The Orchard, South Parade, Ledbury, HR8 2HA

5 Bedroom Detached
£985,000 Guide Price
£985,000 Guide Price

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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms


  • Substantial Detached Victorian Home
  • Situated In A Highly Desirable Location
  • Characterful Accommodation
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Impressive 31ft Long Dining Kitchen
  • Five Bedrooms (Three Ensuite)
  • Spacious Family Bathroom
  • Delightful Garden Extending To Approx 0.5 Acres
  • Tandem Double Garage
  • Driveway Parking


A Substantial Detached Victorian Home Situated In A Much Sought After Location In The Heart Of Ledbury Town Offering Characterful Accommodation Comprising Three Reception Rooms, Impressive Dining Kitchen, Five Bedrooms (Three Ensuite), Spacious Family Bathroom, Driveway Parking, Tandem Double Garage And A Delightful Garden Extending To Approximately Half An Acre. Internal Inspection Highly Recommended. EPC F.

Location & Description

The Orchard is located along a premier private residential cul-de sac tucked away close to the centre of Ledbury. Ledbury is a thriving and expanding town which has a range of local facilities and amenities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors surgeries, community hospital and a mainline railway station, with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately 16 miles distant with the M50 motorway available approximately 4 miles to the south of the town.

Believed to date back to the late 1800s, The Orchard is a substantial detached Victorian home situated in South Parade, one of Ledbury's most highly desirable and admired residential areas. The Orchard is a fine example of a period home with a number of noteworthy character features including attractive bay windows, parquet flooring, original cornicing and ceiling roses. The Orchard has previously been run as a B&B and offers generously proportioned family accommodation flooded with natural light throughout. The property is arranged on the ground floor with an entrance porch, reception hall, drawing room with open fireplace, sitting room, dining room with French doors to outside, impressive 31ft long dining kitchen with a wood fuel stove and an adjoining walk in pantry, useful utility room and shower room. On the first floor a galleried landing leads to the master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom, four further bedrooms (two ensuite), study/office room and a spacious family bathroom. From the first floor there are fine views across Ledbury and open countryside beyond. On the lower ground floor there is a cellar, which is also accessible externally. The Orchard is approached by vehicular gates leading to a shared driveway with an area of parking for several vehicles. There is a TANDEM DOUBLE GARAGE and an electric car charging point. The Orchard enjoys an attractive well stocked garden extending to approximately HALF AN ACRE with areas laid to lawn, colourful shrub and plant borders, vegetable patch, fruit orchard and several mature trees. With so much to offer, the agents strongly recommend an early inspection. The accommodation with approximately dimensions is as follows:

Pillar Canopy Porch

With steps up to the front door.

Entrance Porch

Part glazed entrance door. Cornicing, ceiling light, picture rail, dado rail. Double door with attractive stained glass leading to

Reception Hall

Cornicing, ceiling light with ceiling rose, cornicing, picture rail, dado rail, radiator, parquet flooring. Doors to

Drawing Room - 19ft (5.89m) × 25ft 1in (7.75m)

L-shaped room. Elegant reception room with an attractive front facing bay window with window seat. Additional front facing window and opaque glazed side facing window. Cornicing, picture rail, two ceiling lights with ceiling roses, two radiators. Feature fireplace with painted stone surround and tiled hearth.

Sitting Room - 15ft 8in (4.65m) × 12ft 7in (3.72m)

Front facing bay window, coving, ceiling light with ceiling rose, picture rail, fitted bookcases, two radiators.

Dining Room - 18ft 11in (5.58m) × 13ft 4in (4.03m)

Front facing window, cornicing, ceiling light with ceiling rose, picture rail, radiator, parquet flooring. Part glazed French doors to outside.

Dining Kitchen - 31ft 5in (9.61m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of painted wall and floor mounted units with granite worksurface over, one and half ceramic sink with bevelled drainer and matching granite upstands. There are integrated appliances including TWO DISHWASHERS, electric DOUBLE OVEN, MICROWAVE and an induction HOB. Wood fuel Esse range cooker with two ovens and twin hot plates. Two large rear facing windows overlooking the garden, recessed spotlights, three ceiling lights, radiator, TV point, electric underfloor heating. Part glazed door to outside. Open to

Pantry - 8ft 2in (2.48m) × 4ft 8in (1.24m)

Rear facing window overlooking the garden. Ceiling light, attractive built in dresser with shelving and cupboards, additional storage cupboards, space for fridge freezer. Door to

Utility Room

Rear facing window, ceiling light, wall mounted units, stainless steel sink drainer unit with cupboard below, work surface over and tiled splashback. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

First Floor Split Landing

With doors to

Store Room - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 6ft 3in (1.86m)

Side facing opaque glazed window, ceiling light, fitted shelving, radiator. Open to

Office - 10ft (3.1m) × 7ft 4in (2.17m)

Rear facing window, downlighters, radiator.

Galleried Landing

Coving, ceiling light, access to loft space, picture rail, dado rail, radiator. Doors to

Master Bedroom - 23ft (7.13m) × 13ft 9in (4.03m)

Flooded with natural light with a large floor to ceiling side facing window and further front facing window overlooking the garden and enjoying distant rural views. Coving, two ceiling lights with ceiling rose, picture rail, two radiators, TV point. Extensive built in wardrobes with hanging rails and cupboards above. Door to

Ensuite Bathroom

Suite comprising whirlpool bath with shower over and shower screen, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below and additional fitted storage, low level WC. Rear facing window, ceiling light, extractor fan, chrome ladder style towel rail, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 15ft 8in (4.65m) × 15ft 2in (4.65m)

Attractive front facing bay window and additional glazed door enjoying distant rural views. Coving, two ceiling lights with ceiling rose, picture rail, two radiators. Walk in wardrobe with hanging rails and shelving. Door to

Ensuite Shower Room

Suite comprising walk in shower enclosure with tiled surrounds, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, low level WC. Ceiling light, extractor fan, vanity mirror, shaver socket, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - 18ft 10in (5.58m) × 13ft 5in (4.03m)

Front facing bay window enjoying views across surrounding rooftops and open countryside in the distance. Coving, ceiling light with ceiling rose, picture rail, two radiators, TV point. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and cupboard above. Door with steps down to

Family Bathroom

Suite comprising large freestanding bath, corner shower enclosure with panelled surrounds, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below and mirror over, low level WC. Front facing window and side facing opaque glazed window, two ceiling lights, shaver socket, chrome ladder style towel rail, tall radiator, built in cupboard with shelving, exposed floorboards. Also accessed from landing.

Bedroom 4 - 12ft 10in (3.72m) × 12ft 8in (3.72m)

Rear facing window overlooking the garden. Ceiling light, two built in wardrobes with hanging rails and cupboards above, additional fitted shelving, radiator. Door to

Ensuite Shower Room

Suite comprising shower enclosure with tiled surrounds, corner wash hand basin with cupboard below and mirror over, low level WC. Rear facing opaque glazed window, recessed spotlights, extractor fan. Also accessed from Bedroom 5.

Bedroom 5 - 14ft 5in (4.34m) × 8ft 7in (2.48m)

Rear facing window overlooking the garden. Ceiling light, picture rail, radiator.


The Orchard is approached via a right of access with vehicular gates leading to a shared driveway providing an area of parking and in turn leads to a TANDEM DOUBLE GARAGE (33' x 11'06") with wooden doors and power and light connected. The garden belonging to The Orchard is delightful and extends to approximately HALF AN ACRE. To the front of the property there is an area laid to lawn and a large gravelled seating area bordered by a colourful array of shrubs and plants. A pathway leads to a covered SWIMMING POOL (45'10" x 28'04") with an adjoining POOL/SUMMER HOUSE. It should be noted that the swimming pool is not currently in use and has been drained due to the lining being in need of repair. To the rear of the property there is a further area of garden attractively arranged with areas of lawn, a paved seating patio, several mature trees and borders stocked full with a variety of plants and shrubs. A decked terrace provides an ideal spot for entertaining with a BBQ area, pizza oven and wooden pergola with a climbing wisteria and grapevine. There is an established cutting garden, vegetable patch and a small fruit orchard. GREENHOUSE, GARDEN SHED and a WOOD STORE.


We have been advised that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Heating is via a Biomass wood pellet boiler. There are solar thermal panels, which assist with heating the water. 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 imply 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 "G" This information may have been obtained from the local council website only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is F (26).


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.

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From the Agent's Ledbury office turn right at the traffic lights and proceed along The Southend. Turn right into the private road South Parade and at the T junction turn right again. Continue for a short distance and The Orchard can be found in the far right hand corner.


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