STRETFORD, Stretford, Leominster

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A large five bedroom detached Victorian residence sitting in approximately 1.15 acres of incredible grounds with nearly 3000 sq.ft of outbuildings to include an Oast House and two storey barn. Situated in the rural hamlet of Stretford just 5 miles from Leominster is this outstanding family home boasting characterful and well maintained accommodation, vast range of outbuildings and stunning gardens including well stocked flower beds and vegetable plots.

Introduction

Sitting in approximately 1.15 acres of grounds is this incredible period family home boasting ample living accommodation, a wide range of outbuildings with potential for conversion (STPP) and ample parking. The well presented accommodation comprises entrance hall, snug, living room, dining room, kitchen, utility, cloakroom, rear porch, five double bedrooms and family bathroom with laundry cupboard; the accommodation also extends to a store room, study and cellar.

Property description

Lavender lines the path to the front of the property where French doors open into the porch which is a real sun trap with triple aspect windows and seating area to sit and appreciate the view of the garden and countryside beyond. The original wide solid wooden door opens into the entrance hall where you are immediately greeted by neutral decoration which carries on throughout and flagstone flooring. There is a staircase rising to the first floor and door leading down to the cellar which measures approximately 5.5m x 1.9m and has stone steps to the exterior. To the right a wooden door opens to the snug which has a feature fireplace and a sash window to the front with shutters and picture rail. The living room has a feature fireplace with wooden mantle, exposed brick and is inset with a woodburning stove. The room has dual aspect windows including a sash window with shutters to the front and a box corner window to the side, both of which let natural light flood to the room. There is an alcove with shelving for books. A door opens into the dining room which is a fantastic area for entertaining and certainly the heart of the home with ample space for a large dining table, dressers and sofa. There is a feature Rayburn cooker and bread oven, quarry tiles, dual aspect windows to the rear and side, feature wooden panelling to one wall.

A door opens into the kitchen which is well stocked with hand painted country style wall and base units which have wooden worktops. There is ample space for a fridge freezer, an integrated dishwasher, electric oven and hob and a sink with a large window above with views of the pretty garden making washing up a pleasure not a chore. A step up leads to the utility room which has matching wall and base units, a stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a door to the downstairs cloak room which is fitted with a two piece white suite with additional room for coats and shoes. From the utility room a door opens to the rear porch has space for coats and shoes, flagstone flooring, a stable door to the rear garden and a solid wooden door back into the dining room.

From the rear porch exit are two addition rooms. The store room has power and light and is ideal for storing fruit and vegetables from the garden. The study is a great place for a home office or studio both with light and power.

Stairs rise to the first floor landing which has space for book shelves. All five of the bedrooms are doubles with bedrooms 1, 3 and 4 enjoying views of the front, bedroom 2 to the side and bedroom 5 of the rear. There is an interconnecting door from bedroom 2 into 3. The family bathroom is fitted with a four piece white suite including a shower cubicle, chrome heated towel rail and roll top bath with a window providing beautiful views of the countryside. There is an airing cupboard which holds the water tank with some space for towels and linen.

Grounds

The property is surrounded by beautiful gardens stretching to 1.15 acres which the current vendors have created from nothing over the past 28 years. From the from door is a path lined on each side with lavender and stocked full of the most beautiful flowers and shrubs and buzzing with busy bees. There is then an area layer to lawn with a tree. Hedge and brick wall border. To the side of the property is a patio suitable for dining and entertaining in the warmer months. The grounds from here are mainly laid to lawn with an orchard with apple and pear trees. There are two outstanding vegetable areas, one of which is gated and has a hedge border and has raised beds and have been lovingly tendered. The greenhouse has been specifically purpose built and has two water butts to catch the rainwater. To the rear of the property is a seating area to relax and enjoy a cup of tea with a good book and has views of the surrounding Herefordshire countryside.

Outbuildings and parking

There is a large area laid to decorative stone suitable for parking several vehicles.

The outbuildings are extensive and part of them were originally used for processing hops. They are currently used for storage with the majority benefitting from light and power.

Location

Stretford is a small rural hamlet situated just under two miles from the popular Black & White village of Dilwyn, which offers a lively and bustling community with many amenities and local facilities to include primary school, public house, village hall and church. There are numerous local groups ranging from infant to senior age and the local community conduct further activities throughout the year. Around six miles distant is the well-served and renowned market town of Leominster, famed for its antique and tea shops; 11 miles from the bustling city of Hereford and the Hereford Cathedral School, the leading Independent School in the Marches. The black and white village of Weobley is just 3 miles away with its high school, primary school, shops, restaurants and tea shops.

Services

Mains electric and water are connected to the property. Oil heating. Private drainage (TBC)

Council Tax Band E.

Directions

From Leominster, proceed west on the A44 passing through the village of Monkland towards Weobley, at the second crossroads, take the left hand turn (opposite the turning towards Pembridge), proceed for around 1 mile and you will come to the property on the left hand side.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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