Country house for sale in Bodenham, Hereford HR1

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Country house for sale - 8 bedrooms 8 4 3
Tenure: Freehold Council tax band: Not available

Property features

  • Magnificent 18th Century former vicarage
  • Prime village location
  • Sympathetically restored & extending to approximately 5400sq. Ft.
  • 2/3 Reception Rooms
  • 8 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Potential Building Plot, a Coach House with pre-planning for conversion
  • Grade II Listed Dove Cote
  • Approximately 1.6 acres gardens & grounds

Property description

A magnificent 18th Century former vicarage in a prime village location with lovely rear views, sympathetically restored and extending to approximately 5400sq. Ft. With 2/3 reception rooms, 8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, potential Building Plot, a Coach House with pre-planning for conversion, Grade II Listed Dovecote, a former cottage and extending to approximately 1.6 acres.

Hardwood Door With Georgian Door Surround And External Lighting, Into The

Reception Hall

With exposed floorboards, original storage cupboard, two radiators, understairs cupboard and part glazed wall and double doors into the

Sitting Room

Fireplace with a Clearview stove and period surround, two radiators, part-panelled walls, French doors to the garden terrace.

Drawing Room

Fireplace with Clearview stove, slate insert and hearth with wooden surround, two radiators, bay window with two further radiators and French doors to the garden.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Room

With original exposed floorboards, three sash windows to the rear, French doors with side windows to the garden and underfloor heating. Kitchen area fitted with a range of handmade bespoke units with oak worksurfaces, Belfast sink unit, recess housing the gas fired aga with fireplace surround, central island station/breakfast bar with built-in electric oven and 4-ring gas hob, dresser-style unit and large pantry cupboards. Living area has a recessed fireplace with woodburning stove and two storage cupboards, original ceiling meat-hooks, radiator and sash window to the front.

From The Living Area There Is A Door To Cellarage And A Door To The Secondary Staircase To The First Floor.

Side Entrance Lobby

Quarry tiled floor, shelving and pantry storage.

Utility Area/Pantry

With Belfast sink unit, mixer tap, beech worktop, plumbing for washing machine, quarry tiled floor, radiator, sash window to front and cupboard housing the electric fuseboard, also original ceiling drying rack.

From The Reception Hall, A Door Leads Into The

Side Hall

With cast iron radiator and coat hooks.


Radiator, two sash windows to the front.

Further Side Entrance Lobby

With quarry tiled floor, radiator and door to gravelled courtyard.


With WC, wash hand-basin, radiator, window and door to a gravelled courtyard.

Large Original Wooden Staircase With Panelled Walls Leads From The Reception Hall To The

First Floor Landing

With sash windows to front and rear, smoke alarm and cast iron radiator.

Inner Lobby With Doors To Secondary Stairs

Master Bedroom

Open fireplace, radiator, storage cupboard and sash window with beautiful views of the rear garden and Dressing Area.

En-Suite Bathroom

Original fireplace, roll-top bath with mixer tap, French-style period sink unit, WC, ladder style radiator, separate tiled shower cubicle with mains overhead and handheld fitments, window to the front.


With cast iron radiator and door to

Bedroom 2

With 2 radiators and 2 windows to the front. Dressing area with radiator and window to the front. Bathroom with white suite comprising enamel bath and mixer tap, mains shower, wash hand-basin, ladder style radiator, shaver point. Separate WC room with low flush suite, wash hand-basin.

Bedroom 3

Dressing area with wardrobe and the bedroom area has an open fireplace with period tiled surround, 3 windows to rear and side and the En-suite Shower Room with tiled shower cubicle and mains overhead and handheld fitments, wash hand-basin and WC, dual control ladder style radiator and window to side.

Bedroom 4

Original fireplace with woodburning stove and marble surround, cast iron radiator and sash window to the rear, exposed ceiling timbers.

The Principle Staircase Continues From The First Floor Landing To A Second Floor Landing

With window to front, radiator, exposed timbers and smoke alarm.

Bedroom 5

Original fireplace, exposed timbering, column radiator, window to front.

Bedroom 6

Original fireplace, radiator, window to the rear.

Shower Room

Tiled shower cubicle with mains fitment, wash hand-basin and WC, shelving, ladder style radiator, sash window to the rear.

Inner Landing & Bedroom 7

With period fireplace, two radiators, sash windows to the front, hatch to roof space and secondary staircase.

Bedroom 8

Radiator and window to the rear.

Dressing Room

With hatch to roof space and plumbing for a sink unit.


The property is approached via stone pillars with double gates and a further pedestrian gate to a large brick edged Cotswold stone gravelled area mainly enclosed by a stone wall with numerous shrubs with parking for 8 or more cars. To the west of the property there is a separate gated entrance into a lawned garden and gravel driveway leading to a gravel courtyard in front of the coach house with adjoining 3-bay byre which offers excellent potential for conversion into an ancillary residence (pre planning application advice is available at the Agent's offices).

To The Eastern Side

Of the property there is a brick paved enclosed courtyard and a outhouse formerly known as pound cottage which is believed to date back to the 17th Century and again with scope for conversion (subject to necessary planning consent).

South Facing Gardens

The fantastic south facing gardens lie predominantly to the side and rear of the property and are mainly lawned, initially enclosed by fencing with a wall and ha-ha with a gate to the lower paddock/orchards stocked with numerous fruit and beech trees. Within 18th Century walled gardens there is a Grade II Listed brick dovecote again with scope for conversion to provide a lovely studio/office/gymnasium etc., and the further gardens are fully enclosed by fencing with laurel hedging. Immediately to the rear is a flagstone patio and a pergola.

Potential Building Plot

To the side of the paddock there is potential for a building plot within the development boundary - subject to necessary Planning consent.

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