Peterstow Manor, a magnificent country house, with superb proportions and elegant style
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Peterstow Manor is a handsome Grade II Listed manor house, set in the village of Peterstow in the heart of the Wye Valley. The property, which dates back to 1541 with 18th century additions forming the main part of the house, provides seven bedrooms and 7,500 square feet of beautifully appointed accommodation, with elegant, understated décor and splendid original details.
The dramatic hallway sets the tone, running from front to back door with impressive ceiling height, original details, pleasing decor and generous proportions. These themes continue throughout.
The property boasts huge sash windows, creating a wonderful sense of light and space. The ground floor has six spacious, comfortable reception rooms including the wonderful drawing room and dining room, with their south-facing bay windows, wooden flooring and original fireplaces. There is also a dual aspect study, a glass-roofed breakfast room adjoining the kitchen and a sunny conservatory overlooking the beautiful garden. The kitchen itself has attractive units, granite worktops, a central island and integrated appliances including a double oven and an induction hob with an extractor hood.
The ground floor also has a health spa, with a sauna and a training area/gym space.
The first floor has seven double bedrooms, including the huge principal bedroom, which has a dual aspect, fitted storage and an en suite shower room. All of the further six bedrooms are en suite, while the ground floor has a further shower room.
The property has a cellar, providing storage, including an original stone built wine cellar with an arched, brick ceiling.
Local Authority: Herefordshire Council Services: Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage. Ultra fast fibre broadband available. Council Tax: Band G Fixtures and Fittings: Only items known as fixtures and fittings will be included in the sale. Certain items such as garden ornaments, carpets and curtains may be available by separate negotiation. Wayleaves, rights of way and easements: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
This property has 6.25 acres of land.
The property is set in magnificent landscaped gardens and grounds, which include a hard tennis court, immaculate lawns and some majestic mature trees. Of particular note is the immense Cedar of Lebanon, thought to be one of the oldest in the country.
At the front of the property, a long tarmac driveway leads to the house and a parking area for several vehicles. The garden to the front, side and rear of the house includes manicured lawns, paved and gravel pathways and terracing. Beyond the garden, views extend to the surrounding fields and countryside.
The adjoining field, with entrance points from the property, access lane and the main road, provides scope for use as a paddock or simply as amenity land for the property.
The small village of Peterstow lies in the stunning Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a local pub and a village store and post office.
The historic market town of Ross-on-Wye is just two and a half miles away, with its winding narrow streets, historic buildings and variety of shops and amenities, including supermarkets.
There are several private schools not far from Peterstow, including the Haberdashers Monmouth Schools, Hereford Cathedral School and, Cheltenham College. Ross-on-Wye is a vibrant and active community acting as a hub for the many outdoor activities that can be enjoyed in the surrounding Wye Valley.
The M50 is within easy reach, providing access to the M5 towards both Bristol and Birmingham, while Hereford is 11 miles to the north via the A49.
From Hereford, take the A49 south for 11 miles and take the first turning on the left after passing the sign welcoming you to Peterstow, following the sign for St. Peters Hall. The entrance will be the first turning on the right.Read all
- Drawing room, sitting room and dining room
- Kitchen, breakfast room and conservatory
- Study, utility and health spa
- Principal bedroom with en suite shower room
- 6 Further bedrooms all en suite
- Tennis court
- About 6.25 acres in all
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