Forge Hill, Lydbrook, Glos, GL17


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Situated in an idyllic hillside location and enjoying lovely rural views via its southerly aspect. We are pleased to offer this quaint two bedroom cottage in the heart of the Forest of Dean.

Situated in an idyllic hillside location and enjoying lovely rural views via its southerly aspect. We are pleased to offer this quaint two bedroom cottage in the heart of the Forest of Dean.


The property peaceful rural location along a no through country lane in an elevated position with unspoilt views over fabulous countryside. The nearby village of Lydbrook can be accessed by foot via rural pathways where amenities include a primary school, village stores with post office, public houses, Churches etc. The market towns of Ross on Wye, Monmouth and Coleford are between five and eight miles distance where a more comprehensive range of facilities can be found. Excellent commuting links can be gained from Ross on Wye to the Midlands via the M50/M5, South Wales via the A40. The Cities of Gloucester, Cheltenham, Hereford, Cardiff, Bristol and Birmingham are all considered commutable.

The property is approached via:

uPVC double glazed front entrance door leading to with tiled flooring and staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room: 19'4" (5.9) x 9' (2.74) narrowing to 6'6" (1.98).

Having lots of character with two double glazed windows to front aspect with locally sourced stone window sills. Recessed wood burning stove on a raised stone hearth with oak surround and display mantle. Solid oak flooring, understairs storage cupboard.

Ground Floor Bedroom: 10'3" x 6'7" (3.12m x 2m).

Having double glazed window to side aspect with views towards neighbouring hillside. Radiator. Staircase to first floor with large display niche with exposed stone feature wall.

First Floor Landing:

Nuaire home ventilation system to elimate condensation and bring in fresh air.

Dining Area/Former Bedroom: 7'10" x 6'8" (2.4m x 2.03m).

This is part of the landing area but could be converted back to a bedroom with an addition of a partition. With built in cupboards providing storage. Double glazed window to front aspect with attractive outlook. Radiator.

Bedroom 1: 9'4" x 9'1" (2.84m x 2.77m).

Double glazed window to front aspect again with locally sourced stone window sills and views towards neighbouring hillsides. Radiator.


High level double glazed window to rear aspect. Modern suite comprising low level WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mirror fronted cabinet above. Panelled bath with fitted screen and mixer tap shower over, tiled splashbacks. Extractor fan. Under floor heating.

Kitchen: Max measurement 11'3" (3.43m) x 6'1" (1.85m).

Having been fitted by the present owners to a high standard to maximise the storage. Beautiful galley style kitchen with kick panel heating. Range of modern white gloss base and wall mounted units. Fully integrated with excellent range of built in appliances to include Neff double oven with grill, under cabinet fridge and freezer, dishwasher and space for washer/dryer. Neff induction hob with extractor fan. Granite rolled edge worktop with sink and drainer. Tiled splashbacks. Attractive tiled flooring. Double glazed window to side aspect with uPVC double glazed door out to gardens.


The property has on street unallocated parking with a gated side entrance leading to outside oil fired Worcester boiler is located. Steps lead up to formal raised terrace which enjoys fantastic sunny south facing aspect and making an excellent outside dining area. gravelled edge border with pathway leads to further steps leading up to the second terrace with garden shed and further raised patio. Additional steps then extend up to a further raised gravel bed with fruit trees and the lovely views. To the rear of this is a gently sloped area currently laid to copse.


From the centre of Ross- on-Wye, proceed South on the B4234 through the village of Walford. Proceed through Bishopswood passing the petrol station on the right hand side. Continue for approximately 0.4 mile taking the next left hand turn signposted Ruardean. Continue up the hill and into the village of Ruardean turn right signposted Joys Green & The Pludds. Continue along this road for 1.3 miles into the village of Joys Green. Turn right into Forge Hill keeping the football pitch on your right hand side and continue down the lane for approximately 0.25 mile and the property can be found on the right hand side.

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Richard Butler & Associates

15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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