Greystones

Offers in excess of £900,000

SOLD

greystones, dr crouchs road, eastcombe, stroud, gl6 7ea

set in 1/3 of an acre with far reaching rural views lies this detached, 4 bedroom period home.

The Property

Occupying a picturesque Cotswold village setting, affording unspoilt views across adjoining countryside lies this detached family home. Originally two stone cottages, the property was extended in the Victorian period and in more recent history to now provide a superb family home. Set back from the lane the house sits centrally within a private plot measuring 1/3 of an acre. The main entrance hall opens to an inner hall from which doors radiate to the exceedingly versatile living space and stairs rise to the first floor. In total the property enjoys four reception rooms comprising a charming snug with Cotswold stone fireplace and woodburner inset, a study, a formal dining room also with a Cotswold stone fireplace and a most impressive drawing room measuring in excess of 27ft, boasting an open fireplace as well as patio doors and a full length window overlooking the interrupted view. A family kitchen with Aga and a picture window overlooking the garden also provides room for dining. A door from the kitchen opens to rear hallway with cloakroom providing access to the garden. A staircase in the oldest part of the house provides access to the first floor where two bedrooms and a family bathroom are positioned. A further staircase rises to a second floor bedroom. The main bedroom suite is accessed via a private staircase leading from the study. This delightful room enjoys a beautiful outlook and a generous ensuite shower room. Greystones enjoys great charm and character with the original cottage displaying many features including a period fireplace, stone mullion windows and exposed beams, whilst the more recent addition provides a bright airy feel taking advantage of the properties enviable rural setting.

Outside

Set with grounds measuring 1/3 of an acre, the gardens are a true delight, providing great privacy and an unspoilt outlook, they also offer great opportunity for the keen gardener and room for children to play. A driveway leads to a detached double garage, both of which offer parking for several vehicles. Adjacent to the garage is a lawned area with fruit trees. Steps down from the drive provide access to the main entrance and through a pretty front garden with an historic well. The main garden extends to the rear and side of the house and has been laid to lawn and interspersed with mature trees, plants and shrubs, two timber outbuildings offer additional outside storage/workshop space. The gardens enjoy a panoramic outlook across the adjoining Cotswold countryside, and have been designed to take advantage of the view. A seating terrace sheltered by a pergola, with a mature woven vine offers an ideal spot to enjoy a G and T, whilst a detached summer house ensures year round enjoyment of the garden and view regardless of the weather. The existing owners have also used the summer house as independent work space in recent times. A series of vegetable beds extend to the rear boundary and have been cleverly screened from the main garden.

• Entrance Hall
• Drawing Room
• Dinning Room
• Study
• Snug
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• 4 Bedrooms
• Ensuite Shower Room And Family Bathroom
• Double Garage, Driveway, Summer House, Sheds
• Mature Gardens And Superb Views

Offers in excess of

£900,000

Stroud - 5 miles
Cirencester - 10.6 miles
Cheltenham - 13.6 miles
Gloucester - 16.3 miles
Bath - 30.6 miles
Bristol - 36.2 miles

Situation

Eastcombe is a pretty hilltop village located between the towns of Stroud and Cirencester and is ideally positioned for good access to Cheltenham and other major regional centres of employment. Unlike many Cotswold villages it has the traditional village pub and general stores/post office and is a friendly community with a sought after primary school and a highly regarded secondary school called Thomas Keble. A Doctors Surgery, Chemist and Tesco Metro are located in Nearby Bussage. The village enjoys a bus service to Stroud. Nearby Stroud and Kemble Railway Stations provide a direct line to London Paddington (90 minutes). Stroud known for its twice weekly Farmers Market, has four supermarkets, Stroud High and Marling Grammar schools, a multiplex cinema and a Leisure Centre.

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Floorplan

Useful Information

Tenure: Freehold
Postcode: GL6 7EA
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 F and EPC rating E

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