SOLD (SUBJECT TO CONTRACT)
burnt ash house, cirencester road, nr minchinhampton, stroud, gl6 8pe
A detached ‘arts and crafts’ style home, offering generous family accommodation and sitting in just under 7 acres of grounds, with excellent equestrian facilities. enjoying an accessible position on the edge of Minchinhampton. offering great charm and character with features in abundance.
A fine, detached period home built in the ‘Arts and Crafts’ style and enjoying an accessible position, just over a mile from Minchinhampton. With private gated access the property sits proud within its grounds of 6.9 acres, offering comprehensive equestrian facilities including excellent pastureland, a menage and stable yard.
The house itself offers great charm and character with features in abundance, these include stone mullioned windows and feature fireplaces throughout. Well proportioned family accommodation resides across three floors and offers huge versatility in use, as a large family room used currently for dining has in the past been utilised as self-contained accommodation. From the tiled entrance hall doors radiate to the living space. The drawing room being particularly impressive, in part to its size but also due to its open fireplace and double aspect outlook. This is further complimented by a snug/ study where a charming fireplace forms a focal point to the room. A sociable family kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and part vaulted ceiling offers both room for dining and living, off which is located a utility room. A door provides access to the rear garden. From the kitchen a connecting door opens to a huge open plan room measuring in excess of 48’. With French doors opening to three sides, the room connects exceedingly well to the garden. A spiral staircase rises to a room above (with some restricted head height). From its previous use as an annexe the room benefits from its own kitchen and shower room. Also located on the ground floor is large boot room and downstairs cloakroom.
Stairs rise to the first floor where a large landing area provides room for seating. The main bedroom is positioned to the front of the property enjoying a double aspect outlook across the garden, grounds and surrounding countryside. This is served by a stylish en suite bathroom. Warmed by underfloor heating, the room provides dual sinks with vanity storage under, a free-standing roll top bath and large shower cubicle. A further three bedrooms positioned to the front of the house and overlooking the land are served by an equally beautiful family bathroom with separate shower cubicle, also warmed by under floor heating. A staircase rises to the third floor where an additional bedroom and bathroom are positioned.
Electric gates open to a driveway that sweeps up to the house. A turning circle and gravelled parking area provide room for multiple vehicles and lead to a detached triple garage. Gardens extend to the rear and side of the house and are mainly laid to lawn, providing a blank canvass for the keen gardener. A raised swimming pool is found to the side whilst a summer house and BBQ Hut are located to the rear. Two fenced paddocks line either side of the driveway extending to the front of the property and to the west elevation, with a field sheltered positioned in the larger of the two. A gated stable yard with hay barn and two stable blocks providing a total of 8 stables, a tack room and store lie beyond. A gate from the yard opens to a menage measuring 60m x 20m. Further land is positioned beyond with a water supply.
- Gated Driveway
- Triple Garage
- Stable Yard With Two Stable Blocks
- Hay Barn
- Field Shelter
- Summer House
- BBQ Hut
- Fenced Paddocks
- Total Plot Measures 6.9 Acres
Agents note: An additional paddock measuring 1.8 acres with stabling is available under separate negotiation.
- Entrance Hall
- Drawing Room
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Dining Room/Family Room/Potential Annexe With Kitchen, Shower Room And Room Above
- Boot Room
- Main Bedroom With Ensuite Bathroom
- Four Further Bedooms
- Two Further Bathrooms
Minchinhampton is a quintessential Cotswold market town lying high above the valleys of Stroud and Nailsworth. It enjoys a plethora of facilities including The Crown Inn and The Lodge public houses, cafes, a general store, butcher, chemist and Post Office, as well as Minchinhampton Church of England Primary Academy and both a doctor and dental surgeries. Minchinhampton and neighbouring Rodborough are famed for its magnificent 600 acres of Natural Trust maintained open Common land where one of three local golf courses can be found. London remains accessible by train from nearby Stroud railway station. Schooling is a huge attraction to the area as it includes Stroud High School for girls and Marling Grammar School for boys both based in Stroud. Independent schools in the area are Beaudesert Park School & Wycliffe College. The neighbouring town of Nailsworth is renowned for its excellent boutique shops and eateries whilst Stroud offers four supermarkets including Waitrose, as well as an award-winning Farmers Market.
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Postcode: GL6 8PE.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Whitaker Seager.
Fixtures and Fittings: Some mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.
Local Authorities: Stroud District Council. Council Tax Band G and EPC rating E.
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