Asking Price £440,000
Most appealing character country cottage Peaceful rural setting Delightful gardens, lovely views
Totnor Mill Cottage is an incredibly appealing character property tucked away in a quiet hamlet location between the market town of Ross on Wye and the cathedral city of Hereford. Completely surrounded by beautiful open countryside, the cottage is well situated for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, with numerous footpaths nearby, as well as canoeing and kayaking opportunities on the River Wye. It provides a haven of peace and quiet whilst allowing easy access to major transport routes.
Totnor Mill Cottage is an incredibly appealing character property tucked away in a quiet hamlet location between the market town of Ross on Wye and the cathedral city of Hereford. Completely surrounded by beautiful open countryside, the cottage is well situated for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, with numerous footpaths nearby, as well as canoeing and kayaking opportunities on the River Wye. It provides a haven of peace and quiet whilst allowing easy access to major transport routes. Having been recently and extensively upgraded by the current owners, whilst still retaining its more historic aspects, the cottage offers attractive and convenient accommodation with an exceptionally high quality finish.
From Ross on Wye take the A449 towards Much Marcle, turning left signposted for Hereford. At the junction turn left, again towards Hereford and follow this road to How Caple. Pass the staggered cross roads then take the next left at the Falcon turning signposted for Brockhampton Court and Church. Follow this lane passing the court on your right hand side, carry on to the T junction, turning left, continue on down a short distance and the cottage will be found on the left hand side. There is an alternative route via How Caple Court Gardens, which can be accessed via turning left at the staggered crossroads, past the gardens on the left, right at the next crossroads, past he farm, down the hill and the cottage is on the right hand side.
The property is entered via a galleried entrance hall, with a newly fitted bespoke solid oak and glass staircase and attractive limestone flooring, which continues throughout the ground floor. The hallway offers access to a tastefully fitted cloakroom, an under stairs utility cupboard, a door to the rear garden and a solid oak staircase leading to the first floor.
A bright, spacious kitchen, recently fitted to the highest possible standard with attractive bespoke coloured units, a chefs pull out larder, double sink, solid black granite worktops and a large central island with further storage drawers and separate sink. There are bifold doors leading out to the rear garden which allow plenty of light into the kitchen, as well as a further set of bifold doors to the side which when open give feeling of being outdoors. Dimmable halogen lights provide for a bright workspace or mood lighting.
A cosy living room with a large open stone fireplace and recently installed ‘Clearview’ woodburning stove acting as a centrepiece, exposed beams to the ceiling, doors leading out to a front patio area with beautiful views over the surrounding countryside. To the first floor is a landing with a glazed panel window to one side, engineered oak flooring, access to an airing cupboard and a corner space ideal for a home study.
The master bedroom is bright and inviting, with a vaulted beamed ceiling and oak flooring. A large double glazed window gives a lovely outlook over the rear garden and countryside beyond, as well as a smaller cottage style double window again with rural views. There is also a loft access point.
A double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and beams, 2 loft storage points and useful fitted wardrobes.
Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams, built-in wardrobes and storage, access to roof space.
The bathroom is beautifully presented, with a free standing roll top bath, corner cut pedestal wash hand basin, W.C, chrome ladder-style heated towel rail and a separate mains fed shower. A glazed panel window to the front with timber shutters offers a pleasant outlook, and oak flooring, exposed beams and timbers maintain the sense of character.
The property sits comfortably in its surroundings, benefitting from a generous and well maintained rear garden with impressive views over the surrounding countryside. There is a two tier lawn which extends around both sides of the house, with a range of attractive shrubs and trees, including a beautiful old Yew to one corner. A greenhouse and vegetable plot sit at the top of the garden, along with a shed, and large timber workshop with power. A timber pergola sits upon a flagstone terrace, a perfect place to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The garden also contains the oil storage tank and outside boiler, with parking and a raised terrace to the front, offering another fantastic viewpoint. The cottage also benefits from being recently fitted with new Lindab galvanised steel guttering, fascia boards, soffits, 2 external power points and 2 outside taps.
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