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2 Bed Detached House  Sold  Wilcroft Lane  Bartestree  Hereford  Herefordshire  HR1   - £299,950


PLANNING PERMISSION FOR SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION / Living room with inglenook fire place & separate Dining Room / Fitted Kitchen, Conservatory / Bathroom and W.C. / Two First Floor Double Bedrooms / Wealth of exposed wall and ceiling timbers / Mains Gas Central Heating / Sunny southerly aspect, large gardens / 21' x 6'' x 13' Sundeck / Detached Garage/Quiet secluded position

Beautifully presented and most sympathetically refurbished Grade II listed thatched cottage in fringe of village setting with far reaching unspoilt views yet only 4 miles East of Hereford City Centre.


From Hereford City follow signs for Ledbury A438. After a couple of miles proceed through the villages of Lugwardine and Bartestree. Pass Bartestree village hall and shop then turn left at the crossroads as for Whitestone and Withington. Continue for a few hundred yards then take the left turn into a small private lane immediately after ‘Wilcroft’ and identified by the small footpath sign. Continue for a few hundred yards and the property will be easily identified on the right hand side. .


Garden Cottage is a charming Detached Country Cottage of enormous character and appeal which has been the subject of extensive refurbishment and improvement in recent years. The accommodation has mains gas central heating and includes two delightful living rooms both with sunny southerly aspect, a fitted kitchen and bathroom and conservatory on the ground floor whilst upstairs are two double bedrooms. The cottage stands in large almost level gardens which, particularly to the rear, have beautiful far reaching unspoilt views and adjoining farmland and along one boundary is a good parking/turning area together with a detached garage, large sundeck and feature original well.


Garden Cottage is quietly tucked away along a short no-through lane on the extreme outskirts of this ever popular and most accessible Village. Within a few hundred yards walk is the Village Shop together with hairdressing salon and regular bus service whilst just a little further away is the Village Hall with sports field and primary school. Hereford City is just 4 miles distant and the attractive market towns of Ledbury and Ross-On-Wye are just 13 miles and 15 miles distant respectively, both having nearby links to the motorway network.


Thatched Canopy Entrance Porch to
Enclosed Entrance Porch with oak panelled door, mat well.


with large stone inglenook former fireplace about 5’ wide and with flag stoned hearth. Window with southerly aspect and outlook onto the front garden. Period style radiator, wood block floor, exposed wood panelling to two walls, shelved recess and heavily timbered ceiling.


again with heavily timbered ceiling, exposed wall timbers and small former fireplace. Window with southerly aspect, period style radiator, door to understairs store cupboard.


with range of fitted cupboard and drawer units to one wall with panelled effect doors, crazed effect porcelain knobs and roll fronted working surfaces which include an inset ceramic single drainer white sink with mixer tap. Skirting heater, space and plumbing for washing machine, four ring electric cooker, radiator, access hatch to roof void, long spot light track with adjustable lighting and door to built in store cupboard. Tiled floor. Splendid unspoilt views to rear.


well fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with side mounted mixer tap, moulded shaped shower end with shower mixer bath and adjustable head. Pedestal period style wash hand basin with cross top taps and low level W.C. Frosted glass window, strip light with shaver point, chromium finished towel warmer, under floor heating and boiler cupboard housing the Worcester combi boiler. Extractor.


with tiled floor, extensive glazing to three sides, personal door to exterior and glazed roof. Lovely views. Oak panelled part glazed door to kitchen.


Small Landing with built in wardrobe.


12’ 9’’ x 13’ 9’’ maximum but with limited headroom to both side elevations. Two dormer windows, one with amazing far reaching views. Period style radiator, built in wardrobe and cupboards. Wall light points and tracked spot lighting.


maximum again with sloping roof lines to both sides, dormer window to south and two small windows with easterly aspect and lovely views. Period style radiator and tracked spot lighting


Garden Cottage enjoys a lovely setting towards the end of the short no through lane on the extreme fringes of this popular and accessible village. To the front is a gravelled driveway/parking area to the side of which are two level lawns with personal gate along the front edged boundary, raised beds either side and six steps down to a stone pathway to the front door. Along the eastern boundary the driveway extends down to a detached timber built Garage about 17’ 6’’ x 11’ 6’’ (external) with double opening doors light and power. To the western side of the cottage is a further area of lawn bordered by trees and shrubs to the neighbouring boundary.
The rear garden is almost entirely laid to grass and has a 21’ 6’’ x 13’ Sundeck behind the garage and which has glorious view over adjoining farmland to two sides and has inset lighting. Nearby there is a feature garden well (with tiled canopy lighting and safety railings).


We are advised that the property is connected to mains water, electricity and gas. Drainage to private drainage system.


Herefordshire Council 01432 260000


Planning permission has recently been granted for a single storey extension comprising and additional bedroom and bathroom. Further details are available from the Agents Offices or on the Herefordshire Council planning portal. Ref P162315/FH and P162316/L.

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