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Summary of Features
SituationThe rural hamlet of Durlow is situated in beautiful east Herefordshire countryside and is conveniently located almost midway between Ledbury and Hereford, close to the village of Tarrington. Renowned for its beautiful, unspoilt and timeless appeal, the surrounding countryside is characterised by orchards, traditional farms and wooded hills. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll combined with excellent road and mainline rail links to the rest of the country.
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ServicesMains water & electricity. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil fired central heating. Underfloor heating in kitchen, sitting room, all bedrooms/bathrooms and landing. Wood stove with back-boiler. Gym and Outdoor Kitchen with electricity and water supply. Garage and Summerhouse with electricity supply.
BroadbandStandard landline Broadband is connected.
Council TaxBand "D" (£2,054 2021/22).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
ListingThis property is not Listed.
WayleavesThere is a Wayleave in place for Western Power to access a switch pole located in the woodland area. A modest fee is payable bi-annually to the property owner.
Right of WayThe property enjoys a Right of Way over the Common.
AccessThe access to the property off the main lane is via an unadopted track.
LocalThe nearby village of Tarrington has a thriving community and amenities include a Church and community hall. There is also a regular bus service between Hereford & Ledbury. Hereford provides an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities and the market town of Ledbury provides a good range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements including a selection of independent shops, restaurants and café's. The Nest garden centre is a short drive away and has a farm shop/deli and a popular café/restaurant with Verzon House, also nearby, offering fine dining. Further cultural and retail opportunities are available in Worcester and Cheltenham, both within easy travelling distance.
RecreationalThe area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival, and there are a variety of local and traditional events held in the region throughout the year. Alexander Park Resort (1½ miles) has a gym, health spa and golf club. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events including the Three Counties Show. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and is seasonally open to the public.
EquestrianThe region is renowned for its strong equestrian industry. Hartpury College is within reasonable driving distance (18 miles), and also hosts a series of year-round competitions, along with Kings Equestrian Centre and The Three Counties Showground (both 12 miles). Annual horse trials also take place locally at Homme House (8 miles).
DirectionsFrom Ledbury - head west on the A438 towards Hereford for 3.5 miles to reach the Trumpet X roads/lights. Cross over and continue 1.5 miles until you see a large layby on your left side (just after the MOT garage), turn into layby and take the left turning to Durlow Common. Follow the road for 0.60 miles and as the road rises up the hill, take the right turning signed for "Oakley & Field Cottages". Follow to the end of his lane and park in front of the house (300 metres).
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341. Viewings will commence from 7 June.
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.