Watledge Bank House

Guide price £850,000

SOLD

watledge bank house, watledge, nailsworth, stroud, gl6 0ay

a detached 4 bedroom period home, backing onto national trust land, just half a mile from the centre of nailsworth. boasting wonderful elevated view.

The Property

A most desirable detached period home, elevated in the sought-after Hamlet of Watledge, half a mile from the centre of Nailsworth. The property enjoys fabulous, elevated views across the town and neighbouring countryside, as well direct access onto the National Trust land located behind the house. Family accommodation is positioned across three floors. The original front entrance opens bright and airy snug with bay window, from here stairs lead to the first floor and doors open to the living space, a contemporary woodburning stove inset to the wall provides a wonderful focal point. The adjoining sitting room is equally bright, also boasting a bay window, woodburning stove and outlook to the front garden and view beyond. A cloakroom/utility offers built-in storage and houses the boiler. The generous family kitchen/dining room is particularly impressive, affording a double aspect outlook and the perfect spot to take in the elevated open vista. Doors open to both the front and rear gardens. The room has been fitted with a modern shaker style kitchen, where wall and base units provide storage, the room benefits from an integral double oven, microwave oven, hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Stairs down provide access to useful study/home office, with separate access to the garden and ensuite WC. The room is perfect for those working from home. All bedrooms are positioned on the first floor. Bedroom one is located to the front of the house, offers plentiful builtin storage and an ensuite shower room. Bedroom 2, also positioned to the front of the property similarly affords an elevated outlook and ensuite bathroom. Two further bedrooms are served by a family bathroom.

Outside

Set in a total plot of 0.41 of an acre. An integral garage with electric door and inspection pit offers useful storage and parking. Further parking is located through the double gates. Gardens extend to both the front and rear of the house. The front garden has been landscaped into three terraces. A gravelled seating area immediately adjoins the house and enjoys great privacy. Steps down lead to a paved terrace with a raised flower bed beneath which extends an expanse of lawn. A further area of garden lies above and behind the house. This can be accessed via a door opening from the kitchen and side steps/pathway. Steps meander up through a small orchard and large area of lawn, mature trees offer shade to the far boundary and the area is haven for wildlife. A gate opens directly onto National Trust land which in turn provides access onto the common.

• Kitchen/Dining Room/Family Room
• Sitting Room
• Snug
• Study & WC and external access
• Cloakroom/Utility
• Main Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room
• Bedroom 2 with Ensuite Bathroom
• 2 Further Bedrooms & a Family Bathroom
• Front & Rear Gardens
• Attached Garage, Parking & Views.

Guide price

£850,000

Within easy reach:
Nailsworth - 0.4 miles on foot to the town centre
Stroud - 4.6 miles
Cirencester - 12.9 miles
Gloucester - 15.4 miles
Cheltenham - 24 miles
Bath - 26.1 miles
Bristol - 28.9 miles
Kemble Railway Station - 11.6 miles

Situation

Watledge is a sought-after Hamlet, backing onto 600 acres of surrounding National Trust common land. Nearby Nailsworth is just half a mile away and is a much-desired Cotswold market town offering a wide selection of shops, restaurants and facilities including the award-winning delicatessen & bakery, Williams Food Hall and Hobbs bakery, as well as two supermarkets. The proximity of the A46 enables access to a number of major towns and routes including Bath and Bristol. Stroud, the principal urban centre locally, is where more extensive educational, shopping and leisure facilities are available including Stroud High and Marling Grammar schools and the twice weekly Farmer’s market. There are variety of independent schools in the area including The Acorn School in Nailsworth, Beaudesert Park School on Minchinhampton Common and Wycliffe College in Stonehouse. A main line railway station offering direct services to London (Paddington) can be found at Stroud and Kemble Railway stations. Above Nailsworth, approx. 1 mile away, is the Minchinhampton Common, 600 acres of open common land which offers opportunities for walking and golf. Not far away you will find the entrance to the Woodchester National Trust Park with its 5 lakes and wooded walks. Nailsworth is also home to a professional football club, ‘Forest Green Rovers’ who are claimed to be first ‘vegan’ football club.

Floorplan

Useful Information

Tenure: Freehold
Postcode: GL6 0AY
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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