Mansel Lacy, Hereford

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Occupying a very attractive rural location, a beautifully presented detached country cottage, set in established gardens which extend to approximately 0.8 of an acre.

Mortimer Cottage is one of four individual detached properties that are surrounded by farmland and lie on the outer edge of the pretty village of Mansel Lacy. The village comprises a mixture of individual properties surrounding a pretty village church. There are a good range of services nearby at the larger villages of Credenhill and Weobley, with the market towns of Kington and Leominster providing additional services. The cathedral city of Hereford is also within easy reach (4 miles) and offers an extensive range of services as well as road and rail links to other parts of the country.

Mortimer cottage has been in the same ownership for almost 20 years and has been maintained and updated during this time. It offers very comfortable and attractive living accommodation with many of the rooms enjoying a lovely outlook over countryside and the gardens, which form a particular feature of this property. The cottage includes double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating and all fitted carpets and retains a lovely period feel especially in the dining and sitting room.

On arrival, a path leads to the front door and a small reception hall. From here doors provide access to a study or snug with a triple aspect and a large and very comfortable sitting room with exposed timbering and fitted wood burner at one end, as well as access to a south facing conservatory. The dining room adjoins the sitting room and is ideal for entertaining with a spacious kitchen/breakfast room next door with a dual aspect, plenty of cupboard space, an Aga and seating at one end. This is supported by a useful utility room and separate wc.

From the dining room a staircase leads up to a good-sized landing. The master bedroom has a lovely triple aspect with wardrobes along one wall and an adjoining en suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms and a large well-fitted shower room.

Initially the enclave of Westmoor is approached by a private lane and then by each property s own driveway with the drive for Mortimer Cottage providing extensive parking and turning space. It also provides access to a good-sized garage 19ft 8 x 12ft with up and over door, power and light and workshop space with supporting garden shed, greenhouse and various log stores. As previously mentioned, the gardens form a particular feature and are very well established with extensive lawned areas interspersed with a variety of shrubs, trees and well stocked herbaceous borders together with pathways and patios. The gardens are surrounded on three sides by farmland and offer considerable privacy.

Services and Considerations Mains electricity, mains water, private drainage, oil fired central heating. Photovoltaic panels, currently providing an income of approximately £900 pa. It is not our company policy to test services and domestic appliances, so we cannot verify that they are in working order. Any matters relating to rights of way should be checked with your solicitor or surveyor. Council tax band F. EPC tbc. Tenure freehold.

Directions From Hereford city, proceed out initially on the A438 towards Brecon on the Kings Acre Road for approximately 1 mile. After passing Wyevale Garden Centre on the right-hand side, turn right onto the A480 towards Credenhill. At the roundabout proceed straight across and pass the village of Credenhill for approximately 2 miles before reaching the village of Mansel Lacy on the right. Continue past the village on the A480 for approximately 0.5 of a mile before left (as indicated by a small finger post) to Westmoor. Continue along the lane and round the right-hand bend and the cottage will be found on the left-hand side.

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