2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleIron Mills, Minchinhampton
- PRETTY PERIOD COTTAGE
- GRADE II LISTED
- EXCLUSIVE SETTING
- NEAR MINCHINHAMPTON
- SOUTH FACING
- BEAUTIFULLY APPOINTED
- HIGH CEILINGS
- 2 BEDROOMS
A VERY PRETTY GRADE II LISTED COTSWOLD COTTAGE WITH A SPECIAL INTERIOR IN A ROMANTIC WATER FRONT SETTING, SITUATED IN THE AVENING VALLEY BELOW MINCHINHAMPTON AND ONCE PART OF A CLOTH MILL WITH 16TH CENTURY ORIGINS.
Entrance Lobby, Sitting Room with Fireplace and Wood Burning Stove, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Double and Single Bedrooms, Shower Room with Under Floor Heating, Separate Studio, Front Garden and 2 Parking Places.
Location - Iron Mills is situated below Minchinhampton in the Avening Valley immediately east of Nailsworth. The valleys heavily wooded slopes form a verdant backdrop and are particularly colourful in the spring and autumn (there is approximately 20 acres of communal woodland for residents of the development to enjoy) and a former coaching inn, The Weighbridge just across the road, which is famous for its two-in-one pies! The popular market town of Nailsworth is only a mile away, with an excellent range of independent retailers, supermarket and free parking, while Stroud and Tetbury with major supermarkets are almost equidistant. Cheltenham is about 45 minutes by road and Bristol under the hour. The journey from London is straightforward down the M4 motorway to Junction 15 (Swindon), and from here all dual carriageway to Cirencester. From the latter station (Kemble) regular train services into London Paddington are scheduled from 75 minutes. Minchinhampton has three challenging 18-hole golf courses, there are numerous lovely walks in the vicinity and the country lanes are very inviting for cyclists.
Motorway M5 J13 Stroud - 5.5 miles, Motorway M4 J15 Swindon - 30 miles, Motorway M4 J18 Old Sodbury (Bath/Bristol) - 16 miles, Stroud Railway Station - 4 miles, Cirencester town - 12 miles, Cheltenham town - 18 miles, Bath (central) - 30 miles, Bristol Temple Meads - 34.5 miles, Bristol Airport - 40 miles. Distances are approximate.
Description - 3 Iron Mills would once have been occupied by mill workers employed on the site when it was a water powered Cloth Mill whose recorded origins go back to the 17th century. Listed Grade II and attached at one end to a row of equally attractive old buildings all now converted into homes, (part of this very select private development), 3 Iron Mills has a most romantic setting where the sound of running water forms a delightful backdrop. Beautifully presented, the cottage is equally attractive inside and out with a southerly aspect so attracts all the sun going. From a raised stone terrace, the front door leads to a lobby either side of which is the sitting room and the kitchen/breakfast room. Both feature unusually high ceilings which enhance the feeling of space and the latter is a good size and includes a built-in pantry cupboard. Upstairs are two good bedrooms and a well appointed shower room with a walk-in shower enclosure and two wash hand basins. Outside, the cottage has a useful detached Cotswold stone studio and a pretty compact garden. It has dedicated parking spaces for two cars.
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