Floodgates, Kington WITH APPROX 2 ACRES

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An impressive and beautifully presented, detached four bedroom, three reception period family home, enjoying two acres of land including outbuildings. The property boasts original character features throughout such as coving, picture rails and a ceiling rose as well as having high ceilings and benefits from newly installed double glazing and gas heating. Viewing is recommended to appreciate this stunning property.


Orchard House is a detached period home situated on the outskirts of the market town of Kington. within walking distance of Hergest Croft, Kington golf course; the highest golf course in England and on Ofas Dyke path. The property enjoys original features throughout and has accommodation comprising; entrance hall, living room, dining room, kitchen, breakfast room, utility and cloakroom, four bedrooms and four en-suites. There is a garden room which could be utilised as a home office, large workshop and barn as well as an enjoying a patio area, established garden and approximately two acres of grounds.

Property Description

The composite front door opens into the entrance hall where you are immediately greeted by character features such as quarry tile flooring, original carved panels and high ceilings which flow throughout this fabulous home. The entrance provides access to the primary rooms and has the staircase to the first floor and useful storage cupboard. To the left a door opens to the living room which has carpet, original coving and picture rail and a window to the front allowing natural light to flood the room. There is a fireplace with Welsh slate hearth and oak surround inset with a woodburning stove. The dining room has engineered oak flooring, original ceiling rose, coving, a picture rail and beautifully carved cupboards. There are three windows overlooking the front and a fireplace inset with a woodburning stove. The room is a great size and creates fabulous entertaining space. From the entrance a door opens to the kitchen which is fitted with shaker style wall and base units with wooden worktops and tiled flooring. There is a ceramic Belfast sink with a window above overlooking the side, an eye level electric grill, oven and a separate electric hob with extractor above. There is an integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The tiled flooring flows into the breakfast room which has dual aspect windows and a door to the rear garden, exposed stone wall and tiled flooring. This has space for a table and chairs and sofas for relaxing with a morning cup of coffee. Steps up lead to the utility room where there is room for a fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a cupboard for coats and shoes, a door leading to the rear garden and the cloakroom which is fitted with a WC and basin.

The staircase rises to the first floor landing where the high ceilings and light accommodation continues. Bedroom one is a generous double sized room with three windows to the front and coving. There is an en-suite bathroom fitted with WC, basin, a bath which has a shower above and a chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom two is a also a generous double with

Bedroom four is a double sized room with original fireplace and window to the side. There is an en-suite shower room fitted with WC, basin, shower cubicle and chrome heated towel rail. Bedroom four is a large single room with a window overlooking the rear, a skylight and built in cupboards. The bathroom to this room has a WC, basin, corner bath and heated towel rail. There is a feature original fireplace and window to the side.

Garden and Land

The front garden is laid to lawn with a hedge to the front boundary. There are established trees, flowers and shrubs including a box hedge. From the breakfast room and utility room doors open to the rear patio. This area creates ideal alfresco entertainment space with a built in BBQ, space for pots and plants and to have flower bed planters. Steps rise to another seating area laid to decorative stone, which has space for seating. French doors open to the garden room which has light and power and offers a variety of options for the owner such as a home office, study, hobby room or studio. Taking some steps to the right side of the property you arrive at the vegetable area where there are raised vegetable beds enclosed by a fence giving your own allotment and chance to enjoy your own produce. There is a room for storage and water. A gate opens to a lawned area where there are Apple and pear trees and leads to double gates which provide additional parking space as well as providing access to the barn. There are two paddocks both with water and shelters. There are some planted apple and pear trees.

Workshop and outbuildings

The barn measures approximately 12.18,m x 5.62m with light, power and water attached. To the rear of the barn is a workshop which has light and power.

In the paddocks are two shelters:

1: 3.76 x 3.63 with water attached.

2: 2.34 x 4.08 with water attached.


Orchard House is located on the fringes of the town of Kington. The area offers excellent amenities which include supermarket, Library, Doctors surgery, Hotel and Spa, Primary and Secondary Schools. Kington is an historic market town situated on the English/Welsh border with the Offas Dyke footpath providing superb walking.


Mains gas, electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage.

Herefordshire Council Tax Band F

The property has underfloor heating through the dining room and kitchen.

01432 507160

Cobb Amos

14 King Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

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