5 Bedroom Cottage for sale in English Bicknor
- Four/Five Bedroom Detached Character Property
- Previously The Village Post Office
- Enclosed Gardens
- Far Reaching Views
- EPC Energy Rating - E
FOUR/FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED CHARACTER PROPERTY having been the VILLAGE POST OFFICE retaining CHARM and CHARACTER to include FIREPLACE, EXPOSED BEAMS, THUMB LATCH DOORS and EXPOSED TIMBER FLOOR BOARDS the property has been SYMPATHETICALLY RENOCATED BY ITS CURRENT OWNER offering FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION and ENCLOSED GARDENS with FAR REACHING VIEWS.
The rural village of English Bicknor is well located between the villages of Berry Hill and Lydrook and offers local amenities to include English Bicknor Primary School, Bicknor Bears Nursery and a Village Hall. The popular tourist attraction of Symonds Yat can be found just a short distance away.
The accommodation comprises ENTRANCE HALLWAY, LOUNGE/SNUG, CONSERVATORY, UTILITY/CLOAKROOM, DINING ROOM, INNER HALLWAY, KITCHEN, PANTRY, BREAKFAST ROOM and SITTING ROOM. Whilst to the first floor GUEST SUITE EN SUITE. Separate staircase to first floor landing MASTER BEDROOM EN SUITE, TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS, BEDROOM 5/STUDY/DRESSING ROOM and BATHROOM.
The property benefits from CHARACTER FEATURES such as, EXPOSED CEILING BEAMS, FIREPLACES, THUMB LATCH DOORS, EXPOSED FLOOR BOARDS, TWO BEDROOMS with EN SUITES, DRESSING ROOM/STUDY, AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING ENCLOSED GARDENS.
All in all, an internal viewing is highly recommended by the selling agents to appreciate what is on offer, the accommodation comprises as follows:
The property is accessed via a part obscure glazed timber panelled front door with coloured glass inset into:
Entrance Hallway - Stairs to the first floor, quarry tiled flooring, exposed timber floor boards, power points, under stairs storage area, small feature obscure stain glass window, double radiator, wall light points, exposed ceiling beams. Wooden exposed panelled door into:
Lounge/Snug - 14'09 x 12'11 - Feature stone fireplace with wood burner inset, stone hearth, alcoves to either side, wall light points, double radiator, power points, Tv point, front aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window enjoying countryside views. Wooden grain upvc double glazed french doors into:
Conservatory - 11'10 x 10'07 - Dwarf wall construction, wood grain upvc double glazed panel's, glass roof, tiled flooring, under floor heating, exposed timber skirting boards, power points.
Utility/Cloak Room - 6'08 x 5'10 - White suite comprising close coupled W.C, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, radiator, plumbing and power points for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, directional ceiling spot lights, extractor fan, tiled flooring, rear aspect wood grain double glazed window over looking the rear garden.
Dining Room - 13'03 x 12'10 - Inglenook style fireplace with timber lintel, exposed stone work, stone hearth, inset wood burner, alcove cupboard, power points, radiator, exposed timber skirting boards, exposed ceiling timbers, wall light points, front aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window enjoying countryside views. Glazed panel obscure wooden door into:
Inner Hallway - Exposed timber skirting boards, floor boards. Opening into:
Kitchen - 13'04 x 10'04 - A range of base and wall units, one and half bowl single sink and drainer unit with mixer tap above, solid woodblock worktop, solid timber upstand, tiled surrounds, power points, further range of base and wall mounted units with solid woodblock worktops , tiled surrounds, space for free standing cooker, filter hood over, further worktop areas, under cupboard lighting, wood effect floor, inset ceiling spot lights, side aspect solid timber edge bevelled panelled glazed panel stable door into side porch, side aspect wood grain upvc double glazed windows enjoying countryside views. Wooden panelled thumb latch door into:
Pantry - Lighting, shelving, tiled flooring, rear aspect wood grain upvc window.
FROM THE KITCHEN WOODEN PANELLED DOOR GIVES ACCESS INTO:
Breakfast Room - 13'05 x 14'07 - A range of base units, solid woodblock work tops above, four oven Aga with twin hot plate to top, warmer plate to side, power points, flagstone flooring, exposed timber skirting boards, exposed ceiling timbers, wall light points, ceiling light, side aspect upvc double glazed over looking the countryside and woodland, side aspect stable door with glazed panel's to the top over looking the garden, countryside and woodland.
FROM THE INNER HALLWAY EXPOSED TIMBER PANEL DOOR INTO:
Stitting Room - 23'11 x 11'11 - Feature fireplace of timber construction, tiled hearth, living flame wood burner effect gas fire inset, power points, TV point, double radiators, wall light points, inset ceiling spots, front aspect wood grain upvc double glazed windows enjoying countryside views, rear aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window overlooking parking area, door giving access to the parking area.
FROM THE SITTING ROOM STAIRS LEAD TO THE FIRST FLOOR:
EXPOSED TIMBER DOOR GIVING ACCESS INTO:
Guest Suite - 17'08 x 12'00 - Power points, double radiator, exposed ceiling timber, inset ceiling spot lights, exposed wall timbers, front aspect velux roof lights enjoying far reaching views over fields and countryside, side aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window enjoying views over paddocks, rear aspect upvc Georgian bar window enjoying stunning countryside views. Wooden plank door giving access into a built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving options. Wooden latch door into:
En Suite - White suite comprising, close coupled W.C, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and mixer tap above, shower cubicle, wall mounted heated towel radiator, shelving, half tiled walls, tiled flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, shaver point, rear aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window.
FROM THE ENTRANCE HALLWAY STAIRS LEAD TO THE FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Landing - Access to roof space, radiator, power points, ceiling light, rear aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window. Wooden thumb latch door into:
Master Bedroom - 12'02 x 13'01 - L shaped room, fireplace with brick construction, tiled mantel, built in wardrobe with double door, hanging and shelving options, power points, double radiator, front aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window. Door into:
En Suite - White suite comprising, close coupled, W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashback, double shower cubicle, Triton electric shower fitted, shaver point, heated towel radiator, tiled flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, extractor fan.
Bedroom Two - 12'00 x 12'11 - Feature fireplace of brick construction, tiled mantle, built in wardrobe, door into linen cupboard with shelving space, power points, radiator, front aspect upvc wood grain double glazed window enjoying countryside and woodlands views.
Bedroom Three - 14'10 x 11'02 - Wall light points, power points, exposed timber skirting boards, double radiator, ceiling lights, side aspect wood grain upvc double glazed window overlooking the garden, rear aspect double glazed window enjoying countryside views.
Bedroom 5/Study/Dressing Room - 9'08 x 8'04 - L shaped room, hanging rails, radiator, power points, ceiling light, front aspect upvc wood grain double glazed window enjoying countryside views.
Bathroom - White suite comprising, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, double ended bath with centre tap and shower attachment fitted, power shower over, obscure glazed glass screen, tiled surrounds, tiled flooring, wall light points, rear aspect double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and enjoying views over the surrounding countryside and woodland.
Outside - The property is accessed via a wrought iron gate giving access to the front door, stone walling to front boundary, gravelled pathways leading to the side garden where the oil storage tank can be found and gated access to the rear garden. To the left hand side of the property a wooden five bar gate with personal gate gives access to the gravelled parking and turning area, suitable for the parking of several vehicles, in turn giving access to the car port and garage.
Continuing to the rear you find a mature well stocked garden with lawned areas with flower borders, shrubs, bushes and trees, grapevine, outside tap, ornamental pond, summer house and green house. Rear garden is enclosed by a mixture of fencing, hedging and walling surround and enjoys far reaching views to all sides.
Garage - Lighting and power.
Car Port - Lighting.
Wood Store -
Services - Mains water, electric, septic tank, oil and under floor heating in conservatory.
Water Rates - To be confirmed.
Local Authority - Council Tax Band: F
Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG.
Tenure - Freehold.
Directions - From our Coleford office proceed down to the traffic lights turning left onto Bank Street, proceed then taking a right sign posted berry hill. Proceed to the cross road continuing straight over onto Grove Road, continue along until reaching the village of Short Standing. Continue through the village until reaching English Bicknor, upon entering the village passing the village hall on the left hand side where the property can be found on the right hand side after a short distance.
Property Surveys - Qualified Chartered Surveyors (with over 20 years experience) available to undertake surveys (to include Mortgage Surveys/RICS Housebuyers Reports/Full Structural Surveys).