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Downend, Horsley

£525,000
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3 Bedroom Cottage for sale in Stroud

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  • Detached Period Cottage
  • Character Accommodation
  • Peaceful Valley Setting
  • Bespoke Aga Kitchen
  • 2/3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Receptions
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Good-Sized Sunny Gardens
  • Private Parking
  • Walking distance to amenities

DESCRIPTION Leaways is a characterful detached period home nestled within a peaceful valley setting on the edge of the village of Horsley. The cottage displays a wealth of charm and character throughout featuring exposed beams and stonework. Whilst enjoying a desirable picturesque location, the property is within walking distance to the village centre which is renown for its excellent sense of community with amenities such as a community shop, pub and primary school.

The accommodation spans over three floors with both the ground floor and first floor spilling into the garden. In recent years, the property has been updated with a new kitchen and combi-boiler. The ground floor is entered through a stable door to the impressive bespoke kitchen which showcases an Aga, island breakfast bar, built-in fridge and dishwasher. Off the kitchen there is a useful utility room. In addition, there is a versatile room currently utilised as a snug open plan to an office which lends itself as a ground floor bedroom complete with an en-suite shower room. Upstairs, there are two good-sized reception rooms with oak flooring. The dining room has a charming Juliet balcony overlooking the valley opposite, whilst the living room features a wood burning stove and opens to the conservatory. On the top floor, there are two vaulted ceiling double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes and a modern bathroom.

Leaways has the advantage of off-road parking for several cars within a private bay set off the lane. The property is hidden behind a high stone wall which provides the front lower level garden with an excellent degree of privacy. Laid to paved stone terrace with raised planter borders, the lower level garden has steps up to a further stone terrace arranged off the conservatory, perfect sitting out in the sunshine. There is a further lawn area which overlooks the valley with mature shrub borders and trees. As a whole, the gardens enjoy the sun all day with east and south facing aspects. There is good storage within the gardens including a summerhouse at the front which benefits from power and a lean-to style store at the rear of the property also with power.  

SITUATION Horsley is a thriving Cotswold village surrounded by fields and a rolling Cotswold landscape and enjoying lovely views, country walks and other outdoor activities. As well as a church, primary school, village hall, community shop and The Hog public house there are an array of local clubs in the village catering for most interests ranging from walking to wine.

The sought after market town of Nailsworth is less than 2 miles away and has a good selection of restaurants and shops including a bakers, delicatessen and fishmonger, butchers and supermarkets. Stroud, 5 miles to the north, provides a wider selection of facilities including some excellent schools and a mainline railway station to London Paddington and Cheltenham. Whilst the surrounding area is steeped in history and offers beautiful Cotswold countryside in which to walk and enjoy many outdoor pursuits.

The M5 is conveniently located within 25 minutes drive, whilst road networks link to Bristol, Bath and the M4, Swindon and London. The property is readily accessible to Stroud and Cirencester where there are more comprehensive facilities and services whilst Stroud has a Waitrose and many other facilities. Fast trains to London Paddington are available from nearby Kemble and Stroud train stations whilst private education is available at Beaudesert Park, Wycliffe and Westonbirt School. Cheltenham and Gloucester are also easily commutable, as is access to both the M4 and M5.  

TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with gas fired central heating, mains drainage and water.  

Property Ref: 11572775_100786002628

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