Malvern Way, Edge End, Coleford GL16


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4

Entrance Porch, Entrance Hallway, 23’ Sitting Room, 13’ Dining Room, 13’ Kitchen, 17’ Conservatory/Utility, Downstairs Shower Room/W.C., First Floor Galleried Landing, Four Double Bedrooms, Family Bath/Shower Room.

Outside: 33’ Double Length Garage, Cellars, 21’ Home Studio/Office, Large Garden Shed, Lawned Gardens with Veg Patch and Fruit Trees.

Location & Description

Hoarthorns Cottage sits in a truly special location. Looking out from the property one can see parts of five counties: Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Monmouthshire and Powys, including the Brecon Beacons and Sugar Loaf. The views certainly make the property very appealing, and although being outside of the aonb it looks directly onto it. We are informed that the boundary wall of the property is in fact the boundary of the aonb!

The property offers a lot of accommodation and features that will appeal to a wide range of potential purchasers. The main property has four double bedrooms plus three reception rooms all of generous proportions. In addition to this, there is a double length garage, currently with workshop area to the rear, plus a separate home studio/home office with views over the garden and countryside beyond. The drive can accommodate numerous vehicles and there is a secluded area for a motorhome or caravan.

For those who enjoy walking and cycling, the property is in an excellent position. With a gate straight onto a path leading into the forest in both directions thus giving first class access to many routes and areas.

In detail the property comprises:

Entrance Porch

With glazing to three elevations and bench seat to one side. Space for side table or shoe rack. Slate tiled floor with slate step up to:

Entrance Hallway

Fitted carpet and doors leading to:

Sitting Room (23'2 x 13')

Being extremely light thanks to large windows to three elevations allowing views across countryside, woodland and hills beyond. A slate mantle and fire surround, painted in a wood effect with arts and crafts detailing, houses a cast iron fireplace with green tiled surround and matching hearth. To one side of this is a large fitted bookshelf. Fitted carpet.

Dining Room (13'4 x 12'1)

Having much light admittance with windows to two elevations allowing for attractive views across the garden. Wooden fireplace surround painted in a slate style houses the cast iron fireplace with cast iron hearth and floral tiled surround. Large built-in cupboard for crockery and glasses. Fitted carpet. Square archway through to:

Kitchen (13'4 x 10')

Having a range of Oak floor and wall units including tall pull out larder style cupboard with granite effect worktops over and tiled splash back surround. Fitted within is the Rangemaster 110 double-oven electric cooker with gas hob and Rangemaster extractor hood over. Plumbing for dishwasher. Space for tall fridge freezer. Window overlooking side garden. Space for a dining table. Tiled floor. Door through to:

Conservatory/Utility (17'9 x 8'3)

Currently being used for two purposes. One side as a separate dining area with copious glazing overlooking rear garden towards the studio. External glazed access doors to either side. The other end is currently set up as a utility room with a range of floor mounted cupboard and drawer units with granite effect worktop matching that of the kitchen. Large ceramic sink with taps over. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for hanging coats. Quarry tiled floor continues from the kitchen.

Downstairs Shower Room/W.C.

Having white suite comprising shower cubicle with Mira Excel Thermostatic shower and glazed door. Pedestal hand basin and W.C. Space for a tumble dryer and/or washing machine. Hanging clothes airer, large built in cupboards providing space for storing cleaning implements etc. Radiator with towel rail over. Window overlooking side garden.

First Floor Galleried Landing

Being of very generous size and having large window overlooking front garden and driveway. Ample space for dresser or side units. Doors leading to:

Bedroom 1 (13' x 12'6)

Having windows to two elevations including one overlooking the countryside providing glorious views. The other overlooking the front garden and driveway. The room currently houses a superking sized bed. Cast iron fireplace with wooden surround.

Bedroom 2 (13' x 9'9)

Having triple glazed windows to two elevations again providing superb views across the countryside. Pine fitted wardrobes Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3 (13'4 x 10')

Again, as many of the rooms in the house having windows to two elevations. One overlooking the side garden, the other looking across the rear garden towards the studio. Pine fitted wardrobe. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4/Study (12'6 x 10'2)

With window to front elevation overlooking front garden and driveway. Being used by the current owners as their study but is a full-size double bedroom. Fitted carpet.

Family Bath/Shower Room and W.C.

Having white suite comprising bath with gold taps and separate thermostatic shower over with glazed bi-folding shower screen. Pedestal hand basin with gold taps. W.C. Obscured window to side elevation. Vinyl flooring. Radiator with towel rail over.


The front of the property is accessed via a tarmac drive to a wooden vehicular gate which leads on to the large tarmac drive and garage. Parking for numerous vehicles and motorhome or caravan tucked away to the side of the garage.

The Garage, which is of double length, gives space for a vehicle plus workshop to the rear with access via either the electric garage door or a personal door to the rear. Having windows to side and rear. Lighting and power. Leading from the driveway to the front of the property is a set of attractive curved stone steps with a stone slab path leading to the entrance porch. Lawned to either side with attractive planting around. A second path leads to the main rear garden with the boundary fence having a variety of shrubs planted, together with mature attractively planted borders. Leading up from the front conservatory door are three steps to a gravel path with large lawned area to one side. This leads up to the Vegetable Garden which has been most productively used this year having courgettes, beans and carrots to name a few! Along the rear wall is a pair of laden pear trees.

Studio/Home Office

Located At the top of the garden and being of overall max dimensions approx. 21’5 by 6’4 and of stone construction with a slate roof. It provides either a perfect home office or hobbies room. Accessed via a pair of glazed French doors with further glazing to same elevation, it allows one to sit and work whilst admiring the views of the countryside, with one end having a slight step up, and currently being used as storage for painting equipment, frames and canvases. Power and lighting. Fitted carpets. There is also a separate side access door should one wish to create two rooms from this building. To one side is a Garden Utility Area where the owners keep bins, compost etc hidden away from the rest of the garden by an attractive stone wall.

A lawn continues down the side of the property with Hornbeam hedging creating the boundary plus additional flower bed. There is a Large Garden Shed/Workshop approx. 16’ x 8’ being of very solid construction and giving ample space for storage of garden tools. A path runs around the conservatory, along the side of the house and to the rear of the garage, where just before, is a door leading to the walk-in Cellars. These are a pair of rooms, the first being of standing height and giving plenty of additional storage space. The second being of limited head room but still allowing for plenty of storage and having lighting fitted. The bottom area of the garden overlooking the countryside beyond has a most attractive stone wall, with vertical aligned stone capping.


Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected.

Outgoings: ‘F’ Council Tax Band

EPC rating: ‘D’ (Full EPC Rating available)

To View

Strictly and only please by prior telephone appointment through Morris Bricknell Tel:


Heading towards Coleford on the A4136 from Mitcheldean after approximately 6 miles, one will pass through a pair of 40 mph signs and a sign ‘Edge End, Please drive carefully through the village’. Very shortly after this take the first turning to the right through a pair of 30 mph signs and carry on between a pair of houses on to ‘Malvern Way’. Hoarthorns Cottage is at the end of this short road.

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Arrange viewing 01989 218003

Morris Bricknell

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