5 Bed Detached HouseMay Lane, Dursley, GL11

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Property type:Detached House


stunning architecturally designed detached residence
superbly located close to town centre but with lovely views across to wooded slopes
spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen - utility/cloakroom- four/five bedrooms - master en-suite - bathroom
large basement
attractive gardens to rear with views
a viewing is essential to appreciate the design and location of this property
energy rating C


This imposing property was designed by an architect who was a previous owner and used it as his family home. The contemporary and spaciously arranged accommodation includes numerous design features and natural materials including a selection of timbers. The accommodation is laid out on three floors and has the benefit of gas fired central heating, sealed double glazing and high levels of insulation. The entrance hall gives access to the utility/cloakroom area with slate tiled floor. The impressive open plan living room has maple and walnut flooring with two sets of French doors giving access to the rear garden. At the end of the living area is the extensively fitted kitchen which includes built in appliances. At the first floor level the master bedroom is of a good size and has the benefit of an en-suite bathroom/wc and French doors leading out to the balcony. There are two further double size bedrooms at this level, one of which also has access onto the balcony. On the second floor are two extremely large bedrooms, one of which is currently used as an office. Externally there is adequate parking at the front of the main house and driveway giving access to the garage/basement which could easily provide a playroom/additional accommodation including gym etc. The gardens lie mainly to the rear and are most attractively laid out with landscaped areas, summerhouse, seating areas and a variety of shrubs and trees.


This spacious individual detached residence occupies a prominent and convenient position at the junction of May Lane with Hunger Hill. The property is within a few minutes walking distance of Dursley town centre with its range of facilities including Sainsbury's supermarket, numerous independent retailers and Rednock Comprehensive School. Between the property and Dursley town centre is the doctors surgery, library and the Old Spot public house, The local landmark of Stinchcombe Hill forms a backdrop to the property and in addition to numerous walks on and around the hill, it has a testing 18 hole golf course. Dursley is well placed for commuting throughout the south west via the A38 and M5/M4 motorway network. The adjoining village of Cam has the benefit of a 'Park and Ride' railway station which has regular services to Gloucester and Bristol with connections to the national rail network.


With glass panelled door, slate tiled floor and large under stair cupboard.


With slate tiled floor, wc, Belfast style sink, double glazed window to front, gas fired Vaillant condensing boiler, plumbing for washing machine,


7.77m x 5.90m (25'6" x 19'4") - Having multi-fuel burner, slate hearth, maple and walnut flooring, four sealed double glazed windows, two sets of French doors to garden, four radiators, halogen ceiling lighting and an eye catching large light well to the landing level and a roof light. Staircase leading to first floor and recess having double glazed window, opening to:


5.70m x 2.42m (18'8" x 7'11") - Having slate tiled floor, comprehensive range of wall, tall and floor cupboards, solid wood worktop, two sealed double glazed windows. Built in appliances, comprising fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, hob, stainless steel cooker hood, underfloor heating.


(Wooden staircase and stainless steel handrail)


Staircase to the second floor bedrooms and having superb views over the garden.


5.00m x 3.41m (16'5" x 11'2") - Having exposed timbers, sealed double glazed windows plus an internal window to the light well, two radiators, French doors giving access to extensive BALCONY AREA with superb views over the garden.


2.49m x 1.74m (8'2" x 5'9") - Having panelled bath with mixer shower, vanity wash basin, low level wc, part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, fitted cupboard and electric underfloor heating on time and temperature control.


4.94m x 2.42m (16'2" x 7'11") - Having three sealed double glazed windows plus an internal window to the light well, halogen lighting, radiator and door to balcony.


3.68m x 2.43m (12'1" x 8'0") - Having three sealed double glazed windows, halogen lighting and radiator.


2.51m x 2.38m (8'3" x 7'10") - Having panelled bath, mixer shower, fitted cupboard, vanity wash basin, low level wc, radiator, sealed double glazed window, ceramic tiled floor, part tiled walls, extractor fan and electric underfloor heating on time and temperature control.


With Velux skylight.


5.93m x 5.10m (19'5" x 16'9") - With two Velux double glazed skylights over, two further skylights, sealed double glazed windows, eaves storage cupboards on either side of the room, wash basin, radiator. This is a key shaped room.


5.90m x 5.05m (19'4" x 16'7") - Having French door to garden, interconnecting door to bedroom two, further door from landing and laminate wood flooring.


To the front of the property is an impressive Wisteria which has been trained round the front elevation including the balcony. There is a raised flower bed with walling and a short driveway gives access to the WORKSHOP/BASEMEMT (5.96m x 10.4m max overall) having power and lighting and wooden access doors, glass brick screen. At the rear of the house is a superbly laid out garden including paved terrace/sitting area, attractive sections of period drystone walling, numerous shrubs, trees, vegetable garden paths, herbaceous borders and summerhouse. The garden rises up from house level to the rear boundary from which are enjoyed panoramic views of the surrounding hillside.


All mains services are believed to be connected.
Council Tax Band: E (£2,264.81 payable)


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

Property attachments:


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.