About this property
The Red House is an impressive Grade II Listed 8 bedroom residence that offers around 5000 square feet of updated and well-presented accommodation, a delightful southerly facing garden, extensive parking, situated on a generous plot extending to 0.19 of an acre in the town centre. The accommodation is arranged over three floors comprising on the ground floor a spacious entrance hall that leads to a lovely dining room with an open fire and stripped floorboards and a sitting room with fireplace and bay window. The kitchen breakfast room features a full complement of handmade units with granite worktops, integrated appliances and limestone flooring. Off the kitchen is the garden room with double doors opening out to the garden. In addition to this is utility/cloakroom and a door that opens into the former post office. The current owners have stripped out and prepared this space as a blank canvass for a new owner to utilise and adapt to their needs. It offers great potential to convert into an annexe, additional reception space, office, teenage den etc.
The first floor accommodation provides a superb main bedroom suite that comprises a spacious bedroom with bay window, a luxurious ensuite bathroom and separate dressing room with integrated wardrobes. There are three further generously sized double bedrooms on this floor along with an impressive family bathroom with a separate shower enclosure, limestone tiling and contemporary sanitaryware. The second floor offers a spacious guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom and roll top bath. There are three further bedrooms on this floor along with a walk in loft/storage room.
Electric gates to the side of the house open into a block paved parking area for several vehicles. From the parking area, a low wall defines the garden and an extensive area of lawn. There is a large paved terrace abutting the rear of the house and a perfect spot to position some outside furniture to enjoy the sunny orientation. There are some beautiful well-established shrubbery and trees, to include a Wisteria, a Fig tree and Hydrangea. The garden is part enclosed by high brick walling and there is a useful external WC.
Newent is a small historical market town located 10 miles to the north west of Gloucester. The town has good local shopping facilities, a doctors’ surgery, a well-regarded secondary school and a selection of bars and restaurants. The beautiful church of St. Mary’s is Grade I Listed and has origins dating back to the 13th Century. Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury are approximately 7 miles. There is a comprehensive range of shopping, cultural activities, sporting facilities and private schooling in the cathedral City of Gloucester (10 miles) and Cheltenham (16 miles). The M50 is accessible for the commuter; junctions 2 or 3 within 4 miles with access to the Midlands, Bristol and South Wales.
Council Tax Band D
There is a right of way along the south-western perimeter however this is screened off by timber fencing and not visible from the garden.
Council Tax Band: 3
† ** The 4.7% annual interest rate is based on the Connells Group average mortgage interest rate taken from the period of 01/01/2023 – 30/06/2023 and is correct as at 04/07/2023.
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