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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Elkstone, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Guide Price £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall/boot room
  • Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathroom/shower rooms (2 en-suite)
  • Utility room
  • In all 2,508 SqFt
  • Off street parking for several cars
  • Garden
  • Paddock

Full description

Green Oldbury House commands a prominent position overlooking rolling countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The house is a beautifully restored detached family house set in glorious rural surroundings with far reaching views in all directions.
The vendors have sympathetically converted the building with great attention to detail and a high quality of craftsmanship. The focus has been on natural light, but also character features that blend seamlessly with modern living. The property offers flexible living space with a wealth of character including flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and feature fireplace. The accommodation is arranged over two floors. On the ground floor there is a generous sized hall/boot room with separate cloakroom leading in to the main reception room. This room is the heart of the house being a fully open plan drawing room/dining room of generous proportions which is light and spacious with good ceiling heights. This room enjoys a delightful outlook over the garden and paddock. Of particular note are the arched French windows opening on to the garden from both this main reception room. There are stone floors, under floor heating and an open fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with multiple units with a large island with granite worktops and range cooker.

Leading off this main room are two ground floor bedrooms, one with built in cupboards and an ensuite bathroom and the other with an ensuite shower; either of which could also be used as an office/playroom if preferred. Both bedrooms also have arched double doors leading outside.

Upstairs there is a galleried landing leading on to a further two bedrooms with ample eaves storage, a family bathroom with shower above, together with a separate utility room with sink and cupboards together with plumbing for a washing machine.

Green Oldbury House is situated in an exceptional rural position with far reaching views.

This small hamlet is situated to the north of Elkstone, a lovely Cotswold village centred on the Norman Church of St John. Other attributes of the village are the village hall, open gardens each year, and you can stroll to the popular Green Dragon pub which is down the lane towards Coberley. The village of Colesbourne lies one mile to the north and has a post office, garage and shop.

Green Oldbury house is ideally situated between the Gloucestershire towns of Cirencester and Cheltenham in the heart of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

There are excellent communications via the A417 and A419, linking Junction 15 of the M4 with Junction 11a of the M5. This is the perfect place to enjoy rural Cotswold life without being isolated.

There is a mainline rail service to London Paddington from Kemble Station (12 miles) and from Cheltenham Spa there are direct links to Birmingham International in 44 minutes and Bristol in 45 minutes.

Cirencester has an excellent range of both every day and more specialist shops.

Cheltenham has first class shopping facilities as well as the Everyman theatre and hosts several festivals of culture.

There are ample local sporting opportunities including a number of golf courses, polo at Cirencester Park and National Hunt racing at Cheltenham.

There is a good choice of private and state schools are located in the area. The former include Hatherop Castle, St Hugh's, Pinewood, Rendcomb, Beaudesert Park and the Cheltenham Colleges.

Cheltenham 8 miles, Cirencester 9 miles, Swindon 22 miles (London Paddington 55 mins)

There is a circular gravel driveway to the front of the property with ample off street parking and a useful shed.

To the rear of the property is a paved terrace and a pretty, well maintained garden to the side and rear of the property, with a walkway opening on to the adjacent paddock. There are several small trees bordering the garden and adjacent paddock.

Planning permission has been submitted for a 3 bay, oak framed, garage with log lean to and an annex/office above.

Please note: It is the responsibility of the purchaser to make their own enquiries with the local planning authority.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2016

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