VIEW THE VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE NOW - Lower House is a Grade II Listed half-timbered detached country home, parts of which date back to the 14th Century. It has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners who run a successful self-contained three bedroom holiday let in the original part of the farmhouse. Set in gardens and land of 4.4 acres, ideal for those seeking a business opportunity or indeed as a fabulous family home.
Lower House is located in Burrington, a tiny village on the North Herefordshire/Shropshire border just 6 miles south west of historic Ludlow. The nearest village is Leintwardine, 2.5 miles distant which has a local store, doctors surgery, two pubs and a primary school. Lower House is a Grade II Listed half-timbered detached country home, parts of which date back to the 14th Century. It has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners who run a successful self-contained three bedroom holiday let in the original part of the farmhouse. Set in gardens and land of 4.4 acres, ideal for those seeking a business opportunity or indeed as a fabulous family home.
The owners pride themselves on sustainability and have invested in a ground source heat pump and solar panels. There is EV charging point, private water supply from a borehole and a new sewage treatment plant was installed in 2021.Lower House has gardens , a self-contained Cabin and a paddock to the rear- approximately 1.2 acres and a separate field on the other side of the lane with stables and a tack room - approximately 3.2 acres.Approached from the lane over a small brook a gravelled drive and lawned gardens lead to the front of the property.The property is currently split into two, the holiday let is in the original part of the farmhouse and the owners accommodation is in what was the original Byre. There is an interconnecting door on the ground floor.
The Holiday Cottage has proven to be very popular with guests who have left wonderful reviews. Tastefully appointed throughout it provides everything for the perfect rural escape. Certain furniture, fixtures and fittings may be available by separate negotiation. It oozes character with exposed timbers, exposed stone walls and fireplaces. A canopy Porch and oak entrance door opens into a gorgeous Dining Room, with flagstone floor, leaded windows to front and rear and brick fireplace with fitted wood burning stove. A door and steps leads down to the Cellar. An inter connecting door opens to the Kitchen in the the main house.The Kitchen is appointed with a range of base units with inset Belfast sink. Space for cooker and space for under-counter fridge. Flagstone floor and leaded windows to the side and rear.The Sitting Room is a cosy room with a wooden floor and fireplace with wood burning stove. It has a leaded window to the front and built in storage cupboard.
Stairs rise from the Dining Room to a Landing and doors open to Three Bedrooms. There are Two Double Bedrooms, one with a built in wardrobe and one with hanging space. Each have a leaded window to the front enjoying views over the gardens to the paddock beyond. There is a pretty Single Bedroom with leaded window to the side. The Bathroom is luxuriously appointed with a suite of panelled bath with shower and screen over, wash basin and WC. Tiled floor, contemporary tiled walls and leaded window to the rear.
The owners already have a number of forward bookings on Airbnb you can check bookings and more information on the cottage here at https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/34862196?source_impression_id=p3_1649679454_ilsXgixrZpoTNYgN
Originally a Byre this part of the house was converted some years ago, again retaining much of its original character with exposed timbers, fireplaces and high vaulted ceiling. Accessed from the rear an entrance door opens to the Living/Dining Area, a versatile space with open fireplace (not in use) and leaded windows to the front and rear. With flagstone floor a steps leads up to the spacious Kitchen area. This has ample fitted units with solid wooden worksurfaces. Belfast sink, Rangemaster Range Cooker, integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge, under-counter freezer space and space for tumble drier. There is an original fireplace with wood burning stove and a door opening to the rear Conservatory. Part of the Kitchen has a high vaulted ceiling, mezzanine Double Bedroom is above.
An oak staircase rises from the Dining Area to a fabulous Master Bedroom. With high vaulted ceiling, leaded window to front and windows to the side. It opens to the En Suite Bathroom. With slipper bath, wash basin, shower cubicle and WC. Tiled floor and leaded window to the rear.
A spiral staircase off the Kitchen rises to a further Landing area which is a light and airy space with leaded windows to the front and rear, this is currently used as a Study. Off here is the mezzanine cosy Double Bedroom. There is a large storage room which would be perfect for conversion into an additional shower/bath room if desired.
Rear Gardens and Land
In all 1.2 acres with a large gravelled yard/parking area with ample space for residents and guests. Fences open to the rear paddock which slopes gently upwards towards the Church. The gardens extend to the side, the perfect spot for the holiday cottage guests to relax in privacy.
The Cabin & Workshop
The stylish Cabin provides self-contained accommodation with a Sitting/Bedroom area with mezzanine above, a Kitchen and a Shower Room.The Workshop is of timber construction and provides useful storage and work space.
Chickens and Ducks
The owners of Lower House Farm would ideally like the residents of the rear paddock to be able to stay, they are a happy crew who welcome the guests and produce excellent quality eggs which are sold on the lane.
On the other side of the lane opposite Lower House a track leads up to the larger area of land, approximately 3.2 acres, laid to grass and used for grazing. There is a timber stable block with three loose boxes and a tack room. A poly tunnel provides shelter.
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