Moat Lane, Taynton
£1,500,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A FANTASTICALLY SITUATED PROPERTY LOCATED IN A LOVELY RURAL SETTING, SURROUNDED BY AGRICULTURAL / EQUESTRIAN LAND, OFF A QUIET DEAD END LANE WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS TO MAY HILL, THE COTSWOLDS AND MALVERNS, YET WITHIN EASY REACH OF AMENITIES.

LONGCROFT OFFERS TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL FOR THE DISCERNING PURCHASER, PRESENTLY INCORPORATING THE SUBSTANTIAL ORIGINAL FARMHOUSE FULLY STRIPPED READY FOR THE INCOMING PURCHASER TO MAKE THEIR OWN MARK AND TURN INTO A LOVELY FAMILY HOME PLUS ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION TO INCLUDE TWO ANNEXES.

ORIGINAL FARMHOUSE

18.95m x 5.05m (62'02 x 16'07)

ORIGINAL FARMHOUSE

Two storey farmhouse, stripped back to its bare bones ready for the incoming purchaser to make their own mark. Currently being renovated to finally comprise four good sized double bedrooms, which could accommodate en-suites, family bathroom, lounge, dining room, snug with feature fireplace, kitchen with French doors opening onto a courtyard and utility room. Plus additional rooms to either end:

Conservatory - 18'00 x 15'00 (5.64m x 4.57m)

Boot Room - 10'09 x 8'07 (3.27m x 2.61m)

Attached to the main house is a boot room which gives access through to:

THE CART SHED (Attached Annex)

A contemporary conversion fitted out to a high standard with under floor heating throughout. Accessed via a part glazed solid timber door into:

ENTRANCE HALL

Italian ceramic tiled flooring, stairs lead to the first floor with galleried landing.

CLOAKROOM

White suite comprising close coupled wc, wash hand basin, tiled splashback, front aspect window.

LIVING ROOM

6.15m x 6.12m (20'02 x 20'01)

Engineered oak flooring, wall mounted black diamond wood burner, large full height window and further window giving a lovely private outlook.

KITCHEN

4.11m x 3.00m (13'06 x 9'10)

A range of base and wall mounted units, Belfast sink unit, cupboard under, corner walk in pantry cupboard, integrated dishwasher, washing machine and fridge/freezer, Everhot electric cooking range with ovens and hot plates, cooker hood above, integrated microwave, underfloor heating, tiled flooring, tiled walls, fully glazed French doors give access to the southerly facing rear gardens. Connecting door to boot room.

FROM THE ENTRANCE HALL, EASY TREAD STAIRWAY GIVES ACCESS TO A:

GALLERIED LANDING

Engineered oak flooring, sky light, south facing window having a lovely outlook onto open fields.

BEDROOM 1

6.20m x 4.37m (20'04 x 14'04)

Engineered oak flooring, exposed timbers, built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving via sliding doors, front and rear aspect sky lights, superb picture window to the side giving a lovely outlook over the grounds and ménage.

BEDROOM 2

3.89m x 3.28m (12'09 x 10'09)

Underfloor heating, two wall light points, sky light, built in book shelving, southerly facing window with lovely outlook.

SPLIT LEVEL FAMILY BATHROOM

Split level, boat shaped central bath with free standing waterfall taps and showerhead over, fitted double walk-in shower cubicle and tray, showerhead, tiled surround, striking free standing wash hand basin, close coupled wc, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, built in storage shelving, southerly facing window having a lovely outlook onto open fields and farmland.

DETACHED ONE BEDROOM ANNEXE - KEPTIPOT

A sympathetic and unique conversion of an old apple store, with underfloor heating throughout. Entrance via a part glazed door into:

KITCHEN

4.57m x 2.34m (15'00 x 7'08)

Belfast sink unit, mixer tap, fitted base units, integrated fridge, dishwasher and washing machine, small Everhot cooking range built within an attractive brick surround with hob and ovens, tiled flooring, two south facing sky lights. Opening into:

SPLIT LEVEL LIVING ROOM

5.03m x 3.91m (16'06 x 12'10)

Engineered oak flooring, exposed timbers, wood burning stove, southerly facing sky light, windows to either side having a private outlook over the grounds. Part glazed access door to the outside.

BEDROOM

4.62m x 2.31m (15'02 x 7'07)

Engineered oak flooring, recess display shelving with lighting, understairs cupboards, windows to either side aspect, opening to:

SPACIOUS BATHROOM

Boat shaped white bath with free standing tap and shower attachment over, separate double shower cubicle and tray, shower and tiled surround, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, two sky lights.

OUTSIDE

There are a range of outbuildings to include:

THREE BAY TRIPLE CARPORT

8.71m x 5.66m (28'07 x 18'07)

Ample power and lighting.

SUBSTANTIAL DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE

6.22m x 5.54m (20'05 x 18'02)

Via two sets of double timber doors, power and lighting, access to a fully floored loft space via loft ladder separated into two with connecting doors between the garages.

THE MAIN BARN

15.24m x 8.84m (50'00 x 29'00)

Solar panels, power and lighting, two separate entrances so ideal for hay storage or animal shelter.

LEAN TO BUILDING

12.80m x 7.32m (42'00 x 24'00)

Open fronted lean to ideal for general storage.

DOUBLE STABLE/TACK ROOM

8.84m x 4.88m (29'00 x 16'00)

Brick floor, rubber matting, original manger with feature arches, power and lighting. To the front there is an outside tap and a fenced concrete yard.

To the side of the stables there is an enclosed dog kennel area if required having access to the house and fields. Outside lighting surrounds the buildings.

ALL WEATHER MENAGE

40m x 20m (131'2 x 65'7 )

Post and rail fence surrounding, rubber sand fibre mix surface.

From Moat Lane a long driveway leads through to the rear of the property where there is parking for various vehicles, caravan or boat (formerly from the front there was a driveway leading to the house which we believe could be reinstated if wanted).

The property has formal gardens with various lawned areas, vegetable produce area, fully enclosed chicken run with hen house and shed, lean to outbuildings ideal for general storage, outside tap, small fenced paddock (ideal for pigs etc).

The main area of ground is separated into four fields / paddocks of varying sizes, one being a partial fruit orchard with apples and plums, all ideal for equestrian / agricultural use and having good fencing and natural hedging boundaries. Two of them have mains filling water troughs and the biggest field having a large central pond with a lovely copse for animal shelter. There are various mature trees within the fields and boundaries all having a lovely outlook onto surrounding fields and farmland. The land is very level so is all very useable with very good grazing.

All of the gardens and grounds amount to in excess of 18 acres.

PLANNING INFORMATION

The property is registered as a small holding. CPH number 14/172/0107

SERVICES

Mains water, oil tank for main house, septic tank, mains electricity (3 separate supplies) boosted by 2 x 4KW solar panels for power bringing in approximately £3,000 per annum reducing the tariff for the household, private drainage system, and air source underfloor heating in both annexes. Separate plant room for heating water tank for each of the annexes.

BROADBAND

The current owners use a mobile system with mesh wifi and get speeds of 20-70 mbs. Also, Gigaclear are putting in fibre this year.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Council Tax Band for the House and Attached Annexe: G and the one bedroom detached annexe is band: B.

Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG.

WATER RATES

Severn Trent - £246 per annum - 2022 / 2023.

TENURE

Freehold.

VIEWING

Strictly through the Owners Selling Agent, Steve Gooch, who will be delighted to escort interested applicants to view if required. Office Opening Hours 8.30am - 7.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday.

DIRECTIONS

From Newent proceed out along the Huntley Road B4216 until reaching Taynton, at the sharp right hand sweeping bend turn left signposted to Taynton and Tibberton, proceed along here for a short distance taking the first right into Moat Lane, continue along there for a short distance where the driveway for Longcroft can be found on the left hand side.

PROPERTY SURVEYS

Qualified Chartered Surveyors (with over 20 years experience) available to undertake surveys (to include Mortgage Surveys/RICS Housebuyers Reports/Full Structural Surveys).

01531 248077

Steve Gooch - Newent Sales

4 High Street, Newent, GL18 1AN

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