Little Birch, Hereford

£660,000
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Reception Rooms: 4
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Property Features

  • Unique 4 Bedroom Country Property
  • Peaceful and Private Location
  • c.1830s, Refurbished and Extended
  • Large Mature Gardens, Outbuildings and Paddock
  • Accompanied by Approximately 4 Acres
  • High Quality Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Sitting Room, Living Room, Garden Room
  • Dining Room, Study
  • Impressive Master Bedroom Suite
  • Outstanding Views

Property Summary

* HOUSE, ANNEX & LAND *

A stunning 4 bedroom country property dating back to c.1830 that has been refurbished and extended to a very high standard. The property is peacefully located within the Wye Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and offers magnificent views, outbuildings to include stables and tractor shed, together with paddock and separate Annex.

Full Details

Situation
The property is peacefully located in the picturesque and sought after village of Little Birch with its own village hall, church, and inn (Castle Inn) approximately 1 mile distance.

Nearby is the village of Much Birch, with doctor’s surgery, primary school, church, village hall and public houses.

There is excellent schooling in the area and the property has easy access to the market town of Ross-on-Wye with popular farm shop and garden centre, together with good road connections to the M50 and the M4 at Newport.

Approximately 8 miles north is the Cathedral city of Hereford offering a variety of amenities such as supermarkets, gymnasium and leisure centre, along with rail links to Birmingham and Paddington.

Description
The accommodation has been immaculately finished to provide a Boiler Room/Boot Room, Downstairs Cloakroom; a stunning Kitchen/Breakfast Room offering acute attention to design to include Brazilian Slate flagstone floors, under cupboard and plinth lighting throughout, bespoke Mackintosh two tone units, Villeroy and Boch sink with built in waste disposal unit, granite worktops, integral AEG Dishwasher, large larder unit, and Utility Area with Butler Cupboard and Butler Sink, plus electric outlets for Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer and room for a large upright fridge freezer.

The semi open plan Sitting Room has oak flooring, exposed beams and lovely feature of a large Inglenook Fireplace with Clearview woodburning stove. The oak flooring continues into the Study/Dining Room.

The generous Living Room enjoys a Propane Gas coal affect fire with bespoke marble and oak surround, and dual aspect outlook leading to the Garden Room (Appeal blinds fitted throughout) featuring full length bi-fold doors and French doors onto the south facing terrace where you can enjoy the stunning countryside views.

To the first floor is an impressive Master Bedroom with vaulted ceilings with bespoke oak frame, dual aspect views of the south panorama and Athelstan’s woods to the East, built-in wardrobes, fitted dressing table and window seat flanked by chest of drawers on either side, all completed by an en-suite Shower Room.

Bedroom two, which was formally the master bedroom, comes with en-suite shower and French doors onto the juliet balcony enjoying the countryside views.

Bedroom three is in the older part of the house and is on a split level featuring valuated ceiling and en-suite, together with countryside views.

There is a fourth bedroom and Family Bathroom with corner bath.

Outside
A sweeping driveway lined with trees accesses the property and leads to a large parking area for numerous cars, along with Double Garages with electric roller doors and storage above.

Outside the property are beautiful, expansive gardens boasting mature specimen and native trees and wildflower area, a brook running through the paddocks and ornamental pond with gazebo and decked area - a truly tranquil spot. There is also an enclosed area of gardens suitable for dogs and children. The elevated south facing terrace is another superb spot to enjoy the magnificent views.

The grounds also house a tractor shed (with its own diesel container), stable and tack room, and paddocks fenced with post and rail and stock fencing.

The land extends to approximately 4 acres.

Yew Tree House - Secondary Accommodation
Yew Tree House stands in its own grounds with car parking area constructed of stone and offers spacious, open plan residential accommodation with its own living area, kitchen, bedroom area and shower room. It is ideal as a guest suite, holiday accommodation, games room or gymnasium.

Services
Mains Electricity, Private Water with Mains Feed, Private Drainage (Septic tank), Oil Fired Central Heating (Combi Boiler - fitted October 2017), Broadband available - internet speed 13MB/s

Council Tax
Herefordshire Council - Band F - £2570.43 payable 2018/19

Viewings
Strictly by appointment. Please contact the agents on 01432 344779 before travelling to check viewing arrangements and availability.

Directions
From Hereford, take the A49 heading south towards Ross on Wye.

Nearing the end of the dual carriageway at the top of Callow Hill, take the left turn signposted to Kingsthorne and follow this road for ¼ mile.

Take the next left opposite the bus shelter on the right onto The Thorn.

Continue on this road taking the third turning on your right signposted towards Little Birch.

There will be houses on your right, shortly afterwards you will come across a sign ‘Little Birch Please Drive Carefully’. About ¼ mile later on a sharp left hand bend, turn right.

Just before the church on the right, there is a stone lane on the left bounded by a stone wall. Turn left onto Bowler Lane. (This is an unmarked Green Lane) You will not see the property until after you enter the gate via the tarmac drive at the bottom of the lane to the right of Higgins Well.

Proceed down here with care because it is bumpy, so please steer left or right of the bumps.

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for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.

The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.