Spacious and elegant apartment within a graceful Country house, set in beautiful gardens and grounds


Key Features

  • Stunning apartment finished to a high standard throughout (1481 sq ft)
  • Beautifully finished bespoke kitchen/dining room, sitting room & study
  • 2 double bedrooms, Master with en-suite plus a second bathroom
  • Use of communal grounds, work shed, additional storage, parking

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Property Description

Summary of Features

Stunning apartment finished to a high standard throughout (1481 sq ft)
Beautifully finished bespoke kitchen/dining room with quality integrated appliances
2 double bedrooms, Master with en-suite plus a second separate bathroom
Sitting room with wood-burner, study with large storage cupboards
Use of communal grounds, work shed, additional storage and ample parking

Location

Mileages: Ledbury 5 miles, Malvern 9 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 13, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 31 miles, Birmingham 53 miles & London 123 miles Road: M50 (Jct 2) 10½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 21 miles Railway: Ledbury, Hereford & Malvern Airport: Birmingham (64 miles) & Bristol (72 miles)

Acreage

In all 12 Acres of communal grounds.

Situation

The delightful rural parish of Putley is situated within beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Putley and the neighbouring villages form part of the “Woolhope Dome”, which preserves and enhances the high value landscape of this area. Renowned for its beautiful unspoilt appeal, this countryside is characterised by productive orchards, traditional farms and Marcle Ridge. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll combined with good communication links to the rest of the country, there are frequent direct trains to Birmingham and London from Ledbury.

4 Putley Court

4 Putley Court is located in an impressive Queen Anne country house within a beautiful and peaceful setting. This stylish apartment has recently been lovingly and tastefully refurbished incorporating high quality fixtures and fittings. Superb, bespoke kitchen with original floorboards, Rangemaster cooker and a variety of integrated appliances by Neff, AEG and Leibherr. Lovely sitting room with Clearview wood-burning stove, study and charming alcove with window-seat overlooking the garden. The property is beautifully light and airy with high ceilings and many original features, refurbished sash windows and views over the gardens and grounds throughout the apartment.

The Outside

The property is situated at the end of a long, private drive and is surrounded by communal grounds and parkland. Use of 12 acres of beautiful, well-established grounds comprising formal lawns, gardens, small orchard and stunning parkland with a lake. Large Victorian greenhouse stocked with a variety of attractive plants for communal enjoyment as well as providing a venue for social gatherings and garden events. Two parking spaces in the communal residents parking area and guest parking. Communal gazebo, work shed, cellar storage space and bicycle shed.

Services

Mains electricity and water. Private shared drainage (septic tank). Electric storage heating (new Dimplex ‘Quantum’ storage heaters, up to 27% cheaper to run than standard heaters). Broadband is available and connected.

Service Charge

£270 pcm (2016) - The service charge provides maintenance and repair of the building, communal areas and grounds, public insurance and drainage. Refer to agent’s fact sheet.

Tenure

Leasehold apartment “999 year lease”, commenced 1st January 1984.

Freehold

The Putley Court Management Company owns the Freehold of Putley Court. There are 7 flats within the Court with each flat having an equal share in the Management Company.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band “C”.

EPC

EPC Exempt (Listed building).

Listing

The property is Grade II Listed.

Schools

Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available www.herefordshire.gov.uk. Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester & Cheltenham all have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

Putley has a buoyant community with a Church and Parish Hall; there is also a monthly “pop up” pub in the village hall. The charming market town of Ledbury is only a short drive away and provides a comprehensive range of domestic shopping and leisure facilities as well as two doctors’ surgeries, cottage hospital, Market Theatre and railway station. Culturally, Ledbury is host to the well-renowned annual Poetry Festival and takes part in H’Art (Herefordshire Art Week). More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available at Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational

The area offers a wealth of sporting activities, with many fine walks and rides on Marcle Ridge. The Malvern Hills and Wye Valley are renowned for their great natural beauty and accessibility. The Three Counties Showground hosts a wide variety of year round events from national gardens shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. Alexandra Park leisure resort is less than 2 miles away and provides an 18-hole golf course, floodlit driving range, gym and spa.

Additional Information

Please see attached information sheet for list of works carried out and details of kitchen appliances.

Information Sheet

PUTLEY COURT – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Service Charge – Putley Court Management Company: The monthly Service Charge of £270.00 is fully inclusive of all maintenance and building insurance costs, as well as incorporating a separate sum that goes towards future projects. The ‘project fund’ also acts as a ‘buffer’ should any major issues arise which can then be covered by this fund, rather than charging all Apartments additional costs. Of the £270 pcm, £50 of this is transferred into the project fund (on a monthly basis).

The remaining £220 covers items such as:

Comprehensive Buildings Insurance and Public Liability
Directors and Officers Insurance
Preparation of Annual Accounts for the Management Company
Bank Charges
Fire Alarm maintenance
Electricity in common areas
Cleaning of the common areas
External window cleaning
Maintenance of 12 acres of gardens, ornamental hedges, parkland and lake
Boundary fence and hedge maintenance
Grass cutting
Machinery maintenance
Septic tank maintenance and emptying


APARTMENT 4 – ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Apartment totally refurbished 2½ years ago.
Rewired, with new electrical sockets and distribution boards (Peak and Off-Peak).
Completely redecorated throughout, new door furniture, new ceiling roses, new locks.
New loft access fitted, loft fully insulated, boarded (for additional storage) and electric supply installed.
Professionally sanded original floor boards, new carpets and Karndean laminate flooring.
All sash windows stripped, reconditioned with new pulleys and internal fittings, rebalanced with new weights and draught seal fitted.
Quality light fittings throughout.
Built-in, full height storage units (Bedrooms 1 and Study) and library shelving (Bedroom 2 and Hallway).
Hand-built/bespoke window seats (Kitchen and Hallway).
New, hand-made cotton and linen window blinds (with thermal linings) fitted throughout.
New, bespoke solid Beech kitchen, painted “Heritage White” and including: Villeroy & Boch ceramic 3-sink unit with Perrin & Rowe taps, integrated Rangemaster “Hi-Lite” cooker with 5-ring induction hob, Neff washing machine and dishwasher, AEG freezer and Leibherr “drawer” fridge.
New, fully tiled bathroom and en-suite with Imperial “Radcliffe” vanity units in natural oak, feature lighting and heated towel rails (with digital eco-controllers).
New Dimplex “Quantum” storage heaters and hot water system fitted (up to 27% cheaper to run than a standard storage heater system).
Re-instatement of previously bricked-up fireplace, new flue and insulation fitted, and “Clearview” wood-burner installed.
Large, privately owned shed and wood store (including 2 additional season’s-worth of wood).

Postcode

HR8 2QP.

Directions

From Ledbury; head west on the A438 towards Hereford. At the Trumpet crossroads, cross straight over remaining on the A438 for ½ a mile, take the first left signposted to Pixley, Putley Green and Aylton, fork immediately left as the road bears right. Continue into the village of Putley, on this road for 1 mile. Take the 2nd right turn, at Putley Green and continue for 0.60 miles until reaching Putley Lodge on your right, the entrance drive to Putley Court is immediately on your right, continue to the end of this private drive – the entrance to the building is immediately on your left, parking areas are clearly signed.

Viewings

By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes

Grant & 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. NB: Some external photos taken Summer 2016.

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