A beautiful Grade II Listed 6 bedroomed farmhouse with far reaching countryside views set in the pretty village of Marstow. The grounds of approximately 26 acres consisting of paddocks, pasture land, landscaped walled gardens and outstanding Equestrian facilities which include American barn with stabling for 9 horses with power, water and lighting, further block of 4 stables, Tac room, Rug room, store area and impressive Manège.
Stone built and set over three floors with sashed and casement double glazed windows under pitched slate roofs. The extremely versatile layout could offer a self-contained accommodation wing if required, subject to any necessary planning approvals. There is an abundance of original features including exposed beams, pine window shutters, a mixture of flagstone, clay quarry tile and hardwood flooring, moulded skirtings, architraves and picture rails, coved ceilings, panelled pine doors with wrought iron furniture, oil-fired Aga, wood burning stove and an large open fireplace. An oil-fired boiler provides hot water and central heating to radiators throughout. Two areas of parking for multiple vehicles.
The property is approached through a five-bar gate into a parking and turning area then through a wrought iron gate down steps to a part glazed panelled door and down wooden steps into:
FARMHOUSE KITCHEN:: 6.78m x 5.10m (22'3" x 16'9") Approximately, Window, with shutters, overlooking the front garden, and window overlooking the back garden with views beyond. Granite worktops inset with Belfast sink and four ring electric hob with fan oven below and extractor hood above. Bespoke solid wooden floor mounted cupboards and drawers with matching wall mounted units and ceramic tiled splashback between. Stone and red brick recessed chimney inset with green Aga and mosaic tile surround. Door with glazed viewing panel to secondary staircase. Part glazed door into;
SITTING ROOM:: 4.51m x 4.52m (14'10" x 14'10") approximately, Two windows with shutters, overlooking the garden. Feature inglenook fireplace with exposed stone surround, stone hearth and oak lintel. Adjacent high and low level cupboards with stripped pine doors. Part glazed door into:
MAIN HALLWAY:: 5.33m x 2.20m (17'6" x 7'3") approximately, Original timber front door out to PORCH with 2 circular feature windows, flagstone floor and external door all under pitched roof. Stripped pine staircase with curved moulded handrail and turned balustrades up to first floor. Part glazed door into:
DINING ROOM:: 4.41m x 4.34m (14'6" x 14'3") approximately, Two arch topped windows with shutters and views across open countryside. Fireplace with slate and pine surround with decorative moulding, slate hearth and inset log burner. Stripped, original boarded floor.
REAR HALLWAY:: 2.87m x 2.92m (9'5" x 9'7") approximately, Ledged and braced door leading out onto the back terrace. Doors into:
CLOAKROOM:: Window overlooking the garden. Low level W.C. basin with pedestal. Door with glazed panels into storage cupboard.
CELLAR:: Stone steps lead down to:
ROOM 1: approximately 2.74m x 3.40m
ROOM 2: approximately 4.41m x 4.57m
STUDY:: 4.08m x 2.76m (13'5" x 9'1") approximately, Window with views of the garden. Secondary ledged and braced door.
Door from the kitchen into:
BOOT ROOM/REAR ENTRANCE:: 3.80m x 2.03m (12'6" x 6'8") approximately, Part glazed French doors leading out to the terrace and garden. Door out to the back yard with adjacent window with quarry tiled sill. Raked ceiling with circular window at high level. Flagstone floor with boarded top to feature well and door into:
UTILITY ROOM:: 5.00m x 5.14m (16'5" x 16'10") approximately, Window out to courtyard and window at high level overlooking the front garden. Laminate worktop to two sides with colour washed, panelled doors to cupboards and drawers below, matching wall units above. Power, plumbing and spaces for dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator and freezer. Wooden staircase with electric stair lift to first floor. (Which could be annexed accommodation).
From Entrance Hallway, up main staircase with feature circular window to:
FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING/SITTING AREA:: Doors into:
FAMILY BATHROOM:: Window overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. Low level W.C. with wall mounted flushbox. Vanity unit with painted panelled doors to cupboard below, inset ceramic square sink and ceramic tiled splashback. Panelled surround to bath. Part raked ceiling. Hatch to loft space.
TV ROOM/BEDROOM 3:: 2.59m x 4.03m (8'6" x 13'3") approximately, Window to the garden. Part raked ceiling. Hatch to loft space. Vertically boarded door into cupboard with water tank. Second ledged and braced door out to the landing. Interlinked to the secondary staircase off the Farmhouse Kitchen.
MAIN LANDING:: 2.20m x 4.44m (7'3" x 14'7") approximately, Window overlooking the garden. Staircase with top winder, square newels, turned balustrades and moulded handrails leading to the second floor with cupboard under. Doors into:
L-SHAPED BEDROOM 1:: 4.71m x 4.51m (15'5" x 14'10") approximately 4.71m x 4.51m reducing to 2.83m, Two windows overlooking the front garden. Original fireplace with decorative cast iron grate, stone surround and hearth.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM:: White suite with low level WC, basin and pedestal with ceramic tiled splashback, mirror and light with shaver socket over. Shower cubicle tiled to three sides to high level with a folding, etched glazed door and electric shower.
L-SHAPED BEDROOM 2:: 4.52m x 2.74m (14'10" x 8'12") approximately 4.52m x 2.74m reducing to 4.47m, Two windows overlooking the front garden. Painted ornamental fireplace with inset cast iron grate. Door into:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:: Coloured suite with low level W.C. basin with pedestal and ceramic tiled splashback, mirror and light with shaver socket over. Shower cubicle tiled to three sides to high level with a folding glazed door, and electric shower. Tiling up to dado level on all walls.
SECOND FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING:: 4.52m x 3.22m (14'10" x 10'7") approximately, Dormer window overlooking the garden. Doors into:
BEDROOM 6:: 3.09m x 4.52m (10'2" x 14'10") approximately, Window overlooking the garden and views beyond. Part raked ceiling with exposed beams.
DRESSING ROOM:: 4.41m x 2.01m (14'6" x 6'7") approximately, Built in storage to two sides with hanging rails. Door into;
BEDROOM 7:: 2.81m x 4.44m (9'3" x 14'7") approximately, Window overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. Part raked ceiling with exposed beams.
From kitchen, up secondary staircase to:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:: Doors into:
BEDROOM 4:: 4.26m x 3.35m (13'12" x 10'12") approximately, Windows overlooking the garden, secondary door leading to first floor landing.
BEDROOM 5:: 4.14m x 3.35m (13'7" x 10'12"), Window overlooking the garden. Built-in wardrobe with louvred door and hanging rail. Secondary door out to rear landing with staircase down to Utility Room. Door into:
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:: Window to side garden and staircase with electric stair lift down to Utility room. Doors into:
FAMILY BATHROOM:: White suite comprising low level W.C. basin with pedestal and end set bath with shower over. Ceramic tiling to all walls. Hatch to loft space.
WALK IN LAUNDRY ROOM:: Louvred doors, plumbing for washing machine, power point and immersion heater.
OUTSIDE:: Grounds total approximately 26 acres including paddocks, multiple fields for pasture and amenity land, of which the fields to the south and west of the house are bordered by the Garron Brook with fishing rights included in the sale. American Barn with concrete hardstanding, stable block, complex and professionally constructed Manège. The landscaped gardens consist of enclosed front garden laid to lawn with mature tree lined border and stone wall lined back garden with terraced lawns, orchard, flower beds, greenhouse and raised decking area. Feature stone and red brick Folly benefits from panoramic views across open countryside. All borders are planted with established shrubs, flowers and trees.
SERVICES:: Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating. Herefordshire County Council Tax Band F.
DIRECTIONS:: From Monmouth take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye, passing the large service station on the left hand side, the village of Whitchurch and the turning to Hereford. Near the brow of the hill, take the small spur off to the left, signposted Goodrich, and then the next left signposted Marstow. Follow this road for approximately one mile and Brelston Court is the second property on the left hand side on the brow of the hill.
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