Summary of Features
Retirement bungalow at Brockhampton Court
2 double bedrooms, fitted kitchen, sitting room, smart conservatory
Long leasehold property (137 yrs), managed building and grounds
Assisted living for buyers +55 years (qualifying criteria)
Ample parking, single garage and communal grounds
Mileages: Ross-on-Wye 6½ miles, Hereford 9 miles, Ledbury 11½ miles, Monmouth 17 miles, Bristol 54 miles, Cardiff 54 miles, Birmingham 70 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 4) 5½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 27 miles
Railway: Hereford, Ledbury
Airport: Bristol (70 Miles), Birmingham (71 miles)
This highly sought after area provides a stunning residential setting with fine views over the extensive mature grounds of Brockhampton Court and beyond to open countryside and Ross-on-Wye in the distance. The Court itself is a magnificent period house dating from 1759 and now a Residential Nursing and Care Home, located at the end of a private, tree lined drive and set in 10 acres of formal gardens & grounds.
1 The Coach House
Immaculate, well-appointed attached bungalow, purpose built in 2004. 2 double bedrooms with built-in storage, master with lovely views over grounds. Fitted kitchen with integrated appliances. Sitting room with large conservatory enjoying beautiful views over the estate grounds and The Court. Attractive communal garden to the rear of the property. Features include the option of 24-hour care call and wheelchair access.
Mains water and electricity, private drainage. Oil central heating. Broadband is available but not currently connected. Heated conservatory with "smart blinds".
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Current monthly charge is £256. Any future increase will be in line with inflation.
Leasehold & Ground Rent
The lease was granted for 150 yeras and there are 137 years remaining. The ground rent is £150 per annum.
1% fee which goes to the contingency sink fund for any major capital works.
Daily care visit and optional 24hr emergency call facility from Brockhampton Court. Homecare telephone link facility can also be installed for 3rd party care service.
Well behaved domestic pets are welcomed.
Garage & Parking
The leasehold is sold with the benefit of a single garage and bespoke parking space. There is ample additional and guest parking on site.
A specified management company collects the service charge and manages all aspects of site maintenance and repairs.
Nearby, the village of Fownhope has a thriving rural community and provides a variety of good facilities including a post office/store, medical centre, renowned Green Man Inn & restaurant and Wye Leisure health club & spa, with indoor swimming pool. The pretty village of Brockhampton is beyond with its picturesque cricket ground and fine Arts & Crafts thatched church. This area offers a sought after rural quality of life, yet is only a short drive from the market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury, and all the amenities of the Cathedral city of Hereford; which includes a main line train station, Waitrose and NHS hospital.
The area offers a wealth of recreational and sporting facilities, including walking, fishing and riding, as well as a range of water sporting activities. The popular Goodrich Castle, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat are a short drive away. A variety of clubs can be found locally at Ross-on-Wye, the local cricket ground adjoins Brockhampton Court grounds.
There is a service charge of £256 pcm which covers all external maintenance and decoration, buildings insurance and gardening.
From Hereford: take the Ledbury Road/A438 east for 5 miles, turn right at Dormington signed to Fownhope (on B4224). Follow this road for about 6 miles through Fownhope. Take the first right turning to Brockhampton, with a purple sign to Brockhampton Court Nursing Home. Continue up the country lane for about 1 mile and after passing a left turn, take the next left turn to Brockhampton Court, through the main entrance wrought iron gates, continue towards The Court, The Coach House is on your left side, shortly before the Court.
From Ledbury: Take the A449 west towards Ross-on-Wye for 8½ miles, at the cross road with the B4224, turn north for Fownhope. Continue for 3½ miles towards Fownhope, pass the first Brockhampton turning on your left and take the second left Brockhampton turn, follow directions as above.
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