A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this handsome five bedroom detached rural farmhouse, in need of some renovation, with many fine period features. Situated in an outstanding rural location amid open countryside, gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.5 acre.
The property is situated along a country lane approximately mid-way between the villages of Linton and Bromsash. Linton is just three quarters mile distant and has a great village pub 'Alma Inn', renowned for its good food, real ale and annual Linton music festival. Village Hall and Church. The market town of Ross-on-wye offers a good range of shopping, social and sporting facilities. The centre of Gloucester, Hereford and Cheltenham are approximately 15, 18 and 30 miles respectively. Fantastic road links can be found via the M50, A40 and the M5.
The property is entered via:
Open fronted storm porch:
With seating, glazed to two sides and light. Part glazed period timber door leads into:
Reception Hall: 16'8" x 10' (5.08m x 3.05m).
A fabulous, spacious reception hall with original quarry tiled flooring. Power points and night storage heater. Extending via one step up to:
Quarry tiled flooring. Stairs to first floor. Large, leaded window to rear aspect with views over garden extending to Linton Ridge with additional leaded side window. Further sash window again to rear aspect with views over the garden. Timber door to understairs storage area. Cottage door into:
Useful Storage Room: 6'7" x 6'1" (2m x 1.85m).
With quarry tiles flooring, shelving, light, power point and leaded glazed window to side with quarry tiled sill.
With low level WC. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and leaded glazed window to rear aspect. electric wall heater.
Living Room: 18'5" (5.61m) into chimney recess x 12' (3.66m).
Panelled painted timber door leads in. A lovely cosy living room with an attractive stone open fireplace and timber beam over and oak shelving to either side. Feature exposed ceiling beam. Wall light points, night storage heater, power points. Plenty of natural light with two sash windows to front aspect complete with working window shutters with pleasant aspect to the front garden.
Dining Room: 14' x 12'10" (4.27m x 3.9m).
A lovely sized dining room having double aspect with sash windows to side and leaded window to rear, each having pleasant views over open farmland and countryside. Feature ceiling beam. Power points, night storage heater.
Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Approx: 15'4" (4.67m) x 12'4" (3.76m).
An excellent range of, probably, original recessed storage cupboards with a central glazed display cupboard with cupboards and drawers beneath, flanked to either side by additional storage, deep storage cupboards with shelving. Built in blue oil fired AGA with tiled surround. To the side is further storage/airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank and immersion heater. The kitchen is fitted with a range of 'Daintymaid' probably 1960's base and glazed wall cupboards, very much back in trend, with inbuilt double drainer stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. Quarry tiled flooring, power points. Sash window to front aspect with lovely views over the cottage garden extending to open farmland. Cottage door leads to:
Boot Room/Scullery/Utility Room: 8'1" x 7'10" (2.46m x 2.4m).
Large stone enamelled sink with hot and cold water supply. Plumbing for washing machine. Shelving. Built in storage cupboard. Cottage door leading out to garden.
Access door from hallway to:
Study: 11'3" x 10'2" (3.43m x 3.1m).
A generous sized office or study with plenty of natural light having windows to rear and side with pleasant outlook over the garden and surrounding countryside stretching up Linton Ridge. Additional access door leading out to garden. Quarry tiled flooring, power points.
From hallway, staircase leads to:
First Floor Landing:
With window to side aspect and outlook over garden and countryside. Door to:
Bedroom 1: 19' (5.8m) x 12'5" (3.78m) incorporating built in wardrobes and storage to one elevation.
A lovely high ceiling of approximately 9'3". Sash window to front aspect with pleasant outlook over farmland and surrounding countryside. Power points, night storage heater and vanity unit with hot and cold.
Bedroom 2: 15'6" x 13' (4.72m x 3.96m).
Plenty of natural light with sash window to front aspect again with pleasant rural aspect. Radiator from AGA. Power points.
Bedroom 3: 12'3" x 11'9" (3.73m x 3.58m).
A lovely double room with sash window to front aspect with pleasant outlook. Night storage heater, power points. Good sized recessed storage cupboards with shelving.
Bedroom 4: 13'1" x 11'3" (4m x 3.43m).
Again, a good sized double room with plenty of natural light and fabulous views to the side over surrounding countryside stretching to the trees at the top of May Hill. Built in wardrobe, night storage heater and power point.
Bedroom 5: 9'6" x 6'10" (2.9m x 2.08m).
With exposed elm floorboards. Sash window to rear aspect.
Family Bathroom: Approximately 10' (3.05m) x 6'7" (2m).
A good sized bathroom with enamel bath and tiled surround and mains mixer shower (currently not working). Low level WC. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and heated electric towel radiator. Window to side aspect again with lovely views.
Five bar gated entrance leads in, flanked by low stone walling to one side and enclosing indigenous hedging. Driveway leads in with circular turning area and central lawn. The fore garden is dominated by the mature Weeping Willow and majestic Beech, beneath which there is an array of spring flowers. Ornamental fore gardens with low stone walling and well stocked herbaceous beds. The front and side elevations of the property have an outstanding mature Wisteria presenting magnificent springtime colour. Driveway leads to the side of the property with:
Garaging: 19'9" (6.02m) x approximately 20' (6.1m) max.
With steel up and over door. Lighting and power. Cold water tap, not connected to water supply.
The gardens are further enclosed by additional stone walling and parkland fencing. A pathway leads to the side of the property leading to:
Part Stone/Part Corrugated Tin Storage Shed: Overall approx: 24' (7.32m) x 11' (3.35m).
To the rear of the property there is low stone retaining wall with steps up to lawned area with an array of fruit trees and, the owners have suggested, possibly an ornamental Wellingtonia and Oak tree. Segregated vegetable garden with greenhouse. The whole garden benefits from fabulous views stretching to Linton Ridge, the Spire of Linton Church and surrounding, fabulous rolling countryside. Linked to the property with access door to the rear is:
Wash hand basin, WC,. Quarry tiled floor and lighting.
1. The property is available with or without the adjacent paddock of approximately 2.5 acres
2. The property has private drainage situated across the road; easement will be provided.
3. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for purpose. A buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor, surveyor or technical expert.
4. A non-refundable, pre-contract deposit of £2000 will be required on acceptance of offer.
From the centre of Ross on Wye proceed east on the A40 towards Gloucester, upon reaching the village of Weston Under Penyard, turn left by the Weston Cross Public House, proceed along the country lane, upon reaching the small set of crossroads at Bromsash, proceed straight over heading towards Linton and proceed for approximately half a mile as you proceed around the sharp left hand bend the property will be found on the right hand side.