Heavenswood Cottage, Lypiatt
Entrance Porch, Kitchen, Conservatory, Dining Room, Library/Snug, Sitting Room, Utility Room, Ground Floor Bedroom/Additional Reception Room, Ground Floor Bathroom, Principal Bedroom with En-Suite, 3 further first floor Bedrooms (2 En-Suite), Dressing Room, Large lower level Store Room, Double Garage, gravel Parking Area, mature landscaped Garden with water feature.
- TUCKED AWAY LOCATION
- FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION
- MANY PERIOD FEATURES
- GARAGE & PARKING
- SEPARATE STORE/POTENTIAL OFFICE
- 4-5 BEDROOMS
- UTILITY ROOM
- 2 X BATHROOMS
- 2 X SHOWER ROOMS
- 3-4 RECEPTION ROOMS
Heavenswood Cottage offers a most flexible period home in a truly magical and private setting. The property is accessed via a front porch, providing ample space for coats and boots. This opens into a dining room, a charming room that sets the tone for the rest of the house, with historical inglenook fireplace, stunning wide floorboards and window seats. From the dining room steps lead up to a fitted kitchen with terracotta tiled floor and Aga. A conservatory leading off the kitchen offers an ideal dining space overlooking the gardens. A cosy snug/library leads off the dining room, with beamed ceiling and wood burning stove. The ground floor westerly wing of the property houses a fabulous vaulted and beamed sitting room with feature high level window and views to the woodland below; a lovely light room with a central fireplace and door opening to the garden. There is also a large utility room, a bedroom (or additional reception room) and bathroom with bath and shower over, on this level. Stairs lead off the spacious hallway to the principal bedroom with en-suite; a dual aspect room with lovely views over the fields behind the house and to woodland at the side of the property. The en-suite is of a good size with shower over the bath and WC. There is a further double bedroom at this level. A further staircase leads off the hallway adjacent to the dining room, where there are an additional two bedrooms, both en-suite, plus a dressing room. Both of these rooms have a lovely aspect to the rear of the house, overlooking fields.
The exterior of the property is full of surprises, with a large double garage/workshop built into the side of the garden and a studio which runs beneath the sitting room, both making fabulous use of the available space. The tiered garden is well stocked, with mature shrubs, a water feature, greenhouse and seating area. A gravel driveway affords parking for several cars.
From Murrays' Stroud office, take the A419 London Road, in the direction of Cirencester. Carry straight on at the traffic lights and after approximately half a mile, turn left into Thrupp Lane. Proceed up the hill and at the top of the hill where the road branches round, turn left and then immediately right, into Claypits Lane. Proceed up Claypits Lane for circa half a mile and Heavenswood will be found on the left hand side, identified by its brown wooden garage gates.
Heavenswood Cottage is situated off Claypits Lane between Lypiatt and Thrupp. Surrounded by mature woodland and fields, the cottage is situated in a truly magical setting, enveloped by the beauty of nature and an abundance of wildlife. There are a range of activities in the surrounding areas, including wonderful walks on a myriad of footpaths across the Five Valleys and for golfers, there are three challenging 18 hole courses in nearby Minchinhampton. One of the key draws to the area is the excellent choice of schools, with several sought after grammar schools in Stroud, Gloucester and Cheltenham and the popular Thomas Keble School in nearby Eastcombe. There is a also a good choice of schools in the private sector as well as popular primary schools in nearby Bisley and Thrupp.
Stroud is circa 4 miles and has several major supermarkets including a Waitrose, as well as a popular Saturday Farmers' Market. There is a regular train service into London paddington from Stroud mainline Stattion, circa 90 minutes. The M5 motorway is also easily accescible.
There is a public footpath that runs across the drive and to the side of the property.