4 Bedroom Terraced House for sale in Petty France, Badminton
Situated on the edge of the Beaufort Estate yet with easy access to the M4 corridor, this characterful Grade II Listed period cottage has a low maintenance garden and the extra benefit of direct access into the countryside. NO ONWARD CHAIN
- Grade II Listed Cottage
- Formers Groom's Cottage of the Beaufort Estate
- 4 Double Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
- 2 Receptions & Kitchen
- Deceptive Character Accommodation
- Private Courtyard & Communal Grounds
- Off Road Parking
- Direct access into countryside
- Convenient location for commuters
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
DESCRIPTION Available to the market with NO ONWARD CHAIN, East Cottage is a Grade II Listed period home located in the rural hamlet of Petty France situated on the edge of the Beaufort Estate and conveniently located for an easy commute to the M4 and South West. Believed to date back to the early 18th Century, the cottage was originally the groom's quarters within this collection of period outbuildings formerly belonging to the Old Beaufort Arms Inn, now Bodkin House. It is reputed there was once a tunnel linking the grooms cottage cellar to the Inn. The current owners have lovingly made East Cottage their family home for the last 10 years and sympathetically maintained the cottage's charm.
The cottage has a wealth of period character throughout with the deceptively spacious accommodation extending in all to 1,562 sq.ft. arranged over two floors. The ground floor has a central entrance hall with stairs up and a shower room off, and two good sized reception rooms, the living of which with a wood burning stove. At the rear is a fitted kitchen/breakfast room. There are four double bedrooms on the first floor, two of which have high vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. The family bathroom has a roll-top bath whilst the ensuite to the master bedroom has been fitted as a generous and stylish wet room. A stairway located off the living room leads down to the useful cellar providing ample storage and is currently being utilised as a snug.
Leading out from the kitchen, the cottage benefits from an enclosed private courtyard at the rear laid for easy maintenance. A driveway to the side of the properties provides access to the parking area for several vehicles. There are also large communal grounds to be enjoyed which adjoin onto open countryside where there is direct access onto public footpaths for walks around the beautiful Gloucestershire countryside.
SITUATION Petty France is an attractive hamlet situated on the A46 with the Badminton Estate on the doorstep home to the famous Badminton Horse Trials located only a few miles away. Opposite the cottage is the Bodkin Inn with a bar and restaurant. The nearby village of Hawkesbury Upton has a range of facilities including an 'Outstanding' Ofsted rated primary school, two public houses, village shop, a post office, farm shop and village hall whilst sporting facilities include tennis courts and a cricket ground. The market towns of Wotton-under-Edge and Tetbury are both within 10 miles which have a further range of amenities and schools.
Petty France is conveniently located only a 10 minute drive to junction 18 of the M4, perfect for commuting to Bristol, Bath and London as well as the M5 for further travel. Yate train station is less than 10 miles away with regular services.