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The Coach House,
The Coach House,, Newbridge Farm, Aylton, Ledbury, HR8 2QG
A beautiful equestrian property with superb facilities, spacious four-bedroom house, one- bedroom annexe, swimming pool and land
  • A superb, equestrian small holding
8.50 Acres Offers over £1,500,000
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Key Features
  • Detached, extended 4 bedroom house (2,680)
  • Detached, 1 bedroom, self-contained annexe
  • American-style barn stabling and facilities
  • Additional outbuildings, arena, horse walker, paddocks

Summary of Features


Detached, extended house (2,680 sq ft)
4 bedrooms, 2 en-suite and family bathroom
Spacious, open plan kitchen/dining/family room
3 reception rooms, utility room with WC, boot room
Enclosed private garden with swimming pool
Detached, 1 bedroom, self-contained annexe
American-style barn stabling and facilities
Workshop/store, range of additional outbuildings
Outdoor arena, 5-horse walker, and pasture paddocks

Location


Mileages: Ledbury <5 miles, Hereford 12 miles, Ross-on-Wye 11 miles, Malvern & Bromyard 13 miles, Gloucester 19 miles, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 25 miles, Birmingham 66 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 19 miles
Railway: Ledbury, Hereford, Malvern
Airport: Bristol (62 miles), Birmingham (63 miles)

Acreage

In all About 8.5 Acres.

Situation

The property is situated on the fringe of the village of Aylton, in East Herefordshire, conveniently <5 miles from the popular and thriving market town of Ledbury, which lies to the West. The property is also well-placed for the local towns of Ross-on-Wye and Malvern, and the Cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. The history of Aylton is said to date back to the 11th Century, with reference to a ''Shire meeting' during the reign of King Canute. The surrounding countryside is characterised by orchards and traditional farms, with Marcle Ridge enhancing this scenic landscape. The region offers a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent commuter links.

The Coach House


This lovely home was built sometime in the 1990's and has been latterly extended to provide a spacious home with fantastic living space.
The study and boot room are situated off the main entrance hall, which subsequently leads into the spacious, internal reception hall, which houses the stairs to the first floor and is complemented by some period features and exposed beams.
A snug area with wood-burner is also located within the reception hall, and this room provides a very flexible space, suitable for a variety of uses.
The main sitting room benefits from a double aspect and patio doors out to a decked seating area and the garden and provides a separate, quiet space away from the main living area, perfect to retire to of an evening.
A fabulous and versatile, open-plan kitchen/dining/family room comprises the principal living area on the ground floor and is a great space for families and social occasions. Patio doors lead out onto a cosy, gravelled kitchen garden, great for outside dining.small balcony overlooking the garden.

The Coach House Ctd.


The country-style kitchen provides plenty of storage and benefits from an integrated dishwasher and an inset NEFF electric range cooker with a 6-ring, LPG gas hob, space for a fridge/wine cooler, and an electric, 4-oven AGA (AIMS controlled).
There is a separate breakfast area and a generous dining space with patio doors leading out to the front of the property, and a comfortable snug/family/TV area.
A lean-to porch off the kitchen has direct access to the garden and is a great space for dogs and boots, and a useful, separate utility/downstairs WC also leads off the main living area.
Stairs lead up to the first floor, where there are four bedrooms; three double rooms (two with en-suite) and a good-sized single room, and a family bathroom.
The spacious main bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room and patio doors leading onto a

The Outside


The property is approached via a pull-in off the highway and accessed through a pair of electric gates where a long, private drive leads to the front of the property and the ample parking area, where there is space for several vehicles. There is additional parking suitable for horse lorries, etc. via a separate drive which forks off the main drive and leads around to the stable yard.
An attractive wisteria, climbing rose and honeysuckle grace the front of the property which add a wealth of colour and scent during the summer months.
The garden lies to the rear of the property and is very private and securely fenced. Mainly lawn, planted with a variety of established trees, including apple trees, the garden does offer further scope for keen gardeners, if desired.
There is a patio terrace which is directly accessible from the house, and a super decked terrace area situated around the heated swimming pool, offering space for additional seating and socialising, along with the annexe, which has direct access to the decked area and the main garden.

The Annexe


The detached, one-bedroom annexe benefits from an open plan sitting/dining room and kitchenette. There is a contemporary-style wood-burner in the sitting area and the kitchenette is equipped with an integrated cooker and space for a fridge. A separate, good-sized double bedroom and a bathroom with bath and a shower over complete the annexe accommodation.

Equestrian Facilities


A super, American barn provides six internal stalls with two further mare & foal boxes, totalling eight stalls in all, with automatic drinkers, along with an internal turn-out pen/lunge ring 15m x 14m, with Fibre Lok sand and fibre surface, a secure tack room, a wash bay with rubber matting and horse solarium, and a utility room with sink. The solid oak stalls are bespoke made by Cheval Liberté.
In addition, there is a large workshop/store attached to the barn with WC facility, which offers further potential. It can be accessed externally or directly from the barn.
There is a separate outdoor arena with Fibre Lok sand and fibre surface, which measures 55m x 35m, and a fully rubber-matted, five-horse walker situated behind the American barn.
There is a separate, purpose-built mare and foal barn and a range of additional outbuildings which provide further storage for hay, feed, equipment, etc., or have potential for additional stabling if desired.
The pasture paddocks amount to nearly 8 acres in all. Mains water is available to the land.

Services

Mains electricity. Mains water. Private drainage via a shared septic tank (shared by 3 properties). LPG central heating in Main house: Annexe is electric heating. Heated swimming pool (air source heat pump). Wood-burners in the main house and annexe. Mains water and electricity to the American-style barn/stabling. Mains water to the paddocks.

Broadband

Fibre broadband is connected. (Circa 45 Mbps).

Council Tax

Band "E" (£2,540.53 2022/23).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "TBC".

Footpath

A public footpath crosses over the parking area/drive. Please see the attached Sale Plan for location.

Schools


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

Local

Nearby Putley and Aylton have active and friendly communities with a pop-up pub, annual cricket match and many local events. The charming market town of Ledbury has a thriving community and offers a good range of local amenities with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as a church, two doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital and theatre. 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. A wider range of amenities can be found in Malvern, including Waitrose & M&S, with further cultural & retail opportunities easily accessible in Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational

Newbridge Farm Park is close by and offers a range of outdoor activities for children/families. The surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities with the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival. Alexander Park Resort (<3 miles) has a gym, health spa and golf club. Malvern has a renowned theatre, and The Three Counties Showground hosts a wide variety of year-round events; from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and hosts a variety of seasonal tours, concerts and events.

Equestrian

The region is renowned for its strong equestrian ties. Kings Equestrian Centre, Hartpury College and Prestige Equestrian are within sensible driving distances and host to a series of year-round competitions, both affiliated and unaffiliated and a range of specialist clinics. Annual horse trials take place at Homme House and The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is within easy driving distance.

Postcode

HR8 2QG.

Directions

From Ledbury: Head out of town on the Ross road (A449) and continue to the Preston Cross Roundabout. At the roundabout, turn right onto the A417 signposted towards Leominster and Trumpet. Follow the road and just after the Newbridge Farm Park, turn into the second driveway on the left, in front of the double timber electric gates. ( these are 1.4 miles from the roundabout).

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Viewings

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.