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Summary of Features
SituationThe property is situated at the end of a track, within the rural village of Yarkhill, historically Anglo-Saxon in origin. Set amongst the beautiful east Herefordshire countryside, the property is conveniently located almost midway between Ledbury and Hereford, close to the village of Tarrington (2 miles). 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.
ServicesMains electricity and water. Private drainage (septic tank). Oil-fired central heating. Bottled gas hob for the Aga.
BroadbandStandard broadband is connected.
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Council TaxBand "D" (£2,099.52 for 2022/23).
ListingThis property is not Listed.
WindowsAll the windows in the property have been replaced and are bespoke made.
Ceiling Height/DoorwaysThe cottage has general good ceiling and doorway height throughout. The door height to the main bedroom is lower than average.
AccessThe track to the property is unadopted.
BridlewayA public bridleway runs along the track to the property.
WayleavesThere is a Wayleave in place for the electric pole in the garden.
LocalYarkhill has a Church, which is believed to date from the c.1200's, and there is a local convenience store at Lower Eggleton (4 miles). The nearby village of Tarrington has a thriving community and amenities include a Church and community hall. The Cathedral City of 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 only a short drive away and has a farm shop/deli and a popular café/restaurant. The Verzon House Hotel is also nearby, offering fine dining and accommodation. Further cultural and retail opportunities can be found in Worcester and Cheltenham, both within easy travelling distance.
RecreationalThe area offers a wide range of outdoor sporting opportunities and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy reach. Ledbury 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 (4 miles) has a gym, health spa and golf club. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events including the RHS Spring Garden Show and the Royal Three Counties Show. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and hosts a variety of seasonal tours, concerts and events.
DirectionsFrom Ledbury: Head out of town towards Hereford on the A438, follow this road to the Trumpet crossroad and at the lights, turn right onto the A417 towards Leominster and Ashperton. From this crossroads follow the road for 3 miles (through Aspperton) and just before entering Stretton Grandison, take the small lane on the left sign posted to Yarkhill Church. Follow this lane for 1.8 miles and then take the track on the right, heading up the hill past Little Yarkhill Court on your right. Briar Hill will be found on the left at the end of the track.
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.