Summary of Features
Charming character cottage (850 sqft)
2 double bedrooms, 2 receptions, 1 bathroom
Large garden, outbuildings & ample parking
Extended period property with further scope
Excellent communication links
Mileages: Eastnor & Redmarley within 2¾ miles, Ledbury 4½ miles, Great Malvern 11 miles, Tewkesbury 11½ miles, Gloucester 13½ miles, Cheltenham 20 miles, Worcester 24 miles & Birmingham 50 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 2) <1½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 12 miles.
Railway: Ledbury, Malvern, Tewkesbury, Gloucester
Airport: Birmingham 55 miles
Holt Cottage is the quintessential English country cottage, located in the heart of the ever popular village of Bromesberrow, within walking distance of the school, church, village hall and playing fields. On the edge of the Malvern Hills and with Ledbury as the local town; this area offers a sought after rural lifestyle with excellent communication links.
This charming period cottage originates from around 1620 and was modernised some 30 years ago, when last sold. The property appears in excellent structural order but would now benefit from some internal refurbishment. This compact cottage is not Listed and has scope for sympathetic extension to improve the accommodation.
Sitting centrally in its grounds, the cottage has ample parking (no garage) and a generous, attractive garden. Surrounded by open countryside yet within walking distance of the village amenities and neighbours, this property is situated in a peaceful village location.
Period property originating from a timber framed two up, two down cottage which has had modest extensions and was modernised some 30 years ago, including a new roof.
Accommodation consists of 2 good double bedrooms, one on the ground floor, 2 reception rooms, the sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and forming the heart of this cosy home. The galley kitchen leads to the utility room and the ground floor bathroom.
Stairs from the dining room lead to the vaulted first floor rooms, a dressing room opening to a double bedroom.
The property benefits from modern services including oil fired central heating, replacement double glazing and septic tank drainage.
The property sits centrally within mature gardens of just under ½ an acre.
There are two good outbuildings (231 ft²) adjacent to the rear door, next to the covered porch area.
A large gravel driveway leads off the village road and to the rear of the cottage, providing ample off road parking.
The garden looks out to open farmland on two sides, a private lake to one side and is bordered by the village road to the south side.
Mains electricity, private water & private drainage (septic tank), oil fired central heating.
Available in village but not used at this cottage.
Forest of Dean - 01594 810000
Band - E - £1,953.23 (2017/18).
Rated - F
This property is not Listed
Primary: Bromesberrow, Eastnor, Pendock, Redmarley & Ledbury.
Secondary: John Masefield High School Ledbury, Newent Community School. For further information, visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk or www.gloucestershire.gov.uk.
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester & Cheltenham all have some excellent independent schools. For further information, visit www.isc.co.uk
The hamlet of Bromesberrow has a church, primary school, nursery and toddler group, village hall and playing fields. There is a community village shop at Bromsberrow Heath (1½ miles). The thriving market town of Ledbury provides a good range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a cottage hospital. Culturally Ledbury is host to a poetry festival and there is a renowned theatre close by at Malvern. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcester and Birmingham are easily accessible.
There is a good network of footpaths leading through the countryside and onto the Malvern Hills, which provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The nearby Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events; from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. Eastnor Castle, only a short drive away, is also open to the public seasonally and hosts a wide variety of events from spring through to summer.
Easy access to M50 junction 2.
From Ledbury; Head south towards Gloucester/M50 on the A417 for about 4 miles, passing the Bromsberrow Heath turnings on your right side. Continue a short distance and take the next left turning into Albright Lane. Continue for a ½ mile, passing the church and village hall. After a sharp bend to your right, this property will be the first house on your left side, just before a small lake.
From Gloucester/M50 Jct 2; Head north on the A417 towards Ledbury for ¾ mile, take the right turning in to Albright Lane for Bromesberrow. Continue as above for about ½ a mile.
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