Walkley Hill, Rodborough, Stroud

6 Bed House with Annexe 

A stunning example of a 1920’s detached home offering incredible accommodation and versatility for any family. The property has beautiful views and is set in the heart of Rodborough. Maison Prunier has been completely modernised and extended in the last five years. Electric gates lead onto the driveway providing parking for four cars. Overall the accommodation provides six bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms. The main house comprises: entrance hall, dining kitchen and sitting room both opening to a raised terrace with views to Rodborough Fort, the perfect outdoor dining space. A utility room with shower and a cloakroom. From the main sitting room there is access to fantastic additional living space with kitchen area that also enjoys beautiful views and a raised terrace. This area can be used as part of the main house or to provide a self-contained one bedroom living space, complete with bedroom, bathroom and private entrance. To the first floor, two light and spacious double bedrooms, a walk in wardrobe and a delightful four piece family bathroom.

The property benefits from a separate detached self-contained one bedroom annexe, that could also be used as a studio. The grounds provide a raised terrace with steps down to a lawned garden and a beautiful log cabin complete with terrace taking in the views and backdrop of open fields.

Guide price £1,100,000

Property Features

Walkley Hill, Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3TX
Reception Rooms:3

Contact Agent

16 Wetherleigh Drive, Highnam
Tel: 07904 884344

Property Details

Maison Prunier is a delightful detached 1920’s home set in the heart of the highly sought after location of Rodborough. The property has been remodelled and extended over the last five years to provide fantastic, versatile accommodation internally, as well as having a beautiful self-contained annexe. All areas of this property enjoy stunning private views to open fields and Rodborough Fort.

The property is approached from Walkley Hill via electric wooden gates to a chipping driveway that provides parking for four cars. Internally, from the main side entrance, a solid oak door with leaded-light glass inset, leading directly into the hallway with wooden flooring. The hallway leads into a light and spacious fully fitted kitchen with a range of units, wooden worktops and range cooker. The kitchen is open plan and provides a great family dining area with log burner and French doors opening out to raised terrace enjoying views of garden and scenic backdrop of Tabernacle and The Fort. A spacious sitting room with bi-fold doors leading to sun terrace, also benefitting from the beautiful views. The hallway provides access to two good-sized bedrooms and a utility room with a shower and a cloakroom.

The sitting room and adjacent bedroom have doors providing access to fantastic additional living space with French doors providing access to the raised terrace to take in the beautiful views. This area can be used as part of the main house, providing an additional double bedroom, kitchen area and bathroom but has the option of being self-contained if needed and benefits from a private entrance. The first floor provides a walk-in wardrobe, master bedroom that benefits from superb views across to The Fort, a four-piece family bathroom and a further double bedroom that has an abundance of natural light, extensive low level loft storage and dual aspect views.

The current owners have carried out extensive works to convert the garage into a detached annexe with private entrance. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and provides a shower room, kitchenette and open plan living space with French doors opening to small balcony and stairs leading up to good sized studio/double bedroom. Both rooms enjoy stunning views across the garden and valley.

The garden is south facing and has a wonderful terrace that is perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining. Steps lead down to the lawn and the log cabin that would be a perfect garden office or studio and offers great space for the family to enjoy.

Rodborough is one of the local elevations and highly desirable residential area between Stroud and National Trust owned Rodborough Common.
It enjoys an active community with two popular primary schools, along with a lovely local pub, The Prince Albert, renowned for musical events.
Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church, and its various clubs and societies include a football club, a Scout group and a mother and toddler network.
C of E St Mary Magdalene Church dating to 1392 in part with one remaining bell assumed to date 1580 when the tower was rebuilt. Of particular interest Rev W Awdry of ‘Thomas the Tank’ fame, once a local resident, commissioned a stain glass window in memory of his late wife and is depicted closing the engine shed doors for a final time.
Rodborough Common, set within 300 acres National Trust land, is easily recognised by The Fort, a folly surrounded by grassland, home to both rare and common native flora and fauna. Panoramic views of the Stroud valleys and Severn estuary. The commons enjoy Commoners’ Rights, and during summer months herds of cows and a donkey lead string of horses roam freely.
Attractions include, acclaimed Winston’s Ice-cream factory. Former 17th century coaching inn, The Bear at Rodborough, a popular venue for social occasions and sun trapped beer garden with golf course nearby.
Amenities available in Stroud include grammar and independent schools, restaurants, public houses, leisure and sports centres, supermarkets and award winning weekly farmers market. Superb indoor shopping centre complete with a delightful food hall and independent shops.
Stroud benefits from excellent transport links main railway station with regular services to London (Paddington). Junction 13 (M5 motorway) 5 miles away.

This property is perfectly placed to enjoy both village and town life whilst only a short distance from walks on the common.

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  • Detached, extended home with stunning views
  • Overall accommodation provides six bedrooms, three bathrooms and three receptions
  • Currently the main house offers four double bedrooms over two floors
  • Kitchen/dining room with log burner opening to balcony
  • Sitting room opening to balcony/terrace
  • Utility/cloakroom and four piece family bathroom
  • Two self contained one bedroom annexes
  • Stunning views from the terrace, lawned gardens and log cabin
  • Electric gates leading to driveway with parking for four cars
  • Set in the heart of Rodborough

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