Standle Lane, Stinchcombe, Dursley, GL11 6BH

£640,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
If you are looking for a country cottage set in large gardens and woodlands with excellent garaging and workshop facilities then you may have found your next dream home.

Standle Cottage is a fabulous stone built character cottage ideal for family occupation with four bedrooms, three receptions and a beautiful 23ft kitchen/breakfast room. There is a shower room and family bathroom with the advantage of a ground floor bedroom and further potential to create a separate granny annex for dual occupation in the barn/workshop subject to planning permission.

The Cottage has many old world features being built in natural stone and internally there are lovely fireplaces with woodburners and polished wood floors and exposed stone walling. The kitchen boasts a range cooker and there is a separate utility room.

The gardens are a stunning feature of this wonderful home with courtyard patios, formal established gardens and woodlands and a wooden bridge over a stream leading to a coppice area of paddock land with its own separate access. The grounds extend to approximately 1.3 acres approached by a long sweeping driveway leading to garaging and outbuildings. For anyone looking to work from home requiring a workshop/offices this is a fabulous opportunity to create the perfect work/living environment. The property is located near to the M5 motorway which is well screened by trees and fields and there are views to the front across open farmland approached via a quiet lane which only leads to a farm at the end of the road. Standle Lane lies within the Village of Stinchcombe, centred around the beautiful parish church and is surrounded by scenic countryside forming part of the conservation area of outstanding natural beauty.

Despite its rural location, the property is by no means isolated and is within easy reach of both Cam Village and the bustling market town of Dursley approximately 2 miles away. Both Cam and Dursley have a full range of day to day shopping, schooling and recreational facilities and leisure centre/swimming pool. There are excellent sport facilities with golf courses at Stinchcombe Hill and Cotswold Edge, local football, rugby and cricket clubs and the area abounds with scenic walks and rides along the famous Cotswold Way. This beautiful home is located in a quiet lane with livery facilities located at a neighouring farrm for those requiring this provision.

There are excellent commuting routes to the larger centres of Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham via the A38 and M5 motorway and there is a mainline train station approximately 2 miles away with free parking at Box Road; Cam serving Bristol and London (Paddington) via Gloucester.

Guide Price £640,000

COUNCIL TAX BAND - F

ENTRANCE PORCH

Having an Oak double glazed stable type front door leading to entrance porch with tiled floor, cloak hanging rail and glazed door to reception hall/dining room.

RECEPTION HALL/DINING ROOM

5.00m (16' 5") x 3.71m (12' 2")

With polished beech strip flooring and fabulous marble period fireplace with inset wood burning stove which supplies secondary domestic hot water circulation and central heating. There are two panelled radiators, exposed stone walling and casement window to front.

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM

With walk in fully tiled shower cubicle and fitted Triton electric shower with rail and curtain, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled radiator and window to side.

LOUNGE

4.60m (15' 1") x 3.78m (12' 5")

With feature stone fireplace with wood mantle and inset wood burning stove. Three casement windows to front, exposed stone walling and beam, twin panelled radiator and attractive leaded light window.

STUDY/GARDEN ROOM

2.87m (9' 5") x 2.06m (6' 9")

With twin panelled radiator, exposed stone walling and French doors with glazed side screens leading to front gardens with views across neighbouring farmland.

BEDROOM FOUR/RECEPTION FOUR

3.86m (12' 8") x 2.72m (8' 11")

With twin panelled radiator, double glazed window to side and exposed stone walling.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM

7.06m (23' 2") x 4.06m (13' 4") narr. to 3.71m (12' 2")

Centred around a Stanley oiled fired range cooker with back boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water circulation. Having a range of shaker styled base units incorporating polished wood worktop surfaces with drawers and cupboards under, inset ceramic hob unit, stainless steel double bowled sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Miele dishwasher and Bosch fridge, downlighters and door to rear gardens.

BREAKFAST AREA

With hardwood flooring, hardwood double glazed French doors leading on to rear gardens, twin panelled radiator and exposed stone walling with inset stained glass window.

UTILITY ROOM

2.90m (9' 6") x 1.50m (4' 11")

Accessed via an external door with enamelled sink unit and base storage cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine and ceramic tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

From the reception hallway there is staircase leading to first floor landing with polished wood strip floor and built in linen cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE

4.95m (16' 3") x 3.71m (12' 2")

With dual aspect windows to the front with views across fields, exposed stone walling, ceiling beam and twin panelled radiator.

BEDROOM TWO

3.96m (13' 0") x 3.68m (12' 1")

With twin panelled radiator, dual aspect windows with across fields, colour wash stone walling and walk in wardrobe cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE

3.00m (9' 10") x 2.69m (8' 10")

With a useful walk-in wardrobe/cupboard, panelled radiator and window overlooking the gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM

With low level white suite comprising bath, Victorian style wash hand basin, low level WC, polished wood floor and cupboard containing hot water storage tank with electric immersion heater. Useful under eaves storage cupboard and window to rear.

OUTSIDE

The delightful gardens are a superb feature of this property extending to approximately 1.3 acres. The property is accessed off Standle Lane with a cattle grid to paved sweeping driveway which leads to the rear of the property with an ample parking courtyard area and provides access to a range of excellent outbuildings including large workshop (25ft x 20ft) with full height double doors, power, water, light and stairs to first floor office space with Velux rooflight window.

Having a double garage (18'8'' x 17'2'') with two double doors, power and light. Within the courtyard there is also a double fronted carport which would accommodate caravans and the like and incorporates a handy wood store and also has power and light.

There are formal gardens surrounding the property with lawns, established flower beds with shrubs, bushes and ornamental trees.

There are delightful courtyard terraced patios; one with ornamental fish pool, stone and brick ornamental walling with useful storage area, pergola to the rear with block paved patio and covered side porch. To the rear of the property is an arbour with climbing grape vines and kitchen garden with an area of woodland. In addition there is a lovely wooden footbridge which leads to a coppiced paddock area which has its own vehicular access with five bar gate. The gardens are enclosed with walled and hedged boundaries with numerous specimen trees, orchard area with apple, plum, cherry and damson creating a wonderful rural environment for children and family entertainment.

SERVICES

Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. There is oil fired central heating and drainage to septic tank. Superfast broadband is currently being connected. Council tax band F (currently £2,554.25 payable) and the property is freehold and free.

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