with Studio Apartment and, Large Workshop, Blaisdon, Longhope, Gloucestershire. GL17 0AH

£799,995 (Selling Price) 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

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  • Charming 3 Bedroom Cottage, 3/4 of an Acre Landscaped Gardens
  • Spacious Modern Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/ Living Space
  • Self-Contained Studio Apartment/Holiday Let
  • Large Bespoke Workshop
  • Detached Double Garage, Ample Parking
  • Idyllic Location, Beautiful Open Views
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  • Reception Rooms 3
  • En-suite 1
  • Garage 2
  • Style Detached
  • Parking Yes

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Brook Cottage and the 1 bed Red Cottage is situated in the charming village of Blaisdon, 10 miles west of Gloucester City, on the edge of the Forest of Dean. This immaculately presented property straddles the Longhope Brook that flows through beautiful gardens under several cleverly constructed bridges. The passion, vision and design of the current owners has been realised in delivering the original stone cottage into a spacious, beautifully presented family home in an idyllic location. The patio and gazebo provide a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and captivating view along the magical tree lined banks of the brook. Within the delightful three quarters of an acre landscaped garden is a substantial two storey annex styled after the Norwegian hytte or country cabin. The ground floor is used by the present owners as a specialised carpentry workshop, with the first floor operating as a large self-contained studio apartment/holiday let with beautiful countryside views. There is also a two bay garage with store room and parking for a number of vehicles. A superb property in a fabulous location.

Room details

Boot Room
Tiled floor through to open plan kitchen, laundry/utility room and cloak room.

Laundry / Utility Room
Window to side, Worcester central heating boiler, sink unit, plumbing for appliances.

Window to rear, WC, wash hand basin.

Kitchen/Living/Dining Room
Generous and light open plan kitchen dining room, windows overlooking the garden and brook, twin ovens and hob, integrated dishwasher, Minerva Copper Fleck work surface, under floor heating, door to sitting room, bi- folding doors to patio, stairs to first floor.

Sitting Room
Windows to the front and side, beamed ceiling, original inglenook fireplace with bread oven and inset wood burning stove on a stone hearth, open to a secluded study/library area, engineered wood floor with under floor heating, door to snug/study, bespoke front door leading to the front garden.

Windows overlooking the garden.

Hardwood stairs with handrail up to split level landing, naturally lit by a sun tunnel, doors to bedrooms 1,2,3 and family bathroom.

Bedroom 1
A substantial master bedroom with windows overlooking the garden, access to roof space, built-in wardrobes, large shelved storage cupboard, open to the dressing area, door to en-suite.

Bedroom 1 En-suite
Window to rear, large walk in mains supply rain forest shower and superior quality Grohe fittings, WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor.

Bedroom 2
A generous double bedroom with lovely views over garden and open fields.

Bedroom 3
A double bedroom with a pretty view to front and side, access by ladder to roof storage space.

Family Bathroom
Window to side, walk-in rain forest shower with quality Grohe fittings, large bath, WC, wash hand basin, decorative Italian style tiles.

Detached Annex
An impressive and spacious detached building styled after the attractive Norwegian hytte country cabins. The annex is equipped with ultra fast broadband. It includes;
Ground Floor Workshop - A 500sq ft open space used by the current owners as a bespoke professional standard carpentry workshop. There is an epoxy painted and insulated floor, extensive electric sockets, cabinets and benches and sink unit. There is potential to create additional living accommodation in this space.
First Floor Apartment - A stylish and peaceful open plan studio apartment, beautifully presented and well appointed with a fully equipped kitchen and shower room. There is spacious eaves storage and lovely views over open countryside. The studio is operated as a successful income generating holiday let.

A detached brick and timber built double bay garage with store room above. There is parking for up to 4 vehicles on the drive which provides a hard standing grassed driveway across the lawn for maintenance vehicles to safely access the annex

Brook Cottage stands in three quarter acre of delightful landscaped garden along the tree lined banks of Longhope Brook, an unspoiled oasis and magnet for wildlife. This idyllic space enjoys a superb view down stream and across surrounding countryside. Well-tended borders display an abundance of flowers across all seasons, colourful established shrubs and mature trees. Firm RHS quality self-compacting gravel paths wind through the garden and up to bridges which cross the brook in various locations. Bi-folding doors from the open plan living room open onto the attractive flagstone patio laid with Indian sandstone. The covered gazebo rests on a base of original railway sleepers and provides a restful place to enjoy the sound of wildlife and the gently cascading water below.

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From the A4136 direction, follow Blaisdon Lane for 1.5miles, passing the Red Hart pub on your right. Brook Cottage is located on the left as you leave the village.

From the A48 direction, turn into Westbury-on-Severn Road and follow this for approximately 1 mile. At the signpost turn right for Blaisdon. Brook Cottage can be found on your right upon entering Blaisdon (0.4miles).

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