Cliffords Mesne, Newent

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
SET IN AN EXCEPTIONALLY TRANQUIL POSITION is this FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED COTTAGE with GARDENS and WILD FLOWER MEADOW extending to 4 ACRES, LARGE OUTBUILDING suitable for a multitude of uses and STUNNING ELEVATED VIEWS TOWARDS THE BLACK MOUNTAINS in WALES.

The property is accessed via double wooden doors into:

PORCH

2.26m x 0.51m (7'05 x 1'08)

Tiled flooring, part double glazed door to:

ENTRANCE HALL

3.07m x 2.26m (10'01 x 7'05)

Bespoke oak staircase leading to the first floor, radiator, power points, under stairs storage area, door to:

DINING ROOM

3.76m x 2.92m (12'4 x 9'7)

Feature stone fireplace with tiled hearth and inset log burning stove, feature bread oven, radiator, power points, TV point, front aspect double glazed UPVC bay.

KITCHEN

5.46m x 3.35m (17'11 x 11'0)

A recently fitted kitchen comprising of a range of base, wall and drawer mounted units, rolled edge worktops, one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for a fridge, the Rangemaster cooker has an LPG gas hob and electric oven, part tiled walls, power points, appliance points, radiator, boiler cupboard with oil fired central heating boiler, side aspect double glazed UPVC windows, side aspect double glazed composite door through to:

CONSERVATORY

5.54m x 2.51m (18'2 x 8'3)

Tiled flooring, power points, sliding doors out to the garden, composite door to:

UTILITY ROOM

4.14m x 2.92m (13'7 x 9'7)

Tiled flooring, recently fitted with base mounted units and rolled edge worktops, single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for washing machine, cooker electric point which would allow the utility room to convert easily into a kitchen which would then allow for this to be used as potential annexe accommodation, radiator, side aspect double glazed UPVC window. Part glazed wooden door through to:

REAR HALLWAY

Tiled flooring, radiator, power point. Stairs lead up to to the first floor.

BATHROOM

White suite comprising of low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, part tiled walls, side aspect double glazed UPVC window.

BEDROOM 5

4.11m x 1.80m (13'6 x 5'11)

Power points, radiator, rear aspect double glazed UPVC window.

LIVING ROOM

5.97m x 4.04m (19'7 x 13'3)

Radiator, power points, lovely log burner set on a slate hearth, television point, side aspect double glazed UPVC window with far reaching views down through the valley where you can see the Black Mountains. Door through to:

OFFICE / STUDY

3.84m x 2.34m (12'7 x 7'08)

Radiator, power points, television point, side aspect double glazed UPVC window with lovely stunning views where you can see the Black Mountains.

FROM THE ENTRANCE HALL, ONE STAIRCASE LEADS TO THE FIRST FLOOR.

LANDING

Power points.

BEDROOM 2

5.44m x 3.05m (17'10 x 10'0)

Radiator, power points, inset ceiling spotlights, access to loft space, two front aspect double glazed wooden sash windows.

BATHROOM

White suite comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, wooden panelled bath with shower above, low-level WC, radiator, part tiled walls, side aspect double glazed window.

BEDROOM 4 / STUDY

3.40m x 3.28m (11'02 x 10'09)

Radiator, power points, doors to cupboard housing the hot and cold water storage tanks, access to loft space, Velux roof light, side aspect double glazed UPVC window, door to:

BEDROOM 1

6.02m x 5.61m (19'9 x 18'5)

Radiator, power points, doors to fitted wardrobes, access to loft space, two Velux roof lights, side aspect double glazed UPVC window with stunning views across the land towards the Black Mountains.

EN-SUITE

Suite comprising of double shower unit with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, heated towel rail, side aspect double glazed UPVC window.

FROM BEDROOM ONE, A DOOR LEADS TO THE SECOND STAIRCASE LANDING WHICH HAS A VELUX ROOF LIGHT AND CAN BE ACCESSED VIA THE REAR HALLWAY.

BEDROOM 3

5.36m x 2.84m (17'7 x 9'4)

Radiator, power points, built-in storage, rear aspect double glazed UPVC windows, Velux roof light.

OUTSIDE

The house itself sits in formal gardens of approximately one quarter of an acre which are mostly laid to lawn with fruit trees to include apples, plums, black and redcurrants, gooseberries and there is also rhubarb, fenced and hedged boundaries, seating area, mature shrubs and trees.

Beyond the gardens, there are two separate parking areas. One has parking for two vehicles which is on the garden side of the bridle path. On the other side of the bridle path there is a larger off road parking area with a concrete base. There is planning permission for garaging to be built here. Planning Permission ref no P1649/15/FUL.

TIMBER OUTBUILDING

11.99m x 5.41m (39'4 x 17'9)

Previously used as a poultry shed and has a separate mains consumer unit and electricity supply. This has vast potential to be used as workshops, office space, potential holiday let / annexe accommodation and would have fantastic views across the land into the valley beyond.

From here, there is gated access to the meadow measuring approx 3 3/4 acres and is currently being used as a wildlife meadow with numerous wild flowers and orchids. There is also a large summer house, further fruit trees to include green gages and a seating / entertainment area at the top of the meadow from which to enjoy the Westerly sunsets and indeed the peace and tranquillity of the setting. The views stretch across the Forest of Dean towards Wales. Running the entire width of the meadow is a large flat area which then slopes down to the treeline below.

SERVICES

Mains water and electric, oil fired heating, LPG, septic tank drainage.

WATER RATES

Severn Trent - to be advised.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Council Tax Band: F

Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG.

TENURE

Freehold.

VIEWING

Strictly through the Owners Selling Agent, Steve Gooch, who will be delighted to escort interested applicants to view if required. Office Opening Hours 8.30am - 7.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday.

DIRECTIONS

From our Newent office, turn left onto Watery Lane, proceed along the country lane for approximately two and a half miles, passing the Birds of Prey Centre and continue up the hill with the church on the right hand side and the telephone box on your left. Take the right hand turning at the top onto the no through road. Continue up the road, taking the left turning on to a track onto a bridle path, where the property can be located down on the right hand side.

PROPERTY SURVEYS

Qualified Chartered Surveyors (with over 20 years experience) available to undertake surveys (to include Mortgage Surveys/RICS Housebuyers Reports/Full Structural Surveys).

AWAITING VENDOR APPROVAL

These details are yet to be approved by the vendor. Please contact the office for verified details.

Arrange viewing 01531 248077

Steve Gooch - Newent Sales

4 High Street, Newent, GL18 1AN

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