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Property Details

Price £549,000 | 3 Bedroom Semi-Detached | 23 The Southend, Ledbury HR8 2EY

Property Summary

An Exceptional Period Property Situated In An Excellent Location Within The Conservation Area Of The Town Set Withn A Glorious Walled Garden.

Location & Description

A most impressive period property conveniently located within a sought after conservation area within easy reach of the town centre.

Hollybush House is a most interesting Grade II listed property being a self contained wing of a very fine period town house know as The Yews which comprises three flats. This very unique property has many fine period features including sash windows and a magnificent vaulted brick ceiling to the drawing room. The property provides spacious and very flexible accommodation of considerable charm and character and has gas fired central heating and double glazing. It has an interesting layout being arranged on various levels accessed from a mezzanine landing. An attractive staircase leads down past the dining room giving access to an inner hallway and fitted kitchen with appliances. At this level there is also a pleasant sitting room with feature fireplace, a guest bedroom and shower room. Further steps lead down to a delightful garden room which opens out into a magnificent drawing room which has a superb vaulted brick ceiling. This room would make a wonderful party room and it has double doors which lead through to a study and gives access to a second bedroom with en suite bathroom. Stairs going up from the mezzanine landing lead to the master bedroom with en suite bathroom. There is off road parking and a delightful mature shared walled garden part of which Hollybush House has exclusive use.

The Southend is situated within the conservation area of the delightful country town of Ledbury which has a wide range of local facilities and amenities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors surgeries, community hospital and a mainline railway station. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately sixteen miles distant and the M50 motorway is available approximately four miles to the south of the town

The very well presented accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):

Reception Hall

With wooden front door. Fitted cloak cupboard. Radiator. Meter cupboard. Access to:

Mezzanine Landing

With stairs leading up to the first floor giving access to the master bedroom. Attractive staircase going down past the dining room leading to the inner hallway. This is an open plan area and gives access to the kitchen, sitting room and guest bedroom. There is a terracotta tiled floor. Radiator. Telephone point. Understairs storage cupboard.

Dining Room - 3.61m (11ft 10in) x 3.4m (11ft 2in)

A most attractive room with high ceiling and a large feature sash window enjoying views across the garden. Radiator. Down lighters.

Kitchen - 3.48m (11ft 5in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in)

Fitted with a range of units comprising deep porcelain sink with base unit under. Further matching base units. Wall mounted cupboards. Granite work surfaces with tiled surrounds. Electric oven Fitted Bosch dishwasher and fridge freezer. Wall mounted Baxi central heating boiler. Tiled floor. Multi paned double glazed sliding patio doors giving access to rear garden.

Sitting Room - 5.13m (16ft 10in) x 4.11m (13ft 6in)

Multi paned double glazed sliding doors giving access to garden. Marble fire surround. T.V point. Ceiling down lighters. Archway leading through to rear hall and the guest bedroom.

Rear Hallway

With radiator. Double glazed velux roof window.

Guest Bedroom 1 - 4.04m (13ft 3in) x 3.58m (11ft 9in)

With fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Multi paned double glazed sliding doors giving access to garden.

Shower Room

With tiled shower cubicle. Wall tiling to half height incorporating tiled shelf and inset shelf and wash hand basin. Wc. Shaver point. Ladder radiator. Tiled floor. Attractive port hole window to the side.

Steps from the inner landing lead down to

Garden Room

With tiled floor. Glazed surrounds. French doors leading to patio and garden, and feature vaulted brick archway leading to

Drawing Room - 9.3m (30ft 6in) x 5.49m (18ft 0in)

A stunning room with a magnificent vaulted brick ceiling. Display alcoves. Parquet floor. Telephone point. Radiator. Double wooden doors to

Study - 5.49m (18ft 0in) x 4.62m (15ft 2in)

Feature vaulted brick ceiling. Parquet floor. Step up to:

Guest Bedroom 2 - 4.88m (16ft 0in) x 4.67m (15ft 4in) plus lobby

Brick fire surround. Radiator. Fitted shelving. Built in wardrobe. Cupboard housing Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and hot water tank providing heating and water for the guest suite and drawing room.. Rear passageway with door to side giving access to sunken patio.

Ensuite Bathroom

With panelled bath with shower over. Inset wash hand basin with cupboard under. Wc. Extensive tiled surrounds. Radiator.


First Floor Landing

With skylight window. Double wardrobe with folding doors. Exposed timbers.

Master Bedroom - 5.05m (16ft 7in) x 4.57m (15ft 0in)

With radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Exposed timbers. Feature port hole window with shutters. Double glazed multi paned sash window enjoying a fine outlook over the garden.

En Suite Bathroom

With panelled bath with shower over and tiled surrounds. Inset wash hand basin. Wc. Radiator. Inset spotlights.


The property stands back from the road set behind a shared gravelled forecourt. There is a garden area and parking space. The property also has a quarter share of the superb walled gardens to the rear which is beautifully landscaped and planted with numerous mature plants, trees, flower beds and shrubs. There is a Georgian gazebo and patio area. There is also shared use of a former garage, coach house and shed.

Hollybush House itself also has its own direct access to, and exclusive use of, a private area of the garden which includes a small pond , rockery and attractive patio, a lovely spot to sit and enjoy the views over the main garden.

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.

The property is leasehold and held on a 999 year lease commencing in 2016 although anyone purchasing this property would also have a share of the Freehold as all the flat owners are directors of The Yews Residents Association the registered company which owns the freehold.
Monthly charge 150.38. (as at May 2017) This covers the service charge, ground rent, shared buildings insurance premium (of which Hollybush House pays 40% of the total) and 30 towards a sinking fund for potential major maintenance works that may need to be undertaken by the Residents Association.

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel. 01531 634648).

(This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation).

From the agent's Ledbury office turn right at the traffic lights and proceed along the Southend. The entrance to The Yews will then be found after a short distance on the right hand side. The entrance to Hollybush House is the door on the far left hand side.

John Goodwin