Summary of Features
Charming, Grade II Listed barn conversion (1,190 sq ft)
3 bedrooms, main with en-suite plus family bathroom
Open plan kitchen/dining room, entrance hall with WC
Cosy sitting room with Clearview stove, double aspect
Private rear garden and patio area, French doors from sitting room
Detached single garage, ample parking
Use of stunning parkland setting and woodland
Mileages: Bromyard 2½ miles, Malvern 11½ miles, Worcester 13 miles, Leominster 14½ miles, Ledbury 15 miles, Hereford 16 miles, Birmingham 43 miles
Road: M5 (Jct 7) 16 miles, M50 (Jct 2) 20 miles
Railway: Malvern, Worcester, Ledbury
Airport: Birmingham (52 miles)
The Farriers is situated within the beautiful and private grounds of the Brockhampton Estate, a National Trust property, close to the historic market town of Bromyard. The town is referred to as the "Town of Festivals", notable for its variety of traditional festivals held throughout the year. This property is also well placed for the local towns of Ledbury, Malvern and Leominster, with the cities of Hereford and Worcester nearby. This part of Herefordshire, which lies close to the Worcestershire border, is known for its traditional farms, undulating countryside and orchards.
This charming, well cared for property is situated within a courtyard of 12 period properties, all with historic affiliations to the Brockhampton Estate as workers cottages, stables, etc. This property was the original farriers building used for the Estates horses.
The property is well laid out with the ground floor rooms and staircase all leading off the entrance hall, which also has a WC and useful utility cupboard.
Lovely open-plan modern kitchen with integrated fridge and 2 freezers (other appliances by negotiation), plenty of storage with large feature arched windows, historically the original entrances for horses going into the farriers.
Delightful, cosy sitting room with Clearview stove and double French doors to the garden with feature arched windows.
Two good-sized double bedrooms on the first floor, the master with en-suite shower room and built-in vanity sink. There is a further good-sized single room and a family bathroom.
There are some original exposed trusses and beams to the first floor, and the wooden flooring to the ground floor was reclaimed from the old Bromyard Village Hall prior to it being demolished.
The property is approached via the main entrance to the Brockhampton Estate, with a private, Residents Only roadway leading to an ample parking area and the courtyard entrance.
There is a mature and manageable garden to the rear of the property, with external access via a path from the garage area.
The properties are situated around a well-maintained, communal front courtyard.
Quiet and peaceful location enjoying views of the surrounding Estate grounds and woodland.
There are two areas of woodland adjacent to the courtyard which form part of the lease and are for the private amenity use and enjoyment of the residents.
The single garage is located by the entrance to the courtyard (1 of 4 private garages) and provides secure and dry storage, with a store attic above.
Mains electricity & heating (storage heaters), mains water. Shared, private drainage to a modern treatment plant (Klargester).
Standard broadband is connected. Superfast should shortly be available to the property via Gigaclear.
Band E (£2,250.27 2019/20).
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
This property is Grade II Listed.
Exempt (due to Listed status).
The current rent is £225.00 pa (collected within the monthly service charge).
Leasehold: 113 years (in 2020).
The 12 properties are organised under a Management Company, run by the residents, to which there is a service charge contribution of £140 pcm, covering; maintenance of communal areas, external decoration, ground rent, private drainage, etc. There are no major capital liabilities and therefore no sink fund is necessary.
Access is via the main private tarmac road to the National Trust Estate.
Fixtures & Fittings
Primary: Brockhampton, Bromyard, Bredenbury & Pencombe Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Bromyard. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester & Hereford have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
Bromyard offers a good range of facilities for most domestic needs; including a supermarket, baker, acclaimed butcher & farm shop, theatre, leisure centre, doctor's surgery and community hospital. Further retail & cultural amenities are available in Ledbury, Malvern and Worcester, with more extensive facilities in Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham, which are all within easy travelling distance.
Many fine walks through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), Bromyard Downs, Bringsty Common and along the Frome Valley, 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 range of festivals and events held regularly within the locality and surrounding areas, including the renowned Ludlow Food Festival.
Please contact the Estate Agent for any further information on the terms of the Leasehold.
From Bromyard; Head east towards Worcester on the A44 for 2 miles, proceed up the hill towards Bringsty and at the brow of the hill, turn left into the National Trust Brockhampton Estate this is prominently signed. Pass over the cattle grid by the lodge house and continue downhill, pass the pay station (no charge for resident visitors) and over a 2nd cattle grid, fork left. After a short distance and a 3rd cattle grid, turn right at the wide T junction and continue downhill for 200 meters at the hairpin left bend, turn right into the signed entrance Brockhampton Mews, Strictly Private. Parking is shortly on your right side, opposite the garages. The Farriers is the 3rd property on your left hand side, in the far left corner of the courtyard.
By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
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