Upper Lye, Aymestrey


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  • Bedrooms: 2
This wonderful property is offered to the market in move-in-condition, situated in garden and grounds of approximately three acres, this pretty two bedroom detached cottage has potential to create a larger home by virtue of the adjacent barn, this is of course STPP.


This wonderful timber-framed country cottage has been restored and enhance by its current owner to provide two bedrooms and an upstairs bathroom (with potential to create a further bedroom from the adjoining barn). Wonderful, landscaped gardens and paddocks amounting to approximately three acres.

Property description

You enter the property through a pretty red door into what is currently referred to as the boot room, with flagstone flooring, which could also be a formal dining room. Wall lights provide mood lighting, off the boot room is a space for the coats and wellies, hats and dog leads, there you will find the guest cloakroom, at the end of the dining hall is a utility room. The kitchen which is located on the right of the dining hall has been built by a local carpenter of repute and adds to the wonderful feeling of an era gone by. Checkerboard quarry tiles are laid to the floor and whitewashed beams, with an electric Aga, large pantry and nooks and crannies make this a wonderful space. Through the kitchen to the drawing room, with beamed ceiling, oak flooring and stairs rising to the first floor. The fireplace houses a large wood burner, with Adam style mantle and walls light creating the mood and setting for this magnificent drawing room, doors from the drawing room open up into the landscaped garden and beyond to the babbling brook. Take the stairs to the first floor and there you will find two bedrooms and a newly installed family bathroom, with bleached flooring beamed walls and exposed wattle and daub feature. Roll top bath, large pedestal wash hand basin and antique style heated towel rail. There is a separate WC with hand basin adjoining the master bedroom. The master bedroom has beamed walls and is double aspect with far reaching views over open countryside. It is from this bedroom that you would access the barn next door to create a wonderful Master bedroom. The second bedroom is a small double, with bleached flooring and beamed walls. This is a wonderful cottage, with as yet unrealised potential, surrounded by it is own grounds and offered to the market in move-in-condition.

Gardens and grounds

The gardens and grounds have been lovingly tended and manicured by the current owners to offer spaces for quiet reflection, chickens meandering in their own space, and there is a large and productive vegetable patch, and paddocks which currently have a herd of Bagot goats. Bach Brook is situated in its own parkland and the babbling brook and waterfall from the nearby culvert, offers quiet seclusion. Pathways cut into manicured lawns lead you to the paddocks and vegetable garden, with greenhouse and cages for soft fruit, a well-stocked orchard, offering plenty of fruit to create home-made jams and compotes. A magical garden and one which will please throughout every season.


The barn attached to the main house, currently houses the home office of current owners, and could become the master suite, with further downstairs accommodation, subject to planning. There is a traditional timber stable with a slate roof and adjoining tack room. A fold yard area and additional outbuildings located on the land.


The five-bar gate open onto a drive to the front of the property ideal for parking. It should be noted that the property includes an area of land directly opposite that provides parking for additional cars.


Mains electricity, there is a private water supply, and a septic tank. The property has a good broadband speed.

Council Tax Band E


The lane on which the property sits forms part of the Mortimer Trail' which is popular with walkers and horse riders.

Upper Lye is close to Aymestrey village, a parish in the district of Leominster, Herefordshire. The village lies on the river Lugg, 3 miles from Kingsland and 8 miles from Leominster. This pleasant village boasts an award-winning riverside pub and an active village hall. Both Leominster and Ludlow are a short drive from Upper Lye and offer a variety of independent shops and both towns have railway stations. There are a number of renowned restaurants and bistros in both towns. Ludlow is steeped in history being a Medieval market town.


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