Redlands Keep

Stoke Bliss, Tenbury Bliss, Worcestershire, England, WR15 8QJ

£695,000


For Sale

A charming period Farmhouse with delightful gardens, equestrian facilities & approx. 5 acres; set in a glorious location in Stoke Bliss.

Summary

  • GF: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Cloakroom, Utility, Farmhouse Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Pantry,Shower, Boot Room

  • FF: 3 double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Library with Study off (or Guest suite conversion to 4th Bed with en-suite).

  • Stone Granary, currently store space, scope to provide additional annexed accom or ideal for a workshop/office. (Sub to PP).

  • Wealth of period features, spacious rooms with considerable scope to re-work and incorporate income (sub to PP).

  • Front & Rear entrances, delightful mature gardens, tiered in part, glorious rural views.

  • 5 Stables, inc. foaling box. Excellent outriding via local country lanes and Bridleway network.

  • Approx. 5 acres, 2 P & R fenced paddocks.
  • NO FORWARD CHAIN.
  • 5.00 Acres
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath/Shower rooms
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking

Location Map

Plans

Description

Now available to split as two Lots as below (see land plan)

The Whole: Asking Price £695,000
Lot 1: Asking Price £655,000 – Farmhouse, gardens & paddock (approx 2.34 acres)
Lot 2: Asking Price £40,000 – 3 box timber stables block & approx. 2.35 acre paddock.

Distances
Tenbury Wells 6m | Bromyard 7m| Worcester 13m | Ludlow 17m | M5 J4 20m | Birmingham 36m

Situation
Redlands Keep is situated in a glorious & peaceful location on the edge of Stoke Bliss, between the towns of Tenbury Wells (6m) & Bromyard (7m), north west of the city of Worcester. The property is accessed off a quiet country lane & enjoys rural views across its own land and countryside beyond.

Tenbury Wells and Bromyard provide a comprehensive range of local amenities; there are numerous excellent country pubs including the newly renovated Baiting House at Upper Sapey. As a local hub, the coffee and farm shop at Stanford Bridge (1m) serve that area of the Teme Valley, along with beautician and hairdressers. Upper Sapey offers a twenty-seven hole golf course with excellent facilities.

Further afield, the historic town of Ludlow offers a variety of independent shops & award winning restaurants and hosts the famous Ludlow Food and Drink Festival, and more.

The Cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester offer a wide range of shopping facilities as well as entertainment.
For horseracing enthusiasts Ludlow, Hereford, Worcester, Stratford and Cheltenham are within reasonable range. Hunting is with the Clifton & there is an event course nearby at Upper Sapey near Clifton on Teme.

Education
The area offers a range of educational establishments within the area with local primary & secondary schools in Tenbury Wells, a sixth form college in Ludlow. A school bus runs daily through Stoke Bliss to local schools in Tenbury Wells. The independent sector is well catered for with Moor Park Preparatory School, Kings & RGS School’s of Worcester, Hereford Cathedral School and Abberley Hall.

Communications
There are good road links north via A456 Kidderminster Road and south via the A44 Worcester Road. The M5 is easily accessible from junction 4, 5 or 6. There are train stations at Ludlow and Leominster, Ledbury, Kidderminster & Worcester. Birmingham has an International Airport & Train station with fast links to London.

Description
Redlands Keep is a charming period farmhouse, in a stunning rural location with delightful mature gardens, an adjoining stone Granary (with scope for annexed accommodation), equestrian facilities & approximately 5 acres. The property has broad appeal and scope from those seeking simply a stunning family residence with outside space, to the lifestyle equestrian family or those who may wish to rework the accommodation and explore any additional income opportunities that could be derived (subject to planning permissions).

The Farmhouse offers spacious family accommodation & is endowed with a wealth of period features throughout, such as exposed ceiling and wall timbers, inglenook fireplace, sash windows, oaks stairs, an old bread oven, original quarry tiled flooring.
To the front, the house is entered through a Porch into an Entrance Hall, with under stairs storage, Cloaks cupboard, stairs to first floor and doors off to
Sitting Room, a charming room, with dual aspect sash windows & central fireplace.

Dining Room with dual aspect windows, decorative fireplace, china cupboard and scope to open through to Breakfast Kitchen.
An inner Hallway, with oak stairs to first floor, original quarry tiled flooring through to cloakroom, Laundry/Utility Room.
Farmhouse style Kitchen with dual windows to side, base units, exposed ceiling timbers, feature former bread oven, a spacious Pantry & Shower Room off.

The Kitchen serves a delightful Breakfast Room, with quarry tiled floor, exposed timbers & stone work, inglenook fireplace, an in built wine store (scope to open through to Dining Room), plus a third staircase to first floor currently used as Library & Study.

At first floor, there are 3 spacious double rooms, with good sized windows from where some of the properties fine views can be enjoyed & a family Bathroom. There is ample space to add en-suites to these bedrooms if so desired. The stairs from the Breakfast Room lead to what is currently a Library with Study off; this would lend itself well to a Guest (4th) bedroom with en-suite.

The Granary, of stone construction, attached to the farmhouse, currently provides a spacious Boot / Dog Room, off the Breakfast Room at ground floor, with barn door to the rear court yard area & external first floor steps to a store area. This has tremendous scope to provide additional annexed accommodation. There is also potential for use as a separate workshop/office space, ideal for those working from home (subject to relevant planning consents).

Externally
There are two entrance drives in, the principle one leads up to a gravelled parking sweep to the side of the house. There is a rear courtyard area leading to the principle garden area. The mature front gardens are terraced in part and provide wonderful space to entertain & enjoy the fine views and countryside surroundings.

Stables
There is a three box timber stable yard including foaling box, on a concrete base with hard standing forecourt, power / water connected & ample space to park a horsebox. A further two brick stables are attached to the Granary with stable yard to front.

Land
There are two principal paddocks, gently rolling, as seen on the land plan, both are fully post and rail fenced; in all about 5 acres.

Services
Mains electricity & water.
Private drainage via septic tank.

Local Authority
Worcestershire County Council

Council Tax Band G
Directions: (WR15 8QJ)
From Tenbury Wells take the Bromyard Road B4214 south, after approx. 4.5m turn left for Hanley / Stoke Bliss Church. After another 0.8m turn left for Hanley / Stoke Bliss Church. Proceed for a further 1m and the property will be on your left hand side.

Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Jackson Equestrian on 01743491979.

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.