Beautiful detached character property located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and the popular hamlet of Oakridge with half an acre of mature gardens, stables & a small paddock
The Forge, which is full of character and charm, comprises an entrance hallway via a porch to the front, spacious sitting room with a ‘Villager’ wood burner, formal dining room with flagstone flooring and a feature fireplace, a further reception room or the third bedroom with a feature bay window, snug/study with views across the garden, kitchen with hand built bespoke ‘Woodchester’ fitted units with wooden work surfaces, ground floor WC and utility room with side access. The first floor offers a landing with a window which takes in the lovely views and overlooks the garden, two double bedrooms with storage and a generous bathroom.
The property has delightful well established surrounding gardens of half an acre with a range of mature trees, plants and shrubs. There is a large decked terrace which overlooks the garden and a paved patio to the side of the property which leads to the studio/office which has power and a wood burner. A gated driveway gives access to the off street parking, stables, outbuildings to include an insulated games room with a wood burner, store, detached garage with wood store with recently fitted electric doors and a pathway leading to the entrance door and private front garden.
The property is situated in a small hamlet on the outskirts of Oakridge Lynch, which is easily accessed by a 10 minute flat level walk/2 minute drive. This thriving community village has a good primary school, a village shop/post office and popular pub, plus a number of clubs and social activities. On the doorstep there are numerous countryside walks and cycling opportunities. A more comprehensive range of amenities is available at nearby Stroud and Cirencester (both 10 minute drive approx.), with the larger towns of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Swindon within comfortable driving distance. Commuters will be pleased to know that both Stroud and Kemble railway stations offer a direct London (Paddington) service. Secondary education options in the local area are strong in both the private and state sectors.
Council Tax Band
Band = F
The vendors have informed us that mains electric and water are connected to the property. The property is warmed via oil fired central heating and the drainage is via a private septic tank.
Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill,Westward Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 4UB Tel: 01453 766321