Eardisley, Eardisley, Herefordshire

£685,000

Guide price

An exceptional village house set in just over 3 acres with generous accommodation, gardens and outbuildings located in a picturesque rural Herefordshire village. An internal viewing is highly recommended.

Description

Charming and delightful period family home found on the edge of this popular Herefordshire Village, offering generous and characterful accommodation set in approx. 3.30 acres of gardens, grounds and paddocks with the benefit of a portal framed building.

Eardisley House is believed to have origins dating back to the 1690's and was once The Village Rectory and was extended during the Edwardian period.

Location

Eardisley House is found just on the edge of the picturesque village of Eardisley, which is a very attractive village forming part of the Black and White Trail , some 15 miles west of the cathedral city of Hereford. The village has a general store, post office, primary school, 2 public houses, church, village hall and hairdressers. Eardisley is approximately 7 miles from the market town of Kington and Hay-on-Wye, internationally famed for its annual literary festival held each Spring, is approximately 10 miles way.

Accommodation

The property is entered via the front entrance leading into a welcoming and generous hallway, with the drawing room immediately on the right-hand side, this room is both light and airy with a gas-fired stove and a decorative bay window.

The kitchen is exceptional and the central hub of the house with a flagstone floor, solid oak works tops, a double Belfast style sink and an Aga. There is also a separate back kitchen with wash room facilities, dishwasher and access through to the rear passage.

The kitchen is a delightful characterful room with exposed beams and timbers and opens out, via bi-fold doors, into the dining room with a set of patio doors, a wood-burner and a window to the side and windows overlooking the front garden. From the dining room a door leads through into what is presently used as study area with a separate boiler room and a rear cloakroom, with a separate w.c. And a door which leads out to the kitchen garden where there is a boiler room containing the oil-fired central heating boiler.

The back corridor leading to the back door also has an utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and sink facilities and a separate shower room with an exceptionally large shower and a useful larder with shelves and power points.

The staircase leads to the first-floor landing giving access to bedrooms 1 and 2 and family bathroom and a further corridor, with a step down, leads to two further bedrooms, both of which are double in proportion and a further bathroom. From the rear corridor is a back staircase leading down to the dining room.

Overall the accommodation offers exceptional character with many original period features including panel doors, fireplace and mullion leaded windows.

There are extensive exposed beams and the property has been beautifully maintained by the current owners as the property has been their family home for the past twenty years.

Outside

The house is approached from the village road via an electric gate and immediately turning left into the driveway flanked by trees with the main formal gardens located on the right. The driveway sweeps in front of the house with a parking area adjacent to a variety of out-buildings namely:

Double Garage 5.68m x 5.04m (18'8 x 16'6) - of timber construction with power, lighting and a felt roof.

Block of stables of timber construction with lighting. The tack room wall has been removed creating areas measuring 5.35m x 3.49m (17'7 x 11'5) and 3.52m x 3.41m (11'7 x 11'2).

Lean-to covered area measuring approximately 8.32m x 3.91m (27'8 x 12'10).

Inserted room

Alongside the out-buildings is parking for vehicles as well as a car port and garage access. The garden is level and mainly laid to lawn with intersperced trees and shrubs and a summer house having both power and lighting. Behind the garden there is a:-

Steel portal framed building with part concrete block walls 9m x X 12m

(29'6 x 39'4) with a 3 phase and single phase power supply, lighting, concrete floor, large doors and a first floor gallery area.

This property has the potential for a variety of uses although until recently has been used as a forge and workshop.

Agent's Note

The vendor's reserve the right to impose an overage on the title should planning permisssion be granted for any further residential development which would consist of a 20% uplift over a 25 year period.

The Land

The land extends to approximately 2 acres and is mainly separated into two parcels of level pasture suitable for ponies and stock. It is understood that there has been land drainage installed. To the south of the plot is a large pond surrounded by trees thus creating a haven for wildlife.

Fixtures and Fittings

To be agreed between vendor and purchaser.

Tenure

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Band G Herefordshire Council.

Services

Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage. Oil Fired central heating.

Directions

From Hay-on-Wye head in the direction of Hereford on the A438 for approximately 7 miles. At the T junction, just through Willersley hamlet, turn left onto the A4110 towards Kington.

Continue into the village of Eardisley and the first property on the right hand side, with a set of metal double gates, is the property. Proceed up the left hand side of the driveway and parking can be found in front of the property.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands.

Contact tel: 01497 822522. Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm Sat 9.00-1.00pm Out of hours contact:

Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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