Fretherne Bridge House

Offers in excess of £500,000

SOLD

fretherne bridge house, saul, gloucester, gl2 7jd

a pretty detached grade ii listed home, boasting a canal side setting, fantastic garden and plentiful parking.

The Property

Occupying a picture postcard setting on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, lies this individual Grade II Listed home. As the name suggests the property was formerly the bridge keepers property, but is now a private dwelling that has been modernised by the current owners. Fretherne Bridge House sits proudly within a well proportioned garden, boasts plentiful parking and unique accommodation. The current owners reconfigured the accommodation bringing the living space to the first floor thus affording a view of the neighbouring canal. There are two entrance points to the house, with the formal, pillared front entrance opening to the first floor kitchen and a second rear entrance opening to the downstairs hallway. As illustrated by the floorplan the use of accommodation can be flexible, depending on the number of bedrooms you require. On the first floor the kitchen/dining room boasts a sash window overlooking the garden and canal beyond, the rooms enjoys fantastic ceiling height, room for dining and a fitted kitchen, there is also room to extend the fitted furniture if desired. A pretty fireplace further enhances this space. The adjoining sitting room has a feature fireplace (not in use), a sash window to the front elevation which is canal side and an exposed red brick wall. Also located on this level is a useful utility cupboard and further reception room, currently used as a home office. Stairs down provide access to three bedrooms and a family bathroom. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern suite where there is shower over the bath. Two bedrooms accommodate double beds, the main bedroom has a fireplace with a woodburner. The third bedroom is currently used as a second home office

Outside

Set within a plot of 0.25 acres, the property enjoys a great garden and easy parking. A five bar gate opens to large driveway where there is parking and turning for several vehicles. An open fronted garage with an attached store room/workshop provide invaluable space. Gardens surround the house with the majority extending to either side of the property. Laid to lawn the garden is enclosed in the majority by hedging and fencing. An extensive patio and covered decked seating terrace provide the perfect spot for alfresco dining and entertainment. A detached red brick outbuilding houses a rather swanky outside toilet, that has been upgraded by the current owner’s but previously served the bridge keeper. This is registered on a second title.

• Hall
• Sitting room
• Kitchen/dining room & utility cupboard
• Study/bedroom
• 3 bedrooms
• Family bathroom
• Gated private driveway
• Open fronted double garage with attached store/worksop
• Beautiful gardens
• Canal side setting

Offers in excess of

£500,000

Witin easy reach:
Stonehouse - 5.8 miles
Stroud - 8.4 miles
Gloucester - 11 miles
Cheltenham - 19 miles
Bristol - 29 miles
Bath - 36 miles

Situation

Fretherne Bridge House sits along the side of the Gloucester and Sharpness canal, on the edge of Frampton on Severn and Saul. The quintessentially English village of Frampton on-Severn provides a variety of local facilities, including a primary school, post office/store, two public houses, a church and a sailing lake. It is also reputed to have the longest green in England, where cricket is played. Saul offers additional facilities including Saul Junction Marina, where the Gloucester and Sharpness canal meet Stroudwater canal as well as a public house. The A38 and M5 motorway provide links with Gloucester, Cheltenham, the Midlands, Bristol and the South West.Intercity rail links to London (Paddington) are available from Stonehouse and to Bristol (Parkway) from Cam.

Floorplan

Useful Information

Tenure: Freehold
Postcode: GL2 7JD
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

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