4 bedroom cottage for saleThe Common, Woolaston, Gloucestershire
Sold STC £569,950
A sympathetically extended and refurbished 4 bedroom detached cottage, the original of which dates back to the 1700s, situated in an edge of village location in private gardens, with sweeping driveway, in total extending to approximately 1.3 acres
Sitting Room Dining Room Family Room Study Kitchen Utility Room Boot Room Cloakroom/w.c.
4 Bedrooms En-Suite Family Bathroom
Tennis Court Summer House Range of useful Outbuildings
Brook Cottage comprises a detached cottage-style residence, set in an idyllic rural surrounding with open aspect to the rear across farmland, in a convenient location on the edge of Netherend village. The village itself boasts a range of local facilities, including primary school, village shop, post office, place of worship, two public houses, and is adjacent to the main A48 Chepstow to Gloucester road, enjoying excellent access in to the Forest of Dean, Lydney and Gloucester. From Chepstow, the Severn Bridge gives access on to the countrys motorway networks, including the M48, M4, M32 into Bristol, and M5 intersection to the Midlands and the West Country.
The property is approached via a sweeping driveway and has been extensively refurbished to a high specification by the present owner/occupier, enjoying a southerly aspect, the whole site enjoying maximum privacy, being well established with a range of mature shrubs and trees, including Cherry, Elder, Plum, Apple, Beech, Magnolia and Rhododendrons.
The area provides a plethora of leisure activities with walking, mountain biking and riding within the Royal Forest of Dean, sailing from Lydney harbour and horse racing from Cheltenham and Chepstow.
Directions - From Chepstow, proceed along the A48 in the direction of Lydney/Gloucester. After approximately 6 miles, and signed posted Woolaston, turn left into the village. Follow the lane, passing the primary school, Public House on your right, the village stores and post office on your left. Continue along the lane, passing the Rising Sun Public House on your left and just past the pub, on the right, turn right into Brooklet Road, signed as a No Through Road. Follow this lane to the end and the driveway for Brook Cottage is immediately in front, being the centre access of three.
Situation - Situated on the western edge of the village, Brook Cottage is approached via a council maintained no through road, which serves three other properties, leading on to a private hedged lined driveway which sweeps round along the top edge of the garden to a level gravelled parking area.
Bordered by farmland to the rear and enjoying a southerly aspect, Brook Cottage enjoys a private position, nestled in a central position within its garden and grounds extending to approximately 1.3 acres, shown for identification only edged red on the plan illustrated in these sales particulars
The accommodation, with approximate room sizes, comprises:-
Reception Hall - 105 x 709 [3.17m x 2.36m] Feature Cathedral styled triple-glazed floor to ceiling entrance, accessed via a solid oak framed triple glazed door, oak flooring, underfloor heating system,under stairs storage cupboard, solid oak staircase to first floor galleried landing.
Kitchen - 1204 x 1202 [3.76m x 3.71m] An extensive range of floor and wall mounted kitchen units with stone work surfaces, integrated refrigerator, dishwasher, touch-controlled four-ring electric ceramic hob with extractor hood over, oven/grill, integrated stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled floor, exposed colour washed stone walling.
Family Room - 1607 x 1106 [5.05m x 3.51m] - French doors opening to terrace, exposed timber mantle over fireplace housing wood burning stove, Victorian-style radiator, tiled floor, exposed colour washed stone walling.
Utility Room - 12 x 4 [3.66m x 1.22m] - Work surface with floor and wall mounted units, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, gas boiler.
Boot Room - 611 x 511 [2.11m x 1.80m] - Tiled floor, door to garden.
Cloakroom - Low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled floor.
Sitting Room - 1611 x 1402 [5.16m x 4.32m] - Windows to front elevation, wall lights, wiring for speakers, oak flooring, wood burner on tiled hearth, exposed timber lintel above, underfloor heating system.
Dining Room - 1707 (max) x 12 [5.36m x 3.66m] - Two triple-glazed windows to rear elevation, wall lights, oak flooring, underfloor heating system.
Study - 910 x 909 [3.00m x 2.97m] Window to front elevation, oak flooring, wiring for speakers, underfloor heating system.
Landing - From the entrance hall, turning stairwell to galleried landing, doors off to:
Master Bedroom Suite comprising:-
Bedroom - 12 x 1008 [3.66m x 3.25m] - Triple glazed window to rear elevation, radiator.
Walk in Wardrobe - 805 x 606 [2.57m x 1.98m] - Triple glazed window to rear elevation, radiator, hanging rail and shelving.
En suite: 1103 x 508 [3.43m x 1.73m] Grohe thermostatic mixer shower with glazed sliding door, vanity wash hand basin with heated mirrored cupboards over, low level w.c., tiled floor, electric underfloor heating, heated towel rail, pitched ceiling, window to front elevation.
Family Bathroom - 1001 x 808 [3.07m x 2.64m] - Free standing bath, vanity wash hand basin with heated mirror over, low level w.c., shower cubicle fitted with thermostatic mixer shower and sliding door, tiled floor, electric underfloor heating, heated towel rail, window to front elevation.
Bedroom 2 1707 x 12 [5.36m x 3.66m L-shaped maximum Two triple glazed windows to rear elevation, radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 1409 x 1107 [4.50m x 3.53m] Two windows to front elevation, built-in wardrobe, radiator.
Bedroom 4 111 x 106 [3.38m x 3.20m] Window to front elevation, radiator.
Outside The property is approached by a sweeping tarmacadam driveway leading on to a gravelled hardstanding area to the side of the property providing parking for numerous vehicles. Pathways to the front lead around to a raised, walled garden terrace providing an ideal entertaining area leading off the family room via the French doors, with an enclosed paved area to the front of the property. Beyond the main body of the house is a Brick Built Workshop - 2211 x 1311[6.98m x 4.24m] - Under a mono pitched insulated roof, with electric power and light.
At the opposite end of the garden is a Summer House, with tarmacadam tennis court below having safety fencing surround with climbing clematis. Decking to the front and overlooking the tennis court, the summer house is divided into two rooms:
Room 1 - 1106 x 907 [3.51m x 2.92m] - With power, light, and sink unit.
Room 2 - 1106 x 411 [3.51m x 1.50m] With power and light.
Gardens Which are shown for identification only edged red on the plan illustrated in this brochure, are predominantly laid in lawn, interspersed with a variety of mature trees, Cherry, Elder, Apple, Plum, Magnolia, mature Beech to name a few, the gardens provide a haven for much flora and fauna. Along the northern boundary runs a brook, which also flows through the woodland, provide an abundance of spring and summer colours throughout the year.
To the western side of the house lies a vegetable garden with a polytunnel, and a couple of useful garden sheds and the mixed woodland beyond.
Tenure - We are informed the property is Freehold. Interested parties should make their own enquiries via their solicitors
Services Mains water - recently renewed mains water service pipe. Private drainage system with newly fitted sewage treatment plant. LPG gas-fired central heating. Heating from a solar thermal system linked into the main gas boiler, and provides instantaneous mains pressure hot water.
Rating Authority Forest of Dean District Council 01594 810000.
The property is in Council Tax Band G
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the Agents - Newland Rennie Wilkins, Portwall House, 5 Bank Street, Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 5EL. Tel: 01291 626775
Points of Note The windows on the north side of the house were especially imported from Sweden, having the highest standard of insulation available on the market at the time of installation, being aluminium-clad on the outside and certified maintenance free for a least forty years. The windows themselves are made from Swedish close grade pine, triple-glazed and double sealed, to be storm proof, and are fully reversible for easy cleaning and high security standards. Similarly, the front door is Swedish solid Oak, with triple-glazed inserts, the company details of which are available from the Agents. The ground floor study, dining, living room and hallways all have wet underfloor heating, with individual controls to each room; the programmer and manifold being situated under the stairwell.
The floor covering is engineered Oak. All door casings, skirtings and architraves are finished in solid Oak, as are the doors throughout, with ledged doors of top quality latches and hinges
RIGHTS, EASEMENTS & BOUNDARIES - The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all existing rights whether public or private, including rights of way, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements, quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves or masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas or other pipes, whether referred to in the general remarks and stipulations or particulars of sale or not, and to the provisions of any planning scheme of County or Local Authorities.
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