Fennel Cottage, Kempley Green, Dymock, GL18 2BW

4 Bedroom Detached
£475,000 Guide Price
£475,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms




A Charming Half Timbered Detached Country Cottage Situated Within The Village Of Kempley Enjoying Lovely Far Reaching Views Towards The Clee Hills And The Malvern Hills With Character Accommodation Comprising In Brief Two Reception Rooms, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Study, Master Bedroom With En Suite Shower Room, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Attached Garage With Ample Driveway Parking And Attractive Mature Garden.

Location & Description

Fennel Cottage is situated adjacent to Kempley Green in the centre of the village. Kempley is a popular rural community and has two churches and a village hall whilst the nearby village of Dymock is easily accessible and provides local amenities including a garage with general store, a primary school, church, village hall and a village pub which unusually is owned by the parishioners. The towns of Ledbury, Newent and Ross on Wye along with the city of Gloucester are all easily accessible and provide an extensive range of amenities. The property is also well positioned for access to the M50 with junction 3 approximately 4 miles distant.

Fennel Cottage is a charming detached half timbered country cottage, its origins dating back to the early 18th century. It occupies a delightful position adjacent to Kempley Green in the centre of the village and enjoys wonderful far reaching views across farmland towards the Clee Hills and the Malvern Hills. The property has been extended and improved over the years to create a spacious family home with care taken to retain its charm along with many original features to include exposed beam work and brick open fireplace in the sitting room. It benefits from double glazing throughout, along with tiled flooring to the ground floor. The cottage is beautifully presented throughout with accommodation comprising on the ground floor a cloakroom, utility room, study, contemporary refitted kitchen/breakfast room with doors leading to a separate dining room and through to a charming sitting room with an open fire and exposed beams. From the dining room an open staircase leads to the first floor split level landing featuring much exposed beam work and in turn leads to the master bedroom with en-suite shower room, family bathroom and three further bedrooms. The panoramic views across farmland towards the Clee Hills and the Malvern Hills are a true delight. An attached garage is accessed from a gravelled driveway with ample parking. Attractive, well maintained gardens to front and rear and laid mainly to lawn with mature planting along with seasonal flowers.

Entrance Porch

Heavy wooden entrance door, leaded light window. Part glazed door through to:

Entrance Hall

Fitted storage cupboard. Radiator. Personal door to garage. Tiled flooring. Part glazed door to:

Utility Room - 6ft 2in (1.86m) × 5ft (1.55m)

Window to front. Wall mounted "Worcester" central heating boiler. Corner wash hand basin. Plumbing for washing machine. Fitted cupboard.


Having a white suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with fitted wash hand basin and storage. Window to side.

Study - 12ft 3in (3.72m) × 9ft 6in (2.79m)

Rear aspect double glazed window with garden and rural views. Glazed stained glass window pane to hallway. Radiator.TV point. Telephone point.

Breakfast Kitchen - 20ft (6.2m) × 9ft 10in (2.79m)

Extensively fitted with a range of contemporary units comprising wall, base and drawer units, tall pull out larder cupboard, fold away ironing board, built in wine rack. A range of integrated appliances to include microwave , fridge, Neff eye level double oven and Neff induction hob with extractor over. Stainless steel sink with granite work tops over and upstands. Radiator. Double glazed bay window to front with double glazed French doors leading onto the rear garden with a lovely rural outlook. Tiled flooring. Telephone and TV points. Antique pine doors open to :

Dining Room - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 10ft 9in (3.1m)

Exposed ceiling beams. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Double glazed French windows leading to the rear garden with views. Open tread staircase to 1st floor split landing. Part glazed door leading to :

Sitting Room - 11ft 7in (3.41m) × 21ft 9in (6.51m)

Part of the original cottage, a charming heavily beamed room with feature brick open fireplace. Two large double glazed windows to front and double glazed French windows opening to the side garden. Tiled floor. Radiator. TV and telephone points. Meter cupboard.

First Floor Landing

Character split level landing featuring much exposed beam work. Large walk-in airing cupboard with shelving. Lagged hot water cylinder. Central heating control panel.

Master Bedroom - 16ft 5in (4.96m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

A lovely light room with double glazed windows to side and rear with far reaching rural views. Having an excellent range of fitted wardrobes. Karndean wood effect flooring. TV and telephone points. Radiator. Door to :

En-Suite Shower Room

Double shower cubicle with raindrop power shower and additional hand held shower attachment. Vanity storage unit incorporating low level WC and wash hand basin. Chrome ladder radiator. Wood effect tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Double glazed window to front.


Fitted with a contemporary white suite to include low level WC, wall hung rectangular wash hand basin with mixer tap. Corner air bath. Shower cubicle with MIRA power shower. Tall chrome ladder radiator. Fitted storage cupboard with shelving. Double glazed window to front. Ceiling downlights.

Bedroom 2 - 7ft 11in (2.17m) × 12ft 11in (3.72m)

Step up from landing. Pine latch door. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Storage cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 11ft 3in (3.41m) × 8ft 8in (2.48m)

Part of the original cottage. Latch door. Double glazed window to front. Hatch to roof space. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 9ft 9in (2.79m) × 11ft 7in (3.41m)

Part of the original cottage with original ledged and braced door and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Double glazed windows to front and side. Hatch to roof space.


A driveway to the front of Fennel Cottage provides ample parking space for several vehicles and in turn gives access to the attached garage 18"2 x 12"2 with light and power, electric up and over door and roof storage. Window and personal door. The Cottage has the benefit of external security lighting, weather proof power point and an outside tap. To the front of the property is an attractive area of garden laid mainly to lawn, with flower borders and mature shrubs. There is an feature wrought iron hand water pump. Wood/ coal store. To both sides of the property are gravelled areas of garden giving access to the private rear garden laid extensively to lawn , enjoying superb views across open farmland towards the Clee Hills and the Malvern Hills. A gravelled terrace which can be accessed from both the dining room and breakfast kitchen offers a lovely seating area from where the far reaching views can be enjoyed.


We have been advised that mains electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by LPG. The LPG tank is housed underground beneath the rear lawn. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.


We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is F (33).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648)

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  3. No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


From Ledbury take the A449 towards Ross. After approximately 2 miles take the left turning at the roundabout sign posted Dymock. Follow the road for approximately 2.5 miles into Dymock village and take the right hand turn signposted Kempley. Follow this road for exactly 2 miles and the property will be located adjacent to Kempley Green down a short track. The cottage can be found to the left hand side of the track.


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