An impressive Grade II listed building which has been carefully restored and maintained over the years with the benefit of an Annexe. The house retains countless period features, from old panelled doors, hardwood floors, to a magnificent broad oak staircase. With a beautiful walled garden boasting an abundance of mature trees and shrubs, a private double gated driveway provides parking for several vehicles. Two garages and a workshop.
Pillared Portica to the front door leads into the Reception Hall with feature fireplace and surround, elm floor boards and broad oak staircase off to the first floor. Large light Drawing Room with woodblock floor, feature fireplace with marble surround, dado rail and cornice, window to both front and rear aspects. Dining Room with oak floorboards, feature fireplace with marble surround, inset woodburning stove, wall alcove with shell scroll over and cupboard below, wall panelling and dado rail, window to front aspect with shutters.
From the Inner Hall, door off and access to the Cellar, old pine wall cupboard, built in broom cupboard.
CELLAR with steps down to two rooms, brick floor, power and lighting, opening into a second cellar with stone flag floor, again with lighting and power and coal shute from the street.
Cloakroom, with low level w.c., and hand wash basin. Utility Room, with quarry tiled floor, 'Belfast' sink, boiler serving the central heating.
On through to the Kitchen/Breakfast room with quarry tiled floor, arched brick range surround with space for cooker, range of base and eye level painted oak fronted units, some glazed, double sink, leading off from the Kitchen/Breakfast room there is access to a former pantry which now houses lift to first floor, side lobby with door to the outside and to the Annexe.
Again off the Kitchen/Breakfast room is a large brick and Mahogany Conservatory with double doors out to the garden.
With doors off:
Bedroom one, with corner fireplace, a run of cupboards concealing a wardrobe with adjacent shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset into a vanity unit.
Bedroom two with, elm floorboards, corner fireplace, window shutters.
Bedroom three, elm floorboards, corner fireplace, window shutters.
Cloakroom, low level, and wash hand basin. Bedroom four with pine floorboards, full length wardrobe, window shutters, interconnecting door to bedroom three.
Bathroom with panelled bath, wash hand basin inset into a marble top with cupboard below.
Office with polished floorboards, fireplace, built in shelved cupboard.
Work Room with exposed beams, extensive staging, stainless steel sink with cupboards below and electric water heater, central heating boiler, door of first floor Lobby with covered external staircase to the driveway.
Cloakroom low level w.c., wash hand basin.
With doors off:
Approached via a continuation of the main staircase, and by a secondary rear staircase to the inner landing, the accommodation comprises as follows;
Sitting Room with fireplace, full width storage cupboard, bedroom with exposed beams and window shutters. Shower room with tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset into vanity unit, low level w.c., further two bedrooms, one with vaulted ceiling, exposed timber and fireplace, rear landing with small built in cupboard off. The other bedroom with elm floorboards, eye level sloping eaves and further exposed timbers.
Plus Box Room.
The Annexe has its own outer door to the courtyard or can be accessed internally from the Kitchen. From the latter the accommodation comprises; fireplace with wooden chimney piece, French window.
Kitchen with tiled floor and fitted units with tiled worktop surfaces, space and recess for appliances, space and plumbing for washing machine.
Glazed door to outside, bedroom inclusive of en suite Shower Room and fitted wardrobe.
Shower Room, tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin with water heater, low level w.c.
The driveway is accessed via the left hand side of the property through double wrought iron gates to a gravelled turning area. At the head of the driveway is a brick built former Coach House with loft above, this currently provides a open fronted GARAGE and at its rear a WORKSHOP. With a separate smaller GARAGE on the other side of the house.
The garden an oasis of tranquility and beauty, well stocked with an abundance of mature trees and shrubs of every variety and colour, fishpond, pergola, and seating areas to be enjoyed throughout the year.
There is in addition an external W.C., which is also integral to the house.
All mains services are connected to the property
Forest of Dean District Council
Tax Band G
£3623.08 - 2023/24
Please note that some of the photographs used are historic. Please call office for more information