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4 bedroom house for sale

Naunton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • Cloak/Shower Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 en suite bathromms
  • Family Shower Room
  • Pretty Gardem

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully presented Grade II Listed village house with glorious views.


The Manse is situated in the sought after village of Naunton which lies in the Windrush Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a church and public house as well as the well regarded Naunton Downs Golf Club. The area is well served by the local market town of Stow-on-the-Wold and has excellent road and mainline rail links with Kingham being approximately 10 miles distant and the nearby A429 Fosse Way
bringing a number of important conurbations within easy commuting distance.

The nearby market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Winchcombe are within easy reach and provide more extensive shopping, cultural and leisure amenities. Cheltenham is renowned for the provision of high-achieving private schools including Cheltenham College and Junior School, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Beaudesert Park Pre and Prep Schools and Dean Close School. Kitebrook School at Moreton-in-Marsh is highly regarded and within easy reach.

Communications to the area are excellent with good access to the M5 (Junctions 10, 11 and 11a) leading to the West Country and the M40 (Junctions, 8, 9, 10 and 11) providing easy access to London, Heathrow Airport and the Midlands. Train links for the area are good with regular services to London Paddington from Moreton-in-Marsh and Kingham.

Sporting and recreational facilities are well catered for in the area with golf courses at Lyneham and Chipping Norton. Hunting with the Heythrop and North Cotswold Hunts. National Hunt Racing is at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Worcester. The surrounding countryside is particularly beautiful with traditional Cotswold villages, an extensive network of bridleways and footpaths, interesting churches and important gardens at Hidcote and Kiftsgate.


The Manse occupies a partly elevated setting in the centre of Naunton and dates back to the mid-1800s. The property is built of traditionalcoursed rubble under a concrete and stonetiled roof with living accommodation set outover three floors. The property forms partof a most attractive street scene of simila rdwellings and is Grade II listed being of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. The Manse has been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic programme of renovation and improvement to create a stylish property which retains many original period features.

The accommodation is extremely well presented and meets all the requirements of modern day rural life.

• The property is entered via a pretty wood lattice gabled porch which leads into the entrance hall with oak flooring.

• Well-proportioned sitting room with attractive open fireplace, sash windows incorporating original shutters and south-westerly views over the garden and beyond.

• Charming panelled dining room with oak flooring, pretty open fireplace and sash window incorporating original shutters and
window seat.

• Delightful kitchen incorporating cream wall and base units with polished composite work surfaces, cream enamelled Aga, integrated appliances, double Belfast sink with mixer tap and limestone tiled floor.

• Useful utility room with a range of units and cupboards, Belfast sink and limestone tiled floor.

• Well-appointed ground floor shower room.

• Two spacious first floor bedroom suites, both with luxuriously appointed en suite bathrooms, one having a bateau bath, original elm floor boards and substantial timbers.

• Two further good sized double bedrooms situated on the second floor with access to a beautifully appointed shower room.

The property enjoys south-westerly views over the garden which is laid mainly to lawn and slopes towards the River Windrush. A wide substantial gravelled path runs from the village road across the south elevation whilst a central gravel path gives access to the lower garden with seating terrace and onwards to the water's edge. To one side of the garden is an ancient yew tree. Restricted on-street parking is available adjacent to the property.

Square Footage: 1,970 sq ft


Directions GL54 3AS
From Stow-on-the-Wold take the B4068 signposted to Cheltenham for approximately five miles. Ignore the first turning for Naunton and proceed for about half a mile turning right at the second turning for Naunton. Proceed down the hill and over the bridge into the village. Bear right and proceed up the hill. The Manse will be found on the brow on the hill and can be identified by a Savills for sale board.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016

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