A substantial extended Cotswold stone property in an elevated spot just below hundreds of acres of National Trust common land with spacious, flexible accommodation, good gardens, a garage and parking
A spacious semi detached character cottage situated in a superb rural position at Rooksgrove, Rodborough. This position enjoys a good local community and superb views across the valley to countryside with hundreds of acres of National Trust common land just up the road and two well regarded schools close by. The property is built using traditional methods from Cotswold stone under a pitched roof and has been the subject of clever extension in recent years, with flexible family accommodation arranged over three floors.
The property is situated at the end of The Street and can be accessed by either driving along this road or from the road above, below the common. Amenities available within the vicinity include the well regarded Gastrells School and the Kings Head public house, with some 200 acres of National Trust land at Rodborough and Minchinhampton Commons found just up the road. A wider range of facilities are available in nearby Stroud approximately 2 miles distant to include an excellent range of state and private schools, restaurants and public houses, an award winning weekly farmers market, leisure and sports centre and also a main line railway station with intercity services connecting with London (Paddington). Gloucester (8 miles), Cheltenham (12 miles) Cirencester (15 miles) and Bristol (20 miles) and respectively Junction 13 (M5 motorway) is also within easy driving distance.
A 16′ kitchen/family room with wood burning stove, garden room, utility room, cloakroom/WC and sunny garden room can be found on the ground floor. With a large entrance hall, 17′ sitting room and bedroom with large storage cupboard that could be converted to offer an en suite shower room above on the first floor. The second floor hosts a landing, three further bedrooms, a bathroom and a useful dressing room/study.
The property benefits from good gardens, a garage and parking. The garage and parking are at the top of the plot, with the driveway access also used by the neighbouring property. Steps lead down into the rear garden and this area comprises sloping lawns, with a level area to the side. There is a paved terrace by the back of the house, with steps leading down to a door in the utility room. There is a level area at the front of the house that has been extended by the addition of a wooden terrace and this makes the most of the lovely view across the valley to Woodchester. Steps then lead down into a lower garden, with shed and fire circle. Mature trees and shrubs are found throughout the gardens.