3 Bed Cottage - TerracedHawkesbury Road, Hillesley

Price Guide £360,000
For Sale
Property type:Cottage - Terraced


  • Delightful three bedroom cottage.
  • Characterful property updated by current owners.
  • Sought after location in tucked away position.
  • Three first floor bedrooms plus office/dressing area.
  • Downstairs bathroom plus utility.
  • Open plan kitchen/diner with woodburner.
  • Living room with Inglenook fireplace.
  • Garden plus patio to front.
  • On-street parking plus oil central heating.
  • Energy Rating: F.


Characterful three bedroom cottage in desirable tucked away position, modernised and updated by current owners, downstairs bathroom and utility room, close to and benefiting from views over fields, entrance porch, open plan kitchen/diner with woodburner, living room with Inglenook fireplace, bathroom/utility room, three first floor bedrooms with dual access to first floor, office/dressing area, front garden with pleasant seating area, on street parking close-by, oil central heating. Council Tax Band: E. Energy Rating: F.


This delightfully situated cottage is set in a tucked away position within close proximity of open fields and countryside and is located in the sought after village of Hillesley which has a picturesque setting on the outskirts of Wotton-Under-Edge. Hillesley is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the village has its own primary school along with large public playing field with tennis and cricket facilities, it also has The Fleece Inn which is a renowned public house which won the south west region Pub of The Year 2018. The nearby town of Wotton-Under-Edge provides a wider range of independent retailers, supermarket, doctors and dentist surgeries and has its own cinema along with leisure facilities. The popular Katherine Lady Berkeley's comprehensive school is less than three miles away.


If travelling from Wotton-Under-Edge, continue in a southerly direction along School Road, turning into Wortley Road and continue for approximately two and a half miles, passing through Wortley and Alderley until you reach the village of Hillesley, continue through the village passing The Fleece Inn on your left hand side followed by the St Giles Church on your right hand side and from the Church proceed approximately one hundred and fifty metres, take the turning on the right hand side into Hawkesbury Road and continue a further fifty metres passing Reeds Row, take the pedestrian access on the right hand side which has a metal handrail, slope and stairs leading to the tarmac walkway, continue passing the stone built storage sheds on your right hand side and proceed through the pedestrian gate and number 2 can be found shortly after on the right hand side.


This charming cottage was built in approximately 1810 and has been modernised to a high standard whilst retaining many character features with the current owners carrying out further updates. The property has a modern fitted kitchen with contemporary open plan kitchen/diner with woodburner leading into the living room which has an Inglenook fireplace. This cottage, formerly being two properties, have been combined and benefits from two entrance porches into the property and two sets of staircases providing access to the first floor and offering versatility in living arrangements. There are two double first floor bedrooms; each having their own staircase access from the ground floor and further interconnecting double third bedroom/study room. The property is bright and naturally well lit with its extensive double glazed frontage to the front garden and further views to the open fields and countryside. Oil fired central heating has also recently been added to the cottage. The property briefly comprises: entrance porch, kitchen/diner, separate lounge leading to the secondary porch, in turn, providing access to the downstairs bathroom/utility room. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and office/dressing area. Externally there is a fully enclosed front garden which is laid to lawn with flagstone patio area, and pedestrian access to the footpath to front. Within close proximity is the external storage area which has wooden storage shed and log store and is abutting open fields to the rear. This property is in a highly desirable and tucked away location and we recommend a viewing at your earliest opportunity.


(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).


Double glazed wooden front door with single glazed windows to sides, with wooden stable door leading to:


5.55m (max) x 3.36m (max) (18'2" (max) x 11'0" (ma - Fitted kitchen with base and wall units, laminated work surface over, double electric oven, separate electric hob with extractor over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splash back, under counter fridge, two double glazed windows to front; one with window seat, radiator, fireplace with solid fuel burner, exposed beams, stairs to first floor, leading to:


3.54m x 3.33m (11'7" x 10'11") - Double glazed window to front with window seat, radiator, stairs to first floor, Inglenook fireplace with brick backing, further door leading to:


Double glazed window to side, secondary wooden front door.


WC, wash hand basin with pedestal, space and plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window to front, opening into:


tiled panelled bath with glazed door and mixer shower, under floor heating, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights, under stairs storage cupboard, thermostat.


2.44m x 2.06m (8'0" x 6'9") - Double glazed window to front, opening into:


3.13m x 3.26m (10'3" x 10'8") - Double glazed window to front, radiator, built in wardrobe, fitted wardrobe (to be completed), access to loft space, opening into:


3.30m x 2.72m (10'9" x 8'11") - Double glazed window to front ,radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, built in wardrobe, loft access.


2.73m x 2.43m (8'11" x 7'11") - Double glazed window to front, fitted wardrobes, radiator, access to loft space, stairs to ground floor.


There is a fully enclosed front garden which is laid to lawn and has flagstone patio area, various trees, flowers and shrubs with flower beds, outside tap, fully enclosed by wood panelled fencing and stone walls. From the front of the property, taking a right on the footpath, proceeding straight, leads to the external storage area which has WOODEN STORAGE SHED and further LOG STORE, and is abutting open fields to the rear.


Tenure: Freehold.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.
Oil central heating.
Council Tax Band: D (£2,172.68 payable).


The vendors confirm the following information:
The property has no rights of way. There is a shared pedestrian access leading to the property which is covered by an indemnity policy.
The property is not listed.
The property is not in a flood risk area or flooded in last 5 years.
The property has no restrictions/covenants that the vendor's are aware of.
The property is not in a conservation area.
Broadband: Fibre to the Premises - currently with Gigaclear.
For mobile signal and wireless broadband: Please see www.checker.ofcom.org.uk for more information


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.

Property attachments:


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