Savills | Stoke Prior, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0NE | Properties for sale
6,119 sq ft(568.47 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000

Stoke PriorLeominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0NE

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in February 2021
  • Leisure annex with indoor pool, gym and snooker room
  • Impressive period stone barn including cottage with further potential
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Paddock
  • Green energy including biomass fuel and p.v solar panels

A beautifully appointed period country home with green credentials, leisure facilities, ancillary accommodation and further potential.

About this property

  • A stunning Grade II listed 17th century farmhouse powered by Green Energy with leisure complex, holiday cottage and stone barn with further potential,l nestled in the rural countryside of Herefordshire. This stone double fronted family home has been recently refurbished to create a perfect rural retreat and offers nearly five acres of landscaped gardens, barns and paddocks. The main house and annexe offers generous accommodation arranged over two floors amounting to approximately 6119 sq ft with a further 3,300 square feet in the stone barn and holiday cottage.

    The ground floor is a well proportioned with light and airy living space featuring attractive fireplaces and high ceilings. The impressive open plan kitchen& breakfast room features bespoke fitted units, underfloor heating, granite work surfaces, a large central island, (4 oven) AGA, Bosch electric oven and ceramic hob. Large glass doors open into a timber framed conservatory with flagstone flooring and underfloor heating - an ideal space for formal and informal entertaining with views across the rear lawn. Off the conservatory is access into the utility room with fitted cupboards, additional storage and space for appliances. This leads to the annex containing the indoor swimming complex, gym and games room above. The living room and study are fitted with wood burning stoves and are well lit by sash windows framed by reclaimed pine shutters.

    Upstairs the bedroom accommodation is set up with a family in mind. A classic wide staircase ascends from the large flagstones of the ground floor hallway up to an attractive double aspect long landing. The main bedroom suite enjoys good natural light via three large shuttered windows that encapsulate the beautiful views. A newly installed open en suite bathroom with double rainfall shower and a separate walk in wardrobe lead out into the elm floored bedroom, fitted out with long window seat and good storage. There are three further bedrooms, one with en suite and another with a beautifully paneled, elegant four-piece Jack-and-Jill family bathroom overlooking the courtyard.

    The two acres of gardens surround the property and are a lovely mix of expansive lawned areas with mature trees and country flowering borders. A sweeping driveway leads you past a spring fed pond to a large gravelled parking area in front of the ancient barn. There are two large paved patio areas for alfresco dining, one with raised beds and a mature herb bed and one with views over the countryside. A further 2.5 acres is divided into 3 well fenced paddocks with their own water supplies.

    Annexe and Leisure Complex
    A fabulous leisure complex is located in an adjacent former barn that is linked to the main house via the conservatory. The design showcases the barns vaulted ceilings and exposed timber frame. The facilities include a billiard room, a shower/wet room, a gym and an indoor heated swimming pool with bi-fold doors that open onto the gardens.

    Holiday Cottage
    At one end of the large barn there is a beautiful re-furbished five star one-bedroom holiday cottage that provides a residual income all year round. This holiday let has a private patio and garden area with further parking available.
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    Out Buildings
    Driving up the stone graveled driveway alongside the main house you enter a large courtyard where there is a large stone barn that is separated into a wood store, workshop, stables with a hayloft above, a large vaulted ceiling barn and the recently converted holiday cottage. Planning permission is pending for a two bedroom property above the wood store and stables.

    To the rear of the large barn is a Green Energy building housing a 115kw wood pellet biomass boiler which provides heat to the main house and the holiday let. The boiler benefits from a government backed residual heat income scheme which runs until 2034. Two sets of photovoltaic solar panels are positioned on the roof of the Green Energy building and the three bay car garage respectively providing government backed feed in tariff. In addition the main house benefits from a solar thermal array to provide hot water.

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Fancy starting a new country life with everything you need? Humber Court must be seriously considered. The antidote to tiresome city living!

Christian SwaabProperty agent

Local information

  • Humber is a small and peaceful rural hamlet of three large houses, a working farm and a beautiful church. Access to the hamlet is down a single lane no through road. There are a range of educational establishments with several local primary schools nearby. The independent sector offers Moor Park preparatory near Ludlow (13 miles), Hereford Cathedral School (12 miles), Lucton School (11 miles) and Bedstone College (22 miles). Secondary Schools are within easy reach and include Monmouth, Cheltenham, Shrewsbury and Malvern, as well as excellent local state secondaries including Wigmore, and that the local primary school in Stoke Prior is within walking distance. Communications are excellent to the A49 linking to Leominster, Hereford and Ludlow. The A44 link to Worcester and the M5 is only 1.5 miles from the house.

Additional information

  • Local Authority: Herefordshire County Council
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Services: Mains electricity and water, private drainage.
  • Green energy system generating annual income from government backed residual heat income scheme running until 2034.
  • Bio mass boiler heating the main house, swimming pool and holiday cottage.
  • Two sets of photovoltaic solar panels providing government backed feed in tariff.
  • Solar thermal array providing hot water.
  • Wifi - Hi Speed fibre is available at the property
  • Directions: From Leominster take the A44 towards Bromyard and Worcester continue for 2 Miles and turn right signed to Stoke Prior. Follow the lane for 1 mile and turn left signed to Humber, continue along the narrow lane for approx ½ mile passing the church on the right. Shortly after the church turn right into the driveway for Humber Court.
  • EPC Exempt