A property that must truly be viewed to be appreciated offering three double bedrooms, three flexible receptions and a wealth of character throughout with character beams, wood burners and exposed stonework. A haven for the keen gardener, the extensive grounds lends itself for both families and those looking to explore the good life with attached paddock and generous brick built kennels that would be suited to goats, pigs or such like. Viewing is strongly advised.
- Charming Character Cottage with Three Spacious Double Bedrooms
- Believed to be Dating Back to 1830
- Formal Gardens Measuring a Third of an Acre
- Attached Fully Enclosed Paddock Measuring Approximately Two Thirds of an Acre
- Detached Barn Ideal for Hobbies and Additional Storage
- Suited for both Equestrian and Small Holding Use
Situated on the edge of the village, Sandlewood is approached via gated access to the gravel driveway providing ample off road parking which in turn continues through to the detached barn. Believed to be dating back to circa 1830 the rear entrance leads through to the Kitchen Breakfast room, offering ample base and wall mounted units whilst the sink overlooks the front approach and old village pump. Leading through charming character doors access to both the Dining and Living Rooms can be located, with character features throughout to include both open and wood burning stoves, various exposed beams and brickwork through alongside the original front door and alcove which is currently utilised for additional storage. Leading to the front of the property the Sunroom overlooks various aspects of the gardens, a peaceful location for the birdwatchers. The first floor provides three generous double bedrooms alongside the family bathroom complete with white suite to include panelled bath with shower over, w.c and wash hand basin. Access to the attic space can be found within the landing, with drop down ladder, an ample boarded area and lighting. The property is completed with the addition of a downstairs w.c and storage area alongisde the entrance to the Kitchen Breakfast room.
Measuring approximately a third of an acre the formal gardens provide a hub for natural wildlife, laid to lawns with various seating areas throughout alongside mature hedgerows, shrubs and boarders. Currently used as additional external storage the detached Barn can be accessed by vehicles, an ideal space for those with hobbies, vintage cars or such like measuring an impressive 48ft by 21ft. Furthermore the charming old brick built coal store is currently used as housing for ducks and chickens, whilst further sheds and a summerhouse can be found throughout the gardens.
In addition to the formal gardens an attached fully enclosed paddock, measuring approximately 0.6 of an acre, is used by the current owners to exercise their dogs which in turn leads through to the brick build outbuilding used as kennels. An ideal space for goats, pigs or such like for those seeking to explore a small holding whilst the space would also lend itself to those looking to explore an at home business to include kennels or cattery, having power, lighting and water. Furthermore additional gated access leading from the village road provides a handy benefit.
A hamlet to the north west of Gloucester, Northwood Green, offers its parishioners with a thriving community alongside the 'Junction' public house. A rural location, a short distance from the historic Gloucester City, Royal forest of Dean and the small market town of Newnham on Severn the location is ideal for those seeking a slow, more peaceful location that still benefits from strong travel links.
Local Authority, Services and Tenure.
Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band E.
Mains Water, electric and solid fuel heating.
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