May Hill, Newent
£850,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An EXCEPTIONALLY INDIVIDUAL WING of a FORMER MANOR HOUSE built in LOCAL STONE with its own CASTELLATED TOWER and ROOF TERRACE having STONE GARGOYLES, built by the fifth Lord Somers in 1882, having been converted into the current wings in the 1960's, boasting an ABUNDANCE OF CHARACTER FEATURES, TWO RECEPTIONS plus GARDEN ROOM, with MANICURED GARDENS and GROUNDS extending to approximately half an acre. Original castellated tower 70ft high affording stunning panoramic views in all directions, parking and double garage.

Entrance via solid wood timber door into:

ENTRANCE HALL

Two single radiators, grand stairs leading to the first floor.

CLOAKROOM

Formerly the strong room. White suite comprising of close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, original faced brick walls, single radiator, front aspect window.

SITTING ROOM

6.58m x 5.64m (21'07 x 18'06)

Feature fireplace, solid hearth, wooden mantel over, three double radiators, dado rail, cornice coving, original wood panelling, superb rear aspect bay window overlooking the gardens with full height double doors.

FORMAL DINING ROOM

4.88m x 4.60m (16'00 x 15'01)

Oak flooring, double radiator, cornice coving, leadlight three quarter glazed doors to the lounge, two rear aspect sash windows with outlook over the Southerly facing gardens.

GARDEN ROOM

5.64m x 3.23m (18'06 x 10'07)

Italian marble flooring, three large radiators, exposed stone walling, half glazed French doors through to the formal Southerly facing rear garden.

KITCHEN

5.36m x 2.74m (17'07 x 9'00)

Franke fitted double bowl sink with single drainer, water filter under, fitted kitchen to comprise of various base and wall mounted units, solid oak worktops, integrated fridge, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, Italian marble flooring, oak flooring, fitted Rangemaster electric cooking range with various ovens and hot plates, built in Rangemaster cooker hood above, attractive recessed display shelving, larder with pull out shelving, front aspect arched window, French etched glass window between the kitchen and dining room.

UTILITY

2.79m x 2.79m (9'02 x 9'02)

Fitted American laundry sink, range of base and wall mounted units including built in recycling units, plumbing for washing machine, spot lighting.

FROM THE HALLWAY, A WIDE STAIRWAY GIVES ACCESS TO:

LANDING

Two single radiators, roof light, airing cupboard with lagged hot water tank, immersion heater with slatted shelving, front aspect sash window.

MASTER BEDROOM

6.68m x 5.28m (21'11 x 17'04)

Lovely room with fitted wash hand basin, double and single radiators, cornice coving, fantastic rear aspect bay window with Southerly facing views over the formal gardens and fields beyond.

BEDROOM 2

4.57m x 4.42m (15'00 x 14'06)

Double radiator, range of built-in wardrobes with various hanging rail and shelving, drawers etc., wash hand basin, cornice coving, rear aspect sash window with a beautiful outlook over the Southerly facing gardens (inter connecting door to the main bedroom if required).

BEDROOM 4 / STUDY

4.37m x 3.33m (14'04 x 10'11)

Range of fitted furniture with various cupboards, drawers, worktops etc., fitted wash hand basin with mirror splashback, built-in wardrobe, cornice coving, single radiator, rear aspect window with lovely outlook over the gardens.

BATHROOM

Split level, coloured suite comprising of bath with fully tiled surround, vanity wash hand basin, cupboards below, tiling, mirrors and lighting, separate shower cubicle and tray, shower, tiled surround, bidet, close coupled WC, two heated towel rails, two front aspect windows with one having a lovely outlook onto surrounding fields and farmland.

A FURTHER EASY TREAD STAIRWAY GIVES ACCESS TO THE SECOND FLOOR.

LANDING

Half glazed door through to roof area.

BEDROOM 3

5.66m x 3.63m (18'07 x 11'11)

Characterful bedroom with two double radiators, built-in wardrobes with hanging rail, front and rear aspect windows. Door to:

LARGE LOFT STORAGE

7.65m x 3.63m (25'01 x 11'11)

Partially floored and well insulated.

BATHROOM

Coloured suite comprising of bath with shower attachment over, tiled surround, close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback, heated towel rail / radiator, two side aspect original windows.

FROM THE LANDING, A SPIRAL STAIRCASE GIVES ACCESS TO THE THIRD FLOOR.

TOWER ROOM

2.69m x 2.69m (8'10 x 8'10)

Ideal for work room / studio etc., front and rear aspect windows with lovely views over the surrounding fields and farmland.

FROM THE THIRD FLOOR, A FURTHER SPIRAL STAIRCASE GIVES ACCESS THROUGH TO THE FOURTH FLOOR.

STUNNING CASTELLATED ROOF TOWER WITH GARGOYLES

3.15m x 3.12m (10'04 x 10'03)

Spectacular views over the surrounding fields and countryside in all directions. (approx 70ft up)

CELLAR (Accessed externally)

4.70m x 4.37m (15'05 x 14'04)

Accessed from the front and the rear of the property and consists of a good sized work room, work bench, cupboards, stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, large animal shower with shower over, tiling surround, concrete base, single radiator. This leads through to a good size storeroom and to a:

FURTHER STORE AREA

8.79m x 3.76m (28'10 x 12'04)

With steps up to the driveway and outside tap.

OUTSIDE

From the lane, a long sweeping shared driveway leads through to a tarmac parking and turning area suitable for the parking of three to four vehicles. A pathway leads to the front door. A short distance away from the property is:

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE

6.17m x 4.85m (20'03 x 15'11)

Accessed via two up and over doors.

To the rear of the property lies the lovely formal Southerly facing garden with large paved patio area, outside tap, outside lighting, oil-fired boiler, leading through to a large expanse of lawn with interspersed flower beds and borders, mature shrubs, bushes and trees etc, garden shed, tree house, hedging and fencing surround, backing on to open fields to the rear where a right of access leads through to the lane, giving access to the rear garden if needed. Within the borders there is a flowering cherry, Canadian maple and a very large magnolia tree. The plot is approximately half an acre.

SERVICES

Mains water and electric, oil fired heating, shared septic tank drainage (costing approximately £110 per annum).

WATER RATES

Severn Trent - to be advised.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Council Tax Band: F

Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG.

TENURE

Freehold.

VIEWING

Strictly through the Owners Selling Agent, Steve Gooch, who will be delighted to escort interested applicants to view if required. Office Opening Hours 8.30am - 7.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday.

DIRECTIONS

Proceed out of Newent, along the Huntley Road, turning right towards May Hill along Judges Lane. Proceed along Judges Lane where half way along on your left hand side you will find the entrance to Clifford Manor. South Wing is the second property you come to on your left hand side.

PROPERTY SURVEYS

Qualified Chartered Surveyors (with over 20 years experience) available to undertake surveys (to include Mortgage Surveys/RICS Housebuyers Reports/Full Structural Surveys).

01531 248077

Steve Gooch - Newent Sales

4 High Street, Newent, GL18 1AN

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