Putley Court, Putley, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Exquisite, elegant apartment within a graceful Country House, set within beautiful gardens & grounds

Stunning apartment finished to a high standard throughout (1481 sq ft)

Beautifully finished bespoke kitchen/dining room, sitting room & study

2 double bedrooms, Master with en-suite plus a second bathroom

Use of communal grounds, work shed, additional storage, parking

Location Mileages: Ledbury 5 miles, Malvern 9 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 13, Worcester 22 miles, Cheltenham 31 miles, Birmingham 53 miles & London 123 miles

Road: M50 (Jct 2) 10½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 21 miles

Railway: Ledbury, Hereford & Malvern

Airport: Birmingham (64 miles) & Bristol (72 miles)

Summary of Features * Stunning apartment finished to a very high standard throughout (1,504 sq ft)

* Beautifully finished bespoke kitchen/dining room with quality integrated appliances

* 2 double bedrooms, Master with en-suite plus a second separate bathroom

* Sitting room with Clearview wood stove, study with large storage cupboards

* Communal gardens, grounds and storage building, ample parking

Gardens & Grounds In all 12 Acres of communal grounds.

Situation The delightful rural parish of Putley is situated within beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Putley and the neighbouring villages form part of the "Woolhope Dome", which preserves and enhances the high value landscape of this area. Renowned for its beautiful unspoilt appeal, this countryside is characterised by productive orchards, traditional farms and Marcle Ridge. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll combined with good communication links to the rest of the country, there are frequent direct trains to Birmingham and London from Ledbury.

4 Putley Court * 4 Putley Court is located in an impressive Queen Anne country house within a beautiful and peaceful setting.

* This stylish apartment has recently been lovingly and tastefully refurbished incorporating high quality fixtures and fittings.

* Superb, bespoke kitchen with original floorboards, Smeg Portofino range cooker with induction hob, and a range of integrated appliances (see fixtures note).

* Lovely sitting room with Clearview wood-burning stove and large sash windows, separate study and charming alcove with window-seat overlooking the grounds.

* 2 large double bedrooms; Master with en-suite bathroom, fitted wardrobes and double windows. Separate shower room adjacent to bedroom 2.

* The property is beautifully light and airy with high ceilings and many original features, refurbished sash windows, with views over the gardens and grounds throughout the apartment.

The Outside * The property is situated at the end of a long, private drive and is surrounded by communal grounds and parkland.

* Use of 12 acres of beautiful, well-established grounds comprising formal lawns, gardens, small orchard and stunning parkland with a lake.

* Large Victorian greenhouse stocked with a variety of attractive plants for communal enjoyment as well as providing a venue for social gatherings and garden events.

* Two parking spaces in the communal residents parking area and guest parking. Communal gazebo, work shed, cellar storage space and bicycle shed.

* Private firewood storage shed.

Services Mains electricity and water. Private shared drainage (septic tank). Electric storage heating (modern Dimplex 'Quantum' storage heaters, circa 25% cheaper to run than standard storage heaters). Standard broadband is available and connected.

Service Charge £270 pcm (2019) - The service charge provides for maintenance and repair of the building; this includes communal areas and grounds, public insurance and drainage and a sink fund for capital works.

Tenure Leasehold apartment "999 year lease", commenced 1st January 1984.

Freehold The Putley Court Management Company owns the Freehold of Putley Court. There are 7 flats within the Court with each flat having an equal share in the Management Company.

Local Authority Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax Band "C" (£1,691.02 2019/20).

EPC EPC Exempt (Listed building).

Listing The property is Grade II Listed.

Fixtures Please note that the Smeg Portofino range cooker and Smeg fridge are NOT included with this sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

Schools Primary: Ashperton, Much Marcle, Ledbury

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

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

Local Putley has a buoyant community with a Church and Parish Hall; there is also a regular, monthly "pop up" pub in the village hall. The charming market town of Ledbury is only a short drive away and provides a comprehensive range of domestic shopping and leisure facilities as well as two doctors' surgeries, cottage hospital, Market Theatre and railway station. Culturally, Ledbury is also host to the well-renowned annual Poetry Festival. More extensive retail and cultural opportunities are available at Malvern, Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham.

Recreational The area offers a wealth of sporting activities, with many fine walks and rides on Marcle Ridge. The Malvern Hills and Wye Valley are renowned for their great natural beauty and accessibility. The Three Counties Showground hosts a wide variety of year round events from national gardens shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. Alexandra Park leisure resort is less than 2 miles away and provides an 18-hole golf course, floodlit driving range, gym and spa.


Service Charge paid to Putley Court Management Company: The monthly charge of £270.00 covers all maintenance and building insurance costs, as well as incorporating an element invested into a sink fund (future capital projects). The sink fund acts as a 'buffer' should any major costs arise which can then be covered by this fund, rather than charging additional costs. £50 pcm from the £270 is transferred into the sink fund (each month).

The remaining £220 covers items such as:

* Comprehensive Buildings Insurance and Public Liability

* Directors and Officers Insurance

* Preparation of Annual Accounts for the Management Company

* Bank Charges

* Fire Alarm maintenance

* Electricity in common areas

* Cleaning of the common areas

* External window cleaning

* Maintenance of 12 acres of gardens, ornamental hedges, parkland and lake

* Boundary fence and hedge maintenance

* Grass cutting

* Machinery maintenance

* Septic tank maintenance and emptying


* Apartment totally refurbished 5 years ago and more recently refreshed.

* Recent rewiring with new electrical sockets and distribution boards (Peak and Off-Peak).

* Redecorated throughout, new door furniture, new ceiling roses, new locks.

* Loft access fitted, loft fully insulated, boarded (for additional storage) and electric supply installed.

* Professionally sanded original floor boards, new carpets and Karndean laminate flooring.

* All sash windows stripped, reconditioned with new pulleys and internal fittings, rebalanced with new weights and draught seal fitted.

* Quality light fittings throughout (excluded but may be available by separate negotiation).

* Built-in, full height storage units (both bedrooms and Study) and library shelving in the hallway.

* Hand-built, bespoke window seats (kitchen and hallway).

* Recent, hand-made cotton and linen window blinds (with thermal linings) fitted throughout.

* Recently installed, bespoke solid Beech kitchen, painted "Heritage White" and including: Villeroy & Boch ceramic 3-sink unit with Perrin & Rowe taps, integrated SMEG electric range cooker induction hob, Neff washing machine and dishwasher, AEG freezer and Leibherr "drawer" fridge. SMED standalone fridge. NB, both SMEG units are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

* Recently tiled bathroom and en-suite with Imperial "Radcliffe" vanity units in natural oak, feature lighting and heated towel rails (with digital eco-controllers).

* Modern Dimplex "Quantum" storage heaters and hot water system fitted (circa 25% cheaper to run than a standard storage heater system).

* Re-instatement of previously bricked-up fireplace, new flue and insulation fitted, and Clearview wood-burner installed.

* Large, privately owned shed and wood store, ample supply of wood from the communal estate.

* All light fittings and window blinds are excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.

Postcode HR8 2QP.

Directions From Ledbury; head west on the A438 towards Hereford. At the Trumpet crossroads, cross straight over remaining on the A438 for 0.5 miles, take the first left signposted to Pixley, Putley Green and Aylton, fork immediately left as the road bears right. Continue into the village of Putley on this road for 1 mile. Take the 2nd right turn, at Putley Green and continue for 0.60 miles until reaching Putley Lodge on your right, the entrance drive to Putley Court is immediately on your right, continue to the end of this private drive – the entrance to the building is immediately on your left, there is ample parking.

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

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. NB: Some external photos taken Summer 2016.

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