Wayside Thatch, Park Gate, Redmarley, Gloucester, GL19 3NH

4 Bedroom Cottage
£685,000 Offers in the region of
£685,000 Offers in the region of

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Charming Extended Character Property Enjoying Far Reaching Views.
  • Garden With Adjoining Paddock And Stable Block In All Approximately One Acre
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Utility Room & Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Extended Dining/ Kitchen
  • Sitting Room With Inglenook Fireplace


A Most Attractive Detached Timber Framed Cottage Enjoying A Rural Location With Wonderful Far Reaching Views Offering Extended Accommodation Comprising Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Ground Floor Shower Room, Four Bedrooms And A Bathroom With Ample Driveway Parking, Stable Block With Garaging, Log Cabin, Mature Garden And Paddock In All Extending To Approximately One Acre. EPC E VIEWING ESSENTIAL

Location & Description

Redmarley is a sought after village approximately 7 miles from the market town of Ledbury, approximately 12 miles from the city of Gloucester and approximately 16 miles from Cheltenham. Within the village there is a church, village hall, Redmarley Primary Academy school, tennis and cricket club, and nearby the Rose & Crown public house. There are school buses to John Masefield, Ledbury and Newent Community secondary schools and a shop/post office 3 miles away at Bromsberrow Heath. The nearby town of Ledbury is easily accessible and has an excellent range of facilities including a main line railway station with trains to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham, London Paddington and Oxford. The M50 motorway is 1 mile distant bringing Birmingham airport, the Midlands, South Wales and the South West within each reach.

Wayside Thatch is a most attractive 17th Century detached black and white cottage enjoying a rural location and wonderful far reaching views on the edge of the village of Redmarley. The cottage stands in beautiful grounds with adjoining paddock, in all extending to approximately one acre. The cottage has been subject to a comprehensive scheme of updating by the current owners, including replacement double glazing, re-wiring, new plumbing and heating, with the addition of a single storey extension creating a wonderful sociable open-plan kitchen/diner with doors opening onto the delightful garden and attractive lantern skylight, an inviting entrance hall with vaulted ceiling and useful utility room and shower room. The original cottage dates back to the 17th century, full of character and charm with exposed timbers in many of the rooms, a feature wattle and daub wall on the landing and attractive inglenook fireplace with wood burner in the sitting room. The property benefits from oil central heating and double glazing throughout with accommodation arranged on the ground floor with an entrance hall, utility room, shower room with WC, kitchen/dining room, sitting room and a bedroom. A spiral staircase leads to the first floor landing and three further bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside the property has ample driveway parking, with access to the open double garage and stable block. The garden and grounds extend to approximately one acre, with a large formal garden with feature pond, area of lawn and paved seating areas. Gated access leads to the paddock, currently arranged as a market garden with greenhouse, polytunnel and chicken coup. There is a generous vegetable plot, soft fruit area and orchard. The useful stable block is currently used as storage. A log cabin with light and power, constructed in 2022 by the current owners is included in the sale, this is currently used as a home gym/ extra guest bedroom. The agent strongly recommends an early inspection to appreciate all that this delightful property has to offer. The accommodation with approximate dimensions is as follows:

Covered Porch

With inset downlighters. Step up to:

Entrance Hall

Most attractive entrance with vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. Oak front door and window to front. Velux window. Stone flooring. Radiator. Latch door to:

Utility Room

With Belfast sink and base cupboard under. Wooden worksurfaces over. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Double glazed window to side. Ceramic wood effect tiled flooring. Latch door to:

Shower Room

With low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Shower cubicle. Double glazed window to rear. Radiator. Extractor fan. Insert ceiling downlighters.

Dining/Family Room - 14ft 8in (4.34m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

A lovely extended room with windows and doors opening onto the garden. Glazed lantern roof light. Radiator. Recessed ceiling downlighters. Open to:

Sitting Room - 22ft (6.82m) × 13ft 6in (4.03m)

A charming room with dual aspect double glazed windows to front and rear. Character features to include exposed timbers and exposed brick Inglenook fireplace with inset multi-fuel stove. TV point. Radiator. Attractive oak spiral staircase to first floor landing. Latch door to:

Kitchen - 12ft 9in (3.72m) × 9ft 9in (2.79m)

With front aspect double glazed window. Fitted with a range of painted wooden units comprising wall and base cupboards. Oak worksurfaces over with upstands. Ceramic sink/drainer unit. Space for range style cooker. Plumbing for dishwasher and space for fridge freezer. Radiator. Latch door and step up to:

Bedroom 2 - 11ft 10in (3.41m) × 8ft 10in (2.48m)

With exposed timbers. Double glazed window to rear. Recessed ceiling downlighters. Radiator.

First Floor Landing

With exposed Wattle & Daub wall. Exposed timbers. Double glazed window to rear with far reaching views. Radiator. Access to roof space. Step up to:

Bedroom 1 - 13ft 10in (4.03m) × 12ft 6in (3.72m)

With exposed timbers. Double glazed window to rear enjoying far reaching views. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 10ft 8in (3.1m) × 6ft 11in (1.86m)

With double glazed window to rear with far reaching views. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 9ft 11in (2.79m) × 6ft 5in (1.86m)

With exposed timbers. Double glazed window to front. Recessed ceiling downlighters.


Fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, panelled bath. Shower cubicle with raindrop showerhead and handheld attachment. Towel ladder radiator. Extractor fan. Recessed ceiling downlighters. Double glazed window to side.


A wooden five bar gate leads to the gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles, in turn to the stable block with open double garage to the front. The property is set back from the road behind a mature hedge with a lawned foregarden interspersed with mature shrubs and seasonal planting. A gravelled pathway leads to the delightful rear garden, arranged with a feature pond with a raised decked seating area and attractive planting. A gate leads to a paved terrace to sit and enjoy the wonderful views of the garden and countryside beyond. The adjoining paddock with gated access from both the front and rear of the property is currently used as a market garden with two greenhouses, a polytunnel and chicken coup. The current owners have planted a selection of fruit trees to include eating and cooking apples, damson, plum, perry pear and walnut. There is a selection of soft fruit including raspberries, strawberries and blackcurrants along with a large vegetable plot. STABLE BLOCK 11"8 X 11"4' 15"7 X 9"5' The wooden stable block offers ample storage with a double carport 23"5 X 11"4' to the front.


We have been advised that mains electric and water are connected to the property. Central heating is an external oil fired condensing boiler. Private drainage. 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 imply that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

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 formally 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.


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

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "E" 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 E (48).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648)

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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