ENTRANCE PORCH via a pair of Oak doors with windows east and west, two oak benches, stone flag floor, glazed inner doors to:
RECEPTION HALL26'3" x 16'11" (8m x 5.16m). An impressive entrance with a most attractive polished open well oak staircase with landings to first floor, large window north (secondary glazed) with window seat, radiator, oak flooring, traditional doors, understairs recess with built-in study area, doors to inner hall, dining room, kitchen, cloakroom and other offices.
DINING ROOM18'10" x 16'11" (5.74m x 5.16m). with a wall of French windows east giving open views over the Wye Valley, French doors to conservatory, traditional stone fireplace, three radiators, coved ceiling, door leading to:
BUTLER'S PANTRY with delightful original features including a glazed sink with drainer and cupboard, original wall tiling and china cupboards, window north, oak flooring.
CONSERVATORY10'6" x 8'8" (3.2m x 2.64m). with an easterly and southerly aspect, stone flag floor, steps down to the extensive terrace. This provides a link from the Dining Room to the:
MAIN DRAWING ROOM33'11" x 20' (10.34m x 6.1m). being a magnificent room with traditional fireplaces at each end, coved ceiling, oak floor, four radiators, shelved alcoves, three large French windows to the east to conservatory and terrace; the glazed doors to the south open to the:
GARDEN ROOM26'9" x 9'10" (8.15m x 3m). which is a most attractive room on the southern edge of the house with extensive glazing, French doors and steps east to terraces, deep stone sills, stone flag floor. FURTHER HALL from which there is a classical Georgian staircase, radiator, a pretty arched ceiling.
MAIN GUEST CLOAKROOM (off reception hall) with hanging space, hand basin, low flush WC, fitted glazed cupboards, quarry tiled floor, two windows north and further cupboards.
KITCHEN16'9" x 16'7" (5.1m x 5.05m). off main hall) with window south to terrace, window north, extensive fitted floor cupboards and additional storage space, cooker, four ring hob, worktop, stainless steel two bowl sink, recessed oil fired Aga, original wall tiling, plumbing for dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, original cupboards. WALK-IN PANTRY with fitted shelves, original tiling, window north.
LARGE CELLAR (below part of the house) 10.0m x 6.0m approx. leads off the kitchen offices, with extensive wine store with stone bins.
UTILITY ROOM13'1" x 11'4" (3.99m x 3.45m). with fitted cupboard, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, window and door west to patio, wood flooring, door to the garden passage leading to:
REAR HALL with access into main hall, door to cellar, further doors to:
STAFF CLOAKROOM4'9" x 4'5" (1.45m x 1.35m). with low flush WC, corner hand basin, arched window west, heated towel rail, quarry tiled floor.
OFFICE12'8" x 9'8" (3.86m x 2.95m). with window west, radiator, wood flooring, extensive fitted cupboards.
REAR LOBBY with doors to kitchen courtyard, quarry tiled floor.
SPACIOUS LANDING with secondary glazed double height window north, radiator, access to the:
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
LOBBY giving access to bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet.
MASTER BEDROOM16'7" x 15'3" (5.05m x 4.65m). with secondary glazed windows east and south with magnificent views over the Wye Valley, extensive fitted wardrobes, two radiators. Alongside is a:
SPACIOUS BATHROOM with panelled bath, fitted hand basin, low flush WC, window north, heated towel rail, access via the same corridor as the Master Bedroom and therefore capable of being used as self-contained suite. Off the corridor also there is a LARGE WALK-IN CUPBOARD with extensive storage facilities.
DRESSING ROOM12' x 8'10" (3.66m x 2.7m). with extensive fitted wardrobes and secondary glazed window north.
BATHROOM (off landing) with panelled bath, fitted hand basin, low flush WC, secondary glazed window north.
LIBRARY16'11" x 16'9" (5.16m x 5.1m). with window south and window north, two radiators, stone fireplace with wood burning stove, extensive fitted shelving, door to TERRACE which enjoys full afternoon sun (this room could make a wonderful sitting room for a self-contained unit or a principal bedroom).
BEDROOM PASSAGE leading to four major bedrooms, with second staircase, large Georgian window west, shelved display alcove.
BEDROOM 220'8" x 14'1" (6.3m x 4.3m). with window east, traditional fireplace, hand basin within a built-in cupboard, fitted wardrobe, two radiators.
THIRD BATHROOM with panelled bath, hand basin, low flush WC, window east, heated towel rail and radiator, extensive original wall tiling.
BEDROOM 320'8" x 15'1" (6.3m x 4.6m). with window east, fitted wardrobe, hand basin within fitted cupboard, feature fireplace, two radiators, door to:
FIRST FLOOR GALLERY26'9" x 9'10" (8.15m x 3m). A wonderfully light and sunny room with vast windows to three elevations facing south east and west and enjoying extensive views over the Valley, three radiators, wood flooring.
BEDROOM 411'10" x 8'8" (3.6m x 2.64m). with window west, fitted cupboard, radiator.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with large walk-in shower, pedestal hand basin, low flush WC, heated towel rail, window west, extractor fan, shaver light and point.
BEDROOM 513'3" x 12'10" (4.04m x 3.91m). with window west to patio, fitted hand basin within fitted cupboard.
SECOND FLOOR Fully equipped for staff, granny flat or teenagers, via a wide staircase with fitted cupboard, radiator.
LANDING with sky light west, fitted storage cupboard, doors to:
BEDROOM 614'5" x 13'3" (4.4m x 4.04m). with fitted cupboards along one wall, small window west with views over garden, radiator, sky light east, fitted sink unit.
BEDROOM 713'9" x 12' (4.2m x 3.66m). with window south and extensive fitted cupboards, feature roof trusses, sky light west with view over garden, radiator.
BEDROOM 814'5" x 10'10" (4.4m x 3.3m). with window east with extensive valley views, fitted cupboard, hand basin, radiator.
BEDROOM 914'5" x 12'4" (4.4m x 3.76m). with window east with valley views, fitted cupboard, hand basin, radiator.
BATHROOM 5 with panelled bath, hand basin, low flush WC, window east with valley views.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a wide sweeping tree lined drive with a most impressive approach to the front of the house where there is a large gravelled parking and turning area. The gardens were laid out at the time that the extension to the house was made in 1935 and have extensive areas of stone walling, terracing and abundant planting. There is an elevated lawn to the right of the gravel driveway, formal rose beds and Yew hedging in the Arts and Crafts manner. Alongside is an area of azaleas and rhododendrons which offer spectacular colour in the Spring. A grove of mature Beech trees lined beyond with paths cut through the lawns to an impressive mound (ancient monument), which has an ancient Yew Tree on top of it. Alongside it is a hard surfaced Tennis Court which requires re-surfacing. Various paddocks with stable block offering three loose boxes, each about 4.3m x 4.3m. Beyond is a studio, garage and woodshed which is well screened from the house.
. To the west of the house is a most attractive walled patio area at library level which is a sun trap and off which is a further area of lawn with Yew hedging and formal rose bed. The house is set in mature planting and trees which provide a good screen from other properties and from the roadway below. There are a series of paths which lead around the St. Mauritius Church to the south which forms a pretty back drop to the property. There are various terraces with lawns, mature cherry, magnolia, Yew hedges running around the flag stone terrace with thickly planted mature shrubs and lower lawn fronted by tall Yew and coniferous hedge. There is a large paddock over the stables and adjoining the grove.
PLEASE NOTE Above and away from the house are a couple of cottages, one of which could possibly be offered for sale if required, by negotiation. The other, formerly The Home Farm, has entirely separate access.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All items usually known as tenants' fixtures and fitting, whether mentioned or not in these sales particulars are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation. Such items include all fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, domestic electrical items, garden quipment, statuary and machinery