- Beautifully Presented Five Bedroom House
- Suitable for Multigeneration
- Close to Town Centre
- Off Street Parking
- Income Potential
- Large Garden Shed / Studio
- Approx 1777 sq ft
An immaculately presented 4/5 bedroom late Victorian property with period features, small annexe, off road parking and landscaped gardens all within walking distance of the historic market town of Ledbury.
Entrance Hall – Sitting Room – Snug – Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Main Bedroom With Dressing Area – 3 Further Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Separate Annexe With Double Bedroom – Small Sitting Room – Shower Room - Off Street Parking - Private Garden - Outbuildings
West View is a very handsome and imposing property offering a myriad of original period features and is believed to date back to the late 19th Century. In excellent condition throughout it is apparent that great care and consideration has been taken to expose fireplaces, original doors and beautiful oak floors, whilst taking into account the advantages of modern convenience. It is both bright and welcoming offering a generous kitchen/breakfast room, elegant sitting room, cosy snug, family bathroom and four bedrooms, the main bedroom benefitting from a generous walk in wardrobe, all situated over 3 floors. The landscaped gardens are charming and feel very private with a large workshop/home office. In addition West View offers a small annexe offering versatility and situated off the kitchens inner hallway. The annexe consists of a dual aspect sitting room, shower room and stairs leading to a bright double bedroom (currently used as an office by the owners).
The award winning historic market town of Ledbury is just a short walk away giving easy access to the many local amenities including, a leisure centre, restaurants & coffee shops, a community hospital, butchers, supermarkets as well as primary and secondary schools. In addition there are convenient transport links from Ledbury train station with direct routes to Birmingham New Street and Paddington and easy access to the M50 (4 miles) & M5 motorways (14 miles). For more extensive retail and cultural opportunities you will find the Cathedral Cities of Hereford and Gloucester within an easy drive.
West View is approached from Bridge Street via a paved driveway with off road parking for 2 cars, in turn this leads to a smart and secure wooden entrance gate with doorbell linked to the property and takes you through to a pretty, private courtyard.
Entrance Hall - To the left of the courtyard the modern front door leads into the entrance hall and you are immediately struck by the natural ambiance of original wood and delightful period features. There is a handy under stair cupboard with room for coats and shoes and the exposed wooden stairs lead to the first floor with a carpet runner to the centre and antique style stair rods. A door to the left leads to the Snug.
Snug – An inviting, cosy space in which to relax, featuring an open working fire, Victorian style surround, mantle and slate hearth. A large fitted cupboard and bookshelf is situated in the recess. The room is bright, faces the front of the property and benefits from attractive oak floors, ornate brass light fitting and large horizontal radiator.
Sitting Room – To the right of the entrance hall, through a rustic wood panelled door you enter a handsome reception room. South easterly facing the room floods with light all afternoon and benefits from an efficient multi-fuel stove featured in an inglenook fireplace with exposed brick, original iron surround, ornate wooden mantle and slate hearth, this offers an elegant focal point to the room with a traditional fitted cupboard and bookshelf to the right alcove. In addition there is oak flooring, a stylish chandelier and original dado and picture rail. A door to the left of the fireplace leads on to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - A country style kitchen with vaulted ceiling, flooded with light and many attractive features including a round brick framed window. The bespoke stand-alone wooden kitchen fits beautifully within the property, with attractive slate floors, it is enhanced by a Belfast sink, 2 door gas Aga, in addition to an electric oven and hob. There is plenty of room for a table and chairs for dining, and wooden double-glazed French doors lead out to the terrace, perfect for summer months. Finally there are a variety of cupboards and drawers and plenty of storage as well as space for an American style fridge and a dishwasher. Leading to the right of the kitchen, the annexe can be located and a wooden stable door leading to the courtyard.
This versatile space offers the opportunity of multi-generational living or perhaps an income potential through Air B & B. It is entered through a pretty stained glass panel door into its own sitting room.
Sitting Room – Offering a cosy area with dual aspect over the pretty garden and courtyard, wooden flooring features through the room and it benefits from a fitted storage unit, wooden UPVC French doors leading out to a convenient and sunny decking area. A door off the sitting room leads to the shower room.
Shower Room – Shower unit with sliding door, modern wash basin, W.C. and heated towel rail, with storage and plumbing for a washing machine.
A wooden door from the sitting room leads to the first floor, with natural Coir carpeted stairs and wooden bannisters this spacious room is especially light with 4 Velux windows, fitted blinds and spot lights to the ceiling, it gives ‘West View’ the added bonus of a 5th bedroom or office/studio.
Stairs from the main entrance hall take you to the first floor ‘L’ shaped landing and leading on from a short corridor, you enter the family bathroom.
Family Bathroom – Through a wooden door with opaque glazed panels the bathroom is sympathetically furnished in a Victorian style, the white suite includes a washbasin with vanity mirror above, shower over the bath with modern shower screen and vibrant tiled splash backs. The bathroom is spacious with wooden floorboards. A large opaque UPVC window allows light to flood in, there is also a heated towel rail and floor to ceiling storage cupboard, with attractive painted wood panelled walls in part.
Off the landing a short passage to the right leads to Bedrooms 2 & 3 with a wooden stairway and bannister leading to the top floor.
Bedroom 1 - An attractive double bedroom with wooden floorboards, original Victorian fireplace and picture rail and a floor to ceiling wood panelled fitted cupboard.
Bedroom 2 - A further double bedroom, facing the front elevation and also benefitting from a handsome original fireplace, wooden floors and fitted cupboards either side of the fireplace.
An additional set of stairs leads to the 3rd floor and the small landing area has been cleverly fitted with additional storage into the eaves. Leading to bedrooms 3 & 4
Bedroom 3 - This beautifully bright good size double room offers the added advantage of a walk in wardrobe/dressing room into the eaves with a large velux window, power and fabulous hanging space. The attractive wooden floors and sympathetic décor give the room a wonderful ambiance.
Bedroom 4 - A good size single room to the front of the property with a further feature fireplace and original stone hearth, wooden floors and floor to ceiling storage cupboards either side.
Courtyard – A pretty Mediterranean style courtyard gives ‘West View’ a sense of privacy and features a beautiful, mature fig tree. This sun trap makes a perfect seating area in finer weather. In addition there is a convenient wood store with shed and bin store incorporated into it.
Rear Garden – This has been well thought out and cleverly landscaped to make the most of every area. Framed with mature shrubs and specimen trees the garden is divided into a patio area off the main kitchen, decking leading off the annexe sitting room with a gate to the courtyard, the rest of the garden is laid to lawn with an attractive flower bed. In addition there is a large workshop with power which could easily be turned into a studio or home office. Finally, the garden offers a very private and tranquil setting with the convenience of a town centre location.
Gas Central Heating
Mains Electric & Drainage
Sympathetic UPVC Double Glazed Windows Throughout
Fibre Optic Broadband
Herefordshire Council – Band D