House with 2 acres, Pontrilas, Hereford
£1,000,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Splendid Detached Stone Farmhouse within 2.5 acres of Grounds Enviable Landscaped Gardens 5 Double Bedrooms over 3 Floors with additional Cellar Glorious Views over the Golden Valley Newly Formed Sunroom and Attic Guest Suite Detached Double Garage with Studio Above Solar Panel Energy Supply Not Listed Idyllic Country Retreat

Location

The Farmhouse itself sits at the far end of a long private driveway located mid way between the city of Hereford(12miles) and the market town of Abergavenny. The village of Pontrilas is less than 2 miles while picturesque Ewyas Harold a mile further offers an array of amenities including; local shop with post office, Ofsted Good primary school, GP, dentist, 2 butchers, 2 pubs and a vibrant community hall with sport facilities supporting active football and cricket teams. It is 20 miles to the town of Hay-On-Wye with its international Literary Festival, while Monmouth is 15 miles offering the excellent independent Haberdasher s schools. Connectivity to the wider world also lies only 15 miles away with Ross-On-Wye and its M50 junction, meaning Birmingham Airport is only 1hr 30 mins.

Description

The elegant late seventeenth century Farmhouse retains its period features throughout with exposed timber beams and stone fireplaces. It offers a wonderful family home of inviting proportions with a traditional flow to the rooms. Entering through the porch into the entrance hallway with its flagstone flooring it creates a central point to the property with an under stairs cupboard and access to the cellar. The traditional cellar offers great storage for wine or additional freezer space with external door onto the driveway.

The formal sitting room is found to the front of the property with it's inglenook fireplace as it's focal point and enjoys the glorious views over the properties landscaped gardens. Across the hallway is the snug or versatile family room with an open walk-through to the Kitchen beyond. The Family Room could be melded into a large modern open-plan Kitchen/Dining Room and currently offers a relaxed and more informal space with solid wood flooring and exposed stone, open working fireplace.

The country style kitchen is fitted with cream Shaker units and solid wood countertops offering an array of storage including a central island with breakfast bar. There is space for a cooker with hood above, integrated are under-counter fridge and dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table in front of a window with charming views of the surrounding countryside.

The open Dining Room serves as a connecting space between the kitchen and sun room, with French doors opening onto a stoned paved patio ideal for al fresco dining. The newly formed sun room has been created from the former attached double garage, allowing for a bright space to retreat to. The windows allow light to flood into the room and French Doors create a true garden room feel.

Towards the rear of the house is a useful utility space with further storage and separate cloak room. Beyond is a conservatory currently used as a boot room with countertops and space for coats and shoes before heading out the rear door to the garden.

The characterful nature of the property extends to the first floor where 4 of the 5 double bedrooms are located. The principle bedroom, with its solid wood flooring and deep window sill, enjoys views over the front garden, and has an abundance of space for furniture and boasts an en suite bathroom with bath and shower over. Bedrooms 2,3, and 4 all have their own distinctive views over the rolling countryside, all with fitted storage and a wonderful size. The family bathroom has recently been refitted with a 4 piece contemporary white suite, with walk-in double shower and separate bath.

The converted attic has recently been updated to create a glorious guest suite within the eaves with large velux style windows and neutral decor. There is also a newly fitted en-suite shower room with character exposed beams. A useful walk-in storage cupboard can be found at the top of the stairs.

Grounds & Garage

The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 2.5 acres, currently landscaped to garden, wild meadow and planting, however could be separated to include a paddock for livestock or horses. The long, gated driveway sweeps past the orchard beside a natural rill running on past the pond to the boundary. The beautifully landscaped gardens are planted with maturing trees and abundant shrub and flower borders, they have been opened annually for charity under the yellow book National Garden Scheme. The enclosed and intimate Tea Garden to the rear of the house boasts a gorgeous Amdega Summerhouse.

The part-walled vegetable garden offers productive raised beds with both a solar-powered Potting Shed and Hartley Botanic Greenhouse with thermostatically controlled heating and fan, watered from a 2,000lt underground rainwater harvesting tank. The Wood Barn with raised front terrace offers a secluded spot overlooking the wildflower meadows and woodland s mix of trees, To the far boundary lies the sculptural grid feeding, sun-tracking solar providing the property s sustainable electricity.

The detached double garage sits behind the property with two sets of wooden double doors and open space internally with the addition of an electric car charging point. Outside stone steps lead up to the insulated room above, fitted with a run of storage units, the room with light and power offers an additional Home Office or studio.

Sevices

Herefordshire Council Tax Band F

Oil Fired Central Heating & Double Glazed Throughout. Mains Water & Private Drainage. Mains Electricity with Grid Feeding Sun-Tracking Solar Panel (With Maintenance Contract).

Fibre Broadband Available

Viewings

Strictly by appointment. Please contact the agents on 01432 344779.

Viewings to be conducted under our viewings policies, copies of which can be found on www.bill-jackson.co.uk

Directions

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This will take you to the top of the private driveway signposted Brooks Farm. The property can be found at the end of the lane in front of you.

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