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4 bedroom detached house for sale

'Bridges House', Marcle Road, Dymock, Gloucestershire, GL18 2AS


Property Description

Key features

  • A Handsome 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • In A Stunning Countryside Location
  • Set In An Approx 1.25 Acre Plot
  • Beautiful, Well Maintained Paddock / Orchard
  • Wrap Around Landscaped Gardens
  • Bright Spacious Accommodation
  • Wonderful Sun Room Off The Kitchen
  • Sort After Location Close To Good Schools & Amenities

Full description

Set In A Stunning Location With Panoramic Views Over The Gloucestershire And Herefordshire Countryside, Bridges House Is A Handsome, Detached 4 Bedroom Home With Plenty Of Versatility, All Set In A Plot Of Approx. 1 ¼ Acres, Offering Peace And Tranquility.

Entrance Porch – Reception Hall – 2 x Downstairs Cloakrooms – Sitting Room – Dining Room – Kitchen/Breakfast Room – Sun Room – Utility Room – Various Store Rooms – 3 Double Bedrooms – 1 Large Single Bedroom / Study – 3 En-Suite Bathrooms – Family Bathroom – Large Double Garage/Workshop.

Bridges House offers a peaceful, county lifestyle with impressive landscaped gardens and a small paddock/orchard, all set in an enviable rural location, offering privacy and close to the attractive villages of Dymock and Much Marcle. The property is versatile and offers a great opportunity to configure for a variety of family situations. It is particularly spacious and well presented, with 2 attractive reception rooms, as well as a delightful sunroom, a welcome and sympathetic addition to the kitchen area. There is an abundance of storage, with all the conveniences for country living. The 4 bedrooms are spacious and well proportioned, with the benefit of 3 en-suites, as well as a family bathroom.  The property is bright, charming and offers a fantastic opportunity for a variety of buyers.

Situated just a mile from the pretty village of Much Marcle, you will find a warm welcome at the Walwyn Arms Pub, as well as the location of the famous Weston Cider.  There is an ‘outstanding’ village primary school, garage and store and Hellens Manor, a beautiful historical house and grounds with many events throughout the year.  The village of Dymock, just over a mile in the opposite direction also benefits from a cosy local pub, owned by the parish, a good local school and fantastic cricket club, hosting its own local music festival once a year.  The historic market town of Ledbury is just 4 miles away, where you will find a wider range of amenities, a train station (with direct routes to Paddington) and John Masefield High School.  The Cathedral cities of Hereford & Gloucester are 17 & 15 miles respectively.  Junction 2 of the M50 offers convenient connections to both Bristol & Birmingham and is just 15 minutes drive.

The Property

Entrance – The property is approached off a quiet lane, travelling up a sweeping gravel driveway, there is an abundance of parking and convenient turning circle, surrounded by interesting, landscaped gardens and mature trees offering privacy.  The beautiful entrance porch with double doors, leaded windows and quarry tile flooring is bright and welcoming and leads straight into an impressive reception hall.

Reception Hall – You are immediately struck by a beautiful wooden archway and paneling, which leads into further hall space and the stairway to the first floor.  Currently carpeted, underneath there is solid oak flooring throughout the hallway.  

Sitting Room – To the right of the reception hall, a spacious and well proportioned room, offering a bright outlook with plenty of windows.  The room benefits from an open fireplace with tiled hearth and wooden mantle, French doors lead to the pretty rear garden.  A bay window to the front of the property offers a window seat for surveying fantastic views of the gardens, with the convenience of storage cupboards underneath.

Dining Room – To the left of the reception hall, a more formal space for entertaining, offering a beautiful out look through the bay window with fitted roman blind and solid oak flooring, there is a cosy 1950’s style open fireplace and plenty of room for a 6/8 seating table, it is well proportioned and could be suited to a variety of uses.

Cloakroom – Decorated in a contemporary style with vanity washbasin, heated towel rail, W.C. and a large storage cupboard, the room also offers the convenience of hanging space for coats etc.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room – The kitchen is situated to the left of the reception hall and offers space for a 6/8 seating table, it has a variety of wooden fitted units and drawers, with tiled splash backs, an integral fridge and electric cooker.  There is quarry tiled flooring and an extension to the kitchen through a wide archway, with further units, sink & drainer, as well as a walk-in pantry.  In addition to this there is a large storage cupboard and room for a fridge/freezer or the ability to create more storage if necessary.  

Sun Room – An impressive extension to the kitchen, this space is open and bright, with a pretty outlook over the garden, it offers a natural flow between inside and outside living, with the added bonus of a cosy, well insulated space, making it possible to enjoy the winter sunshine.  With solid oak flooring and a fantastic vaulted ceiling with spot lights and triangular windows to the top, allowing further light to flood into the room, it offers all the convenience of modern family living, with an external door leading to a sheltered terrace, perfect for alfresco dining.

Utility & Storage Rooms – Through the kitchen area a door leads to a hallway or boot room, perfect for country living, where you will find the utility room with Belfast sink, gardeners cloakroom and large storage area for white goods, a very convenient space, there is an external door leading to the garage / workshop and side of the property.

The stairway from the elegant reception hall leads to a spacious and bright landing, via 2 half landing platforms, 2 windows take in the surrounding countryside, and all bedrooms lead off the landing area, as well as a double sized airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom – To the left, you enter a bright and spacious room with front and side aspects, offering breathtaking views as far as Marcle Ridge.  With an en-suite shower room also benefitting from views, in addition there is a large walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 – Overlooking the gardens and paddock, with views over the neighbouring countryside, this generous room offers a pleasant ambiance, with the convenience of a large cupboard and benefits from a bright en-suite shower room with washbasin & W.C. 

Bedroom 3 – At the end of the landing area another spacious double bedroom with views to the side aspect of the property, it has a large fitted wardrobe and pretty en-suite shower room with wooden flooring, W.C. & washbasin.

Bedroom 4 / Study – A generous single room, with double fitted wardrobe, currently being used as a study by the owners and also offering a terrific outlook.

Family Bathroom – This includes , bath with shower attachment, wash-basin, space for a unit and beautiful views to the rear of the property, there is a separate W.C. next to the bathroom.


Bridges House is set in a most enviable position, in a sort after area, with great connections within arms reach.  If offers beautifully maintained landscaped gardens which wrap around the property, offering various points of interest and giving complete privacy.  There is a large double/triple garage or workshop to the side with possible storage to the eaves and various gardeners sheds.  Pretty borders and mature hedges frame the rear aspect.  The gravel turning circle to the front of the house, gives a sense of grandeur, with wonderful rose bushes a feature to the centre.  The small paddock (approx.. 2/3 of an acre) is planted with mature apple trees to the bottom and framed by neat hedges, all secure for animals with a metal five bar gate.  The surrounding countryside offers peace and tranquility to this wonderful country home.


Forest of Dean District Council – Council Tax Band F
Oil Fired Central Heating
Mains Electric
Mains Water, Private Drainage (Septic Tank)
Double Glazing Throughout
Broadband Available


Proceed out of Ledbury on the A449 Ross road, turn left into the village of Much Marcle, with Walwyn Arms Pub located on the corner and Much Marcle Garage to your right. Proceed through the village and after approx 1 mile, turn right onto the unmade road signed 'Restricted Byway'. Take the first entrance right, proceeding up the driveway to the property.


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20 September 2018


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