Summary of Features
Spacious and contemporary style detached home with spectacular views (2,369 sq ft)
5 double bedrooms, 3 with en-suite and a family spa bathroom
Open plan kitchen/dining room, WC, and utility cupboard
Generous sitting room with wood-burner and patio doors to balcony
Good-sized, terraced rear garden with large patio
Attached garage and ample private parking
Mileages: Ledbury <½ mile, Malvern 8 miles, Hereford 15 miles, Gloucester 17 miles, Worcester 18 miles, Cheltenham 24½ miles, Birmingham 53 miles, Bristol 58 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 16½ miles
Railway: Ledbury (London Mainline), Malvern, Hereford
Airport: Birmingham (53 miles), Bristol (69 miles)
This property is situated in a small and established development of contemporary-styled homes within the vibrant and popular market town of Ledbury, east of Herefordshire and west of the renowned, beautiful Malvern Hills. The property benefits from an easy, 10-minute walk to the town centre and is conveniently placed for amenities and domestic requirements, with excellent commuter road, rail, and bus links to the larger commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham. The surrounding countryside is characterised by productive farmland and wooded hills and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal with fabulous country walks.
No. 4 Larkrise
This stylish home was built in 2013 and has a wonderful contemporary elegance, incorporating space and light to enhance the open plan living space, taking advantage of the elevated position and stunning views.
The property is situated over two floors, the ground floor hosts the living accommodation and spacious main bedroom, with the lower ground floor accommodating four double bedrooms, a family spa bathroom and useful, enclosed utility cupboard, with services for a washing machine and a tumble dryer.
The open plan kitchen/dining room is a lovely light space that lends itself to family time or, indeed, entertaining and socialising with friends. The attractive, country-style painted kitchen with central island provides ample storage and is complemented by granite worksurfaces, an integrated dishwasher and microwave, an electric range cooker with gas hob and cooker hood, and a free-standing American-style fridge-freezer.
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A cosy and intimate dining area leading off the kitchen was added by the current owners in 2020. Double aspect floor to ceiling glazed panels ensure the dining experience is enhanced by the superb, distant views. A vaulted ceiling with exposed beams echoes the original design of the sitting room.
The spacious, yet comfortable double aspect sitting room leads off the kitchen and is enhanced by solid oak beams and a vaulted ceiling. A contemporary Invicta Poele Gomont wood burner takes centre stage and provides a focal point and additional feature to the room. Floor to ceiling glazing provides plenty of light to this room, a sliding patio door opens to the balcony, paved with Indian sandstone. The balcony has a part glazed balustrade and seating area to enjoy the super views.
The sumptuous main bedroom leads off the entrance hall and is a wonderful spacious room, enhanced by café shutters, a large walk-in wardrobe and a very smart en-suite walk-in shower room. This bedroom benefits from air conditioning.
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Stairs from the entrance hall lead to the lower ground floor, where there are a further four further double bedrooms and the family spa bathroom. The principal guest room has a walk wardrobe and en-suite with rain fall shower. A second room has an en-suite shower and two have large built-in wardrobes.
All the lower bedrooms have access opening directly to the large patio terrace and garden.
The property is approached via a private road leading to the ample, block-paved parking area located at the front of the property, and the attached garage, which has electric roller shutter doors (front and rear).
The attractive, terraced rear garden can be accessed externally from the front of the property, or via any of the ground floor bedrooms. There is a side garden planted with a variety of apple, cherry and plum which also leads round to the rear garden.
A large patio terrace with glass balustrade, provides ample space for a variety of seating areas, perfect for socialising and entertaining during the warmer months of the year, and enjoys views over the rest of the garden, Marcle Ridge and beyond.
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The manageable lawned area sits below the patio terrace and is planted with a variety of mature trees and evergreen shrubs which provider year-round interest and is complemented by an ornamental pond and water feature.
A stylish garden pod sits proudly on a smart decked area and is perfect for all-year-round enjoyment of the garden and views. There is a sheltered log store and separate garden store to the East side of the house, where there is also access from the front to the rear garden.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Solar panels for hot water. Underfloor heating throughout. Heated towel rails. "EcoWatt" heat exchange/recirculation system. Air conditioning in main bedroom. Electric range cooker with gas hob. Electric car charging point.
There is a modest annual payment of £300 for the shared, private road. This covers maintenance, a sink fund, and annual Public Liability insurance.
Superfast and Ultrafast fibre broadband is available. (Up to circa 1,000Mbps).
Band "G" (£3,691 2022/23).
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
This property is not Listed.
Primary: Ledbury, Eastnor, Bosbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester, Cheltenham & Gloucester have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
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, supermarkets, and theatre. A wider range of amenities can be found nearby in Malvern, including Waitrose & M&S, with further cultural & retail opportunities easily accessible in Worcester and Cheltenham.
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 and has a leisure centre with swimming pool. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events, from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. Eastnor Castle is nearby and is seasonally open to the public, offering a wide range of events throughout the season.
From Ledbury town centre; Head north through The Homend/A438 towards the rail station. Cross the traffic lights by Tesco and after passing the petrol station on your right side, take the next right turn in to Knapp Lane. Continue ¼ mile up hill and the turning for Larkrise will be on your left side, by smart, iron railed fencing. Continue to the end of the private road bearing right, No. 4 will be straight ahead.
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