4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in West End, Avening
Set down a no-through country lane on the edge of Avening with outstanding far reaching views over Gatcombe Valley, this pretty detached period cottage boasts a stunning interior offering family sized accommodation of 2,310 sq.ft.
- Detached Period Cottage
- Stunning Interior
- Substantial Accommodation
- 4 Double Bedrooms
- Two Reception Rooms
- Large Kitchen/Dining Room
- Family Bathroom & 2 En-suites
- South-Facing Gardens
- Peaceful edge of village location
- Outstanding Views
DESCRIPTION Westend Cottage is a substantial detached period cottage situated in a peaceful elevated position on the edge of Avening with breath-taking views over the Gatcombe Valley. Constructed of attractive natural Cotswold stone, the cottage is superbly presented throughout having been extensively updated and remodelled in recent years. The deceptively spacious accommodation extends in all to 2,310 sq.ft. arranged over two floors enjoying the far reaching views from every window.
The ground floor is entered through an impressive entrance hall with a cloakroom off and double oak doors opening to a good-sized triple-aspect living room which has a bespoke stone carved fireplace with wood burning stove inset and patio door leading out to the garden. At the heart of the home there is a magnificent kitchen/dining room which is heated with underfloor heating. The beautifully fitted kitchen has Quartz worksurfaces, a large breakfast bar at the centre, a walk-in larder and a range of built-in appliances including an electric Range cooker and water softener. There is a further reception room and a utility room which has been thoughtfully designed to offer plenty of built-in storage.
On the first floor, a generous landing provides room for a study/home office if required. There are four double bedrooms, two of which with excellent en-suites whilst the principal bedroom also features fitted wardrobes. The stylish family bathroom has a shower over bath.
The gardens enjoy the sun all day long with a south-facing aspect and are arranged over two principal levels. An enclosed patio terrace to the side leads off from the living room and has a front gate to the lane, whilst stone steps lead up to a top rear lawn with established fruit trees and shrub borders backing onto open fields. Opposite the cottage across the quiet lane, there is a detached garage with private off-road parking in front. The garage has power and a high vaulted ceiling with potential for conversion subject to planning.
SITUATION The cottage enjoys a peaceful and picturesque position on the edge of Avening set down a quiet no-through lane with a host of scenic walks available straight off the doorstep including the Macmillan Way Path. Avening has two public houses, a village hall, an excellent primary school and parish Church. The property is located on the northern edge of Avening within walking distance to the well-known Minchinhampton Golf Club, boasting two 18 hole courses, as well as Gatcombe Park, the home of The Princess Royal and Gatcombe Horse Trials. Avening is conveniently located between Tetbury and Nailsworth, both of which have an excellent range of facilities including shops, public houses and primary schools with a secondary school at Tetbury. There is an excellent choice of both public and private schools within the area including Beaudesert Park near Minchinhampton. Also within the local area are a number of places of interest including the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum with some 18 thousand trees and shrubs in approximately 600 acres of landscaped grounds, and over 600 acres of National Trust common land at Minchinhampton.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with oil fired central heating, a shared cesspit tank and mains water.