Description of Business
Tupsley House comprises of a Georgian fully furnished 6/7-bedroom holiday let property (sleeps 12/14) and a newly constructed (2014) separate 4-bedroom owners living accommodation property. The business has been running for 5 years and has averaged 46-48 weeks booked per annum. The gross income for last 3 years averages between £48-49,000 per annum.
TUPSLEY HOUSE (Holiday Let Property)
o 6 Bedrooms & En-suite
o Set over 4 storeys
o Beautiful well-maintained grounds
o Property is not listed
o Off road parking
o Hot tub cabin
An elegantly imposing and expertly renovated detached Georgian 6 double bedroom family home, set to the countryside edge of always popular Tupsley.
Entrance Hall – Drawing Room – Snug – Sun Room – Family Room – Conservatory – Kitchen/Dining Room – Utility – Downstairs WC – Cellar Entertainment Room – Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower – 4 Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Shower Room – Store Room – Landing Cupboard – Converted Attic Double Bedroom – Driveway – Front and Enclosed Rear Gardens – Hot Tub Cabin – 2 Sheds – Patio
The house even surprises with unexpectedly modern delights such as the Hot Tub Cabin and Cellar Entertainment Room.
Dominating from its elevated position, Tupsley House is located at the point the city gives way to the open countryside of the Lugg Flats – a SSI of unique flora. Tupsley itself is renowned for its numerous and family-friendly amenities, with a short walk to Ofsted “Excellent” and “Good” primary schools, Bishops Bluecoat secondary school and less than a mile away the Hereford Sixth Form, Colleges and nascent university. Tupsley also offers an array of local shops with family butcher’s, pubs, post office, GP surgery with pharmacy. While the Quarry park supports junior football leagues, scouting HQ, playground and dog walking.
Entrance Hall – Beneath the sheltering canopy with its decorative wrought iron pillars, the original Front Door opens into the wide Entrance Hall warmed by the rich hues of original Walnut flooring and fine staircase. To the far end of the Hall lies the Downstairs WC.
Drawing Room – The expansive, carpeted Drawing Room features dual aspect new replacement sash windows with views across both the front and rear gardens. The new windows offer, beyond double glazing, excellent sound proofing and have optional ‘stops’ to ensure both security and child safety. The room delights in period detailing with deep wainscoting, picture rail and ceiling moulding while the limestone fireplace, home to a gas fire offers a dramatic focal point.
Snug / Dining room – The carpeted Snug offers a more intimate retreat and highly malleable room, ideal as a Study, warmed by a gas fire and naturally flooded with light by sash windows with views across the front and side gardens.
Family Room / Downstairs Bedroom 7 – Lying to the rear of the extended house the Family Room provides another informal and malleable space ideal for lounging or as a dedicated room for Music or Games. It also offers the sometimes-necessary practicality of a downstairs Bedroom.
Conservatory – Opening on from the Family Room the Conservatory with tiled floor and opaque roof, has full glazing above a half wall framing views across the private rear garden, with French doors accessing the private patio beyond.
Kitchen/Dining Room – The Kitchen is fully fitted with an array of storage units including a pull-out Pantry Cupboard with wire rack storage and twin plate racks. Integrated are Smeg gas hob and to the side Bosch double ovens. There is included, a dishwasher, microwave and US style fridge/freezer. The magnetic hub of the space is however the large central island, home to a ceramic sink and a half with integral drainer and providing bottle rack, wicker basket storage and pan drawers with a top cutlery drawer. To the far end of the island the breakfast bar with space for 2 bar stools helps delineate the split level with steps down into the Dining Room, offering ample space for family dining.
Sun Room – From the Kitchen, French doors open into a Sun Room, south facing with half wall and full glazing it offers a private spot prefect for morning coffee and papers and for growing pots of fresh herbs for the Kitchen.
Utility – The large Utility is fitted with a sink with integral drainer and ample units for storage. It is home to the new twin Worcester boilers, a full height built-in cupboard and includes additional appliances of laundry washer, dryer and second fridge.
Cellar – The converted cellar with its barrel ceiling surprises as an Entertainment Room with projector for movie night and ample space for snooker table or other hobbies.
Master Bedroom – The carpeted Master enjoys dual aspect and cosily features a wood-burner style gas fire. While the En-suite with tile floor provides a large shower cubicle, WC, chrome heated towel rail and fitted storage unit with basin.
Bedroom 2 – Carpeted double with array of fitted storage; triple wardrobe and chests of drawers with an integral basin.
Bedroom 3 – The carpeted double has a pedestal basin to one corner and original built-in full height cupboard with hanging rail.
Bedroom 4 – Features a period-style fireplace with decorative surround.
Bedroom 5 – Part of the Victorian extension, the carpeted double features an original sash window with front views.
Family Bathroom – Features full bath, large walk-in shower enclosure with Rain-head and regular showers, WC, pedestal basin and chrome heated towel rail.
Shower Room – With large shower cubicle, WC and pedestal basin the Shower room is completed with tile floor and chrome heated towel rail.
Store Room and Landing Cupboard – The small Store Room and the old Airing Cupboard provide ample and dedicated practical storage.
Attic Bedroom 6 – Up a wide carpeted stair the converted Attic with exposed timber beams is well lit by Velux windows, offering a dream teenage domain or with in-floor electrical sockets an ideal Home Office.
With the existing Driveway to one side of the house offering parking towards the rear, the house is set well back from the road by the open front lawn. The enclosed rear garden has a wide patio, ideal for private outdoor dining, before a raised gravel bed planted with evergreen shrubs gives way to an expanse of lawn bordered by 2 timber storage sheds. The highlight of the grounds however must be the Hot Tub Cabin opening onto the patio.
Gas Central Heating and 90% Double Glazed
All Mains Services
Fibre Broadband Available
TUPSLEY (YELLOW ANNEX) Owners Living Accommodation
o Recent construction (2015) 4 bedroom house
o Large kitchen/diner and separate living room
o High specification economic house with solar powered facilities
o Underfloor heating.
o En-suite main bedroom, family bathroom and downstairs toilet
o Office building separate to house with all IT facilities installed
o Fully functional outdoor BBQ / kitchen
o Spectacular rear aspect with floor to roof glass doors and windows including a balcony.
o Off street parking for 7 cars in both houses.
o Private driveway
o Large patio area into gardens
o Utility area with all amenities
o Bespoke tiling of floors with underfloor heating.
o All windows, bi-folding doors, French doors and main frames are bespoke (Apropos) colour co-ordinated.
Living room carpeted with underfloor heating. Modern décor. with bespoke double-glazed windows on 2 aspects. Blinds included. Fitting for real-effect gas fire installed but never used.
Bespoke tiles, modern décor with main door and windows
Stairway to first floor
Hand made oak with glass balustrades
Large kitchen: open plan with bi-folding doors to garden.
Hand-made wooden country kitchen with built-in appliances
Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Hand-made island with storage and draws – Granite
Oak kitchen surface to main units.
Utility areas and solar, gas and electric facilities room
All tiled and underfloor heating
Units with oak tops
Master bedroom with en-suite, storage facilities and balcony.
2 double bedrooms and one single bedroom with storage cupboards
Outside Long garden with external building housing gym and office facilities. Outside kitchen facility with all kitchen amenities and large BBQ.
Parking for both properties accommodates 7 vehicles on private driveway.
Is accommodation included?:
Newly Constructed 4 bedroom property
Both main Georgian residence and separate owners accommodation (new construction) are located on the outskirts of the city of Hereford.
Is this business home based: