An extended semi detached family house situated within a quiet cul-de-sac location within this popular village and enjoying southerly views from the front over the valley (Draft details)
A spacious extended semi detached family house offering well balanced accommodation throughout and located within a popular village location. The property is built using traditional methods under a pitched roof with accommodation arranged on two floors comprising the following: Entrance hall, cloakroom, utility room, kitchen opening into a dining room with cast iron log burning stove, study/bedroom 5, sitting room with French doors leading to a south facing decked area can be found on the ground floor with landing, four double bedrooms, study/dressing room and family bathroom above. The property also benefits from double glazing and gas fired central heating throughout.
There is off road parking for one vehicle to the front of the property with steps leading up to the front door. To the side of the property there is a useful outbuilding and wooden log store with a pedestrian gate leading to the private rear garden with patio area, a timber built shed and lawns. The property backs onto Gatcombe Park.
The village of Avening provides local facilities including two Pubs, a church, a well regarded primary school and preschool playgroup. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Nailsworth and Tetbury, each approximately two miles away. Minchinhampton Common, consisting of some 600 acres of open land and largely vested in the National Trust, lies about two miles away and providing a golf course in addition to excellent walking and riding opportunities. Junctions of the M4 and M5 Motorways are within easy reach and railway stations at Stroud (6 miles) and Kemble (8 miles) provide main line services to Gloucester, Swindon and London Paddington.
This property is subject to section 157 of the Housing Act 1985 as it is an ex-local authority property and is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The section 157 requires that the property should be marketed solely to local people for a minimum period of eight weeks before the council will consider an application for consent from a person who does not automatically qualify for it. Consent is automatically given if the buyer has lived and/or worked in the area for 3 years or more. The property is restricted to use as a main residence and not as a second holiday home.
Gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.
The council tax banding is C.
Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX Tel: 01285 623000