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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Doris Cottage, Epney, Saul, Gloucestershire

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Property
  • 2.5 Acres
  • Undisturbed Hamlet Location
  • Nicely Presented
  • 3/4 Bedrooms, 3 Receptions
  • Double Garage
  • Grade II* Listed
  • No Upward Chain - Vendor Suited

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beautifully presented country property offering practical and comfortable modern living within a historical structure and environment. Original features include exposed wall and ceiling beams, and a medieval doorway which pre-dates a bread oven in the sitting room Inglenook fireplace, all carefully refurbished. Sympathetically extended some years ago under the direction of English Heritage.

Several interesting outbuildings include a summerhouse in the style of timber-framed Medieval Jousting pavilion and a useful detached double garage and other storage areas.

The property enjoys extensive country views over surrounding farmland and adjoining secure pasture
paddock towards the Cotswold Hills in the far distance.

Property ref: 121_1803_3918922

Entrance Hall 
Radiator with thermostatic valve of the type found throughout the principal accommodation, ceramic tiled floor, spindled staircase rising to the first floor with cupboard under, ledge and braced doors, stable door to the rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
5.69m x 2.92m (18' 8" x 9' 7") Ceramic tiled floor, substantial 2 ½ bowl and drainer French Farmhouse ceramic sink and mixer tap, double oven electric cooker and dishwasher, Rayburn Range cooker and space heater, base and wall cupboards, delightful country views.

Study 
4.93m x 3.15m (16' 2" x 10' 4") Double aspect country views, double glazed window of the type found throughout the 'new' part of the property, built-in shelving, worktops and cubby holes.

Cloakroom/Utility 
1.83m x 2.13m (6' x 7') Low-level WC, wash basin, plumbing for washing machine, full height cupboard, Belfast sink in bespoke base unit and tiled around , ceramic tiled floor, hatch to the link single storey loft.

Sitting Room 
5.36m x 3.53m (17' 7" x 11' 7"av.) Stable door to the entrance hall, heavily beamed ceiling, large Inglenook fireplace of stone, brick and timber construction, beamed wall, bread oven, log burner on flagstone hearth, wall and ceiling lighting, country views, beamed wall opening to Dining Room.

Dining Room 
5.13m x 3.56m (16' 10" x 11' 8") Heavily beamed ceiling, beamed wall, Medieval and other window openings front and rear, enjoying the pleasant environment, wall and ceiling lighting, secondary staircase with cupboard under, rising to Master Suite comprising the Landing/Dressing Room/through Bedroom 4, Bathroom 1 and Master Bedroom.

Landing/Dressing Room/Bed 4 
3.48m x 3.45m (11' 5" x 11' 4") Beamed wall, lofty beamed ceiling, hatch to loft space, incorporating interesting 1460's smoke stained timbers, pleasant outlook.

Bathroom 1 
2.36m x 1.63m (7' 9" x 5' 4") White panelled bath, shower, mixer tap, low-level WC, pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, beamed wall, shaver light/socket/extractor fan.

Master Bedroom 
Spectacular exposed and lofty beamed ceiling with wind bracing, fitted shelving, wall and ceiling lighting.

Secondary Landing 
Located off the main Entrance Hall, pleasant views, hatch to loft space with aluminium extending ladder, spindled balustrade, airing cupboard containing hot water tank with immersion heater and central heating time clock.

Bedroom 2 
4.04m x 3.18m (13' 3" x 10' 5") Wall of drawers into sloping ceiling, 2'10" deep wall of wardrobes, views towards the Cotswold Hills.

Bedroom 3 
3.91m x 2.92m (12' 10" x 9' 7") Double aspect views, built-in wardrobe/cupboard over stairs.

Bathroom 2 
2.64m x 2.13m (8' 8" x 7') Panelled bath, folding screen and electric shower over, low-level WC, pedestal wash basin, ceramic tiled walls, extractor fan.

About 2.5 Acres 
Front garden laid out as a Cottage garden incorporating gravelled paths and a well. 5-bar gated gravelled entrance with turning and parking space for several vehicles.

Rear garden laid to lawn with geometric Monastic style herb garden, numerous other interesting features including Summerhouse ~ in style of timber-framed Medieval Jousting pavilion (garden implement storage to rear), a pergola over brick path and gravelled patio, raised water lily and hyacinth pond. Vegetable garden area incorporating a large, mature and productive Asparagus bed. Potting shed and greenhouse The grounds 'drop off' in all directions in the traditional Medieval style.

Pasture paddock with gated access off the private entrance driveway .

Double Garage 
In two parts, 24' x 12'9" and 19'7" average/ irregular shape x 12'8", one side with ladder to boarded space and side door, each with wooden substantial ledge and brace doors, power and light connected. Oil fired boiler which provides hot water for house central heating and domestic use.

Directions 
From Junction 13 of M5, head North for Gloucester on the A38. After about two miles, turn left for Epney. Cross the canal and turn right at the T-junction in the village. Doris Cottage is the first detached white property on the right.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 December 2015

Nearest stations

  • Stonehouse (4.6 mi)
  • Gloucester (6.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Stonehouse (4.6 mi)
  • Gloucester (6.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Country Property, Chipping Sodbury

The Grange, 73 Broad Street, Chipping Sodbury BS37 6AD

01454 560010 Local call rate

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