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Sporting estate in the glorious Wye Valley for sale

This Welsh property for sale, The Rhosferig Estate , comes with some of the finest salmon fishing south of the Scottish border. The house comes with 1¾ miles of double bank fishing on the River Wye which includes over 14 named pools, as well as shooting rights on the land. The property itself is built in a Scandinavian style and is located n the middle of the beat overlooking one of the main pools, as well as commanding glorious views over the Upper Wye Valley. Otters and badgers are both regularly seen from the lodge along with Kingfishers, Dippers, Peregrines and Red Kites.

The Lodge is built of stone and timber and offers very comfortable and spacious accommodation fronted by a veranda commanding views up and down the river. A vast living room with a vaulted strip-pine ceiling also has a large open stone fireplace with an inset wood burner. French windows lead from here to the sun room; the kitchen/breakfast room is well-equipped and fitted with a gas-fired Rayburn. Also on the ground floor are two bedrooms served by a panelled bathroom. Upstairs the master bedroom has a balcony overlooking the river; the fourth bedroom is also upstairs.



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Linked to the house is a spacious rod room and the property is surrounded by natural gardens giving onto woodland walks. A long grass bank sweeps down to the river and the garden is planted with a wide range of trees and shrubs.

The estate also has three main woodlands make up over 100 acres and there are attractive grass fields adjoining the river bank above the lodge. The sale includes the right to shoot over three farms in the area measuring around 249 acres. The sporting rights also include the right to fish in the Chivfrn, an attractive trout stream where it adjoins two farms. There is currently a full-time ghillie at the property who comes highly recommended.

The house is located in the wonderful Upper Wye Valley – Builth Wells is just three miles’ drive for local amenities and Hereford is 42 miles by car.

The guide price is £1,300,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01432 273 087.

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