New Road, Popes Hill, Newnham

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
With STUNNING VIEWS and set amidst EXTENSIVE GARDENS, this 18TH CENTURY TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE has been carefully updated to enhance it's original features. Exposed stonework and timber beams bring a WEALTH OF CHARACTER and the far reaching views from the gardens, which are approaching 0.4 OF AN ACRE, bring an enriched sense of tranquillity and well-being.

Accessed via a pair of church style arched doors into the;


Inset ceiling spotlight, exposed ceiling beam, doorway timbers, engineered wood flooring, single radiator, two side aspect port hole windows. Solid timber thumb latch door into;


3.94m x 2.06m (12'11 x 6'9 )

Double-ended freestanding bath with shower fitting attachment, vanity wash hand basin featuring taps built into wall, close coupled w.c, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled flooring, timber window ledges, radiator, front, rear and side aspect windows.


3.91m x 3.43m (12'10 x 11'3 )

Inglenook fireplace of stone and timber construction with timber lintels, feature bread oven opening, flagstone hearth, stone spiral staircase leading to the first floor, inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling timbers, vertical radiator, power points, tv points, engineered wood flooring, window seats and two windows to front aspect.


4.29m x 1.93m (14'1 x 6'4 )

Comprising Belfast sink with quartz worktops with upstands, range of base units, integrated fridge, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled floor, space for range style cooker, power points, single radiator, front aspect window. Glazed panel door leads into:


3.66m x 3.07m (12'0 x 10'1 )

Dwarf wall construction with upvc glazed windows to all sides overlooking the garden, polycarbonate roof, power points, radiator, lighting, French doors lead into the garden.


3.94m x 3.94m (12'11 x 12'11 )

Steps from the kitchen lead into this room with a part vaulted ceiling and mezzanine to remaining ceiling, exposed feature stone wall, radiator, engineered wood flooring, power points with USB port, French doors open to the rear garden, inset ceiling spotlights and two drop pendant lights, wrought iron spiral staircase leading to the first floor, front aspect window overlooking front garden.


3.56m x 2.62m (11'8 x 8'7 )

Butler sink unit, solid woodblock worktops, plumbing for washing machine, plumbing for dishwasher, space for tumble dryer, inset ceiling spotlights, vertical radiator, tiled floor, front aspect obscure timber door giving access into porch, side aspect window overlooking the garden. Solid timber door gives access into:


Double shower cubicle with mains fed shower with drencher and conventional shower head, tiled surrounds, close coupled w.c, heated towel radiator, conventional radiator, pedestal wash hand basin, dado rail, inset ceiling spotlights, tiled floor, side aspect window.


Accessed from Utility Room, porch has wooden stable door to front garden, front and side aspect windows.

The spiral staircase in the Dining Room leads onto;


3.94m x 3.94m (12'11 x 12'11 )

Exposed tongue & groove ceiling & beams, engineered wood flooring, balustrade overlooking the Dining Room, power points, front aspect windows offering countryside & woodland views, two vertical radiators, French doors open out onto the:


Re-roofed in 2022, this enviable seating area, with wrought iron railing surround and lighting, offers panoramic views towards the Vale of Gloucester, the River Severn and to the edge of The Cotswolds,


4.06m x 2.72m (13'4 x 8'11 )

Access to roof space, power points, single radiator, engineered wood flooring, window seat and front aspect window overlooking garden with extensive views. Door and small step up leads into;


4.06m x 4.09m (13'4 x 13'5 )

Stone constructed chimney breast, spiral staircase and exposed stone wall lead down to the Lounge. Radiator, power points, engineered wood flooring, rear aspect window with seat overlooking rear garden, front aspect window & seat overlooking front garden with countryside and woodland views. To the left of the chimney breast a door gives access into;


2.87m x 2.31m (9'5 x 7'7 )

Inset ceiling spotlights, engineered wood flooring, radiator, front aspect window overlooking front garden, opening into;


White suite with close coupled w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, rear aspect Velux rooflight, two rear aspect windows, tiled floor, potential to make into larger en-suite.


With a variety of fruit trees and other native trees the garden surrounds the property which is approximately 0.4 of an acre, with gently sloping generous lawned areas and an abundance of flowers and shrubs, the desirability of this property should not be underrated.

Parking for two vehicles, garden shed, greenhouse, to the rear is the oil storage tank, outbuilding housing the oil fired central heating and domestic hot water boiler, outside tap.


6.10m x 4.29m (20'0 x 14'1 )

Concrete sectional construction accessed via up and over door, windows to side aspect, power and lighting.


Mains water & electric. New sewage treatment plant fitted 2022. Oil fired central heating.


Severn Trent Water authority. Rate TBC.


Council Tax Band: E

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




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.


From the Mitcheldean office proceed to the mini roundabout turning left then immediately right, continue past the school and at the Y junction turn left into Flaxley Road, follow this road, passing Flaxley Abbey & church on the left hand side, continue for some distance take the right hand turn sign posted Popes Hill, proceed for approximately 1/2 mile, on the left had side is a Footpath sign, turn down the driveway and the property is on the left hand side.


We have association with Qualified Property Surveyors offering a range of professional services for buyers and sellers.

01594 368011

Steve Gooch - Mitcheldean

The Cross, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, GL17 0BP

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