A UNIQUE AND FASCINATING GRADE II LISTED PROPERTY IN THE HEART OF THE MARKET TOWN OF BROMYARD OFFERING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICAL PERIOD ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING GROUND FLOOR SHOWROOMS, WORKSHOP, LICENSED TEA ROOM, CELLARAGE AND STORE ROOMS. ON THE FIRST FLOOR KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, SITTING ROOM, MASTER BEDROOM AND BATHROOM. THE SECOND FLOOR OFFERS FOUR FURTHER BEDROOMS. OUTSIDE IS A PRIVATE REAR GARDEN WITH A LARGE OUTHOUSE OFFERING SCOPE FOR RENOVATION
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Location & Description
The Old Curiosity Shop is a Grade II listed Georgian fronted 3/4 storey property originally dating from the 17th century with many lovely period features including sash windows, wooden floors, exposed timbers. It comprises ground floor show rooms, currently used for antiques and former licensed tea room. The lower ground floor offers extensive cellarage. On the first floor is a kitchen/dining room, sitting room, master bedroom and luxurious bathroom with beautiful views across open the garden and open countryside from all rear facing windows. The second floor offers four further bedrooms. Outside a terrace leads down into a private enclosed rear garden with access to an outbuilding which offers scope for renovation.
Bromyard has many amenities to offer: the Conquest Theatre, schools, shops, church, leisure centre and pubs. The town also offers a pleasant commute to Great Malvern (around twelve miles), to Ledbury (around thirteen miles), to Worcester (around fourteen miles) or to Hereford (around sixteen miles).
The property comprises with approximate dimensions
Showroom 1 - 4.57m (15ft 0in) x 4.42m (14ft 6in) plus bay window
Entrance door leading to showroom 1.
Elm floor boards. Cast iron working fireplace. Spotlights on beam. Enclosed bay window. Doorway to rear hall. Door to store. Two panelled doors leading to
Showroom 2 - 4.65m (15ft 3in) x 4.47m (14ft 8in)
Elm floor boards. Cast iron working fireplace. Oak panelled wall. Open bay window fitted with original wooden shutters. Spotlights on beam. Door to
Rear Hallway - 6.15m (20ft 2in) x 1.93m (6ft 4in) max
Elm floor boards. Oak panelled staircase to first floor. Evidence of original stencilling. Access to store cupboard and cellar doors leading into workshop living room/further showroom
Workshop - 5.03m (16ft 6in) x 3.48m (11ft 5in)
Previously used as tea room. Oak flooring. Moulded cornice with dentils and arcading. Double French doors with shutters leading to
Conservatory - 3.84m (12ft 7in) x 3.25m (10ft 8in)
Tiled floor. Belfast sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Patio doors leading to garden. Strip lighting. Door to:
Cloakroom and WC
high flush Wc. Wash hand basin. Original tiled floor. Heritage period fittings
Kitchen - 2.79m (9ft 2in) x 1.88m (6ft 2in)
Tiled floor. Rustic wooden kitchen units comprising double Belfast sink. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Wall units. Open plate rack with cupboards either end. Granite worktops. Italian commercial coffee machine (available by separate negotiation) Central light.
Library/Further Showroom - 5.08m (16ft 8in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in) max
Elm floor boards. Cast iron working fireplace with original tile surround. Sash window. Feature central light. Exposed beams. Book cases built into recess either side.
the extensive cellar space is made up of 4 rooms 14'10 x 12'10, 15'1 x 12'8, 15'7 x 10'9, 15'8 x 10'3. Electricity. Gas meter. Pipework installed for central heating.
First Floor Landing
Original elm floor boards. 2 recesses created from original windows.
Kitchen/Dining Room - 4.85m (15ft 11in) x 3.25m (10ft 8in)
Fitted with a range of base and wall units. 1.5 bowl sink. Neff integrated double oven and grill with extracter fan over. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Cupboard fitted in the wall. Spotlights on beam. Central light. Views towards the countryside.
Sitting Room - 4.7m (15ft 5in) x 4.5m (14ft 9in) max
2 sash windows overlooking the Square. Mains gas fire. Dado rail. Picture rail. Elm floorboards.
Master Bedroom - 4.62m (15ft 2in) x 4.57m (15ft 0in) max
Two sash windows overlooking the Square. Elm floorboards. Central feature downlight
Bathroom - 5.11m (16ft 9in) x 3.43m (11ft 3in)
Free standing slipper bath. Raised corner shower unit. High level wc. Wash hand basin. Panelled walls inset with timber. Feature original cast iron fireplace and hearth. Original cupboard built into the wall. Elm floorboards. Bell style downlights. Window overlooking the rear. Heritage period bathroom fittings.
STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR
Second Floor Landing
Elm floor boards. Victorian skylight.
Bedroom 2 - 4.78m (15ft 8in) x 4.44m (14ft 7in) max
Two sash windows overlooking the Square. Exposed floor boards. Feature window onto landing
Bedroom 3 - 4.52m (14ft 10in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)
Two sash windows overlooking the Square. Two wall lights.
Bedroom 4 - 5.05m (16ft 7in) x 3.28m (10ft 9in) max
Elm floor boards. Exposed beams. Electric panel heater. Window to rear. Skylight. Two central lights.
Bedroom 5 - 5.05m (16ft 7in) x 3.4m (11ft 2in) max
Elm floor boards. Exposed beams. Window to rear. Skylight and small window to side. Spotlights on beam. Hot water cylinder.
Access from the conservatory onto a terraced area with steps leading down into a private enclosed garden planted with mature trees and shrubs.
A large Georgian 2 storey brick building sits in the garden with views over beautiful open countryside and offers great potential for further accommodation, studio or workshops.
The vendors currently rent a parking space nearby and it is understood that this could be made available.
We have been advised that (mains electricity, water, gas and drainage) are connected to the property. 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 B4214 Bromyard Road and continue through the hamlet of Staplow. At the sharp right hand bend fork left towards Bromyard. Continue to the end of this road and at the A4103 turn right and immediately left towards Bishops Frome. Continue through the village and on towards Bromyard. Upon reaching the end of this road turn right onto the A465. Continue to the end of this road until you meet the A44, turn right proceed down the hill and take the left turn into Bromyard. Follow the one way system around to the right into Market Square where parking spaces are available. Number two overlooks the square.
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