Leominster, Herefordshire HR6
£600,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Property Description

An imposing character home set over 4 floors including useable cellar and a south facing walled garden. The property boasts many period features. A must see!

Property Details

A Georgian townhouse full of original features that will appeal to the discerning buyer who wishes to live centrally whilst enjoying the beauty of the nearby countryside. Built over three floors, with a large cellar, this grade II listed building offers nearly 300sq metres of space with 6 double bedrooms, two bathrooms and separate ground floor toilet. The rusticated stucco and red brick façade opens into a large entrance hall covered with original encaustic tiles and access to the original Georgian staircase. The ground floor dining room has an impressive white marble fireplace, with shuttered windows and an original corniced ceiling. The reception room has an ornate painted ceiling and French doors leading to a sizeable walled garden, which has been landscaped in a contemporary town house garden style. The impressive features and layout of sizeable rooms is continued throughout the property. A must-see house for anyone who wishes to live in a home full of history and original features. The property has been rewired and has new plumbing throughout, with each room having original cast iron period radiators. The sale will come with deeds going back over 200 years, so the new owners can learn the history of the fascinating families that have lived at this beautiful home over the years.

Entrance hall

Behind the impressive two panel front door with semi-circular fan light, the entrance hall has encaustic tiles throughout and leads to a corridor leading to the downstairs rooms, as well as the downstairs toilet, which is furnish in the Victorian manner. The entrance hall has a large Victorian marble fireplace with an original cast iron insert.

Dining room

The dining room is located at the front of the house with two large sash windows that have original folding shutters. Overall oak floors boards, with white marble Georgian fireplace, along with original corniced ceiling.

Reception room

The reception room is sizeable with a high ornate ceiling, which has been painted to highlight the key features of the moulding. With a Georgian bookcase built into the wall, the central feature is a white marble Regency fireplace in a style seen in the Brighton pavilion. French doors lead to a walled garden that has been designed to facilitate outside living.

Kitchen

The downstairs kitchen has a gas fired Aga and an original gamekeeper’s sink. The Kitchen leads onto the walled garden.

Bedroom 1

Located on the first floor, Bedroom 1 is a sizeable room with two large sash windows and an original white marble fireplace with cast iron surrounding. This comfortable room catches the light and would make a comfortable second sitting room if not used as a bedroom. First floor sitting rooms were very much in vogue during the Georgian period.

Bedroom 2

Located on the second floor and is a large room that has an extended high ceiling so that it is surprisingly large for a top floor room. With an early, marble slip fireplace, the room has two large sash windows and could either be a larger living room or prestigious bedroom.

Bedroom 3

This room is on the first floor at the back of the house, with a large sash window overlooking the garden. With a painted fireplace surround and an original wall painting, the room is currently being used as a library but was originally a large double bedroom.

Bedroom 4

This bedroom is on the top floor, along with bedrooms 2 and 5. With an early Georgian door and original built-in cupboard, the room has a stone fireplace and a gothic cast iron insert. With a large sash window, this double room is a lovely place to sleep and live.

Bedroom 5

This bedroom has a small sash window overlooking the garden and has a two built in cupboards and a slate fireplace surround with cast iron insert.

Bedroom 6

This bedroom is on the first floor and has a large sash window and an original slate fire surround with cast iron hob grate.

First floor bathroom

With a large cast iron bath, this half-panelled room overlooks the garden through a large sash window.

Second floor bathroom

Located on the second floor, this bathroom has full size bath (with shower attachment), sink and toilet.

Second floor utility

This utility room currently has a sink and fitted units for servicing the top floor of the house.

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Property reference 4569317

01568 368017

Russell Baldwin & Bright - Leominster

16 Broad Street, Leominster, Herefordshire

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