Putley Court, Putley, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
Beautifully presented apartment within an historic, Queen Anne country house in a quiet, rural location

2 bed ground floor apartment in large country house (1,154 sqft)

Kitchen/dining room, beautiful drawing room

Single garage & ample parking

Use of 12 acres of well maintained communal grounds & lake

Summary of Features • Very well-presented ground floor apartment (1,154ft²)

• 2 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms

• Open plan kitchen/dining room

• Lovely and light drawing room

• Communal gardens and grounds

• Single, en-bloc, garage, allocated parking

• Cellar with secure, allocated storage

• Additional, private garden with car port and parking available separately

Location * Mileages: Ledbury 5 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 13 & Malvern 13½ miles, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 31 miles, Birmingham 53 miles & London 123 miles

* Motorway links: M50 (Jct 2) 10½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 21 miles

* Railway stations: Ledbury, Hereford & Malvern

* Airports: Birmingham (64 miles) & Bristol (72 miles)

Situation The delightful rural parish of Putley is situated within beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Putley and the neighbouring villages form part of the "Woolhope Dome", which preserves and enhances the high value landscape of this area. Renowned for its beautiful unspoilt appeal, this countryside is characterised by productive orchards, traditional farms and Marcle Ridge. The area offers a sought-after rural lifestyle combined with good road and rail communication links to the rest of the country.

2 Putley Court • This beautifully presented and elegant apartment is located on the ground floor within this stunning, period property, Putley Court; a Grade II Listed Queen Anne country house built in 1712, and subsequently extended. The property was converted into 7 apartments in 1986.

• The apartment retains many original and attractive features, including large sash windows, cornicing, picture rails and high ceilings, and enjoys views over the gardens and grounds.

• An inner hall leads through into the welcoming kitchen/dining room. The super newly fitted country-style kitchen offers ample storage and is complemented by quartz and solid wooden work surfaces, an integrated dishwasher and a Stoves electric range cooker with induction hob and cooker hood, along with space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. The cosy dining area leads directly off the kitchen, and benefits from a feature, bio-ethanol fireplace, which creates a lovely ambience.

• The well-proportioned drawing room is beautifully light and comfortable and features an attractive, ornate plasterwork fireplace, with a bio-ethanol fire, providing an attractive focal point. A bespoke, built-in bookcase and a pair of large sash windows (recently refurbished) further complement this lovely room.

2 Putley Court Continued • The inner hall also leads through to the two double bedrooms and a bathroom with fitted, walk-in shower. The generous main bedroom benefits from built-in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom and enjoys a double aspect with views over the gardens and grounds.

• The cellar space provides allocated and secure additional storage for each of the 7 apartments.

• The building structure, communal areas and grounds are operated under a Management Company with a monthly service charge.

The Outside • Putley Court has impressive views over the Parkland and surrounding countryside, all within a very peaceful and quiet rural setting.

• The spectacular and well-established grounds comprise formal lawns, managed gardens and mature Parkland with a separate lake and woodland area which can be enjoyed by all residents.

• The large Victorian greenhouse is used communally as a venue for many social and garden events.

• This apartment comes with a single garage and 2 parking spaces, with additional guest parking.

• The Management Company runs all communal areas, gardens, and the grounds within the service charge.

• This apartment has its own large private garden with patio, double timber car port and additional parking, which is not included in the sale, but is available by separate negotiation. Please contact the Agent for further information.

Services Mains electricity and water, private shared drainage. Brand new Fischer electric heating system.

Broadband Standard broadband is connected (circa 80 Mbps)

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax Band C - £1,888.38 (2022/23).

Listing The property is Grade II Listed.

Tenure Leasehold ownership with a 999 year term which commenced 1/1/84 (960+ yrs remain).

Service Charge £320 p.c.m. (2023) - The service charge provides maintenance and repair of the building, communal areas and grounds, public insurance and drainage. A proportion of the service charge is allocated to a communal sink fund.

Freehold The Management Company owns the freehold of Putley Court. The 7 flats within the Court each have an equal share in the Management Company and freehold.

Schools * Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Secondary: Ledbury. Further information is available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

* Independent schools: Colwall, Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local Putley has a thriving community with a Post Office at Putley Green, a Church and Parish Hall where various community events take place throughout the year. The market town of Ledbury is a short drive away and provides a comprehensive range of domestic shopping and leisure facilities as well as two doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital, theatre and railway station. More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available at Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational The area offers a wealth of sporting activities, with many fine walks and rides on Marcle Ridge. The nearby Malvern Hills and Wye Valley are renowned for their great natural beauty and accessibility. Alexandra Park leisure park is less than 2 miles away and provides an 18-hole golf course, floodlit driving range, gym and spa.

Postcode HR8 2QP.

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Directions From Ledbury: head west on the A438 towards Hereford. At the Trumpet crossroads, continue straight over remaining on the A438 for ½ a mile and take the first left turning, signposted to Pixley, Putley Green and Aylton, fork immediately left as the road bears to the right. Continue into the village of Putley for 1 mile. Take the 2nd right turn, at Putley Green and continue for 0.60 miles until reaching Putley Lodge and the entrance drive to Putley Court, on your right, continue to the end of this private drive.

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

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 has 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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