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Property description:
This most impressive and detached period house offers a unique opportunity to take over a thriving and existing bed and breakfast business, four star rated and showing excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. The property offers three en suite letting rooms, all with en suite showers, a residents lounge/breakfast room, family lounge plus a separate dining room, large farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with appliances, utility room, family bathrooms and cloakrooms and all standing in large gardens with parking for six motor vehicles.

Introduction:
Highgate House is a most impressive and detached period house situated on the southern edge of Leominster and offers a rare opportunity to take over a thriving bed and breakfast business, four star rated and having excellent Trip Advisor reviews with the option to either carry on the excellent business or for the house to be retained as a private residence.

An inspection of Highgate house is recommended by the selling agents and the sale is reluctantly due to retirement by the present owners.

The full particulars of Highgate House, 29 Hereford Road, Leominster, are now further described as follows;

The property is a detached most imposing period house of mellow yellow brick faced construction under a slate roof.

A recess porch with quarry tiled floor gives access through a leaded glazed entrance door into a reception hall.

Reception Hall:
The reception hall has a double panelled radiator with thermostat control, double power point, ceiling light, moulded ceiling rose, ceiling cornce and ornate minton tiled floor.

From the reception hall, a door opens into the lounge;

Lounge (15'8 x 14'9 4.78m x 4.50m):
(The largest measurement goes into the front of a bay window which is UPVC double glazed and overlooks the front of the house) A feature of the lounge is a fire place with fire surround, mantle shelf over, coal and living flame fire inset and there is also a moulded ceiling cornice, picture rail, ceiling light, double panelled radiator with a thermostat control, TV aerial point and power points.

From the reception hall, a door opens into the dining room;

Dining Room (14' x 13'7 4.27m x 4.14m):
The dining room has a UPVC double glazed window to the front, under the window sill is a panelled radiator with a thermostat control, there is also a feature fire place, fire surround, mantle shelf over, coal and living flame effect fire standing on a quarry tiled hearth. The dining room has a ceiling light, moulded cornice, picture rail and power points.

From the reception hall, an archway leads through into an inner hallway.

Inner Hallway:
The inner hallway has a feature of a coloured leaded glazed window to the rear, a ceiling light, smoke alarm, decorative quarry tiled flooring and part exposed polished floorboards a telephone point subject to BT regulations, a double panelled radiator and a wall mounted thermostat control.

From the inner hallway, a door opens into the residents lounge/breakfast room;

Lounge/Breakfast Room (17' x 14' 5.18m x 4.27m):
The lovely and light room has two double glazed windows to the southern side of the house and double opening double glazed French doors overlooking the terrace and garden to the rear. The residents lounge/dining room has a feature fire place, fire surround, mantle shelf over, raised hearth and inset and open fire place. There is a ceiling light, moulded ceiling cornice, picture rail, power points, TV aerial point and also a double panelled radiator with a thermostat control.

From the inner hallway, a door opens into a ground floor cloakroom;

Cloakroom:
The cloakroom has a low flush WC, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, tiled splashbacks, small window to the side, a wall mounted wash hand basin with a second small window to the side, two ceiling light, a wall extractor fan and a door opening to a cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.

From the inner hallway, a door opens into a rear hall.

Rear Hall:
The hall has a quarry tiled floor, lighting, a door to a storage cupboard with shelving and an open doorway leads into the farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room;

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (21'6 x 12'3 6.55m x 3.73m):
The large working kitchen has a modern gas fired Range Master with a five ring gas hob, under a double fan assisted grill and built in is an extractor Range Master canopy hood with light over. There are extensive working surfaces with a full range of base units including cupboards and drawers, there is a tall matching larder unit and an inset one and a half bowl single drainer, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. The kitchen has a built in fridge, ceramic tiling to the splashbacks, a good range of matching eye level cupboards with pelmet and cornice, glass fronted display cabinet, built in wine rack and concealed lighting under. The kitchen has ceiling lighting and spotlighting, a smoke alarm, Karndean floor, two double glazed large windows, both overlooking the garden to the rear, there are plenty of power points, room for a good sized breakfast table and chairs, a double panelled radiator with thermostat control and a new floor standing Worcester gas fired boiler heating hot water and radiators as listed and there is also a Honeywell digital time control system.

From the kitchen/breakfast room, a door opens into a utility room;

Utility Room (12'4 x 7' 3.76m x 2.13m):
The utility room has space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, plenty of room for tumble dryers, fridge freezers etc. There are power points, lighting, a double glazed window to the rear and also a double glazed door also opening to the rear gardens.

From the rear hall, a half glazed door opens into a rear porch;

Rear Porch:
The rear porch has a quarry tiled floor, wall lighting and a UPVC double glazed door opening onto the rear terrace.

From the inner hallway, a staircase with ornate balustradings to the side rises to a half landing and then turns and rises up to the main first floor landing.

First Floor Landing:
The landing has a single panelled radiator with thermostat control, two ceiling lights, a smoke alarm, power points and doors off to the bedrooms.

Bedroom One (17'2 x 14'3 max 5.23m x 4.34m max):
(The 14'3ft measurement narrows to 9'10ft) Bedroom one has two double glazed to the side, one double glazed window to the rear, there is a ceiling light, picture rail, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, TV aerial point, power points built in wardrobe and a door opening into an en suite shower room;

En Suite Shower Room:
The en suite shower room has an enclosed shower cubicle with a Mira Sport electric shower over, ceramic tiled inset, to the side is a vanity wash hand basin, mixer tap over, cupboard under and there is also a shaver light and socket, low flush WC, vertical heated towel rail/radiator, wall lighting and also a feature picture rail.

Bedroom Two (16'3 x 15' 4.95m x 4.57m):
(The measurement is taken into a double glazed bay window to the front) Bedroom two has a ceiling light, picture rail, feature of a period cast iron fire place inset (ornate only). There is also a panelled radiator with thermostat control, a ceiling light, power points and a door opening into an en suite shower room;

En Suite Shower Room:
The shower room has a shower cubicle, direct from the main hot water system, there is also ceramic tiling to ceiling height and includes a vanity wash hand basin, mixer tap over, cupboard under, enclosed low flush WC and a panelled radiator with thermostat control. The en suite also has a ceiling light and a shaver light and socket.

Bedroom Three (14'2 x 11'3 4.32m x 3.43m):
Bedroom three has a feature of a period fire place, cast iron grate inset, there is a double glazed window to the front, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light, moulded cornice, picture rail, power points, TV aerial point and a door opening to an en suite shower room;

En Suite Shower Room:
The shower room has an enclosed shower cubicle, shower direct from the main hot water system, there is a built in vanity wash hand basin, mixer tap over, cupboard under, an enclosed low flush WC, panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light, shaver light and socket, an extractor fan and ceramic tiling to ceiling height throughout.

On the first floor landing, a door opens into a bathroom;

Bathroom:
The bathroom has a suite in white of a panelled bath with a mixer tap over, to the side is a pedestal wash hand basin, mixer tap over, ceramic tiling to half ceiling height to the splashbacks, there is a shaver light and socket, two double glazed windows, both to the rear, vertical heated towel rail/radiator, a ceiling light and a door opening into an airing cupboard with a factory insulated hot water cylinder plus immersion heater and shelving.

To the side of the bathroom is a half glazed door opening into a cloakroom;

Cloakroom:
The cloakroom has a pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, tiled splashbacks, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light and a double glazed window to the rear.

From the first floor landing, a staircase rises to a half landing and then turns and rises up to the second floor landing.

Second Floor Landing:
The landing has a double glazed window to the rear with far reaching rural views, there are two ceiling lights, smoke alarm, power point, double panelled radiator with thermostat control and a door opening into a cloakroom.

Cloakroom:
The cloakroom has a low flush WC, corner wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap over, lighting and tiled splashbacks.

Doors off to further bedroom accommodation;

Bedroom Four (14'3 x 14' 4.34m x 4.27m):
Bedroom four has a double glazed window to the front, a panelled radiator with thermostat control, ceiling light, power points and a door opening into a walk in wardrobe with lighting, hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom Five (15' x 12'2 4.57m x 3.71m):
Bedroom five also has a double glazed window to the front, an original cast iron fire place, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, built in wardrobe, ceiling light and power points.

From the second floor landing, an archway under gives access to a study;

Study (10' x 8'5 3.05m x 2.57m):
The study has a double glazed window to the rear, a ceiling light, power points, double panelled radiator with thermostat control, a door opening into a large walk in linen cupboard/wardrobe with lighting and there is also a door from the study which opens into a large bathroom.

Bathroom:
The bathroom has a feature bath tub with a mixer tap over, there is a vanity wash hand basin, mixer tap over, an enclosed corner shower cubicle, ceramic tiling to splashbacks, vertical heated towel rail/radiator, fitted bathroom cabinate wooden laminate flooring, ceiling downlighters, an extractor fan and also a velux roof light.

From the inner hallway, a door opens to give access with steps down to a useful cellar.

Cellar:
The well laid out cellar, has a reasonably good head height and also has power and lighting, easy access to the electricity fuse system and also makes an ideal additional storage space/workshop.

Outside (Front):
Hightgate House is situated on the southern edge of Leominster and is approached to the front where there are low brick retaining walls and a wrought iron gate gives access to the main entrance door.

The entrance is attractive, well laid out with quarry tiled paths and terrace, there are ornate floral and shrub borders and access can be gained across a pathway around to an access to the cellar and a gate opening into the enclosed rear gardens.

The property enjoys rear vehicular access to the side where there is private parking for at least six motor vehicles with two vehicles being parked comfortably under a covered car port with lighting. The drive is tarmacadam and from the drive a wrought iron gate gives access across a slab pathway to the rear of the house.

Outside (Rear):
The rear gardens are safe, enclosed and well laid out having been landscaped with lawned gardens, floral and shrub borders, all very well stocked and maintained, a raised terrace seating area with easy access from the French doors from the residents lounge/dining room and there is also a covered seating area directly accessed from the rear utility room. There is outside lighting, the boundaries to the house are mainly walled and there is also additional outside lighting to Highgate House

Services:
The property has all mains services connected, gas fired central heating and telephone subject to BT regulations.

The property also has a fitted water meter.

EPC Rating:
EPC RATING:- E

APPLIANCES:
Please note that the agents have not tested the appliances to the property and cannot verify they are in working order.

DISCLAIMER:
Jonathan Wright Estate Agents for themselves and the seller of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, that all statements contained in these particulars relating to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending buyers must satisfy themselves by inspecting or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. These particulars are issued solely on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted throughout this agency.



Status: Available / REF: 13166669

Price: 450,000





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