Rectory Gate, Stoke Prior


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful and detached country property, situated on the edge of Stoke Prior village and offering well presented character living accommodation, oil fired centrally heated and double glazed with a reception hall, lounge/dining room, study, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor bathroom with shower, utility room, rear porch and on the first floor, three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and all standing in large gardens and grounds just under half an acre, enjoying rural views and having a large sweeping drive with parking for several motor vehicles, a car port, garage, workshop and outbuildings.


A delightful and most appealing detached country property, situated on the edge of Stoke Prior village and offering accommodation which is oil fired centrally heated with three bedrooms and all standing in large gardens of just under half an acre with parking for several motor vehicles, garage, workshop, car port and outstanding rural views to the front across north Herefordshire open countryside.

An internal inspection is recommended of Rectory Gate and viewing is strictly by prior appointment with the selling agents.

The full particulars of Rectory Gate, Stoke Prior, are now further described as follows;

The property is a detached and pretty cottage.

A leaded double glazed entrance door opens into a reception hall.

Reception Hall

The reception hall has two opaque glazed windows, wall lighting and an archway which leads into the open plan lounge/dining room.

Lounge/Dining Room

7.37m x 3.86m (24'2 x 12'8)

This attractive and character room has a feature inglenook fire place, heavy timber lintel over, exposed stone features, raised brick hearth and standing on a hearth is a cast iron multi fuel wood burning stove. There is a bread oven feature to the side, exposed ceiling timbers, two wooden casement double glazed windows both double glazed to the front, wall lighting, panelled radiator with thermostat control, several power points and TV aerial point. The lounge/dining room also has a vertical heated radiator with thermostat control and a door opening into an under stairs storage cupboard.

Two steps up from the lounge/dining room and through a feature archway, there is access into the study;


3.89m x 3.84m (12'9 x 12'7)

(The measurement is taken to the front of a double glazed wooden casement bow window, enjoying far reaching rural views) Under the bow window is a matching bow single panelled radiator with thermostat control, there is an exposed ceiling timber, ceiling spotlighting, second panelled radiator, power points and built in book shelving.

From the study, a staircase rises up to a half landing with a double glazed wooden casement window to the rear. The staircase then turns and rises up to bedroom two.

From the lounge/dining room, a latch and lever door opens into the farmhouse style kitchen;


5.26m x 4.09m (17'3 x 13'5)

The well fitted kitchen with white fronted units includes an inset stainless steel, centre bowl, double drainer sink unit, mixer tap over, working surfaces to either side with base units of cupboards and drawers. There is a built in tray space, ceramic tiling to splashbacks and a double glazed window overlooking the garden to the rear. The kitchen has matching eye level cupboards, a Stanley cooking range which is oil fed and also provides the central heating for Rectory Gate. There are additional working surfaces with more base units, planned space for an electric cooker, some corner shelving, ceiling light, ceiling spotlighting, several power points, heat alarm, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, TV aerial point and a door opening into a rear hallway with lighting and an inspection hatch to the roof space up above.

From the rear hallway, a door opens into a bathroom.


The bathroom has a panelled bath with hand grips, over is a Bristan electric shower, ceramic tiling to ceiling height around the bath and shower, including splashbacks behind a low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a ceramic tiled window sill with an opaque double glazed window to the side, a wall mounted extractor fan, double panelled radiator, ceiling light and a door opening to a linen cupboard with shelving.

From the rear hallway, a doorway leads through into a utility room.

Utility Room

The utility room has a stainless steel, single drainer sink unit, cupboard under and space and plumbing under for an automatic washing machine. There are power points, a panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light, an extractor fan, shaver point and a double glazed opaque window to the rear.

From the rear hallway, a stable door with a glazed top panel opens out to the rear gardens.

A glazed panelled door from the kitchen opens into a rear porch.

Rear Porch

2.84m x 1.83m (9'4 x 6')

The rear porch has double glazed wooden casement opening windows, ceiling light, quarry tiled floor, power points, an electric consumer panel and a double glazed door opening into the gardens.

From the lounge/dining room, a staircase with hand rail to the side rises up to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

The landing has an exposed ceiling timber, smoke alarm, inspection hatch to the roof space up above and also a single power point.

From the landing, doors lead off to bedrooms as listed;

Bedroom one

4.11m x 3.20m (13'6 x 10'6)

Bedroom one has a double glazed wooden casement window to the front, enjoying open fields and farmland, under the window sill is a panelled radiator with thermostat control, there is an exposed ceiling timber, ceiling light, power points, a range of built in wardrobes and an airing cupboard.

A door from the landing opens into a shower room;

Shower Room

The shower room has an enclosed shower cubicle, Mira shower inset and ceramic tiled to ceiling height inset. There is an enclosed low flush WC, built in vanity wash hand basin, mixer tap over, cupboard under, additional cupboard space, ceiling light, shaver light and socket, panelled radiator with thermostat cotrol and two small double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden.

From the shower room, there is a connecting door into bedroom two, which also has the connecting staircase from the study.

Bedroom Two

3.86m x 3.28m (12'8 x 10'9)

Bedroom two has two double glazed wooden casement windows, one to the front and one to the side, there is a panelled radiator with thermostat control, exposed ceiling timbers, smoke alarm and power points.

From the main first floor landing, a door opens into bedroom three;

Bedroom Three

3.23m x 2.36m max (10'7 x 7'9 max)

The L shaped third bedroom has a double glazed wooden casement window to the front, again enjoying the rural views, there is a panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light and power points.


Rectory Gate is situated in a pleasant edge of village, rural location and is approached to the front where there is a low stone retaining wall and double opening wooden gates gives access across a gravelled driveway to the side and splaying to the rear for turning and parking for several motor vehicles.

The front garden is easily maintained with crazy paved pathways and lawns, shrub gardens and with the driveway to the side leading to a substantial car port with parking for two motor vehicles.

There is also a detached outbuilding/garage;


5.33m x 3.05m (17'6 x 10')

The outbuilding/garage has a metal up and over front door, concreted floor, power, lighting and to the side is an office (formally part of a double garage)


5.33m x 3.51m (17'6 x 11'6)

The office has power, lighting, window to the side and also a door and window to the front.

At the rear of the office/garage is a substantial garden workshop with power and lighting, there is also an open fronted log store and two garden sheds.

Rear Gardens

The formal gardens to the rear are most attractive, private and well laid out mainly to lawns with low stone retaining walls, a productive vegetable section raised borders and gardens, many interesting trees, plants and shrubs including fruit trees. There are pretty and secluded hidden walks within the garden, an aluminium framed greenhouse with the garden forming an important feature of this delightful property.


The property has main electricity, mains water, private drainage, telephone subject to BT regulations and heating via the oil fired Stanley boiler in the kitchen.

The council tax band for the property is Band E with payments being made to Herefordshire Council - 01432 260000.


Please note that the agents have not tested the appliances to the property and cannot verify they are in working order.


Jonathan Wright Estate Agents for themselves and the seller of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, that all statements contained in these particulars relating to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

Any intending buyers must satisfy themselves by inspecting or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. These particulars are issued solely on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted throughout this agency.

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Jonathan Wright

24-27 High Street, Leominster, Herefordshire

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