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Image and transcript of sale particulars Court-a-Pella, May 2009

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Court-a-Pella was offered for sale by Auction by Jackson’s of Hereford in May 2009


Unique opportunity to acquire a genuine smallholding
Period stone residence
Adjoining stone outbuildings including former stone pig cots Small ancient apple orchard
Land in total of approximately 3.76 acres
Rural Setting with panoramic views over the unspoilt countryside

Situated in some of the most picturesque Herefordshire countyside this smallholding with substantial stone residence, adjoining outbuildings and garage is surrounded by its own traditional English garden having ornamental trees, shrubs and borders. It includes an ancient apple orchard, paddocks and meadow land. The property occupies a slightly elevated position commanding panoramic views over the unspoilt countryside. In need of modernising and upgrading the property has tremendous potential to allow a wonderful quality of life surrounded by the countryside of South-West Herefordshire.

The property is more particularly described as followed:-

Reception Hall centre light, radiator, flagged floor, with a large storage cupboard underneath the stairs

Sitting Room approx 3.52m x 3.12m with double glazed window and a Parkray solid fuel stove which provides hot water and partial central heating. There are cupboards on either side, centre light, flagged floor and power points

Living / Dining Room approx 3.5m x 2.84m with double glazed window and a cast iron fireplace having cupboards either side, centre light and power points

Kitchen/Breakfast Room approx 5.69m x 2.42m with single drainer stainless steel sink units hot and cold water, Rayburn solid fuel stove with oven and hot plate, radiator, centre light, cooker panel, power point, door to rear

Dairy approx 3.07m x 2.46m with centre light, stone flagged floor and shelving

Staircase from the Entrance Hall leads to:-

Gallery Landing with centre light

Bedroom 1
approx 3.81m x 3.51m with cast iron fireplace, fitted wardrobe, radiator, double glazed window, centre light, telephone and power points

Bedroom 2
approx 3.46m x 3.16m with cast iron fireplace, double glazed window, fitted wardrobe, centre light and power point

Bedroom 3
approx 4.12m x 2.46m with radiator, centre light

approx 3.81m x 2.47m with panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, low flush WC. There is a large airing cupboard with shelves and a lagged hot water cylinder and with an immersion heater.

Outside Adjoining the property is a:-

Fuel Store/Workshop approx 6.18m x 2.52m with exposed timbering and centre light, accessed from the garden

Garage/Fuel Store approx 6.09m x 2.46m with access at the rear of the property

Outbuildings also include a Former Stone Piggery with a stone tiled roof and a
Further Stone Building which could provide a source of stone for restoration or extension of the residence

Vehicle access to the property is through a field gate from the public road. There is a personal gate that leading to the garden with a flagged pathway leading to the main entrance. The formal gardens are laid down to lawns with herbaceous shrub borders, ornamental trees beyond a small retaining stone wall in front of the house. There is a path leading down to the former well which has a walled surround.

The property extends to approx 3.76 acres including the ancient apple orchard and meadowland which has a lain undisturbed in living memory.

Services – Mains, water, electricity and private drainage system and telephone (broadband service in the area)

Council Tax – Herefordshire Council Band E. Rates Payable £1754.13 2009/10

Guide Price £250,000 - £300,000



For details of the sale of this property in 1962 click here

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