6 bedroom detached house for saleMarston Meysey, Wiltshire, SN6
Sold STC £1,975,000
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- 7 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- Separate Cottage
- Walled Garden
The pretty village of Marston Meysey is situated within a conservation area lying about 9 miles east of Cirencester and 4 miles south of Fairford. The small village has a traditional Cotswold pub, The Old Spotted Cow, a well-supported Church and an active village hall.
The nearby village of Meysey Hampton also supports a pub and a highly regarded primary school. Fairford offers essential day to day facilities, whilst Cirencester is well-known for its comprehensive range of shops, services and schools. Private schools in the area include Hatherop Castle Preparatory School, Rendcomb College, Prior Park, Westonbirt School as well as the colleges in Cheltenham
The village is convenient for a number of commercial centres including Swindon, Cheltenham and Gloucester. The A417/A419 provides easy access to junction 15 of the M4 as well as junction 11A off the M5. In addition there is a fast and regular Great Western train service to London Paddington from both Swindon and Kemble.
Recreational facilities include boating on the River Thames at Lechlade, a leisure centre in Cirencester, golf at South Cerney and Cirencester. The Cotswold Water Park offers a wide range of water sports including wake boarding, waterskiing, sailing and fishing.
Dating back to the late 17th century, The Grange is a pretty Cotswold village house, full of character and historical detail. The house which has been much improved by the present owners stands in a delightful garden and with the paddock the whole property extends to about two acres. In addition there is a particularly useful two bedroom cottage with garaging at one end.
Internally the house provides three good sized reception rooms all of which have a south westerly aspect over the garden. All have open fireplaces, flagstone floors and window shutters. From the dining room there is direct access into the kitchen (with aga) having a walk-in larder and opening into a relatively newly built garden/family with direct access to the garden. There is also a second cloakroom, there also being one off the front entrance porch. The panelling in the hall is understood to have come from the parish church.
On the first floor there is a generous main suite which incorporates a newly fitted bathroom and a dressing room with American Oak wardrobes. There are two further bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a fourth bedroom having the use of a separate shower room. On the second floor there are a series of five rooms; three bedrooms, bathroom and a vaulted sitting/media/playroom. The first floor can also be accessed via a secondary staircase leading up from the kitchen.
To the front of the house is a gravelled parking area with side access to the beautifully stocked walled garden which also includes a mulberry tree. Herbaceous borders surround the lawn and adjacent to the house is a flagstone terrace. A further lawned area is found next to the family room where there is also a paved terraced. On the opposite side off the north wall is a productive vegetable garden which is fenced off from the paddock. There is also a smaller paddock which extends round to the yard and outbuildings from where there is direct access from the village street.
In short The Grange is a wonderful family home with the benefit of private grounds, paddock and a separate cottage. It also enjoys a private position in a popular and conveniently placed village.
Square Footage: 5,877 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres
From Cirencester take the A417 towards Fairford. After approximately 6 miles turn right and follow the road through Meysey Hampton. Shortly afte r leaving the village turn left, signposted Marston Meysey. The driveway to The Grange is on the right hand side just after the left hand bend.
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