A pretty double fronted detached Cotswold stone cottage situated within the rural hamlet of Downend and within walking distance of the adjoining village of Horsley. The cottage enjoys a tucked away location and the benefit of a south facing garden. The characterful accommodation is arranged on two floors and is as follows:- Entrance porch with flagged stone floor, sitting room with large Inglenook fireplace housing cast iron log burning stove leading to a kitchen/dining area on the ground floor with a landing giving access to a good sized loft space, three bedrooms and bathroom above. The cottage has sash windows with secondary double glazing throughout and gas fired central heating.
The cottage is approached from the lane via a footpath with an adjoining stream. The gardens are a particular feature being fully enclosed and south facing. There is a large entertaining space from where you can enjoy the views over open fields, a productive vegetable plot and useful timber shed and wood store. The property also benefits from parking for two vehicles which can be found at the top of the footpath.
The village of Horsley lies within approximately half a mile of Nailsworth and offers a good local community shop, well regarded primary school and a public house. The town of Nailsworth has become an increasingly popular shopping destination within the Stroud Valleys benefiting from a large selection of speciality shops including Williams Food Hall, the famous Hobbs House Bakery, various clothing and gift shops, several cafes and a good selection of very well regarded restaurants. Bus services connect with Stroud, some four miles away, where there is a more comprehensive selection of shopping, educational and leisure facilities. Junctions of the M4 and M5 motorways are within easy reach and railway stations at Stroud (4 miles) and Kemble (10 miles) provide main line services to Gloucester, Swindon and London Paddington.
Gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.
The council tax banding is C.
Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321