Upper Lydbrook, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A beautifully presented three/four bedroom detached country cottage with pretty landscaped gardens and huge potential to extend. Situated conveniently on the edge of the thriving village of Lydbrook, surrounded by miles of walks into the Forest of Dean.

A beautifully presented three/four bedroom detached country cottage with pretty landscaped gardens and huge potential to extend. Situated conveniently on the edge of the thriving village of Lydbrook, surrounded by miles of walks into the Forest of Dean.


The village of Lydbrook has an excellent range of facilities including village shop/post office, junior school, church, doctors surgery, hairdressers, two pubs and fish and chip shop. The Forest of Dean is on your doorstep with miles of woodland walks to explore. The market towns of Coleford and Ross-on-Wye is approximately 4 and 7 miles respectively and have a much larger range of shops.

The property is entered via:

Woodgrain uPVC stable door, leading into:


A good size with uPVC double glazed window to front and rear aspect. Tiled flooring. Door into:

Downstairs Shower Room:

Having been beautifully fitted with wall mounted basin. Low level WC. Enclosed shower cubicle with Triton electric power shower. Fully tiled surrounds. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Mirror with light. Extractor fan. A continuation of the tiled flooring.

Cellar Room: 13'4" x 11'2" (4.06m x 3.4m).

A generous sized space with huge potential. Currently used as a utility area/gym but with some slight modification to the outside, access and window could be fitted to create a downstairs bedroom with potential for a small annexe which incorporates the hallway and downstairs shower room. Range of base and wall mounted units with plumbing for automatic washing machine and stainless steel sink. Radiator (not yet plumbed in) and power points.

From the reception hall, glazed door leads to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 12'11" x 10'4" (3.94m x 3.15m).

Window to garden room. Cream Shaker style base and wall mounted units with space for range gas cooker with concealed extractor fan. One and a half bowl drainer sink unit. Integrated dishwasher. Attractive granite effect worktops with matching display niche and exposed stone work. Tiled splashbacks. Exposed ceiling timbers, recessed ceiling spotlights. Tiled flooring. Staircase leads to first floor. Glazed door to:

Garden Room: 16'5" x 8'4" (5m x 2.54m).

A beautiful extension of the kitchen/breakfast room with the glazed windows through creating an open plan feel. Exposed wood flooring. Attractive exposed stone features. Glazed pitched roof and double glazed windows looking over the gardens.

From Kitchen/breakfast room, glazed solid wood door leads to:

Lounge/Dining Room: 20'1" x 10'11" (6.12m x 3.33m)

Stone feature fireplace with a raised flagstone hearth with recessed wood burning stove with brick features and exposed removable mock wooden lintel. Double glazed windows to front and side aspects creating a lovely light room. Large double doors out to the rear gardens. Coving to ceiling, radiator.

From the kitchen/breakfast room a staircase leads to:

First Floor Landing:

Access to loft space. Airing cupboard with hot water tank.

Bedroom 2: 10'11" x 9'2" (3.33m x 2.8m).

Double glazed window to rear aspect with attractive outlook over the beautifully landscaped rear gardens. Recessed display niche, radiator.

Bedroom 3: 10'9" x 10'4" max. (3.28m x 3.15m max).

Double glazed window to front aspect. Access to loft space. Telephone point. Radiator.

Study Area: 10'6" x 10' (3.2m x 3.05m).

Subject to the inclusion of a small partition wall this could provide a bedroom. Double glazed windows to front and rear aspect both of which enjoy attractive outlooks. Overstairs storage cupboard with wall mounted Worcester boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Radiator.


Solid wood door leading in. Claw foot roll top bath with mixer tap shower. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Wall mirror with lighting, Attractive tiled floor. Extractor fan. Ladder style radiator. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Obscure glazed window to front aspect.

Master Bedroom: 14'3" x 11'6" (4.34m x 3.5m).

Double glazed window to side aspect, double doors out to raised terrace with beautiful outlook over the landscaped gardens. Radiator. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Corner was hand basin with vanity unit. Enclosed shower cubicle with electric Triton power shower and fully tiled surrounds. Shaver point. Mirrored corner medicine cabinet and extractor fan.


To the front of the property is a five bar gated entrance leads in and provides ample parking for several vehicles on a Cotswold stone drive. The front gardens have been well stocked with herbaceous plants and set in a low maintenance style with several terraces. Steps leading up to a garden shed, an ideal spot for a patio. The rear gardens have a small patio which is also accessed from the master bedroom and steps down to a level lawn. Small copse area of fruit trees and raised vegetable beds. From the top terrace a dry stone wall with steps leading down to the further formal gardens again laid to lawn with well stocked perennials all bounded by dry stone walling and neighbouring babbling stream. Shallow steps leading down to a gravelled pathway which leads to the garden room and onwards to a sheltered patio which is the perfect entertaining space.

There is potential to extend the cottage to create a fourth bedroom or from the conversion of the cellar to create a formal annexe if required. Subject to planning permission. The current owners have also fitted a new treatment plant which complies with building regulations.


From the centre of Ross-on-Wye, proceed South on the B4234 through the village of Walford. Proceed through Bishopswood passing the petrol station on the right hand side. Continue along this road and upon reaching Lydbrook turn left and continue along this road passing the village stores on the right hand side. Keep on this road for 1.4 miles passing through the centre with village stores on the right. Continue on this road passing the Jovial Colliers on the right hand side and the property will be found on the left had side after approximately 400 yards immediately after Lydbrook Bandroom.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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