Ashmead Green, Dursley, GL11 5HJ

£620,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A unique opportunity to purchase a substantial and versatile detached family home set in large gardens of approximately 1.5 acres. Occupying a fabulous position in Ashmead Green, Downside House commands lovely views across open fields over the River Severn with Sugarloaf Mountain in the far distance. Nestled beneath the Cotswold Escarpment with Cam Peak and Long Down, the house is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which although essentially rural is by no means isolated being within five minutes drive of the bustling market town of Dursley.

This large individual property has potential to provide a substantial family home or dual occupation having attached double annex accommodation suitable for granny accommodation or separate letting/holiday space.

The gardens and grounds are a particular feature extending to approximately 1.5 acres with lawns and patio surrounding the property which is approached via a long sweeping driveway leading to generous parking area and two storey barn. The area has scenic walks and rides being close to the famous Cotswold Way footpath and there are excellent sporting and leisure facilities including Stinchcombe Hill and Cotswold Edge Golfclubs, racing at Cheltenham, Bath and Chepstow and polo at Kingscote/Tetbury.

Nearby Dursley and Cam offer a good range of day to day shopping and recreational facilities with supermarkets, doctors, dentists and swimming pool/leisure centre. There are excellent local primary and secondary schools and independent schools at Westonbirt and Wycliffe.

The A38 and M5 motorway links make Bristol, Bath and Cheltenham easily commutable and there is a mainline train station at Box Road, Cam; serving Bristol and London (Paddington) via Gloucester.

Guide Price £620,000

ENTRANCE

UPVC framed glazed front door and side screens to entrance porch with UPVC framed double glazed door to entrance hall with panelled radiator and built-in shelved pantry cupboard.

CLOAKROOM

With low level WC, wash hand basin, panelled radiator and UPVC framed glazed door to garden.

FAMILY ROOM

5.74m (18' 10") x 5.11m (16' 9")

With feature Cotswold stone fireplace with heavy beam over and inset Villager wood burning stove. Three UPVC framed double glazed windows and matching tilt and turn French doors leading to the rear gardens. Twin panelled radiator, TV aerial socket, wall and centre lights.

KITCHEN

4.17m (13' 8") x 5.36m (17' 7") max

With a range of timbered base units with laminate roll edged worktop surfaces with drawers and cupboards under with integrated wine rack. One and a half bowl composite sink unit with mixer tap, matching wall storage cupboards and glazed display cabinets/dresser unit. Having a breakfast bar, built-in stainless steel oven, combination microwave oven, BOSCH four ring gas hob unit with cooker hood over.

There is a space for fridge/freezer, twin panelled radiator, vinyl flooring, inset ceiling spot lights, UPVC framed double glazed window overlooking the garden to the side, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, walk-in pantry and UPVC framed double glazed door to the garden.

GARDEN ROOM

4.17m (13' 8") x 3.28m (10' 9")

With twin panelled radiator and UPVC framed double glazed window to the front.

ANNEXE WITH LOUNGE

4.29m (14' 1") x 4.14m (13' 7")

With original period fireplace with tiled hearth, twin panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window to the front with countryside views, built-in store cupboards.

ENTRANCE PORCH

With a double glazed front door to entrance hallway.

DINING ROOM

4.14m (13' 7") x 3.84m (12' 7")

With a period fireplace, built-in china cabinet with glazed doors and useful under stairs storage cupboard. Twin panelled radiator and UPVC framed double glazed window to the front.

BREAKFAST ROOM

3.33m (10' 11") x 3.05m (10' 0")

With a range of oak effect base units with worktop surfaces, inset single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Matching wall storage cupboards and glazed display cabinet, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, built-in under oven and four ring gas hob unit with cooker hood over. Wall mounted Vaillant gas fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water circulation. Three sash styled UPVC framed double glazed windows, ceramic tiled floor and UPVC door to rear garden.

REAR PORCH WITH PANTRY AREA

Having fitted shelving and UPVC framed double glazed window.

BATHROOM

With panelled bath having a fitted Mira shower over, fully tiled shower walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, twin panelled radiator and UPVC framed double glazed window.

LEADING FROM THE MAIN ENTRANCE HALLWAY:

There is a staircase leading to the first floor galleried landing with twin panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window to the side, built-in double linen cupboard and access to the roof storage space.

BEDROOM ONE

5.16m (16' 11") x 4.19m (13' 9")

With a range of fitted wardrobe and dressing table units, twin panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window to the side with views towards Long Down and UPVC framed double glazed door leading onto a balcony with a seating area, decking and views across the rear garden.

EN-SUITE BATHROOMEN-SUITE BATHROOM

Having a panelled bath with a fitted Mira shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, fully tiled shower area, panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window and inset ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM TWO

5.16m (16' 11") x 3.30m (10' 10")

With UPVC framed double glazed window to the front with fine countryside views.

BEDROOM THREE

4.32m (14' 2") x 3.96m (13' 0")

With an attractive original period open fireplace, twin panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window with outstanding views across fields and the River Severn beyond. UPVC framed door leading to the rear balcony with patio and views across the garden.

ADDITIONAL LANDING

With panelled radiator, access to roof space and stairs from second entrance hall.

BEDROOM FOUR

3.86m (12' 8") x 3.51m (11' 6")

With twin panelled radiator, UPVC framed double glazed window to the front and side and built-in wardrobe cupboard.

THIRD KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

3.68m (12' 1") x 3.02m (9' 11")

With a single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, drawers and cupboards under, fitted base units with worktops, matching wall storage cupboards and glazed display cupboards, gas and electric cooker point, twin panelled radiator, plumbing for automatic washing machine and a UPVC framed double glazed window overlooking the rear patios and gardens.

BATHROOM

Having panelled bath with a Mira shower unit over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled radiator, fully tiled shower walls, new UPVC framed double glazed frosted window to the rear.

OUTSIDE

The gardens are a particular feature of the property believed to extend to approximately 1 1/2 acres. Approached via a long sweeping driveway the gardens are mainly laid to lawn surrounding the property with a patio extending around the house with planters to the rear, seating areas, ornamental trees, shrubs and bushes. There are useful timber store sheds, three green houses and a two storey timbered barn (23ft x 12ft), numerous fruit trees and an area for a productive vegetable garden. This property has walled and hedged boundaries with fine views towards all sides across neighbouring countryside, Cam Peak, Long Down and the beautiful wooded escarpment of Stinchcombe Hill.

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