3 Bed CottageFromebridge Lane, Whitminster, GL2

For Sale
Property type:Cottage


  • Attractive red brick cottage.
  • Many character features and finished to a good standard.
  • Ground floor bedroom with en-suite and two further bedrooms.
  • Spacious kitchen/breakfast room.
  • Spacious lounge/dining room with woodburner.
  • Garden.
  • Parking.
  • Energy Rating G.


***PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A VIRTUAL VIEWING*** Most attractive red brick cottage set in semi-rural location
many character features - finished to a high standard
views towards the river and countryside beyond
entrance lobby - spacious kitchen/breakfast room - ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower - spacious lounge/dining room with woodburner - two further bedrooms - family bathroom/second wc - electric heating - garden - parking - must be seen - energy rating G


This delightful character cottage is set in a small gated community in this semi-rural location situated along a single track lane within a quarter of a mile of the A38 and within a short drive of Whitminster village. The village has convenience store, pub and a choice of three restaurants. Whitminster is well located for travel throughout the South West being only a few minutes from Junction 13 of the M5 motorway. The centre of Gloucester with its extensive range of facilities is approximately eight miles away, with supermarkets available in both Quedgeley and Cam. The property is situated in this quiet gated community with views over the River Frome and Fromebridge Mill. Southwater is set in open countryside, which provides an array of country walks and the property is within a short distance of the Gloucester/Sharpness canal.


Southwater was renovated from a mill building and living accommodation into its current spacious and attractively laid out accommodation approximately 25 years ago. The current owners have lovingly maintained and upgraded the property. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall leading to extremely well appointed kitchen/breakfast room with a range of built in appliances. Ground floor double bedroom with adjoining en-suite shower room. On the upper ground floor there is a spacious 26 foot lounge/dining room and on the first floor there are two further bedrooms along with family bathroom/second wc. The property is accessed via gate with fob entry system leading to five properties with views over the River Frome and Fromebridge Mill. There are two parking spaces and further communal areas of garden. Southwater has an attractive enclosed garden with lawn, patio and further gravel courtyard garden. The property has many character features including exposed beams, exposed brick walling and exposed lintels. Southwater provides most attractive character accommodation and must be seen to be fully appreciated.


The property can be found just south of the village of Whitminster. If travelling north on the A38, continue and approximately 200 metres prior to the Whitminster roundabout turn left into Fromebridge Lane and continue for approximately a quarter of a mile the road bears to the left and the property can be found on the right hand side accessed via the double private gates leading to the five properties. Southwater can be found immediately on the right hand side.


Having stable door, stairs to the first floor and opening into:


4.92m x 4.36m (16'2" x 14'4") - Having an attractive range of wood wall, base and larder cupboards with solid wood work surfaces over incorporating integrated dishwasher, two integrated fridges, integrated washing machine, integrated dishwasher, integrated freezer, tall larder cupboard, Belfast deep enamel sink unit with wooden drainer, space for range cooker with cooker hood over, inset ceiling spotlights, exposed wooden lintel, island with breakfast bar, exposed beam, slate tiled floor, three wooden double glazed windows, further door to side, walk in larder cupboard.


3.41m narrowing to 2.7m x 2.76m (11'2" narrowing to 8'10" x 9'1") - Having double glazed window to side, exposed beam and lintel, electric panel radiator, laminate flooring, built in cupboard and door to:


Having vanity wash hand basin, low level wc, shower cubicle with electric shower and slate tiled flooring.


Having landing with wooden double glazed windows to front and rear.


7.92m x 4.83m narrowing to 3.6m (26'0" x 15'10" narrowing to 11'10") - Having four double glazed wooden windows to three aspects, attractive exposed brick walling and fire surround with wooden lintel over with fitted woodburner, inset ceiling spotlights, electric panel radiator, laminate flooring to the dining area and carpet to the lounge area, wall light points and door to:


Having part glazed door to courtyard garden.


Having exposed beam, airing cupboard housing hot water storage tank and further built in cupboard/wardrobe.


4.79m x 3.07m (15'9" x 10'1") - Having electric panel radiator, double glazed wooden window, exposed beams and wardrobe.


3.42m x 2.44m max (11'3" x 8'0" max) - Having dormer double glazed window to side, access to loft space, built in wardrobe, electric panel radiator and further double glazed window to front.


Fitted to a high standard with attractive roll top bath with claw feet, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, solid wood flooring, exposed beam and double glazed dormer window to side.


Vehicle access is gained via double gates which access just five properties in this attractive semi-rural location. The shared driveway gives access to parking space for two cars and there are further communal gardens and seating areas overlooking the River Frome. The private garden is enclosed by picket fencing with cottage gate leading via natural stone pathway to the front door and onto the side of the property. The front garden is extensively laid to lawn with Apple tree, Palm tree, natural stone patio area shaded by established Wisteria grown over an attractive pergola. There is a small garden store. In addition thee is a small gravelled enclosed side courtyard garden/seating area.


Tenure: Freehold.
Heating: Electric panelled radiators.
There is a small communal area and driveway which overlook the River Frome, which are owned by the management company.
There is a private drainage system which is shared by the adjoining properties and there is a small charge of £360 per annum which covers maintenance of the communal areas and sewage system.
Council Tax Band: 'E' (£2,179.27 payable)
The property is accessed by a private driveway.


We may offer prospective purchasers' financial advice in order to assist the progress of the sale. Bennett Jones Partnership introduces only to Kingsbridge Independent Mortgage Advice and if so, may be paid an introductory commission which averages £128.00.


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

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