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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Horcott Road, Fairford, Gloucestershire
The property occupies a most tranquil setting and was originally built in 1842 as the school to the Catholic Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury. A long driveway leads to the gravelled parking area and private gardens.
The front door opens onto the stone floor entrance hall directly off which there is a good sized office with wall shelves and double aspect views out over the gardens. The hallway leads on to a bright kitchen, equipped with a range of modern fitted units with a large, oil-fired Aga and benefits from three double windows with views over the gardens.
The large and impressive high-beamed drawing room is light with large Cotswold stone mullion windows and a large fireplace. It also has access out onto the gardens. The dining room is accessed from the hallway or via a doorway connecting the sitting room. There are large glass sliding doors giving onto the garden and terraced seating area. Downstairs there is also a utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Upstairs there are 5 bedrooms, the master with views over the gardens and having built in cupboards and en-suite with bath and shower. There is also a family bathroom and separate shower room.
Horcott is a small village just outside Fairford, famous for its 15th Century Church.
Both Cirencester and Fairford have a good range of shops and services.
The main regional centres are Cheltenham, Swindon, Bath, Bristol and Oxford, all of which are within daily commuting distance.
Direct rail services to London Paddington from Kemble (14 miles) or Swindon stations (14 miles), the latter scheduled to take from approximately 55 minutes.
Ample local sporting opportunities including a number of golf courses, polo at Cirencester Park and National Hunt racing at Cheltenham.
A good choice of private and state schools in the area. The former include Hatherop Castle, Pinewood, Rendcomb, Beaudesert Park and the Cheltenham Colleges. The latter include the well-regarded Farmors School in Fairford and the Deer Park and Kingshill schools in Cirencester.
Outside there are private, mature gardens to the side and rear of the property which include a cooking apple tree, rose bushes and well-kept flower beds. There is also a very peaceful terraced seating area.