Savills | Bredon, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7EG | Properties for sale
9,621 sq ft(893.82 sq m)
Guide price £2,250,000

BredonTewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 7EG

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2020
  • Grade II listed Manor House with integrated 1 bedroom apartment
  • One bedroom Coach House
  • Party Barn and swimming pool, outbuilding and garaging
  • Gardens, grounds and land about 12 acres
  • Lot 2: Two bedroom Lodge

Classic Grade II listed manor house in a commanding position above the river Avon

About this property

  • An early 18th century Georgian manor house with Tudor and Georgian origins. The principal elevations are built of ashlar stone giving the house an air of importance and immense character, often associated with the Georgian architecture of houses with high status.

    Bredon Manor is an imposing and historic Grade II listed manor house with an excellent range of family accommodation and wonderful gardens and grounds. There is a magnificent walled garden with a range of garden stores. Extensive outbuildings provide for boundless versatility and a converted coach house now provides additional accommodation for staff and guests. The Lodge, a gatehouse located by the main entrance gate at the bottom of the drive, also provides additional accommodation and potential for valuable rental income.

    The house is approached from the village road via a long drive accessed through iron entrance gate, with the novel use of former cannons as gate posts. The drive sweeps past the Lodge and a number of magnificent trees, passing the ornamental pond before arriving at the graveled parking area beside the house.

    The house is well laid out for entertaining and its configuration over three floors, with cellars in addition, also allows for its comprehensive use and enjoyment on an everyday, informal basis. Below follows a brief description of the principal rooms. The floor plans enclosed within the brochure show clearly the arrangement of the accommodation in greater detail.

    The front door opens to a welcoming reception hall providing access to the principal reception rooms with high ceilings, feature fireplaces, large sash windows and intricate plaster ceiling mouldings. The drawing room is an impressive light-filled room perfect for entertaining and features the large bow window. The dining room, equally charming and impressive,
    is just across the west hall from the drawing room and displays intricate detail with papered wall panels and a beautiful fireplace, surround and mantelpiece.

    On the opposite side of the main hall is the beautifully presented panelled sitting room from which the newly constructed and impressive orangery is located. The orangery, at over forty feet in length, offers huge scope for all aspects of entertaining and takes in the wonderful views of the gardens to the east of the property. Further along the hall is the well-appointed kitchen/breakfast room, with views over the grounds to the river Avon, which opens to an informal sitting room/snug/playroom providing the necessary space for the all-important family hub.

    Upstairs there are two floors of bedroom accommodation including an apartment. The first floor features four bedroom suites, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. Worthy of note is a handsome panelled study area with laundry room adjacent.

    At second floor level is an apartment with sitting room, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. A separate second floor section features two bedrooms.

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With the combination of grandeur and potential, this wonderful manor has the opportunity to let your imagination go wild.

Christian SwaabProperty agent

Local information

  • Bredon Manor is set to the edge of the pretty village of Bredon, close to the magnificent church with its spire and the National Trust's 14th century Bredon Tithe Barn. The house and grounds are secluded from the village being positioned behind imposing entrance gate at the end of a long drive to the southern edge of the property and flanked to the north by the river Avon.
  • Bredon itself is a bustling village offering a range of services whilst being very accessible. It has a strong community feel with life centring around a well regarded primary school, church, well stocked village shop with post office, two reputable public houses and a local doctors' surgery with a pharmacy.
  • This active village offers good recreational facilities including a rugby club, football club, cricket club, tennis courts and a bowls club. Whilst this flourishing parish provides excellent amenities, the spa town of Cheltenham is ten miles away. Cheltenham is a cosmopolitan town offering a wealth of cultural activity, playing host to several highly acclaimed festivals including Music, Literature and cricket. It is home to world renowned schools, Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies' College and Dean Close as well as a number of exceptional grammar schools.

Additional information

  • Gardens and Grounds The gardens and grounds of Bredon Manor are a delight and complement the status and architectural quality of the house. Mature formal gardens with an array of herbaceous borders, magnificent trees, a pond and a formal walled garden with a number of stores are an impressive and important feature of the property. They provide the enjoyment, seclusion and ability to entertain guests on a grand scale in beautiful surroundings. Perfect for garden parties, with or without a marquee and ideal for a wedding with the church nearby – its steeple and spire towering above. To the front of the house is a lawn with a selection of mature specimen trees. A formal pathway leads through the garden boundary to the fields and water meadows beside the river. Beyond the gardens to the front are the outbuildings forming a courtyard style setting in which is the outdoor swimming pool.
  • Outbuildings There is an extensive range of attractive, period outbuildings providing boundless versatility of uses. Currently, the Party Barn comprises a kitchen, party room and pool room. Upstairs is a comprehensive home office arrangement, from where the vendor once ran a business. Further stores provide more functional space for additional storage and garaging.
  • The Coach House The former coach house has been converted to a dwelling for use ancillary to the house and has a bedroom, sitting room/dining room and kitchen. There are two further store rooms attached to the building, which could provide further accommodation or other uses, subject to the necessary consents.
  • The Land The fields slope down to the water meadows boarding the river Avon and apart from forming part of the wonderful views and providing privacy, the pasture offers a number of options for the enjoyment of the property. The current owner has let the pasture to a local farmer for the grazing of cattle. There is an area of mature woodland, which provides further wildlife diversity and interest in the views.
  • The Lodge (Lot 2) At the bottom of the drive is a pretty lodge house with two bedrooms, sitting room and kitchen. The Lodge has the benefit of its own garden and parking.
  • Tenure Freehold
  • Services Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
  • Viewings All viewings must be made strictly by appointment only through Savills as the vendor's agents.
  • Fixtures & Fittings The property is offered for sale as land and property. Items of fixtures and fittings such as curtains, light fittings and garden ornaments are specifically excluded, but some may be available by separate negotiation. All fitted carpets are included in the sale.
  • Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way The property is offered for sale subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way both public or private, all easements and wayleaves whether specifically referred to or not.
  • Local Authority Wychavon District Council
  • EPC Exempt