Firs Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
A beautiful detached period residence offering a substantial family home within easy walking distance of the river Wye and town centre.

A beautiful detached period residence offering a substantial family home within easy walking distance of the river Wye and town centre.


The clue is indeed in the name as the house is approached along an avenue of tall mature impressive Corsican pine and lime trees dating to around 1885. The house was formerly two cottages and over the years has been amalgamated and extended, having great character, and situated in a mature and secluded setting, within a good walking distance of the town centre.

The property is entered via:

Bath stone portico Front Entrance:

Slate grey composite door leading into:

Reception Hall:

Glazed sliding door into kitchen. Period door to:

Study: 13'10" x 11'11" (4.22m x 3.63m). Double glazed bay window to side aspect. uPVC double glazed window to front aspect. A lovely size with a feature fireplace. Radiator. Period high level skirting boards.

Dining Room: 19'2" x 12'11" (5.84m x 3.94m). uPVC bay window to front aspect. Currently used as a games room but the perfect formal dining space with connecting door through to the annexe.

Side Lobby: Leading to utility room, double doors to a storage space with plumbing for a washing machine. Skylight roof window.

Downstairs WC: Obscured double-glazed window to side aspect. White suite comprising low level WC, square basin with vanity unit. Ladder style heated towel rail.

Cellar: 15'7" x 15'4" (4.75m x 4.67m). An excellent storage area.

Kitchen/Living/Dining Room:

Kitchen Area: 15'10" x 11'9" (4.83m x 3.58m). With a beautiful herringbone Oak flooring creating a lovely open plan feel. Bespoke range of base mounted units with extensive pull-out storage. Integrated oven with hob above and modern extractor hood over. Attractive tiled splashbacks. Attractive granite effect worktops with built in breakfast bar. Franke sink with Victorian style tap. Integrated dishwasher. Recessed ceiling spotlights.

Dining/Living Area: 17'11" x 15'2" (5.46m x 4.62m). Herringbone oak floor extends through from the kitchen area. A beautiful room with a large skylight window which floods the area with an abundance of natural light. Aluminium bi-fold door extending out to the patio. Set of French doors to an outside dining and entertaining space. Display niches, wall cupboard and low-level built-in storage bench seats currently used as a children's play area.

From the Living/Dining Area:

Sitting Room: 19'2" x 15'3" (5.84m x 4.65m).

Floor to ceiling storage. A clever feature of this space are the doors, when opened, create a secluded area for the TV room which has a large picture window to rear aspect and aluminium double-glazed windows to side and rear aspects. Aluminium bi-fold doors lead out to a further bespoke, built-in outdoor seating area. Radiator.

From the reception hall, staircase leads to:

Galleried First Floor Landing: Door through to:

Separate WC: With double glazed window to rear aspect. Low level WC with wash hand basin and vanity unit. Ladder style heated towel rail.

Master Bedroom: 12'3" x 10'9" (3.73m x 3.28m). Large, double-glazed windows to side and rear aspects with distant views towards neighbouring wooded hillsides. Radiator. USB power points. Recess storage cupboard. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room: Having an enclosed walk-in shower cubicle with attractive tiled surrounds and mains pressured Mira shower. Low level WC. Large vanity basin with vanity unit and storage beneath. Recessed ceiling spotlights and chrome ladder style towel rail.

Bedroom 2: 11'11" x 7'5" (3.63m x 2.26m). uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect. Radiator. Access to loft space.

En-Suite Bathroom:

Modern tiled splashbacks. Panelled bath with Mira Sport electric power shower. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Glazed shower screen. Square wash hand basin with vanity unit. Low level WC. Radiator. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 3: 13'9" x 11'10" (4.2m x 3.6m).

A good sized, period double bedroom with dual aspect to front and side with attractive outlook to the wooded surrounds. Period fireplace with feature decorative surround and display niche.

Bedroom 4: 11'11" x 10'7" (3.63m x 3.23m).

uPVC double glazed bay window to front aspect. Again, a lovely light and spacious double bedroom with period feature fireplace and surround. Radiator. Distant views towards Ross town centre and St Mary's church spire.

Shower Room: Serving bedrooms 3 & 4.

Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Walk in shower cubicle with a main pressured shower and attractive surrounds. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Tall chrome ladder style radiator. Wash hand basin with vanity unit and fitted mirror fronted medicine cabinet.

The Annexe:

uPVC double glazed side entrance door leads into:

Lobby: With an understairs storage cupboard. Double doors to a coat cupboard. Wood effect flooring, radiator. Door to:

Downstairs WC: Obscure glazed window to front aspect. WC. Square basin with built in vanity unit, attractive worktops, and tiled splashbacks. Fitted mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling spotlights.

Sitting Room: 18'10" x 11'5" (5.74m x 3.48m). With step up. A generous size living room with feature fireplace and oak lintel. Double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Radiator. Chimney breast with built-in storage seat. Staircase leading to the first floor. Doorway with step down into:

Garden / Breakfast Room: 11'1" x 8' (3.38m x 2.44m).

With velux window to rear aspect flooding the room with an abundance of natural sunlight. A lovely space to sit with patio doors out to an Indian stone patio. Wood effect flooring and doorway to:

Kitchen: 10'5" x 8'9" (3.18m x 2.67m).

Large, double-glazed window to rear aspect with attractive outlook over the private enclosed gardens. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with Franke ceramic sink. Worktops. Integrated Indesit oven, gas five ring hob with glazed splashback. Integrated dishwasher. Built-in larder style fridge/freezer. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Built in Beko washing machine. Worcester gas fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating.

Staircase leading to:

First Floor Landing: Large double-glazed window to side aspect. Radiator. Door to:

Bedroom 1: 11'10" x 10'8" (3.6m x 3.25m).

Double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Period cast feature fireplace with display mantle. USB points. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 11'6" x 8'10" (3.5m x 2.7m).

Double glazed window to rear aspect. Radiator. USB points. Cast iron feature fireplace with wooden surround and display niche.

Shower Room:

Decorative flooring. Modern white suite comprising low level WC. Circular basin with vanity unit. Walk-in enclosed shower cubicle with attractive tiled surrounds and extractor fan. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Ladder style heated towel rail.


To the front of the property a shared tree-lined driveway provides access onto a substantial parking area which easily accommodates up to five vehicles. Hardstanding for an additional car which provides a space for the annexe.

Garage: 18'4" x 11'10" (5.6m x 3.6m).

Newly built with electric roll up and over door. Power points and lighting. Window and service door to side aspect.

A pathway leads around to the rear gardens which are of a substantial size, laid to lawn and interspersed with many mature trees and shrubs. Further trees with privacy screening, all of which are enclosed by modern panelled fencing. Two generous sized patios, as well as one octagonal patio with bespoke built-in seating. A pathway leads to a further patio and onwards to the lawns which have well stocked borders with mixed trees and specimen shrubs. Gardens also include a bespoke children's play area, natural play area and pergola which has been turned into a mini sensory garden for children. A connecting gateway through to the annexe which has a very private rear garden with an Indian stone patio and level lawns with well stocked herbaceous borders.


From the centre of Ross-on-Wye, continue south up Copse Cross Street. Upon reaching the top of the hill, bear right at The Prince of Wales into Archenfield Road. Continue on down, taking the third turning left into Firs Road. After approximately 100 yards turn right down the private driveway as indicated via the agents for sale board.

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Marketed by 01989 218009

Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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