Heathfield, Alkington, Berkeley, GL13 9PL


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A unique opportunity to purchase a substantial four bedroomed family home with excellent equestrian facilities including stables, riding arena and pony paddocks. The property stands in grounds of approximately 4.25 acres approached via a driveway with oak framed garage and carport for three vehicles. The cottage is delightful and has been extremely well maintained by the present owners with a high degree of luxury fittings including a 30ft kitchen with four oven AGA, adjoining utility room and dining and family area. There are two separate reception rooms and four bedrooms arranged over two floors with shower room, separate cloakroom and feature primary bedroom suite with adjoining bathroom. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazing with tasteful décor throughout including many old world features with cottage style latch doors, fireplaces, woodburning stoves and exposed timbers and beams.

Outside there are lovely formal gardens with a patio ideal for outside entertaining, lawns, orchard and productive vegetable garden and a range of outbuildings including open barn, tack room, three stables and courtyard area. The adjoining paddocks include an excellent 60 x 25 meter approx riding arena which is fenced with equestrian mirrors and black rubber trackright surface and floodlights.

Flowerdale is situated in the hamlet of Heathfield on the outskirts of Berkeley surrounded by scenic Severn Vale farmland with views across miles of open countryside. Day to day amenities are available within the town of Berkeley with primary school, doctors, shops, cafes, pubs and eateries. The market town of Dursley offers a full range of facilities including leisure centre/swimming pool, golf course and bustling town centre and communications to the larger cities of Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham are excellent via the A38 and M5 motorway network.


Oak front door to entrance porch with quarry tiled floor, panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window and half glazed door to Entrance Hall.


4.32m (14' 2") x 3.53m (11' 7")

Currently used as a home office with slate tiled floor, twin panelled radiator, fitted Villager woodburning stove and two UPVC framed double glazed windows.


4.14m (13' 7") x 3.76m (12' 4")

With feature fireplace and fitted Morsa woodburning stove and flagstone hearth, twin panelled radiator, TV aerial socket and UPVC framed double glazed window to front.


9.37m (30' 9") x 6.15m (20' 2") narr. to 3.12m (10' 3")

With an excellent range of cream shaker style base units incorporating worktop surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, integrated wine rack, matching wall storage cupboards, green four oven AGA, single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and exposed ceiling beams. Two Velux rooflight windows, two UPVC framed double glazed windows, slate flooring, space for fridge/freezer and downlighters.


With French doors leading on to rear gardens, slate tiled floor running through to family area with understairs storage cupboard. Stable type door leading to utility room.


4.50m (14' 9") x 1.98m (6' 6")

With tiled floor, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble drier and fridge/freezer. A stable type door leading to garden.


From the entrance hall there is a staircase leading to first floor landing with two panelled radiators, built in linen cupboard, two double glazed windows to rear, access to roof storage space.


With wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled radiator, double glazed window and automatic air extractor fan.


3.53m (11' 7") x 3.23m (10' 7")

With panelled radiator, fitted double wardrobe and double glazed window to front.


4.19m (13' 9") x 2.79m (9' 2")

With twin panelled radiator, built in wardrobe and shelved cupboard and double glazed window to front.


3.20m (10' 6") x 2.82m (9' 3")

With double glazed window to rear, panelled radiator and built in double wardrobe.


With corner shower cubicle with fitted Mira shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, twin panelled radiator, double glazed window, automatic air extractor fan and airing cupboard containing hot water storage tank.


From the first floor landing there is a staircase to second floor primary suite including bedroom one.


4.65m (15' 3") x 4.29m (14' 1")

With twin panelled radiator, built in double wardrobe, double glazed window to front with views across farmland, exposed timber beams, recessed bookshelf and twin panelled radiator.


Having panelled bath with fitted Triton mains power shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled shower area with glazed shower screen, built in storage cupboards, twin panelled radiator, downlighters and double glazed windows to rear.


The property is approached via a five bar gate with access to a large gravelled driveway providing parking for many vehicles and giving access to Oak framed garaging and car port (approx 30ft by 18ft) with power, light and garage having double doors and insulated walls.

The driveway extends to the property where there are flagstone paths and patio area to the rear ideal for outside entertaining, outside cloakroom with low flush wc and wash hand basin. There are formal lawns and well established herbaceous borders with shrubs, bushes and roses. There are mature trees and orchard area with plum, apple, pear and damson and productive vegetable garden with raised beds and soft fruits including raspberries and greenhouse. There is a brick built store shed and timber store shed and a range of equestrian outbuildings including three stables (approx 12ft by 12ft) with stable doors, power, light and water supply. There is a tack room 36ft with sink unit and Rayburn range (not tested) plus an open barn store (approx 24ft by 17ft).

From the entrance driveway there is a second drive leading to the equestrian area with plenty of space to park a horse box and further vehicles with five bar gate leading to paddocks which are fenced and railed and access to 60 x 25 meter approx riding arena with rubber trackright surface, floodlights and dressage practise mirrors.


The property is believed to be freehold. Mains services of oil, water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage to modern private sewage system.

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