Canon Pyon, Hereford, HR4

£1,235,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 9
Extensive Edwardian Mansion with tennis court, swimming pool, outbuildings, gardens and orchards, in all about 8 acres.

• Impressive, well presented Edwardian mansion (c.7,500 sq ft)

• Spacious open-plan Aga kitchen/breakfast room

• 5–7 reception rooms, 9 - 12 double bedrooms plus en-suite bathrooms

• Hard tennis court, heated outdoor pool, single garage, outbuildings

Summary of Features * Impressive, well presented Edwardian mansion (c.7,500 sq ft)

* Spacious open-plan Aga kitchen/breakfast room

* Flexible and versatile accommodation with scope for alternative uses

* 5–7 reception rooms, 9 - 12 double bedrooms plus en-suite bathrooms

* 2 Acres of established gardens & grounds, 6 acres of mature orchard

* Hard tennis court, heated outdoor pool with pool house

* Single garage, large detached workshop, old stables

Location * Mileages: Canon Pyon (village 2 miles), Hereford 5 miles, Leominster 11 miles, Bromyard 18 miles, Ledbury & Ross-on-Wye 20 miles, Monmouth & Malvern <24 miles, Worcester 30 miles, Birmingham 54 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 4) 21 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 32 miles

* Railway: Hereford (direct to London Paddington and Birmingham New Street), Leominster

* Airport: Birmingham (49 miles), Bristol (77 miles)

Acreage In all about 8 Acres.

Situation The Lodge is located in a secluded and rural, yet accessible location just outside the village of Canon Pyon, named from the nearby Pyon Hill. Conveniently situated a short distance north of the Cathedral City of Hereford, the area is well known for its hop fields, orchards and productive farming. Situated within beautiful Herefordshire countryside surrounded by fields and woodland, this property is well placed to enjoy a pastoral quality of life with excellent access to the local market towns and regional cities.

The Lodge * This superb property has been extensively and sympathetically refurbished throughout to create a fabulous and extremely spacious, versatile home, perfect for extended family but also offering scope for a variety of uses, such as B&B, holiday use or boutique hotel.

* A wide entrance porch leads to the reception hall, which opens to a spacious sitting room; both rooms linking and complemented by attractive parquet flooring and open fireplaces with marble surrounds.

* The modern, fitted open-plan kitchen/breakfast room forms the heart of this fabulous house and offers plenty of storage. A 4-oven Aga takes pride of place and is partnered with a Smeg range cooker together with integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge and two fridge-freezers and is complemented by Travertine floor tiles and granite work-surfaces. French doors lead out to a decked terrace and sheltered courtyard - a great entertaining space.

Accommodation * There are two further, spacious reception rooms, one featuring attractive reclaimed oak panelling and currently used as a dining room, and a lovely light drawing room with French doors to the south facing garden.

* On the ground floor there are three additional rooms currently used as bedrooms, two with en-suite along with a family bathroom. These spaces are very flexible and offer great potential to create an integral annexe or additional reception rooms; such as a study/home office, children's play/TV rooms, etc.

* The impressive main stairs feature a double height stairwell leading to the first floor where there are six double bedroom suites, all with en-suite bath/shower rooms, and a further good sized double bedroom with en-suite.

* A second/rear staircase leads to the second floor which provides three further double bedroom suites, all with en-suite shower rooms.

Accommodation cont'd * The property boasts many original and period features throughout, including fireplaces, windows, doors and the attractive wood panelling.

* A ground floor wing provides space for a sauna and gym (the equipment may be available separately).

* Internal steps lead down to the basement which houses laundry facilities, storage and the plant room.

The Outside * The property is approached via electric gates and a gravelled driveway to the property; parking and a single garage are located to the side and rear of the property.

* The Lodge sits within about 2 acres of mature and established lawned gardens, with a number of attractive and mature specimen trees; such as Oak,Willow, Fir and Acer, along with a variety of shrubs and flowering plants. There is ample potential for keen gardeners.

* There is also a "key-hole" shaped outdoor heated (air source) swimming pool with pool house and changing room and a hard surface tennis court.

* A further 6 acres of mature cider apple orchards surround the garden in a horseshoe shape. There is a rear agricultural access (ROW) to the orchards and property.

* To the rear of the house is a large, detached outbuilding with roller shutter door. This building is currently used as a games room but was designed as a garage/workshop, and has scope for other uses.

Services Mains electricity & water. Private drainage to septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Swimming Pool heated via Air Source Heat Pump. The property benefits from a pressurised system throughout.

Broadband Fibre Broadband is connected.

Council Tax Band "H", about £3,850.

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing This property is not Listed.

EPC Rated "F".

Schools * Primary: Canon Pyon, Wellington, Burghill, Hereford. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Secondary: Hereford. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Independent: Hereford, Leominster and Monmouth have some excellent independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local The thriving village of Canon Pyon has a Church, Primary Academy CofE school, village store and post office, selling a variety of local produce, a good local pub with an award-winning local Inn only 2 miles' away. There is also a Parish Hall, which holds a variety of events and is host to several clubs and societies, including a Mother & Toddler group. The Cathedral City of Hereford, which is believed to have been settled by the Saxons in the 7th Century and is home to the famous Mappa Mundi, is only 5 miles away and offers an extensive range of amenities including an array of shops, cafes and eateries as well as good leisure and educational facilities, and a mainline railway station. Further retail opportunities are easily accessible in Monmouth, Worcester and Birmingham.

Recreational The area offers a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities, and is renowned for its wide range of wildlife habitats. Fishing and water sports are especially good in the region and there are some excellent golf courses close by. The popular Hampton Court Castle & Gardens are a short drive away and regionally, The Malvern Hills AONB, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat provide for stunning outdoor activities. A variety of sports clubs can be found locally in Hereford with a flying school near Leominster. The renowned Hay Festival, Ludlow Food Festival and Ledbury Poetry Festival are all easily accessible.

Additional Information The property is currently run as a luxury holiday accommodation business with the addition of room hire for corporate meetings.

Postcode HR4 8NW.

Directions From Hereford: From the city centre, head west on A438 for about ½ a mile, at the roundabout take 3rd exit north on A4110 towards Leominster. Continue a further ½ mile and at the main roundabout with Roman Road (A4103), continue north for just over 3½ miles. Look out for a left turn to Tillington, immediately afterwards you will find the gravelled entrance drive on your left side.

Viewings By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

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1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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