Highcroft

Offers in excess of £800,000
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Highcroft

Offers in excess of £800,000

SOLD

highcroft, quarhouse, brimscombe, stroud, gl5 2rr

located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, lies this remarkable semi detached home boasting over half an acre plot and sensational valley views

The Property

This unique charming home is perched on a leafy hillside, overlooking the beautiful panorama of The Golden Valley, in the heart of the Cotswolds. This house, measuring in total 2357 sq ft, offers the potential of up to six bedrooms, lying in more than half an acre of mature gardens, all in a secluded position within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The imaginatively designed semi-detached property is crammed with character features including reclaimed architectural antiques, multiple French doors, woodburning stoves, oak floors and staircases. The owner is an artist who currently utilises the accommodation as four bedrooms, an office, studio, two reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room. The property layout lends itself to many different arrangements dependent on requirements. Enter through an impressive tiled open porch with a useful under croft store. The front door gives access into a wide hall with a cloakroom. Characterful wooden parquet flooring leads through into the kitchen/breakfast room, well equipped with stylish wall and floor units, larder style cupboard and a Rangemaster cooker, a cooks delight. The window above the sink looks out across inspiring rolling hills. Wide wooden steps lead into a light, spacious dining room with wood floors, wood burner and glass doors onto a pretty courtyard. On the next floor the fantastic light sitting room also has wide wooden floorboards, wood burner and more French doors opening onto a balcony with wonderful views. The studio rooms also enjoy natural light flooding in and French doors onto the garden terrace overlooking wooded hills. The landing on the mezzanine floor is easily big enough for a study area. It leads to a double bedroom and a utility/drying room with a high vaulted ceiling. On the top floor the main bedroom has superb private valley views, a wall of fitted wardrobes and a charming ensuite bathroom with a skylight. You’ll also find two more double bedrooms and a family bathroom on this level.

Outside

Highcroft is tucked away off a quiet, leafy country lane winding up the hillside. You turn up a block-paved drive, (owned by the house but shared with your neighbour) where there is a lot of parking space. The glorious landscaped and terraced gardens measure just over 0.5 acres and offer sunny seating areas at various times of the day with aweinspiring views. Winding paths lead to woodland area with wild garlic and cow parsley under mature trees bordering farmland. There are also veg and fruit beds with a greenhouse and summer house. Shared septic tank.

Offers in excess of

£800,000

Within easy reach:
Stroud 3.6 miles
Cirencester 10.6 miles
Stroud Train Station 3.2 miles
Nailsworth 3.9 miles
Cheltenham 15.2 miles

• Two reception rooms
• Kitchen/breakfast room
• Four bedrooms
• Two Studios or bedrooms/offices
• Two bathrooms
• Phenomenal grounds
• Private parking

Situation

Quarhouse is a delightful rural hamlet set below Lypiatt and above Brimscombe. Located in an elevated position Highcroft offers magnificent panoramic views towards Hyde. Abundant countryside walks can be accessed from the doorstep. A general store and newsagent, café and pub are found at the historic Brimscombe Port, once an important canal centre during the Industrial Revolution. There’s a primary school here too that its rated good by Ofsted. The A419 in the basin of the valley connects Stroud with Cirencester, both of which offer a wide selection of shops, supermarkets, farmer’s markets, educational and recreational facilities. London(Paddington) commuters will appreciate the proximity of Intercity trains at both Stroud and Kemble.

Floorplan

Useful Information

Tenure: Freehold
Postcode: GL5 2RR
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Whitaker Seager.
Fixtures and Fittings: Only those items mentioned are included. All other items are specifically excluded, although some may be available by separate negotiation if required.
Local Authorities: Stroud District. Council Tax Band B and EPC rating C

Please note: in rural locations the map may not be 100% accurate

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Nearby Brimscombe

Shops

Brimscmbe Stores
Bailey Paints
Interior at No. 36

Food & drink

Stroud Brewery
The Long Table
The Ship Pub

Nearest schools

Brimscombe C & E Primary School
Thrupp Primary School
Thomas Keble Secondary School

Leisure

Brimscombe and Thrupp FC
Fitness Mill
Cotswold Sporting, Thrupp

Transport

Stroud Railway Station
Kemble Railway Station
M5 Junction 13

Local events

The Long Table Summer Party
Stroud Arts Festival
Canals Spring Festival

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