An absolute must see for those seeking a slice of Cotswold life. This beautifully presented detached Cotswold stone cottage, is believed to date back to the 1750`s, and is positioned in a sought after village. Having been thoughtfully modernised in recent years, the property enjoys the charm of the period features which complements the contemporary styling, examples of this are seen within; period fireplaces, a log burner, an abundance of window seats and on the ground floor underfloor heating under a stunning limestone floor.
On entry, you are greeted by a larger than usual entrance hall, with stairs leading to the first floor and doorway through to the kitchen and a further door leads into the drawing room. The kitchen/breakfast room has a wealth of features including a Rayburn range cooker, a wonderful dual aspect and access to the rear garden. The main focal point in the sitting room is the magnificent Cotswold stone fireplace with log-burner. It also enjoys a multitude of window seats with dual aspects, and exposed beams. On through the sitting room, the study will be found with it’s fabulous picture window over looking the front garden. The first floor houses a split level landing with double bedrooms at either end, both enjoying dual aspects, wood floors and exposed beams and window shutters. The main bedroom also has plenty of built in storage and sits next to the shower room with exposed stone fireplace, window seat and window shutters. The second bedroom is a light and airy room with a vaulted ceiling. The luxury family bathroom benefits from an exposed beam, feature bathtub and a interesting picture window designed to make the most of the light.
Finally, stairs from the landing take you up to the second floor attic bedroom with a wealth of exposed beams and again a dual aspect.
The present owners have purchased a section of the farmer’s field at the rear of the property, beyond the current Cotswold stone garden wall and It has it’s own title deed. This extra ground complements the existing rear garden, with its lawned area and raised flower bed. From here you can see the fabulous views of the rolling countryside and woods beyond. At the front there is a glorious patio area with raised beds stocked with both hydrangeas and a variety of cottage garden herbs. From the wrought Iron front gate, a paved pathway leads to the property, and from there, around to a side gate, allowing access to the rear garden. It takes you past the wonderfully versatile Cotswold stone outbuilding. There is also ample off road parking for several vehicles.
• Entrance Hall
• Kitchen/Breakfast Room
• Drawing Room
• Three bedrooms
• Shower room
• Utility Outbuilding
• Front and Rear Gardens
• Off road parking
Withington is situated between Cirencester and Cheltenham within the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty making it an idyllic location surrounded by a mixture of mature woods and rolling countryside. The village itself boasts a vibrant community with facilities that include The Mill public house with its picturesque riverside setting, a village hall, a primary school and a church with origins that date back to 1160.
The Regency spa town of Cheltenham provides an excellent range of shops and services including Waitrose and John Lewis superstores. Cheltenham also has a range of renowned Grammar schools for both boys and girls as well as famous independent schools such Cheltenham Ladies College, Cheltenham College, St Edwards and Dean Close and for further education University of Gloucestershire.
In the opposite direction is the historic market town of Cirencester known as the Queen of the Cotswolds, with with its range of boutique shops and dining facilities. Train services from Cheltenham and Kemble have direct connections to London Paddington. Cheltenham Train station also provides access to routes South and North, with additional services to Wales. Both the M4 and M5 motorways are within easy reach.
Postcode: GL54 4BA
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: Cotswold District Council. Council Tax Band F and EPC rating E
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