3 Bedroom Cottage for sale in High Street, Wickwar
A unique High Street property - a characterful period cottage plus a self-contained 1 bedroom ANNEXE and private PARKING for 3 cars.
- Attractive Period Cottage
- Self-Contained 1 Bed Annexe
- Charming Original Character
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 2 Bedrooms plus Dressing Room
- AGA Kitchen
- Sunny Landscaped Garden
- Parking for 3 Cars
- Centre of popular village
- Far reaching views
DESCRIPTION Copper's Cottage is a pretty period cottage situated within the very heart of Wickwar's High Street just a short stroll away to many amenities the village has to offer. The cottage is believed to date back to the 17th Century serving as the servant's cottage to the adjoining house which was subsequently split into three dwellings in the late 1960s. Further history of the cottage includes being the residence of the village's police warden which is where Copper's Cottage name originated. Today, the cottage boasts a wealth of original character features throughout and is complemented by the recent addition of an excellent self-contained annexe at the rear.
The cottage's accommodation spans three floors and extends in all to 1,279 sq.ft. with the ground floor benefitting from generous reception space. There is a charming sitting room with wood burning stove, a central dining room leading through to the fitted country style kitchen complete with an AGA and flagstone flooring. At the rear, there is an impressive David Salisbury sunroom/living room which overlooks the garden has a wet room/WC off. On the first floor, there is a double bedroom and a bathroom with a roll-top bath whilst the top floor attic bedroom has a dressing room/study adjacent. Far reaching views can be enjoyed over the village rooftops to the beyond countryside.
The annexe was completed in recent years offering ideal self-contained accommodation for an independent relative of c.521 sq.ft. The annexe showcases its own charming period character, formerly the old stables for the main house and then later converted as a garage, it features exposed beams and has been finished to a beautiful standard. The ground floor is arranged as an open plan kitchen/living room with a bedroom over and en-suite shower room. The bedroom has a Juliet balcony whilst there is parking for one car in front.
The garden benefits from a sunny south-easting facing aspect and has been beautifully landscaped. From the sunroom there is a patio terrace perfect for alfresco dining leading down to a lawn. At the bottom, there is a vegetable garden and a pond feature with a rear gate opening to the parking. Both the annexe and the private parking is accessed from Back Lane located at the rear of the property, a rarity for a High Street property to have. In addition to the annexe's space, Copper's Cottage has two further car parking spaces.
SITUATION Wickwar is an excellent village superbly located for easy access to many facilities and road networks whilst enjoying a rural setting amongst beautiful South Gloucestershire countryside. The village is arranged around its attractive broad High Street with The Buthay Inn pub/restaurant, two churches and a coffee shop. The village has an excellent sense of community and is ideal for families with the popular Alexander Hosea Primary School situated within easy walking distance to the property, there is also a pre-school, youth club, after-school club and various baby and toddler groups available. There is a newly refurbished playpark and grounds as well as a community orchard which allows locals to pick their own fruit. In addition, there is a football pitch and cricket grounds on the western side of the village with a range of clubs organised within the village. Wickwar is situated 4 miles equidistance between the market towns of Wotton-under-Edge and Chipping Sodbury which both have a broad range of amenities whilst the larger town of Yate, also 4 miles away, has a train line for railway networks. The M5 is only a 10 minute drive away offering an easy commute to Gloucester, Cheltenham, Bristol, Bath and the M4 to both London and Wales. The village boasts many pleasant walking routes around the surrounding countryside with the nearby Little Avon River and Hawkesbury Common beyond.
TENURE & SERVICES We understand the property is Freehold with gas fired central heating, mains drains, water and electricity. The annexe is warmed through underfloor electric heating with a council tax band B.