8 bedroom detached house for saleMain Street, Bretforton, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11
Guide Price £2,900,000
- 8 bedrooms
- 6 reception rooms
- 6 bathrooms
- Secondary accommodation
A fine example of an English village Manor House with high quality accommodation, extensive outbuildings, indoor swimming pool, apartment, superb landscaped gardens and timber and thatch cider house. 6.99 acres Lot 2: Beautifully restored semi-detached cottage with 14.69 acres
Bretforton Manor has been beautifully restored and updated by the present owners and incorporates different elements and dates of English architecture. The present building principally dates from 1602 with castellations above the porch with medieval stone carved figures on monastic dignitaries. The accommodation is bright and spacious. The house has particularly fine reception rooms and a wonderful panelled reception hall. There is an elegant drawing room, dining room able to accommodate a table to seat 18, study, elegant morning room, sitting room and vaulted billiard/ballroom being a later addition. First floor with wooden bookcase lined library landing, master bedroom with large en suite bathroom and dressing room and 5 further bedrooms (4 en suite). 2 second floor bedrooms (1 en suite) and bathroom.
Extensive range of outbuildings and garaging, wine cellar, machinery stores and gardener's room. Vaulted swimming pool with gymnasium over; first floor apartment and large loft.
The setting is a real feature, with superb landscaped gardens with formal and informal ponds, patios, pergola, lawns, garden walls and brook. Tennis court, orchard, greenhouses and vegetable garden. Fine timber and thatch cider house with cider press and gallery over. Dove cote, aviary, bee house, summer house, village stocks, flower borders and mature trees and shrubs. Park field to the front of the house, about 6.99 acres. Traditional ridge and furrow parkland fields.
Chipping Campden 6 miles, Broadway 6 miles, Honeybourne 1.5 miles (trains to London Paddington), Cheltenham 18 miles, Stratford upon Avon 12 miles, Birmingham 30 miles, Oxford 40 miles (distances approx)
Bretforton is situated close to the Cotswold escarpment and is readily accessible to the Cotswold towns of Chipping Campden, Broadway, Moreton in Marsh and Stow on the Wold. The village, of Anglo Saxon origins, has a shop, nursery school, primary school and National Trust owned Fleece Inn. The nearby Cotswolds are one of England's Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), well known for its lovely stone houses and cottages with traditional architecture.
Chipping Campden is also noted for its excellent primary and secondary schools, and there is a wide selection of state and private schools in the area to suit most requirements.
There is easy access to the M5 and M40 and regular intercity trains to London from Honeybourne and Moreton in Marsh.
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