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Summary of Features
SituationChurch Lane Cottage is situated off a quiet lane within the popular, rural village of Ashperton, historically the site of a late 13th century manor house, or fortified castle. The market town of Ledbury is a short drive away and has a good range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, as well as excellent road, rail, and bus links. The Cathedral cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all easily accessible. The surrounding countryside is characterised by traditional farms, orchards, and wooded hills, and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal.
Church Lane Cottage
ServicesMains electricity & water, private drainage to a septic tank. Oil-fired central heating.
BroadbandBT broadband connected (+45 Mbps d/l).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260 000.
Council TaxBand "F" (£3,211.00 for 2023/24).
ListingThis property is grade II Listed.
EPCExempt due to Listed status.
FootpathA public path runs along part of the Southern boundary, linking the old vicarage to the nearby church, this is fenced off and screened for privacy.
Electricity WiresThere is an electric powerline crossing part of the garden.
ConservatoryA hardwood double glazed addition with Listed Building consent.
WindowsPart double, part single glazed with some subtle modern secondary glazing.
LocalThe village of Ashperton has an old historic church, a well-regarded primary school, village hall and Cricket Club. The market town of Ledbury is a short drive away and offers more extensive facilities including three supermarkets, a doctors' surgery, community hospital, theatre and a variety of coffee shops and restaurants. The Cathedral cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester offer a more comprehensive range of retail, cultural and leisure facilities. The popular Regency town of Cheltenham is also easily accessible.
RecreationalThere are many fine walks locally through farmland, orchards and woodland and numerous cycle routes throughout this region. The Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs, Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), the Malvern Hills and the Forest of Dean are only a short distance away. This area offers a wide range of outdoor sporting pursuits and clubs. The nearby market towns of Ledbury and Bromyard host a variety of local festivals alongside numerous arts, crafts and farmers' markets throughout the year. Hay-on-Wye, host to the famous literary festival is within an hour's drive away.
DirectionsFrom Ledbury, head West on the A438 road towards Hereford, continue until reaching the Trumpet Crossroads. At the traffic lights turn right onto the A417 signed for Leominster. Follow this road into Ashperton village, pass the school on your left-hand side and after 275 metres, take the first left turn into Church Lane. Continue for 185 metres and the property will be found on your left hand side, just before the Church car park and Webbs Orchard (cul-de-sac). Do not confuse this property with Church Cottage, which is at the end of Church Lane on the right.
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.