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Summary of Features
SituationSituated in the small rural hamlet of Ketford, surrounded by the rolling valleys, apple orchards and vineyards associated with this region, Palmers 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.
ServicesMains electricity. Mains water. Private drainage via septic tank. LPG central heating.
BroadbandStandard BT broadband is available but not currently connected.
Local AuthorityForest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
Council TaxBand "D" (£1,962.80 for 2023/24).
ListingThis property is not Listed.
EPCRated D (Potential for "B").
Permitted DevelopmentA garage could be built under permitted development if required.
Windows External DoorsAll new, UPVC double glazed windows and external doors.
FlooringThe flooring in the main sitting room, snug, staircase and first floor rooms have been left as a blank canvas for the new owner to fit the flooring of their choosing.
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, and schools. Ledbury offers similar amenities, including three supermarkets, a local Theatre, and a good range of independent shops, pubs, and eateries. There is also a community shop at Bromsberrow Heath with bakery and post office. The busy market town of Ledbury offers a wide range of shops and amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements 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.
DirectionsFrom Newent: Head north towards Dymock on the B4215 for 11/2 miles. Shortly after passing the garden centres on your right side, take the next right turn signposted 'Poolhill' into Birches Lane (before The Three Choirs Vineyard), continue for 1/2 mile and fork left at Botloes Green. Follow this road downhill for about 0.75 of a mile and upon reaching the grass triangle (Chapel Pitch) fork left and continue up the hill and stay on the lane, continuing to the bottom of the hill. The property is the second of the semi-detached houses on the left-hand-side, just after the sharp right-hand bend at the bottom of the hill. See the For Sale board.
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.