Moorend, Hartpury

£285,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Charming three bedroom cottage situated on the quiet lanes of the popular village of Hartpury, surrounded by Hartpury University farmland and equine facilities. This 18th Century cottage has been lovingly restored over the last two years, both inside and out, to return the cottage to its former glory. Yet there is still the opportunity for the new owners to put their stamp on a piece of local history. The traditional feel has been kept throughout the cottage with exposed beams, fireplaces in each room and a traditional kitchen with Belfast sink and a restored Aga.

Moorend Cottage was originally the Butler s accommodation to Hartpury House. The original fireplaces, beams and doors are still a feature of the house. Hartpury House is now a part of the award winning university, whose land surrounds the house, ensuring green views from every window and award winning facilities on the doorstep. There are also many footpaths within reach from the cottage to take in the beautiful scenery of the Gloucestershire countryside- a dog walker s paradise. A bus stop can be found just up the lane from the cottage which runs services into Gloucester where a large range of amenities can be found and a railway station linking to London Paddington within 2 hours. Locally, the village of Hartpury is a short distance from the cottage and offers local amenities to include two churches, public houses, a garage, shop and an Ofsted Good with Outstanding features primary school. The local secondary school also has a Good rating and is found in the town of Newent which is famous for its independent shops and annual Onion Fayre. There is also a village hall in Hartpury which houses theatre productions and concerts, as well as a farmers market full of local produce each month to add to the community feel.

ENTRANCE HALL

Terracotta tiles, carpeted cottage stairs to the first floor

DINING ROOM

4.24m x 4.11m (13'11 x 13'06)

Victorian range fireplace, front and rear UPVC double glazed windows, terracotta farmhouse tiled floor, radiator, original larder store next to the fireplace offers additional storage. Door leading down steps to:

CELLAR

3.99 x 3.96 (13'1 x 12'11 )

INNER HALL

2.03m x 1.12m (6'08 x 3'08)

Offers coat storage and telephone and wifi points, Welsh slate flooring

SITTING ROOM

3.99m x 3.96m (13'01 x 13'00)

Victorian open fireplace, radiator, wooden floorboards and slate hearth, front and rear aspect UPVC double glazed windows.

KITCHEN

3.89m x 2.59m (12'09 x 8'06)

Solid oak cream shaker style units with solid oak worktop (fitted 2017), Belfast sink, electric Aga (converted by specialist in 2017) and traditional Welsh slate flooring. Double aspect new UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the flower garden and fruit trees.

MASTER BEDROOM

4.27m x 4.09m (14'00 x 13'05)

Wooden floorboards, radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden.

REAR HALL

1.12m x 1.32m (3'08 x 4'04)

New Worcester boiler (2017) housed in cupboard with washing machine. New (2020) white PVC back door with insulated cat flap.

LANDING

Access to loft space, rear aspect window, cupboard storage

BATHROOM

2.54m x 1.68m (8'04 x 5'06)

New Laura Ashley pale apple tiles and Victorian plumbing white bathroom suite fitted 2017 to include a wider bath tub with shower area and wood effect flooring. UPVC double glazed privacy glass window fitted 2020 and radiator.

FROM THE ENTRANCE HALL STAIRS LEAD TO THE FIRST FLOOR:

BEDROOM 2

4.22m x 2.59m (13'10 x 8'06)

New carpet fitted, original Victorian fireplace, radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooking garden.

BEDROOM 3

3.15m x 1.80m (10'04 x 5'11)

Large over-the-stairs cupboard for generous storage, radiator, UPVC double glazed window overlooking farmland and lane to front.

OUTSIDE

To the front, the property has natural, well established hedgerows and a lawn area to one side with a flower border and an established Rhododendron bush. The other side of the steps to the front door is a paved area, bin and log storage area and flower border, as well as a LARGE NEW SHED for storage (10 0 x 6 0 ) and external access to the cellar.

The rear garden has been lovingly restored to a cottage garden, offering an outdoor dining area, a natural pond area with fruit trees and Rose bush, Wisteria, Honeysuckle and Jasmine, as well as a raised flower bed. New turf was rolled in 2019 that offers a large useable space that wraps around the entire back of the cottage and there is a new oil tank to one corner. There is a plethora of plant species that have been added to encourage bees and butterflies into the garden (of which there are many in the summer), including Sweet Peas, Echinacea, Foxgloves, Verbena and Wild Strawberries.

There is also a large brick and wooden shed which offers excellent storage and workshop opportunities.

SERVICES

Mains electricity, oil fired central heating, mains water and septic tank

WATER RATES

To be advised.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Council Tax Band: C

Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG.

TENURE

Freehold.

VIEWING

Strictly through the Owners Selling Agent, Steve Gooch, who will be delighted to escort interested applicants to view if required. Office Opening Hours 8.30am - 7.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday.

DIRECTIONS

From Gloucester proceed along the A417 through the village of Maisemore and into Hartpury taking the left hand turning sign posted Hartpury College. After a short distance bare right where the property can be found on the left hand side directed via our for sale board.

PROPERTY SURVEYS

Qualified Chartered Surveyors (with over 20 years experience) available to undertake surveys (to include Mortgage Surveys/RICS Housebuyers Reports/Full Structural Surveys)

AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL

These details are yet to be approved by the vendor. Please contact the office for verified details.

Arrange viewing 01531 248077

Steve Gooch - Newent Sales

4 High Street, Newent, GL18 1AN

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