Summary of Features
2/3 bedroom spacious renovated cottage (1,432 sq ft)
Superb open plan kitchen and dining room
Secluded location, good communication links
Major modernisation and extension in 2012
Well-presented home with modern features
Set in open countryside
Mileages: Burley Gate 1 mile, Bromyard 7½ miles, Hereford 8 miles, Leominster 12 miles, Ledbury 13 miles, Worcester 21½ miles, Birmingham 53 miles, Cardiff 65 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 17 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 24 miles
Railway: Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury & Worcester
Airport: Birmingham 56 miles, Bristol 72 miles
In the heart of Herefordshire and surrounded by open farmland, this property is located off the beaten track, but close to good communication links. With easy access to Hereford and Leominster, this area is ideally located in central Herefordshire for access to The Marches and West Midlands.
This pretty period stone cottage, dating from the 1800s, was subject to a major renovation and extension in 2012. Everything except the front porch has been refurbished or renewed, including re-roofing, new windows, new drainage, new heating system with underfloor heating to the ground floor.
This light and spacious cottage provides two double bedrooms and a third walk-through room. With a little work this could become another bedroom.
Master bedroom is double aspect with en-suite shower room, plus a further family bathroom.
A large sitting room features the original fireplace and bread oven, the former inset with wood-burning stove.
The impressive kitchen provides a fabulous living and dining space; with open plan dining and lounge area complemented by a wood-burning stove and French doors to the west facing patio.
A welcoming entrance hall with wooden flooring provides a cloak cupboard, WC and stairs to the first floor.
To the rear of the kitchen is a really useful utility room with sink and space for white goods. There is an access door to the garden and vegetable patch.
This secluded property is accessed via a third a of mile of private, un-adopted stoned road off the A465. A private entrance drive leads to the front of the property where there is parking for several vehicles. There is a spacious, enclosed lawn and a large, detached wooden storage shed (6m x 3m).
Standard supply but very good (fine for Netflix).
Band D (£1,880.05 2019/20).
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
This property is not Listed.
The porch is tired and needs refurbishment, quoted £3,000 for open-sided oak framed replacement.
UPVC double glazing throughout.
There is a private, un-adopted stoned road (3 main users) with joint maintenance responsibility.
Primary: Burley Gate C of E, Withington, Lugwardine. More information at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Lugwardine (St Marys R C High School), Bromyard (Queen Elizabeth High School). More information at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Hereford, Leominster, Malvern and Worcester have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
Burley Gate has a community shop, post office and primary school, it also benefits from a local bus service. Bromyard, Hereford and Leominster offer a wider range of amenities to suit most day-to-day requirements, including a range of independent shops, supermarkets, doctors surgeries and entertainment facilities. Ledbury and Malvern are also within easy reach.
There are many fine walks along the Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs and through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), with the Malvern Hills only a short distance away. The area offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs, including Bromyard Rugby and Cricket Clubs.
An array of farmers markets, town festivals, antique and flea fairs take place in and around the area throughout the year. Racing is available at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.
From Hereford: Head north on A465 for 1½ miles to the roundabout with the Worcester Road (A4103), 3rd exit heading east for ½ mile, then fork left onto the A465 towards Bromyard and continue for 4½ miles. On entering Ocle Pychard and 50mph zone, slow and look out for 1st left turn just before the first house on your left and a road bend sign (opposite a red brick house). Follow the unmarked, stoned road down the hill to the end of the lane.
From Burley Gate: At the roundabout on the A417, head west on A465 towards Hereford for ¾ mile, passing through a hamlet of houses, van sales garage on your right hand side. Continue down the hill and bend to the right slow to turn right opposite the red brick house on your left. Follow the unmarked, stoned road down the hill to the end of the lane.
By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
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