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An Outstanding Detached 4 Bedroom 1930s Period Property, utterly transformed by complete renovation and extension into a superbly stylish modern family home, further offering unexpectedly extensive secure parking, all quietly nestled in the heart of the City.
Porch – Entrance Hall – Sitting Room – Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Family Room – Utility Room – Downstairs WC – Principle Suite with Dressing Room & Ensuite Shower – 2 Further Double Bedrooms – Single Bedroom/Home Office – Family Bathroom – Airing Cupboard – Double Garage Block – Driveway with Extensive Parking for Numerous Vehicles – Pavilion – Entertaining Terrace – Summerhouse – Enclosed Gardens
Stripped back to a shell, extended and completely renovated over 2018/19 covering new roof, floors, plumbing, wiring and wet system underfloor heating throughout the downstairs, this stunning property has been thoughtfully and meticulously transformed. Always intended as a forever home, no consideration or expense has been spared to create an incredible modern family home. At its heart lies a relaxing and sociable hub for family life created by the captivating extension with its expansive glazing and 3 sets of bi-fold doors, allowing seamless transition onto the wide Entertaining Terrace with Pavilion and private garden beyond. While to the front of the house lies an exceptionally extensive Driveway with parking for numerous vehicles even motorhome or caravan, all securely enclosed with electric gates.
Quietly nestled among other period properties just off Aylestone Hill, the house enjoys an excellent City location, only a 15 mins stroll into the very City Centre. It is also conveniently located for the Sixth Form and Hereford Colleges, both hospitals and the railway station. While for leisure pursuits The Point4 gym and fitness centre offering numerous classes is a short walk away, as are the 47 acres of Aylestone Park.
Porch & Entrance Hall – The Wye Oak Porch sheltering the bespoke Front Door leads into the Entrance Hall with feature tile flooring above underfloor heating. There are 5 individually Nest-controlled zones to the underfloor heating that runs throughout the downstairs. Off the Hall also lies the Downstairs WC.
Sitting Room – Enjoying the warm tones of solid Oak flooring, the inviting Sitting Room delights in a bay window overlooking the Terrace and lower garden. A room for relaxing and retreat made cosy by the Contura wood burner with timber lintel above, it provides open display shelves to one side and a discreet TV wall position with fully concealed wiring and Ethernet connection.
Open Plan Dining/Family Room – Occupying the entire new extension the expansive Dining and Family room is bounded by bi-fold doors to three sides with zero thresholds to allow seamless transition out onto the Entertaining Terrace and garden beyond. Control of the flood of natural light is facilitated by integral blinds set within the extensive glazing panels. While lighting for evenings can be switched up to party mode by the LED strip neatly concealed by the coving offering multi-coloured changes at the tap of a button. It all offers a magnetic hub for family life with ample space for informal relaxing grounded by the inherent draw of the Contura wood burner. While to the far end of the room lies another malleable zone easily dedicated to music/study/gaming, or even fully separated by a wall into a completely independent room. All without sacrificing an expansive central Dining area at which to gather family and friends, with celebrations happily spilling out onto the Terrace all summer long.
Kitchen – Fully fitted in classic pale grey units, the Neptune Kitchen features an array of storage including pan drawers and integral bottle racking. Of particular note is the double Larder Cupboard with flexible internal shelving, fitted lower pull-out drawers and completed with spice/bottle racks to both doors. Flanking space for a 7 burner gas range cooker with concealed hood above, are units with integral slide-in chopping boards and serving trays. Units also surround space for a fridge/freezer and conceal a Unifi WiFi extender with another upstairs.
The heart of the Kitchen is the expansive central island with its warmly contrasting wooden countertop denoting the breakfast bar to 2 sides. The central granite countertop, boasting a touch-controlled socket tower with phone charging top, surrounds twin ceramic sinks flanked by integrated Neff dishwasher and concealed household bins. While to the far side is space for a wine cooler.
Utility Room – The Utility with wood-effect tile flooring affords ample space for the storage of household necessities, benefitting from fitted units including tall Pantry cupboard. The ceramic sink with integral drainer is set beside space for both a washer and dryer.
Bedroom 1 – The Principle Suite offers a spacious Double Bedroom enjoying dual aspect windows overlooking the garden. It benefits from solid Oak flooring and a lovely Victorian period-style radiator. The Dressing Room with PIR lighting is outfitted with bespoke carpentry providing both hanging rails and open cubby hole storage. The Ensuite, also with PIR lighting, has a tile floor and offers a wall-mounted vanity unit with 2 drawer storage and fitted Villeroy and Boch basin with waterfall tap, concealed cistern WC and chrome heated towel rail. The suite is completed with a large, zero-threshold shower enclosure with both regular and Rainfall Vado shower heads.
Bedroom 2 – The second Bedroom is a spacious Double also enjoying solid Oak flooring and period-style radiator. The room benefits from a fitted double wardrobe with twin cupboards above with to the side 4 open display shelves below a wall-mounted TV position.
Bedroom 3 – The last of the Double Bedrooms benefits from a window overlooking the private rear gardens and akin to the other rooms enjoys solid Oak flooring and a period-style radiator.
Bedroom 4/Home Office – The last of the Bedrooms offers a small Single Bedroom or Nursery. As it benefits from oak flooring, upright chrome radiator, recessed lighting and characterful pitched roof it would prove an ideal Home Office.
Family Bathroom – The stylish Bathroom with PIR lighting offers full bath with waterfall mixer tap and concealed cistern WC. The wall-mounted vanity provides drawer storage and fitted Villeroy and Boch basin, with above a mirrored unit with LED lighting and anti-mist technology. Again the large shower cubicle provides both regular and Rainfall Vado shower heads enclosed by a robust Matki shower door while the suite is completed with chrome heated towel rail.
Airing Cupboard – On the Landing opens the double doors of the Airing Cupboard providing excellent storage across fitted batten shelving. While nearby the loft hatch allows access to the boarded roof space and is home to the hot water tank and new Worcester gas boiler.
Double Garage Block – The new timber-clad, oak frame Garage Block offers twin remote-controlled electric doors opening into a highly practical space providing beyond copious storage a dream Workshop zone. The upper level, accessed by pull-down steps, features twin Velux windows and offers potential for additional office/hobby/studio space.
Beyond the new front fencing with electric gates and lighting sensors the Driveway sweeps to provide extensive parking and leads to the Garage Block with its ample space for a comprehensive Workshop - a dream for any DIY, artisan or car enthusiast. Conveniently to all four corners of the house are both water taps and power outlets. With access from both sides the private enclosed rear gardens, with charming Summerhouse, are mainly laid to lawn interspersed with specimen trees and raised beds with ornamental and vegetable plantings.
Overlooking the gardens is the wide Entertaining Terrace with open storage beneath. The South-facing Terrace with safe, low maintenance Trex decking, integral lighting including concealed multi-coloured strip to the house fascia and glass balustrade provides a delightful space for al fresco dining, entertaining or just relaxing. To the far end the Wye Oak-frame Pavilion with lighting and power offers a sheltered retreat, with even rotating upright side cladding aiding the creation of an intimate social space or calm seclusion.
Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Nest-Controlled Gas Central Heating, CO & Fire Alarms
All Mains Services
Fibre Broadband Available
From Hereford City Centre, take the A465 Commercial Road towards Worcester. At the end of the road proceed straight, through the traffic lights and over the railway bridge onto the bottom of Aylestone Hill. Take the second left-hand turning onto Penn Grove Road. Follow the road bearing to the right, the property is to be found on the left side towards the far end of the road.
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