Newent

£450,000

Guide price

A Charming Residential Equestrian Smallholding In An Attractive Rural Setting - 3.3 Acres

SITUATION

Newent 3.5 miles, Hartpury 4 miles, Gloucester 7.5 miles, Ledbury 11 miles, Ross-on-Wye 12.5 miles, Cheltenham 15 miles. Mainline Station: Gloucester to Birmingham New St. 56 mins, Gloucester to London/Paddington 1hr 55mins. International Airports: Bristol 42 miles, Birmingham 63 miles. Upper House lies in an attractive rural position on the southern edge of the sought after village of Upleadon within the unspoilt Leadon Vale.The property enjoys good communication links with the nearby M50 and M5, providing ready access to South Wales, Bristol, the West Country and Birmingham to the North. The A417 & A40 are also within easy reach giving quick access to the Cotswolds & M4.

EDUCATION

There is an excellent selection of both private and state schools in the area with primary school education at Hartpury and Newent. Popular private schools include Kings at Gloucester, Malvern College, Cheltenham Ladies and Haberdashers at Monmouth. For more information see www.isc.co.uk or www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.gloucestershire.gov.uk.

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

The nearby market town of Newent provides a good range of services including a supermarket, post office, bank, leisure centre and a library with more comprehensive retail, sporting, cultural and education facilities found in Cheltenham and Gloucester. The area is synonymous with the equestrian industry and Upper House is located just 4 miles from Hartpury College, which is host to a variety of National and International events. Excellent outriding and a number of local studs and high calibre competition yards including dressage riders Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin, Adam Kemp and Matt Frost along with Show Producers Robert and Claire Oliver have encouraged good quality support services to prosper in the area. Moores Farm Equestrian (7 miles) offering BS and Cheltenham racecourse is also within a 30 minute drive. Other facilities include racing at Worcester and Chepstow, hunting is with the Ledbury and Cotswold Vale Farmers.

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Further local equestrian centres within easy driving distance include: Abbey Dressage, Allenshill, Burrows Court, David Broome Centre, Hillview, Summerhouse Equestrian, Talland and Three Counties Showground. Golf is at Ross-on-Wye, Puckrup and Tewkesbury. Walking and cycling are well catered for in the Forest of Dean and the Malvern Hills.

UPPER HOUSE

Upper House Farmhouse is a charming country house of rendered elevations under a tiled roof. Extending to some 3,272ft?? (GEA) the property offers spacious accommodation arranged over 2 floors and would now benefit from a programme of modernisation. There is further scope to increase the accommodation by converting the adjoining tack rooms, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent. Approached through a 5 bar gate, over a long drive, the property enjoys a quiet rural setting with far reaching views over its own adjoining paddocks. There are gardens, mainly laid to lawn to the front and rear of the farmhouse with a garage and parking for 2/3 cars to the side. The accommodation comprises: ??? Farmhouse kitchen with Aga & pantry ??? Sitting room with woodburner ??? Dining room ??? Master bedroom ??? 2 further double bedrooms ??? Family bathroom ??? Utility & WC ??? Store ??? 2 tack rooms & garage with potential (S.T.P)

LAND

Lying to the south and east of the farmhouse are two level, pasture paddocks with mainly hedged boundaries and post & rail fencing. The land enjoys good access from the main drive. In all the land amounts to some 3.3 Acres.

LOT 2

Situated opposite the main entrance to Upper House is a separate paddock extending to approximately 1.5 acres. The level pasture has good access from the road via a 5 bar gate with a mixture of stock fencing and hedgerows to the boundaries.

AGENTS NOTES

Property Misdescriptions Act 1991. Fox Grant 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 and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

PLANS

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and calculated by the vendor???s agents, however the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Forest of Dean Council. Tel: 01432 266660.

COUNCIL TAX

House Band E.

SOLICITORS

SME Solicitors, Worcester Attn: Shaun Owen. Tel: 01905 32711.

SERVICES

Mains water, electricity and private drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired heating.

DIRECTION

Take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and after a short distance turn right onto the B4215 signposted to Newent. Proceed on the B4215 for about 3.5 miles and take the right turn signposted to Hartpury and Upleadon. Proceed along this road for about 1.5 miles and after going over a bridge the property is the second property on the left as denoted by the Agent???s For Sale Board. See map for alternative routes.

VIEWINGS

All viewings strictly by appointment through the agents on 01432 367802. For further information or to book a viewing please contact William Grant or Liz Langford.

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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