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1, Putley Court, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2QP
Superb Grade II Listed apartment within a beautiful country house in an idyllic location
  • Beautifully presented, exquisite ground floor apartment.
0.30 Acres Offers over £395,000
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Key Features
  • Stunning ground floor apartment within a Queen Anne country house (1,540 sq ft)
  • Fitted kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, 2 receptions
  • Modern electric heating system (Fischer), installed in 2019
  • Private freehold garden of 0.3 acres plus communal grounds, lake & woodland

Location


Mileages: Ledbury 5 miles, Hereford 11.5 miles, Ross-on-Wye 13 & Malvern 13.5 miles, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 31 miles, Birmingham 53 miles & London 123 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 10.5 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 21 miles
Railway: Ledbury, Hereford & Malvern
Airport: Birmingham (64 miles) & Bristol (72 miles)

Summary of Features


Stunning ground floor apartment within an extended Queen Anne country house (1,540 sq ft)
2 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, 2 generous receptions
Fitted kitchen, many original period features, fantastic views
Modern electric heating system (Fischer), installed in 2019
Long leasehold with shared freehold ownership via the Management Company
Private freehold garden of 0.3 acres plus communal grounds, lake & woodland

Garden & Grounds

Private garden & 12 acres of communal grounds

Situation

The delightful rural parish of Putley is situated within beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Putley and the neighbouring villages form part of the "Woolhope Dome", which preserves and enhances the high value landscape of this area. Renowned for its beautiful unspoilt appeal, this countryside is characterised by productive orchards, traditional farms and Marcle Ridge. The area offers a sought-after rural lifestyle combined with good road and rail communication links to the rest of the country.

1 Putley Court


An elegant and well-proportioned ground floor apartment within the period Putley Court, built in 1712 with later additions. The property has oodles of character & many period features.
The east facing fitted kitchen has beautiful views over the Parkland.
The communal entrance hall leads to the apartment front door, opening to a fine reception room with ornate tiled floor, carved mantle over the fireplace with and wood burning stove.
An imposing drawing room has beautiful proportions with a feature bay window, marble fireplace inset with new stove and exposed floorboards. A hall leads to the bedrooms and bathrooms.
Two generous bedrooms come with built in wardrobes, the main with a large bay window.
A bathroom and a second separate shower room complement the accommodation.
Sumptuous blinds from John Nash Interiors adorn the bay windows and are included within the sale. The drawing room blinds are Jane Churchill design and beautifully crafted.

The Outside


Putley Court has impressive views over the Parkland and surrounding countryside, all within a very peaceful and quiet setting.
The spectacular and well-established grounds comprise formal lawns, managed gardens and mature Parkland with a separate lake and woodland area.
This apartment has a large private, south facing garden with patio and alfresco dining area, studio and garden store. A new Breeze House with electrical supply was installed this year and is included within the sale.
The large Victorian greenhouse is used communally as a venue for many social and garden events.
This property comes with a single garage and there is ample parking for residents and guests.
The Management Company runs all communal areas, gardens and the grounds within the service charge.

Services

Mains electricity and water, shared private drainage to a septic tank.

Broadband

Circa 7 mbps via standard landline. Faster Airband supply is planned and imminent.

Heating

Modern Fischer electric heating system www.fischerfutureheat.com, 10 year warranty from 2019. Two quality wood burning stoves. Total electric cost averages £170 pcm, circa £2,000 pa.

Council Tax

"C" £1,837 (2021/22).

Service Charge

£270 pcm - The service charge provides for maintenance and repair of the building; this includes communal areas and grounds, public insurance and drainage and a sink fund for capital works.

Ground Rent

Incorporated within the service charge.

Tenure

Leasehold with 999 year lease which commenced 1st January 1984.

Freehold

The Putley Court Management Company owns the Freehold of Putley Court. There are 7 flats within the Court with each flat having an equal share in the Management Company and therefore the freehold.

Cellar

Large shared cellar with allocated spaces for each apartment.

Listing

The property is Grade II Listed.

EPC

Exempt due to Listed status.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Fixtures

Please note that all blinds are included plus a set of curtains for the dining room. The summer Breeeze House is also included.

Schools


Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury. Further information is available www.herefordshire.gov.uk.
Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available www.herefordshire.gov.uk.
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester & Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

Putley has a vibrant community with a Church and Parish Hall with community events taking place throughout the year; there is also a monthly "pop up" pub in the village. The popular market town of Ledbury is only a short drive away and provides a comprehensive range of domestic shopping and leisure facilities as well as doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital, Market Theatre and railway station. More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available in Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational

The area offers a wealth of sporting activities, with many fine walks and rides on Marcle Ridge. The Malvern Hills and Wye Valley are renowned for their great natural beauty and accessibility. The Three Counties Showground hosts a wide variety of year-round events and is easily accessible. Alexandra Park is less than 2 miles away and provides an 18-hole golf course, floodlit driving range, gym and spa, accommodation and a function room.

Additional Information

The new summer Breeze House is included within this sale.

Postcode

HR8 2QP.

Directions

From Ledbury head west on the A438 towards Hereford. At the Trumpet crossroads, continue straight over remaining on the A438 for ½ a mile, take first left signposted to Pixley, Putley Green and Aylton, fork immediately left as the road bears right. Continue into the village of Putley, on this road for 1 mile. Take the 2nd right turn, at Putley Green and continue for 0.60 miles until reaching Putley Lodge on your right, the entrance drive to Putley Court is on your right, continue to the end of this private drive where the property will be found on your left side.

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Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341. Viewings will commence from Wednesday 24 November.

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.

Situation

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