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Property Details

Guide Price £525,000 | 3 Bedroom Detached | Four Oaks, Newent GL18 1LU

Property Summary

An Immaculately Presented Grade II Listed Character Cottage In A Delightful Rural Location Enjoying Wonderful Views With Three Bedrooms, Four Reception Rooms, Off Road Parking, Garage, Outbuildings, Large Garden, Paddock In All Extending To Just Over 1 Acre.

Location & Description

Yew Tree Cottage is an immaculately presented detached character cottage parts of which are believed to date back to 1725 set in a rural location enjoying a wonderful outlook over the surrounding countryside. The accommodation benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing and comprises on the ground floor spacious reception hall, sitting room, snug, garden room/study, dining room, kitchen, utility/boot room with cloakroom off. On the first floor the landing gives access to three bedrooms and a large bathroom. The property stands in a large established garden incorporating several fruit trees, garage, large shed, outbuildings, paddock, parking for several vehicles in all extending to just over AN ACRE

Four Oaks is a small rural hamlet conveniently situated for access to the popular towns of Newent and Ledbury, both of which provide an excellent range of facilities. There is a mainline railway station in Ledbury and the M50 is close by providing easy access to the motorway network. Gloucester is approximately 13 miles distant.

The accommodation comprises (with approximate dimensions):

Reception Hall - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 33.78m (110ft 10in)

Accessed via solid wooden door with canopy porch over. Exposed ceiling timbers. Two wall lights. Window to front. Radiator. BT point. Staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room - 4.17m (13ft 8in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)

Exposed beams. Oak floor. Open fireplace with multi fuel stove. Window to side. Six wall lights. Radiator. TV Point.

Snug - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)

Brick fireplace with wood burner. Exposed ceiling timbers. Two windows to front. Four wall lights. Radiator.

Garden Room/Study - 3.94m (12ft 11in) x 2.67m (8ft 9in)

Exposed beams and timbers. Vaulted ceiling. Windows to front, side and rear. Two central lights. Radiator.

Dining Room - 3.73m (12ft 3in) x 3.17m (10ft 5in)

Exposed ceiling timbers and brick to one wall. Laminate wood effect floor. Bow window to side. Radiator. TV Point. BT Point.

Kitchen - 3.84m (12ft 7in) x 3.15m (10ft 4in)

Fitted with a range of limed oak base units incorporating 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with single drainer and mixer tap with worktop and tiled surround. Stainless steel double oven (by separate negotiation) with extractor fan over. Space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Ceiling downlights. Flagstone effect tiled floor. Windows to side and rear. Half glazed stable door to outside. Radiator. TV Point.

Utility/Boot Room - 4.09m (13ft 5in) x 2.87m (9ft 5in)

Fitted with low level units, inset belfast sink with mixer tap, worktop surfaces. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Worcester oil fired combination boiler. Flagstone effect tiled floor. Windows to rear. Ceiling downlights. Access to boarded roof space with power. Solid wooden door to outside.


Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Flagstone effect tiled floor. Window to rear. Extractor fan.

On the first floor:


Wood floor. Exposed beam and timbers. High level stained glass window. Central light.

Bedroom 1 - 4.14m (13ft 7in) x 3.89m (12ft 9in)

Window to side with views towards the Malvern Hills. Wall light. Central light. Radiator. Access to loft space.

Bedroom 2 - 3.76m (12ft 4in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in) max

Exposed ceiling timbers. Vaulted ceiling. Built in double wardrobe. Window to front with views towards nature reserve. Central light. Radiator

Bedroom 3 - 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.62m (8ft 7in)

Exposed beams and timbers. Window to front. Central light. Radiator.


White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath, recessed shower cubicle with glass doors. Oak floor. Window to side. Velux window. Built in shelves and linen cupboard. Radiator.


The property stands in an attractive established garden containing a feature well, large split level patio and paved terrace, mature shrubs and trees including Conference pear, cherry, cooking apple, eating apple and Perry pear. A lawned area with timber outbuilding (36'9 x 13'1) offers flexible use as home office, games room, gym. Access via a gravelled driveway leads to a oak framed garage/carport/workshop (23'3 x17'11) with power and lighting and a further large outbuilding with concrete base that was previously used as a cattery. There is also a paddock with separate access from the road. The property in total is just over an acre surrounded by farmland with views towards the Malvern Hills with Betty Dawes wood and nature reserve owned by the Forestry Commission directly opposite.

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is freehold.

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury office (Tel. 01531 634648).



From the agents Ledbury office turn right and proceed down New Street. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit on to the B4216 towards Dymock. Follow this road into Dymock and at the t junction turn left towards Newent. Continue over the M50 and turn right just before the entrance to the Three Choirs Vineyard (signposted Four Oaks). Proceed along the lane for approximately 3/4 a mile and the property will be located on the right hand side.

John Goodwin