Detached period stone cottage with outstanding views over the Wye Valley

Key Features

  • Charming detached period cottage (c. 743 sq ft)
  • 2 bedrooms and family bathroom with separate WC
  • Open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen and utility room
  • Private parking, outbuilding and manageable garden





Guide £225,000

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Property Description

Summary of Features

Charming detached period cottage (c. 743 sq ft)
2 bedrooms and family bathroom with separate WC
Open plan sitting/dining room, kitchen and utility room
Income potential for rental or as a holiday let
Private parking and manageable garden
Outbuilding with scope to improve


Mileages: Ross-on-Wye 5½ miles, Hereford 8 miles, Monmouth 14 miles, Ledbury 16½ miles, Gloucester 23 miles, Malvern 26 miles Road: M50 (Jct 4) 6½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 28 miles Railway: Hereford, Ledbury, Gloucester Airports: Bristol (63 miles), Cardiff (64 miles), Birmingham (72 miles)


Hoarwithy is a small village located in the unspoilt and tranquil Wye Valley, within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – renowned for its exceptional landscape, geological interest and diversity of wildlife. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll and enjoys a high degree of peace and tranquillity, yet is well-placed for the local market towns of Ross, Ledbury and Monmouth, with the city of Hereford only a short drive away. There are excellent road and rail commuter links to the rest of the country.

Mount Pleasant Cottage

This period cottage is situated in an elevated position with outstanding views east over the River Wye. Modern fitted kitchen and useful utility/store room, with second access to garden. Sitting/Dining room with feature stone fireplace inset with a wood-burning stove. The property enjoys panoramic views over the Wye Valley and surrounding countryside.

The Outside

Manageable modest garden with lawn and gravelled seating area enjoying the views. Derelict detached brick pump house with scope for alternative uses, such as a studio/
garage/workshop/storage, subject to PP. Off-road parking is situated above the property, there is space for 2 vehicles.


Mains electricity & water. Private septic tank drainage Shared (with neighbouring house). (LPG) Gas fired central heating. Wood burning stove. Broadband available.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band "C".


Rated "F".


This property is not Listed.


The neighbouring property owns the adjacent private access drive, there are no rights to this property.


The attached garage is owned by the neighbouring property.


Primary: Fownhope, Little Dewchurch, Kings Caple, Bridstow Secondary: Schools in Ross-on-Wye and Hereford. Further information available at:
Independent: Hereford and Monmouth provide outstanding independent schools. The Malvern, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham schools are also with sensible driving distances. The specialist Steiner Academy is close by at Much Dewchurch. Further information available at:


The area offers a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities, including walking, fishing and riding, as well as a range of water sporting activities. The popular Goodrich Castle, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat are a short drive away, with the Black Mountains being easily accessible. A variety of sports clubs can be found locally at Ross-on-Wye which include football, cricket, hockey and rowing clubs.


HR2 6QQ.


From Ross/M40 (Wilton roundabout) take the A49 north for about 1 mile, after Bridstow School take the right turn signposted to Hoarwithy. Follow the road to the village of Hoarwithy (about 4 miles), continue through the village, passing the pub and up the hill towards Little Dewchurch (do not turn off). After a ¼ mile the property (pink cottage) is on your right side, see the For Sale board. NB – do not enter or park in the lower drive, which serves the neighbour. Park near the sale board.


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

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
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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