Forge Hill, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A four bedroom, three reception detached cottage offering spacious accommodation with large gardens and orchard approaching 0.46 acre. Situated in an elevated position with superb views down the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate its size and location.

A four bedroom, three reception detached cottage offering spacious accommodation with large gardens and orchard approaching 0.46 acre. Situated in an elevated position with superb views down the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate its size and location.


The property enjoys a private and peaceful rural location along a no through country lane. In an elevated position with unspoilt views over fabulous countryside over the Wye Valley.

The nearby village of Lydbrook can be accessed on foot via rural pathways where there are excellent amenities including primary school, village stores/post office, pubs, fish and chip shop, medical centre and Churches. The Market towns of Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Coleford are between five and eight miles distance where a more comprehensive range of facilities can be found. Good commuting links can be gained to Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham approximately 20, 17 and 25 miles away respectively. The Severn Bridge is only about 20 miles away and with the removal of the tolls making access to the M4 and M5 even more attractive.

The property is entered via:

Covered canopy with terracotta tiled floor and composite uPVC double glazed door leading into:

Entrance Hall:

Hanging space for coats. Door to:

Downstairs WC:

Low level WC, wash hand basin with attractive tiled splashbacks. Obscured double glazed window to side aspect. Decorative tiled display niches. Coving to ceiling.

Kitchen/Dining Room: 18'4" x 11'9" (5.6m x 3.58m).

Karndean flooring throughout. The breakfast area has floor to ceiling radiator, recessed fluorescent lighting. Wall lights. The kitchen has been beautifully fitted with range of white Shaker style base and wall mounted units with brushed stainless steel handles. Bosch dishwasher. Stainless steel Franke sink. Microwave oven and Bosch oven beneath. Built in larder style fridge. Under cabinet lighting. Coving to ceiling. Double glazed windows to front and side aspect both with attractive outlooks. Feature wood panelled area with ample worktop space. Archway to:

Utility Area:

Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Continuation of the kitchen units with larder style unit. Plumbing for dishwasher. Door to boiler cupboard housing Worcester Bosch floor standing oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Double wood glazed doors leading into dining room.

Reception Hall:

A continuation of the attractive Karndean flooring. Composite uPVC door out to side entrance and a sunny patio. Built in coats cupboard. Door to:

Snug: 12'5" x 10'2" (3.78m x 3.1m).

With attractive outlook over the front aspect. Radiator, coving to ceiling. Brick built feature fireplace with stone features with Morso wood burning stove. Coving to ceiling. Solid wood door to:

Sitting Room: 18'10" x 17'11" (5.74m x 5.46m).

With large, patio double glazed picture window providing superb open aspect views to surrounding countryside and down towards the River Wye and the Wye Valley. Double glazed windows to side aspect and large velux window which floods the room in an abundance of natural sunlight. A superb living space which creates an excellent entertaining area. Staircase to first floor. Radiators. Attractive recessed feature gas fire with marble hearth and slate tops. Extensive storage. Glazed double doors to:

Dining Room: 13'11" x 12'9" (4.24m x 3.89m).

Double glazed windows to side and rear aspects. Radiator. Coving to ceiling.

From Sitting Room, staircase leads to:

First Floor Landing:

Coving to ceiling. Access to loft space. Door to airing cupboard having immersion heater with lagged hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Double glazed sealed picture window.

Master Bedroom Suite: 15'10" x 14' (4.83m x 4.27m).

A superb sized room with dual aspect having attractive views down the Wye Valley to Welsh Bicknor church. Built in wardrobes. Coving to ceiling. Solid wood door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Fitted to a very high standard with walk in enclosed shower cubicle with glazed curved screen, mains pressured shower. Coving to ceiling and recessed ceiling spotlights. WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath. Double glazed window to side aspect. Tiled flooring and walls.

Bedroom 2: 12'10" x 10'9" (3.9m x 3.28m).

uPVC double glazed windows to front aspect again enjoying the lovely views. Coving to ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom 3: 12'7" x 10'7" (3.84m x 3.23m).

A lovely spacious double bedroom with double glazed window to front aspect. Radiator. Coving to ceiling.

Bedroom 4: 9'2" x 7'4" (2.8m x 2.24m)

Picture window to side aspect. Double glazed window to side with views of the Wye Valley, river and Welsh Bicknor Church. Radiator, coving to ceiling.

Family Bathroom:

Fitted to a high standard and fully tiled. Coving to ceiling. Panelled bath with mains pressured shower over. Radiator. WC and wash hand basin. Extractor fan.


The gardens are terraced and have level sun terraces to take advantage of the position. Large turning area with parking suitable for four vehicles with access being gained to a Workshop/Home Office: 17'4" x 12'5" (5.28m x 3.78m) Chalet style, timber built with pitched roof. Power and lighting. Double glazed windows to side and rear aspect. Steps from the parking area lead up to Mediterranean style terrace which again has lovely views over the surrounding countryside. From here access can be gained to a sloped side garden. Small micro orchard with fruit trees with pathways leading through it. Raised terrace with potting shed and further raised patio. From here, a pathway leads around to the rear & side gardens with private seating areas and steps leading down to further patios all of which enjoying fantastic views.


Agents Note: Please follow the directions as below.


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. Turn left opposite the Jovial Colliers and continue up the hill passing the church on your right hand side, At the top of hill turn left and then onto Forge Hill, bearing left down the hill, continue along the lane until reaching the brow of the hill. As you proceed down the lane the property can be found on the right hand side.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

Marketed by 01989 218009

Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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