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An Exquisite, Quintessential Detached 3 Double Bedroom Grade II Listed ‘Black & White’ Period Cottage, offering a wooden double open bay Garage and 2 storey Barn all set amid approx. 2.839 acres. Bursting with exciting potential are several Outbuildings and extensive grounds including 2 acres Paddock - ideal for Equestrian and ‘Good Life’ pursuits.
Porch – Entrance Hall – Sitting Room – Dining Room – Sun Room – Kitchen – Downstairs Wet Room – 3 Double Bedrooms – Family Bathroom – Gravel Yard with Ample Parking – Wooden Double Open Bay Garage with Integral Store – 2 Storey Barn – Block Outbuilding – Greenhouse – Vegetable Plot – Patio – Extensive Gardens – 2 Acre Paddock
The captivating cottage is full of character and history with exposed beams throughout and stone inglenook fireplaces. A labour of love over the last 40 years has combined the historic fabric of the building with a respectful but pleasingly contemporary sensibility for modern family life. The wider property with its extensive grounds boasts exciting potential for various developments, readily offering Workshop and/or Studio while the Block Outbuilding may provide a footprint for a modern Stable Block or even possible conversion into guest accommodation; subject to all relevant planning permissions.
Well located on the edge of Edwyn Ralph with its beautiful 12th century church and doomed love story, the modern village boasts a nearby Michelin star restaurant but its focus is a thriving 3 village Community Hall providing exercise, art classes and welcoming coffee mornings. While delightfully from the doorstep opens a network of footpaths and bridleways. The town of Bromyard is only 2 miles away with Ofsted “Good” high school, famed Legges farm shop/delicatessen and bus pick up for several private schools. The charming market town of Ledbury with M50 junction, Malvern within it AONB and the full City amenities of both Hereford and Worcester lie roughly equidistant.
Porch – The oak frame, open-ended Porch with flagstone floor shelters the Front Door and offers a practical space for the divestment of muddy boots.
Sun Room – With initial area for the storage of coats, the single-glazed Sun Room with opaque roof offers a lovely private spot for enjoying morning coffee and benefits from French Doors opening out onto the circular paved patio, wider rear gardens and overlooks the Paddock.
Entrance Hall – The carpeted Entrance Hall with open oak staircase features a useful under-stairs cupboard.
Sitting Room – The delightful and well-proportioned Sitting Room basks in a flood of natural light from its triple aspect framing views across the surrounding gardens and grounds. The inviting space with characterful exposed beams features a stone inglenook fireplace with brick hearth home to a Clearview wood burner.
Dining Room – The dual aspect and carpeted Dining Room also features a Clearview wood burner nestled in another stunning stone inglenook fireplace. With open flow from the Kitchen, it creates a truly convivial space with ample room for a large dining table at which to gather family and friends.
Kitchen – Fully fitted in Shaker units smartly contrasted by the delicate grey-veined white granite countertop, the twin Kitchen windows flank an integrated Bosch cooker with induction hob above and stainless steel hood. Amid the array of storage units and deep pan drawers is space for both a washing machine and a dishwasher set beside the Butler sink with mixer tap. While next to space for a US style fridge/freezer is discreetly concealed a Breakfast corner with space for coffee machine below fitted wall shelves. The Kitchen also features a Pantry alcove with fitted wall shelving and deep storage unit below.
Downstairs Wet Room – The stylish Wet Room installed in 2020, with under floor heating and featuring shower with both regular and Rainhead showers, neatly recessed WC, pedestal basin with LED lit mirror unit above and is completed with heated towel rail.
Bedroom 1 – The Main Bedroom is a spacious and carpeted Double delighting in exposed beams reaching to the high vaulted ceiling. To the side is a wall of fitted wardrobes. The windows overlook the main garden filled with fruit and specimen trees.
Bedroom 2 – A carpeted Double Bedroom with exposed beams and characterful pitched roof. The twin windows frame lovely views over the side garden and out across miles of open countryside.
Bedroom 3 – The third carpeted Double Bedroom displays charming exposed wall beams and a pitched roofline. Currently utilised as a Home Office the window looks out towards the timber clad Barn and open fields beyond.
Family Bathroom – The Bathroom features a bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and period-style pedestal basin. The suite is completed with chrome heated towel rail, with corner cupboard home to the hot water tank.
Beyond the wooden gate opens the wide sweep of gravel Driveway providing ample parking for numerous vehicles and leading to the Wooden Double Open Bay Garage with its integral Store to the side. To the far side of the cottage lies extensive grounds mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature specimen and a variety of fruit trees. Across the Driveway lies the 2 Storey Barn renovated in 2019, it offers a partitioned lower level currently used as wood store to one side and with concrete entry ramp, a versatile store to the other. The upper level provides a dream teenage rumpus room with twin shutters opening to reveal far reaching views across Bromyard Downs to the Malvern Hills beyond. Behind the Garage lies a Greenhouse with adjacent Vegetable Plot with raised beds. The Block Outbuilding originally the smallholding’s milking parlour is subdivided, on one side into 2 rooms used as Stores while to the other a large single space, benefitting from windows to both sides. The potential of the building is certainly inspiring overlooking as it does the 2 acres rear Paddock with gated direct access from the side lane as well as from the garden. The land itself inspires too - ideal for horses or smallholding, even perhaps potential for building development STP.
Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Timber-frame Double Glazing
Wood Burners & Night Storage Heaters
Mains Electricity & Water
Fibre Broadband Available
From Hereford take the A465 west towards Worcester. At the roundabout on the far side of Aylestone Hill take the third exit onto the A4103. Proceed taking the slight left turn to remain on the A465 to Bromyard. Drive for 10 miles, turn left onto Pannier’s Lane. At T-junction turn right then immediate left. Turn left towards Tenbury Wells onto the B4214. Proceed for 2 miles. The property is to be found on the right side just before the village sign for Edwyn Ralph.
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