Mileages: Dymock 2½ miles, Ledbury 4½ miles, Newent 6½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 11½ miles, Malvern 13 miles, Hereford & Gloucester 16 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 16 miles
Railway: Ledbury 5 miles, Hereford 15½ miles, Gloucester 15½ miles
Airport: Bristol & Birmingham 60 miles
Summary of Features
Detached, period character cottage (xxx ft²)
3 - 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
2 reception rooms & conservatory
Kitchen/breakfast room, boot room, W.C.
Paddocks extending to 3 ¼ acres, attractive gardens
Gated, stabling & yard, outbuildings & ample parking
Cottage Pastures is tucked away in an idyllic and secluded spot, on a no-through lane, bordered by traditional farmland. Hallwood Green is a small rural hamlet, situated north-west of the nearby village of Dymock, in the Forest of Dean district of Gloucestershire. Nearby is the market town of Ledbury with a range of amenities. This location offers a secluded rural lifestyle, yet is conveniently located to the main cities of Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham which offer more extensive retail, leisure and cultural facilities.
Cottage Pastures, built in 1845, is found within a truly peaceful location on a no-through road. This property retains much character and charm, including original beams and latch & brace doors. The property benefits from excellent outdoor space and barns offering the opportunity of an idyllic equestrian or small holding lifestyle with the beautiful private gardens and paddocks being located at the rear and side of the house
A modern fitted kitchen with Rayburn and centre-island, overlooking the garden & patio area which are accessed via glazed double doors to a south-facing patio. A door gives access a pantry and useful cellar (with restricted height)
Adjacent to the kitchen is a good sized, light and airy dining room with views to the garden.
At the heart of the cottage is a generous, characterful sitting room with original beams, complemented by a Clearview wood burning stove. Adjoining this is the conservatory with views to the lovely well-maintained gardens.
First floor accommodation comprises of a duel aspect master bedroom with en-suite, 2 further double bedrooms and family shower room and a study/walk-through bedroom 4.
To the side of the house is a substantial enclosed log store, garage/workshop, utility room and W.C. which offers scope of conversion subject to the necessary consents.
This pretty cottage is framed by lovely established gardens, complemented by mature shrubs and flowering borders. Adjacent to the house is a patio and BBQ area overlooking an ornamental pond and views to the paddocks.
The property is approached via a gate leading to a parking area with detached timber-framed triple car-port, wood-store and garage/workshop.
There is a block of 5 stables, tack/feed store, yard with hardstanding and storage/tractor barns with direct access to level paddocks extending to 3 ¼ acres.
A second entrance from the road provides good access for horseboxes directly to the stable yard and paddocks.
All stables, tractor barns and storage buildings have electricity. There is also a water supply to the stable/yard area.
The free-draining pastureland is divided into manageable paddocks, many with water troughs, with post and rail fencing.
Services: Mains electricity & water, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
Broadband: Available and connected.
Council Tax: Band 'F' (£1,406.75 2018/19).
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council, 01594 810000.
Listing: This property is not listed.
EPC: Rated "G".
Primary: Dymock and Much Marcle. Further information is available at: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Ledbury and Newent. For further information, please visit the above websites.
Independent: Gloucester, Hereford and Malvern. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
: The nearby village of Dymock has a thriving community and good village amenities, including a church, post-office, primary school, public house, village hall and garage. There are a wide range of events throughout the year including the Dymock Half Marathon, the Dymock Music Festival as well as the active Cricket Club. Alongside the villages renowned wild daffodils walks in the spring and the famous Stinking Bishop cheese. The market towns of Ledbury, Newent and Ross-on-Wye provide a broad range of shops and facilities to suit most day-to-day requirements
The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting opportunities and activities with Marcle Ridge providing splendid views to the Malvern Hills and the Wye Valley is within easy access. Ledbury itself is renowned for its International Poetry Festival. More local to Dymock is the annual Big Apple festivities which celebrates the food and drink, apples and cider which is at its heart. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events; from national garden shows & many rural events. Further shopping and leisure activities can be found in the cities of Gloucester and Hereford.
The region is synonymous within the equestrian industry and Cottage Pastures is situated in the heart of this area. Hartpury College is just 12½ miles away (host to a variety of national and international events), the Three Counties Showground and Cheltenham racecourse are both nearby.
From Ledbury take the A449 onto Leadon Way towards Ross-on-Wye. After Ludstock and at the Preston Cross roundabout turn onto the B4215 towards Dymock for approximately 1 mile. At the crossroads, turn right towards Hallwood Green, into a no-through road and follow the lane. Turn left into Cottage Pastures before the telephone box.