Cheltenham Road, Stroud

Gloucestershire, GL6 6LF



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NO CHAIN.Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Family Room, Garden Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Cellar. Master Bedroom with Dressing Room/ Possible Bedroom Five & En Suite Bathroom, Three Further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. Study.

Double Garage with Studio over. Mill Stream. Landscaped Gardens. In all about 0.6 acres..
negotiation. A large detached garage and driveway provides parking for many cars with a useful studio above. A unique family home with room to grow into.


The property is situated in a small hamlet of just five houses in the Painswick Valley, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Painswick is a popular community which dates back to the 14th century. St Mary's Church in Painswick is famous for its 99 yew trees growing in the churchyard, Folklore holds that if a 100th should grow, the devil will pull it out. There are several local shops galleries, tea rooms and restaurants within the village as well as playgroups and a primary school. Nearby Stroud, encircled by five dramatic valleys, is a bustling market town with many specialist shops, galleries and bookshops. There are many supermarkets within the town including Waitrose, Tesco and Sainsbury's. There is also a leisure centre, Vue cinema and an award winning farmer's market all within 5/10 minutes’ drive. Private schools in the area include Beaudesert Preparatory School, Wycliffe College, Marling School for Boys in Stroud and Stroud High School for Girls.


From Cheltenham take the A46 towards Stroud. Two miles beyond Painswick turn left immediately past the garage and then right into the drive of Rockmill House. From Stroud take the A46 Painswick Road north for circa 1.5 miles. Turn right just before the garage and the property is along on your right.


Rockmill House is a substantial property which is believed to date from about 1681 with early 19th Century additions. The property was built by Edward Gardener a wool merchant overlooking the mill buildings beside the Painswick stream. Internally the house is a wonderful home from which to entertain with large reception rooms and a lovely kitchen/breakfast room. The property retains many period features including an oak parquet floor in the hall, and early 19th Century staircase and two magnificent 17th Century fireplaces. The bedroom accommodation is very versatile and arranged over two floors with the master bedroom having both an en suite dressing room and bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Outside, the gardens have been beautifully landscaped and are arranged over several tiers linked by Cotswold stone walls and steps providing a wonderful setting for the house. They incorporate many flower and herbaceous borders, with a courtyard and two sun terraces.


There is parking for several cars and a double garage with studio above.


Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas fired central heating.


Stroud District Council. Telephone: 01453 766 321. Painswick Parish Council Tax Band G.


Further land is available by separate negotiation. Viewings come highly recommended by appointment only. Contact the Stroud office on 01453 764912 for more information and to arrange a viewing.

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