Stow Road, Near Andoversford, Gloucestershire

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful detached cottage retaining much of its original charm situated in a rural location.

Directions

From Stow-on-the-Wold take the B4068 through Lower Swell and continue following signs towards Naunton. Ignore the right turn into the village and follow the road past the entrance to Naunton Downs Golf Course on the left. Continue past the Golf Course for just over a mile and Naunton Downs Cottage will be seen on the left hand side just after a collection of barns.

Location

Naunton Downs Cottage is situated approximately a mile from Naunton Downs Golf Course on the B4068 which gives access to Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water, and Cheltenham. It is a rural location with views across the road to the undulating countryside to the North and a paddock and woodland to the South.

Bourton is 6 miles and has a good range of facilities including a supermarket, other boutique shops and hostelries as well as the well respected Cotswold School with its affiliated leisure centre.

Cheltenham, 11 miles, has excellent shopping facilities. It also has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, together with the Everyman Theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including National Hunt, Music, Literature and Cricket.

Description

Naunton Downs Cottage is a charming, detached property constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a tiled roof. It has a pretty front facade with leaded light casement windows set within cut stone reveals and under a tiled roof.

The cottage has been enjoyed by the present owners for many years. It has delightful features including 2 wide open fireplaces, beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls with interesting display niches and a mix of stripped timber floors including elm cherry and maple.

There are gardens to the front and rear together with a substantial and well constructed double garage (23' x 15'6'') with an electrically operated up and over door.

Accommodation

Outside light, front door.

Staircase Hall 12'2'' x 7'2''

Incorporating the stairs leading to the First Floor. Beamed ceiling and exposed timber partitioning.

Sitting Room 12'1 x 11'7''

Incorporating a wide open fireplace with raised hearth and canopy surrounded by Cotswold stone and timber bressumer, oak breast work above. Beamed ceiling and part exposed timber partitioning, wide elm floorboards, leaded light casement windows to either aspect with secondary glazing and window seat and deep sill, display niches.

Door to side lobby with stairs leading to the first floor.

From the staircase hall

Conservatory 11'5 x 10'9''

Part exposed Cotswold stone walls, stripped timber floor, cut stone canopy over the doorway.

Kitchen/Dining Room 19'9'' x 12'1''

Incorporating kitchen area with stainless steel sink unit and single drainer set within a wide surround with an integrated NEF dishwasher below, integrated refrigerator, NEF oven and grill with cupboards beneath, 4 ring gas hob and flanked to one side by a Rayburn Royal cooker with two ovens and two hot plates. A pair of eye level cupboards, leaded light casement windows to either aspect with secondary glazing, beamed ceiling throughout together with exposed Cotswold stone walls with display niches. Wide open fireplace fitted with a villager wood burning stove on a raised hearth with Cotswold stone surrounds, timber bressumer, exposed breast work. Wide elm plank floor and window seat. An archway leading to

Utility Area 12'1'' x 6'3''

Quarry tiled floor beamed ceiling.

From the staircase hall, elm staircase leads to the first floor landing.

Bedroom 1 15'7 x 12'1

Incorporating the Chimney breast with cupboards to one side, beamed ceiling, pine stripped floor, leaded light casement windows to either elevation with secondary glazing, wall light point.

Bathroom 8'8'' x 5'5''

White suite comprising panelled bath with chrome taps and hand grips with separate shower above, low level w.c. Heated towel rail, wash hand basin and louvred doors to airing cupboard with a foam lagged copper hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 2 13'6'' x 12'1

Incorporating the chimney breast, leaded light casement windows with secondary glazing, and pine door leading to

Dressing Room 12'1'' x 6'8''

Potential for en-suite bathroom.

Annexe

Approached via a door from the sitting room. Comprising staircase lobby 6'2'' x 6' with tiled floor, stairs leading to the first floor.

Shower room 6' x 6' maximum with a shower cubicle fitted with a Mira Sprint electric shower, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Stairs lead to Bedroom 3 12'5'' x 12'1 overall and incorporating the stairs. Open to the apex with exposed rafters, stripped timber floor, leaded light casement windows to the front and side with secondary glazing.

Outside

Naunton Downs Cottage is set side on to the road and is approached via a decorative pedestrian gate and path which leads to the front door. There is an area of front garden mainly laid to lawn with a circular flower border together with flower and shrub borders and former vegetable and fruit gardens. Greenhouse 10' x 8'. The garden is surrounded mainly by Cotswold stone walling and hedging and adjoins a pasture paddock.

There is a further decorative wrought iron gate and separate vehicular access with metal gate which leads to a tarmacadam turning circle and the detached Double Garage 23' x 15'6'', constructed of natural Cotswold stone under a pitched tiled roof with an electrically operated roller door, casement windows, power and light and separate pedestrian door, with potential for storage above the RSJ. There is a further area of garden mainly laid to lawn and interspersed with apple trees and plum trees. Timber summer house. The path leads around the rear elevation past the conservatory and below a covered area which gives access to the front garden.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, GL7 1PX. Tel: 01285 623000.

Council Tax

Council Tax - Band E - Rates payable for 2021 - 2022 - £2,279,17.

Services

Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Electric night storage heating. LPG supplying the Rayburn and hob.

Please Note: We have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

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