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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Glasshouse Hill, May Hill, Longhope

Sold STC £590,000

Property Description

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A beautiful and very well presented extended 4 bedroom black and white cottage providing spacious and comfortable accommodation with a high degree of flexibility with Annexe, potential set in two thirds of an acre of large beautiful gardens in a rural location with views over local countryside

Conservatory, utility room, cloakroom, kitchen, dining room, lounge, guest bedroom, and bathroom, inner hallway. First floor: Landing/dressing room, master bedroom and ensuite shower room, bedroom/study. Outside: Double garage, summer house, large gardens and outstanding views

DIRECTIONS  From Newent take Culver Street. Follow for approx 2 miles, turning right into Judges Lane signposted Glasshouse.  After  l.25 miles turn left towards the Glasshouse Inn, turn left immediately after the pub following the track to the property.  This property's position is accurately shown on

Monks Spout is pretty Grade II black and white cottage with two thirds of an acre of beautiful gardens. There is a babbling brook running through the grounds of Monks Spout which is 'spring fed' from May Hill and probably the reason for the Monks settling here in the 15th/16th century.
The property is situated in a rural location with views across the countryside and surrounding farmland, close to lovely walks and  popular country Inn. May Hill has a village hall and church.  
May Hill is the highest point of West Gloucestershire with the distinctive stand of pine trees planted to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The top of the hill is a site of special scientific interest and was recently included among the seven wonders of the West Country.   Approximately 10 miles from the City of Gloucester and Ross-on-Wye giving easy access to the motorway network. 

entrance from parking area to
 into Conservatory. Please note there are 2 additional entrances to the front of the property

CONSERVATORY 13'1 x 10'9 (3.99m x 3.28m ) of hardwood double glazed construction, laminated flooring, roof vent, radiator allowing the room to be used all year round, door through to kitchen and utility room 

UTILITY ROOM  10'7 x 6'5 (3.23m x 1.96m ) of half glazed construction with door leading to the garden, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, access to

CLOAKROOM with low level wc., and wash hand basin

from the Conservatory 
KITCHEN  10' x 9'9 (3.05m x 2.97m) windows to side and rear elevation, range of units with  granite worktop, Belfast sink with antique style mixer taps, granite splash backs, integrated oven and hob, space for appliances, 2 large pantries with shelving and lighting, limestone flooring which extends through to the:- 

DINING ROOM  14'7 x 9'6 (4.44m x 2.9m) with window to side elevation and stable door to front elevation, beamed ceiling, large airing cupboard, further cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler, second staircase leading to first floor, door through to

LOUNGE 20'10 x 15'6 (6.35m x 4.72m) (with restricted height) This room is in the original part of the building and therefore full of character, heavily beamed to walls and ceiling, central large beam and large inglenook fireplace with cast iron log burner. Windows to front and rear elevation, entrance door and with entrance porch. Staircase leads to the First floor, door through to

The Guest area has potential for Annexe accommodation
giving access to 
GUEST BEDROOM   11'5 x 10'4 ( 3.48m x 3.15m) with windows to 3 elevations, fitted double wardrobes  

GUEST BATHROOM  with double ended roll top cast iron bath, wash hand basin and low level wc., large shower cubicle with plumbed in shower and windows to 2 elevations with lovely outlook

The property has two sets of stairs leading to the first floor

from the Lounge stairs lead to
LANDING/DRESSING AREA fully fitted with wardrobes, window to front elevation

MASTER BEDROOM 11'5 x 10'3  (3.48m x 3.12m ) heavily beamed to walls and ceiling, dormer window to front 
SHOWER ROOM with large shower cubicle, low level wc., and wash hand basin and window to front elevation, excellent views  

BEDROOM  10'8 x 10'4 (3.25m x 3.15m) window to rear elevation, velux roof light to the side and fitted wardrobe 

from the Dining Room Second stairway leading to First floor Study and Bedroom

  10'10 x 10' (3.3m x 3.05m) with dormer window to front elevation 

BEDROOM 10'7' x 10' (3.23m'x3.05m) with window to side elevation

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a track being part of the 'Wysis Way'. The track takes you down to a large gravelled area and brick paved area leading to the Double Garage 

From the parking area a double gate leads to a further parking/turning area which is directly adjacent to the property. There are well kept gardens and lawns with a path leading alongside the babbling brook leading to numerous ponds, a duck house and woodland areas. The gardens are planted with an abundance of shrubs, bushes and perennials. On the far side of the brook is a woodland glade, tree house, store and fully stocked with perennials and shrubs. The main garden has three level patios and a woodland barbecue area under a Magnolia tree, large aluminium greenhouse and various garden store sheds, a number of raised vegetable beds and fruit trees. There is also a well stocked fruit cage in the garden area directly behind the Garage. A number of small gates lead to adjacent fields and woodland paths. 

DOUBLE GARAGE with attached log stores and covered areas, power and lighting

 20' x 10' (6.1m x 3.05m) of timber construction, power and lighting. This room  has many uses and has at times been used as a Therapy room and a Guest bedroom. 

COUNCIL TAX Forest of Dean district council


SERVICES Mains electricity and water, Oil fired central heating and private drainage


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Added on Rightmove:
29 January 2018

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