STAPLETON, Presteigne, Powys

£560,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Dating back to the late 1600's and originally thatched. The property has a wealth of character, glorious gardens, original features, historical charm and with it is 8 acres of hill grazing, woodland and pond (tbv) and 1.2 acres of garden and orchards. Positioned in the Welsh Marches in the sought after hamlet of Stapleton, in North West Herefordshire, the property overlooks the ruins and gardens of Stapleton Castle.

Introduction

Nestled in the picturesque hamlet of Stapleton on the outskirts of the popular town of Presteigne is this charming three bedroom property with many features, glorious views, stunning gardens and 8 acres of land.

The accommodation comprises: entrance reception room, 2 reception rooms, living/dining room, kitchen, utility, cloakroom, study, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.

Property description

The front door takes you through to the original part of the house and the first reception room with flagstone flooring, impressive inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven. This room is currently used as a reception room and a study with a little window to the side, a view of the garden. From here the staircase takes you to the first floor. The flagstone flooring continues through into the kitchen with a range of wooden units, electric oven and hob and a feature original window looking into the utility. The utility also has wooden units, tiled flooring and space for white goods. An external door takes you into the garden. Off the utility is a downstairs shower room, with shower and toilet. From the reception hall there is an opening leading into the second reception room which has exposed beams, an inglenook with a wood burning stove, flagstone flooring and is a particularly cosy room.

From here a door takes you into the barn room, converted from a workshop. The room has a vaulted ceiling, dual aspect windows and stone recessed fireplace with a Villager wood burning stove and exposed beams. This leads through to another reception area with a beautiful wooden door leading to the garden area. From here a wooden staircase takes you to another floor which is used as the study/4th bedroom with original beams, handmade built in storage cupboards and book shelves.

Back in the entrance reception room stairs rise to the first floor landing with doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom. The main bedroom is to the front, with bespoke built in wardrobes and views across the Lugg Valley. Bedroom 2 and 3 are both double bedrooms and have views of the garden. Off the landing there is a bathroom with a white suite and blue tiling. A separate toilet, airing cupboard and boiler.

Gardens and parking

Bakers Farm has a gated entrance taking you through to the side of the property with an area for parking and then leads onto the gardens that are 1.2 acres in total. A hedge border surrounds the property with a little front gate taking you to the front door, and a pretty flower border edges the front of the property. There is a large lawn area to the rear interspersed with an array of beautiful plants and trees. There is also a patio area just off the two rear doors from the living room and utility, perfect for alfresco dining. Off the driveway is the orchard planted with pear trees and a small stream bordering the edge.

Workshop

4.23 x 2.64 (13'11 x 8'8 )

The barn has double doors, power and light and a door into the workshop (2.72 x 2.97).

Car port

3.40 x 3.78 (11'2 x 12'5 )

A covered area provides further parking or storage. (3.40 x 3.80)

Land

The house, with its garden and two orchards, is surrounded by approximately eight acres of farm land, mostly hill grazing for sheep, with an area of steep woodland above it and a marshy field with willows and a wild pond below. There is a public footpath marked in OS maps, leading across the land, from the road, up into the woods above.

Location

Situated in the picturesque Upper Lugg Valley, the property is ideally placed for accessing the countryside for walking, cycling and horse riding. The nearby town of Presteigne, miles away, has an award winning Judges Lodgings Museum which has been featured on television. The town offers a range of amenities to include shops, health care, schools, restaurants, lesiure centre with swimming pool and public houses. Presteigne was once the county town of Radnorshire and hosts two festivals, the Sheep Music Festival and the Presteigne Festival of Music and Arts, attracting well known composers. The nearby market town of Knighton, 7 miles, has the train station on the Heart of Wales line, running from Shrewsbury to Swansea. Ludlow, 18 miles, offers a wide range of further amenities, restaurants and is home to the iconic Food Festival.

Services

LPG heating, mains water and septic tank drainage. Herefordshire Council Tax Band E

Agents notes

Buyers are advised that although the property has a Presteigne Postal Code it is located in Herefordshire, England and buyers will pay Stamp Duty rather than the Welsh system of the Land Transaction Tax.

Within the property there is a well, from which water is pumped to a trough on the land and from there onto neighbouring farm land. The pump is powered from Baker's farm, with its own separate meter. Electricity costs are shared with the neighbouring landowner.

Directions

From Hereford Street in Presteigne turn right onto Broad Street and continue along the road, passing over the bridge and heading out of the town. Continue along this lane for 3/4 of a mile, and after a sharp right hand bend the property is the fourth on the left hand side.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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