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Property for sale

Forthay, North Nibley, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 £880,000

  • Hamptons International - Stroud

    52-53 London Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire

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Bedrooms: 5

Located in a fabulous setting on the edge of the village, just below the wooded valley at the foot of the Cotswold Escarpment with views over open countryside, lies this Grade II listed detached period cottage. Set back within its plot measuring just under half of an acre, this country residence has been refurbished by the present owners to now offer versatile accommodation for a family wishing to live in the country. The property is believed to originally date back to the 17th century and many character features can be seen such as some original Mullion windows, timber framed internal stud walls, fireplaces, a bread oven, window seats and exposed beams. The beautifully presented accommodation can be found over three floors with a total of 4171 sq. ft. of internal space. On the ground floor you will find an entrance porch leading to an inner hallway and from here you can access the sitting room, dining room, utility and kitchen/breakfast room. Other rooms on this floor include cloakroom, rear hallway, access to the cellar and the office/playroom which leads up to the games room. The first floor landing provides access to the master bedroom with en-suite, family bathroom and two further bedrooms. Two bedrooms, a shower room, a dressing room and loft space can be located on the second floor. Property Ref: STR160369.

Situation

The property is situated in the rural hamlet of

Forthay within the historic village of North Nibley, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, situated a short distance from the beautiful wooded valleys of the Cotswold escarpment leading up to the Cotswold Hills. The village has a local store, church, well-regarded primary school and village inn. KLB secondary school and the market towns of Dursley & Wotton-under-Edge are within a few minutes driving distance. Both offer extensive shopping facilities, together with comprehensive schools and leisure facilities. The property is particularly well-placed for a wide range of country walks. Access to the A38 is approx. a five minute drive and the M5 is about 10 minutes drive. There are a number of other schools in the area including Rednock in Dursley, Stroud High School & Marling in Stroud, Wycliffe College in Stonehouse and Beaudesert Park Prep School near Minchinhampton.

Outside

The property is set back within its plot, enclosed by mature hedging with a gravelled driveway for several vehicles and access to the garage. Level lawned gardens lie to the front of the cottage with pretty well-stocked flower borders, an array of mature trees, vegetable garden and greenhouse. A courtyard area and further parking is located to the rear of the cottage.

Neighbourhood average sold house prices

Semi-detached
£295,000
Detached
£462,475

Based on 3 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Hamptons International - Stroud

    52-53 London Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01453 350131