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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

The Manor House, Petty France, GL9

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Gracious, period features in every room
  • Spacious rooms with gorgeous Georgian windows
  • Beautiful gardens with breathtaking country views over open countryside
  • Being within about 20 mins drive of the bustling city centres of Bath and Bristol
  • The 'Wow' factor of the property
  • The light and sunny aspect of the house, with the most astonishing sunsets over the walled gardens
  • This is such a party house, fantastic rooms and plenty of accommodation
  • The entrance hall which is big enough to hold a music recital (and my baby grand piano)
  • The history of this house. Built for a prime minister, visited by Lord Wellington and others
  • The sense of space and quality of life here - a brilliant place to bring up a family and entertain

Full description

Tenure: Share of Freehold

The Manor House, Petty France

 A wonderful Georgian Cotswold Manor House built for British Prime Minister Jenkinson in 1800.  The Manor House forms the major part of the  property which is of great historic importance having been owned by the Duke of Beaufort and the poet Wordsworth’s family and more recently as a famous hotel visited by well known guests such as Anthony Hopkins, Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson, to name but a few.

Set on the edge of the beautiful Badminton Estate yet within a short drive of Bath and Bristol, the house is very well situated. The M4 is a five minute drive, there are rail links to London, the Midlands and West Country and the urban lifestyle, shopping and nightlife of
Bath and Bristol can be reached in around 20 minutes.

With its own country pub, Petty France is close to many local attractions including Highgrove, the home of the Prince of Wales, the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum and the many lovely local Cotswold towns and villages.  There are excellent schools, country pubs, great restaurants and of course the lively town centres of Bristol and Bath.

With a wealth of period features, the house offers five spacious bedrooms, five bathrooms, three gracious reception rooms, gardens to the west with breathtaking views over open countryside and a gated, lawned entrance driveway.  The spacious bright kitchen has fitted
cupboards with granite worktops, range cooker, double AEG oven and induction hob.  Double doors lead through a conservatory to a lovingly stocked, lawned and walled  garden.

Additional plot:  Included in the sale is a separate, garden plot, which can be used for a variety of purposes such as tennis courts, vegetable gardens etc approx .3 acres

Please see the many photographs that accompany this listing and the indicative floor plan for further detail. To fully appreciate this property please arrange a viewing appointment which you can do 24/7 by clicking on the contact link provided.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 June 2016

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