Summary of Features
Attractive period cottage (2065 sq ft) offering spacious accommodation
4 bedrooms, including Master with en-suite, separate family bathroom
Open-plan country style kitchen/dining room, utility room, WC
Sitting room and drawing room with wood-burning stove
Rear garden, double timber garage/workshop, cellar
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 and is renowned for the Dymock Poets, a literary group of the early 20th Century, and the Daffodil Way, a fabulous display of wild daffodils in and around the area during the Spring. 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 Old George
Historically an old Inn, this individual and delightful property offers generous and versatile accommodation. The modern fitted country-style, open-plan kitchen/dining room with integrated cooker, hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer offers ample storage, including larder cupboards, and is complemented by wooden work-surfaces and central island. Separate utility room with fitted units, Belfast sink and space for additional appliances. 2 spacious reception rooms offer versatile space for family living, with a wood-burner gracing the light and airy drawing room. The property retains a variety of original features including exposed beams and quarry-tiled floors, and the cellar is externally accessible.
The property is accessed via a private road and enjoys a central village location, being a short walk from local amenities. The manageable garden lies to the rear of the property and is of a courtyard-style with attractive patio terrace and gravelled areas. The garden is complemented by mature shrubs and climbing plants, and planters can easily be added for boosts of colour throughout the year. There is a timber garden shed and a small greenhouse. Large double timber garage/workshop approached via the private, no through road adjacent to the property.
Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Broadband is available and connected.
Forest of Dean District Council: 01594 810000.
Band E (£1,949.47 2017/18).
EPC Exempt (Listed building).
This property is Grade II Listed.
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.
Hourly bus service Gloucester/Newent/Ledbury.
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 2½ miles the private driveway entrance to the property will be found on your right hand side immediately next to the property (which has a name plate The Old George).
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