Believed to date back to 1695, Bower Barn has been exquisitely converted into a stunning family home. The inset timber front door welcomes you into the home and through to the entrance porch and boot room which provides ample space for coat and shoe storage. Doors lead off to the garden room, ground floor accommodation and stairs to the first floor.
With a wall of attractive glazed windows, the garden room is a delightful room to enjoy throughout the year. There is a pitched room with inset spotlights, exposed brickwork, beams and practical sisal flooring. There are lovely views out to the garden which is accessed via the half-glazed French doors.
To the front of the property is a stunning, open-plan kitchen/living room. This wonderful and sociable space combines the tradition of the building with modern living. The large island in modern white gloss kitchen creates a wonderful focal point and provides space for cooking preparation and relaxed dining. Integrated appliances are neatly hidden away and include a dishwasher, electric oven, microwave oven, five ring gas hob with feature cooker hood above, fridge, freezer and wine fridge. Neutral limestone flooring and white walls highlight the historical features such as the arrow slit windows in this large, flexible space.
The additional rooms within the ground floor accommodation have the potential to be used as a separate annexe or multi-generational living. Within the space is an entrance hall, a kitchen/utility room with a range of cupboards, an integrated electric oven with ceramic hob, Belfast sink and plumbing for washing machine. There is a shower room with double shower and attractive vanity unit with wash hand basin, and a separate WC with wash hand basin. Through the inner hall to the study/bedroom five which has a window to the side of the property and arrow slit windows to the front.
From the spiral staircase in the inner hallway you are led to the sitting room on the first floor which has been beautifully designed to highlight the heritage of the building. The vaulted ceiling with beautiful beams in the ceiling and exposed brick walls with arrow slit windows sit beautifully next to the timber floor and neutral carpet. The large 30ft room would be another wonderful space to entertain in or enjoy on colder evenings in front of the corner wood burning stove.
From the living room a door leads through a dressing room with wash hand basin and onto bedroom three which features exposed brickwork, a window to the side of the home and Velux windows in the pitched ceiling. From the hallway there is access to bedroom two and the family bathroom. Within the family bathroom, a contemporary suite with freestanding bath and his and hers wash hand basins sits beautifully against the traditional brickwork, beams and arrow slit windows.
From the hallway, stairs lead up to the second floor which accommodates the master bedroom and en-suite. The private space enjoys exposed brickwork and ceiling beams and further benefits from an en-suite with fitted shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
A driveway from the road leads you through a five-bar wooden gate to the side of property where there is plenty of space for parking. The garden is enclosed by timber panel fencing and hedges and include a lawn, paved patio and a further gravelled seating area for alfresco dining. Within the garden is a garden shed, lighting and an outside tap. A timber gate gives convenient access to the High Street.
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. Newent is served by three schools, doctors surgery and dentist, Sports & Leisure Centre. Excellent motorway links to the M50 & M5.
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Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band F - £2,777.78 PA - 2020/21
From Newent office proceed along the High Street, into Broad Street turning right into Culver Street. Proceed along here for a short distance and the property can be found on the right hand side.