Fownhope, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A fabulous three bedroom detached cottage with additional two bedroom detached bungalow standing in gardens and paddock of approximately 2 acres. Located in a stunning rural location close to the village of Fownhope.

A fabulous three bedroom detached cottage with additional two bedroom detached bungalow standing in gardens and paddock of approximately 2 acres. Located in a stunning rural location close to the village of Fownhope.


Hardwood double glazed front entrance door leading in to entrance vestibule with quarry tiled flooring.

Ledge and braced oak door to:


With low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, uPVC double glazed window to side aspect. Quarry tiled flooring, radiator and lighting.

Oak cottage door from entrance vestibule to:

Reception Hall: 11'10" x 9'1" (3.61m x 2.77m)

Having enormous character setting the scene for the rest of the cottage with exposed brick and beam walling, period style radiator, inset halogen ceiling spotlights, woodblock flooring, power-points, telephone points and double glazed window to side aspect. Door to useful shelved area beneath stairs with light and power point.

Oak cottage door to:

Living Room: 15'8" x 12' (4.78m x 3.66m)

A beautiful room of enormous character with exposed ceiling beam. Fantastic fire place with inset wood burning stove with exposed stone work, quarry tiled hearth and rustic pine surround. Exposed brick and beam walling, halogen ceiling spotlights, power-points, tv point and uPVC double glazed French Doors opening out on to the fantastic garden giving views of the beautiful surrounding countryside.

From the Reception Hall, oak door with colour glazed inset panels leads to:

Kitchen/Dining Room: 21' x 10' (6.4m x 3.05m)

Having two definable designated areas for kitchen and dining area. Kitchen fitted with a range of bespoke oak fronted base units with oak block work surfaces over, oil fired Rayburn, inset 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, space for tall fridge freezer and washing machine. In addition to the Rayburn there is a space for a cooker. Range of bespoke pine shelving to walls, plate racks, mug hooks etc. Ceramic tiled flooring, built in terracotta wine racking, uPVC double glazed window to side aspect with leafy outlook. Dining area has predominantly oak flooring, period style radiator, power points and oak cottage door leading to Rear Hall and Sun Room.

Rear Hallway: 11' x 3'6" (3.35m x 1.07m)

A perfect area for coats and muddy boots with ceramic tiled flooring and inset coir matting. Inset ceiling spotlights, double glazed window and oak door to garden with leaded and glazed insets. Oak cottage door leading to:

Utility Room: 9'4" x 3'8" (2.84m x 1.12m)

With Worcester oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Space and plumbing for washing machine, LED ceiling spotlights, shelving and uPVC double glazed window to rear courtyard.

From the dining room uPVC double glazed French Doors lead to:

Sun Room: 22'6" x 13' (6.86m x 3.96m)

A fantastic room taking full advantage of the lovely views and garden with oak flooring, radiator, power points, lighting and equipped with it's own kitchenette with Shaker style cream base units with worktops over, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for fridge and shelving surround, ideal for use when having garden parties. From the Conservatory, door to

Shower Room

With lovely glazed walk in shower cubicle with aqua boarding and electric shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin and mono block mixer, low level WC, double glazed window, electric wall heater and oak flooring,

From the Reception Hall staircase leads to first floor landing with pine balustrade and skirting.with access to roof space.

Bedroom 1: 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.66m)

Feature wide pine skirting board, radiator, power-points, uPVC double glazed window to front aspect providing fabulous views over gardens and rolling South Herefordshire countryside. Power points and TV point.

Bedroom 2: 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m )plus a good range of recessed wardrobes.

Radiator, power-points and uPVC double glazed window to side aspect with lovely views.

Bedroom 3: 8'8" x 5'10" (2.64m x 1.78m)

With radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, power-points and uPVC double glazed window with superb far reaching views.


With classical white cottage style suite with pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, pine panel modern bath with electric shower over. Fully tiled walls, radiator, extractor fan, vanity light, shaver point and uPVC double glazed side window.

Detached 2 Bedroom Annex - The Retreat

Part glazed front entrance door leading to

Reception Hall:

With night storage heater, power point and door to large walk in cupboard. Airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank and immersion heater.

Lounge: 17'2" x 10'1" (5.23m x 3.07m)

Spacious room with night storage heater, power points, wide pine skirting boards, TV point, fitted feature electric fireplace. uPVC double glazed French Doors looking out on to gardens with fantastic rural views.

Kitchen: 11'9" x 11'2" (3.58m x 3.4m)

Fitted with a range of cottage style sage green base units with granite effect work surface over. Inset stainless steel 1/5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Matching glazed wall cupboard, tiled surround, integrated stainless steel oven and ceramic hob, space for dishwasher. uPVC double glazed window to side aspect and door to garden.

Bedroom 1: 15'10" into wardrobe recess x 10'1" (4.83mintowardrobe recess x 3.07m)

With pine double glazed window to side aspect. Nights storage heater, TV point, power points and access to roof space.

Bedroom 2: 11'1" x 9'2" (3.38m x 2.79m)

With pine window to front aspect, Night storage heater and power points.


With white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, modern pine panel bath with tiled surround, fitted electric shower and shower rail. Pine double glazed window to front aspect, extractor fan and night storage heater

The Retreat has its own enclosed garden laid to patio slabs and lawned garden interspersed with shrubs.


From the small country lane, double five bar gates and gravel driveway lead to the property, Adjacent to the rear door of the main house there is a small courtyard garden with lawn, shrubs, herbaceous beds and enclosing laurel hedge. The driveway sweeps in to the property with a huge amount of parking and leading to the rear to the property and the aforementioned timber garage where there is parking for several cars.The gardens extend to 0.7 acres and are laid predominantly to level lawn and enclosed mainly be fencing and indigenous hedging. Southerly facing with fantastic rural views. Gravelled terraced areas, range of mature fruit trees and shrubs. further lawn to the side of the property with sunny patio area, garden store and place for hot tub.

Timber Garage: 19'8" x 11'5" (5.99m x 3.48m)

With electricity supply, power points and fitted work bench, Lighting and window to side, stable door out to garden, Accessed by double timber doors.

Paddock area extending to approximately 1.3 acres with fencing and hedging, bordered by a small meandering stream to the bottom within which there is a corrugated Field Shelter: 10' x 10'. (3.05m x 3.05m) Additional outbuildings including Stable 11'6 x 10'9" (3.51m x 3.28m ) with adjacent Feed Store/Shelter: 12' x 10'3" (3.66m x 3.12m) accessed by a small latch style corralled area, further storage for garden machinery.


The property is located in a truly delightful rural location along a quiet country lane with fabulous views over stunning countryside. The cottage, combined with the bungalow provides perfect multi-generational living, or the bungalow would provide excellent income as a holiday let etc.

The gardens are a delight and the paddock would be ideally suited for ponies etc. The nearby thriving village of Fownhope is one of Herefordshires most popular with two good public houses, a private leisure club, church, village shops cricket club etc.

Fownhope lies approximately mid way between Ross-on-Wye and Hereford, both having an good range of shopping, sporting and social facilities. There are excellent commuting links to the Midlands via the M50/M5 and to South Wales via the A40/M4.

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Richard Butler & Associates

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