Set high in rolling rural Herefordshire countryside, this substantial (aprox.4500 sq ft) stone 4 bedroomed barn has been remodelled and restored to the highest of standards. The unique layout provides spacious and characteristic rooms with luxurious fixtures and fittings throughout. Substantial detached annex/leisure suite (aprox.1000 sq ft), a tall three bay carport and beautifully manicured gardens with sun terraces, gazebo and summerhouse all enjoying the outstanding views across open countryside. Pontrilas and Ewyas Harold are just two miles away with school, pub and an active community. Abergavenny 10 miles, Hereford 15 miles and Monmouth 17 miles.
The property is constructed in stone with double glazed hardwood windows and doors throughout all under pitched slate roofs. Features include, exposed timber lintels, stone walls, beams and roof trusses. Internal doors are mainly vertically boarded with Suffolk latches, skirting boards and architraves are moulded, floors are a combination of oak boarded, flagstone and Vusta flooring. An oil fired boiler provides under-floor heating throughout the ground floor and reception rooms and to thermostatically controlled radiators to upper floors.
Entrance to the property from the front sunken paved terrace to:
FRONT PORCH: Timber framed with a pitched tiled roof. Through part glazed stable door into:
L SHAPED OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING AREA:(23'8'' x 20'10'' reducing to 12'2'') Two windows to front overlooking gardens. Extensive range of painted panelled cupboards along two walls and drawers set under L Shaped oak work-surfaces with integral dishwasher and tiled splashback. Space for tall fridge freezer. Matching dresser unit and range of wall and display cupboards with plate rack. Tall unit with integral AEG coffee machine, microwave and double oven. Matching central island unit with inset four ring electric hob, stainless steel extractor over and matching cupboards and drawers under. Door into:
Tall unit with integral AEG coffee machine, microwave and double oven. Matching central island unit with inset four ring electric hob, stainless steel extractor over and matching cupboards and drawers under. Door into:
UTILITY: Oak work-surfaces with inset Butler sink and cupboards and drawer under. Space and plumbing for white goods. CUPBOARD housing consumer units and door into:
CLOAKROOM: Low level WC and wall mounted basin. Ceramic tiling up to dado height.
From KITCHEN/DINING AREA up spiral flagstone stairs with exposed stone walls and wrought iron balustrading up to:
OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM:(24'9'' x 16'6'') Barn openings with inset glazing and feature glazed doors out to front garden with glazed panels and single and double doors out to rear lawned garden. Feature Stovax contemporary wood-burning stove set on slate hearth. Shelved recesses. Up flagstone stairs with matching cast iron balustrading to:
SITTING ROOM:(27'2'' x 22'0'') Window at low level to rear and barn opening with windows and inset glazed panels overlooking front garden and far reaching views. Exposed cut stone chimney breast with timber lintel and inset cast iron woodburner set on flagstone edged hearth. High vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses and purlins. Up staircase with shaped treads, square newels and balustrading to:
OFFICE/STUDY:(13'2'' x 8'6'' average) Two arrow slit windows to side. Two feature inset triangular glazed panels to truss overlooking Living Room.
From Reception Hall through opening into:
INNER HALL: Flagstone stairs with ½ and ¾ landings and cast iron balustrading up to Split Level Second Floor Hall. Doors into the following:
BEDROOM FIVE:(12'1'' x 11'7'') Arrow slit windows to side. Window and arrow slit window to rear. Wall mounted electric fire effect.
L SHAPED SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM FOUR:(17'5'' x 11'7'' x reducing to 4'11'') Feature inset glazed panels to one wall and two single glazed doors out to sun terraces. Fireplace with brick surround and inset cast iron electric fire set on flagstone hearth with timber mantle and lintel over.
JACK & JILL BATHROOM: Window at high level to side. Fully tiled white suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal, standalone bath with mixer tap and handheld showerhead, shower with sliding glazed doors and mixer valve. Heated towel rail.
From Inner Hall upstairs to:
SPLIT LEVEL FIRST FLOOR LANDING: Arrow slit window to rear garden. Doors into Cupboard housing hot water tank and oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating to thermostatically controlled radiators throughout. Doors into the following:
BEDROOM TWO:(21'5'' x 13'3'') Three windows with far reaching views across the garden. Part glazed stable door and external stone steps out to garden. Recessed fitted dresser table with drawer and flanked by bespoke cupboards with hanging rails and shelving.
EN-SUITE: Window overlooking garden. Suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with inset basin and mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and handheld showerhead. Fully tiled.
BEDROOM THREE:(13'11'' x 12'8'') Staircase with cast iron balustrading and oak treads up to wide landing with part glazed doors out to Juliette balcony with views across open countryside. Vaulted ceiling.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE:(22'2'' x 12'11'') Windows and glazed panels overlooking garden. Wall mounted electric fire effect. Feature vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses. Through door into:
EN-SUITE:(22'11'' x 12'5'') Windows and glazing at low level to front and rear with garden and countryside views. Suite comprising low level WC, bespoke double oak vanity unit with tiled tops and inset basins, standalone bath with mixer tap and handheld shower head. Steps with feature lights to treads with balustrading leading up to fully tiled double shower set on raised plinth with sliding glazed doors, two deluge rain showerheads and mixer valves. Heated towel rail and extractor fan.
OUTSIDE: The majority of the impressive, level, landscaped gardens are set to the front with shaped lawn, raised and sunken terraces finished in slate chippings, planted beds, mature shrubs and extensive external lighting. The splayed entrance has high stone walls with inset wrought iron automated gates leading to an extensive gravelled parking and turning area and;
THREE BAY OPEN CAR-PORT:(29'6'' x 17'3'') Tall timber framed and open fronted with concrete floor, power and light and incorporating WORKSHOP: (5.47m x 2.93m) and SHED: (3.62m x 3.17m) with two windows. From here a paved path leads through four feature circular wooden hoops to the front entrance and the following;
ANNEX/LEISURE COMPLEX:(27'10'' x 18'10'') Single storey and stone built with hardwood double glazed windows and doors with window to front and side, range of panelled cupboards and drawers set under a pine work-surface with tiled splashback, wine rack, ingrained drainer and inset Belfast sink. Slate floor throughout.
Doors into: SHOWER-ROOM: With low level WC, vanity unit with inset basin, shower with glazed sliding doors, electric shower and head on adjustable rail.
GAMES ROOM:(25'2'' x 15'11'') With a pair of ledged and braced external doors, loft access and consumer units at high level.
SUMMER HOUSE:(9'9'' x 6'0'') Timber framed with power and light and timber decked front. The lawned terrace has inset slate paving and a TIMBER FRAMED GAZEBO.
To the rear of the property off the living room there is an enclosed lawned garden with WOODSTORE: (1.91m x 1.34m) which can be filled from the lane together with the oil tank.
SERVICES: Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Council tax band G. EPC rating D.