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4 bed detached house for sale

£675,000 (£267/sq. ft)

Chicknalls Lane, Blakeney, Gloucestershire GL15

4 2 3 2,530 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Entrance hall, cloakroom
  • Lounge, drawing room
  • Dining room, conservatory
  • Kitchen and utility room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Jack & Jill En-suite, family bathroom
  • Refurbished to very high standard

Property description

This individual detached four bedroomed family home benefits from truly magnificent views to the rear over open farmland and beyond towards Gloucester, Gloucester Cathedral, the River Severn and, on a clear day, the Cotswolds. The house itself was formerly a farmhouse and has been extended and completely refurbished to a high specification by the current Vendors over the 30 plus years they have lived there. Set in magnificent countryside on the outskirts of the village of Blakeney which has a range of amenities including pubs, restaurants, local shops and junior school, situated just off the A48 which provides easy commuting to Gloucester (approximately 15 miles distant), Lydney (approximately 4 miles distant) and Chepstow (approximately 13 miles distant) all of which offer further extensive facilities to include bus and rail links, leisure facilities, senior schooling etc. Within close proximity to the property is the Royal Forest of Dean which is characterised by more than 42 square miles of mixed woodland and is one of the oldest surviving ancient woodlands in England. It forms a roughly triangular plateau bounded by the River Wye to the west and north-west and Herefordshire to the north, the River Severn to the south and the City of Gloucester to the east and provides an absolute wealth of outdoor pursuits to include rambling, mountain biking, riding to name but a few.

The property is located along a small country lane just off the A48 with ample off road parking for several vehicles. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, lounge, drawing room, dining room, conservatory/garden room, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room, four bedrooms (Bedrooms 1 and 2 with a Jack & Jill en-suite) and family bathroom. The landscaped gardens extend to 0.84 acres and include a swimming pool with pump house and barbecue area.

Entrance Hall

Solid wood front door. Laminate flooring.


Comprising low level wc and wash hand basin. Laminate flooring.

Lounge (4.99m x 3.75m (16'4" x 12'4"))

Feature bow window. Multi-fuel wood-burning stove set in fireplace with wood surround and mantle and tiled hearth.

Drawing Room (4.22m x 3.75m (13'10" x 12'4"))

Wood-burning stove set in feature fireplace. Laminate flooring. Picture bow window. Through to:-

Dining Room (4.82m x 3.75m (15'10" x 12'4"))

Window to front. Through to:-

Conservatory / Garden Room (10.58m x 2.98m (34'9" x 9'9"))

Double glazed patio doors to rear terrace overlooking the magnificent views. Access to loft space. Laminate flooring.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room (7.06m x 5.51m [max] (23'2" x 18'1" [max]))

Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with worktops incorporating a single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Display cupboards. Belling range cooker with six-ring electric hob, double oven and grill with extractor over. Integral dishwasher. Breakfast island incorporating four-ring electric hob. Ceramic tiled floor with under-floor heating. Cupboard housing oil fired boiler (installed, the Vendors inform us, approximately 2 years ago). Stairs leading up to master bedroom.

Utility Room

Base cupboard. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Ceramic tiled floor. Plumbing for automatic washing machine.

Stairs To First Floor And Landing

Bedroom One (5.49m x 4.14m (18'0" x 13'7"))

Also accessed via stairs from kitchen. Stunning views to the rear.

Jack & Jill Ensuite

Comprising step-in shower cubicle, low level wc and unit housing wash hand basin. Laminate flooring. Ladder style radiator.

Bedroom Two (4.87m x 3.78m (16'0" x 12'5"))

Facing front with views over countryside.

Family Bathroom

Comprising step-in shower, bath, vanity unit housing 'his and hers' wash hand basins and low level wc. Access to loft. Storage cupboard. Ladder style radiator.

Bedroom Three (3.77m x 2.81m (12'4" x 9'3"))

Dual aspect. Built-in wardrobes with sliding doors.

Bedroom Four / Study (2.74m x 2.1m (9'0" x 6'11"))

Rear facing.

The landscaped gardens extend to 0.84 acres and comprise lawns, mature trees, fruit trees and shrubs. Several outbuildings to include summerhouse/gym with power and light and wood panelling to walls, playhouse incorporating wc, workshop/storage, further summerhouse with base cupboards, stainless steel sink unit with tap, power and light, wood panelling to walls overlooking the swimming pool, pump house, Barbecue area. Further extensive secure off road parking for several vehicles accessed via double wooden gates. There is also a sun terrace leading from the Conservatory ideal for al-fresco dining or to sit and take in the wonderful views.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £219,690 Sales 232 Current average value £259,442 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £14,798 ▲ 6.05%

Property value data/graphs for GL15

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £336,217 £243 3.6 £278,339
Semi-detached £196,198 £213 2.9 £167,157
Terraced £170,813 £216 2.7 £169,082
Flats £123,632 £140 1.7 £107,214

Current asking prices in GL15

Average: £293,548
Avg. current asking prices in GL15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £122,550
Flats £107,044
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All £111,567

Current asking rents in GL15

Average: £769 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in GL15
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £688 pcm
£724 pcm
£1,119 pcm
Flats - £650 pcm
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All - £685 pcm
£724 pcm
£1,119 pcm

Fun facts for GL15

Highest value in GL15
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Hewelsfield, Lydney GL15 £623,853
St. Briavels, Lydney GL15 £623,494
Lower Meend £583,175
The Common £574,241
Chapel Hill £571,073
Highest turnover in GL15
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Montpellier Road 57.1%
Juno Drive 47.1%
Meadow Close 45.5%
Kings Meadow Court 40.0%
Caesars Close 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Lydney (5.1 miles)
  • Cam & Dursley (5.8 miles)
  • Stonehouse (8.0 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (29.2 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (46.0 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (56.0 miles)
  • Sharpness Old Docks (3.5 miles)
  • Lydney Harbour (4.8 miles)
  • Bristol Docks Ferry Landing (21.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Blakeney Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Soudley School (1.9 miles)
  • Newnham St Peter's Church of England Primary School (2.4 miles)
  • William Morris Camphill Community (6.3 miles)
  • St Martins Centre (St Roses School) (10.4 miles)
  • Hartpury College (11.1 miles)
  • The Forest High School (4.0 miles)
  • Heart of the Forest Community Special School (4.5 miles)
  • Focus School-Berkeley Campus (4.5 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,862 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 67,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,429 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £175,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£230/yr)
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Gas £47 Electricity £54 Estimated energy cost £101/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 17000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Forest of Dean

Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £273 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £23 Sewerage £17 Estimated water cost £40 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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