Occupying a private elevated position with ease of access to both Nailsworth and Stroud lies this beautifully renovated detached home. The house sits within 3.27 acres of gardens, paddocks and woodland and offers the ideal package for anyone wishing to keep livestock. Having been upgraded by the existing owners the property provides exceedingly bright family accommodation that as illustrated by the floorplan, offers great versatility in use. The main entrance opens into a large reception hall with electric underfloor heating. A doorway leads to a useful boot room with built in storage and steps up to a utility area. The reception hall opens to a most impressive family kitchen measuring 30’2. With windows and doors opening to front and rear elevation, the room connects well to the outside space. Undoubtedly forming a central hub to the home, the kitchen provides plentiful space for both living and dining and has been fitted with a timeless bespoke kitchen, including a large central island, wine fridge, range cooker,fridge freezer and granite worktops. It is warmed by underfloor heating. A second utility room can be accessed from the kitchen. A door from the kitchen opens to a generous drawing room where a fireplace with woodburning stove inset forms a warming focal point, a bay with French doors opens to the front seating terrace. From here a doorway leads to an inner hall off which a further three rooms and a family shower room are located. One of the rooms is currently used as a study, enjoying built in storage and shelving with a door to the garden. The remaining two as bedrooms. This area offers the potential to create independent living for a relative. From the large first floor landing views can be enjoyed across the paddocks to the rear. The largest of the bedrooms is positioned to the end of the property, where a neighbouring dressing room and stylish family bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower cubicle offer the potential to be partitioned, creating a main bedroom suite. A further three bedrooms have use of a further family bathroom.
The property benefits from planning permission to extend. 1) Ref S.20/1223/HHOLDPlanning to demolish the existing stables and erect a four bay garage with store room over. This application also includes permission to build a single storey extension creating a sun room with lantern. 2) S.18/2592/HHOLD – Planning to build a two storey extension creating a playroom and a main bedroom suite with dressing room and ensuite facilities.
Agents note: Willowbank House has been renamed by the existing owners, however, is known as Roseclive by Land Registry. The property benefits from a right of way over the initial section of driveway leading off the A46.
A private driveway provides plentiful parking for multiple vehicles and leads to the properties stabling and carport. A level front garden affords room for children’s play equipment, whilst a raised gravelled terrace immediately adjoins the property. Accessible from the living space, the terrace provides the ideal spot for alfresco dining. A further paved garden lies to the rear of the house with steps ascending to the land. As shown by the attached plan, Willowbank House is set in a total of 3.27 acres, grounds extend to the rear of the property and are fenced into a series of paddocks which are currently used for livestock. An area of woodland lies beyond the paddocks. Elevated views across to Woodchester and beyond can be enjoyed from the grounds, becoming further reaching.
- Paddocks And Woodland Measuring 3.27 Acres
- Elevated Views
- Reception Hall
- Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
- Drawing Room
- Utility Room
- Boot Room
- 6 Bedrooms
- Dressing Room
- 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
Tucked away in the hamlet of Rooksmoor, Woodchester, conveniently located for access to both Stroud and Nailsworth and affording fabulous open views. The parish of Woodchester is convenient for both rural walks and access to the main A46 from where there is a regular bus route to both Stroud and Nailsworth. The nearby Fleece is a fantastic local pub whilst the village also offers a well-regarded C of E Primary School rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2017 and a village Post Office. Stroud has a comprehensive selection of shopping and leisure facilities, including the awardingwinning weekly Farmers Market. Stroud High and Marling Grammar schools are a popular choice for secondary education. Nearby Nailsworth is renowned for its selection of restaurants, pubs, cafes and boutique shops and the town can be reached along the cycle path. Junctions of the M4 and M5 make nearby major centres such as Bath and Bristol within easy reach whilst Stroud and Kemble Railway Stations offer a direct line to London Paddington within 90 minutes.
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Postcode: GL5 5NE
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Whitaker Seager.
Fixtures and Fittings: Some mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.
Local Authorities: Stroud District. Council Tax Band G and EPC rating D.
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