Glasbury-On-Wye, Herefordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
THE FARMHOUSE This a charming Grade II listed period house probably around 200 years old, although parts of it may be older. It sits alongside the cobbled courtyard with the barns forming an L-shaped range on two sides. The house has been completely restored in the last twenty years with a comprehensive renovation programme whilst great effort has been made to maintain its obvious and inherent charm and character so that the original fireplaces, internal doors, windows, etc have all been retained.

The property comprises the following accommodation (measurements are provided for identification only):

MAIN ENTRANCE PORCH6'7" x 6'7" (2m x 2m). with south westerly aspect overlooking the garden, opens to the:

MAIN ENTRANCE HALL23' x 6'7" (7m x 2m). with staircase off to first floor, two radiators.

MORNING ROOM16'1" x 15'9" (4.9m x 4.8m). plus large 2m bay window south east with shutters and views over the garden, window south west, traditional fireplace with moulded surround and mantel, two arched shelved recess areas, floorboards, radiator.

DRAWING ROOM15'9" x 14'9" (4.8m x 4.5m). with bay window south east with shutters and views over the garden, traditional fireplace with mantle over and brick hearth, fitted shelving.

DINING ROOM15'1" x 12'8" (4.6m x 3.86m). with glazed screen to hall, two windows south west with shutters, seats and views, a traditional fireplace with ornate surround and part tiled insert.

INNER HALL with stone flag floor and window south west with shutters.

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN15'7" (4.75m) x 13'5" (4.1m) plus 14'9" (4.5m) x 10' (3.05m). with windows to three elevations with shutters, fitted Aga cooker, bespoke hand built kitchen with solid wood block ash worktops, central island, breakfast bar, circular stainless steel sink, Belfast sink, appliance recess areas, larder cupboard, tiled floor, back door north west.

REAR LOBBY with second staircase and access to cellar.

REAR HALL with back door, coat hooks, window to courtyard.

UTILITY ROOM9'10" x 9'4" (3m x 2.84m). with window north east, extensive shelving, worktops, tiled floor, door to lobby, radiator.

CLOAKROOM9'2" x 5'7" (2.8m x 1.7m). with low flush WC, fitted hand basin, window north east to courtyard.

CELLAR21' x 16'1" (6.4m x 4.9m). via a stone steps through an attractive archway housing the boiler and hot water system with stone flag and part cobbled flooring.


BEDROOM 115'9" x 15'3" (4.8m x 4.65m). plus bay window south east, window north east, connecting door to:

BEDROOM 2/MASTER BEDROOM17'1" x 15'11" overall (5.2m x 4.85m overall). with large bay window south east, further window south west, door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM10'6" x 6'3" (3.2m x 1.9m). with window south west, fitted hand basin with cupboard under, low flush WC, corner shower unit, ladder radiator.

LOWER LANDING AREA with back staircase off.

BEDROOM 316'1" x 13'3" (4.9m x 4.04m). with two windows south west, period fireplace, large wardrobe, radiator.

BEDROOM 410'4" x 10' (3.15m x 3.05m). with window north west over the courtyard, radiator.

BATHROOM 2 (OFF LANDING)9'2" x 7'3" (2.8m x 2.2m). with large corner shower unit, panelled bath, fitted hand basin, low flush WC, window north east, towel rail.

BEDROOM 518'1" x 15'5" (5.51m x 4.7m). with two windows south west, traditional fireplace with ornate surround, radiator.

DRESSING ROOM6'1" x 5'3" (1.85m x 1.6m). with window to courtyard, extensive fitted shelving and hanging space.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM10' x 8'8" (3.05m x 2.64m). with panelled bath with shower attachment, hand basin with cupboard below, low flush WC, corner shower cubicle, towel rail, window north east.

OUTSIDE The property sits in a pretty cobbled courtyard with parking for numerous cars and charming traditional stone buildings on two sides. There have been converted to provide three stunning holiday cottages to a high specification with features such as under floor heating, high quality bathrooms and kitchens and the retention of its many character features including round windows, beams and trusses. They comprise:

JESSICA COTTAGE Converted from the former grooms house to provide:

ENTRANCE HALL with stone flag flooring, window south east.

LIVING/DINING ROOM20'8" x 16'5" max (6.3m x 5m max). with stone chimney breast, three windows (south east, south west and north west), oak flooring, attractive traditional fire.

KITCHEN17'9" x 10'10" max (5.4m x 3.3m max). with floor and wall units with cooker, hob and hood, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, recess areas for fridge, freezer and dishwasher, oak flooring, window south east, doors south east and north west, traditional fireplace, staircase to first floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with cupboard, two windows north west.

BEDROOM 112'6" x 12'2" (3.8m x 3.7m). with round window south east, exposed beams, radiator.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM12'6" x 5'7" (3.8m x 1.7m). with bath, low flush WC, fitted hand basin with cupboards under, ladder radiator, door north west onto Juliette balcony.

FAMILY BATHROOM9'10" x 6'7" average (3m x 2m average). with panelled bath, separate shower cubicle (double size) with glass door, hand basin with cupboards under, low flush WC, ladder radiator, window south east.

BEDROOM 213'1" x 10'2" (3.99m x 3.1m). with window south east, radiator.

BEDROOM 316'5" x 11' (5m x 3.35m). with windows south east, radiator, exposed beams and trusses, Victorian fireplace.


ENTRANCE HALL with staircase to first floor, stone flag floor.

SHOWER ROOM9'2" x 5'7" (2.8m x 1.7m). with corner shower unit, fitted hand basin with cupboards under, low flush WC, ladder radiator, window north east.

BEDROOM 114'3" (4.34m) x 10'6" (3.2m) plus recess 7'10" (2.39m) x 6'3" (1.9m). with oak flooring, two windows.

BEDROOM 217'9" x 10'4" (5.4m x 3.15m). with windows north east and south west, shelved recess, oak flooring, radiator.


LIVING/DINING ROOM/KITCHEN27'7" x 17'11" (8.4m x 5.46m). with three windows north east, two round windows south west with sliding shutters, oak flooring, wood burning stove, magnificent king post truss A frames, floor units with appliance recess, cooker, hob and hood, single drainer sink unit, worktops.

BATHROOM 29'10" x 6'7" (3m x 2m). with panelled bath with over bath shower, low flush WC, two fitted hand basins with cupboards under, ladder radiator.

BEDROOM 314'9" x 14'1" (4.5m x 4.3m). plus recess with exposed beams and trusses, window north east, radiator.

BEDROOM 417'9" x 12'10" (5.4m x 3.91m). with window north east, Juliette balcony, external door north west, beams and radiator.


ENTRANCE HALL with staircase to first floor, stone flag floor, window and door north east.

BEDROOM 217'9" x 11'6" (5.4m x 3.5m). with window south west and window to courtyard.

BATHROOM14'1" x 7'10" (4.3m x 2.39m). with panelled bath with shower over, handbasin with cupboards under, low flush WC, window north east, outside door, ladder radiator, door to:

BEDROOM 3/CHILD'S ROOM14'3" x 8' (4.34m x 2.44m). with window south west to courtyard.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING with window north east, spotlighting, oak flooring, leads to:

MASTER SUITE26'7" x 18'1" max (8.1m x 5.51m max). a magnificent room with three circular windows, two south west and one south east, exposed A frame timbers, oak flooring, island hand basin, separate WC and shower cubicle off.

LIVING/KITCHEN37'1" x 18'1" (11.3m x 5.51m). a large open plan room with feature circular window south west, further window north east, three fully exposed A-frame King Post trusses forming an impressive feature, wood burning stove, oak flooring. Kitchen area with cooker hob and hood, recess for dishwasher and washing machine, drawers, worktops, breakfast bar, stainless steel sink unit, window north east, shelves, three radiators.

OUTSIDE Some of the original buildings have remained unconverted and these provide some useful additional space including the:

OPEN ARCHWAY/GARAGE37'9" x 18'1" (11.5m x 5.51m). with a drive-through to the rear or garaging for four cars.

ORIGINAL COW BYRE27'11" x 18'4" (8.5m x 5.59m).

TRADITIONAL STABLES - 18'418'4" x 16'1" (5.59m x 4.9m). with an original box in situ, block set flooring, two windows, original doors and partitions (would make a good gym).

GARAGE with double doors to front and window to rear.

WORKSHOP35'9" x 18'1" (10.9m x 5.51m). of block construction with double doors, oil storage tank and extensive racking, two Lilliput automatic boilers, hot water systems, etc.

THE GROUNDS A particular feature of Glanhenwye are the grounds which surround the property with original stone walls providing an impressive backdrop to many of the garden areas. To the front of the house is an extensive area of lawned garden with ornamental trees and shrubs. Below this is a lower garden and lawn area ideal for a kitchen garden or for further recreational use. To the rear is an amenity area and further lawns with specialist trees and shrubs and a sweeping entrance from the original roadway.

THE BUSINESS The property has, since 2004, been run successfully as a holiday letting business. From a standing start the business has grown well and details of turnover will be available on request. The property is offered with all three cottages fully equipped to be utilised as holiday cottages including furniture, kitchen equipment, bed linen, etc (a few personal items are excluded). The holiday cottages can be viewed online by following the links below:

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