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Property Details

Guide Price £700,000 - SSTC | 3 Bedroom Detached | Horse Lane Orchard, Ledbury HR8 1PP

Property Summary

Offering Considerable Potential A Spacious Individual Three Bedroomed Detached House Standing In A Delightful Mature Garden Extending In All To Approximately One Acre And Most Conveniently Situated In A Much Sought After Residential Location Close To The Town Centre. Inspection Essential. No Chain.

Location & Description

Down Ampney provides a rare opportunity to purchase an interesting individual detached house most conveniently situated in a much sought after residential location within easy reach of Ledbury town centre. The property is tucked away at the end of a cul de sac and stands in a wonderful large private mature garden.

The spacious accommodation has the benefit of double glazing and night storage heating and offers considerable potential for updating and extension subject to any necessary consent. It is arranged on the ground floor with an enclosed entrance porch, reception hall, an attractive L-shaped sitting room, separate dining room, kitchen with large pantry, study, a utility/boot room and a ground floor shower room with Wc,. On the first floor the landing gives access to a master bedroom with an ensuite dressing room, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. The property has an attached garage and car port. A particular feature of Down Ampney is the large garden which extends in all to approximately one acre.

Horse Lane Orchard is situated within 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 with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. 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.

A full inspection of this unique property is considered essential by the agents to appreciate the wonderful location in which it is situated and the considerable potential which it offers.

The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):

Entrance Porch

With multi-paned double doors to front. Quarry tiled floor. Multi-paned door to:

Reception Hall

With stairs to first floor. Built in understairs cupboard. Telephone point. Illuminated wall niche.

Sitting Room - 7.57m (24ft 10in) max plus bay x 6.6m (21ft 8in) max

An attractive spacious room enjoying a pleasant double aspect and having a feature fireplace with fitted Mulberry multi-fuel stove. Two night storage heaters. Double glazed windows to front and side. Large double glazed bay window to front incorporating a double glazed door leading on to the terrace.

Dining Room - 4.85m (15ft 11in) max x 4.62m (15ft 2in) max

Having a feature fireplace with fitted gas fire. Night storage heater. Two double glazed windows to front enjoing a pleasant outlook over the garden.

Kitchen - 3.68m (12ft 1in) x 2.92m (9ft 7in)

Fitted with an enamel sink unit with base unit under. Further base units. Wall mounted cupboards. Glass fronted cabinet. Fitted Aga (providing heating to a radiator and heated towel rail on the first floor). Large walk-in pantry. Double glazed window to rear. Double glazed door to rear.

Study - 4.65m (15ft 3in) x 1.96m (6ft 5in)

With fitted cupboards. Connecting door to the garage.

Utility/Boot Room

With a fitted wash hand basin. Access to roof space. Double glazed windows to front and side.

Shower Room

Fitted with a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a Wc. Night storage heater. Single glazed window to rear.

Side Porch

With double glazed door to side.



With access to roof space. Double glazed window to side with fine outlook towards Ledbury church.

Bedroom 1 - 4.52m (14ft 10in) max x 4.22m (13ft 10in) max

With a range of built-in wardrobes. Double glazed windows to front and side with fine outlook over the gardens.

Ensuite Dressing Room

With a fitted wash hand basin. Connecting door to bathroom. Double glazed window to side.

Bedroom 2 - 3.63m (11ft 11in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

With built-in wardrobes. Fitted wash hand basin. Radiator. Double glazed window to front with fine outlook.

Bedroom 3 - 4.44m (14ft 7in) plus alcove x 2.95m (9ft 8in) max

With wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard. Airing cupboard containing lagged hot water cylinder. Double glazed windows to side and rear with fine outlook towards Ledbury church.


Fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath, wash hand basin and a Wc. Heated towel rail. Double glazed window to rear.


Down Ampney is approached via a gated driveway which provides ample off road parking and gives access to an attached garage (15'8 x 9'7) and a carport. A major feature of this property is the wonderful mature garden which in all extends to approximately one acre and is mostly pleasantly arranged with areas of lawn and well stocked with many mature plants, trees and shrubs. There is a large paved terrace immediately to the front of the house and to the rear a useful log store and a brick storage shed.

It should be noted that access to Down Ampney is via a right of way over a small driveway directly off Horse Lane Orchard.

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).


From the Ledbury office proceed straight over the traffic lights onto the A449 Worcester Road. Proceed for a short distance and turn right opposite the police station into Horse Lane Orchard. Follow the road around to the left and at the 't'-junction turn left. Continue towards the top of the hill and the driveway giving access to the property will be located on the right hand side.

Ground Floor Plan

Not to scale

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