Hillside Cottage, Fossebridge, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54
£700,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Truly stunning extended and modernised three bedroom detached stone-built cottage, occupying an overall substantial plot and affording a good degree of privacy, nestled in the centre of this well-regarded village, offering highly impressive and flexible accommodation throughout

The Cottage is believed to date back to the 15th Century, originally as a coach house, and converted to a residential dwelling in the 1800's

Extensively extended and modernised in 2020 by the current owners to an extremely high standard

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

Within the original part of the cottage is a reception hall/study, third bedroom and utility room/family shower room with high-quality Karndean wood laminate flooring and electric underfloor heating

The study offers plenty of character with a pretty window seat, slate tiled flooring, part exposed stone walls and original stone fireplace with oak mantel and exposed ceiling beams

Adjoining the study is the third bedroom and utility room, with an additional shower cubicle, space and plumbing for a washing machine, fitted base and wall units – both rooms enjoy part-exposed stone walls and good-quality veneer wooden flooring

Leading upstairs from the reception hall/study, the light and airy modern fitted kitchen/dining area offers a good range of floor and wall units, breakfast bar, spaces for double refrigerator unit, double cooker/oven, and built-in dishwasher, and space for a small table and chairs. Of particular note, is the bespoke solid wood tri-folding doors leading onto the beautifully landscaped tiered patio terrace

Open-plan to the kitchen/dining area, is the cosy sitting room with an attractive cast-iron wooden burner and velux window, which in turn, leads through to the second bedroom and well-appointed family shower room, with fitted double shower cubicle with Mira system, low-level wc and wash-hand basin

The principal bedroom forms part of the original cottage, with exposed ceiling beams, a range of fitted wardrobe cupboards and an adjoining vintage-style en-suite shower room, with a large shower cubicle with rain-shower over, free-standing double-ended bath, low-level wc, wash-hand basin, period-style radiator/heated towel rail and part slate-tiled walling

EPC Band D

If this is a lettings investment, we would recommend a lettings guide price in the region of £2,000 pcm

OUTGOINGS

Council tax – band E

Tax payable for 2022/23 - £2,309.21

SERVICES

Main water and electricity are connected; Septic tank drainage

Oil-fired central heating

Gigaclear fibre is connected

SITUATION

Fossebridge is a pretty Cotswold hamlet located in the valley of the River Coln, on the A429 between Cirencester and Northleach, in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Local country pub, The Inn, has fantastic food and en-suite rooms, and sits in beautiful gardens

Many local delightful walks to Stowell Park, Yanworth and The National Trusts Chedworth Roman Villa

Northleach (3 miles) is a former medieval wool town with many amenities for day-to-day needs, primary school and pre-school nursery; The Cotswolds Discovery Centre is housed at the Old Prison

The iconic village of Bibury is 4 miles

Other major centres within easy reach are Cirencester, (7.5 miles), Cheltenham (15) and Gloucester (21.5)

OUTSIDE

The landscaped rear and side gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, with a good-size patio terrace with block paving and granite steps to the main lawned area, with stone walling and railway sleepers forming part of the retaining wall. There is also a separate set of solid wood French doors leading onto a small courtyard area incorporating a small greenhouse and space for a washing line

Raised plot of land to the far left-hand side, partly retained by Cotswold stone walling, with the gardens being fully enclosed with a mixture of close board wooden fencing and Cotswold stone walling, with retaining post and rail fencing and laurel plantings to the outer section of land, overlooking the nearby local vineyard

There is a contemporary wooden-built home studio/office, currently used for storage

The front gardens front the Fosse Way (A429) and are laid to paving with a number of raised flower beds with stone surrounds, with the whole enclosed by Cotswold stone walling

Leading through the garden, following the gravelled pathway to the rear wooden gate, you step down onto the private gravelled driveway, which provides parking for up to four vehicles, and is approached via shared access with Fosse Cottage, off the lane to the side of the cottage

01608 238077

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