Bircher, Herefordshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A charming characterful cottage located in an enviable countryside location with far reaching views and generous gardens, located in the popular hamlet of Bircher and within striking distance Bircher Common. The property offers well-appointed accommodation including open-plan kitchen and dining area, three bedrooms, detached garage and private parking.


This charming property successfully blends character features such as exposed brickwork and timber beams with well-planned, light and spacious accommodation. The property is located in the small village of Bircher which has local amenities nearby with more extensive facilities at the market towns of Ludlow and Leominster. The prestigious Lucton and Moor Park private schools are located very close by. The accommodation more particularly comprises entrance porch, kitchen / dining room, living room, utility room, three first floor bedrooms, family bathroom, detached double garage and well-tended gardens and private parking.

Property description

From the driveway, you enter a latched gate with amazing views to the front garden and beyond, the pretty brick and oak porch opens up in to the hallway with Karndean flooring and stairs rising to the first floor, understairs cupboard. The lounge is situated on the left, with windows to both front and rear, with large wood burning stove, set within large brick and beamed inglenook fireplace, the country kitchen diner is located on the right of the hall, with seating for six or more people, wooden base and wall units with display glass fronted and shelving units under counter oven and four ring gas hob run with LPG ( the central heating is oil fired) terracotta flooring, and beamed ceiling. The utility room is front aspect with a new Worcester boiler fitted in August 2018 and having the benefit of a seven year guarantee, with a free service in 2019. Brick feature sink unit with stainless steel sink, overlooking the front garden, terracotta flooring and door to guest cloakroom, further stable door to rear garden. Upstairs the master bedroom is double aspect with vaulted ceiling and beamed wall, there is a further double bedroom and smaller third bedroom located off the hall both with beamed walls the family bathroom has a corner bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin radiator and beamed walls. The landing offers both access to the loft and airing cupboard.

Gardens and parking

The gardens of Acorn Cottage are a definite feature, as they wrap themselves around the cottage and offer a secluded patio, areas of lawn, well stocked beds and borders and the distant back drop is a well maintained and old red brick wall, belonging to Bircher Hall. To the front of the property is a detached double garage which is currently used as an amazing well laid out workshop, the garage has a wealth of electrical points, and solar panels which were fitted in 2012 and currently have a tariff of 21 pence per KW from the Government, this is fixed until 2037. The driveway can comfortably fit three cars. Internal viewing is highly recommended.


There has been a community recorded here for over 2000 years. The village is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. The Anglo-Saxon meaning of Yarpole (Iarpol or Yarpol) is fish pool or dam for containing fish. The original fish pool has long since been abandoned, the remains of the dam wall are still visible. The property is located a short stroll from the village of Yarpole which still retains its red telephone kiosk, its pub, The Bell Inn which has recently been purchased by the community , and has an award winning community run village shop and Post Office operating from within the Parish Church, St Leonard's. The first full time shop in a church. The Parish has a population of approximately 700 and comprises of the villages of Bircher and Lucton, the community on Bircher Common and the hamlet of Bicton. Within a five mile drive are the towns of Ludlow and Leominster with a range of antique shops, markets and supermarkets.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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