Superbly located & well-presented equestrian farm & family home. Complete peace & privacy, with fantastic views. Well located for prime equestrian venues and Cheltenham/Gloucester/M5.
Summary of features
Superbly located & versatile equestrian farm with broad appeal
Glorious private & peaceful situation set in the centre of its land
Comfortable & well-presented character farmhouse
4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms, 3 reception rooms, fitted kitchen/breakfast room
Quality brick stable block and yard ideally located by the back door
Traditional outbuilding with great potential, garaging
Floodlit outdoor arena (40m x 20m), versatile agricultural hay barn
All level post & railed paddocks, attractive mixed woodland
Wonderful mature setting enhanced by many specimen trees & shrubs
Excellent logistical location; easy access to Hartpury/A417/A40/M5/M50
Perfect environment for horses and as a family home
Good outriding with a network of local bridle paths
Very accessible for horseboxes/lorries
In all 16.5 Acres
Mileages: Gloucester 5 miles, Newent 6½ miles, Tewkesbury 9½ miles, Cheltenham 11 miles, Ledbury 12½ miles, Malvern & Stroud 15 miles, Cirencester & Worcester 24 miles, Bristol 40 miles, Oxford 54 miles, Birmingham 55 miles, London 120 miles
Road Links : M50 (Jct 2 ) 7½ miles, M5 (Jct 11- N&S) 9 miles, M5 (Jct 12) 10 miles,
Railway Stations : Gloucester 5½ miles (London Paddington c. 115 minutes), Cheltenham & Ledbury
Airports: Bristol 50 miles, Birmingham 61 miles
Equestrian links: Hartpury College 1½ miles, Summerhouse Equestrian Centre 9 miles, Three Counties Showground 13 miles, Cheltenham Racecourse 15½ miles
Broadstreet Farm occupies a magical setting; tucked away down a quiet country lane between the rural parishes of Hartpury and Ashleworth. The farm itself occupies arguably one of the most exceptional and secluded locations in West Gloucestershire; set in the centre of its' land and accessed via a long private drive, making it an ideal environment for both a family home and equestrian holding. The surrounding countryside is rich in natural beauty and is characterised by traditional farms and wooded hills. Hartpury village lies about 5 miles North of Gloucester within the Severn Vale, with the Malvern Hills to the Northwest and the Cotswolds to the East. It is perfectly placed for the commercial centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham and the area is renowned for offering a highly sought after rural quality of life combined with excellent communication links to the rest of the country.
The region is synonymous within the equestrian industry and Broadstreet Farm is situated in the heart of this area; strategically placed for a number of nationally renowned equestrian venues, most notably Hartpury College just 1½ miles away. Due to the strong equestrian links there are many specialist quality veterinary practices and support services in this area; as well as high profile Olympic dressage trainers and riders on the doorstep.
The property will have broad appeal; not only to equestrian buyers but also as a lifestyle farm and family home due to its outstanding peaceful rural setting combined with its proximity to thriving commercial centres, excellent communications (road & rail) and high calibre schools in the region.
Broadstreet Farm is an idyllically located and very practical equestrian farm with a comfortable, well-presented farmhouse at its heart; surrounded by 16 ½ acres of attractive level and ring fenced pastureland with a small mixed woodland. The property offers the rare qualities of complete peace and tranquillity combined with outstanding elevated views from all aspects; the panoramic views towards the Severn Val e & Cotswolds are spectacular.
This property offers versatile outbuildings including a quality brick built stable yard and a traditional byre with first floor hayloft, offering further potential for development (subject to planning).
The original brick farmhouse is believed to date from 1905 and was remodelled and extended about 30 years ago to create a very practical family home, which is well presented. Internally the house retains many period features such as exposed beams and flagstone floors, combined with plenty of storage & fitted wardrobes.
This well-presented accommodation extends to 2,184 ft² with fine views from most aspects.
The kitchen/breakfast room, with tiled floor, has fitted wood units incorporating a double electric cooker, electric hob and double sink. It benefits from a double aspect with a view towards the stable yard, the front paddocks and the entrance drive.
There are 3 versatile reception rooms; including the light filled sitting room with french doors to the sheltered garden. The fireplace currently has an electric fire but could accommodate a wood burning stove.
The well-proportioned central hall is situated in the oldest part of the house and benefits from a flagstone floor, exposed beams and a period backdoor; which opens directly to the sheltered stable yard. Connecting off the hall are two further reception rooms (dining room & study) and the utility room.
The first floor accommodation comprises 4 bedrooms including a generous master bedroom with a modern en-suite bathroom. There is also a family shower room and a dressing room.
Equestrian Facilities include
Stable yard with quality brick fronted stable block under a slate roof. There are 5 stables (12' x 12') and a large secure tack room (4.95 x 2.9m).
A wide covered walkway gives access to the land and also connects to a period brick outbuilding (currently 3 store rooms including the old byre with original mangers; beyond are 2 double garages. The hay loft spans the first floor of this building and has excellent potential to develop (subject to planning).
A multi-purpose agricultural hay barn providing good storage space (8.7 x 5.1m).
Outdoor arena (40 x 20m) with sand & rubber surface & floodlights
Good access for horseboxes
The land is laid to mature pasture, divided into ample level paddocks, mostly enclosed by post & rail fencing with high hedged boundaries. The land benefits from a mains water supply.
On the western boundary is an attractive mixed woodland with an access track around the perimeter and through the middle.
Good outriding with quick access to a local network of bridle paths.
Mains water & electricity, private septic tank drainage, oil fired central heating, double glazing. Broadband available.
Tewkesbury Borough Council 01684 295010
Band "F" £2,303.91 (2018)
A footpath runs along the eastern boundary but could easily be fenced out - please refer to the sale plan for the route.
Fixtures & Fittings
Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.
There are 4 field shelters; which are available by separate negotiation.
Primary: Hartpury & Ashleworth
Secondary: Tewkesbury, Newent
Independent schools: There are a significant range of well-respected private schools in the area including The Kings School at Gloucester (which also has an early year's school). Cheltenham & Malvern have excellent independent schools. There is a private day nursery at the neighbouring village of Corse. For more information see www.isc.co.uk or www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
Hartpury College & University (part of the University of the West of England) offering A levels in a range of subjects plus higher education. Specialising in animals, agriculture, equine, sports and veterinary nursing.
Hartpury & Ashleworth offer a good range of village amenities both with inns & post office/shops. There is also a vet at Hartpury. The doctors' surgery is at neighbouring Corse. There is a Michelin inn (The Butchers Arms - 2016 Michelin Pub of The Year) at nearby Eldersfield. More extensive retail and cultural therapy is available in the Cathedral City of Gloucester (with designer outlet village) and the Regency Spa town of Cheltenham.
Hartpury Equestrian College is just 1½ miles away, host to a variety of national and international events including the renowned Festival of Dressage, the NAF five star International horse Trials and "show jumping spectacular" in addition to various BD & BSJ championships & festivals. There are also a series of year-round competition and training events, see www.hartpury.ac.uk/equine for more information. Summerhouse EC, Cheltenham Racecourse (home to National Hunt Racing) & the Three Counties Show ground are also within a 30 minutes' drive. There are lots of other agricultural and equestrian centres (EC) in the region, all within sensible driving distances. The local pony club is with the Ledbury Hunt.
Gloucester sporting facilities include a leisure centre, premiership Rugby, dry ski & snowboarding, climbing centre. Cheltenham is host to numerous cultural festivals ranging from literary, science, music and jazz. Ledbury is host to a poetry festival & there are renowned theatres at Malvern & Tewkesbury.
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Take the A417 north towards Ledbury passing through the village of Maisemore. At the center of Hartpury village, take the second right turn; (just before The Royal Exchange pub on left side) into Broad Street. Continue out of the village towards Ashleworth for ½ mile and the entrance to Broadstreet Farm is on your left; immediately before the white village sign for Ashleworth.
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