West Wing, Adsett Court
Adsett Lane, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire
01531 822522 or 01452 522131
West Wing, Adsett Court
Adsett Lane, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire GL14 1PQ
A wonderful opportunity to acquire an elegant Regency property
retaining great character and many desirable original features,
comprising part of Adsett Court, formerly a gentlemans small country estate,
now split into four leasehold parts each with a quarter share in the freehold of the
property, set in mature shared grounds including formal and informal gardens, swimming
pool, paddocks, stables, equestrian arena,
in a sought after rural location within walking distance of Westbury-on-Severn.
Drawing room, dining room, hall with original staircase, kitchen, utility, cloakroom, boot room/rear hallway,
3 bedrooms, bathroom.
Impressive shared grounds including landscaped gardens, paddocks, stables, swimming pool.
In all approximately 15 acres
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Adsett Court From Rear Hallway door to:
The property was originally thought to have been built in the late 17 century with later additions Cellar.
circa 1825 and the late 1880’s and has had several owners including for many years the Original and split into several areas with plenty of space for storage.
Broughtons and the Garnets and at one stage, was owned by an Irish Member of Parliament.
Rear Hall/Boot Room.
The gentleman’s estate was purchased in 1976 and sympathetically divided into four leasehold Terracotta tiled floor. Door giving access to rear courtyard area. Storage for coats. Door to:
properties, all with a quarter share in the freehold.
The grounds are a notable attribute of the property, amounting in all to approximately 15 acres of Well fitted with a traditional style suite comprising high level w.c. with high level cistern, wall
both formal landscaped and informal gardens, orcharding, paddocks and pasture land, mounted basin. Part Victorian style tiled walls. Picture rail. Window to side aspect. Terracotta
swimming pool and several outbuildings, set in unspoilt countryside. tiled floor.
West Wing itself (circa 1825) has an impressive and graceful Regency façade and comprises of Door to:
two principal reception rooms, both of magnificent proportions, retaining the original high ceilings Rear Hall/Scullery.
and ornate plaster mouldings of the period and substantial fireplaces. The hallway retains its Space for white goods and shelving. Quarry tiled floor.
original graceful staircase with original balustrading and the spacious landing features a
magnificent circular window. On the ground floor is also a well fitted kitchen with Rayburn, utility Door to:
room, rear hallway and cloakroom. The property also features an original vaulted cellar Kitchen. 12' 8" (3.86m) x 12' 8" (3.86m)
providing useful storage. Two windows overlooking the courtyard area, one with working shutters and window seat.
Exposed ceiling timber. Extremely well fitted with a traditional painted effect range of base and
On the first floor are two impressive principal bedrooms with fireplaces, a third bedroom in the wall units with wooden work surface over and part tiled walls. Display cabinet. Creda halogen
older part of the property and a family bathroom. hob with extractor hood over. Fully fitted integral SMEG dishwasher. NEFF traditional style
double oven. Integrated larder style ‘fridge. Oil fired, gravity fed, Rayburn cooker which also
Situation supplies additional hot water. Wooden flooring.
Located in a rural setting, surrounded by unspoilt countryside, yet within walking distance of
Westbury-on-Severn across footpaths and the notable Westbury Court Gardens. Although Door to:
situated outside the village of Westbury-on-Severn, the property has excellent access to the Utility Room.
A48, Newnham-on-Severn, with a good range of facilities and the centres of Gloucester and Quarry tiled floor. Window to side aspect. Belfast sink on raised plinth. Plumbing for washing
Bristol, the M5/M4 and the wider motorway network. machine. Space for white goods. Camray Quartet oil fired boiler. Plenty of shelving units.
Cupboard housing pressurised hot water tank with storage space.
The accommodation briefly comprises:
Canopied Entrance Porch From the main hall, staircase with split level landing leading to:
With leaded roof leading to: First Floor
Original part glazed door, with semi circular glazed window over and semi circular arched Main Landing.
windows with original shutters to side, leading to impressive and original Circular window with stunning views towards Westbury-on-Severn and Westbury Court Gardens.
Panoramic views over the open countryside and grounds. This spacious landing is currently
Main Reception Hall. used as a study area.
Original turned staircase with mahogany banister rail and turned spindles leading to first floor.
Parquet flooring. Original doors to main reception rooms. Impressive plasterwork. Radiator Master Bedroom. 21' 11" (6.68m) max. x 20' 0" (6.1m)
cabinet. Access through to rear hall and boot room. Dual aspect with three windows overlooking the gardens and grounds of the property. Picture
rail. Wooden carved mantel piece with woodburning stove. Fitted period corner cupboard
Dining Room. 22' 1" (6.73m) x 19' 10" (6.05m) housing basin.
Elegantly proportioned and high ceilinged, dual aspect with Georgian sash windows to front and
window to side with working shutters. Impressive architraving, plasterwork cornice and central Agents Note
ceiling plaque. Picture rail and dado rail. Parquet flooring. Cast iron period style radiators. Please note this bedroom has sufficient space for an en suite bathroom to be fitted if so required.
Stunning open fireplace with marble inset and carved wooden mantel over.
Bedroom 2. 22' 3" (6.78m) max. x 15' 4" (4.67m) max.
Drawing Room. 21' 11" (6.68m) max. x 14' 10" (4.52m) Two sash windows overlooking the grounds to the front aspect. Well fitted with a traditional
A further impressive, high ceilinged, room with two Georgian windows to front aspect. Impressive range of wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving units and storage cupboards above. Cornicing
cornice and ceiling rose. Picture rail. Fireplace with carved wooden mantel and Jotul and picture rail. Wooden fireplace with imitation marble inset. Stripped wooden flooring. Door
woodburning stove. Parquet flooring.
leading to: Services
Rear Landing Area. Mains water and electricity. Oil central heating. Private drainage.
Giving access to
Family Bathroom. From the A48 Gloucester to Chepstow Road, proceed through the villages of Minsterworth and
Extremely well fitted with a traditional white suite of white bath with mixer tap and shower Chaxhill, turning right into Adsett Lane just before the village of Westbury-on-Severn. The
attachment over with glazed shower screen, low level period style w.c. and traditional basin fitted property will be found on the lefthand side of the road accessed with an impressive entrance with
into wooden vanity unit with cupboard below. Fully tiled Georgian style walls with attractive stone pillars.
border tiles and inserts. Separate, fully tiled, corner shower cubicle with Mira electric shower
and curved glazed doors. Window to rear aspect overlooking the courtyard. Fixtures and Fittings
Those Fixtures and Fittings not mentioned in this brochure are excluded from the sale.
From the rear landing steps lead up to:
Bedroom 3. 13' 6" (4.11m) x 12' 3" (3.73m) Rights, Easements and Boundaries
A charming room, full of character, of more modest proportions and with lower ceiling, in the The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public
oldest part of the house. Exposed wood trusses. Sash window overlooking the courtyard with or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies, and other rights and obligations,
far reaching countryside views. easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves or
masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Particulars
Outside. of Sale or not, and the provision of any planning scheme of County or Local Authorities. The purchaser
Adsett Court is approached via a gravelled drive leading to a parking area with two designated shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendors nor their agents will
parking space for the owners of the West Wing. The grounds, amounting in all to be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.
approximately 15 acres, are in shared ownership of the four leaseholders of the property,
which is currently split into four sections, the West Wing, the East Wing, The Old House and the Money Laundering Regulations
South Wing/Cottage. Prospective purchasers are required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity
within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations. Examples of appropriate identification
The extensive grounds include pasture paddocks, communal productive vegetable and fruit include: passport/photographic driving licence and a recent household utility bill.
gardens including an asparagus patch, a formal hedged garden with open air swimming pool,
formal herbaceous well planted borders and sweeping lawns. In addition there is a
summerhouse, several stables (currently used for storage), a metal Dutch barn (again
currently used for storage of tractor and garden equipment) and further outbuildings
variously used by the Leaseholders.
The grounds are jointly owned by the Leaseholders of Adsett Court who enjoy the privilege of a
part share in what was a small country estate. The grounds are run by Cynosure Adsett Court
Ltd., Company No. 3469338, a Management Company made up solely of the four leaseholders.
The accounts and minutes of Management Meetings can be viewed at our Gloucester Offices.
The Company owns the freehold of Adsett Court in its entirety. The Management Company
currently sub contract, on a casual basis, part of the upkeep of the grounds to a groundsman,
but also are involved in the maintenance and general upkeep of the property. The current
Maintenance Charge is £200 per month which covers buildings insurance, maintenance of
swimming pool and general grounds maintenance. Each Leaseholder is solely responsible for
their own leasehold property and their own contents insurance.
999 year lease currently running from 1976 and being renegotiated.
Quarter share in the freehold of Adsett Court.
Forest of Dean District Council. Tel. 01594 810000 Particulars and photographs taken April 2008. Ref. 101034
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and are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. Descriptions of the property are subjective and the information contained herein is used in good faith as an opinion and not by way of statement of fact. 3. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.
4. The photographs appearing in these particulars show only a certain part and aspect of the property at the time when they were taken. Certain aspects may have changed since they were taken and it should not be presumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. No assumption should be made in respect of parts of the property, which are not shown in the
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