Lyonshall, Kington, Kington, Herefordshire

House - detached

£650,000Guide price



01497 822522
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Splendid detached 1930's house with extensive and extended accommodation. Generous formal landscaped gardens. Extensive out-buildings, storage and detached triple garaging with a snooker room above.


Penrhos House is set in a commanding elevated position with rural views to the Radnor Hills. This is the first time this property has come to market in 35 years


Penrhos House is found only a short distance from the market town of Kington which has a excellent range of services and facilities including a medical centre, a supermarket, primary and secondary schools, public houses, chemist, restaurants, post office and various general stores.


The accommodation is extensive having had a large ground floor extension and provides four bedrooms, three large reception rooms and a study.

The property is entered through the front door into a hallway with a parquet floor, a radiator and exposed beam. Off the hallway there is a cloakroom, with an alcove under the stairs, comprising a wash hand basin, a close coupled w.c., and a window to the front.

The Den (study) has a window to the front and side with a tiled fireplace and parquet flooring.

The drawing room is of excellent proportions with a brick fireplace and a gas-fired basket, coving and decorative cornicing to the ceiling, a window to the side and rear with partitioned doors leading into the dining room. The dining room has a large bay window overlooking the garden, a brick fireplace with a gas-fire, a parquet floor, coving and cornices.

The kitchen has a tiled floor and fitted kitchen units with wood trimmed worktops, solid eye-level based storage, a gas hob, an integrated extractor hood, an electric oven, a one and half bowl sink with a waste disposal system. Next to the kitchen is an utility room with a tiled floor, stainless steel sink, an integral double freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and dish washer with space for a tumble dryer.

Next to the kitchen is the extended sitting room with a tiled floor, windows to two sides, skylights, halogen spotlights and double doors out onto the patio. This is a delightfully light and airy room.

From the entrance hall a stairway leads to the first floor landing with an airing cupboard and loft access. One of the features of the stairwell is a large full length window providing lots of light.

Bedroom 1 is a large double with a particular feature of an archway leading from the dressing area into the bedroom and has a large square bay window overlooking the views and the rear garden.
An en-suite bathroom comprises a shower, a close coupled w.c. And a wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom which has a large window ove


The main tarmacadam driveway, leads from the main road up the house, which is flanked with mature shrubs and trees. There is a bricked parking area which gives ample space for multiple vehicles. Immediately next to the driveway is the triple garage block 5.86m x 8.64m of brick and concrete construction with three bays with lighting, power points, a range of worktops and units and individual sliding doors to the front and a thermostatic heater.

Over the garage is a large snooker room 8.62m x 5.57m with inset spotlights, windows to the front and rear. (Please note that the snooker table is included with the sale). There is also a separate cloakroom with a close coupled w.c. And a wash hand basin.

From the parking area a further driveway leads up to further buildings with a range of garden stores constructed of concrete block construction, with concrete floors, electric and lighting.

There is an exceptional workshop 13m x 9m, which is of portal construction, insulated with a corrugated roof and concrete block walls, power and lighting and a concrete floor. There are five partitioned kennels and further mezzanine storage with a double stair access. To the side of the building there is a point for gas bottles providing the heating for the building via the radiant tubular heaters.

The gardens are an absolute delight with an exceptional range of well stocked floral and herbaceous borders, with a variety of specimen trees and shrubs. There are several seating areas and with both level and slightly sloping lawns. The front lawn being a particular feature with box hedging and borders. The lower end of the garden offers a charming woodland walk with again many specimen trees and shrubs with walkways throughout. There is also an enclosed terrace next to the house facing to the South West.

Agents Note

Some of the specimen shrubs and trees will be removed prior to the sale, please ask for further information.
A fixtures and contents form will be provided to purchasers, please note that the snooker table will be included in the sale.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Band "G" Herefordshire County Council.


We are advised that the property is connected to mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. The property also has LPG gas central heating. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.


From the market town of Kington take the A44 in an easterly direction, signposted to Leominster where the property will be found as the third entrance on the left hand side with the name of the property on a name plate on the wall and an agents For Sale board.

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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