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Summary of Features
AcreageIn all 3.88 Acres.
SituationThe Old Birchend is tucked away in a peaceful rural location with outstanding elevated views across traditional apple orchards and the surrounding Herefordshire countryside; towards the wooded hills of Marcle Ridge to the south and the Black Mountains & Hay Bluff to the west. This property is ideally positioned away from main roads, yet is perfectly placed for Ledbury and the commercial centres of Hereford, Worcester and Birmingham, with excellent commuter links via road and rail to the rest of the country.
The Old Birchend
ServicesMains electricity & water, private drainage (septic tank), electric Aga & oil fired central heating.
BroadbandStandard BT broadband connected, c.20 MB download speed.
Council TaxBand "G" (£3,244 for 2020/21).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
ListingThis property is Grade II Listed.
EPCExempt due to Listed status.
Joint Sole Agency (JSA)We are jointly instructed with Savills, Cheltenham office.
WindowsReplacement doubled glazed wooden windows (vast majority), all sash to front elevation.
Access TrackThe property enjoys a right of way over the main access track and is obliged to pay 33% towards any maintenance costs.
Rear DriveThe property has a right of way over (but does not own) the vehicular access to the rear of the house.
LocalThe historic market town of Ledbury has a thriving community and offers a good range of local amenities with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as a church, two doctor's surgeries, a cottage hospital, three supermarkets and a theatre. Bromyard also offers a range of local shops to meet most day-to-day requirements. A wider range of facilities can be found in Malvern, Hereford and Worcester with more extensive cultural & retail opportunities easily accessible in Cheltenham and Birmingham.
RecreationalThe surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival and Malvern is home to the well-respected Theatre. The Three Counties Showground, also at Malvern, hosts a wide variety of year-round events. Nearby, Eastnor Castle is seasonally open to the public and hosts a wide range of events.
Additional InformationStunning elevated views towards the Black Mountains.
DirectionsFrom Ledbury take the B4214 towards Bosbury and after about 3½ miles bear left before Bosbury, remaining on the B4214 signposted to Hereford/Bromyard. Continue for about 1½ miles and on the right hand bend, turn left just before Birchend Lodge. Proceed down the private track for 0.2 miles and the entrance to The Old Birchend is on your right side, after Birchend Barn.
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
Agents NotesGrant & 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.