Latchen, Longhope
£365,000 For Sale

This beautiful 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 and is offered with no onward chain.

  • Charming Cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Beautifullly presented
  • Enclosed rear garden
  • Basement
  • Garden room


The entrance porch welcomes you to the property and is a practical space for shoes and coats etc. Into the house is the entrance hall with stairs to 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 here that has a charming feature bread oven alongside the modern and well equipped kitchen. This in turn opens up to 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 heart and wood burning stove. The basement is accessed via the kitchen and is ideal as a home office. The first floor has three bedrooms, additional WC and good sized family bathroom.


To the front of the property access can be gained to the pedestrian courtyard with raised shrub beds. Access to the front patio and pathway with steps leading to the rear of the property, Steps down to the rear courtyard with enclosed outhouse housing the oil fired Worcester boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. From here pathway with raised shrubs leads to sunny rear terrace which enjoys sunshine throughout the day and is the ideal spot for outside dining. There are steps leading up to raised decking area which has extensive under storage. Pathway leading to former outhouse providing excellent potting shed. The gardens are a generous size and are laid to lawn and enclosed by hedgerow. To the very rear of the property Pedestrian gated side access leading to public footpath and main road.

Substantial Summer House comprising 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

Freehold, mains drains
Water and electricity and oil fired central heating
Forest of Dean district council


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.