3 bedroom cottage
Hope Mansell, Ross-On-Wye HR9
  • Idyllic Picturesque Forest Location
  • Extended Cottage with Planning Permission
  • Set in Approximately 0.5 Acres of Grounds
  • Superb Forest/Countryside Views
  • Contemporary Bathroom and En-suite
  • Parking for Several Vehicles
  • Derelict Detached Stone Outbuilding
  • Superb Walks from the Doorstep
  • Commuter Links Via the A40
Delightful three bedroom cottage having superb countryside views and approximately 0.5 acres of grounds. Two reception rooms, utility room, master en-suite, stone outbuilding for renovation and planning permission to extend living accommodation.

This delightful extended cottage nestles within the forest and offers peace and tranquility without isolation. Accessed via a Forestry Commission road, the property sits within approximately half an acre of grounds with far reaching countryside views and includes a derelict stone building which would require renovation and may be suitable for a number of uses including holiday rental. There is planning permission to extend to the side to create a spacious kitchen/dining/family room. The interior is immaculately presented and has been updated by the current owner to include living room with doors out to sun terrace, dining room with woodburner, utility and cloakroom, kitchen, contemporary bathroom, three double bedrooms - master with contemporary en-suite. The lawned gardens offer a good degree of privacy with far reaching countryside views, spacious sun terrace and derelict stone building. Parking for several vehicles. This wonderful home will appeal to those looking for a retreat at the end of a busy day. Photograph shows rear of property.

Agents note
Planning has been granted for a single storey extension next to the current kitchen to provide a large kitchen/dining/family room. The Planning Ref number is: P163516/fh dated 16 November 2016

entrance via
Wooden glass panelled door into:

Dining room
12'10" x 12'6" (3.91m x 3.81m)
Window to front with far reaching countryside views. Feature fireplace with brick surround, wooden mantel, stone hearth and woodburning stove. Vertical radiator, under stairs storage cupboards with shelving, built-in cupboard with book shelf over, tiled flooring, staircase to first floor landing.

12'11" x 7'5" (3.94m x 2.26m)
Window to side, range of base and wall units with square edge worktops, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Tiled splashbacks, integral electric oven with induction hob and extractor hood over. Space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, breakfast bar, radiator, tiled flooring. Wooden and glazed panelled door to:

Living room
20'7" x 15'3" (6.27m x 4.65m)
Window to side, double glazed door and further double glazed double door with windows either side giving access to the garden.

Utility room
10'2" x 9'6" (3.1m x 2.9m)
Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wooden worktop over, vertical radiator, tiled flooring, door to garden. Wooden latched door into:

Low level W.C., wall mounted wash hand basin, part-tiled walls, tiled flooring, extractor fan.

From the Dining Room, staircase leads to:

First floor landing
Wall mounted underfloor heating controls for the bathroom. Doors off to: Master bedroom
Window to rear with views across the garden and countryside, two vertical radiators, wall mounted underfloor heating controls, double glazed French doors with balustrade surround having views across the garden and countryside.

Contemporary en-suite shower room
Suite comprising double shower cubicle with glass door and shower, tiled surround, low level W.C., vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and drawer under, integral mirror, tiled walls, tiled flooring, shaver point, under floor heating, window to rear.

Bedroom two
12'11" x 9'5" (3.94m x 2.87m)
Vertical radiator, wooden flooring, window to front with views across the countryside.

Bedroom three
12'10" x 7'6" (3.91m x 2.29m)
Window to front with views across the countryside, access to loft space, wooden flooring, double built-in wardrobe with shelving.

Contemporary bathroom (refitted November 2018)
Window to side. Stunning bathroom with roll-top bath, mixer tap over and shower attachment, low level W.C., pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap over, separate shower cubicle with shower over and tiled surround, tiled flooring, underfloor heating.

Sitting in approximately 0.5 acres, the plot includes level and sloping lawned gardens, established trees and shrubs, enclosed to the side and rear by established trees. Spacious sun terrace. Gate giving access to the road. Fantastic views to the surrounding countryside and forest.

Stone outbuilding (for renovation)
Uses could include possible holiday rental, art studio or annexe. Gate giving access to the road.

Gravelled parking area for several vehicles in front of and behind double wooden gates.

We are advised freehold to be verified through your solicitor.

From Ross-on-Wye head towards Gloucester on the A40, proceed through Weston-under-Penyard and Ryeford and take the slip road right hand turn signposted Drybrook. Continue on this road and upon entering Bailey Lane End take a sharp right turn into the forest (immediately after a row of three red brick bungalows) into Eunice Saunders Way (street name on right hand corner as you turn in). Proceed through the forest for approximately 0.8 miles and immediately after a cattle grid turn left at a grass triangle and then immediately left at another grassed area. Proceed along and then bear left going up hill and then immediately pass Cherry Tree Cottage on the right. Continue along the Forestry Commission Road passing Tump Cottage on the right. Just after a newly renovated stone and clad barn on the right next to the road, turn left where there is a tree and grassed area in front of you to find Lily Cottage being the first cottage on the right. N.B. Lily Cottage is approximately 0.9 miles from the cattle grid.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are not included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

This property is marketed by:

Bidmead Cook
8 Broad Street, Ross-on-Wye
01989 569053
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