A beautifully presented, detached period house, superb gardens, range of outbuildings & paddock


Key Features

  • Detached, period, family house (3,447 sq ft)
  • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 reception rms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility & walk in pantry
  • Car port/office, outbuildings, paddock & large gardens

2.18 Acres


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Guide £795,000

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Property Description

Summary of Features

Detached, period, family house (3,447 sq ft), with versatile accommodation
5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms
3 reception rooms with wood burner and feature gas fires, dry useable cellar
Kitchen / breakfast room with utility and walk in pantry
Car port with office and kitchen, barn, stables
Paddock, beautiful gardens and impressive pond

Situation

The Croft is situated down a gravelled driveway, within large attractive gardens, in the quiet and pretty village of Lyonshall, with its picturesque timber-framed houses and surrounding farmland. Just 3 miles away is the charming market town of Kington, which hosts a weekly ‘Country Market’ and monthly ‘Art and Craft Market’, not forgetting December & June’s ‘Food Fairs’. In addition Kington Agricultural Show is well worth a visit. You will also find plenty of first class eateries in the neighbouring villages, The Stagg at Titley particularly worth a mention, proudly boasting a Michelin Star. The property is also well placed for the centres of Leominster, Hereford and Ludlow.

The Croft

Dating back to the early 1800’s, with later Victorian extensions, this handsome property is set in an attractive village location, offering spacious and versatile accommodation
5 double bedrooms, each with views over the beautiful gardens, village and neighbouring countryside, serviced by 4 bathrooms the main with an ‘air bath’
3 reception rooms include, a comfortable family sitting room, formal drawing room and dining room, each with French doors leading to the impressive, substantial front garden
The kitchen / breakfast room offers a very light and practical space with walk in pantry, functional utility room with 2 large airing cupboards as well as Lacanche range cooker
Doors lead from the breakfast area to a delightful and inviting patio, perfect for alfresco dining

The Outside

The Croft offers fantastic outside space, benefitting from beautiful mature gardens with an impressive stream and lily pond
There is a large and well stocked fruit & vegetable garden to the rear, with a ‘secret garden’ tucked away for quiet contemplation
A detached timber framed car port with office space, kitchen & wc, gives potential for ancillary accommodation if required (subject to the usual pp)
An attractive U shape of 9 stables and yard, as well as a modern storage barn, add to the versatility of the house
In addition to the gardens there is a useful paddock, ideal for a pony and giving extra space, allowing the property an additional sense of privacy

Services

Mains water, electricity & gas, private drainage (septic tank)

Broadband

Fast fibre available & connected

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band “G”; (£2859.21 2017/18).

EPC

Rated TBC.

Listed

The property is not Listed

GENERAL INFORMATION

Schools

Primary

Eardisley, Almeley, Kington, Pembridge

Secondary

Lady Hawkins, Kington, Weobley High School. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Independent

Lucton, Hereford Cathedral School, Moore Park. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

Lyonshall is a historic village, first mentioned in the Domesday Book 1086 and one of the largest parishes in Herefordshire with a largely agricultural economy.   The Church of St Michael & All Angels sits alongside the ruins of the moated Lyonshall Castle. The nearby market town of Kington offers a range of amenities including, Community Hospital, Library, Leisure Centre & Doctors Surgery. More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available in the Cathedral City of Hereford

Recreational

Lyonshall offers many beautiful walks, located on the Black and White Village Trail, you can follow Lyonshall Park Woods along the old tramway.   Offa’s Dyke, a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border between England and Wales, runs to the West of the village. For further recreational pursuits, Kington has a golf course and tennis club offering all weather, floodlit facilities, as well as Bryngwyn Riding Centre. Enjoy trout fishing on the River Arrow and worth mentioning are The Royal Welsh Show, a pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar taking place in Llanelwedd and Presteigne Festival Of Music & The Arts, only 15 minutes away.

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The property is situated in a residential, village location

Directions

From Hereford and the South: Take the A480 to Lyonshall. Drive through the village, remaining on the A480 and keeping the Royal George Pub on your right. The Croft is a quarter of a mile up the road on the left.

From Leominster and the East: Take the A44 towards Kington. Once in Lyonshall, ignore the first turning left to the village and take the second turning to the left along the A480, signposted Hereford. The Croft is a quarter of a mile down the road on the right.

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