3 Bedroom Cottage for sale in Doughton, Nr Tetbury
Located just a mile from Tetbury within the rural hamlet of Doughton, this quintessential detached Cotswold stone cottage has a wealth of traditional period character and is set within large well-stocked south-facing gardens.
- Idyllic Cotswold Stone Detached Cottage
- Large South-Facing Gardens
- Wealth of Period Character
- 2/3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Receptions
- AGA Country Style Kitchen
- Off Road Parking
- No Onward Chain
DESCRIPTION The Cottage is a quintessential Cotswold stone detached period cottage set within large well-stocked south-facing gardens situated in the hamlet of Doughton on the rural outskirts of Tetbury with a host of country walks on its doorstep. The cottage has a wealth of original character including exposed beams and traditional fireplaces and is believed to date back to the 19th Century with a later sympathetic rear extension.
Arranged over two floors, the accommodation extends in all to 1,306 sq.ft. with the ground floor comprising two good sized reception rooms both with fireplaces and a lovely country kitchen with an AGA and larder/utility room off. A rear lobby leads to a modern shower room whilst on the first floor there is a spacious family bathroom with a Victorian style roll-top bath. There are two double bedrooms and an ante room which can serve as a third bedroom, study or nursery. There is plenty of built in storage within the property plus a useful garden store at the side.
The generous mature gardens are arranged to the south and west aspect of the cottage, landscaped into two principal lawn areas and surrounded by a range of specimen flower beds, shrubs and trees creating a great degree of privacy. The property is set down a no-through lane and benefits from private off road parking for two vehicles.
SITUATION Doughton is a small hamlet located just a mile from the market town of Tetbury. Doughton is renowned for being home to Prince Charles's Highgrove Estate. 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. Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hamlet is surrounded by delightful Cotswold Countryside where there are ample opportunities for walking, shooting and hunting with polo at Westonbirt located only a mile away. Also found at Westonbirt is the beautiful Forestry Commission run Westonbirt Arboretum. Conveniently located less than half an hour from both the M4 and M5 motorway, the property is within easy reach of Cirencester, Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol and Swindon. There is good access to nearby Kemble Railway Station which provides regular fast services to London and other regional centres.