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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Allaston Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire

Sold STC £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Immaculately presented throughout with exposed oak woodwork, flooring & doors
  • Sweeping driveway approach with ample parking & double garage
  • Entrance porch, entrance hall open to dining room
  • Living room, kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall
  • Utility room, pantry area, cloakroom, rear hall/boot room
  • Sitting room/snug with stairs to bedroom 4 & en-suite
  • 4 further bedrooms, en-suite & family bathroom
  • Edge of town location

Full description

This extremely well presented unique and individually designed five bedroomed property was built by the Vendors approximately 11 years ago and has been a much loved home since then. The house derives its name from the land on which it is built ie Mesne Farmhouse. The name, Mesne, means land owned by the Lord of the Manor who rents it to his Feudal Lord' and is situated on the edge of the renowned Forest of Dean which is characterised by more than 42 square miles of mixed woodland and is one of the surviving ancient woodlands in England providing an absolute wealth of outdoor pursuits to include rambling, dog walking, mountain biking, riding to name but a few.

Located on the outskirts of Lydney which offers a range of facilities to include schools, leisure centre, shops, restaurants, pubs, road, bus and rail links with the M48 motorway link being approximately 8 miles distant for onward commuting to Bristol, London, Newport and Cardiff.

The accommodation comprises covered entrance porch, entrance hall open to dining room, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, inner hall, utility room, pantry area, cloakroom, rear hall/boot room, sitting room/snug with stairs to bedroom 4 and en-suite, four further bedrooms (one with en-suite) and family bathroom.

Covered Entrance Porch - Flagstone floor. Solid oak front door leading into:-

Entrance Hall - 5.91m x 2.45m (19'5" x 8'0") - Mandarin stone flooring with under floor heating. Exposed oak woodwork. Solid oak staircase off to first floor. Useful under stairs cupboard. Open to:-

Dining Room - 5.56m x 4.75m (18'3" x 15'7") - Mandarin stone flooring with under floor heating. Exposed oak woodwork.

Living Room - 7.13m x 4.74m (23'5" x 15'7") - Dual aspect. Feature brick fireplace housing wood-burning stove (installed last year). Oak beams. Patio doors to rear.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 5.56m x 4.75m (18'3" x 15'7") - Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. FALCON RANGEMASTER cooker (available by separate negotiation) with extractor over. Built-in dishwasher. Carousal cupboard. Tall cupboard with pull out storage. Exposed oak woodwork. Patio doors to rear.

Inner Hall -

Utility Room - 2.39m x 2.32m (7'10" x 7'7") - Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Base cupboard with worktop. WORCESTER boiler supplying central heating (which the Vendor informs us has been serviced regularly).

Pantry Area - 3.07m x 2.63m (10'1" x 8'8") - Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble drier and upright freezer. WORCESTER combination boiler (which the Vendor informs us was installed a year ago) and supplies what could be used as dual family living/annexe.

Cloakroom - Comprising low level wc and wash hand basin.

Rear Hall / Boot Room - Leading to possible annexe/dual family living area.

Sitting Room / Snug - 5.87m x 5.84m [min] (19'3" x 19'2" [min]) - Feature fireplace housing electric coal effect fire. Patio doors to rear. Under stairs storage cupboard. Oak flooring. Stairs off to:-

Bedroom Four - 4.75m x 3.36m (15'7" x 11'0") - Eaves storage area. Access to loft. Walk-in wardrobe. Window with fine views over garden and surrounding countryside.

En-Suite Shower Room - Comprising walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Velux window.

From The Main Entrance Hall, Stairs To Mezzanine Landing - Handmade oak staircase. Access to loft. Two useful storage cupboards. Attractive mitre shaped window.

Bedroom One - 4.76m x 4.06m [max] (15'7" x 13'4" [max]) - Front facing with fine views. Walk-in wardrobes with a range of shelving and hanging rails.

Bedroom Two - 4.76m x 3.19m (15'7" x 10'6") - Dual aspect. Exposed oak beams.

Study / Bedroom Five - 3.21m x 2.31m (10'6" x 7'7") - Front facing.

Family Bathroom - Comprising Victorian style suite to include roll topped bath with claw feet, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and step-in shower cubicle. Ladder style radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.76m x 3.22m (15'7" x 10'7") -

En-Suite Shower Room - Comprising walk-in shower, vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. Ladder style radiator. Velux window.

The property is approached through its own wrought iron gates onto a sweeping driveway with ample parking for several vehicles.

The gardens and grounds are a real feature of this property extending to approximately 2 acres which have been professionally designed and landscaped by Peter Dowle of Howle Hill Nursery. Enjoying a wealth of mature and established trees and shrubs to include Silver Birch, Ash, Acers to name but a few. There is an orchard with a variety of fruit trees including pear, plum and apple. Extensive lawned areas meander around the entire grounds incorporating (during the Spring months) swathes of flowers. There is also a copse with mature Oak and Ash trees and carpets of Celandine and Bluebells throughout the Spring. Idyllic patio and seating areas positioned to make the most of the beautiful grounds and the wealth of local birdlife.

Outbuildings include:-
DOUBLE GARAGE with twin electronic doors, power and light, eaves storage and shelving.
EXTENSIVE STORE SHED with power and light and eaves storage (with potential for a home office).
BREEZE HOUSE with thatched roof, benching and circular table.

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15 August 2018


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