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Situated in a Handsome Georgian Country House Surrounded by Countryside, ‘South Wing’ offers generous, well considered regency accommodation with 3 double bedrooms, sublime open plan living space downstairs, all in a plot of approx. 0.5 acres including garden, orchard and vegetable plot with a garage and small workshop.
Reception Hall – Cloakroom – Sitting Room – Kitchen/Dining Room – Utility Room – Main Bedroom with Ensuite – 2 Further Double Bedrooms – Main Bathroom (Separate Bath & Shower) – Extensive Loft Storage – Single Garage & Parking For 2 Vehicles – Small Workshop – Separate Vegetable Garden – Large Private Garden Area and Mature Orchard
This unique 3-bedroom freehold property offers a sort after countryside lifestyle without being isolated. Compton House is a handsome Georgian property with charming character features and has been carefully separated into 4 dwellings in the early 1990’s, each offering unique features with large private gardens. As you approach Compton House a driveway veers to the left leading to the ‘South Wing’. The house is typical of its era with large spacious rooms, high ceilings, sash windows and elegant features. It has recently been lovingly enhanced to accentuate its character. The large gardens are a huge bonus for any enthusiast and could be adapted to suit a variety of uses.
‘South Wing’ is situated in a beautiful countryside location on the border of the villages of Redmarley and Pauntley, just 3 miles from the market town of Newent, where you will find a broad range of facilities to suit most day to day requirements. The historical market town of Ledbury is 7 miles away and the Cathedral City of Gloucester approx. 9 miles, with more extensive retail and cultural opportunities and a train station (with a direct line to Paddington in less than 2 hrs). The property is close to good transport links, with the M50 motorway approx. 4 miles away. ‘South Wing’ is close to good local village schools with Redmarley Primary School being an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Academy school. Good high schools can be found in both Newent and Ledbury, with many independent and grammar schools located in Gloucester and Malvern.
Entrance – Approaching the main house, the driveway splits and sweeps to the left where you will find ‘South Wing’ on your right indicated by its slate plaque. Leading through a wrought iron gate a winding path, surrounded by mature shrubs and trees leads to a handsome front door with a fan light window above it.
Reception Hall – Entering the house you are immediately struck by the high ceilings, picture rails and panelled doors, that give this property its ambiance. The hallway is big enough for shoes coats with a handy utility cupboard and practical coir carpeting.
Cloakroom – Located at the end of the reception hall with a feature door with fan light window, the oil-fired boiler is located in the cloakroom, with further space for coats, WC, and washbasin.
Sitting Room – You enter the Sitting Room from the left of the hall. Thoughtfully furnished, this open plan space oozes character and charm and has been tastefully enhanced by the current owners. The feeling of light and space is immediately evident. With a Bio Ethanol Fireplace, offering an eco-friendly alternative, the attractive wood flooring matches up perfectly with the style of the house and the large sash window allows light to flood in, creating a beautiful feature with arched insets and fitted cupboards either side. The Sitting Room flows beautiful into the Dining area and in turn the kitchen.
Dining Area – Offering a luxurious feeling of space, making this property perfect for entertaining, the dining area flows naturally from the sitting room and is big enough for an 8/10 seater table without imposing on the kitchen. A continuation of featured inset arches, give this wonderful living space a wealth of character and charm.
Kitchen – A newly fitted modern kitchen open to the dining area offers a range of cupboards and drawers in a tasteful navy shaker style with natural wooden worktops to compliment it. The Belfast sink unit looks out onto a little courtyard belonging to the property and the kitchen includes an electric Belling range cooker and fitted fridge/freezer as well as a dishwasher. With a wine storage unit and shelving fitted perfectly into a featured inset arch, it makes great use of the space.
Utility Room – A practical space set off the dining area with a variety of cupboards and work top areas, in addition to space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Most noteworthy is the wide staircase leading to the first floor of the property featuring an attractive gothic style Georgian window. The stairs and landing area is bright and spacious with a ceiling lantern and continued character features.
Bedroom 1 – Beautifully decorated and tastefully considered, the main bedroom offers a large space, both bright and welcoming, with an attractive sash window facing the rear of the property. The room benefits from an en-suite shower, with Georgian style flooring, double shower unit, WC and washbasin.
Bedroom 2 – Facing the side of the main house and overlooking the surrounding countryside, a spacious well proportioned room with attractive sash window, beautifully presented and benefitting from a door leading to the main (Jack & Jill) bathroom.
Bathroom – An elegantly styled main bathroom with mock Georgian patterned flooring making a tasteful statement. The bathroom benefits from a traditional roll top, claw foot bath with mixer shower attachment, WC and charming vanity sink unit with wash basin and wood worktop. There is a separate corner shower with rainfall shower and tiled splash backs in keeping with the period.
Bedroom 3 – A further good sized double room with a bright and pleasant outlook and fitted wardrobe.
Loft – It is relevant to mention that the property has a large amount of easily accessible loft space.
This property offers a wealth of different outside areas of interest:
Courtyard – To the rear of the property a practical enclosed courtyard for storage of bins and the location of the oil tank, a rear door from the inner hall leads to this area.
Front Aspect – South Wing has a large, enclosed garden to the front made up of a lawned area, framed by mature hedging, established trees and shrubs with a winding gravelled path leading to the house.
Vegetable Garden – Directly opposite the property is a large vegetable garden owned by South Wing and creating a fantastic, already established area to enable a self sufficient lifestyle, with chicken coop, plenty of raised beds and a green house, it is surrounded by a mature beech hedge.
Gardens & Orchard – A gap in the beech hedge from the veg garden leads to an expansive lawn area, creating an amazing opportunity for any potential purchaser and featuring an old orchard to the bottom of the land which benefits from an array of fruit trees including Ashmeads Kernel and Discovery apple varieties, cherries, figs, and plums.
In addition, South Wing benefits from a single garage, small workshop/shed and 2 parking spaces.
The Property is Not Listed and is Freehold
Forest of Dean District Council Tax Band 'D'
The Property is Currently Converting to Mains Water with Severn Trent
Private Drainage (Septic Tank)
Oil-Fired Central Heating
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