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The Southend, Ledbury Guide Price £575,000

Under Offer
  • Completely & meticulously renovated Georgian Townhouse
  • Central location overlooking Ledbury Park (AONB)
  • 2364 sq ft
  • 4 Double bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms
  • Landscaped courtyard garden
  • Spacious cellarage
  • No onward chain

This elegant, late Georgian Grade II Listed townhouse is situated along a favoured terrace of other Georgian and period properties, overlooking parkland to the front and with rural views over the garden to the rear. The immaculately presented property benefits from both its central market town location and the convenience of modern day living, with excellent communication, road, airport and rail links, providing direct train services to London Paddington and easy access to the commercial centres of Birmingham, Bristol, Cheltenham and Worcester; combined with the beauty of being close to the open Herefordshire countryside and the Malvern Hills.

GROUND FLOOR – Entrance Hall – Inner Hall – Drawing Room – Kitchen Dining Room – Garden Room/Pantry LOWER GROUND FLOOR CELLERAGE – Boot Room – Wine Cellar – Storage Room FIRST FLOOR – Master Bedroom – Ensuite/Dressing Room SECOND FLOOR – 2 Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom THIRD FLOOR – Bedroom 4/Study – Dressing Room – Attic Storage Space

The property is arranged over four floors and has been comprehensively and meticulously restored by its present owners to an exceptionally high standard to create a stylish modern home. It seamlessly balances fine original architectural features with superb contemporary design detailing and use of high quality fixtures, fittings and materials throughout. Large sash windows and classic high ceilings ensure lots of natural light to all the principal rooms and the property benefits from beautiful elevated views of Ledbury Park (a designated AONB) to the front and towards Marcle Ridge at the rear.

Ledbury is a thriving market town famous for its half timbered buildings and medieval market hall. The property is situated within a short walk of the town centre, which offers a unique range of independent retailers, delis, cafes and restaurants. The property is also a short distance from Eastnor Castle, which lies at the foot of the Malvern Hills, surrounded by a beautiful deer park, arboretum and lake. Eastnor Castle hosts a number of cultural events and concerts throughout the year and also shares a proud heritage with Land Rover Experience who have been based at the Estate for over fifty years.

Ground Floor
The property is approached via a classic Georgian porticoed doorway with entry intercom. The door opens into a paneled entrance hall, which features Travertine stone flooring, cast iron radiator and double doors leading through to the inner reception hall. The light-filled paneled drawing room features a limestone working fireplace, built in period shelving, architraving and cornicing and cast iron radiator. A door from the inner reception hall opens into the large light-filled kitchen/dining room, which overlooks the secluded courtyard garden. The kitchen/dining room features Travertine stone flooring, cast iron radiator and hand crafted, bespoke fitted cabinetry, Caesarstone polished quartz work surfaces, double Belfast sink and integrated appliances to include; dishwasher and washing machine/dryer. A large separate larder cabinet contains the fridge freezer, storage drawers and shelving. A door from the kitchen/dining room opens into the garden room with access to the utility/walk-in pantry with bespoke cabinetry and Belfast sink. The garden room door opens directly onto the rear courtyard garden.

Lower Ground Floor
A door from the inner reception hall leads down to the expansive lower ground floor cellar, which offers significant additional storage space and versatility. It is currently arranged into three separate spaces, which provide a boot room, wine cellar and large storage space. 

A central turning elm and yew wood staircase links the accommodation, arranged over four floors.

First Floor
Of particular note is the impressive master bedroom suite, which occupies the entire first floor of the property and comprises of an elegantly proportioned, large light-filled bedroom, original double storage cupboards, cast iron radiator and limestone working fireplace. The master bedroom enjoys glorious views over Ledbury Park. A door leads through from the bedroom to the ensuite, walk-through dressing room with WC and Travertine stone flooring and leads to the impressively large (17 x 11 feet) ensuite bathroom, with Travertine stone flooring, cast iron radiator, double sinks, freestanding roll-top bath and separate bespoke walk-in glass shower and original cupboards. 

The staircase continues up to the second floor landing.

Second Floor
The second floor features two further large light-filled double bedrooms, each with elevated views, original built-in double storage cupboards and cast iron radiators. The second floor also provides a separate guest bathroom with WC, roll-top bath, an overhead power shower and Travertine stone flooring.

Third Floor

The staircase then continues up to the third floor galleried landing area, which features two light-filled rooms and separate walk-in attic storage space. The rooms feature exposed roof timbers, conservation roof light windows and have been designed to maximise the impressive views to the front, side and rear of the property. The space is currently used as a home office/design studio, but could equally be used as a fourth bedroom and ensuite dressing room.
Courtyard Garden
The small, beautifully landscaped and secluded southwest facing walled garden, forms an integral part of this outstanding property. The garden has been carefully designed to connect seamlessly with the house, maximizing use of the space incorporating natural stone terracing and contemporary cladding. It is framed with mature pleached Hornbeam trees for privacy, formal box hedging, climbing hydrangeas and soft planting. The secluded seating and dining areas create a stylish and private seasonal outdoor entertaining space, or alternatively a place in which to sit, relax and enjoy the garden. It also has a separate storage/potting cupboard with outside water supply and garden lighting.

Additional Information and Services
The property is networked with Superfast Fibre Broadband and has two separate telephone lines, multiple telephone points, front door entry intercom system, digital TV points in all bedrooms and the drawing room. The property also has an energy efficient Worcester Bosch Greenstar boiler heating system with digital thermostatic zonal floor controls.

Parking: Unrestricted on-street parking is available directly opposite the property.

Listing: The property is Grade II Listed

Services: The property is connected to mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

Local Authority:
Herefordshire Council. The property is in Council Tax Band E

Approximate Mileages: Malvern 10 miles, Hereford 17 miles, Cheltenham 22 miles, Birmingham 60 miles.

Road Links: M50 (Jct 2) 3 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 16 miles.

Ledbury mainline station with direct trains to London Paddington, Birmingham and Hereford.

Airports: Birmingham Airport 59 miles (1 hr 17 mins), Bristol Airport 75 miles (1 hr 20 mins).

Viewings are strictly by prior appointment.

For sale freehold with vacant possession and no onward chain:

The Southend
Ledbury HR8 2EY
County: Herefordshire
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000722
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