Stoke Prior Lane, Leominster

£900,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Stunning Country Residence Set In 1.5 Acres Of Formal Gardens Offering Charcater, Well Presented 5 Bed Accommodation Including 4 Reception Rooms En-suites To Principal & Guest Bedrooms Oil Fired Centrally Heated Range Of Garden Outbuildings & Large Garage/Workshop Tennis Court Within The Grounds Viewing Highly Recommended

LOCATION

Set in a truly idyllic rural location with no immediate neighbours and complete privacy, The Pound is less than a mile from the popular and picturesque village of Stoke Prior and only two miles from the centre of the pretty market town of Leominster, with its imposing Priory church and medieval lanes. The railway station is only a few minutes away and nearby are two golf courses and a good primary school. The area is steeped in history and centrally situated to reach the cathedral city of Hereford, the beautiful south Shropshire town of Ludlow, Hay-on Wye and the Welsh Borders are just a short drive away. Worcester city is a 40 Minute drive giving access to the M5, and Major trunk roads beyond.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION

The Pound is a stunning detached country residence believed in part to date back to the Domesday Book and is surrounded by the most beautiful north Herefordshire countryside. The property itself has a wealth of character and charm throughout offering generous accommodation set over two floors. Originally a small cottage believed to date back to the 16th century, the house has been sympathetically extended over the centuries and now offers wonderful entertaining space combined with comfortable family living areas. The house is L shaped, the axis of which faces due south, and forms a lovely and very private suntrap terrace overlooking the gardens, accessed by French doors from every ground floor room.

The solid oak front door opens to entry porch and Hallway with staircase to first floor and attractive wood parquet flooring. This continues through to the stunning formal Dining Room, an attractive recessed fireplace with Clearview woodstove forming a lovely central feature. A door leads off to the Drawing Room, a lovely light room and ideal for family gatherings and entertaining, with further parquet flooring, exposed beams and a charming fireplace with stone carved surround. A door then leads to a Garden Room/Study which has a large bay window with window seats overlooking the gardens and fireplace. This is an ideal room for someone looking to work from home, with a range of fitted cupboards and shelving.

An Inner Hallway leads off the Dining Room with a rear staircase and door off to the Cloakroom and separate w/c. The Family Sitting Room leads off the Inner Hallway and provides a more informal living space with a with the very striking original slate and brick fireplace and exposed beams and wooden floorboards. A further door leads to a Rear Hallway with built in storage cupboards, access to useful under stairs storage and separate access to the Utility Room. The Kitchen features a four-door oil fired Aga, quarry tiles and an extensive range of pine fronted base and wall units, with ample work surfaces and inset double sink. The room then expands to a lovely Breakfast Area and glazed extension, opening via 4-fold doors out to the terrace and gardens. There is a Boot Room off the Kitchen with back door and further Boiler Room off housing the oil fired central heating boiler.

There are two separate staircases to the first floor accommodation, the rear staircase leads up to a galleried landing with doors off to the Family Bathroom with a suite to include a rolled edge Victorian style bath, separate shower cubical, low flush w/c and hand wash basin. An Inner Landing provides access to the Guest Bedroom with windows overlooking the gardens with an archway to a dressing area which continues through to the En-suite Bathroom. There is also a Dressing Room/Nursery off the Inner Landing. Further doors from the main landing lead to 2 further double bedrooms and a larger 4th Bedroom/Games Room which also provides access to the front landing. The main staircase from the Reception Hallway leads up to the front landing with a range of built in cupboards with door off to Bedroom 5 with built in wardrobe. A further door from the landing leads through to the Principal Bedroom Suite which includes and En-Suite Bathroom and Separate Dressing Room with fitted wardrobes and steps leading down to the bedroom with a further extensive range of fitted wardrobes and a bay window taking in the views across the gardens to the most beautifully countryside beyond.

OUTSIDE

The extensive gardens and grounds form a truly stunning feature to the property and are extremely private, extending to one and a half acres of formal gardens, well kept lawns and an array of mature boards full of specimen floral shrubs, plants and ornamental trees. Within the gardens is a productive vegetable garden with fruit cage and large traditional greenhouse. The raised sheltered southwest facing terrace, accessed by French doors from all main rooms and bordered by a small and pretty fishpond, provides a delightful outside entertaining area with the garden benefiting from a south westerly aspect. In addition to this within the garden is a tennis court and a range of outbuildings to include a 2 x timber framed stables and brick and timber framed outbuilding/workshop measuring 14'3 x 11'10 (4.35m x 3.61m) with original stone flagged flooring. A gravelled driveway sweeps around to the side of the house providing ample parking with a substantial detached garage/outbuilding measuring 32'0 x 17'0 (9.75m x 5.18m) with power and lighting.

SERVICES

Mains Electricity. Private Water and Private Drainage

Oil Fired Centrally Heated

OUTGOINGS - Council Tax Band F

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Herefordshire Council. Telephone 01432 260000

VIEWINGS

Strictly by prior appointment through the Agents, Jackson Property. Telephone 01568 610600

DIRECTIONS

From Leominster proceed east on the A44 Bromyard/Worcester road and take the first right hand turn sign posted Stoke Prior, proceed along this road for half a mile and entrance to The Pound will be found on your right.

ROOM MEASUREMENTS

GROUND FLOOR

DRAWING ROOM - 28'1 x 13'3 (8.56m x 4.04m)

DINING ROOM - 19'6 x 14'8 (5.94m x 4.47m)

STUDY/GARDEN ROOM - 18'0 x 16'5 (5.49m x 5.00m) max

SITTING ROOM - 15'5 x 15'4 (4.70m x 4.67m)

KITCHEN - 13'7 x 11'7 (4.14m x 3.53m)

BREAKFAST AREA - 11'7 x 10'5 (3.53m x 3.18m)

UTILITY -10'5 x 5'4 (3.18m x 1.63m)

FIRST FLOOR

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM - 18'9 x 14'3 (5.72m x 4.34m)

GUEST BEDROOM - 16'9 x 9'6 (5.11m x 2.90m)

NURSERY - 8'8 x 6'5 (2.64m x 1.96m)

BEDROOM 3 - 13'1 x 11'9 (3.99m x 3.58m)

BEDROOM 4 - 16'6 x 9'4 (5.03m x 2.84m)

GAMES/PLAYROOM - 20'0 x 9'11 (6.10m x 3.02m)

BEDROOM 5 - 11'7 x 10'11 (3.53m x 3.33m)

FAMILY BATHROOM - 11'0 x 6'6 (3.35m x 1.98m)

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