Longtown, Hereford

£850,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A Rare Grade II* Historic Former Hunting Lodge

In A Stunning Rural Location

Set At The Foot of The Black Mountains With Excellent Equestrian Facilities - 8.4 Acres

SITUATION

Ty Mawr is situated to the south of the desirable village of Clodock and enjoys an attractive rural setting with spectacular far reaching views over the adjoining Black Mountains. The property benefits from excellent communication links with the nearby A465 and A40 providing access to the M4 and M50 motorway network. The Cathedral City of Hereford lies within easy reach to the north, Monmouth and Ross on Wye are to the east with Abergavenny and Newport to the south.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of private schools in the area including Haberdashers at Monmouth, Cathedral School at Hereford, Lucton at Leominster, Kings at Gloucester and Cheltenham College. For independents see www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.mylocalschool. wales.gov.uk

LOCAL, SPORTING

The neighbouring villages of Ewyas Harold & Longtown offer a good range of services including a butchers, doctors & dentist surgery, post offices, public houses and independent shops with a greater variety of amenities available in Hayon- Wye and Abergavenny which are almost equidistant. Comprehensive shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities can be found in Cardiff and Bristol. The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, particularly in the Black Mountains, which are renowned for their outstanding natural beauty. Excellent walking and cycling opportunities abound from the property with good outriding. Horseracing is at Cheltenham, Chepstow, Ludlow and Worcester. Local hunts include Monmouthshire Hunt, South Herefordshire Hunt, Ross Harriers and Golden Valley Hunts. Golf can be enjoyed at Hereford, Monmouth (Rolls), and Newport (Celtic Manor).

TY MAWR

Offered to the market for the first time in 33 years, Ty Mawr Big House is a delightful Grade II* former Hunting Lodge originally dating from the 17th Century. Constructed of Sandstone rubble under a stone slate roof the property has sympathetically been restored and updated by the current owners, creating a spacious home whilst retaining immense character and charm. Extending to some 4,575 ft the property offers well laid out accommodation arranged over 3 floors with a wealth of character features including oak beams & doors, panelling, flagstone flooring, inglenook fireplace, bread oven and an external Gardrobe Chute. Approached through post and rail paddocks, over a sweeping drive, the property is set back in its own private courtyard setting and enjoys a delightful rural outlook over the surrounding countryside.

TY MAWR (CONT)

The gardens and grounds are a particular feature of Ty-Mawr with mainly lawned gardens to the north and western elevation, softened by mature trees with a productive walled garden producing a variety of vegetables and fruits. Within the courtyard there is a stone cottage requiring completion and a separate stone Coach House currently used for storage which would also lend itself to furtheraccommodation/holiday cottage subject to obtaining the necessary consent. A traditional stable block comprising 5 loose boxes and a double garage with room over are situated to the north of the house with the gravel drive offering ample parking for cars or lorries. Beyond the gardens is approximately 8 acres of level pasture within a ring fence. The land is divided into a number of smaller enclosures with a modern general purpose barn providing storage for machinery and a fibre sand arena, completing the equestrian facilities

FARM HOUSE

Farmhouse kitchen with Rangemaster Master bedroom Large double aspect sitting room with attractive fire place & wood burner Grand dining hall with exposed beams & mezzanine study area Inner hallway with feature fireplace and bread oven Tack & utility room Master bedroom with spectacular views over The Black Mountains 3 further bedrooms, one en suite bathroom & family bathroom Guest suite with en suite bathroom Character features throughout

OUTBUILDINGS

Stone cottage with historic planning for conversion to 2 bed ancillary accommodation. Stone Coach House with potential (S.T.P). Double garage with room above

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

Attractive traditional stable block comprising 5 loose boxes, hay loft & separate feed/tack room. 40m x 20m arena with fibre sand surface. Good outriding

LAND

Lying to the north, east and south east of the property, the land is divided into a number of enclosures in part by post and rail and stock proof fencing. A small stream runs to the northern boundary. Level pasture Well fenced .Water In all the land amounts to about 8 Acres.

GARDENS & GROUNDS

Productive walled garden with potting shed Established herbaceous shrub borders Mature specimen trees Extensive gravelled parking area Lawned courtyard Outstanding views over adjoining farmland

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 The Agents and their clients give notice that: 1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS & AREAS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor's agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

AUTHORITY

Herefordshire Council. Tel: 01432 266660.

SOLICITORS

Harrison Clark Shawcross Attn: Mary Wathen. Tel: 01989 561421.

COUNCIL TAX

Band E £1,859.96 payable 2014/15.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, with private water and drainage to a septic tank. LPG gas central heating.

TENURE

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

DIRECTIONS

From Hereford proceed south west on the A465 for Abergavenny for approximately 16 miles. On reaching Pandy turn right by the Pandy Inn. Proceed towards Longtown for approximately 3 miles, on reaching the village of Clodock the entrance to Ty Mawr will be located a short distance on the left hand side as denoted by the Agents board. Continue for approximately 100 yards, where the entrance to Ty Mawr will be situated on the right hand side.

VIEWINGS

Viewings are strictly by appointment arranged through sole agents Fox Grant on 01722 782727. For further information contact Adam Field, Liz Langford or William Grant

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