Thornbury, Bromyard, Herefordshire, HR7

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Attractive detached stone south facing farmhouse with large garden, double open garage and workshop situated in a beautiful quiet and rural location

Beautifully presented period detached farmhouse (2,387 sq ft) with superb rural views.

3 double bedrooms, 2 modern shower rooms, with WC's

Galleried landing study

Spacious Aga kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room

Well proportioned sitting room and formal dining room

Large, well maintained private garden

Detached, timber double open garage with attached workshop

Private parking for several vehicles.

Summary of features • Beautifully presented period detached farmhouse (2,358 sq ft) with superb rural views

• 3 double bedrooms, 2 modern shower rooms, with WC's

• Galleried landing study/potential 4th bedroom

• Spacious Aga kitchen/breakfast room, utility/boot room

• Well proportioned sitting room and formal dining room

• Large, well maintained private garden

• Detached, timber double open garage with attached workshop

• Private parking for several vehicles.

Location * Mileages: Bromyard 3 miles, Bredenbury 4 miles, Leominster 11 miles, Malvern 15 miles, Ledbury 16 miles, Hereford 16½ miles, Worcester 17½ miles, Birmingham 40 miles

* Road: M5 (Jct 7) 20 miles, M50 (Jct 2) 22 miles

* Railway: Leominster, Malvern, Ledbury

* Airport: Birmingham (51 miles), Bristol (76 miles)

Situation Upper Horton Farmhouse is an attractive, period stone-built property situated to the front of a small exclusive, development of private residential barns, all set within a lovely rural location. The property enjoys superb distant views over the surrounding and beautiful Herefordshire countryside. It is conveniently located between the market towns of Leominster and Bromyard, with the Cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester and motorway network also being easily accessible.

Upper Horton Farmhouse * Upper Horton Farmhouse dates back to c. 1850 and was the original farmhouse to Upper Horton Farm.

* A good-sized entrance hall with attractive custom designed staircase, is situated centrally within the property and makes a great focal point for access to the rest of this lovely home. There is also a useful WC situated off the hallway.

* The traditional, bespoke country-style kitchen with granite worktops offers plenty of storage along with a useful walk-in larder. In addition, the kitchen benefits from an electric, 3-oven Aga, an integrated Bosch electric double oven and a dishwasher. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs for day-to-day use and more informal entertaining.

* A good-sized utility room leads off the kitchen and has direct access to both the courtyard area and the garden. Further cupboards offer additional storage with space for a washing machine/dryer, etc., and there is also a second, separate WC.

Upper Horton Farmhouse Ctd * The gracious sitting room is a comfortable, yet spacious and light space with an inglenook-style fireplace with multi-fuel stove; a lovely, deep windowsill provides a window seat to overlook the stunning garden and to enjoy the far reaching views.

* A good-sized dining room leads directly off the sitting room via a pair of internal wooden doors, which offer the option of closing off the dining room if it is not in use. This room also has a multi-fuel burning stove and attractive, bespoke fitted bookcases/shelving, along with a double aspect ensuring this is a lovely and light room.

* The stairs lead directly off the hallway up to a galleried landing currently used as a study area and enjoying the views over the garden and beyond. It also offers a space to create a fourth single bedroom.

* To the first floor, there is a spacious main bedroom and two other good sized double bedrooms all with built in wardrobes and beautiful south facing views. There are two modern walk in shower rooms with underfloor heating.

The Outside * The property is approached off a rural country lane leading to a smart, gravelled parking area with ample parking and the 2 bay open garage with attached workshop, which has potential for a variety of uses, such as a studio, home office, etc., subject to PP. An attractive pergola leads, via a pathway, to the front of the property.

* There is a large, beautifully maintained lawned area to the front of the property, amounting to just over 0.6 acres, which is complemented by a careful selection of established shrubs, trees; including oak, birch and horse chestnut, and flowering plants.

* A selection of the planting within the garden includes, Magnolia, lilac, Montana, forsythia, camellia and a variety of roses, including a lovely climbing rose which graces the front of the property which is south facing.

The Outside Ctd. * The well cared for gardens also include a small orchard with cherry, plum and apple trees, as well as two mature walnut trees, herb garden and a raised veg bed with ample space to extend to grow more produce, if desired. An attractive, gravelled seating area offers a perfect space for seasonal dining and entertaining

Services Mains electricity. Mains water (rated not metered). Shared septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. Two Multi-fuel burning stoves. Electric Aga.

Broadband Superfast broadband connected.

Council Tax Band "F" (£2,899.51 for 2020/21).

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing The property is not Listed.

EPC Rated "F".

Schools * Primary: Bromyard, Bredenbury, Brockhampton & Pencombe

* Secondary: Bromyard. Further information is available at www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Independent: Bromsgrove, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Malvern, Worcester and Hereford. Further information is available at www.isc.co.uk

Local The traditional market town of Bromyard offers an excellent range of shops to satisfy most domestic requirements, which include a doctors' surgery, Churches, supermarket, acclaimed butcher, library, theatre and leisure centre along with rugby, cricket and football clubs. More extensive shopping, leisure and cultural facilities are available at Malvern, Worcester, Hereford and Ludlow.

Recreational The area offers many fine walks along the Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs and Bringsty Common; which has been designated a special wildlife site and is a haven for birds & butterflies, and through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), with the Malvern Hills only a short distance away. There are a range of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs within the locality, including Bromyard Rugby, Bowls, Cricket and Archery Clubs. A variety of festivals and events are held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including Ludlow Food Festival and Ledbury poetry Festival.

Additional Information This complex shares a drainage system and maintenance of the driveway, parking areas and lawned grass/communal areas. There is an annual contribution towards this of £200.

Post Code HR7 4NG.

Directions From Bromyard: Take the B4214 Tenbury Road north, passing Bromyard Sports Foundation on the right. Continue up the hill for approximately 1 ½ miles, taking a turning on your left signposted to Thornbury and Hampton Charles. Proceed along this road, whereby after approximately ½ mile, turning left off a sharp right hand bend, signposted to Butterley. Take your first right onto the driveway for Upper Horton Farm. The property's drive is immediately on your left hand side.

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Viewings By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

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