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High Street, Mickleton, Chipping Campden


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A substantial period residence in a lovely spot on the popular High Street, facing the imposing Medford House opposite and with glimpses of the village Church spire. The main portion of the property dates from 1676 but was extended in 1860, 1950 and most recently in 2005 so has features from each period. The accommodation offers Four Reception Rooms, a large Kitchen and Utility, Five Bedrooms and Three Bathrooms, all of which have been improved and restored to combine the inherent character with quality modern fittings. Outside, the house has a good size garden with well considered touches, plenty of Parking and Garaging and a separate Studio Annexe for guests or to provide a rental income. EPC: Band F.

Mickleton - Is situated in the very north of the county of Gloucestershire, between Chipping Campden to the south and Stratford upon Avon to the north. The village offers a genuine community with many facilities not normally found in a village of this size. There is a hotel, two public houses, newsagent/post office, village store, Churches, village hall, together with a pre-school playgroup, primary school and various active clubs and societies.

Medford Cottage - Is a substantial period residence in a lovely spot on the popular High Street, facing the imposing Medford House opposite and with glimpses of the village church spire. The main portion of the property dates from 1676 but was extended in 1860, 1950 and most recently in 2005 so has features from each period. The accommodation has been improved and restored to a high standard by the current owner and combines a wealth of inherent character with quality modern fittings and plenty of space for modern family living. Outside, the house has a good size garden with well considered touches, plenty of parking and garaging and a separate Studio Annexe for guests or to provide a rental income.

The Accommodation -

Entrance Lobby - From the contemporary part glazed porch, a handmade glazed oak door opens to flagstones and a door to the:

Cloakroom - Fitted with a white WC and basin, flagstones and oak to the window sill.

Dining Hall - 16'9" x 11'2" (5.11m x 3.40m) - A generous room with a sash window onto the High Street and further stone mullion windows to the side. There are original timer beams to the ceiling and exposed stone and timers to the walls. A custom made oak door leads to the Sitting Room and has a pretty octagonal feature window alongside.

Sitting Room - 16'9" x 20'8" max. (5.11m x 6.30m max.) - A well proportioned room that's full of character with beams spanning the ceiling, aged stone and an impressive inglenook fireplace that has flagstones, a cast iron stove and handmade settle within. Two windows face the High Street and the impressive Medford House opposite with glimpses of the church spire behind. An oak staircase at one side rises to the first floor whilst the room enjoys extra light from the glazed doors to the:

Garden Room - 12'2" x 11'3" (3.71m x 3.43m) - A stylish room, custom made from oak with double glazed casements to the sides and to the intricate pitched roof. There is exposed stone, double doors to the patio and polished limestone floor tiles with under floor heating.

Family Room - 7'10" x 14'5" (2.39m x 4.39m) - Valuable extra reception space adjacent to the Sitting Room with a broad window facing the gardens. The room features part of the original foundation stones and an exposed patch of the original wattle and daube finish.

Breakfast Kitchen - Breakfast Area: 11'0 x 9'0 Kitchen: 16'9" x 8'6" ( - Entered through an ornate antique door, the layout creates a generous breakfast area by an aged stone wall and a fitted working kitchen beyond with beams and flagstones throughout.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of quality custom made oak units with ornate iron handles under granite and oak worksurfaces with an integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The oil fired Rayburn is set at a slight angle for cooking but also provides the Central Heating and hot water.

Utility Room - 5'5" x 9'0 (1.65m x 2.74m) - Adjacent to the kitchen with a glazed door to the rear, flagstone floor and space with plumbing for appliances under a worksurface and wall cupboard.

First Floor Landing - Having original floorboards, beams to the ceiling, a sash window and additional leaded feature window.

Master Bedroom - 16'9" max. x 11'5" (5.11m max. x 3.48m) - A bright room with a tall sash window, stone mullions looking up the High Street, more beams and a built-in wardrobe. A door leads to the:

En-Suite Shower Room - Fitted with a modern white suite of WC, pedestal basin and a glazed shower enclosure with limestone tiling within and to the floor. There is a window to the rear and a Walk-In Wardrobe.

Bedroom Three - 16'9" x 9'10" (5.11m x 3.00m) - Having a sash window and glimpses of the Church spire. A fitted wardrobe and airing cupboard and access to the loft space over the kitchen.

Bedroom Four - 12'9" x 10'4" (3.89m x 3.15m) - In the oldest portion of the house with a window onto the rear garden, a little feature window to the landing, exposed timber floorboards, beams and an original stone fireplace to one corner.

Family Bathroom - A good size and fitted with a white suite that includes a Jacuzzi bath with shower and screen above. The room is nicely finished with stone tiling and a window to the rear.

Second Floor Landing - Approached over a newly fitted oak staircase and having more exposed floorboards and three useful built-in storage cupboards.

Bedroom Two - 15'3" max. x 16'6" max. (4.65m max. x 5.03m max.) - Within the pitched roofline with a dormer window, small feature window, the original timber purlins and an imposing stone chimney breast.

Bedroom Five - 14'3" x 9'1" (4.34m x 2.77m) - Currently used as a Study with a mullion window looking up the High Street.

Family Bathroom - Also a good size and nicely fitted with a modern white Jacuzzi bath, basin, WC and separate glazed shower enclosure with a seat within and stone tiling.

Outside -

To The Front - Electric double oak gates open to the tarmac drive that runs alongside the garden to the Parking area and Garaging at the end.

The Garden - Has a patio across the rear of the house with a large Hot Tub that could be left for the new by separate negotiation. The garden is predominately lawn but has planted beds, landscaped features and a covered Bar with decking, pitched roof and a fridge for drinks in the evening. At the far end, railway sleepers have been set as feature pillars in front of a mulched area and a charming castle style storage shed that was made to resemble an old ruin with wooden shutters.

Parking - A tarmac area provides parking and access to the:

Double Garage - 25'0 x 24'6" max. (7.62m x 7.47m max.) - Designed to be bigger that a standard double garage to accommodate extra storage space and the hot water tank for the Studio above. There are automatic up-and-over doors to the front and a pedestrian door to the garden.

The Studio Annexe - 13'0 x 19'9" (3.96m x 6.02m) - Timber steps from the garden lead to this bright studio room which has laminate flooring throughout, skylights and a fitted white high-gloss kitchen with integrated fridge, washing machine and electric oven. A door leads to the Shower Room with window, WC, washbasin, large shower enclosure and stone tiling. The annexe could provide a new owner with an extra income from rental income.

General Information -

Energy Performance Certificate - Main House: Band F
Annexe: Band D

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. The central heating system and hot water are provided by the oil fired Rayburn.

Council Tax - Listed in Band G resulting in a charge of £2,494.63 for 2016/17, payable to Cotswold District Council.

Fixtures And Fittings - All those fixtures and fittings as described in these particulars, together with all fitted carpets, are included in the purchase price, the remainder being expressly excluded.

Reference: C1208/0416. -

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