Killara House is an appealing and spacious Detached House that occupies a lovely elevated rural location overlooking the River Wye. within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
The property was built in 1989 using local Forest of Dean stone with rendered elevations and provides large accommodation and extensive grounds.
It is located on the edge of the village of Walford, approximately 3 miles from the market town of Ross-on-Wye and 5 miles from Monmouth. Walford has a primary school, village hall, church, and pub/restaurant.
The market towns of Ross-on-Wye & Monmouth have a good range of amenities including shops and leisure facilities, together with good transport links to the surrounding districts. The city of Hereford is 16 miles away and has a major railway station. The M50/A40 motorway junction is approx. 4 miles away with the major cities of Birmingham, Bristol and Cardiff all within approximately 1.5 hour’s drive.
Ross-on-Wye lies within the beautiful Wye Valley in Herefordshire, and is also within easy reach of the Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills.
The views from the property are exceptional, encompassing Goodrich Castle, Goodrich Church and the Black Mountains in the distance, providing a stage for glorious sunsets in the summer.
The property has been well maintained and benefits include full double glazing, a wood burner, extensive gardens and lengthy detached garage with a workshop area.
There is an option to purchase additional areas of orchard and woodland at a modest additional outlay.
The whole is more particularly described as follows:
The front door leads into:
A spacious area with Beech flooring and stairs leading to the first floor.
21' 6'' x 18' 0'' (6.55m x 5.48m)
An attractive room with a feature fireplace with woodburner, Beech wood floors, TV point, power points, folding doors to the dining room, French doors to the garden and two large picture windows with outstanding views of Goodrich Castle and the Black Mountains beyond.
12' 6'' x 10' 8'' (3.81m x 3.25m)
with Beech wood floor and doors to the living room and hallway. Window overlooking the side garden.
20' 10'' x 11' 10'' (6.35m x 3.60m)
A large room with fitted kitchen comprising wall units, glazed display cabinets, shelving, base units, ample work surfaces, built-in cooker & hob. There is a door to the side with adjacent window & door to the utility room. There is a spacious dining area with window having lovely views to the front of the property. A door leads into the hallway.
11' 0'' x 7' 0'' (3.35m x 2.13m)
with one-and-a-half bowl sink with cupboards below, plumbing for a washing machine and window to the rear. A cabinet houses the electric central heating system.
with low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin & window.
A spacious landing with power points, and loft access.
17' 9'' x 12' 0'' (5.41m x 3.65m)
An attractive room with unique design decor and fitted wardrobes. A, window and French doors lead to a sizeable balcony with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. En-suite bathroom with large corner bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin & window.
16' 4'' x 12' 5'' (4.97m x 3.78m)
A spacious double bedroom currently being used as an office.
13' 1'' x 11' 6'' (3.98m x 3.50m)
A double bedroom with built-in wardrobe and window with lovely views.
12' 5'' x 10' 5'' (3.78m x 3.17m)
With fitted suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and window.
The garden and grounds are a special feature of the property. The house is approached off a small lane through gates into a gravelled driveway. This leads to the lengthy Detached Garage and workshop with up-and-over door & side door and has power points, cold water & light. Behind the garage is a wood store with an ample supply of firewood.
Pathways lead all around the property. There are a large variety of flowers, shrubs and trees as well as areas of lawn and patio. The upper garden has a summerhouse with spectacular views and flat paths that lead down to the middle and lower gardens.
There is an option to purchase an area of orchard lying to the front of the house. It comprises over thirty fruit trees covering approximately 3/4 of an acre, including apple, pear and plum. The orchard also has a variety of fruit bushes and a wealth of wild flowers.
There is also an option to purchase the woodland behind the house. This comprises approximately 1.19 acres of mainly Oak & Chestnut trees.
Killara House and garden £495,000 Map Ref. HW105202
Orchard £12,000 Map Ref. HE49258 & HE49259, Woodland £7,500 Map Ref. HW118393
From Ross-on-Wye take the B4234 road to Walford on approaching the village take the left turn signposted for Bull's Hill and continue up the hill for approximately 0.8 miles. Then turn right into a small lane (no through road) and continue for 1/2 a mile to the end of the lane. Killara House will be found straight ahead with its name on the left hand gate pillar to the driveway.