Shobdon, Herefordshire - 1 acre total

£795,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A stunning and superbly presented country house set in well-tended and level gardens and grounds which extend to approximately one acre.

Situation and Description

Broad Stone House is one of a cluster of very individual properties that lie on a small country lane on the outer edge of the thriving rural village of Shobdon. The village has a primary school, good local shop and post office, public house, village hall, and a beautiful village church that attracts visitors from all over the world. Further facilities are available at the market towns of Leominster, Ludlow and Kington with the Cathedral City of Hereford lying some 18 miles away.

Broad Stone House itself is a stunning conversion which has been greatly improved by the current owner and offers beautifully appointed and very comfortable living accommodation in a delightful setting. No expense has been spared creating this delightful home with the recent addition of a lovely conservatory or garden room at the rear and an internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the property in full.

Initially approached by a driveway, with right of access, to electric gates (with entry telephone system) lead into a large parking and turning area to the front of the house. A front door leads into a welcoming flagged floor reception hall, with underfloor heating and door through to the drawing room. This is a spacious room which has a large stone fireplace at one end with fitted wood burner and fitted cupboards and shelving to either side, fitted carpet, under floor heating and a glazed panel door that leads to the gardens.

The kitchen/ breakfast room is a lovely space, with high ceiling , dual aspect, attractive fitted kitchen with granite working services and an excellent range of fitted cupboards and drawers, pull out pantry cupboards and built in appliances including a Rangemaster cooker, dishwasher and wine cooler. There is a central island for food preparation and the kitchen is open plan to a family or living area with a further range of fitted cupboards, incorporating TV space. Glazed doors lead into the drawing room and a separate open walkway gives access to a lovely conservatory or garden room which is full of light and space and provides direct access to the gardens. The ground floor accommodation is supported by a cloakroom and small utility and side entrance porch/boot room.

From the reception hall a staircase rises to a large first floor galleried landing with window to front which creates a lovely space for reading. The master bedroom is very comfortable and has a dual aspect, fitted wardrobes and a very well-appointed shower room. There is a guest suite with its own shower room and two further bedrooms supported by a family bathroom, with roll top bath. All the bedrooms having built in wardrobes.

Outside

To the front of the house the buildings create a courtyard and access can be gained to a range of timber garages and workshops, which provide excellent storage and work space with power and light measuring 42 x 17 9 overall with hardstanding at one side with wood store/dog kennel.

The gardens form a wonderful feature of Broad Stone House and have been well landscaped and extend in total to just under one acre. The gardens are level and comprise well-tended formal lawned areas, well stocked herbaceous borders, ornamental pond with waterfall and various seating areas to sit and relax. To the rear of the house a large patio overlooks the gardens, gazebo and pergola. For home produce, there is a separate and well-planned vegetable section with raised beds and soft fruit, as well as a greenhouse and garden store. A fenced small paddock provides additional space and has separate access from a small track to the rear.

Services and Considerations Mains electricity, private water (borehole), private drainage, mains gas fired underfloor heating throughout central heating. 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 F. £2,830.22 EPC tbc. Tenure freehold.

Directions -

From Hereford leave the city on the A4110 signposted towards Canon Pyon and continue on this road for approximately 10 miles. Proceed straight over at the staggered crossroads and follow the signs for Kingsland. Pass through the village and continue for a further mile before turning left at Mortimers Cross for Shobdon and Presteigne onto the B4362. After half a mile turn right for Shobdon Church and continue on this lane to a small crossroads. Turn right and the entrance to Broad Stone House will be found on the right-hand side after approximately half a mile.

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