West Street, Tetbury: £350,000
Situated within striking distance to Tetbury’s market square and many amenities, a charming Cotswold stone period cottage with two double bedrooms and a good sized sunny garden.
DESCRIPTION This charming Cotswold stone period cottage is situated in one of Tetbury’s oldest side streets close to the market square, within striking distance of the church, shops and countryside walks. Believed to date back to the 18th Century and built mainly of natural stone, the cottage has been extended in modern times with a two-storey extension to the rear whilst retaining a wealth of character features including exposed beams and a traditional fireplace.
The accommodation has been well maintained throughout and is arranged over two floors extending in all to 829 sq.ft. On the ground floor, an entrance lobby opens to a spacious and characterful living room with open fireplace and surprisingly high ceiling, leading to a kitchen with underfloor heating, built in fridge and freezer, and a breakfast bar. A winder staircase from the living room leads up to the first-floor landing with airing cupboard whilst there are two double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes, and a modern shower room. A drop-down ladder accesses the attic which has potential for further conversion (subject to usual planning permission).
Externally and accessed from the kitchen there is a delightful, 70′ long sunny garden which has been landscaped with lawn, gravelled sun terrace and flower bed borders plus a timber garden store. There is on street parking readily available in West Street and nearby public car parks where permits can be obtained (c.£318 p/a through Cotswold District Council).
SITUATION Tetbury is a thriving historic Cotswold market town with much of it dating back to the 17th and 18th Centuries. The town has a broad range of shops and amenities for everyday needs as well as a number of quality antique shops, excellent hotels, restaurants and cafes within the town centre. Further everyday needs include a large supermarket, hospital, surgeries and post office whilst there are also excellent schools catering for all ages. Waitrose at Malmesbury and Cirencester.
Voted by Country Life magazine recently as the third most desirable town in the country, Tetbury is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is surrounded by delightful Cotswold Countryside where there are ample opportunities for walking, shooting and hunting.
Conveniently located less than half an hour from both the M4 and M5 motorway, Tetbury is within easy reach of Cirencester, Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol and Swindon. Close by is the beautiful Forest Commission run Westonbirt Arboretum and Prince Charles Highgrove Estate. There is good access to nearby Kemble Railway Station which provides regular fast services to London and other regional centres.