Situated in the small village of Yorkley, this property is in a peaceful position with mature woodland surrounding, yet only minutes from the Towns of Lydney and Chepstow. This delightful, detached family home sits proudly next to mature woodland. The wonderful character can be immediately admired when stepping into this gorgeous family home. Externally, the property offers a substantial garden space, with a large patio directly from the house and sprawling wrap around lawns, only overlooked by the treetops of the opposing woodland, making it extremely private. Read more
Situated in the small village of Yorkley, this property is in a peaceful position with mature woodland surrounding, yet only minutes from the Towns of Lydney and Chepstow. This delightful, detached family home sits proudly next to mature woodland. The wonderful character can be immediately admired when stepping into this gorgeous family home. Externally, the property offers a substantial garden space, with a large patio directly from the house and sprawling wrap around lawns, only overlooked by the treetops of the opposing woodland, making it extremely private.
Description - Situated on the edge of the village of Yorkley, this lovingly maintained property overlooks the famous Forest of Dean, which is characterised by more than 42 square miles of mixed woodland, and is one of the oldest surviving ancient woodlands in England. This area provides a wealth of outdoor pursuits to include walking, climbing, mountain biking, and riding - perfect for those who like to be active. Southville is within a short walking distance of the village's two local pubs, post office, two shops, bus stops, thriving village hall and community centre, doctors surgery (with pharmacy), 'Good' Ofsted rated primary school and playgroup, as well as a lottery funded playground.
Nearby towns Lydney and Chepstow offer a wide range of facilities including a variety of independent shops, banks, building societies, coffee shops, pharmacies, supermarkets (including M&S), hospitals, leisure facilities, as well as a range of primary and secondary schools.
Commuting to Bristol, London, and Cardiff are all made easy with access to the A48 and Severn Bridge, and nearby Gloucester provides easy access onto the M5 for the Midlands. Lydney train station (approx. 3 miles) has direct services to Newport, Cardiff, Birmingham, Derby and Nottingham, with Bristol and London a single change away.
This light and spacious detached family home sits proudly next to mature woodland. The wonderful character can immediately be appreciated as you step into this gorgeous home.
The arched frontage has double doors that lead into an impressive porch with ornate wall tiles. The traditional tiled flooring flows into the high ceilinged hallway, with an original corniced archway leading to the staircase.
On the left there is a bay-fronted sitting room with fully insulated wood flooring and a multi-fuel stove. Further along the hallway there is another large room which is currently used as a study with original tiled flooring.
To the right of the main hallway there is a spacious dual aspect kitchen diner with fully insulated wood flooring with a further multi-fuel stove, which adds a lovely sense of warmth to the heart of the home. The sleek, modern kitchen is complete with a magnificent Rangemaster cooker with induction hob, which adds a contemporary touch to this traditional home.
Beyond the main reception areas, there is a dual aspect garden room, a useful utility room with a WC, and under stairs storage.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two en suites and a family bathroom.
The bay fronted principal bedroom benefits from extensive built in cupboards and a modern en suite shower room with a heated towel rail. Through the large bay window there are far reaching views of the River Severn across farmland.
Bedroom four also enjoys a modern en-suite and built-in mirror fronted wardrobe and has a dual aspect overlooking the gardens and woodland beyond.
The modern family bathroom comprises a clean white finish with screened bath with shower, large airing cupboard, WC and sink.
From the spacious landing, there is easy access to the boarded loft space, which benefits from two velux windows - further excellent storage space.
Outside - Externally, the property offers a substantial and exceptionally private garden space surrounded by mature woodland, with a large patio accessed directly from the house - an ideal space for outdoor entertaining - well cared for lawns and a working vegetable patch.
There are a variety of outbuildings including a single garage with power, lighting, water and woodburning stove; wood stores; sheds; summerhouse and greenhouse.
The driveway provides ample off-road parking, with several access points to the Forest available on the doorstep ideal for dog walking, mountain biking and riding.
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