Versatile smallholding offering scope for improvement, set in about 3 Acres including beautiful gardens, useful outbuildings and paddock.


Key Features

  • Detached house (1,161 sqft) offering excellent scope for improvement
  • Potential to extend, (subject to p.p)
  • 3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, conservatory
  • About 3 Acres, gardens, paddock, versatile outbuildings

2.93 Acres


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Guide £450,000

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Property Description

Summary of Features

Detached house (1,161 sq.ft) offering excellent scope for improvement
Lots of potential to extend, (subject to planning permission)
3 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and conservatory
Beautiful and extensive gardens and paddock
Former pack-house/barn and detached garage
In all about 3 Acres

Location

Mileages: Newent 1 ½ miles, Ledbury 9 miles, Ross-On-Wye and Gloucester 10 miles, Cheltenham 18 miles, Birmingham 54 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 3) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 12) 15 ½ miles
Railway: Ledbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham
Airport: Birmingham 54 miles, Bristol 55 miles

Situation

Ideally situated off a quiet private lane, this property enjoys a tranquil location within this predominantly horticultural area in the Gloucestershire countryside. This provides a distinctly rural lifestyle but with easy access to local towns and principle transport routes. The M50 and the M5 are both easily accessible.

35 Ford House Road

Originally built in the 1930’s, the property has been extended and added to over the years but still offers excellent scope for a new buyer to add to or amend the accommodation (Subject to PP).

On the ground floor is a double aspect sitting room; a kitchen with access into the dining room and the conservatory which overlooks the garden; There is also a double bedroom, family bathroom and utility room.

Stairs from the hallway lead to the first floor which has another 2 double bedrooms and a separate W.C.

The outside

As you turn off the lane the property's drive leads you down to a good sized gravelled parking area.

The driveway is flanked on either side by beautiful and very well maintained lawns and gardens with a variety of shrubs and flower beds. There is also a vegetable garden, fruit cage and greenhouse.

There is an outside W.C, a detached single garage and timber summer house which overlooks the garden.

A former pack-house/barn (approx. 8m x 12m, and approx 1,050 sq/ft) also offers excellent scope for a number of uses and has an adjoined workshop/potting shed.

Below the gardens is a level to very gently sloping paddock, well fenced and extending to around 2.3 acres.

Including the gardens, the whole property extends to 2.93 acres.

Services

Mains electricity, mains water, LPG gas central heating, mains drainage. Broadband is available and connected.

Local Authority

Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810 000

Council Tax

Band “D”.

EPC

Rated G

Listing

This property is NOT Listed.

Footpath

A little used public footpath runs along the very eastern edge of the paddock. Please see sale plan. This could easily be fenced off from the paddock if required.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Schools

Primary: Glebe Infant School, Newent and Church of England Primary School, Pauntley.

Secondary: Newent Community School & Sixth Form Centre More information at www.fdean..gov.uk

Independent: Malvern St James, Malvern College, Cheltenham Ladies College, The Kings School. More information at www.isc.co.uk

Local

The traditional market town of Newent offers a good range of shops to satisfy most domestic requirements including a health centre, banks, library and leisure centre. Nearby, Ledbury provides further amenities and the property is well placed for the commercial centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham which offer more extensive, retail, leisure and cultural facilities.

Recreational

There are many fine walks, cycle rides and outdoor activities in the popular Forest of Dean and Wye Valley which are within a short drive. There are a variety of sports clubs nearby including cricket, hockey, football, rugby and golf courses. Newent is also home to the annual Onion Fayre, a popular local event with street entertainment, stalls and competitions. The renowned International Centre for Birds of Prey is a short drive away and there are numerous pubs and restaurants and a vineyard close by.

Equestrian

The region is synonymous within the equestrian industry and nearby centres include Hartpury Equestrian College (host to a variety of national and international events) Pauntley Cross Country course and The Three Counties Showground (Malvern) Racecourses are at Cheltenham and Worcester.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

Postcode

GL18 1LQ

Directions

From Newent, at the traffic lights take the B4221 north towards Dymock and Ledbury. After a short distance and at the bottom of the hill turn right onto the Tewkesbury road. Follow this road for about a mile and then turn left onto Ford House Road (sign posted) and then left again onto the concrete road. Follow this road around the right hand bend and 35 Ford House Road will be the second driveway on the right.

Viewings

By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

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