4 Bed House - DetachedKnapp Lane, Coaley

For Sale
Property type:House - Detached


  • Substantial four bedroom, detached cottage.
  • In sought after semi-rural location.
  • Outstanding views.
  • Large living room with attractive fireplace.
  • Master bedroom with en-suite shower room.
  • Utility and Study.
  • Two double garages.
  • Gardens with orchard area.
  • Must be seen to be fully appreciated.
  • Energy Rating tbc.


Substantial detached cottage, spacious four bedroom accommodation, sought after semi-rural location with views, entrance hall, cloakroom, large living room with attractive stone fireplace, spacious kitchen/dining room, utility, study, family bathroom/third WC, four first floor bedrooms, master with en-suite shower, two double garages, gardens with orchard area, outstanding views, must be seen, no onward chain, energy rating E


Smithaven 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 three 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.


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 follow this road passed Cam Peak, continue for approximately one and a half miles and as the road bears left into Far Green, turn right into Ticks Hill, proceed for approximately three hundred metres taking the second turning on the left into Knapp Lane and after approximately eighty metres Smithaven will be found on the left hand side.


This most attractive detached house has been in the same ownership for approximately thirty years and has been well maintained and extended. Smithaven has many character features and is accessed via central entrance hall with cloakroom/WC off, most attractive spacious living room with Cotswold stone wall and fireplace with wood burner and french doors overlooking the gardens having views towards open fields and the River Severn beyond. There is a large kitchen/dining room fitted with a good range of units, utility room/conservatory, in addition the spacious study which gives access to two separate double garages. On the first floor, the landing has french doors overlooking the fields with outstanding views, the master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes and this gives access to the en-suite shower room, there are three further good size bedrooms along with family bathroom; having panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. The property has propane gas fired central heating and extensive double glazing. Externally, there is parking area for a number of cars which leads to the two garages and a small lawned orchard. The rear garden overlooks fields and has outstanding views.


(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 part glazed wood front door, radiator, stairs to first floor, wood floor.


Having wash hand basin, WC, double glazed window to rear.


6.67m x 5.27m (21'10" x 17'3") - Having two radiators, double glazed window to front, double glazed french doors to rear, Cotswold stone wall and fireplace with wood burner and beams.


6.54m x 4.65m (21'5" x 15'3") - Having stone floor, a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over, stainless steel sink unit, double built-in oven, integrated dishwasher, exposed Cotswold stone and walling, inset ceiling spotlight, double glazed window to front, and door to:


4.26m x 3.08m (13'11" x 10'1") - Having base unit with tiled work surface and deep enamel sink unit, double glazed windows to rear and side, wooden door to side, two roof lights, and built-in seat.


5.95m x 2.58m (19'6" x 8'5") - With doors to garages and double glazed window to front.


Having double glazed french doors to rear, large airing cupboard with gas combination boiler.


4.5m x 3.43m (14'9" x 11'3") - Having a good range of fitted wardrobes, double glazed window to rear, radiator.


Having vanity wash hand basin, low level WC with concealed cistern, shower cubicle with mixer shower, stainless steel ladder towel rail, range of fitted units and inset ceiling spot lights.


4.17m x 3.17m (13'8" x 10'4") - Having double glazed window to rear, radiator. and built in wardrobes.


3.67m x 2.97m (12'0" x 9'8") - Having double glazed window, radiator.


2.75m x 2.4m (9'0" x 7'10" ) - Having double glazed window, radiator.


Having low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, panelled bath, double glazed window, shower cubicle with electric shower, stainless steel ladder rail and linen cupboard.


The front of the property is bound by hedging, with pedestrian gateway and lawn, and mature Wisteria plant, further shrubs, tarmacadam driveway with parking space and stone wall leads to parking and turning area and onto TWO DOUBLE GARAGES, GARAGE ONE (5.99m x 5.94m) having power and light and double up and over door, GARAGE TWO (5.89m x 4.91m) having power and light and double up and over door. There is a small area of orchard and lawn immediately to the side of the property. The rear garden is enclosed and laid to lawn with patio area, pond, greenhouse, shrubs and outstanding views, WOOD STORE and TWO SHEDS.


Tenure: Freehold.
Mains electricity and water are believed to be connected.
Propane gas fired central heating.
Private drainage.
Council Tax Band: G (£3,318.00 payable).


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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