LOCATION - This charming detached cottage is set in the heart of the popular village of Richards Castle which offers a range of facilities to include public house, Church, village hall and enjoys an active local community. The historic market town of Ludlow can be found approximately 4 miles to the north, offering an excellent range of facilities, with the North Herefordshire town of Leominster also readily available.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION - This detached cottage offers oil-fired centrally heated accommodation set over two floors. Approached from the driveway, there is a upvc double-glazed front door opening to a good sized enclosed porch with double-glazed windows overlooking the good sized gardens, tiled flooring and glazed inset door opening to the reception hallway with doors leading off to all ground floor rooms. The living room is a spacious family room with double-glazed sliding patio doors opening to the gardens with further double-glazed windows to side and rear elevations. Forming a central feature to the room is a clear view woodburning stove set on a raised stone flagged hearth with stone surround and mantel above. The kitchen/dining room comprises a range of matching pine wood-fronted base and wall units with work surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink with 4-ring electric hob with extractor hood fitted above and separate electric double oven and grill at easy height. There is planned space and plumbing for a washing machine and recess for upright fridge-freezer, with space for a breakfast/dining table. Also on the ground floor is a cloakroom/w.c. with low flush cistern and wall-mounted hand wash basin.
A staircase from the kitchen/dining room leads up to the good sized first floor landing which lends itself to potential for a small study area if required. Doors then lead off to the master bedroom with a double-glazed window overlooking the gardens, with a further double-glazed window to the side. A good sized bedroom with the benefit of a fitted double wardrobe with sliding mirror fronted doors, fitted hanging rail and shelving. Bedroom 2. is also a comfortable double bedroom with double-glazed windows to two elevations and a further range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards with mirror fronted doors stretching across the one wall. Also on the first floor is a good sized family bathroom including panelled bath with separate Mira shower above with shower screen, low flush w.c. and hand wash basin inset to vanity unit with fitted cupboards below and further wall-mounted cupboard and additional storage cupboard with louvred doors.
- Outside, the property is set in the charming village of Richards Castle, accessed off the main village by a shared track which leads to the property itself where there is gated driveway parking, with the gardens then set to the front of the property. The gardens are of a good size and include lawned garden areas with well stocked mature floral and shrub borders, timber-framed summerhouse measuring 8'2" x 8'0" (2.49m x 2.44m) and an old brick outhouse/wood store at the end of the garden. To the rear of the property is an external oil-fired boiler and oil tank, with the property also benefiting from an outbuilding/workshop adjacent to the driveway 13'0" x 7'7" (3.97m x 2.31m).
SERVICES - Mains Electricity and Water. Drainage TBC.
Oil-fired central heating from external boiler.
OUTGOINGS - Council Tax Band: D.
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Herefordshire Council. Telephone 01432 260000
VIEWING - Strictly by prior appointment through the Agents. Jackson Property. Telephone 01568 610600.
DIRECTIONS - From Leominster proceed north on the B4361 Richards Castle road for approximately 6 miles passing through the villages of Luston and Orleton. On entering Richards Castle continue over the brow of the hill and turn immediately left after the Reduced Speed Now sign up a small lane where the property can be found just along here to the right.
Jackson Property (Leominster) - for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.
The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.
ROOM MEASUREMENTS - GROUND FLOOR
PORCH - 7'11 x 6'3 (2.41m x 1.90m)
LIVING ROOM - 18'11 x 12'9 (5.77m x 3.89m)
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM - 13'3 x 11'2 (4.04m x 3.40m)
BEDROOM 1 - 11'3 x 10'0 (3.43m x 3.05m)
BEDROOM 2 - 13'8 x 10'6 (4.17m x 3.21m) max
BATHROOM - 8'4 x 8'3 (2.54m x 2.51m)
Based on a sale price of £325,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:
Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the introduction of a stamp duty holiday until 31st March 2021.
* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.