Summary of Features
Substantial, detached period village house (3,194 sq ft)
Large open plan kitchen/dining room with central island
Spacious sitting room with wood burner and 2 additional reception rooms
3 - 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms, WC
Large attached garden room/studio/office with potential (558 sq ft)
Attractive mature gardens including patios, terrace and veg/fruit patch
Large double garage and off road parking, timber workshop, parking, superb views
Additional land (c. 2 Acres) available by separate negotiation
Mileages: Tewkesbury 5½ miles, Pershore 6 miles, Evesham & Winchcombe 11½ miles, Cheltenham 13 miles, Worcester 14½ miles, Malvern 16 miles, Birmingham 40 miles, Bristol 51 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 1) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 9) 5½ miles
Railway: Ashchurch (Tewkesbury), Pinvin (Nr. Pershore), Worcester Parkway (Norton) opening late 2019, Evesham, Cheltenham
Airport: Birmingham 44 miles, Bristol 61½ miles
Lantern House is situated in the pretty village of Bredons Norton on the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire border at the edge of The Cotswolds, located on the Western slope of Bredon Hill, an AONB. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, yet well placed and with good access to the larger commercial centres of Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham. This property offers the best of rural living within a small community combined with excellent commuter links.
Lantern House is an intriguing house giving no hint from the road as to the very spacious living areas that it provides, offering great versatility for family/extended family use, with excellent potential for a variety of other uses.
The property was originally a stone grain store, dating back to the early 1800s. It was subsequently converted for residential use and has been extended over recent years to create a spacious home.
A large, open plan kitchen & dining room is at the heart of this lovely home; with a country-style fitted oak kitchen, granite work surfaces and central island with space for a range cooker. The kitchen opens in to a large dining and entertaining space.
Good-sized utility/boot room with fitted cupboards and offering plenty of storage space for a country property. There is a separate shower room/WC and direct access to the garage.
Spacious sitting room with wood burner and patio doors opening out to a super canopied and very private courtyard style patio terrace overlooking the pretty gardens; a great space to relax, dine or entertain.
2 further reception rooms currently being used as a study and a music room, offer potential other uses, most specifically additional bedrooms, of which one has an adjoining bathroom.
3 - 5 good-sized bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms and a useful, separate WC, all situated over two floors, offering suitable potential for multi-generational living.
Lantern House is approached via a shared, private driveway off the village road. A gated entrance leads to a large, paved parking area and the double garage.
Delightful mature gardens have been thoughtfully created to include lawned areas, veg patch and fruit bushes with well-stocked raised flower beds and a paved and night illuminated walkway leading to the courtyard style property entrance.
A wonderful array of flowering plants as well as mature trees, climbing roses and shrubs fill the borders around the garden.
The converted garden room with wood burner has a separate access and offers huge potential for a variety of uses such as: home office, games room, annexe (subject to PP) or, indeed, a great party room. The patio doors lead out onto a sheltered, raised, paved and well-lit terrace with a built in BBQ and extensive seating area.
The property has wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and west towards the Malvern Hills.
Additional land (c. 2 Acres), suitable for livestock with potential for equestrian use (subject to the necessary permissions), available by separate negotiation.
Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Gas central heating, including under floor heating in part of the house. The timber outbuilding/workshop has power/light.
Connected with good speed (superfast also available in the village).
Band F (£2,478 2019/20).
Wychavon District Council.
This property is not Listed.
This property is classed as being of Architectural Interest.
Access to the property is over a privately-owned driveway over which Lantern House has a Right of Way.
Primary: Bredon, Eckington, Overbury, Tewkesbury, Pershore. Further information is available at: www.wychavon.gov.uk
Secondary: Tewkesbury, Pershore, Ashton-Under-Hill. Further information is available at: www.wychavon.gov.uk
Independent: Tewkesbury, Pershore, Cheltenham, Worcester & Malvern all have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
Bredons Norton has a thriving local community. An off-licensed Spar Store and Post Office, is close by in neighbouring Bredon (about 1 mile) which meets most day-to-day requirements. More comprehensive shopping facilities and supermarkets as well as restaurants and cafés can be found close by in Tewkesbury, Pershore, Evesham and Cheltenham. There is also a Village Committee, which organises a variety of events throughout the year, a great way to get involved in village life. A variety of local pubs can be found within a 5 mile radius.
The area offers a wide variety of recreational activities and pursuits. For those interested in water-based activities, there is the Severn Sailing Club (about ½ mile). There are three convenient golf courses: Tewkesbury Park; Puckrup (Hilton) Hotel and at neighbouring Comberton. Sports centres/swimming can be found close by in Tewkesbury and Pershore. If inspired by The Arts, there are theatres and cinemas at Tewkesbury, Malvern and Cheltenham. The area also offers good walking and riding in and around Bredon Hill.
Livery available within the village. Rosecourt Stables at Westmancote (just over 1 mile) offers a range of equestrian activities such as outriding, livery, cross country courses, etc. Tewkesbury Riding School nearby at Twyning.
The name Lantern House comes from the glass roof lantern, which was incorporated to enhance the air flow for grain drying in the 1800s.
From Tewkesbury: At the mini roundabout where the Mythe Road meets the High Street; head East on the Tewkesbury/Bredon Road (B4080) towards Bredon village for 3.3 miles. On entering Bredon, take the left turn towards Pershore on the B4080, continue for 0.9 miles then fork right for Bredons Norton. After ½ mile and on entering the village, take the second left turning into a private lane. Lantern House is immediately on your right at this turning.
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