3 Bed Detached HouseBayshill, Newtown, Berkeley, GL13

For Sale
Property type:Detached House


  • virtual viewing available
  • four reception rooms
  • three bedrooms
  • study
  • kitchen
  • ample parking
  • gardens front and rear
  • garage & workshop
  • energy rating: E


***VIRTUAL VIEWING AVAILABLE*** Unique Victorian detached ex police house with no onward chain is in need of some upgrading to provide family living and possible annexe, having original features throughout and providing larger than average family space. Having entrance porch - four reception rooms - kitchen - three bedrooms - study - family bathroom - garage with workshop - Wc - front and rear gardens - off street parking - views - EPC rating E


The property occupies a pleasant position in the village of Newtown, which has facilities including: primary school and post office/mini-market. A wider range of facilities can be found in the nearby historic town of Berkeley, which is famous for its Jenner Museum and Castle. The town also has a good range of local traders. The towns of Dursley and Wotton-under-Edge also offer a wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities. Commuting to the larger centres of Gloucester, Bristol and Cheltenham is made easily accessible via the nearby A38 and M5/M4 motorway network.


If travelling south on the A38, pass The Prince of Wales Hotel and continue for approximately 1km taking the turning right signposted Berkeley on the B4066 and continue for approximately 1km to the roundabout taking the second exit and continue on the by-pass road to the next roundabout, proceeding straight across and continue for approximately 1km and turn right signposted Newtown and Sharpness. Continue under the railway bridge, at the next roundabout turn right onto Gloucester road and the property can be found approximately 100 yards on the right hand side.


This unique redbrick ex police house has been in the same ownership for many years. Over time the property has been extended but still has some original features in place. Currently in need of modernising and upgrading the property boast exceptional family space throughout, with entrance porch, inner hallway, four good size reception rooms and kitchen/diner. On th first floor there are three good size bedrooms, a small study and larger than average family bathroom. The property has gas central heating and is partially double glazed offering views across open fields and towards the River Severn. To the front of the property there is a low level boundary wall with wrought iron gates and is laid to lawn with shrubs and trees, a tarmacadam driveway sweeps from the front of the property to the rear providing ample parking. There is a garage and workshop with w/c providing excellent space and scope for improvement.


(Please note that our room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest one hundredth of a metre on a wall to wall basis. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets) is only intended as an approximate guide).


Having front door and double glazed window to side and door to:


This delightful space provides access to the first floor via an elegant staircase, having large sash window to front and radiator.


4.56m X 4.15m (15'0" X 13'7") - This exceptionally large room provides excellent family space with high ceilings and patio doors to rear garden, There is an ornamental brick fireplace with gas fire and radiator.


4.99m in to bay X 3.69m Maximum (16'4" in to bay X 12'1" Maximum) - Having double glazed bay window to the rear and sash window to the side providing ample light and offering views across open fields to the rear, an ornamental fireplace with gas fire and radiator.


4.94m in to bay X 2.73m (16'2" in to bay X 8'11") - In need of upgrading, having wooden wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink with double drainer, partially tiled walls and radiator a bay window provides space for dining.


7.83m narrowing to 3.53m X 4.97m narrowing to 2.56 (25'8" narrowing to 11'7" X 16'4" narrowing to 8' - Having been built as an extension in the 1980s this versatile space has many possibilities for the larger than average family, with two sash windows to the front and gas fire heater, loft access above which has been boarded and shelved, there are double doors to the rear giving access to the rear garden and workshop space and W/c. A door leads on to:


3.52m X 2.80m (11'7" X 9'2") - Having sash window to the front and under stairs storage cupboard and radiator, this room also offers versatile living space on the ground floor.


Spacious landing area with sash window, loft access to a larger than average loft space.


4.01m Widening 4.17m X 3.69m Maximum (13'2" Widening 13'8" X 12'1" Maximum) - Good size room with radiator and dual aspect windows to side and rear providing far reaching views across fields and towards the River Severn.


4.03m X 3.73m (13'3" X 12'3") - Having radiator and sash window to side.


3.61m Maximum X 3.01m (11'10" Maximum X 9'11") - With radiator and sash window to rear providing stunning views across open fields and towards the River Severn.


Larger than average bathroom with white suite comprising of: bath with mixer tap shower, pedestal wash basin, w/c and separate shower cubicle with electric shower. A storage cupboard houses immersion tank and storage area. There is a sash window to front.


1.95m Maximum X 1.48m Maximum (6'5" Maximum X 4'10" Maximum) - With sash window to front.


5.30m Widening 8.20m X 6.91m Narrowing 1.66m (17'5" Widening 26'11" X 22'8" Narrowing 5'5") - This larger than average space offers excellent possibilities having both workshop and garage and the addition of W/c.


Built within the workshop area and having white w/c and sink.


To the front of the property there is a lawned area having an abundance of shrubs and trees and pathway to front door. A tarmacadam driveway sweeps from front to back providing ample off street parking. To the rear of the property a brick built garage and workshop can be found along with w/c. The rear garden backs on to open fields and has several patio areas allowing for outside entertaining and laid to lawn area. A low level brick wall provides a boundary from front to back with two sets of wrought iron gates to the side and front and edged with shrubs and trees.


All mains services are believed to be connected
The property is currently not registered and is subject to first registration at Land Registry.
Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax Band: E £2,332.18


We may offer prospective purchasers' financial advice in order to assist the progress of the sale. Bennett Jones Partnership introduces only to Kingsbridge Independent Mortgage Advice and if so, may be paid an introductory commission which averages £128.00.


By appointment with the owner's sole agents as over.

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