Ullingswick, Herefordshire - 2 acres

£675,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Standing in large gardens and grounds of approximately 2 acres, on the edge of the rural village of Ullingswick, a comfortable and attractive country property full of character, together with carport and studio space.

Situation and Description

The small rural village of Ullingswick lies in north east Herefordshire and has a pretty village church and hall. Further services are available at the nearby market towns of Bromyard and Leominster and at the cathedral city of Hereford itself, which offers an extensive range of facilities, along with a main line train station and road links to other parts of the country.

Townsend House is available for the first time in many years and is a large half-timbered property, full of character and charm. It is set in landscaped gardens and enjoys lovely views from the sun terrace over its own orchard to the south, which also provides privacy and protection. There is an impressive sitting room with a galleried landing above, oil fired central heating and a fitted kitchen with four-oven Aga.

On arrival, a front door leads into an entrance hall with oak floor and door to shower room with fitted double shower. A door leads to an impressive sitting room, full of character and charm with dual aspect, doors to sun terrace at the rear, exposed timbering and free standing wood burner, partly vaulted ceiling and step down to an open plan dining room, again with a lovely dual aspect and door through to large study with oak flooring, triple aspect, and door to gardens.

At the other end of the house is a living room/family room with windows to front and rear, a stone masked fireplace and a walkway through to a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with tiled floor, four-oven Aga, triple aspect, extensive range of fitted cupboards and door to walk-in pantry. This is supported by a large rear porch/utility room with access to the outside.

From the sitting room a staircase leads to a first-floor galleried landing with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbering. At one end of the house, the master bedroom suite has a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, windows overlooking the gardens and land, its own entrance lobby and door to an en suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms, a study area and a family bathroom.

Outside

The property is approached by a tarmac driveway which passes over a cattle grid and leads to a good-sized parking and turning area, as well as a carport which provides covered parking. To one side there is a large garden shed and workshop/studio (12ft x 27ft and 12ft x 12ft respectively). The gardens surround the property and have been well stocked over the years with lawned areas, various shrubs and trees, herbaceous borders, pond and sun terrace that makes the most of the property s position. There is a separate vegetable section with soft fruit cage and greenhouse and a large orchard with separate access from the lane. All in all, set in approximately 2 acres.

Directions - From Hereford, proceed out of the city on the A465 and go up and over Aylestone Hill. At the roundabout take the third exit towards Worcester (A4103) and then turn left back onto the A465 towards Bromyard. Continue for approximately 7 miles and at the roundabout at Burley Gate turn left onto the A417 towards Leominster. After approximately 1 mile turn right, towards Ullingswick, continue into the village centre and at the T junction turn right. Continue past the farm and Townsend House will be found on the right-hand side.

Services and Considerations - Mains electricity, mains water, oil fired central heating, private drainage. It is not our company policy to test services and domestic appliances, so we cannot verify that they are in working order. Any matters relating to rights of way should be checked with your solicitor or surveyor. Council tax band G £3252.02. EPC tba. Tenure freehold.

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