The Bargates, Leominster


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Tucked away in a unique and hidden position off Bargates close to Leominster's town centre and amenities, this detached and character Victorian family home, offers a wealth of character with spacious, gas fired centrally heated and mostly double glazed living accommodation with parking for several motor vehicles to include a reception hall, lounge, large dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor shower/cloakroom, office/bedroom 6, 5 further bedrooms, main bathroom, additional shower room, large cellar, good size lawned and patio gardens, and a large summer house/workshop.

The property has potential for creation of an annex.

An interesting and hidden house standing in delightful gardens and situated in a unique position off The Bargates and enjoying rear vehicular access and parking for several motor vehicles accross a private access known as Ashfield Lane.


The house is of traditional red and mellow brick construction under a slate roof and has been extended and much improved by the present owners to offer family sized living accommodation with many interesting and character features retained.

Rosemont is within walking distance of Leominster's main shopping centre and amenities and also is within walking distance of schools, sixth form sports college, leisure centres and bus and railway stations. The cathedral city of Hereford is only twelve miles to the South and there are motorway connection links easily accessible at Worcester about thirty miles to the East.

The full particulars of Rosemont, 147 The Bargates, Leominster are now further described as follows.

The house is an imposing detached Victorian town house of brick construction under a slate roof. The house has a date plaque of 1878.

Outside lighting and an entrance door which opens into a reception hall;

Reception Hall

Which has a double glazed sealed unit window to the front, ornate quarry tiled floor to half of the reception hall, the other half is carpeted. There is a ceiling light, smoke alarm, telephone point, double panelled radiator and a cloaks area in a recess.

A pine door from the reception opens into the lounge;


4.88m maximum x 4.27m

(The maximum measurement goes into an attractive bay window to the side of the house overlooking the gardens. The bay window is wooden casement sash cord) Inset into a brick fire place is a wood burning stove, there is moulded ornate ceiling, moulded ceiling cornice, picture rail and also sash window to the front. The lounge has a double panelled radiator, several power points and a TV aerial point.

From the reception hall a pine door opens into the dining room;

Dining Room

5.23 maximum x 3.66 (17'2 maximum x 12'0 )

The maximum measurement goes into a bay to the front of the house with two wooden casement sash windows. To the opposite side of the house is a small feature window. There is a ceiling light, picture rail, several power points and a double panelled radiator with thermostat control.

The vendors are in the process of creating a cloakroom/WC by partitioning off some of the dining room.

From the dining room, a door opens into a most impressive kitchen/family room;

Kitchen/Family Room

7.44m x 4.27m (24'5 x 14')

The impressive kitchen/family room has been recently refitted to include a working surface with rolled edge and an inset one and a half bowl, single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over and cupboards under. The working surfaces continue with base units under to include cupboards and drawer, there is an integral washing machine, integral dishwasher and built into the working surface is a Bosch four ring electric hob with a matching Bosch electric oven under and a Bosch stainless steel extractor hood and light over. The kitchen has further working surfaces with base units under to include pan draws, cupboards, glass front wine rack, matching eye level cupboards, glass fronted display cabinet and there is also an integral fridge freezer. Situated in the kitchen is an Arga and to the rear of the kitchen/family room is a breakfast bar, room for a family sized dining table and room for sofa. The dining area has a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, inset lighting and a stunning feature of the kitchen/family room are double glazed bi folding doors which open up to allow the room to flow into the rear gardens. The kitchen/family room has tiled flooring, plenty of power points, TV aerial point, underfloor heating and a double glazed window to the side off the kitchen.

A pine door from the reception all leads into a cellar;

From the reception hall, a staircase rises and turns up to the first floor landing.


The cellar, which has a good ceiling height, is quite spacious, has light and power, is well ventilated and is useful as workshop or storage space. The cellar also has an original salt slab.

From the reception hall, a staircase rises and turns up to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

The landing has a ceiling light, smoke alarm, single power point and a door leading off to the main bedroom.

Bedroom One

3.96 x 3.86 (13'0 x 12'8 )

Bedroom one has double glazed wooden casement window to the front and two double glazed windows to the side overlooking the garden. The bedroom has a ceiling light, picture rail, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, power points, TV aerial point and a telephone extension point.

Off the main landing there is an archway leading through to an inner landing with a ceiling light and a pine door opening into;

Bedroom Two

5.92 x 2.79 (19'5 x 9'2 )

Bedroom two has double glazed window to the side, ceiling spot lighting, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, power points.

Bedroom Three

2.74 x 2.59 (9'0 x 8'6 )

Bedroom three has two double glazed windows, one to the front and one to the side, ceiling spot lighting, power points and a double panelled radiator with thermostat control.

Off the first floor landing is a pine door opening into the bathroom;


The bathroom is of good size and has a whirlpool speed air spa bath, ceramic tiled splash backs and an opening double glazed opaque window to the side. There is a pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, low flush WC and a built in shower cubicle with a Mira Direct shower and, again, ceramic tiled to ceiling height. There is ceiling down lighters, double panelled radiator, down flow Newlec electric heater, an additional opening double glazed window and a door opening to the airing cupboard housing the factory insulated hot water cylinder, supplementary immersion heater and shelving.

From the first floor landing a staircase rises and turns up to the second floor landing;

Second Floor Landing

The landing has a Velux roof light, ceiling light, smoke alarm, inspection hatch to the roof space up above with drop down loft ladder and some storage and there is also a single power point

A door from the second floor landing opens into bedroom four;

Bedroom Four

4.19 x 3.05 (13'9 x 10'0 )

Bedroom four has a single glazed window to the side, ceiling lights, power points, telephone extension point, double panelled radiator and some useful under eaves storage cupboards.

Bedroom Five

3.73 x 3.12 (12'3 x 10'3 )

(Bedroom five has some restricted head height due to the slope of the roof). Bedroom five has a double glazed window to front, ceiling light, power points, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, built in wardrobe, hanging rail and shelving and also some under eaves storage space.

Off the Second floor landing there is also a door opening into the shower room/cloakroom;


With an enclosed shower cubicle. There is a pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush WC, tiled splash backs, a double glazed window to the front, an electric extractor fan and a ceiling light.

On the second floor landing there is a large inspection hatch with loft ladder to the roof space above, with some storage space.


The property is situated in a secluded position to the rear of The Bargates and has pedestrian access across a long pathway which gives access through a gated doorway into its own gardens. The garden, as the house is approached from The Bargates, has a level lawn, pathways to either side, shrub borders, raised gardens with low stone and tall brick wall to either side. The garden is enclosed with stone walling and part trellis fencing. There is outside lighting and security lighting on the property and, also included, is a substantial timber construction SUMMER HOUSE with a pressed tin roof. The summer house has two opening doors to the front, two windows to the front and a measurement of 19'8 x 10'2 . The summer house has lighting and power points, concreted floor, good roof height and is part timber partitioned to form two separate rooms if required, or could be opened as one large summer house. The summer house has a verandah to the front and pleasant outlook to the side of the property. A pathway from the summer house gives access to the main front entrance door, and then continues across the front of the house with a lawned garden and young fruit trees. There is shared access and responsibility across adjoining properties, which can be discussed with the vendors. There is also an outside cold water tap.

Formal Gardens

There are lawned gardens to the front with raised shrub borders and brick walling to the side boundaries. The gardens continue to the side of the property where there is further brick walling, well maintained fencing to the boundaries, outside lighting and an attractive raised bed with apple tree. To the rear is a large south facing patio garden with raised stoned beds, gravelled gardens, recently installed fencing providing privacy and gated access which leads out to a large driveway with parking for several motor vehicles.


All Mains services are connected and telephone to BT Regulations. The property has a recently fitted Worcester Bosch Greenstar RI condensing boiler and the chimney has been lined. All windows on the first floor swivel for easing cleaning.


Please note that the agents have not tested the appliances to the property and cannot verify they are in working order.


Jonathan Wright Estate Agents for themselves and the seller of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, that all statements contained in these particulars relating to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

Any intending buyers must satisfy themselves by inspecting or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. These particulars are issued solely on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted throughout this agency.

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