A very well equipped equestrian unit with planning to extend the house.
Set on the edge of Hartpury village in a tranquil corner of north west Gloucestershire, a compact and flexible smallholding currently being run as a commercial stud farm. Lot 1 extends to approx. 10 acres (equestrian tie). Lot 2 is a further 22 acres.
A compact and very well equipped equestrian unit complete with full planning permission (Forest of Dean District Council planning ref: P0136/17/FUL dated 7th July 2017) to raise the roof height on the existing bungalow and extend at ground floor level doubling the existing footprint. The approved plans see the addition of a second floor and a connecting two bedroom annex which when used in conjunction with the house creates a flexible five bedroom family home that extends to 2,131sq’.
The property is subject to an equestrian planning restriction.
Set back behind the house and garden is the stable yard. Arranged around concrete yards are 3 blocks of stables including a farm office and a steel frame shed and foaling boxes. Next to the yard is a 5 bay horse walker, the flood lit manege (20x40m with a sand and silicon surface) with a further all weather turnout arena on the other side of the yard.
Accessed via a permanent hard-core track, the paddocks are all post and railed or electric fenced with automatic drinkers. To the rear of the farm is a practical utility area used for silage storage, machinery and a muck clamp.
Lot 2: A level 22 acre field down to pasture located to the north of Orridge Street a short walk away from the farm. There is a large area of fenced and enclosed hard standing accompanied by a recently constructed open fronted steel frame portal barn (80’x40’). There is mains water and electricity.
Bucklands Farm and Stud nestles between the well-patronised villages of Staunton and Hartpury set in the heart of the Severn Vale, a short drive from the fashionable Spa town of Cheltenham and the Cathedral City of Gloucester. Whilst rural in feel, the property is in a conveniently located for easy access to the A417 giving way to the M50 at junction 2 and the M5 at Gloucester or Tewkesbury.
Staunton 1 mile, Hartpury village 2.5 miles, M50 (J2) 5 miles, Ledbury 9 miles, Cheltenham 14 miles, Worcester 26 miles, Bristol 40 miles, Oxford 65 miles, Gloucester Railway Station 7 miles (London Paddington 120 mins) (Distances approximate).
Local authority information
Forest of Dean District Council. Tel: 01594 810000