Location, location, location. This outstanding period cottage is blessed to be situated at the end of a single track country lane within a small rural hamlet surrounded by farmland. The original section of this traditional dwelling is believed to date back to 1760, according to a local historian, and oozes period and character features such as exposed beams, wooden doors with thumb latches, window seats, exposed brick walls and timbers. The sitting room centres around a magnificent inglenook fireplace with feature bread oven and wood burner. One wall is fully panelled and another is panelled up to waist height creating a stylish principle reception room. The second reception room also benefits from a half panelled wall and a staircase leading up to the first floor. The kitchen/dining room is a fabulous family hub with it’s vaulted ceiling and underfloor heating. It boasts bespoke base units with wooden worktops and a larder cupboard all made by Woodchester Cabinet Makers incorporating a built in oven, hob and extractor. The Rayburn warms the house with oil fired central heating and hot water. French doors open out to the gardens, a further door leads to a utility and another one leads to the front porch. Also on the ground floor is a rear lobby, from here access to the main bedroom which enjoys panelling and a stylish shower room, also located form the lobby is the back door. On the first floor there are two bedrooms both with built in wardrobes, and a family bathroom. Upstairs the attic bedroom has a plethora of exposed beams and runs the full length of the original cottage; there is some restricted headroom.
Luckily for the next owners, the grounds have been professionally designed and landscaped to create a variety of different ‘outdoor rooms’. These private gardens have several naturally screened areas offering compete privacy. The majority of the grounds are laid to lawn with a delightful patio and free standing bbq perfect for outdoor entertaining. Tucked away at the end lies an historic ‘dew pond’ believed to be hundreds of years old. The kitchen garden boasts raised vegetable and fruit beds in addition to a greenhouse and several sheds. A further ‘room’ is laid to gravel with raised flowers beds. A gated path leads from the lane to the house and a screened parking bay with detached double garage also enjoys a gated path leading to the house. Behind the garage is a woodshed. There are a variety of trees and shrubs throughout and a covered area with vine is found by the back door. Oil tank.
• Two Reception Rooms
• Four Bedrooms
• Two Bath/Shower Rooms
• Kitchen/dining Room with Rayburn
• Double Garage With Storage Room Above
• Extensive Landscaped Gardens
• Inglenook Fireplace
‘Cress Green’ is a delightful rural hamlet surrounded by farmland and located on the outskirts of the village of Eastington. Eastington is a popular village with a post office, general store, butchers, farm shops, public houses and offers easy access to main arterial routes. The nearby town of Stonehouse offers a wide range of amenities to include banks, post office, local schools, supermarkets and butchers. It also provides a main line railway station providing a direct route to London, Paddington and Junction 13 of the M5 motorway is approximately 2 miles away. Cam train offers direct links to Bristol (Parkway). There is a great selection of public footpaths, including several footpaths from the doorstep.
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Postcode: GL10 3BG
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 Tax Band D and EPC rating F
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