The Barracks, Parkend, Lydney, Gloucestershire. GL15 4HR

£380,000 (Selling Price) 3 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

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  • Lovely 3 Bedroom Historic Forest Cottage
  • Semi Rural, Direct Access to Open Woodland
  • Lots of Character, Presented in Excellent Order
  • Smart Detached Home Office/ Studio
  • Large Level South Facing Garden
  • Village Shops, Cafe, Pubs a 2 Minute Drive
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The Barracks is a row of traditional forest cottages set in a lovely semi-rural location in the heart of the Forest of Dean. Built in 1911 from local Forest stone, the distinctive historic properties have become a recognised local landmark. The cottage has plenty of character, original features and bright comfortable accommodation arranged over 3 floors. The sitting room has a period fireplace and under floor heating. There is a spacious kitchen dining room, 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Situated at the end of the large south facing garden is a smart modern home office studio. The fantastic location has direct access to open woodland, Mallards Pike and easy access to forest cycle trails. The popular local pub is in walking distance and Parkend village with its range of amenities a two minute drive.

Room details

Kitchen/Dining Room
Windows to rear, fitted cabinets, integrated hob and oven, under counter fridge and freezer, plumbing for washing machine, stone fronted fireplace with inset solid fuel Rayburn Royal providing hot water and heating, under floor heating, tiled floor through to sitting room.

Sitting Room
Window to front, large under-stair storage cupboard, attractive period fireplace, under floor heating, enclosed stairwell to first floor, door to front covered porch.

First Floor Landing
Window to rear, doors to bedrooms 1,2 and family bathroom, stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1
Window to front, original alcove storage cupboards.

Bedroom 2
Window to rear, original cast iron fireplace.

Family Bathroom
Window to rear, large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, bath with shower over, WC, wash basin.

Second Floor Landing
Storage cupboard, door to bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3
A large bright professionally converted attic bedroom, exposed beams, Velux roof lights with view towards woodland.

Studio/Office/Garden Room
Detached spacious studio/home office with wood burning stove, power, light and telephone connections. High quality laminate floor, triple bi-folding doors onto the raised patio overlooking the garden.

The large level garden is mostly laid to lawn. It has a sheltered south facing aspect and direct access to open woodland. To the front is a useful timber shed, to the rear a mature apple tree. The detached studio has bi-folding doors opening out on to a raised patio with a view down the garden. There is a secure storage shed to the rear of the studio. The boundary is a combination of wire and picket fencing, natural hedging and close board panels.

What3Words - ///acting.added.timed From Parkend follow Fancy road in the direction of Blakeney. After 1.5 miles the row of houses, The Barracks, is on the left hand side after the turning to Speech House/Cinderford. Drive past the row and turn left at the phone box. Follow the lane to the rear. The property is about half way up on the left.

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