Offered for sale for the first time in 23 years, Ullington House is an outstanding example of a Grade 2 listed English country farmhouse, tucked away at the end of a long driveway with wonderful views from all sides and surrounded by beautiful lawned gardens and paddocks extending to approximately 3.75 acres in total.
The property is accessed from Buckle Street, a rural Roman road and lies within the parish of Pebworth, a gold award winning village in the 2015 Britain in Bloom competition.
With five double bedrooms and 4 bath or shower rooms, this is a property that offers the perfect mix of space, seclusion, privacy, and stylish country living with a wonderful array of period features including hand made leaded light windows, exposed beams, and fireplaces fitted with wood burning stoves.
An overview of the property follows and we also invite you to view the accompanying floorplans and selection of photographs.
KITCHEN / DINING ROOM 20’ 5” x 15’ 9”
This really is the quintessential country kitchen, the heart of the house complete with 2 oven Aga, bespoke solid wood fitted kitchen, granite worktops and quarry tiled floor. The perfect space for cooking and entertaining all year round.
Fitted with kitchen units and granite worktops, sink, washing machine, dryer, and currently a large American style fridge freezer. Also contains a fully serviced floor standing oil fired boiler
SNUG 14’ 1” x 8’ 1”
A cosy winter retreat or year round TV room with wood burning stove, original exposed stone wall and stone mullion window surround retained from an earlier period. Window overlooking lawned garden
GARDEN ROOM 11’ 8” x 8’ 9”
A wonderful breakfast room perfectly aligned to catch the morning sun and with double doors to paved patio and barbecue area and views of the garden
With original flagstone floor and exposed beams, this light and bright hallway provides access from the formal front door and attractive entrance porch.
With WC and wash basin
DRAWING ROOM 15’ 9” x 15’ 8”
Beautiful dual aspect room with original inglenook fireplace and wooden salt cupboard set into the side. Large wood burning stove, exposed central ceiling beam, solid oak flooring, and two built in window seats overlooking gardens.
SITTING ROOM 15’ 8” x 12’ 2”
Currently used as a music room with grand piano, this room also features dual aspect windows with built in cupboards and window seats with views to gardens, solid oak flooring and an open fire with period fire surround.
STAIRCASE TO FIRST FLOOR
Featuring exposed timbers and extra wide landing with original leaded light window
BEDROOM 1 15’ 10” x 15’ 9”
Spectacular master bedroom with original exposed ceiling beams and solid wooden floor, fitted wardrobes, fireplace (disused) and views to two sides over paddocks and Cotswold hills.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Period style white suite with pedestal wash basin, WC and shower cubicle. Electric underfloor heating and ladder style towel radiator. Window to side.
BEDROOM 2 15’ 10” x 12’ 3”
Dual aspect double bedroom with views over open countryside
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Contemporary fitted white suite with built in hand basin and WC, double size shower cubicle, ceramic tiling to walls and floor and ladder style towel radiator.
With airing cupboard, hot water tank and shelving. Access to a useful loft space which is boarded with shelving and a velux window.
BEDROOM 3 13’ 9” x 10’ 4”
Dual aspect double bedroom with views over wildfowl pond and patio area. Includes fitted wardrobes, desk and dressing table.
Family bathroom with bath and shower over, separate corner shower cubicle, window to side, electric underfloor heating.
STAIRCASE TO SECOND FLOOR
With exposed beams and landing with leaded light window.
BEDROOM 4 15’ 8” x 14’ 7”
Beautiful dual aspect double bedroom with exposed beams and views over gardens and open countryside
Featuring exposed beams, bath with power shower over, WC and hand basin.
BEDROOM 5 12’ 3” x 10’ 6”
Dual aspect double bedroom with views over paddocks and countryside. Exposed ceiling beams.
SEPARATE OUTBUILDING COMPLEX
Externally includes 4 vehicle carport and storage shed for garden machinery. Internally includes spacious recreation / entertaining room with large screen plasma TV and built in sound system, downstairs WC, and double doors to patio. Stairs to first floor versatile open plan home office area with solid oak flooring, electric heating, fitted desk area, multiple electrical sockets and space for a further 5 workstations if required. Alternatively these areas have potential for conversion to additional living accommodation (subject to planning consents).
Set within lawned gardens, a beautiful natural space for quiet relaxation or entertaining.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Ullington House comes complete with a wonderful balance of formal lawned gardens and patio areas wrapping around the house, as well as two paddocks, one with ridge and furrow and one further paddock reaching down to the road. We understand that planning permission for the construction of stabling has previously been granted but is now expired. The grounds also feature a historic cart wash, a coppice with dew pond, a wildfowl pond with visiting ducks, and a selection of fruit trees (apple, pear, and damson).
Ullington House is situated in a perfect rural location approximately 4 miles from the north Cotswold boundary and 15 minutes drive from world renowned Stratford Upon Avon with its historic town centre, boutique shops, bars, restaurants, riverside entertainment and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Within 10 minutes drive in the opposite direction are the beautiful Cotswold towns of Chipping Campden and Broadway, plus the famous Broadway Golf Club, one of the finest members’ golf clubs in the Cotswolds with wonderful views across the Vale of Evesham to the Malvern Hills & Black Mountains. Nearest shops and services can be found at Bidford On Avon (3 miles) or Honeybourne (2 miles).
Pebworth (1.5 miles) has a wonderful village primary school, historic church and village hall.
For those looking for easy access to London a two minute drive will take you to Honeybourne station from where there are regular trains running direct to London Paddington in 1 hour 50 minutes. Motorway access is via M40, M42, or M5, all of which can be reached in under 30 minutes. Birmingham international airport is approximately 45 minutes drive.
Approximate distances to nearby places of interest are shown below.
Pebworth First School 1.5 miles
Honeybourne station 1.5 miles
Cotswold District (Northern boundary) 4 miles
Bidford On Avon doctors surgery 4.5 miles
Broadway Golf Club 6 miles
Chipping Campden 7 miles
Broadway 7 miles
Evesham 7 miles
Stratford Upon Avon 10 miles
Royal Leamington Spa 21 miles
Birmingham airport 21 miles
Cheltenham 23 miles
Birmingham City Centre 29 miles
Subjective comments in these details imply the opinion of the vendors at the time these details were prepared. Prospective purchasers should ensure they are satisfied with all elements before proceeding
UTILITIES, INSTALLATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS
Purchasers should make their own investigations as to the workings of electrical, central heating or sanitary ware appliances. All room measurements, land acreage and distances quoted in these sales particulars are approximate.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
It is suggested that all items to be included or excluded in the sale should be confirmed by the purchaser at the point of offer.
The property is Freehold with vacant possession upon completion of the purchase.
Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is via a private septic tank shared with two other properties. Central heating to the main house is via oil fired boiler with separate electric heating in the outbuilding complex.
Wychavon District Council. Council Tax Band G
It is suggested that prior to exchange of contracts, prospective purchasers walk the land and boundaries in order to satisfy themselves as to the exact area of land they are purchasing.