Elton Road, Elton, Newnham
£350,000 For Sale

A charming and characterful detached cottage sat in 1/3 of an acre plot offering vast potential.

  • Vast potential
  • Rural location
  • Country views
  • 1/3 of an acre plot
  • Character features
  • No chain


A covered porch leads into the entrance hall which has stairs to first floor and doors off leading to a reception room which is believed to have been a public house historically and has a fire place and exposed beams. A second reception room off the hall boasts further fireplace with solid fuel stove and quarry tiled flooring. To the rear of the property is a utility area, rear hall and bathroom. The kitchen enjoys lovely views over the rear garden and has exposed timbers plus an original bread oven in the corner. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and good sized landing with some fine examples of exposed floorboards and beams.


The cottage sits in the middle of its plot which measures in excess of 1/3 of an acre. The grounds to the front are mostly laid to lawn with hedged boundary. There is a driveway with parking for 1 vehicle which leads to garage/workshop. Side access leads around to the rear garden which again is laid to lawn with a variety of fruit trees and scope for keeping chickens and growing your own vegetables. There are useful outbuildings, former pig sty and ample space for a taste of the "good life".


The property is located approx 1.5 miles from Newnham-on-Severn which is a village in west Gloucestershire, it lies in the Royal Forest of Dean, delightfully located on the west bank of the River Severn, approximately 10 miles south-west of Gloucester. The village has a tree-lined main street with many listed buildings. The village has a post office, church, inns, village stores as well as a primary school and library. The centre boasts a prominent clock tower.

Tenure, services and local authority

Mains water and electric. Private drainage
Forest of Dean district council


From Gloucester leave the western outskirts on the A40 bearing left at the Elmbridge Court roundabout onto the A48 towards Lydney and Chepstow. Continue through the villages. Turn right at Elton corner towards Littledean and the property can be found after a short distance on the left hand side.