Detached house for sale in Little Trewen Farm, Whitchurch, Herefordshire HR9

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Detached house for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 2 2
Tenure: Freehold Council tax band: Not available

Property features

  • An impressive, detached four bedroom farmhouse steeped in history
  • Additional three/four bedroom annex ideal for holiday let / multi-generational living
  • Including a stone annex/studio with planning permission
  • Garden and Paddock
  • Magnificent Herefordshire rural views
  • Peaceful rural location with excellent road access links at Whitchurch

Property description

An exceptionally historic period farmhouse dating back as far as 14th century with a wealth of original features including oak beams and inglenook fireplaces. The farmhouse has been modernised yet has retained many of its original features. The main house offers two large reception rooms both with high ceilings and a farmhouse kitchen together with two bathrooms. There is a further detached cottage with 3 bedrooms together with study/4th bedroom on the ground floor plus two bathrooms. A detached former stone apple store provides single storey office space or secondary accommodation which could also be let or provide further accommodation to the existing residence by means of a home office or play room.

Description

An exceptionally historic period farmhouse dating back as far as 14th century with a wealth of original features including oak beams and inglenook fireplaces. It is a fine example of a Welsh ‘Crick’ house, an ancient form of Celtic house building, often built from single oak trees. The three bedroom farmhouse has been modernised and includes Mandarin Stone slate and tile flooring and double glazing, yet has retained many of its original features. The main house offers two large reception rooms both with high ceilings and a farmhouse kitchen together with two bathrooms.

Adjoining is Walnut Cottage equally as charming with fantastic original features included exposed stone walls and large fireplace. There is one large reception room with views of the rear garden and a further ground floor study / 4th bedroom. The ground floor offers a recently installed modern shower room as well as there being a bathroom on the 1st floor. It would make a particularly spacious multi-generational annex or could also be used on a holiday let basis as it is currently being used.

A further detached former stone apple store provides single storey office space or secondary accommodation which could also be let or provide further accommodation to the existing residence by means of a home office or play room. It has Planning Permission to become a one bedroom separate studio with kitchen, bathroom and separate entrance.

Situation

Situated in a popular hamlet close to Whitchurch and Llangrove in between Monmouth and Ross on Wye, the property enjoys glorious views over the open countryside towards the Malvern Hills and Mayhill in Gloucestershire in the distance. The nearby village of Whitchurch provides a well-supported farm shop, a renowned primary school and several restaurants/pubs. Llangrove has a well respected school, active village hall, historic church and lively pub. Ross on Wye to the north and Monmouth to the south which both provide a comprehensive range of amenities including excellent schools both private and state sector, a wide range of independent and national shops, restaurants and a recently refurbished leisure centre. Whitchurch gives easy access to the major road network and is accessible to Symonds Yat (aonb) which has a wealth of outdoor leisure and water pursuits and exceptional walks alongside the River Wye.

The Farmhouse

Entrance

A magnificent original door leads into an impressive entrance hall with exposed beams to ceiling and a Mandarin slate tiled floor. Original 14th century arch doorway and impressive solid oak door leads to:

Sitting Room

One of the oldest parts of the house with an impressive large stone fireplace with wood beam and multi fuel burner alongside the original bread oven with fire below, exposed ceiling beams, two windows looking out to the front and a further large window looking out to the rear garden.

Dining Room

Windows to two elevations. Exposed ceiling beams and uprights. Two radiators. Ornate antique carved wooden fireplace in recess.

Kitchen

Fitted with a range of floor and wall units incorporating a new range cooker with induction hob and two ovens, two warming drawers and eye level microwave 1½ bowl sink and drainer Space and plumbing for washing machine and dish washer. Fitted dresser with display cupboards. Walk-in larder with window and shelves. Mandarin slate floor. Two windows looking out to the garden and stable door opening to the patio.

Lobby

With Mandarin slate floor.

Cloakroom

Low level WC and vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under. Radiator, window and slate floor and storage cupboard.

Office/4th Bedroom

Window, Mandarin slate floor. Under stairs cupboard and fitted shelves.

Rear Porch

Window and part glazed uPVC door to the outside steps. Alarm system controls.

First Floor Landing

Spacious landing with small sitting area, exposed beams and window.

Bathroom

White suite comprising a pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, new spa bath and shower attachment to taps. Large shower cubicle with Mira shower. Storage cupboard, radiator, window and part tiled walls.

Bedroom One

‘L’ shaped, as formerly two rooms, this large room has many exposed beams and trusses, under eaves hanging area, storage cupboard, two windows, two radiators and a further door opening to the landing.

Bedroom Two

Exposed crux beam, window to rear with views across the open countryside plus high dormer window to front. Under eaves storage and walk in wardrobe (with door to Walnut Cottage, currently blocked)

En Suite

With low level WC and hand basin.

Bedroom Three

With exposed beams and under eaves storage. Window with views over surrounding countryside. Radiator.

Farmhouse Garden

The front garden has a mature wisteria tree, roses and camellias across the front and is well stocked and in keeping with its age. The Farmhouse has a well stocked rear garden with a productive walnut tree, Australian gum tree, plus willow, roses and lilac trees. It also has a pond and small waterfall, plus a separate BBQ / relaxation area enjoying fabulous Herefordshire views which include the neighbouring Coppett Hill at Goodrich, across Ross-on-Wye and as far as Mayhill in Gloucestershire and the Malvern Hills. It has vegetable / chicken area and a small paddock with two stables. The gardens and paddock are approximately one acre (subject to measurement).

Walnut Cottage

Entered through a private courtyard garden with separate entrance, this property provides a sitting room, study/4th bedroom, large kitchen, shower room and three first floor bedrooms and bathroom. A further attached former apple store provides office space which has been granted planning to extend to provide an additional one bedroom studio holiday let. (Application No: P140207/F).

Sitting Room

Feature fireplace (blocked) with shelving and two small windows. Large window to the garden. UPVC door to private outside courtyard. Staircase off to the first floor. Exposed beams. Cupboard.

Kitchen

Newly decorated large kitchen fitted with a range of floor and wall units incorporating a 1½ bowl sink and drainer, electric cooker and extractor fan over. Plus fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Part tiled walls and tiled floor. Two windows to front elevation. Radiator. Electric socket also contains a mobile phone socket.

Ground Floor Bathroom

Pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., Corner shower unit with large shower head and flexible shower head. Part tiled walls, extractor fan and radiator.

First Floor

Bedroom One

Window looking out to the garden and far reaching beautiful views across the countryside. Double doors to built-in wardrobe. Under eaves storage. Radiator.

Bedroom Two

Window, radiator and fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Three

Window and radiator.

Study /4th Bedroom

Window overlooking the garden. Fitted shelves. Radiator.

Bathroom

Character bathroom with bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator and frosted window.

Walnut Cottage Garden

There is pedestrian access to a courtyard from the front of The Farmhouse to Walnut Cottage. Large wooden gates lead from the lane into the garden with a good size parking area. Walnut Cottage has its own apple orchard and sitting area at the back as well as a small courtyard to the side. The gardens are laid to lawn with established trees.

Apple Store / Office

Detached from Walnut Cottage accessible from the driveway and rear garden. Ancient wooden door leads into open plan large space with traditional exposed beams and window looking out to the garden, high window and trusses. Velux sky light. Planning Permission has been granted for a separate one bedroom accommodation, kitchen and bathroom with separate access.

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