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5 bed House - Detached - For Sale
Cliffords Mesne, Newent

  • Large rural retreat in popular village location
  • In excess of half an acre grounds
  • Beautifully renovated period home
  • High-end fixtures and fittings
  • Premium finish to include beautiful Venetian plaster walls
  • Outbuildings with planning by separate negotiation
Horsley Grove is an impressive country home situated in the rural village of Cliffords Mesne. The property, which originally dates back to the 1800s, has been extensively renovated to an impeccable standard. High-end finishes include Venetian plaster work, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and integrated sound systems. Set in grounds of over half an acre, the property boasts a sweeping drive with electric gates, paddock, and formal gardens. A beautiful family home which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

A magnificent, double height, glazed entrance welcomes you into the home. The generous space boasts a stone floor with underfloor heating and a full height picture window overlooking the side of the home. A glazed balustrade from the first-floor gallery overlooks the entrance hall. The stone flooring continues up the staircase which is framed with a modern glass panel.

Living Room

The living room is a wonderful large space for the family to gather. Two windows with wooden shutters overlook the front of the property, while bi-fold doors lead out to the rear patio area. A beautiful hand carved, limestone open fireplace set on the Venetian plaster wall, creates a beautiful focal point to the room. Underfloor heating and spotlights in the ceiling complete the room.

Cloak Room

Continuing through the entrance hall you pass the ground floor WC. The suite comprises a modern wash hand vanity unit with brushed gold taps and a WC. A window with wooden shutters overlooks the side of the home and a storage cupboard housing the heating controls and consumer unit is cleverly concealed.

Family Room

A stunning stone fireplace which would have been at the heart of the original cottage has been brought in to the modern day with an inset wood-burning stove. A beautiful, wood herringbone floor with underfloor heating spans the room and kitchen. French doors lead out to the rear patio area and two windows with wooden shutters overlook the garden and driveway. Alcove cupboards create additional storage, and a drop pendant light sits above the central dining area. To the far end of the room, the original stone wall is exposed in a fully glazed walk-in cupboard which has power and lighting, the perfect space for a keen wine collector. Completing the room is an integrated sound system with speakers in the ceiling.


The exquisitely designed kitchen is flooded with natural light from the picture window overlooking the front of the home and roof lantern above. Solid wood, navy cabinets surround the room and offer ample storage space. Quartz worktops work tops with sculpted rounded edges span the room including the sociable breakfast bar with seating and pendant lights.
Between the full-size integrated fridge and freezer sits a built-in coffee bar with work station and shelving. Further integrated appliances include a dishwasher and Belfast sink with brushed gold mixer tap which provides instant hot water. The Rangemaster double oven with induction hob sits beneath a large traditional mantle which cleverly conceals the extractor fan.

Utility and Boot Room

The large utility and boot room boasts beautiful, solid wood cream cabinets with brass handles. A porcelain, tiled floor with underfloor heating spans the utility and WC. White goods including a washing machine and tumble dryer are concealed in cabinets while storage cupboards provide ample space for family paraphernalia. There are quartz worktops with a double Belfast sink and brushed gold mixer taps. Four legged friends are well catered for with a built-in dog bed and integrated water and food bowl. Access to the side of the home is granted via the half-glazed stable door.
A door leads through to a WC with vanity wash hand basin and brushed gold taps. Muddy paws from long country walks are quickly resolved in the tiled dog shower with mixer taps.

First Floor

Master Bedroom

A large picture window with wooden shutters boasts magnificent views across farmland and beyond to create a serene space to relax. Velvet to touch, Venetian plaster walls have been expertly applied to all walls. A picture window with wooden shutters overlooks the side of the home and a pocked door leads through to the master en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room

The suite comprises an enclosed, double shower cubicle with rainfall shower head, a vanity unit with wash hand basin and solid wood counter and WC. A storage cupboard with shelving also houses the pressurised hot water tank.

Bedroom Two

This enviable guest bedroom has a window overlooking the front of the home and French doors leading out to a private glazed balcony with far -reaching rural views. A paneled feature wall and pendant lights are positioned to one side of the room while on the opposite is a space for a wall mounted TV. A concealed dressing area provides ample hanging and storage space.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom which boasts the original stone wall alongside an open fireplace with wooden surround. A window with wooden shutters overlooks the garden.

Bedroom Four

Paneled walls create a lovely backdrop to this double bedroom. A window with wooden shutters overlooks the garden. Access to the loft can be gained through a ceiling hatch.

Bedroom Five

This flexible room would make an idea guest bedroom or study. The walls feature wooden paneling and a cupboard with light and hanging rail provide storage.

Mezzanine Floor

A door from bedroom five leads to the mezzanine landing which overlooks the entrance hall. An area to enjoy the views over the grounds or the perfect hideaway with a good book.

Family Bathroom

The marble effect, porcelain tiles are a stunning back drop for the modern white suite and brushed gold bathroom furniture. A freestanding bath with inset mixer tap sits below a picture window which looks out to the front of the property. There is a large, double shower with seat, waterfall shower head and wall jets, WC and floating vanity unit with two wash hand basins. Enjoy a relaxing bath with the backdrop of music from the integrated sound system.


Completing the first-floor accommodation is a cloakroom with WC, floating vanity unit with wash hand basing and brushed gold taps and a window with wooden shutters.


The total plot measures 0.56 acres and incorporates sweeping driveway via electric gates, large gravelled parking area. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with patio area off the family room. There is a fenced grass paddock at the front of the home.


Two bay timber framed car port (5.57m x 5.51m), open fronted barn (10.36m x 4.82m) and stable block (15.58m x 7.28m). The barn and stables have planning permission granted to convert into a 3 bedroom holiday home and are available by separate negotiation.

Tenure, Services and Local Authority

Mains water and electric. Oil fired central heating and private drainage
Forest of Dean District Council Tax Band E (£2529.59 2022/23)
Planning permission P1798/20/FUL(by separate negotiation)

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