4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in The Street, Crudwell
An ideal country bolthole located in this prime village close to the pubs and Kemble train station, a characterful detached period home with substantial accommodation (2,300 sq.ft.) and manageable south-facing garden.
- Detached Pretty Period Home
- Former Forge & Blacksmiths Cottage
- Ideal Country Bolthole
- 4 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room
- Spacious Living Room
- Manageable South-Facing Garden
- Private Parking
- Prime Village Location
DESCRIPTION The Forge is a very pretty detached period home positioned at the centre of this prime sought-after village within easy level walking distance to both pubs and conveniently just a 7-minute drive from Kemble train station. The property was formerly the village blacksmiths cottage and adjoining working forge which was sympathetically converted in 2006 finished to a high standard whilst retaining a wealth of the charm and character. The accommodation is deceptively spacious and filled with natural light through the southerly aspect. Extending in all to just over 2,300 sq.ft. the accommodation spans over three floors. At the heart of the ground floor there is a stunning and fashionable open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room which features the original forge at the centre alongside other character features. The stylish kitchen is fitted with a large central island unit/breakfast bar, an Alpha and further fitted appliances while there is a spacious walk-in pantry. Attractive limestone tiled flooring continues throughout the ground floor which further comprises a generous living room with wood burning stove, inner hall with cloakroom off, and a useful utility/boot room adjoining the carport. The first floor is split into two wings, the principal bedroom wing occupies the first floor above the original forge and includes a large double bedroom accompanied by a full en-suite bathroom. The other wing comprises two double bedrooms, main bathroom and continues up to the second floor which offers a further bedroom characterful attic room.
Outside, The Forge sits within a manageable south-facing plot accessed through double timber gates to a gravelled parking area in front of the carport. The garden is arranged primarily to the front with a lawn and paved terrace, whilst to the side there is a hidden further seating terrace alongside a feature well. On the opposing side, there is an additional useful area for bin storage and the oil tank.
SITUATION Crudwell is situated between Cirencester and Malmesbury and has a strong community spirit, a sought-after primary school, a charming Grade I listed medieval church, an active village hall with a Pre-school, Play Group, Scouts, Girl Guides and tennis club. The village has a Post Office counter and has an enviable reputation amongst food lovers as The Potting Shed, was 'Pub of the Year 2012'. There is excellent shopping available locally in Cirencester and Malmesbury. Both have good Secondary Schools and Cirencester has a higher educational college and nearby the famous Royal Agricultural College (now University). Many residents commute to either London or Bristol with only a short drive to Junction 17 of the M4 whilst Kemble Station is about 4 miles distant which has a frequent service to both London Paddington and Cheltenham.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with oil fired central heating, mains drainage, water and electricity.