Southcroft Cottage, Bredons Norton
Southcroft Cottage has evolved over time from a red bricked workman’s cottage attached to an old barn, into this characterful detached and extended cottage which is seen today.
The present vendor has put his touch to this charming cottage by adding an extension to the west elevation, so providing a well-constructed sunroom to the building, increasing the size of the dining room and kitchen aspect. This inviting room gives depth to the cottage and views over the garden. The cottage is approached off the village road through pedestrian access on to crazy paved patio where there is an original, capped, well. There is entrance into reception room adjoining the pleasant sitting room, with its exposed beams and wood burning stove. The dining room is a good size together with the kitchen, which has been individually designed for the cottage and incorporates modern amenities. There is a cloakroom on the ground floor, set within the laundry room. Being a useful working area within the cottage.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms and a modern bathroom with shower. The third bedroom at present is used as a study, with its oriel window, allowing views to open countryside. From the garden there are steps down to off road parking and a detached single garage.
Bredons Norton is a very popular rural village and originally was a farming community, set amongst old barns, picturesque church and substantial stone residencies, together with workman’s cottages. There is village hall and an active community and a farm shop.
The village is approximately one mile from Bredon where there is a further popular village store. This larger village supports a doctor’s surgery and veterinary practice. There is an active bowls green and a sports field. Bredon supports a fine church with its spire and is located off Boat Lane where there are moorings on the river Avon.
Main line railway station is found at Ashchurch approximately 2 miles distance, along with the M5 access point, junction 9 travelling north and south. Cheltenham is approximately 12 miles distance. Tewksbury approximately 3 miles distance and Pershore travelling north is approximately 6 miles to the town centre.