Featured property: An utterly beautiful three-bedroom country cottage in Huntley near Gloucester

Perfectly blending period charm with stylish, modern living, this three-bedroom detached cottage in the picturesque village of Huntley, on the outskirts of Gloucester, is a must-see.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published

On the market with: naylorpowell.com

Property: ​Ross Road, Huntley, Gloucester, GL19 3EX

Location: Nestled at the foot of May Hill next to the beautiful Huntley Church, this property boasts a truly enviable location. The village provides an idyllic rural environment, with local amenities including a primary school, garden centre, traditional butchers shop, garage and both a football and cricket club - and it's also just seven miles west of Gloucester, which is home to Gloucester Quays shopping centre, as well as a plethora of restaurants, bars and family attractions. 

Through the keyhole: ​This detached, three-bedroom stone cottage is beautiful inside and out, with traditional timber-framed windows and porch, as well as a gorgeous wraparound garden welcoming visitors to the property.

It's full of character as soon as you step inside, with real wood flooring in the entrance hall, which leads to the study, overlooking the garden; a formal dining room; and the living room, which spans the depth of the cottage; as well as upstairs.

The living room itself is beautiful, with a rich green feature wall, dual aspect windows providing lots of lovely natural light and French doors, which lead into the rear garden. The real focal point of the room is the fireplace with a slate hearth and wood-burning stove, perfect for getting cosy in front of when the nights turn colder.

The formal dining room also boasts dual aspect windows, real wood flooring and a cast iron fireplace, providing a spectacular setting for dinner parties and entertaining guests. The dining room leads directly into a traditional but modern kitchen with solid wood worktops, slate flooring, integrated appliances including a fridge-freezer, dishwasher and oven with warming tray, as well as plenty of stylish storage space.

The kitchen also leads out into the garden where a covered canopy provides access to the utility room with even more storage and plumbing for a washing machine. 

Up on the first floor, there is a spacious gallery landing with room for a reading nook, as well as windows overlooking the garden at the back and views towards Gloucester at the front. 

All three double bedrooms are bursting with charm, with real wood flooring, lovely views and a traditional cast iron fireplace in the master bedroom.

The bathroom also features a stunning cast iron fireplace as well as a traditional column radiator and slipper bath, positioned in front of the window to enjoy views over the garden while soaking in the tub; alongside a beautifully modern shower with rainfall head. 

Outside, the garden completely wraps around the cottage, providing lush green views from every room. Surrounded with stone walls, timber fences and mature trees, there's plenty of privacy, with the rear garden benefitting from a smart lawn and plenty of space for alfresco dining and growing your own. 

Price: Offers over £550,000.

SoGlos loves: This property marries charming, traditional features with modern conveniences perfectly, making it ideal for house hunters who want all the beauty of a period property without needing to modernise themselves. And did we mention the dreamy location?

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