Heath House, Bromsberrow Heath, Nr Ledbury, HR8 1PG

5 Bedroom Detached
£850,000 Fixed Price
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£850,000 Fixed Price
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

 

  • Distinctive Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Spacious And Flexible Family Accommodation Set Over Three Floors
  • Large Breakfast Kitchen
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • 4 / 5 Bedrooms
  • Potential Self Contained Annexe / Guest Suite
  • Extensive Lawned Gardens With Large Pond
  • Two Paddocks. In All Approx. 5 Acres.

Description

A Distinctive Detached Grade II Listed Farmhouse Offering Spacious Family Accommodation Set Within Gardens And Grounds Extending To Approx. 5 Acres Including Two Pony Paddocks With Garage And Outbuildings.

Location & Description

Bromsberrow Heath has a thriving local community shop and there is an excellent primary school in the nearby village of Bromsberrow. The site also lies within easy reach of the popular town of Ledbury which provides an excellent range of local amenities and facilities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors surgeries and community hospital. There is a mainline railway station in Ledbury with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. The site lies close to Junction 2 of the M50 motorway.

Heath House is a distinctive Grade II listed farmhouse situated within the village of Bromsberrow Heath. Steeped in history, the rear of the property originally comprised a farm cottage dating back to the 15th Century. Towards the front, including the cellars is a 16th century addition and it was not until circa 1750 that the facade was added. The portico entrance, key stones and sash windows embrace the 18th Century additions. The property offers spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors. On the ground floor the entrance hall leads to an elegant drawing room and sitting room, both rooms have a dual aspect with sash windows, original window shutters and enjoy views across the garden and countryside beyond. Stone steps lead down to a spacious breakfast kitchen with terracotta tiled floor and large central island with space for seating. A separate formal dining room is accessed from the kitchen and leads into the conservatory with lovely views across the garden and pond. There is also a useful boot room with separate shower room, having direct access to the garden. An elegant oak balustraded staircase leads to the first floor landing and gives access to the master bedroom, two further bedrooms (one with en-suite) and a luxury family bathroom. The staircase continues to the second floor with two further bedrooms (one en suite). Versatility is provided with a possible self contained annexe/guest suite comprising the the downstairs dining room with spiral staircase leading to the bedroom and en-suite bathroom above. The property is surrounded by attractive gardens and grounds in all extending to approximately 5 ACRES to include two pony paddocks. There is a brick stable block with potential to be converted subject to the necessary consents (there is a lapsed planning application for the conversion into two holiday cottages). The property is approached from the lane through wrought iron gates to a sweeping gravelled driveway with a large turning circle and parking for several vehicles. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is as follows:

Portico Entrance Porch

Panelled front door with fanlight over.

Entrance Hall

Attractive oak parquet flooring with fitted mat well, elegant staircase with oak panelling to stairwell, central heating thermostat, radiator, door to cellar. Doors off to:

Drawing Room - 21ft 3in (6.51m) × 16ft (4.96m)

A most delightful room with dual aspect sash windows with original shutters, exposed ceiling beams, attractive open marble fireplace with stone hearth and marble mantel, three radiators, television point.

Sitting Room - 16ft 1in (4.96m) × 16ft (4.96m)

Dual aspect with sash windows to the front with window shutters and original leaded window to the rear with views over the garden and countryside beyond. Fireplace with slate hearth, timber surround and mantel (closed off). Built-in corner cupboard with further cupboard below.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 25ft 8in (7.75m) × 15ft (4.65m)

Stone steps down from entrance hall. A spacious dual aspect room full of charm and character with beams and wall timbers with some exposed brickwork with terracotta tiled floor. Large central island unit inset with twin bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap, marble worktop over, cupboards under, space for washing machine and fridge, space for three chairs for use as a breakfast bar. Former fireplace recess with space for range style cooker/ Aga with shelving to back and recessed spotlights to ceiling. Further marble worktops with cupboards and drawers under. Belfast sink on brick supports with mixer tap. Radiator. Recessed spot lights to ceiling. Part glazed door leading on to garden terrace. Part glazed door leading to :

Dining Room - 15ft 7in (4.65m) × 15ft 5in (4.65m)

Exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers. Wood effect flooring. Wood burning stove within arched brick fireplace. Low level storage cupboard. Spiral staircase leading to first floor bedroom and bathroom above. This room connected to the bedroom and bathroom above by the staircase could be used as a separate annex. Door to Boot room/ shower room off. Double doors leading to:

Conservatory - 14ft 11in (4.34m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

Cedarwood with a pitched roof and fully double glazed with French doors leading to the garden with lovely views towards the pond. Wooden flooring.

Boot Room with Shower Room Off

With door to rear garden and wooden double glazed window to rear. Door to shower room comprising shower cubicle with MIRA shower. WC and wash hand basin. Tiles to walls and floor. Wooden double glazed window to rear. Floor mounted oil central heating boiler.

Cellars

Steps lead down from the reception hall. Comprising two sizeable rooms believed to have been used as an apple press. Chamber one (29'5 x 15'5). Chamber two (15'7 x 15'4). The floors are cobbled and each has a brick barrelled ceiling. Steps provide exterior access with power and light available.

First Floor

Split level landing

Upper level with sash window to front. Radiator. Doors to:

Master Bedroom - 16ft (4.96m) × 18ft 7in (5.58m)

Elegant room with sash windows to front. Exposed beams. Dado rail. Split level - upper level fitted with a range of pine fronted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Radiator. Telephone point.

Bedroom 2 - 16ft 3in (4.96m) × 15ft 9in (4.65m)

Dual aspect with sash windows to front and leaded window to rear with garden views. Two radiators. Wash hand basin.

Inner Lobbly

Access from lower level landing. Exposed timbers. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, immersion heater, slatted shelving. Further door to:

Bathroom - 13ft (4.03m) × 15ft 3in (4.65m)

Exposed ceiling beam and wall timbers. Dual aspect windows. Suite comprising WC, twin pedestal wash hand basins with tiled splash back and mirrors over, claw foot cast iron roll top bath with shower attachment. Concealed shower cubicle with Mira shower, tiled seat and walls and folding glazed shower door. Access door to bathroom 2.

Bedroom 3 - 15ft 10in (4.65m) × 15ft 4in (4.65m)

Charming room with exposed timbers and central truss beam. Spiral staircase leading down to the dining room. Rear aspect window enjoying fine views. Two radiators. Television point.

En-Suite Bathroom 1 - 12ft 5in (3.72m) × 8ft (2.48m)

Exposed timbers. Velux skylight window. Suite comprising of WC, panelled bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, shaver point with light, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail, radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Radiator. Access to roof space. Doors to:

Bedroom 4 - 21ft 1in (6.51m) × 15ft 10in (4.65m)

Central truss beam and exposed ceiling timbers. Velux skylight window to rear aspect and further window to side enjoying countryside views. Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors and hanging rail. Radiator. Door to:

Ensuite Bathroom 2

With white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin, panelled bath. Recess ceiling lights. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 5 - 16ft 1in (4.96m) × 15ft 8in (4.65m)

With Velux skylight window to the rear aspect with fine views, further window to side. Radiator. Fitted wardrobe with sliding doors. Shower cubicle with glazed pivot door and Mira electric shower. Corner wash hand basin. Door to separate WC. Further storage cupboard.

Outbuildings

Garage - 21ft 10in (6.51m) × 22ft 7in (6.82m)

Double height. Situated to the right of the main driveway and accessed via large sliding doors. Concrete flooring. Light and power.

Stable Block - 23ft 11in (7.13m) × 14ft (4.34m)

Constructed of brick under a tiled roof. Exposed timbers. Wooden staircase to first floor with windows to two aspects. Light and power. In addition, water is connected to the ground floor. There is a basement level currently used as a wood store (previously a kennel) accessed from the garden with light and power. The stable block has the potential for conversion subject to the necessary consents. (Permission was granted in Oct 1995 for the conversion of the redundant farm building to 2 holiday cottages - since expired).

Garden & Grounds

Heath House is set within delightful mature gardens and grounds, with gated access to the property via a sweeping gravelled driveway with a most attractive central island and fountain. The driveway is flanked by well maintained evergreen trees and a low level brick wall, with a turning circle in front of the property and generous parking for several vehicles. A pathway edged with shrub Yews leads to Heath House. The gardens are situated predominately to the rear of the house and laid mainly to lawn with a variety of fruit trees including two plumb and two apple. A large pond flanked by selection of mature trees to include weeping willow and silver birch is a wonderful feature of the garden and this view can can be enjoyed from the paved terrace with stone steps leading from the kitchen. To either side of the garden are two pony paddocks. In all gardens and grounds total approximately 5 acres.

Services

We have been advised that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. 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.

Tenure

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

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F"

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is F (35).

Viewing

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.

Directions

From Ledbury take the A417 towards Gloucester. Continue for approx 4 miles and take the second right hand turn to Bromsberrow Heath, signposted Beach Lane. Continue into the centre of the village to the crossroads and turn left (signposted village shop). Continue past the shop for a short distance, the gated entrance to Heath House will then be located on the right hand side.

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