This endearing and cosy picture postcard cottage with immense charm and character and a wealth of original features has been a much-loved and elegant family home for the present vendors for the last 22 years. With the added benefit of The Old Corn Mill which is a separate detached one bedroom property that has been sympathetically converted from its original 250-year-old structure. The main accommodation comprises two reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom, three bedrooms, modern family bathroom and good sized landscaped gardens that are a fine feature of the property. The one bedroom holiday cottage with existing mill leat running by comprises of open plan kitchen living area, bedroom and bathroom to the first floor with separate outdoor courtyard. Read more
Description - This endearing and cosy picture postcard cottage with immense charm and character and a wealth of original features has been a much-loved and elegant family home for the present vendors for the last 22 years. With the added benefit of The Old Corn Mill which is a separate detached one bedroom property that has been sympathetically converted from its original 250-year-old structure. Enough to satisfy even the most demanding granny, or produce valuable ancillary letting income. To see how viable this is as an option, you can find the property listed on Cottages.com
Situated in the popular village of Blakeney along a small country lane just off the A48. Some 14 miles to Chepstow and the M48 offering onward commuting to Bristol, Bath, London and Cardiff. A small thriving village with shop, Post Office, doctors surgery, pub, chip shop and village primary school is located on the eastern edge of the Forest of Dean popular with families and tourists with a wealth of facilities for the outdoor enthusiast. There are lots of great places to see just a short drive away, including Lydney Docks, Symonds Yat Rock, Clearwell Caves, the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, Puzzlewood where you can explore the magical woodlands which have been used as a filming location for Star Wars and Wenchford an idyllic picnic spot in the forest, with a stream offering plenty of space to play games, or to just sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Lydney is approximately 3 miles distance which offers a range of facilities to include shops, restaurants, pubs, leisure facilities, schools, bus and rail links.
The main accommodation comprises two reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom, three bedrooms, modern family bathroom and good sized landscaped gardens that are a fine feature of the property. The one bedroom holiday cottage with existing mill leat running by comprises of open plan kitchen living area, bedroom and bathroom to the first floor with separate outdoor courtyard.
HALLWAY - Doors to living room, dining room, kitchen and front garden.
LIVING ROOM - 4.73m x 3.65m - Window to front. Beamed ceiling. Exposed stone walls. Fireplace with inset multi fuel stove and newly installed patio doors giving access to patio area with steps up to the terrace with pergola, an ideal spot for relaxing in during the evenings.
DINING ROOM - 3.79m x 3.21m - Window to front with built in window seat overlooking the front gardens. Feature (non working) stone fireplace. Tiled floor and stairs to first floor.
KITCHEN - 3.51m x 2.21m - Fitted with a range of oak wall and base units, porcelain kitchen sink with drainer and mixer tap, window overlooking the terrace, range cooker with modern extractor, plumbing for dishwasher, travertine floor tiles, door to utility room and door to terrace.
UTILITY - Window to side. Plumbing for washing machine. Travertine floor tiles. Door to:
CLOAKROOM - Wc, wash hand basin, fully tiled and window to side.
Stairs to FIRST FLOOR and LANDING - Window to rear, doors to bedrooms one, two and three and family bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE - 3.72m x 2.64m - Window to front overlooking the landscape garden. Access to loft. Built in wardrobe. Feature fire place. Exposed floor boards.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.72m x 2.11m - Window to front. Exposed beams. Original exposed floor boards.
BEDROOM THREE - 4.73m x 2.25m - Window to front. Original floor boards. Exposed feature stone wall.
FAMILY BATHROOM - Window to rear. Bath with electric shower over, glass shower screen and tiled walls surrounding, wc, wash hand basin and exposed floor boards.
THE OLD CORN MILL - Accommodation comprising:
LIVING ROOM - 5.92m x 3.70m - Split level open plan room. Lower level living room, dual aspect windows allowing plenty of light, patio doors to private courtyard, steps up to kitchen level.
KITCHEN - Fitted with a range of wall and base units with stainless steel kitchen sink with drainer and mixer tap, built in oven and hob, plumbing for dishwasher, slate floor tiles, under stair storage cupboard, stairs up to bedroom and stable door to rear terrace.
BEDROOM - 3.70m x 3.29m - Windows to front, side and rear, door to bathroom.
BATHROOM - Window to rear. Corner shower enclosure, tiled with electric shower, wc, wash hand basin and wooden floorboards.
Outside - OUTSIDE
The beautiful landscape gardens lying to the front of Brooklyn Cottage are of a good size and fully enclosed by fencing and trellis. Steps lead up to level lawns and well stocked borders and beds with an abundance of flowers and mature trees and shrubs. The terrace with pergola is the perfect spot for al-fresco dining enjoying summer evenings, it lies between Brooklyn cottage and The Old Corn Mill where there is a small bridge over a gully. The detached garage and large driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles lies to the rear of the properties and has an attractive boarded raised terraced garden. The Old Corn Mill also benefits from its own private courtyard.
Please read the following carefully before requesting a viewing:
We are only able to offer in-person viewings with buyers who are in a 'proceedable' buying position, or if selling, have their own property on the market. Full details of our Covid Policy will be explained upon booking an appointment but the key points to consider are:
1 - Please make sure you have viewed all of the marketing material to avoid any unnecessary physical appointments. Pay particular attention to the floorplan, dimensions, video (if there is one) as well as the location marker.
2 - Only 2 people from the same household are able to view at the same time and we ask politely that no children attend.
3 - You will have to wear your own face mask. We are unable to provide these.
4 - The viewing will be touchless with doors left open and we will maintain a 2 meter distance as much as possible.
5 - Viewings are limited to 30 minutes where possible.
6 - If you would rather view by FaceTime/Skype/WhatsApp then please let us know (subject to connectivity).
You may download, store and use the material for your own personal use and research. You may not republish, retransmit, redistribute or otherwise make the material available to any party or make the same available on any website, online service or bulletin board of your own or of any other party or make the same available in hard copy or in any other media without the website owner's express prior written consent. The website owner's copyright must remain on all reproductions of material taken from this website.
Property at a glance
Characterful detached three bedroom cottage
Full of charm and a wealth of original features
Ample off road parking for several vehicles and single detached garage
Delightful detached one bedroom converted corn mill ideal for a holiday home
We are fortunate to sell and let a huge variety of property in one of the most beautiful regions of Britain. Set within glorious unspoilt countryside straddling the English Welsh borders are picturesque villages.