A stunning family home with annexe and just under 4.5 acres

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Stapleton House is a handsome double fronted property with an attached one-bedroomed annexe, offering beautiful accommodation over three floors. The property has been exceptionally well maintained over the 40 years the current owners have lived there and benefits from an abundance of original character features including sash windows, beams, high ceilings and feature fireplaces, as well as an array of modern conveniences for family living.

The front door leads into a welcoming reception hall, flanked either side with well-proportioned reception rooms, including the breakfast room, sitting room, dining room and study. The cosy sitting room has doors through to both the breakfast room and kitchen and provides an ideal spot to relax by the log burning stove. There are also double French doors into the garden.

The kitchen is of a charming traditional country style, with an Rayburn, double Belfast sink and a central island, whilst the adjoining breakfast room offers a pleasing space in which to enjoy casual meals, with its feature fireplace and front facing aspect, enjoying open countryside views.

Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility room and pantry leading to the ground floor WC. There is also a porch with a practical boot space. A door leads to the studio, which offers a broad range of potential uses. The sizeable formal dining room has both wonderful views to the front and bi-folding doors to the generous study, which itself has double French doors out to the garden.

To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, all with good proportions and delightful views. One having an en-suite bathroom and another having a dressing room. The beautiful panelled bathroom serves these rooms and has a freestanding roll top bath, shower and storage cupboards. The second floor houses two further bedrooms, one having a bespoke high level bed with storage cupboards beneath and both benefitting from the family shower room.

The adjoining self-contained annexe offers fantastic additional accommodation and can also be accessed, if needed, via a door in the study. It provides a sitting room, kitchen with dining area and double bedroom with an en suite shower room to the first floor.

This property has 4.39 acres of land.

Outside

The property sits within delightful grounds having well-tended borders, mature trees and level lawns. To the southern aspect there is a private gravelled terrace, with raised herb beds and seating area. A Dutch barn offers useful garden storage, together with a tool shed. There is a productive vegetable garden with greenhouse and a paddock/orchard lying beyond.

Attached to the house is a period timber framed barn, housing the studio, garage and workshop/ stable. There is ample parking on the drive for a number of vehicles.

The property enjoys a vehicular right of way along the adjacent public footpath giving access to a field, offering the opportunity to keep livestock and onto a section of woodland, where you can amble over a stream and through pretty spring flowers.

In all the grounds extend to just under 4.5 acres.

Situation

The property is located just a short distance from the pretty and quirky Welsh border town of Presteigne, which is full of character and has a plethora of independent shops. cafes, restaurants and a popular delicatessen line the narrow streets and add to this vibrant local community.

Amenities in the town include a family butchers and greengrocers, as well as plenty of everyday facilities, including a post office and several convenience stores. Larger supermarkets can be found in Leominster, a short drive away. There is a primary school in Presteigne, while secondary schooling is also available, at John Beddoes Secondary School.

Presteigne is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the rolling hills and country lanes providing the perfect setting for excellent walking, cycling or riding.

Directions

From Ludlow head south on the B4361. Shortly after leaving Ludlow, turn right signed to Presteigne. Follow this road (which turns into the B4362) and signs towards Presteigne, passing through Shobdon. Upon arriving at Presteigne take the second exit on the roundabout to the town centre. Proceed straight into the town, before turning into Broad St, which in turn becomes Ford St. Stapleton House can be found on the right hand side, a short distance after crossing the River Lugg.

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Other features

  • Hall, sitting room, dining room, study
  • Breakfast room, kitchen, utility, WC
  • Studio, 5 bedrooms (one en-suite), two bathrooms
  • One bedroom annexe, double garage, workshop/stable
  • Barn, gardens, land and woodland
  • In all, just under 4.5 acres
  • Superfast broadband available
  • On the edge of a popular, eclectic, wonderful market town
  • Countryside views
  • EPC rating G

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Ref: LUD090218

Ford Street, Stapleton Presteigne Herefordshire LD8

Offers Over
£950,000

Ref: LUD090218

Ford Street, Stapleton Presteigne Herefordshire LD8

Offers Over
£950,000