Orcop, Hereford Guide Price £800,000

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  • Breathtaking Panoramic Views of Golden Valley
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Approx. 2.4 Acres of Land
  • Near to Popular Steiner School
  • Extensive Driveway & Integral Double Garage
  • Principal Suite w/ Ensuite, Dressing Room & Balcony


A Stunning Contemporary-Styled Detached 4 Double Bedroom Family Home, dominating the summit of Orcop Hill with awe-inspiring views, grounds extending to approx. 3 acres offering Equestrian potential and integral ground floor Double Garage and Workshop.

Conservatory – Hall – Sitting Room – Kitchen/Dining Room – Utility – Boot Room – Downstairs WC – Principle Suite with Dressing Room, Ensuite Shower and Balcony – 3 Further Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Airing Cupboard – Ground Floor Double Garage and Workshop – Driveway with Parking for numerous vehicles – Timber Outbuilding – Front Entertaining Terrace – Rear Patio – Tiered Gardens with Vegetable Plot – Field with Lane Access

The Heights has been stylishly updated over recent years, render and new glazing transforming the property. The striking new Atrium-style Conservatory replacing the original entry ensures the house fully basks in the grandeur laid at its feet with incredible views stretching out across neighbouring counties. The field rising beyond the tiered gardens benefits from side lane access and offers exciting equestrian potential for any pony-mad youngsters.

Basking in panoramic rural views from its highly elevated position, the property lies only a mile from The Fountain Inn with its community shop and 3 miles from Wormelow’s local shop. Under 6 miles away of note for its numerous amenities is picturesque Ewyas Harold set in the beautiful Golden Valley providing shop with post office, Ofsted “Good” primary school, 2 butchers, dentist, GP, 2 pubs and vibrant community hall with active football and cricket teams. The full city amenities of Hereford are 7 miles, the market town of Ross-On-Wye with its M50 junction is 10 miles, the excellent independent schools of affluent Monmouth and popular Steiner school in Much Dewchurch are 12 miles and 4 miles respectively, while the book town of Hay-On-Wye with its international Literary Festival is 23 miles.


The Property

Conservatory – With the wide Entertaining Terrace lying before it, the new Atrium-style Conservatory sets the tone for this stylish light-filled home. French doors with camera doorbell system open into the malleable space with its open plan connection to the Kitchen/Dining Room beyond.
Benefitting from fully glazed roof bordered with recessed lighting, wide stone tile deep cills to the half wall and warmed by the honey tones of laminate wood flooring that runs harmoniously throughout much of the downstairs, it offers a stunning and magnetic space for year-round use as an informal Family Room or quiet retreat for reading.

Hall – With French doors leading from the Conservatory the large central Hall offers ample space for a dedicated study or Home Office corner, while an internal door leads down steps to the ground floor Double Garage.

Sitting Room – The carpeted Sitting Room delights in bi-fold doors fully retracting for seamless transition onto the stone paved Entertaining Terrace and framing sweeping views over miles of gently undulating countryside. The spaciously grand room features a large Wood Burner set atop a wide granite hearth with new solid Oak lintel above.

Kitchen/Dining Room – The transition from the Conservatory into the Dining Room is defined by a wide archway. The Dining area benefits from ample space for a large dining table at which to gather family and friends while a wide peninsular unit provides Breakfast Bar and defines the practicality of the kitchen beyond from this engaging social space. The Kitchen itself is fully fitted offering an array of storage smartly contrasted by granite-effect solid Corian countertops moulded to create sink and a half with integral drainer. Integrated are double oven, induction hob with stainless steel hood above, microwave, fridge and freezer. The units conceal pull-out corner carousel unit, tall slim-line Pantry unit and deep pan drawers with hidden internal drawers.

Utility – Fitted with units providing storage for household necessities including full-height cupboard and having a stainless steel sink with drainer, the Utility also benefits from ample space for dishwasher, additional under-counter freezer, washing machine and dryer. The External door opens out onto the rear paved patio and tiered gardens.

Boot Room – Opening from the rear hallway with its modern fully tiled Downstairs WC, the Boot or Mud Room with practical tile flooring offers a dedicated space for the divestment of muddy boots and coats. Fully fitted with copious storage beneath the bench and ample coat hanging above, the room well serves a country home. It was originally the Study lying as it does directly off the Sitting Room and could be easily reinstated as a Home Office as desired.

Bedroom 1 – The carpeted Principle Suite delights in French doors and surrounding glazing all featuring integrated blinds, that open out onto the front balcony with steel and glass balustrade. The room itself is carpeted and fitted with a wall of wardrobes with matching chests of drawers and beside lockers flanking the bed position. Further storage across fitted wardrobes, drawers and open hanging rail is provided in the Dressing Room while the Ensuite features corner cubicle with Rainhead shower, WC, fitted storage unit with table-top basin all completed with chrome heated towel rail.

Bedrooms 2 & 4 – Both carpeted double bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes with rails and high shelves.

Bedroom 3 – A carpeted Double Bedroom with wide window overlooks the patio and tiers of the rear garden with mature oak tree, newly levelled vegetable plot and field rising beyond.

Family Bathroom – Featuring both freestanding full bath and walk-in shower enclosure, the Bathroom also boasts fitted unit with twin table-top basins, wall-mounted taps and twin mirror units above. To the side is a tall storage cupboard while the suite is completed with chrome heated towel rail.

Airing Cupboard – On the wide Landing lies the large Airing Cupboard home to the hot water tank and providing ample shelf storage. While the loft hatch on the Landing opens into the roof storage.

Double Garage – Set beneath the house, the Double Garage with remote controlled electronically operated twin roller doors offers secure parking and ample space for a Workshop. Home to the oil boiler, the Garage is currently utilised as a Gym and offers malleable potential.


Outside

The Driveway provides ample space for numerous vehicles before the Double Garage. The directly South-facing front gardens are terraced with mature plantings rising up to the wide paved Entertaining Terrace before the house, offering an ideal setting for dining with outdoor lighting and stone pillar balustrade. The rear patio also benefits from lighting and outside tap. Pathways lead up into the tiered garden with mature apple trees, passing a new Timber Outbuilding with power and security camera set beside a grove of silver birch. The pathway leads on up new flights of brick steps to a recently levelled area, dedicated to a new vegetable plot with raised beds and tap. Yet further up lies the top fenced field/paddock. It benefits from a right of access directly to the side gate from a lane running from the road and also enjoys a rear gate opening onto a green lane, ideal for riding or dog walking with views down the far side of Orcop Hill towards Hereford.


Practicalities

Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘F’
Oil Fired Central Heating
Double Glazed Throughout
Grid-Fed Solar Panels, Security Cameras & Burglar Alarm Fitted
Mains Electricity & Water, Private Drainage
Superfast Community Broadband Available - Speeds up to 130mbps


Directions

From Hereford take the A49 South towards Ross-On-Wye, from the Asda roundabout proceed straight for 6 miles. At the top of the Callow, turn right to Monmouth on the A466. In just over 2 miles, turn right onto Lyston Lane. Drive 1 mile and again turn right. The property is to be found on the right side in about a mile at the top of the hill.


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Orcop
Hereford HR2 8SF
County: Herefordshire
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00002327