Bownham Mead, Rodborough Common, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

£530,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A detached, four bedroom modern house, benefitting from one of the largest plots in Bownham Mead, measuring, in total 0.39 acres. This much loved property, owned by the original buyer, is located at the bottom of the development, on a corner plot with an open plan front garden and double garage. From the entrance, a staircase, with bespoke bannister, leads upstairs, while from the central hallway is an open plan dining room, and doors to a living room, cloakroom and kitchen. The re-fitted kitchen incorporates bespoke elm wall and base units with built in appliances and granite work tops. The living room has a gas fire and dual aspect to the front and rear. Upstairs are four bedrooms and a re-fitted bathroom. The property is double glazed and has gas fired central heating.

Situation

Bownham Mead is located on Rodborough Common, which, together with Minchinhampton Common, comprise some 700 acres of dry grassland in an area of Special Scientific Interest. This conservation area provides opportunities for walking, riding and golf. Minchinhampton, a former Cotswold market town, is the nearest centre approx. 2 miles distant where a number of local amenities including schools, Post Office, shops, library and doctors' surgery can be found, The closest major centre is Stroud 2.5 miles distant, a quirky "Bohemian" town built at the centre of Five Valleys. The canal system is presently being renovated. There is a selection of shops, restaurants, supermarkets, award-winning farmers' market and other amenities including leisure facilities. The Stroud railway line has direct links to London (Paddington).

Agents note: An annual fee is charged by The Bownham Mead Rodborough Residents Association Ltd.

Outside

The landscaped grounds are a major feature. The front lawn has been partly left unmown to allow wild flowers to grow and seed. An attractive cedar atlantica grows on the other side of the drive. There is off street parking for four cars. At the rear, the private, mature, terraced garden has been landscaped to form different garden 'rooms'. From the rear aspect, there are lovely views to Thrupp Woods in winter, while in summer the garden is secluded with glimpses across the valley. The split level paved terrace is perfect for entertaining. The middle terrace has patches of wild flowers and a professionally made wild life pond. Below, in a preservation area, grow mature trees and shrubs and it is bounded by a Cotswold dry-stone wall, with a gate giving access to Rodborough Common, a National Trust property. To the side of the garage is a working area with a green house and composting facilities.

Bownham Mead is a private development with a Residents Association. Covenants apply to this property.

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