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The Gate House
The Gate House, Bearswood, Storridge, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 5EP
A beautiful, detached, 3 bedroom smallholding with stabling, yard, paddocks and superb views.
  • Excellent equestrian smallholding
2.75 Acres Guide price £475,000
Key Features
  • Beautifully situated smallholding offering commanding elevated views (1,119 ft)
  • 3 double bedrooms and a recently fitted family bathroom
  • Sitting room, recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room with wood-burning stove, utility and W.C.
  • Recently built stable block/barn with tack/wash room, level yard and hardstanding

Summary Of Features

• Beautifully situated smallholding offering commanding elevated views (1,119 ft²)
• 3 double bedrooms and a recently fitted family bathroom
• Sitting room, recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room with wood-burning stove, utility and W.C.
• Recently built stable block/barn with tack/wash room, level yard and hardstanding
• Paddocks with traditional fruit trees, planning permission for a double garage and workshop

Location

Mileages: Longley Green 2 miles, Cradley 2 miles, Malvern 4 miles, Ledbury 10 miles, Worcester 10 miles, Hereford 18.5 miles
Road: M5 (Jct 7) 12 miles M50 (Jct 2) 15 miles
Railway: Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury & Worcester
Airport: Birmingham 48 miles

Situation

The Gate House is beautifully situated on this quiet, rural, no through road with some superb, elevated views over the nearby countryside. Although tucked away, the property is only a mile from the main Hereford to Worcester road providing excellent links to the regions larger towns and the motorway network beyond.

The Gate House

• Converted originally in the 1980’s, the stone built property offers charming accommodation arranged all on one level.
• The fully double glazed property was designed to make the most of the superb views over the surrounding countryside.
• There are 3 double bedrooms, a recently fitted family bathroom, recently fitted kitchen/breakfast room with a wood burning stove, good sized utility room with W.C and a former conservatory which now has a professionally insulated roof to create a wonderful double aspect sitting room.

The Outside

• The Gate House benefits from 2 accesses with an “in and out” drive and ample areas for parking.
• Planning Permission has been granted for a detached, double garage and workshop and the concrete base for this has already been laid.
• Under the property is a useful store room, boiler room and workshop and, to the side a small area of garden.
• There is a large level yard which is post and rail fenced and an excellent timber barn on a concrete pad comprising 2 loose boxes, an enclosed stable, tack/feed room and hay barn. Power and water are both connected.
• The gently sloping paddocks extend to around 2.4 acres and contain a number of mature fruit trees to include apple, pear, cherry and plum.
• The whole plot extends to around 2.75 acres.

Services

Services: Mains electricity & water, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
Broadband: Available and connected. (Fibre is planned nearby soon)
Local Authority: Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Council Tax: : Band “B” (2017/2018 £ 1312.36).
EPC: Rated “E”
Listing/Tie: This property is not listed and is not Agriculturally or Equestrian tied

General Information

Primary: Cradley Cof E Primary School, Suckley Primary School. Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: John Masefield , Dyson Perrins C of E Academy, The Chase. For further information, visit the above websites.
Independent: Malvern, Worcester and Hereford all have excellent independent schools. Further information is available at www.isc.co.uk Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local: The village of Storridge lies just north of the Malvern Hills and has a church and Inn. Longley Green a “walkable ten minutes” offers both free house specialising in local real ale and a post office stores. The neighbouring village of Cradley (2 miles) has a Church, doctor's surgery, post office/village store and butchers. Malvern is close by and offers a broad range of services to meet most day-to-day requirements, including quality supermarkets (Waitrose and M&S Food), a Lidl, independent shops, galleries & restaurants as well as a respected theatre and two railway stations. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Hereford and Birmingham are easily accessible.

Recreational: The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground in Malvern hosts a wide variety of events, from national garden shows & antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. A variety of farmers’ markets, festivals and events take place in and around the area throughout the year. Other sporting opportunities include golf at Malvern, Cricket at Worcester and premiership rugby at Worcester and Gloucester.

Equestrian:
The region is renowned for its significant equestrian industry. The Three Counties Show ground is just 8 miles away; Kings Equestrian Centre, Bromyard (10 miles) and Hartpury Equestrian College (22 miles) are host to a variety of national and international events. Racecourses are at Worcester, Hereford and Cheltenham. The property benefits from access via quiet lanes onto a network of bridleways which lead onto Old Storridge, the Suckley Hills and the Malvern Hills.

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