An extended four bedroom cottage in a beautiful rural location. The Sladd occupies an enviable elevated position with panoramic views incorporating The Malvern Hills, Marcle Ridge, May Hill.
Originally built in 1929, The Sladd occupies an enviable elevated position with far-reaching panoramic views incorporating The Malvern Hills, Marcle Ridge, May Hill and towards the Cotswolds. The present owners have maximised the location with a stunning extension completed in 2014. They have created an excellent open-plan entertaining space, including the kitchen, dining and sitting room with wood burner and underfloor heating. Enormous five-panel bi-fold doors open on to the south-facing terrace, which enjoys the sun all day.The painted wooden kitchen was locally made and includes a range cooker, dishwasher, large induction hob, two ovens, grill and warming drawer.The property is entered through a traditional front door which leads to a spacious hall and study area with original wooden floors. This leads into the light drawing room with the original parquet floor, and triple aspect, the french windows open on to the terrace, and there is a cosy open fire.A good-sized utility room was the original kitchen attached to a large boot room/conservatory. There is lapsed planning permission to redesign this area and extend it to include a home office. The current playroom could be a downstairs bedroom if required.Upstairs are four good-sized double bedrooms, The principal and bedroom two have en suite shower rooms, and there is a family bathroom. All the bedrooms have built-in storage—bedroom two leads to a separate west-facing roof terrace. From the landing, french windows lead to a large roof terrace with a glass balustrade. The upstairs could be extended on to this terrace, subject to planning, should this be required. .Gardens and groundsThe property sits in the middle of the land and includes useful outbuildings. A very large double garage and workshop could accommodate several cars. This is large enough to convert to an annexe, subject to planning. There is a new three-bay stable block with automatic lights and power, a concrete yard and separate access from the lane. There is a small enclosed paddock suitable for a pony. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs with a gravel drive and parking for several carsServicesMains electricity, water supply via bore hole, private drainage via a septic tank. Fixtures & fittings
All items mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded.Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council. Council Tax Band: G (£3,540.72 for 2022/23)
Ledbury 5 miles • Malvern 12 miles • Hereford 10 Miles • M50 (J2) 10 miles (distances approximate)The Sladd occupies a peaceful, elevated position overlooking the productive farmland and orchards of this beautiful part of East Herefordshire, close to the market town of Ledbury.Ledbury is a thriving market town famous for its half-timbered buildings and medieval Market Hall. Local facilities include supermarkets and a wide range of independent retailers, primary and secondary schools, a library, a swimming pool, doctors' surgeries and a train station with direct service to London Paddington. The Malvern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, are the dominant feature of the landscape. Malvern is also a renowned cultural centre with an excellent theatre and cinema and good shopping facilities. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the thriving Cathedral cities of Hereford & Worcester, catering to most needs. There are extensive shopping and recreational facilities, including Premiership rugby and County cricket at Worcester, racing at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham and plentiful opportunities for walking and riding out, especially in the Malvern Hills. There is excellent schooling nearby from both the private and state sectors, including The Elms and The D