Howle Hill, Ross-on-Wye, Hfds, HR9


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Situated within an idyllic, secluded location offering complete privacy. This spacious four bedroom detached country residence of great character, dating back to the 18th century. With gardens, woodland and paddock extending to 6.75 acres in fabulous order throughout. Easily accessible to Ross town.

Situated within an idyllic, secluded location offering complete privacy. This spacious four bedroom detached country residence of great character, dating back to the 18th century. With gardens, woodland and paddock extending to 6.75 acres in fabulous order throughout. Easily accessible to Ross town.


The property is idyllically situated at the end of a no through country lane accessed via its own private driveway and gated entrance. Within the small rural hamlet of Howle Hill, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The property's 6.5 acres of grounds are a particular feature with a mix of landscaped garden, vegetable plots, woodland, orchard and paddock. Enjoying wonderful view to the Black Mountains. A particular attraction is the derelict cottage nestled in the woodland.

The town centre of Ross on Wye is approximately three miles away which offers a good range of shopping, social and sporting facilities with good access to road links with the M50 giving excellent access to the Midlands and the A40 to South Wales and The West.

The property is entered via:

Gothic arched front entrance door with heavy iron door furniture and hinges leading through to:

Reception Hall: 14'7" x 8'5" (4.45m x 2.57m)

A lovely light and spacious, welcoming reception hall which has exposed stone elevations, tiled flooring, exposed beamed ceiling and inset spotlights. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Built in storage cupboard with shelving. Power points. Plenty of room for tall coats storage cupboard etc. Glazed door with bevel edged glass leading through to:

Living Room: Overall approximately 30' (9.14m) wide x 21' (6.4m) max narrowing to 12'2" (3.7m) in part of the room.

Two large, double glazed bay windows. Beautiful majestic features are the lovely stone open fireplace with stone raised hearth with inbuilt Woodwarm woodburning stove with Oak mantle over. The dressed exposed stone elevations to either side. Lovely, feature bay side window with woodgrain uPVC double glazed door to garden and double glazed windows to both sides with views over surrounding woodland. Inset ceiling spotlights.

Dining Room: 15'3" x 10'6" (4.65m x 3.2m)

A beautiful atmospheric room with exposed original ceiling timbers, exposed stone walls and wall beams. Glazed double doors leading from the living room. Radiator, power points, twin overhead ceiling lights. Wrought iron staircase leading to first floor. Open plan to:

Snug: 12'6" x 10' (3.8m x 3.05m)

A lovely cosy sitting area with raised fireplace and stone hearth. High quality, built in glazed display cupboards to either side of the chimney breast. Double glazed window looking into conservatory. Radiator, power points. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed door into:

Conservatory: 17'4" x 16'5" (5.28m x 5m)

No shortage of space in this fabulous living room, which doubles as a sitting/dining room. With attractive tiled floor, exposed stone elevations. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed windows taking in the fabulous views of the garden and the far reaching views in the distance towards Welsh Mountains. Glass ceiling with blinds. Electric convector heaters, power points, ceiling lighting.

Study: 11'10" x 10'1" (3.6m x 3.07m)

A lovely extra room, ideal for study, snug or sitting room which has full exposed stone elevations, this would have been the original cottage and has the majestic inglenook style fireplace with. uPVC double glazed windows into the conservatory, glazed double doors leading into the forementioned living room. Ceiling beams, radiators, power points, wall light points.

From main reception hall, pitched pine stable door leads into:

Kitchen/Dining Room: 19'1" x 13' (5.82m x 3.96m)

Exceptionally spacious and light kitchen/breakfast room having bespoke solid Oak fronted Shaker style base and matching wall cupboards with fabulous Corian worksurfaces and upstands with further attractively tiled surrounds. Built in Corian double sink with mono block mixer, built in appliances to include Miele integrated dishwasher. Neff stainless steel electric oven. Leisure Classic 110 Range with extractor hood over, LPG fired five ring hob. Electric hotplate and two ovens and grill. Fabulous part beamed ceiling with inset ceiling spotlights. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed windows two sides and to the front giving plenty of natural light. Tiled flooring. Part exposed stone work, recessed shelving and connecting doors to the dining room and snug.

Laundry Room: Approximately 16'2" (4.93) x 11' (3.35)

Plenty of space in this fabulous utility room with built in solid Oak fronted base units with work surface and inset double bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring, radiator, power points. Full range of tall larder Shaker style cupboards with solid Oak fronts, including drawer units. Double glazed door leading out to garden. ceiling spotlights, extractor fan.

Ledged and braced cottage door into:


Vanity unit with overhang wash hand basin and mono block mixer, part tiled surround and cupboards beneath. Low level WC. Tiled flooring, radiator. double glazed window to front aspect.

From dining room, ornate wrought iron staircase leads to:

First Floor and Landing:

With access to roof space and pine doors into airing cupboard housing insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving.

Master Bedroom: Approximately17' (5.18) x 12'4" (3.76) plus bay window.

With woodgrain uPVC double glazed windows giving fabulous views to the Welsh Mountains and surrounding woodland, inbuilt window seats with storage. One stone elevation with recessed shelving. Wall lights, radiator. Range of built in tall wardrobes. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed window and door with views giving access out onto the balcony. Cottage door into:

En-Suite Bath/Shower Room:

Extremely, classically fitted with white suite comprising double end bath. Glazed and aqua boarded shower cubicle with mains shower. Vanity unit with overhang wash hand basin and mono block mixer and fitted mirror with lighting. Low level WC. Part tiled walls. Woodgrain uPVC double glazed windows with lovely views to the woodland. Shaver point.

Bedroom 2: 13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m)

A good sized double room with plenty of natural light having uPVC double glazed windows to front and side giving lovely views over the garden and woodland and the Welsh Mountains in the far distance. Radiator, power points. Full range of built in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3: 18'10" x 10'3" (5.74m x 3.12m)

With a full range of timber fronted wardrobes with blanket boxes over. uPVC double glazed window to side. Radiator, power points, exposed timber skirtings

Bedroom 4: 10'4" (3.15) x 7'2" (2.18) widening to porthole window area.

A good range of tall fully fitted pine fronted wardrobes.

Family Shower Room:

Corner glazed and tiled shower quadrant with mains shower. Low level WC. Wash hand basin set into a lovely exposed stone elevation. Radiator. Additional wall heater. Double glazed window to front aspect with lovely outlook.


Landscaped gardens and woodland of approximately 6.5 acres. The property is situated at the very end of a no through road with wrought iron gates leading into sweeping circular gravelled driveway around a beautiful shrub and lawn area with a generous amount of parking leading to:

Double Garage: 20'6" x 19' (6.25m x 5.8m)

With steel up and over door, power points and lighting. Adjacent Mower Garage: 23' x 9'4" (7m x 2.84m).

Beautifully landscaped gardens with numerous patio areas taking in the fabulous views and woodland aspect. Well stocked and having interlinking pathways which meander through to the large water feature pond. Productive vegetable plots with potting shed and greenhouse. Pathway leading down through sloping orchard/paddock with gateway leading through to a woodland walk which leads down to a lower paddock with stone field shelter and additional access gate from the lower lane. Pathways meander through the woodland to small derelict former cottage which makes an appealing feature.


From Ross-on-Wye proceed south on the B4234, after approximately one mile turn left signposted Howle Hill. Take the next right again signposted Howle Hill. Proceed to the top of the hill and turn left at the staggered crossroads signposted Howle Church and proceed along follow church Lane, past the converted church and after the sharp left hand bend continue down the lane where you will see a sign for Cobrey House on the left handside.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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