** FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION - 28th June** Charming thatched cottage requiring complete restoration and refurbishment, in a popular village location

Key Features

  • Detached, Grade II Listed cottage (872 sq ft)
  • Fitted kitchen with walk-in larder, 2 reception rooms
  • 2-3 bedrooms, bathroom with separate WC
  • Large rear garden, parking & pre-fab garage/store





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Property Description

Summary of Features

For sale by Public Auction - Wednesday 28th June at 6pm
Detached, Grade II Listed cottage (872 sq ft)
Fitted kitchen with walk-in larder, 2 reception rooms
2 – 3 bedrooms, bathroom with separate WC
Large established rear garden, pocket garden to the front
Private drive with parking and pre-fab garage/store


Mileages: Newent 4 miles, Ledbury 5 miles, Gloucester, 14½ miles, Malvern 15 miles, Hereford 16 miles, Cheltenham 21 miles, Worcester 28 miles, Birmingham 63 miles Road: M50 (Jt 2) 4½ miles, M50 (Jct 4) 8½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 15 miles Railway: Ledbury, Gloucester Airport: Bristol (57 miles), Birmingham (60 miles)


The bustling village of Dymock is situated in the county of Gloucestershire, close to the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border. Bounded by a combination of agricultural land, woodland and beautiful countryside, it offers a sought-after rural way of life with the benefits of a well-serviced village, and excellent access to the larger commercial centres of Gloucester, Hereford, Cheltenham and Worcester. The property is situated in a secluded position within the village.

Woods Cottage

Woods Cottage is owned by Gloucestershire County Council, and will be offered for sale by Public Auction. With the correct restoration, this property would make a charming home or has potential as an investment, rental or holiday let. The property retains original features, such as exposed beams and ledge & brace doors.

The Outside

The property sits in a slightly elevated position on the edge of the village, only a few minutes’ walk from the village store. A delightful, large garden is situated to the rear of the property combining lawned areas and mature beds, bounded by shrubs and trees, and would benefit from some attention. The property is approached via a private drive where there is parking and a detached “pre-fab” garage/store.


Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Electric heating (NSH). Broadband is available but not connected.

Local Authority

Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.

Council Tax

Band “E”; (£1,949.47 2017/18).


Exempt (Listed building).


This property is Grade II Listed.


An RICS building survey and thatched roof suvery have been carried out at the request of GCC; a copy can be requested from the Sellers Agent.

Auction Date & Auction Pack

Public Auction Date: Wednesday 28th June at 6pm
Venue: Dymock Cricket Club, Dymock, GL18 2AD

An Auction Pack can be requested via the Seller’s Agent. Contact: Grant & Co, Lanark House, New Street, Ledbury HR8 2DX. Tel: 01531 637341.


Primary: Dymock, Pauntley, Redmarley Secondary: Newent, Ledbury. Further information available at: www.fdean.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester & Cheltenham have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at www.isc.co.uk


The village of Dymock has a thriving community and excellent village amenities, including a church, post office/village store, parish hall, 2 garages and a public house. There is also a toddler group and youth group. The market towns of Ledbury, Newent and Ross-on-Wye provide a broad range of shops and amenities to suit most day-to-day requirements. The property is well placed for the commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham which offer more extensive retail, leisure and cultural facilities.


Dymock has its own cricket club and also offers a range of activities and groups within the community; from amateur dramatics & gardening clubs to hosting an annual half marathon and music festival. The surrounding area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities, particularly in the Malvern Hills and the Severn Valley, both renowned for their outstanding natural beauty. There are golf and country clubs at Dymock, Puckrup Hall and Tewkesbury Park and a wide variety of events take place at The Three Counties Showground, Malvern throughout the year. Horse racing at Hereford, Cheltenham and Worcester.

Additional Information

Hourly bus service – Gloucester/Newent/Ledbury.


GL18 2AJ


From Ledbury: Take the A449 west towards Ross-on-Wye. Continue for 2 miles and at the Preston Cross round-about, turn LEFT onto the B4215 signposted to Newent and Dymock. Continue on this road for approximately 2¼ miles – the property will be found on your left hand side, see the For Sale board.


By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

If there is any property aspect which is of particular importance to you, please speak with us before you travel any distance to view the property.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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