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8 bed Country Home - Sold Subject to Contract
Blackwells End, Hartpury, Gloucester
£1,500,000

  • 17th Century farmhouse
  • 5.25 acres of land ideal for equestrian use
  • Two detached rental properties
  • Large barns with planning consent
  • Beautiful rural position
  • EPC F23
Prestberries Farm is a quintessentially English, 17th Century farmhouse situated in a quiet and tranquil position. The grounds of the home extend to approximately 5.25 acres to include two flat, grass paddocks ideal for equestrian use. The sprawling farmhouse offers 6 bedrooms and 4 reception rooms plus an adjoining two-bedroom annexe. Within the grounds are two cottages which offer a variety of uses and a further two large barns with planning permission granted to convert into residential units.

Prestberries Farm

Reception Hall
The substantial hall welcomes you in the home and visitors are instantly captivated with the beautiful exposed timber beams and flag stone flooring which continues throughout the ground floor.

Farmhouse Kitchen
This vast room is full of all the charm that you would expect from a traditional farmhouse kitchen. A wonderful space for the family to gather for breakfast around the table while the food is prepared on the Aga. The kitchen is well appointed offering a range of base level cupboards with work tops and free-standing furniture. The dual aspect windows offer views over the garden and a thumb latch stable door leads you outside. At the rear of the kitchen is a pantry cupboard to provide further storage.

Family Room
The family room is located next to the kitchen. The room is flooded with natural light from the three windows which overlook the grounds.

Dining Room
Sitting in the heart of the home is a splendid dining room with timber beams and traditional thumb latch doors. This wonderful space is perfect for large family gatherings and parties. French doors to the far end of the room lead out to the patio. This is a glorious spot for admiring the pond and gardens.

Drawing Room
An imposing open brick fireplace with timber mantle creates a lovely focal point to this substantial period room. The room is subtly divided by the full height timber beams. The large windows offer a chance to perch and enjoy the views over the garden.

Study
To the front of the property is a private study with open fireplace and timber mantle. The room is situated near to an external door which would be convenient for those running a business from home and requiring a private entrance. There are stunning views of the grounds through the two large windows.

First Floor
The first floor accommodation is arranged off a large central landing. This vast space is the perfect location for a library with room for occasional seating.

The master suite enjoys a fabulous, pitched roof with exposed timber beams. Off the bedroom is a dressing room with hanging rails and shelves which in turn leads through to a bathroom with Jack and Jill doors leading back out to the landing.

All six bedrooms enjoy beautiful views over the grounds of the property and farmland beyond. The bedrooms are all of a good size with some benefiting from built-in storage cupboards.

In addition to the en-suite master bathroom, there is a further two bathrooms to serve the bedrooms. Each bathroom is well appointed to include a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.

Annexe

To the rear of the home is a two-bedroom annexe with private entrance. On the ground floor is an open plan living space with dual aspect views over the grounds. The kitchen is well appointed with a range of wall and base mounted units and worktop. There is an integrated oven with gas hob and extractor fan. Two sets of French doors lead outside to the garden. Stairs lead up to the first floor where there are two good sized bedrooms and a shower room. The accommodation is flexible and can be kept for private occupation or incorporated in to the main house.

Grounds

From the country lane, a five-bar gate leads you into the sweeping gravel driveway which is lined with mature trees. The formal gardens which surround the property have been beautifully curated by the owners to incorporate a sunken garden and many areas for seating to appreciate the tranquil setting. The picturesque pond found at the front of the property is framed with a beautiful weeping willow tree. A wooden jetty is perfect for enjoying activities in the water during the warmer months. A large allotment area for growing vegetables is stocked with raised beds and fruit cages. Two flat grass paddocks enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and are ideal for equestrian use.

A one-bedroom cottage and two-bedroom cottage within the grounds offer a rental income, potential holiday let business or additional family accommodation. Two large barns have also been granted planning permission to convert into residential units.

Location

Hartpury is a civil parish in Gloucestershire, approximately 5 miles (8 km) north of Gloucester. Geographically the parish is in Leadon Vale; providing beautiful walks and strolls through the countryside. Facilities within the village include a post office, primary school, church and a veterinary surgery. The Royal Exchange is a popular public house in the heart of the village. Hartpury College is based in the village too.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Freehold
LPG central heating, private drainage, mains water and electric
Forest of Dean District Council.
Council Tax Bands - Farmhouse E, Granary B, Annexe B.
Planning permission to convert barn into two semi detached houses. Details can be found under planning reference: P0458/17/FUL

Directions

At the A40 Over roundabout turn right onto the A417 and follow the road for approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Corse End Road and after approximately 1.1 miles turn right into Blackwells End and the property can be found on the right.

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