Elton,Nr Ludlow


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Situated in the attractive Herefordshire hamlet of Elton a well presented detached cottage offering accommodation with charming character features to include an enclosed porch. sitting room with wood burning stove, a fabulous kitchen/dining room with Rayburn, downstairs shower room, 2 bedrooms, first floor W.C, attractive formal garden, workshop and studio with power and lighting and opposite the property are enclosed gardens with a variety of trees and a long driveway with parking for motor vehicles.

This beautifully presented character cottage has a wealth of original features and has been well maintained by the current owners. The property benefits from having 2 good sized bedrooms, a stunning kitchen with Rayburn ideal for entertaining, a sitting room with wood burning stove, modern fitted shower room, attractive gardens with outbuildings and adjacent to the property with gated access is a driveway with parking for several motor vehicles and further gardens ideal for families and keen gardeners.

The hamlet of Elton is only a short drive from the market town of Ludlow which has good amenities to include shops, supermarkets, schools and train station. Also, only a short drive from the property is the popular and highly regarded Wigmore school.

Details of Old Rose Cottage, Elton, Ludlow are now as follows:

The property is a most attractive and detached half timbered cottage.

A glazed panelled door opens into an enclosed porch with a ceiling light, window to the front, quarry tiled floor and a door opening into:

Sitting Room

3.94m x 3.84m (12'11 x 12'7 )

The sitting room has a wealth of character and original features to include a fireplace with an inset wood burning stove standing on a slabbed hearth with exposed oak lintel over There are oak ceiling and wall timbers, exposed wattle and daub wall sections and the sitting room is light with 3 windows, one to the front, one to the side and one to the rear, panelled radiator, power points, wall lighting, TV aerial point and telephone point to BT regulations.

From the sitting room a latch and lever door opens into:

Kitchen/Dining Room

5.56m max x 4.27m (18'3 max x 14')

The kitchen/dining room is a real feature of this beautiful property and has been well laid out to include a working surface with an inset Belfast sink and under the working surface are cupboards, drawers, an integral dish washer, tray shelf, space and plumbing for a washing machine , room for a fridge and a wine rack. The kitchen has further working surfaces with base units to include cupboards and drawers, built into the working surface is a Neff electric hot plate with a matching electric fan assisted oven and grill under. Also situated in the kitchen is a traditional oil fired Rayburn which also heats the central heating system, eye-level cupboards with pelmet and cornice, matching larder unit, wooden quarry tiled flooring, plenty of power points, 2 ceiling lights, wall lighting, room for a family sized dining table. The kitchen also offers character features to include exposed ceiling timbers and 2 bowed windows to the front.

From the kitchen/dining room a latch and lever door opens into a useful and deep understairs storage cupboard with space for an appliance and a glazed panelled door giving access to the rear of the property.

A latch and lever door opens from the kitchen/dining room into a ground floor shower room.

Shower Room

Having a modern suite to include a corner shower with sliding doors and a Mira electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. The shower room has inset lighting, frosted window to the rear, tiled splashbacks, heated towel rail/radiator and a ceramic tiled floor.

From the kitchen/dining room steps and a latch and lever door give access to a staircase leading up to the first floor landing.

The light and airy first floor landing has some beautiful exposed ceiling and wall timbers, partially exposed floor boards, a window to the side, Velux window to the rear , smoke alarm, ceiling light and an alcove ideal for housing furniture such as a desk.

From the landing a latch and lever door into a W.C.


Having a low flush W.C, wash hand basin with vanity unit under, wall light, panelled radiator and exposed floor boards.

From the landing a door opens into the airing cupboard housing a factory insulation hot water cylinder with immersion heater and slatted shelving.

Doors from the landing lead off to the bedroom accommodation.

Bedroom One

3.68m x 3.02m (12'1 x 9'11 )

The attractive bedroom has lovely views through windows to the front, side and rear. There are also 2 built-in wardrobe fitments with hanging rail and shelving and space in between for dressing table. The bedroom has exposed wall timbers, panelled radiator, ceiling light and power points.

Bedroom Two

3.45m x 2.59m (11'4 x 8'6 )

Bedroom two has a window to the front with attractive outlook, ceiling light, exposed wall timbers, panelled radiator, power points and double opening doors into a wardrobe with hanging and shelving.


The property is situated on the edge of the hamlet of Elton, near Ludlow.

The property benefits from having attractive and interestingly laid out gardens that are well stocked with a variety of shrubs and plants There are crazy paved and stone pathways, a patio seating area enjoying the daily sunshine, outside lighting and an outside cold water tap.

The gardens extend to one side where there are further floral and shrub gardens and a useful timber built workshop 12'9 (3.89m) x 6'7 (2.01m) with attached wood store .

To the side of the property is a useful Studio.


4.57m x 1.83m (15' x 6')

The studio can be used as a hobby room or home office and has a ceiling light, power points, wood effect flooring and a UPVC double glazed window to the side. Adjoining the studio is a timber built storeroom with a window to the rear

Directly opposite Old Rose Cottage is a long sweeping driveway accessed through a double opening five bar gate providing plenty of parking for motor vehicles and also space and potential to erect a garage/outbuilding (subject to any necessary local authority permissions).

A pathway and also separate steps lead up from the driveway to substantial gardens which are laid to lawn having a variety of young and mature trees trees. The garden is safe and secure with fencing to boundaries and would be an ideal place for young children to play or a peaceful retreat away from the main property.


Mains electricity, water supplied from a borehole, private drainage, telephone subject to BT regulations and central heating from the oil Rayburn as listed in the kitchen description.

The vendors have recently installed secondary glazed windows to the front of the property.

EPC exempt Grade 2 listed.


Please note that the agents have not tested the appliances to the property and cannot verify they are in working order.


Jonathan Wright Estate Agents for themselves and the seller of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract, that all statements contained in these particulars relating to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

Any intending buyers must satisfy themselves by inspecting or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. These particulars are issued solely on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted throughout this agency.

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