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20 The Southend
20 The Southend, The Southend, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2EY
Beautifully renovated town house with superb garden and within easy walking distance of Ledbury town centre.
  • Attractively restored period town house with beautifully landscaped garden.
Garden Guide price £435,000
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Key Features
  • Charming, fully restored Grade II Listed townhouse (1,316 sq ft)
  • 3 double bedrooms, 1 with en-suite, family bathroom
  • Sitting room, open-plan kitchen/dining room, utility area
  • Fully landscaped garden, smart "Browns" garden shed, brick outhouse

Summary of Features


Charming and fully restored Grade II Listed townhouse (1,316 sq ft)
3 double bedrooms, 1 with en-suite shower and a family bathroom
Sitting room with wood-burner and double aspect
Modern open-plan kitchen/dining room, utility area and WC
Fully landscaped garden, smart outbuilding and old brick outhouse
External access to the garden via ROW, on street parking available

Location


Mileages: Ledbury town (walking distance), Colwall 4¾ miles, Malvern 8 miles, Hereford, Worcester & Gloucester within 17 miles, Cheltenham 25 miles, Birmingham & Bristol 53 miles
Road: M50 (Jct2) 4½ miles, M5 (Jct8) 15 miles, M4 (Jct 15) 53 miles
Railway: Ledbury, Colwall & Malvern
Airports: Birmingham & Bristol (59 miles)

Situation

This property is situated within the vibrant and popular market town of Ledbury, in east Herefordshire and west of the renowned Malvern Hills. The property benefits from an easy walk to the town centre and is conveniently placed for amenities and domestic requirements. There are excellent commuter road, rail and bus links to the larger commercial centres across this region. The surrounding countryside is characterised by productive farmland and wooded hills and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal.

20 The Southend


This property has been completely renovated to an exemplary standard throughout, creating a wonderful home full of charm and character, with the addition of a contemporary kitchen extension.
The property is arranged over three floors, the bedrooms and family bathroom being located on the upper floors.
An enclosed entrance porch leads through to this delightful and welcoming home, with a welcoming sitting room leading off the entrance hall and featuring an attractive modern wood-burning stove.
The spacious and modern open plan kitchen/dining room was constructed some 4 years' ago and forms the heart of this home, providing a wonderful space for both family and social entertaining.
The kitchen blends a degree of traditional charm with a contemporary twist, combining wooden cupboards with cast concrete worksurfaces. There is attractive oak shelving for storage and an integrated Baumatic electric fan oven with ceramic hob, Franke sink, a dishwasher and a fridge.

Accommodation


The dining area is spacious and showcases a glass lantern and timber clad feature wall with full width glazing incorporating contemporary French doors leading to the patio and garden beyond.
A utility area provides additional storage and space for a washing machine, and there is a useful downstairs WC.
There is a large main bedroom to the first floor, with cupboard and original fireplaces, attractive features to this spacious room, with the family bathroom adjacent.
Two further double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, are located on the second floor. There is loft space above.

The Outside


The superbly landscaped garden lies to the rear of the property and offers a walk-through design with three distinct area: a formal garden, a contemporary garden and a woodland garden.
Planted with a variety of mature shrubs, spring flowers, grapevines, maturing silver birch and willow trees, the gardens are complemented by bespoke sculptures, gates, fencing and an impressive contemporary water feature (some garden items are not included).
An attractive patio terrace, or formal garden, is accessed directly from the dining room, which is perfect for seasonal dining, a morning coffee or just simply to sit and enjoy the garden.
The woodland garden offers an additional seating area, and there is large "Browns" garden shed which is ready to be connected to an electricity supply, giving scope for a home office, studio or workshop. Water could also easily be connected.

Garden Access


The garden has a side access with mini terrace off the kitchen and can also be accessed externally off The Southend via a right of way.

Services

Mains electricity, gas and drainage. New electrics, plumbing and drainage throughout (c. 3 years ago). Underfloor heating throughout ground floor (except entrance hall), radiators on the first floor. Fully refurbished oak, secondary glazed, windows to the original house with aluminium doors and windows to the extension.

Broadband

Fibre broadband is connected (About 30 Mbps d/l speed).

Council Tax

Band "C" (c. £1,825 pa).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing

This property is Grade II Listed.

EPC

Exempt (due to Listed status).

Right of Way

Please note that there is a private Right of Way immediately behind the house, crossing from the passage to the southerly neighbour (dental practice).

Parking

Parking is available on the street, along The Southend.

Schools


Primary: Ledbury, Eastnor, Bosbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: There is a range of outstanding independent schools in the locality. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

Ledbury has a thriving community and offers a good range of local amenities, with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as a church, doctors' surgery, cottage hospital and theatre, with both primary and secondary schools. A wider range of amenities can be found nearby in Malvern, including Waitrose and M&S, with further cultural and retail opportunities easily accessible in Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational

The 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. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events, from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. Eastnor Castle is nearby and is seasonally open to the public, offering a wide range of events. Further recreational and cultural activities can be found in Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham. Birmingham is also within easy reach.

Additional Information

This property has been extensively refurbished throughout, in full accordance with Listed Buildings requirements.

Exclusions

The garden furniture, watering can sculpture and bird feeder are excluded from sale. The planted pots are excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.

Postcode

HR8 2EY.

Directions

From Ledbury Town Centre; head south along The Southend, No 20 is situated on the right hand side just before the Dental Surgery. See the For Sale Board. From the M50 (Jct2) take the A417 towards and into Ledbury, crossing over the first roundabout, towards the town centre (The Southend). Continue for 0.4 miles and No 20 will be situated on the left hand side, next to the Dental Surgery. Parking is available along The Southend.

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.