Church Street, Newent
£320,000 For Sale


A charming and characterful 3/4 bedroom cottage located within the historic market town of Newent believed to date back to the 15th Century boasting a wealth of period features as well as practical and versatile living space. Close to local amenities and enjoying a private and enclosed rear garden.

  • Dating back to 15th Century
  • Wealth of character
  • Versatile living space
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • En-suite to master
  • Walking distance to town

Accommodation

The property is believed to date back to the 1450's and oozes character and history throughout the house. There are exposed timbers, beams and "A" frames, Elm and Oak floorboards, thumb latch doors as well as an "ogee" arch with ceremonial scorch marks to keep evil spirits away!

You are welcomed into the property through the entrance hall with WC, leading through to the cosy living room with corner fire place with inset wood burning stove ,window to the front aspect and following through to the versatile, open plan dining/reception room with stairs leading to the first floor. Under the stairs is a useful utility cupboard with plumbing for washing machine plus space and vent for tumble drier. A rear porch off the reception room allows access to the garden. The kitchen is accessed under the ogee arch from the dining room and boasts base and eye level units, integral oven, 5 ring gas hob with extractor hood and rear aspect window looking out to the well maintained garden.
To the first floor three bedrooms and a family bathroom with the master benefiting from an en-suite with shower and windows looking out over the garden, and a study/dressing room off the second bedroom that has previously been used as a single bedroom. On the landing of the first floor is also access to a loft space.

Outside

To the side a gate allows access through to the rear fenced patio courtyard, which is mainly laid to stone with a number of mature raised flower and herb beds and garden shed. There is a lovely view of the church steeple from the garden.
Adjacent to the property there is a parking area with the option to privately rent a space. This is currently paid up until October 2020 and is currently £156 per year.

Situation

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, a doctors surgery and dentist, Sports & Leisure Centre and various churches of different denominations. With excellent motorway links to the M50 & M5.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Freehold - Grade 2 Listed
All mains services are connected to the property
Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band C - £1648.32 (2019/20)

Directions

From the Naylor Powell office in Newent town centre head along Church street and the property can be found on the left hand side shortly after St Mary's Church.

Location