A beautifully presented detached and extended cottage with stunning gardens.
Proceed from Hereford towards Worcester and at the bottom of Aylestone Hill at the roundabout carry straight on as for Bodenham and Sutton St Nicholas. Upon reaching Sutton St Nicholas, by the Golden Cross public house, turn left towards Marden. Upon reaching Marden at Walkers Green, bear left and continue past the Volunteer Inn and Restaurant on the right-hand side, thereafter continue for 1.4 miles, turning left on to the no through road towards The Vern. Continue for half a mile, just after a right-hand bend, the entrance to the property can be found on the right-hand side.
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
This property occupies an idyllic rural location surrounded by totally unspoilt countryside yet accessible not only to the local villages of Marden and Bodenham, but also to a number of local and regional centres including Hereford and Leominster (7.5 miles equidistant). Worcester and Gloucester are also readily accessible via the A417.
The property has been extended and has been the subject to a complete renovation programme both inside and out and the
immaculately presented accommodation now comprises:-
ON THE GROUND FLOOR
LARGE CANOPY COVERED ENTRANCE WAY
with paving, oak entrance door to
open plan with Chinese slate flooring door to
with useful cloaks cupboard, close coupled W.C., vanity wash-hand basin with cupboards, downlighting.
with oak laminate flooring
DELIGHTFUL EXTENDED BREAKFAST AREA
with oak floor, built in cupboard, downlighting, open plan to
BESPOKE COUNTRY STYLED KITCHEN
with granite effect island unit with work surfaces, country styled cupboards and drawers incorporating a corner pantry. Rangemaster professional plus with induction hob, splashback, fan assisted oven and grill. Further cupboards and drawers, integral dishwasher and fridge, china sink, garden views, feature downlighting, high efficiency radiator, access to under roof storage area, French door to garden terrace.
with rear door, built in cupboards, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, work surfaces, sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiling, space for additional fridge freezers, fluorescent light, access to under roof storage.
LARGE CHARACTER LOUNGE
again with oak flooring, beamed ceiling, feature downlighting, French doors, large fireplace with oak beam inset incorporating wood burning stove with paved hearth, traditional radiator, part glazed oak entrance door to part oak framed canopy entrance porch with paved entrance way.
DOWNSTAIRS BEDROOM SUITE
with Velux window part exposed timber elevation, walk-in wet room with shower area and screen, wide bore shower and ancillary shower, close coupled W.C. pedestal wash-hand basin, tiling.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Velux window, ledge and brace door to
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE
dual aspect, part exposed timber elevation, ensuite shower room with wide bore fitted shower and cubicle, close coupled W.C, range of fitted wardrobes, chromed heated towel rail, access to under roof space.
with contemporary styled bath widening to shower area with wide bore shower, tiling, heated chrome towel rail, wash-hand basin, contemporary style W.C.
DOUBLE BEDROOM THREE
part pitched roof with range of built in wardrobes and cupboards, under roof storage.
THE GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The gardens form the most wonderful feature to the property having been completely landscaped with extensive terracing, wide variety of trellised archways, climbing roses and plants, interconnecting gravelled pathways, seating area, further landscaped shrub borders, mature trees and plants, garden shed, ornamental pond, further floral and shrub borders, raised vegetable beds, quadrangle Summer House and seating area, soft fruit cage, aluminium framed greenhouse.
To the far end a rectangular Wildlife Area again with mature trees and shrubs. To the side is a further gravelled terrace with sun dial (underneath which is the septic tank). Further lawned area to the rear, screened oil tank and further paved and gravelled pathway. Mature cherry tree with circular seats surrounding forming a delightful leisure area.
The property is approached via a gravelled driveway with generous gravelled car parking and turning area. There are an extensive range of outbuildings which comprise:
LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE
part concrete panels with sliding door, power and lighting, personal door, under roof storage adjoining which is a lean-to further single garage with double folding doorway, outdoor water butt/reservoir with pump for garden water supply.
RANGE OF STORES/WORKSHOP
again with power and lighting and work bench. At the far end is a very useful open fronted wood store again with lighting and additional two further 1,000 litre water butts in the garden shed.
We understand the property extends to approximately 0.7 acre (to be verified).
Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Mains Water.
Herefordshire Council Tel: 01432 260000.
COUNCIL TAX BAND F