Wigpool, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

Guide Price £1,750,000

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Wigpool, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

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Blackwell Meadows Barn is a unique and luxurious family home, incorporating traditional build elements and modern living refinement in an enviable location. This highly desirable property has been carefully crafted to maximise the outstanding views over the 25 acres of pasture land, including professional standard equestrian facilities framed by the Royal Forest of Dean. Nestled in a quiet hamlet and respecting both its heritage and environmental context, this property is a one off' in the true sense of word.

Description - Blackwell Meadows Barn is a unique and luxurious family home, incorporating traditional build elements and modern living refinement in an enviable location. This highly desirable property has been carefully crafted to maximise the outstanding views over the 25 acres of pasture land, including professional standard equestrian facilities framed by the Royal Forest of Dean. Nestled in a quiet hamlet and respecting both its heritage and environmental context, this property is a one off' in the true sense of word.

Utilising the latest smart energy technology, Blackwell Meadows Barn is heated via an air source heat pump and almost all of the energy requirements are drawn from a substantial solar array, including home charging points for two electric cars. As well as the obvious environmental benefits, the property is very low cost to run whilst meeting all of the standards of luxury modern living. In addition to the eco provisions, the construction includes original stone, with dark grey aluminium triple glazed windows and matching extruded rainwater goods, all of a simple and modern design.

Offering generous proportions, this impressive detached barn offers simply stunning accommodation over two floors. On the ground floor, the main door opens up into reception hallway leading to a fully open-plan living/kitchen/dining room. This makes for a fantastic family/entertainment space with bi-fold doors creating a fantastic connection to the landscaped gardens. The fitted Kitchen comes with a range of appliances and a generous oak-topped island to divide the room. The ground floor includes two further reception rooms, a sitting room with log burner and a secret office, as well as a cloakroom, utility room and enormous storage room/gym/games room.

The second floor comprises four bedrooms, a secluded principal suite with en-suite and stunning sunrise views. Then three further bedrooms, one with en-suite and an additional family bathroom. The property also boasts further opportunity for accommodation with connected stone barns ripe for conversion, subject to the normal planning considerations.


Wigpool is a hamlet and located next to a 19-acre nature reserve jointly maintained by the Forestry Commission and the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust. The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, which is renowned for its natural outstanding beauty. Excellent walking, cycling opportunities abound from the property. Wigpool enjoys an attractive rural location with far reaching views across the Wye Valley towards Ross on Wye.

The nearby village of Mitcheldean offers a convenience store, post office, butchers, pharmacy, library and other community facilities, with the market town of Ross on Wye offering a good range of shops and services, including a hospital, restaurants and beautiful riverside walks. Further amenities including theatres, restaurants and shopping are available nearby in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Hereford.

An excellent range of both public and private schools are available in the area with primary school education at Mitcheldean, Drybrook and Lea, and an outstanding secondary school in walking distance. Private schools include Cheltenham Ladies College, Monmouth Haberdashers, Kings School Gloucester, Hereford Cathedral, Malvern College and St James Malvern.

Outside - Approached via a gated driveway, the property enjoys a delightful private outlook over the substantial grounds including gardens, paddocks and equestrian facilities. There is an open bay carport for several cars with smart technology electric car charging points.

Directly to the front of the barn, we have stunning low maintenance landscaped gardens with a relaxing contemporary water feature and several great spaces for entertaining with family and friends, all whilst enjoying the wildlife and gentle sound of the waterfall. There is a further covered sitting area ideal for al-fresco dining and a location for a hot tub to enjoy the surrounding grounds and countryside, a great spot for quiet contemplation, reading and relaxing. The true joy of this property is your connection with the land and beyond the gardens is the gentle sloping pasture of your 25 acres, all within your eye line.

Equestrian Facilities
Approached by a separate vehicle access, the purpose-built equestrian facilities include a 10 stable Harlow American Barn, with a bespoke design to promote natural ventilation and light, and a modern agricultural barn with enclosed storage. The 30x60 menage is located next to the stabling and has been completed with a Martin Collins surface, arena mirrors and a full set of show-jumps. The 25 acres is divided into individual and group turn out and includes a cross country schooling field with ditches, water jump and bank. There is fantastic off-road out-riding directly into the Forest of Dean and easy access to a number of top competition venues including Hartpury, David Broome Event Centre and Prestige Equestrian.

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Property Features

  • Stunning eco barn conversion with outstanding views
  • Set in 25 acres of grounds, paddocks and gardens
  • Equestrian facilities including american barn and menage
  • Magnificent kitchen breakfast family room
  • Two further reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Bathrooms and en-suites
  • Storage/gym/games room
  • Further stone barns with development potential
  • Covered parking with electric car charging




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