Summary of Features
Immaculate and spacious stone barn conversion (1,571 sq ft)
2 large double bedrooms, both with en-suite facilities
Spacious, open plan sitting/dining room with wood-burner
Newly fitted kitchen with breakfast area, utility room/WC
Manageable garden with decked terrace
Separate, attached storage barn and private parking
Mileages: Bromyard 5 miles, Worcester & Malvern 11 miles, Ledbury 16 miles, Kidderminster 18 miles, Hereford 20 miles, Cheltenham 35½ miles, Birmingham 39 miles
Road: M5 (Jct 7) 13 miles, M50 (Jct 2) 21 miles
Railway: Worcester & Malvern
Airport: Birmingham (48 miles) & Bristol (61 miles)
The pretty and quiet pastoral village of Whitbourne is situated in north/east Herefordshire, on the border of
Worcestershire and has a thriving local community. There are excellent access and communication links to the City of Worcester and the surrounding local towns, with Kidderminster and Birmingham also being easily accessible. A perfect combination of rural living with modern-day convenience and communications.
Cider Mill Cottage
This fantastic, attached stone barn, which has been immaculately maintained, is believed to date from the mid 1800s and was converted in 2011 to create a modern and extremely liveable home.
Very spacious sitting room with wood burning stove and vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, incorporating a dining area for more formal occasions.
Newly fitted, country-style kitchen with granite work-surfaces, double Belfast-style sink and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, two Miele full size ovens, microwave and Neff induction hob with KKT Kobe extractor hood.
There is a breakfast room, with informal dining area off the kitchen along with a walk-in pantry and a good-sized utility room, incorporating a WC.
Large double bedroom with en-suite on the ground floor with the spacious Master bedroom with en-suite on the first floor.
The property is situated within a small private development of 3 properties, which are adjacent to a Listed farmhouse. Only 2 properties share the courtyard drive for this property.
A manageable and easy to maintain garden lies to the front of the property and incorporates lawn and gravelled areas planted with a variety of mature shrubs and climbers, along with a selection of planters and pots. In front of the kitchen is a raised, decked terrace with seating area.
Opposite the house is a detached outbuilding where each property has its own, sizeable lockup store; perfect for storing anything from garden equipment to bicycles.
Ample private vehicle parking with space for up to 4 vehicles by the property.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Superfast fibre connected.
Hardwood double glazed windows, plantation shutters to all ground floor windows.
Band E (£2,261.69; 2019/20).
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
This property is Curtilage Listed.
Exempt due to Listing status.
Full right of access with 50% shared cost of courtyard driveway.
Primary: Whitbourne C of E, Broadwas, Suckley, Martley. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Bromyard, Worcester & Malvern. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Worcester, Malvern, Hereford, Cheltenham & Gloucester have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
Historically, the name Whitbourne originates from the brook that runs through the village and means at the white brook. The village itself has a good range of local amenities, including a community Village Shop, Primary School, Church, Village Hall and good pub. Wider facilities can be accessed nearby in Bromyard, including acclaimed butchers Legges, a variety of shops, supermarket, doctors surgery and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Worcester, Malvern, Ledbury, Hereford, Cheltenham and Birmingham, which are all within easy travelling distances.
Excellent walking in and around the village. Many fine walks along the Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs, Bringsty Common 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, Cricket and Archery Clubs. There are also a variety of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including Ludlow Food Festival.
From Worcester/M5: Head west around Worcester on the A4440 ring road, at the A44 roundabout continue west towards Bromyard & Leominster for 7½ miles. Pass through Broadwas and after passing the Knightwick turn on your right, continue a further mile - take the next right turning, signed to Whitbourne (by the white building, former pub on T junction). Continue up the hill for about ½ mile, passing the village shop and pub on your right. As the hill levels out, turn right just before the last house on your right. This property is immediately on your right hand side, see the agents For Sale board.
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