Detached house for sale in Bredon's Norton Manor, Bredons Norton, Gloucestershire GL20

£1,499,500
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Property features

  • Grade II listed historic Manor House that can be dated back to 1575-1585
  • Located within a desirable setting, neighbouring a village with local amenities
  • Spacious and well-proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors
  • Five reception rooms to the ground floor, to include the Great Hall
  • Six double bedrooms to the first floor. Master with en suite and dressing room
  • Three further rooms to the floor offer en suite shower/bathrooms
  • Two further rooms and bathroom occupy the 2nd floor
  • Series of interlinking rooms that make up the attic space
  • Total grounds measure 1.077 acres of formal, landscaped gardens
  • Found within the grounds include lawns, seating areas a pond and outdoor pool

Property description

Welcome to Bredons Norton Manor, a unique and individual property that can be dated back to 1575-1585. Throughout its history, the property has been used in a variety of ways, but since the current owner took up occupancy in the early 1990s’ it has been used as a residential dwelling.

The village of Bredons Norton is set on the western slope of Bredon Hill, made famous by A.E. Housman's Poem. The village of Bredon’s Norton dates back to 1086 when it was mentioned in the Domesday Book and has several pretty timber-framed cottages (called cruck cottages due to their construction) and a 12th century thatched tithe barn (now a home) where it is claimed William Shakespeare acted on his Barn Storming Tour. The larger neighbouring village is that of Bredon, which offers a doctor’s surgery, village primary school with an outstanding ofsted report, village shop and post office as well as a public house and restaurant. Bredon also offers a range of recreational attractions including cricket, football, rugby, bowls and ballet. The village of Bredons Norton is five miles north of the medieval town, Tewkesbury and is sixteen miles from the Regency Spa town of Cheltenham and although surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, access to the M5 and M50 are found within a relatively short distance.

Returning to the property, the charm and character of the building is clearly evident, period features are found throughout that include open fireplaces, inglenooks, exposed beams, panelled walls and traditional tiled floors. The accommodation is laid out over three floors with the ground offering five reception rooms, one of which being the Grand Dining Hall. The remaining reception rooms include the breakfast room, sitting room, drawing room and study. The final rooms completing the ground floor include the entrance hall, cloakroom, kitchen and utility room.

On the first floor, six of the eight bedrooms are located. All of the bedrooms are double rooms with the master bedroom offering an en suite bathroom and dressing room. Of the remaining five bedrooms, three of these offer en suite bathrooms/shower rooms with the remaining two bedrooms sharing the family shower room.

On the upper level, the remaining two bedrooms are found, although neither of these rooms are en suite, there is a bathroom also found on this floor. The remaining rooms are a series of interlinking attic rooms and are being used for storage.

Outside, the formal gardens are a delight. Designed by the owners, there are multiple flower beds offering an abundance of colour throughout the seasons. Formal lawns surround the property and give a feeling of tranquillity and seclusion, whilst also allowing one to enjoy the rolling countryside that neighbours this historic property. Furthermore, there is an outdoor pool, private seating areas and a pond.

To own a property such as Bredons Norton Manor is to own a piece of history, where one becomes a custodian of British Heritage. Very rarely does a person get the chance to own such a property and it is because of this, that this very special property should be highly considered for viewing.

Reception Hall

Glazed and leaded door to outside. Stairs to first floor. Glazed double doors to the Great Hall. Panelling, exposed stone, built in cupboard and china cabinet. Cloaks cupboard with window.

Great Hall

Window with window seat with outlook to the front garden. Stone mullion window also to the front. Two stone mullioned windows to the rear garden. Huge fireplace with canopy and dog basket grate. Beams and panelling and pillars. Original long dining table to one side. Flagstone floor.

Cloakroom/WC

Window with window seat. Hand basin. Corner fireplace. WC. Flagstone floor.

Lobby

Secondary stairs to first floor

Drawing Room

Glazed door out to terrace and swimming pool. Two sash windows to the rear garden . Open fireplace with ornate surround. Tudor tiled floor. Moulded ceiling. Panelling to dado height.

Laundry Room

Door to outside. Window to front. Sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Cabinets with laminated work surfaces

Library

Open fireplace. Panelled and shelved to three sides. Double glazed French doors and side windows to rear terrace and garden. Side door and window to garden.

Breakfast Room

Ornate window and window seat to front garden. Fitted china cabinets and cupboards. Feature inglenook fireplace with feature bread oven. Tiled hearth, exposed brick and stone.

Sitting Room

French doors and side windows out to paved courtyard/sun terrace. Window and door to either side of fireplace with log burner. Panelling to walls. Tiled surround to fireplace.

Kitchen

Stone mullioned window to formal garden at front. Limed oak kitchen cabinets with tiled work surfaces. Tiled floor and splash backs. Belfast sink. Plumbing for dishwasher. Built in double oven.

Utility/Lobby

Shelves and cupboards. Gas boiler. Stable door to outside.

Landing

Window to rear garden. Door to stairs and top floor.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 (Master)

Two deep double glazed windows to the rear garden and side. Fireplace with ornate surround. Book shelves and cupboards.

Dressing Room/En-Suite Bathroom

Window to front. Double glazed window to side. Wardrobes. Shower. WC. Vanity basin. Tile floor and walls.

Bedroom 2

Two mullioned windows to front and rear of the house. Beautiful view to the Malvern Hills in the distance.

En-Suite Shower Room

Shower. Hand basin. WC.

Bedroom 3

Double glazed window to front. Superb view over formal front garden. Views to distant hills. Fireplace with stone surround.

En-Suite Bedroom

Double glazed window to front. Panelled walls. Bath. Hand basin. WC.

Bedroom 6

Secondary double glazed window with outlook to rear garden and through to farmland. Fireplace. Exposed timbers to walls and ceiling.

En-Suite Shower Room

Shower. Hand basin.

Bedroom 4

2 windows to front and side. Excellent views over gardens and beyond. Timbered ceiling and walls. Space for en-suite.

Shower Room

Window. Tiled walls and floor. Shower. Hand basin. WC.

Bedroom 5

2 windows to rear gardens. Impressive fireplace with carved inscription. Panelled wall.

En-Suite Shower Room

Shower. Hand basin. WC.

Top Floor

Landing

Bedroom 8

Double glazed window to rear with lovely views over the gardens to rolling farmland beyond. Fireplace.

Bathroom

Double galzed window. WC. Hand basin. Tiled floor. Large Shower.

Bedroom 7

Window to front with far reaching views over open farmland. Window to rear.

Door to Attic

Attic

A series of 5 attic spaces accessed via door from Bedroom 7.
These areas have been used as bedrooms and could easiliy be 'work from home' space.

Property info

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Nearby transport

  • Ashchurch for Tewkesbury (3.4 miles)
  • Pershore (5.8 miles)
  • Evesham (7.5 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (31.8 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (34.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (53.1 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (27.6 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (29.1 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (45.6 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • The Bredon Hancock's Endowed First School (1.3 miles)
  • Eckington CofE First School (1.6 miles)
  • Overbury CofE First School (2.0 miles)
  • Pershore High School (5.4 miles)
  • Prince Henry's High School (7.7 miles)
  • New College Worcester (ISP) (9.8 miles)
  • Alderman Knight School (3.8 miles)
  • Tewkesbury School (3.9 miles)
  • Bredon Hill Academy (4.3 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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