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May Hill, Longhope

6 beds | 4 baths | 1 receptions | Offers in excess of £750,000

  • Spacious Family Home
  • Equestrian Facilities
  • Swimming Pool & Sauna
  • Gardens & Grounds to about 3.1 Acres
  • For Sale By Informal Tender. (Tuesday 18th May 2021)

Equestrian Family Home Enjoying Rural Village Location.

Huntley 2.5 miles, Lea 4 miles, Newent 4 miles, Ross-on-Wye 8.5 miles, Gloucester 10 miles, Hartpury 12.5 miles, Cheltenham 17.5 miles, Bristol 44 miles.
Road Links: M5 10 miles
Trains: Gloucester
International Airports: Birmingham or Bristol

Burnside is situated in the popular village of Mayhill and enjoys rural aspect. Mayhill itself is a prominent hill between Gloucester and Ross-on-Wye, which is recognised by a clump of trees on the summit and forms an official site of special scientific interest. The village is renowned for the `Glasshouse Inn` and the food that they serve. The property benefits from excellent communication links with the nearby M50, M5 and M4 motorway networks. The Cathedral City of Gloucester lies to the South East, with Ross-on-Wye to the North West.

The nearby villages of Huntley and Lea offer butchers, fuel stations, garden centre, shop church and public houses with the market towns of Newent and Ross-on-Wye offering a good range of shops and services, including banks, post offices, library and hospital. Further amenities nearby in Cheltenham or Gloucester.

There is excellent range of both public and private schools in the area with primary school education at Huntley, Lea or Newent with secondary at Newent. There is significant range of independent schools in the area including Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies, Monmouth Haberdashers School, Malvern St James and Kings at Gloucester. Further education at Hartpury University. For independents see and for state school information see -school

The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, particularly in the Royal Forest of Dean, which is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty. Excellent walking and cycling opportunities are abound from the property with good outriding. Horse racing is at Cheltenham, Chepstow, Hereford, Ludlow and Worcester. Local hunts include the Ross Harriers and the Ledbury Hunt. Golf can be enjoyed at Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Higham. Local equestrian centres within easy drive include Burrows Court, David Broome Centre, Hartpury, Hillview, Kings Equestrian, Summerhouse, Talland and Three Counties Showground.

Burnside is a spacious six bedroom detached family home with both family and equestrian living in mind.

The main entrance is into the spacious reception hall with tiled flooring which continues through into the living room with dual aspect windows and woodburning stove. Across from the living room is the spacious kitchen/breakfast room with fully fitted modern units and central island, with dining area and patio doors out to the front. Utility room is located just off the kitchen with further door back into the hall to the wc.

On the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite with five further bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms. A door from bedroom three leads into the leisure area with gym room with access through to the heated indoor swimming pool with changing room, shower room and sauna.

The property is approached via a country road on to tarmac driveway with parking for several vehicles. There is a small lawned area to the front with the main garden to the side which sweeps around to the rear of the property, where there is small patio area and pedestrian gate through to the stable yard. The 20m x 40m arena lies to the front of the stables, with two stables and tack room of brick construction, plus additional two timber stables with fodder barn to the rear. The paddocks are located to the rear of the property. There is separate gated driveway into the stable yard with parking for lorry and several vehicles.

Mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating and septic tank drainage.

Planning permission has been granted for double garage to the side of the property.

Forest of Dean Council 01594 810000

The vendor has applied for the searches in advance of the sale and the purchaser will reimburse at commencement of sale procedure.

G £3006.07

From Newent proceed out on the B4216 for about 2 miles, turn right for Glasshouse onto Judges Lane. Proceed along this road for about 1.5 miles passing the Glass House Inn and the War Memorial, the property will be located on the right handside as denoted by Agents For Sale Board.

GL17 0NP

Strictly by appointment with the Agent on 01432 367802 or

Property is being sold via informal tender - All tenders need to into Fox Grant by 12 noon on Tuesday 18th May 2021.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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