Somerset Cottages, Little Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Charming attached 3 bed period cottage framed by a generous garden and enjoying lovely views

Beautifully presented attached period cottage (1,517 ft²)

3 double beds, 2 bath/shower rooms, dressing room/study

2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory & W.C

Generous garden, stores, off road parking, countryside views

Summary of Features * Beautifully presented attached period cottage (1,517 ft²)

* 3 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, dressing room/study

* 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory & W.C

* Beautiful good sized gardens, patio areas, period gardens stores

* Off road parking and countryside views

Location * Mileages: Ledbury 3½ miles, Malvern 10 miles, Ross-on-Wye 11 miles, Hereford 12 miles, Gloucester 17 miles, Cheltenham & Worcester 30 miles, Birmingham 65 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 8 miles; M5 (Jct 8) 19 miles

* Railway: Ledbury, Malvern, Hereford

* Airport: Bristol (60 miles), Birmingham (63 miles)

Situation 1 Somerset Cottages enjoys a quiet and accessible rural location; approached from a no through country lane and surrounded by beautiful countryside. The property lies within the hamlet of Little Marcle, just 3½ miles from the thriving market town of Ledbury. The area offers a sought after rural quality of life combined with excellent access to the nearby market town of Ledbury and main arterial links for the rest of the country.

1 Somerset Cottages * This charming attached cottage was originally built in 1890's and was subject to a double storey extension by the current owners in 2005/6. The cottage has been thoughtfully extended and improved and is in extremely good order throughout.

* A generous entrance hall gives access to the main, triple aspect sitting room and conservatory with views over the gardens and nearby fields.

* There is a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with a range of solid wood fitted units and part granite work top and a stable door to the rear garden.

* Off the kitchen is also a second sitting room/snug with under-stairs cupboard, alcoves and period fireplace with Clearview wood-burning stove.

* On the first floor are 3 double bedrooms, all with feature period fireplaces and lovely countryside views, there is also a generous family bathroom.

* The master bedroom is accessed through a dressing room/study area and is a lovely, light, triple aspect room with beautiful views and an en-suite shower room.

The outside * To the front of the house is off road parking for 1-2 cars and a mature hedge and well stocked borders help give a good degree of privacy.

* The remaining, good sized gardens wrap around the property, laid mainly to level lawn and contain a number of shrubs and trees.

* There is a lovely secluded and private area of patio adjacent to the rear of the house which leads up to the period outbuilding currently used for storage.

* To the front of the property, opposite the house on the other side of the very quiet lane is parking for another 2-3 cars.

Services Mains electricity & water, oil fired central heating, shared private drainage (shared with 2 other properties, all costs are split between the 3, circa £80 each/pa)

Broadband Superfast available and connected (up to 80Mbps)

Council Tax Band "D" (£1,757.15 2018/19)

Local Authoirty Herefordshire Council: 01432 260 000

Listing This property is not listed.

EPC Rated "D"

General Information

Schools * Primary: Much Marcle, Ashperton & Ledbury

* Secondary: Ledbury. For further information visit

* Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Cheltenham, Hereford & Monmouth have some excellent independent schools. For further information visit

(School buses pick up from the end of the lane)

Local Little Marcle has a church and farm shop, the nearby village of Much Marcle (3 miles) has a good range of amenities including a village store & post office, garage, pub, village hall, church and primary school. The market town of Ledbury and provides a comprehensive range of domestic, retail and leisure facilities as well as a cottage hospital, two doctors' surgeries, theatre and railway station. More extensive cultural and retail opportunities can be found at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham, which are all within easy travelling distance.

Recreational The area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy access. The Three Counties Showground in Malvern hosts a wide range of events. A variety of farmers' markets, festivals and events take place in and around the area throughout the year. Other sporting opportunities include golf at Malvern, cricket at Worcester, tennis at Ledbury and Premiership rugby at Worcester and Gloucester. Horse racing is at Herford, Cheltenham and Worcester.

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.

Postcode HR8 2LA

Directions From Ledbury From Ledbury; Take the A449 west towards Ross-on-Wye for approximately 2 miles. At Preston Cross roundabout, take the right exit north onto the A4172 to Little Marcle. After approximately 1 mile, take the first left up a 'No Through Road' turning at the offset cross roads onto Little Marcle Road. Continue along this lane for a short distance and the property will be found on the right hand side.

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

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01531 248229

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