Common Hill, Fownhope, Herefordshire, HR1


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Delightful detached cottage in an elevated position with stunning views, land and outbuildings

Detached and extended 3 bed cottage (1,396 sq ft)

Privately situated at the end of a no-through road

Link-attached, self-contained 1 bed annexe (543 sq ft)

Range of useful outbuildings, pasture paddocks

Summary of Features * Detached and extended 3 bed cottage (1,396 sq ft)

* Privately situated at the end of a no-through road

* Link-attached, self-contained 1 bed annexe (543 sq ft)

* Fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Oil-fired Rayburn

* 2 reception rooms, family bathroom plus shower room

* Range of useful outbuildings, pasture paddocks

Acreage In all about 13.35 Acres.

Location * Mileages: Fownhope <1 mile, Ross-on-Wye 9½ miles, Hereford 10 miles, Ledbury 11 miles, Malvern 18 miles, Monmouth 19½ miles, Bristol & Cardiff 56 miles, Birmingham 66 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 4) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 25 miles

* Railway: Hereford, Ledbury

* Airport: Bristol (69 miles), Cardiff & Birmingham (72 miles)

Situation The property is situated in an elevated position with stunning distant views, less than 1 mile from the charming village of Fownhope, which is located in the unspoilt and tranquil Wye Valley; within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This area is renowned for its exceptional landscape, geological interest and diversity of wildlife and offers a sought-after rural idyll, yet is well-placed for the local market towns of Ross, Ledbury and Monmouth, with the city of Hereford also only a short drive away. There are excellent road and rail commuter links to the rest of the country.

Eastwood * This charming property is believed to date back to c.1865, possibly earlier, and was significantly extended in 2000, also adding a 1 bedroom annexe; perfect for dependent relative(s), or possible holiday let/Airbnb subject to any necessary consents.

* Fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated cooker and hob, useful utility/boot room with exterior access, garden room with patio doors out to the garden, separate pantry.

* Sitting room with wood-burner and original exposed beams, versatile separate snug; could be used as a dining room, study or TV room.

* The family bathroom, along with a good-sized separate shower room are located on the ground floor.

* Upstairs, there are 3 double bedrooms, 2 of which retain the original exposed beams, and an easily accessible and useful loft storage space.

The Outside * The property is approached via an un-made, unadopted single-track lane (no through road), leading to a private parking area.

* Established and attractive rear garden planted with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and flowering plants with patio terrace, veg plot and good-sized lawn. The annexe has its own garden.

* Range of useful outbuildings, available with the property (which includes 13.35 acres) comprise; car port, open barn/workshop 7½m x 4m, steel framed barn (1) 9.8m x 6.4m with lean-to's, steel framed barn (2) 8.9m x 5m, barn (3) 10m x 5.4m with lean-to's, stable, workshop, potting shed and ancillary poultry sheds.

* Eastwood enjoys a high degree of tranquillity with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside.

Services Mains water (metered). Mains electricity. Heating (house) via oil-fired Rayburn; annexe has electric heating. Private drainage (septic tank) with recently renewed soakaway (2019).

Broadband Standard broadband is connected (good speed).

Council Tax Band “F” (£2,722.96; 2019/20).

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing This property is not Listed.

EPC Rated “G”.

Schools * Primary: Fownhope, Mordiford. Further information available at:

* Secondary: Hereford. Further information available at:

* Independent: Hereford and Monmouth provide outstanding independent schools. The Malvern, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham schools are also with sensible driving distances. The specialist Steiner Academy is close by at Much Dewchurch. Further information available at:

Local Fownhope has a thriving rural community and provides a number of local facilities including a Church, primary school, post office/stores, butcher, medical centre, monthly Farmers Market, Wye Leisure Centre and a good choice of places to eat and stay, including the renowned Greenman Inn which has been at the heart of the community for 500 years. The Cathedral City of Hereford and market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury provide an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities. Monmouth is also easily accessible.

Recreational The area offers a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities, including walking, fishing and riding, as well as a range of water sporting activities. There is a leisure club in Fownhope offering 3 swimming pools, solaria and fitness suite, and a variety of sports and social clubs within the village. The popular Goodrich Castle, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat are a short drive away.

Additional Information The property is located in a Conservation Area.

Postcode HR1 4QA

Directions From the centre of Fownhope with the Green Man pub on your right hand side, head eastwards out of the village towards Ross-On-Wye. Just before leaving the village and with the butchers on your right, take the lane on your left which is Common Hill Lane. Follow the lane for 0.6 miles going past the doctors surgery and up to the top of the hill and turn left just before the telephone box and bus shelter. Follow the lane to the top of the hill and continue straight across onto the track in front. Follow the track to the very end where Eastwood will be the last property.

Please Note: The B4224 road between Mordiford and Fownhope might still be closed following storm damage.

Viewings By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes Grant & Co 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. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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