Leading up the footpath you arrive at a striking timber and stone canopy porch. A practical shelter from the elements and a fitting welcome to this charming home. Stepping through the solid wood and part glazed front door, the entrance hall boasts stripped wooden floorboards and a decorative balustrade which leads to the first-floor gallery landing.
The living room spans the depth of the cottage and boasts dual aspect windows and French doors which lead you to the rear garden. An attractive fireplace with stone surround, slate hearth and inset Chesneys multifuel wood burning stove, creates the perfect focal point to enjoy on a winters evening.
The dining room to the right of the entrance hall is dressed to impress. Dual aspect picture windows overlooking the gardens and stripped timber floorboards create a stunning environment to entertain. An open cast iron fireplace with decorative timber surround is displayed upon the stunning olive-green wall.
The kitchen can be found to the rear of the home and comprises a range of traditional soft chalk white cabinets with chrome cup handles, wrapping around the kitchen to provide ample storage. There is generous preparation space on the solid woodwork tops. Integrated appliances to include a fridge-freezer, dishwasher, electric oven with warming tray and ceramic hob have been cleverly incorporated into the room. A rear door leads you to the garden via a covered canopy and gives access to the practical utility room with additional storage cupboards and plumbing for a washing machine.
To complete the ground floor accommodation is a study with a picture window overlooking the rear garden and understairs storage cupboards.
Leading up the staircase to the first floor, you arrive at a beautifully spacious gallery landing with dual aspect windows. A wonderful space to enjoy the garden to the rear and far-reaching views towards Gloucester to the front.
The three bedrooms are all generous sized and enjoy the traditional charm and character of the home. The master bedroom boasts stripped wooden floorboards, a traditional cast iron open fireplace and far-reaching views to the front of the home. There is ample space within the room for freestanding bedroom furniture.
The family bathroom has been beautifully designed. The neutral floor and wall tiling creates the perfect backdrop for the traditional slipper bath, WC, wash hand basin and double shower cubicle with rainfall shower head. Beautiful period features have been carefully incorporated into the room to include the traditional column radiator and fully working, open cast-iron fireplace. The window can be fully opened to enjoy bird song whilst relaxing in the tub!
The traditional, country garden wraps around the home and is bordered with stone walling, timber fencing and mature trees. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with established borders and trees. The garden allows for areas to enjoy alfresco dining and also offers the space for those who enjoy growing their own produce.
Views from the front of the property look over the school playing fields and towards the city of Gloucester. Just a short stroll to the rear of the cottage takes you to the foot of May Hill and the many beautiful woodland walks.
Huntley is a village located 7 miles west of Gloucester on the A40 in the north of the Forest of Dean.
With a C of E Primary School providing education from 4 to 11 years, church, garden centre, traditional butchers and a garage with shop and filling station. There is an active football and cricket club which was founded in 1874.
Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating.
Forest of Dean District Council Tax Band E - £2,538.63 2023/24
Leave Newent via Culver Street continuing onto Newent Lane (B4216) for approximately 4 miles. At the end of Newent Lane turn right onto the A40 towards Ross-On-Wye. Continue past the turning for Leaf Garden Centre and take the next right. The property is located at the end of this road.
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