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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Chessgrove, Longhope


Property Description

Key features

  • lovely Rural Location
  • Beautiful Views
  • 10 Acres
  • In need of modernisation
  • Equestrian Property

Full description

A four bedroom detached cottage in need of modernisation set in 10 acres. Located in a stunning rural location amidst fantastic rolling countryside with panoramic views to May Hill. Mixed land with paddocks, woodland, and a 80' x 40' modern barn. Fantastic scope for further development.

* Hall * Living Room * Kitchen/Breakfast Room * Study/Sitting Room * Bathroom * Four Bedrooms * Family Bathroom * Two Good Sized Store rooms * 80' x 40' Modern Barn * Paddocks and Woodland * No Chain * EPC: F

The property is situated in an elevated position at the end of its own lengthly driveway which is served by a no through lane approximately 0.5 mile from Longhope village centre.  The property is set amidst its own grounds extending to approximately 10 acres giving complete seclusion and freedom.
The stunning location, with superb views and a fine mixture of organically maintained paddocks and beautiful english woodland, together with a cottage needing some modernisation with scope for further extension makes this property a rare find indeed.

The property is entered via:

Hardwood front entrance door leads to:
Entrance Porch: 6' x 4' ( 1.83m x 1.22m)
With double glazed hardwood windows to either side with leaded inserts. Hardwood part glazed door leading into: 

Entrance Hall:
With telephone point, power points, radiator. Stairs to first floor. Door into:

Window to front aspect. With white suite comprising modern pine panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled walls. Radiator.

Sitting Room/Study/Bedroom: 15'8" x 8'  (4.78m x 2.44m).
Having windows to front and side aspect with fantastic rural views. Radiator, power points.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:16'8" x 11'3" (5.08m x 3.43m).
Having oil fired boiler which is currently not working. This did supply the domestic hot water and central heating. The kitchen/breakfast room is currently fitted with a basic range of base and wall mounted units and is need of refurbishment. Plumbing for washing machine. Sink unit etc. This has the potential for a fantastic view with some thinning down of the trees at the front.  Door through to:

Living Room: 19'7" x 16'8" (5.97m x 5.08m) narrowing to 10' (3.05m).
Two windows with fantastic views of May Hill and surrounding countryside. Being fitted with a stone fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, radiators, power points. Door through to:

Rear Working Porch: 9'8" x 5'6" (2.95m x 1.68m).
With part glazed door to rear. Side window with views to May Hill.

From the kitchen a stable door leads to:
Useful Workshop/Utility Area: 34'9" x 10'6" (10.59m x 3.2m).
Being of single skin block construction with corrugated roof, ideal for further development. 

From the hallway a staircase leads to:
First FloorGalleried Landing:
With plenty of natural light having windows to front and side aspects. Telephone point. Airing cupboard with slatted shelving hot water tank and immersion heater. Door to:

Window to front aspect with tremendous views. With coloured suite comprising low level WC, modern panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

Bedroom 1: 15'8" x 8' (4.78m x 2.44m).
With window to side aspect again with the aforementioned far reaching views. Radiator and power points. Built in wardrobes. On the landing there is a recessed area with window which potentially could provide an en-suite to this room.

Bedroom 2: 10' x 8'10" (3.05m x 2.69m).
Having window to side aspect with views towards May Hill. Radiator and power points.

Bedroom 3: 11' x 7' (3.35m x 2.13m).
With window to front aspect again with the lovely views to May Hill. With shelved recess.

Bedroom 4: 11' x 6'9" (3.35m x 2.06m).
Window to front aspect again with spectacular views, radiator, power points, telephone point.

The properties considerable land extends to approximately  10 acres, and gently slopes giving fine views to the village, the picturesque May Hill and surrounding countryside. The land is split between paddocks orchard and fabulous English wooodland, providing one's own  exclusive adventure play ground, nature reserve and logs for the wood burner. 

A workshop/wood shed etc 15' x 9'3" (4.57m x 2.82m), adjoins the main property, ideal for further accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.
Block built stable 12' x 11'9" (3.66m x 3.58m).

The ground has been organically maintained since 1981 with no use of chemicals etc. Adjacent to the two paddocks there is a large pole and corrugated tin barn/ field shelter: 53' x 16' (16.15m x 4.88m). Modern Barn 80' x 40' (24.38m x 12.19m). This is built of concrete block and corrugated construction with Yorkshire boarding to one end for ventilation, open to one side with double doors leading out into the paddock with water and electricity.

Agents Note:
The attached land plan shows only approximate borders and any prospective purchasers should verify the true boundaries with their solicitors.

From Ross on Wye take the A40 towards Gloucester, after approximately 7 miles turn right sign posted Longhope proceed into the village looking out for Chessgrove Lane on the right hand side. Please Note: The postcode for Chessgrove Lane is GL17 0LE. Turn into Chessgrove lane and proceed up the hill. The access track will be found towards the top of the hill forking straight ahead through a metal 5 bar gate, just before the road turns steeply up to the left.

The track is not suitable for anything larger than a 4 x 4, it is also not accessible with low sports cars. Please speak to a member of staff with regard to the access before booking a viewing.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 June 2015


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