Chessgrove Lane, Longhope, Gloucestershire, GL17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
This spacious three bedroom detached house stands grounds of 5.2 acres with stables and arena perfect for equestrian, with large character barn having great potential for separate annexe. Situated in a truly beautiful, rural and peaceful location with fabulous views.

This spacious three bedroom detached house stands grounds of 5.2 acres with stables and arena perfect for equestrian, with large character barn having great potential for separate annexe. Situated in a truly beautiful, rural and peaceful location with fabulous views.


The property is located along a small no through country lane offering peace and tranquillity in a slightly elevated location with fabulous rural views to the nearby May Hill and surrounding Countryside.

The nearby village offers a good range of amenities to include primary school, shop/post office, pub and church. The centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham are approximately 11 miles and 18 miles respectively. Ross-on-Wye is approximately 7 miles to the west. There are good road links to the midlands, south Wales and the south west via the M50/M5 and the A40/M4.

The property is entered via:

uPVC double glazed double doors which leads to:

Large Reception Hall:

uPVC double glazed window to front aspect with fantastic views to garden and May Hill. Hardwood staircase to first floor. Radiator, part exposed beamed ceiling, wall lights and picture light. Karndean flooring. Glazed panelled door to:

Cloakroom: 8'5" x 4'7" (2.57m x 1.4m).

With uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect. Fitted with a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Laminate flooring.

From the hall a glazed door leads to:

Kitchen/Dining Room: 22' x 15' (6.71m x 4.57m).

A fabulous room of enormous character with lovely high ceiling. Large feature stone open fireplace with heavy oak mantle over and flagstone hearth and wood burning stove. Plenty of natural light with uPVC double glazed window to rear aspect to woodland. Fabulous bowed uPVC double glazed windows with built in shutters to front aspect with superb views again to May Hill, surrounding countryside and gardens. Radiators, power points, wall light points. The kitchen has been beautifully designed by reputable local firm, KB Fitted Interiors, with attractive bespoke range of base and wall mounted units with decorative inlays. Fully integrated Samsung appliances including induction hob with stainless steel extractor hood over, convection microwave, dual purpose double oven, built in fridge/freezer. Built in island with further under cabinet storage. One and a half bowl sink unit. Attractive worktops with matching upstands. Karndean flooring. Patio doors to:

Sun Room: 22' x 15'5" (6.71m x 4.7m) max, narrowing to 8'8" (2.64m).

A fabulous room being fully double glazed with windows to front, side and rear enjoying a fabulous outlook. Solid insulated roof with exposed beams, double glazed French doors leading out to patio area. Radiators, power points, TV point, wall light points. Vinyl effect tiled flooring.

Sitting Room: 15'6" x 14' (4.72m x 4.27m) plus square bay window to front aspect.

uPVC double glazed window to front aspect again with spectacular views to May Hill. Additional double glazed window to rear aspect giving no shortage of natural light. A lovely fireplace with hardwood mantle, Adam style surround with inset wood burning stove and flagstone hearth. Power points, radiator, hardwood skirting's, wall light points. Karndean flooring. Glazed door to:

Utility Room: 17'10" x 10'8" (5.44m x 3.25m).

Well fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with granite effect work surfaces having inset stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Eye level Neff stainless steel double oven with cupboards above and beneath. Inset Zanussi ceramic hob with stainless steel splash back and stainless steel extractor hood over. Glazed display cupboards. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for dryer. Oak effect laminate flooring. Ceiling spotlights, radiator. Double glazed door to front, windows to both front and rear giving plenty of natural light. Inset halogen ceiling spotlights. Two radiators. Door to rear aspect.

Boot Room: 10'9" x 6'6" (3.28m x 1.98m).

uPVC double glazed door to front aspect. Perfect space for muddy boots and wet dogs. Floor standing newly fitted Firebird oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Recessed ceiling spotlights, hanging space for coats.

From the reception hall a staircase leads to:

First Floor and Landing:

With radiator, two double glazed windows to rear. Wall light points. Door into:

Master Bedroom Suite:

Dressing Area:

With fully fitted wardrobes, radiator. Double glazed window to rear aspect with pleasant rural outlook. Power points. Part glazed door leading into:

Bedroom: 14' x 12'10" (4.27m x 3.91m) plus additional recess.

Large double glazed window to front aspect with truly fabulous views to May Hill and surrounding countryside down to the small picturesque village. Additional double glazed window to side aspect and further rural views. Fully fitted range of part mirror fronted wardrobes, dressing table and inset mirror. Power points, TV point, radiator, telephone point.

En-Suite Shower Room: 8'1" x 6'3" (2.46m x 1.91m).

Having recently fitted with double glazed window to side aspect. White suite with low level WC. His and hers basin with matching mirrors with lights over. Walk in enclosed shower cubicle with mains pressured shower with shower boards.

Bedroom 2: 10'8" x 9'5" (3.25m x 2.87m).

With uPVC double glazed window with beautiful views. Further shelved recess.

Bedroom 3: 10' x 8'4" (3.05m x 2.54m).

Double glazed window to front aspect with lovely views. Airing cupboard with hot water tank. Radiator, power points.

Family Shower Room:

Recently fitted to create a beautiful shower room with double glazed window to rear aspect. Walk in enclosed shower cubicle with shower boarding and mains pressured shower. Ladder style radiator. WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin with vanity unit and fitted mirror with light over.


There are three vehicular accesses into the property, one to the fields, one to the barn and one to the house, each having five bar gates and gravelled drives.

Barn/Workshop: Overall length of approximately 50' (15.24m) x 13'2" (4.01m) approximately.

On split levels being predominately stone and timber framed construction with lighting and power. Double doors leading in giving garage access, part flagstone flooring to one end of the barn. There is a lower level area of approximately 13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m) with access from the drive and into adjacent stable.

With two stables accessed off the adjacent courtyard:

Tack Room: 12'3" x 11'9" (3.73m x 3.58m).

Hot and cold running water. Power points, lighting. Direct access with steps leading into barn. With lighting.

Feed Store/Wood Shed:

With lighting.

Attached to the rear of the barn is:

Stable Block:

Beautifully fitted with two stables and wash area.

Stable One: 13'5" x 11'6" (4.1m x 3.5m).

Window to side aspect. Water.

Stable Two: 13'8" x 11'5" (4.17m x 3.48m).


Wash Area: 13'5" x 9'5" (4.1m x 2.87m).

Hot and cold water and electric power shower, perfect for cleaning down both the horses and equipment.

From the courtyard access can be gained to:

Stable Three: 13'3" x 11'2" (4.04m x 3.4m).

With ramp up into. Doors and window to side aspect.

Adjacent to this there is a brick and cedar Greenhouse: 12' x 6'9" (3.66m x 2.06m) approximately.

A five bar gated access into:

Arena: 50m x 30m approximately.

Twin gated entrance out onto the lane. Separate five bar gate at the corner of the arena. With hardstanding off the Chessgrove Lane.


From the conservatory accessed is gained to a fabulous raised patio which takes in the lovely views towards May Hill and beyond.

Gravelled edge borders with steps lead up to a raised area with Summer House taking in the lovely views over the valley.

Two parking spaces.

Adjacent to the house there are neatly maintained, beautifully stocked formal gardens of lawns, herbaceous beds and shrubs. Access leading into the rest of the land, the majority of which are paddocks, with enclosed area of wild flowers.


From Ross on Wye take the A40 towards Gloucester, after approximately 7 miles turn right sign posted Longhope proceed into the village. Turn right into Chessgrove Lane, proceed for approximately one third of a mile where the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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