Brans Lane, Upper Oddington, Moreton-In-Marsh
£495,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A charming and traditional two bedroom Cotswold cottage with period features and set in a delightful village.

Directions

From Stow-on-the-Wold take the A436 Oddington Road for approximately 2 miles. Take the first turn signed Upper Oddington and The Horse & Groom public house. Continue to the village lane turning left and Brans Lane is almost immediately on the left. Odd Cottage will be seen on the right hand side.

Location

The Oddingtons are attractive and peaceful Cotswold villages with a public house in each of the villages of Upper and Lower Oddington. There is a village hall and two churches including historic C.11th Church of St Nicholas. Stow-on-the-Wold is about 2 miles and has a good range of shops and facilities suitable for everyday requirements. There is a local bus service connecting with various towns and villages. Bourton-on-the-Water is 6 miles to the south and has a similar range of facilities including the well respected Cotswold secondary school with its affiliated public Sports centre. There are also main line train stations in Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham with regular services to London Paddington via Oxford and Reading.

Cheltenham, 20 miles, is the principal commercial and cultural centre in the area and has excellent shopping facilities with most of the nationally known High Street retailers represented. It also has a wide number of hostelries, a multiplex cinema, together with the Everyman theatre as well as a number of annual festivals including the National Hunt and Literature, music and Cricket festivals.

Viewing

Odd Cottage is currently used for holiday let purposes. Please give us plenty of notice for viewings and please be prepared to be flexible.

Description

Odd Cottage is a charming and traditional Cotswold cottage constructed of honey coloured natural Cotswold stone under a tiled roof. It has a pretty front façade with a shrub clad timber pergola over the front door and flanked by casement windows with arched stone lintels and cut stone cills.

Odd Cottage has delightful accommodation with a large Sitting room/Dining room with an open fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove together with a flagstone floor and beamed ceiling.

The cottage has been extended to form a workable kitchen with a window overlooking the courtyard garden. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Odd Cottage is situated in the heart of Upper Oddington and lends itself as a main residence, second or holiday home.

Accommodation

Outside light, timber pergola, front door to

Sitting room/Dining room

5.23m x 5.08m (17'2 x 16'8 )

Incorporating the stairs leading to the first floor. Fireplace with a wood burning stove set on a raised hearth with a Cotswold stone surround, timber bressumer and stone breastwork, beamed ceiling, flagstone floor, double glazed casement windows with painted timber shutters and window seats. Telephone and television point, further fireplace with a painted surround (blocked off), display niche.

Pine panelled door to rear lobby with semi-glazed and panelled door to the courtyard garden.

Utility room

1.47m x 1.27m (4'10 x 4'2 )

Housing the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler with space for automatic washing machine.

From the lobby, archway to

Kitchen

4.57m 1.83m x 1.52m 2.74m (15 6 x 5 9 )

Fitted kitchen comprising a Belfast sink set within a wide surround with drainer and chrome mixer taps, with drawers and cupboards beneath, space for below work surface fridge and freezer, space for dishwasher. Fitted Hotpoint four ring electric hob with an Indeset oven and grill below and extractor hood above, flanked by eye level cupboards. Casement window overlooking the courtyard garden and two conservation roof lights. Former fireplace with brick surround (blocked off) with cupboards above and to the side. Flagstone floor, exposed timber purlin.

From the Sitting room/Dining room stairs with open timber partitioning and timber handrail lead to the first floor landing. Airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1

3.35m 0.30m x 2.44m 1.52m (11 1 x 8 5 )

Double glazed casement window with deep cill, fireplace with a painted surround (blocked off).

Bedroom 2

3.35m 0.61m x 2.44m 1.22m (11 2 x 8 4 )

Double glazed casement window.

Bathroom

2.74m x 0.91m plus 1.52m x 0.61m 1.83m (9 x 3

L shaped and with a matching white suite comprising painted panelled bath with chrome mixer taps and a separate shower above with glazed shower screen, low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls.

Outside

Odd Cottage fronts Brans Lane, a no through road. There is a small area of gravelled garden at either side of the front door. There is unrestricted on street parking at the top of Brans Lane.

The courtyard garden is approached from the rear lobby via the semi-glazed and panelled door, which is paved in brick and surrounded by the natural Cotswold stone walling of the adjoining properties and timber fencing forming the boundary. Outside lights and tap.

Tenure

This Property is Freehold.

Services

Mains electricity, water, and drainage are connected to the property. Please Note: We have not tested any equipment, appliances or services in this property. Prospective purchasers are advised to commission appropriate investigations prior to formulating their offer to purchase.

Local Authority

Cotswold District Council, Cirencester. Tel: 01285 623000.

Rateable Value

The rateable value is £5,400.

01451 798056

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