Culver Hill, Amberley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A detached family home elevated within the idyllic Cotswold village of Amberley, boasting beautiful and far reaching south westerly views across its generous gardens to the open countryside beyond. Built in the early 1960's and offered for sale for the first time since its completion, Larchwood is an excellent modern home, that whilst comprehensive as it stands, provides great opportunity for modernisation and extension subject to the relevant permission. Set behind a 5 bar gate at the end of a gravelled driveway the house enjoys a glorious setting, boasting great privacy and an open aspect. Positioned within a plot measuring 1 acre, wildlife is in abundance and the garden, whilst enjoying great maturity also provides a blank canvas for the keen gardener. The house enjoys bright accommodation that takes full advantage of the outlook, this comprises an 'L' shaped living/dining room, sun room, kitchen, cloakroom, three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Property Ref: STR160183


Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and amidst 600 acres of National Trust land, Amberley village includes a Hotel, Post Office/General Store, 2 Public Houses, Primary School and Church. In addition, there are a variety of local clubs and societies. The bustling market town of Nailsworth is 1.5 miles away where there is an award winning bakery and delicatessen plus a variety of independent shops. More extensive facilities are found in the town of Stroud (3.5 miles). Communications for the long distance commuter are excellent with main line intercity railway services to London (Paddington) being available in Stroud. There is a wide choice of schools in the area including the highly-regarded Marling School for Boys, Stroud High School, Westonbirt School and the colleges in Cheltenham, Wycliffe and Rendcomb. The renowned prep school, Beaudesert Park, is on Minchinhampton Common and Amberley has its own primary school.


Set in a total plot of one acre, the gardens and grounds are a true delight, not only due to their size but also their attraction to wildlife. The property is approached through a 5-bar gate with a gravelled driveway leading to two garages and gardens that surround the house. Arranged across two tiers, the property includes an area of woodland, a large expanse of lawn and raised paved terracing as well as an ornamental pond. Formerly unimproved grassland, Bee Orchids, Pyramidal Orchids and Broad-leaved Helleborine are in abundance and along with the widely diverse natural flora, indigenous butterfly species add to the visual delight. The garden is visited by numerous species of wild birds including Green Woodpeckers, Greater Spotted Woodpeckers, Tree Creepers, Nuthatch, along with most species of Tit. In the neighbouring field is Neu-Lindsey nature reserve, which is home to the Great Green Bush Cricket. Gated access in the far corner provides pedestrian access onto Giddynapp Lane.

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