A truly fantastic property that has been sympathetically restored and improved, purveying many character features this type of property has to offer, whilst enhancing it with many modern fixtures and fittings, to include ground source under floor heating, PV solar panels and oak doors and floors to mention but a few. Ample off road parking, detached double garage, office and planning for further outbuilding, affording lovely open views over surrounding farm land and towards Huntley Woods and sat in its own plot of in excess of 0.75 of an acre. The property is extremely economical and energy efficient.
- Beautifully appointed
- 3/4 of an acre
- Wealth of Character
- Stunning rural location
- Home office/studio
- Double Garage and Driveway
Accessed via a solid oak front door under a porch, the entrance hall welcomes you into the cottage and you immediately get a feel for the quality of finish with oak skirting, staircase and doors, tiled flooring. All of the rooms are accessed from the hall way with the study boasting exposed timbers, storage cupboard and window to the front. The cosy lounge has a gorgeous fireplace with brick and timber surround with inset "Villager" woodburning stove, oak flooring, exposed ceiling timber and access out to the rear garden. There is also a practical cloakroom off the hall and access into kitchen and family room which is beautifully appointed with a comprehensive range of oak base units with granite worktop surfaces, matching eye level units, exposed timbers and central island. The kitchen opens up into dining/family space and is the perfect set up for family living and entertaining. Bi fold doors open up to the rear patio and bring the outside in! There is a good sized larder cupboard and a useful utility room which also gives access outside. Upstairs, the landing has a wonderful feature wall of exposed timbers and the oak continues with thumb latch doors and skirting throughout. There are three double bedrooms with the master boasting en suite shower room. the family bathroom is a delight with luxury and character the order of the day with exposed stonework and timbers alongside a full bathroom suite and double walk in shower.
There is a block paved driveway with parking for several vehicles and access to Double garage via twin up and over doors. The garage houses the PV panels controls and offers good eaves storage
Side access leads around to the rear garden which has Large patio adjacent to the rear of the property, oak frame porch (off Lounge), mainly laid to lawn with flower beds inset mature trees and shrubs, lovely open aspect with far reaching views over agricultural land, with Huntley Woods close by, rear vehicular access via a five bar gate. Total plot measures in excess of 0.75 of an acre. Walled and gravelled path leads down to the versatile brick built building which could be used as home office or studio. It consists of entrance area with kitchenette and separate w.c and the through to the main office/study space with full IT and electrics. There is also a partly constructed outbuilding with planning passed for stabling or agricultural use and in addition planning has been granted for a log cabin to be used as studio should this be required.
Cliffords Mesne is a village in Gloucestershire, approximately 2 miles south-west of Newent. Home to the Yew Tree Inn public house and the village is also known for its close proximity to May Hill, owned by the National Trust, and to the International Centre for Birds of Prey. The Village Hall was fully refurbished in 2013 and holds regular social and music events.
From Newent take the B4216 Road to Huntley and after approx 1 mile turn right at the crossroads known as Anthony's Cross where signposted Cliffords Mesne. Proceed along past The Green Farm over two cattle grids and the property is the only cottage on the right-hand side, just before the sharp right-hand bend.
Tenure, Services, Local Authority
Mains water via borehole, mains electricity, heating via ground source heat pump, drainage via private septic tank
Forest of Dean District Council
Tax Band C - £1552.17 - 2018/19