Cusop, Cusop, Herefordshire

House - semi-detached

£289,000Guide price



01497 822522
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A delightful 3 bedroom Victorian former schoolmaster's house dating back to 1875 located in a quiet and peaceful location. Having beautifully presented accommodation and including two reception rooms. Pleasant private gardens and outlook.


School House is a delightful Victorian former schoolmasters house dating back to1875. The original school was the adjoining building and it is understood that it was used as such until the early 1950s. The property retains many original features including fireplaces, window frames and original glass.


The property enjoys a very pleasant position in this lovely rural setting which is close to the church and the town of Hay-on-Wye is found approximately ¾ mile away.
Hay-on-Wye is a delightful border market town, known as the town of books and offers an excellent range of services and facilities including dentists, doctors surgery, cinema, banks, chemist, library, a wealth of second hand bookshops and antique shops and an excellent and diverse market which operates every Thursday. There is a wide range of public houses, restaurants and cafes, all located close to the town centre. Hay offers a primary school and there is a second primary school in the village of Clifford located only a few miles away..

Hay-on-Wye is located on the eastern side of The Brecon Beacons National Park, with an excellent tourist footfall throughout the year and offers a wide range of leisure and recreational activities.
Brecon is found further afield approximately 16 miles away and Hereford approximately 21 miles and the later also has a rail station with rail links to the rest of the country.

School House is entered via a hallway with the noteable feature of an original tiled floor giving access to the sitting room with a sash window to the front and a fireplace with a wood-burner. There is a dining room, to the front, with a sun room which also has a wood-burner and a delightful outlook over the garden. Located just behind the dining room is the kitchen, which has been tastefully fitted with oak worktops and cream fitted units, an electric oven and hob as well as an integrated dishwasher, an oil-fired Aga and a large fridge freezer. The kitchen window, positioned over the Belfast kitchen sink, offers a view over the churchyard to the rear. Also on the ground floor there is a rear porch, a storage cupboard and a downstairs shower room with a corner shower, close coupled w.c., and a wash hand basin, this room also contains the oil-fired central heating boiler.

The stairs from the hallway lead to the first floor landing with a high ceiling and window overlooking towards a southerly view. All three bedrooms are of a good proportion with bedrooms 1 and 2 having windows to the front and all have high ceilings. Bedroom 1 also has an attached side room with a wash hand basin and a w.c.

A couple of steps up gives access to the bathroom, a roll top claw and ball bath, a high flushed w.c., and a wash hand basin.
All the accommodation is finished to an excellent standard with great care being taken to choose appropriate colours and fittings to compliment the property.



Sitting Room 3.44m x 3.90m (11'3" x 12'10")


Dining Room 3.48m x 3.83m (11'5" x 12'7")


Kitchen 1.90m x 3.83m (6'3" x 12'7")


Shower Room 1.95m x 3.16m (6'5" x 10'4")


Sun Room


First Floor Landing


Bedroom 1 3.48m x 3.90m (11'5" x 12'10")

With private w.c. And wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 2.96m x 3.85m (9'9" x 12'8")


Bedroom 3 2.30m x 3.85m (7'7" x 12'8")





The property has a very attractive and well tended garden, with a stone patio immediately surrounding the sunroom. A stone and slated out-house, which could be utilised as a wood/garden store. There is also a greenhouse. A few steps lead up to the level lawn with a privet hedge to the front and is surrounded by established floral borders as well as soft fruit trees.
The back garden is divided from the church yard by a dry stone wall offering privacy and views of Cusop Hill and the surrounding countryside.
Beyond the garden there is a gateway leading to an open-fronted building measuring 4.25m x 3.9m (13'11" x 12'10") currently being used as storage and provides a car parking space with cover.


We are advised that the property is connected to a metered mains water, supply, mains electricity and mains drainage. The property has oil-fired central heating. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Herefordshire Council Band "E".


From Hay-on-Wye proceed east on the B4348 and take the right hand turning into Cusop Dingle proceed for approximately ¼ mile and take the left hand turning signposted to St Marys Church then proceed for another ¼ mile and bear right at the top of the road proceeding past the church and take the turning up to the track where the property will be found on the left hand side as denoted by the sign stating School House.

For the purpose of viewing it would be best if viewers could use the Church parking area and walk up the lane.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands.
Contact tel: 01497 822522
Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm. Sat 9.00-1.00pm. Out of hours contact: Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the ‘Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme’ and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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