Hurcott Farm, Broadheath, TENBURY WELLS, WR15 8QU
- Rural location
- Far reaching and stunning views
- In all about 18.9 acres
- Professional equestrian facilities
- Indoor and outdoor arenas
- Heated outdoor pool
- Ample parking and hardstanding
- 3-bed barn conversion
- Detached 2-bed bungalow
- 1-bed studio garage conversion
This amazing family home provides everything required for a modern rural and equestrian lifestyle.
The substantial facilities allow you to operate a highly functioning private livery or training yard and includes high quality indoor riding school, all weather surface outdoor arena, canter track, lunging arena, mechanical horse walker, American style Monarch stabling and satellite stabling area.
To the main house there are four large double bedrooms, a bespoke kitchen and family room as well as more formal entertaining areas complimented by a delightful garden, ample gravel parking and a heated outdoor swimming pool.
Further to the primary accommodation there are three other dwellings including a detached two bedroom bungalow, 3 bedroom barn conversion and a studio apartment.
The property is entered through a hardwood front door with glazed panels into a small porch vestibule, which in turn leads into the welcoming reception hall with chandelier and a turning staircase.
To one side are double French doors, which open into the wonderful deep carpeted sitting room with a centrally positioned Clearview log burning stove on a flagstone hearth and oak fireplace. It has a south-facing window and bi-folding doors leading into the dining room.
Additionally, off the central hall is the large study which has a solid oak floor and dual aspect windows that look out over the front and incoming driveway. The current owners have divided this light and bright room in half so that one side is used as a studious work environment and the other side is used as a gym.
Central to the house is the magnificent hand-made fitted kitchen, with soft closing drawers and a large breakfast island with sink and mixer tap. Other integrated appliances in the kitchen include a Britannia range cooker with six gas fired hobs and twin electric ovens, an inset fridge freezer, Bosch dishwasher and microwave. Adjacent to the kitchen is the ground floor WC and separate walk in pantry/store cupboard.
The kitchen sits open plan to a family seating area with an oversized bay window with centrally positioned bi-folding doors that open out onto steps that lead down to an Indian stone patio.
An archway leads from the kitchen area into the large dual aspect dining space with bi-folding doors that also open out onto steps that lead down to an Indian stone patio. (The dining room also has concertina doors back into the sitting room which can be opened wide to allow good circulation for parties.
The property has side access through a stable door where there is a large boot room/cloakroom, large laundry room (with industrial washing machine ideal for cleaning horse rugs and dog beds) as well as the house utility room which has floor and wall mounted units and space for a more conventional washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside there is paved veranda with a gardener’s loo.
Most of the ground floor has travertine flooring with underfloor heating.
From the hallway the turning staircase climbs a large galleried landing on the first floor where there are three double bedrooms.
The principal bedroom is a magnificent suite with dual aspect windows and a balcony which has incredible far-reaching views across the Teme Valley. It also benefits from an en suite shower room with white marble tiling, a walk-in glass shower cubicle, twin sinks and WC. It has its own walk-in wardrobe and a secret dressing room with ample hanging rails and drawers.
Bedroom two is a generous dual aspect room with fitted wardrobes, an en suite shower room with full-height Welsh slate tiling, WC, basin and walk-in shower cubicle.
Bedroom three is another large dual aspect double with a walk-in wardrobe.
The first floor also has a family bathroom with travertine tiling, recessed bath, shower cubicle, WC and a basin on a floating vanity unit.
A staircase from the landing area rises to the second floor/attic suite where there is a large double bedroom with seating area and a large fitted dressing room.
There is an en suite bath and shower room with a basin on a floating vanity unit and a WC. It is a fantastic bedroom which will surely appeal
to any dependants. A door provides easy access to attic storage.
The property sits within about 18.9 acres and is made up of extensive gardens and grounds to the principal farmhouse accommodation which has is a large gravel parking area to the front and a mature garden to the rear and a large Indian flagstone patio. Steps lead down to a further seating area next to the heated outdoor swimming pool. This impressive pool measures 30ft x 14ft. Further afield there is a kitchen garden where you can grow your own vegetables all through the year.
The farm has three other dwellings which could provide an excellent source of income through either Shorthold Tenancies or a holiday home operation. Alternatively, they make brilliant homes for dependant relatives or staff.
This beautiful barn conversion has three bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom on the ground floor as well as an upstairs shower room. Day to day access is via the porch/boot room into the kitchen and breakfast area. The ground floor has two bedrooms and shower room (the current occupier uses bedroom three as a study). Also on the ground floor is the delightful sitting room which is flooded with natural light, has a log burning stove and overlooks the paddocks below and has magnificent views beyond.
The first floor has a large landing area and storage cupboard, a shower room and the principal bedroom which has fitted wardrobes.
The bungalow is entered via the generous kitchen which has fitted units and ample room for a breakfast table. To the side of the kitchen is the bathroom and main bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a lovely dual aspect double room that has French doors opening onto a patio area and the garden beyond. To the other end of the property there is a large reception room with full height doors and windows that overlook the garden and the views below. There is a second double bedroom off this reception room.
The one bedroom studio apartment ground floor is an open plan studio, with kitchen and living area and shower room. Stairs rise to the first floor where there is a double bedroom with Velux windows.
The property has substantial equestrian facilities which are all presented to highly professional standards of the best quality materials and manufacturers. They include an indoor riding school measuring 20m x 40m and with mirrors at one end. There is also an outdoor arena measuring 40m x 45m (reducing to 35m) which has a top quality Andrew Bowens all-weather surface. Set within a nearby field is an impressive 350m canter track (with a 70m x 65m grass arena) as well as an all-weather surface lunging arena.
Additionally, there is a Monarch five horse walker with non-slip surface, and a three-year-old Monarch stable barn consisting of eight American style stables as well as a hot horse shower and solarium and secure tack room.
The Monarch barn is adjacent to 4 further stables also with wash bay, secure tack and feed room with access to the rear tractor store.
There is a separate hay barn and feed room with running planning permission to create a second matching stable barn. There is a secondary stable block in the lower fields consisting of two loose boxes and hard standing for a further stable structure.
As well as excellent off-road hacking and plenty of paddocks for individual turnout, there are many further equestrian destinations within easy reach of the property.
Upper Sapey Horse trials only a few miles away, and within 30 minutes Graceland’s show jumping, Allens Hill competition Centre, Lincomb Equestrian (another excellent training centre).
Horse of the Year Show is held at the Birmingham NEC, Llanymenic Horse trials, Badminton Horse Trials. All these venues are less than an hour and half away.
The property has oil fired hot water and central heating, mains electricity supported by solar panels on the south-facing roof of the main house and on the barn conversion. All dwellings have private drainage.
The barn and the bungalow have LPG fired boilers for hot water and central heating.
Broadband is supplied by BT with speeds of up to 30Mbps with an alternative local pier to pier broadband supplier which can provide much faster speeds.
Broadheath is a delightful rural hamlet which benefits from two public houses and a village hall. The area is primarily unspoilt farming country and perfect for walking, cycling, horse riding and all manner of country pursuits.
Occupying an elevated position above the Teme Valley approximately 5 miles from Tenbury Wells, 15 miles from the city of Worcester and the popular gastro town of Ludlow. Birmingham is only 30 miles away.
Tenbury Wells is a small historic market town with a pleasant high street with independent shops, cinema, supermarket and various restaurants. For a more diverse range of social, cultural and retail amenities. The cities of Hereford and Worcester are both a short drive and can satisfy most needs.
Worcestershire is a county blessed with excellent schools both within the private sector and the public sector. Locally, the primary school in Clifton upon Teme feeds directly into the highly regarded Chantry High School. Alternatively for feepaying schools Hurcott Farm is a few minutes drive from the popular Abberley Hall prep school. In Worcester there is an excellent range of other private schools including the Royal Grammar School and Kings School.
Hurcott Farm, Broadheath, TENBURY WELLS, WR15 8QU
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Leominster Station10.9 miles
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