Lugwardine House is a fine country house in an excellent location just three miles from Hereford. Set in glorious mature gardens and parkland the property overlooks the Lugg Valley and across to the Black Mountains in the distance to the west.

The house is a substantial late Georgian country house with a Victorian wing. It has splendid well-proportioned rooms combining elegant period style with the comforts of modern living.

The accommodation is extensive and includes a reception hall, sitting room, drawing room, dining room, billiards room, kitchen, boot room, two studies, five bedrooms, and four bathrooms. There is also an indoor leisure complex with a swimming pool.

Outside is a hard tennis court as well as a fabulous trout lake. Immediate outbuildings range around a paved courtyard and include a garage and a workshop, a potting shed and a double garage with two stables. There is also a separate stable block with a further four loose boxes, tack room and general store.

The gardens include extensive lawns with well-stocked shrub and rose border and have terrific specimen trees including oak, chestnut, cedar, maple and a mature cork tree on the south side of the house. Beyond the formal gardens are pasture paddocks and the Lugg meadow has river frontage to the River Lugg of around 130 yards with single bank fishing rights. All in all the gardens and grounds make up about 14 acres.

The house is just three miles from Hereford which has excellent amenities and a rail service to London in under three hours. The area also has fine sporting facilities and shooting and fishing is also available in the area.

The guide price is £1.85m For further information please contact Knight Frank on 020 7861 1528 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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