Charming and characterful detached cottage in peaceful village location offering far reaching views towards the Malvern Hills.
Accommodation - This charming cottage is accessed via a character wooden entrance door into the entrance hall with a useful fitted storage cupboard. There is a handy utility room housing the 'Worcester' boiler, corner wash basin and plumbing for a washing machine and a cloakroom with white suite. There is a study to the rear of the property with garden and rural views, glazed stained glass window pane to the hallway and tiled floor throughout the ground floor.
The breakfast kitchen provides an extensive range of contemporary base and eye level units with granite worktop space, a range of integrated appliances, window to front and French doors taking you into the rear garden. Exposed ceiling beams to the dining room with French doors out to the garden, open thread stairs to the first floor. The sitting room forms part of the original cottage, boasting a feature brick open fireplace and character beams, two large windows to the front and French doors opening to the side aspect.
Split level first floor landing featuring much exposed beam work, leading to a light and airy master bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes, and en-suite shower room. A further four bedrooms and family bathroom.
Outside - The driveway to the cottage provides parking for several vehicles and in turn gives access to the attached garage, with power and lighting, electric up and over door and roof storage. window and personal door, external weather proof power point and outside tap. The the front of the property is mainly laid to lawn with flower borders and mature shrubs. A feature wrought iron hand water pump, wood and coal store. To both sides of the property are gravelled areas giving access to a private rear garden laid extensively to lawn affording views across open farmland toward The Clee and Malvern Hills.
Location - Kempley is a parish and village in the Forest of Dean district of Gloucestershire, close to the border with Herefordshire. It lies 17 miles (27km) northwest of Gloucester and 17 (27km) miles southeast of Hereford. The nearest market towns of Newent and Ledbury are 5 and 8 miles (3.1 and 4.97 km) respectively.
The village maintains the Kempley Tardis (a redundant telephone box) - a National Lottery funded project supported by English Heritage. The project, which is run by the Friends of Kempley Churches, aims to archive and document the entire social, economic and cultural history of the village. The small parish has two notable churches, one dedicated to St Mary and another to St Edward the Confessor. The area around Kempley and Dymock is renowned for its wild daffodils and the local parishes arrange walking tours of the daffodil fields during March each year.
Tenure, Services And Local Authority - Tenure - Freehold
Mains electricity and drainage, central heating is provided by LPG (located beneath the rear lawn)
Forest of Dean District Council - Tax Band F £2545.32 - 2019/20
Directions - From our Newent office proceed along to the top of the High Street turning left sign posted Ross-on-Wye and then the next right onto Horsefair Lane signposted to Oxenhall and Kempley. Proceed along here for approximately 4 miles into the village of Kempley where the property will be located adjacent to Kempley Green down a short track on the right hand side.