Ledbury Park, Ledbury, HR8
£550,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Attractive, beautifully period 3 bedroom townhouse within the popular Ledbury Park

• Immaculate 3 bed period townhouse (1,588 sq ft)

• New fitted kitchen, with refurbished 4 oven Aga (gas)

• Central Ledbury location within a gated community

• Allocated parking, communal gardens, long leasehold

Summary of Features * Immaculate period townhouse (1,588 sq ft)

* 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 reception over 4 floors

* New fitted kitchen with refurbished 4 oven Aga (mains gas)

* Central Ledbury location within a gated community

* 999 year leasehold with allocated parking

* Communal gardens

Location * Mileages: Ledbury on the doorstep, Malvern 9½ miles, Hereford/Gloucester/Worcester within 18 miles, Cheltenham 25 miles, Birmingham 49 miles, Bristol 52 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 16 miles

* Railway: Ledbury (London Mainline), Malvern, Gloucester

* Airport: Birmingham (58 miles), Bristol (62 miles)

Situation This property is situated within the vibrant and popular market town of Ledbury, in east Herefordshire and west of the renowned, beautiful Malvern Hills. The property benefits from an easy, short walk to the town centre and is conveniently placed for amenities and domestic requirements. There are excellent commuter road, rail and bus links to the larger commercial centres of Hereford, Worcester, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

The Gables * This property originates from 1886 and is part of the original site of Ledbury Park. This period, attached property is full of character and creates a welcoming home.

* A short walk from the parking area leads to the front of the house and entrance hall with a flagstone floor, cloakroom and stairs to upper floors.

* The principal reception room is spacious and characterful, with a high corniced ceiling and stained glass windows (part of Listing). Stairs down lead to the basement kitchen.

* The smart kitchen come dining room is immaculate and newly fitted, with a feature Aga and integrated appliances. There are two store cupboards.

* To the first floor, there are two bedrooms, a family bathroom and a small laundry room. One bedroom is currently used as a library/office.

* A short stair leads to the second floor and the main bedroom with built in wardrobes and a smart en-suite bathroom. This luxurious room has exposed beams and a seating area, all located at the top of the house.

The Outside * The property is approached via a private, gated entrance, leading to a communal courtyard with 2 allocated spaces and guest parking.

* There is a large communal lawned garden adjacent to the buildings for the residents' enjoyment.

* The gated entrance provides both vehicular and pedestrian access, with the town centre a very short walk away.

* All communal areas are maintained by the management company.

Services Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas (Aga & central heating).

Broadband BT fibre broadband is connected, c. 65 mbps d/l.

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax Band “D” (£2,215 for 2022/23).

Listing This property is Grade I Listed.

EPC Exempt due to Listed status.

Management Company Ledbury Property Company Ltd manages this development with the 17 property owners being shareholders. There is a formal management structure to administer the estate.

Service Charge The annual charge is approximately £2,025 inclusive of the £50 ground rent and management fees. This is paid 6 monthly in advance, from January each year. Windows are original with secondary double glazing.

Ground Rent £50 p.a., incorporated within the service charge.

Residents Handbook LPC Ltd has produced a handbook setting out guidance on the practical management and customs at Ledbury Park, this is currently being updated.

Tenure The property is sold on a 999 year Leasehold, which is some 25 years old.

Parking Two spaces are allocated (top left of car park) plus visitor spaces.

Insurance Claim This property suffered a manmade water ingress incident to the basement kitchen in autumn 2019, emanating from a burst Welsh Water main in the adjacent Worcester Road. Protracted negotiations lead to acknowledgement of liability by the water company, repair of the main and a claim for the complete refurbishment of the basement kitchen. This involved installation of a new kitchen and a new water proof tanking and twin pump system (with battery backup) to mitigate any future flood risk. The leak and reparation have now been finalised.

Schools * Primary: Ledbury, Eastnor, Bosbury.

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

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

Local Ledbury has a thriving community and offers a good range of local amenities with many independent shops, restaurants & pubs, as well as two churches, a doctors' surgery, cottage hospital, a theatre, and both primary and secondary schools. A wider range of amenities can be found nearby in Malvern, including Waitrose and M&S, with wider retail opportunities easily accessible in Worcester and Cheltenham.

Rrecreational The surrounding area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities with the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events and nearby Eastnor Castle is also seasonally open to the public. Further recreational and cultural activities can be found in Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham, with Birmingham within easy reach.

Additional Information The building structure and maintenance of this Listed property is the responsibility of the management company.

Postcode HR8 1LF

Directions From Ledbury: From Ledbury town centre head to the Top Cross traffic lights and turn left onto the A449 Worcester Road. Ledbury Park is the large black and white building on the corner/right hand side, the gated entrance to this property is immediately after the traffic lights, on your right side. No 16 is the second property on your right side, beyond the car park.

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

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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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