Hildersley, Ross-on-Wye, Hfds, HR9

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Bedrooms: 5
What an opportunity!! A desirable and flexible five bedroom cottage sits within grounds of 0.72 acre within walking distance of both town and countryside. Available for just the 3rd time in 60 years and offering elegance and kerb appeal in abundance.

What an opportunity!! A desirable and flexible five bedroom cottage sits within grounds of 0.72 acre within walking distance of both town and countryside. Available for just the 3rd time in 60 years and offering elegance and kerb appeal in abundance.


The property is set back from the road within the popular area of Hildersley, Ross-on-Wye, just 3/4 mile from the centre. Ross town offers a good range of shopping, sporting, and social facilities. Good access can be gained to the Midlands via the M50 at Ross-on-Wye & South Wales via the A40,A49 & M4 . The property is situated just eleven miles from the popular market town of Monmouth which has a range of amenities including the highly regarded Haberdashers schools. The Severn Bridge is only about 30 miles away giving ready access to the M5 & the southwest.

The property is entered via:

Wrought Iron Canopied Front Entrance Porch:

With solid wood & glass door providing entry into:

Attractive Front Hallway:

Period doors into:

Drawing Room: 28' x 14'6" (8.53m x 4.42m)

Large bay window to front aspect with window shutters and attractive outlook. Open fire. Two circular arches with quarry tiled hearth. High level skirting boards. Radiator, power points. To the rear aspect there is a bay window with window seat and further single glazed windows to side aspect. Formerly two rooms which could easily create two separate reception spaces if required with doors from both the hallway and the dining hall.

Sitting Room: 24'1" x 12'3" (7.34m x 3.73m)

A warm & spacious room with original fireplace and raised stone hearth with open grate. Original bread oven with proving oven beneath. Bay window to front aspect with seat and further glazed window to front aspect. Radiator, exposed beams.

Dining Hall: 13'6" x 13'4" (4.11m x 4.06m)

Bay window to rear aspect. Door out to the rear garden. Elegant staircase leading to first floor. Large feature mirror. Additional staircase leading up to the fifth bedroom/study.

Kitchen: 14'1" x 13'3" (4.3m x 4.04m)

Door to the sitting room. The kitchen is well equipped with range of wood fronted base and wall mounted units with gas four ring hob, eye level Neff oven with grill. Built in dishwasher. Double sink unit with drainer. Double glazed window to rear aspect with attractive outlook over the rear gardens. Granite effect rolled edge worktops with matching upstands. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Feature period panelling with under stairs cupboard. Doorway to:

Side Lobby:

Having door to side entrance. Door to low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mounted gas fired boiler which supplies domestic hot water and central heating. Obscure glazed window to side aspect .

Utility Room: 8'3" x 6'9" (2.51m x 2.06m)

Range of base and wall mounted units with glazed window to side aspect. Single bowl sink unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for extra white goods .

From the side lobby door leads to:

Study: 10' x 8'4" (3.05m x 2.54m)

A lovely outlook over the rear gardens. Feature shelving. Recessed former window niche. If someone was requiring an open plan kitchen/dining room, subject to necessary building regulation approval, this could easily be adapted to knock through from the study into the dining hall to create one magnificent space which would enjoy a lovely aspect over the south facing rear gardens.

From the dining hall the main staircase leads to:

First Floor Landing:

Period staircase leads up with a split-level stairwell to the first-floor landing with large picture window enjoying fantastic outlook over the rear gardens and beyond over neighbouring hillsides. This area is a generous size and easily adaptable to suit two families . Doorway to small, shelved cupboard. Access to loft space. Period door to:

Master Bedroom: 14'2" x 11' (4.32m x 3.35m)

Windows to side and south facing rear aspect with lovely views over the gardens. A light and spacious double bedroom with radiator, power points. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Enclosed shower with aqua boarded splashbacks and Aqualisa power shower. Wash hand basin with aqua board splashbacks, low level WC. Chrome style ladder rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2: 13'4" x 12'6" (4.06m x 3.8m)

A lovely period double room which forms part of the original property. Two period windows to front aspect with window seat and radiator beneath. Two built in cupboards. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Sani Flo system with WC, wash hand basin and Aqualisa electric shower with aqua board and recessed ceiling spotlights. Fitted mirror, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3: 12'7" x 11'3" (3.84m x 3.43m)

Fine elm floor boards which again forms part of the original house. Window to front aspect with window seat and radiator. Period fireplace with stone hearth, decorative grate, mantle, and surround. Radiators.

Bedroom 4: 12'9" x 12'7" (3.89m x 3.84m)

A lovely light and spacious room. with front aspect having period window with seat and further window to side aspect. A connecting doorway through to bedroom three, so could be easily adapted to create an upstairs flat. Basin with tiled surround. High level skirting boards, radiator.

Bedroom 5/Study: 14'3" x 8'8" (4.34m x 2.64m)

Attractive leaded window to side aspect. Decorative feature fireplace with open grate. Radiator. Fitted wall lights. Former window with shelving. Airing cupboard housing immersion heater with lagged hot water cylinder. Staircase leading down into the dining hall making this area perfect to adapt to suit independent relatives.

Family Bathroom:

Fitted to a high standard with claw foot roll top bath enjoying lovely views over the rear gardens. Enclosed shower cubicle with aqua board splashbacks and mains pressured Aqualisa shower. Access to loft space. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Low level WC. Victorian style wash hand basin. Shaver point, recessed ceiling spotlights.


At the front of the property twin driveways give access to the gravelled horseshoe drive providing parking for several vehicles & the front lawns with copper beech & monkey puzzle trees. The front gardens really do set the tone for this fine residence with decorative wrought iron railings & part walled garden. The frontage of the property with bay windows & canopied porch extends to the gate giving access on the west to the hidden walled garden. To the east a driveway leads to the side door & lobby of the house & beyond to the garage via a five bar gate, which provides further parking.

The front gardens really do set the tone for this grand residence with part walled garden with decorative wrought iron railings to the front aspect. The decorative bay fronted elegance provides entry through to a walled garden. From the gravelled drive access can be gained to the side via a five bar gate which provides additional parking. This leads to the side lobby and onwards to a further driveway which in turn leads up to:

Detached Garage: 21'5" x 11'4" (6.53m x 3.45m)

Set of doors leading in. Water tap. With attached generous sized log store with lean to roof and brick walls. Side door leads into the garage with storage, power, and lighting. This could make a great workshop or hobbies room.

Gardens approach approximately 0.72 acre and have been meticulously planted and maintained by the present owners to create a lovely garden. A flagstone patio takes in sunshine throughout the day which enjoys lovely south facing views. Well stocked herbaceous borders with flowering Lavender, Quince trees and further flowering perennials providing an abundance of colour throughout the seasons. Steps lead up to the walled garden with flagstone pathways where a fig tree takes centre stage, where the rear pathway leads out onto the large level lawns which again have an array of well stocked herbaceous borders and two ancient apple trees, one eating and one cooking . A beautiful rough barked maple , beech and silver birch trees interspersed beside the lawns create privacy throughout. Further area to the rear of the property which is currently uncultivated but could provide a vegetable plot or small orchard.


From Ross town procced out on the Gloucester Road and upon reaching the roundabout take the third exit signposted Gloucester. Continue past the Fire Station and the turning into The Mead and the property will be found second along on the right-hand side.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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