Little Drybrook, Coleford, Gloucestershire. GL16 8LP

£750,000 4 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

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  • An Historic Forest Lodge in 2.5 Acres
  • Beautiful Woodland Position, Peaceful and Private
  • 4 Reception Rooms, 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Substantial Stone Barns and Outbuildings
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  • Reception Rooms 4
  • Style Detached
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An original Forest Lodge standing in 2.5 acres in a stunning woodland location. Built in mid 17 century with later 19th century additions. Many authentic, unspoiled architectural features, wonderful ambience. A range of detached stone barns and workshops, vegetable gardens, secure fenced paddocks.

Room details

Steps up to inner hall, door to sitting room.

Inner Hall
Built in book shelves, doors to morning room, library/dining room and rear garden, stairs to first floor.

Morning Room
Bay window to front with original shutters with locking bar, marbled fireplace with open fire, steps down to original Crown office.

Crown Office
Window to front and side with sliding shutters, built in storage cupboards, cast iron range, oak floor, door to front terrace.

Library/Dining Room
Windows to side with original shutters, fireplace with inset Jotul wood burning stove, exposed floorboards.

Sitting Room
Window to front with elm window seat, built in storage cupboards, original fireplace, inset Yeoman stove with back boiler, doors to kitchen, pantry and stairwell.

Windows to front and side, Esse range, separate double oven, quartzite work surface, double butler sink, plumbing for white goods, door to courtyard.

A naturally cool pantry, lots of storage space, shelves and store cupboards.

First Floor Landing
Window to rear, under stair storage, doors to bedrooms 1, 4 and family bathroom, steps to upper landing, enclosed stairwell to large attic room.

Bedroom 1
Windows to front, built in wardrobe, original fireplace, original oak floorboards.

Bedroom 4
Window to front, original feature fireplace with Stovax wood burning stove.

Family Bathroom
Window to side, loft access, Italian polished plaster walls and ceiling, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, built in storage cupboards, bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin, limestone floor tiles.

Upper Landing
Doors to bedrooms 2 and 3.

Bedroom 2
Window to front, painted original floorboards

Bedroom 3
Windows to rear and side, access to loft, built in storage cupboard, exposed floorboards.

Attic Room
Window to front, exposed roof timbers, mixed elm and pine floorboards.

Laundry / Utility Room
A detached stone building close to the kitchen, power supply, sink unit, plumbing for white goods.

The cellar is beneath the morning room. It has outside access from the front terrace.

Accessed from the courtyard.

Boiler Room
Accessed from back of the house, Potterton oil central heating boiler.

Outside WC

Flagged under croft with power and WC, accessed from courtyard. External stone steps lead to workshop 2 above, with cold water sink and power, adjoining coach house and storage with cobbled approach. Final section is a potting shed with small hayloft above.

Barn 2
Comprising 4 units: former stable, main barn, hen house and rear full length hen run. Adjacent productive vegetable plot and pigs cot.

The property stands in approximately 2.5 acres of gently sloping ground, divided into 3 fields, part dry stone walled and managed for abundant wild flowers including orchids. Side and rear gardens with dry stone walls, productive raised beds and a sunken garden. To front of house a flagstone terrace , lawns and flower beds. The property stands in an elevated position with views and direct access to the surrounding woodlands.

From Coleford town proceed on the B4228 in the direction of Chepstow. After 1.5 miles turn left into Sling. At the crossroads, go straight over. After 1 mile turn left signposted Little Drybrook. Follow the road through the trees. On entering the hamlet, pass the first left hand turn. Continue straight down to the bottom of the lane. The small market garden is on your right. Bear left uphill to Ellwood Lodge.

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