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Summary of Features
SituationThe Clock House is situated within the beautiful and private grounds of the Brockhampton Estate, a National Trust property with 1,700 Acres of parkland to use and enjoy, close to the historic market town of Bromyard. The town is referred to as the "Town of Festivals", notable for its variety of traditional festivals held throughout the year. This property is also well placed for the local towns of Ledbury, Malvern and Leominster, with the cities of Worcester and Hereford nearby. This part of Herefordshire, which lies close to the Worcestershire border, is known for its traditional farms, undulating countryside and productive orchards.
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ServicesMains electricity and water. Oil-fired central heating, U/F heating to kitchen. Private drainage to a modern, communal treatment plant (Klargester).
BroadbandStandard broadband is connected (11.50 Mbps). Superfast fibre should soon be available to the property via Gigaclear.
Council TaxBand "D" (£2,012.00 pa for 2021/22).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
ListingThis property is Grade II Listed.
EPCExempt (due to Listed status).
Ground RentThe current rent is £325.00 pa (collected within the monthly service charge).
Leasehold112 years (63 years remaining with extension of 50 years currently in progression (2021)).
Management CommitteeThere are 12 properties organised under a Management Company, run by the residents, to which there is a service charge contribution of £150 pcm, covering; property insurance, maintenance of communal areas, external decoration, ground rent, private drainage, etc. There are no major capital liabilities and therefore no sink fund is necessary.
Access RoadAccess is via the main private tarmac road to the National Trust Estate.
National TrustHomeowners are given a free National Trust annual pass for access to all National Trust owned properties throughout England and Wales.
LocalBromyard offers a good range of facilities for most domestic needs; including a supermarket, baker, acclaimed butcher & farm shop, theatre, leisure centre, doctor's surgery, Post Office and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Ledbury, Malvern and Worcester, with more extensive facilities in Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham, which are all within easy travelling distance.
RecreationalMany fine walks through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard Downs, Bringsty Common and along the Frome Valley, with the Malvern Hills only a short distance away. The area offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs, including Bromyard Rugby, Cricket and Archery Clubs. There are also a range of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including the renowned Ludlow Food Festival.
Additional InformationThe lease is currently being extended, please contact the Estate Agent for further information.
VIEWINGSBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341. Please note that viewings will commence from 7 April.
DirectionsFrom Bromyard; Head east towards Worcester on the A44 for 2 miles, proceed up the hill towards Bringsty and at the brow of the hill, turn left into the National Trust Brockhampton Estate - this is prominently signed. Pass over the cattle grid by the lodge house and continue downhill, pass the pay station (no charge for resident visitors) and over a 2nd cattle grid, fork left. After a short distance and a 3rd cattle grid, turn right at the wide T junction and continue downhill for 200 meters - at the hairpin left bend, turn right into the signed entrance "Brockhampton Mews, Strictly Private". Parking is shortly on your right side, opposite the garages. Walk through the opening into the courtyard, walk up the path to The Clock House which is located in the terrace in front of you, as denoted by the clock tower above.
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.