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6 bedroom detached house for sale
The Old Malthouse, Little Compton, Glos/Warks border
- 3 reception rooms
- 6 bedrooms
- 5 bath/shower room
- Detached 2-bed cottage
- In all about 0.7 acres
Little Compton is an attractive north Cotswold village midway between the market towns of Moreton-in-Marsh and Chipping Norton, close to the boundaries of Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire.
Amenities in Little Compton include The Red Lion Inn public house, a church, village hall, playing fields and bowling green.
Moreton-in-Marsh provides for everyday requirements including post office, supermarkets, banks, solicitors and doctor's surgeries as well as boutiques, tea shops, antique dealers, art galleries, hotels, restaurants and pubs. Daylesford Organic Farm shop is about 3 miles away.
The larger centres of Chipping Norton, Banbury, Cheltenham and Cirencester provide for more extensive facilities.
Primary school at Moreton-in-Marsh, senior at Chipping Campden. Preparatory schools in the area include Kitebrook and Dormer House, The Croft. Independent senior schools include Kingham Hill School, King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford High, Bloxham, Tudor Hall, Sibford School, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies.
Regular Inter-City train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London/Paddington taking approximately 90 minutes and to Oxford about 35 minutes.
Sporting and leisure activities in the area include hunting with the Heythrop; horse racing at Cheltenham, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon; polo at Kirtlington and Cirencester Parks; golf at Lyneham, Chipping Norton and Broadway; theatre at Chipping Norton, Oxford, and the RSC at Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Old Malthouse is tucked away behind a row of cottages in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
As its name suggests the property sits on the site of a former steam brewery. Sold in the early 1900's it had fallen in to disuse by the Second World War. It was converted to a residential property in 1998.
Of part stone, part stone clad construction below a pitched slate roof the property has been refurbished by the current owners over the past 5 years to provide a spacious family home.
Entrance hall with feature arch window and impressive imperial style oak staircase to galleried landing. Double oak doors through to reception rooms. Oak floors to all reception areas.
Drawing room with stone fireplace and wood burner. Dual aspect with French doors to rear gardens.
Sitting room, with French doors to terrace and rear gardens, is ideal for family snug, music room or study.
Dining room with French doors to entertaining terrace.
Spacious kitchen/breakfast room with 4 oven oil fired Aga and electric companion, Granite work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, French door to garden. Access to utility room with walk-in pantry, space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Through the utility room is a work shop. Formerly an integral garage, it could be reinstated subject to usual consents.
Principal bedroom with views to Manor House grounds. Walk-in dressing room and en suite bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi bath.
Five further bedrooms, three with en suite bath/shower rooms and additional family bathroom.
Detached guest cottage with front door opening to the property's main front entrance drive and kitchen door to the Malthouse garden.
Accommodation, in need of some modernisation, includes sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bathroom.
Approached along a shared gravel drive owned by The Old Malthouse.
Double open bay heritage garage with store. Additional store housing oil tank.
Dry Cotswold stonewalls surround the property providing character and privacy.
Attractive landscaped gardens with raised beds, gravelled pathways, wrought iron gates and topiary hedge boarder. Lavender garden and attractive circular terrace.
Secluded terrace area, with high stone walls with climbers, wisteria and espalier fruit trees.
The Old Malthouse owns the drive from the road to its rear gates.
Brewery Lodge and Brewery Cottage have right of way over front drive. Hops and Barley Cottages have right of way around the rear driveway. There is a formal covenant providing for shared maintenance.
Please see floor plans.
From Chipping Norton take the A44 direction Moreton-in-Marsh. Continue for approximately 4 miles and at the bottom of the hill take the 1st right hand turn signposted Little Compton. Proceed to the end of Malthouse Lane. At the T-Junction, the drive to The Old Malthouse is directly opposite (telephone box to the right), with sign on wall Brewery Lodge. Proceed up the drive past Brewery Lodge on the right. Follow the drive all the way round and through double timber gates in to The Old Malthouse.