An extended ground floor offers an impressive amount of space in the four bedroom detached Welwyn, including a huge family / kitchen / dining room that stretches across the full width of the home.
Bright and open, thanks to double width patio doors, this superb space stretches from the fully fitted, high quality kitchen at one end to a relaxing family area at the other, and has a separate utility room with appliances and built in storage. The ground floor also has a separate lounge to step away from the cut and thrust of family life, as well as downstairs cloaks and an integral double garage.
Upstairs has three double bedrooms, including an en-suite master bedroom with shower room. A flexible forth, single bedroom and a family bathroom completes the first floor.
About the DevelopmentWithin easy reach of both the modern motorway network and the ancient woodlands of the Forest of Dean, Lydney offers the best of both worlds, giving you all you need for work and leisure in one great location. Which makes it the ideal place for our award winning Heritage Collection homes, with their blend of classic architecture and modern, family friendly interiors.
We are down to the last home, so you will have to hurry if you want to be part of this popular development. With only one 3 bedroom home and three 4 bedroom homes remaining, Severn Heights offers you the best of both worlds for work and leisure in one great location.
AmenitiesThere is a Co-Op on Newerne Street for your day to day needs, plus a large Tesco Superstore on the High Street for your weekly shop.
For doctors, try either Lydney Practice on Albert Street (Sat Nav GL15 5NQ, call 01594 842167) or Severn bank Surgery on Tutnalls Street (Sat Nav GL15 5PF, call 01594 845715). For dentists try Central Surgery on Hill Street (Sat Nav GL15 5HH, call 01594 841368
DiningResidents of Lydney will find themselves spoiled for choice when it comes to finding fantastic cuisine right on their doorstep. The Ugly Duckling Country House Restaurant offers British cuisine in charming surroundings while the Gurkha Restaurant at the Woolaston Inn tempts diners with fantastic exotic Nepalese cuisine.
There are plenty of pubs where visitors can soak up the country atmosphere by a roaring fire, and the Royal Oak Country Inn and the George Inn both come highly recommended for their food too.
Indulging in a luxurious afternoon tea is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon and the Florence Hotel, located at nearby St Briavals on the England-Wales border, offers some truly delicious treats.
EducationGetting a good start in life is so important for your children, so you’ll be delighted to know that there are a number of respected primary schools within easy reach of the development. Severnbanks Primary School is ranked ‘good with outstanding behaviour and leadership’ by OFSTED, with Lydney CofE Primary also rated ‘good’.
Unlike many small towns this size, older children in Lydney do not need to travel far for high school education. The Dean Academy in the centre of town is showing excellent progress in raising standards and preparing senior pupils for success.
LeisureWith the Forest of Dean right on your doorstep and the Brecon Beacons just beyond, there are plenty of options for outdoor action near Lydney. Closer to home, the town has its own golf club, along with popular cricket, rugby and football teams. Freedom Leisure offers an excellent choice of pitches and courts, along with a brand new gym and a swimming pool, and you can even swim outdoors during the summer at the classic 1920’s Bathurst open-air pool.
For evening entertainment, there are cinemas at nearby Coleford and Cinderford, the latter doubling as a theatre with a wide programme of productions and events. You’ll also find endless entertainment opportunities just a short drive away in Gloucester.
ShoppingThe area around Lydney High Street has an impressive selection of shops for a small town. For a wider choice, head for nearby Gloucester where you’ll find a choice of two modern shopping centres, Gloucester Quays and Eastgate, along with out of town shopping at Gloucester Retail Park.
Gloucester is also famous for its range of quirky independent shops, with four distinct shopping quarters to choose from. The area around Gloucester Cathedral is great for browsing, while the city also boasts an excellent reputation for fine foods, with high class delicatessens selling local produce and continental fayre and a popular farmers’ market every Friday.
TransportThe A48 Lydney bypass links the town to Gloucester in the east and to the motorway connections at Chepstow to the west, where you can join the M4, M5 and Severn crossings. Chepstow is 9miles, Gloucester is 19miles, Bristol and Newport are both around 27miles and Cardiff is around 40miles.
Lydney Station has direct trains to Gloucester in just 20minutes, Newport in around half an hour and Cardiff in around three quarters of an hour. You can even combine transport and leisure with a ride on the Dean Forest Railway, powered by classic steam and diesel locomotives.
- 4 bedroom home
- Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- Traditional exterior
- Separate lounge
- En-suite to master bedroom
- Utility room
- Integral garage