Dating back to 1702, The Post House has been owned by our vendors for 40 years, thoughtfully extended and improved to create a stunning and versatile five bedroom country home. The original part of the house retains a wealth of original features with exposed timbers and fireplaces. The modern extensions are both stylish and practical, a blending of authentic character with a contemporary twist. Set on a generous plot of approximately 2.6 acres with lovely gardens planted with an abundance of shrubs and plants providing year-round colour and interest. There is an excellent range of outbuildings, a small orchard, a vegetable garden with raised beds and a woodland area. For those seeking additional accommodation the Border Oak timber framed Annexe provides delightful self-contained accommodation. EPC C.
The Post House is located on Moorcourt Lane, a quiet single-track lane just outside the pretty North Herefordshire Village of Lyonshall. Surrounded by orchards and farmland it is a tranquil spot, abundant with wildlife and enjoying superb views over the surrounding countryside. The market town of Kington is 5 miles to the west with a good range of local facilities, Leominster is 10 miles distant and the Cathedral City of Hereford is 17 miles south east.
Dating back to 1702, The Post House has been owned by our vendors for 40 years, thoughtfully extended and improved to create a stunning and versatile country home. The original part of the house retains a wealth of original features with exposed timbers and fireplaces. The modern extensions are both stylish and practical, a blending of authentic character with a contemporary twist. Set on a generous plot of approximately 2.6 acres with lovely gardens planted with an abundance of shrubs and plants providing year-round colour and interest. There is an excellent range of outbuildings, a small orchard, a vegetable garden with raised beds and a woodland area. For those seeking additional accommodation the Border Oak timber framed Annexe provides delightful self-contained accommodation.
The windows are double glazed throughout and there is oil fired central heating, with underfloor heating in the Family Room and the Ground floor Shower Room. Solar panels on the shed are on a feed in tariff. Please ask the agent for further details.Approached from the lane a resin bound driveway and pathways lead to the front of the house.An oak entrance porch and entrance door open to
7.29m x 4.39m (23'11" x 14'5")
Part of the original cottage this is a welcoming room with slate tiled floor, stone fireplace with fitted wood burning stove and and a wealth of exposed timbers. A window overlooks the front gardens. The stylish staircase with contemporary glass panels rises to the split level Galleried Landing and further stairs lead down to
8.15m x 4.70m (26'9" x 15'5")
A light and airy room with tiled floor with under-floor (oil fired) heating and windows to the front and rear. An open fireplace provides the focal point for the room and double doors open to the enclosed Courtyard.
4.88m x 3.94m (16'0" x 12'11")
Off the Dining Room, this is a cosy room with exposed timbers and a brick chimney breast with open fire. A window overlooks the front gardens.
6.15m x 5.84m (20'2" x 19'2")
The Kitchen is appointed with a range of wall and base units with Quartz worksurfaces, inset double sink unit and integrated dishwasher. Integrated Samsung,steam clean microwave, grill and oven and integrated Siemens self cleaning grill, fan, conventional oven with additional settings including steam bake. Warming drawer and integrated Siemens LPG hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over. Tiled floor and windows overlooking gardens. Off the Kitchen is a useful Utility area with a further range of units, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble drier. Larder unit & tiled floor. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler and door to front.
With door opening to the rear Gardens and a further door opening to
Ground Floor Shower Room
With tiled floor with under-floor (electric) heating and appointed with a suite of WC, wash basin with fitted units and large walk in Shower. Heated towel rail.
Split Level Galleried Landing
With double glazed skylights ensuring plenty of natural light. Leading to
4.83m x 4.70m (15'10" x 15'5")
A lovely room with windows enjoying far reaching views over the gardens and to the surrounding countryside. With a range of built in furniture providing excellent storage space and door opening to
Large En Suite Bathroom
With tiled floor and appointed with a suite of panelled bath with shower attachment over, wash basin and wc. Glazed panels inset to exposed timbers, heated towel radiator and window overlooking gardens.
4.88m x 4.39m (16'0" x 14'5")
From the split level Landing stairs rise to this spacious room, currently used as a Study with a range of bespoke fitted furniture and window to front. Exposed timbers.
4.83m x 3.91m (15'10" x 12'10")
With exposed timbers and window to front.
4.27m x 3.40m (14'0" x 11'2")
A light and airy room with windows overlooking gardens and to countryside beyond.
4.14m x 3.61m (13'7" x 11'10")
A pretty room with window to side.
Appointed with a white suit of panelled bath with shower attachment over, wash bas and WC. Fully tiled with window to side.
As previously mentioned the property is set on a generous plot of 2.6 acres, there are two driveways from the lane. The main drive is resin bound and has a Garage off. This leads around into a large parking area with a wooden garden store. The drive then leads through the grounds and out to the lane. There are an extensive range of outbuildings with tractor shed, workshop, wood store, a further garden store and a coal shed. The beautifully planted gardens surround the cottage and there are raised beds, a potting shed and a greenhouse. An enclosed courtyard enjoys a south westerly aspect. A large patio at the rear of the cottage opens to lawned gardens with a summerhouse and a Julian Christian eight seater timber framed Gazebo, perfect for outdoor entertaining. There is a small orchard area with a variety of fruit trees and a woodland area. The boundaries are well defined and the gardens are surrounded by orchards and farmland.
Built by Border Oak the timber framed Annexe provides additional self contained accommodation, ideal for guests or providing an opportunity to generate an additional income, subject to the necessary consents.
Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Bedroom
7.98m x 4.70m (26'2" x 15'5")
A light and airy space with wooden flooring, exposed timbers, skylights and windows and stable door opening to the gardens. There is a wood burning stove. The kitchen area has fitted unit, a sink unit and an integrated electric hob with extractor fan.
Appointed with a suite of wash basin, wc and shower cubicle.
Prospective purchasers should note that currently a public footpath crosses the property. This is a historic footpath which has not been used during our vendors ooccupation. Our vendors have made an application to the local authority to have this diverted to just inside the front boundary running parallell with the hedge to the lane. Please ask the agent for further details.
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