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4 bedroom country house for sale

Yatton, Ross-On-Wye

Sold STC £875,000

Property Description

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Fiddlers Bank is a spacious Grade II country house of great charm and character having 16th century origins blended beautifully with modern conveniences. Standing in a spectacular rural location with stunning views, 2.25 acres of gardens and grounds, separate 2 bedroom annex, and outbuildings.

* Reception Hall * Cloakroom * 26' Drawing Room * Sitting Room/Snug * Farmhouse Style Kitchen * Study * 4 Double Bedrooms * Bathroom * En-Suite Bathroom * Separate 2 Bed Annexe with Garaging beneath * Heated Swimming Pool * Oil Fired Heating * Gardens & Paddock Extending to Approx. 2.25 Acres * Stabling * EPC Exempt

The accommodation features a wealth of exposed timbers echoing its 16th century heritage, together with inglenook fireplace and wonderful farmhouse style kitchen.

In addition to the principal accommodation there is an extremely well appointed two bedroom annexe, ideal for extended family or to provide extra income from letting. Superb gardens with heated swimming pool and a potential paddock.

The property occupies a commanding position at the end of its own impressive driveway. Situated within the rural hamlet of Yatton approximately 5 miles north of the picturesque market town of Ross-on-Wye and approximately 7 miles from the thriving market town of Ledbury each provide an excellent range of shopping, social and sporting facilities.
The cathedral cities of Hereford and Gloucester are both within easy reach as is the spa town of Cheltenham. 

Access to the M50 is approximately 4 miles distance giving excellent commuting links to the midlands via the M5 and south wales and the west via the A40, M4.

Reception Hall:
A lovely entrance with solid oak floor and staircase leading onto a galleried landing. Two wall light points. Radiator. Thumb latch doors opening to:

Cloakroom: 
Charlotte high flush WC with matching pedestal wash hand basin. Cupboard housing the recently replace oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. 

Drawing Room:26'5" x 17'4" (8.05m x 5.28m).
An attractive reception room full of character with twin leaded double glazed windows overlooking the fore gardens. Exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers. Leaded double doors opening onto the side gardens. Arched timber door to:

Sitting Room: 17'3" x 13'6" (5.26m x 4.11m).
Twin double glazed leaded windows overlooking the garden and surrounding countryside. Stone inglenook fireplace housing Jotul wood burning stove with beam over. Beamed ceiling and exposed wall timbers. Further double glazed leaded window to the rear aspect. Lovely old braced timber door to the side and arched timber door opening into:

Rear Lobby:
With useful storage cupboard.

Study: 9'2" x 8' (2.79m x 2.44m).
Leaded double doors with arched woodwork opening onto side terrace.

Farmhouse Kitchen: 20'10" x 17'9" (6.35m x 5.41m).
A light and spacious room with double glazed leaded windows to three side. Exposed beams. A cream customised oak kitchen with fitted base and wall mounted units with granite worktops. Integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Gaggenau electric oven with hob and extractor over. Island unit with granite worktop and lower butchers block style worktops with storage and wine rack under. Tiled flooring and two radiators.

From the Reception Hall a staircase gives access to:
Galleried First Floor Landing:
With spacious airing cupboard and access to roof space. Thumb latch doors to:

Master Suite: 20'10" x 13'2" (6.35m x 4.01m) including en-suite.
Having double glazed windows to three aspects all enjoying wonderful views over the grounds and onwards over the neighbouring countryside. Waist level panelling disguising eaves storage  units. Fitted double wardrobes in a French country style. Recessed down lights, two concealed radiators.
En-Suite:
Having free standing roll top bath. Low level WC. Wash hand basin set into vanity unit with granite top. Panelled walls, recessed down lights. Access to roof space. Heated towel rail and two wall light points.

Guest Suite: 16'6" x 14'6" (5.03m x 4.42m).
Having double glazed leaded windows to front and side aspects again taking advantage of the beautiful scenery. Vaulted beamed ceiling. Two built in wardrobes with shower cubicle and vanity wash hand basin also concealed behind matching doors. Two radiators.

Bedroom 3: 15'3" (4.65m) min into wardrobes x 12'8" (3.86m).
Another room full of character with exposed timbers. Double glazed leaded windows to two sides. Large fitted wardrobes, fitted shelving and two radiators.

Bedroom 4: 17'5" x 12'1" (5.31m x 3.68m) narrowing to 8' (2.44m).
Having double glazed leaded windows with embroidered shutters overlooking the gardens. Exposed timbers. Fitted wardrobe. Access to roof space. Radiator.

Bathroom:
Having double ended bath with central taps and integral shower head. Villeroy and Boch contemporary style wash hand basin on a plinth with matching concealed cistern. WC. Shaver point. Tiled floor and walls. Recessed downlights, heated towel rail. Double glazed velux.

Annexe:

Entrance Hall:
With stairs leading to the accommodation with useful storage cupboard under. Radiator.

Open Plan Kitchen/Living Area: 20'3" x 17'6"  (6.17m x 5.33m) narrowing to 9'4" (2.84m) being L shaped.
Sitting area with double glazed window and roof lights with lovely views. Fitted display shelving. Well fitted kitchen having base units with granite worktops and up stands. Inset sink unit. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Diplomat double oven with hob and extractor over. 

Bedroom 1: 14'2" x 9'7" (4.32m x 2.92m)
Having double glazed window and roof lights enjoying the same lovely views. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 9'7" x 7'8" (2.92m x 2.34m).
Having double glazed window. Roof lights. Radiator.

Bathroom:
A beautifully appointed room with double ended bath having attractive tiled surround. Contemporary style basin and wash stand. Low level WC. Separate shower cubicle again with attractive tiling. Tiled floor, radiator. Double glazed window.

Outside:
A pretty tree lined drive leading off the lane sweeping round to a lovely cobbled parking area with turning circle leading to:

Triple Bay Car Port: 25'9" x 19'5" (7.85m x 5.92m).
With log store. Power and light.

Boiler/Utility Room:
With plumbing for washing machine. Worcester oil fired boiler supplying the annexe. Power and lighting.

Grounds:
The ground immediately surrounding the house have been landscaped to form attractive formal gardens. A stepped York stone pathway leads from the parking to the entrance door with borders, well tended lawn and garden pond.  The flagstone path then leads around to the side terrace, also accessed from the kitchen and is ideal for summer dining and general entertaining. Steps then lead to the:

Heated Swimming Pool:
With surrounding sun terrace ideal for lounging after a leisurely dip. cupboard housing the pool controls. The remainder of the gardens are lawned with hedging, beds and mature trees.  Off the side terrace is a lovely old mill stone.

Stables:
To the rear of the plot is a timber stable block with three loose boxes and tack room, currently used for horticultural purposes in conjunction with the kitchen garden.

Directions:
From Ross on Wye proceed along the dual carriageway towards the M50 taking the left turn at the Travellers Rest towards Ledbury on the A449. Upon reaching the turning for Hereford proceed left and at the small crossroads continue straight over signposted Perrystone Hill and continue on this road for approximately 1.5 miles and as it winds past the Church the driveway can be found on the left hand side.

Pursuant to the Estate Agency Act 1979 we would like to point out to any prospective purchasers that the vendor is a part time employee of Richard Butler Estate Agents, Ross on Wye.

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