Glasbury-on-Wye, Glasbury-on-Wye, Herefordshire


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Charming Grade II Listed 5 bedroom house with extensive and characterful accommodation found in the heart of a popular and desirable village. Located within The Wye Valley.


Lamb House is a Grade II Listed delightful village property offering extensive accommodation oozing with character and with further potential for improvement.

The property lends itself to providing separate accommodation and has a separate driveway access from the road to what could be a self-contained annex (subject to the necessary planning and consents)


Glasbury-on-Wye is approximately 5 miles from Hay-on-Wye on the main A438 Hereford to Brecon Road. Glasbury, which is sited on one of the main river bridge crossings of the River Wye, offers a petrol station/general store, a church, a public house, an outdoor and recreation centre, a café/restauranat and the renowned Foyles Hotel and Restauarant.

Hay-on-Wye is the closest town and is known the world over for its annual Literary Festival held at the end of May each year. Hay-on-Wye benefits from many services and facilities including a library, a primary school, a church, a post-office, a dental surgery, a doctors surgery, a wide range of public houses, resatuarants as well as independent shops, boutiques and a small Co-op supermarket.

The Wye Valley is very well known for its sporting amenities including fishing on the River Wye as well as the small back water areas and excellent recreational facilities are found in The Brecon Beacons National Park and within The Black Mountains, which are both excellent for hiking, cycling and riding.

The nearest train station in found in Abergavenny and the M4 motorway at Newport and the M50 at Ross-on-Wye.


The property can be entered from the front or the rear, with a useful boot room to one side.

From the hallway there is a door which leads into the spacious sitting room with a large fireplace, two sash windows and a partition wall with an opening into the useful study area which has a feature fireplace, bookshelves and a window overlooking the garden.

The L shaped kitchen is a light and airy space with a work unit, stainless steel sink and windows overlooking the garden. A set of double French windows open out to a sheltered patio, which provides a glorious sun trap and has a southerly aspect. Overall the kitchen has space for a large dining table and is adequately fitted with base units and an electric range cooker.

From the kitchen, across the hallway, is the downstairs utility room with a butler sink, window to the side and worktops.

There is a separate downstairs cloakroom.

Access from the hallway and from the kitchen is, what is currently used as a cinema room, which could in turn be adapted into a further sitting room or playroom and has a doorway directly to the outside. A door, with a step, leads into a music studio, which is sound insulated and has a window overlooking the garden and a separate access door leading outside.

On the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, 4 of which are considered double in proportion and all offer character with the main bedroom having an en-suite shower room. There is a main family bathroom with a separate w.c., adjacent and a further shower room adjacent to bedrooms 4 and 5.


The property is approached from the village green along a right of way, through a set of double gates and into a parking area.

Adjacent to the gravel driveway there is a garage of timber and stone construction with concrete floor, measuring approx 7.68m x 4.56m (25'2 x 15'0).

There are delightful, mainly southerly and westerly aspect, gardens with a small gravel and paved pathways with well-stocked floral and herbaceous borders. One of the benefits of this garden is its privacy and also offers scope for further improvement.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Powys Band E.


Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage. Oil Fired central heating.


From Hay-on-Wye proceed in a south westerly direction along the B4350 towards Brecon. Upon enetering Glasbury-on-Wye turn rigjht adjacent to the petrol station and proceed over the river, taking the first left hand turning into the village of Glasbury-on-Wye.

At the war memorial turn left towards The Village Green, proceed around The Green to the right hand side and take the small lane, leading down to the side, where Lamb House is found at the end of the lane on the right hand side.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the sole selling agents Sunderlands .Contact tel: 01497 822522. Office opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm Sat 9.00-1.00pm Out of hours contact: Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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