Summary of Features
A period and extended, stone built family house (2,044 Sq/ft)
4 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, L shaped sitting room
Kitchen/breakfast room, utility, study, W.C
Gardens, ample parking, detached double garage and barn
Paddock plus an area of mixed woodland, wonderful views.
In all 5.56 Acres
Mileages: Longley Green 2 miles, Cradley 2 miles, Malvern 4 miles, Ledbury 10 miles, Worcester 10 miles, Hereford 18.5 miles
Road: M5 (Jct 7) 12 miles M50 (Jct 2) 15 miles
Railway: Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury & Worcester
Airport: Birmingham 48 miles
Refields is beautifully situated on a quiet, rural, no through road with some superb, elevated views over the nearby countryside. Although tucked away, the property is only a mile from the A4103 (Hereford to Worcester road) providing excellent links to the regions larger towns and the motorway network beyond.
With origins thought to date from the 1600s the property was extensively remodelled and extended in the 1980s. The current owners have improved the property in the last few years although some minor updating might still be desirable by the new owner.
On the ground floor is a generous utility room and W.C and a good sized kitchen/breakfast room which has beautiful views over the paddock and beyond.
A rear hallway gives access to the L shaped sitting room, features include a stone built fireplace inset with a wood-burning stove; large windows taking in the superb view across the paddock and over open countryside. A small study room and a front hallway completed the downstairs accommodation.
On the first floor is a family bathroom, and 4 double bedrooms, all of which have superb views with the master bedroom benefiting from a shower and a W.C
The property is accessed by its own private driveway leading to a generous parking area in front of the house; here there is detached double garage with power and water available and electric roller doors.
The gardens are laid mainly to lawn interspersed with shrubs and benefit from excellent views.
To the west of the house there is a level to gently sloping paddock extending to almost 2 acres. The paddock is stock fenced, contains some mature fruit trees and has a small open-fronted barn offering useful storage, a stable (approx. 4m x 3.5m) and a goat shed. The paddock also has its own separate access gate directly off the lane.
On the opposite side of the quiet lane is an attractive area of mixed woodland extending to over 3 ¼ acres.
Services: Mains electricity, mains water (borehole water is also available if required), private drainage, oil fired central heating (New boiler and oil tank in 2016).
Broadband: Available and connected. Were told a fibre connection should be available soon
Council Tax: Band F, (Circa £2,549.83 2018/19)
Local Authority: Herefordshire Council: 01432 260 000, www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Listing: This property is not listed.
EPC: Rated E
Primary: Cradley C of E Primary School, Suckley Primary School. Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Dyson Perrins C of E Academy, The Chase. For further information, visit the above websites.
Independent: Malvern, Worcester and Hereford all have excellent independent schools. Further information is available at www.isc.co.uk Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The village of Storridge lies just north of the Malvern Hills and has a church and Inn. Longley Green a walkable ten minutes offers both free house specialising in local real ale and a post office stores. The neighbouring village of Cradley (2 miles) has a Church, doctor's surgery, post office/village store and butchers. Malvern is close by and offers a broad range of services to meet most day-to-day requirements, including quality supermarkets (Waitrose and M&S Food), a Lidl, independent shops, galleries & restaurants as well as a respected theatre and two railway stations. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Hereford and Birmingham are easily accessible.
The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground in Malvern hosts a wide variety of events, from national garden shows & antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. A variety of farmers markets, festivals and events take place in and around the area throughout the year. Other sporting opportunities include golf at Malvern, Cricket at Worcester and premiership rugby at Worcester and Gloucester.
The region is renowned for its significant equestrian industry. The Three Counties Show ground is just 8 miles away; Kings Equestrian Centre, Bromyard (10 miles) and Hartpury Equestrian College (22 miles) are host to a variety of national and international events. Racecourses are at Worcester, Hereford and Cheltenham. The property benefits from access via quiet lanes onto a network of bridleways which lead onto Old Storridge, the Suckley Hills and the Malvern Hills.
From Ledbury; take the B4214 Bromyard Road under the viaduct north towards Bromyard & Bosbury pass through the village of Staplow and at the sharp right bend continue to the right onto the B4220 towards Bosbury. Stay on this road passing through the villages of Bosbury and Cradley. Upon reaching the junction with the A4103 turn right towards Worcester. After passing the Red Lion Pub on your right at the bottom of the hill, start to climb and take the first left hand turn towards Suckley. After approximately 0.7 miles, take the right-hand turn to Bearswood, No through Road and Refields will be found on your left-hand-side after 0.25 miles.
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