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Important village house in Herefordshire

Almeley House is a Grade II listed village house built by Lord Foley as the Agent’s house for his Newport estate. The property is built of painted brick beneath a slate roof and enjoys fine views out over the Brecon Beacons.

Grand reception rooms with large sash windows identify the property’s 18th century origins, in fact almost all period features remain, including shutters, sprung floors, fine fireplaces and a magnificent staircase, although modern living has been fully catered for in various refurbishments, particularly the bespoke kitchen. Upstairs are six bedrooms and a family bathroom, and there are also good cellars.


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Outside the gardens comprise large lawns dotted with mature and exotic plants, as well as a small kitchen garden – a terrace is accessed from the kitchen itself. To the east is a pretty paved courtyard and the coach house beyond.

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Almeley is a charming small village in beautiful marches border country between England and Wales with a primary school, village hall, mobile post office and a good pub, as well as a cricket club. Hay-on-Wye is 12 miles and Hereford is 16 miles.

The guide price is £645,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01432 273 087 or visit

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