3 bedroom detached house for saleWick Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire
- Sitting room
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathroom
- Garage with off street parking
- Newly fenced paddock
This pretty period cottage is discreetly situated above the lane and enjoys wonderful views across the valley below. Originally an Inn until the late 19th century, it is believed that the property has never before been offered for sale on the open market. Half Moon Cottage is built in the classic Cotswold style with a charming main elevation having stone mullioned windows with leaded lights however is not Listed. Internally, the accommodation is well-proportioned with good ceiling heights for a property of this age and type. The front door opens into the sitting room, there is an impressive inglenook fireplace with log burning stove to one
end and door leading to the kitchen to the other. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of wall and floor units along with integrated oven and seperate hob, there is ample space for a table. A spiral staircase leads to the first floor where there are two bedrooms with family bathroom. A further staircase leads to the second floor where there is a large master bedroom.
Footpath: There is a public footpath running along the northern boundary of the property.
Half Moon Cottage lies amidst classic Cotswold countryside on the west facing side of the Painswick Valley. Painswick, known as the Queen of the Cotswolds, is famous for the fine parish church and the 99 clipped yew trees in the churchyard. The town has a good range of everyday shops and services, as well as restaurants and hotels. Stroud, about 2 miles to the south, has a wider choice of shops as well as the award-winning farmers market. Cheltenham is the main regional centre and offers excellent shopping facilities, as well as the Everyman Theatre, Literature Festival and other cultural amenities. Stroud station has direct services to London Paddington from c.95 minutes. Good access to the M4 and the M5, Junction 11A of the latter being about 8 miles to the north. Regional airports at Staverton, Birmingham and Bristol.
A good choice of sporting opportunities in the area including a number of golf courses. Gloucestershire has long been associated with equestrian events including National Hunt racing at Cheltenham, polo at Cirencester Park and Westonbirt and the Badminton and GatcombeHorse Trials.
Excellent walks and rides in the surrounding countryside. Painswick has a primary school and there are various grammar schools in the area including Stroud High, Marling School and Pates in Cheltenham. Private schools in the area include Beaudesert Park at Minchinhampton, Wycliffe College, Westonbirt and the Cheltenham Boys and Ladies Colleges.
The gardens are incredibly pretty and mostly laid to lawn with a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a gravelled area which is suitable for outside dining that has spectacular views across the undulating Cotswold countryside. Behind the cottage is a newly fenced paddock. There is a useful garage/store.
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