Glasbury-on-Wye, Glasbury-on-Wye, Herefordshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful village property offering spacious accommodation, characterful features and considerable further potential. The gardens have been carefully planned by the current owner and certainly compliment the property. There is also a studio building with excellent potential for further accommodation (subject to planning consent).


Oaklands is a delightful village property offering spacious accommodation, characterful features and considerable further potential. The gardens have been carefully planned and developed by the current owner and certainly compliment the property.


Glasbury-on-Wye is approximately 5 miles from Hay-on-Wye on the main A438 Hereford to Brecon Road. Glasbury, which is sited on one of the main river bridge crossings of the River Wye, offers a petrol station/general store, a church, a public house, an outdoor and recreation centre, a café/restaurant and the renowned Foyles Hotel & Restaurant.

Hay-on-Wye is the closest town and is known the world over for its annual Literary Festival held at the end of May each year. Hay-on-Wye benefits from many services and facilities including a library, a primary school, a church, a post-office, a dental surgery, a doctors surgery, a wide range of public houses, restaurants as well as independent shops, boutiques and a small Co-op supermarket.

The Wye Valley is very well known for its sporting amenities including fishing on the River Wye as well as the small back water areas. Excellent recreational facilities are found in The Brecon Beacons National Park and The Black Mountains, which are both excellent for hiking, cycling and riding.

The nearest train station is found in Abergavenny. The M4 motorway is at Newport and the M50 at Ross-on-Wye.


The property can be entered from the front or the rear, with a useful boot room to one side containing the central heating boiler.

The two principal reception rooms are either side of the front door. The sitting room has dual aspect windows and high ceilings making the most use of the southerly & westerly orientation with large sash windows and working shutters. There is also a stove for making the room warm and cozy in the winter months.

The dining room has a sash window with shutters to the front and a serving hatch into the kitchen. There is a china display cabinet with cupboards next to the fireplace.

The kitchen is light and airy with two windows, a generous range of fitted units and work surfaces. An AGA compliments the room and there are integral appliances including a fridge, electric oven and an inset hob (with extractor), a dishwasher and freezer. A door from the kitchen leads to a corridor with a log store and a downstairs shower room with W.C, corner shower cubicle and hand basin.

From the hallway, stairs lead to the first floor landing giving access to all three double bedrooms. The principal bedroom has a feature fireplace, two windows and an en-suite bathroom with a basin, WC and panel bath. At the end of the landing, past bedroom three, is a separate WC and door into the main bathroom with a claw & ball bath, a separate shower cabinet and WC. There is also a large airing cupboard. There is a generous attic, boarded and with three windows.


The property is approached from the village road through a set of double gates and into a gravel driveway which continues to the rear of the house with ample parking and turning area.

Adjacent to the gravel driveway there is a large stone and timber garden store with a concrete floor, measuring approx 6.25 x 3.20m with power and two doors. The Studio is of brick construction, offering excellent potential for further uses (subject to the necessary consents) with a fireplace and shelving with two windows.

In the same building there are a further two store areas and a larder with fitted shelving and units. There is a separately accessed outside WC and a potting shed. The main garden is an absolute delight. It has been carefully and thoughtfully planted to give colour all year round. There are various seating areas offering sun and shade with a pergola as a particular feature. The vegetable garden is productive and there is a useful greenhouse for year round production. To the front of the house there is a small separate area offering a welcoming entrance from the pedestrian front gate.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Powys Band H.


Mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage. Oil Fired central heating.


From Hay-on-Wye proceed in a south westerly direction along the B4350 towards Brecon. Upon entering Glasbury-on-Wye turn right adjacent to the petrol station and proceed over the river, taking the first left hand turning into the village of Glasbury-on-Wye.

At the war memorial the property is found opposite on the right hand side.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the sole selling agents Sunderlands.

Contact tel: 01497 822522.

Office opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm. Sat 9.00-1.00pm.

Out of hours contact:

Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

Arrange viewing 01497 238011

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