Summary of Features
Attractive attached, fully renovated country cottage (1,888 sq ft)
3 double bedrooms, including generous master bedroom, family bathroom
2 reception rooms, Aga kitchen/breakfast room with pantry
Hall, utility room, cloakroom with shower
Large private garden with patio and fine views towards The Malvern Hills
Double garage (414 sq ft), storage sheds, generous parking area
Mileages: Bosbury & Cradley <1½ miles, Colwall 5 miles, Malvern & Ledbury 6½ miles, Worcester 12½ miles, Hereford 17½ miles, Cheltenham 31½ miles, Birmingham 42 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 10 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 15½ miles
Railway: Colwall, Malvern, Ledbury, Worcester
Lilac Cottage is situated in the beautiful East Herefordshire countryside between the rural villages of Bosbury and Cradley. This area of Herefordshire lies close to the Worcestershire border and is flanked to the east by the Malvern Hills and to the west by the Frome Valley. The surrounding countryside is characterised by traditional farms and wooded hills and is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal. The area benefits from good road & rail links to the rest of the country.
Delightful attached & beautifully maintained country cottage complemented by attractive gardens, double garage and fine views towards the Malvern Hills.
This immaculate cottage has historically been extended and more recently been thoughtfully renovated to create a comfortable country cottage, balancing rural character with modern comfort.
Improvements include a new heating system (mains gas), hand made fitted kitchen with granite work surface and Aga range cooker (dual fuel), smart family bathroom, excellent utility room and UPVC double glazing.
Accommodation provides a spacious modern fitted kitchen with separate walk in pantry and incorporates a breakfast area.
There are two reception rooms; the sitting room with a Woodwarm log stove. The family room has glazed doors opening to the sheltered garden patio.
There is an entrance hallway, excellent utility room and cloakroom incorporating a shower.
There are three double bedrooms on the first floor, one with a dressing area and a smart family bathroom.
The generous master bedroom (historically two bedrooms) is enhanced by a double aspect with Juliet balcony facing The Malvern Hills.
The property is accessed off the Bosbury to Cradley road, entering a gated, large gravelled drive to the west of the property. There is ample parking and a secure double garage.
A lovely established garden sits to the east of the property, lawned with fruit trees and attractive borders.
The securely fenced garden borders open farmland and enjoys fine views to The Malvern Hills.
A sheltered patio overlooks the garden, with access from the family and utility rooms.
Two garden storage sheds and a sheltered wooden greenhouse.
Mains gas, water & electricity. Gas central heating and Aga hob, wood burning stove, private drainage to a treatment plant, serviced annually. Broadband is available and connected.
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Band "F"; (£2,436 2017-18)
Rated - D
This is a discretely attached property
This property is not Listed.
Primary: Bosbury, Cradley & Ledbury. Bosbury also has an independent day nursery.
Secondary: Ledbury. Further information available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford & Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The popular villages of Bosbury and Cradley between them offer a range of amenities including; a post office/store, butcher, doctors' surgery (at Cradley) and village Inn, cricket club and barber (at Bosbury). Ledbury and Malvern, just a few miles away have a broad range of services, independent shops as well as railway stations. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham are easily accessible.
The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities including extensive walks on the spectacular Malvern Hills and along the nearby network of footpaths. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is host to a wide variety of year-round events and Malvern is home to a renowned Theatre. The market town of Ledbury hosts a well-known annual Poetry Festival and both towns have an array of independent shops, boutiques and restaurants. Further cultural and recreational activities can be found in Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham.
From Ledbury station; take the B4214 Bromyard Road north towards Bosbury for 3¼ miles, passing through the village of Staplow and on until a fork in the road, follow the sharp right bend onto the B4220 towards Bosbury. Continue another 2¼ miles, passing through the village of Bosbury towards Cradley and Lilac Cottage will be found on your right-hand-side, opposite Norbridge Farm. See the prominent wooden house sign by the entrance drive.
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