Sutton Hill House
Sutton Hill House, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1 4PX
An immaculate and individually designed family house with stunning views and superb gardens. 0.75 Acres Guide price £795,000
Key Features
  • Distinguished and individual family home (2305 ft)
  • 4 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
  • 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory
  • Double garage, studio/office, ample parking

Summary of features

Distinguished and individual family home (2305 ft²)
4 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory
Double garage, studio/office, ample parking
Superb and extensive gardens, Stunning countryside views

In all ¾ Acre


The property is situated in an elevated position almost midway between Woolhope and Fownhope, These desirable rural villages are located in a beautiful and peaceful rural area with access to woodland and the Wye Valley. The entire area is renowned for its unspoilt and timeless appeal and falls within the Wye Valley AONB/Conservation Area. The Cathedral city of Hereford is a short drive away and there is good access to the principal regional conurbations


Mileages: Fownhope 2 miles, Ross-On-Wye 7½ miles, Hereford 8½ miles, Ledbury 10 miles, Gloucester 21 miles, Cheltenham 28 miles, Worcester 30 miles, Birmingham 64 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 4) 6½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) miles 25 miles
Railway: Hereford, Ledbury, Gloucester
Airport: Bristol 65 miles, Birmingham 72 miles.

Sutton Hill House

Built in the 1940s, this architecturally designed house occupies a private, quiet and elevated position with stunning countryside views over the Woolhope Dome.
The current owners have carried out a number of upgrades and improvements during their tenure to include re-roofing (including the leadwork), new electrics where required, new double glazed window units throughout, new conservatory, a new kitchen, new bathrooms, oak joinery, new radiators and a new boiler.
Internally the accommodation comprises a porch leading to an entrance hallway with parquet flooring and access to a cloak room and a W.C. An Oak staircase leads to the first floor. The kitchen/Breakfast room is a triple aspect room with a range of fitted units, a wood-burning stove and an electric Aga.
The Dining room has a square bay window overlooking the gardens, oak flooring and an open fireplace with a stone surround and mantle. Glazed doors lead into the double glazed conservatory (which has electric underfloor heating) and benefits from uninterrupted views over the gardens and the countryside beyond.
The sitting room is a lovely light, double aspect room with a glazed doors from another square bay window giving access to the garden and the views, there is a wood-burning stove inset into a stone surround and mantel and Oak flooring.
On the first floor are 4 double bedrooms, the master bedroom is double aspect taking in the views and has a large en-suite bathroom. All the other bedrooms feature fireplaces and there is a separate family bathroom.

The Outside

A particular feature of the house are the superb and well maintained gardens. The plot in all extends to about ¾ of an acre and comprises lawned areas around the house bounded by numerous well stocked borders, a daffodil bank and ornamental pond.
There are a number of patio, seating and terraced areas in which to relax and admire the views, an area of woodland garden, raised vegetable beds and greenhouse. There is also a small orchard containing Apple, Plum and Greengage trees. There is an outside W.C, some very useful brick built storage sheds and a rainwater harvesting system helping to provide ample water for plants during the summer. The property is accessed via its own private driveway and through double electric gates which lead to the parking area. There is a double garage with electric roller door and a separate double glazed building which offers further storage, a useful studio or separate office space subject to some internal finishing.


Mains electricity & water, private drainage via septic tank, oil fired central heating.


Fibre broadband available and connected. Currently 50 Mbps but up to 100 Mbps available if required.

Council tax

Band G (£3,115.29 2018/2019)

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000 or


This property is not listed.


Rated “E”

General Information



Mordiford and Fownhope


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Woolhope village has a number of amenities including a church, parish hall, two well-known Inns, cricket & tennis clubs and farm shop. Nearby Fownhope also has a church and offers additional facilities including a post office/store, butcher, medical centre, leisure centre, two inns and is host to a monthly farmer’s market. The Cathedral City of Hereford and market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury provide an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. Monmouth is also easily accessible.


This area of Herefordshire is renowned for its beautiful unspoilt countryside. There are many recreational opportunities including water sporting activities, golf, fishing, riding and stunning walks throughout the Wye Valley, Forest of Dean, Brecon Beacons and The Malverns, which are all within easy reach of Woolhope.


Postcode: HR1 4PX

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