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Monkland

£795,000
Reduced on 21/03/2022
Cobb Amos, Leominster
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
×7
BATHROOMS
×6

Key features

  • Two Detached properties
  • Flexible accommodation
  • Original character features
  • Garaging, outbuildings and workshop
  • 0.66 acre plot
  • Edge of village

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Monkland House was built in 1860 and boasts many of the original features synonymous with the era for example; high ceilings, original solid wooden doors and fireplaces with pitch pine surrounds. Monkland Annexe was then added to the estate in the late19th century as a coach house.
The property offers many opportunities for the new owner with the potential to use as multi-generation living, Air BnB, holiday lets or a rental to provide a income.
In addition, the property sits within approximately two thirds of an acre and has two garages, outbuildings and ample parking on the properties sweeping driveway. There is a potential to add another dwelling, (subject to the relevant planning permissions) within the properties boundary.

Monkland House - The front door opens into the enclosed oak porch which has been recently added by the current vendors. The original solid wooden door opens into the entrance hall which provides access to the first floor landing, living room and dining room as well as providing space for coats and shoes. The living room has a bay window to the front allowing natural light to flood the room and has a window seat beneath providing storage space. There is a fireplace with slate hearth and wooden surround which is inset with a wood-burning stove. Double doors open into the dining room which has the original brick fireplace with pitch pine surround and has an open fireplace creating a cosy focal point to the room. To the side of the fireplace is a door which interlinks the property and could easily utilised as access to the adjoining dwelling. There are dual aspect windows and a door opening to the utility/breakfast room. The breakfast area has space for a table and chairs with the kitchen having wall and base units with a wooden work top.
The staircase rises to the first floor landing which has access to the three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a double with a window to the rear and has a dressing area with built in wardrobes and cloak room which is fitted with a wc and basin. Bedroom two is a good sized double with a window to the front. Bedroom three is a double with a window to the rear and has two built in cupboards. The bathroom is fitted with a wc, basin and corner bath with a shower above and a window to the side.

Adjoining Monkland House - A door from the dining room opens to the kitchen. There is space for an electric cooker and hob and space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge and freezer as well as a breakfast area. The kitchen fireplace has been opened up and is the mirror image of the other side in the main house. There is space for a breakfast table and chairs. A door opens to the inner hallway where a door opens to a useful cupboard. The living room has a window to the front and brick fireplace with pitch pine surround. It currently has an electric fireplace inset but if removed can be used as an open fire.
The staircase leads to the first floor landing which has space for wardrobes and could be used as a study area. The bedroom is a double with vaulted ceiling and a window to the front. The bathroom has a three piece suite and cradle style shower and has an original large cupboard.

Monkland Annexe - The front door opens into into the lobby where there is space for coats and shoes and an internal door opening into the entrance hall. Here you are greeted by original 1920's parquet flooring. There is access to the sitting room, kitchen, guest bedroom/snug and staircase to the first floor. The lounge/dining room has been carpeted and there is the original parquet flooring underneath. There is a brick fireplace with cherry wood surround inset with multi fuel burning stove and has dual aspect windows to the front and rear and doors which open into the conservatory. The conservatory has a tiled floor, triple aspect windows and French doors opening to the patio area. The guest bedroom/snug has a window to the front and benefits from fitted wardrobes. There is a door opening to the wet room which is fitted with a wc, basin, bath and shower. The kitchen has windows to the rear and a door which opens to a patio area. There are fitted wall and base units, an electric eye level cooker with gas hob, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge. An opening leads to the utility room which has a base unit with space for a washing machine, freezer and a door opening to the larder. The staircase leads to the first floor landing. Both bedrooms are double sized . The first floor has a door which connects both Monkland Flat and Monkland Annexe.The annexe has been amended to provide wheelchair access, for all or the ground floor rooms and all light switches are at a lower level.

Outbuildings - The first outbuilding would have been originally a pony shelter and is currently used to store wood and coal. Attached is an additional store room suitable for the lawnmower and garden essentials with a concrete base. There is an outside toilet. The workshop has space for benches and benefits from light and power and attached is an additional store which would have been the original wash house, ideal for storing your favourite tipple or home grown vegetables. There are two additional store rooms in the walled courtyard directly from the main house.

Garden - The wooden gates open onto the property driveway which provides ample parking space for several cars. The grounds wrap around the property and are enclosed by a brick wall. To the left is an area laid to lawn with some established trees and a hedge which shields another lawned area, creating a private feel. This used to be a tennis court however is now laid to lawn with mature trees and flower borders. An archway leads to the garden currently used by Monkland Annexe which has some mature trees, shrubs plants and flowers and a patio area suitable for dining and entertaining in the warmer months. There is a useful shed and views of the surrounding countryside. To the rear boundary a path leads to the back of the property which has been fenced and there is an area to sit and relax with a glass of wine or an ideal place for a hot tub. There is rear access to Monkland Annexe. A wooden door opens to the wood store and the courtyard. The courtyard boasts an array of raised flower beds stocked with established plants and shrubs. There are various seating areas to sit and take in the sun at different stages of the day. There are raspberry cane beds. A gate opens to a bricked courtyard which has access to the main house. To the side is access to the right side of the garden. Here you can really start to plan your Good Life with space for vegetable beds, chickens and a variety of fruit trees. This flows to the front garden which is laid to lawn with a hedge border.

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected
Private drainage
Oil heating to both sides of Monkland House and Monkland Annexe.
Electric heating to Monkland Flat

Council Tax Band G
Council Tax Band A

Location - Located within the lovely village of Monkland, which offers a great base to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside and nearby 'black and white' villages. Monkland has a strong sence of community and offers a cheese shop, cafe and pub, also a village hall with daily activities and a historic Church. The historic market town of Leominster is located only 3 miles away which offers a wealth of local shops, a weekly open air market, national supermarkets and a host of recreational facilities. Transport facilities are ample with good road links to larger towns and regular bus and train routes. Hereford City is located approximately 12 miles away and offers extensive entertainment and leisure facilities and a wide range of national and chain stores.

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  • Leominster Station3.3 miles
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