4 bedroom detached house for saleElkstone, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Large kitchen/dining room
- 4 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathroom/shower rooms (2 en-suite)
- In all 2,023 SqFt
- Planning permission for extensions to the house and detached double garage
- Off Street Parking
Located on the edge of this lovely Cotswold village, Ethridges commands a prominent position overlooking the surrounding countryside in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The property has been in the current family for many years and has undergone a complete renovation recently with an extension creating a generous sized farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with great attention to detail and a high quality of craftsmanship. Newly fitted double glazed wooden windows have been fitted throughout.
The accommodation is arranged over two floors.
On the ground floor the spacious entrance hall is decorated with half height panelled walls and dado rail. There is a flagstone floor and a sweeping staircase leading up to a generous sized landing. The drawing room continues with this panelled walls and dado rail theme complete with a feature fireplace and wood burner. French doors lead out on to a terraced area.
Leading off the entrance hall is the large country kitchen which is a real feature of the ground floor living space. This room has been fully refurbished complete with central island, AGA and with the beautiful addition of an atrium glazed roof extension which floods the room with light. There are a set of double French doors opening out on to the garden with far reaching views to the surrounding countryside. The utility room is to the rear of the kitchen which gives access to the garden via the back door. From the hall there is a study with built in ceiling height cupboards and downstairs cloakroom.
Upstairs there are four bedrooms, the master with built in cupboards as well as an en suite shower room and second bedroom with en suite bath/shower room. There is also a separate family bathroom. All bedrooms have views over the surrounding countryside.
There is planning permission to extend the house creating a fifth bedroom suite, extra reception room and detached double garage with storage above and to the side. REF: 15/02421/FUL
Ethridges is situated in an exceptional rural position with outstanding far reaching views.
Elkstone to the South is a lovely Cotswold hamlet of predominantly period houses centred on the Norman Church of St John with beautiful architecture. 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.
Ideally situated between the Gloucestershire towns of Cirencester and Cheltenham in the heart of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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.
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.
Ample local sporting opportunities including a number of golf courses, polo at Cirencester Park and National Hunt racing at Cheltenham.
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.
Outside the property is accessed via an in and out gravel driveway which runs along the front of the house. The property is surrounded by lawned areas with a variety of mature trees and hedgerows.
Opposite the house are 13 acres of pasture suitable for grazing.
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