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AT HOME Autumn/Winter Collection 2020/21

Welcome... HEREFORD 14 King Street, Hereford HR4 9BW Telephone: 01432 266007 hereford@cobbamos.com

LEOMINSTER 2 Broad Street, Leominster HR6 8BS Telephone: 01568 610310 leominster@cobbamos.com

LUDLOW 5 High Street, Ludlow SY8 1BS Telephone: 01584 874450 ludlow@cobbamos.com

KNIGHTON 22 Broad Street, Knighton LD7 1BL Telephone: 01547 529907 knighton@cobbamos.com

To the winter edition of our At Home magazine

Within this issue...

We are delighted to FINALLY be able to bring you the next edition of AT HOME by COBB AMOS. We very much hope you enjoy reading the articles and perhaps getting inspired to move when you see some of the lovely properties we are showcasing in this magazine. The property market has proven to be resilient throughout the pandemic and in particular our region has seen some of the highest growth in prices and sales volume due to the more rural and tranquil nature of our surroundings. We cover beautiful Herefordshire with its rolling hills, green fields and apple orchards, Powys with its more dramatic countryside and South Shropshire with its historic towns and equally pretty environs. So no wonder many people are choosing this area to settle in. The new trend of “Staycations” have brought many more people to the region and with it the desire to relocate for a more even pace of life especially as for many working from home will be the new normal!

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Even during these challenging times, we still offer a traditional high street approach to the buying, selling & letting of property but by utilising all the latest that the internet and social media can offer we provide the widest coverage possible so we can deliver on our core values. We hope you and your loved ones remain safe and well, of course we send our genuine heartfelt thanks to the whole of the NHS & other key workers during this very difficult time.

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Stephen Saunders & Theresa Martin-Saunders Managing Director Front cover image supplied by Garden Trading. Published by TBC Publishing Limited, Telephone: 01763 810042. ©TBC Publishing 2020. All rights reserved. Reproduction is forbidden except by express permission of the Publishers. The content of this magazine is believed to be correct but its accuracy is not guaranteed and it does not form part of any offer or contract. TBC Publishing Limited cannot accept responsibility for any omissions or errors.

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OLD RECTORY, BRECON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ800,000 This magnificent residence nestles into the landscape that gently drops down to The River Usk and has amazing views across the valley and is located in the area designated as The Brecon Beacons National Park. We understand the middle section of the house was built in 1740, with two Victorian extensions, and many of the original features have been revealed during the restoration of the house. Now fully restored, extended and improved and will now provide accommodation suitable for a variety of purposes including large family and multi-generational living. Set in 2.2 acres of gardens and paddock.

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THE PARK, HAMPTON PARK, HEREFORD GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ675,000 A substantial four bedroom family home in an exclusive residential area with spacious rooms, double detached garage, half an acre southerly facing private gardens, and a swimming pool. The property boasts a large garden that leads to the river bank with beautiful views and fishing rights. A superb family home with spacious and versatile accommodation positioned in a highly sought after location within the catchment area of a number of schools. The property sits within mature gardens, and also benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout. EPC C

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BRENTOR HOUSE, HAFOD ROAD, HEREFORD GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ625,000 This outstanding five bedroom residence occupies an exceptional position in one of Hereford's most prestigious and sought-after locations less than one mile east of the City Centre. The house is set well-back in mature private gardens and enjoys a sunny south-westerly front. The property offers huge potential. Brentor House is one of a number of very attractive period properties in a sought after and well established residential area on the eastern side of the cathedral city of Hereford. The house itself offers accommodation over three floors and has been a much-loved family house for many years. EPC D

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KEEPERS COTTAGE, STAUNTON ON WYE OFFERS OVER ÂŁ425,000 A recently renovated detached cottage located in a very popular village, decorated and is presented in "move in" condition. Set in around one acre of gardens and orchard the property is quite unique and offers the opportunity to develop further. We understand that the detached garage/workshop was built to facilitate conversion to a residential dwelling (subject to planning), and is currently used as a commercial building suitable for a variety of purposes. The accommodation on offer includes, sitting room, dining area, kitchen, cloakroom, three bedrooms and upstairs bathroom, with many fine period features. EPC F

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HEWELL COTTAGE, TUNNEL LANE, ORLETON OFFERS OVER ÂŁ550,000 "The Good Life" appears to be back in vogue as buyers look for more internal and external space to be able to provide an antidote to the hustle and bustle of modern life. Hewell Cottage could easily be the blue print for this new lifestyle. Located in a rural position but within half a mile of the favoured village of Orleton and sat in half an acre of formal gardens, patio, orchards, vegetable plot and wild flower meadow. With accommodation to satisfy most including three bedrooms, two reception rooms and two bathrooms. EPC F

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CLOVER MEADOW, PEMBRIDGE GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ550,000 Built in 2018 and situated on the edge of the sought after village of Pembridge, is this stunning Border Oak three double bedroom home boasting oodles of character and charm. The property is beautifully presented and finished to an extremely high standard and enjoys ample living accommodation and gas underfloor heating. There is a rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn and enjoys views of the Herefordshire countryside. There are various interspersed trees, flowers and shrubs. To the front of the property is a decorative stone area suitable for parking several cars. The garage is a double and benefits from light and power. EPC B

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GLEN ALVA, SOUTH STREET, LEOMINSTER GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ495,000 Glen Alva is an impressive detached, seven bedroom, Edwardian property, located within close walking distance to the centre of the market town of Leominster. The well-appointed property boasts many original features from the era and you cannot be anything other than impressed by the high ceilings and light, spacious rooms. To the front of the property there is a gate which opens to create space for several cars. The property also benefits from a large, well established garden which offers the opportunity to develop with the relevant planning permission granted which can be found on the Herefordshire Council Planning Website using reference: P180784. EPC F

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THE OLD SCHOOL, KINNERSLEY GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ490,000 This five bedroom Victorian property is situated in the village of Kinnersley and shows a wealth of history due to its prior use as a school, with many of the original features still in place. The fantastic accommodation is spacious yet cosy with a welcoming and homely feel, and flexible living space that offer excellent Bed and Breakfast opportunities and the ability to work from home. Far reaching countryside views can be enjoyed whilst relaxing in the peace of the garden. Kinnersley is situated equidistant from Hereford and Leominster with good local facilities available only a short commute to Kington. EPC F

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PILLETH COTTAGE, WHITTON GUIDE PRICE £450,000 A fantastic detached cottage with four double bedrooms, two reception rooms and well present accommodation throughout. Situated on the outskirts of the village of Whitton nestled in the Upper Lugg Valley in the Welsh Marches with wonderful views all around. The cottage sits in large mature landscaped gardens with a separate paddock, outbuildings, office and stables all located within approximately 2 acres. With exceptional broadband speeds it’s perfect for homeworking and with direct outriding into the nearby woods its ideal for those with horses and ponies or those looking to explore their surroundings. EPC E

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GOOSEQUILL COTTAGE, YARPOLE OFFERS OVER ÂŁ430,000 This beautiful Border Oak style property has a wonderful landscaped garden, with ornamental pond and delightful seating areas. Situated within a popular village, the well-presented accommodation comprises; entrance hall, ground floor WC, living room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, three double bedrooms, one with en-suite, and one with dressing room/home office, plus a family bathroom, as well as the benefit of a garage and gated driveway parking for at least two vehicles. It should be noted that the village now has Superfast Fibre Broadband, making this property an ideal place to work from home with its home office. EPC D

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Glorious Game Glorious Game is a cookbook of delicious recipes from 101 of UK and Ireland's best-loved chefs and food writers. We live in an age of climate change, sustainability, dwindling food sources and obesity. Game could help tackle these problems head on. It’s an incredibly healthy source of food and much leaner than farmed meats, due to the natural diets of the animals and their active lifestyles. There’s no intensive farming and as game is mostly locally sourced, its carbon footprint is relatively small, with very few miles from ‘nature to plate’. The book includes a unique collection of recipes using the whole range of game, including many that are achievable for the home cook: everything from a simple but brilliant game sandwich to a classic venison Wellington. There are also more ambitious recipes requiring a fair bit of know-how, specialist kitchen equipment, a lot of time and advance planning. All proceeds from this book will directly benefit The Moorland Communities Trust and The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust. Both of these organisations exist to protect and promote the rural way of life that enables game to thrive. It's a simple fact that the more we get behind and support game now, the easier to obtain and more affordable it will become in the future. cobbamos.com 17

Roast venison loin, orange & Sichuan pepper, butternut squash, ponzu When you think of game, you think of autumn: the change in weather, the fantastic harvest available at this time of year and the colours. Venison is a delicious meat: very lean, and lends itself to lots of different flavours. I have chosen orange and ponzu for acidity and umami flavours which cut through the meat. The sweet butternut squash and salty seaweed bring it all together to make a delicious seasonal dish.

For the venison spice, blend all ingredients to a powder and pass through a fine sieve. Reserve in an airtight container. For the venison, dust 1 side of the loins with the spice mix, then wrap in cling film, forming a cylindrical shape. Place into a vacuum bag and seal to 90%. Place into a water bath set at 58°C for 30 minutes. Remove and leave to rest for 10 minutes. Heat a non-stick frying pan, remove the loins from the bag and cling film, and pat dry with kitchen towel. Colour evenly in foaming butter in the frying pan, remove and rest for 2 minutes before carving and serving. For the venison sauce, in a pan reduce the veal stock by half. Meanwhile, in a pan with a tablespoon of sunflower oil, roast the

venison trim, ensuring it’s well-coloured. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until golden. Add the red wine and port and bring to the boil. Add the reduced stock to the pan and reduce by a third again. Add the thyme, juniper and bay leaves and infuse for 10 minutes. Pass through a fine sieve (do not push through), then season with sherry vinegar and salt to taste. For the butternut squash, peel and cut the top end from the squash (reserve the bottom and trimmings for purée). Cut into 1cm discs, then cut into half again to form a half moon. In a sauté pan place the orange juice and the chicken stock then the butternut pieces and bring to a simmer, then add the butter. Cook until tender and the liquid has emulsified and glazed the butternut.

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For the butternut purée, in a medium-sized saucepan melt the butter until foaming and gently sweat the onion – do not colour. Add the carrot and the butternut and continue to cook gently. Add 200ml water and increase the heat until the squash is fully cooked through and tender. Remove from heat and blend until smooth, season with table salt and ground ginger then pass through a fine sieve. For the butternut crumble mix, deep-fry the two rices in the oil at 180°C. They should puff up instantly. Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen towel until completely cool. Mix with the crispy shallots. Reserve in an airtight container. For the orange and Sichuan pepper gel, bring the orange juice to a boil and add the agar agar, whisk while boiling for 2 minutes. Pour the

mixture into a deep-sided tray and leave for 4 hours to set completely. Once set cut roughly and place into a jug blender and blend until smooth. Add a little orange juice if the mix is too thick, so that the consistency is smooth, then pass through a fine sieve. Season with freshly cracked Sichuan pepper and salt to taste. Reserve in the fridge. For the ponzu gel, blend the soy, lemon, stock syrup and vinegar with a stick blender. Add the Ultratex and blend for 2 minutes to form a gel. Pass through a fine sieve and reserve in the fridge. To serve, let the venison rest before carving. Use the photo as guidance to plate the dish and garnish with parsley or red vein sorrel before serving. We’ve served this with a seaweed crisp for a shot of umami and a little texture.

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Venison spice 20g juniper berries 10g bay leaf 15g cinnamon stick Venison 2 venison loins, prepped and weighed at 120g each unsalted butter Venison sauce 1 litre veal stock 1 tbsp sunflower oil 100g venison trim 3 banana shallots, peeled, sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 200ml red wine 100ml port 2 sprigs thyme 5g juniper berries, crushed 2 bay leaves sherry vinegar, to taste salt to season Butternut squash 1 butternut squash 100ml orange juice 100ml chicken stock 75g salted butter

1 carrot, finely sliced 1 butternut squash and reserved trimmings, finely sliced sea salt and fresh ground ginger Butternut crumble mix 200g wild rice, cooked and desiccated 200g white basmati rice, cooked and desiccated 1 litre vegetable oil 100g crispy shallots Orange & Sichuan gel 1 litre freshly squeezed orange juice 18g agar agar salt and Sichuan pepper to taste Ponzu gel 100ml light soy sauce 75ml lemon juice 30g stock syrup (sugar dissolved in simmering water, 50:50 ratio) 25g rice wine vinegar 35g MSK Ultratex

Butternut purée 30g butter 1 onion, finely sliced

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Pappardelle with hare, red wine & cacao regÚ The trigger for this recipe is the typically northern Italian way of braising hare (lepre) in salmi. They put a hare into a wine marinade with onions, celery, juniper berries and rosemary, to soften the flavour of the strong-tasting meat as well as tenderising it. Then the important thing is to let the hare cook very slowly. Then, they add some of the cacao into the sauce, and some over the hare at the last minute. As the cacao falls onto the hot serving plates, there’s an explosion of chocolate aroma that you breathe in before you even taste the pasta, to which the cacao adds richness rather than flavour.

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Ask your butcher to cut the hare for you, following the joints and taking care not to smash the bones, in case they splinter. Put the hare into a bowl. Mix together all the ingredients for the marinade and pour over the meat. Leave in the fridge for 24 hours. When you are ready to cook, remove the hare from the marinade and keep the meat to one side. Bring the marinade to the boil in a pan, then take off the heat and pass through a fine sieve into a bowl. Have the flour ready in a shallow bowl. Pat the pieces of hare dry and season them, then dust in the flour. Heat the olive oil in a large pan, add the hare and colour on all sides, taking care not to burn the flour, then lift out and keep to one side. Put the chopped vegetables and juniper berry paste into the pan and cook gently until soft. Pour in the Chianti

and allow to bubble up to evaporate the alcohol, reduce the liquid by half. Put the hare back in the pan and add the reserved marinade and enough chicken stock to cover. Add the bay leaf and rosemary. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat, stir in half the cacao and simmer for 2 hours. Take out the hare and strip the meat from the bones. Keep to one side. Reduce the cooking liquid to a sauce consistency, then return the hare meat to the pan. Cook the pappardelle in plenty of boiling salted water for 3 to 4 minutes (if using dried pasta check the timing on the packet). Drain, reserving the cooking water, and toss through the hare ragù, adding a touch of butter if you like, plus a little of the water to loosen. Finish with the rest of the grated cacao.

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1 hare, cut into 12 pieces Marinade 1 bottle Chianti or other full-bodied red wine 1 carrot, roughly chopped 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 celery stalk, roughly chopped 1 tsp black peppercorns, lightly crushed 1 tsp juniper berries, lightly crushed 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 bay leaf 1 garlic clove For the ragù 50g plain flour sea salt and freshly black pepper 2 tbsps olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 4 juniper berries, crushed to a paste 1 bottle Chianti or other full bodied red wine 1 litre good chicken stock 1 bay leaf 1 sprig fresh rosemary 10g 90–100% cacao, grated 600–800g fresh pappardelle a little butter

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Further Information: Glorious Game is published by Face Publications www.facepublications.com For further information please contact Anthony Hodgson on +44 (0)113 203 7378 or anthony@facepublications.com

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MEADOW VIEW, STAUNTON-ON-WYE OFFERS OVER ÂŁ450,000 A truly stunning detached family home tucked away in the village of Staunton-On-Wye. This home is sure to impress all who take a look inside. Set in a tranquil rural position that is not isolated, this super family home has been individually designed and offers versatile family living. The property has been decorated to a very high standard throughout, including 'Porcelanosa' tiles and 'Jim Lawrence' lighting. An idyllic detached property set in good sized gardens of approximately 1 acre with panoramic views of the Herefordshire countryside. The main house has been finished to a high specification with a newly fitted kitchen and utility room. EPC D

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THE ELMS, ALMELEY GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ425,000 The Elms is a well-appointed four double bedroom, two en-suite detached property which has been completed to a very high standard. Benefits include double glazing and underfloor heating to the majority of rooms, the garage has a remote controlled roller shutter door and a pedestrian door to the rear. The property has ample parking for a number of cars as well as space for a motor home. The rear garden is fully enclosed with hedges and timber fencing, manicured lawn with planted borders. There is a patio area to enjoy dining in the warmer months and a timber summer house with pitched tiled roof.

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MEADOW VIEW, BIRLEY GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ420,000 A stunning barn conversion in an edge of village position, just north west of Hereford. This beautiful family home provides a fresh contemporary feel whilst offering the charming features of a traditional barn and enjoys beautiful views of the neighbouring fields. This fabulous converted barn has been comprehensively renovated, extended and remodelled to provide two/three bedroom accommodation full of character. With level gardens, field views, ample parking and a separate one bedroom annex. This super property has been transformed into a cosy and well-presented family home with comfortable and neutrally decorated rooms that retain charm and character, and have the added benefits of central heating and double glazing. EPC D

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THE PADDOCKS, WINFORTON GUIDE PRICE £400,000 This pretty traditional oak styled three bedroom “cottage” is part of a small development tucked quietly on the northern side of the village. The property has been designed and finished to a very high standard with quality fittings throughout. The property also benefits from double glazing, oil heating, gardens, detached garage, driveway parking and countryside views. Winforton is a small village six miles from Hay on Wye and fifteen miles from Hereford with a church and village pub. Pleasant walks take you to the river Wye and it is surrounded by lovely areas to explore with the world famous Hay Festival on your doorstep. EPC B

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GREEN MEADOWS, BWLCH Y PLAIN GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ415,000 A fantastic detached family home with four double bedrooms and an open plan family room with living/kitchen and dining area with solid oak flooring. The house itself is located in a small hamlet, known as Bwlch y Plain, with a handful of neighbours in an elevated position, enjoying wonderful views down over the Teme Valley. Being a short drive from the nearby market town of Knighton it is perfectly placed for your everyday needs. The property has landscaped wrap around gardens with plenty of parking and a large detached workshop.

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BYFORD, 2 VICTORIA ROAD, KNIGHTON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ400,000 A truly impressive Victorian villa that has been refurbished to a very high standard by the current owners in the small market town of Knighton in the Welsh Marches, with the world famous Offas Dyke path running through the centre. This fantastic property offers buyers spacious accommodation over three floors with a wealth of period features, that has been blended seamlessly with the modern touches the current owners have added during the complete refurbishment. The property now offers five double bedrooms, two reception rooms, two bathrooms, gardens and wonderful views. EPC D

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BLACKCAP DRIVE, HEREFORD GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ399,950 A superb, modern detached four bedroom family home, situated in a quiet cul-de-sac position, in a popular residential area towards the northern fringes of the Hereford City. The property has been well looked after by the current owners and has a lovely cosy feel. It enjoys spacious accommodation including four bedrooms and two en-suites. The property also benefits from a garage, driveway parking, double glazing and gas central heating. Located on the exciting new Hereford Point development within the popular Holmer district of the city, the property is well served by a host of amenities. EPC B

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LAVENDER HOUSE, LEOMINSTER GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ395,000 An outstanding Victorian semi-detached house which offers substantial accommodation over four floors. The property has accommodation comprising; entrance hallway, lounge, kitchen/family room, dining room, downstairs cloakroom/wet room, utility room, five bedrooms, three with en-suite, family bathroom, and basement. The property benefits from pleasant outside space, gas central heating and ample driveway parking. Lavender house previously has been successfully run as a guest house and is therefore equipped with the necessary building regulations and health and safety standards, low level lighting, a hard wired electrical system, smoke alarms and sound insulation. The property would also suit multi generation living. EPC E

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Incomparable. Unstoppable. Reimagined Defender. This is the new Land Rover Defender. An icon reimagined for the 21st century; cleverly engineered with capability and safety for all the family at its heart.

New Defender is built for the adventurous and curious, for those who know the value of community and strive to make a difference. The unmistakable silhouette is familiar yet new. It looks tough and is tough but designed with purpose and engineered to excite. Iconic in name, shape and capability, Defender can be personalised to allow owners to make the most of their world.

the peerless luxury and refinement of the Range Rover family and the highly capable and versatile Discovery SUVs, new Defender completes the Land Rover dynasty. The 110 is just the start for this family of the most capable and durable 4x4s in the world. It will be swiftly followed by a short wheelbase 90, before a pair of practical commercial models join the line-up in 2020.

Across seven decades of pioneering innovation, Land Rovers have earned a unique place in the hearts of explorers, humanitarian agencies and adventurous families across the world.

Driven by a passion and respect for the original, new Defender delivers transformational breadth of capability and advanced all-terrain technologies to redefine adventure for the 21st century, while remaining true to the pioneering spirit that has been a Land Rover hallmark for 71 years.

Proven in the harshest environments on earth, the new Defender maintains this bloodline. Beside

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“The new Defender is respectful of its past but is not harnessed by it. This is a new Defender for a New Age.” Emotionally charged design A distinctive silhouette makes the new Defender instantly recognisable, with minimal front and rear overhangs providing excellent approach and departure angles. Land Rover’s designers re-envisioned familiar Defender trademarks for the 21st century, giving the new 4x4 a purposeful upright stance and Alpine light windows in the roof, while retaining the side-hinged rear tailgate and externally-mounted spare wheel that make the original so identifiable. Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Officer, Land Rover, said: “The new Defender is respectful of its past but is not harnessed by it. This is a new Defender for a New Age. Its unique personality is accentuated by its distinctive silhouette and optimum proportions, which make it both highly desirable and seriously capable – a visually compelling 4x4 that wears its design and engineering integrity with uncompromised commitment.” The stripped-back personality of the original Defender has been embraced inside, where structural elements and fixings usually

hidden from view have been exposed, with the emphasis on simplicity and practicality. Innovative features include a dashmounted gear shifter to accommodate an optional central front ‘jump’ seat, which provides three-abreast seating across the front like early Land Rovers. As a result, the Defender 110 offers five, six or 5+2 seating configurations, with a loadspace behind the second-row seats of up to 1,075 litres, and as much as 2,380-litres when the second row is folded. The 90 will be able to accommodate six occupants in a vehicle the length of a compact family hatchback. User-friendly features include practical touches and advanced technological innovations. Durable rubberised flooring shrugs off the spills of daily adventures and once-in-a-lifetime expeditions, providing a brush or wipe clean interior. An optional Folding Fabric Roof provides an open-top feel and allows passengers in the second-row seats of the 110 to stand up when parked to provide the full safari experience.

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The definition of durability Land Rover’s new purpose-engineered D7x (for extreme) architecture is 95 per cent new and based on a lightweight aluminium monocoque construction to create the stiffest body structure Land Rover has ever produced. It is three times stiffer than traditional body-on-frame designs, providing perfect foundations for the fully independent air or coil sprung suspension and supports the latest electrified powertrains. The new Defender has been through more than 62,000 tests for engineering sign-off, while the chassis and body architecture have been engineered to withstand Land Rover’s Extreme Event Test procedure – repeated and sustained impacts, above and beyond the normal standard for SUV and passenger cars. During development testing, prototype models have covered more than 1.2 million kilometres across some of the harshest environments on earth, ranging from the 50-degree heat of the desert and sub 40-degree cold of the Arctic to altitudes of 10,000ft in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Power and efficiency A choice of advanced petrol and cleaner diesel engines ensure new Defender has the power, control and efficiency for any environment, while a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) powertrain will join the range next year providing the prospect of silent EV-only progress. At launch, the petrol line-up comprises a four-cylinder P300 and a powerful six-cylinder P400 featuring efficient Mild Hybrid

Electric Vehicle technology. Alternatively, customers can choose from a pair of four-cylinder diesels – the D200 and powerful D240 – both of which deliver fuel economy of 37.2mpg (7.6 l/100km) and CO2 emissions of 199g/km (NEDC equivalent). Innovative engineering solutions support the efficiency drive, including a flat underbody which optimises aerodynamic performance across the line-up. 21st century technology New Defender is as technologically advanced as it is durable and introduces Jaguar Land Rover’s new Pivi Pro infotainment system. The next generation touchscreen is more intuitive and userfriendly, requiring fewer inputs to perform frequently used tasks, while its always-on design guarantees almost instant responses. In addition, the new Defender takes Software-Over-The-Air (SOTA) technology to a new level, with 14 individual modules capable of receiving remote updates. By downloading data while customers are asleep at home or in far-flung locations, the new Defender will get better with age: as electronic updates cascade down to the vehicle immediately, without delay and with no need to visit a Land Rover retailer. Nick Rogers, Executive Director, Product Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover, said: "We've embraced Defender's stunning capability and minimalistic, functional interior to reinvent the icon for the 21st century. New Defender gives us the licence to do things differently, to push the boundaries and do the unthinkable, without ever losing the character and authenticity of the original. From

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the start we had an absolute obsession with functionality beneath the skin, from choosing the right materials through to state of the art connectivity. The result is not only the most capable Land Rover ever made, but also a truly comfortable, modern vehicle that people will love to drive." Personalised for your world New Defender will be available in 90 and 110 body designs, with up to six seats in the 90 and the option of five, six or 5+2 seating in the 110. The model range comprises Defender, S, SE, HSE, First Edition and top of the range Defender X models and customers will be able to personalise their vehicle in more ways than any previous Land Rover with four Accessory Packs. The Explorer, Adventure, Country and Urban Packs each give Defender a distinct character with a specially selected range of enhancements. The exclusive First Edition model features a unique specification and will be available throughout the first model year of production. An intuitive online configurator lets customers personalise the Defender quickly and easily. To choose your perfect specification go to: www.landrover.co.uk/Defender Shukers Land Rover, Ludlow Parys Road, Ludlow Business Park Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1YR 01584 877231 www.landrover.co.uk/retailers/shukers-ludlow

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TOWNSEND CLOSE, LUDLOW GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ375,000 To live amongst a wealth of history yet with all the modern facilities around you. This beautifully presented three/four bedroom townhouse is within walking distance of the historic town of Ludlow. This well-presented and versatile modern semi-detached home, with glass topped turret is offered to the market superb in move in condition, and is less than a five minute walk from the centre of town. The accommodation is laid out over three floors, and briefly comprises; kitchen/dining room, utility room, living room, additional sitting room, study, four bedrooms, ground floor WC, family bathroom, en-suite, and courtyard garden. EPC C

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WATLING STREET, LEINTWARDINE GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ375,000 Put your feet up and watch the flickering flames from your wood burning stove, from the comfort of the drawing room of this beautiful three bedroom semi-detached family home, in the heart of Leintwardine. To live in a timbered home within walking distance of local amenities is just a joy, and this property does not come any closer to perfection. The current owners have replaced the windows, and had new flooring throughout, as well as a new oil tank, all the new owners have to do is move in and open a bottle of champagne. The property also benefits from two reception rooms, landscaped garden, two private parking spaces and being close to all amenities. EPC E

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CHAPEL HOUSE, HAMPTON BISHOP GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ600,000 Chapel House is a brilliant six bedroom detached family home offering accommodation over three floors, and has been a much-loved family home for many years. The chapel was converted to a professional recording studio, designed to a very high standard with sound proofing and individual recording areas, as well as a control room. The ground floor accommodation comprises: kitchen, living room, dining room, sitting room, snug, conservatory, utility and WC. The first and second floor accommodation comprises: six bedrooms, family bathroom and four en-suites. With a large rear garden that is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed with mature hedges and fencing. EPC D

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LAWNS COTTAGE, GROSMONT OFFERS OVER ÂŁ275,000 When The Who sang "I can see for miles and miles and miles" they could have written it in the garden of this cottage. Located in a raised position on the edge of the village with views cascading down the Monnow Valley, framed by Kentchurch Deer Park, Garway Common and Greig Hill. The delightful semi-detached cottage offers accommodation of: entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, utility room, three bedrooms and large storage room which could be re-modelled to provide an upstairs shower room/WC. The property backs on to farm land and has a large garden where the views really do come in to their own. EPC D

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MILE END, LUDLOW OFFERS OVER ÂŁ800,000 Mile End House is a wonderful Georgian gem on the edge of historical Ludlow offering an exclusive country living experience with breath-taking uninterrupted views over the Clee Hills. Set in private gated gardens of an acre, this four bedroom, two bathroom home boasts handcrafted period features and has been totally refurbished to the highest standards. Mile End also has the added advantage of a separate two-storey Victorian cottage annexe, two-storey garage and workshop and parking for around 20 cars, all nestled in Shropshire's finest countryside on the doorstep of the Mortimer Forest. Country living at its very best. EPC C

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WALTON HOUSE, KNIGHTON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ275,000 Walton House offers a great opportunity for any buyer looking to create a wonderful period home in the heart of the market town of Knighton located in the Welsh Marches. This link-detached Victorian property dates back to the late 1800s and offers spacious accommodation with four bedrooms, off road parking and gardens. The property requires modernisation throughout but still has retained many wonderful period features, such as high ceilings, tiled flooring, ceiling roses, fireplaces, windows and floorboards. Knighton is located on the Welsh border and has the world famous Offas Dyke path running through the centre and is a walkers paradise. EPC D

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NEW HOUSE WELLINGTON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ480,000 Set in a private, semi-rural position, this family home has been beautifully designed and offers versatile family living. Standing in generously sized gardens of just under one acre with the addition of a self-contained annex with its own living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom. The main house has been finished to a high standard with triple glazed front windows and gas heating. The main home accommodation comprises: entrance hall, kitchen, dining room, living room, utility, WC, snug/four double bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom. With immaculately maintained gardens providing a tranquil setting. EPC D

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MULBERRY PLACE, EAU WITHINGTON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ595,000 This superb four bedroom detached family home has beautiful features throughout and is in immaculate condition having been recently built. It has stand-out features such as the front and rear gardens, exceptionally large rooms and is situated a couple of miles from Hereford City Centre. The property comprises; entrance hall, two reception rooms, kitchen/dining room, utility, four bedrooms, two en-suites and two family bathrooms, and also having the added advantage of a separate studio which is located in the rear garden. Standing in a comfortable plot that includes landscaped gardens, ample parking and car port. EPC B

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Perennial Style These two bags are classics that will take you through season after season. Photography by Edwin Ho, bird handler Mike Simmons.

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LEFT: The Hermés Lindy tote is eight years old this year. It features two separate sides with zipper pulls that can be locked in the middle with a twist lock. Available in four sizes and different leathers. www.hermes.com

ABOVE: Goyard’s Saint Louis tote has fans the world over and is proving to be an investment piece. Made of coated canvas, the bag features Goyard’s signature three-dimensional handpainted pattern. The Saint Louis, available in two sizes, comes with a detachable pochette, is lightweight and reversible. www.goyard.com

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WESTCOTT, TIPTON LANE, LEINTWARDINE GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ295,000 A beautiful three bedroom white washed cottage located in an ever popular hamlet, offering practical accommodation with front and rear gardens, private parking and a single garage. The front garden has a large area of lawn with well stocked beds and borders, and a tree to shade you in the summer. The rear garden is currently set out as a courtyard garden but is a blank canvas for the enthusiast. Leintwardine boasts superb local amenities to include a shop, butchers, GP surgery, petrol station, and two public houses. Accommodation comprising; living room, conservatory, kitchen, dining room, side porch, three bedrooms and family bathroom. EPC E

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WISTERIA HOUSE, PEMBRIDGE OFFERS OVER ÂŁ550,000 Situated in a private cul-de-sac within the popular black and white village of Pembridge, is this outstanding, four double bedroom, two reception, detached Border Oak family home. The property boasts superb character features synonymous with the build, including exposed timbers and high quality fixtures and fittings throughout. Additional benefits include: attic and loft space, gas heating, timber garage and enclosed garden. The village of Pembridge is very well catered for offering a number of public houses and restaurants, a popular primary school, village hall and church to name just a few. EPC C

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CHURCH COTTAGE, BEGUILDY, KNIGHTON GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ385,000 A wonderfully quaint detached cottage, situated in an elevated position just off the village of Beguildy, near Knighton, in the upper Teme Valley, with views over the surrounding countryside and walking right on your door step. The cottage has many period features throughout, and has been presented to a high standard, offering versatile and flexible accommodation. Sitting in gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.5 acres, with a range of outbuildings which offer potential for conversion for further accommodation or workshop space. EPC F

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CROFT MEADOW, YARPOLE PRICE ON APPLICATION Cobb Amos are delighted to offer for sale five spacious, three bedroom homes that will be finished to a high standard on the exclusive development of Croft Meadow, within the centre of the sought after village of Yarpole. We have available three bungalows and two dormer bungalows. The bungalows will comprise a living room, kitchen, utility room, study, three bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. The dormer bungalows will comprise a living room, kitchen/dining room, two family bathrooms, one downstairs bedroom and two bedrooms upstairs. Each property will have an attached garage with pedestrian access and parking to the front.

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PARHELION CLOSE, KINGSLAND GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ410,000 **LAST PLOT REMAINING** Situated within a small exclusive development of just ten properties*, on the outskirts of the sought after village of Kingsland and surrounded by Herefordshire countryside, is this brand new four double bedroom, three bathroom detached house built by the renowned local developer G.P. Thomas Construction. This light and spacious accommodation comprises, entrance hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, three double bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. The detached single garage has an electrically operated sectional door and has both light and power connected. There is parking for two cars on the property's driveway.

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OAK TREE DRIVE, LEOMINSTER GUIDE PRICE ÂŁ250,000 **LAST PLOT REMAINING WITH GARAGE** Cobb Amos and Harper New Homes are delighted to offer for sale an exclusive development within a mature residential area of Leominster. All properties are to a bespoke specification hand-picked by our Development Team and benefit from light and spacious accommodation, quality fixtures and fittings, driveway parking and generous size gardens. This property comprises living room, kitchen/dining room, downstairs WC, three bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. There is a single garage with light and power and parking to the rear. This property is eligible for the Help to Buy Scheme.

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LAND TO THE REAR OF 1 BROAD STREET, BROMYARD OFFERS IN EXCESS OF £100,000 **RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE** This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a residential development site in the market town of Bromyard. The existing structure requires demolition. There is no S106 or social housing requirement for this site. Planning granted for 5 residential dwellings. Plot 1 - 476 sq ft. Plot 2 - 592 sq ft. Plot 3 & 4 - 398 sq ft. Plot 5 - 419 sq ft. Herefordshire Planning P180760/F. Plans and detailed documents can be found on Herefordshire Council's Planning Portal by searching the planning reference above. All site visits should be booked with the agent, Cobb Amos.

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Your land requirements. My priority. Chris Williams Whether you’re searching for the next development site or looking to sell your land, I can help. Let’s discuss your plans today.

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