Hewelsfield, Lydney, Gloucestershire. GL15 6UZ

£1,850,000 6 bedrooms 3 bathrooms

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  • Handsome Country House in the Wye Valley
  • Standing in Approximately 11 Acres of Unspoiled Organic Land
  • 5 Bedrooms with 1 Bedroom Guest Suite
  • Detached Studio/Annex, Stone Stables, Store Barn
  • Peaceful, Tranquil Location, Beautiful Views
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  • Reception Rooms 4
  • Style Detached
  • Parking Yes
  • Renovation No

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This handsome country house stands elevated and surrounded by approximately 11 acres of garden and unspoiled organic grassland in the glorious Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a late Victorian residence, a home of much character presented in excellent order throughout. The house has a south facing aspect and a superb view over beautiful rolling countryside towards Offa's Dyke path. The accommodation is bright and airy, the rooms are well proportioned with a great sense of space. There are four delightful reception rooms and five bedrooms. The large dining kitchen is perfect for family gathering. Incorporated into the house is the ground floor guest wing. There is a range of substantial outbuildings including a large detached studio/annex. This is a rarely available, exceptional property in a beautiful protected location.

Room details

Vestibule
Stained glass windows, tiled floor, etched glass door to hall.

Hall
Leading to morning room, sitting room, study and kitchen breakfast room, stairs to first floor.

Morning Room
Dual aspect room with bay window overlooking the valley and Offa's Dyke path in the distance, stone faced fireplace, door to second sitting room.

Sitting/Dining Room
Windows to front and side, large concealed walk in storeroom, Victorian slate fireplace.

Store Room
Built in cupboards and shelves, door to store cupboard.

Study
Window to front, ornate Victorian fireplace.

Second Sitting Room
Window to rear, built in alcove cupboards/bookshelves, inset wood burning stove, door to kitchen breakfast room.

Kitchen Breakfast Room
Windows to rear, under stair storage cupboard, bespoke units with solid wood work surface, Rangemaster stove, integrated dishwasher, polished slate floor tiles through to utility room and cloak room, door to second sitting room and guest suite, French doors to patio and garden.

Utility Room
Velux roof light, access to roof space, kitchen sink, wall mounted cabinets, plumbing for appliances.

Cloakroom
Wash hand basin, WC.

Landing
Window to rear and side, access to roof space, doors to bedrooms 1,2,3,4,5 and bathrooms 1 and 2.

Bathroom 1
Window to side, shower enclosure, roll top, claw foot bath, WC, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 1
Windows to front, built in wardrobe/storage.

Bedroom 2
Windows to front, cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom 3
Window to rear, wardrobe/hanging space, leading to cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.

Bedroom 4
Window to rear.

Bedroom 5
Window to front, built in wardrobe/hanging space.

Bathroom 2
Window to front, bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin, fully tiled.

Guest Suite
Sitting room leading to a double bedroom and shower room, roof light, window to side, glazed door to rear courtyard, French doors to private garden.

Courtyard Garden
Double gates out to parking area.

Annex/Studio
Substantial detached building divided into two rooms, independent power supply, wifi-enabled, windows to all aspects, fireplace with inset multi fuel stove, cabinets with work surface over, leading to cloak room with WC and wash hand basin.

Slatted Barn
Large shelter/storage with attached wood shed.

Stone Stables
Divided into four units with slatted doors.

Outside
The property is approached along a shaded woodland drive. The grounds extend to approximately 11 acres of formal garden, organic pasture and woodland featuring an ancient oak tree. It is a unique site having been studied by Natural England due to its broad bio diversity. It has a warm south-facing aspect with an inspiring view over the valley. The stables stand in the rear paddock with the menage below. This is now a wild flower meadow but could be re-instated. To the front of the house is a sunken tennis/croquet lawn enclosed with a laurel screen. The studio, slatted barn, greenhouse and garden sheds are to the left. A natural stream featuring a water cascade after rainfall follows part of the boundary to the west.

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