Summary of Features
Detached, timber-framed cottage with character (1,307 sq ft)
3 good-sized double bedrooms and family bathroom
Fitted Aga kitchen/breakfast room, sitting/dining room, utility
Private courtyard garden, storage shed and shed/workshop
Private parking for up to 2 3 vehicles
The property is located on the edge of the village of Redmarley d'Abitot, on the borders of the Three Counties in west Gloucestershire. This popular area of Gloucestershire is characterised by traditional farms, open fields and wooded hills, and offers a sought after, rural quality of life combined with excellent links to the motorway network and to the rest of the country; with Cheltenham, Gloucester and Birmingham all easily accessible.
The Old Barn
This delightful property comes with a wealth of charm and character of a bygone era, with the benefits of modern living. Country-style fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Belfast sink and Aga and space for a conventional cooker, if required. A separate utility room offers additional space for appliances and storage. Spacious sitting room with feature inglenook fireplace inset with wood-burning stove, also offers space for a dining area. 3 good-sized double bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor.
The property is situated in a lovely rural location surrounded by beautiful Gloucestershire countryside. A sheltered courtyard garden offers a manageable outside space with potential to create a tranquil haven by the addition of a variety of planters, climbing plants and textures. Small lawned area with flower border adjoins the ample gravelled parking area. There is a useful garden store, leading to a further small courtyard area and an additional timber shed/workshop.
Mains water and mains electricity. Private drainage (septic tank, not shared). Oil-fired central heating. Broadband is available and connected.
Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
Band D; (£1,595.72 2017/18).
Not required (Curtilage Listed).
The property is Curtilage Listed.
Primary: Redmarley, Pendock, Bromesberrow, Staunton & Corse
Secondary: Newent. Further information available at: www.fdean.gov.uk. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Malvern, Cheltenham, Hereford & Worcester all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The village of Redmarley d'Abitot has a church, primary school, village hall, playgroup and pub. Staunton & Corse (c. 2 miles) has a post office and village store, doctors' surgery, garden centre, pub and garage. There is also a community shop at Bromsberrow Heath with bakery and post office. The busy market town of Ledbury offers a wide range of shops and amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements. A broader range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found close by in Malvern and Tewkesbury, with more extensive retail and cultural facilities available in Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Redmarley d'Abitot has its own village cricket, tennis and football clubs, and the surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, particularly in the Malvern Hills and the Severn Valley, both renowned for their outstanding natural beauty. There are leisure centres & swimming pools in both Ledbury and Newent. A wide variety of events, from antique fairs to agricultural shows, take place at The Three Counties Showground, Malvern, throughout the year.
From M50 (Jct 2) take the A417 south towards Gloucester for about 2½ miles and after descending the hill take the right turn signposted to Hawcross. Continue along the country lane for 1 mile (ignoring both left hand turns), the entrance to Mellow Farm will be seen on the right at the top of the hill. Proceed along the drive for a short distance and the property will be found in front of you.
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