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Boxbush House
Boxbush House, Ashperton Road, Ashperton, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2RY
An extremely versatile, characterful and spacious period home which formerly a coaching inn.
  • Extremely spacious and versatile village house
Garden Offers Over £420,000
Key Features
  • Spacious, detached, period family house ( 2,590 ft)
  • 3 double bedrooms & 3 bath/shower rooms
  • 5 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cellar
  • Large, enclosed, courtyard style garden, off road parking
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Summary of Features

• Spacious, detached, period family house ( 2,590 ft²)
• 3 double bedrooms & 3 bath/shower rooms
• 5 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility and cellar
• Large, enclosed, courtyard style garden, off road parking

Location

Mileages: Ledbury 5.5 miles, Hereford 12 miles, Worcester 19 miles, Gloucester 22 miles, Cheltenham 34 miles

Road: M50 (Jct 2) 11 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 21.5 miles

Railway: Ledbury, Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester & Birmingham

Airport: Birmingham 56.5 miles, Bristol 64.5 miles

Situation

Boxbush House sits within the popular village of Ashperton with easy links to the main arterial routes through Herefordshire and beyond. The market town of Ledbury is a short drive away and has amenities to cover most everyday needs and the larger centres of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all easily within reach offering further cultural and retail opportunities.

Boxbush House

• Thought to originate from around the 1650's the property was historically the local village pub serving the large numbers of Hop pickers in the area. It has been extended over the years, most notably in the Victorian era and became a private residential property in the 1980's.

• The Grade II listed building offers generous and versatile accommodation over 2 floors to include 3, good size double bedrooms (master with an en-suite) and a family bathroom on the first floor.

• There are 5 characterful reception rooms, the main reception with period Bar, settle and inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove. A study, family sitting room with inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove, an impressive drawing room with exposed beams, vaulted ceiling and floor to ceiling window and, a large office (which could be used for other purposes) with period parquet flooring and fireplace.

• A kitchen/breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling, utility room and recently fitted shower room completes the ground floor accommodation.

• From the Utility room, a door gives access to a cellar (with restricted head height) and a very useful workshop/store with an access door to the rear courtyard.

Outside

• The property sits off the main road with a small area of lawn to the front, there are two off road parking spaces both to the left and right of this lawn.

• At the side of the house, double timber gates leading into the rear, private and secluded courtyard garden.

• The enclosed garden offers a further parking space with steps to the patio style garden with large border, former well and timber potting/storage shed.

Services

Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage via a septic tank, oil fired central heating

Broadband: Super-fast broadband is available (up to 80 Mbps)

Local Authority: Herefordshire Council: 01432 260 000

Council Tax: Band "D", (£1,703-36    2017/18).

EPC: No EPC required as the property is Grade II Listed.

Listing: This property is Grade II Listed

Schools

Primary: Ashperton, Burley Gate & Ledbury, Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Secondary: Ledbury, Hereford & Bromyard For further information, visit the above websites.

Independent:. : Hereford, Malvern and Worcester all have some excellent independent schools.
Further information is available at : www.isc.co.uk

Local

The village of Ashperton has an old historic church, a well regarded primary school, village hall and Cricket Club. The market town of Ledbury is only a short drive away and offers more extensive facilities including supermarkets, banks, doctors' surgeries, theatre and restaurants. The Cathedral cities of Hereford & Worcester, and the local towns of Ross-on-Wye and Bromyard offer a further range of retail, cultural and leisure facilities.

Recreational

There are many fine walks locally through farmland, orchards and woodland and numerous cycle routes throughout this region. The Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs, Brockhampton Estate (National Trust) and the Malvern Hills are only a short distance away. This area offers a wide range of outdoor sporting pursuits and clubs. The nearby market towns of Ledbury and Bromyard host a variety of local festivals alongside numerous arts, crafts and farmers' markets throughout the year. Hay-on-Wye, which hosts a famous literary festival each year is also within easy reach being less than an hour's drive away.

Directions

Postcode:    HR8 2RY

From Ledbury, head out of town on the A438 road towards Hereford and continue on this until reaching the Trumpet crossroads. At the traffic lights turn onto the A417 signed towards Leominster and Ashperton. Follow this road into Asperton village and continue past the school on the left hand side. From the school, after 0.2 miles is a turning on the left to Church Lane and Boxbush House is the property facing you at this junction.

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