3 Bedroom Cottage for sale in Vicarage Street, Painswick
Discreetly located away from the street just a short distance from the village centre, this characterful semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage enjoys excellent panoramic south-facing views over Painswick valley.
- Semi-Detached Cottage
- !9th Century Cotswold Stone Built
- Refurbished Accommodation
- Panoramic South Facing Views
- 3 Bedrooms
- Updated Bathroom & Kitchen/Dining Room
- Landscaped Sunny Gardens
- Walking distance to village centre
- Discreet elevated position
DESCRIPTION Pear Tree Cottage is a pretty semi-detached Cotswold stone cottage set within a discreet elevated position away from the street enjoying far reaching panoramic south-facing views over the Painswick valley. Whilst enjoying a peaceful setting, the cottage is equally well positioned just a short walk from the heart of the village with an array of amenities available. Built in the 19th Century, the cottage displays a wealth of period character throughout and has been recently refurbished and modernised benefitting from a new gas fired heating system through a new boiler and replacement double glazed windows throughout.
The charming characterful accommodation extends in all to 974 sq.ft. spanning over three floors with a pleasant outlook from each storey. On the ground floor, there is a well-fitted kitchen/dining room equipped with integral appliances and featuring stone tiled flooring and a woodburning stove within a stone fireplace. Stairs lead up to the first floor living room which has lovely views out the front and a rear door accessing the rear garden. Also on the first floor, there is a newly updated bathroom with shower over bath and a bedroom. On the top floor there are two further double bedrooms with exposed timber beams and excellent views.
Pear Tree Cottage is accessed through a pedestrian gate off Vicarage Street with steps leading up to the cottage. The cottage has delightful gardens arranged to the front, rear and side benefitting from the sun all day. The gardens have been professionally landscaped with the front garden laid to gravel interspersed with mature shrubs. The side garden is arranged as a patio terraced seating area adjacent to a stone-built garden store and features the cottage's namesake Pear Tree trained over a stone wall elevation. Timber steps lead up to a further elevated top garden set behind the cottage laid to lawn with a timber decking which takes in the outstanding views. On street parking is easily available on Vicarage Street.
SITUATION Painswick is known as 'Queen of the Cotswolds' and is a very attractive large village, situated in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by particularly unspoilt countryside. The 15th Century Church, with its famous surrounding clipped yew trees, dominates this settlement with its ancient streets of stone cottages and houses. The village has a good range of shops, pubs and a hotel with more comprehensive shopping, commercial and recreational amenities in nearby Cheltenham, Cirencester and Stroud. An excellent choice of private schools in the area include Cheltenham College, Cheltenham Ladies College, Beaudesert Park, and Wycliffe College. There is aso a wide choice of excellent primary, grammar and secondary schools. Fast trains from Stroud reach London Paddington in as little as an hour and thirty five minutes and the M5 is about five miles to the east of Stroud giving good access to the West Country and Midlands whilst the A417 is readily accessible linking the M4 & M5. Ample local sporting opportunities including a number of golf courses and National Hunt racing at Cheltenham and excellent walks in the surrounding countryside including The Cotswold Way.