Dream homes - July 2010
PUBLISHED: 17:07 17 June 2010 | UPDATED: 17:21 20 February 2013
Brockhampton House: A fine Grade II* Georgian mansion in a rural setting with outstanding views
Where: Brockhampton House is at Bringsty on the Herefordshire/ Worcestershire border, about two miles east of Bromyard and 10 miles west of Worcester.
What: A fine Grade II* Georgian mansion in a rural setting with outstanding views, surrounded by about 1,200 acres of National Trust Park and woodland. Built in about 1760 for Bartholomew Richard Barneby the house was designed by Thomas Farnolls Pritchard a well-known Midlands architect.
Inside: The house which was restored by the current owners
in the mid-1990s is full of light with ornate gilded decorations and plaster work and fine marble chimney pieces. It offers about 20,000 sq ft of accommodation with hall, drawing room, music room, dining room, library, 46ft TV room, large conservatory, huge fitted kitchen, 11 bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two cloakrooms, additional sitting rooms, staff accommodation and second floor office suite.
Outside: Brockhampton House stands in about eight acres of grounds. To the west, there is a wooded spring garden with a range of timber loose
boxes, green houses and a walled garden with grotto. There are five garages, outbuildings, stable block, greenhouses and separate lodge.
Agent: Jackson-Stops, tel: 01386 840224.