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Poplar Cottage, Little Doward, Whitchurch, Herefordshire

£765,000
For Sale

Property Features

  • 5 Bedroomed Detached House with Land 3 Reception Rooms 2 Bathrooms
  • Extensive Parking
  • Commercial Garage
  • Terraced Gardens & Sun Terrace
  • Steel Portal Barn
  • Manège & Paddock Totalling 4.8 Acres
  • Views

Property Summary

Set in an elevated rural location with exceptional views off a quiet lane his spacious 4/5 bed, remodelled and extended country cottage has mature landscaped gardens and the benefit of a ménage and portal building ideal for stabling in grounds and gardens totalling 4.8 acres. Located close to Whitchurch with shop/cafe, hotel, pub and primary school just a short drive from Monmouth and Ross on Wye. Ample parking and an adjacent steel framed building (9.5m x 7.3m) which could be converted for a number of uses subject to planning. Easy access to Wye Valley walks, horse riding and the major road networks.

The stone and rendered exterior has inset hardwood double glazed windows under pitched tiled roofs. Flooring includes green slate tiles and oak floorboards. Internal doors are panelled pine and bathrooms have Travertine tiling and Victorian style fittings. An oil fired Rayburn range provides hot water and heating to radiators throughout. All the construction works to the cottage, ancillary buildings and driveways have all been carried out to an extremely high professional standard.

Full Details

Entrance through part glazed panelled wooden door into:

HALLWAY:
Stairs with square balustrades to first floor. Door into:

KITCHEN: (5.65m x 2.7m)
Windows to back and side. Tiling to all walls. Protruding brick chimney breast with inset Rayburn 3 oven range. Laminate worktops with integrated ceramic four ring hob and single oven under. Panelled pine drawers and cupboards under and over. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Butler sink with mixer tap and granite surround/draining board. Opening with exposed beam to:

DINING ROOM: (3.51m x 3.08m)
Window to front with far reaching views. Large opening into:

GARDEN ROOM: (3.57m x 3.14m)
Windows to back and front with far reaching views, window seat, French doors to side onto patio area and garden.

From kitchen door into:

UTILITY ROOM: (3.13m x 2.3m)
Window and part glazed external door to back. Laminate worktops to two sides with panelled pine drawers and cupboards under and over. Stainless steel drainer sink with taps. Integrated freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge. Inset wine rack and cupboard with shelving. Opening to:

BACK LOBBY:
Doors to the following:

CLOAK ROOM:
Consumer unit at high level. Low level WC, vanity unit with cupboard under and wash basin, tiled splashback and extractor fan.

STUDY/SNUG: (3.57m x 2.32m narrowing to 2.21m)
Window to back. Fitted cupboard and shelving.

LOUNGE: (7.83m x 6.12m)
French doors and matching windows along full length of front elevation overlooking the terrace and making the most of the stunning views. Central stone pillar and exposed beam. Protruding chimney breast, stone fireplace with wooden lintel over and inset wood burner on raised stone hearth. Door to Hallway.

From Hallway stairs to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Access hatch to roof space. Doors to the following:

BEDROOM 2: (4.58m x 3.38m)
Windows to front and side. Cupboard with shelf and hanging rail.

BEDROOM 3: (3.41m x 3.12m)
Window to front.

BEDROOM 4: (4.59m x 2.74m)
Windows to side and back. Airing cupboard with slatted shelves and hanging rail.

FAMILY BATHROOM:
Window with frosted glass to back. Tiling to all walls and floor. Panelled bath with taps. Pedestal wash basin, low level WC, shower with sliding glass door, shower valve, fixed rain style showerhead over and shower head on rail. Cupboard with shelving, mirror with light over, chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.

MASTER BEDROOM: (4.23m x 3.35m)
Windows to front. Fitted wardrobes with shelving and hanging rail. Door into:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Window with frosted glass to side. Tiling to all walls and floor. Pedestal wash basin, vanity unit with Travertine top, mirror and light over and cupboard under. Low level WC and shower with sliding glass door, shower valve, fixed rain style showerhead over and shower head on rail. Chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 5: (2.3m x 2.2m)
Window to back. Shelving.

From drive through u-PVC door into:

ATTACHED OFFICE: (2.33m x 1.76m)
Window to front. Internet, power and light.

Across the driveway is the;

DETACHED PORTAL STEEL FRAMED BUILDING: (9.46m x 7.32m)
Currently being used as a commercial garage. Fully insulated portal steel frame with block built base and concrete floor. Personnel door to side and full size roller shutter door to front. Four roof lights. Workbench to rear wall. Power and light. Opening into:

UTILITY AREA: (2.7m x 1.7m (incl. cloak room))
Laminate worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine. Door into:

CLOAK ROOM:
Low level WC, stainless steel drainer sink with tap and hot water cylinder over. Consumer unit at high level.

OUTSIDE:
An un-adopted shared lane leads to a private tarmac drive with parking for 5/6 vehicles providing access to the portal steel building and office.

THE GARDENS:
An extensive paved terrace runs along the entire front of the cottage with a gate and steps down to the lane which also links with the terraced gardens to the side which are primarily lawned with interspaced shrubs and trees. There are two additional sitting areas one with pergola and set behind this is a fenced meadow running along the back.

Located to the front of the property and separated by the lane and a strip of neighbouring land there are just under 4 acres of pasture land comprising of 2 paddocks with access gates, a professionally constructed MENAGE 40m x 20m and an open fronted portal steel frame BARN 9.25m x 6m ideally suited for conversion into stables. Metered mains water supply. Boundaries are mainly hedged.

SERVICES:
Mains water and electricity, oil fired range and private drainage. Council Tax band D. EPC D.