The Old Bakehouse

Price guide £890,000

SOLD (SUBJECT TO CONTRACT)

the old bakehouse, eastcombe, stroud, gl6 7dn

a detached grade ii listed 4 bedroom home, with a detached annexe, garage, gardens and views.

The Property

A picture postcard Grade II Listed detached home, set within a pretty Cotswold position, with ease of access to the village amenities. Dating back to the 17th Century with later additions, this quintessential period home exudes warmth and character with features in abundance in every single room. Having been lovingly updated by the existing owners, the house enjoys wonderful family accommodation. Set behind a Cotswold stone wall, the property is approached through a bespoke iron gate which opens to beautiful front courtyard, providing access to both the main house and annexe. A useful front entrance porch opens to an inner hall with flagstone floor, from which doors lead to the living space and a staircase rises to the first floor. The charming sitting room has stone mullion window with seats to the front and rear elevation and a large open Cotswold Stone fireplace. Adjoining the room and overlooking the rear garden is a study/snug. A formal dining room is positioned to the front of the property, also enjoying a flagstone floor, feature fireplace and double aspect mullion windows. The beautifully hand crafted kitchen sits to the rear of the property and provides access to the rear garden. Fitted with traditional cabinets, an Aga, copper sink, breakfast bar and oak wood tops, the cleverly designed room has made the most of every space. A door opens to a utility cupboard and downstairs cloakroom. There are four bedrooms on the first floor, with two enjoying an outlook to the front courtyard and two to the rear garden. Each rooms enjoys features including stone mullion windows, exposed beams or pretty fireplaces. These are served by a stylish contemporary family bathroom. A staircase rises to a second floor attic room with exposed A frame beams. A detached annexe offers further accommodation for a relative or independent workspace. Spread across two floors the annexe provides a kitchen, shower room, bedroom/office, with generous room above

Outside

Approached via a village lane, a gravel driveway provides parking for one. Adjoining the annexe, a garage provides further parking and storage. Set behind a pretty Cotswold stone wall, the gardens and grounds are a huge asset to this wonderful home. A beautiful courtyard garden with original cobbles and well lies to the front of the property, a mature Yew Tree and pleached fruit trees offer interest and colour. Access to the main garden can be gained through a hand crafted ornate iron gate opening from the courtyard or from the kitchen. The rear garden has been landscaped across a series of three large terraces, with a lawn providing room for children to play, a terrace offering opportunity for outside dining and a further terrace planted with wild flowers extending beyond. Splendid views across the valley to Lypiatt are enjoyed throughout the garden.

• Entrance Porch Opening To Hall
• Bespoke Kitchen Breakfast Room With Aga
• Sitting Room
• Dining Room
• Study
• 4 Bedrooms And A Family Bathroom
• Attic Room
• Annexe – Kitchen, Bedroom/Office, Shower Room, Sitting Room
• Garage And Parking
• Gardens And Views

Price guide

£890,000

Within easy reach:
Stroud - 5.2 miles
Cirencester - 10.8 miles
Cheltenham - 13.8 miles
Gloucester - 16.5 miles
Bristol - 36.5 miles
Kemble Railway Station - 11.1 miles

Situation

Eastcombe is a pretty hilltop village located between the towns of Stroud and Cirencester and is ideally positioned for good access to Cheltenham and other major regional centres of employment. Unlike many Cotswold villages it has the traditional village pub and general stores/post office and is a friendly community with a sought after primary school and a highly regarded secondary school called Thomas Keble. A Doctors Surgery, Chemist and Tesco Metro are located in nearby Bussage. The village enjoys a bus service to Stroud. Nearby Stroud and Kemble railway stations provide a direct line to London Paddington (90 minutes). Stroud is known for its weekly Farmers’ Market, has four supermarkets, Stroud High and Marling Grammar schools, a multi-plex cinema and a Leisure Centre.

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Floorplan

Useful Information

Tenure: Freehold
Postcode: GL6 7DN
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. Council Tax Band F

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