A charming Cotswold stone cottage, elevated within the Cotswold village of Brownshill with views across the wooded valley. Upgraded in more recent years this pretty cottage enjoys bright accommodation and bags of character. The ground floor accommodation has been opened up to encourage the free flow of light throughout. The main door opens into an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. This is open plan to the sitting room, where windows overlook the front elevation and a period fireplace with woodburning stove inset, forms a warming focal point. The kitchen/dining room is particularly light having been opened up to the rear with full length glazing and a sliding glass door, two stone mullion windows overlook the front elevation, garden and view beyond. Base units and a breakfast bar provide storage, whilst a traditional powder blue Rayburn further adds to the charm of the room. A utility cupboard houses the washing machine, where the neighbour has a small flying freehold. Two bedrooms are position on the first floor, both enjoy elevated wooded views. These are served by a beautiful family bathroom, with an exposed Cotswold stone wall and a free standing roll top bath. Additional and very versatile accommodation is located behind the cottage in the form of garden room with wet room and sauna, this is warmed by electric underfloor heating. In addition there is is an attached workshop. This versatile space is real asset to the property and is perfect for anyone requiring an independent work area. Solar panels are located to the front of the property.
A paved courtyard garden extends to the rear of the property and provides access to the garden room studio and workshop. The main garden lies to the front and thus benefits from elevated views across the wooded valley and a southerly aspect. Bounded by Cotswold stone walling and picket fencing, the area is laid to lawn and interspersed with plants trees and shrubs, there is plentiful room for outside dining. A small gate opens to further section of garden, offering additional room for seating and the perfect vantage point for taking in the view. The property benefits from pedestrian access across the neighbours driveway, this provides access to the cottage. On street parking can be found on the villages lanes.
• Sitting Room
• Kitchen/dining room with glazed wall
• 2 bedrooms
• Family bathroom with roll top bath
• Detached garden room with shower room, sauna and adjoining workshop
• Pretty front enjoying southerly aspect and rear courtyard
• Elevated views
• Solar panels
• Fabulous Cotswold setting
Brownshill is a village within the parish of Chalford and lies between the villages of Chalford and Bussage. Encircled by rolling Cotswold countryside, the neighbouring vicinity offers a nursery/pre-school, several primary schools, parish church, a variety of pubs and many attractive rural walks. Frith Wood is a local nature reserve with footpaths leading through an ancient forest to the local Tesco Express, Boots pharmacy and Frithwood doctors surgery. Bussage playing field is just a stone’s throw away. Thomas Keble School is the nearest state secondary school and is to be found in Eastcombe village, whilst nearby Stroud High and Marling grammar schools are also popular choices. Independent schools in the region include Wycliffe College in Stonehouse and Beaudesert Park school on Minchinhampton Common. Scenic routes lead through Cotswold countryside to the major centres of Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cirencester and Stroud. Mainline railway services run from Stroud and Kemble stations providing direct links with London Paddington in under 90 minutes. The A419 in the valley below links the towns of Stroud and Cirencester. West of Stroud is junction 13 of the M5 and south of Swindon the M4 is readily accessible.
Postcode: GL6 8AW
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Whitaker Seager.
Fixtures and Fittings:Only those items mentioned are included. All other items are specifically excluded, although some may be available by separate negotiation if required.
Local Authorities: Stroud District Council. Council Tax Band C and EPC rating D
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