The property is entered via a half timber and glazed front door into a porch. A glazed door leads into the hallway providing access to the kitchen/breakfast room, lounge, dining room, shower room, stairs to the first floor accommodation and a door to the garage. The sitting room is situated to the rear of the house and is triple aspect; the rear window being to floor level to maximise the views of the garden and countryside. A glazed door offers access to the patio and garden. A noteworthy feature of this room are the two pine ceiling beams originally part of the East India Docks in London. Another focal point of the room is provided by the polished stone hearth and surround with a real flame gas fire. The dining room is partially open plan with the sitting room and offers a great area for entertaining and the wall does create a degree of separation also.
Within the kitchen there is an extensive range of wall and base cabinets in a light oak country farmhouse style with a granite effect worktop and tiles surround. There is a four ring gas hob with gas oven below. The breakfast area offers plenty of room to accommodate a table and chairs for informal dining and recessed shelving provides ample space for all those cookery books. A side door leads to a porch withaccess to the garden, handy for muddy boots and paws. This porch also has a number of wall and base cabinets. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a shower room comprising a pedestal sink, low level wc, corner shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
A wooden staircase leads to the landing where there are three double bedrooms, two of which feature built-in wardrobes and the two to the rear have lovely views of the garden and countryside. The front bedroom also features a window seat from which to admire the uninterrupted view of the Tyndale Monument. A family bathroom serves the bedrooms and comprises a white suite including a bath, vanity unit with inset sink, low level wc and heated towel rail.
Off the landing is a further door, which leads to an additional landing served by a rooflight and with built-in wardrobe units. This landing providing access to a bedroom with recessed shelving and a shower room comprising a white suite of a corner shower cubicle, pedestal sink, low level wc and heated towel rail. At the end of the landing is the largest bedroom and this benefits from being triple aspect with a magnificent view of the monument. It is currently used as an office and has previously been used as an annexe for a dependant relative. This room would made a fabulous master bedroom with its own en suite shower room and the smaller bedroom would make an excellent dressing room to complete the master suite.
Loft access is via a pull down ladder providing access to a boarded loft room with gable end windows. The integral garage features two windows ensuring the area is flooded with light. There is power and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. A door connects the garage to the hallway of the house.
The property has photovoltaic panels that produce enough electricity to feed back into the national grid for which the owner is paid. The house is fully double glazed and warmed by gas central heating.
The Grounds and Gardens
The house is approached via a gently sloping drive leading to a paviour block parking and manoeuvring area with space for multiple vehicles to park in front of the garage and to the side of the house. The front garden is enclosed by a stone wall along the frontage with a raised border containing mature planting behind and to the front of the garage. Along the side boundary is mature hedging with pedestrian access from the front to side could be reinstated if desired. The property sits on a 0.3 acres plot (approximately) with the house sitting towards the front of the plot resulting in a large rear and private garden. It is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area immediately behind the house and to the side. Side borders provide interest with feature planting and various seating areas from which to enjoy the garden and views. The garden also includes a herb wheel and water feature. Along the side boundary, towards the rear, are located a timber shed and workshop with side log store. The workshop is double skinned and insulated so lends itself to being used as a home office, games room or any other ancillary use.
North Nibley is situated in the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Tyndale Monument, a local landmark perched on Nibley Knoll, is seen for miles around and has a commanding presence over the village and surrounding countryside. The Cotswold Way passes this monument and nearby Stinchcombe Hill. The whole area is a walkers and horse riders delight with its abundance of paths and bridleways. The village has a shop and a Church of England primary school.
Nearby the historic and charming market towns of Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley have an excellent range of local amenities including shops, restaurants, cafes and leisure facilities. Golfing can be found at the nearby Stinchcombe golf course. The highly regarded Katherine Lady Berkeley's secondary school sits on the edge of the town of Wotton.
There is easy access to both the M4 (approx. 12 miles) and the M5 (approx. 6 miles). Train stations are located at Kemble and Stroud for trains to London Paddington and Cam and Dursley for Bristol and Birmingham.
From Wotton-Under-Edge take Gloucester St (B4060) north until you reach the village of North Nibley and the property is the first house on the left as you enter the village. From Dursley follow the A4135 towards Stinchcombe Hill and continue on this road until you enter the village of North Nibley. Pass through the village heading towards Tyndale Monument and the property is on the right, immediately before the cemetery.