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A recently updated detached Cotswold stone cottage situated in a rural position just below acres of National Trust common land



A very pretty and well presented detached Cotswold stone cottage situated in a secluded position at Burleigh. This location allows for easy access to both Stroud and Nailsworth with some 600 acreas of National Trust land found just up the hill at Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons. Dating from c.1820, the property is built using traditional methods from Cotswold stone under a pitched tiled roof with later additions. The characterful accommodation is arranged over three floors to include entrance porch, snug/dining room with multi-fuel stove, 17’ sitting room with dual aspect windows and wood burning stove, WC/utility room, recently renovated kitchen/breakfast room with quartz worktops, flagstone floor, bi-folding doors to private terracing ideal for entertaining and barbeques, and composite stable door to front can be found on the ground floor with a landing, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, bedroom two and family bathroom on the first floor and large bedroom above. Every window enjoys a rural aspect, with the interior complemented by landscaped gardens and generous parking.


The gardens are a particular feature with sloping lawns, a level paved terrace to the front and side of the cottage from which to enjoy privacy and spectacular south east views. There is a pedestrian gate at the rear giving direct access onto a footpath which adjoins the common. There are utility areas for storage, gardens sheds and a log store. There is ample level driveway parking for several vehicles to the front with steps leading up through the garden to the cottage.


The property lies within the parish of Burleigh with amenities at nearby Brimscombe Corner which include a general store, pub and two primary schools close at hand. Bus stops a two minute walk for secondary schooling. Neighbouring Minchinhampton Common offers hundreds of acres of land vested in the National Trust which has some excellent pubs and a golf course. A good range of facilities are available in Nailsworth and Stroud, which are both within three miles. Stroud Railway station provides regular services to London Paddington and junctions of the M4 and M5 Motorways are also within easy reach.

Agents Note

The current owners have planning permission for a single timber garage – planning reference S.17/1538/HOLD and a kitchen extension, raised decking and double garage/studio – planning reference S.16/2785/HHOLD

The cottage is approached via a single track lane. The first 100 yards is council owned. Beyond this point the lane in unmade.




Oil fired central heating, mains electric, water and drainage.

Council Tax

The council tax banding is E.

Local Authority

Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321

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