3 bedroom detached house for sale

Walmore Common, Minsterworth, Gloucester

Sold STC £549,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Home, 3.5 Acres of Level Ground
  • 4 Reception Rooms, 3 Double Bedrooms, Outbuildings
  • Unique Rural Location, Very Peaceful
  • In Easy Reach of Major Road and Rail.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Walmore Common spans over 142 acres of protected grassland eight miles west of Gloucester City. The area is a designated world heritage nature reserve, an important biological Site of Special Scientific Interest. Mallards Rise is situated in the heart of the Common. It stands in three and a half acres of level ground which is divided into garden, orchard and paddocks. It is a practical family home with plenty of internal space. The accommodation includes two reception rooms featuring wood burning stoves, a garden room and study, kitchen/diner and large utility room. There are three large double bedrooms. All are well proportioned, very light and airy. There is a number of outbuildings, a double garage and workshop, open fronted barns and former stable. Mallards Rise is one of only three homes situated on the common, a genuinely peaceful area and a rarity in this modern world. It is a property of individual style in a unique environment, a truly remarkable location.

Entrance:
2.16m (7ft 1in) x 1.4m (4ft 7in)
Window to side aspect, stripped floorboards.

Inner Hall:
4m (13ft 1in) x 3m (9ft 10in)
Stripped floorboards, stairs to first floor, doors to sitting room and living room, French doors to kitchen.

Kitchen:
3.82m (12ft 6in) x 3.62m (11ft 11in)
Windows to front and side aspect, free standing cooker, fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, tiled floor, patio doors to rear.

Sitting Room:
4.2m (13ft 9in) x 4m (13ft 1in)
Windows to front and rear aspects, fireplace with inset Yeoman Multi fuel stove, stripped floorboards, door to inner hall.

Living Room:
5.75m (18ft 10in) x 4.4m (14ft 5in)
Windows side and rear aspect, fireplace with inset wood burning stove, stripped floorboards, French doors garden.

Utility Room:
3.9m (12ft 10in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)
Windows to front aspect, wall mounted gas boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, doors to sitting room, study, garden room and cloakroom.

Garden Room:
6.5m (21ft 4in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)
Windows to front, rear and side aspects, tiled floor, French doors to garden.

Study:
2.91m (9ft 7in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in)
Door and window to rear, tiled floor.

Cloakroom:
1.03m (3ft 5in) x 0.93m (3ft 1in)
WC, tiled floor.

Landing:
2m (6ft 7in) x 1.2m (3ft 11in)
Window to front aspect, access to loft space, stripped floorboards.

Bedroom 1:
3.9m (12ft 10in) x 3.62m (11ft 11in)
Windows to front and rear aspect, built in mirrored wardrobes.

Bedroom 2:
5.65m (18ft 6in) x 4.4m (14ft 5in)
Windows to rear and side aspects, large built in mirrored wardrobes and storage, stripped floorboards.

Bedroom 3:
4m (13ft 1in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)
Windows to rear and front aspects, built in mirrored wardrobes.

Family Bathroom:
3.8m (12ft 6in) x 2.2m (7ft 3in)
Window to side aspect, built in airing cupboard, bath, large shower enclosure with direct supply shower, WC, wash hand basin, stripped floorboards.

Front Garden:
Access to the property is over the Common. The area is gated for certain months of the year to allow for free roaming animal grazing (by specific rights and agreements). Mallards Rise has grazing rights. The private land extends to 3.5 acres of good level ground enclosed with natural hedges. It is divided into formal garden, two fenced paddocks and an orchard. The garage/workshop are close to the house, the remaining outbuildings are situated in the paddock. There is an unofficial reciprocal arrangement in place for the exchange of the grass crop for hedge trimming. The plot is surrounded by a dyke, this is up-kept and maintained by the Common Trustees.

Workshop:
5.8m (19ft 0in) x 3.9m (12ft 10in)
Power and light.

Outbuildings:
8.44m (27ft 8in) x 4.22m (13ft 10in)
Stock Shed.
Timber and brick construction, open fronted.
Hay Barn.
5.6m (18ft 4in) x 4.4m (14ft 5in)
Stable Block.
5.82m (19ft 1in) x 4.4m (14ft 5in)
Solid construction, water supply, water trough.

Directions:
From the village of Westbury on Severn (A48) proceed in the direction of Gloucester. Pass the Severn Bore pub on the right. After a short distance turn left signposted Upper Ley and Lower Ley. Follow the lane to the Y junction and bear left into Lower Ley Lane (no through road). Continue to the end of the lane to the five bar gated access to the Common. After passing through the gate, follow the track for 1/4 mile where the track splits into three. Take the middle track, the house is visible from this junction. If you reach the cattle grid without turning off, you've gone too far.


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30 June 2018

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  • Gloucester (6.2 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Gloucester (6.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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