Smithend Farm, Uckinghall, Tewkesbury, GL20 6ES

3 Bedroom Detached
£700,000 Guide Price
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£700,000 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

  • Spacious And Traditional Farmhouse
  • Charming And Characterful Accommodation
  • Spacious Reception Rooms, Three Bedrooms
  • Gardens, Paddock And Grazing/Pasture Land
  • Land Extending To Approx. 6.4 Acres (To Be Verified)
  • Range Of Useful Outbuildings
  • Delightful And Peaceful Location
  • Inspection Highly Recommended

Description

A Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Spacious And Traditional Farmhouse, Believed To Date Back In Parts to The 1860's, In The Delightful And Peaceful Location Of Uckinghall And Includes A Range Of Useful Outbuildings, Gardens, Paddock And Grazing/Pasture Land. In All Extending To Approx. 6.4 Acres (To Be Verified). Internal Inspection Highly Recommended. EPC Rating D.

Location & Description

The delightful village of Uckinghall, situated in the west of the county of Worcestershire, just over 3 miles from the nearby town of Upton upon Severn, 11 miles from Malvern and 16 miles from Cheltenham. Offering a peaceful, semi-rural idyll with excellent access to nearby road and rail links alike.

Believed to date back to the 1860's in parts, Smithend Farmhouse itself is of original timber frame construction and has been lovingly and well maintained by the current owners for over 20 years. Offering charming and characterful accommodation with a wealth of period features, it truly is a wonderful home. The accommodation is neatly arranged over two floors and is approached through an attractive entrance porch and hallway with sitting room to the one side and drawing room/study to the other side. Both of these impressively spacious rooms offer exposed beams and attractive fireplaces. The hallway continues, leading through to the spacious and light farmhouse breakfast kitchen and dining area to the rear, with windows overlooking the lawned garden. The scullery and WC also lead off from the hallway, alongside the useful convenience of a walk-in pantry/larder. On the first floor, the small galleried landing offers an opportunity to appreciate the surrounding countryside views from it's window to the front. Both of the larger bedrooms are positioned to the front of the property also, with the cosy, charming third bedroom overlooking the side of the house. The family bathroom offers both a bath and large corner shower. Outside, a block paved shared driveway to the side of the house offers vehicular parking and gated access through to the lawned rear garden with small vegetable garden, LOG CABIN and POLYTUNNEL. From here, a further gate leads through to the more extensive gardens and land and a range of outbuildings including FOUR BAY DUTCH BARN, TWO BAY GARAGE/WORKSHOP, TIMBER FRAMED BARN AND MONOPITCH BRICK AND STEEL INFILL. All outbuildings have power. The grounds continue, giving access to a further field of pastureland/grazing, with gated access onto Ferry Lane. Please note that there is a Public Footpath Right Of Way over this field and is susceptible to river flooding.

Entrance Lobby

Entered through a hardwood door with opaque glazing; With quarry tiled flooring and sloped ceilings with Velux window, wall light and radiator. Further wood latched door with feature glazed panel above opens through to;

Reception Hallway

With exposed ceiling beams, quarry tiled flooring and ceiling lights. Under stairs cupboard with storage shelving and light. Heating thermostat. Stairs rising to first floor.

Formal Sitting Room - 5.8m (19.02ft) × 3.65m (11.97ft)

Recessed fireplace with stone hearth and surround. Inset wood burner. Hardwood window to front overlooking garden. Exposed wall and ceiling beams. Ceiling and wall lights. Loft access hatch.

Drawing Room/Study - 5.79m (18.99ft) × 4.2m (13.78ft)

A 2nd reception room with dual aspect windows and exposed wall and ceiling beams. Fireplace with brick surround. Ceiling and wall lights. Loft access hatch.

Utility Room/Scullery - 3.71m (12.17ft) × 2.01m (6.59ft)

Quarry tiled flooring throughout. Feature leaded light panel. Window to side. Range of base and wall units with worktop over. Belfast sink on brick plinth with decorative tiled surround. Worcester boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

WC

Quarry tiled flooring. WC and wash hand basin. Decorative tiling. Opaque glazed window to side.

Walk-In Pantry - 3.52m (11.55ft) × 2.09m (6.86ft)

Accessed from the hallway. Extensive shelving around room with cold slab surface and space for fridge under. Exposed beams. Light.

Large Breakfast Kitchen - 7.85m (25.75ft) × 2.56m (8.4ft)

UPVC wood effect double glazed window to rear. Range of base, wall and drawer units with worktop over. Glazed wall units and open shelving. Under cupboard lighting. Corner set NEFF eye-level double electric oven. Gas hob (from propane gas tank supply). Stainless steel one and a half sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Tiled surround. Space for under counter fridge and dishwasher. Quarry tiled floor. UPVC wood effect stable door opening onto rear garden. Fuse box. DINING AREA; Solid wooden flooring with UPVC window to rear. Recess decorative alcove. Radiator.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Attractive galleried landing with window to the front of the property overlooking open countryside. Exposed wall beams. Velux window to rear. Loft access hatch.

Bedroom One - 3.88m (12.73ft) × 3.66m (12ft)

To the front of the property with open views. Radiator. Ceiling light.

Bedroom Two - 3.91m (12.82ft) × 3.44m (11.28ft)

To the front of the property with open countryside views. Radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom Three - 3.64m (11.94ft) × 2.07m (6.79ft)

Window to the side of the property. Sloped ceilings and radiator.

Bathroom - 3.67m (12.04ft) × 2.07m (6.79ft)

Bath with Victorian-style mixer tap over. Corner shower cubicle with curved sliding door and MIRA wall mounted shower. Fitted vanity unit with WC and cupboards, inset sink with further storage under. Velux window with sloped ceiling. Karndean flooring throughout.

Outside

Smithend Farm is approached over a shared driveway with neighbouring properties, with parking for one vehicle. A five-bar gate gives access to the immediate enclosed rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a small area of vegetable garden, LOG CABIN with light and power and POLYTUNNEL. From here there is gated access to a more extensive garden and paddock area containing various outbuildings including 4 BAY DUTCH BARN, 2 BAY MONOPITCH GARAGE/WORKSHOP, TIMBER FRAMED BARN & MONOPITCH BRICK AND STEEL FRAME INFILL and then beyond to the additional paddock/pasture land, totalling approx 5.7 acres/2.3 ha (not verified) with separate gated vehicular access from Ferry Lane. The outbuildings remain largely undeveloped and offer the potential (subject to the necessary consent) for future conversion. The front garden is attractive and well established with mature planting and metal pedestrian gate providing access to the quiet country lane that the property is located on. Outbuildings (with power connected to all ) 1) Four Bay Dutch Barn - approx. 1400 sq ft (130 sq m) 2) Two Bay mono pitch garage/workshop 646 sq ft (60 sq m) 3) Timber framed barn 1765 sq ft (164 sq m) 4) Monopitch brick and steel infill 1023 sq ft (95 sq m)

Services

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Heating is oil fired. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

The property has the benefit of Mineral (gravel) Rights alongside a section of the nearby river boundary. Further information is available upon request. Some of the outbuildings maybe suitable for residential conversion under Class Q (barns and agricultural buildings to residential) subject to planning permissions being granted.

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.

Tenure

We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "D" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is D (59).

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Upton upon Severn Office, Tel: 01684 593125

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  3. No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Directions

From Junction 1 of the M50, take the A38 north towards Worcester and after approx. 0.4 miles turn left signposted Ripple. Follow the blame through the village, passing The Railway Inn and continue into Uckinghall. After approx 150 yards, the property will be found on your left hand side. If approaching from the from the agent's office in Upton upon Severn, proceed left onto Church Street and upon reaching the mini roundabout, take the 2nd exit, taking the bridge over the River Severn. Continue until the staggered crossroads with the A38 and turn right towards Tewkesbury. Proceed for 1.3 miles taking the 1st right signed Ripple and after 0.3 miles turn right. Stay on the road for 0.8 miles where the driveway for Smithend Farm can be found on the right hand side.

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