High Street, Newent
£420,000 For Sale


A truly unique characterful property located in the heart of Newent. Offering a wealth of charming features plus extremely versatile accommodation that could appeal to large families, people who enjoy plenty of living space or multi generation living, to name but a few. Viewing strongly advised to fully appreciate what is on offer. Attached cottage is perfect for an annexe or even holiday let potential. A "one off" property.

  • Character property
  • Annex/Holiday Let
  • Cellar with furnace
  • Garage and parking
  • Close to town centre
  • Versatile accommodation

Accommodation

This charming, quirky and individual property is accessed via a covered porch and leads into the entrance hall which has stone tiled flooring and gives access into the garage with electronic up and over door. The hall leads into the inner hall with handy utility area. A door leads into a further hallway which has cloakroom and stairs leading off and additional external side access to the property. There are steps down to a lower ground floor bedroom/reception room and further door on into the cellar which is home to the impressive former furnace which although no longer in use is a fantastic feature and nod to the history of the building. Back from the side entrance hall, an elm staircase leads up and in to the open plan Kitchen, dining family living space which historically was the original grain store and boasts a number of character features to include exposed beams, brickwork and quarry tiled flooring. The living area enjoys vaulted ceiling, wood burning stove and feature circular hole which originally fed the furnace. Off the living room is an inner hall that leads to the annex/cottage. From the first floor galleried the elm stairway continues up to the second floor with beautiful exposed A frame beams and a spacious landing area. There are two double bedrooms and two well appointed bathrooms (master enjoying en-suit) plus a utility/storage hall which links to the first floor of the cottage.
Stable cottage was formerly the hay loft and could be used as annex/holiday let or incorporated into the main house. It has its own external access and consists of kitchen, living room and conservatory on the ground floor with en-suite bedroom upstairs. A truly versatile and interesting property throughout.

Outside

Pedestrian gate from roadside through to the rear of the property, at the rear steps and dwarf wall lead to the rear garden, lawned area, beds and borders with mature trees and shrubs.

Location

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 providing both secondary and tertiary education for ages 11 upwards. A doctors surgery and dentist, Sports & Leisure Centre and various churches of denominations. With excellent motorway links to the M50 & M5.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Freehold
All mains services are connected to the property
Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band E £2266.42
Grade two listed

Directions

As you leave Newent via High Street, The Old Malt House is located on the left hand side.

Location