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Summary of Features
AcreageIn all about 2.75 Acres.
SituationIvy Cottage is situated in the rural village of Stoke Bliss, a settlement believed to date to 11th Century and located equidistant between the market towns of Tenbury Wells and Bromyard. Located in beautiful Worcestershire countryside this property is well placed for the local towns of Leominster and Ludlow, with the Cathedral cities of Worcester and Hereford, and Birmingham within easy reach.
Ivy CottageA classic country cottage that has latterly been improved and extended to create a spacious and comfortable home with excellent outdoor space. The cottage is believed to originate from the mid-18th century with subsequent extensions. Substantial walls, beams and old fireplaces echo the historic origins of this appealing cottage.
Ivy Cottage Ctd 1.
Ivy Cottage Ctd 2.
The OutsideThe outdoor living space, paddocks and buildings are what makes this property special. Accessed off a small and very quiet country lane, the drive has a large garage (with rooms above) and parking for several vehicles. A second, gated entrance leads to the gravelled front yard, stables, and land.
The Outside Ctd 1.
The Outside Ctd 2.
ServicesMains electricity and water, private drainage (septic tank) and oil-fired central heating. Modern double glazing throughout. Two wood burning stoves.
BroadbandAirband broadband is connected, c. 40 Mbps d/l.
Local AuthorityMalvern Hills District Council, contact via: www.malvernhills.gov.uk/contact-us
Council TaxBand "F" (£2,921 for 2023/24).
ListingThis property is not Listed.
AccessThe second access to the yard is via a long-established right of way; a short, stoned track off the country lane (see the sale plan).
LocalStoke Bliss has a thriving village hall and a Church, and a Michelin starred restaurant at Pensons, Netherwood Estate (2 miles). Tenbury Wells is within easy reach and provides an excellent range of local amenities, including a variety of independent and traditional shops, pubs, and restaurants. The historic Round Market is open 3 days/week and sells a variety of local produce. There is also a doctor's surgery, a dentist, and a mainstream supermarket, a post office and leisure centre. Bromyard also offers a good range of facilities for most domestic needs, including an acclaimed butcher & farm shop, a theatre and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Leominster, Ludlow and Malvern, with more extensive facilities in Worcester, Hereford, and Birmingham.
RecreationalMany fine walks through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard Downs, Kyre Park, Bringsty Common and along the Frome Valley. The renowned Malvern Hills are also within striking distance. The area offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs, including Tenbury Wells Cricket Club and Bromyard Rugby, Cricket, and Archery Clubs. There are also a range of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas throughout the year, including the renowned Ludlow Food Festival.
EquestrianThe region is well-known for its links to the Equestrian world and there is an extensive network of bridlepaths in the locality. Kings Equestrian Centre (<10 miles) a centre run with British Dressage and Unaffiliated Dressage shows, Pony Club and Riding Club events as well as clinics and arena hire. Sapey Cross Country at Wolferlow (<21/2 miles). Hartpury College and Prestige Equestrian are within sensible driving distances and host to a series of year-round competitions, both affiliated and unaffiliated and offer a range of specialist clinics. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is within sensible driving distance.
DirectionsFrom Bromyard: Head north on the B4214 towards Tenbury Wells for 5.70 miles, at Bank Street turn right towards Stoke Bliss. Continue 0.80 miles and take the second left turn, signed to the church. Continue on this road for about 1.10 miles, passing the church on your left and a large farm on your right, by the sharp left bend. The property will be found in 0.30 miles on your left side, the last of a small hamlet of cottages.
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.