Alkerton, Eastington, Stonehouse
Beautifully presented cottage in a lovely village, sitting room with log burner, snug/home office, breakfast room open to kitchen, utility/boot room and cloakroom. Two double bedrooms and beautiful bathroom. Large garden and scope to extend. Parking for three cars.
Alkerton, Eastington, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3AF
16 Wetherleigh Drive, Highnam
Tel: 07904 884344
This is the most delightful semi detached cottage, set in the heart of the village of Eastington. The village boasts a great community with village shop and post office, butchers and a farm shop. Community centre, orchards and play park, some great community groups for all the family. A well regarded village pub called The Old Badger Inn all in walking distance from the cottage.
On approach you lead onto a chipping driveway with a wealth of parking. Mature planting surrounds the pathway up to entrance porch.
Internally a very cosy sitting room complete with inglenook and log burner inset. Opening to a snug/office space with stairs leading to the first floor.
Leading into a beautifully presented breakfast room with velux lights to the ceiling, French doors opening to the garden and open plan to the kitchen. A very well designed fitted kitchen with a wealth of base units, wooden worktops throughout, Belfast sink inset . Doors leading to downstairs cloakroom and a very good sized utility and boot room complete the ground floor.
To the first floor a master bedroom to the front with exposed floorboards, built in his n her wardrobes to each side of a period fireplace. Lovely views from two windows to the front to open fields across the road and this room offers great light.
A further double room overlooks the garden to the rear. A stunning bathroom offers a four-piece suite comprising: a roll top clawed leg bath with wooden panelling to the walls with a modern twist of a walk-in double shower cubicle and underfloor heating. A loft hatch to the landing with ladder provides access to a boarded space.
Outside to the rear laid to chippings with attached workshop/garden store, a raised decked terrace overlooking the grounds. To the side of the cottage a log store has been created with access back to the front.
The grounds offer a deceptively large L shaped garden that has been landscaped in the last two years, with sleepers creating a divide to the lawn with modern lighting inset throughout the garden, stepping stones within the lawn lead to a beautiful corner terrace. This offers a fantastic space for those family barbecues. With lawns continuing to the garden pond at the head of the garden. Ideal location to have a vegetable beds.
This property has been sympathetically restored and extended over the last 5 years. Great care has been taken to combine period features with modern living throughout. The garden has undergone landscaping offering great social space for those summer evenings with family and friends. Overall a beautifully presented cottage.
Eastington offers rural village life with excellent communications with major routes leading to Stonehouse, Stroud and Gloucester the principal towns and cities in the area. It is well served with village shops, an award winning public house The Badger and the Ofsted Outstanding (2011 interim report) primary school. Junction 13 of the M5 is just one mile away. Stonehouse Railway station approx. (3 miles) has direct train links to London (Paddington). Cam railway station approx. (5 miles) has a direct line to Bristol (Parkway). The village is well regarded with a great community spirit, lovely walks and views to enjoy.
The current owners have had planning passed by Stroud District Council with architectural drawings undertaken to convert the loft. Information will be available on request.
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- Beautifully presented semi detached cottage
- Set in the heart of a popular village
- Very good sized L shaped landscaped garden
- Utility & boot room and downstairs cloakroom
- Master bedroom with views, fitted wardrobes
- Sitting room with log burner opening to snug/home office area
- Breakfast room with French doors leading to the garden
- Stunning kitchen with wooden worktops and wealth of space
- Bedroom two with views to the garden
- Driveway with parking for three/four cars