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Silkworth House
Silkworth House, 18, Worcester Road, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1PL
A spacious 5 bedroom house in Ledbury, close to town centre. Over 1,600 sq ft with detached single garage.
  • Spacious family home close to Ledbury town centre
Garden Guide price £425,000
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Key Features
  • Semi-detached, extended house (+1,600 sq ft)
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receptions
  • Garage, garden & summerhouse

Summary of Features

Semi-detached, extended house (+1,600 sq ft)
5 bedrooms 3 bath/shower rooms
Open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility, shower room
2 receptions, entrance hall and under-stair storage
Garden, patio, summerhouse & garage


This property is situated within the vibrant and popular market town of Ledbury, in east Herefordshire and west of the renowned, beautiful Malvern Hills. The property benefits from an easy, 5 minute walk to the town centre and is conveniently placed for amenities and domestic requirements. This location has excellent commuter links to the larger commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham and the surrounding countryside is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal.

Silkworth House

This property was built in the 1950's next to the police station for staff accommodation, this has now been extended to provide a good-sized family home.
An entrance hall with space for coats, boots and an under-stair storage cupboard leads through to the main accommodation.
There are two reception rooms in the original part of the house, one used as a sitting room with the second room providing a versatile space for use as a formal dining room, children's room or home office.
A spacious kitchen/breakfast offers plenty of storage and includes a cooker, fridge-freezer and dishwasher. The light and bright dining area opens directly to the patio and garden. A useful shower room with downstairs WC is situated off the kitchen.

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An ancillary annexe is accessed off the breakfast room; this open plan room comprises an en-suite bedroom with sitting area. There is also direct access from the patio allowing the annexe to be used independently.
There is good-sized utility room with mezzanine storage area, next to the dining room, this has access to the garden via a stable door.
To the first floor there are 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom, all leading off a galleried landing. One of the double rooms has paddle stairs up to a Mezzanine, which provides extra useful space for seating, study area or storage.

The Outside

The property is approached via a private driveway past the police station, which leads to a parking area in front of the house.
There is a charming patio terrace to the rear of the property offering space for seasonal dining, which leads up to a raised lawn via steps, flanked by established raised borders.
A timber summerhouse and a small timber shed are situated at the top of the garden, which is securely enclosed and has an external side gate from the front garden.
Opposite the front garden is a terrace of 3 single garages, the middle one allocated to this property.


Mains electricity, gas, water & drainage. Gas central heating.


BT superfast fibre (c. 64 Mbps).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band "D" (c. £1,975).


This property is not Listed.


Rated "D".


The Annexe has its own access, services and telecoms connection.


This property has a right of access over the police station entrance drive.


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: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester, Cheltenham & Gloucester all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk


Ledbury has a thriving community and offers a good range of local amenities with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as two churches, doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital and theatre and 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.


The surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities with the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury 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 equestrian events. Nearby, Eastnor Castle 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.


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From Ledbury: From the town centre head towards Malvern, at the Top Cross traffic lights turn left onto the A449 Worcester Road. After 0.1 mile, turn left into the West Mercia Police Station, follow the road in front and past the Police Station, this property is the second house on your right side; Silkworth House, No. 18. Park in front of the house.




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.