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A Simply Captivating 3/4 Double Bedroom Period Family Home, offering Workshop/Studio with potential for holiday let conversion, subject to planning permission, all set in enchanting gardens and grounds extending to just under approx. 3 acres and basking in stupendous rural views.
Entrance Lobby – Sitting Room – Study/Single Bedroom 4 – Open Plan Dining/Kitchen/Family Room – Utility/Boot Room – Downstairs WC – Principle Bedroom with Ensuite Shower – Double Bedroom with Walk-in Wardrobe/Store Room/Airing Cupboard – Double Bedroom – Family Bathroom – Detached Double Garage with Wood Store – 30ft Workshop – Assorted Stores and Sheds – 3 Driveways (inc. access to Meadow) with Ample Parking – Dining Patio – Gardens including Fenced Raised Bed Vegetable Plot and 30ft Polytunnel – Grounds including 30 Tree Orchard – Ponds – Wildflower Meadow and Woodland
This gorgeous home has been renovated over recent years, transforming the heart of the home into an open plan Dining Room and Kitchen with informal Family space perfect for relaxing, before French doors open out to a wide patio; ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining.
The extensive grounds harbour a grand Workshop, currently home to a commercial business but offering clear potential for the development of a holiday-let enterprise, with the capacity to extend into the Lower Woodland behind the Workshop or perhaps utilise the Upper Meadow for Glamping; subject to all relevant planning permissions. With lovely gardens and grounds including productive Vegetable Plot, 30 tree mixed Orchard, ponds and wildflower meadow all bounded by predominately deciduous woodland, the enticing opportunity is presented to truly realise the Good Life.
Enjoying a stunning location near the summit of Garway Hill, with its 84 hectares of common and trig point from which to view 7 counties, Rock Mount basks in breath-taking vistas of rolling countryside, sweeping out from the Black Mountains to the Malvern Hills. The bustling and picturesque village of Ewyas Harold 5miles away offers an array of amenities including; local shop with post office, Ofsted “Good” primary school, 2 butchers, dentist, GP, pubs and a vibrant community hall with sport facilities supporting active football and cricket teams. The market towns of Ross-On-Wye with its M50 junction and Monmouth renown for its independent schools are both 11 miles while the full city amenities of Hereford are 13 miles.
Entrance Lobby – The spacious Lobby delights in the honey tones of new hardwood oak flooring that runs throughout the downstairs. Twin full-height fitted wardrobes, home to the control box for the roof’s solar panel array, offer copious storage, echoing the myriad discreet storage integrated throughout the home.
Sitting Room – The welcoming Sitting Room enjoys dual aspect with sweeping vistas to the front while French doors lead out onto the stone paved patio, bounded by a stone wall retaining a terrace bed cascading with colourful herbaceous perennials. The room with dimmable recessed lighting, is made cosy by the Clearview wood burner set atop a flagstone hearth with simple wood mantel above.
Study/Bedroom 4 – At the end of the Hall with its Under-stairs Cupboard lies the Study/Bedroom 4, enjoying twin east-facing windows framing distractingly lovely views over the newly terraced gravel garden and far - reaching vistas beyond. Opening off the Study lies the Downstairs WC, providing potential for the room to be used as a downstairs Single Guest Bedroom.
Open Plan Dining/Kitchen/Family Room – The lovely heart of this home offers a delightful hub for family life. Avoiding modern liner geometry, the Dining Room retains characterful recesses, ideal for locating a traditional country dresser, has wall niche with fitted shelves for displaying treasured knick-knacks and provides ample space for a large dining table at which to gather family and friends.
The transition to the recently renovated Kitchen is denoted by a large peninsular unit, having fitted drawers and cupboards to either side of breakfast bar seating while to the opposite side lies the Butler sink. The fully fitted Kitchen warmed by solid wood countertops features soft-close units concealing an array of storage solutions including; corner carousel, slide-out bins, herb/spice drawer, wicker baskets, pull-out bottle racking, tray slot with bottle rack above and deep pan drawers with top utensil drawer. With integrated dishwasher, the Kitchen also offers space for an electric range/Aga.
The Family Room offers a charming informal space ideal as an easily supervised play area for youngsters or a relaxed zone for reading the morning papers while brunch or Sunday lunch preparations are underway.
Utility/Boot Room – The Utility home to the oil fired boiler, offers ample storage space including 3 room-spanning high shelves ideal for displaying rows of home preserves accessed by a sliding ladder. Beyond benefitting from ample space for a side-by-side fridge/freezer, there is further under-counter space for additional freezers and a bespoke double Larder Cupboard fitted with slide-out, open-fronted shelving and above, a classic pulley airing ‘Sheila Maid’.
As for laundry there is a Butler sink, classic pulley airing maid and space for an under-counter washing machine. The External Door opens out to the patio and gardens beyond.
Bedroom 1 – The Principle Bedroom is a carpeted Double enjoying dual aspect with windows framing views over the patio and up into the gardens and meadow to the rear or out over the lower gardens and sweeping country vistas beyond. The Ensuite features a large shower cubicle with both regular and Rainhead showers, WC and wall-mounted storage unit with table-top basin. The room is completed with a white low-energy wall heater.
Bedroom 2 – A charming carpeted Double Bedroom and the original main bedroom, it benefits from a window overlooking miles of rolling open farmland. Off the Bedroom lies a carpeted Store Room, home to the unvented water cylinder ensuring pressurised hot water throughout the house. The Store Room offers copious storage and could be fitted out as a Walk-in Wardrobe or dedicated Dressing Room. Another door opens directly into the Family Bathroom allowing the Bathroom to be utilised as an Ensuite as desired.
Bedroom 3 – The last of the bedrooms is a carpeted Double and also enjoys stunning country views.
Family Bathroom – Featuring both a freestanding claw-foot bath and separate shower cubicle with regular and Rainhead showers, the Bathroom provides 2 fitted storage units with black granite countertops surrounding twin basins. The suite is completed with WC and twin heated towel rails.
The brick paviour Driveway leads to the Detached Double Garage providing beyond secure car parking and expansive storage, a practical Workshop with additional roof storage and rear attached Wood Store with lighting. Down beyond the newly terraced gravel garden lies the enclosed Vegetable Plot with its new soft Fruit Cage - home to blueberries, gooseberries and an array of raised beds producing currants of all hues, summer and autumn raspberries, rhubarb, cherry and plum trees, cut flowers and of course myriad vegetables.
Beyond lies the 30ft Polytunnel recently reskinned and offering rainwater harvesting tanks to feed new beds and tabletop strawberries. With surrounding assorted machinery Stores and Sheds and benefitting from a gated gravel Driveway directly accessing the lane lies the Workshop.
Completely renovated with wall and floor insulation and a reinforced new roof supporting additional storage, the Workshop/Studio supplied with 40amp electricity with moveable socket dado rail and even furnished with a wood burner is currently home to a thriving commercial business. Yet its potential for development into a Holiday Let or self-contained Annexe is inspiring. The Orchard of predominately apples and pears contains eating and cooking varieties with additionally cider and rather delightfully Perry pears in the mix. The ornamental gardens surrounding the house and enclosed by beech hedging are laid to beds bursting with herbaceous perennials and colourful mature shrubs while a David Austin rose-clad pergola leads to wildlife ponds banked with hostas and ferns. In Spring from the upper Woodland come waves of snowdrops, native daffodils and English bluebells sweeping down across the meadow before yielding to wildflowers all summer.
Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Oil Fired Central Heating with Solar Roof Panels
Double Glazed Throughout
Mains Electricity & Water, Private Drainage
Broadband Available (Fibre due Q3 2021)
Due to Covid-19, viewings will be strictly held on the following days to limit exposure:
Saturday 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Wednesday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
All viewings will be conducted by a GlassHouse agent only.
From Hereford take the A465 to Brecon along Belmont Road and once past the roundabout proceed straight for 7 miles. Turn left on leaving Wormbridge just after the 50mph sign. 1 mile turn right at T-junction. 1 mile and turn left at T-junction. 1 mile turn right on leaving Bagwyllydiart. Bear right at chapel and in 1 mile turn right marked with a metal sign 'Lane Leading to Rock Mount, where the property will be found on the right-hand side.
GlassHouse Properties, Berrows Business Centre, Hereford, HR1 2HE
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