A most interesting individual detached listed property situated in a popular village location offering deceptively spacious and very flexible 3/4 bedroomed accommodation of considerable charm and character (APPROACHING 3000 ft²) benefiting from oil central heating and double glazing and having a large cellar/workshop, ample off road parking and an attractive enclosed cottage garden to rear. Inspection essential.
Location & Description
Boxbush House is an interesting individual detached property occupying a prominent position in the popular village of Ashperton. The Grade II Listed property was formerly a village inn and offers spacious and very flexible accommodation of immense charm and character (in all approaching approximately 3000 ft²). It has the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing and contains many fine features including a wealth of exposed timbers, stripped doors and inglenook fireplaces. The accommodation is arranged on the ground floor with an entrance porch, reception hall, sitting room with woodburner, attractive living room, study, dining room retaining the original pub bar, a utility room, refitted wet room, inner lobby, attractive fitted breakfast kitchen and a large office/playroom which could be used as a fourth bedroom if required. There is also a large cellar/workshop. On the first floor a spacious double landing gives access to a master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, two further good sized bedrooms and a refitted family bathroom. Boxbush House has ample off road parking and there is an attractive enclosed garden to rear.
The village of Ashperton has a primary school, church, village hall and public house and is situated approximately 5 miles from the town of Ledbury which provides an excellent range of local facilities and amenities including shops, supermarkets, schools, churches, hotel, restuarants, theatre, community hospital and a mainline railway station. The city of Hereford is also easily accessible providing further excellent amenities.
The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):
With wooden front door. Single radiator. Stairs to the first floor.
Sitting Room - 4.5m (14ft 9in) x 3.91m (12ft 10in)
Having a feature inglenook fireplace with fitted wood burner. Double radiator. TV aerial point. Superb exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Partial wall panelling. Feature stained glass panel. Attractive etched glass door from hall. Door connecting to living room. Opening through to the study. Double glazed window to front.
Living Room - 7.04m (23ft 1in) x 4.57m (15ft 0in)
Having a feautre vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Two double radiators. TV aerial point. Double glazed window to rear. Large double glazed window to side.
Study - 5m (16ft 5in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in) max
With laminate floor. Single radiator. Double glazed window to rear. Stable door giving access to the garden. Attractive stripped leaded-light door connecting to the utility room.
Dining Room - 4.55m (14ft 11in) plus bar and fire place x 4.32m (14ft 2in)
Having an inglenook fireplace with fitted wood burner. Alcove cupboard with display shelving. Fitted bench seat. Attractive etched glass doors to hall and utility room. Double glazed window to front. A particular feature of this room is the retained bar area from the original public house.
Utility Room - 4.22m (13ft 10in) max x 2.51m (8ft 3in)
With a ceramic double bowl sink unit with base unit under. Wooden work tops. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Walk-in cupboard. Single radiator. Tiled floor. Access door to cellar. Double glazed window to rear.
Refitted with a contemporary white suite comprising a fitted chrome shower, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled surrounds and floor. Six ceiling downlighters. Ventilator. Ladder radiator. Double glazed window to rear and further double glazed Velux roof window. Underfloor heating.
With single radiator. Tiled floor. Opening through to the kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen - 5.84m (19ft 2in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Well fitted with an extensive range of modern units comprising a synthetic one and a half bowl sink with base unit under. Further base units. Wall mounted cupboards. Glass fronted cabinets. Work surfaces with tiled surrounds. Built-in double oven with 4-ring ceramic hob. Feature vaulted ceiling. Tiled floor. Double radiator. Double glazed windows to either side. Door to rear giving access to the garden. Connecting door to the office/playroom.
Office / Playroom / Bedroom - 5.08m (16ft 8in) x 3.45m (11ft 4in) plus alcove
Having a brick fireplace. Double radiator. Double glazed windows to side. Double glazed box bay window to front.
Cellar Room / Workshop - 11.2m (36ft 9in) x 4.5m (14ft 9in)
In 2 sections with cellar leading to workshop.
Offering a lot of space with light and power. Oil fired central heating boiler. Two windows to rear overlooking the garden. Large door giving direct access to the rear garden. In 2 sections with cellar leading to workshop. (22'6 x 12'6 cellar 23'4 x 14'9 workshop)
Spacious Double Landing
With built-in cupboard. Two single radiators. Access to roof space. Double glazed window to front.
Master Bedroom - 4.44m (14ft 7in) x 4.32m (14ft 2in)
With double radiator. Alcove cupboard with shelving. Double glazed window to front.
Fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath, corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled surrounds. Chrome heated towel rail. Ventilator. Airing cupboard containing hot water clyinder. Single radiator. Double glazed window to side.
Bedroom 2 - 4.34m (14ft 3in) x 3.99m (13ft 1in)
With double radiator. Double glazed window to front.
Bedroom 3 - 4.95m (16ft 3in) x 2.46m (8ft 1in)
With single radiator. Double glazed window to rear. Exposed wall timbers.
Refitted with a contemporary white suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over and fitted shower screen, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled surrounds. Ventilator. Chrome heated towel rail. Laminate floor. Double glazed window to rear.
To the front of the property there is a lawned garden with two block paved hardstandings providing off road parking. Double wooden gates lead to a small side garden and to a further tarmacadam hardstanding and the enclosed south west facing rear garden. The garden is most attractively arranged with a large paved terrace, feature pergola, stone well and raised flowerbeds containing an abundance of interesting established plants and shrubs. There is a useful garden shed, 2 taps and a gated pathway to the side leading back to the front of the property.
We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system. 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.
We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is Freehold.
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel. 01531 634648).
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(This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation).
Proceed out of Ledbury on the A438 Hereford Road. At the Trumpet traffic lights turn right onto the A417 Leominster Road. Continue into the village of Ashperton and proceed past the school. The property will then be located on the left hand side at the junction of Church Lane.
Ground Floor Plan
Not to scale