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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bream Road, LYDNEY


Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Detached house
  • Large garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Highbury House is an unspoilt home of great charm and character set in an elevated position on the outskirts of the town. The property benefits from lovely gardens approaching an acre and has the advantage of superb views over the Forest of Dean and Severn Valley. This 5/6 bedroom Georgian house has been in the ownership of the family for the past twelve years and enjoys an established income generated from the converted Coach House. The accommodation in the main dwelling includes, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Walk-in Pantry, Cellar, 5/6 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. The Coach House is divided into three self contained apartments which are rented out as holiday accommodation when not in use by the owners. Also included is a games room, laundry, garage and store rooms. This comfortable, spacious country house easily lends itself to use as a two or three generation family home and/or convenient, manageable home based business. The close by town of Lydney offers a wide range of amenities which include supermarkets, banks, schools, hospital and railway station. NO ONWARD CHAIN.

Entrance Hall:
6.6m (21ft 8in) x 3.78m (12ft 5in)
Window to front aspect, stone fireplace, shelved storage cupboards, carpet flooring, staircase to First Floor, doors to Sitting Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room and Rear Hall.

Dining Room:
6.4m (21ft 0in) x 4.09m (13ft 5in)
Window to front and side aspect, stone fireplace, carpet flooring, double doors to Drawing Room.

Dining Room.
Drawing Room:
6.37m (20ft 11in) x 5.36m (17ft 7in)
Full height windows to side and rear aspects, fully-glazed door to Balcony, feature fireplace with stone hearth, carpet flooring.

Sitting Room:
4.67m (15ft 4in) x 3.78m (12ft 5in)
Full height bay window to rear aspect, gas fire set on marble hearth and wooden surround and mantel, recessed storage cupboards, carpet flooring, telephone point, TV point.

Sitting Room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
4.76m (15ft 7in) x 3.78m (12ft 5in)
Window to front aspect, range of wall and base units with formica work surfaces, recessed brick fireplace with Aga, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space for fridge/freezer, door to Utility Room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
Rear Hall:
3.53m (11ft 7in) x 2.07m (6ft 9in)
Window to rear aspect, parquet flooring. doors to walk in Larder, Cellar and Kitchen.

Walk-in Pantry:
3.27m (10ft 9in) x 2.18m (7ft 2in)
Window to rear aspect, fitted shelving, storage areas, space white goods, quarry tiled flooring.

Cloak area with washbasin and cupboard under, door to WC, window to rear aspect, low level WC, carpet flooring.

7.87m (25ft 10in) x 5m (16ft 5in)
Divided into two storage chambers, with power and lighting, flagstone floors, suitable for conversion subject to the necessary consents.

Rear Porch:
Window to side aspect with part-glazed door leading to Courtyard, Parquet flooring, door to Boiler Room.

Boiler Room:
Window to side aspect, floor mounted 'Ideal' gas fuelled central heating boiler, quarry tiled flooring.

Utility Room:
3.45m (11ft 4in) x 2.35m (7ft 9in)
Window to front aspect, range of fitted base and wall units with formica work surfaces, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, integrated oven and hob with extractor fan over, tall pantry-style cupboard, space for dishwasher and washing machine, display shelves.

Galleried Landing:
5.34m (17ft 6in) x 1.87m (6ft 2in)
Window to side aspect, feature archways, storage cupboard with shelving. fitted cupboards, door to Master Suite and all Bedrooms.

Bedroom 1:
4.69m (15ft 5in) x 3.77m (12ft 4in)
Full height bay window to rear aspect, carpet flooring, archway to Dressing Room.

Dressing Room Suite/Bed 6:
6.53m (21ft 5in) x 3.68m (12ft 1in)
Fitted wardrobes and cupboards, wash basin with ceramic tiled surface and cupboard and drawers below, study area. Door into Cloakroom.

Low-level WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan.

Bedroom 2:
3.88m (12ft 9in) x 3.86m (12ft 8in) maximum
Window to front aspect, wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard below, carpet flooring.

Bedroom 3:
3.43m (11ft 3in) x 3.01m (9ft 11in)
Window to side aspect, built-in wardrobes with storage cupboards over, carpet flooring.

Bedroom 4:
4.81m (15ft 9in) x 3.85m (12ft 8in)
Window to side aspect, cast iron fireplace, two built in double wardrobes, carpet flooring, access to loft.

Bedroom 5:
4.9m (16ft 1in) x 2.89m (9ft 6in)
Window to rear aspect, two built in double wardrobes, wash hand basin, carpet flooring.

3.1m (10ft 2in) x 2.03m (6ft 8in)
Window with glazed shutters to side aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, bath with mixer tap and Mira shower over, heated towel rail, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, carpet flooring.

Bathroom 2:
4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.77m (12ft 4in)
Opaque window to front aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, bidet, bath, corner shower cubicle with jet shower, recess with shelving, carpet flooring.

The property is accessed through double gates opening into a walled courtyard which provides parking for several vehicles. There is separate vehicle access and additional parking to the left of the premises. The lovely mature landscaped gardens extend to approximately an acre and offer a good deal of privacy with the added advantage of far reaching views over the town and surrounding countryside. Included among the wide variety of established trees and shrubs is a magnificent Copper Beach and a Holm Oak dating back to early 1800c. There are a number of fruit trees including Apple,Cherry, Pear and Plum, a vegetable plot with greenhouse and garden stores and separate Rose garden. The lawns and shrubbery are interspersed with natural stone paths which lead to a water garden with ornamental ponds and waterfall. Doors lead out from the Drawing Room onto the South Facing terrace with automatic awning above for shelter.

Inner Hallway:
Doors to Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom.

Carriage Apartment Kitchen:
3.19m (10ft 6in) x 2.66m (8ft 9in)
Window to rear aspect, range of wall and base units with formica work surfaces, polycarbonate sink with mixer tap, integrated oven and hob with extractor fan, space for fridge/freezer, storage heater, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Paved terrace with awning over and steps down to the garden.

Apartment Balcony
Single Garage:
5.2m (17ft 1in) x 4.16m (13ft 8in)

Window to rear aspect, side door to canopied porch, electronic up and over door, power and lighting. Integral to the Coach House.

Gated courtyard with ample parking leading to additional parking area to the left of the property.

Coach House:
A substantial stone building completed in 1851 with original coach gates. Converted by the previous owners into 3 self-contained apartments, one 2 bedroom and one 1 bedroom. Heating is a combination of electric storage heaters and gas fires.

Stable Apartment Porch:
Aproached by steps and wrought iron railing to the left of the property, paneled walls, laminate flooring, door to Living Room.

Stable Apartment Kitchen:
5.15m (16ft 11in) x 4.8m (15ft 9in)
Matching base units with formica work surfaces, sink unit with mixer tap, built in electric oven and hob, space for fridge, storage cupboard housing boiler, carpet flooring, TV point, storage heater, Doors to Bathroom and Bedrooms.

Stable Apartment Living Room:
Windows to front and rear aspects, coal-effect gas fire.

Stable Apartment Bathroom:
3.01m (9ft 11in) widest x 1.4m (4ft 7in)
Window to side aspect, low-level WC, wash hand basin with twin taps, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, heated towel rail, wall heater, recess shelving, ceramic wall tiling, laminate flooring.

Stable Apartment Bedroom 1:
4.16m (13ft 8in) widest x 4.09m (13ft 5in)
Windows to rear aspect, picture rail, carpet flooring, storage heater.

Stable Apartment Bedroom 2:
2.68m (8ft 10in) x 1.9m (6ft 3in)
Window to front aspect, picture rail, carpet flooring, door to middle room (access to both apartments).

The Garden Apartment:
Accessed through Coach House door into Porch, part-glazed door into Hall.

Garden Apartment Hall:
Storage cupboard, ceramic tiled flooring, doors to Bedroom, Kitchen and Bathroom.

Garden Apartment Living Room:
5.11m (16ft 9in) x 4.39m (14ft 5in)
Circular window to front aspect, windows to rear aspect, french doors to flagstone stone balcony.

Garden Apartment Kitchen:
Range of wall and base units, sink with mixer tap, space for cooker and fridge, ceramic tiled flooring, storage heater, TV point.

Garden Apartment Living Room.
Garden Apartment Bedroom :
3.17m (10ft 5in) x 2.55m (8ft 4in)
Window to rear aspect, fitted wardrobes, built in cupboard with hot water cylinder, door into Jack and Jill Bathroom.

Garden Apartment Bathroom:
2.56m (8ft 5in) x 1.32m (4ft 4in) accessed from both BEDROOM 1 and HALL.
Low level WC, wash hand basin with twin taps, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, extractor fan, heated towel rail, floor to ceiling tiling, door into Hall.

The Carriage Apartment:
Accessed by steps with wrought iron railing to the right of the property, door to Hall.

Carriage Apartment Hall:
Wooden wall paneling, laminate flooring, glazed door to Open Plan Living/Dining Room.

Carriage Apartment Living Room:
5.48m (18ft 0in) widest x 5.19m (17ft 0in)
Windows to front and rear aspects, gas coal-effect fire with shelf over, storage cupboard, beamed ceiling, carpet flooring, TV point, access to loft space, door to Inner Hall.

Carriage Apartment Bedroom:
5.02m (16ft 6in) widest x 4.07m (13ft 4in)
Windows to front and rear aspects, carpet flooring, storage heater. Door to mid room (access for both apartments).

Carriage Apartment Bathroom:
2.23m (7ft 4in) x 1.47m (4ft 10in)
Window to side aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin with twin taps, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, heated towel rail, wall heater, laminate flooring, ceramic wall tiling.

Games/Music Room:
Games/Music Room 6.18m (20ft 3in) x 4.97m (16ft 4in)
Accessed from the Courtyard, Window to front and rear of property, laminate flooring, access to loft space. Door into:

Laundry/Utility Room:
6.81m (22ft 4in) x 2.38m (7ft 10in)
Windows to rear aspect, stainless steel sink unit with twin taps, formica work surfaces, cold slab, space for washing machines & tumble dryer, doors to Cloakroom and Workshop and garden.

Workshop/Store Room:
3.93m (12ft 11in) x 3.42m (11ft 3in)
Door to front canopied porch, power and lighting.

Window to side aspect, low-level WC.

From our Lydney office proceed towards the town centre and turn left signposted Bream and Coleford. Follow the road up the hill, continue past the school on the right and past the hospital on the left and the property can be found on the right hand side.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 February 2012


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