The Folly, Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire. GL15 4JQ

£350,000 3 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

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  • Semi-Detached Cottage, Heart of the Forest
  • Requires Major Investment/Refurbishment
  • Peaceful Secluded Woodland Position
  • Approaching an Acre of Garden/Ground
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  • Reception Rooms 2
  • Style Semi Detached
  • Parking Yes
  • Renovation Yes

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This semi-detached original stone forest cottage stands in approaching an acre of secluded level ground in the heart of the Forest of Dean. This delightful woodland setting offers peace and privacy without being isolated, the village of Parkend is within walking distance. The cottage, owned by the family for over fifty years. Original features remain and include exposed stone fireplaces and sash windows but the property now requires complete refurbishment to achieve its full potential. Services are connected and a central heating system in place. This is a rare opportunity to own and create a unique home in a beautiful unspoiled location. The property is sold with no onward chain.

Room details

Windows to front and side, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor through open hall and dining room.

Inner Hall
Window to front, walk in pantry.

Walk in Pantry
Window to front, fitted shelves, flagstone floor.

Dining Room
Original sash window to rear, stone fireplace, Esse oil fired range with back boiler for heating/hot water, door to sitting room.

Sitting Room
Original sash window to rear, exposed stone fireplace with inset wood burning stove, stairs to first floor, door to rear hall and garden.

Access to loft, inner hall, doors to bathroom and bedroom 1.

Bedroom 1
Original sash window to rear.

Window to front, cupboard housing hot water cylinder, bath, WC, wash hand basin.

Inner Landing
Doors to bedrooms 2 and 3.

Bedroom 2
Original sash window to rear.

Bedroom 3
Original sash window to side.

The cottage is approached along a Forestry Commission track. The garden is a good level plot partly enclosed with post and wire fencing and stone walls. It is a peaceful private position and a magnet for birds and wildlife. There is a single storey stone outbuilding close to the house and a second stone building and disused garage in the grounds.

From the village of Parkend drive in the direction of Coleford by Fetter Hill. After 0.7 miles turn right onto the forestry track after Mary Rose Pottery. Follow the track, cross the cycle path and park in the clearing on the left before reaching the cottage.

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