Upper Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
An elegant and imposing Regency house believed to have been constructed in about 1820. With spacious 5/6 bedroom accommodation on three floors with additional cellars and self-contained two bedroom flat.

An elegant and imposing Regency house believed to have been constructed in about 1820. With spacious 5/6 bedroom accommodation on three floors with additional cellars and self-contained two bedroom flat.


The property has a distinctive Colonial appearance with the fabulous wrought iron veranda to the front elevation. The house still retains many original architectural features.

The village of Lydbrook has a good range of facilities including village shop/post office, junior school, church, hairdressers and fish and chip shop. The Forest of Dean is on your doorstep with miles of woodland walks to explore. The market towns of Coleford and Ross-on-Wye is approximately 4 and 7 miles respectively and have a much large range of shops.

The property is entered via:

Period, solid front door leading into.

Grand Reception Hall: Approx. 23'10" (7.57m) x 7' (2.13m).

With lovely period turn staircase. Radiators, power points, cornicing, period plasterwork. Door to rear lobby giving access to outside and cellar. Panelled door to:

Drawing Room: 28'8" x 13'3" (8.74m x 4.04m).

No shortage of space in this lovely grand drawing room with sash double glazed windows to front and rear with shutters, additional sash double glazed windows to side with pleasant views to surrounding countryside and woodland. Exposed floorboards. Period marble fireplace with ornate cornicing. Inset spotlights. Radiators, power points.

From the hallway, door into:

Inner Lobby:

With tiled flooring and five steps up. Glazed door leading into:

Sitting Room/Snug: 18'7" x 12'2" (5.66m x 3.7m).

A lovely cosy sitting room with feature fireplace (non operational) ideal for electric wood burner etc with stone slab hearth and ornate Adam style surround. uPVC double glazed window to rear and side aspect and windows to both side giving plenty of natural light. Feature beam. Radiator, power points.

Kitchen: 13'10" x 12'8" (4.22m x 3.86m).

Fitted with an excellent range of high gloss base and wall mounted cupboards with full range of glazed fronted display cupboards with glass shelving. Fitted Mercury combination fuel range, five ring gas hob and electric oven with stainless steel splashback and large stainless steel extractor hood over. Stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboard beneath. Plumbing for dishwasher, space for tall fridge/freezer. High ceilings with LED spotlights and over counter lighting. Window to rear.

Dining Room: 17' x 14' (5.18m x 4.27m).

Original floor boards and marble fireplace with fitted wood burning stove. Built in shelving to either side of chimney breast. Original sash window to front aspect with shutters. Power points, radiator. High ceiling with ornate cornicing and inset halogen ceiling spotlights.

From Reception Hall, full turn staircase leads to:

First Floor Landing:

A lovely spacious area with feature arch. Sash window. Ornate French doors leading out onto the Victorian balcony with original shutters. Radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

Master Bedroom: 17'8" x 14' (5.38m x 4.27m).

A lovely spacious and light room with sash window to front aspect to veranda and looking towards surrounding woodland and countryside. Additional sash window to side aspect, again with lovely woodland outlook. Radiators, power points, high ceiling again with ornate cornicing. Range of built in wardrobes with double doors leading into:

En-Suite Bath/Shower Room:

A lovely size en-suite with his n' hers wash hand basins each with mono block mixer and storage beneath. Roca bidet and low level WC. Inset sunken bath with side shower mixer and vanity mirrors over, tiled surround. Step up to glazed and tiled shower enclosure with mains shower. Large sash window to rear aspect with shutters. Large shelved storage cupboard. Heated towel radiator.

Bedroom 2: 17'3" x 14' (5.26m x 4.27m).

With sash window to front aspect looking through veranda to pretty woodland outlook. Original fireplace with cast iron Victorian fire. Full range of built in wardrobes and shelving. Inset ceiling spotlights, radiators and power points.

Bedroom 3: 13'6" x 13' (4.11m x 3.96m).

Again a generous sized double room with sash window to side aspect. Full range of built in wardrobes, blanket boxes above. Radiator, power points, TV point.

Shower Room:

Fully tiled walls, glazed and tiled shower cubicle with mains shower. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level WC with concealed cistern modern heated towel radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan.

Full turn period ornate staircase leads to:

Second Floor.

Half landing having window and radiator.

Main Landing Area:

With access to roof space. door to loft storage area. Radiator, power points.

Bedroom 4: 19'9" x 17'6" (6.02m x 5.33m).

Which double be easily divided into two bedrooms, having two separate doorways from the main landing area. Within the room there are two sash windows to side aspect and velux window to rear. Three radiators, power points, TV point. Built in shelving.

Bedroom 5: 14' x 11'4" (4.27m x 3.45m).

Again a good double room with velux window to rear aspect and sash window to side aspect. Radiators, power points. Range of built in wardrobes and blanket boxes. Door to eaves storage.

Bathroom: 14'5" x 8'1" (4.4m x 2.46m).

With corner glazed and tiled shower cubicle. Enamel panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin. Bidet. Low level WC. Sash window to side aspect with outlook to surrounding woodland.

From the main hall, doorway leads to:

Rear Lobby:

With stone steps leading down to doorway to outside and further stone steps down to:

Cellar: Approx. 20'6" (6.25) x 7'1" (2.16).

Extremely useable cellar area with light and plenty of power points.

Further Storage: 7' x 4'3" (2.13m x 1.3m).

With light and power points. Shelving.

Workshop Area; Approx. 16'1" x 13'9" (Approx. 4.9m x 4.2m).

With inset ceiling spotlights and power points. Inbuilt sink unit with drawers beneath and cupboards above. Rear door leads out to the garden with access door into:

Utility Room: Overall approx. 18'9" (5.72) x 10'4" (3.15).

Housing the Ideal Concorde gas fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Hot water tanks, radiator. Base unit with stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer. tiled surround. Inset ceiling spotlights. Double glazed window and additional door to outside. Sliding door to:


With low level WC. Corner wash hand basin with tiled surround and mono block mixer. Vanity light, shaver point. Window to outside. Radiator, automated LED ceiling spotlight.


Having its own external access with entrance door into:

Small Hallway:

Kitchen Area: 13'7" x 6'3" (4.14m x 1.9m).

Kitchen area is partly fitted with window to front aspect. Wall mounted gas boiler. Sink unit. Radiator.

Lobby with door to shelved storage cupboard.

Living Room: 16' x 12'5" (4.88m x 3.78m).

Double glazed uPVC window to rear. Power points, two radiators. TV point. Door into:

Bedroom: 12'6" x 11' (3.8m x 3.35m).

With double glazed window to garden. Spotlights, power points, radiator.

Bedroom 1: 11'6" x 11'5" (3.5m x 3.48m).

Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room:

Glazed and tiled shower cubicle with electric shower. Wall mounted wash hand basin. Low level WC. Radiator, fully tiled walls, inset spotlights, extractor fan. Window.


Pillared entrance leads in with wrought iron gates leads to sweeping driveway leading down to the property with access to:

Garage: Approx 13'6" (4.11) wide x Approx 18'6" (5.64).

The driveway is flanked by natural stone walling with further areas of terraced woodland gardens. The driveway extends down with further wrought iron gates leading into the front of the property with large driveway and parking area.

Grid Ref: 51.833646, -2.572578


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 along this road and upon reaching Lydbrook turn left and continue along this road passing the village stores on the right hand side. Keep on this road for 1.4 miles passing through the centre with village stores on the right. Take the right hand turn opposite the Telephone Exchange and proceed up the hill and around the gates to Lydbrook House will be found on the left hand side.

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Richard Butler & Associates

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