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Lantern House
Lantern House, Manor Lane, Bredons Norton, Tewkesbury, GL20 7HB
Versatile village home with garage and gardens, in a pretty village and enjoying beautiful views to the Malvern Hills Garden Guide price £895,000
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Key Features
  • Substantial, detached period village house (3,194 sq ft)
  • 3 - 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms, 3 reception rooms
  • Large attached garden room/studio/office with potential (558 sq ft)
  • Attractive mature gardens, double garage & parking, superb views

Summary of Features


Substantial, detached period village house (3,194 sq ft)
Large open plan kitchen/dining room with central island
Spacious sitting room with wood burner and 2 additional reception rooms
3 - 5 bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms, WC
• Large, attached garden room and office/store with potential (588 sq ft)
Attractive mature gardens including patios, terrace and veg/fruit patch
Large double garage and off road parking, timber workshop, parking, superb views
Additional land (c. 2 Acres) available by separate negotiation

Location


Mileages: Tewkesbury 5½ miles, Pershore 6 miles, Evesham & Winchcombe 11½ miles, Cheltenham 13 miles, Worcester 14½ miles, Malvern 16 miles, Birmingham 40 miles, Bristol 51 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 1) 8 miles, M5 (Jct 9) 5½ miles
Railway: Ashchurch (Tewkesbury), Pinvin (Nr. Pershore), Worcester Parkway (Norton) opening late 2019, Evesham, Cheltenham
Airport: Birmingham 44 miles, Bristol 61½ miles

Situation

Lantern House is situated in the pretty village of Bredon's Norton on the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire border at the edge of The Cotswolds, located on the Western slope of Bredon Hill, an AONB. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, yet well placed and with good access to the larger commercial centres of Cheltenham, Worcester and Birmingham. This property offers the best of rural living within a small community combined with excellent commuter links.

Lantern House


Lantern House is an intriguing house giving no hint from the road as to the very spacious living areas that it provides, offering great versatility for family/extended family use, with excellent potential for a variety of other uses.
The property was originally a stone grain store, dating back to the early 1800's. It was subsequently converted for residential use and has been extended over recent years to create a spacious home.
A large, open plan kitchen & dining room is at the heart of this lovely home; with a country-style fitted oak kitchen, range cooker, granite work surfaces and central island. The kitchen opens in to a large dining and entertaining space.
There is a good-sized utility/boot room with Belfast sink, fitted cupboards, oak worktops, marble-lined shower room, wash basin and WC and this room benefits from direct access to the garage.

Lantern House Ctd.


Spacious sitting room with wood burner and patio doors opening out to a super canopied and very private ''courtyard style' patio terrace overlooking the pretty gardens; a great space to relax, dine or entertain.
2 further reception rooms currently being used as a study and a music room, offer potential other uses, most specifically additional bedrooms, of which one has an adjoining bathroom.
3 - 5 good-sized bedrooms, 4 bath/shower rooms and a useful, separate WC, all situated over two floors, offering suitable potential for multi-generational living.

The Outside


Lantern House is approached via a private driveway off the village road. A gated entrance leads to a large, paved parking area, with parking for up to 4 vehicles, and the large double garage.
Delightful mature gardens have been thoughtfully created to include lawned areas, veg patch and fruit bushes with well-stocked raised flower beds and a paved and night illuminated walkway leading to the courtyard style property entrance.
A wonderful array of flowering plants as well as mature trees, climbing roses and shrubs fill the borders around the garden.
The converted garden room with wood burner, and office/store have a separate access and offer huge potential for a variety of uses such as: home office, games room, gym, annexe (subject to PP), etc. The patio doors lead out onto a sheltered, raised, paved and well-lit terrace with a built in BBQ and extensive seating area.
There is also a garden shed, with power/lighting and a separate wood store.

The Outside Ctd.


The property has wonderful views over the surrounding countryside and west towards the Malvern Hills.
In addition, there is a 2 Acre field (Registered Smallholding) with fruit trees, vegetable plantations plus a 45' (Farmplus) Barn and 60' polytunnel, also suitable for grazing horses and/or livestock, which is available via separate negotiation.

Services

Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Gas central heating, including under floor heating in part of the house. The outbuilding/workshop, garden shed and garage all have power/light. The garage also has external power points. The property and external buildings are protected by infra-red sensor intrusion alarms (remote monitored).

Broadband

Connected with good speed (superfast also available in the village).

Council Tax

Band "F" (£2,566.24 - 2020/21).

Local Authority

Wychavon District Council.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

Architectural Interest

This property is classed as being of Architectural Interest.

EPC

Rated "E".

Access

Access to the property is over a privately-owned driveway over which Lantern House has a Right of Way.

The Property

The Property: The (80' x 20' approx.) attached single storey utility room, double garage, store room and garden room have all been very recently completely renovated and re-roofed to a very high standard and to modern building regulations in respect of insulation, as well as featuring Solar Voltaic slate roof which, together with inverter and 5kWh battery, should satisfy all the electrical needs of the occupants as well as some potential feed-in tariff income.

Schools


Primary: Bredon, Eckington, Overbury, Tewkesbury, Pershore. Further information is available at: www.wychavon.gov.uk
Secondary: Tewkesbury, Pershore, Ashton-Under-Hill. Further information is available at: www.wychavon.gov.uk
Independent: Tewkesbury, Pershore, Cheltenham, Worcester & Malvern all have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local

Bredon's Norton has a thriving local community. An off-licensed Spar Store and Post Office, is close by in neighbouring Bredon (about 1 mile) which meets most day-to-day requirements. More comprehensive shopping facilities and supermarkets as well as restaurants and café's can be found close by in Tewkesbury, Pershore, Evesham and Cheltenham. There is also a Village Committee, which organises a variety of events throughout the year, a great way to get involved in village life. A variety of local pubs can be found within a 5 mile radius.

Recreational

The area offers a wide variety of recreational activities and pursuits. For those interested in water-based activities, there is the Severn Sailing Club (about ½ mile). There are three convenient golf courses: Tewkesbury Park; Puckrup (Hilton) Hotel and at neighbouring Comberton. Sports centres/swimming can be found close by in Tewkesbury and Pershore. If inspired by The Arts, there are theatres and cinemas at Tewkesbury, Malvern and Cheltenham. The area also offers good walking and riding in and around Bredon Hill.

Equestrian

Livery available within the village. Rosecourt Stables at Westmancote (just over 1 mile) offers a range of equestrian activities such as outriding, livery, cross country courses, etc. Tewkesbury Riding School nearby at Twyning.

Additional Information

The name "Lantern House" comes from the glass roof lantern, which was incorporated to enhance the air flow for grain drying in the 1800s.

Postcode

GL20 7HB.

Directions

From Tewkesbury: At the mini roundabout where the Mythe Road meets the High Street; head East on the Tewkesbury/Bredon Road (B4080) towards Bredon village for 3.3 miles. On entering Bredon, take the left turn towards Pershore on the B4080, continue for 0.9 miles then fork right for Bredons Norton. After ½ mile and on entering the village, take the second left turning into a private lane. Lantern House is immediately on your right at this turning.

Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.