4 bedroom detached house
Blakeney Hill, Blakeney GL15
- Unique extended cottage of great character & charm
- Conservatory, study/bedroom four, living room
- Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor wet room
- Three first floor bedrooms (master with en-suite) & separate wc
- Standing in gardens & grounds of approximately 0.57 acres
- Detached stone built one bedroomed cottage with planning to extend
- Detached studio with attached storage area
- Approached off rural country lane with driveway & ample parking
- Magnificent far reaching views
This unique and individual property of great charm and character, the original part of which dates back to c1850 has been a much loved family home for the present Vendors over the past 20 years. The property was originally a Foresters cottage built of Forest Red Stone which has been extended and refurbished over the years to provide the versatile accommodation it now offers.
Situated on the edge of the popular village of Blakeney some 23 miles from Cheltenham, 16 miles from Gloucester and 14 miles to Chepstow and the M48 offering onward commuting to Bristol, Bath, London and Cardiff. The village also offers the popular Blakeney Hill Growers Project who have over the past few years brought two parcels of derelict land back into use creating a community smallholding producing goat's milk, eggs, fruit, vegetables and honey with opportunities for local people of all ages to learn fresh skills. Within close proximity also is the historic Forest of Dean which is characterised by more than 42 square miles of mixed woodland and is one of the oldest surviving ancient woodlands in England offering a wealth of facilities for the outdoor enthusiast.
The Vendors tell us when they first saw the property it could only be accessed by a small footpath. They say when they went through the garden gate, turned around and saw the truly spectacular views and knew from that moment on the property was exactly what they were looking for and have enjoyed many years since watching the seasons change over the landscape. The accommodation comprises conservatory, study/bedroom four, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor wet room, living room, three first floor bedrooms (master with en-suite) and separate wc.
Approached Off A Rural Country Lane, A Gateway Leads Onto A Driveway Culminating In Ample Parking With A Brick Paviour Pathway Leading Onto The Flagstone Terrace With Bi-Folding Doors Into:-
Conservatory (5.84m x 3.49m (19'2" x 11'5"))
Tiled floor. Stable type door to:-
Study / Bedroom Four (3.13m x 2.80m (10'3" x 9'2"))
Tiled floor. Temperature controlled storage cupboard (which the Vendors use a wine cellar).
Kitchen / Breakfast Room (5.61m x 3.63m (18'5" x 11'11"))
Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboard with worktops, neff built in double and single ovens. Five-ring gas hob plus wok ring with extractor over. Circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Exposed beams.
Utility Room (3.56m x 3.14m (11'8" x 10'4"))
Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with worktops incorporating a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Through to:-
Comprising overhead shower, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin.
Inner Entrance Hall
Forest flagstone floor. Built-in floor to ceiling book case with cupboards below. Cupboard housing ground source heat pump. Custom made solid wood pointed arched door. Half glazed door to:-
Lean To Storage (7.63m x 2.43m (25'0" x 8'0"))
Living Room (5.82m x 3.57m (19'1" x 11'9"))
Exposed stone walls. Inglenook fireplace housing multi-fuel stove.
Stairs To First Floor And Landing
Bedroom One (5.66m x 3.63m (18'7" x 11'11"))
Built-in wardrobes. Fantastic views over the River Severn, Slimbridge and beyond.
En Suite Bathroom
Comprising bath with shower over and centre mixer tap, low level wc and counter top wash hand basin. Fully tiled.
Bedroom Two (3.80m x 2.60m (12'6" x 8'6"))
Dual aspect. Access to loft.
Bedroom Three (2.90m x 2.42m (9'6" x 7'11"))
French doors to upper decking area. Laminate flooring.
Comprising low level wc and wash hand basin. Ladder style radiator.
The property is approached off a rural country lane and a gateway which leads onto the driveway culminating in an ample parking area.
The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 0.57 acres and comprise of a number of idyllic terraces, decking and patio which are ideally positioned to make the most of the stunning views stretching over rolling countryside, the River Severn and beyond together with the myriad of local bird and wildlife which frequent the gardens. There are also a number of paths and steps leading around the grounds together with large pergola, vegetable beds, pond and rill.
studio: Comprising bi-folding doors, power and light. Attached storage area. (originally a 7m x 7m double garage, now split into studio and attached storage area).
Stone built one bedroomed cottage: With planning permission to extend to side and rear (P1388/18/ful dated 6/9/2018).
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