A substantial detached family house in an elevated location above ever popular Nailsworth town with four bedrooms, four reception rooms, parking, gardens and outbuildings
Peter Joy estate agents are delighted to present this imposing family house just above Nailsworth to the market. This location allows for easy access to the shops, amenities and thriving community of Nailsworth, with countryside still on the doorstep. The property was originally built in the 1930’s and was then extended at a later date. The resulting accommodation is spacious and flexible, and in need of some improvement, but offers a prospective buyer the chance to create a very special family home to their own standards and taste. The entrance hall welcomes you, with a snug to the left and a dining room to the right. The kitchen/breakfast room is beyond this. This 25’ room has an Aga, and plenty of room for a table and chairs, with a staircase at the far end that leads down to a useful cellar. There is a second entrance area past the kitchen, with a shower room off, and a rather grand drawing room completes the ground floor accommodation. This handsome room draws inspiration from country houses of old, with panelled walls, a large fireplace and a secondary staircase with panelled stairwell. The principal staircase is in the entrance hall, and this leads up to a landing. Three bedrooms, a library area and a wonderful 25’ games room are found on this floor. The latter echoes the feel of the drawing room below – indeed the two spaces are connected by the second staircase, and children are bound to have fun running between these spaces, assuming they’re allowed in these ‘best’ rooms of course! A fine principal suite completes the accommodation. This is at the top of the house, on the second floor, and comprises a dressing area, bedroom and 26’ double bedroom. The outlook at the front
from this floor is first class.
The interior is complemented by parking, outbuildings and gardens. The drive up from the road also gives access to the two neighbouring properties at the bottom. This then leads up to the house, and there is plenty of space to park several cars here. There is a large workshop in front of the property, with a covered area at the back, and a level area to the side of this, with an old swimming pool beyond. This is now mostly hardstanding but there is an old photo in the house of this area showing a lovely lawn and family space, and a buyer may look to reinstate this area to its former glory. There is an old quarry area to the right or the house, and a patio area to the left. Steep steps lead up from this level to the back of the house, and the garden above. This is at the top of the bank and is level with the top floor of the house, so the view from here is superb. There is a further area of land above the quarry and will be included as part of the garden. Again, the view from this area across the countryside beyond is really quite special.
The house is situated about a mile and a half above centre of Nailsworth. The town has become an increasingly popular shopping destination within the Stroud Valleys. The town benefits from a large selection of speciality shops including Williams Food Hall, the famous Hobbs House Bakery, The Yellow Lighted Bookshop, 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 and free parking. Nailsworth is also home to Forest Green Rovers Football Club where there is a modern leisure/fitness centre and both state and private schooling within the area. 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.
The council tax banding is E.
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. There is no mains gas connection. Mains drainge TBC
Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321