Kimbolton, Leominster

£675,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 8
Introduction The Old Vicarage is situated in the pretty village of Kimbolton amidst lovely unspoilt North Herefordshire countryside.

Kimbolton lies on the Herefordshire Plateau. Natural England describes the Plateau as having “a deeply tranquil rural character” and being “one of the treasures of the area, as it has largely escaped the pressures of modern development”.

Kimbolton has an excellent pub - The Stockton Cross, a church, a primary school and village hall. The historic market town of Leominster lies just 3 miles to the south west, Ludlow 10 miles north and Tenbury Wells, 6 miles north east.

The Old Vicarage is the principal house in the village, constructed in 1904 it is set in just over half an acre of mature gardens in an elevated position enjoying stunning views to the surrounding countryside. It is a peaceful location with lovely views to St James Church at the rear.

.. The current owners have sympathetically improved and restored the Old Vicarage over the years transforming it into a well proportioned home offering over 3500 sq ft of accommodation of enormous character with high ceilings, lovely original coving, original fireplaces and refurbished sash windows making the most of the views. The attached former Coach house and Stables offer great potential for further conversion into a separate flat or holiday let (subject to planning

Accommodation Set back from the road behind a mature yew hedge the drive sweeps up to the house.

The main entrance door opens to a welcoming Reception Hall, this has a parquet floor and a staircase rising to the first floor.

The light and airy Drawing Room is south facing and enjoys views over the mature front gardens. The marble fireplace is the focal point with a fitted wood burning stove.

The Sitting Room has a window to the front and a large sash window to the side enjoying gorgeous westerly views. It has a tiled fireplace with open grate and built in cupboard to the side.

To the rear of the house is the impressive Dining Room. Perfect for entertaining with original polished floorboards, a fireplace with open grate, window to the rear and windows and glazed doors opening to the side gardens.

The large Cellar is accessed from a door under the stairs, this is well ventilated and provides excellent storage. At the rear of the staircase is a useful ground floor Shower Room with toilet and wash basin and window to the rear.

At the heart of the home is the Kitchen, with a range of bespoke hand painted solid wooden units with granite work surfaces, full height larder units and an inset Belfast sink. Set into the chimney breast is the refurbished oil fired Aga. There is ample space for a famhouse table and chairs, a tiled floor, part wood panelled walls and two sash windows overlooking the gardens.

The Scullery has also been refurbished, again with bespoke hand painted units with granite work surfaces, inset belfast sink, useful shelving, ample space for appliances and sash window to front. Tiled floor, door opening to a pretty front seating area and a Cloakroom. off. There is a Pantry, with bespoke units and shelving, tiled floor and sash window to the rear.

The Boot Room has a half glazed door opening to the gardens and tiled floor.

The staircase rises to a half landing with sash windows overlooking the gardens and enjoying lovely views to the church beyond. On the first floor is an Airing Cupboard and Four Double Bedrooms, each well proportioned with fitted wardrobes and large sash windows with views to the surrounding countryside. There is a Family Bathroom appointed with a suite of bath with shower attachment over, vanity unit with inset basin and sash window to the front and a separate toilet.

On the second floor is a spacious Landing, Four Double Bedrooms, all enjoying stunning views and a storage room which offers potential for conversion into a further bathroom.

Outbuildings Attached to the Old Vicarage is the fomer Coach house and Stables, these currrently provide useful storage and working space but could offer an opportunity to create additional accommodation. The stables particularly retain much of their original character and would lend themselves to sympatheitic conversion.

Outside The Old Vicarage stands in mature gardens of just over half an acre, the front gardens have an extensive lawned area, a variety of mature trees and are bounded by a yew hedge ensuring privacy. A path leads around the side of the property and to the rear. Laid mainly to lawn the gardens enjoy stunning views to the surrounding countryside.

The drive offers ample parking and turning space and leads to the rear where there is space for a detached garage/workshop if desired.

EPC Rating = F

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