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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Hill Court, Roberts End Lane, Forthampton, Gloucestershire, GL19

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Substantial Period Farmhouse With Attached Listed Cider House
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Delightful Rural Location
  • Wonderful Far Reaching Views
  • Large Garden
  • Additional Acreage Available By Separate Negotiation

Full description

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Hill Court is situated in an elevated location at the end of Robertsend Lane which is between Forthampton and Upper Pendock. The house is located above a barn conversion complex and farm buildings, enjoying far reaching views and convenient access to the M50 and the A438. Good schooling is prevalent including Malvern College, The Elms, The Davis Prep school and Cheltenham providing a number of options. High speed trains run from Ledbury, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Tewkesbury 5 miles, Ledbury 10 miles, Malvern 13 miles, Cheltenham 14 miles, M50 (Junction 1) 6 miles

(All distances are approximate)


Hill Court is a substantial period farmhouse with attractive halftimbered Cider House attached. The main body of the property has mellow brick elevations over three stories under pitched tiled roofs.

Formal access to the property is via a substantial stone porch with downstairs cloakroom leading through to a spacious and bright open-plan living area with flagstone flooring, feature double sided stone chimney breast and wood burning stove. To the westerly end of the house is a large sitting room with French doors and feature fireplace with oak beam. This room enjoys far reaching elevated panoramic views across to the Malvern Hills, and situated off is a useful office with a door to the front drive and access to the Cider House building. To the easterly end of the house is a spacious kitchen and breakfast room with floor and wall mounted cupboards and a four oven Aga. The kitchen enjoys elevated views to the south and there is access to a large cellar which runs underneath the majority of the house. A side door gives day to day access to a hallway with utility and store room, with back door entrance leading off the porch area.

The Grade II listed Cider House is attached to the north westerly end of the farmhouse and features accommodation at ground floor with a mezzanine level. This building could be suitable for conversion into a separate self-contained apartment subject to planning permission. The lower ground floor currently provides secure storage and features an element of the original cider press.

At first floor level Hill Court provides a large master suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom and three further bedrooms plus a family bathroom. At second floor level there are three further bedrooms within the roof space and a family bathroom.

Hill Court is accessed by a private driveway leading to a large parking and turning area. There is a large lawned garden which has many mature trees including walnut, cherry, beech etc., whilst the southern perimeter of the house is a large terraced area with lawn and laurel hedging.

Additional Acreage Available By Separate Negotiation.

We have been advised that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system. Oil fired central heating. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Proceed out of Ledbury on the A449 Worcester Road. Continue up the hill and then turn right onto the A438 towards Eastnor. Continue on through Eastnor and Hollybush and at the end of the road turn right and immediately left at the staggered crossroads and continue along the A438 in the direction of Tewkesbury. Proceed over the M50 motorway and then turn left into Robertsend Lane. Carry on up Robertsend Lane for about 0.5 mile, crossing the M50 motorway again. The road will carry on past the west elevation of the farm house leading round into the private driveway.

Council Tax

Energy Perfomance Certificate
The EPC rating for this property is F (21).

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648) or Upton upon Severn Office (Tel: 01684 593125)

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.

John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchases/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.

We are advised (Subject to legal confirmation) that the property is Freehold.

A Substantial Period Farmhouse With Attached Listed Cider House

7 Bedrooms

Delightful Rural Location

Wonderful Far Reaching Views

Large Garden

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2018

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