High Street, Newent, Gloucestershire
£415,000 For Sale


*HIDDEN GEM* A truly unique opportunity awaits in this characterful property located in the heart of Newent. Offering a wealth of charming features plus extremely versatile accommodation that could appeal to large families, people who enjoy plenty of living space or multi generation living, to name but a few. Viewing strongly advised to fully appreciate what is on offer. Attached cottage is perfect for an annexe or even holiday let potential. A "one off" property!

  • Character Property
  • Annex/Holiday Let
  • Cellar with Furnace
  • Workshop
  • Planning for Garage
  • Close to Town Centre

LOCATION

Newent originally called Noent is a small market town about 8 miles north west of Gloucester, on the northern edge of the Forest of Dean. The town includes a half-timbered market house, plus other houses of historical nature and Newent Lake a large picturesque lake in the centre of the town, originally part of the Newent Court Estate is the 'jewel of the town'.
Newent is served by three schools, all within the town. Glebe Primary School, Picklenash Junior School and Newent Community School providing both secondary and tertiary education for ages 11 upwards. A doctors surgery and dentist, Sports & Leisure Centre and various churches of different denominations. With excellent motorway links to the M50 & M5.

THE OLD MALT HOUSE

Side Entrance Hall

Via French doors, exposed brickwork, exposed beams.

Cloakroom

Recently fitted white suite, low level w.c., wash hand basin.

Ground Floor Office

Exposed brickwork, picture rail, window overlooking side entrance hall, window to side elevation, opening through to:

Kitchenette

Base units with worktop surface, inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit, space for fridge, matching eye level units, store cupboard.

Reception Room One (5.48 x 4.59)

Exposed beams, ceiling beam, picture rail, front entrance door with window above, two sash windows to front elevation, sash window to side elevation.

From the Entrance Hall

Stairs lead down to:

Reception Room Two (5.50 x 4.97)

Exposed brickwork, exposed ceiling beams, window to side elevation.

Cellar

Impressive large brick fireplace (formally the furnace), exposed brickwork, exposed ceiling beam, door to outside WORKSHOP.

From the Entrance Hall

Elm staircase leads to the first floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (9.37 x 5.80)

Historically the original grain store converted into the kitchen. Range of base units with worktop surfaces, inset 'Belfast' sink with mixer tap, cupboards and drawer under, space for Rangemaster type cooker, with canopy extractor over, central island with further cupboards and drawers under, exposed beams, exposed painted brickwork, ceiling spotlights, quarry tiled floor, windows overlooking the entrance hall, window to side elevation.

Family Area

Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, exposed painted brickwork, 'Velux' windows, potential feature covered circular hole which drops down to the furnace below, wood flooring, door to:

Inner Hall

This leads to the cottage/annexe and back downstairs to the offices, exposed wall beams, exposed painted brickwork, window to side elevation.

From the First Floor

Galleried Elm stairway continues to the second floor, exposed 'A' frame beams, two 'Velux' windows, two windows to side elevation.

Spacious Landing

Windows to side elevation, 'Velux' window.

Master Bedroom (6.30 x 5.88)

Exposed 'A' frame beams, exposed painted brickwork, window to side elevation, three 'Velux' windows.

Bathroom

Recently fitted white suite comprising roll top bath, low level w.c., wash hand basin.

Bathroom

Recently fitted white suite comprising roll top bath, shower, low level w.c., wash hand basin.

Bedroom (4.35 x 3.89)

Exposed 'A' frame beams, exposed painted brickwork, sloping wall with beams, 'Velux' window.

Utility/storage area

Plumbing for washing machine

Bedroom (4.69 x 3.89)

Exposed 'A' frame beams, exposed painted brickwork, sloping wall with beams, window to side and rear elevation.

En Suite Bathroom

Recently fitted white suite comprising roll top bath, low level, w.c.

STABLE COTTAGE

Formerly the stable and hay loft, now converted into an annexe/holiday let cottage or could be incorporated into main residence.

Entrance Hall

Open plan to kitchen with original staircase leading to first floor.

Reception Room Three (5.77 x 4.60)

Fitted base units with worktop surfaces inset sink with mixer tap, cupboards and drawers under, space for automatic washing machine, space for fridge, ceiling beams, flagstone floor, window and steps lead up to double doors which in turn lead to the:

Conservatory (3.00 x 2.98)

Timber and glazed construction, exposed/painted brickwork, low level brick built shelf with flagstone finish, flagstone floor, windows to side and rear elevation, doors to rear garden.

OUTSIDE

Workshop

Arched ceiling with exposed brickwork, power and lighting.

Front

Pedestrian gate from roadside through to the rear of the property.

Rear

Steps and dwarf wall lead to the rear garden, lawned area, beds and borders with mature trees and shrubs.

Outside Store (3.10 x 1.67)

Door in, windows to side.

AGENTS NOTE

Planning permission has been granted to convert Reception Room One (Main Entrance from road side) into a garage.

Tenure

Freehold

Services

We understand all mains services are connected to the property

Local Authority

Forest of Dean District Council
Tax Band E
£2042.59 - 2017/18

Energy Performance Certificate

Exempt as property is Grade 2 listed

Directions

As you leave Newent via High Street, The Old Malt House is located on the left hand side.

Disclaimer: These particulars do not form part of any contract and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions in any statement made, whether verbally or written for or on behalf of Naylor Powell.

Floorplans have been prepared for identification purposes only, they are not to scale and no guarantee can be given as to their accuracy.

Prospective purchasers please be aware none of the appliances, boiler, heaters etc. which may have been mentioned in these particulars have been tested and no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Prospective purchasers should arrange for such items to be tested at their own expense.

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