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Noverings Lodge
Noverings Lodge, Bosbury, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1QD
Attractive and secluded country house with a generous garden, ample parking and triple garage, set in a beautiful rural location with great accessibility
  • Spacious country house in quiet rural location.
0.80 Acres Offers over £775,000
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Key Features
  • Attractive, 4 bedroom detached period lodge house (3,481 sq ft)
  • 4-5 reception rooms, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility
  • Attractive, maturely planted garden with patio terrace
  • Ample parking and attached triple garage (544 sq ft)

Summary of Features


Attractive, detached period lodge house (3,481 sq ft)
4 bedrooms, shower room and family bathroom
4-5 reception rooms, fitted kitchen/breakfast room, utility
Ample parking and attached triple garage (544 sq ft)
Attractive, maturely planted garden with patio terrace
Quiet but accessible rural location

Acreage

In all about 0.80 Acres (Garden).

Situation

Noverings Lodge is situated on the periphery of the popular village of Bosbury, an area once celebrated for being one of the largest hop-producing communities outside of Kent during the 19th & 20th Centuries. This part of Herefordshire lies close to the Worcestershire border and is renowned for its scenic and un spoilt countryside. The area offers a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent communication links to the rest of the country.

Noverings Lodge


Formerly a lodge house to The Noverings, it is believed that the property was built around 1905, with the conversion of the former coach house and stables being incorporated into the main dwelling about 25 years ago, now providing a spacious and characterful family home.
The property offers versatile accommodation with 4 reception rooms, with a large, vaulted sitting room and galleried landing above, creating a spacious and light reception room. The reception rooms all have open fireplaces.
There is excellent potential to reconfigure the layout of the vaulted living room to provide extra bedroom and bathroom space.
The fitted kitchen/breakfast room offers potential to create a large, open plan kitchen/dining andfamily room, by opening up the room into the covered courtyard, subject to any planning consents. There is also a useful utility room and downstairs WC within the utility area.
The four bedrooms are situated on the first floor; spacious Master bedroom with triple aspect, exposed beams and built-in wardrobes/storage.
There are two family bath/shower rooms, each serving two bedrooms.

The Outside


The property is approached off a rural lane via a shared private driveway, leading to the open drive and the triple garage, formerly the old stable block (544 sq ft).
The attractive and well maintained gardens comprise large level lawn planted with a variety of mature shrubs and flowering plants with the addition of established specimen trees including Cedar, Beech and Magnolia.
Two patio terraces and a covered courtyard adjacent to the kitchen provide perfect spaces for seasonal dining/entertaining and to enjoy the garden and surroundings.
An old pig cote and run provide added interest and a window into the property's history, with potential for other uses.

Services

Mains electricity and water. Oil-fired central heating. Private drainage (treatment plant).

Broadband

Standard BT Broadband is connected.

Council Tax

Band "F" (£2,803.67; 2020/21).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "F".

Schools


Primary: Bosbury & Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford & Cheltenham have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

The popular village of Bosbury has a charming 12th century Church, primary school, cricket club, pub and village hall. Many of the houses in the locality are timber framed and are of particular architectural note. The nearby town of Ledbury offers a good range of amenities to meet most day-to day requirements, including a variety of independent shops, café's, restaurants and pubs, three supermarkets, a Theatre, leisure centre, a doctor's surgery and community hospital. This property is also well placed for the local centres of Malvern and Worcester, which offer further and comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities.

Recreational

The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events and Malvern is home to a renowned Theatre. Nearby Eastnor Castle is open seasonally to the public and hosts a variety of events. Additional cultural and recreational activities are available in Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham.

Postcode

HR8 1QD.

Directions

From Ledbury: Head north (passing the station) and turn onto the B4214 (Bromyard Road) towards Bosbury, passing through Staplow. After 3.2 miles, as you approach Bosbury, follow the road which forks right onto the B4220, continue a further 0.8 miles and as you leave the village, take the first left turning into Brook Lane. Follow this single-track lane for 0.6 miles; you will pass a gated entrance to Noverings Farm on your right side, take the next entrance on your right, turning immediately left into Noverings Lodge.

Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.