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Nightingales, Wellington Heath, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1JQ
Superb country family home with large garden, double garage and ample parking, enjoying beautiful views towards the Brecons Garden Guide price £795,000
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Key Features
  • Privately situated and very well presented detached family home (2,539 sq ft)
  • 5 double bedrooms, 2 en-suite, family bathroom, downstairs wetroom
  • Country-style open plan kitchen/dining room, 2 reception rooms, utility
  • Large double garage, ample parking, patio terraces, garden, lovely views

Summary of Features

Privately situated and very well presented detached family home (2,539 sq ft)
5 double bedrooms, 2 en-suite, family bathroom
Lovely country-style open plan kitchen/dining room with range cooker
Spacious sitting room, study, utility and downstairs wet room
Large double garage, ample parking, patio terraces and garden
The property sits in an elevated position and enjoys wonderful views


Mileages: Ledbury 2½ miles, Colwall 3½ miles, Malvern 6½ miles, Hereford 16 miles, Worcester 18 miles, Gloucester 20 miles, Cheltenham 24½ miles, Birmingham 47 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 6½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 16 miles
Railway: Ledbury (Mainline: London-Paddington), Colwall, Malvern
Airport: Birmingham 53 miles, Bristol 64 miles


Nightingales is situated in the sought after village location of Wellington Heath, just 2½ miles from the vibrant and popular market town of Ledbury, which is located east of Hereford and south west of the renowned and beautiful Malvern Hills. The property benefits from a quiet and private location, with excellent commuter road, rail and bus links to the larger commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham. The surrounding countryside is characterised by traditional farms, pastureland and wooded hills and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal.


Built in 2007 for the current owners, Nightingales is a wonderful example of a great family home, incorporating a traditional, country home style with modern facilities, and has been built to a high standard throughout using good quality materials.
The ground floor rooms all lead off a spacious entrance hall with attractive slate flooring, and the rooms are light, spacious and well proportioned.
A fabulous, solid wood bespoke kitchen (Parlour Farm Kitchens) and breakfast/dining room forms the heart of this super home, offering plenty of storage, an integrated dishwasher, fridge, and a Mercury range cooker. A useful utility room leads off the kitchen and has space for additional white goods and direct access to the patio terrace and garden.
The sitting room is very spacious and light, and features a large, brick built inglenook fireplace with stone hearth and a Clearview wood-burner, perfect for those winter evenings. Two sets of bi-fold doors lead out to a raised balcony terrace with oak-framed colonnade where one can enjoy the wonderful views.
A good sized, separate study offers an ideal space for home working, or could be used as an additional reception room, such as a TV/play room. There is also a wet room incorporating a WC on the ground floor and large, built-in cloak cupboard off the main hall.
Upstairs there are 5 double bedrooms, including a spacious principal room with double aspect, en-suite and built in storage/wardrobes. There is a further large double room with en-suite, 3 additional double rooms and a family bathroom with separate bath and shower.
The part-boarded loft space with lighting, and option to install power supply, offers great storage and also has potential to create an additional living space or bedroom (subject to any necessary permissions).

The Outside

The property is approached off a quiet village lane via a pair of 5-bar timber gates, leading to an ample gravelled parking area and the large double garage.
The property sits in an elevated and private position with wonderful views over the neighbouring countryside and beyond. Steps lead up to the oak-framed porch and patio terraces, framed by mature planting including lavender and traditional roses.
A large and private patio terrace lies to the rear of the property with steps leading up to a lawned garden. The rest of the garden, c. 1/3 Acre, is situated to the side of the property and incorporates a good-sized lawned area, apple, pear and damson trees and a veg patch, which could easily be extended. There is plenty of scope for keen gardeners, if desired.
A large, double brick and timber built garage/workshop with electric roller-shutter doors offers ample space for vehicles and/or storage. There is also a useful pedestrian side door and an under croft below the sitting room terrace, which is ideal for storage of garden tools, machinery, etc.
To the front of the property there is an enclosed front garden with gravelled pathway leading to the front door, as well as pedestrian access to the garage, parking area and rear of the property.


Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains Gas underfloor heating throughout. Private drainage via a septic tank (new soakaway installed in 2007).


BT Broadband is connected. Fibre Broadband is ready to connect (up to 900 Mbps).

Council Tax

Band "G" (£3,207.17 for 2020/21).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council.


This property is not Listed.


Rated "C".


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


Wellington Heath has a good pub. Ledbury has a thriving community and offers an excellent range of local amenities with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as a church, two doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital and theatre. Nearby, the village of Colwall has a village store, post office, Thai restaurant, an Hotel, a couple of pubs and a café, with a wider range of facilities available in Malvern, including a Waitrose & M&S, with further cultural & retail opportunities easily accessible in Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.


The surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities with the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury has a gym/swimming pool, as well as a range of sports clubs including tennis, rugby and cricket. Malvern has a renowned theatre, health/fitness spa and golf club (Worcestershire Golf Club). The Three Counties Showground (Malvern) hosts a wide variety of year-round events.


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From Ledbury: Head out of the town towards the train station and after passing this take the B4214 signed to Bromyard. Follow the road for a short distance and take the next right hand turning signposted to Wellington Heath. Continue on this lane to the very top of the hill and at the junction with the oak tree and bench, turn right. From this junction continue for 0.2 miles where Nightingales will be found on the right hand side.


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.