- Over 3.7 Acres of Flat Land
- Potential to Convert Outbuildings; Business, Holiday Lets, Air BnB
- Malleable 5, 6, 7 or 8 Bedrooms
- Private Location with Substantial Off Road Parking
A Substantial Georgian Detached 6 Bed Rural Farmhouse, Possible Self-Contained Annexe for Multi-Generational Living, Ideal for Airbnb, with Outbuildings All Set in 3.7 Acres of Land of Equestrian Potential.
Hallway – Drawing Room – Family Room – Dining Room – Kitchen – Utility – Downstairs WC – Summer Room – Games Room – Downstairs Bedroom with Ensuite Bath – Master Suite with Dressing Room – 2 Double Bedrooms with Ensuite – 3 Further Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Walk-in Airing Cupboard – Garden – Paved Sun Terrace – Driveway – Workshop – Dilapidated Barn – Traditional Cider Orchard – Paddock
Stanhope is a lovely period property offering huge potential to satisfy a diverse range of family or entrepreneurial demands, with a large Annexe to fully or partly separate from the main house, establishment of Bed and Breakfast business with Ensuite rooms within and extensive grounds with Outbuildings for further expansion or even Glamping in the Paddock.
Well located for enterprise on the Black and White Village Tourist Trail, a convenient 5 miles from the market town of Leominster or 14 miles to the city of Hereford. While the famous literary festival town of Hay On Wye is 17 miles distant.
To the right of the original stained-glass front door lies the Drawing Room, a charming room retaining a cast iron fireplace with painted mantel and a large south-facing window overlooking the front garden. This is a room to retreat into with shelving for books in alcoves to either side of the fire.
Along the Hallway with its parquet wood flooring opens the Dining Room, a central and magnetic hub that seamlessly links the Family Room to the Kitchen and the more practical areas of Utility and Summer Room beyond. Indeed a glazed External door even leads directly out to the Sun Terrace, ideal for Outdoor Dining.
The Family Room features a grand black marble fireplace with open fire basket atop a red brick herringbone hearth. Flooded with light again from a large window, the warm-hued engineered wood flooring continues into the Dining Room.
The large Kitchen with its terracotta tile flooring, is fully-fitted in handmade painted wood units complimented by solid oak countertops and a full height larder cupboard. A 4 oven oil-fired Aga is supplemented in summer months by an electric oven with hob. Dual aspect windows look, to the side across open fields and to the rear into the Summer Room, below which is the double black composite sink with integral drainer. There is space for both a dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
The Summer Room is a highly practical space with tiled floor and storage, it additionally functions as a Mud Room for the divestment of muddy coats and boots.
Along the rear Hall lies the Downstairs WC and the Utility, with ample space for chest freezer and beside the sink for washer and dryer. Also housed here is the pump for the Well Water and the UV treatment. A good sized room it could be converted into a Kitchen for the Annexe if required.
At the end of the hall opens the staggeringly proportioned Games Room, nestled in the original footprint of the barn it benefits from twin double glazed external doors to the front and rear gardens. A second staircase leads up to an Ensuite Double Bedroom while to the far end of the Games Room lies a Downstairs Double Bedroom with corner-bath Ensuite. This part of the house, incorporating as much of the two stories or as little as required, could be configured as a Separate Annexe.
Upstairs via the main staircase lie 2 Double Bedrooms with views overlooking the front gardens and fields beyond. The Bedroom to the left has original fitted cupboards, exposed beam and a large Ensuite Bathroom.
Across a half landing is the Family Bathroom in modern red tiles featuring full bath, separate walk-in shower cubicle, WC and basin. The Walk-in Airing Cupboard houses one of the hot water tanks and has plenty of deep shelving.
Climbing to the third floor 2 further Double Bedrooms with Velux windows, used as Music or Rumpus Rooms would offer delighted teenagers a private sanctum.
Accessed by either staircase and lying in the centre of the house, the Master Suite offers Double Bedroom with dual aspects windows, large Ensuite Bathroom tiled in stylish black and white with full bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and basin set in vanity unit with ample storage. The Dressing Room, originally a Bedroom is spacious and highly malleable, currently used as a Sewing Room it could be outfitted as a walk-in wardrobe or private Sitting Room.
To the front of the house is a South-facing stone paved terrace leading down along gravel paths to borders bursting with plants. A side patio looks towards the traditional Cider Orchard, while the paddock encircles the rear of the property. The driveway opens behind the house to provide ample parking before the Outbuildings. The Dilapidated Barn houses the oil tank and a Workshop with power lies behind, beside the footprint of a further barn.
Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Oil-Fired Central Heating and Timber Frame Double Glazed Throughout
Mains Electricity, Private Well Water with UV Lamp and Private Drainage
From Hereford city take the A438 Brecon Road to the Whitecross roundabout, take the third exit onto Three Elms Road. Continue straight, cross the traffic lights towards Canon Pyne A4110. Drive 10 miles and turn left towards Pembridge. At the end T junction turn left, the property is on the right approx. 50 yards beyond the next right turn.