Tewkesbury 3.5 miles, Cheltenham 10 miles, Gloucester 11 miles.
Beech Cottage is a semi-detached country property adjacent to the owners home, situated in the attractive village of Forthampton, near Tewkesbury on the edge of the Cotswolds.
The village is in a conservation area and is made up of a collection of thatched, half timbered and traditional red brick cottages and farmsteads, boasting fine views of the surrounding countryside, woodland and beyond.
On the ground floor the hallway leads through to a cosy lounge with sofa and easy chairs and electric coal effect fire.
The kitchen/diner looks onto the garden, has seating for 5 people and a wood burner - great for leisurely mealtimes on chilly days.
A utility room and shower, plus cloakroom complete the ground floor.
Upstairs you will find three attractive bedrooms.
The master bedroom provides a zip/link option whilst the double bedroom has a king sized bed and wash basin, a single bedroom and a family bathroom.
The garden enjoys a sunny aspect together with great sunsets.
It has a patio and hot tub, perfect for relaxing.
Forthampton village is part of a large traditional agricultural estate with both arable and livestock farms.
The beautiful countryside abounds with flora and fauna.
Forthampton Court is the former residence of the Bishops of Tewkesbury Abbey and its gardens are open annually under the National Open Garden Scheme.
Guests will find themselves within easy walking distance of a network of footpaths, cycle paths, and bridlepaths - treks that will take them on journeys through the two adjoining counties of Herefordshire & Worcestershire.
There is plenty of gentle and more strenuous walking in the surrounding valleys and hills.
The dramatic Cotswold Way runs along the escarpment passing Cheltenham on its way from Chipping Camden to Bath.
A variety of country and riverside pubs and restaurants are nearby.
The property is situated 5 miles from the market town of Tewkesbury which stands at the confluence of the Severn and Avon rivers.
It is dominated by the fabulous 12th Century Abbey which boasts the highest Norman tower in the country.
The town offers some of the best medieval architecture in England with its fine half timbered buildings, overhanging gables and ornately carved doorways.
Discover the hidden charms of the many alleyways where the eaves of the crooked timber buildings nearly touch, or take a leisurely cruise along the river (seasonal opening).
Beech Cottage offers easy access to the Regency spa town of Cheltenham, home of the famous racecourse and fabulous shops, gardens and festivals.
Gloucester and it's docks and Quays shopping centre and Cathedral, Worcester, Ledbury, Malvern with its theatre and Evesham, famous for its fruit orchards and asparagus.
The beautiful Cotswold villages are a short drive away, renown for their honey coloured stone houses.
Excellent walking/cycling is in the nearby Forest of Dean and on the Malvern Hills.
Tewkesbury has along with supermarkets, a leisure centre, theatre, cinema and twice weekly market, monthly farmers market, golf courses, cafes and restaurants.
Retail parks 10 miles.