Hergest Road, Kington

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A 2/3 bedroom house located in a semi-rural location at the edge of Kington - with potential to create additional accommodation - far reaching views, Garage and large gardens - No onward chain

“Merrimede” is an individual architect designed split

level house with a large garden in a commanding

position enjoying fine uninterrupted southerly views

over surrounding countryside. The property was

built in 1963 for a former mayor of Kington, with

quality materials by a renown local builder (original

drawings are available). There is a terrace to the

south side of the property which extends the full

width of the site from which a series of paths and

steps descend to the lower garden laid out partly

to lawn with fruit trees and a vegetable garden


The kitchen has been refitted and the property has

been improved with new double-glazed windows

and doors, cavity wall and loft insulation. The gas

boiler has recently been replaced and interior


The property offers considerable potential for

development with plans available from the selling

agents. This could include conversion of the garage

into a bedroom/study/office and the addition of a

conservatory/garden room. The southerly aspect

allows for the installation of energy saving solar roof

panels to be an attractive prospect

Ground Floor: Hall, Lower Hall, Lounge, Dining Room/Bedroom 3, Kitchen, WC, and First Floor: Landing, Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Bathroom and Integrated single garage capable of conversion into more accommodation. Large South facing garden with orchard.

Kington is an historic market town on the

English/Welsh border north-west of Hereford

situated on the River Arrow on the English side

of Offa’s Dyke. It has been an English town for

a thousand years. The place name Kington is

recorded in the Domesday Book as “Chingtune”,

its meaning commemorates a Royal Manor.

The town still has a livestock market and regular

county market, food and craft markets. Kington

caters for a wide range of cultural and leisure

activities. This includes an attractive riverside

cricket ground, and on Bradnor Hill an 18 holes

golf course which is said to be the highest golf

course in England.

There is a local Primary School in the town

centre, together with the Lady Hawkins

Secondary School, both of which are rated

“Good” by OFSTED. The Parish church of St.

Mary’s is within 200 yards of the property and

the local amenities are within walking distance.

Nationally recognised Hergest Croft Gardens

are located nearby, with added interest

provided by a small breeds farm park and owl

centre on the edge of Kington.

Arkwright Ownen lead agent, all details on these particulars were produced by A.O.



Quarry tiled floor, entrance door and surround

screen, fitted with obscure glazing, with timber

pediment above.

ENTRANCE HALL – 5’2” x 7’8” (1.6m x 2.4)

Having woodblock floor with window to side. A

short flight of stairs with hardwood handrail and

decorative balustrade leads up to first floor. Another

short flight of stairs with hardwood handrail leads

down to lower ground floor.

LOWER HALL – 2’8” x 8’8” (0.88m x 2.7m)

Comprising carpeted floor, radiator, having doors off


LOUNGE – 16’7” x 12’4” (5.1m x 3.8m)

Woodblock floor, radiator, wall uplighters, coving.

Open fireplace within a tile hearth with wooden

mantle over. Large south facing window overlooking

school playing fields at a much lower level. Window

to side. French door opening onto the terrace.

DINING-ROOM / BEDROOM 3 – 11’8” x 9’8”

(3m x 3.6m)

Large south facing window overlooking school

playing fields. Radiator. TV, VHF socket.


(2.4m x 4.8m)

A refitted kitchen with base storage and wall units,

space for cooker, plumbing for washing machine,

and dishwasher, vinyl floor, two windows to side.

Worcester Bosch central heating gas boiler. Small

traditional walk-in pantry with wall mounted

shelving and window to side.

OUTSIDE STORE – 3’ x 4’3” (0.9m x 1.3m)

Disused solid fuel store. Potential lockable storage


CLOAKROOM – 2’8” x 6’2” (0.87m x 1.9m)

Low-level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with

tiled splash-back. Linoleum flooring UPVC window

and pendant light.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING – 5’9” x 3’6” + 7’5” x 3’1”

(1.8m x 1.1m + 2.3m x 0.97m)

Comprising window, radiator, and ladder to loft. Airing

Cupboard (0.6m x 0.9m) with hot water cylinder.

Doors off to:

BATHROOM 5’9” x 5’2” (1.8m x 1.6m)

Having window, heated towel rail, linoleum flooring,

cast iron bath, with wall mounted Mira Sport shower

with fitted shower screen. Low level WC, pedestal

wash hand basin with tiled splash-back and pull

light switch.

BEDROOM 1 – 14’9” x 9’8” (4.5m x 3m)

Corner pedestal wash basin. South facing window

displaying a far reaching view.

BEDROOM 2 – 13’7” x 12’4” (4.2m x 3.8m)

Two windows; far reaching southerly views. Built in

storage, pendant light.


Access by loft ladder. Boarded floor with side window

to side, could be used as additional sleeping area or


GARAGE – 15’4” x 8’2” (4.7m x 2.5m)

Integral garage with double doors, good size for

single car. Also a designated parking space and

visibility splay for the driveway.

Potential to convert garage into a third bedroom

More detailed information and floor plans from the

selling agents.


Freehold with vacant possession

Marketed by 01432 507150

Williams Estate Agents

24a King Street, Hereford

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