Hopes Hill, Longhope
£399,950 Sold Subject to Contract


An extended four bedroom Grade II listed family home built in the 1800's offering an abundance of character features alongside sympathetic and extensive renovation, 3 reception rooms, plot of in excess of 1 acre which includes a small orchard and various outbuildings, driveway and attached garage.

  • Grade II Listed
  • Character features
  • Spacious Family House
  • 1 Acre Plot
  • Orchard
  • Outbuildings

Accommodation

The welcoming entrance hall has decorative tiled flooring and an original staircase leads up to the first floor. There is also access down to the useful cellar, ideal for storage. Off the hall are further doors leading into the living room which boasts a fireplace with inset wood burning stove with oak surround and slate hearth. There is also a sash window to side aspect. The dining room is next and offers further feature fireplace with wood burner, quarry tiled flooring, exposed stonework and another sash window to the side. This leads into the kitchen. Solid oak worktops and Belfast style sink complement the units, cupboards and drawers alongside the oil fired Rayburn which controls the heating and hot water. There is space for cooker and plumbing for dishwasher. Off the kitchen is the cosy snug with an original feature fireplace as its focal point plus built in storage. The large utility rooms is accessed through another door off the kitchen and again benefits from a Belfast style sink, further units, plumbing for washing machine and lots of space for further appliances. There is a door out to the rear from the utility plus a door into the office which enjoys a vaulted ceiling, further access to outside plus has a handy cloakroom.
To the first floor are 4 good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.

OUTSIDE

Driveway is accessed via two double gates splaying off into two sections one being gravelled driveway and part concrete, to the left hand side of the driveway there is a picket fence and gate which gives access into the small paddock being enclosed to stock proof fencing hedging and surrounded with various trees, shrubs and bushes.

To the right hand side of the driveway is further parking then in turn double doors give access to:

Garage with power and lighting, eaves storage space, stone built , 'Velux' roof light, continuing around the side there is a small courtyard area with patio, steps lead up to lawned area, low level oil tank, outside tap.

The garden continues to a further paddock, tree house, double wooden doors gives access to a further STORE 5.51 x 4.88 (18'1" x 16'), power and lighting, part partitioned by a brick wall, two side aspect windows, double wooden doors. Adjacent to the garage is a BARN 7.16 x 4.78 (23'6" x 15;8").
A five bar gate gives access to the paddock, CHICKEN PEN, stocked proof fencing and hedging surround, LEAN TO WOOD BARN.
From the front of the property is enclosed by walling, wrought iron gates gives access in and to the front door, small porch area, outside light, to the side of the property there is a further gate to the side, steps leading up.

Situation

Longhope, a small rural village on the outskirts of the Forest of Dean holds a lively community for all walks of life. Benefiting from a community post office, village stores, primary and secondary schooling within the local towns of Mitcheldean and Newent the village lends itself to family life.

Tenure, Services and Local authority

Freehold
Mains water and electricity are believed to be connected to the property with private drainage and Oil fired central heating
Forest of Dean District Council Tax Band D

Directions

Proceed out of Newent on the B4216 towards Huntley (via Culver Street). At the junction with the A40 turn right, and then left at the first set of traffic lights onto the A4136 (sign posted Longhope & Mitcheldean). The property will be found just before reaching the turning to Longhope on the left hand side on the brow of Hopes Hill. (near to Longhope Baptist Church).

Location