Ford House Road, The Scarr, Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18
£1,499,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
Superb and well established Caravan and Camp Site business, with a good-sized family house in a quiet, easily accessible area.

Modern and spacious 5-bed detached house (3,165 sq ft)

Integral self-contained 1 bed annexe, static caravan

2 camping fields offering 29 seasonal and 30 touring pitches

Site office, shower blocks, electric hook ups, chemical wc disposal

Summary of Features * Modern and spacious detached house (3,165 sq ft)

* 5 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, large conservatory

* Integral self-contained 1 bed annexe, static caravan

* Generous gardens, workshop, barn and site office

* 2 camping fields offering 29 seasonal pitches and 30 touring pitches

* Space for tents, electric hook ups, chemical W.C disposal

* Kitchen, male, female and baby/family shower blocks

* Site extends in all to about 3.4 Acres

Location * Mileages: Newent 1½ miles, Ledbury 9½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 10 miles, Gloucester 11 miles, Malvern 15½ miles, Cheltenham 17½ miles, Hereford 21 miles, Worcester 28½ miles, Birmingham 64 miles

* Road: M50 (Jct 2) 5½ miles, (Jct 3) 8 miles; M5 (Jct 8) 18 miles

* Railway: Ledbury & Gloucester

* Airport: Bristol (54 miles), Birmingham (61 miles)

Situation Pelerine Caravan & Camping is situated in a quiet, but not isolated, rural location and is well placed for good access to the local town of Newent, and almost equidistant between the pretty riverside town of Ross-on-Wye and the popular market town of Ledbury. This area offers a pastoral quality of life with excellent access to commuter links and the larger towns and cities in the locality, which are all within reasonable travelling distances. A perfect combination for rural living, combined with modern-day accessibility and an ideal location for the business aspect of this super property.

Pelerine * The property is approached via a private driveway off a quiet rural lane, which leads to the ample gravelled parking area located at the front of the property.

* The entrance to the caravan and camping site has its own access via a separate drive which forks off the driveway to the house.

* Both the main house and caravan camping site are very well-maintained and this super home with business offers a wonderful opportunity to live and work in an idyllic, rural location.

* The house is very spacious and light and provides excellent accommodation throughout, with the welcoming, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room being the heart of this lovely home.

* The kitchen offers ample storage and benefits from a breakfast bar, a Rangemaster range cooker with cooker hood, and space/plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The breakfast area has direct access out to the patio and garden.

Pelerine Ctd. * The comfortable sitting room with wood burner leads through to a lovely conservatory which has direct access to the garden. There is also a further reception room, currently used as a study; a great versatile space which could be re-purposed to suit. This room benefits from a large, walk-in cupboard and additional fitted storage cupboards. There is also a useful downstairs bathroom.

* Upstairs there is a spacious landing with very useful built-in storage cupboards, and which is a great flexible space for an additional sitting area or office/study area, etc.

* There are 5 good-sized double bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms on the first floor. The very generous main bedroom benefits from a walk-in dressing room which could easily be converted to an en-suite if desired as plumbing is in situ.

* A one-bedroom annexe has been created on part of the ground floor, its fully self-contained with its own separate access but could form part of the main house if required.

The Outside * The property is situated centrally within its gardens, surrounded by enclosed lawns and planted with a variety of established trees and shrubs. The garden offers further scope for keen gardeners and is a lovely space to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

* A large patio terrace offers a great space for seasonal dining, summer BBQ's and entertaining, with a further patio leading directly off the conservatory.

* There is a good timber barn/workshop and two further timber storage sheds.

* A large, gravelled parking area provides parking for several vehicles and there is ample space to erect a garage or car port, subject to the necessary permissions, if desired.

* A static caravan is situated off the driveway and is currently used for storage. There is scope to upgrade/replace this to provide extra income if required.

The Caravan and Camp Site * The whole property extends to about 3.4 acres and comprises 2, level and enclosed camping fields. Both have electrical hook ups and one has a chemical W.C disposal point.

* The site has capacity for 29 seasonal pitches and 30 touring pitches as well as space for tents to camp.

* There is also a hardstanding area for winter caravan storage for about 10 vans.

* The site is long established, has been successfully run for a number of years and has been meticulously maintained.

* Currently the site opens from the first week in March and closes the last week in November.

* Information on rates/turnover is available from the agents.

Property Information

Services Mains electricity. Mains water (Metered). Mains drainage plus, Septic tank drainage for the chemical W/C disposal point. Oil-fired central heating. 3-Phase electricity to the caravan and camp site.

Broadband Standard BT broadband is connected. Gigaclear is available if required.

Local Authority Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.

Council Tax Band “E” (£2,656.93 for 2023/24).

Tenure Freehold.

Listing This property is not Listed.

EPC Rated "E".

Business Rates Zero rated.

General Information

Schools * Primary: Newent, Pauntley, Dymock. Further information is available at: www.fdean.gov.uk

* Secondary: Newent. Further information is available at: www.fdean.gov.uk

* Independent: Gloucester, Malvern, Cheltenham, Hereford & Worcester have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk

Local The area is well known for the abundance of wild daffodils which appear every Spring, providing a stunning display. Nearby, the small market town of Newent provides a good range of local amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including two supermarkets, a Dr's surgery, schools and, more recently, a quality restaurant The Wye Inn, from the renowned chef Andrew Sheridan. Ledbury offers similar amenities, including 3 supermarkets, a local Theatre, and a good range of independent shops, pubs, and eateries. This property is very well placed for the commercial centres of Gloucester and Cheltenham, offering more extensive retail, leisure, and cultural facilities, and for those visiting the camp site, it is ideally situated for those wishing to explore what the area has to offer.

Recreational Many fine walks, cycle rides, water sporting and outdoor activities are available both locally in the Wye Valley and in the popular Forest of Dean, which became the country's first National Forest Park in 1938 and is England's largest oak forest. There are a variety of sports clubs close by in Newent and Ledbury including cricket, tennis, hockey, football, and rugby clubs, as well as a well-known golf course. A selection of good pubs can be found in the locality and nearby. The Three Choirs Vineyard has a popular restaurant, also offering tours, wine tasting events and overnight accommodation. The renowned Malvern Hills are within easy reach and Eastnor Castle hosts a range of events, concerts, and festivals, and is open to the public.

Postcode GL18 1LQ.

Directions From Newent: Head North out of town on the B4215 towards Dymock and Ledbury, and after a short distance, past the fire station at the bottom for the hill take the right hand turn sign posted to Puuntley, Redmarley and Tewkesbury. Follow this road for 0.8 miles and at the junction, take the 2nd left onto Ford House Road, you will also see the Pelerine sign in front of you. Proceed up the lane for a short distance where the entrance to the house will be on the right-hand side.

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Viewings By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

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