Property Ref:



Old Hill






A spacious detached Cotswold stone cottage, a former 19th century public house situated in the heart of the popular village of Avening with a delightful south facing garden


A very pretty double fronted Cotswold stone cottage believed to date back to 1725, used as a Public House during the early 19th century and situated within a conservation area offering a wealth of character features throughout. This location allows for easy access to local amenities with countryside walks just up the road. The well balanced accommodation which is arranged on three floors is as follows:- A spacious Entrance Hall, Shower Room/WC, a useful Utility with larder storage, Kitchen with a Range Master cooker, Dining Room with a feature fireplace, large double aspect Sitting Room/Family Room with cast iron log burning stove can be found on the ground floor. A landing, three Bedrooms and a family Bathroom with freestanding roll top bath are on the first floor with two Attic Rooms (with restricted head height) found at the top of the house which are accessed from the bathroom.

There are two useful cellar rooms (room 1 measuring 10’1 x 8’1”, room 2 currently being used as a study room 15’3” x 9’11”) which are approached from the garden via stone steps. The garden is south facing and is mainly laid to lawn with a paved seating area and large garden shed plus raised vegetable beds and flower borders which are well stocked with a mixture of perennials and climbers. There are several fruit trees, a chicken coop and a Wendy house. The cottage also benefits from off road parking.

The cottage is within walking distance of the good local amenities including, two pubs, a church, a well regarded primary school and pre school playgroup. A more comprehensive range of amenities can be found in the nearby towns of Nailsworth and Tetbury each approximately two miles away. Junctions of the M4 and M5 motorways are within easy reach and railway stations at Stroud (7 miles) and Kemble (8 miles) provide main line services to Gloucester, Swindon and London Paddington.

Agents Note
The property is subject to a section 157 and consent from the Cotswold District Council. The property is restricted to use as a main residence and not as a second or holiday home.


Gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.

Council Tax
The council tax banding is D.

Local Authority
Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1PX Tel: 01285 623000

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