Cinderhill House, St Briavels, Gloucestershire

For Sale

Property Features

  • 6 Bedroomed Detached House Set Over 3 Floors + Self-Contained 2 Bed Attached Cottage
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Terraced Gardens
  • Parking and Detached Large Garage/Workshop

Property Summary

Set in this historic and pretty village with exceptional views over the Wye Valley this impressive and characteristic country house has medieval origins dating back to 1398. Generously proportioned and set over 3 floors it has been tastefully restored and re-modelled to embellish and retain its many original features as well as the adjoining self-contained 2 bed cottage. Beautifully landscaped terraced gardens facing West, parking and a detached large garage/workshop.

Full Details

The properties are stone built with a painted rendered exterior with mostly hardwood windows under slate and tiled roofs. Features include the Jacobean staircase, exposed stone walls and beams to ceilings and walls, oak floorboards, boarded and panelled doors, shutters to windows, inglenook fireplace, wooden and flagstone floors.

The formal entrance is through a wrought iron gate over a stone path to a stone-built porch with leaded windows on each side through part glazed panelled door into:

Feature beam and stone paved floor, Jacobean staircase with cloaks area set under. Internal window with leaded lights into lounge. Doors to the following:

DRAWING ROOM: (5.2m x 4.49m)
Windows to front and side with shutters and window seats. Inglenook fire place with raised stone hearth and oak lintel over. Recessed fitted cupboard with shelves over.

DINING ROOM: (4.76m x 4.33m)
Windows to front and side and French doors onto sun terrace making the very most of the stunning views. Internal window with leaded lights into conservatory.

LOUNGE: (6.87m x 3.13m average)
Window to front making the most of the breathtaking views. Inset wood burner on brick hearth and shelving to two sides. Wide opening into:

CONSERVATORY: (3.29m x 3.15m)
Double glazed in hardwood on three sides and roof facing the beautiful views, part glazed panelled external doors out to terrace and gardens. Ceramic tiled floor with inset mat-well.

From hallway arched opening and doors into the following;

Space for fridge/freezer and shelving over. Internal window into cloak room.

KITCHEN: (3.78m x 2.88m)
L-shaped with two windows to back overlooking drive and internal windows to hallway and utility room. Edged laminate worktops to four sides with ceramic tiled splash backs with inset double sink and LPG gas hob with extractor hood over. Painted, panelled drawers and cupboards set under with integrated appliances including double oven, fridge and freezer and plumbing for dish washer. Ceramic tiled floor. Walk in larder with shelving.

Low level WC, wall mounted wash basin, floor standing oil-fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout.

Window to back overlooking drive and internal window to kitchen. Laminate worktop with inset stainless-steel drainer sink and ceramic tiled splash backs and window sill. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Wall cupboards over. Part glazed door out to;

Part glazed external door, inset mat-well and broom cupboard with shelving. Consumer unit at high level.

STUDY: (3.25m x 3.25m average)
Windows to front and side and part glazed external door out to garden. Hardwood strip floor.

From hallway stairs up to:

Irregular shaped with window to side, matching balustrading, split stairs to bedroom 4 and attic room, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and housing hot water tank. Doors into the following:

MASTER BEDROOM: (4.87m x 4.48m)
Bay-window to front with oak sill to side making the most of the views. Door into protruding:

Low level WC, bidet, vanity unit with inset washbasin and cupboards under and mirror and lights. Ceramic tiling to all walls. Shower tray with Mira electric shower and adjustable head on rail. Chrome ladder style electric towel rail. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2: (4.5m x 3.37m)
Window to side. Fitted wardrobes with louvered doors, shelving and hanging rail. Steps up to:

Window to back. Panelled bath with mixer tap, shower attachment on rail and bi-folding glazed side panel. Ceramic tiling to two walls, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splash back and mirror over. Electric chrome towel rail. Extractor fan.

Panelled bath with Victorian style mixer tap with fixed showerhead over and bi-folding glazed side panel. Mosaic topped vanity unit with inset wash basin and cupboard under. Matching mirrored cupboard with glass shelves over. Extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3: (4.16m x 3.87m)
Window to side, roof space access hatch and door into:

Window to side. Low level WC, panelled bath with Victorian style taps and tiled splash back. Open washstand with inset washbasin and drawer under, tiled splash back and mirror over.
Shower cubicle with curved glazed sliding doors and matching side panels, mixer valve with adjustable head on rail and ceramic tiling to two walls. Electric towel rail.

From first floor landing steps up to:

BEDROOM 4: (4.33m x 4.26m)
Window to side. Recessed vanity unit with inset washbasin and cupboard under. Walk in wardrobe with shelves and hanging rail and door into protruding:

Low level WC, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment on rail, ceramic tiling to two walls. Extractor fan.

From first floor landing stairs up to:

ATTIC ROOM: (7.22m x 3.47m)
Vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses and pair of Velux roof lights to back. Vanity unit with inset wash basin and cupboard and shelves under and fitted protruding wardrobe with hanging rails.

Attached to the main house and fully self contained with sun terrace and garden, currently let on a STA. but it could be easily integrated with the main house. A pedestrian right of access via a wooden gate and steps are to the side.
Stone built with wooden doors and casement windows under a tiled roof. Moulded joinery and ledged and braced doors. Oil-fired external boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating with radiators throughout and its own oil tank.

From the terrace a part glazed door leads into porch with 2 windows to front with far reaching views. Doors into the following:

Window to side, low level wc, coat hooks, ceramic tiled floor, glazed panelled door through to:

KITCHEN/DINING AREA: (4.26m x 3.48m reducing to 3.10m)
Window to back. “U” shaped worktops with breakfast bar. Inset one and a half bowl sink, tiled surround, inset Baumatic four ring ceramic hob. Wood edged cupboards and drawers beneath with space for fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine. Tall unit with built in oven and microwave and space for tall freezer. Matching wall unit with glazed doors. Inset Zanussi oven. Ceramic tiled floor and dado rail. Door into:

SITTING ROOM: (4.84m x 4.02m)
Two windows to front with far reaching views across the gardens. Oak stairs with winders and turned balustrades and newels up to first floor with storage under. Feature cast iron fireplace with pine surround and stone hearth. Wall display recess which formed part of the original bread oven with stone arched lintel. Wooden beam to ceiling.

Up stairs to split landing leading to:

BEDROOM ONE: (4.26m x 2.13m extending to 3.80m to recess)
Pretty window seat with shelf overlooking garden and views to front. Access to loft. Door to:

Window to front with deep tiled window sill. White suite comprising tiled walk-in shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower unit. Low level wc. Wall hung inset basin with tiled surround, chrome towel radiator. Extractor with shaver light. Storage cupboard with shelving.

BEDROOM TWO: (3.32m x 3.71m reducing to 3.31m)
Window to front. Door into:

Window to side. White suite comprising wooden panelled bath with Mira Sport shower, tiled surround. Vanity unit with Armitage Shanks inset basin, cupboard beneath, low level wc with concealed cistern, mirror above, chrome towel radiator.


The parking area and the access to the adjoining property it set behind the Cinderhill House and the Cottage is owned by the local authority but has been used exclusively by the owner for more the 40 years for themselves and the Cottage. Set below the property there is further parking off the road in front of the;

Built in concrete block-work with ledged and braced wooden double doors to front and personal door to back with roof lights and windows to side and back under a corrugated roof with Perspex panels.

These are South-West facing and set to the front of the property. The large lower terrace is walled and laid to lawn with extensive mature perennial flower borders and an orchard area. A vegetable growing area is set behind the garage with a picket-fence surround. There are delightful ornamental duck ponds within planted rockery areas and stone steps accessing the three stone paved terraces to front and the side with wrought iron railings and low stone walls making the very most of the breathtaking views.

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired boilers. Council Tax Bands House G & Cottage A, EPC Ratings: House E; Cottage E.