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Orchard House

Risbury near Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0NJ (Ref. 1055319)

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Review(s)

  • “Fantastic house in a beautiful location.”

    The amenities are first class and our holiday home was everything we hoped it would be, and more.

    The amenities are first class and our holiday home was everything we hoped it would be, and more. The owner was very helpful.

    - Mr Gardiner, September 2021

About the property

Positioned in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, in the village of Risbury near to Leominster, is this fabulous four-bedroom farmhouse, Orchard House.

Offering a large family or group a wonderful getaway, Orchard House is great for those seeking a secluded retreat with plenty of walking opportunities.

Make use of the ample parking space on the drive before stepping beneath the beautiful timber porchway and into the front door.

Discover a lovely sitting room to unwind in, furnished with three sofas to relax on and a Smart TV to entertain, you can fire up the woodburning stove on a cool winter night and get cosy while the large windows present a scenic backdrop.

Socialise in the large kitchen/diner, with sleek, granite worktops, a Belfast sink and high quality appliances ensuring the chef of the group has everything at their fingertips, along with a large, circular table with striking yellow chairs to gather around for delicious meals, and a large Smart TV on the wall which is great for keeping up to date with the news while you sip your morning coffee.

Open the door from this room into the garden in summer and carry out the dishes for alfresco dining on the patio, afterwards taking a dip in the fabulous hot tub while you gaze at the night sky, ending the night gathered around the fire pit.

Store your bikes in the lockable bike storage, and even keep your muddy walking boots in a boot store here too.

Back on the ground floor there is a cloakroom with a basin and WC, and one of four excellent bedrooms, hosting a super-king-size bed, a Smart TV and access straight into the garden.

Head upstairs to find a master bedroom boasting a king-size bed and an en-suite shower room, a double and a twin which can be made into a super-king-size on request with zip/link beds.

All bedrooms offer quality furnishings and linens, served by the family bathroom complete with a bath and an overhead shower.

The village of Risbury is in the heart of the countryside and its nearest amenities lie in the bustling hub of Leominster, a town with history dating back to the 7th century.

Venture into town to discover a great range of shops, pubs and restaurants, along with a scattering of black and white buildings to admire, heralding the start of The Black and White Trail, a 40-mile motor/cycle circular route through some of the prettiest villages of Herefordshire.

Visit Leominster Priory, the 11th century Croft Castle and Grange Court, or venture further away to visit the grand castles of Hampton Court Castle, Ludlow Castle, and Eastnor Castle.

Nearby to Orchard House is the KingfisherTrout Lake offering keen anglers a peaceful spot for some excellent fishing in this well-stocked lake.

Walkers will be delighted at being within easy reach of the famous long-distance walking path of Offa's Dyke, offering a perfect way to explore the area and travelling through amazing scenery.

Make memories to last a lifetime at Orchard House in Herefordshire.

Summary

  • Over two floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with Smart TV, 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • 3 x Smart TVs, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack of logs inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 6 cars
  • Enclosed garden surrounding the property with lawn, patio, hot tub, boot store, lockable bike storage, and fire pit
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 6.8 miles, pub 4 miles
  • Please note: loud music isn't allowed on the premises, please respect the neighbors

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £450.

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About the location

LEOMINSTER

Hereford 12 miles; Ludlow 12 miles.

Leominster is located in the heart of the beautiful border countryside, where England and Wales nudge each other along Offa’s Dyke. Dating back to the 7th Century, the town of Leominster possesses some fine examples of architecture such as the Priory Church, along with a wide variety of shops, cafes and pubs, and is the ideal place in which to spend a lazy afternoon strolling around in pleasant surroundings. Nearby is the smaller market town of Tenbury Wells situated on the banks of the River Teme. Dating back to the Iron Age and said to have been called 'my little town in the orchard' by Queen Victoria, Tenbury Wells boasts a unique 18th century bridge built by Thomas Telford, the magnificent Pump Rooms, which housed baths where local mineral water was available, and many other listed buildings dating back to the 17th century. Close by are many National Trust properties including Croft Castle and Berrington Hall, plus the Judge's Lodgings in Presteigne, Stokesay Castle, the renowned Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre and the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm are well worth a visit. Sample Herefordshire's famous cider or discover Hereford with it's fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books while nearby Bromyard has an air of timelessness with many half-timbered buildings, helping visitors relax amongst a good range of pubs, restaurants and shops. The pretty medieval market town of Ludlow makes a great day out, with more than 500 listed buildings and a magnificent castle, and also within easy reach are Ironbridge and Hay-on-Wye. The magnificent Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park and stunning Malvern Hills also make a great day out.

Region Information

loud music isn't allowed on the premises, please respect the neighbors

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas