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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Upleadon Road, Highleadon

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

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A pretty 2 bedroom detached Grade II listed thatched cottage dating from 17th century. Camp Cottage is a real gem of a property set in beautiful gardens of approximately half an acre with double garage/workshop

Entrance Porch, kitchen, breakfast area, dining room, sitting room and shower room. First floor: 2 bedrooms. Outside: Greenhouse & double garage/workshop and gardens of half an acre

DIRECTIONS From the Newent office proceed along the high street turning right onto the B4215 towards Gloucester. Passing through Malswick and upon entering Highleadon turn left signposted Upleadon and Hartpury, continue along here for a short distance turning left to the property which you will find immediatley after the open common land area. This property's position is accurately shown on

Camp Cottage is a Grade II listed property of timber framed construction with thatched roof and inglenook fireplace and dates back to the 17th century.  The property adjoins open fields and is not overlooked from any aspect. The garden adjoins Highleadon Common.
The property's mature garden extends to just under half an acre and is a real feature property. The garden has previously been open to the public and featured on a BBC's Gardeners World programme. The property's idyllic setting also appeared on the front of one of Geoff Hamilton's Cottage Garden books.

Accommodation comprises as follows:
Small ENTRANCE PORCH to the side of the property leads to 

KITCHEN 11'9 x 7'7 (3.58m x 2.31m) with a range of base units, laminated worktops, one and half bowl sink unit with mixer taps, integrated oven and hob, plumbing for automatic washing machine, window to side elevation, doorway through to
BREAKFAST AREA  8'5 x 7'7  ( 2.57m x 2.31m ) This room could easily be used as a STUDY, window to rear elevation.
This room gives access to the original timber framed part of the cottage partially separated into two rooms, the dining and sitting room

 12' x 11' (3.66m x  3.35m) window to side and front elevation, heavily beamed walls and ceilings 

12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m) window to front elevation, large inglenook fireplace, housing an oil fired stove heating the hot water and central heating

SHOWER ROOM comprising of shower cubicle, wash hand basin with cupboard below, low level wc., towel rail, window to side elevation
Stairs lead to small LANDING 

12'3 x11'7 (3.73m x 3.53m) Beams to the walls and ceiling (headroom limited to 6'), window to front elevation

11'8 x 8'5 (3.56m x 2.57m) Beams to the walls and ceiling (headroom limited to 6'), window to side elevation

There is external access to the cellar which leads underneath the Dining Room


The property is approached via a gravel driveway over the Common to a double garage. The gated access leads to a mature garden which extends to just under half an acre and is a real delight. The quintessential cottage garden surrounds the property and has been carefully planted with an abundance of flowers, herbaceous plants, small shrubs, bushes and rose bushes providing an enjoyable garden for all seasons. There are well laid gravel paths around the garden, a pergola which is adorned with roses bushes, greenhouse with power and lighting, garden store shed and a large gravelled area with seating. The property's boundary is fenced to all aspects. The garden is a huge asset to the property and must be seen!   

has power and lighting and is currently used as a WORKSHOP and garden store shed. The Garage doors are  currently adorned with trellis which could easily be removed if required.

Forest of Dean district council 


SERVICES Mains water and electricity, oil heating, private drainage 

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Added on Rightmove:
04 August 2016

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