The Old Post Office, Washings Lane, Symonds Yat West, Ross on Wye

Recently Sold

Property Features

  • 2 Bedroomed Detached Cottage
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Stone Paved Sun Terrace
  • Rear Garden
  • Extensive River Meadow Frontage with Raised Large Parking Bay Located Along the Lane
  • Spectacular Views Across the Wye

Property Summary

Set in a dramatic gorge with an extensive river frontage this 2 bed former post office has been tastefully restored and remodelled to produce a very pretty cottage with great charm and character. An attractive front paved sun terrace enjoys the stunning views and the rear garden has a separate access. Raised large parking bay located along the lane.

Full Details

Set in the bank and constructed in stone with inset double glazed hardwood windows and doors under a pitched slate roof. Some exposed natural stone walls internally and original timber doors and fireplaces. Electric night storage heating and woodburner.

Entrance from terrace through part glazed hardwood front door into:

Stone base with glazing to two sides, internal window and pair of part glazed doors into:

SITTING ROOM: (5.67m including bay x 3.71m)
Bay-window to front with views across the Wye. Stairs to first floor and fitted shelving and cupboards to two sides, one housing consumer units. Feature exposed stonewall and protruding stone fire place with inset wood burner on raised stone hearth and wooden lintel over.

KIITCHEN: (4.24m x 2.8m)
Windows to front and side. Laminate worktops to three sides with cupboards and drawers under and over. Stainless steel double drainer sink with mixer tap, integrated slim line dishwasher, double oven and four ring ceramic hob with stainless steel splash back and extractor fan over. Space for fridge and door to:

UTILITY ROOM: (3.06m x 2.52m)
Windows to front and external solid oak door to sun terrace. Laminate worktop with cupboard under and space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.

From sitting room stairs to:

Cupboard with shelf and doors to the following:

BEDROOM 1: (4.28m x 2.66m)
Window to side and French doors out to balcony with outstanding views across the Wye and Yat Rock. Walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails. Victorian style cast iron fire place. Blind window to bathroom.

Windows to two sides. Travertine tiling to floor and walls including windowsills. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank and vanity unit with integrated wash basin and mirror and light over. Panelled bath with taps and pivoting glass side panel, Mira electric shower with adjustable head on rail and low level WC with concealed flush box with cupboard and shelves over. Chrome electric towel rails, wall mounted heater and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2: (4.35m x 2.84m)
Window to front overlooking the Wye. Fitted wardrobe and part glazed external door to decking at the back.

The property is approached from the lane via steps with a pergola over leading to a stone paved sun terrace with spectacular views across the Wye. The terraced garden is mainly to the back of the property and is accessed from the terrace via paved paths and steps leading up and around both sides of the cottage to a decked area at the back and a small greenhouse. Steps lead up to a second gravelled sun terrace and up to the access off the top lane. Across and along the bottom lane is a meadow with river frontage with fishing rights for the owners where canoes can be launched with sitting area, damson trees and open fronted log store. Steps lead up to the lane and the adjacent gravelled parking area for 3 to 4 cars and useful wooden storage shed, totaling .33 acres approximately.

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Heating is a combination of night storage and solid fuel. Council Tax Band C. EPC Rating F.