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Property Details

Guide Price £325,000 - SSTC | 2 Bedroom Detached | Lower Eggleton, Ledbury HR8 2TZ

Property Summary

Offering Potential For Further Development And In Need Of Cosmetic Updating This Detached Two Bedroom Cottage Sits Within Extensive Grounds Approaching 1.4 Acres Including Formal Gardens And Orchard. The Living Accommodation Comprises Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Bedroom, Study/Utility, Ground Floor Bathroom, Lean To Garden Room/Porch And First Floor Bedroom. Oil Fired Central Heating. Energy Rating 'F'

Location & Description

Situated in the village of Lower Eggleton/Yarkhill the area offers a garage with Spa stores. Further and more extensive facilities can be found in the neighbouring towns of Great Malvern, Ledbury and Hereford, which offer a variety of independent shops, high street names and supermarkets as well as eateries, public houses, restaurants and leisure activities.

Mainline railway stations in all three towns offer direct links to south Wales, Worcester, Birmingham and London. The junction 7 of the M5 is located just outside Worcester bringing the Midlands and South West into a reasonable commute.

The Conifers is set back from the road and is approached via double gates leading to a gravel path which if the trees and bushes were cut back would provide off road parking. This area opens up as it approaches the property with the grounds which are one of the key features of this property extending to 1.4 acres. Subject to the relevant permissions being sought, The Conifers offers fantastic potential for development not only of the current house but also in the future planning for additional housing.

A pedestrian path continues round to the front of the property where a hard wood front door with glazed insets opens through to the living accommodation which is in need of modernisation and benefits from oil fired central heating and displays in parts great charm and character through the exposed timbers on display.

Kitchen - 2.82m (9ft 3in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)

Offering a range of drawer and cupboard base units with rolled edge work top over. Dual aspect windows, stainless steel sink unit with drainer and cupboard under. Ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light point, tiled splash backs, connection point for cooker. Radiator and wood burning stove set onto a slate hearth. Exposed timber framing to one wall. Multi panelled obscure glazed door opens through to

Dining Room - 4.06m (13ft 4in) x 3.02m (9ft 11in)

Having wonderful exposed ceiling and wall timbers. Wall light point, radiator, doors leading through to the garden room, inner hallway and through to

Living Room - 4.09m (13ft 5in) x 2.82m (9ft 3in)

Glazed window to side and glazed window looking through to the garden room. Exposed ceiling timbers. Radiator, ceiling light point, wall mounted electric fire.

Garden Room - 1.75m (5ft 9in) x 5.28m (17ft 4in)

Being 'lean to' in design and having a bank of windows to front and side. Glazed wooden door to side, wall light point.

Inner Hallway

Ceiling light point, radiator, stairs rising to first floor, doors opening through to

Utility/Study - 1.65m (5ft 5in) x 1.93m (6ft 4in)

Glazed window to side, ceiling light point.

Bedroom 2 - 3.2m (10ft 6in) x 3.76m (12ft 4in)

Glazed window to side, ceiling light point, wall light point, fitted wardrobes.

Ground Floor Bathroom

Fitted with a three piece suite consisting of a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, shower enclosure with electric shower over. Obscure glazed window to side, radiator, ceiling light point, tiled splash back.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Glazed window to side, ceiling light point, airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. Door opening through to

Bedroom 1 - 4.06m (13ft 4in) x 5m (16ft 5in)

A wonderful room with half vaulted ceiling and exposed wooden roof trusses in the centre. Dual aspect glazed windows to side and rear. Ceiling light point, radiator, loft access point.

Outside

The grounds wrap around the property to all sides but extend mainly to the south west and are predominantly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees throughout. The garden is enclosed by a hedged and fenced perimeter and extends to 0.4 acres. Continuing to the south west the 1 acre orchard adjoins the formal gardens and runs down to a lane allowing vehicular access. Within the orchard are a number of ancient and recent trees including Cider Apple, Perry Pear, Desert Pears and eating Apple and Walnut enclosed by a hedged and fenced perimeter. The garden is split from the orchard by a wooden fenced and gated access. Within the grounds are an open bay BARN, two wooden SHEDS, a brick built SHED and well. The garden further benefits from an outside light point and boiler cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler.

AGENTS NOTE
There will be an overage clause for any up lift in land value of 25% which will run for 15 years.

SERVICES
We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Heating is by an oil fired system. Drainage is to a septic tank. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

TENURE
We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is Freehold.

VIEWING
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern office 01684 892809.

COUNCIL TAX BAND E
Herefordshire Council.

DIRECTIONS
From the John Goodwin Malvern office proceed north along the A449 towards Worcester. Take the first left into North Malvern Road (signed West Malvern and Cradley). Take the first right onto Cowleigh Road proceed out of town for some distance where upon reaching the 'T' junction with the A4103 turn left towards Hereford. Proceed for 9.6 miles crossing over the traffic light controlled cross roads passing a Texaco garage on the right hand side. Proceed for a further 0.2 miles where the property can be found on the right hand side of the road as indicated by the agent's for sale board.


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