Aylton, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Handsome Grade II Listed Georgian house in a beautiful rural location, with good communictaion links.

Substantial Grade II Listed Georgian house laid out over 3 floors (c. 6,000 sq ft)

6/7 bedrooms; Master with Jack & Jill bathroom, 2 further family bathrooms

4 main reception rooms, ancillary rooms, Aga fitted kitchen/breakfast room & cellar

Attractive mature gardens, orchard, double garage/outbuilding

Summary of Features * Substantial Grade II Listed Georgian house offering spacious family living over 3 floors (c. 6,000 sq ft)

* 6/7 bedrooms; Master with dressing room and Jack & Jill bathroom, 2 further family bathrooms

* 4 reception rooms, boot room, utility room with separate laundry, attic room and large cellar

* Spacious Aga fitted kitchen/breakfast room with walk-in pantry

* The property will benefit from further investment for refurbishment

* Attractive mature gardens, orchard, double garage/outbuilding

Location * Mileages: Ledbury 4 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Malvern 12 miles, Gloucester 19 miles, Monmouth & 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 (London from 1¾ hrs)

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

Acreage In all about 1.36 Acres.

Situation Aylton Court enjoys a delightfully 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 communication links.

Aylton Court * This elegant and well-proportioned family house is believed to date from the mid-18th century with later additions, with evidence of an earlier farmhouse on the site reputedly dating back to 1496.

* The drawing room and dining room both have open fireplaces and feature bay windows with views over the front drive and rear gardens.

* A spacious reception hall with a beautiful carved oak staircase creates a striking entrance to this wonderful home, which displays a positive array of original features, including sash windows, cornicing and picture rails.

* Accommodation is spread over 3 floors with a comfortable and wide staircase leading to two generous landings and the bedrooms.

* The property offers generous family accommodation, with ample scope for further investment and refurbishment.

The Outside * This elegant property is approached by a sweeping circular driveway, complimented by the magnificent weeping ash tree which is central to the front aspect; encapsulated within an attractive walled garden.

* Attractive mature lawned gardens are mainly situated to the rear, south west aspect of the property, bounded by hedging and trees, with the addition of a productive orchard comprising damson, cherry and apple trees.

* The period red brick and timber outbuilding is currently being used as a double garage. The previous owners obtained planning permission for conversion to a two bedroom cottage, subsequently lapsed but with potential for reinstatement, subject to a new application.

* There are beautiful views to Marcle Ridge, May Hill and The Malvern's from the property.

Services Mains water & electricity. Oil-fired central heating supplemented by electric night storage heaters. Oil-fired Aga. Private drainage to a septic tank.

Broadband Good BT broadband connected, approximately 30 mbs download/19 mbs upload.

Local Authority Herefordshire County Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax Band "H" - £4,366.14 (2023/24).

Listing The property is Grade II Listed.

EPC Exempt (due to Listed status).

Photography The pictures were taken in 2016, these are a fair representation of the property today.

Schools * Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury

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

* Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Monmouth, 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, supermarkets and the Market Theatre. 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.

Postcode HR8 2QH.

Directions From the M50 (Jct 2): take the A417 towards Ledbury, follow the ring road around Ledbury and at the 2nd roundabout, take the 2nd exit for 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 about 1 mile and take the second left turning, signposted Aylton/Putley. Continue along this road for about 1 mile, the gateway to the property will be found on the left hand side, denoted by wrought iron gates, directly opposite Aylton Court Barns.

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Viewings By prior appointment 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 has 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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