Hill Ash House, Ledbury Road, Dymock, Gloucestershire, GL18

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
Rural bungalow in a secluded and secure living environment within communal but private grounds.

Self-contained, spacious 2 bed bungalow

125 year leasehold sale

Independent living within a sheltered environment

Fully managed site and service provision with use of attractive private grounds

Summary of Features * Modern bungalow in a fabulous setting, for sale on long leasehold

* 2 bedrooms, open plan living/dining area, smart fitted kitchen, new shower room

* Fabulous views to front and rear over private grounds

* Use of private gardens, grounds and patio terrace

* Independent living adjacent to the care home

* Fully managed site within a private enviroment

Gardens & Grounds 7 Acres of Communal Gardens & Grounds.

Location * Mileages: Dymock ¾ mile, Ledbury 4 miles, Newent 4½ miles, Malvern & Ross-on-Wye 12½ miles, Gloucester 14 miles, Hereford 17 miles, Cheltenham 21 miles, Worcester 22 miles, Birmingham 52 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 4 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 15 miles & (Jct 11a) 17 miles

* Railway: Ledbury, Malvern & Gloucester

* Airport: Birmingham & Bristol (both 59 miles)

Taynton (No.2) This property has recently been refurbished and is offered for sale on long leasehold.

* Two double bedrooms, shower room/WC, fitted kitchen, living room.

* Upgraded kitchen with eye level electric oven, gas hob, fridge and space for a washer/dryer.

* New wet room with walk-in shower, electric heater and a generous airing cupboard.

* Newly decorated with modern carpeting throughout.

* Secure, modern fenestration, UPVC double glazing throughout.

* Bespoke single parking bay close to the property.

Bungalow Overview * Hill Ash House (HAH) is a residential care home set within spacious, attractive gardens and grounds in a rural location, between Ledbury and Dymock.

* This bespoke property forms a terrace of 4 bungalows located behind HAH, a Grade II listed period building.

* Built in the 1990's, they were never used but have now been refurbished to provide fresh, modern accommodation.

* This property benefits from a range of features designed to assist living for older residents. All external building maintenance and service supplies are organised and managed by HAH via a monthly service charge.

* The residents are welcome to join social activities and events organised at HAH.

The Surrounding Area * This area offers all the benefits and quality of rural life; attractive setting, peaceful environment yet with easy access to main arterial routes and more significant conurbations. The local market town of Ledbury provides for all regular domestic needs and services. Newent, Ross and Malvern are also easily accessible. The principal cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester, plus the beautiful Regency town of Cheltenham offer more comprehensive retail and cultural opportunities. Birmingham is within about an hour's drive.

* The M50 & M5 provide convenient access to the rest of the country and there are mainline rail services from Ledbury and Gloucester.

* Good health care facilities are readily available across the region; several doctor's surgeries in Ledbury & Newent, with cottage hospitals in Ledbury & Malvern. Full A&E hospitals are located in Gloucester, Hereford, Cheltenham & Worcester.

Bungalow Features The property benefits from modern services and is in excellent condition;

* Mains water and electricity, LPG heating (metered) combi boilers, private drainage to a communal treatment plant.

* UPVC double glazing, fitted carpets, mains fire & intruder alarms, carbon monoxide alarm.

* A dedicated parking bay is provided adjacent to the main house, a very short distance from the property. Additional guest parking is available nearby.

* A daily check from a member of staff will be made to ensure that the owners are in good form.

* Regular maintenance within the annual service charge.

* Domestic and shopping services can be arranged and all 3rd party trade suppliers will be organised by HAH via their preferred supplier list at cost.

The Outside * This property is located within 7 acres of well-maintained, private gardens and grounds, for use by the residents.

* One bespoke parking space is provided in a smart, new parking bay by the main house. Ancillary and guest parking is available nearby.

* All external property maintenance is included within the service charge.

* A discrete, dedicated external bin storage facility is provided nearby.

Why choose Hill Ash House? This Care home has benefitted from significant recent investment and refurbishment, providing high quality care for the elderly. The adjacent bungalows enable those occupying to retain their independence, living in their own home but without the burden of upkeep, and with the peace of mind to all concerned that one's elderly needs (medical & domestic) can be catered for. There are daily home checks to provide for the residents' well-being, safety and security. The property enjoys a beautiful country setting, within the curtilage of a period listed county house and can enjoy the use of ample communal grounds. The aim is for residents to enjoy life to the full with as much privacy as individuals want, but within a small community. Well behaved pets will be welcomed (under licence), but will need to be managed for the well being of other residents.

Internal Features The property benefits from modern facilities and fittings.

* Heating - New/modern WorcesterBosch Greenstar LPG condensing boilers (25 Si Compact or 28i Junior). Individually metered gas supply from a central tank.

* Fenestration - Modern UPVC double glazed windows and new doors.

* Kitchens - All with fitted kitchens and modern/new appliances; electric eye level oven/grill, fridge, variously with dishwasher and/or washing machines (or space for same).

* Bathrooms - Shower with sink and WC.

* Services - Mains electric and water, private drainage (treatment plant) and LPG gas supply, fitted carpets throughout.

Internal Features Ctd. * Telecommunications - Packaged phone and broadband service supplied via HAH switch board. Due to the integrated service, it is conditional to use the same supplier but a very favourable rate is provided (£100 set up fee and £25 pcm thereafter, all inclusive and unlimited, subject to fair use policy).

* Security - Integrated fire and smoke alarms, connected to HAH. Individual CO2 and intruder alarms fitted.

Included within Monthly Service * Daily care contact (visit or telephone call).

* Emergency call point of contact, 24/7 (HAH first contact).

* Weekly maintenance visit, one hours help with any domestic internal maintenance matters & repairs (fair use policy).

* Use of Care Home facilities (not services), subject to health status.

* Concierge service from HAH office for telecommunication supply and all trades booking.

* Private drainage.

* Weekly bin collection.

* Buildings insurance.

* Garden & grounds upkeep.

* External buildings maintenance, repair & decoration. * Window cleaning (external).

Excludes * Personal & household contents insurance.

* Consumption of heating fuel, electricity, water, telecommunications, council tax and any other consumables of choice.

* Internal decoration.

Services Mains electricity, water & private drainage (communal treatment plant). LPG central heating (metered supply).

Broadband Comprehensive broadband is available within a communications package from BT, via HAH.

Council Tax Band "B".

Pets Well behaved domestic pets are welcomed under licence, for the wellbeing of all other residents.

Local Authority Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.

Listing Hill Ash House is Listed, we understand this proeprty is not Listed.

EPC Rated "D".

Service Charge Annual charge of £3,000, paid by standing order at £250 pcm and fixed for first 3 years, reviewed tri-annually thereafter.

Ground Rent Fixed at £50 per annum and included within the annual service charge.

Occupation Condtion Available to residents 55 years of age and over.

Emergency First Call 24/7 emergency care call included (Hill Ash House first contact).

Tenure Leasehold Sale. 125 year term.

Additional Information The vendors reserve the right to review the service and associated charges periodically and in exceptional circumstances.

Local The village of Dymock has a village store , community pub and cricket club. The nearby market towns of Ledbury and Newent offer a good range of amenities to satisfy most domestic requirements, including supermarkets, a good variety of independent shops, good butchers, main post office's and café's. There are doctor's surgery's and pharmacies in both towns, both surgeries serving HAH. There is a cottage hospital in Ledbury with a main A&E hospital in Gloucester. A regular bus service runs from Dymock to Ledbury and Gloucester (which has a main station); Ledbury-based taxi service(s) available. Ledbury provides a variety of additional facilities, including three supermarkets a selection of good pubs, coffee shops, restaurants and a local Theatre.

Recreational Many fine walks are available within the locality and in the popular Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, both within easy driving distance. There are a variety of social clubs close by in Ledbury and Newent, as well as a well-known golf course at Dymock. Nearby, the Three Choirs Vineyard has a good restaurant, offers tours and wine tasting events.

Postcode GL18 2DB.

Directions From Ledbury: Head south towards Dymock on the B4216 for 4 miles in total. After passing through the small Greenway crossroads, continue a further ¾ mile and the entrance to Hill Ash House will be found on your right-hand-side, as denoted by the prominent signage Proceed along the drive to the main house, park on the left of the house in the bespoke spaces provided.

Viewings Strictly by prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341. NO UNAUTHORISED SITE VISITS PERMITTED.

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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