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Meyrick Street, Whitecross, Hereford, HR4 0DY

6 bedrooms | Detached house | For Sale

Guide Price £755,000

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Property type
Detached House
Reception rooms
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Key features

Iconic Victorian Detached Home

Expansive Family Living

Bursting With Period Character

6 Double Bedrooms; 4 Reception Rooms

Landscaped Gardens With Complete Privacy

Desirable City Location

Large Private Driveway

Set Across 4 Storeys

Property Description

A Gorgeous and Imposing Victorian Detached 6 Double Bedroom Family Home, lovingly balancing a wealth of period features with enviable spaces for the practicalities of modern family life set across 4 floors, all quietly nestled in popular Whitecross.

Ground Floor: Rain Porch – Entrance Hall – Drawing Room – Dining Room – Family Room – Conservatory – Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Utility Room – Downstairs Wet Room
First Floor: Double Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom – 4 Further Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom
Second Floor: Double Bedroom – Attic Room Storage
Basement: Converted Cellars – Gym – Home Office – Hobby/Sewing Room
Garden & Grounds: Driveway with Parking for numerous vehicles – Garden Cabin/Outbuilding – Side Shed – Hot Tub – Dining Gazebo – Fish Pond – Stone Set Paved Courtyard Patio

The stunning wisteria-clad Meyrick House delightfully retains its classic 1870’s Victorian grandeur and elegant proportions from bay windows to garland festooned cornices. Alongside luxurious rooms brimming with characterful original features are newly created spaces to satisfy modern demands for more informal dining, entertaining and relaxing; with the converted Cellars further offering Gym, Home Office and highly malleable Hobby/Sewing Room. While in the rear ‘Secret Garden’ lies a timber Cabin offering a separated Home Office, Yoga studio or teenage hang out space.

Enjoying an excellent location on a quiet street, the property is set away from the bustle of the main Whitecross thoroughfare whilst still being only a short stroll from its many amenities including; 2 supermarkets, Tesco’s Express, newsagents, renown family butcher with Deli and café. It also benefits from traffic-free walking/cycling routes to both Ofsted “Good” Trinity Primary and Whitecross High School and Specialist Sports College. While for leisure, the Squash and Tennis Club lies close at hand with the city centre itself only a 15 mins walk.

The Property

Rain Porch – Angled to the house and with classic decorative floor tiling, the Porch flanked by open stone pillars provides a suitably grand entrance while for a charmingly warm welcome, the long hook to the roof was installed in the Victorian times to accommodate a kerosene lamp for family and visitors during the hours of darkness.

Entrance Hall – Beyond the original Front Door with fanlight above, the Entrance Hall with modern grey laminate wood flooring is marked by some of the period details present throughout with deep wainscoting, intricate dado rail, cornice with grape and pear detail, rose flower corbels supporting ornate moulded arch and display alcove to the side.

Drawing Room – The luxuriously expansive and carpeted Drawing Room delights in a bay window featuring the modern double glazing present throughout the house. Painted to catch the eye the ceiling cornice features a garland of hops in a nod to Herefordshire’s agricultural heritage. The sweep of the room is anchored by the open working fireplace with period-style black insert and carved wooden mantelpiece. It also has a radiator with fretwork cover.

Dining Room – The lovely, carpeted formal Dining Room enjoys dual aspect with picture rail and deep wainscoting period details. It features a period-style fireplace with decorative carved wooden mantelpiece and benefits from the practicality of a door connecting directly into the Kitchen beyond.

Family Room – Offering a more intimate and informal space for relaxing, the carpeted Family Room features an open working fireplace with richly-hued gold and black floral tile side panels and an elegant black mantelpiece with gold etched detail. French doors with a deep step down open into the Conservatory beyond framing views across the courtyard garden.

Conservatory – The half wall Conservatory with fitted side blinds, tinted polycarbonate roof and laminate wood flooring provides a more informal dining and entertaining space, where summer gatherings of family and friends can happily spill out through the French doors into the intimate surrounds of the completely private courtyard garden.

Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room – The Breakfast Room as the Kitchen is fully fitted with high gloss white units warmly contrasted by solid wood butcher block countertops. Occupying the upper level it features dedicated zone for breakfast preparations with ample space for kettle, coffee machine and toaster beside the central island providing storage and breakfast bar seating. There is a full height Pantry Cupboard with internal pull-out wire racking storage while the wall units have an additional run of storage cupboards above to take advantage of the room’s Victorian ceiling height. Beside the window is a triple tower of curved-sided units with central bottle rack. The lower level Kitchen offers integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher beside the composite sink and a half with integral drainer and double taps with retractable hose set beneath the side window. To the side is heated towel rail while to the original chimney breast recess with glass splashback are twin ovens with 5 burner gas hob above and discreetly concealed hood.

Utility Room – The Utility has a fitted stainless-steel sink with integral drainer and ample space for multiple washers and dryers. It is also home to the twin Worcester combi boilers. Built-in with sliding doors is a full height double cupboard with smaller cupboard storage above all offering copious storage for household necessities before the External Door opens into the rear gardens.

Downstairs Wet Room – The Wet Room features Monsoon-head open shower, wall-mounted WC and vanity storage unit with integral basin. It is completed with chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1 – The Main Bedroom is a lovely carpeted Double delighting in bay window fringed with mature wisteria to the outside and wild convolvulus morning glory to the cornice inside. The room retains its grey vein white marble mantelpiece surrounding a black insert and is fully fitted with bedroom storage comprising 5 double wardrobes with cupboards above, single cupboard and fitted chest of drawers with matching bedside lockers.

Bedroom 2 – The carpeted Double Bedroom benefits from a fitted corner run of storage with triple wardrobe, fitted double chest of drawers and matching bedside lockers. An archway opens into the fully tiled Ensuite Bathroom with Jacuzzi corner bath, walk-in shower with both regular and Rainhead showers and fitted storage with integrated WC and basin. It is completed with chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 & 4 – Both rooms are carpeted Doubles with fireplaces and fitted bedroom storage including wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside lockers.

Bedroom 5 – The smallest of the bedrooms is also a carpeted Double fitted with bed-flanking double wardrobes, chests of drawers, dressing table /desk and charming window seat.

Family Bathroom – The fully tiled Bathroom features full Jacuzzi bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, fitted storage with integrated WC and basin, completed with chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom 6 – On the second floor the Double Bedroom offers a teenage dream retreat with carpeted and pitched roof double bedroom to one side. While to the other is fitted storage with double wardrobe, 2 cupboards flanking a triple set of drawer stacks with a desk ending the run, both lit by Velux with integral blinds. The open central area with wood-effect vinyl flooring is ideal for relaxing. While the small door opens into a highly useful storage area.

Converted Cellars – The basement level with underfloor heating throughout offers highly malleable space across 2 rooms and an open area. Currently the smaller room is utilised as a Home Gym with mirrored wall while the larger room is dedicated to a Sewing Room with fitted storage units and an expansive central work table supported by twin storage units. While the open area offers Home Office with an ample file storage zone.


The block paviour front Driveway offers ample parking for numerous vehicles. To the side is gated access to the rear garden with its outdoor sockets, lighting and tap. Deep in the completely private rear garden lies the Cabin with lighting and power. It offers a highly malleable outbuilding, ideal as a Workspace separate from the home, Yoga/Meditation studio or hangout den for children.

To the far side of the house lies a discreetly concealed Shed again benefitting from power and currently houses additional freezers. To the house lies the stone cobble set patio with ample space for relaxed dining or following winding pathways under arches leads to the shelter of the timber Gazebo; either offering ideal al fresco dining areas in sun or shade. Across the garden lies a Hot Tub again discreetly screened from view as the wider garden gives way to secluded seating nooks accompanied by the babble of water from the far Fish Pond.


Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Gas Central Heating
Double Glazed Throughout
All Mains Services
Ultrafast Full Fibre Available


From Hereford take the A438 towards Brecon. Continuing straight proceed along Whitecross Road. Taking the sixth right turn, shortly after the second pedestrian crossing into Meyrick Street. The property is to be found on the left side.

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