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Westhill
Westhill, Bear Lane, Longdon, Tewkesbury, Worcestershire, GL20 6BB
Charming smallholding with immense potential enjoying a glorious rural setting with spectacular elevated views towards The Malvern Hills. About 3.5 Acres 3.40 Acres Offers Over £625,000
Key Features
  • Detached, 5 bed character family house (2,322 sq ft)
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room, 2 reception rooms
  • Mature gardens, double garage, versatile store
  • Stabling & 3.5 acres of ring-fence paddocks, good outriding

Summary of Features

Detached character family house (2,322 sq ft)
4 double bedrooms, 5th single bedroom, 2 bath/shower rooms
Fitted kitchen/breakfast room, 2 reception rooms
Study, conservatory, utility room
Mature gardens, double garage, versatile store
Stabling with tack & feedstore
3½ acres of ring-fence paddocks and gardens
Tranquil rural setting combined with excellent communication links M50/M5

Location

Mileages: Upton-upon-Severn 3½ miles, Tewkesbury 5 miles, Malvern 8 miles, Ledbury 10 ½ miles, Gloucester 14 miles, Cheltenham 14 miles, Worcester 13½ miles, Birmingham 45 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 1) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 9) 6½ miles
Rail: Ashchurch (Tewkesbury) 7½ miles, Gloucester, Cheltenham
Airports : Birmingham 48 miles

Acreage

In all about 3.5 acres. (Additional 4 acres of nearby land available by separate negotiation).

Situation

Westhill occupies a glorious location; situated off a country lane about ½ mile south of the village of Longdon. The property is surrounded by countryside and enjoys spectacular elevated views towards the Malvern Hills. Situated on the borders of Worcestershire and Gloucestershire; the property lies southeast of the Malvern Hills between Upton-upon-Severn and Tewkesbury. The area is renowned for offering a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent communication links to the rest of the country. The property is strategically placed for the West Midlands/M5 and is perfectly placed for the centres of Malvern, Ledbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham & Worcester.

Westhill

Westhill is a delightful smallholding in an enviable rural location; comprising a spacious detached house complemented by stabling/versatile outbuildings, 3½ acres of pastureland; all in a ring fence.
The property is of mainly brick and rendered elevations; originally a period cottage it has been extended and improved by the current owners into a comfortable family home.
The accommodation extends to 2,322 ft² of flexible accommodation; including a spacious and open plan kitchen breakfast room; perfect for modern living. The kitchen has fitted units, incorporating an electric cooker & hob. Glazed doors open to the conservatory which enjoys a particularly fine view to the Malvern Hills.
There are 2 reception rooms; the spacious sitting room has a feature stone wall inset with a woodburning stove and opens to the dining room/second reception room. There is also a utility room, a good sized study, ground floor shower room & versatile store room.
On the first floor there are 4 double bedrooms, most with wardrobes, a single bedroom and family bathroom, and a separate W.C.
The property has been sympathetically maintained however the accommodation could benefit from further updating; offering purchasers the opportunity to put their own stamp on this wonderful home.
The property has broad appeal due to its exceptional setting; particularly to those looking for a peaceful yet accessible family home; to equestrian buyers wishing to be located in this renowned equestrian region.

The Outside

Mature gardens frame the property and extend to almost ½ acre. Incorporating lawns, patio areas, vegetable gardens and soft fruit cage.
Double garage, ample parking & hard standing.
Stable block comprising: two stables, tack room & hay storage, Storage barn and workshop.
Gently sloping pastureland & orchard, divided into stock proof paddocks, most with water troughs.

Additional Land

An additional block of 4 acres of pastureland is available nearby by separate negotiation.
Excellent outriding is available nearby.

Services

Mains electricity & water. Private drainage, oil fired central heating, wood burning stove.

Broadband

Available and connected.

Local Authority

Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862151.

Council Tax

Band “G” - £2,198.56 2019/20.

Listing

The property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "D".

Schools

Primary: Upton upon Severn, Castlemorton, Eldersfield and Welland.
Secondary: Hanley Castle & Tewkesbury for more information visit: www.worcestershire.gov.uk / www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
Independent: There is a significant range of well-respected independent schools in the area particularly at Colwall (prep), Malvern, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Worcester. Bredon School is just 3½ miles away at Bushley, For more information see www.isc.co.uk

Local

Longdon has a village hall & church and The Hunters Inn & Restaurant is nearby. Upton-upon-Severn & Tewkesbury offer all the shopping and recreational facilities necessary for day-to-day needs. More extensive retail and cultural therapy is available in Malvern, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcester & Birmingham.

Recreational

The property benefits from being moments away from a network of footpaths and bridleways and the surrounding area provides a wealth of further sporting and recreational opportunities particularly in the Malvern Hills/Castlemorton, Severn Valley and Cotswolds. Upton-upon-Severn has a marina and is host to various festivals including an annual Jazz Festival. Golf/country clubs are at Tewkesbury Park & Puckrup Hall. Gloucester’s 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.

Equestrian

The region is synonymous within the equestrian industry and equestrian links include: Moores Farm Equestrian Centre, Corse Lawn (3½ miles), Three Counties Showground 7 miles, Abbey Dressage 7½ miles, Hartpury College 10 miles, Cheltenham Racecourse 14 miles & Summer House Equestrian Centre 18 miles. The property further benefits from being near a network of bridle paths.

Postcode

GL20 6BB.

Directions

From Jct 1 of the M50 take the A38 toward Tewkesbury for about 2 miles (passing through Shuthonger) and take the right turn onto the A438 towards Ledbury; passing over the Mythe Bridge signposted Ledbury. Proceed for just over 2.5 miles and then take a right turn onto the B4211 signposted to Upton and Longdon, after 1.6 miles turn left turn onto Marsh Lane and continue a little further taking the first turning on the right onto Bear Lane. Westhill, is then the second property on the left hand side.

Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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