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- Four Bedrooms
- Detached with balcony
- Open plan kitchen and dining room
- Lounge with log burner
- Bathroom and separate shower room
- Utility and boot room
- Versatile and immense character
- Unique setting with woodland
- Stunning views over Symonds Yat
- Recently renovated
A highly characterful cottage located in the sought after village of Symonds Yat, Rose Bank is a unique and versatile 4 bedroom detached property recently renovated to an exceptional standard by the current owners. The property was once a doctor’s surgery dating back to the early 1900’s and still retains many fine features which include exposed stone walls, ledge and brace oak doors and beautiful original wood flooring.
Rose Bank, a charming four bedroom detached cottage with 1.5 acres of mixed garden and woodland is encircled with views of the Wye Valley encompassing a truly welcoming countryside feel. The property boasts a trendy- meets-traditional décor as you are welcomed into the home with features such as exposed stone walls, hardwood flooring and exposed vintage radiators all surrounded with a tastefully chic colour palette. The property is offered for sale chain free.
•Four bedrooms * Sitting room *Open kitchen/dining/family room * Family bathroom * Ground-floor shower room * Store room * Boot room * Utility room* Boiler house *
The home at a glance
Rose Bank is set in the wooded hills of the Wye Valley. With off-road parking for the property, you are graced with an idyllic-looking home surrounded by woodland and scenic views.
The entrance hall with skylight adds lots of natural light. There are two separate oak doors on the right-hand side, one a boot room and the second a spacious utility. Opposite this leads into a very well-presented modern kitchen/dining room with traditional accents such as the exposed stone wall. The kitchen has integrated appliances such as a built-in fridge freezer, dishwasher, a hob and a discreet extractor fan with marble effect countertops.
Along the ground floor is also the downstairs shower/washroom with a dual-headed waterfall walk-in shower and a vintage exposed radiator tucked away in the alcove
The corridor boasts a double-stone wall feature with exposed copper piping leading to a downstairs storage room.
In the centre of this corridor is the living room. A generously spacious room boasting a brick built-in fireplace with a log burner, wooded flooring and painted exposed beams.
The stairs to the first-floor fork at the top, on the right-hand side the smallest of the four bedrooms. With room for a single bed or you could use this room with panelled features for an office space.
To the left of the stairs, is the bathroom. This room boasts olde-worlde charm that meets modern beauty. A panelled room with a free-standing bath, basin and a pull-flush loo all add to the wonderful character of this room.
The first of the double bedrooms features a cast iron fireplace and picture rails adding to the traditional features of this property. A spacious room features, views overlooking the Wye Valley and surrounding woodland.
Next along the corridor is the second double bedroom, another spacious room with hardwood flooring, a fairly large window giving this room wonderful natural light and also a built-in cupboard which could be multi-used for storage or wardrobe. Located in this room is the entrance to the attic.
At the end of the first-floor hallway is the master suite. A high-pitched roof flows to a feature wall of exposed stone. Situated at the end of the bedroom are bi-fold doors that open up onto the balcony where you can enjoy glorious views. The entrance to this bedroom also has a small hardwood floor section and you are greeted with a vintage-looking radiator before entering the main space of the room and all it has to offer.
Sat approximately (see Agents comments) on an acre and a half of land, Rose Bank is surrounded by greenery and woodland. The front of the property has log store-covered but stable-looking doors giving a lovely feature to the outside. With more storage for logs within the porch of the home, you are instantly graced with the country home feel.
The front garden has a quaint patio area overlooking the front garden, a nicely sized front lawn running alongside the path that takes you up to the woodland. This area is a haven for attracting local wildlife.
At the back of the property, there is another garden area. The oil tank is also found in this area along with another outside storage area. Alongside this, there is a little path that leads all around the property and also up to the woodland that surrounds the property.
The spectacular setting of Symonds Yat is situated in the heart of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The location is famed for its phenomenal river scenery, woodland expanses and limestone cliffs. There are a multitude of reputable riverside pubs and restaurants which are exceedingly popular with local residents and tourists alike.
There are many delightful walking and cycle routes throughout the area and, for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits, various companies offer a wide range of activities such as canoe hire.
The closest village, Whitchurch, is particularly sought after, partially owing to its Church of England Primary School which has been graded as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. The popular community-spirited village shop, Woods of Whitchurch, stocks locally-made produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, various essentials and also operates as a coffee shop and takeaway. In addition, Whitchurch also boasts a village hall, an mot centre, a highly-commended hospitality venue - The Old Court Hotel, plus a post box and bus stop.
The property is located in one of the most sought after villages in the Wye Valley with access to the A40 just 1 mile away, nearby there are beautiful woodland and riverside walks passing two local village pubs and a restaurant/hotel, just over three miles south is the market town of Monmouth with its public schools, Waitrose and M&S food hall.
Symonds Yat is just two miles from the Welsh border and centred between the two popular market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, both of which offer highly-regarded secondary schools, supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, leisure facilities and independently-owned shops.
Rose Bank is within easy access of major road networks; the A40 is around a mile away and the east-bound road provides a direct route to Gloucester, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds. Meanwhile, motorists heading in the opposite direction can journey towards the M4 at Newport, giving access to Cardiff and London. In addition, the M50 motorway begins in Ross-on-Wye, around eight miles away, and this gives good access to the M5 - leading to Birmingham to the north and Bristol to the south.
Oil central heating with combi-boiler. Mains water and electricity. Septic tank.
Herefordshire Council. Council tax band E
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From Ross-on-Wye, follow the A40 towards Monmouth and take the exit signed to Symonds Yat West at Whitchurch. Take the first exit at the roundabout; passing the primary school and stay on this lane passing the Wye knot Inn on the right hand side. Continue along this road passing the sign for The Paddocks on the left, the road forks here, take the left fork up the lane and stay on this road for just over one-quarter of a mile, then take the sharp right-hand turning onto Wye View Lane. Rose Bank is situated on the left-hand side of the road after approximately 500 yards and parking is on the opposite side of the road.
Monmouth 5 miles • Ross-on-Wye 7.5 miles • Hereford 17 miles • Gloucester 25 miles •Cheltenham 32.5 miles • Bristol 38 miles • All distances are approximate)
*Agent's Note: Please be aware that we have been unable verify the exact acreage of the land.
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Hamilton Stiller Estate Agents, HR9 on +44 1989 569044 * (local rate)
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