Ocle Pychard, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1


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  • Bedrooms: 2
FOR SALE BY FORMAL TENDER - Secluded, beutifully presented, detached country cottage, bordering open farmland. By tender on 17 December 2019.


2/3 bedroom spacious renovated cottage (1,432 sq ft)

Superb open plan kitchen and dining room

Secluded location, good communication links

Summary of Features * 2/3 bedroom spacious renovated cottage (1,432 sq ft)

* Superb open plan kitchen and dining room

* Secluded location, good communication links

* Major modernisation in 2012

* Well-presented home with modern features

FOR SALE BY FORMAL TENDER This property is offered for sale by Formal Tender with a closing date of 17 December 2019 at 1pm. The Tender Form & Pack can be obtained from the vendors solicitor, contact details below. Completion is set for Friday 17 January.

SOLICITOR Redkite Slicitors are acting for the vendor and will supply electronic copies of the Tender Pack on request. A physical copy of the Tender Pack may be inspected at the offices of Redkite Solicitors and Grant & Co Estate Agents. Redkite Solicitors are located at 12 The Homend, Ledbury, HR8 1AB - telephone 01531 632226.

Location * Mileages: Burley Gate 1 mile, Bromyard 7½ miles, Hereford 8 miles, Leominster 12 miles, Ledbury 13 miles, Worcester 21½ miles, Birmingham 53 miles, Cardiff 65 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 17 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 24 miles

* Railway: Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury & Worcester

* Airport: Birmingham 56 miles, Bristol 72 miles

Situation In the heart of Herefordshire and surrounded by open farmland, this property is located off the beaten track, but close to good communication links. With easy access to Hereford and Leominster, this site is ideally located in central Herefordshire for access to The Marches and West Midlands.

Access There is via a private, un-adopted stoned road (3 main users) with joint maintenance responsibility. This is a rsutic track and may not be suitable for all cars.

Broadway Cottage This pretty period stone cottage, dating from the 1800's, was subject to a major renovation and extension in 2012. Everything except the front porch has been refurbished or renewed, including re-roofing, new windows, new drainage, new heating system with underfloor heating to the ground floor.

* This light and spacious cottage provides two double bedrooms and a third walk-through room. With a little work this could become another bedroom.

* Master bedroom is double aspect with en-suite shower room, plus a further family bathroom.

* A large sitting room features the original fireplace and bread oven, the former inset with wood-burning stove.

* The impressive kitchen provides a fabulous living and dining space; with open plan dining and lounge area complemented by a wood-burning stove and French doors to the west facing patio.

* A welcoming entrance hall with wooden flooring provides a cloak cupboard, WC and stairs to the first floor.

* To the rear of the kitchen is a really useful utility room with sink and space for white goods. There is an access door to the garden and vegetable patch.

Viewings By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents, 01531 637341.

The Outside This secluded property is accessed via a third of a mile of private, un-adopted stoned road, off the A465. A private entrance drive leads to the front of the property where there is space for several vehicles. There is a spacious, enclosed lawn and a large, detached wooden storage shed (6m x 3m).

Right of Access There is an historic right of way to No 2 Broadway Cottage over the driveway of No 1 Broadway Cottage. This is currently not exercised and has not been so during the current and previous ownership of this property. The owner of No 2 Broadway Cottage has the benefit of and uses a separate private access drive to their property. However, please note that the neighbour has intimated that they may wish to reinstate their right of way over the access to No 1 Broadway Cottage. The neighbour has also stated that they would be willing to extinguish their right of access in consideration of a capital payment, a sum of £20,000 has been mentioned.

Neighbouring Property The neighbour at No 2 Broadway Cottage breeds the rare English Otterhound and operates kennels for their hounds. The breeder is well recognised within the industry and operates to Assured Breeder standard under The Kennel Club, this breeder is also a former Crufts champion - https://www.teckelgarth.org/. You should be aware that these hounds do make some noise from time to time, you will hear barking outside. If you have any concerns about the proximity of the kennel, you should visit this property and make your own assessment of suitability.

Broadband Standard supply but very good (fine for Netflix).

Council Tax Band 'D' (£1,880.05 2019/20).

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing This property is not Listed.

EPC Rated 'D'.

Front Porch The porch is tired and needs refurbishment, quoted £3,000 for open-sided oak framed replacement.

Windows UPVC double glazing throughout.

Schools * Primary: Burley Gate C of E, Withington, Lugwardine. More information at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Secondary: Lugwardine (St Mary's R C High School), Bromyard (Queen Elizabeth High School). More information at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Independent: Hereford, Leominster, Malvern and Worcester have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local Burley Gate has a community shop, post office and primary school, it also benefits from a local bus service. Bromyard, Hereford and Leominster offer a wider range of amenities to suit most day-to-day requirements, including a range of independent shops, supermarkets, doctor's surgeries and entertainment facilities. Ledbury and Malvern are also within easy reach.

Recreational There are many fine walks along the Frome Valley, Bromyard Downs and through the Brockhampton Estate (National Trust), with the Malvern Hills only a short distance away. The area offers a variety of outdoor pursuits and sports clubs, including Bromyard Rugby and Cricket Clubs.

An array of farmers' markets, town festivals, antique and flea fairs take place in and around the area throughout the year. Racing is available at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.

Postcode HR1 3QJ.

Directions From Hereford: Head north on A465 for 1½ miles to the roundabout with the Worcester Road (A4103), 3rd exit heading east for ½ mile, then fork left onto the A465 towards Bromyard and continue for 4½ miles. On entering Ocle Pychard and 50mph zone, slow and look out for 1st left turn – just before the first house on your left and a road bend sign (opposite a red brick house). Follow the unmarked, stoned road down the hill to the end of the lane.

From Burley Gate: At the roundabout on the A417, head west on A465 towards Hereford for ¾ mile, passing through a hamlet of houses, van sales garage on your right hand side. Continue down the hill and bend to the right – slow to turn right opposite the red brick house on your left. Follow the unmarked, stoned road down the hill to the end of the lane.

Agents Notes Agents Notes: Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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