Bosbury, Ledbury


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Situated In A Most Delightful Rural Location Surrounded By Farmland And Enjoying Wonderful Far Reaching Views A Charming 3 Bedroomed Listed Detached Character Cottage Standing In Gardens Extending To Approximately 0.6 Acres With Carport, External Office And Large Workshop/Studio.


The village of Bosbury is situated on the B4220 approximately 4 miles to the north of the popular town of Ledbury. The village provides local facilities including a well respected primary school and nursery, village hall, pub and church. The town of Ledbury itself offers a comprehensive range of facilities and amenities. There is a mainline railway station at Ledbury and access to the M50 is approximately 4 miles to the south of the town.


Shinscroft is a most interesting Grade II Listed detached cottage situated in a wonderful peaceful location surrounded by unspoilt Herefordshire countryside. The property occupies an elevated position enjoying fine far reaching views over the adjoining farmland and although in a remote location it lies only 1.3 miles from Bosbury.

The cottage contains many fine character features including a wealth of exposed timbers, stripped doors and a feature inglenook fireplace. It has the benefit of oil fired central heating and extensive double glazing. It is arranged on the ground floor with a reception hall, sitting room, dining room, inner lobby, kitchen, living room, a rear hall with shower room off and a rear porch. There are two separate staircases to the first floor. One giving access to a landing, two bedrooms and a bathroom, the other staircase giving access to a further bedroom.

Outside there is a large garden which extends to approximately 0.6 acres and there are various useful outbuildings including a carport with utility off, an office, large workshop/studio with covered seating areas and a large timber shed.


Reception Hall

With wooden front door. Quarry tile floor. Double radiator. Exposed timbers. Attractive staircase to first floor with elm treads.

Sitting Room 3.87m (12ft 6in) x 3.64m (11ft 9in)

Having a feature inglenook fireplace with fitted Clearview wood burning stove. Double radiator. A wealth of exposed timbers. Quarry tile floor. Connecting door to living room. Window to front with fine outlook.

Dining Room/Snug 3.90m (12ft 7in) x 3.07m (9ft 11in) max.

With feature brick fireplace. Quarry tile floor. Double radiator. Exposed timbers. Telephone point. Connecting door to inner lobby. Windows to front and side with pleasant outlook.

Inner Lobby

With double radiator. Storage cupboards. Quarry tile floor. Exposed timbers. Double glazed window to side.

Kitchen 3.30m (10ft 8in) x 2.48m (8ft)

Fitted with a stainless steel double bowl sink with base unit under. Further base units. Wall mounted cupboards. Wooden work surfaces. Electric cooker point. Plumbing for washing machine. Double radiator. Quarry tile floor. Connecting door to rear hall. Double glazed window to side.

Living Room 5.83m (18ft 10in) max. into bay x 5.27m (17ft)

A most attractive room having a large walk-in double glazed bay window to side with a feature vaulted ceiling and double doors giving access to a terrace and the garden. Two double and one single radiators. TV point. Wooden flooring. Connecting door to the rear hall.

Rear Hall

With fitted cupboard. Single radiator. Quarry tile floor. Second staircase to first floor. Double glazed window to side.

Shower Room

Having a tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and a WC. Oil fired central heating boiler. Double glazed window to rear.

Enclosed Rear Porch

With quarry tile floor. Double glazed windows to side. Double glazed door to rear.


Accessed from the staircase off the reception hall and having a built-in cupboard. Stripped floor. Single radiator. Exposed timbers. Window to front enjoying fine far reaching views.

Bedroom 1 4.03m (13ft) x 3.64m (11ft 9in)

With stripped floor. Double radiator. Exposed timbers. Window to front with wonderful outlook.

Bedroom 2 4.08m (13ft 2in) x 3.10m (10ft)

With double radiator. Exposed timbers. Stripped floor. Windows to front and side with fine outlook.


Fitted with a panelled bath, wash basin and a WC. Window to rear.

Second Landing

Accessed via the staircase off the rear hall. With stripped floor and double glazed window to the rear.

Bedroom 3 4.26m (13ft 9in) x 3.77m (12ft 2in)

Currently used as a study and having a single radiator and two double glazed Velux roof windows.


Shinscroft is accessed via a right of way over a shared farm track. This leads to a gated entrance to the property.

The cottage is surrounded by a large garden in all extending to approximately 0.6 acres and being arranged with areas of lawn, an attractive terrace and many mature trees and shrubs. Within the garden there's a spring fed covered well (not in use).

There is a range of useful outbuildings, including a carport with utility area off and an attached office, with power, (12'6 x 12'), a wooden store shed, old greenhouse and a large workshop/studio, with power, (15'9 x 10'11) with adjoining storeroom and covered seating areas.


We have been advised that mains water and electricity are connected to the property, drainage is to a private system. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.


From the Ledbury office turn left at the traffic lights and proceed along the High Street and The Homend. Bear right at the railway station on to the B4214 Bromyard Road and continue out of Ledbury. Proceed into the village of Bosbury and continue on past the church. At the far end of the village turn left into Brooke Lane. Continue along this lane for 1.3 miles and then fork left along side a large modern barn. Proceed up the lane and at the crest of the hill turn left over the cattle grid to the side of the 5-bar gate. Proceed along this unmade-up track and continue around the sharp right hand bend. The entrance to Shinscroft will then be located after about 100 yards on the right hand side.

Council Tax


Energy Perfomance Certificate

No EPC rating as property is Listed.


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648).


Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.

John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.


We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is Freehold.

A Charming Grade II Listed Detached Cottage

3 Bedrooms - 3 Reception Rooms

Many Character Features

Wonderful Rural Location

Fine Far Reaching Views

Gardens Extending To Approx. 0.6 Acres

Carport, Office, Large Shed And Workshop/Studio

Arrange viewing 01531 248055

John Goodwin - Ledbury

3/5 New Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire

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