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Property Details

Guide Price £690,000 | 6 Bedroom Detached | Castle Tump, Newent GL18 1LS

Property Summary

A Spacious Six Bedroom Detached Victorian House Situated In A Delightful Rural Location Enjoying Wonderful Views Over The Adjoining Countryside And Benefitting From Oil Fired Central Heating And Double Glazing With Useful Cellar Room, Large Workshop And Four-Bay Carport All Standing In Gardens And Paddock Extending In Total To Approx 1.75 Acres

Location & Description

Paunt House is an imposing three storey Victorian detached property with a most interesting history. It is situated in a delightful rural location enjoying wonderful views over the adjoining countryside. The property offers very spacious accommodation which has the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing. It briefly comprises on the ground floor a veranda, reception hall, cloakroom with wc, study, sitting room with feature fireplace and woodburner, an orangery with a feature glass top well, fitted kitchen and a dining room with pantry off. On the first floor the landing gives access to a spacious master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. There are three further bedrooms on the second floor.
There is a useful external cellar room, large workshop and a four-bay carport. There are attractive gardens which are well stocked with a large selection of established fruit trees and there is an adjoining paddock, in all the grounds extend to approximately 1.75 acres.

Paunt House is situated at the end of a long shared private driveway close to the Three Choirs Vineyard. It is conveniently situated for access to the popular towns of Newent and Ledbury, both of which provide an excellent range of facilities. There is a mainline railway station in Ledbury and the M50 is close by providing easy access to the motorway network. The city of Gloucester is approximately 13 miles distant.

It should be noted that the neighbouring property, Paunt House Farm, is also for sale.

The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):

Reception Hall

With half glazed front door, telephone point, radiator, stairs to first floor and built-in under stairs cupboard.


Fitted with a wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor and double glazed window to front.

Study - 4.34m (14ft 3in) plus bay x 4.06m (13ft 4in) maximum

With feature cast iron period fireplace with slate hearth, two radiators, double glazed window to side and double glazed bay window to front overlooking the garden.

Sitting Room - 6.4m (21ft 0in) x 4.57m (15ft 0in) maximum

Having a feature stone fireplace with fitted woodburner, two radiators, TV aerial point, double glazed window to rear and double glazed double doors to side giving access to a patio and the gardens.

Orangery - 6.05m (19ft 10in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)

An attractive room with a glazed Victorian style sun roof, wooden flooring, radiator and double glazed double doors giving access to the garden. Within the Orangery floor is a most interesting illuminated well with a glazed top.

Kitchen - 4.32m (14ft 2in) plus bay x 4.06m (13ft 4in) maximum

Well fitted with an extensive range of white contemporary units comprising a stainless sink with base unit under, further base units, work surfaces with tiled surrounds, integral dishwasher, vertical radiator, bespoke ceiling light fittings with downlighters, laminate flooring, double glazed bay window to front and archway through to dining room.

Dining Room - 4.47m (14ft 8in) x 3.61m (11ft 10in)

With laminate flooring, opening through to kitchen, double glazed window to side, double glazed door to rear giving access to a patio and a door to a pantry which has plumbing for a washing machine.



With staircase to second floor, radiator and double glazed window to front enjoying a most pleasant outlook over the gardens and adjoining countryside.

Master Bedroom - 6.35m (20ft 10in) maximum x 3.68m (12ft 1in) plus alcove

With built-in wardrobes, two radiators, telephone point and double glazed windows to side and rear with fine outlook.

Ensuite Bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising a corner bath with shower over, wash hand basin, WC and tiled surrounds. Ventilator, radiator and double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 2 - 4.24m (13ft 11in) x 3.99m (13ft 1in) maximum

With radiator and double glazed windows to front and side enjoying wonderful views.

Bedroom 3 - 3.99m (13ft 1in) maximum x 2.26m (7ft 5in)

With radiator and double glazed window to front with fine outlook.

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath, walk-in shower, mounted wash hand basin with cupboards under and a WC. Tiled floor, heated towel rail and double glazed window to side enjoying wonderful views.


Top Landing

With access to roof space, radiator and double glazed window to front with fine outlook.

Bedroom 4 - 4.39m (14ft 5in) x 4.19m (13ft 9in) maximum

With radiator, double glazed window to front and double glazed Velux roof window.

Bedroom 5 - 4.39m (14ft 5in) x 4.09m (13ft 5in) maximum

With feature fireplace, radiator, double glazed window to front enjoying fine views and double glazed Velux roof window.

Bedroom 6 - 6.38m (20ft 11in) x 2.36m (7ft 9in)

Having a sloping ceiling, built-in eaves storage cupboards, radiator, double glazed window to side and double glazed Velux roof window.

Cellar - 4.11m (13ft 6in) x 3.91m (12ft 10in)

With external access from a small courtyard to the side of the property and housing a Worcester oil fired combination boiler.

Workshop - 7.11m (23ft 4in) x 4.72m (15ft 6in)

With light, power and water.

4-Bay Carport

It should be noted that this is approached via a right of way over the neighbouring property's courtyard.


Paunt House is surrounded on three sides by lawned gardens, with well stocked established borders. A most interesting selection of established fruit trees include peach, cherry, apple, pear and plum. There is also a walnut tree and a sweet chestnut tree. In addition there are several soft fruits including black, red and white currants, gooseberries, jostaberries and raspberries. Adjoining the garden there is an area of paddock. In total the gardens and paddock extend to approximately 1.75 acres. An interesting feature within the garden is a large Victorian water pit.

We have been advised that mains electricity, is connected to the property and there is a shared mains water supply. Drainage is to a private system. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is Freehold.

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury office (01531 634648).

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.



From the agent's Ledbury office proceed down New Street and at the traffic island take the second exit onto the B4216 towards Dymock. Continue on this road into Dymock and at the T junction turn left in the direction of Newent. Continue over the M50 motorway, proceed on past the left hand turning to Welsh House Lane and after a short distance the track giving access to the property will be found on the left hand side immediately before the Three Choirs Vineyard (signed Aylesmore Farm). Proceed along the track and after the row of Poplar trees turn sharpely right. The property will then be found at the end of this track.

Site Plan

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