6 bedroom Country House for sale: Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye


  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 6
  • bathrooms 2
Reference: UBR0648

Summary

Grade II listed six bedroom attached farmhouse in sought after village location and having countryside views. Benefiting double garage and one bedroom self-contained annexe.

Description

An opportunity to purchase a beautifully appointed attached Grade II listed farmhouse situated in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of Goodrich. One of only a few properties that become available in the valley below Symonds Yat Rock viewpoint. 

The renovation of the farmhouse was completed in November 1998 offering refurbished accommodation to include an oil heating system and sealed unit double glazed sash style windows.  A porch gives access through to the reception hall leading through to an open plan kitchen/family dining room which then gives access through to an inner hallway continuing through to a feature lounge with Inglenook fireplace and original window shutters with exposed beams on the ceiling, one wall and over the fireplace.  There is also a separate dining room together with cloakroom and store room, whilst to the first floor are six bedrooms with two bathrooms, one of which was refurbished in 2016.  

One of the attractions of this property are the outbuildings which give the opportunity to offer additional private accommodation or holiday accommodation.  Above the double garage is known as the "Chauffeur's Flat" which has two rooms and fireplace.  The ground floor has previously had planning permission for conversion into an additional dwelling unit (SH921255 PF - Now Lapsed).  Within the courtyard is "Swallow Cottage" which is a one up one down down cottage for residential use.  Planning permission has previously been granted (Ref: DCSE/2003/2533F - Now Lapsed), to convert two further outbuildings in the courtyard into a larger two bedroom accommodation with an additional ground floor bedroom, shower room, lounge and dining area. 

The property externally is approached through a five bar gate which leads to a gravelled driveway with the gardens to the front of the property being landscaped incorporating several patio areas enjoying the views towards the River Wye or Coppett Hill, with boundary walling.  Further area of lawns incorporate mature planting with additional parking and hardstanding with a patio pathway giving access to the entrance door.  Access gates lead through to the inner courtyard where access is available to the farmhouse and "Swallow Cottage".  In total the property extends to approximately 0.303 acres.

Overlooking fields to the River Wye near Huntsham Bridge, where one can enjoy footpaths to Goodrich, Symonds Yat Gorge and Coppett Hill, and linking to the Wye Valley Walk and River Wye Cycle Path to Monmouth. The Forest of Dean is also accessible giving an additional array of recreational facilities.  The M50 motorway and A40 trunk road offer commuting links to Bristol, Cardiff, South Wales and The Midlands. The centre of the village of  Goodrich available by local footpath or car having the primary school, Post Office and shop, Goodrich Castle, village inns, village hall, tennis and cricket clubs.  The neighbouring farm is an equestrian livery with stabling, arena and riding available.

AGENTS NOTE
There is also an area of woodland, (approximately 0.203 of an acre), which lies outside the boundaries to the property being available by separate negotiation.  

APPROACHED VIA 

RECEPTION PORCH 
10'4" x 9'10 (3.15m x 3m)
Part-panelled door and two double glazed sash windows to both sides, flagstone floor, cloaks hanging facility, radiator.  Multi-pane door with side panels to: 

ENTRANCE HALL 
14'0" x 10'1" (4.27m x 3.07m)
Continuation flagstone flooring, double glazed sash window to side, radiator.  Door to: 

UTILITY ROOM
Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and condenser dryer, floor standing oil boiler, tiled floor. 

From the Reception Hall double multi-pane glazed doors to: 

FAMILY ROOM/DINING ROOM/KITCHEN

- KITCHEN AREA 
13'3" x 8'8" (4.04m x 2.64m)
Slate flooring, oak fronted units comprising L shaped range of base units with drawers and cupboards, glazed end display cabinets, matching range of wall units.  Integrated double oven and combination oven, integrated fridge/freezer, radiator, decorative splashback tiling to worktops.  Continuation range of units creating a peninsular unit dividing the kitchen from the Family Room/Dining Room and having inset Belfast white sink unit, reverse cupboards, worktops over, further base units and integrated dishwasher.  Feature period mantelpiece and surround with recess housing a period cast-iron stove.  Multi-pane door to Rear Hall. 

- FAMILY ROOM/ DINING ROOM 
20'3" x 15'3" (6.17m x 4.65m)
Slate flooring, feature fireplace surround having inset "Villager" woodburning stove, complementary range of built-in dresser units to either side of recess incorporating drawers and glass display cabinets continuation of kitchen units, dishwasher.  Two double glazed sash windows to side enjoying distant views towards the surrounding countryside and River Wye, radiator.  Further double glazed bay sash window with radiator under overlooking the front courtyard/driveway and views of Coppett Hill.

RECEPTION HALLWAY
14'0" x 11'0" (4.27m x 3.35m)
Having turned stairway giving access to the first floor landing, understairs cupboard.  Radiator, Velux roof window, ceiling beam, panelled internal doors. 

CLOAKROOM
Low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin, window to side, extractor fan, radiator, half-tiling with decorative dado tiling. 

DINING ROOM
15'4" x 8'4" (4.67m x 2.54m)
Sash bay window to side overlooking the courtyard with views to Coppett Hill, feature exposed stone walling to one wall, radiator. 

LOUNGE/DRAWING ROOM
21'0" x 18'0" (6.4m x 5.49m)
A beautifully presented room having feature triple secondary glazed sash windows to front with period shutters and views to woodland.  Feature stone inglenook fireplace surround with inset beam, raised hearth and having "Villager" woodburner.  Exposed beams to walls and ceiling, two radiators, ceiling and wall light points.
 
CONTINUATION HALLWAY 
Leading to:

WALK-IN PANTRY
Tiled floor, shelving, power points.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING 
L shaped.  Feature windows to side, exposed beams to wall, two radiators.  Panelled internal doors giving access to bedrooms and bathroom. 

BATHROOM ONE
Having been refitted to incorporate a 'P' shaped bath with independent flood shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., extractor fan, mirror with inset spotlighting, radiator, tiled walls and floor. 

BEDROOM SIX
12'0" x 9'0" (3.66m x 2.74m)
Double glazed sash window with distant views towards the River Wye and the surrounding countryside.  Radiator, feature period fireplace with mantel. 

BEDROOM ONE
13'10" x 13'7" (4.22m x 4.14m)
Dual aspect double glazed sash windows with views towards the River Wye or Coppett Hill and the surrounding countryside.  Feature cast-iron fireplace surround with mantel and hearth, radiator. 

BEDROOM TWO
12'9" x 10'6" (3.89m x 3.2m)
Feature cast-iron fireplace surround with mantel and hearth.  Double glazed sash window overlooking the front garden and courtyard.  Radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE
20'0" x 9'5" (6.1m x 2.87m)
Feature corner fireplace with inset cast-iron grate, sash window to side with views to Coppett Hill, side window overlooking courtyard, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 
17'0" x 12'0" (5.18m x 3.66m)
Feature exposed beams to wall, beams to ceiling.  Double glazed window overlooking the front garden with views towards a wooded area.  Fireplace with cast-iron grate.  Radiator. 

BEDROOM FIVE
17'7" x 8'3" (5.36m x 2.51m)
Feature wall beams, double glazed sash window overlooking the garden area and towards woodland, radiator. 

BATHROOM TWO
Tiled floor with dado tiling.  Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under, tiled shower cubicle, tiled bath, low level W.C., radiator, extractor fan. 

OUTSIDE 
The driveway leads to the double garage and additional parking.  Stone walling with gateways leading to the rear courtyard within which is "Swallow Cottage" and two outbuildings one of which is in need of updating and repair.  The courtyard area is currently grass beneath which a predominantly cobblestones.  The entrance to the old "Washroom and Bakehouse", which needs restoration.

The property stands in attractive gardens and grounds having been landscaped by the present owners, approached via a five bar wooden gateway with pedestrian gateway leading from the lane into the gravelled driveway which then sweeps round the front of the property to the additional parking and storage area and to the garage.  The gardens lying to either side of the driveway are laid predominantly to lawns with mature shrubbery and planting, enclosed by fencing and walling with further patio area enclosed by high walling and enjoying a southerly facing aspect with boundary planting.  Further hardstanding area lies to the side of the garage which also incorporates hardstanding for the oil storage tank. 


DOUBLE GARAGE 

22'0" x 21'0" (6.71m x 6.4m)
A pair of twin doors to front, window to the side, part wood panelled walls, inspection pit. Side rear door and stairway giving access to:

CHAUFFEUR'S FLAT

FIRST FLOOR 
Comprising two rooms. 

ROOM ONE
20'0" x 11'0" (6.1m x 3.35m)
Feature cast-iron fireplace surround with mantel and hearth.  Window.

ROOM TWO
20'0" x 10'6" (6.1m x 3.2m)
Window.


COURTYARD OUTBUILDING ONE

17'0" x 9'9" (5.18m x 2.97m)

COURTYARD OUTBUILDING TWO
10'0" x 10'0" (3.05m x 3.05m)


WASHROOM AND BAKEHOUSE
18'2" x 10'1" (5.54m x 3.07m)
Door to front, high pitched ceiling.  Currently used as storage, having the original fireplaces and bread ovens.


SWALLOW COTTAGE

Separate self-contained residential unit in need of updating. 

Glass door and inner panelled inner door to: 

HALLWAY
Stairway to first floor landing. 

LOUNGE/KITCHEN AREA
15'0" x 15'0" (4.57m x 4.57m)
Single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, window to side, exposed beams, Economy 7 radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Door to: 

BEDROOM 
15'0" x 9'9" (4.57m x 2.97m)
Velux windows, exposed beams and feature wall with struck pointing, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, Economy 7 radiator.  Door to: 

BATHROOM
Coloured suite with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., radiant heater.

AGENTS NOTE TWO
The garage and outbuildings have previously had successful planning applications for conversion.  This planning has since lapsed.

TENURE
We are advised FREEHOLD to be verified through your solicitor. 

DIRECTIONS
Leave Ross-on-Wye via the Walford Road, pass through the village of Walford and continue.  Upon reaching the Inn on the Wye turn right as signposted to Kerne Bridge and Goodrich (B4229).   Proceed along this road to find the property located on the left hand side before the turning to Symonds Yat.

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Reference: UBR0648

Contact Agent

Bidmead Cook
Tel: 01989 763553