Latchen, Longhope
£355,000 Sold Subject to Contract

This attractive three bedroom detached cottage is located in the pleasant village of Longhope. The property benefits from a wealth of period features, a garden room, basement and a good sized family garden. No onward chain.

  • Charming Cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Beautifullly presented
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Basement
  • Substantial summer house


The entrance porch welcomes you into the property and provides a practical space for shoes and coats. On into the house is the entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and doors leading off. The living room boasts a wealth of period features including coving and open fireplace. There is also access into the kitchen from the living room. The quirky modern kitchen is well equipped and features a traditional bread oven in the wall. This in turn opens out into the garden room with bi fold doors giving access to the garden. Off here is the handy WC and utility room. The dining room can be entered via kitchen or indeed the entrance hall and benefits from a lovely fireplace with flagstone hearth and wood burning stove. The basement is accessed via the kitchen and would make an ideal home office. The first floor has three bedrooms, additional WC and good sized family bathroom.


To the front of the property is a patio area with raised beds and pathway with steps leading to the rear of the property. The outhouse houses the oil fired Worcester boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. From here a pathway with raised shrubs leads to a sunny rear terrace which enjoys sunshine throughout the day and is the ideal spot for outside dining. There are steps leading up to a raised decking area which has extensive under storage. A pathway leads to the former outhouse providing excellent potting shed. The garden is a generous size and laid to lawn enclosed by hedgerow.

At the end of the garden is a substantial summer house comprising of two separate areas:

Studio/Office: 12'3" x 10'2" (3.73m x 3.1m)
With power and lighting, Double doors and double glazed windows to both front and side aspect.

Workshop: 14'9" x 10'10" (4.5m x 3.3m)
With single door and double glazed windows to the front aspect.


Longhope is a small village in west Gloucestershire, situated within the Forest of Dean it has been in existence since before the invasion of the Normans in 1066. The place name means long, enclosed valley' which describes the aspect of the village. With the local Hope Brook Church of England primary school for 4-11 years and Pippins Preschool Nursery from two years, an active football club and local post office.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Tenure - Freehold
Mains drains, water and electricity and oil fired central heating
Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band £1759.33


From the Naylor Powell office in Newent proceed along the B4216 (Culver Street) towards Huntley. On reaching the A40 turn right towards Ross-on-Wye then first left along the A4136 towards Longhope and Mitcheldean. Proceed along this road through Little London, down the hill and at the bottom turn right into Old Monmouth Road and follow around to the left onto The Latchen. The property can be found towards the top of the hill on the left hand side.