagged floor.

An entrance door with wooden lintel over opens into: 

A most welcoming Entrance Hallway 
Superb original oak staircase to the first floor, stone flagged floor, stop-chamfered exposed beams and rafters, recessed gun cupboard with oak braced and latched door, radiator with thermostat.

Triple Aspect Sitting Room/Dining Room 
28' 1'' x 17' 9'' (8.55m x 5.41m)
28' 1 into the chimney breast recess x 17' 9 maximum (8.56m x 5.41m) Stone inglenook style fireplace with oak lintel above currently housing a Franco Belge multi fuel stove on a stone hearth with log store to side with stone surround and mullioned window above, original grain hatch enabling external access for log filling, two oak framed windows to the rear aspect overlooking the garden and patio and one to the front affording a view towards the pond. Exposed stop-chamfered beams and rafters, inbuilt oak doored storage cupboards, three radiators with thermostats.

Double Aspect Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
17' 5'' x 18' 6'' (5.30m x 5.63m)
17' 5 into the chimney breast recess x 18' 6 (5.3m x 5.64) A particular feature of this family home and the real heart of the house, the kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of handmade units befitting a property of its era with open display and cookery book shelving, cupboards and drawers, inset one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashback, inset four ring gas hob, inbuilt oven, Rayburn with wooden lintel over and oak cupboard to side of chimney breast recess, exposed lintel, oak window to the front aspect with inbuilt window seating and exposed lintel above, oak framed window to the side aspect with views across the vegetable garden towards the countryside beyond, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, part painted stone walls, original wide oak floorboards with hatch to the cellar, two radiators, one with thermostat, oak door to the hallway.

A latched door opens into: 

The Annexe 
Originally the staff quarters to the main house, the Garden/Utility Room is located to the rear of the property and offers the opportunity for conversion into a self-contained annexe for multi-generational living, having direct access to the garden, a staircase to a bedroom and plumbing facilities and presently comprising:

Garden/Utility Room 
18' 3'' x 15' 7'' (5.56m x 4.75m)
18' 3 maximum to the chimney breast recess x 15' 7 (5.56m x 4.75m) Two oak doors opening to either side into the vegetable garden and on to the patio, oak window with lintel above, exposed timber to the ceiling, fireplace, Belfast sink with hot and cold water, space and plumbing for washing machine, oil fired Danesmoor 26/32 central heating boiler, space for fridge and freezer, stone flagged floor.

An open staircase leads to: 

Bedroom Five with 'A' framed vaulted ceiling 
19' 1'' x 16' 5'' (5.81m x 5.00m)
19' 1 into the chimney breast recess x 16' 5 (5.82m x 5m) Two low level oak windows to the side aspect overlooking the garden, vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses and purloins, recesses to either side of chimney breast, painted stone walls, radiator with thermostat, oak hatch to the staircase

Bedroom Two 
17' 3'' x 12' 1'' (5.25m x 3.68m)
Oak framed window with deep sill to the front aspect overlooking the pond, fireplace with cast iron grate and wooden lintel above, partly painted stone walls, exposed timbers to the ceiling, radiator with thermostat, latched door.

Bedroom Three 
14' 3'' x 8' 1'' (4.34m x 2.46m)
Oak framed window to the front aspect overlooking the pond, exposed timbers to the ceiling, radiator with thermostat, oak door.

Family Bathroom 
Fitted with a white suite to include a panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level WC, oak framed window to the side aspect overlooking the garden and countryside beyond, partly painted stone walls, tiled splash back, radiator, exposed original wide floor boards, oak latched door.

Outside 
The property is approached off the council maintained lane known as ?Pudding Street? which is a ?no through road' servicing this property and a small number of other properties. Adjacent to the access is a small stone built open fronted two bay barn 24' 9? x 14 '9? formerly the Cider Mill and having a part pitched stone floor, exposed roof trusses, a mullioned window and a lancet window. This building, which also houses the central heating fuel tank, is currently used for storage but lends itself to use as a garage/car port. An adjacent rustic gate leads to the rear garden area. Adjacent to the driveway is a gravel surfaced parking area, flanked by a pond, which is fed by a natural spring, whilst to the opposite side of the driveway is a further area of gravel surfaced parking at the furthermost end of which is a stone Pigs Cot, 8' x 7' fronted by a small pig run. The immediate front of the property is picturesquely approached via a pedestrian gate and a...

The Land 
Comprises two principal enclosures, one being an ancient orchard with a number of old Apple and Pear trees, the other a pasture field running gently down to the Cwm Brook where there are some quite deep pools and where small Trout have been seen as well as the occasional Heron and the flash of blue of Kingfishers in flight.

General 
Tenure: We are informed the property is Freehold. Intending purchasers should make their own enquiries via their solicitors. Council Tax: Band D EPC Rating: Band F Services: Mains electricity is connected. Private water supply with both a borehole and a spring. Drainage is to a septic tank and soak-away. Telephone (subject to British Telecom transfer regulations). Oil fired central heating. None of the services, nor any of the fixtures and fittings included in these sales particulars has been tested. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, easements, wayleaves, etc., which exist. In particular, it is known than an electricity line traverses the property and it is also understood that a public footpath traverses the land, passing down the orchard and pasture field and thence to a footbridge crossing the Cwm Brook.

Directions To View 
The property is best approached via the A465. At the ?Pontrilas Builders Merchants', take the turning signposted ?Rowlestone'. Continue for about 1.25 miles then take the first left hand turning and then almost immediately right into a small lane (Pudding Street). Proceed down this lane for about 2/3 mile, over a bridge and around a sharp left hand bend and ?Pwll-yr-Hunt' will be found on one's left hand side. The postcode of the property is HR2 0HF.

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15 September 2016

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