A LARGE detached house is for sale for £500,000 in a ‘sought-after’ area of Herefordshire.

The five-bedroom home in High Street, Leintwardine is is described by Mark Wiggin Estate Agents as 'a grand period property requiring renovation with beautiful gardens of up to an acre'.

The reception hall of the 18th-century house has wooden flooring and an archway feature.


The dining room is spacious and has a south-facing bay window giving views of the gardens, while there is original wooden flooring and an open fireplace.

The sitting room is adjacent and has another large south-facing window as well as a glazed door accessing the gardens. There is another open fireplace and built-in book shelving, with the drawing room featuring bay windows, an open fireplace and arched book shelving.

The kitchen is fitted with units and has a traditional aga, with a utility room providing further storage and a cloakroom toilet.

An original wooden staircase leads to the first floor which has five bedrooms and three family bathrooms.

On the second floor, there are three further rooms, which the agents say could be used as bedrooms or as studio space.

Meanwhile, the gardens and grounds around the home take up an acre of land.

They have been landscaped and are mainly laid to lawn with some borders, shrubbery and mature trees interspersed throughout. There is some manicured hedging as well as a kitchen garden.

 There is a driveway leading to a parking area in front of the garage.