This unlisted 17th Century house with later additions has some beautiful rooms and a lovely outlook over the River Severn. Complemented by three cottages, a courtyard of modern and traditional stone barns and outbuildings with development potential. In all about 140 acres. EPC: G.
In detail, the estate includes:
– The Hawfield: a 16th century country house with Edwardian additions, in total comprising 4 reception rooms, 10 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a separate Garden Cottage. The south facing terrace and formal lawns lead onto ornamental pools. There are stunning views from the driveway approach, and from the main house and garden over the River Severn, with the Cotswold Escarpment occupying the skyline. Within the garden, is a tennis court, rose walk and kitchen garden.
– 1 and 2 Glen Cottages: a pair of two bedroom semi-detached cottages situated at the head of the drive
– Bailiffs Cottage: a three bedroom cottage that adjoins the main house and forms part of the front courtyard, with gardens to the rear, overlooking farmland.
– Courtyard of stone barns: farm buildings to the west of the main house offering potential (subject to the necessary consents). The traditional barns are principally constructed of stone with some timber buildings and a Dutch Barn.
– Gosling Barn: double height barn with single storey wing. Separate from main farmstead.
– Cow Bower: detached barn to north of farmstead.
In all about 56.38 hectares (140 acres), comprising farmland 46.05 hectares (113.75 acres) and woodland 8.15 hectares (20.14 acres). The farmland has in recent years been grazed by dairy cattle but in the past had been farmed by arable rotation.
The Hawfield is situated in a private position, at the end of its long drive. From its elevated position it enjoys impressive far reaching views over the River Severn to The Cotswolds in the distance.
The estate is just north of Blakeney village, which offers good local amenities. Cheltenham, to the north, is within easy reach offering a broader range of shopping and services, whilst the cities of Bristol and Cardiff are to the south.
Access to the motorway network is via the A48 to the M5 and M4 corridors. Fast trains run to London Paddington from Bristol, taking about 1 hour 30 minutes.
International airports are at Bristol, Cardiff and Birmingham, with a regional airport at Gloucester.
The Forest of Dean, with the Wye Valley running through it, is to the west with The Brecon Beacons and Black mountains of Wales just beyond. This beautiful landscape offers exciting recreational space with walking, mountain biking, horse riding and canoeing.