Foy, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6RA | Property for sale | Savills
636.11 sq m
Guide price £1,295,000(€1,540,966)

FoyRoss-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6RA

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in July 2024
  • Traditionally-styled accommodation equating to a very substantial 6,847 sq. ft of living space
  • Idyllic far-reaching rural views to incorporate The River Wye
  • Wonderful games studio together with established offices, outbuildings and garaging
  • An array of period features together with natural charm, warmth and character
  • Landscaped gardens with themed areas, terraces and numerous garden stores

A beautiful country home occupying an enviable position in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside.

About this property

  • The Gaff is an outstanding Edwardian country home with glorious views over the River Wye and immediate escarpment. Enjoying a plethora of original features together with a wealth of natural charm and character, the elegant accommodation equates to a highly-substantial 6,842 sq. ft of living space. The vehicular approach to the residence runs alongside one of the most beautiful and unspoilt stretches of The River Wye: Herefordshire countryside at it's finest.

    The central courtyard affords parking for several vehicles and leads to the principal entrance and the substantial garaging. The reception hall is particularly inviting, the roaring fire complements the seating area: the perfect backdrop to a winter's evening. The reception rooms reflect the architecture of it's time, all are of an excellent size and are in wonderful decorative order.

    The formal dining room is the consummate place to host social gatherings, whilst the drawing room, with a beautiful bay window and an array of period-style features, makes for the ideal family room. The farmhouse kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of units, cabinetry, integrated appliances and a three-oven AGA. With plentiful dining space it has attractive views over the garden and beyond.

    In addition there is delightful music room, a striking library/study, utility room, pantry, and a cloakroom. The wine cellar is outstanding, perfectly lit, it's the perfect addition for connoisseurs of wine.

    To the east wing: a versatile leisure room/ music complex provides an ideal place for the family to escape to, housing a disused swimming pool, this impressive space caters for a host of social activities and leads to an attractive sun room with associated views.

    The first floor consists of five family-sized bedrooms and a spacious bathroom. The principal bedroom is particularly light and airy and is served by a well-appointed en suite. The four further bedrooms are traditionally styled, enjoy commanding views and have their own individual characteristics.

    The landscaped gardens are a fabulous extension of the home: principally laid to lawn, interspersed with flower beds, mature borders, trees and plants there are a number of themed areas together with idyllic seating positions. Bounded by hedgerow, wall and fencing, the views are wonderous: a complete treat. Together with three separate vehicular accesses, there are numerous outbuildings, a workshop, summerhouse, greenhouse and purpose-built offices.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Your very own Kingdom! a very special slice of Herefordshire: the approach is a joy, the house is a delight and the views are glorious!

Phil BatesProperty agent

Local information

  • Foy is a quintessential Herefordshire village located approximately 4 miles from Ross-on-Wye, 14 miles from Hereford and 17 miles from Ledbury. There are plethora of outdoor activities to be enjoyed: hiking, kayaking and cycling are but three.
  • The Medieval town of Ross-on-Wye enjoys a wider range of shops, restaurants, and bars. It has a vibrant market together with an array of independent stalls, coffee houses and boutiques.
  • The Cathedral city of Hereford has a superb range of amenities, leisure centre, cinema and hospital. There is a mainline train station with direct routes to London Paddington.
  • The M50 motorway is a modest commute. Providing a direct route to the M5 motorway which in turn provides access to Bristol, The West Country and The Midlands.

Additional information

  • Services connected: Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
  • Local Authority: Herefordshire County Council
  • Directions: Leave the western outskirts of Ross at Wilton roundabout taking the A49 towards Hereford. After 200 yards, turn right as signposted to Foy. Proceed along the country lane, bearing right at each junction you come to. After traversing the beautiful country lane which runs parallel with The River Wye, drive past Foy Church until one sees the pebbledash external walls and rear entrance to: The Gaff.
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G