Grade II listed former farmhouse set in 18 acres with panoramic views over the Black Mountains. Versatile land with equestrian facilities.
Entered via a large oak door into a generous reception hall with slate flooring and an abundance of storage, doors to the principal rooms and door to the wc. The sitting room boasts an original stone feature fireplace with multi-fuel fire, 2 windows and French doors opening onto the side garden.
The dining room is generous with two windows looking towards the Sugar Loaf Mountain.
The kitchen/breakfast room is the hub of the house and has been comprehensively fitted in hand painted bespoke units by Robinson and Cornish beneath black polished granite work surfaces and slate flooring. In addition to a 4 oven mains gas Aga and chilled water unit it features a host of integrated appliances. The kitchen also provides ample space for dining and has French doors leading onto the rear lawns with magnificent views of The Sugar Loaf and surrounding areas.
The utility room situated behind the kitchen provides laundry space and access to the walk in boiler room whilst further double oak doors provide access to a highly coveted refrigerated larder room (wine store) fitted with matching Robinson and Cornish units and has an original vaulted stone ceiling. A rear lobby provides boot room and cloaks space with a door to the side.
Off the hallway, a door opens onto an inner lobby with an oak turning staircase to the first floor.
The landing has exposed beams and oak flooring. On this floor, there are three bedrooms, the principal bedroom with fabulous countryside views boasts a dressing room and luxurious en suite bathroom with twin wash hand basins, large bath and walk-in shower. Bedroom 2 also features an en suite bathroom and views to the side. The final bedroom to this floor has views to the rear and is serviced by the comprehensively fitted shower room.
The second floor is very versatile with a host of potential uses. It has a unique pitched ceiling and is currently configured with a large family room or gymnasium and 2 bedrooms, one of which has a well-appointed en suite.
The house is accessed via a private sweeping driveway leading to gravelled parking and turning area. Immediately surrounding the house are expansive fine lawns and formal gardens, an enclosed orchard and magnificent views towards The Sugar Loaf Mountain and surrounding countryside.
Adjoining the gardens are pasture paddocks with post and rail fencing. These glorious gardens and grounds offer much privacy in an exceptional setting.
In addition to the main house is an adjacent separate equestrian stone built complex with stables, tack room, kitchen and storage. This complex is extremely flexible and could be used for garaging, workshops etc. There are double wooden gates providing separate vehicular access from the rear lane onto a driveway. There is also a fully enclosed menage with spectacular views of the Black Mountains.
The Coach House
Situated above the stables is a spacious self-contained annex with a sitting room, double bedroom, shower room and fitted kitchen/breakfast room providing fully independent accommodation. This is an excellent addition with holiday let potential or multi-generational use.
Directly opposite the Sugar Loaf, there are no better views of the Black Mountains than from this stunning, historic home!James Thomas