2 bedroom cottage for saleWindrush, Windrush, Gloucestershire
Sold STC £475,000
- Cotswold Stone Cottage
- Sitting Room
- Kitchen/ Dining Room
- Second Sitting Room/ Occasional Bedroom 3
- 2 Double Bedrooms
- Mature partly walled Garden
A charming Cotswold stone cottage set in an elevated position in the heart of the village with a large rear garden and lovely rural outlook to the front
Location - WINDRUSH is a classic Cotswold village situated in the heart of the north Cotswolds. There are local facilities in nearby Sherborne and Barrington with an award winning cafe & shop in Sherborne and The Fox Public House in Barrington and the popular Inn For All Seasons. Windrush has a church and Village Hall. A wider range of shops and facilities may be found in Burford (4 miles), Bourton-on-the-Water (7 miles) and Northleach (5 miles) while the regions major centres of Cirencester, Cheltenham and Oxford are all within easy travelling distance. The area provides a comprehensive range of sporting and cultural activities and there are lovely rural walks from the village. There is excellent secondary schooling in Bourton and Burford while the private sector offers various schools including Hatherop Castle, the Cheltenham Schools and Kingham Hill.
Description - Keepers Cottage is set back off the village street in the heart of Windrush adjacent to the village green and overlooking paddocks with far reaching views across the valley to Barrington Park and the Iconic Barrington Park Pigeon House. The cottage accommodation is arranged over two floors with a sitting room, interconnecting living room and kitchen/ dining room and a door leading out to a terrace with a long garden beyond. On the first floor there are two further bedrooms and a bathroom with roll top bath. The cottage is constructed of Cotswold stone elevations under a Cotswold stone roof and enjoys a lovely garden set to the rear with detached outbuilding. The accommodation is arranged as follows:
Entrance Porch - Gabled Cotswold stone Entrance Porch with part-glazed painted timber door to:
Entrance Hall - With quarry tiled floor and stripped pine door through to the:
Sitting Room/Occasional Bedroom 3 - With Cotswold stone mullioned window to front and rear elevations, open fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and cut stone outer surround and painted timber mantle.
From the hall, stripped pine door to the:
Sitting Room - With quarry tiled floor throughout with open fireplace fitted with a Clearview multi-fuel stove with cut stone outer surround and mantle with built-in cupboards and display shelving to either side. Wide Cotswold stone mullioned window to front elevation and Cotswold stone mullioned window to rear elevation, stripped pine door to walk-in below stairs storage cupboard with quarry tiled floor.
From the sitting room, stripped pine timber door to:
Kitchen/ Dining Room - With continuation of the quarry tiled floor and Cotswold stone mullioned window to either side and wide casement window overlooking the rear garden. Fitted kitchen comprising timber worktop with tiled splashback with Belfast sink, mixer tap and four ring halogen hob, a range of below worksurface cupboards and drawers, space and plumbing for washing machine, built-in corner cupboards, dishwasher and refrigerator and freezer. Three quarter height unit to one side with double oven/ grill with cupboard below and cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler, range of eye-level cupboards with extractor over hob, built-in plate racks and glazed fronted display cupboards. Two further matching cupboards and recessed ceiling spotlighting. Exposed Cotswold stone wall and part-glazed painted timber door to the rear terrace and garden.
From the Sitting Room, stripped pine timber door and stairs with mullioned casement overlooking the rear garden with timber hand rail rises to the:
First Floor Landing - With mullioned window to front elevation, access to roof space and stripped pine door to:
Bedroom 1 - With wide Cotswold stone mullioned window to front elevation, with decorative fireplace with cast iron surround and grate with quarry tiled hearth.
Bathroom - With decorative fireplace with cast iron surround and quarry tiled hearth, roll topped bath, part-tiled walls, high-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, shaver point, heated chrome towel rail and wide Cotswold stone mullioned window to front elevation.
From the landing, stripped pine door to:
Bedroom 2 - With further matching decorative open fireplace with decorative cast iron surround and quarry tiled hearth, built-in storage cupboards and Cotswold stone mullioned window overlooking the rear of the property.
Outside - Keepers Cottage is set back off the village lane with a wide verge to the front. A path leads around the side of the house to the rear garden. Alternatively approached from the glazed door from the kitchen is a rear terraced seating area with low Cotswold stone retaining wall with steps to the principal garden, which is laid mainly to lawn with mature shrubs and trees and bordered partly by picket fencing and partly by a Cotswold stone wall. Set to the far end of the garden is a detached Cotswold stone outbuilding with former piggery, gravelled terrace, wood store and further garden store.
The property is beautifully presented and offers potential for further extension subject to any necessary consents (National Trust and Village Conservation area).
Services - Mains electricity and water are connected. Shared private drainage system. Oil fired central heating
Council Tax - Business Rates for Holiday Let. Rateable Value £3,400 Rate payable for 2016 / 2017: £1,645.60
Local Authority - Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1PT (01285) 623000
Directions - From Burford take the A40 west passing The Inn For All Seasons. Take the first right hand turn to Windrush and drop down into the village. Continue down to the village green, bearing left where the property will be found just before the village hall on your left hand side. There is vehicle access to the front. Parking is on the lane, adjacent the green being simplest.
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