Anthonys Cross, Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18

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Bedrooms: 4
Spacious, modern detached bungalow with annexe, stables, paddocks and arena in a quiet rural location

Modern, versatile 5/6 bedroom detached bungalow

Stable yard with 4 stables, tack & feed rooms, hay store

Arena (30m x 45m), 2 Paddocks (c. 4.3 and 1.1 Acres),

Ample private parking for several vehicles, horse lorry

Summary of Features * Modern, versatile 5/6 bedroom detached bungalow

* Currently being used as a 4 bed home with an adjoined 2 bed annexe

* Open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room

* Comfortable sitting room with wood-burner

* Enclosed rear garden and adjoining paddock (c. 1.1 acres)

* Home office/summerhouse, outbuildings & sheds

* Stable yard with 4 stables, tack & feed rooms, hay store

* Outdoor Arena by Pegasus (30m x 45m)

* Paddock (c. 4.3 Acres) with woodland

* Small turn out paddock with field shelters

* Ample private parking for several vehicles, horse lorry

Acreage In all about 6 Acres.

Location * Mileages: Newent, 1½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 9½ miles, Ledbury 10 miles, Gloucester 11 miles, Great Malvern & Cheltenham within 18½ miles, Birmingham 61 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 9 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 18 miles

* Railway: Ledbury, Gloucester

* Airport: Bristol (55 miles), Birmingham (67 miles)

Situation Springfield occupies a lovely rural position off a quiet country lane, with this part of Gloucestershire being renowned for its rolling countryside, local vineyards, and apple orchards. The property is well placed for good access to the local towns of Newent, Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury and has excellent commuter links to the larger towns and cities, which are all easily accessible. A perfect location for rural living combined with modern-day accessibility.

Springfield * Springfield is a modern, detached bungalow which provides spacious and comfortable accommodation, which has been in the same family for about 24 years.

* The front door leads into a welcoming entrance hall complemented by wooden floorboards. The bedrooms and family bathroom all lead off the entrance hall.

* The spacious main bedroom has lovely views over the garden and countryside beyond and features an original fireplace. There are three further good double bedrooms, one with French doors out to the garden. The family bathroom has a free-standing bath and separate walk-in shower.

* A spacious and open plan kitchen/dining/family room is the heart of this home. The kitchen area is fitted with country-style cupboards which offer plenty of storage, and is complemented by a central island and solid Oak work-surfaces. There is space for a range cooker, cooker hood, and a dishwasher.

Springfield (Continued) * Off the kitchen is an inner lobby which provides space for a fridge-freezer and further storage. There is also a back door from the rear garden which leads into a rear hall/boot room, and subsequently back into the kitchen/dining/family room.

* The formal sitting room is a lovely, comfortable room which is complemented by a wood-burner set on a slate hearth. Double doors lead from the sitting room back through to the kitchen/family dining room.

The Annexe * The annexe was built c. 2013 as ancillary use to the main dwelling and is a great asset to the property. It is perfect for dependent relatives, staying guests or older children.

* The annexe has also been used as an extension to the bungalow in the past creating a versatile, large, family home.

* A separate/independent entrance leads into the annexe where there is an entrance hall, two good-sized reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room with electric cooker and dishwasher with utility area off providing space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a useful, boarded loft space above with pull-down ladder and electric lighting and a rear hall and two double bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a separate bathroom with walk-in shower.

The Outside * Springfield is approached off a quiet, rural lane via a gated entrance which leads onto a gravelled driveway, and to the private parking located to the rear of the property. The parking area benefits from an EV charging point and a modern, outside WC with a Belfast sink, ideal if out in the garden or stable yard.

* The property is set well back from the lane and has a large, lawned front garden edged with flower borders, and is bounded by mature hedges. A large, established flower bed planted with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and flowering plants flanks the edge of the driveway creating a private setting.

* To the rear of the property is a manageable enclosed and dog proof garden, which is mainly lawn complemented by a patio terrace with hot tub (included in the sale), mature hedging, and a variety of flowering plants. The garden offers further scope for keen gardeners, if desired.

The Outside (Continued) * A paddock of about 1.1 Acres adjoins and can be accessed via the rear garden and incorporates a small, turn out paddock with field shelters. Located just inside the paddock is a timber summerhouse/home office, its accessed via a gravelled path from the bungalow and has both an electric connection and lighting.

* There are two, useful timber outbuildings/workshops, and two timber sheds situated at the rear of the property off the parking area.

* The stable yard is located securely to the rear of the property and is situated around a good, enclosed concrete yard which is accessed via a pedestrian gate. Two, 5-bar gates provide access across the yard where there is additional parking for a horse box/lorry, if desired.

The Outside (Continued) * The stables comprise two stable blocks; a block built stable block incorporating three stables, 2 x 12' x 12' and a pony stable 9' x 12', currently used as a feed store. The adjacent timber stable block houses the fourth stable, also 12' x 12', a tack room and a hay store which takes up to 50 rectangular bales. The stables all have concrete floors and electric lighting.

* A further gated access leads through to the main paddock (c. 4.3 Acres) and the outdoor arena by Pegasus, which was installed two years ago. The arena is post and rail fenced and has been finished with a Pegasus Synergy surface. The main paddock also has a small area of woodland and an orchard with apple, pear and plum trees, which could either be removed or fenced off, and also has a vehicular access off the lane.

Material Information

Services Mains water and electricity, private treatment plant drainage (installed in 2018) LPG central heating (the annexe has under floor heating).

Broadband Standard broadband is available. (Circa 13 Mbps).

Mobile Phone Signal Vodafone provides the best coverage; other providers might be patchy.

Local Authority Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.

Council Tax Band “E” (£2,797.32 2024/25).

Tenure Freehold.

Construction Brick elevations under a roman tiled roof. The kitchen/dining room is under a pitched, felt roof.

Listing This property is not Listed.

Planning Permission Planning Permission is in place to add a conservatory.

EPC Rated “E”.

Flood Risk The property is not at risk of flooding.

Access Directly off a council adopted highway. There is also another access of the highway into the paddock.

Public Footpath None cross the property or land.

Covenants The sellers are not aware of any.

Conservation Area/AONB The property is NOT in a conservation area or AONB.

Solar Panels There is an owned array of C. 4kw solar panels and a feed in tariff is still in place. Currently generating between £1,200 - £1,400 per annum.

General Information


Primary Newent, Gorsley, Pauntley. Further information is available at

Secondary Newent. Further information is available at

Independent Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford, Worcester and Malvern all have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at

Local Anthonys Cross is situated on the outskirts of the traditional and busy market town of Newent. The town offers a good range of shops, a doctor's surgery, 2 supermarkets and a variety of services to meet most day-to-day requirements. A broader range of shopping and leisure facilities can be found close by in Ross and Ledbury, with more extensive retail and cultural facilities available in Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Recreational There are many fine walks, cycle rides and outdoor activities in the local area, with the popular Forest of Dean, Wye Valley and Malvern Hills, all within easy driving distance. There are a variety of sports clubs in Newent, including cricket, hockey, football and rugby, a leisure centre/swimming pool, and a golf course. There are a selection of good pubs in the locality and a local vineyard offers tours and wine tasting visits.

Equestrian Excellent outriding via quiet lanes to May Hill. The region is well-known for its strong ties to the Equestrian world, with Charlotte du Jardin, Carl Hester and Vittoria Pannizon having yards in the area. Hartpury College, Prestige Equestrian and Kings Equestrian Centre are within sensible driving distances and host to a series of year-round competitions, both affiliated and unaffiliated and offer a range of specialist clinics. Annual horse trials take place at Homme House, Much Marcle, and The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is within easy driving distance.

Postcode GL18 1JQ.

Directions From Newent: Head out of the town on Culver Street which will be signposted to Huntley. Stay on the road for 1.4 miles and the access to the property will be found on the right hand side, about 100 yards past the small Anthonys Cross junction.

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