Beautifully refurbished country cottage (2,072 sq ft)
Detached 1 bedroom, self-contained annexe (484 sq ft)
4 bedrooms, family bathroom, separate shower room/wc
Spacious "L"shaped country style kitchen & dining room
2 good reception rooms, one with wood burning stove
Generous ½ acre garden, with patio terraces and garden shed
Private parking for several vehicles
Mileages: Bosbury (village) 1 mile, Colwall & Ledbury 5 miles, Malvern 7 miles, Worcester 12 miles, Hereford 16 miles, Cheltenham 30 miles, Birmingham 43 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 12 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 16 miles
Railway: Ledbury, Malvern, Worcester
Airport: Birmingham (49 miles), Bristol (67 miles)
This property is situated just outside the popular village of Bosbury, an area once celebrated as one of the largest hop-producing communities outside of Kent during the 19th & 20th Centuries. Located a few miles north of Ledbury, the surrounding countryside in this part of Herefordshire is characterised by traditional farms, wooded hills and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal. This area offers a sought after rural lifestyle combined with good road & rail links to the rest of the country.
This delightful period property has been lovingly restored and tastefully refurbished to provide a very comfortable and spacious country home with character and charm.
The spacious and light "L"shaped country-style kitchen diner forms the heart of this house. The fitted kitchen offers plenty of storage and incorporates integrated ovens, an induction hob, double Belfast-style sink and solid wood work surfaces, there is space for an American-style fridge-freezer. A lovely dining area leads directly off the kitchen and opens to a garden room, creating a great space ideal for family living.
There is a large utility/boot room off the kitchen with attractive limestone flooring and further storage. This has space for white goods, a shower room/WC leading off and rear door access to the garden.
The sitting room and family room both lead off the wide reception hall. The cosy sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with Clearview wood-burning stove and the family room offers a more contemporary style with patio doors to a paved terrace and secluded garden area.
Upstairs, there are three good-sized double bedrooms and one single room; two with double aspect and two with fitted storage. There is a lovely family bathroom with separate bath and shower. There is also a spacious eaves storage cupboard off the landing.
The detached annexe, formerly an outbuilding, has recently been converted to provide self-contained 1 bedroom accommodation, perfect for extended family or as a guest suite.
The single storey accommodation comprises an open plan kitchen and living area with double bedroom and separate shower room.
Paddle stairs lead to an enclosed mezzanine, which has scope for a variety of uses.
The kitchen has French doors opening to a smart, decked area overlooking the garden and countryside beyond.
The property is accessed via a shared private tarmac drive with a drive spurring off and leading to the front of the property, where there is a gravelled parking and turning area.
Attractively planted borders frame the parking area to the side of the property and there is a large patio terrace to the rear, offering oodles of space for seasonal dining or entertaining.
There is a delightful and separate vegetable garden with raised beds and greenhouse, perfect for those wanting their own produce.
A large garden (c.½ acre) is complemented by a variety of fruit trees, including apple and pear within a small orchard. There is plenty of scope for keen gardeners and space for chickens, or other small livestock to complete the "good life".
Mains electricity, water & gas (central heating). Private drainage to a septic tank & soakaway, within the property.
Superfast BT broadband is connected, +50 mbps download.
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Band "F" (£2,803.67 20/21).
This property is not Listed.
There is a shared right of way over a private access road to this property. Maintenance is by informal agreement and costs have historically been split 50% to each property.
Primary: Bosbury, Colwall & 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 and Cheltenham have some excellent independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The popular village of Bosbury is a short drive away, and offers a church, primary school, cricket club and pub. The village hall is a central part of the community and holds a variety of social and business events through the year. Many of the houses in the locality are timber framed and are of particular architectural note. The village also has historic links to the Knights Templar and Arts & Crafts Movement. This property is well placed for the local centres of Ledbury, Malvern and Worcester, which offer comprehensive shopping & leisure facilities.
The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, with many public footpaths which are easily accessible from the property. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is host to a wide variety of year-round events; from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. The market town of Ledbury hosts a well-known annual Poetry Festival. Eastnor Castle is close by and is host to a wide range of seasonal events.
The property benefits from Iroko hardwood double-glazed windows and patio/French doors throughout.
NOTE - the post code takes you to Nash End Lane, follow our directions below.From Ledbury take the B4214 Bromyard Road north towards Bosbury. Pass through the village of Staplow and after about 1 mile, follow the sharp right hand bend onto the B4220. Go through the village of Bosbury and continue for about 1 mile. After a long straight road, on approaching a sharp right hand bend turn left onto a private tarmac road, which leads to the property - see the Agents For Sale board.
By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.