Summary of Features
Charming renovated Edwardian house (2254 sq ft)
5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, family bathroom, utility & WC
Open plan kitchen/dining room with wood-burner
Range of good agricultural outbuildings and polytunnel
Pasture paddocks, mixed fruit orchard, ample parking
Mileages: Bromyard 1 mile, Leominster 11 miles, Malvern 14.5 miles, Hereford & Worcester 15 miles, Ledbury 13 miles, Ludlow 20 miles, Birmingham 40 miles Road: M5 (Jct 7) and M50 (Jct 2) 18 miles Railway: Leominster, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester Airport: Birmingham (49 miles), Bristol (74 miles)
In all about 42 Acres.
The Embages is situated in a semi-rural location close to the historic market town of Bromyard, also referred to as the "Town of Festivals", notable for its variety of traditional festivals held throughout the year. The property is also well placed for the local towns of Ledbury and Malvern, and the cities of Hereford and Worcester. This part of Herefordshire, which lies close to the Worcestershire border, is known for its traditional farms, undulating countryside and orchards.
The property, which dates back to c. 1900s, has been renovated and refurbished by the current owners to create a lovely, comfortable family home. 5 generously-proportioned bedrooms, 3 of which have retained the original fireplaces providing an attractive feature. Spacious and light country-style kitchen/dining room with combination fuel range cooker and wood-burning stove. Separate utility room with space for appliances and housing WC. Large, recently installed family bathroom with bath and separate contemporary shower cubicle. Sitting room with wood-burning stove, snug/dining room currently used as a home office. There is an additional reception room which would be suitable for a variety of purposes including home office, conversion to an additional bathroom or to create a larger family/dining room if required, subject to the necessary consents.
The property is approached via a private driveway, which leads to ample parking at the rear of the property; access and parking is suitable for agricultural machinery, horse lorries/boxes and cars. Large agricultural barn with attached timber hay/feed store with electricity and water supply, suitable for a variety of uses, including equestrian. 8 American-style stables are in situ. 30ft x 100ft polytunnel, currently used as additional hay store and for seasonal lambing. Additional buildings to accommodate stock handling area, workshop/store, log store and traditional red-brick outbuilding. 10 well-fenced pasture paddocks, incorporating excellent natural hay meadows with wildflowers (managed under the HLS Scheme) and a sheltered bank, perfect for livestock during the winter months. Mixed fruit orchard including eating and cider apples, damson, plum, pear and cherry trees. Large pond, 2 smaller ponds and access to the River Frome across the fields.
Mains electricity, mains water, mains gas central heating. Private drainage (septic tank). Broadband is available and connected.
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
This property is not Listed.
The property is registered with the HLS Scheme (Higher Level Stewardship Scheme) for a 10-year period; 6 years remaining. For further details on payments and responsibilities, please contact the Agent.
Primary: Bromyard, Brockhampton, Bredenbury & Pencombe Secondary: Bromyard, Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk Independent: Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester & Hereford all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
Bromyard offers a good range of facilities to meet most domestic requirements; including a supermarket, bakers, acclaimed butchers/farm shops, theatre, leisure centre, doctor's surgery and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Ledbury, Hereford and Malvern, with more extensive facilities in Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham, which are all within easy travelling distance.
Many fine walks along the Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs, Bringsty Common and through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), 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 variety of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including Ludlow Food Festival.
There is good outriding from the property via a network of bridleways and the region is renowned for its strong equestrian industry. Kings Equestrian Centre (2 miles) is host to a series of year-round competitions; cross country courses are at Upper Sapey and Kyre Equestrian Centre. The Three Counties Showground and Hartpury Equestrian College are within easy driving distance. Racecourses at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.
The majority of the property has been insulated and the windows are UPVC double-glazed with Stadip Silence glass.
From Bromyard: Take the A44 towards Leominster. After leaving the built up area, the property is the fourth on the right (approximately ¼ mile out of Bromyard from the junction at the top of the hill).
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