Extremely spacious Grade II listed detached 8 bedroomed house.
Beautifully presented residence.
Conveniently situated within walking distance of Ross-On-Wye town centre.
Currently operating as an up-market guest house/B&B.
Versatile accommodation which can easily be further sub-divided.
Five reception rooms.
Attractive kitchen/breakfast room.
Extensive en-suite facilities.
Mature gardens and extensive car parking.
Outbuildings with former planning consent for four cottages.
A few minutes’ drive from the M50/A40 dual carriageway.
From the M50 motorway and dual carriageway at the next roundabout (The Labels roundabout) take the second exit towards Ross-On-Wye into Ledbury Road, proceed down and just before the end of Ledbury Road (into Over Ross Street), note Bookmead on the left-hand side, with the entrance to Brookfield House immediately again on the left-hand side (if you get to the mini roundabouts you have gone too far).
Alternatively, from the centre of town continue down Broad Street and straight on at the mini-roundabouts (Fiveways) into Ledbury Road after a short distance turn right into Brookmead with Brookfield House on the left-hand side.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
The property which is within easy walking distance of Ross town centre and within a few minutes’ drive of the A40 dual carriageway/M50 motorway is in an ideal location, not just for its current role as a guest house but is also accessible to larger and regional local centres including, Hereford, Gloucester, Monmouth and Ledbury with the M50 providing excellent national motorway connections.
Brookfield House is an extremely spacious property with beautifully presented and proportioned part Georgian accommodation with several original features such as large sash windows, many with shutters, original cornicing and picture rails plus especially at first floor level extensive views across Ross-On-Wye and surrounding countryside.
The property has potential for several separate uses with further planning potential within the grounds subject to the necessary permissions.
In detail this highly versatile property comprises: -
and part stained door to
MAGNIFICENT RECEPTION HALL
with Georgian stairway.
again superbly proportioned with large shuttered sash windows and French windows to south west, open fireplace and surround.
with shuttered sash windows, former fireplace.
with French windows, Adam style fireplace
FAMILY DINING ROOM
with french doors
with access to cupboard housing the gas fired (recently replaced) central heating boiler, access also to
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM
with extensive range of cupboards, drawers, marble effect work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, further 1.5 sink unit, Range style cooker with Technik brushed steel five ring gas hob, fan assisted double oven/grill.
with access to main dining room, plumbing for automatic washing machine, outside access
SHOWER ROOM AND WC
CLOAKROOM AND WC
approached via the rear hallway
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
with far reaching views towards Penyard Hill, additional dual aspect with further views towards Ross Church, built-in wardrobe, en-suite shower room and W.C.
again with views, en-suite shower room and W.C
FAMILY BATHROOM AND WC
with garden views and built-in wardrobe, en-suite shower room and W.C.
with en-suite shower, separate en-suite cloakroom and W.C.
ON THE SECOND FLOOR
and W.C. with jacuzzi style bath.
with exposed ceiling wall timbering and access to under eaves storage space
To the front is an elevated garden area within a gravel bed plus various roses, shrubs and flowers and a Former Stone Cider Mill and Press.
To the rear mature gardens essentially behind the house with lawn further shrub beds with numerous species with part way along the lawn a magnificent copper Beech tree with to the side flowering cherry. A feature of the property is a wide splayed driveway and a very extensive tarmacadamed car parking area with to the rear boundary a range of garages/workshops and stores with additional garden shed, dog run/general store plus nearer to the rear of the property a lean-to aluminium green house, sun terrace and gravel bed.
We understand that planning permission was previously granted for the construction for a terrace of four cottages, additional car parking and associated works which has now lapsed but we understand that negotiations could be re-opened with the Local Authority.
We further understand that a current change of use has been granted to a holiday let for the purpose of rental as ‘my big family getaway’.
All mains services are connected.
Herefordshire Council 01432 260000. Council Tax Band D.