A detached cottage occupying the most idyllic village setting with unspoilt views across adjoining fields and neighbouring countryside. boasting a south west aspect. Constructed in Cotswold stone with a later addition, the property oozes warmth and character. Features have been retained throughout and include a flagstone floor, an open stone fireplace and exposed timber floors to mention a few. Family accommodation is arranged across three floors with the living space connecting to the garden and open vista. A pretty arched door opens to an entrance hall off which a door leads to the sitting room and a thumb latch door provides access to a utility/boot room. An open fireplace forms a focal point to the sitting room whilst french doors open to a pretty snug and stairs rise to the first floor. Opening to the garden and affording an uninterrupted outlook to adjoining countryside, the snug provides year round enjoyment of this superb location. The sociable family kitchen with room for dining has been fitted with in-frame grey cabinets, quartz worktops, a belfast sink, integral fridge, freezer, range cooker and dishwasher.
Once again, connecting to the garden French doors open to a large paved terrace ideal for alfresco dining.
From the first floor landing access is gained to two bedrooms, both with built-in storage and open views, the larger of the two enjoying a double aspect outlook.
These are served by a generous family bathroom and a dressing room with WC. Separate staircases rise to an additional two bedrooms. One with built in storage and a feature porthole window and the other with exposed A frame beams. Both enjoy elevated views.
The property can be accessed on foot via a pedestrian gate with steps leading off the lane or by car through a shared entrance leading to a block paved driveway with parking for two cars. Steps down from the drive lead to a pretty landscaped garden with various opportunities to sit and enjoy the tranquility of the location. The garden wraps around three sides of the house and comprises a mature pond, areas of lawn and a most impressive paved terrace overlooking fields and undulating countryside beyond. An outhouse, two timber sheds and log store provide useful everyday storage.
- Entrance Hall
- Utility/Boot Room
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/Dining Room
- 4 Bedrooms
- Family Bathroom
- Dressing Room/WC
- Gardens with Panoramic Views
Box is a small and sought after village on the edge of Minchinhampton Common. It is much prized for its peaceful atmosphere and sense of community. It has excellent accessibility to the shops, cafés and facilities of both Minchinhampton and the larger Nailsworth.
Cirencester and Stroud, with its award winning twice weekly Farmers Market, are within easy reach and offer a wide variety of shops including Waitrose Supermarket. Many of the local families enjoy excellent schooling; with Minchinhampton and Amberley Primary
Schools being popular choices as well as Stroud High and Marling Grammar Schools offering secondary education in nearby Stroud. Beaudesert Park School is also positioned just 0.8 miles away. There are also excellent travel links with Stroud and Kemble railway stations offering high-speed trains to London Paddington. An abundance of walks are immediately on the doorstep and include the neighbouring common and Box woods which is community owned and run by
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.
At Tom Longs Post in the centre of Minchinhampton Common turn in the direction of Nailsworth, follow the road until reaching the Halfway House, turn left (not back on yourself) and drive into the village of Box, remain on the top road and continue through the village. Locate Rose Cottage near the end of the lane on your right.
Postcode: GL6 9HB
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Whitaker Seager.
Fixtures and Fitting: Some mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale.
Local Authorities: All others are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation. Stroud District Council. Council Tax Band F and EPC rating E
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