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4 bedroom town house for sale
Historically the building was the town forge, with the forge buildings being located in the grounds, but these have since been demolished and the area being turned into a walled garden.
The building has been restored and this work has uncovered some very interesting historic features - mainly a 16th Century painted wall panel depicting Noah's Ark which has been restored, and two ecclesiastical stone windows within the 16th Century staircase structure that were probably taken from the dissolved Abbey at nearby Kingswood.
The front door to the house opens on to The Rope Walk and this provides a domestic access separate from the two rooms used currently for retail. A side entrance hall leads to an attractive dining room currently used as an extra retail room. Behind this, a kitchen/breakfast room has a large Inglenook fireplace with log burner and an 'L' shaped range of units, and adjacent to this is a utility room. A staircase from the kitchen/breakfast room leads up to a handsome large dining room with beamed ceiling and oak floor and this in turn leads through to a most attractive sitting room with beamed walls and ceiling. Continuing on the first floor and accessed from the main staircase, there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with a staircase then leading up to the top floor where there is a further bedroom and shower room together with two attractive attic rooms that are currently used as offices.
The property has the benefit of gas fired radiator central heating and modern wiring and plumbing, and a very pleasant south facing walled garden to the rear. The property is offered onto the market with no onward chain and an early appointment to view is highly recommended.
DIRECTIONS From our office in the centre of town proceed down Long Street. Take the first turning left into New Church Street and leave the town, and through the village of Beverston, continuing straight over at the traffic lights towards Dursley and Wotton Under Edge. Fork left after about 3 1/2 miles and continue on to Wotton Under Edge. On arriving at the 'give way', turn left and immediately right which flows into Long Street and number 42 will be seen on the left.
AMENITIES Wotton-under-Edge is a charming country town, tucked away under the southern edge of the Cotswolds, equidistant from Gloucester and Bristol, Cheltenham and Bath, only a few miles from the M4 (junction 18) and M5 (junction 14).
The Cotswold Way National Trail passes through the town, along the main shopping streets which are packed with small family run shops selling an amazing range of goods. The town also offers a wide range of services and places to eat.
Wotton-under-Edge is a friendly, thriving and lively place, with interesting and historic buildings. The town still embodies many of the features of small town life which have disappeared in bigger places.
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment only - appointments to view should be made through our Tetbury office - 01666 504418
SURVEY AND VALUATION Perry Bishop and Chambers recommend a locally based company, Cotswold Surveyors who are able to undertake Building Surveys or Homebuyer Surveys and Valuations on your behalf. For an informal discussion or a quote, please call 0845 300 5452.
ROOM ONE 16' 3" x 11' 8" (4.95m x 3.56m) (190 sq ft). With front entrance door and window to side with large display shelf, Inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, and access to:
ROOM TWO 12' 9" x 6' 10" (3.89m x 2.08m) (86 sq ft) With feature fireplace, oak stripped floor and 17th Century bow window to front.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 3" x 13' 0" (4.65m x 3.96m) With large Inglenook fireplace housing log burner and an 'L' shaped range of Shaker style units with integrated fridge and dishwasher, matching wall cupboards, Travertine tiled floor, beamed ceiling, Period style radiator, double French doors and ledged door to garden and door to:
ENTRANCE HALL/STUDY 13' 6" x 6' 2" (4.11m x 1.88m) With hardwood entrance door, flagstone floor, Period style radiator, halogen down lighting and cottage paned window to rear with oak sill. From here a door leads to the inner hall with conical staircase to the first floor, flagstone floor and a door to room number two.
DINING ROOM 17' 0" x 14' 7" (5.18m x 4.44m) (248 sq ft) With historic painted wall panel, radiator, twin sash windows to side, ceiling beam and door to:
UTILITY ROOM 17' 8" x 4' 1" (5.38m x 1.24m) With blue painted base cupboards, matching wall cupboards, planned space for automatic washing machine and fridge, Travertine tiled floor, double-glazed window to rear and ledged and braced door to rear garden.
AGENTS NOTE This utility room could become part of the kitchen/breakfast room and subject to planning have south facing French doors onto the walled garden.
From the kitchen a staircase leads up to:
FIRST FLOOR/FAMILY/DINING ROOM 16' 6" x 15' 10" (5.03m x 4.83m) A super room with oak floor and beamed ceiling, Period style radiator, two leaded windows to side and rear and latched door to:
SITTING ROOM 17' 5" x 15' 3" (5.31m x 4.65m) Another beautiful reception room with feature fireplace, oak floor, sash and leaded windows to either side, exposed beams in walls and ceiling, and door to:
LANDING With exposed beams, conical staircase to second floor and conical staircase down to the entrance hall. Doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 13' 9" x 10' 6" (4.19m x 3.2m) With oak framed walls, ceiling beam, two sash windows to front, feature fireplace, Period style radiator and Period floor boards.
BEDROOM TWO 14' 8" x 9' 6" min (4.47m x 2.9m) Plus double wardrobe recess with 3/4 length sash window to front, exposed beams in walls and ceiling, and fireplace feature.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 2" x 9' 8" (3.1m x 2.95m) With exposed beams in walls and ceiling, Period floor boards, Period style radiator, and window to rear.
FAMILY BATHROOM With white suite of panelled bath having chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin and low-level WC, halogen down lighting, Travertine tiled floor, and window to rear.
SECOND FLOOR/LANDING With access to:
AGENTS NOTE This top floor could be a self contained flat subject to any relevant planning requirements.
BEDROOM FOUR 13' 0" x 10' 5" (3.96m x 3.18m) At waist height with sloping ceiling. With exposed beams in vaulted ceiling and two conservation roof lights to the rear.
SHOWER ROOM With white suite of shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low-level WC, radiator/heated towel rail, halogen down lighting, Travertine tiled splash backs and exposed beams.
BEDROOM FIVE 17' 2" x 8' 5" (5.23m x 2.57m) At waist height with sloping ceiling. Two conservation roof lights to side, exposed beams in vaulted ceiling, and access to:
BEDROOM SIX 16' 0" x 7' 0" (4.88m x 2.13m) At waist height with sloping ceiling, conservation roof light, leaded window to rear and exposed beams in vaulted ceiling.
WALLED GARDEN Beginning with a courtyard on a brick base to the side of the house which is a perfect place for al fresco meals, the garden extends onto an area of lawn, flower beds and borders, there is a brick outhouse, several established trees, a separate vegetable garden, a side access gate onto the Rope Walk and at the top of the garden is a corner paved patio.
SERVICES AND TENURE We believe the property is served by mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. The vendor informs us that the Tenure is Freehold. Confirmation has been requested - please contact us for further details. The above should be verified by your Solicitor or Surveyor.
FOR CLARIFICATION We wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a survey nor have we tested any appliances, services or specific fittings at the property. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings. Prospective buyers should be aware that the photography, either internal or external, might have been taken with the assistance of a wide-angled lens.
LOCAL AUTHORITY Stroud District Council
OUR REF: PAULA KISTER/150312/TET/10865