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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Besbury, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

Guide Price £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Master bedroom suite with dressing room
  • 3 further bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms (1 en-suite)
  • In all 2,834 SqFt
  • Garage and off street parking
  • Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Quains comprises the original period cottage which has been extended over recent years to create a well-balanced family house. There is excellent living space which takes advantage of the views over the surrounding countryside. Of particular note is the kitchen/breakfast room, an impressive 30 feet in length, fitted with a range of painted wooden units and a 4-oven Aga. The drawing room is also a good size and has windows on three sides including a French window onto the garden. The master bedroom has a charming balcony leading off and an en suite bathroom and dressing room. There are a further three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Quains occupies an excellent setting in Besbury, quietly situated down a no-through lane just outside Minchinhampton. This ancient small Cotswold market town has a good range of day to day shops including a general store, butcher, chemist, and Post Office. Other amenities in the town include a doctor's surgery, dentist, library, pub, two restaurants and a church. The main local centres are Nailsworth, Stroud and Cirencester which between them offer a comprehensive range of shops as well as various specialist suppliers. Cheltenham, Gloucester, Swindon, Bristol and Bath are the main regional centres.

There is a primary school in the village, good grammar schools in Stroud, Cheltenham and Gloucester and various private schools including Beaudesert Park. There are many lovely walks and rides in the area, particularly on Minchinhampton Common, a swathe of over 500 acres of open grassland that belongs to the National Trust.

A wide choice of sporting facilities. The popular Minchinhampton Golf Club runs the old course on the common as well as two championship courses within 2 miles of Quains. Cricket, rugby, football and tennis are available in Minchinhampton. Also many equestrian events including Badminton and Gatcombe Horse Trials, polo at Cirencester and Westonbirt and National Hunt racing at Cheltenham.

To the side of the house is a parking area with an adjoining garage. The garden is laid mainly to lawn for ease of maintenance, with mixed shrub borders. There are attractive views over the adjoining countryside.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 October 2016

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