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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Viney Hill, LYDNEY


Property Description

Key features

  • Period Property with Original Character
  • Self-Contained Annex
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Upper Viney Farmhouse is a substantial Grade II Listed property with origins believed to date back to the 17th century. It sits in an elevated position enjoying a beautiful view over the surrounding countryside and woodlands on the edge of the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The property is currently divided into two independent but connected dwellings, a four bedroom family home and a one bedroom annex. The property has some impressive period features. They include inglenook fireplaces with original bread ovens, exposed beams and a lovely curved oak stairwell. The accommodation in the farmhouse is arranged over three floors, the rooms are spacious and well proportioned. The self contained annex is an ideal option for extended family requiring a level of independence and has potential as an income generating holiday cottage. There is a large garden and some useful outbuildings. A unique country home steeped in history and conveniently situated within reach major motorway and rail network.

1.73m (5ft 8in) x 0.9m (2ft 11in)
Door to hallway and annex.

L-shaped hallway, window to rear aspect, door to sitting room.

Sitting Room:
4.9m (16ft 1in) x 4.5m (14ft 9in) plus recess.
Windows to front and side aspect, original exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with open fire, doors to dining room and ground floor bedroom, stairs to first floor.

4.1m (13ft 5in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in)
Window to front aspect, exposed beams, feature fireplace (not operational).

Dining Room:
5.6m (18ft 4in) x 5m (16ft 5in)
Windows to side and rear aspects, exposed beams, inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, original bread ovens, flagstone floor, door to kitchen and garden.

6m (19ft 8in) x 3m (9ft 10in)
Window to rear aspect, Belling range cooker, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, central heating boiler, stable door to courtyard.

4.3m (14ft 1in) x 1.7m (5ft 7in)
Large storage cupboard, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, doors to bedroom, bathroom and annex, original oak stair case to second floor.

Bedroom 1:
5.6m (18ft 4in) x 5m (16ft 5in)
Windows to rear and side aspects, fireplace with period stove, door to cloakroom.

1.32m (4ft 4in) x 1.3m (4ft 3in)
Low level WC, wash hand basin.

Family Bathroom:
2.7m (8ft 10in) x 2.6m (8ft 6in)
Window to front aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, corner bath with shower attachment.

Second Floor Landing:
4.32m (14ft 2in) x 1.53m (5ft 0in)
Storage cupboard, doors to bedrooms 2, 3 and shower room..

Bedroom 2:
5.9m (19ft 4in) x 2.72m (8ft 11in) extending to 3.2m (10ft 6in)
Velux roof light, under eves storage, door to attic room.

Attic Room:
6.1m (20ft 0in) x 2.7m (8ft 10in) plus eaves.
Large boarded attic space.

Bedroom 3:
4.95m (16ft 3in) x 3.41m (11ft 2in)
Velux roof light, window to rear aspect, exposed A frames, wardrobe area.

Shower Room:
2.8m (9ft 2in) x 1.7m (5ft 7in)
Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower enclosure with electric shower.

Annex Entrance Hall:
3.9m (12ft 10in) x 1.5m (4ft 11in)
Stairs to first floor, flagstone floor, doors to living room and ground floor shower room.

Annex Kitchen/ Living Room:
5.63m (18ft 6in) x 3.32m (10ft 11in)
Windows to front and rear aspects, built in hob, double oven, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.

Annex Groundfloor Shower Room:
1.66m (5ft 5in) x 1.5m (4ft 11in)
Window to rear aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, shower enclosure with electric shower.

Annex First Floor Sitting Room:
5.66m (18ft 7in) x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
Window to front and rear aspects, exposed beams.

Annex Landing/Study Area:
5.6m (18ft 4in) x 1.9m (6ft 3in)
Window to front aspect, exposed beams, doors to first floor sitting room and bedroom.

Annex Bedroom:
5.2m (17ft 1in) x 4.2m (13ft 9in)
Windows to front and rear aspects, built in wardrobes, doors to bathroom and the main house.

Annex Bathroom:
2.5m (8ft 2in) x 1.56m (5ft 1in)
Window to front aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin, bath with shower attachment.

Detached Garage:
Boarded attic space above.

There is plenty of parking space on the drive in front of the house and on the drive to the side. The majority of the garden is to the left of the house. The hot tub is positioned in the rear courtyard. Outbuildings include a timber chalet that can be used as a studio or playroom, a garden shed, workshop, wood store and a detached double garage building. The garden is perfect for outside entertaining and places to sit and enjoy the stunning view over the surrounding countryside.

From the village of Blakeney, proceed in the direction of Chepstow on the A48. At the top of the hill turn right signposted Viney Hill. Upper Viney Farmhouse is situated on the right hand side, the last house before the bend.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 May 2016

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