Eardisley, Eardisley, Hereford

Cottage
Ref: 
4671

£359,950Guide price

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HarryAldrich-Blake

01497 822522
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Delightful, charming and characterful south facing period 3 bedroom cottage. Situated in a beautiful, peaceful location. Further potential for extension ( subject to the necessary planning consent).

Description

Old Orchard Cottage is a charming and characterful cottage which has been sympathetically renovated and finished to an exceptional standard. The property offers a wealth of character including exposed beams and timbers, flagstone floors, bespoke external doors and windows and all original internal doors. The property still has much potential for further extension (subject to the necessary planning consents) and sits within extensive grounds including a tarmacadam driveway with potential for garaging. Through a gateway the garden opens up to large lawn and orchard which is very private and level.

Overall this is a charming cottage with much potential for further extension and offers the opportunity for a delightful hideaway in this peaceful location.

Situation

Old Orchard Cottage can be found just a mile away from the local village of Eardisley, a pretty village on the Herefordshire borders offering a good range of local facilities including a village church, chapel, primary school, village store, public houses, hair salon, tennis club, tea room and a post office. It is located only 15 miles or so from the cathedral city of Hereford, 15 miles from Leominster and a short car journey from Kington. The renowned market town of Hay-on-Wye is approximately 8 miles

Accommodation

The property can be entered either through the imposing front door with a slated pitched porch or via a side entrance which has a stable door and a quarry tiled floor. The quarry tiled floor continues through to the kitchen which offers a range of integral appliances, all set between reclaimed brick feature pillars, including a washing machine, a tumble dryer, a dish-washer, a gas-fired range cooker, a ceramic 1½ bowl sink and a wide free standing fridge and freezer. There is ample cupboard storage, a first cut granite worktop with a wood edge trim and sunken spotlights. There are fitted bespoke blinds at both windows.

From the kitchen there is an open plan living/dining room, which is a wonderfully characterful room with exposed beams and timbers, original flagstone floor, exposed stonework and bespoke windows. There is a large front door and a fireplace with a wood burner, an original bread oven and a square bay window to one side. Another added feature are the picture lights and adjustable spotlights. There are fitted bespoke blinds at each window. Under the stairs there is a storage cupboard, there is also attic storage the full length of the cottage.

Also on the ground floor is the bathroom with under floor heating, floor to ceiling slate tiles, an enamel bath with an oversized shower head, a ladder radiator, bespoke window blinds and sunken spotlights. The entire kitchen and bathroom roofs have been recently replaced with new rafters and slates and are fully insulated.
On the first floor are the three bedrooms, each with bespoke fitted blinds at all windows. The master bedroom has three built-in wardrobes, exposed stonework and beams, a feature fireplace and adjustable spotlights. Bedroom 2 has a built-in wardrobe and a window to the front. Bedroom 3 has a window to one side and exposed beams.

Sitting Room/Dining Room 3.70m x 7.10m (12'2" x 23'4")

Kitchen 2.20m x 5.00m (7'3" x 16'5")

Hallway

Bathroom

Studio

Woodstore

First Floor Landing

Master Bedroom 3.32m x 4.28m (10'11" x 14'1")

Bedroom 2 3.03m x 2.14m (9'11" x 7'0")

Bedroom 3 2.41m x 2.08m (7'11" x 6'10")

Outside

The property is approached through a double gate leading into the large tarmacadam driveway with potential (subject to planning), for garaging.

Either side of the driveway there is a planted row of David Austen roses, a feature cherry tree and surrounding laurel hedging.
Adjacent to the cottage is a studio 4.85m x 2.78m (15'11" x 9'1") with a tiled floor, window to the front, power points and in-set spotlights with a large storage cupboard. This rooms offer lots of potential for a variety of uses.
Adjacent to the cottage there is a wood shed 2.38m x 1.8m (7'10" x 5'11") of timber construction and a concrete floor with a door that leads out to the rear yard of the property.
Two feature gates access the main orchard garden, enjoying a variety of fruit bearing trees including apple, pear and cherry. A summerhouse sits on a timber base and has the benefit of a delightful view over the lawn.
To one side there is a compost area and a brick-built barbeque and a timber shed which sits on a timber section of decking, a delightful tree-house and a wooden A frame swing (all of which are to be included).

Further Potential

It is understood that a planning consent was approved for an extension to the cottage however it in understood that this lapsed in approximately 2009. Further details can be made available upon request.

Council Tax Band

Herefordshire Council Band "D".

Tenure

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Services

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

Directions

From the heart of Eardisley village, turn left at the Tram Inn public house signposted Woodseaves. Continue along this lane and proceed over a small hump-backed bridge taking the second turning on the right hand side, which will be signposted for Great Oak. On turning right at this sign you will see the magnificent Great Oak tree, continue along this lane and Old Orchard Cottage can be found after the right hand bend.

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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