Somerford Keynes: £415,000
Situated in the heart of the village of Somerford Keynes set within the highly sought after Cotswold Water Park and within walking distance to amenities, an immaculately presented end of terrace Cotswold stone period cottage with a wealth of character.
DESCRIPTION This charming end of terraced cottage is situated in the heart of the pretty village of Somerford Keynes nestled within the highly sought after Cotswold Water Park and within walking distance to amenities. The cottage dates back to approximately 1820 built of Cotswold stone offering a wealth of character features including exposed beams and stone, whilst a substantial extension was sympathetically added in 1989. The accommodation is immaculately presented, arranged over two floors and extending in all to 902 sq.ft. with the current owners making various improvements over the last few years including a new external boiler, log burner and stylish modern kitchen.
On the ground floor, a front porch opens to the delightful living room with fireplace and wood burner inset and is thoughtfully designed to open to the dining room with exposed stone wall and the inner lobby with cloak room off. The kitchen was installed only 2 years ago and has a range of built in appliances to include a dishwasher, washing machine and both separate fridge and freezer. On the first floor there are three bedrooms, one of which with beautiful high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, and the smallest of the three with ample built in storage with the landing having further storage. The bathroom has been refitted as a wet room benefiting from underfloor heating.
Externally, there is off road parking for two vehicles to the side whilst the delightful gardens are landscaped for low maintenance, arranged as a courtyard style to the rear with flower beds, mature shrubs and specimen trees creating a lovely sense of privacy enclosed by timber fencing.
SITUATION The sought after village of Someford Keynes is located close to the Gloucestershire/Wilsthire border in a picturesque setting amongst the beautiful Cotswold Water Park. The village has an active village hall, church, the Bakers Arms Pub and the Cotswold Sculpture Park which has a tearoom, all of which is within easy level walking distance to the property. The village is within excellent walking country with the Thames Path only half a mile away, and the two closest lakes Neighbridge and Cotswold Beach are a 15 minute walk away, the latter of which has a shop, café and water sports hire including kayaking and open water swimming. The Cotswold market town of Cirencester is only 4 miles away and has a large range of facilities and both primary and secondary schooling. The neighbouring larger villages of Ashton Keynes, Siddington and South Cerney have other primary school options and all have village shops. There is a whole host of water sports available within the Cotswold Lakes such a paddle boarding and water-skiing, whilst other sporting activities include golf courses at South Cerney and Oaksey, and horse riding at Cirencester Park.
The village is conveniently located for commuting to the M4 and M5 with connections via the A419/17 providing access to Gloucester, Cheltenham, Swindon, London and Bristol. Kemble train station is only 10 minutes drive away with regular services to London Paddington (75 minutes).