Marstow, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Located in a particularly private location, bounded by open countryside, this beautiful restored four bedroom detached cottage with a complex of converted barns including leisure barn, sound studio, workshop and store. Possible annexe, garden and ground approaching 1 acre of gardens and grounds.

Located in a particularly private location, bounded by open countryside, this beautiful restored four bedroom detached cottage with a complex of converted barns including leisure barn, sound studio, workshop and store. Possible annexe, garden and ground approaching 1 acre of gardens and grounds.


The property is entered via:

Handmade bespoke oak front entrance door with inset double glazed panel leading to:

Entrance Porch: 6'10" x 4'6" (2.08m x 1.37m).

With slate tiled flooring, inset ceiling spotlight, glazed to two sides with oak contemporary style door with double glazed side panels leading to:

Reception Hall:

Oak flooring. Two period style radiators. Exposed stone elevations. Inset halogen ceiling spotlights. Glazed window to rear overlooking garden through open veranda with climbing vine.


With white suite comprising low level WC. Circular wash basin with wash stand and mono block waterfall mixer. Slate tiled flooring, chromium towel radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights. Double glazed window to rear aspect.

Kitchen/Living/dining Area: 24' x 12' (7.32m x 3.66m) and 10'7" x 8'5" (3.23m x 2.57m).

Definite designated sitting area, dining area and kitchen area.


Fitted with a range of Shaker style base units with a mixture of solid wood and stainless steel work surface with integrated stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with detachable mono block mixer spray head. Ceramic tiled walls with lighting over. Space for wide gas/electric range with tiled splash back and Rangemaster extractor hood over. Halogen ceiling spotlights. Double glazed window to rear with pleasant outlook over the garden.

Living/Dining Area:

With beautiful decorative cut stone fireplace. Feature oak beams. Oak floor boards, two radiators. Two double glazed windows to front with lovely views over fantastic rolling countryside. Large bespoke Spalted Beech island dining table and chairs. Feature beamed ceiling. Halogen inset ceiling spotlights. Further Shaker style unit with space for inset American style fridge/freezer. Oak glazed door with slate steps up to:

Utility Room: 10' x 5'7" (3.05m x 1.7m).

With appliances space beneath oak worktop. Shaker style cupboard housing pressurised hot water tank and immersion heater. Velux ceiling spotlight. Part double glazed stable door out to rear courtyard.

Living Room: 17' x 15'9" (5.18m x 4.8m).

A lovely light and spacious room with double glazed aspects to front, side and rear with beautiful outlook from each. Oak floor boards. Feature fireplace with recessed 10kw wood burning stove, slate hearth and feature oak lintel. Feature wall of cedar wood block panelling with inset power points etc for wall mounted TV, speaker system etc. Radiator, inset halogen ceiling spotlights, ample power points.

From the hallway staircase leads to:

First Floor:

With inset LED lighting and feature balustrade leading to first floor and landing.

Again, a lovely light room with two large double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens and surrounding views. Radiator, power points, inset halogen ceiling spotlight. Oak door through to:

Master Bedroom Suite: 17'3" x 10'7" (5.26m x 3.23m) incorporating a wide range of recessed wardrobes with sliding timber doors. Further door recess area. A lovely light room, again with uPVC double glazed windows to front and side with fabulous views over nearby and far reaching countryside. Radiator, power points. Oak opaque glass door leading through to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Beautifully fitted with large glazed and tiled double shower cubicle with double Amazon shower heads and ornate tiling. Timber wash stand and pine top with his 'n hers wash basins with mono block waterfall taps with ornate bronze tiling to the rear. Wide mirror with halogen vanity lights over. ceramic tiled flooring, low level WC. Chromium heated towel radiator. uPVC double glazed window to front.

Bedroom 2: 12'5" x 12'4" (3.78m x 3.76m).

With uPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3: 12' x 10'4" (3.66m x 3.15m).

A good sized double room with uPVC double glazed window to front aspect again with views over the surrounding fields and beyond. Radiator, power points, TV point. Access to roof space.

Bedroom 4: 12'1" x 10'4" (3.68m x 3.15m).

With uPVC double glazed windows to rear and side aspects with lovely views.

Family Bathroom:

With 'L' shaped modern bath with glazed shower screen and mains shower with Amazon shower head and detachable shower head. Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with mono block mixer and Moroccan tiled splashback. Vanity light and mirror. Ceramic tiled flooring. uPVC double glazed window to front aspect.


The extensive mature gardens envelop the property and are mainly laid to lawnand intersperced with trees and shrubs along with well stocked borders. The gravelled driveway leads to turning and parking areas at the front of the property and gives access to an extensive stone paved sun terrace.

French doors lead into:

Leisure Barn:

Cinema Room: 37' x 14'2" (11.28m x 4.32m).

Beautifully refurbished barn with vaulted beamed ceiling currently used as a cinema room, general party and games room. Having 3D projector, large screen and 5.1 surround sound. Also included are event tables and chairs for 16 people if required.

Potential annexe with fitted kitchen area having high gloss base units and quartz effect work surfaces, built in oven, hob, filter hood. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit. The kitchen area has pine panelled ceiling with inset halogen spotlights. Door into:


With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin again with pine panelling.

Staircase leading to:

First Floor Galleried Area: 10' x 8'9" (3.05m x 2.67m) approx.

Minstrel gallery with glazed apex window overlooking the main area. Lancet window providing natural light. Small storage cupboard, pine flooring and eaves storage.

From the main barn door leads through to:

Useful Workshop/Storage Area: 19' x 12'8" (5.79m x 3.86m) approx.

Perfect for storage and workshop area, extra freezers. Plenty of lighting. Door to rear and door through to:

Log Store: 12'2" x 6'2" (3.71m x 1.88m).

Corridor area gives access to the front ofthe property. Door into boiler room housing bio mass wood pellet boiler (non-domestic RHI payments received). Withpellet hopper and external feed pipe.

Sound Proof Studio: 16' x 11'10" (4.88m x 3.61m).

Having window to front aspect. Double skinned door. Being fully soundproofed with power, light, access to spacious roof space

Workshop: 14'6" (4.42m) narrowing to 12'5" x 8'8" (3.78m x 2.64m).

Timber built with corrugated fibre glass roof. With light and power.

Agents Note:

The property has been stripped from top to bottom and includes completely new electrics and plumbing throughout. With new 35mm water mains from the main road to the house. All walls and roof spaces have been cavity insulated. Oak internal doors throughout.


From Ross-on-Wye proceed out of town and take the A40 towards Monmouth. At Whitchurch take the first exit and proceed back over the bridge taking the A4137 towards Hereford. After just over 1 mile you will see the sign for Pigeon House on the right hand side.


The property is situated at the end of its own private driveway which leads from the A4137. Affording extreme privacy with rolling countryside/farmland to every boundary. The peaceful surroundings make it a haven for wildlife with badgers, foxes, squirrels, stoats, wood peckers, hawks, buzzards and owls regularly seen.

The cottage has been beautifully refurbished under the close scrutiny of the present owner with the aim of creating a home of character and comfort with all the modern conveniences 'mission accomplished!'

The adjacent complex of barns have been converted to create a leisure area with separate kitchen, currently used for parties and as a cinema room. There is a linked workshop, log store and boiler room. Separate external door leads to a sound studio. These barns could be further converted to an annexe or holiday let (subject to planning).

Although secluded, the property has excellent road links, in a matter of minutes the A40 can be joined leading to South Wales and the M4. From Ross-on-Wye the M50 leads to the M5 and Midlands. the centres of Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham are 15, 24 and 30 miles respectively.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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