- CHARMING DETACHED COTSWOLD COTTAGE
- SYMPATHETICALLY RENOVATED AND EXTENDED
- 4/5 BEDROOMS - 3 BATHROOMS
- LOTS OF ORIGINAL CHARACTER FEATURES
- LARGE GARDEN, GARAGE AND PARKING
- IN THE HEART OF THE POPULAR VILLAGE OF BIRDLIP
Beautifully renovated and extended detached character house offering 4/5 double bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms, beautifully landscaped gardens, garage and off road parking – all situated on a peaceful private road backing onto the cricket pitch in the popular village of Birdlip. Available with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Dating back to the 1750’s, the property has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners to provide stylish modern living whilst retaining many original character features such as inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and original flagstone flooring. The accommodation comprises, on the ground floor – entrance porch, dining room, sitting room, bedroom 5/study, shower room, utility area and a most impressive 22ft kitchen/dining room. On the first floor there are 3 generous double bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom and a superb master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows and an ensuite shower room. There is underfloor heating in the kitchen /dining room area and modern efficient electric heating in the bedrooms and lounge. The property benefits from direct fibre connection broadband and speeds of up to 1,000 MBPS can be obtained according to the providers.
Externally there is an idyllic cottage garden to the front of the property with path leading to the front door. It is laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and trees and a quirky 2 storey building with potential for a playhouse/office. The rear garden is again laid to lawn with mature hedge and shrub borders, vegetable plot and a large patio with attractive curved dry stone walling. A pedestrian gate gives access to the side from the patio and there are also double wooden gates towards to the end of the garden where further parking could be made if required. On the other side of the private lane there is a single detached garage and parking for 2/3 cars.
Birdlip is a lovely Cotswold village just 6 miles to the south of Cheltenham. Set within an elevated position within An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this charming village is surrounded by some breath-taking landscape. It is well known for its walking and riding countryside, some of the best in the area with the Cotswold Way trail running alongside it. The village has a primary school, rated ‘Outstanding’, with a playgroup and after-school club, village hall and church in addition to the Royal George Hotel. Whilst distinctively semi-rural, the charm of Birdlip is its close proximity to larger towns including Cirencester and Cheltenham, both of which offer excellent restaurants, recreational and sporting facilities. Educational options in the local area are particularly strong in both the private and state sectors with independent schools including Kings School, Wycliffe College, Beaudesert, Cheltenham College, The Cheltenham Ladies’ College and Dean Close whilst there are Grammar schools in Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham.
Birdlip is suitably located approximately 6 miles from Cheltenham, 8 miles from both Stroud and Gloucester and 10 miles from Cirencester. The A417 provides direct access to Gloucester and Cirencester in addition to both the M4 and M5 Motorways. There are train stations in Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham with Birdlip placed conveniently between all locations