Superbly modernised and extended traditional four bedroom detached House
- large detached office/annexe- Centre of sought after village -
Gas CH - DG - Sitting Room - Kitchen/Dine - Utility -
Cloakroom/wc - Master with En Suite - Shower Room/wc -
3 Further Bedrooms - Bathroom/3rd wc - Detached Garage with
DETACHED ANNEXE with Ground Floor Lobby - Kitchen - shower/wc -
2 Office Rooms above of Lounge and Bedroom - Enclosed Garden - Viewing Recommended
The Forge forms part of a small select gated development which also includes three large newly constructed luxury homes. The property is within a short distance of the village hall and historic parish church. This sought after village also has a small Post Office/store and primary school. The village is the home of the world famous Wildfowl Trust founded by the late Sir Peter Scott. Slimbridge is well placed for the M5 motorway via the nearby A38 for travel throughout the south-west. The adjoining village of Cam also has a 'Park and Ride' railway station with regular services to Gloucester and Bristol with connections to the National Rail Network.
From the A38 follow the signs for Slimbridge and on entering the village proceed past the primary school on the left and the parish church on the right and The Forge will be seen, after a short distance, on the left hand side.
The property has been renovated and extended to a very high standard by a well known and reputable local builder. The accommodation has been carefully planned and includes numerous luxury fittings throughout including bespoke kitchen units with granite worktops and breakfast bar, Cotswold stone fireplace in the well proportioned and attractive sitting room with bi-fold doors giving access to the garden. Natural stone flooring throughout the ground floor with underfloor heating and solid oak doors throughout. The bathrooms are fully tiled with natural stone and are fully fitted and have traditional fittings. The property also has the benefit of an intruder alarm system which include a CCTV system. The GARAGE ANNEXE is another significant feature having ground floor kitchen and shower room and two first floor rooms which could be used as living room and bedroom or alternatively as its current use as four offices. An internal inspection of the whole property is essential to fully appreciate its many fine features.
(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).
With natural stone floor, underfloor heating, part glazed hardwood entrance door,
7.71m x 3.26m max (25'4" x 10'8" max) - Comprehensively fitted with range of base cupboards with granite worktop, granite and oak top to shaped breakfast bar, matching wall cupboards with lighting under, brick chimney breast, exposed beam, double glazed windows to front, cupboard housing' Worcester' gas fired central heating boiler, built-in appliances including dishwasher, double fridge/freezer, microwave and 'Leisure' range type oven, ceiling spotlights, natural stone flooring with under floor heating.
2.25m x 1.63m (7'5" x 5'4") - Having built-in cupboards, tall cupboard, plumbing for washing machine, deep glazed sink with granite surround, cupboard, sealed double glazed window, integrated fridge/ freezer and natural stone tiled flooring with under floor heating.
Also having natural stone tiled floor, understair cupboard and wall recess. Oak stable type door to garden.
Having close coupled wc, washbasin and tiled floor.
5.17m x 5.13m (17'0" x 16'10") - Having oak flooring, natural stone fireplace, cast iron woodburner, exposed beam and joists, sealed double glazed windows to front with blinds, wide bi-fold aluminium frame double glazed doors to rear, wall lights and inset ceiling lighting.
Having radiator, aluminium frame sealed double glazed window with obscure glass, skylight over stairwell. Cupboard housing water tank.
3.84m x 3.26m + door recess (12'7" x 10'8" +door r - Having aluminium frame double glazed window and blinds, double glazed skylight and bedroom furniture including wardrobes, chest of drawers, bedside cabinets, radiator and door to:
2.48m x 1.17m (8'2" x 3'10") - With wide shower cubicle having glass screen and chrome fittings, close coupled wc, pedestal washbasin, tiled walls and floor, skylight, chrome radiator/towel rail, wall mirror and fitted cupboards.
3.53m x 3.53m (11'7" x 11'7") - With aluminium frame double glazed window to front with blinds, wall lights, radiator and built-in wardrobe cupboard.
3.38m x 2.64m + door recess (11'1" x 8'8" +door re - Having radiator, double glazed window with blinds to front,pull down ladder access to fully boarded roof space.
2.82m + recess x 1.8m (9'3" +recess x 5'11") - Having radiator, aluminium frame window with blinds and access to further boarded roof space.
1.9m x 1.78m (6'3" x 5'10") - Being well appointed with panelled bath having chrome mixer taps, chrome shower over, washbasin, close coupled wc, fully tiled walls and floor, chrome towel rail/radiator, wall mirror with lighting.
To the front of the cottage is an area of garden with brick boundary wall and wrought iron railings. To the side there is an enclosed area of hard landscaped garden with block paving, lawned area with mature cherry tree. This section of garden offers a good degree of privacy and is enclosed with tall close boarded fencing.
GARAGE/DETACHED ANNEXE - This comprises a substantial brick and slate building with GARAGE (5.37m x 4.25m) having electric roller shutter door, plastered walls, lighting and power. To the front of the garage there is paved parking and further parking area for approximately 5-6 cars. Pedestrian access to annex. ANNEX having canopy porch leading to HALL with tiled floor, radiator and double glazed front door. Pedestrian door to garage and stairs to first floor. KITCHENETTE (2.42m x 1.64m) having a range of Shaker wall and base units with laminated round edged work surfaces over incorporating inset ceramic hob, built in oven with cooker hood, inset sink unit, radiator and tiled flooring. SHOWER ROOM - having shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level wc. FIRST FLOOR OFFICE/LIVING ROOM (4.27m narrowing to 3.14m x 3.8m) having attractive full height Gothic style double glazed window to side, under floor heating, door leading to BEDROOM/OFFICE (3.83m X 3.03m) having under floor heating, roof light. There is a gas fired central heating system with underfloor heating.
The GARAGE/ANNEX is accessed via electric gates leading into the main drive to the complex.
The property is fitted with a number of technical features. There is a security alarm system with CCTV which can be viewed from the Internet or mobile phone. The annex is professionally wired as a working office. There are internet connections to each of the main bedrooms in the cottage.
Council Tax -
By appointment with the owner's sole agents as over.
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