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SituationCorner Cottage is situated within the beautiful and private grounds of the Brockhampton Estate, a National Trust property with 1,700 Acres of parkland to use and enjoy, close to the historic market town of Bromyard. The town is referred to as the "Town of Festivals", notable for its variety of traditional festivals held throughout the year. This property is also well placed for the local towns of Ledbury, Malvern and Leominster, with the cities of Worcester and Hereford nearby. This part of Herefordshire, which lies close to the Worcestershire border, is known for its traditional farms, undulating countryside and productive orchards.
Corner Cottage, Ctd.
ServicesMains electricity and water. Oil-fired central heating (new bunded tank). Shared, private drainage to a modern, communal treatment plant (Klargester).
BroadbandStandard broadband is connected. Superfast fibre available (Gigaclear).
Council TaxBand "E" (£2,659.85 pa for 2023/24).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
ListingThis property is Grade II Listed.
WindowsThe windows have LBC in place to be replaced for double-glazed windows (bespoke made). Three windows have already been renewed.
RadiatorsThe property benefits from new radiators throughout.
F&F: Some of the curtains and blinds are potentially available by separate negotiation. Some of the light fittings are not included. Please contact the Agent for further information.
EPCExempt (due to Listed status).
Ground RentThe current rent is £325.00 pa (collected within the monthly service charge).
Leasehold110 years. (It might be possible to extend this to 990 years in due course).
Management CommitteeThere are 12 properties organised under a Management Company, run by the residents, to which there is a service charge contribution of £160 pcm, covering; property insurance, maintenance of communal areas, external decoration, ground rent, private drainage, etc.
Access RoadAccess is via the main private tarmac road to the National Trust Estate.
National TrustHomeowners are given a free National Trust annual pass for access to all National Trust owned properties throughout England and Wales.
LocalBromyard offers a good range of facilities for most domestic needs; including a supermarket, baker, acclaimed butcher & farm shop, theatre, leisure centre, doctor's surgery, Post Office and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Ledbury, Malvern and Worcester, with more extensive facilities in Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham, which are all within easy travelling distance.
RecreationalMany fine walks through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard Downs, Bringsty Common and along the Frome Valley, with the Malvern Hills only a short distance away. The area offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs, including Bromyard Rugby, Cricket and Archery Clubs. There are also a range of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including the renowned Ludlow Food Festival.
DirectionsFrom Bromyard; Head east towards Worcester on the A44 for 2 miles, proceed up the hill towards Bringsty and at the brow of the hill, turn left into the National Trust Brockhampton Estate - this is prominently signed. Continue down the drive , pass the pay station (no charge for resident visitors) and across the cattle grid, keep the Chapel on your left, through the gate turn right. Continue downhill for about 200 metres, passing the "Walled Garden" (signed) on the right and a little further down take the next right through an open wooden gate signed Corner Cottage/Grooms Cottage/Keepers Cottage. Drive straight ahead and park where Corner Cottage is directly in front of you. Entry is via the garden gate nearest the garage adjoining the property.
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.