A beautifully presented four bedroom detached family home enjoying a non-estate location and an extraordinarily large garden, tucked away in a quiet hamlet on the outskirts of popular Horsley village
A spacious, executive detached home that has been the subject of much improvement by the current owners, now offering well balanced, contemporary accommodation and enjoying plenty of natural light. Benefiting from a southerly position within the popular and peaceful hamlet of Downend in Horsley, this non estate location allows for easy access to the village and nearby Nailsworth. Arranged over two floors the immaculately presented accommodation has an entrance porch leading into a spacious entrance hall with downstairs cloakroom, a sitting room can be found at the front of the house with a lovely outlook over pastureland. The breath-taking kitchen/dining room at the rear boasts French doors leading onto the rear garden, and is well equipped with good quality fittings and ample storage to include a good size pull out larder cupboard and deep pan drawers. A convenient and well-equipped utility room can also be found on the ground floor. Above, on the first floor there is a landing serving four good size bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom with separate shower. The property enjoys glorious southerly views from the front over open fields.
To the front of the property there is a driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles leading to an insulated, integral single garage with power and light. Steps from the driveway lead up to a sheltered southerly facing seating area and two side pedestrian routes leading to the rear garden. The plot measures approximately 0.48 acres with the rear garden and grounds extending from a convenient patio area to an attractively terraced garden with wildflowers, ornamental fruit trees, cropping apple trees, raspberry canes and an abundance of cottage garden flowers. There is also a useful, well-positioned summer house, shed with lean to and a greenhouse with water available. There is a gate at the top of the garden leading into your very own private woodland from which you can enjoy the sound of birds and experience an abundance of wildlife.
The sought after village of Horsley boasts a shop, church and primary school. The lively Cotswold town of Nailsworth is approximately 1½ miles from the town of Nailsworth which has become an increasingly popular shopping destination within the Stroud Valleys benefiting from a large and comprehensive 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. In addition to this the town currently benefits from three supermarkets, free parking and both state and private schooling in the area. Nailsworth is also home to Forest Green Rovers Football Club where there is a modern leisure/fitness centre. Bus services connect with Stroud, some 4 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.
The property is fitted with solar panels, the contract will be transferred over to the new owners upon completion. The return from the feed in tariff is approximately £540 per year.
Gas central heating, mains electricity, water and drainage.
The council tax banding is E.
Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321