Blakemere, Hereford, HR2
£675,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Blakemere is a pleasant hamlet, which has a choice of nearby villages offering further facilities and Hereford City itself is approximately 11 miles away. The property enjoys a lovely rural position and relishes in a wealth of character to include half timbered elevations, inglenook fireplaces and 3 very substantial reception rooms, all benefitting from oil fired central heating and partial double glazing to some of the windows. The property also offers the opportunity for new purchasers to make their own mark and possibly even extend the property subject to any necessary planning consent that would be required.

The gardens and grounds extending to approximately 3 acres, offers a huge opportunity for any individuals either for their own use or alternatively with a commercial aspect as previously the property has been used as a productive nurseries and the ground is of grade ‘A' value, making it ideal for those purposes or alternatively a similar business from home, subject to any appropriate planning permissions that would be required.

OVERVIEW

Located in a very pleasant, rural position in west Herefordshire and coming to the market for the first time in over 40 years, a stunning period, 3 bedroomed character property being grade II listed and half timbered, enjoying gardens and grounds extending to approximately 3 acres.

Blakemere is a pleasant hamlet, which has a choice of nearby villages offering further facilities and Hereford City itself is approximately 11 miles away. The property enjoys a lovely rural position and relishes in a wealth of character to include half timbered elevations, inglenook fireplaces and 3 very substantial reception rooms, all benefitting from oil fired central heating and partial double glazing to some of the widows. The property also offers the opportunity for new purchasers to make their own mark and possibly even extend the property subject to any necessary planning consent that would be required.

The gardens and grounds extending to approximately 3 acres, offers a huge opportunity for any individuals either for their own use or alternatively with a commercial aspect as previously the property has been used as a productive nurseries and the ground is of grade 'A' value, making it ideal for those purposes or alternatively a similar business from home, subject to any appropriate planning permissions that would be required.

In more detail the property comprises of:

Oak braced front door leads to:

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Having oak windows and flagstone floor.

Further hardwood door to:

Reception Hall

Door to:

Living Room

5.23m x 7.89m (17' 2" x 25' 11")

Having central feature timbers plus wall timbers and ceiling timbers, original feature inglenook fireplace with bread oven, ample power points, 2 double panelled radiators, windows with outlook to front and understairs storage facility.

Door to:

Second Reception Room/sitting room

6.88m x 03.35m (22' 7" x 11' 0")

Having 2 double panelled radiators, a wealth of exposed wall timbers, power points and triple windows overlooking the rear.

Feature traditional oak door to:

Office

3.01m x 3.41m (9' 11" x 11' 2")

Double panelled radiator, power points, exposed timbers and views to the rear.

Approached from the hallway is the:

Kitchen

4.44m x 5.24m (14' 7" x 17' 2")

Having a traditional range of units comprising, single drainer sink with cupboards below, Miele integrated dishwasher to the side, 4 ring ceramic hob, range of base units with drawers and cupboards, inglenook fireplace with bread oven, fitted oil fired Rayburn Royale stove for cooking purposes, range of eye level wall cupboards, exposed ceiling timbers and ceramic tiled floor.

Door leads to:

Inner hallway

Having stairs leading to first floor.

Ledge and brace door leads to:

Utility room

3.63m x 2.46m (11' 11" x 8' 1")

Having a traditional range of oak units, comprising base units with drawers and cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, range of eye level wall cupboards, double panelled radiator, power points, large understairs storage facility and door giving access directly to the outside.

Door to:

Downstairs Cloakroom

Having low flush WC, vanity wash hand basin and half tiled walls.

THE PROPERTY ENJOYS TWO STAIRCASES

From the main living room, stairs leads to:

FIRST FLOOR - STAIRCASE 1.

Part Landing Area

Having steps leading upto to 2 parts of the property.

First steps leading upto:

Inner landing area

Having vaulted ceiling and having exposed timbers.

Door to:

Master Bedroom

3.89m x 5.36m (12' 9" x 17' 7")

Having built in wardrobe unit with his and hers storage,2 panelled radiators, part vaulted ceiling, dormer window to front and window to side overlooking the side garden and open countryside.

Bedroom 2

3.61m x 4.39m (11' 10" x 14' 5")

Having part vaulted ceilings, exposed ceiling timbers, radiator, power points and dormer window with outlook to the front.

Second Stairway

From the initial landing area leads to:

Secondary Landing

Having window to rear, exposed ceiling timbers, airing cupboard with lagged hot tank, fitted immersion heater, storage to the side and above.

Door to:

Bedroom 3

5.52m x 3.98m (18' 1" x 13' 1")

Having part vaulted ceiling, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiator, power points, window with pleasant outlook to the front, range of fitted wardrobe cupboards and further access to further useful eaves storage facility.

First Floor Bathroom

Having corner shower, Mira electric shower, vanity wash hand basin with mirror over tiled surround, low flush WC, useful storage cupboard and window with outlook to the rear.

FIRST FLOOR STAIRCASE 2

Leads back down to the ground floor and inner hallway off the utility area.

OUTSIDE

The property is approached from the B4352 through double wrought iron gates onto a large gravelled sweeping driveway leading upto the front and the side of the property. At the rear there is a large car parking area for numerous vehicles and to one side there is the oil storage tank used for central heating purposes, original well, 2 useful garden stores, large timber double garage. The front garden is attractively laid to lawn having a selection of flower and shrubbery borders, twisted willow tree, further mature trees and shrubs which lead down both sides of the property around to the rear, where there are more formal gardens with shrubbery borders, well stocked, with a variety of ornamental trees and shrubs. There is a yew tree hedging to one side which forms a natural border, and this in turn from the rear of the property, where there is a large lawned garden area and further car parking, gives access to the land, which extends to approximately (including the gardens) 3 acres. There is a large vegetable section and the rest is pasture land, with a polly tunnel to one side. The current vendors are selling for the first time in 40 years and they have run a very productive nursery business from this site, and if anyone wishes to do something similar, we see no reason why that should not be achieved. The ground here is classed as grade 'A', which is a very high quality ground and is ideal for vegetable growing etc.

Outside Lean-To At The Rear Of The Property

2.71m x 4.66m (8' 11" x 15' 3")

Approached from the outside and would be an ideal workshop, electric light, it also houses the Firebird freestanding central heating boiler, serving domestic hot water and central heating, which was replaced in 2016.

Large Double Timber Garage

5.98m x 5.52m (19' 7" x 18' 1")

Having two opening double doors, power and light.

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