£495,000

Highfield Farm

Highfield Farm, Wormbridge, Hereford, HR2 9EE

SITUATION

Wormbridge is about 8 miles from Hereford City off the A465 Abergavenny Road, in an area of outstanding Grade I arable land, managed and farmed by the Whitfield Estate. Highfields Farm is in an elevated position  opposite Quarrel Green farm and from Highfields Farm windows in the sitting room there are far reaching views south-east. The road passing the property links up with Abbey Dore, with the magnificent  Dore Abbey and Ewyas Harold which is near the Welsh Border with present day Monmouthshire and about half way between the towns of Abergavenny and Hereford.

At the junction of B4348 Hay-on-Wye, Thruxton, Madley, Kingstone and Peterchurch in a country supermarket and Shell Filling Station and The Three Horseshoes Public House.

 

LOCATION

Wormbridge Village is about 8 miles from Hereford, along A465, south-west of Hereford and it consists of a petrol filling station and shop and St. Peter’s Parish Church. The neighboring hamlets of Didley and Kilpeck, are on the opposite side of the A road.  Wormbridge has opportunities for employment with starter business units, which are available to rent. Highfield Farm is about two miles from the A465 in a north-west direction, with rural fields surrounding the cottage and views south towards Pontrilus, a village in south Herefordshire within half a mile of the Welsh border. Ewyas Harold village is the nearest to the property where there are many local services including: Doctors, Dentists, Chip Shop, Garage, Neil Powell Butchers, Post Office and furniture sale room. 

 

DESCRIPTION

A Victorian brick built cottage which has been extended several times with a Utility/Boot room on the west, a third bedroom and first floor WC, on the north side and on the ground floor a flat roofed extension incorporating the downstairs bathroom, boiler and airing cupboard and part of the breakfast room. The owner received planning consent in 2012 to make a fourth bedroom with en-suite shower room. There is a recently built triple garage with a large room at first floor level, which could provide a fourth bedroom or a hobby room. Beyond the garage there is a field of 3.5 acres and a single storey stable block and garden extending to about half an acre.

 

ACCOMMODATION

The original front door is positioned on the south side of the cottage in between the sitting room and dining room, but the family tend to use the Boot Room, as entrance as it provides generous space.

 

THE BOOT ROOM      16’7” x 7’2” (5.1m x 2.2m)      

UPVC double glazed windows and door into Boot Room with ceramic floor tiles, a built-in coat hanging cupboard for outdoor clothing, double panelled radiator and two rows of spot lights. The Boot room was the original kitchen, with an electric oven with a four ring electric hob, and Belfast sink with granite draining board and at high level a built in dishwasher behind tongued and grooved panelling. Electric meters are contained within a timber cabinet at high level.

 

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM        26’2” x 9’5” (8m x 2.9m)

Stone effect floor tiling, kitchen has built-in spotlighting and a pendant light to breakfast area. Country style light wood kitchen, with built in cupboards and a Belfast sink with stainless steel taps. Built-in oak sideboard, and eye level cupboards, and on opposite wall a recessed Oil fired Aga, with two rings and two ovens.

 

LOBBY                                    4’2” x 2’5” (1.3m x 0.77m)

Tiled flooring.

 

BOILER CUPBOARD 6’2” x 2’5” (1.9m x 0.76m)

Worcester boiler and hot water storage tank.

 

BATHROOM                           9’5” x 6’2” (2.9m x 1.9m)

With steel bath and tongued and grooved wall boarding low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin and cubicle shower with plastic wall boarding and glass shower cubicle and floor tiles. Obscure glazed window and marble splash back to bath and pedestal wash hand basin. Close boarded door with Norfolk latch.

 

SITTING ROOM                      12’7” x 11’4” + 3’6” x 2’7” (3.9m x 3.5m + 1.1m x 0.84m)                       

Built-in cupboards with shelving and a built in dresser and double cupboards. Fire place hearth with timber surround and log burning stove. UPVC window, and ledged and braced door with Norfolk latch.

 

LOBBY                        4’ x 2’9” (1.24m x 0.9m)

Tiled flooring, UPVC front door.

 

 

 

 

DINING ROOM           10’4” x 12’7” (3.2m x 3.9m)

Laminate flooring, south facing window, pendant light, fire place hearth with log burning stove. Built in cupboards fitted into the original alcoves. Radiator with thermostatic control valves. Light wood ledged and braced door with cast iron Norfolk latch.

 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING     

 

BEDROOM 1   13’4” x 9’5” (4.1m x 2.9m)

Low rise stairs to first floor, with a cast iron fire place, radiator with control valve and UPVC window. Radiator with control valve. Built in store cupboard. Far reaching views.

 

WC                              3’ x 6’8” (0.92m x 2.1m)

Pedestal wash hand basin, Edwardian style, pendant light, radiator and ledged and braced door.

 

BEDROOM 2               9’5” x 9’8” (2.9m x 3m)

With UPVC window, close carpeted, and spotlight, and double radiator.

 

BEDROOM 3               9’5” x 12’1” (2.9m x 3.7m)

Cast iron fireplace, pendant light, and a good ceiling height of 2.2m. UPVC window with low radiator with control valve and built in wardrobe (2.1m x 0.3m)

 

TRIPLE GARAGE      28’2” x 17’7” (8.6m x 5.4m)

A recently constructed detached triple garage with up-and-over doors, smooth concrete floors and fluorescent lighting. Separate pedestrian door at first floor with bulk head electric lights, electric heating and Velux windows with rural views.

 

GARDEN & GROUNDS

The immediate garden to Highfield Farm consists of a good sized lawn with stone steps, a gravelled parking area behind stone gates with room to pull a car off the village road. There is a paddock of about 3.5 acres and a single storey block of 3 stables and a mower store total land area of 4 acres. The highest point in the garden is 160m above sea level affording far reaching views to the east, north and south.

 

SERVICES

Mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. An oil fired central heating and electric hot water storage tank, and an oil fired Aga which heats water.

 

COUNCIL TAX

BAND D: £1872.75, further information available from Herefordshire Council 01432 260000.

 

EPC – BAND F

 

VIEWING

Viewings are strictly by appointment through Arkwright Owens, acting as sole agents with sole selling rights-  Telephone  (01432) 267213 or Julian Owens (07855) 744821

 

AGENTS NOTE

These particulars are prepared for the guidance only of prospective purchasers. They are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract. Any information contained herein (whether in text, plans or photographs), is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement or representation of fact. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement or representation of fact. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise nor than any services or facilities are in good working order. Any moveable contents, fixtures and fittings (whether wired or not) referred to in these property particulars (including any shown in the photographs) are, unless the particulars say otherwise, excluded from the sale. In the event that the buyer proposes to purchase any moveable contents or include them in any offer for the property, the buyer cannot in any respect imply such inclusions from the property particulars. Any areas, measurements or distances referred to herein are approximate only and may be subject to amendment. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulations or other consents and these matters must be verified by an intending purchaser. The information given in these particulars is given without responsibility on the part of the agents or their clients and neither the agents nor their employees have any authority to make or give any representations or warranties whatever in relation to this property. Arkwright Owens has not tested apparatus, equipment, fittings, or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. The photograph may have been taken with the use of a wide- angle or zoom lens. All room sizes are approximate and if measured into a recess then this is indicated. The property is sold in the aforegoing particulars. Any item not mentioned herein is specifically excluded. 29/04/2019.

Call 01432 267213 for further information or to book a viewing.

Rooms

Bedrooms: 3
Receptions: 2
Kitchens: 1
Bathrooms: 1

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