Millbrook Way, Orleton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
This wonderful four bedroom house and two bedroom adjoining cottage offers a variety of opportunities, from extended family to Air B and B holiday cottage. The current owners are earning an average annual income of £20,000 from the cottage. Set beside a bubbling brook with approximately an acre of formal garden, this picturesque property would not look out of place on a chocolate box.

Main House

Typical country home, everybody comes in through the back door. The pretty scalloped edge porch opens up into an entrance hall, with quarry tiled flooring which flows into a lovely reception hall with large cupboard and door to downstairs cloakroom that has a WC, basin and removable windows, ideal for cleaning! On the right is the door to the pretty sitting room, with windows to the front aspect, log burning stove inset into a Victorian fireplace. The herringbone parquet flooring adds that touch of class which exudes throughout this beautiful country home. The formal dining room continues with the parquet flooring and has space for a large table. There are two entrances into the kitchen/breakfast room which has some lovely features including the wooden work tops and small sink from the Lucton Science labs with the holes for the Bunsen burners, a lovely quirky aspect. There are ample base units with co-ordinating glass front wall cabinets. The stainless steel sink has an arch window above creating a great view whilst washing the dishes. The kitchen has a pantry, a Lacanche' range cooker, 5 burner duel fuel (both gas and electric) and quarry tiled flooring. From the kitchen a former garden room has been changed into a spectacular orangery with beamed walls, vaulted ceiling, slate flooring, French doors open onto the garden and further door leads to a private patio over-looking the brook.

On the first floor, the master bedroom is duel aspect and has amazing views to both front and rear. In fact the whole house offers a view from every window. There are two further double bedrooms , bedroom two having the original cast iron fireplace. Bedroom four is currently used as a home office/study but would take a small double bed or an excellent sized single bedroom. The family bathroom has a window to front aspect.

The Cottage

Adjoining Ford House is a self-contained two bedroom cottage which is currently let out as a holiday cottage and earns an annual income of approx. £20,000

This pretty red brick cottage, dating back to the 1700's with climbing hydrangea, has it own front door which open into a welcoming sitting room. Here there are exposed timbers to the ceiling and walls and open beam work into the kitchen. There is a log burning stove inset into feature whitewashed fireplace, with shelf above. The kitchen is duel aspect with a range of shaker style floor units, pine shelving, stainless steel sink unit, electric under counter oven with hob and hood over. There is space for a table and chairs. There are two staircases in the cottage, one from the lounge and the other from the kitchen. These lead to the bedrooms and a bathroom. From the lounge, stairs rise to the master bedroom and bathroom. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. The bathroom is a white suite of bath, wash hand basin an WC The second bedroom is a large irregular shaped room with space for two single beds and wonky walls with exposed timbers.The cottage is a delight and one can understand why they earn the income they do as to stay or live in this cottage is like walking into a fairy tale.


A pretty garden to approx 1/3rd acre with a stream running the length of one border and fencing to keep it secure for both pets or small children. The garden is the icing on the cake with several areas for quiet reflection. There is a patio down by the river and a further patio with fire pit and an area close to the greenhouse for table and chairs. There are fruit trees in abundance and the Orchard includes two ancient Bramley apple trees which are very heavy croppers, one ancient eating apple tree and one ancient pear tree. There are several three-year old fruit trees ready for first season fruiting to include :- Damsons, Victoria plums, Pershore Yellow plums, Mirabelle plums, eating apples, Pears and Apricots. The garden has a hidden composting corner, wild flower corner and Loganberries, not forgetting the chickens and their own special home and garden. Fruit cages include Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Blackcurrants and Raspberries and there is an Asparagus bed ready for first cropping next season, a vegetable/salad bed and herb garden. The garden enjoys mature borders with shrubs, small trees and roses. Literally hundreds, maybe even thousands, of bulbs around the garden Bluebells, Narcissi, Daffodils, Snowdrops, Crocuses and Tulips a garden providing colour for all seasons.

There are outdoor power points and garden taps.

Cottage garden

The cottage has a separate garden with mixed roses and giant foxgloves, hollyhocks and a cider apple tree with a lawn and patio area for sitting or barbecuing. This private little oasis is just there for the cottage and the cottage only - bliss.

The driveway to both the house and the cottage is accessed through double white painted picket fencing with separate pedestrian access, and offers ample parking for several cars.


To the rear of the property there is a separate utility room. In fact to call it a utility room undermines its various uses, with a wealth of deep storage cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and what we in the country like to call a dirty sink (ideal for muddy dogs and boots!). Next door is a man cave with space for every kind of hobby as well as useful storage. The garden holds a painted summerhouse for those balmy evenings and a glass of wine. There is a greenhouse and further shed.


Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. LPG heating and log burners.

Council Tax Band D


The village of Orleton is located midway between the historic market towns of Ludlow and Leominster, both some 5 miles away and is surrounded by beautiful Herefordshire countryside with a pretty brook meandering through. Orleton offers a community owned inn which serves amazing food and is very popular amongst the residents, there is a primary school, church village hall and local shop with post office. Orleton is renowned for its community spirit.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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