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Property Details

Guide Price £1,375,000 | 5 Bedroom Detached | Canon Frome, Ledbury HR8 2TD

Property Summary

Situated In A Wonderful Rural Location A Spacious And Most Charming Five Bedroomed Detached Cottage With Three Very Individual Self Contained Outbuildings All Set In Magnificent Mature Gardens And Grounds Extending In Total To Approximately 4 Acres And Including A Paddock, Mill Pond, A Stretch Of River With Feature Waterfall, Double Garage And Carport. Inspection Essential.

Location & Description

Originally two cottages believed to date from the 1600's and extended by the present owners, Mill Cottage is a most interesting detached country property situated in a delightful rural location. It offers spacious accommodation of considerable charm and character all benefiting from oil fired central heating.

A particular feature of Mill Cottage are the wonderful mature well stocked gardens and grounds which in all extend to approximately four acres and have a stretch of the River Frome running through. They also include a paddock, mill pond, three very unique outbuildings, a double garage and carport.

Canon Frome is a small sought after rural hamlet situated approximately 11 miles from the city of Hereford and approximately 6 miles from the popular town of Ledbury both of which provide an excellent range of amenities including mainline railway stations. The nearby village of Ashperton has a well regarded primary school and there is also a garage with shop located close by at Newtown Crossroads. The M50 is easily accessible approximately 4 miles to the south of Ledbury.

The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):

Reception Hall

With staircase to first floor.

Snug - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.61m (11ft 10in)

With fitted wood burner.

Dining Room - 5.99m (19ft 8in) x 3.51m (11ft 6in)

With bay window to front.

Living Room - 6.22m (20ft 5in) x 5m (16ft 5in)

With fitted wood burner. Door to rear terrace.

Breakfast Kitchen - 6.3m (20ft 8in) max x 4.98m (16ft 4in) max

Fitted with a range of contemporary units and having an electric Aga. Porch to side.

Conservatory - 7.59m (24ft 11in) x 3.4m (11ft 2in)

With doors onto the terrace.

Side Hall

With enclosed porch off and second staircase to the first floor.

Study - 4.55m (14ft 11in) x 3.71m (12ft 2in)

With fitted wood burner.

Shower Room


Master Bedroom - 6.35m (20ft 10in) x 5.36m (17ft 7in)

With fitted wardrobes and doors leading onto a feature balcony from where there are fine rural views.

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.61m (11ft 10in)

With fitted wardrobes.


Mill Cottage is approached over a long shared private drive and stands in wonderful gardens and grounds which are most attractively arranged with sweeping lawns, a sunken garden, large terrace with ornamental pond and all very well stocked with an abundance of established plants and shrubs. There are also many fine mature trees.

A most enchanting area of the garden features a stretch of the River Frome with a feature waterfall and footbridge. There is also a mill pond and an area of paddock. There is ample parking with a double garage and a carport. In total the grounds extend to approximately four acres. Located in the grounds are three very individual self contained detached buildings.

We have been advised that mains electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system and there is a shared private water supply. 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).


EPC RATING Mill Cottage - G. Lime Cottage - E. Engine House - G. Swiss Cottage - E

Proceed out of Ledbury on the A438 Hereford Road and at the Trumpet crossroads turn right onto the A417 Leominster Road. Continue through Ashperton and then turn right by the old garage signed to Canon Frome. At the far end of the village follow the road around to the left passing Rochester House on the right. The driveway giving access to Mill Cottage will then be found after a short distance on the left hand side.

Swiss Chalet

A most charming detached chatlet with ground floor bathroom and bedroom (12'4x9'11) and a first floor open plan living room with kitchen area (17'1x12'2). There is a wrap around balcony enjoying a wonderful outlook over the river.

Lime Cottage

An interesting single storey stone detached former lime store converted into a living room with small concealled kitchen area (13'9x7'7), a bedroom (8'8x8'4) and shower room, and having an attractive veranda.

Engine House

A detached single storey building offering scope for use as a bed-sit, studio or a party room. It comprises a large room with small kitchen area (28'x13'6), a shower room and veranda to front.

Mill Cottage Floor Plan

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Site Plan

Not to scale - for identification only.

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