Mileages: Tewkesbury 6½ miles, Gloucester 10 miles, Malvern & Ledbury 11½ miles, Cheltenham 12 miles, Worcester 20 miles, Birmingham 45 miles
Road Links: M50 (Jct 1) & M5 (Jct 9) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 12) 14 miles.
Mainline Stations: Gloucester, Cheltenham
International Airports: Birmingham 53 miles, Bristol 55 miles
Slad Farm enjoys a glorious rural location, situated at the edge of the popular country village of Corse Lawn and directly adjoining Corse Lawn common. This wonderful property combines a spacious and practical family home with a well-appointed detached annexe, stabling and land; all in an enviable rural setting. The property lies on the Gloucester/Worcestershire borders with the area offering a sought after rural quality of life combined with excellent road links to the rest of the country. Cheltenham, Gloucester (A417) & Birmingham are all easily accessible.
Slad Farm is an impressive house of mainly brick and timber frame construction. This well-presented property, originally a period cottage, was imaginatively rebuilt and extended about 25 years ago to create a practical and well laid out family home.
The main house extends to over 2,865 ft² of accommodation which provides a spacious kitchen/breakfast room. This open plan room is perfect for modern family living and benefits from glazed doors opening onto a sheltered garden terrace. The kitchen incorporates fitted oak units with Tudor granite worktops, integrated appliances and an LPG Rangemaster cooker.
There are 4 reception rooms on the ground floor; all arranged off a light reception hall. The drawing room is particularly noteworthy and has exposed beams, a brick fireplace inset with Clearview woodburing stove and glazed doors to the garden terrace.
The Orangery was added about 5 years ago and provides a wonderful light and versatile additional reception room; with glazed doors opening to the sheltered garden terrace, its close proximity to the kitchen makes the entire area prefect for summer entertaining. The tiled floor has underfloor heating.
There are 4 double bedrooms and 4 bath/shower rooms on the first floor, including spacious master and guest bedrooms suites.
Situated opposite the main house is a superb single storey detached annexe built to a high specification. The flexible accommodation extends to 951 ft²and includes 3 bedrooms, each with en suite facilities. An impressive central open plan living room with vaulted ceiling, fitted kitchen and a side hall. The annexe could be ideal for dependent relatives, staff, holiday rental or offices (subject to planning).
Adjoining the annexe is a 3 bay timber carport.
The Stables also adjoin the annexe and are built of mellow brick under a tiled roof.
Wrought iron gates mark the entrance to the stable yard, where there are 2 large stables, tack room & feed store. The fields are accessed directly from the stable yard.
The agricultural barn
Opposite the drive is a useful agricultural barn, currently a workshop with storage, there is a first floor store room/office and scope for other uses.
The land extends to about 2 acres of pastureland, divided by post and rail fencing. There is mains water to the land and a stoned roadway to the stables.
The gardens & grounds
The property is set in attractive gardens and grounds, enjoying a private yet accessible location with fantastic views over open countryside, The Malvern Hills form a dramatic backdrop.
Solar PV panels
Solar PV panels were installed on the stable roof in 2011 and provide a revenue generating electricity supply; which covers the cost of the owners use for both properties and provides an income. Currently generating c.£2,000 per annum in total and after the owners usage, there is an income of £800 per annum. The feed in tariff is 43.5 per unit, which we understand is guaranteed until 2036.
Services: Mains electricity (see notes on: Solar PV ) & water, private septic tank drainage. LPG central heating in the house. Woodburner & electric heating in the annexe.
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862151
Note: The property lies on the Gloucestershire border but falls into Malvern Hills District Council (Worcestershire).
Council Tax: House - House - Band F.
Listing: The property is not listed.
EPC House F, The Annexe E
Primary: Eldersfield Lawn C of E School (outstanding Ofsted report 2012) within walking distance over the Common. There is a good private day nursery nearby at Corse.
Secondary: Tewkesbury and Hanley Castle for more information visit: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
Independent: There are a significant range of well-respected private schools in the area including Bredon School at Bushley (3½ miles) & The Kings School at Gloucester (including an early years school). Cheltenham and Malvern in particular have excellent independent schools which include: Cheltenham Ladies, Dean Close and Cheltenham College, Malvern St James & Malvern College. For more information see www.isc.co.uk or www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
The renowned Corse Lawn Hotel/restaurant is within walking distance and the neighbouring village of Eldersfield benefits from The Butchers Arms (2016 Michelin Pub of The Year). The famous and historic Abbey town of Tewkesbury is a short distance away and provides a good range of shopping, educational and leisure facilities as well as a Cottage Hospital. More extensive retail and cultural therapy is available at Gloucester, Cheltenham, Malvern, Worcester & Birmingham.
: Direct access onto Corse Lawn Common offering excellent walking there is also a cricket club. Golf/country clubs are at Tewkesbury Park & Puckrup Hall. Premiership Rugby is at Gloucester & Worcester. Further recreational options are available in the Severn Valley, Malvern Hills and Cotswolds, all renowned for their outstanding natural beauty.
The region is synonymous within the equestrian industry and Slad Farm is situated in the heart of this area. Hartpury College is just 5½ miles away (host to a variety of national and international events), the Three Counties Showground (10 miles) and Cheltenham racecourse (13 miles). Corse Lawn common is on the doorstep and offers extensive off road riding with links to a good network of bridle paths. Corse Lawn also has an established equestrian centre with indoor school.
By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
If there is any property aspect which is of particular importance to you, please speak with us before you travel any distance to view the property.
From the M50 (Jct 1) Take the A38 south towards Tewkesbury. Before entering Tewkesbury turn right, over
the Mythe Bridge and onto the A438 signposted to Ledbury. After about 4 miles turn left onto the B4211
signposted to Gloucester and Corse Lawn. Continue along Corse Lawn and after passing the hotel on the
right, continue for about ¼ mile and the entrance drive to Slad Farm is on your right side.
From Gloucester/A40, take the A417 north towards Ledbury/M50. At Corse, just after the BP garage, fork right on the B4211 towards Corse Lawn/Tewkesbury. Continue to Corse Lawn and the entrance to Slad Farm is on the left, a short distance before the Hotel.
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