Blakeney Hill GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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  • In a Superb Elevated Position with Far-Reaching Views
  • A Charming and Characterful Detached Three/Four Bedroom House
  • Home Office
  • Paddock with Field Shelter
  • Virtually Direct Access into the Forest of Dean Offering Lovely Outriding and Walking

A charming three bedroom detached period house with paddock, superb views and virtually direct access into the Forest of Dean

 

The sale of Yew Tree House is a rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully situated period house in an elevated location with beautiful far reaching views across the Severn Estuary to the Cotswolds beyond on a clear day, and also across the renowned Royal Forest of Dean. The property has been extensively restored by the vendors over the past 12 years, retaining and returning some rural forest cottage features.

 

The Royal Forest of Dean offers access to a wide variety of country pursuits including horse-riding, cycling, walking etc.

 

The property has been utilised by the vendors for private residential and private equestrian use, as well as a smallholding, and they have kept chickens as well as growing vegetables, and soft fruits etc

 

Price Guide £500,000 Ref: JN5420

THE RESIDENCE

An attractive, detached three bedroom period house with solid fuel Rayburn central heating and is mainly double glazed. The flexible accommodation is arranged on two floors and in the Agents’ opinion the property has real character and retains a wide range of period features including fireplaces, stone walling,  flag stone flooring etc. The accommodation with approx. room sizes is as follows:

Ground Floor

Side Entrance Porch glazed door to outside

Cloakroom window, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, flag stone flooring, stable door leading to:

Kitchen / Dining Room 28’7 x 8’4 (about 8.7m x 2.5m) free-standing units, Belfast sink, side window, solid fuel Rayburn for hot water and central heating, flag stone flooring, door to:

Music Room / Study 10’3 x 10’ (about 3.1m x 3m) front window with lovely view, former stone fireplace (not in use), radiator, opening to:

Front Lobby Area stairs to first floor, glazed front door

Snug / Sitting Room 12’5 x 10’9 (about 3.8m x 3.3m) front window, with views, timber lintel above, exposed beams, Inglenook fireplace with Clearview wood-burning stove and beam above, shelving to either side, old pine door and under stairs store cupboard

Door from kitchen leading to:

Utility Room 8’6 x 8’2 (about 2.6m x 2.5m) stainless steel sink and drainer, wall and base units, plumbing for washing machine, cooker point, side window

Reception Room (Potential Bedroom) 12’ x 8’4 (about 3.6m x 2.5m) front door to outside, window, former stone fireplace, quarry tiled floor

First Floor

Stairs rise with exposed stone walling

Landing

Bedroom 16’ max narrowing to 11’2 x 10’8 (about 3.4m x 3.3m) front window, sealed former fireplace, radiator, door to:

Dressing Room (Potential Bedroom) 10’8 x 8’ (about 3.3m x 2.4m) built-in cupboard, radiator, front window with lovely view, loft hatch, former stone fireplace

Bedroom 10’6 x 9’2 (about 3.2m x 2.8m) window with lovely view, radiator, sealed fireplace, loft hatch, wide board flooring

Inner Hall Area rear door to walkway leading out to Home Office

Price Guide £500,000Ref: JN5420

OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND

A double gated access leads off of the country lane into a block pavier drive, leading to a side parking area.

There is a flagstone front path, leading to a patio seating area immediately to the front of the house, from which there are superb views.

At the far side of the cottage there is a useful attached Stone Store 8’6 x 7’8 (about 2.6m x 2.4m) There is then also a small front Vegetable Garden Area with Outside Tap

Wood Store and Large Shed 16’2 x 6’6 (about 4.9m x 2m) with a door to a further small Courtyard area beyond.

Off the side parking area there is a gated access leading up into the paddock and a small Orchard with soft fruits and trees.

 

Bathroom 11’5 max x 8’3 (about 3.5m x 2.5m) feature end window with lovely view, shower cubicle with electric shower, slipper bath with mixer tap, two wash hand basins with separate mixer taps, bamboo flooring, WC, airing cupboard with hot water tank and solar panel controls

Bedroom 17’6 x 7’8 (about 5.3m x 2.4m) end and rear windows, roof hatch, radiator

The Paddock comprises of one main block of fairly gently sloping pasture land within which there is a Field Shelter 11’7 x 9’6 (about 3.5m x 2.9m)

At the top of the land, we understand that there is gated access into a footpath leading on to the Forest of Dean.

Particularly from the top of the land, there are again some superb views.

At the rear of the property approached via a small pedestrian bridge from the first floor of the house, there is an excellent Timber Chalet Style Building 15’ x 8’5 (about 4.6m x 2.6m) with light and power, double glazing and insulation, utilised by the vendors as a Home Office

IN ALL APPROX. 0.54 ACRES

 (About 0.22 Hectares)

Price Guide £500,000Ref: JN5420