The Downs


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  • Charming stone cottage
  • Scenic Bromyard Downs locale
  • Designer kitchen
  • New dining room extension
  • Beautiful front and rear garden
  • Ample parking
  • Large garage with workshop
  • Study
  • Utility room and separate WC
  • Covered log-store

Offers in excess of

1787 sq. ft.

Tenant Info

01432 355 292

Please quote reference number AGS230100

A stunning stone cottage with an amazing extension and pretty gardens in a most idyllic location on the Bromyard Downs.
  • Charming stone cottage
  • Scenic Bromyard Downs locale
  • Designer kitchen
  • New dining room extension
  • Beautiful front and rear garden
  • Ample parking
  • Large garage with workshop
  • Study
  • Utility room and separate WC
  • Covered log-store

This charming cottage offers a wealth of historic and character features blended with a modern and spacious extension, providing impressive accommodation throughout. The ground floor boasts a large living room, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining room with a vaulted ceiling, a convenient utility room, a study and a cloakroom.

Upstairs, you will find a well-appointed family shower room and three generously sized bedrooms.

Outside, the property features convenient parking situated adjacent to a sizable garage with a workshop. The sunny, south-west facing front and rear gardens are beautifully landscaped with lawns, providing high-quality outdoor space for families to enjoy.

Access to the property is via a quiet private road and the cottage is approached by a pathway through a stone arch in the garden wall leading to the entrance door. This pathway seamlessly connects to a surfaced parking area for one car and there is ample additional parking space for up to three cars alongside the hedge. A detached garage with a workshop is found alongside the driveway. The generous and private front garden boasts meticulously manicured lawns and cottage garden planting with an established herbaceous border, a variety of old roses, wisteria, established shrubs and specimen trees. Additionally, there is a covered veranda adjacent to the new dining room.

Entering through a part timbered porch with a flagstone floor, a tiled hallway leads to a stairway ascending to the first floor and doors opening to the living room and kitchen.

Living room
To the right, the large living room features a wealth of original timber beams, a cosy open stone hearth and fireplace with an oak lintel and decorative plaster panel. Picturesque garden views can be found through the windows and French doors which flood the room with natural light.

The kitchen, designed by John Lewis of Hungerford, is a social hub, equipped with ample wall and base units, a double bowl ceramic sink with a pewter mixer tap and integrated Neff appliances including a double eye-level oven, hob, extractor and dishwasher. Quarry tiled flooring and a front-facing window enhance the kitchen's charm. Oak panelled, latched doors lead off the kitchen to the dining room and utility area.

Dining room
A seamless extension from the kitchen reveals a spacious dual aspect dining room with a vaulted ceiling and double French doors offering stunning garden views. This room is complete with oak flooring, exposed beams and a raised stone fireplace and hearth with a wooden mantle over.

Utility room
Connected to the kitchen is a utility room housing a new Worcester Bosch boiler, with space for a washing machine and dryer. This area leads to a useful study and cloakroom, the study has been designed so that it could be converted to a second bathroom, if desired. There is also a door accessing the rear garden and a covered log store.

First floor
Ascending to the first floor, a window-lit landing grants access to three bedrooms and a family shower room. The charm from downstairs is emulated here, with stunning exposed beams found throughout this level.

Bedroom one
Bedroom one is a spacious double room featuring fitted wardrobes and dual aspect windows with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

Family shower room
There is a well-appointed family shower room comprising a low-level WC, washbasin and a large walk-in shower with a tiled bench and concealed shelving for towels and toiletries, complemented by tasteful tiling, underfloor heating and a front-facing window.

Bedrooms two and three
The remaining bedrooms are both generously sized rooms with views over the front garden and surrounding countryside. Bedroom two is a double room and bedroom three is a spacious single room benefiting from a large built in cupboard with ample wardrobe and concealed storage space.

The private rear garden is bordered by mature hedgerows and is laid mainly to lawn and wildflowers with a number of fruit trees including; dessert apples and pears, damsons and plums. There are two raised planters for vegetables and soft fruit, with a low stone wall and shrub border along the rear of the property.

A covered log store is conveniently located by the rear door. The sizable front garden showcases meticulously manicured lawns and a variety of plants, shrubs and trees, ensuring a colourful display throughout the seasons.

There is ample space for a separate home office in the grounds of the cottage, if desired, subject to any applicable building consents.

Mains electricity and water.

Septic tank drainage.

Oil central heating via a combi-boiler.

Council tax band E

Administration Fee - refundable on exchange

An administration fee, refundable on exchange, is payable prior to the issue of the Memorandum of Sale and after which the property may be marked as Sold Subject to Contract. The fee will be reimbursed upon the successful Exchange of Contracts.

The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant in the event that you the buyer withdraws from the purchase or does not Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than for one or more of the following reasons:

1. Any significant material issues highlighted in a survey that were not evident or drawn to the attention of you the buyer prior to the Memorandum of Sale being issued.
2. Serious and material defect in the seller’s legal title.
3. Local search revealing a matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that was previously undeclared and not in the public domain.
4. The vendor withdrawing the property from sale.

The administration fee levels are as follows:
an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £750 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £2,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £3,000 inclusive of vat

The administration fee is payable upon acceptance by the vendor of an offer from a buyer and a positive completion of an assessment of the buyer’s financial status and ability to proceed.
Should a buyer’s financial position regarding the funding of the property prove to be fundamentally different from that declared by the buyer when the Memorandum of Sale was completed, then the Vendor has the right to withdraw from the sale and the administration fee retained. For example, where the buyer declares themselves as a cash buyer but are in fact relying on an unsecured sale of their property.

Once the administration fee has been paid, any renegotiation of the price stated in the memorandum of sale for any reason other than those covered in points 1 to 3 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be levied on any subsequent reduced offer that is accepted by the vendor. This further fee will be subject to the same conditions that prevail for all administration fees outlined above.