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Summary of Features
AcreageIn all about 1/3 Acre.
SituationHerridges Barn commands a superb location at the top of a hill, surrounded by and enjoying wonderful views over the surrounding landscape denoted by the rolling valleys, apple orchards and vineyards associated with this region. Situated on the periphery of the hamlet of Poolhill, this property is well placed for good access to the local towns of Newent and Ledbury. This rural, yet not isolated, idyll offers a pastoral quality of life with excellent access to commuter links and the larger towns and cities in the locality, which are all within reasonable travelling distances. A perfect combination for rural living, combined with modern-day accessibility.
Herridges Barn Ctd.
Herridges Barn Ctd
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ServicesMains electricity. Mains water (metered). Private drainage (treatment plant). Oil-fired central heating. Electric Everhot. Wood-burner and open fire.
BroadbandStarlink satellite. BT Broadband is available but not connected.
Local AuthorityForest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
Council TaxBand "F" (£2,971.67 for 2023/24).
ListingThis property is not Listed.
EPCRated: "E". Potential for "C".
AccessThe property has full vehicular access over the adjacent yard.
Public FootpathA very small section of footpath crosses the southern corner of the property's boundary and does not impinge on the property. This has been fenced off for clarity.
LocalThe area is well known for the abundance of wild daffodils which appear every Spring, providing a stunning display. The village hall at Pauntley hosts a variety of community events during the year. Nearby, the small market town of Newent provides a good range of local amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including two supermarkets, a Dr's surgery, schools and, more recently, a quality restaurant The Wye Inn, from the renowned chef Andrew Sheridan. Ledbury offers similar amenities, including 3 supermarkets, a local Theatre, and a good range of independent shops, pubs, and eateries. This property is very well placed for the commercial centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham, offering more extensive retail, leisure, and cultural facilities.
RecreationalMany fine walks, cycle rides, water sporting and outdoor activities are available both locally in the Wye Valley and in the popular Forest of Dean, which became the country's first National Forest Park in 1938 and is England's largest oak forest. There are a variety of sports clubs close by in Newent and Ledbury including cricket, tennis, hockey, football, and rugby clubs, as well as a well-known golf course. A selection of good pubs can be found in the locality and nearby, The Three Choirs Vineyard has a popular restaurant, also offering tours, wine tasting events and overnight accommodation. The renowned Malvern Hills are within easy reach and Eastnor Castle hosts a range of events, concerts, and festivals, and is open to the public.
EquestrianThere are two of livery yards very close by and within easy access of the property. The region is well-known for its strong ties to the Equestrian world, with Charlotte du Jardin and Carl Hester having yards in the area. Hartpury College, Prestige Equestrian and Kings Equestrian Centre are within sensible driving distances and host to a series of year-round competitions, both affiliated and unaffiliated and a range of specialist clinics. Annual horse trials take place at Homme House and, The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is within easy driving distance.
DirectionsFrom Newent: Head north towards Dymock on the B4215 for 1½ miles. Shortly after passing the garden centres on your right side, take the next right turn into Birches Lane (before The Three Choirs Vineyard), continue a ½ mile and fork left at Botloes Green. Follow this road downhill for about ¾ of a mile and upon reaching the grass triangle (Chapel Pitch) fork left and continue to the top of the hill where the property will be found straight ahead of you on the right hand side. Turn into the yard and park at the front of the property. From M50 (Jct 2): Ignore the Ryton route, come via Redmarley to Pool Hill.(SatNav will take you to the property).
ViewingsBy prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
Agents NotesGrant & 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.