Price guide £725,000
A perfect example of a detached Cotswold stone Cottage, albeit with a modern twist, in a first class village location with three double bedrooms, three receptions, 18’ garage/studio and lovely gardens
Hooks Cottage is a wonderful example of a detached Cotswold stone cottage situated in an idyllic spot in the heart of Kingscote, a pretty village a few miles south west of Nailsworth. This location is very much part of the welcoming local community, with a village hall and parish church close by with stunning country walks in every direction. The property is built using traditional methods under a pitched stone roof. The condition of the property is first rate, and it is immediately obvious that the current owners have taken time and care over the presentation of the house. A stone porch with arched entrance and original pull bell welcomes you, with three reception rooms on this floor. These comprise dining room, family room (which might well used as a work from home space) and 18’ sitting room with fireplace and wood burning stove. There is also a useful cloakroom/W.C with plumbing for washing machine on this level, with a kitchen/breakfast room at the back of the house. This has plenty of room for a table, and glazed double doors that lead out onto a paved area – perfect for outside dining. A staircase leads up from the rear hall, with a landing, three bedrooms and a bathroom on this floor. All of the bedrooms are double rooms, with the largest room 18’10 x 13’4. Character features within the property have been retained and highlighted, and Little Greene paint has been used throughout the cottage, reinforcing that feeling of carefully considered quality.
The property benefits from an 18’ garage/studio and lovely gardens to the front and rear. A painted wrought iron gate leads from the lane into the front garden, and this south facing area is level, with a good lawn and some lovely planting. Beautifully kept hedging and dry stone walls give real privacy, making this space far more usable than a typical front garden. The rear garden is larger, and is also beautifully planted, with a level lawn, borders stocked with a variety of colourful, established shrubs and mature trees. There are two sitting areas – one by the kitchen, and one to the other side of the garden, and both take in the east light. There is a gated side access, with a wood store here, and access to the garage. This useful space has velux windows, considered lighting and internal folding, double glazed, crafted doors set behind the original parliament hinged outer doors, and has been used as a studio/workspace.
Kingscote is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England, set on the uplands near the south western edge of the Cotswold hills. It is situated about two miles east of Uley, five miles east of Dursley, four miles west of Tetbury and four miles northwest of Nailsworth, where our office is based. The landscape is designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, with open fields and some lovely country walks on the doorstep. A good range of shops and amenities are within available at the aforementioned towns and junctions of the M4 and M5 motorways are within easy reach. Railway stations at Stroud (4 miles) and Kemble (10 miles) provide main line services to Gloucester, Swindon and a direct London (Paddington) service.
We are informed that Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. The property has oil fired central heating, and a private drainage system.
The council tax banding is F.
Cotswold District Council Trinity Road Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 1PX Tel: 01285 623000