Set in the heart of the town under the magnificent backdrop of St. Mary's Church, a substantial historic family home with a separate bungalow all set within a delightful and private walled garden of around an acre.
Positioned prominently at the end of a gated driveway adjacent to the church, The Court House is a beautiful detached residence extending to around 6,356 square feet, predominantly over two floors but with very accessible attic space and a large wine cellar.
Originally the Manor House of Newent it remains the town's principal house. The building dates back to the late 17th Century although it incorporates parts of a much earlier house in the kitchen wing. It occupies the site of the former 12th Century Newent Priory of which it is reputed remnants are incorporated into the current structure.
The property enjoys superb proportions throughout boasting a grand entrance hall and a stunning double drawing room . The house retains many period features that include several panelled rooms, fine full length sash windows complete with shutters as well as intricate ceiling plasterwork.
There are five excellent first floor double bedrooms all with double aspects, a study and three bath/shower rooms. The attic has two large bedrooms, an additional bathroom and a large games room.
A double carport and garage as well as a range of garden stores accompany the property whilst level, predominantly lawned gardens wrap around the house, all encompassed by a tall brick wall. South west facing and very private, the garden features a number of delightful mature trees.
Discreetly set back behind the house is a (1,525 square feet) three bedroom bungalow currently let on an AST.
Situated in a charming part of north west Gloucestershire, the historic market town of Newent offers a comprehensive range of amenities to include a supermarket, schools, library, pharmacy, butchers and a doctors. A number of the buildings date from the 13th century, the centrepiece of the town being the Old Market Hall, built in 1668. The Court House nestles between the park (Newent Lake), St. Mary's Church and the town centre.
About a mile north of the town is the world renowned Three Choirs Vineyard. The Cathedral City of Gloucester and Regency Spa town of Cheltenham are only 9 and 16 miles away respectively and offer an extensive range of facilities to include private schooling, a mix of retail parks, shops and restaurants.
There are direct trains to London, Birmingham and Bristol from Gloucester.
Gloucester 9 miles, Ledbury 9 miles, Cheltenham 16 miles, M5 (J11 N&S) 14 miles, Monmouth 19 miles, Bristol 43 miles, Oxford 57 miles (distances approximate).