Summary of Features
Ground floor apartment in Queen Anne country house 1,170ft²
2 double bedrooms, en-suite bathroom, shower room/utility room
Kitchen opening to dining room, gracious drawing room
Garage & ample parking
Use of 12 acres of well maintained communal grounds & lake
Leasehold property, shared freehold ownership in Management Company
Mileages: Ledbury 5 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 13 & Malvern 13½ miles, 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)
2 Putley Court is situated within an impressive Queen Anne country house which is set up a long private drive and surrounded by communal gardens and parkland. The house enjoys a fantastically peaceful setting and is located on the edge of the country parish of Putley, within beautiful Herefordshire countryside and close to 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 London from Ledbury.
2 Putley Court
An elegant ground floor apartment within Putley Court; a Grade II Listed country house built in 1712 and subsequently extended. The property was converted into 7 apartments in 1986. This apartment contains many fine architectural details, enhanced by high ceilings. Period features include ceiling coving, picture rails, large sash windows, an exposed wood floor in the kitchen/ dining room. The kitchen is fitted with wooden units with Minerva worktops and an electric Stove cooker with extractor hood. The kitchen opens to the dining room. The drawing room benefits from 2 large sash windows ensuring ample natural light, a period carved fireplace creates a wonderful focal point and is flanked by fitted book shelving. The dual aspect and impressive Master bedroom has a fitted wardrobe and is complimented by a recently fitted en-suite bathroom. There is a further double bedroom with adjacent shower room. This apartment is accessed from the Putley Court main entrance door leading to a communal hall. The building structure, communal areas and grounds are operated under a Management Company with a monthly service charge.
Putley Court enjoys beautiful views over the spectacular and well-established grounds which comprise formal lawn, gardens and parkland with a lake. The property has an impressive approach via a long tree lined drive. This apartment has a single garage and 2 allocated parking spaces. There is ample visitor parking.
Mains electricity and water, private shared drainage. Electric storage heating (recently upgraded). Broadband available.
Hereford County Council: 01432 260000
Band C - £1,473.30 (2016/7)
The property is Grade II Listed.
Leasehold apartment 999 year lease, commenced 1st January 1984.
£270 p.c.m. (2016) - The service charge provides maintenance and repair of the building, communal areas and grounds, public insurance and drainage.
The Management Company owns the freehold of Putley Court. There are 7 flats within the Court with each flat having an equal share in Management Company.
Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury Secondary: John Masefield High School, Ledbury. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
Putley has a thriving community with a Post Office at Putley Green, a Church and Parish Hall where various community events take place throughout the year. The charming market town of Ledbury is a short drive away and provides a comprehensive range of domestic shopping and leisure facilities as well as two doctors surgeries, cottage hospital, theatre and railway station. Culturally, Ledbury is host to the well-renowned annual Poetry Festival and takes part in HArt (Herefordshire Art Week). More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available at Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.
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 and is easily accessible 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.
From Ledbury head west on the A438 towards Hereford. At the Trumpet crossroads, continue straight over remaining on the A438 for ½ a mile and take the first left signposted to Pixley, Putley Green and Aylton, fork immediately left as the road bears to the right. Continue into the village of Putley 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 on your right, continue to the end of this private drive.
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