Aylton, Ledbury, HR8
£1,100,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Spacious, modernised farmhouse in a desirable village edge location. Set in 2 acres of land.

Genuine 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom farmhouse (3,239 sq ft)

Large kitchen with pantry, utility and snug

3 good reception rooms with a large drawing room

New carport being provided, generous grounds/paddock

Summary of Features * Genuine 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom modernised property (3,239 sq ft)

* Main bedroom with en-suite and ample wardrobe space

* Large kitchen with pantry, utility and snug

* 3 good reception rooms with a large drawing room

* New carport being provided

* Generous garden/grounds/paddock

Location * Mileages: Ledbury 4 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Malvern 12 miles, Gloucester 19 miles, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 26 miles, Birmingham 55 miles, Central London 130 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 19½ miles

* Railway: Ledbury, Hereford, Great Malvern, Gloucester

* Airport: Birmingham (64 miles) & Bristol (62 miles)

Acreage In all about 2.03 Acres.

Situation Glebe Farm enjoys an enviable rural location; secluded off a quiet country lane and surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside. The property lies within the parish of Aylton, conveniently just 4 miles from the thriving market town of Ledbury. Many of the surrounding villages form part of the “Woolhope Dome” which preserves and enhances the high-value landscape of the surrounding countryside, characterised by orchards and traditional farms. Classed as a conservation area, this region offers a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent links, both locally and to the rest of the country

Glebe Farmhouse * This farmhouse is an extended period property, originating from the late 1860's that has been enlarged and modernised to create a spacious, contemporary, and very comfortable family home with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.

* The light and welcoming entrance hall leads to an open plan kitchen/dining space with snug to one side, a classic north facing pantry and a good-sized utility room. The kitchen is the heart of the house with two separate reception rooms providing ample entertaining space.

* To the first floor, a wide landing opens to five bedrooms. The principal room benefits from an en-suite shower room, walk-in store cupboard and built-in wardrobes.

* Two family bath/shower rooms serve the other 4 bedrooms.

* This property is in excellent condition and has been well maintained. It benefits from LPG central heating, double glazing, and private drainage.

The Outside * A new gravelled private drive leads around the front of the house to the east side entrance porch and parking area, where a new timber framed garage will be provided as part of this sale (on order).

* The garden is a combination of level lawn with floral and herbaceous borders, complemented by several specimen trees including a Mulberry, Walnut, Pear and Fig trees.

* To the west of the entrance drive is a pasture paddock of about 1.35 acres, bordering a young orchard plantation of nearly 0.25 acres with a range of traditional fruiting apple varieties.

* This property is being split as the principal residence from a rural smallholding. The vendors are retaining the adjacent 3 bedroomed barn conversion, paddock, and orchard (for their own use, downsizing).

* New boundary fencing will be erected to give clear boundaries.

* The private entrance drive is shared in part with the neighbouring barn conversion, with suitable maintenance obligations to be stipulated.

Services Mains electricity and water, private drainage to a shared septic tank, LPG central heating. There is well water available for extraction in the paddock.

Broadband BT fibre broadband connected,+65 Mbps d/l.

Council Tax Band “F” (£3,069 2022/23).

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing This property is not Listed.

EPC Rated "D".

Schools * Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury

* Secondary: Ledbury. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local The charming market town of Ledbury provides a comprehensive range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including a variety of boutique shops a cottage hospital, two supermarkets and Market Theatre. Malvern is easily accessible, and provides a broad range of facilities, including a variety of independent shops, a highly respected theatre and quality supermarkets Waitrose and M&S. Hereford provides an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities, with further cultural and retail opportunities available in Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham, which are all within reasonable travelling distance.

Recreational The area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival, and there are a variety of local and traditional events held in the region throughout the year. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events including the Three Counties Show, antique fairs and garden shows. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and is seasonally open to the public.

Equestrian This area is renowned for its equestrian ties. Nearby Hartpury college and Prestige Equestrian Centre (Hardwick) offer tuition and run a variety of equestrian events, both affiliated and unaffiliated. Annual Horse Trials take place at Homme House, Much Marcle.

Postcode HR8 2RQ.

Directions From the M50 (Jct 2): take the A417 to Ledbury, follow the ring road round left and at the 3rd roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A449 towards Ross-on-Wye. Continue to the next roundabout at Preston Cross, turn right on to the A4172 towards Leominster. Continue on this road for approximately 2 miles and after passing New Bridge Farm Park on the left, take the next left turn signed to Aylton & Putley. After 0.40 miles, at the grass triangle in the road, fork right and continue 0.20 miles. Just after passing the farmhouse, the entrance drive will be next on your left side, turn in here.

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Viewings By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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