A beautifully proportioned 3/4 bedroom duplex apartment in a Grade II Listed country mansion house on the edge of Ledbury.
The Upper Hall estate was established approximately 800 years ago and the present hall, although predominately Georgian, has massive medieval stone foundations and imposing Jacobean and Victorian wings. A comprehensive restoration of the estate was undertaken in the late 1990s with the removal of all the 20th century additions, which had resulted from its use as a grammar school between 1922 and 1991 and the retention and repair of many of the finest original features. The surrounding park was remodelled and planted with some magnificent trees imported from the New World in the mid 19th century. This stunning apartment is approached via an impressive communal entrance hall with very grand original features including high ceilings, pillars and large sash windows which look out over the courtyard and gardens. From the ground floor entrance, the original staircase with plentiful storage underneath leads up to the exceptionally bright, open plan kitchen/living area on the first floor. Three large Georgian windows with original shutters help create a fabulous space. The dark wood kitchen units with granite worktops provide a stylish and functional kitchen area. There is an electric Everhot cooker, integrated dishwasher and large free standing fridge freezer. The dining area looks out over the beautiful grounds and there is an informal seating area with fitted units.The beautifully proportioned formal drawing room has underfloor heating and oak flooring, high ceilings, large bay windows with original shutters and a gas fire. Also on the first floor is a study or fourth bedroom. On the second floor are a further three bedrooms, all with original features and beautiful proportions. The large principal bedroom with views over the grounds has a spacious en suite and fitted storage. Bedroom 2 has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes and an en suite. There is private storage in the cellar area with access to the outside for bikes etc.There are 7 properties within the main house of Upper Hall and some other dwellings within the grounds.Gardens and grounds.There is a long sweeping drive which meanders through the beautiful grounds with many mature specimen trees. Each apartment has free access to the grounds and courtyard area. There is a short walk through the walled garden which brings you out at the top of the cobbled street in Ledbury by the church. There are two parking spaces for Apartment 7.Leasehold - 999 years from 1st January 2000
Post code - HR8 1JAWhat3words - https://w3w.co/accent.back.waltzUpper Hall is just a short walk from the centre of the historic market town of Ledbury, a thriving and expanding town which has a range of local facilities and amenities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors surgeries, community hospital and a mainline railway station, with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately 16 miles distant with the M50 motorway available approximately 4 miles to the south of the town.