6 bedroom semi-detached house for saleBredon Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20
Sold STC £575,000
- Grade II Listed
- Former Police Station
- 6 Bedrooms
- Off Road Parking
- Period Features Throughout
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen & Breakfast Room
A fascinating and substantial period property and former gaol.
Old Police Station House is situated on the corner of Bredon Road and Oldbury Road within the the historic town of Tewkesbury. Good local shopping is found in the town with regional shopping in Worcester, Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Intercity trains from Evesham and Cheltenham reach Paddington in just under 2 hours and M5 Jcn 9 is 1.5 miles away and M50 Junction 1 is about 3 miles away.
Old Police Station House is a handsome and impressive Grade II Listed building believed to date back to 1816. It replaced the Abbey Belfry as Tewkesbury's correction house and gaol. It is recorded that a treadmill was in use at the gaol in 1828. It was remodelled as a police station in 1854, extended in 1902 and converted into a dwelling in the 1970s. Old Police Station House provides substantial and well laid out accommodation over three levels including some of the original features of the building's former usage.
The property provides a solid and well constructed residential dwelling with impressive materials under an extraordinary pitched tiled roof with commanding chimney stacks. The main elevations sport mellow brick with a series of deep Cotswold stone window surrounds. Formal access from the front is via a substantial timber door with original ironmongery and studwork. Day to day access is from the private rear garden and parking area. The ground floor features beautiful original Minton tiling, block work flooring, stone cantilever staircase with wrought iron railings and fan vaulted ceilings. Key rooms have been beautifully converted whilst retaining some of the original flavour of the property's former usage including the snug, dining room and sitting room. Worthy of note is that the study and cloakroom feature the original cell doors and windows.
The first floor provides an impressive master suite including sitting/dressing room, walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom.
There are two further bedrooms and a large family bathroom with eye catching semi circular bay window.
The second floor was recently converted in 2012 providing three more bedrooms with sitting room and en suite shower room.
Old Police Station House has an impressive roadside frontage with a substantial brick wall and wrought iron entrance gate.
To the rear is a beautiful garden with lawned area, wildlife pool and paved seating areas. There is parking for two vehicles and a further designated space in the neighbouring car park.
Taking the A38 through Tewkesbury, head towards the top of the high street and take the second exit at the roundabout onto Bredon Road. Carry on for approximately 100 yards and the property is found on the right hand side before the turning to Oldbury Road.
Parking for the property is at the rear, taking the first turning on the right on Oldbury Road.
Postcode: GL20 5BZ
Gas fired central heating. Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains Drainage.
Tewkesbury Borough Council, Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury,
Gloucestershire, GL20 5TT. Tel: 01684 295010
Square Footage: 3,703 sq ft
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