- 4/5 Bedroom Stable Barn Conversion
- Imaginatively Renovated To An Exceptional Standard
- Extensive Kitchen / Family Room
- 3 En-Suites And Family Bathroom
- Character Features Throughout
- Panoramic Countryside Views
- Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
- Double Carport And Spacious Parking Area
A unique opportunity to purchase a 4/5 bedroom stable barn, renovated to an exceptional standard, in a stunning setting, with panoramic views over the Gloucestershire countryside.
Entrance Hall – Cloakroom – Sitting/Dining Room – Large Kitchen/Family Room – Utility Room – Family Bathroom – Stunning Master Bedroom With En-Suite – Study (Also Bedroom 5) – 3 Further Double Bedrooms (2 With En-Suites) – Double Car Port – Formal Landscaped Garden – Large Family Garden With Terrace
The Old Stables has been cleverly thought out and sympathetically renovated for a peaceful and comfortable lifestyle. It has been engineered quite uniquely, with imaginative carpentry, impressive landscaped gardens and a recurrence of space and light flowing naturally through it. The configuration offers versatility for modern family living with an extensive, contemporary kitchen/family room. It is located in a stunning, elevated position, looking over the Gloucestershire / Herefordshire countryside in a quiet rural spot, without feeling isolated.
Leddington is a small hamlet in the County of Gloucestershire, surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland. It is just 4 miles from the pretty market town of Ledbury, offering a wide range of amenities including, supermarkets, butchers, greengrocers, restaurants, bars, independent shops, a good high school and train station, with direct routes to Birmingham New Street and London Paddington. The bustling village of Dymock is just 2 miles away with a friendly local pub, popular cricket club and charming village school. For more extensive retail and cultural opportunities, the Cathedral City of Hereford is just 15 miles away. Enjoying excellent transport links, the M50 (Jct 2) is approx. 6 miles, giving access to Birmingham Airport (approx. 60 miles away).
Entrance – Located off a quiet country lane, the property is entered via a 5 bar wooden gate onto a large Cotswold stone graveled driveway, with parking for several cars and a turning area. To the right hand side is access to the newly erected, wooden double carport with power, lighting and possible storage to the eves. To the left of the driveway is a considerable area laid to lawn, flanked by Portuguese Laurel hedging and sleek lawn borders. A large South facing terrace leading from the sitting room, allows for a natural flow from inside to outside living and is ideal for Al Fresco dining, whilst drinking in the beautiful countryside location. An oak door with 2 double glazed panels to the top half leads into the property, in addition there is a modern outside light.
Entrance Hall – You are immediately aware of the calming ambiance of natural products with the plethora of wood and stone. Benefitting from Limestone flooring with under floor heating and spot lights, a further solid oak wood panel door with antique style furniture, leads into the cloakroom.
Cloakroom – Newly fitted with wash basin, W.C, heated towel rail, the room also benefits from exposed beams and an obscure, glazed window, allowing for natural light. Oak steps lead down to a mostly glazed and solid oak frame door; this leads into the sitting room.
Sitting / Dining Room - Upon entering this spectacular and uniquely designed sitting room, you are struck by the open plan, magnificently crafted, galleried staircase, with contemporary metal railings, making this a primary focal point to the middle of the room. A substantial floor to ceiling glazed window pane, separated by oak frames, behind the stairs, reveals a wonderful view of the enclosed courtyard garden. Encompassing a wealth of character, the exposed beams and solid oak flooring are a feature throughout the room. The attention to detail is prevalent, with curved wooden display sills and skirting, thermostat controlled under floor heating, spotlights and a large glazed, oak French door, leading out to the South facing terrace and allowing a flood of light into the room. To the left of the stairs a solid oak panel door leads into the kitchen / family room.
Kitchen/Family Room – The light and space in this room are phenomenal; it is perfect for modern family living and offers a natural flow through the extensive glazed and solid oak framed French doors, leading to the courtyard. The family area could easily be arranged for dining and is particularly versatile for a variety of uses. Towards the top half of the room, a contemporary kitchen island, painted and with solid oak surface, houses two deep pan drawers. The bespoke wood painted kitchen has a variety of soft close storage units and contemporary fixtures, in addition to modern granite worktops. There is Limestone flooring throughout with thermostat controlled under floor heating. The high specifications of the property are maintained with a brand new Belling 4 door electric Range Master and matching extractor hood, integral Bosch dishwasher (both with guarantees) and Belfast sink with rustic style mixer tap. The kitchen window looks out over a charming apple orchard and the unique curve of the walls and woodwork inside the kitchen, give a harmonious sense of considered styling.
Utility Room – Leading on from the kitchen and to the left, is a well thought out utility area with a Velux window allowing for natural light, solid wood worktops, Belfast sink with mixer tap and plenty of space for white good. In addition, two double, floor to ceiling laundry cupboards, also houses the water tank and oil fired boiler, along with the electric meters.
Family Bathroom – A wood panelled door with latch leads into a contemporary bathroom suite. With clean lines and a fresh feel, it is equipped with a sumptuous free-standing bath with mixer taps inset in the wall. A sink vanity unit, with Limestone surface around the wash basin, coordinates with the flooring, which has under floor heating. In addition there is a heated towel rail, ceiling spot lights and a Velux window for natural light.
Master Bedroom – At the end of the short corridor from the kitchen, the curvaceous wooden panel bedroom doors and walls offer such a unique and intriguing feature to this fantastic barn. You enter through one such curved wooden door to the master suite, into a generous double room, flooded with natural light, with a calming ambiance. It has 4 large floor to ceiling glass panes with fantastic oak surround and continues with 2 large floor to ceiling windows to the left wall, giving a panoramic view of the stylish courtyard garden. There are modern spot lights and oak floors (with under floor heating), with exquisite carpentry blending curved lines into the skirting’s, offering a natural flow to the room.
En-Suite – Through magnificent curvaceous double oak panel doors, you enter this luxurious en-suite, with Limestone flooring (heated), a corner shower unit with rainfall shower and separate attachment, heated towel rail and sink vanity unit with Limestone surface and modern mixer tap.
Bedroom 2 – Next to the Master, also located on the ground floor is a generous size double bedroom with beautiful oak flooring (heated), fresh and tasteful, with spot lights and an attic entrance to the ceiling, in addition to a pretty oak window with ornate furniture, offering superb views over an orchard and the surrounding countryside.
Heading back to the sitting room, the unique and stunning open plan, gallery stairway, leads to a half landing with views over the courtyard and beautiful exposed beams. From the landing, three sets of wooden open plan steps lead to the three rooms on first floor.
Bedroom 3 – Up a set of wooden steps an oak panel door with metal latch leads into a double room, newly carpeted, with spot lights to the ceiling and full of character with exposed beams throughout. An oak framed window, with ornate furniture allow natural light into the room. In addition it benefits from a modern en-suite shower room with Limestone to the floor and splash back of the corner shower unit, with rain fall shower and separate shower attachment, heated towel rail, spot lights and Velux window light.
Bedroom 4 – To the opposite side of the landing, up oak steps, bedroom 4 is almost identical to bedroom 3. Enjoying characterful features this double room has been newly carpeted and also benefits from an en-suite shower room, through an oak panel door with latch, this shower room offers the same spec as Bedroom 3.
Study / Bedroom 5 – To the middle of the landing, steps lead to a further room, which could be used as a study or bedroom, newly carpeted with Velux window, allowing light to flood into the room. This double offers a good space and beautiful exposed features.
Set in a glorious elevated position, the external areas of the property have been cleverly considered for versatility, to maximise outdoor living. To the front of the barn a generous plot of land laid to lawn, offers a blank canvas and could be planted with specimen fruit trees and shrubs, equally it lends itself perfectly for young families. The large South facing terrace is private and allows an ideal space for Al Fresco dining. The attention to detail is obvious with attractive raised lavender beds, fine borders and areas laid to lawn, using natural products, in keeping with the rest of the property. Possibly the highlight of the outside space is the immaculately presented, landscape courtyard area with ‘wattle & daub’ screening. With a large natural stone and gravelled terrace leading from the kitchen, it is an area in which to relax and reflect with ease. A stone pathway leads from the terrace to the side gate, in turn taking you to the front of the property. There are handsome herbaceous planted borders framing the terrace. An additional area to the top of the garden with stone slabs, is private and protected by a natural wattle & daub screen, it offers a more elevated position in which to drink in the beautiful surroundings.
Council Tax – Forest of Dean District Council – TBC
Mains Water, Private Drainage
Oil Fired Central Heating Throughout (thermostat control under floor heating to the ground floor)
From Ledbury head southwest towards Ross-on-Wye on the A449 (Ross Road). After approximately 2 miles turn left at the Preston Cross roundabout onto B4215, signposted to Dymock. After approximately 1 mile take the left turn signposted to Leddington (post box on left) . Continue along the lane for approximately 1/4 mile, at the brow of a hill, the property is on the right. There is a Glasshouse ‘For Sale’ board.