The Old School, Hergest Road, Kington, HR5 3EL

4 Bedroom Terrace
£475,000 Guide Price
£475,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Unique Grade II Listed Period Property
  • Characterful Accommodation
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms (One En Suite)
  • Family Bathroom
  • Off Road Parking
  • Terraced Rear Garden
  • Far Reaching Rural Views
  • No Onward Chain


A Unique Grade II Listed Period Property Situated In A Conservation Area On The Outskirts Of The Popular Market Town Of Kington Affording Far Reaching Countryside Views And Offering Characterful Accommodation Comprising Entrance Vestibule, Two Reception Rooms, Breakfast Kitchen, Master Bedroom With En Suite Bathroom, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Off Road Parking And Delightful Garden. No Chain. EPC D.

Location & Description

Kington is a historic border market town situated amidst the rolling Herefordshire countryside offering a good range of amenities including shops, cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, leisure centre, post office and doctors surgery. There is a primary and a secondary school and a parish church. The Herefordshire Trails runs through Kington and the town is well known for its Walkers Festival, which is held in the autumn. Kington is approximately 14 miles distant from the well served town of Leominster, which offers further facilities including a mainline railway station. The cathedral city of Hereford is approximately 20 miles distant and offers a wider range of amenities including shops, supermarkets and restaurants.

The Old School is a Grade II listed period property situated on the outskirts of the popular market town of Kington. The property previously formed part of Kington Grammar School and was sympathetically converted in the 1990's. The Old School offers characterful accommodation with many fine period features including double height ceilings, exposed beams, feature fireplace and quarry tiled floors. From its elevated position, the property enjoys far reaching views across surrounding rolling countryside. Benefitting from gas fired central heating, the property is single glazed throughout. Accommodation on the ground floor comprises an impressive entrance vestibule, cloakroom, 28 ft long living room, library and breakfast kitchen. On the first floor, a landing leads to a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside, The Old School is approached by a shared entrance leading to a courtyard area providing off road parking for 2/3 vehicles. To the rear of the property there is a delightful garden arranged over three terraces with a gravelled seating area, paved patio with pergola, large areas of lawn and a mature orchard. Offered with no onward chain and available immediately, the agent's highly recommend an early inspection. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is as follows:

Entrance Vestibule - 19ft 3in (5.89m) × 7ft 8in (2.17m)

Impressive solid oak entrance door opening into an attractive vestibule with glazed roof and two front facing windows. Ceiling lights, radiator, quarry tiled floor. An original feature window looks through into the Living Room. Door to

Inner Hall

Ceiling light. Doors to


Suite comprising wash hand basin, low level WC. Ceiling light, radiator.

Living Room - 28ft 8in (8.68m) × 20ft (6.2m)

An impressive reception room with a double height ceiling and two large rear facing windows overlooking the garden and rolling countryside beyond. Exposed ceiling beams, ceiling lights, three radiators, fitted cupboard and bookshelf unit, half height tongue and grove panelled walls, TV point, wooden flooring. Feature fireplace with cast iron grate and slate hearth. Door to

Library - 12ft 10in (3.72m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

Front facing window, double height ceiling with exposed ceiling beam, fitted bookcases, half height tongue and grove panelled walls.

Breakfast Kitchen - 14ft (4.34m) × 13ft (4.03m)

The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and floor mounted units with work surfaces over, inset coloured sink drainer unit with tiled surrounds. There is an integrated COOKER with HOB and cooker hood over. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge. Rear facing window overlooking the garden and across rolling countryside beyond. Ceiling light, radiator, telephone point, built in larder cupboard. Part glazed door to garden.

Stair Recess

From the vestibule there is access to a stair recess with stairs leading to the first floor. There is an understairs storage cupboard housing a wall mounted British Gas gas fired central heating boiler and Gledhill Stainless Lite water tank.

First Floor Landing

High level front facing windows, ceiling lights, fitted bookcases along entire length, two radiators. Doors to

Family Bathroom

Suite comprising panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level WC. Ceiling light, radiator, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 1 - 15ft (4.65m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)

Rear facing window affording far reaching countryside views. Ceiling light, double built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, radiator, TV point. Door to

En Suite Bathroom

Suite comprising panel bath, walk in shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level WC. Rear facing window with far reaching countryside views, ceiling light, radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 15ft (4.65m) × 11ft 4in (3.41m)

Rear facing window enjoying a fine outlook across the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Ceiling light, corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback, fitted bookcase, radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 15ft (4.65m) × 9ft (2.79m)

Rear facing window overlooking the garden and rolling countryside beyond. Ceiling light, access to loft space, corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback, fitted shelving, radiator, TV point.

Bedroom 4 - 13ft (4.03m) × 12ft 7in (3.72m)

Front facing window toward the Church. Ceiling light, radiator.


The Old School is approached via an entrance shared with one adjoining property which leads to a tarmacadamed courtyard area set behind a stone wall providing off road turning space and parking for 2/3 cars. The garden belonging to The Old School is a true delight. The garden arranged over three terraces and makes the most of its south east facing aspect with wonderful far reaching rural views. Immediately adjacent the property there is a gravelled seating area with plant borders stocked full of mature shrubs. Steps lead down to a further terrace with a large patio seating area and an attractive pergola with mature grapevine. A gentle slope leads to a lawned terrace with a small pond, feature rockery and and delightful selection of shrubs and herbaceous plants. A wrought iron gate gives access to a kitchen garden with several vegetable beds, and a range of fruit trees and bushes. There is also a composting area. Within the garden there are THREE SHEDS and outside lights at strategic points.


We have been advised that mains services are connected to the property. There are solar thermal panels which contribute towards the heating of the hot water. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.


We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is D (59).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648).

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  3. No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Proceed to Kington on the A44 from Leominster. On reaching the first roundabout of the Kington by-pass turn right and proceed to the second roundabout towards Rhayder, staying on the A44. After approximately 0.5 miles turn left at Floodgates, heading back towards Kington. Take the second right on the right into Hergest Road where the property can be found immediately on the left hand side as indicated by the agent's for sale board.


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