Summary of Features
Newly converted agricultural barn offering extensive accommodation (3240 sq ft)
Spacious open plan kitchen, dining and family room, utility, study, WC
Sitting room with wood-burner and patio doors to the garden
4 large double bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities
Integral carport with workshop and access to the rear garden & paddock
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
Garden & Paddock
In all about ½ Acre.
Pitt House Barn is situated in an ideal rural location, down a shared private drive 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
This super property originally dates back to c. 1890 and has been recently converted by the current owners to provide a substantial and spacious home.
A large open plan kitchen/dining/family room provides a great space for family and entertaining, with the country-style fitted kitchen offering a variety of integrated appliances including range cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and drinks cooler, with central island incorporating a double Belfast-style sink, complemented by granite work-surfaces.
The family room area is lovely and light with French doors opening out to the patio terrace and garden.
A good-sized sitting room features a brick built inglenook incorporating a wood-burning stove, and French doors out to the garden.
An oak staircase leads up from the entrance hall to a double-height, galleried landing, creating a lovely light and airy feel.
4 large and well-proportioned bedrooms all benefit from en-suite facilities and built-in storage/wardrobes, with the Master suite also having a dressing area.
Exposed beams and timbers reflect the property's historic past and can be found throughout.
Pitt House Barn is approached via a communal private driveway, which leads to the private drive shared with the neighbouring property, and ample parking.
An integral car port also provides through access to the rear garden and paddock, with provision for additional parking if required.
Adjoining the car port is a useful storage outbuilding with fitted cupboard/sink unit and separate WC; ideal as a workshop, garden/bicycle/bin store, etc.
Attractive and newly landscaped garden with patio terraces, raised beds and large lawn provides further scope for keen gardeners.
Paddock area of about ½ acre adjoins the garden and would be perfect for chickens, veg patch or a variety of other uses.
Mains electricity and water. Oil fired central heating. Private Drainage (treatment plant). Rainwater harvesting system services two WCs and the garden. The property is well-insulated and double-glazed throughout.
Connected and good speed. Superfast available in the area.
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.
To be rated.
Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
This property is not Listed.
Primary: Dymock, Gorsley, Much Marcle. Further information available at: www.fdean.gov.uk
Secondary: Newent. Further information available at: www.fdean.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester & Cheltenham have some excellent independent schools. Further information available at www.isc.co.uk
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. Many fine walks in and around the area. 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.
Flooring finishes have not been fitted, providing an ideal opportunity for the new owners to put their own stamp on the property. Fitting/cost to be arranged and covered by the new owners.
From Ledbury: At the ring road with the A449 Ross Road roundabout, take the exit onto the B4216 towards Dymock. After 3½ miles on entering Dymock, turn right at the T- junction (Beauchamp Arms on your right) and continue through the village taking the first left hand turn sign posted to Kempley. After a short distance, head over the old railway bridge and take the next turning on the left sign posted to Oxenhall and Gorsley. Follow the lane for ½ 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.
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