Court Lane, Newent
£367,500 For Sale

Naylor Powell are pleased to present this truly unique property in the heart of Newent. Believed to date back to 1580, The Forge exhibits the famous Tudor architecture that characterises the Market Town. Arranged over three floors, the property offers two A3 commercial units with access from the High Street and a four-bedroom home offering flexible accommodation.

  • Characterful period home
  • Features
  • Town centre location
  • Commercial units
  • Interesting and versatile
  • Parking


Ground Floor Accommodation
Believed to date back to 1580 this Tudor home boasts the fine architecture of this era.
A half-glazed door leads you into the ground floor kitchen where the unique character of the home is apparent. The welcoming kitchen has a range of ‘Shaker’ style grey base and wall mounted cupboards with solid wood worktops and ample space for electrical appliances. A Belfast sink overlooks the rear garden and there are doors leading off to the utility room and sitting room. The utility room provides cupboards and worktops for storage and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door from the utility leads to a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. Leading back through the home to the sitting room/dining room which displays the period beams and a quaint brick fireplace with wood burning stove. A doorway leads through to the inner hall, providing space for an office area and stairs to the first floor.

First Floor Accommodation
From the first-floor landing, doors lead off to the living room and two of the four bedrooms. The living room overlooks the rear of the home and boasts an array of character features including an attractive leaded window, feature stone wall and wooden beams. The first floor accommodates the family bathroom. The bathroom suite includes a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin. The master bedroom is a lovely light space which provides ample room for wardrobes and bedroom furniture. The room has an external door to an attractive roof terrace overlooking the rear of the home and is a wonderful area to enjoy. From the landing a staircase leads you to the second-floor accommodation.

Second Floor Accommodation
To the second floor of the home and built into the eves are two further good-sized double bedrooms. The bedrooms boast the attractive Tudor frame of the building and many quirky features including thumb latch wooden doors, storage cupboards and steps.

Commercial Units
There are two commercial units adjoined to the property which are currently utilised as one large space. These units could be easily split once again as they have their own external door to the High Street and unique address. These units offer vast potential to either run your own business, provide a potential rental income or could be incorporated into the main property; subject to the appropriate planning consent.
The commercial units are in good order and offer practical tiled floors and the attractive character period features. There is a well-appointed commercial kitchen and WC.


To the rear of the home is an attractive gravel garden which provides space for many pots and plants and outside seating. There is parking for two vehicles.


The property is located in the market town of Newent which is situated about 8 miles north west of Gloucester, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. The town has many independent shops and tea shops, as well as its own doctors surgery, library and a picturesque lake. There are churches of various denominations, schools and sports clubs. Newent is well positioned with excellent bus service and motorway links to the M50 and M5.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Grade II Listed
Mains electric, water and drainage
Forest of Dean District Council