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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
'Rare to the market is this charming and imposing five bedroom/four reception room period cottage with approximately 0.75 acre of gardens and grounds nestled in the heart of the South Herefordshire countryside surrounded by idyllic fields and farmland'
NEW INSTRUCTION
  600,000 (Freehold) 
Residential Sales and Lettings
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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
DRAFT PARTICULARS ONLY 

LOCATION 

Shenmore Cottage is located in an idyllic spot in the small hamlet of Upper Shenmore in the South Herefordshire countryside. Surrounding the property is gardens and grounds with glorious South Herefordshire countryside beyond. The property is located approximately two miles from Madley which is a thriving community with church, primary school, public house, the independently run Madley Plants, take away and village shop and within easy striking distance of The Golden Valley and countryside beyond. Hereford is approximately ten miles distant and offers an extensive range of leisure, shopping and recreational facilities together with educational establishments and both bus and railway stations. 

DESCRIPTION 

Shenmore Cottage is a charming and imposing cottage which offers versatile accommodation spanning over two floors with approximately accommodation extending to just over 2,000 square foot set in idyllic countryside. The property has a wealth of original features including original latch doors, exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. The well proportioned rooms are currently used as follows a bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with feature Aga, formal dining room giving access to the drawing/living room, three further reception rooms with handy utility and downstairs shower room. Upstairs are five bedrooms, four of which are double bedrooms and two having en-suite facilities. The property is surrounded by extensive grounds and gardens which are approximately 0.75 acre in total (to be confirmed) with main garden attached to the property which provides colour all year around with small lake to the rear, garage with storage rooms, plenty of parking to the front and then further garden/grounds/orchard with further storage facilities and possibility of building plot (subject to planning and building regulations). Viewing is a must to fully appreciate the location and the versatile accommodation on offer. 

ON THE GROUND FLOOR: 

Reception Hall 

With stable door to the rear and solid wood door to the front, two sky lights, exposed beams, flag stone flooring and doors to: 

Bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast Room 

Dual aspect room with double glazed wooden frame windows to front and rear both with pleasant outlook. A range of base units with granite work surface, Belfast sink inset with storage below, feature oil fired Aga (for cooking only), space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for American fridge freezer, part panelling to walls, exposed beams, tiled floor and latch door to: 

The Utility Room 

With a double glazed window to the side, part panelling to the walls, space and plumbing for washing machine, further appliance space, work surface over, floor mounted oil fired boiler which provides central heating and domestic hot water, storage cupboard, latched door to: 

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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
Shower Room 

With a double glazed window to the rear, low level wc, pedestal wash basin, oversized shower cubicle, tiled splash backs, tiled floor and radiator.  

Inner Hallway 

With latch door and original solid wood door to the rear. Tiled floor, part panelling to the walls, opening up into: 

Reception Hallway 

With built-in understairs cupboard, stairs rising to the first floor, ornate tiled floor, door to the front, double glazed windows to both sides, part panelling to the walls and sitting areas enjoying the views to surrounding countryside. Radiator. Door to: 

Sitting Room/Snug 

A dual aspect room with double glazed windows to the front and rear. Feature log burner with flag stone hearth and solid wood surround, television point, telephone point, exposed beams and two radiators. 

Study/Play Room 

(Currently used as a single bedroom). With a double glazed window to the front, ornate radiator and wood flooring. 

Rear Porch 

With double glazed windows to the side and rear, door to rear, a range of book shelving and storage cupboards and part panelling to the walls. 

The Dining Room 

This room is accessed via the main reception hall. Within the original part of the cottage with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams to ceiling and walls. Double glazed solid wood windows and door to rear and front. Flag stone flooring, ornate radiator and steps down to: 

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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
The Drawing/Living Room 

With double ceiling height with vaulted ceiling. Two double glazed solid wood windows to the front and French doors to the rear. Exposed beams to ceiling and walls. Feature contemporary log burner with flag stone hearth, ornate period style radiator, solid oak wood flooring, sitting area with fitted shelving, television point and ceiling spot lights. 

ON THE FIRST FLOOR: 

Landing 

With a double glazed window to the front. Two loft access hatches and storage cupboard. Doors and access to: 

Master Bedroom 

With a double glazed window to the front with superb countryside views. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and picture rail. Fitted wardrobes and cupboards and door to: 

The En-Suite Bathroom 

With a double glazed window to rear. Suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, low level wc, pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backs and radiator. 


WATKINS THOMAS LTD registered in Cardiff, No: 8037310. These particulars are used on the strict understanding that all negotiations are conducted through WATKINS THOMAS LTD. MISREPRESENTATION ACT - 1967 WATKINS THOMAS LTD, for itself and for the Vendors of this property whose agent it is give notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of WATKINS THOMAS LTD or the Vendor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither WATKINS THOMAS LTD nor any person in its employment has authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.
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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
Bedroom 2 

With a double glazed window to the rear with views. Radiator and door to: 

En-Suite Shower Room 

With a low level wc, pedestal wash basin, single shower cubicle, tiled splash backs, radiator and extractor. 

Bedroom 3 

With double glazed windows to the front and side both with pleasant outlook. Radiator. 

Bedroom 4 

Double glazed window to the front. Double fitted wardrobe cupboard, wood effect laminate flooring and radiator. 

Bedroom 5 

With two double glazed windows to the rear. Fitted wardrobe and airing cupboard with shelving, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and radiator. 

OUTSIDE: 

Garage 

Garage & store which has power and light with parking for several vehicles.  

Garden 

There are two sections of garden which approximately measure 0.75 of an acre (to be confirmed).  

 

To the front of the property are raised flower beds, stepping stones and pathway leading to the rear and walled garden with gated access. There is a further garden area to the side of the property with a variety of trees. The front is bounded by wall and cast iron railings and gated access to the front.  

 

The first section is attached to the main property and can be accessed from the driveway. The gardens and grounds span away from the property with a large paved sitting area directly to the rear with feature brick built flower border with steps up to the lawn area with a selection of trees and raised beds. Garden sheds. The garden then slopes away from the property to the private lake which has a hardstanding/sitting area with fencing to take in the beautiful views of the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. Within the orchard is a single and half sized garage. 

 

The second section of garden/orchard is separate from the main house with a small farm lane in between. There is a shingle parking area for several vehicles giving access to a storage shed with power and light. Fencing surrounds the orchard to the front which has a selection of fruit trees, hedge boundaries, picket fencing, storage shed and greenhouse. There is a further gated access to the other end with potential for vehicular access. A possible further plot for dwelling or out-building if required (subject to planning and building regulations). 

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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
SERVICES 

It is understood that mains electricity, oil and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private treatment system. Confirmation in respect of mains service supplies should be obtained by the prospective purchaser. None of the electrical goods or other fittings has been tested and they are sold without warranty or undertaking that they are installed to current standards. 

VIEWING 

Strictly by appointment through the agents, telephone Hereford (01432) 272280. 

DIRECTIONAL NOTE 

From Hereford proceed out of the city on the A465 Abergavenny Road, bearing right onto the B4349 sign posted Hay-On-Wye/Madley/Clehonger/Kingstone. Proceed through Clehonger and Madley and after approximately 1.5 miles there is a bungalow on the left hand side and turn left immediately after sign posted Shenmore. Follow this road up the hill, bearing around to your right near the summit, continue for approximately of a mile and the property will be located on the left hand side denoted by the agents for sale board. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 

PLEASE CONTACT Steven J. Thomas BSc (Est Man) FNAEA on Hereford (01432) 272280. For a selection of other properties currently available, please visit www.watkinsthomas.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk or www.onthemarket.com. 

13th February 2020 

ID28436  

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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE 

An Energy Performance Certificate has been prepared in respect of this property and the results are shown in the adjacent charts. More information is available on request. 

 

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Shenmore Cottage, Upper Shenmore, Madley, Herefordshire, HR2 9NX

WATKINS THOMAS LTD registered in Cardiff, No: 8037310. These particulars are used on the strict understanding that all negotiations are conducted through WATKINS THOMAS LTD. MISREPRESENTATION ACT - 1967 WATKINS THOMAS LTD, for itself and for the Vendors of this property whose agent it is give notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of WATKINS THOMAS LTD or the Vendor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither WATKINS THOMAS LTD nor any person in its employment has authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.