Richards Castle, Ludlow

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
This delightful half-timbered Grade II listed home sits in an elevated position in the parish of Richards Castle close to historic Ludlow. The property sits in 1.3 acres of delightful and mature gardens and grounds to include a Cart Shed, Workshop, Implement Store, Fruit Room, Kitchen Garden, Pond and Orchard Area. Accommodation, full of charm and character and benefitting from oil fired heating includes: Entrance Hall, Family Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Study, Utility / Cloakroom, First Floor Landing serving Principal Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite, 3 further Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. A delightul home, viewing is advised. EPC exempt due to listing

The property sits in the parish of Richards Castle which enjoys a Public House, Church, Village Hall and active community. Whilst historic Ludlow is an approximate 4 mile drive and is renowned for its architecture, culture and facilities. The property s rural location is elevated, with fine views and is adjacent to the Grade I listed old church and castle remains

Upper glazed door opens into

Porch with quarry tiled floor. Stable door then opens into

Entrance Hall

heavy period door to front side elevation and exposed period features

Family Room

6.10m 5.02m (20'0 16'5 )

full of character with wall timbers, ceiling timbers, feature inglenook fireplace having a Clear View Stove sat on a flagstone hearth, exposed period floorboards and window to front elevation with this lovely aspect.


5.20m x 3.80m (17'0 x 12'5 )

with window to side, timbered features and quarry tiled floor, nicely fitted with a range of handmade units with cream coloured fronts, granite work surfaces, deep glazed sink unit and electric Aga. Door into understairs storage cupboard which houses the fridge. Open plan through into

Breakfast Room

4.86m x 3.17m (15'11 x 10'4 )

with windows to both front and front side with this fantastic rural view. Quarry tiled floor, ceiling beam and timbers together with shelved alcove

Living Room

5.20m x 4.00m (17'0 x 13'1 )

with timbered features, attractive exposed floorboards, window to front side, large inglenook fireplace with exposed stonework, flagstone hearth and Clear View stove, large walk-in storage cupboard sitting at the side of the chimney breast and further door back into the entrance hallway


3.38m x 2.85m (11'1 x 9'4 )

with 2 windows to rear elevation, tiled flooring and book shelves

Utility / Cloakroom

3.34m x 2.22m (10'11 x 7'3 )

with door to rear elevation, window to rear side, tiled floor, wc in white, deep glazed sink unit with granite work surface and cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for a washing machine, further wall cupboards and the Worcester oil fired combi-boiler is housed here and heats domestic hot water and radiators

Period staircase rises out of the kitchen onto

First Floor Landing

with window to garden and room for desk or similar and large walk-in linen cupboard with shelving

Principal Bedroom Suite

opens into

Large Dressing Room / Seating Area

5.25m x 3.63m (17'2 x 11'10 )

with an excellent range of fitted wardrobes, 2 windows to frontage taking in these phenomenal views. Door into


5.33m x 2.82m (17'5 x 9'3 )

with exposed wall timbering and window to front side elevation


2.29m x 1.99m (7'6 x 6'6 )

with suite in white of wc, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with shower fitted, exposed stonework and exposed timbered features

Bedroom 2

5.24m x 2.90m (17'2 x 9'6 )

with window overlooking the garden and a lovely view to the church

Bedroom 3

4.17m x 3.63m (13'8 x 11'10 )

exposed period floorboards, exposed timbered features, window to rear side, half door into

Jack and Jill Shower Room

2.30m x 1.43m (7'6 x 4'8 )

with window to rear side and a suite in white of wc, wash hand basin shower cubicle

Bedroom 4

3.80m 3.42m (12'5 11'2 )

also shares this shower room and has a window to rear elevation

House Bathroom

3.82m x 2.52m (12'6 x 8'3 )

with window to garden, fitted with a heritage style suite in white of wc, pedestal wash hand basin, free standing bath with scroll edge and claw feet, large walk-in shower

Externally accessed, heavy period doors opens into

Single Room Cellar

5.60m x 4.50m (18'4 x 14'9 )

Cellar which houses the pump and filtration systems for the private water supply


The property is approached over a sweeping tarmacadam driveway that leads up to Church House and in turn leads to large, gravelled parking area. In addition there is a modern Cart Shed with a barrelled roof and concrete floor which provides covered parking for 2 cars. Adjacent to which is a tool shed and machinery shed with further double doors into a useful workshop. Gardens and grounds with the property extend to 1.31 acres and are mature and well established that include a small orchard, lawned gardens and a good-sized wildlife pond with the vendors using minimal Herbicides during there ownership . Nearest the house there are gravelled pathway leading through well established flowering borders with an array of colour, shrubs and plants and large cedar fruit room with peach, nectarine, grape vines and apricots. There is then an enclosed kitchen garden with raised beds to include: herb beds, soft fruit section and raised vegetable beds. What is lovely with this property is that the backdrop to the gardens is the view of the Grade I listed old church and the castle remains which is an ancient monument.


Mains electricity, shared private drainage and private water supply. Oil fired heating to radiators. Windows are secondary glazed. Wood burning stove to Family Room and Living Room. Electric Aga in the kitchen. Flood risk very low. Broadband speed 14-61 Mbps

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council, tax band G


The property is Freehold


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