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Summary of Features
SituationThe pretty, rural hamlet of Woonton forms part of the parish of Almley and is situated within the picturesque countryside of north-west Herefordshire. Woonton was noted in the Domesday book as a small settlement in 1086. The area is renowned for being particularly unspoilt, characterised by period cottages and farms and is on the renowned "Black & White trail", which also includes the villages of Eardisley, Weobley and Kington, all within easy reach. The market town of Leominster is only 12 miles away and the Cathedral City of Hereford a short and pleasant drive away where there are good road and rail links to the rest of the country.
Spring Cottage OverviewThis exquisite country cottage has recently been renovated and improved to create a superb and spacious 3-bedroom property in a magical rural setting. Located off a quiet country lane and set within an acre of grounds, this property is an exemplar of how to restore a period property, tastefully finished to an exceptional standard. Originating from the 17th century with 21st century additions and refurbishment, this home is presented with refinement and style.
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The Outside - OverviewA significant aspect of the charm from this property is the setting and its outside space. The mature and well-stocked cottage garden has something for everyone - from classic floral beds, water features, azaleas, roses, and rhododendrons to fruiting trees and mature deciduous specimens. A simple raised bed veg garden sits adjacent to the outbuildings.
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ServicesMains electricity & water, plus a private borehole (new pump & filters), oil fired central heating, private drainage to a septic tank. Solar panels to supplement hot water heating.
BroadbandStandard BT but superfast fibre available for connection (500 Mbps available via Gigaclear).
Council TaxBand "F" (£3,191 for 2023/24).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
ListingThis property is not Listed.
EPCRated "C", potential for "A".
LocalThe nearby village of Almley provides a good range of local amenities and includes a Church, village hall, primary school, village store and a good pub which also has a shop and deli selling local produce. The historic village of Weobley is a short drive away and has an extensive range of facilities including a general store, post office, doctor's and dental surgeries, pubs, restaurants and three churches. The market town of Leominster also offers a good range of amenities, with the Cathedral City of Hereford providing a comprehensive range of educational, shopping and leisure facilities as well as a mainline rail service to London.
RecreationalWoonton and the surrounding area provides a wealth of outdoor sports and activities and is particularly renowned for its excellent walking and riding in the local countryside. Almley has a cricket club and there are a range of sports clubs within easy reach in Shobdon and Leominster. Bowling club in Weobley and several golf clubs within easy reach. The nearby National Trust property, Berrington Hall, and the market towns of Hay-on Wye and Ludlow offer a broad range of events and festivals throughout the year.
DirectionsFrom Hereford: Head west on the A438 Brecon road for 3 miles, fork right by the garden centre onto the A480 towards Credenhill. Continue for 91/2 miles to the end of this road at Sarnesfield, turn left and then immediately right, again on the A480, continuing 11/2 miles in to Woonton village. Take the first left turn to Almeley and continue 1/2 mile, bearing right by the tin roof barn and heading downhill, this is the third property on your right side.
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341. VIEWINGS commence from Wednesday 14 June.
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.