May Hill, Longhope
£895,000 For Sale

A well presented, spacious five bedroom detached family home. With indoor swimming pool and sauna. Ample parking and fantastic views in a village location. A plot of approximately 3.2 acres, with stabling, arena and paddock.

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Stables, arena and paddock
  • Approximately 3.2 acres
  • Swimming pool and sauna room
  • Stunning views
  • Village location


You are welcomed into the spacious reception hall with attractive tiled flooring which continues into the living room which boasts woodburning stove and double aspect windows. Continuing onto the kitchen/breakfast room providing an extensive range of units and worktop surfaces and central island, tiled floor continuing through to the dining area and offers double doors to the front. Off the kitchen is useful utility/boot room and further access into inner hallway which has stairs to first floor and access to WC.

On the first floor is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom, with a further five bedrooms and 2 family bathrooms. One of the bedrooms leads through to Gym and access to the indoor swimming pool complex with heated pool, changing room and shower room plus Sauna room.

The accommodation is extremely versatile and could incorporate annexe if required, working from home options or large family living space. Seeing is believing with this property.


From the road, double wooden gates lead through to a tarmac driveway providing parking for several vehicles and turning area
The property has mature gardens surrounding with various lawned areas, flower borders, mature shrubs, bushes and trees.

Pedestrian gate gives access to the main area of ground which is separated into two good sized paddocks plus a substantial brick built outbuilding 10.47 x 3.77 (34'5" x 12'5") to include two stables and a tack room. There is additional wooden stable block and fantastic all weather arena/menage The whole plot is enclosed by a natural hedgerow boundary and additional 5 bar wooden gated access from Folly lane offers excellent riding out opportunities.


May Hill is a familiar landmark seen for many miles around, with its near circular distinctive stand of pine trees, at its summit is the highest point of West Gloucestershire and on a clear day you can see up to 12 other counties, the hill was enclosed by an act of parliament in 1873 and passed into the care of the National Trust in 1935. Also home to the popular Glass House Inn a charming red brick public house on the slopes of May Hill, the village also has a local village hall and Church.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Mains water and electricity, oil fired central heating, non mains drainage
Forest of Dean District Council Tax Band G £2773.06 - 2018/19


Leave Newent via Culver Street (B4216) proceed for approx 2 miles, turning right onto Judges Lane signposted Glasshouse. After 1.25 miles turn past the Glasshouse Inn and up the hill, past the war memorial. Just before the May Hill Methodist Church on the left, is a turning on the right into Folly Lane. Just past this turning the property can be found set back on the right hand side.