Attractive period barn with consent to create an impressive character home; all in a convenient rural position.

Key Features

  • Attractive traditional agricultural barn with consent for residential conversion
  • Consent for 2 storey 4 bed new home (3,433ft)
  • Courtyard setting & designed to provide private country views
  • Ideal rural location combined with excellent communications

0.20 Acres




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Guide £275,000

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Property Description

Summary of Features

Attractive traditional agricultural barn with consent for residential conversion
Consent for 2 storey 4 bed new home (3,433ft²) valid for 3 years from July 2016.
Courtyard setting & designed to provide private country views
Ideal rural location combined with excellent communications
Garden about 0.2 Acres
Paddock available by separate negotiation (½ Acre)


Mileages: Dymock <1 mile, Newent 4 miles, Ledbury 5½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 9 miles, Gloucester & Malvern 14 miles, Hereford 17 ½ miles, Monmouth 19 miles, Cheltenham & Worcester 22 miles

Road: M50 (Jct 2) 4 ½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 15½ miles
Railway: Ledbury, Gloucester & Malvern
Airport: Bristol 56 miles, Birmingham 59 miles, London 110 miles


Pitt House Barn is situated in an ideal rural location, down a shared private drive and set within the grounds of Pitt House, overlooking attractive countryside. The property is conveniently less than a mile from the thriving village of Dymock, which benefits from many village amenities and also just a short drive from the market towns of Newent and Ledbury. This part of Gloucestershire lies close to the Herefordshire border and is characterised by orchards and traditional farmland. The area is renowned for offering a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent communication links to the rest of the country.

Pitt House Barn

Pitt House Barn enjoys a courtyard setting within the grounds of the original period farmhouse (Pitt House Farm). This impressive and extremely attractive detached period barn is of mainly brick elevations (the front elevation white washed) under a clay tile roof with arched brick lintels around many of the doors and window openings.

The barn offers an exciting opportunity to create a spacious new country home with immense character. The approved plans incorporate many original architectual features such as exposed trusses.

Pitt House Barn has consent to create a new 2 storey home (3,433 ft²) which includes the existing barn and a single storey extension to form an “L-shaped” property, designed to overlook and focus on the garden. The proposed landscaping design ensures a private outlook.

Consented accommodation

The internal layout has been designed to be practical for modern day living: proposed accommodation includes:

Ground Floor : entrance hall, sitting room, large open plan kitchen/dining room linking to the family room/reception room. Domestic rooms comprise: utility/pantry,
cloakroom, W.C.

First Floor: 4 double bedrooms, 4 bathrooms including a generous master bedroom suite with dressing room.

Incorporated into the barn coversion design is an integral carport, versatile storage area (bicycles, recycling bins etc).

The Outside

Parking for 4 cars to front elevation.
New garden proposed (see boundary map).
Potential to purchase a small paddock in front of the garden.

Planning consent details

Planning Ref: P0500/16/FUL– (Permission granted - 21/7/16)

Approval: A copy of the planning approval is available online from the planning authority or from the agents.

Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000

Agents Notes

Mains water and electricity are available near to the site. Purchasers will be responsible for arranging their own connections. A private drainage system will need to be installed by the purchaser.


Access to the property is via a communal entrance drive (servicing the neighbouring properties) leading to a private shared drive with Pitt House, both have full rights for access and services.


Not required


FAO Paul Brice Architect, 01600 715810


Pitt House Barn is to be a single residential property only; in order to preserve the privacy and environment of the courtyard.

Additional land

A small paddock adjoins the garden of Pitt House Barn and is available by separate negotiation.



Primary: Dymock, Gorsley, Much Marcle & Ledbury

Secondary: Newent and Ledbury

Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester & Cheltenham have some excellent independent schools. Further information available at


The nearby village of Dymock has a thriving community and good village amenities, including a church, village store, hall and pub. The market towns of Newent, Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye provide a broad range of shops and amenities to suit most day-to-day requirements. The property is well placed for the commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham, which offer more extensive retail, leisure and cultural facilities.


Dymock has a cricket club and offers a range of activities and groups; from amateur dramatics & gardening clubs to hosting an annual half marathon and music festival. The Malvern Hills and The Severn Valley are both within easy access. A wide variety of events take place at The Three Counties Showground at Malvern throughout the year.

Important Notice

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 has 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.


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From Newent: Head north on the B4215 towards Dymock. In Dymock pass the Beauchamp Arms (on your right hand side) continue for a short distance and take the first left turn signposted to Kempley & the school. Proceed over the bridge and turn immediately left, signposted to Gorsley & Oxenhall. Follow this road for about 0.3 of a mile and the road bears round to the left (signposted Four Oaks) proceed for a further 0.3 of a mile and the entrance drive to the property is on the left. (There is a metal name plate for Pitt House Farm). Proceed down the drive and turn left into Pitt House & Barn courtyard.

From Ledbury: At the ring road with the A449 Ross Road roundabout, take the exit onto the B4216 towards Dymock, passing the Countrywide store on your right. After 3½ miles on entering Dymock, turn right at the T- junction (Beauchamp Arms on your right) and follow the directions as above.


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

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