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Near Newent, Gloucestershire

£2,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY ESTATE OF GREAT POTENTIAL

Location & Description:

Newent 2 miles

Ross on Wye 8 miles

Gloucester 12 miles

Cheltenham 18 miles

A delightfully situated country estate comprising spacious period residence of great character, self contained annexe, detached coach house block with the benefit of planning permission for residential conversion to create two dwellings, various farm buildings, two of which have planning permission for residential conversion, lodge/gatehouse and approx. 58 ACRES of arable, pasture and orchard land

Offers invited as a whole or in parts

Conigree Court

comprises an attractive & historic property of spacious proportions & great character dating in its present form 1897 when the original 17th century half timbered cottage was substantially enlarged. The house occupies a very private location in an elevated position with views across surrounding countryside and across to the Malvern Hills. There are two driveway approaches with security gates and the property is pleasantly situated within its own

land. The Grade II Listed house was reputed to have been a Royalist stronghold and has a number of historic connections including Roman origins, the existence of a former priest hole, suggestions of an escape tunnel and a plaque recalling a murder in 1645. The elegant and spacious accommodation is of great character and has been lovingly cared for. The main residence is set in a slightly elevated position from which there are outstanding views and a

south facing rear aspect. The local centres of Newent, Ledbury & Ross-on-Wye are all easily accessible as is Gloucester and Cheltenham and the M50/M5 motorway network brings The Midlands, South Wales and South West into easy commuting distance. There is good access to a range of shopping, leisure and educational facilities including a wide range of private schools. The principal accommodation incorporates many delightful period features including the spacious reception hall, the full height dining room/library with feature window and original tapestry and the original hand painted wallpaper to the reception hall. An inspection of this fine property is fully recommended.

Former Servants Quarters

Laid out on 2 floors offering 2 bedroomed accommodation. This section of the property is dilapidated & all viewers should exercise caution. This area of the property has separate access but also connecting doors to the main house which are presently sealed.

The Flat

A separate wing to the property with its own access offering 2 bedroomed accommodation laid out on 2 floors. Area of private garden.

The Lodge

A detached Gatehouse adjacent to the main entrance. Two bedroomed accommodation laid out to the ground floor. The Lodge is currently let under the terms of an assured shorthold tenancy.

Reception Hall/Dining Room

Sitting room

Drawing Room

Library/Dining Room

Kitchen

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Outside:

The property has two private driveway approaches each with security gates. The driveway culminates in an area of parking & turning space and in addition serves the various outbuildings. There is an area of formal garden surrounding the property with lawns, shrubs, bushes & trees and an area of paddock with pond to the rear, scope for helipad (subject to pp).

Outbuildings

Adjacent to Conigree Court is the former coach house block of brick construction with a pitched roof of tile set out in an L shape incorporating stabling, former coach house, former laundry, workshop & garage part with loft over.

PLEASE NOTE THIS BUILDING HAS THE BENEFIT OF DETAILED PLANNING CO NSENT FOR RESIDENTIAL CONVERSION TO CREATE TWO THREE BEDROOMED

DWELLINGS.

Attractive stone outbuilding with central courtyard area enclosed by a four bay bar with lean to.

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROPERT Y HAS THE BENEFIT OF DETAILED PLANNING CONSENT FOR RESIDENTIAL CONVERSION TO CREATE A DETACHED THREE

BEDROOMED PROPERTY.

Open fronted barn of brick construction.

PLEASE NOTE THIS PROPERT Y HAS THE BENEFIT OF DETAILED PLANNING CO NSENT FOR RESIDENTIAL CONVERSION TO CREATE A DETACHED THREE

BEDROOMED PROPERTY.

Range of three poultry houses in dilapidated condition & various further outbuildings suitable to a variety of alternative possible uses (subject to any necessary planning

consent)

The Land

The land comprises a mixture of pasture, arable & orchard & in total extends to APPROXIMATEL Y 58 ACRES .

Services

Mains electricity and water are understood to be available. Drainage is to a private system. The main house, flat and Lodge each have an oil fired central heating system. This

information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Tenure

We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is freehold. The property is offered for sale subject to the ongoing assured short hold tenancy of The Lodge the protected tenancy of the self contained wing and agricultural tenancies in respect of Lot 4, 5 and 6.

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel. 01531 634648).

Council Tax

Conigree Court - Band G

The Wing - Band D

The Lodge - Band C

PLEASE NOTE THE PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE FOR

PURCHASE IN ITS ENTIRETY. ALTERNATIVELY THE

PROPERT Y COUL D BE AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWI NG

SUGGESTE D LOTS :

LO T 1

Conigree Court, flat (subject to tenancy), garden, adjacent former coach house with planning permission for residential conversion, front and rear driveways and

approx 14 acres of agricultural land comprising pasture and orcharding.

LO T 2

The Lodge. A detached gatehouse adjacent to the main entrance offering two bedroomed accommodation. Garden. Scope for upgrading and improvement. Currently

subject to assured short hold tenancy producing £6,600 per annum exclusive.

LO T 3

The Outbuildings. Approached by a right of way from the rear driveway. A collection of outbuildings including two detached buildings with the benefit of planning permission

for residential conversion. This lot also includes the dilapidated poultry houses, demolition of which is required under the terms of the planning consent.

LO T 4

Area of agricultural land currently in use as raspberry canes and pasture and extending in all to approximately 11.8 acres.

LO T 5

Area of agricultural land extending in all to approximately 12.35 acres currently in use as arable.

LO T 6

Area of agricultural land extending in all to approximately 15.5 acres currently in use as arable.

LO T 7

Small area of paddock extending in all to approximately 3.5 acres.

Directions

The approach from Newent is via the Ross Road (B4221). Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles and take the turning on the left signposted The Conigree. The property will then be

found immediately on the left hand side.

OFFERS INVITED

MISREPRESENTATIONS ACT 1967

JOHN GOODWIN

Conditions under which particulars are issued John Goodwin for himself and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he is gives notice that:

(i) The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute, not constitute part of, an offer or contract;

(ii) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

(iii) No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property

Outside.

Former Coach House Block

The Barn

Brick Barn

Floor plan

Site Plan

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