4 bedroom character property for sale

Scowles, Coleford, Gloucestershire

£499,500

Property Description

Key features

  • 3/4 Bedroomed Detached House
  • 2 Reception Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • L-Shaped Kitchen/Living Room
  • Extensive Parking Area
  • Detached Garage/Office
  • Approximately 1,3 acres of Level Gardens and Secret Woodland

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This spacious 3/4 bed detached country cottage is located in a small attractive quiet hamlet high above the village of Newland a short distance from Monmouth and the major road networks. Remodelled and attractively extended to provide bright and airy rooms throughout and set in 1.3 acres of level gardens, a secret woodland (scowles), meandering driveway, detached garage with additional integral 1 bed annex, attached workshop-store. Linked to attractive walks.

The property has a painted rendered exterior with mainly hardwood inset double glazed wooden windows and doors all set under pitched slate roofs. An LPG gas boiler works in conjunction with thermal solar panels to provide domestic hot water and mainly under-floor heating as well as radiators. Internal doors are mainly ledged and braced with Suffolk latches with moulded skirting boards and architraves throughout.

The entrance to the property is under a porch with slate paving through a door with leaded light vision panel into:

LOBBY:
With clay terracotta tiled floor tiles throughout this extended portion. Coat hanging space.

Through door into:

UTILITY/CLOAKROOM:
Window to front with frosted glass. White suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal. Plumbing for washing machine.

L-SHAPED KITCHEN/LIVING ROOM: 8.72m x 6.43m x 3.9m average
Full glazing on two sides on low plinth walls with inset pair of part glazed doors out to terrace. Kitchen with windows on three sides to front with garden views a combination of granite composite worktops with up-stands and window sills, inset Belfast sink with brass mixer tap. Panelled cupboards and drawers under including dishwasher. Central island unit with inset red granite worktop with oak surround and display shelves and cupboards under. Additional oak worktop with cupboards and display shelves under. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Exposed stone fireplace with timber lintel with inset LPG cooking range. Low voltage downlighters.

Door into protruding:

BOILER ROOM: 3.33m x 1.37m
LPG gas boiler, time clocks, underfloor heating ports, Solar controls and large hub tank to store and disperse domestic hot water and heating. Incorporated former back porch with French door and two windows to rear and part glazed door into Inner Hall.

From Living Room door into:
INNER HALL:
Stairs with hardwood turned newels, balustrading and winders and under-stairs cupboard. Secondary door with Sitting Room. Painted boarded floor and part exposed beams to ceiling. Through 1.1m wide opening into:

SITTING ROOM: 6.02m x 4.39m reducing to 3.7m
Two windows with views across the rear garden and a pair of glazed doors leading out to the front decked sun terrace. Room part divided by a wide opening. Part exposed natural stone wall with fireplace, raised stone hearth, wooden lintel and inset Jotul woodburning stove. Part exposed beamed ceilings.

Up stairs with curved topped feature window to front with garden and countryside views to:

GALLERIED LANDING:
With matching balustrades and handrails part exposed stone wall and display shelf above. Three doors into shelved Linen Cupboard. Doors into the following:

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM:
Window to front with garden and countryside views. White suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal, stand-alone bath with lions feet and shower taps. Corner shower cubicle with raised tray, pivot door and glazed side panels, mixer valve with rain shower head. Travertine tiling from floor to ceiling on two sides and floor. Painted vertical panelling to the majority for the walls with inset shelving. Electric under-floor heating. Extract fan and roof access trap.

BEDROOM TWO: 3.65m x 3.1m
Window with back garden views. Painted exposed stone work to one wall. Recessed fitted wardrobes with sliding mirror doors, shelving and hanging rails.

BEDROOM THREE: 3.13m x 2.58m
Window with back garden views, part raked ceilings with exposed timbers and roof access trap.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE: 6.1m x 5.02m
Windows to back and side with garden views. Pair of part glazed doors to front with garden and countryside views. Painted exposed stone wall. Part raked ceilings. Under-floor heating. Protruding:

EN SUITE BATHROOM:
Window to front with garden views. Suite comprising low level WC, basin and pedestal, slipper bath with lions feet. Painted vertical boarding up to dado height. Chrome towel radiator, extract fan and downlighters Ceramic tiled floor.


OUTSIDE:
The gardens are on three sides and mainly laid to lawn with inset meandering driveway accessed from the lane via a 5 bar wooden gate having turning and parking areas. Raised wood deck terrace to the front and further gravelled and flagstone sun terraces to the side with a feature hexagonal barbeque pavilion. The original drive entrance is not used and has a pair of solid wooden gates.

WOOD STORE: 5.2m x 2.2m
Constructed in stone with slate roof and concrete floor.

DETACHED GARAGE/OFFICE:
With painted rendered external walls with pitched tiled roof. A part glazed uPVC door leads into; OFFICE: 4.83m x 3m. (Currently used as 4th bed/guest annexe).Window to side, ledged and brace door to rear into Cloak room with white low level WC and basin and pedistal. Interlinking door into: GARAGE: 5.2m x 3.02m: Window to side, two hinged steel garage door. Storage within roof trusses. Concrete floor slab. Power and light.

Behind the garage is a:

ATTACHED WORKSHOP/STORE: 5m x 3m
Timber framed with vertical steel cladding and tiled roof, concrete floor slab, pair of steel fabricated doors.

The puzzle wood is about 1.3 acres of attractive paths through and around the old workings with combination of beech and yew trees. "Scowles" are landscape features which range from amorphous shallow pits for iron ore extraction to irregular labyrinthine hollows up to several metres deep and are possibly unique to the Forest of Dean. There is a cut through walkway into the town of Coleford via the recreation ground.

SERVICES:
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG gas heating and Solar. Council Tax Band E. EPC E.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Lydney (7.0 mi)
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3 Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3BT

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Nearest station

  • Lydney (7.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Roscoe Rogers & Knight, Monmouth

3 Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3BT

01600 522024 Local call rate

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