Orcop, Hereford

House - detached

£599,950Asking price



01432 356161
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A detached brick/stone traditional farmhouse with attached 3 bedroom cottage in this delightful rural area of South Herefordshire well placed for the City, Abergavenny, Ross-on-Wye and also Monmouth.
The property stands in an elevated position enjoying wonderful views along the valley to Orcop as well as to the North over Saddlebow & Orcop Hill.
The accommodation is oil central heated and offers much character having exposed beams,old floorboards as well as fireplaces. There are 4 bedrooms with large kitchen/diner, sitting room plus a further reception room with shower and 2nd kitchen/breakfast room which could easily form studio accommodation. Across the courtyard is a 3 bedroom stone cottage providing an excellent additional living space ideal for investment or extended family.

There are about 5 acres of land including a small orchard, old walled garden needing renovation and a small wood and fishpool. Off the courtyard a range of useful workshop/storage buildings.
Well placed for Abergavenny, Monmouth & Hereford, also convenient to Hereford Steiner Academy.


Orcop is a scattered rural area in beautiful south Herefordshire well placed for the towns of Ross-on-Wye and Abergavenny as well as the City of Hereford. The nearest neighbourhood facilities are in the village of Pontrilas and Ewyas Harold approximately 4 miles away where there are butchers, shop, public houses, village hall and Church. Wider facilities are in Hereford City approximately 12 miles to the north.


Accommodation in detail is as follows:-
Double glazed front door leads to:-

Reception Hall

With exposed floorboards, understairs cupboard, stairs to first floor, door to rear.

Kitchen / Diner 5.09 x 4.25 (16'8" x 13'11")

With range of light wood fronted units with wood worktops with inset double bowl sink, double glazed windows to front and rear, wood flooring, solid fuel Rayburn, recess to arched alcove, inset shelving, further cupboards and open shelving.

Sitting Room 3.82 x 5.20 (12'6" x 17'1")

With double glazed window to front and rear, fireplace with wood burning stove, stone hearth, exposed beams, radiator and door through to:-

Living Room 5.18 x 3.19 (17'0" x 10'6")

Steps down, double glazed window to front, door to outside, mezzanine floor over part of the room forming storage area and cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler.

Inner Hallway

With plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window.

Shower Room

Having shower cubicle with shower, Low flush WC, wash hand basin and double glazed window.

Second Kitchen 3.05 x 3.05 (10'0" x 10'0")

With wood units and wood work surface area, 4 ring gas hob, oven, stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink, double glazed windows with views over valley and door to outside.
From the Reception Hall stairs lead to:-

First Floor Landing

Being L shaped with part exposed plank flooring boards, double glazed windows and fitted cupboard.

Bedroom 1 4.28 x 5.12 (14'1" x 16'10")

With double glazed window with fine distant views to the rear, radiator, recessed cupboards and plank floorboards.

Bedroom 3 3.83 x 3.21 (12'7" x 10'6")

With double glazed window to the front, radiator and second door back to landing.

Bedroom 2 4.21 x 3.20 (13'10" x 10'6")

With double glazed window to the front, radiator and recess.

Small Inner Landing

With door to:-

Bedroom 4 3.00 x 3.40 (9'10" x 11'2")

With double glazed window with views and radiator.


Comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, radiator and double glazed window.

From the First Floor Landing ladder style stairs lead up to three attic rooms providing useful storage space, Velux windows.

The Cottage

Adjacent to the main house and accessed off the rear courtyard area and could form an excellent investment income or for additional family accommodation being self-contained. Door to: -

Living Room 6.37 x 4,06 (20'11" x 13'1")

Having exposed floorboards, double glazed window to front, fire place with wood burner, mantle, stone hearth, exposed beams and radiator. Stairs up to first floor and door through to:-

Utility Room 4.00 x 1.85 (13'1" x 6'1")

With door to outside and window.

Kitchen / Diner 3.04 x 6.32 (10'0" x 20'9")

With wood fronted units and wood work surface areas, stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink, 4 ring gas hob with oven, fireplace with inset oil stanley which heats the hot water and provides central heating, exposed floorboards, double glazed windows to front and rear.
From the Living Room stairs lead to:-

First Floor Landing

With double glazed Velux window, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 3.04 x 3.16 (10'0" x 10'4")

With double glazed window to front and radiator.

Bedroom 2 3.02 x 3.03 (9'11" x 9'11")

With radiator and windows.

Bedroom 3 2.69 x 3.79 (8'10" x 12'5")

With double glazed window to front.


Comprising bath with shower spray head over, WC low flush suite, wash hand basin, radiator and double glazed Velux


From the main shared drive a private gateway leads to the front of the property where there is a parking area and good sized area of lawn with small orchard with variety of apples. The drive also extends to a rear private courtyard area from where both the house and also the Cottage can be accessed. The courtyard has raised beds of shrubs and a well.

To the side of the Cottage there is a large outbuilding which has been subdivided into three (6.00m x 14.00m max.) There is lighting and power as well as separate doors to each.

Opposite there are the remains of an old stone barn and arch through to the side gardens and land. There is a walled garden crying out for restoration which in turn leads through to further paddock and the area of woodland with fish pool. There are delightful views.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Solar panels.


Leave Hereford 5 miles south along A49 turn right onto A466. Go through Wormelow and after 1 mile take right turn to Orcop. Continue uphill and down past the Fountain pub eventually to a small crossroads opposite Orcop Church. Turn right and follow for just over a mile and the property will be on the left.

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.

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