Blakemere, Hereford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Detached Bungalow Set Off Quiet Country Lane Double Glazed Gardens Extending to Half an Acre Delightful Views 2 Reception Rooms Kitchen/Breakfast Room Two Double Bedrooms & Single Large Loft Low Maintenance Gardens Ample Parking Garage Outbuildings


Blakemere lies adjacent to rolling hills in the tranquil countryside to the south of the River Wye, which is less than two miles distant. It is half way between Hereford and Hay on Wye, about 10 miles from each. Local amenities can be found in the village of Madley where there is a primary school, shop and golf course. There is a church in Blakemere and public houses in the adjoining villages of Preston on Wye and Bredwardine. Around Blakemere there are many delightful countryside walks and two areas of designated Special Scientific Interest.


A detached bungalow, substantially built of brick under tile, set on a quiet country lane in rural West Herefordshire. The property, which was erected just before the last war, is double glazed and Calor gas central heated and set in gardens providing a high degree of privacy and extending to about half an acre. There are delightful views over adjoining farmland to distant hills on the Welsh border. The airy accommodation includes two reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, two double bedrooms and a single bedroom, a bathroom and a separate shower room. Because of the high pitch of the roof there is an exceptionally large loft, mostly boarded, which has the potential to be converted into rooms, subject to any necessary consents. The low maintenance gardens are a particular feature and arranged to attract a variety of wild life. There is ample off-road parking, a garage and other outbuildings.


UPVC door leads to

Enclosed front Porch

With further UPVC door leading to -

Spacious Reception Hall

With large cupboards for cloaks and linen and with wide access to the loft with built-in folding ladder.

Living Room

7.08m x 3.96m (23'2 x 12'11 )

Having fireplace with marble surround and fitted coal-effect gas fire, 2 radiators, double glazed windows and a large sliding glazed door leading onto the south facing patio overlooking the two ponds.

Master Bedroom

3.69m x 3.58m (12'1 x 11'8 )

With double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom 2

3.69m x 3.25m (12'1 x 10'7 )

Having double glazed window, radiator and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 3

.38m x 2.67m (.124'8 x 8'9 )

With double glazed window and radiator

Shower Room

Having large shower cubicle with fitted power shower, wash hand basin, WC low flush suite, bidet, double glazed window and radiator.


Comprising bath, pedastal wash hand basin, WC low flush suite, double glazed window and radiator.

Dining Room

3.46m x 3.94m (11'4 x 12'11 )

With double glazed double doors to covered west-facing verandah, double glazed window, radiator, gas fire with marble surround and timber mantel.

Kitchen Breakfast Room

5.31m x 3.60m (17'5 x 11'9 )

With a range of units to both base and eye level, work surface with stainless steel double bowl sink, space and plumbing for appliances, Modern condensing Worcester gas boiler, double glazed window with views over farmland to distant hills, radiator and double glazed door to enclosed Rear Porch.

Arch to-

Utility Area

With shelving and cupboards and plumbed-in washing machine (included) and space for freezer and tumble drier.


A splayed drive with double gates leads to a parking area to the front of the bungalow. A path leads round to the front door. There is a high screening mixed hedge to the front boundary, an area of garden with a small pond and then a further larger pond, adjoining the patio, which attracts a variety of wildlife. To the side and rear there are further lawns and hard standing from where the views can be fully appreciated.

There is a useful brick outbuilding 2.40m x 9.78m (7 10 x 32 1 ) incorporating a Workshop, Toilet (with hand basin) and Garden Room. There is a further garden area through an arched hedge, a section of which is set aside as a wild garden to attract a variety of wildlife. There is also a selection of trees including a plum tree. A trellised arch leads to a further seating area which again is very private.

Garage 6m x 3.40m (19 8 x 11 2 ) with up and over door and pedestrian door and with adjoining Potting Shed 4m x 4m (13 1 x 13 1 ) Vehicular access to the garage is by right of way over a short stretch of farm track along the eastern boundary of the property.


Mains electric and water, private drainage, Calor gas central heating.

Tenure / Council Tax

Tenure: Freehold / Herefordshire Council: Band E


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


Leave Hereford travelling south along the A465 towards Abergavenny. Take the right turn towards Clehonger and follow the signs through Madley and Tyberton and then into the village of Blakemere. Take the right turn in the village signposted Preston on Wye where the property will then be seen after approximately 500m on the left hand side as denoted by the agents For Sale sign. From Hay on Wye take the B4352 through Bredwardine and Moccas and in the village of Blakemere take the left turn towards Preston on Wye as above.

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 along with any tenancies that may be in place. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.

September 2019

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