5 Bed Detached HouseKnapp Lane, Coaley, GL11

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Property type:Detached House


Substantial detached Grade II listed former farm house - spacious five bedroom accommodation - most sought after semi-rural location with views - reception hall - living room - adjoining sitting room - large dining room - kitchen/breakfast room - utility - ground floor shower room - large galleried landing - five first floor bedrooms - two first floor bathrooms/3rd wc - approx one third of an acre of garden - swimming pool - must be seen


Knapp Farm House is situated on the edge of Coaley on the lower slopes of the Cotswold Escarpment. The property is close to the Cotswold Way and a range of local bridleways. Both Coaley and Uley have primary schools along with parish churches, public houses and village shops. The nearby town of Dursley has Sainsbury's supermarket and a range of shopping facilities along with secondary schooling and swimming pool. Independent schooling can be found in the nearby town of Stroud. Cam village is approximately 3 miles distant and has a Tesco supermarket along with a 'Park and Ride' railway station which has onward connections to the National Rail Network. Coaley is well placed for access to the A38 with connections to the M5/M4 motorway network making the larger centres of Gloucester, Bristol and Cheltenham within daily commuting distance.


This most attractive stone built farmhouse is reported to be one of the oldest properties in the village and is Grade II listed. The property has an array of character features including beams and exposed stone fire places and walls and oak internal doors. The former farmhouse provides spacious accommodation with outstanding views having well proportioned rooms comprising large reception hall leading to living room with adjoining sitting room. In addition, there is an extremely spacious dining room along with kitchen/breakfast room, utility/rear hall and ground floor shower room with separate wc. On the first floor there are four spacious bedrooms, all accessed from a large galleried style landing. In addition there is a separate first floor accommodation accessed from the rear hall/utility having fifth double bedroom and bathroom. Immediately to the rear of the property there is off road parking for a number of cars and the extensive gardens are approximately one third of an acre and comprise a large lawn with outstanding views, vegetable area, outdoor swimming pool, car port and further parking. The property is located in this idylic semi-rural location accessed from Knapp Lane which is a single track no through road which adjoins the Cotswold Way.


From Dursley town centre proceed north west out of town on the A4135 passing Rednock School on the right hand side and turning right just after the fire station into Kingshill Lane, continue to the bottom of the incline turning right into Church Road and the road bears to the left, turn right into Springhill and continue following this road past Cam Peak and continue for approximately one and a half miles and as the road bears left into Far Green, turn right into Ticks Hill and continue for approximately 400 metres taking the second turning on the left into Knapp Lane and continue for approximately 600 metres and Knapp Farm House will be found on the right hand side.


(Please note that our room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest one hundredth of a metre on a wall to wall basis. The imperial equivalent (included in brackets) is only intended as an approximate guide).


Having glazed front door leading to:


4.9m x 3.93m (16'1" x 12'11") - Having secondary double glazed window to front, radiator, wood block flooring, attractive stairs to first floor with galleried style landing, exposed Cotswold stone walling, former fireplace and bread oven, radiator, exposed beam, the hall gives access to:


5m x 4.32m (16'5" x 14'2") - Have three secondary double glazed windows, large Cotswold stone fireplace with exposed lintel and wood burner, two radiators, exposed Cotswold stone walling, beam and opening to:


4m x 3.79m (13'1" x 12'5") - Having secondary double glazed window, exposed beam, radiator.


8.3m x 4.05m narrowing to 3.03m (27'3" x 13'3" narrowing to 9'11") - Having two radiators, two secondary double glazed windows, wood block flooring, patio doors to side, exposed beams, wood block flooring, Cotswold stone feature fireplace.


9.2m x 3.1m narrowing to 2.19m (30'2" x 10'2" narrowing to 7'2") - Having a range of wood fronted wall and base units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, two built in ovens - ceramic hob, cooker hood, ceramic tiled floor, secondary double glazed window to side, radiator, built in larder cupboard, glazed door to:


3.22m x 3.25m narrowing to 2.43m (10'7" x 10'8" narrowing to 8'0") - Having double glazed window to side, ceramic tiled floor.


4.58m x 2.54m (15'0" x 8'4") - Having a range of wood fronted wall and base units, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, exposed beam, walk in larder, door to garden, stairs to first floor.


Having mixer shower, secondary double glazed window to side, wash hand basin, separate wc.


4.85m x 4.69m (15'11" x 15'5") - Having exposed beam, radiator, secondary double glazed window, access to loft space via loft ladder, large boarded loft space with window.


5.26m x 3m (17'3" x 9'10") - Having two secondary double glazed windows, two radiators, a range of fitted wardrobes and beam.


4.15m narrowing 2.58m x 4.18m narrowing 2.43m (13'7" narrowing 8'6" x 13'9" narrowing 8'0") - Having secondary double glazed window, radiator, a range of fitted wardrobes.


3.59m x 3.11m (11'9" x 10'2") - Having secondary double glazed window, radiator.


3.8m x 3.56m (12'6" x 11'8") - Having under eaves storage cupboard, secondary double glazed window, radiator and exposed beams.


Having secondary double glazed window to side, panelled bath with mixer shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, radiator, large airing cupboard with tank.


With open tread wooden staircase from rear hall/utility having roof light, radiator and access to loft space.


3.87m x 3.29m (12'8" x 10'10") - Having exposed beams, radiator, secondary double glazed windows to rear and side.


Having panelled bath, low level wc, wash hand basin, exposed 'A' frame and radiator.


The gardens are a particular feature of the property and extend to in excess of a third of an acre, which is bound to the side and front by wall and fencing and comprise extensive lawned garden with shrub and flower borders, mature tree, flagstone paved patio/terrace with views towards the River Severn and Severn Vale. Further area of vegetable plot with paved path and steps leading to terrace with swimming pool, further driveway with open front SHED/CAR PORT. The property backs onto open fields with views towards Uley Bury and the position and gardens must be seen to be fully appreciated. To the far side of the property there is a tarmacadam parking space for several cars along with outside boiler room with oil central heating boiler and oil tank, greenhouse, two further corrugated metal sheds.


The property is Freehold
Council Tax Band G £2,717.43 payable
Oil fired radiator central heating
Private drainage


By appointment with the owner's sole agents as over.

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MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967. Messrs. Bennett Jones for themselves and for the Vendors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: All statements contained in their particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Agents or Vendors. None of the statements contained in their particulars as to this property is to be relied on as a statement or representation of fact. Any intending purchasers must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the statements contained in these particulars. The Vendors do not make or give and neither the Agents nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.