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Property for sale

High Street, Ruardean £349,950

  • Richard Butler & Associates

    15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


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Bedrooms: 4

A beautifully presented four bedroom Edwardian detached house full of immense character and history, being the former police house in what is a thriving Forest of Dean village. Having detached garage with substantial parking area and private landscaped gardens. Viewing highly recommended.

* Sitting/Family Room * Kitchen/Dining Room * Conservatory * Study * Utility Area * Downstairs WC * Four Double Bedrooms * Family Bathroom * Garage and Off Road Parking * Private Gardens * Oil Fired Central Heating * Double Glazing * Period Features * EPC Rating: TBC

The property is situated within the village of Ruardean on the Herefordshire/Gloucestershire borders Within walking distance there are a good range of amenities to include village stores, Butchers, Primary School, Public House and Church. Nestled on the edge of the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley it is perfect for lovers of the great outdoors with a multitude of river, woodland and countryside walks within easy reach.

Ross on Wye offers excellent road access to the M50 and also to Gloucester, Hereford and South Wales. There is also a National Express coach service from the town.

Property approached by gated front entrance with steps leading to canopied front entrance door with uPVC double glazed inset panelled door leading to:


Light and spacious area having wood effect flooring, period solid wood staircase to the first floor and landing area. Original period 12" skirting boards, original coving to ceiling, useful understairs storage cupboard with built in cupboard and shelf with extensive hanging space for coats. Radiator and power-points. Glazed panel door leading in to:

Sitting Room: 23'3" x 12'3" (7.09m x 3.73m)

With uPVC double glazed windows with original shutters to both front and side aspect. A light and spacious family sitting room which has decorative original coving to ceiling, deep window display niches, raised slate hearth with decorative surround and original picture rail. Radiator, power-points and tv point.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area:

Kitchen Area: 12' x 9'11" (3.66m x 3.02m)

With window to side aspect and glazed panel door leading to Conservatory. Extremely well equipped with an attractive range of matching wooden fronted base and wall units. Space for an electric cooker, built in larder style fridge freezer, ceramic 1.5 bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks throughout, original coving to ceiling. Glazed door to walk in pantry with window to side aspect, range of wall mounted units with work-surfaces with under cabinet plumbing for automatic washing machine, vent for tumble drier and space for freestanding fridge freezer.

Dining Area: 12'11" x 12'1" (3.94m x 3.68m)

Having uPVC double glazed windows to front and side aspect creating a light and spacious feel. Wood effect laminate flooring throughout, radiator, power-points and original coving to ceiling

From the kitchen, glazed panel door leads to:

Conservatory: 18' x 6'5"

With uPVC double glazed windows to front and side aspect and uPVC door leading to rear gardens. Power and lighting. Access through to rear lobby which is currently used as a further utility space with connecting door to side passage and onwards to a rear lobby which forms part of the original old police cell and has a downstairs wc with window to side aspect, period wood panelling to walls with attractive flooring and white low level wc with coving to ceiling.

Study: 6'9" x 5'8"

Having uPVC double glazed window to front aspect over looking the gardens.Radiator and power-points, Door leading to:

Boiler Room

With power, lighting and fitted with extensive shelving. Floor standing A rated 'Fire Bird' boiler.

From the front reception hall, the original staircase provides access to attractive galleried first floor landing which has open ballastrading , uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect which floods the landing area with an abundance of natural light. Door leading to:

Bedroom 1: 12'6" x 12' (3.81m x 3.66m)

Having uPVC double glazed windows to both front and side aspect with an attractive outlook and creating a light and spacious double bedroom with original coving to ceiling, picture rail, fitted mirror fronted wardrobe with hanging rail and storage above.

Bedroom 2: 12'6" x 12'2" (3.81m x 3.71m)

With uPVC double glazed windows to both front and side aspect which create a light and spacious double room with radiator, power points, picture rail, original coving to ceiling and fitted wardrobe with hanging rails and storage.

Bedroom 3: 12' x 9'11" (3.66m x 3.02m)

Having uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect with distant views over rolling countrysideand the Wye Valley. With radiator, power points, original picture rail and coving to ceiling.

Bedroom 4: 10' x 8'10" (3.05m x 2.69m)

Another double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Radiator, power-points and coving to ceiling.


With obscure uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect. Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, modern panel bath with mixer tap shower and fitted shower screen, fully tiled splashbacks, ladder style heated towel rail. Access to good sized loft space. Built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and extensive slatted shelving.


A particular joy of the property is it's beautifully landscaped gardens which are extremely private. Well stocked with an array of mature shrubs and trees with rockeries interspersed with flowering shrubs. Pathway leading to level lawned areas enclosed by modern brick walls with white render. Pathway leading on to generous sized flagstone patio which has a sunny aspect, ideal for summer dining and general entertaining. Pathway leading to:

Studio/Home Office: 9' x 9' (2.74m x 2.74m)

With double glazed windows to both front and side aspect and double doors creating a light and airy feel. Power and lighting and being fully insulated.

To the front of the property a shared tarmacadam driveway provides access to:

Garage: 17'7" x 12'7" (5.36m x 3.84m)

With steel up and over door, uPVC double glazed window to the side aspect and hardwood security door to side entrance. Storage to roof space. Further parking for 2 cars with potential for creating additional parking to front lawned area if required.


From the centre of Ross on Wye proceed on the B4224 through the village of Walford and through the village of Bishopswood, past Bishopswood garage taking the left signposted Ruardean. Proceed up the hill and into the village. On to the High Street, passing the petrol station on the right hand side proceed past the church where the property is on the next turning on the left hand side as indicated by the Agents 'For Sale' board.

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Neighbourhood average sold house prices


Based on 9 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Richard Butler & Associates

    15 Gloucester Road, Ross on Wye


    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01989 218009