A beautifully presented detached family residence standing in a three-quarter acre plot and situated at the end of a charming lane in the heart of this sought-after Cotswolds village. Mainly constructed from Cotswold stone with later additions, the property offers a pleasing blend of charming period features and proportions alongside modern creature comforts.
The versatile ground floor accommodation is comprised of a snug with wood burning stove and exposed stonework, a dining room with limestone flooring and double doors opening to the conservatory, a sitting room with bay-window overlooking the gardens and a kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a generous range of wall and base unit and with ample room for a breakfast table and chairs.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an office and all have views over the gardens whilst fifth bedroom with vaulted ceiling is situated on the second floor. A spacious family bathroom on the first floor is fitted with a contemporary suite with a separate shower enclosure. A ground floor utility room and cloakroom complete the accommodation.
Sheepscombe is a delightful Cotswold village to the east of Painswick set in an enchanting valley and sheltered by mature broadleaved woodlands. Comprised of several hamlets, the village boasts a fine public house in The Butchers Arms which has an excellent reputation for its food and ambiance whilst the primary school, church, village hall and cricket club all provide a hub for many groups, events and activities. Nearby Painswick is a thriving town offering a playgroup and primary school with sporting opportunities including tennis, rugby and bowls clubs with other groups meeting at the Painswick Centre. Painswick has a general store, tea shops, restaurants, 2 public houses, galleries and weekly country markets in addition to a dentist, doctor and pharmacy.
Sheepscombe is around 5 miles from Stroud with Gloucester, Cheltenham and Cirencester 8, 10 and 13 miles respectively all of which are accessed via the nearby A46 or A417. The surrounding towns provide a comprehensive range of social, recreational and retail amenities to suit all tastes. Education options in the local area are strong in both the private and state sectors with independent schools including Kings School in Gloucester, Wycliffe College and Beaudesert Park Schools in Stroud and Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College and Dean Close in Cheltenham whilst there are Grammar schools in Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham.
The gardens are a particular attraction of the house being predominantly to the front and overlooked by all the principal rooms. Mainly comprised of gently sloping lawns and surrounded on two sides by pastures, a stream runs through part of the garden whilst mature "monkey puzzle", copper beech and fruit trees all help to create a delightful haven for wildlife. A terrace runs adjacent to the house whilst a paved area close to the stream is the perfect setting for al fresco entertaining. The gravelled driveway affords ample parking for several vehicles and gives access to the modern Cotswold stone garage.
The property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage with oil-fired heating and hot water.
A public footpath runs along one side of the garden with a mature hedgerow affording privacy.
3 Reception Rooms
Utility Room & Cloakroom
Garage & Off Road Parking