Occupying a pretty setting on the edge of village, commanding breathtaking rural views, across to Whiteshill, Stroud and beyond lies this detached family home. Highwood is set within fantastic grounds, with mature gardens and an area of woodland measuring a total of 1.15 acres. Elevated on a no through lane leading to Randwick Woods, the property enjoys a very special location affording ease access to famous Cotswold Way. Having evolved over the years the property now offers wonderful family accommodation positioned across one floor. Steps up from the private driveway provides access to a canopied entrance opening to the reception hall. From here doors radiate to the both living space and bedroom accommodation. The generous sitting is an impressive room, being warmed by a woodburning stove which forms an attractive focal point to the room and opening into a conservatory. From the conservatory French doors lead to the front terrace with a paved seating area and flower border. The sociable family kitchen is most impressive, being flooded with light and connecting well to both the garden and view. This L shaped room has been fitted with a variety of wall and base units and incorporates a range cooker, dishwasher and electric blinds. A picture windows provides a view to the front, whilst a side window offers views to Stroud. French doors from the dining area offer access to a large decked terrace. Adjoining is a useful utility area which is accessible from both the kitchen and reception hall. The room provides further storage with a door opening to the garden. From the reception hall a door opens to inner hallway of which all bedrooms are located. The main bedroom being particularly noteworthy due to its size, outlook down the garden and ensuite facility. The ensuite shower room provides vanity storage and back lit mirror. Three further bedrooms are served by a stylish shower room with large shower cubicle, also with a vanity unit and back lit mirror.
Set back and elevated above the lane, Highwood sits well within its plot of 1.15 acres. A tarmac driveway leads to a double garage with electric doors, both of which provide plentiful parking for multiple vehicles and a workshop area. If desired this could be converted into an independent office. The front garden has been paved with a flower border providing interest and colour. The main stretch of garden extends to the rear and is a huge asset to this home. Immediately adjoining the property is a fabulous decked terrace, spanning the width of the bungalow, the decking not only affords a spectacular outlook down the garden and into the woodland but offers the perfect party terrace. Below lies a further sun terrace offering a sheltered spot for a BBQ. The main garden is laid to lawn and bounded in the majority by fencing. A large flower bed running alongside the edge of the garden is maturely planted. Beyond the garden lies a beautiful woodland. Two meandering paths lead from the garden into the woodland which is a haven for wildlife and constant source of fire wood for the stove.
• Reception Hall
• Sitting Room
• Kitchen/Dining Room
• Main Bedroom With EnSuite Shower Room
• 3 Further Bedrooms
• Family Shower Room
• Double Garage & Private Driveway
• Extensive Garden & Woodland – 1.15 Acres
Offers in excess of
Within easy reach:
Stroud - 2.5 miles
Gloucester - 10.1 miles
Cheltenham - 16.7 miles
Agents note: The neighbouring property benefits from an historic right of way, however this has never been exercised during our vendors 11 years ownership, with the access point having been fenced for many years.
Randwick is a pretty Cotswold village, positioned in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the edge of the Cotswold Escarpment enjoying the most wonderful panoramic views across the Stroud valleys. Facilities within the village include a Church of England primary school (rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014), The Vine Tree public house, a thriving village hall and church. More extensive shopping opportunities, further educational options (including Stroud High and Marling Grammar schools) and leisure facilities can be found in nearby Stroud, including a main line railway station providing a direct line to London (Paddington) within 90 minutes. The nearest motorway junction is J13 of the M5. Neighbouring Randwick Woods is popular with dog walkers and cyclists. Whilst the village itself is known locally for its folk traditions such as the Randwick Wap, a celebration of May Day.
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Postcode: GL6 6EX
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 C
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