Newton Villa & The Coach House, Ashfield Crescent, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9

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Bedrooms: 4
A handsome, early Victorian four bedroom detached house complete with separate detached two bedroom converted former coach house, ideal for dependent relatives or letting to provide useful income. Located in one of Ross-on-Wye's most sought after and prestigious roads.

A handsome, early Victorian four bedroom detached house complete with separate detached two bedroom converted former coach house, ideal for dependent relatives or letting to provide useful income. Located in one of Ross-on-Wye's most sought after and prestigious roads.


This is only the second time that the property has been on the market since its construction in 1850. The present owners acquired the property in 1999 and undertook a comprehensive programme of refurbishment including converting the cellars into two useable rooms. Latterly The Coach House was converted to a fabulous 1/2 bedroom detached self-contained annexe with garage.

The property is located within Ashfield Crescent, one of Ross on Wye's most prestigious and sought after roads with a mixture of mature properties ranging from the early Victorian era. The centre of the market town of Ross-on-Wye lies within easy walking distance where there are an excellent range of amenities including tennis courts, local theatre, church and countryside walks within easy strolling distance. Ross-on-Wye offers excellent commuting links to the Midlands, South Wales and the West with the city centres of Gloucester, Cheltenham and Hereford approximately 18 miles, 25 miles and 16 miles respectively.

The property is entered via:

Doric style columned portico, original glazed door with ornate etched glass opening window over with original winder.


The character of the property is immediately evident on entry to this lovely light hallway which has engineered Oak flooring. Staircase to first floor with original ornate hardwood balustrading. Coved ceiling, radiator, access door and stone stairs case down to the two cellar rooms.

Living Room: 13'7" x 12' (4.14m x 3.66m).

Sash window to front aspect which remarkably still retain the original wooden sash shutters. Engineered Oak flooring. Period Cast iron fireplace. Radiators, power points.

Fabulous open plan living/dining/kitchen area.

Living/Dining Area: 16'9" x 12' (5.1m x 3.66m).

Formerly two rooms. The large sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect and wide French doors bathe the room in natural light and provide access to the front garden. Feature recessed storage cupboard and shelving. Radiators, power points. Squared arch leading through to:

Kitchen: 12' x 11'8" (3.66m x 3.56m).

Well fitted with an excellent range of cream Shaker style base and matching wall units. Central island unit with granite top and inset ceramic hob and stainless steel extractor hood over. Granite work surfaces with inset enamel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mono block mixer. In built Miele oven. Gas Rayburn Range recessed into original fireplace. High ceilings with inset halogen spotlights. Sash window to rear aspect overlooking the garden. Plenty of room for American style fridge/freezer. Access door into hall. Door to:

Utility Room: 6'7" x 6'3" (2m x 1.9m).

With fitted base units. Work surfaces with inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. A continuation of the engineered Oak flooring. Handy French doors leading out to garden. Wall mounted gas boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Door into:

Cloakroom: 6'3" x 5'4" (1.9m x 1.63m).

Plenty of space for fitting a shower unit if required. Classical white suite with WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Engineered oak flooring. Radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to side aspect.

Morning Room: 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m).

Again with the engineered Oak flooring. A lovely period ornate fireplace, probably original with recessed shelving to the side of the chimney breast. Radiator. Large sash window giving plenty of natural light and outlook over the garden.

From the hallway, stone steps lead down to:

Two Really Useful Cellar Rooms:

With modern and effective tanking system.

Room 1: 23' x 10'9" (7m x 3.28m).

A fantastic hobbies/games room having natural light from a pair of double doors with small windows giving access to stone steps lead up to garden and small a hardwood double glazed window to side aspect. Power points. Inset LED ceiling spotlights. Oak effect laminate flooring. Small corridor with uplighter leads through to:

Room 2: 11' x 10'7" (3.35m x 3.23m).

Again with small amount of natural light and fresh air from the hardwood double glazed window to side aspect. Oak effect laminate flooring. Power points. Inset ceiling spotlights.

From the hallway, staircase with galleried landing and original ornate hardwood balustrading to:

Large, Light and Spacious Landing: 19' x 6'9" (5.8m x 2.06m).

Double glazed sash window to front aspect with views to surrounding countryside. Radiator, power points. Lovely high ceiling having access to roof space with folding loft ladder and light. Coved ceiling.

Master Bedroom: 17'3" (5.26m) into bay x 12'3" (3.73m).

A lovely light room with large, sealed unit double glazed bay window with three opening sash windows giving pleasant local aspect and far reaching views to surrounding countryside. Radiators, power points, TV point. High coved ceiling. Wall light points.

Bedroom 2: 12'5" x 12'2" (3.78m x 3.7m)

A generous sized double room, large sash window to front aspect again with a pleasant outlook, feature period fireplace. Radiator, power points. High coved ceiling.

Bedroom 3: 11'6" x 10' (3.5m x 3.05m)

A double room with sash window to rear aspect. Feature period fireplace. Ornate coved high ceiling. Radiator, power points.

Bedroom 4: 11'5" (3.48) x 9'2" (2.8) incorporating large double wardrobe with storage above.

Door to airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving. Sash window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, power points.

Family Bathroom:

Classical white suite comprising steel, enamel bath with fully tiled surround, shower mixer over and timber panelling. Period WC. Wash hand basin inset into granite surround, granite splashback, cupboards and shelving beneath. Fully tiled walls. Radiator and additional towel radiator. Sash window to rear aspect. Inset ceiling spotlights. Tiled flooring.

The Coach House.

This fantastic former coach house has been converted to a high standard, in its current configuration used as a one bedroomed property with a garage and room over, however the room over the garage could be connected to be used as a second bedroom, The property can be used as a separate lettable unit to provide valuable income. With its own gas fired central heating boiler and parking area.

Hardwood, part glazed stable door with glazed side panel leads into:

Excellent light and spacious open plan living/dining and kitchen: Overall 24' (7.32m) x 15'9" (4.8m).

With engineered Oak flooring. The kitchen area is fitted with a great range of cream Shaker style base and matching wall cupboards with ample work surfaces. Inset stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit. Built in Electrolux oven and grill with ceramic hob and extractor hood over. Plumbing for washing machine, space for tall fridge/freezer. Hardwood double glazed window to front aspect. Inset ceiling spotlights. Living Area: A lovely light room with hardwood double glazed windows to front and side. Two radiators, power points, TV point, telephone socket. Inset ceiling spotlights. Wall mounted gas boiler supplying central heating and hot water. Attractive, open tread hardwood half turn staircase leads to:

Bedroom: Useable space approx: 16'7" (5.05m) x 9' (2.74m).

With radiator, TV point, power points. Hardwood double glazed window to side aspect. Access to potential additional bedroom over the garage.


White suite comprising, glazed and tiled corner quadrant shower cubicle with Triton electric shower. Low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin. Modern timber panelled bath. Fully tiled floor and walls, radiator. Hardwood double glazed window to front aspect.

Garage: 19'6" x 11'2" (5.94m x 3.4m)

Timber roll up, remotely operated door leading in. Inset lighting, power points. Door out to garden and door with staircase up to:

Room Over: 11'11" x 10'8" (3.63m x 3.25m)

Radiator. Window to front aspect. Inset spotlights, power points. Connected to the main central heating in the main flat with potential to knock through to make a two bedroom Coach House.


The property has two vehicular accesses, one which serves the annexe and provides parking for up to three cars having a small lawned garden for the coach house. External power socket. Enclosed by low stone walling and Laurel hedging. Gravelled drive leads into additional parking, currently serving the main house which provides parking for several cars and leads to the garage. To the front of the property there is a lawned fore garden with flagstone pathway leading to the front door flanked by herbaceous beds. Full access to both sides of the property. To the rear is an easily managed garden which has stone and brick patio area, raised vegetable beds, lawns and flanked by close boarding fencing and herbaceous beds and shrubs. Ornate Magnolia.


From the centre of Ross On Wye proceed south up the hill into Copse Cross Street. Continue on into Walford Road passing the Prince of Wales Pub on the right hand side. Then take the third right turn into Ashfield Crescent, the property will be found on the right hand side/

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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