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Summary of Features
AcreageIn all about 40 Acres.
SituationRuckhall is a beautiful and sought-after area situated a few miles south-west of the Cathedral City of Hereford and the ancient and pretty village of Clehonger. Nestling within the heart of the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, the property is not isolated and is well placed to offer the best of both worlds; a pastoral lifestyle combined with good access to the larger market towns and cities, and good communication links.
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ServicesMains water. Mains electricity. Private drainage (septic tank). Wood-burner. There is no central heating at the property. Mains water supply to the land.
BroadbandWe understand BT broadband and Airband is available in the village and that fibre to the property (FTTP) should be available soon.
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Council taxBand "E" (c. £2,508.00 for 2021/22).
ListingThis property is not Listed.
LocalThe pretty, rural village of Clehonger has a thriving community with a good range of amenities including a Post Office/village store, primary school, a 13th Century Church, pub and a village hall which hosts a playgroup and a range of classes and social events. There is a Doctor's surgery nearby at Kingstone (top rated in County). Locks Garage at Allensmore (4 miles) offers an excellent range of local food, wines, plants and flowers, domestic and countryside supplies. The Cathedral City of Hereford is only 3 miles away and offers an extensive range of amenities including an array of shops, cafes and eateries as well as good leisure and educational facilities, and a mainline railway station.
RecreationalRuckhall and the surrounding area, is renowned for its wide range of wildlife habitats and riverside walks. Fishing and water sports are especially good in the region and there are some excellent golf courses close by. The Woolhope Dome, Golden Valley and Black Mountains are within easy reach and the National Trust - The Weir Garden is a short drive away. Culturally, the area is host to a range of festivals, most notably the Hay Festival of Literature and the Abergavenny and Ludlow Food Festivals.
EquestrianThere is excellent outriding direct from the property and several equestrian centres in and around the area, offering a range of associated activities. Hereford Riding Club organises fun rides in beautiful Herefordshire countryside and Offas Dyke trail riders enjoy the stunning, wild scenery of the Black Mountains. Kings Equestrian Centre (16 miles), Triley Fields Equestrian Centre (18½ miles), offer tuition, outriding and hold a number of events and shows throughout the year. Horse trials take place annually at Homme House (16½ miles). The renowned Hartpury College (28 miles) hosts a range of affiliated and unaffiliated events throughout the year, as well as lectures and demonstrations.
DirectionsFrom Hereford: Head out of the city southwards on the A49 and after passing over the river, at the roundabout take the A465 signposted to Abergavenny. Turn off at Belmont Abbey onto Ruckhall Lane, the house is about 2 miles past the Abbey on that lane. Stay on the lane and pass a sign to Clehonger, continue past Perry Hill Farm and then pass a white house called Priors Mead on the left, The Valletts is situated about 200 yards down the lane on the right. There is an old brick barn visible from the lane and the property is set back, behind a wrought iron gate.
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.